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#1 15 December, 2016 - 12:24
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Those Names are tough. I’ve been stuck on level 5 for a while. I keep getting 7 – three short of the ten I need. I’m always running out of time. It’s fun, though!

22 December, 2016 - 21:14
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How often are you practicing?

23 December, 2016 - 02:11
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Not often enough, if I'm honest, Josh. (Though, to be fair, it's a bad time of the year - so many distractions.)

I saw a list of names/images on Wikipedia - taken, I think, from Ron White's website. I'm guessing the best thing to do is to try to memorise these?

My big problem is: I see a name that doesn't immediately mean anything to me - say 'Douglas' - and, even with a prominent facial feature, I spend ages trying to come up with an image. So I always run out of time. I'm sure if I commit images to memory in advance and then put in the hours, I'll improve.

So I know it's down to me.

If you have any tips - other than putting in the practice - I'd be very grateful.

23 December, 2016 - 03:19
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Be creative and practice with thinking of an image for any name you don't have an image for yet. That way you learn how to.

Also keep a list of names, that way if you forget an image for a name, you can remind yourself of it.

'Douglas' happens to be a parfume store around here, so that is what I would go with, shining and smelling from tons of parfume. Another thing you could use for 'Douglas' is an hourglass, that is how simple it can be.

23 December, 2016 - 04:31
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Thank you, Mayarra. Very useful advice. I like the hourglass image - I hadn't thought abut it like that. I'll keep working at it.

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