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innumerate. Twitter has gone post-election punchy with a new game — # DrunkNateSilver.
Here's how to play:
Pretend that statistics superhero Nate Silver is drunk.
Make up things he can predict.
Dan Levitan is credited as the typhoid Mary of this lastest meme. Gawker, BuzzFeed and others followed the tweet-trail to his Wednesday night communique that read: "Drunk Nate Silver is riding the subway, telling strangers the day they will die."
Below, imaginary forecasts for the Los Angeles region and elsewhere:
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Storified by Lisa Brenner · Thu, Nov 08 2012 14:30:03
Drunk Nate Silver is riding the subway, telling strangers the day they will dieDan Levitan
What if the whole world is only drunk Nate Silver playing Dungeons and Dragons?Maria Bustillos
Drunk Nate Silver yelling at Crystal Waters that love can't actually be 100% pure and here's whythe joe formidable
Drunk Nate Silver drunk-dials 867-5309. Knows who will pick up. (Hint: It's not Jenny.) #drunknatesilverLeslie Berntsen
Drunk Nate Silver taking the average of all these "Drunk Nate Silver" tweets to find out what Drunk Nate Silver will most likely do.DC Pierson
Drunk Nate Silver knows what you did next summer. #DrunkNateSilverSimon Says
The songs on Drunk Nate Silver's mixtapes go right up to the end of the tape!€ric $piegelman
Drunk Nate Silver predicted I'd write this tweet 47hours ago.Todd Zebert
Drunk Nate Silver records voice reminder for himself to not forget to record reminder. Universe Implodes #drunkNateSilverdratsum
#DrunkNateSilver accurately predicts how many drinks it will take to get you to buy a New York Times subscription from him.Mike Roe
Drunk Nate Silver is tweeting the winners of the next 7 seasons of Celebrity Apprentice. #drunknatesilverKendall Hawley
Drunk Nate Silver could tell what Bill Murray said to Scarlett Johannsen at the end of "Lost in Translation".Henry Harrison
Drunk Nate Silver yelling at the Subway sandwich artist that his foot-long meatball cheese isn't being tessellated.#DrunkNateSilverKeith Garsee
Drunk Nate Silver telling the Whole Foods cashier how much more he'll be paying for the same load of groceries in 6 months. #drunknatesilverNicholas Burns
Drunk Nate Silver predicts how likely you are to divorce, is a terrible wedding guest.Peter Kazarian