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Fun Ideas Generated from Your Words!

06/19/2009 5:56 PM

I have made a small program in visual basic that takes a list of words, and recombines the entire list, as you click on the different lists.. The purpose is to combine words you would not otherwise put together, to generate ideas and inventions. I offer this fun program to all who send me an email address, and I will send you a zip file with the exe, vb code, and text file, and setup instructions.

you can click on list 2 and 3, to make 4,5,6 length etc, word chains.

try such memorable combinations as "Electric - Wife - Beer".

You put your own words in, and see what you come up with. If you post your favourites, we could see where this leads, or maybe you will come up with something you want to patent. who knows.

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06/19/2009 6:10 PM

Cool tool, dude!

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06/20/2009 12:50 AM

Cool, but what about verbs in-between?

(to actually construct valid sentences)

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06/20/2009 1:13 AM

what ever words you choose to put into it... most inventions are nouns.. but send your email and give it a try!

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06/21/2009 7:26 AM

Great idea - please would you send a copy to:

jt@swopzone.com Many thanks! jt.

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06/21/2009 5:02 PM

I'm just sending my email address. I will play a lot with that program.

Anyway, it reminds me the times we return to democracy here in Spain (mid 70's). The PC hadn't been invented (nor even the Sinclair Spectrum) so our politicians liked to use a "hand made list" with 3 columns of pompous words to combine one of each column and therefore they could astonish dummies by saying bombastic phrase with no meaning at all.

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06/21/2009 5:42 PM

Sounds like a game we played in business meetings in the '90s

Buzzword Bingo

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06/22/2009 12:50 AM

Also sounds a lot like Prof. Irwin Corey, the World's Foremost Authority.

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06/21/2009 8:48 PM

miketheboilerguy@aol.com Please. I would like to try it out.

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06/21/2009 9:36 PM

Have you patented that idea?

Are you manufacturing them yet? & If so, how much? :)

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06/21/2009 10:13 PM

no patent.. its not that advanced.. just send your email.

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06/21/2009 10:23 PM

Sorry, I was referring to the "electric - wife - beer".

I didn't make it clear & so you missed my feeble attempt at humour! :)

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06/22/2009 1:45 AM

ooops! my bad

good one! I guess I'm still suffering brain damage from the "Doublesided - Inflatable - Wife - Mistress' mishap

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06/22/2009 1:48 AM

Now THAT sounds dangerous!!!

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06/22/2009 4:28 AM

Hi Chris, Not a good idea to post EM addresses on line (attracts spam). So you should really ask people to send you a private message with their EMs.

Send chrisg288 a Message

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06/22/2009 8:55 AM

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Thanks, looking forward to using the tool!

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06/22/2009 10:37 AM

Sounds like fun!

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06/22/2009 10:41 AM

Sounds like fun for a half time party. Maybe another variation on "Waltzing With Bears".

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06/22/2009 2:58 PM

Tippy:

Every time I see your Avatar I think of "OH MY GOD!".

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06/22/2009 8:15 PM

which visual basic? 6.0, net or 2008?

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06/22/2009 8:42 PM

visual basic 6.0.... but there is nothing special.. just textboxes, listboxes and a text file.

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06/23/2009 6:22 AM

oh i see, i would recomend visual net 2008 as it has lots of advantage over 6.0 download it free !

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06/22/2009 9:37 PM

Yeah, I'd be real interested to take a look.

turquhar@bigpond.net.au

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06/29/2009 10:06 AM

My e-mail is: vniekerkj@dwaf.gov.za

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02/05/2010 9:07 AM

Hi Chris,

I will really appreciate to receive your "program in visual basic" and test, and returm to you the result obtained.

e-mail address: focusonpaint@yahoo.ca

Thanks again, Gil.

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