Matthew Miner

The Game

The rules of The Game are simple: you win so long as you don’t think about The Game. You lose once you think about it. Upon losing you announce to other players that you’ve lost. Then a new round begins.

My latest winning streak was measured in years until I received this email:

Losing The Game email

In high school when The Game began, and when we saw and hung out with each either daily, my streaks lasted mere weeks, sometimes just days or hours. The less I keep in contact with these wonderful nerds the longer the streaks last, though it’s not much of a win.