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Re: Virtual Poohsticks

*-Michael Beattie <mickyb@es.co.nz>
| On Sun, 6 Sep 1998, Thomas Adams wrote:
| > On Mon, Aug 24, 1998 at 05:17:04PM +0100, M.C. Vernon wrote:
| > 
| > > 	Does anyone know of any virtual poohsticks software, or is anyone
| > > working on some at the moment?
| > 
| > What is a virtual poohstick??
| I might be way off the beaten path here, but isnt it a game that winnie
| the pooh plays with eeyore (sp?) or tigger? They drop sticks on one side
| of a bridge and run to the other, the persons stick which gets to the
| other side of the bridge (via the stream/river current) wins? Is that
| right?

Almost. Actually, you are right in a way when you say that they
play _with_ Eeyore.

Pooh was playing with Piglet, Rabbit and Roo when suddenly a big, grey
stick came floating. Upon closer inspection they found out that it was
Eeyore that came down the stream. He had been bounced into by a very
bouncy Tigger.

The story is called "In which Pooh invents a New Game and Eeyore joins in"
and it's highly amusing.

Sorry for being slightly off-topic :-)


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