Guess The Dictator/Sit-com Star!

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  1. Morgan Jolley

    Morgan Jolley Lead Actor

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    http://www.smalltime.com/dictator.html

    This is the funniest thing I've seen in a while. Pick a dictator or sitcom star and answer a bunch of questions and it will pick who you are! It's worked for me several times!
     
  2. Alex Spindler

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    Quite effective, even for people I didn't remember too much about.
     
  3. david stark

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    blimey that things good. I finally beat it trying to go through more and more smaller british comedies, but it knew of keeping up appearences, blackaddder and red dwarf
     
  4. ThomasC

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    Damn, that's good! I did Patrick from Coupling, but they spelled it Couplings. [​IMG]
     
  5. Scott Thomas

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    Damn!!!!

    unbelivable, I was thinking Manuel from Fawlty Towers and it got it right.
     
  6. David Williams

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    This thing is amazing! So far it's managed to guess me right all 3 times I've played (Samantha Stephens, Jeff Murdock and Kryten). Samantha did give it a few problems, but it guessed right in the end (No, I'm not a pink pony with wings!).

    I'm addicted, I can't stop! [​IMG]

    Update: I have now stumped the great machine with Mrs. June 'Gran/Mother' Monsoon from Absolutely Fabulous
     
  7. Jim_F

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    I give up. It guessed Carter Nash from "Captain Nice" (although the spelling was wrong) and was fishing for the guy in "My Mother the Car".

    edit: OK, now I really give up. It also guessed the car from "My Mother the Car".
     
  8. Mike Broadman

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    I got mine right: General Pinochet
     
  9. Scott Thomas

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    I've been doing that site more, and I've figured it out.

    it seems that its all part of a huge database with 100's of characters. if you happen to come across a character that is not in the database it will ask you a question to make sure that it will get the next time. obviosly it must of taken years to perfect it to this point, however it is still a very impressive program.
    It has many Anime characters that I was sure it would not have.
     
  10. Jason Harbaugh

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    Just saw this today. It sure has built up a large database.

    First two I've tried were:
    Balki from Perfect Strangers
    Maynard G. Krebs from Dobie Gillis
     
  11. Jay H

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    It guessed the The Tick from The Tick right and it guessed Basil Fawlty from Fawlty Towers wrong, but I probably went down a wrong path. If it has Manuel, I would think it would have Basil in the database...

    Jay
     
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    I can't believe it. It even got Sam Weir from Freaks and Geeks. This guy has WAY too much time on his hands. [​IMG]
     
  13. Chris Smith

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    It got Zach Morris from Saved by the Bell, pretty good, I'd say.

    Wait, I'm much more impressed. It got Lauren from Boy Meets World, whow as only in like 5 episodes, total. Okay, very impressed now.
     
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    I can't say who I guessed (since it would violate forum rules), but it's a U.S. politician I would classify as a dictator, and he was already in there with lots of other people having guessed him. [​IMG]
     
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    It guessed the cheeky drunk old guy from Cheers [​IMG]
     
  16. Jason Adams

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    I got Martin from Martin, Mrs. Slocombe and Mr. Humpfries from Are You Being Served?, but it didn't get Carrie Bradshaw from Sex In The City, surprisingly. For that one, it guessed Daria.
     
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    It did not guess Ed from Northern Exposure [​IMG]
     
  18. Mike Slade

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    That's pretty good. It guessed Sam Wier from Freaks and Geeks for me.

    Something pretty similar to this, anybody played with www.20q.net? It can guess just about anything in 20 questions or less.
     
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    It knew Sgt. Carter from Gomer Pyle U.S.M.C...

    ...but not Larabie from Get Smart.

    Jon
     
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    Pretty cool! It guessed Doogie Hauser.
     

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