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#1 15 December, 2016 - 12:33
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I've just managed to reach level 7 with 16 images, but only just got through the list in the 60 seconds available. The next level will be fun.

I quite enjoy this one - and use the number-rhyme system. It seems to work better than the loci. How does anyone else approach it?

27 December, 2016 - 21:49
Joined: 4 years 9 months ago

How exactly do you use that for images?

I use a journey to store the images and place two images per location. I use the first thing I see in the picture as my images then move on.

16 January, 2017 - 13:21
Joined: 1 month 2 weeks ago


I've been away from my desk/computer for the past three weeks, so sorry for the delay in replying.

Basically - and choosing some easy images for the moment - I use one for gun, two for shoe, three for three, four for door, five for dive etc.

If the first image was a duck, then I would imagine blasting it away with a huge gun. I make it as big and loud as possible. (If it was a lake, I'd imagine the water exploding everywhere.) If the second was a mouse, I'd imagine myself in big hob-nailed boots treading on lots of mice. I'd hear the squeals and everything else. If 3 was a cloud, I'd imagine lots of big fluffy white clouds hanging from a big Christmas tree in my house. If 4 was a horse, I'd imagine opening the front door of my house and a big horse comes rushing out, sending me flying. If 5 was a fruit bowl, I'd imagine myself diving from a great height into a fruit bowl. I'd feel the fruit burst/taste it etc.

I often try to memorise lists of 30 words using the number/rhyme system. So as not to make things too easy, I sometimes use concepts - words like idea, compassion, belief etc - or even TV programmes/famous people. On one occasion, when I was attempting (and ultimately failing :) ) to learn German, I memorised 30 random German words. That was especially hard - but great practice!

The actions associated with my images are always the same, which helps a lot.

That said, for a long series of images (certainly 30+ if I can ever manage it), I will have to use the journey system - and probably have two images at each spot as you do. I use the journey system for playing cards.

Thanks again, for getting back to me,


16 January, 2017 - 16:02
Joined: 1 year 10 months ago

Interesting idea. I started with the story method at first and then started using locations. I'll try a number-peg system.

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