When Google introduced the autofill feature to its search engine, it unleashed one of the great post-modern social experiments of all time.
Suddenly, our society’s common questions—some that we would never dare ask another soul—became visible for all to see. In some ways, it makes us feel not so alone. In other ways, it makes you realize that you are rarely the first to experience anything in this life.
From this phenomenon comes the board game Query. Here’s how the game’s website
Query is a party game where players earn points for identifying the top Internet search predictions and for fooling others into choosing their well-crafted answers. It's great in a family or more adult social setting.
has the story behind the game’s creation:
To create the game, over 1,000 actual internet searches like "Why do my..." or "What to do if you get c..." were entered over a million times into the most popular search engines used in North America. And the most common autocomplete suggestions were collected to create the game cards for Query.
The game originally launched on Kickstarter, and is now available on Amazon for a very affordable $28.