Question of the day

Would you rather play a game with someone more or less talented than you?

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14 Responses to Question of the day

  1. SKL says:

    Hmm, of course I would rather play with someone equally matched. My second choice would be less talented, because I could tell myself I was being charitable and “teaching” them as I kicked their butts. I’m not sure I see the point of having my own butt kicked, because I really don’t play games that much, so it’s not like I need to hone my skills through painful means.

  2. SanityFound says:

    Either the same or more talented otherwise there is no challenge – what is the point of playing if there is no fun or challenge?

  3. K. Trainor says:

    Depends how well I already play. If I’m a novice, I’d rather play with someone who can teach me. If it’s a game I’m good at, I’d rather show some insider tips and tricks to the other person.

  4. K. Trainor says:

    I’m not particularly competitive–can you tell? 😀

  5. nikki says:

    It doesn’t really matter. I’m not the least bit competitive. I just like to have fun regardless of winning or losing.

  6. joanharvest says:

    I’ll play any game with anyone. If they are more talented than me, hopefully I will learn something. If they are less talented, hopefully I can teach something. The best though is if we are equally talented then we can have a good competition. My favorite game is “Trivial Pursuit”.

  7. Just a Mom says:

    Ok I’ll say it, I like to win! So I of course would like to play someone less talented.
    I also am one of those mean people who do not let little kids win a game just so they can have the warm fuzzies about themselves!

  8. Joy says:

    I like to win but I don’t “need” to. I wouldn’t want to win all the time or I’d feel bad but I wouldn’t want to lose all the time either. I don’t let anyone win either Just A Mom. I try but if I don’t win, I can still fall asleep at night.

  9. SanityFound says:

    “I can still fall asleep at night” until I beat you at bowling *grins* can’t wait!

  10. Sue says:

    More talented b/c you usually play better yourself.

  11. kweenmama says:

    One day with each for me. One will build my self esteem. The other will push me to be better.

  12. mssc54 says:

    kweenmama… lol there is no self esteem building in beating a one legged raquet ball player. 🙂

    I think another question might be;

    If you are obviously a better player at the game of choice do you slack off so you don’t humiliate the other player? After all they may never play with you again.

    I say kill them. It builds character. :))

  13. Amber says:

    More, so I can learn from them..

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