Optimum Number of Journeys for Memory League Events

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#1 19 November, 2016 - 17:11
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Optimum Number of Journeys for Memory League Events

How many journeys do competitors use for each Memory League event? Are ghost images from previous training sessions an issue?

23 February, 2017 - 13:10
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I guess it depends on how often you train/compete each discipline. I would think that if you were going to practice each event five times/day, and you were using two images/locus, you'd need at least 75 loci for Images, 130 loci for cards (assuming a 1-card system), 100 loci for numbers (if you're using a 2-digit system), and 125 loci for words (if you're one of those fantastic athletes that can do all 50 words). Most athletes don't use a memory palace for Names & Faces. This is all assuming your ghosts don't hang around for more than 24 hours, but I've read that it does vary from person to person.

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