The phrase "Number Game" hit Twitter's Top 10 Trends list for the US this afternoon, causing many to ask...
Some Tweets claim the range is 1-150 while some others go for 1-500. As long as the range is at least as great as your number of Followers it should work.
No one who reads Person A's public Tweetwill know that 42, 113, and 9 are Persons B, C, and D. B, C, and D could just as easily find out Person A's opinion privately in a direct message. Person A is the only one who gets the reward of sharing private opinions in public. Persons B, C, and D stand to be rewarded with confidence boosting compliments. Because the game's results are Anonymous, there is no gamble of public shame.
Rumor has it, the number game started on Facebook before coming to Twitter. There are a few fragmentary Facebook groups for The Number Game, linked below.
Even if some of the more negative posts seem to stand out more (ALL CAPS IS EXTREME!!!) the overall sentiment is mostly neutral.