Word play

Fridge words

Fridge words is a classic game which build a meaningful sentence using word magnets.  For a long time, people play the game with word magnets.  Nowadays, there are fridge poetry website and apps.

Fridge Poetry: http://isnoop.net/toys/magwords.php

Fridge Poems (iPhone apps) : https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/fridgepoems/id745219928?mt=8

Random First Line Prompts

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http://writingexercises.co.uk/firstlinegenerator.php

Random First Line Prompts is a website generating a meaningful sentence randomly.  The website was built to give imagination to short story writers.  The code must include several grammatical logic such as verb tense according to count (singular or plural) .

Arty Bollocks Generator: Instant artist statement

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http://www.artybollocks.com/

Arty Bollocks Generator generates artist statement randomly as below.

Artist Statement

My work explores the relationship between Critical theory and emotional memories.

With influences as diverse as Camus and L Ron Hubbard, new synergies are synthesised from both constructed and discovered dialogues.

Ever since I was a postgraduate I have been fascinated by the essential unreality of meaning. What starts out as contemplation soon becomes corrupted into a carnival of greed, leaving only a sense of nihilism and the inevitability of a new beginning.

As spatial replicas become distorted through studious and repetitive practice, the viewer is left with an epitaph for the edges of our future.

The generator applies basic templates such as “My work explores the relationship between ***and ***”.  The code adds adjective and nouns to these blanks.

Postmodernism Generator

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http://www.elsewhere.org/pomo/

Postmodernism Generator generates a thesis about post modern theme randomly.  The generator creates not only a title and sentences but also references links.  Although a generated article is completely meaningless, the word order and formula seem to follow academic writing rules.

Twist Our Words

http://vimeo.com/67993906

Twist Our Words is made by Channel4 as online campaign.  Unfortunately, the website has already been deleted.

It is similar to fridge words, but output is video and voice instead of text.  After users create their own sentence using interface like fridge words, the sentences are read by famous celebrities.  Also, the website allowed users to save videos they made.  Each word are pronounced by a celebrity , and a output video combine different words spoken by different celebrities.

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