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What are the most original or funniest starting player determination rules out there?

This list was inspired (and shamelessly plagiarized) by a recent thread on Spielfrieks and Eric Henyey's cool list: <A TARGET=BLANK HREF=http://www.boardgamegeek.com/geeklist.php3?action=view&listid=2040)>http://www.boardgamegeek.com/geeklist.php3?action=view&listi...;/A>
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1. Board Game: The Bridges of Shangri-La [Average Rating:6.79 Overall Rank:1461]
Board Game: The Bridges of Shangri-La
Whoever has last reached the peak of Mount Everest using nothing but blue and white checkered stilts carved from the wood of a Mammoth tree is declared the Starting Player. In case of a tie, the wisest player of the group begins the game.
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2. Board Game: Die Sieben Weisen [Average Rating:6.00 Overall Rank:7420]
Board Game: Die Sieben Weisen
The least wise begins.
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3. Board Game: Cartagena [Average Rating:6.69 Overall Rank:1045]
Board Game: Cartagena
Whoever looks most like a pirate.
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4. Board Game: Mamma Mia! [Average Rating:6.48 Overall Rank:1516] [Average Rating:6.48 Unranked]
Board Game: Mamma Mia!
Play begins with the hungriest player.
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5. Board Game: Snit's Revenge! [Average Rating:6.22 Overall Rank:5991]
Board Game: Snit's Revenge!
Balance most counters on their nose.
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6. Board Game: Anathema [Average Rating:5.50 Overall Rank:16550]
Board Game: Anathema
Left of the person who most recently cursed.
 
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7. Board Game: Punk sucht Lady [Average Rating:5.67 Overall Rank:14140]
Board Game: Punk sucht Lady
The player who feel the strongest that the Marriage Bureau is utterly inzane and crazy, begins the game as the first "Partner Mediator".
 
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8. Board Game: Das GROSSE und das kleine A [Average Rating:6.39 Overall Rank:9862]
 Missing Image
Whoever is the person who always loses games.
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9. Board Game: Willi [Average Rating:5.59 Overall Rank:14838]
Board Game: Willi
Name is Willi -- otherwise, I don't care.
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10. Board Game: Maestro [Average Rating:5.85 Overall Rank:11349]
Board Game: Maestro
Can hold a high C-note the longest.
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11. Board Game: Coco Crazy [Average Rating:5.41 Overall Rank:18016]
Board Game: Coco Crazy
Best impression of a monkey.
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12. Board Game: Abilene [Average Rating:5.88 Overall Rank:12040]
Board Game: Abilene
The player with the largest cowboy boots (or other shoes) begins.
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13. Board Game: Mäuse-Rallye [Average Rating:6.69 Overall Rank:10491]
Board Game: Mäuse-Rallye
Tiniest teeth.
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14. Board Game: Space Beans [Average Rating:6.09 Overall Rank:3728]
Board Game: Space Beans
The most alien player.
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15. Board Game: Goldrush-City [Average Rating:4.75 Overall Rank:17952]
Board Game: Goldrush-City
Most in need of a shave.
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16. Board Game: Flowerpower [Average Rating:6.56 Overall Rank:3261]
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The player with the most colorful clothing begins.
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17. Board Game: Neolithibum [Average Rating:5.90 Overall Rank:10591]
Board Game: Neolithibum
The dirtiest.
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18. Board Game: The Reef [Average Rating:5.70 Overall Rank:8675]
Board Game: The Reef
Holds breath underwater the longest.
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19. Board Game: Vegas [Average Rating:5.01 Overall Rank:18432]
Board Game: Vegas
The meanest player begins the game.
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20. Board Game: Quacksalbe [Average Rating:6.27 Overall Rank:13277]
Board Game: Quacksalbe
Worst medical history.
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21. Board Game: Atlantic Star [Average Rating:6.86 Overall Rank:1599]
Board Game: Atlantic Star
The last player to take a cruise starts first.
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22. Board Game: La Città [Average Rating:7.04 Overall Rank:731]
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Most recently visited Italy.
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23. Board Game: Fearsome Floors [Average Rating:6.66 Overall Rank:1082]
Board Game: Fearsome Floors
The starting player is the person who looks most like a monster.
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24. Board Game: Chrononauts [Average Rating:6.20 Overall Rank:2386] [Average Rating:6.20 Unranked]
Board Game: Chrononauts
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Without looking at the clock, whoever guesses closest to the current time.
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25. Board Game: Mammoth Hunters [Average Rating:6.13 Overall Rank:4076]
Board Game: Mammoth Hunters
Gláucio Reis
Brazil
Rio de Janeiro
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The hairiest player.
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