January 26, 2014


There's a website called Luminosity that claims to have discovered that playing online games can increase your intelligence, attention span, work performance and, gosh, your whole life! And for about $2000 every six months, they'll share these games with you!

My advice is: don't ever pay for games online. You can find any game you want, or something near to it, for absolute free. The exception is if you're gambling online, I'm pretty sure you may need to front some cash for that, but I don't know since I've avoided that particular addiction.

I found two new (free!) games that I've been enjoying. They're on yet another Luminosity-type website that tells you you're playing online games for memory improvement. I have no shame in admitting that when I play online games, I'm simply wasting my own time. I'm not getting any smarter or thinner by enjoying word games.

Scrabble Sprint is a blast to me. You simply spell words (using your keyboard, if you wish, or you can just use your mouse) as quickly as you can, using your Scrabble tiles in their rack. Fast fast fast! My only complaint (as with the next game) is that there's no "pause" function. Unless I just haven't found it yet.

The Spiderman Flash Game is another fast-paced game of spelling words so that Spiderman can climb the side of a building. The site says, and I quote, that the Spiderman Flash game "trains your verbal fluency and mental processing speed." heh heh

No, these games are just for fun.
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