Cafe Meetup 8/20: Taboo practice!

Time once again to work on our worldmodel-connectedness skills with Taboo!

Taboo is a board game, but also a rationalist exercise that tests your worldmodel’s ability to maintain a deep understanding across domains. You are required to get others to say a target word, while also restricted from using certain related words from a “prohibited” list.

We’ve found the PlayTaboo site to be a good source of material for playing with, so be ready to pull it up to get prompts. (Because of the large number of attendees we’ve been getting, we’ll probably break into smaller groups.) You’re also welcome to submit rationality themed cards of your own for the game, which should look something like this (or formatted as in the link):

Target word: Ethics

Prohibited words: Proper, Should, Good, Right, Moral


The meetup is at Central Market, 4001 N. Lamar, in the cafe area. Look for the LW and SSC signs. People start arriving at 1:30 pm, and the main activity will begin at 2:30 pm. Please follow posted guidance and notices in the store, such as the one about outside food.

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