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Name Suggestion

I’ve started playing an occasional game with my iPhone, where I type in a word to start a message, and then repeatedly accept whatever autocorrect suggests as the next word.  If I’ve understood the terms correctly, I’m manually accepting iOS’s Markov chain output.

I’m inclined to post the results to a Twitter account, sort of like I did for Excuse of the Day, but I’m stuck on the most prosaic of roadblocks: I’m having trouble thinking of a good name for it.  (Here, ‘autosuggest’ will not help me.)  Anyone have a winning name they’re willing to contribute?  Full credit to the winner in the Twitter bio, not to mention here, plus a percentage of the multi-million-dollar royalties from the inevitable book and movie deals.

Update 10 May 16: thanks to everyone who made (auto)suggestions!  The final winner is @markovmywords, as suggested by Jonathan Schofield (@schofeld).

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    • #1
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    • Fri 6 May 2016
    • 1603
    Kevin wrote in to say...

    twittersuggest, twittercomplete, twitsuggest or twitcomplete

    • #2
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    • Fri 6 May 2016
    • 1621
    Jacob Mattison wrote in to say...

    “May We Suggest”

    “Auto Thoughts”

    “Markov Chain Gang”

    “Bless You Autosuggest”

    “Suggestive Behavior”

    • #3
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    • Fri 6 May 2016
    • 1627
    Greta wrote in to say...

    Clickography!

    • #4
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    • Fri 6 May 2016
    • 1627
    Florian wrote in to say...

    What about ‘autoaccept’ or ‘selfdetermined’?

    • #5
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    • Fri 6 May 2016
    • 1636
    Nic wrote in to say...

    Autocorrectism: a play on Automatism

    • #6
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    • Fri 6 May 2016
    • 1638
    Jesse Gardner wrote in to say...

    Markov Cocktail

    • #7
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    • Fri 6 May 2016
    • 1641
    Jesse Gardner wrote in to say...

    I was also attempting to play off “stream of consciousness”, attempting to add digital or artificial in there somewhere, but couldn’t make anything of it.

    • #8
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    • Fri 6 May 2016
    • 1646
    Patty wrote in to say...

    Ducking Autocorrect

    • #9
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    • Fri 6 May 2016
    • 1752
    Christopher DeLuca wrote in to say...

    iAcceptAutocorrect

    Default Makrov

    • #10
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    • Fri 6 May 2016
    • 1812
    Brant Messenger wrote in to say...

    iOhNo

    • #11
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    • Fri 6 May 2016
    • 1843
    Tim Davenport wrote in to say...

    “Did you mean…”

    • #12
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    • Fri 6 May 2016
    • 1857
    Keith wrote in to say...

    Markov Message

    iMessage

    • #13
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    • Fri 6 May 2016
    • 2142
    Grant Hosford wrote in to say...

    Infinite Monkeys. Based on the saying that infinite monkeys typing with infinite time would write the works of Shakespeare.

    • #14
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    • Fri 6 May 2016
    • 2234
    Sarah wrote in to say...

    What I Meant to Say

    • #15
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    • Fri 6 May 2016
    • 2251
    Mark wrote in to say...

    Fickle Finger of AutoSuggest

    • #16
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    • Fri 6 May 2016
    • 2311
    Anonymous wrote in to say...

    CSS reset my phone is so much fun

    • #17
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    • Fri 6 May 2016
    • 2331
    Ivan wrote in to say...

    “You autocomplete me”

    “Wait, What?”

    “That’s What She Said”

    • #18
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    • Sat 7 May 2016
    • 0116
    Tim wrote in to say...

    Autonomatopoeia

    Markov Remarks

    • #19
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    • Sat 7 May 2016
    • 0416
    Florian wrote in to say...

    Souffleur
    (opera house prompter)

    • #20
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    • Sat 7 May 2016
    • 0455
    Charlie wrote in to say...

    Our Autocorrect Said
    (My Autocorrect Said?)

    • #21
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    • Sat 7 May 2016
    • 1445
    Dave Nold wrote in to say...

    In Other Words

    • #22
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    • Sat 7 May 2016
    • 1906
    Virginia wrote in to say...

    Auto Says

    • #23
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    • Sun 8 May 2016
    • 0621
    Wouter wrote in to say...

    Smartphone Ramblings

    • #24
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    • Sun 8 May 2016
    • 1239
    a wrote in to say...

    You autocomplete me

    What about generating the name by the same process you will post the tweets?

    • #25
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    • Mon 9 May 2016
    • 1040
    Dark Matter wrote in to say...

    AutoFail

    • #26
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    • Tue 10 May 2016
    • 1224
    Marya Figueroa wrote in to say...

    Autosuggestive

    Auto Suggestiva

    Auto Lotto

    (I really enjoyed reading everyone’s ideas.)

    • #27
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    • Tue 10 May 2016
    • 1347
    Eric Meyer wrote in to say...

    I loved everyone’s ideas! Thank you all. The final winner was over on Twitter, and @markovmywords is up and running.

    • #28
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    • Thu 19 May 2016
    • 0240
    Kim wrote in to say...

    I was going to suggest ‘autocomplete roulette’ but it auto completed to autocorrect room. So those are my suggestions.

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