Shoot, Shag or Marry is a wonderfully juvenile game, but brilliant when you’re A) bored, B) in the company of the same gender, or C) stuck halfway up a mountain in freezing snow and it’s too early to light the freakin’ yak-dung stove. (Under no circumstances should it be played with your boss.)

Detail of Emma Hack's 'Chrysanthemum with Butterflies'

On my recent trip to Nepal, my fellow trekkers and I embarked on a round of SSM (not to be confused with S&M, which – I’m told – is far messier). Trouble was, our pool of men to declare shag- or shoot-worthy was small, fleece-clad and, like us, badly in need of a shower. So we moved on to celebrities: Colin Firth was a “marry”, Olivier Martinez a “shag” and Johnny Depp was split evenly between “shoot” and “shag”, depending on whether he’d bathed.

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  • Peter Thornton says:

    05:44pm | 04/06/12

    Re.the alleged beautiful women seeking out non-shy guys to breed with (what, they want arrogant, narcissistic types?) : anyone else ever nailed such a women? They’re the worst shag going! And worse still, they’re the types who end up dropping the kids off at school in a big shiny 4WD… Read more »

  • Mouse says:

    01:40pm | 04/06/12

    OMG, that is so good!! One of the little things you miss out on by living in the country, mores the pity, especially in the cold rain!  lol :o) Read more »


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