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Thursday, October 18, 2007
The Abrupt Goodbye is an interesting experiment by Andy Schatz of Pocketwatch Games, made using a combination of simple SQL and PHP coding. Participants can choose to play either side of a conversation, with new responses added every minute by other players.

A discussion thread can be found in the Indiegamer forums.

- play The Abrupt Goodbye
Blogger Evan said at 10/18/2007 07:28:00 AM:  
Thats addictively fun for some unknown reason.
Blogger Unknown said at 10/18/2007 10:24:00 AM:  
Thought it reminded me of something. Found this something...
A non-linear story compiled of paragraphs written by many people.

The website itself offers a number of experiments in surrealist writing/cut-up technique.
Anonymous Anonymous said at 10/19/2007 01:21:00 AM:  
I have submitted close to 200 responses.