# Thread: Counting Tug of War

1. ## Counting Tug of War

Stolen from another forum.

Rules:

In every post, increase or decrease one digit of the number in the previous post by 1. Increasing a 9 turns it into a 10; and decreasing a 0 removes it (as does decreasing a leading 1 as it would make a leading zero). If the number ever reaches 0, it can be changed to either positive or negative 1.

The name comes from the fact that usually a number of teams will play. The two main teams are increasers, who want higher numbers, or decreases, who want lower numbers. Other teams may form in the future.

Additional rule: No double posts, in fact you must wait for three other people to post before you can post again.

Okay, the first number is:

123456789

2. ## Re: Counting Tug of War

I tug the 1 up, turning it into a 2.

223456789

3. ## Re: Counting Tug of War

I guess I'll be a decreaser.
213456789

313456789

5. ## Re: Counting Tug of War

31345678. Increasing the 9 makes it a 0, which removes the digit, right?

6. ## Re: Counting Tug of War

Turns it into a "10", technically. I don't know how it works beyond that.

3234567810

@v I'm pretty sure that reduces it back to a 9. Otherwise that puts the game largely in favor of decreasing and makes increasing to the maximum pointless.

7. ## Re: Counting Tug of War

decreasing a zero kills the number... like so:

323456781

8. ## Re: Counting Tug of War

223456781

obligatory comment

9. ## Re: Counting Tug of War

I think I'll decrease, let's kill that number.

223456780

10. ## Re: Counting Tug of War

222456780

make everything a two haaaaahahahaaaaoierhnvkl:zdmvhne)iosp

11. ## Re: Counting Tug of War

222456781

You guys are so pessimistic with your tugging numbers down, thinking you're all cool and stuff...

12. ## Re: Counting Tug of War

222356781

I agree with LastCenturian.

13. ## Re: Counting Tug of War

222356780
C'mon, we need another decreaser!

14. ## Re: Counting Tug of War

222256780

Everything must be 2.

15. ## Re: Counting Tug of War

22225781 make it a two, TPBM. Do it for the two.

16. ## Re: Counting Tug of War

22225780
Delete! Delete! Delete!

17. ## Re: Counting Tug of War

2222578 (0 was decreased, removing it)

Yes!

2222478

2222378

Why not?

2222278

We're close!

2222279

::shrugs::

2232279

2222279

24. ## Re: Counting Tug of War

12222279

if you can take away a 10 in 1 move, then you can add a 1 from an invisible 0. otherwise it's not tug-a-war.

25. ## Re: Counting Tug of War

22222279

all bow before the two

26. ## Re: Counting Tug of War

22222269

Joining team all 2s, we can do this.

27. ## Re: Counting Tug of War

22222369

This October, hope lies in rebellion.

222223610 .

29. ## Re: Counting Tug of War

I don't think that's quite how it works. I think it goes up from 9 to 0. OP, correct me if I'm wrong.
22222260?

30. ## Re: Counting Tug of War

Check OP.

222222620

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