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Everyone knows that it's a good and positive thing to find positivity and goodness in the world.

But not everyone is a visionary, once-in-a-generation genius capable of producing groundbreaking music, religious revival, and weird-looking shoes. If we were, then we would have come up with the party game—or "bored" game, as West punned—that Kanye and family showcased on this weekend's episode of Keeping Up With the Kardashians. The good news is, you don't have to be Kanye West, or even to know Kanye West, to play this game with your own loved ones.

The rules are simple. Keep your pockets stuffed with pocket dictionaries so that, when the mood strikes, you can produce and distribute said dictionaries to everyone who wants to play. The only other equipment you need to play is a heart full of love and a highlighter. Pick a page in the dictionary and have everyone flip to that page together. Now take a minute to go through that page in silence, everyone highlighting the words they think are "positive." Once everyone is done highlighting, it's time to convene and discuss your results with the group.

This is where the magic happens. Did everyone highlight "precious," but only one person highlighted "precarious?" Why did they do that? Do they not know how the game works, or do they not know what that word means? If they don't know what that word means, why didn't they just read the definition? More importantly, who the hell highlighted MAGA? There are no wrong answers, but they need to explain why they think something that no one agrees with.

As Kanye says, "This always sparks these kinds of conversations." "These kind of conversations" being disagreements about whether "barter" is technically positive, since it "could also introduce so many negative things," and an insistent request for an explanation of why Kim highlighted "basic"—"You're not wrong or right, I just want to know why."

Thrilling. This is not the first time Kanye has espoused the wonders of reading the dictionary. Apparently he uses this exercise to assist in the song-writing process for his Sunday services. And now that you know how to play at home, you and the people you love can unlock your own religious muses by debating the emotional value of words such as "tedious," "hector," and "discord."

My only issue with the game as demonstrated is the fact that not even one member of the group highlighted "barrel." Do they have any idea how useful barrels have been to human civilization?! Do they hate beer, and wine, and oil, and basically the entire history of seafaring? Don't they know the philosophical teachings of Diogenes the Cynic? Do they have some kind of issue with the cooper community? Or maybe they're just a bunch of morons who wouldn't know true positivity if it bit them on the ass!

I don't even want to play this game anymore! Not with that bunch of jerks! I'm going to my room!


Khloé Kardashian

All you need to know.

Full Name: Khloé Alexandra Kardashian

Date of Birth: June 27, 1984

Born: Los Angeles, CA

Occupation: Reality television personality, businesswoman, model, author

Status: Single

Children: 1

Best known as the fun-loving, down-to-earth Kardashian sister, Khloé Kardashian can be counted on for keeping it real…or at least as real her reality show will allow for. Now a new mom to baby True, her firstborn daughter with (on-again, off-again?) partner, basketball player Tristan Thompson, Kardashian is taking on the biggest role of her life, under the scrutiny of the public eye, no less.

From her start on reality TV to her success as a businesswoman and all-around famous face, Kardashian – much like the rest of the Kardashian-Jenner clan – continues to climb. She's sought after as a spokesperson, has developed her own fashion line, and is an author, among other things. She has inspired fans by transforming her body while proving that mind over matter is the key to handling even the toughest situations. Here's more to know and love about the smart and savvy 34-year-old.

Sweet Revenge

After her split from Lamar Odom, Kardashian was ready to turn her life around. Their marriage was a love-at-first-sight fantasy turned upside down after Odom was found unresponsive at a brothel. Without getting into the nitty gritty, things went south, although Kardashian was kind and caring towards Odom as he recovered. Fresh back on the scene and steering into a new state of mind, Kardashian wanted to get fit, both inside and out. She launched a TV show, Revenge Body withKhloé Kardashian. Not only did this makeover-style program give Kardashian a platform to show off her newly formed muscles and killer curves, but she aided others who needed assistance in getting their own lives in order. She set up workout plans and life goals to get folks back on track with a boost in self-esteem and encouragement from one of their idols. There's nothing sweeter than revenge, especially when it leads to something positive.

Celebrating Sisterhood

With sisters both older and younger, Kardashian is smack in the middle of a family full of successful (and sexy) siblings. Once super-close to younger brother Rob, his withdrawal from family happenings and less airtime on the reality show caused their relationship to shift. These days, "girl power" is at the family forefront, led by "momager" Kris and embraced by sisters Kourtney, Kim, Kendall, and Kylie. Each sister has her own busy life but they always make time for one another. Demanding schedules make this a challenge, but the sisterly bond is unbreakable.

Mama Mia!

After years of fertility struggles and relationship woes, Kardashian had a baby girl earlier this year. True Thompson was born April 12, 2018. But with joy came controversy as her boyfriend, Tristan Thompson, was in the middle of a scandal. Thompson was caught on tape canoodling with two women…neither of whom were Kardashian. Days later, Kardashian gave birth. It seems like the pair has gotten over the mess, but the new mom has been under the radar more than ever since True's arrival. She resides in Cleveland to be with Thompson, so this must be a sign that they're working on becoming a solid family unit.

Style That Goes the Extra Mile

Kardashian knows how to dress to accentuate her killer body. There was a time when she wasn't as forward as to flaunt her physique, but now's Kardashian's time to shine. She put a lot of work into her body and showing it off is a must. Never shy to "take the plunge" or slip into something skin-tight, Kardashian's sense of style is always on point.

Check out some of her best looks:

Melissa A. Kay is a New York-based writer, editor, and content strategist. Follow her work on Popdust as well as sites including TopDust, Chase Bank, P&G, Understood.org, The Richest, GearBrain, The Journiest, Bella, TrueSelf, Better Homes & Gardens, AMC Daycare, and more.

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