Games We Play While Reading Books


By Jason Boog Comment

What games do you play when you are reading a book?

In the playful video embedded above, Follow the Foot created animated illustrations of games we play in every day life–from avoiding stepping on a crack to creating a an imaginary countdown clock for the stoplight.

The video launched the #GamesWePlay hashtag on Twitter as people shared the secret and silly little games they play every day. Below, this GalleyCat editor listed a few strange games he plays while reading a book. Add yours to the hashtag…

Games I Play While Reading a Book

1. Don’t stop reading until you come to a chapter break.
2. Never stop reading on page 13 or chapter 13.
3. Always Google every song mentioned in a book.
4. Underline every great piece of writing and add the word “BANG” in the margins.
5. Underline every great plot moment and add the word “POW” in the margins.