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NEW GAME - MISSING LINK - A Creative Thinking Game of Associations

(NOTE: This thread is for THIS game ONLY.  All other games can be played here: http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=34043.0)

Rules:
1.  You need to figure out the ONE or TWO word Missing Link which connects two separate game words, word1--> Missing Link--> word2.

2.  The Missing Link must be somehow associated to word1 AND to word2.  (see examples below)

3.  Any member can guess the Missing Link by posting this:  link="Missing Link guess"?

4.  The Poster of the correct Missing Link gets to post the new word2 in the following format:
  • word1= "old word2"
  • word2= "OP's new word"
5.  The Poster of word2 is encouraged to give hints if members have difficulty finding the Missing Link (until it is so easy that a member gets it).

6.  In case the current OP of the riddle is offline or not responding, any logical Missing Link guess that is posted and then seconded
     by another member is good enough to win that riddle.  The OP member who thought of the link can CMIIW.  This way we don't have to wait.

7.  3MR=The 3 Minute Rule:  The member correctly guessing the Missing Link has 3 minutes to post word2, otherwise any member may post it in order to keep the game flowing.



This is not just a free flow association game, but rather, each pair of words is its own new, challenging riddle to be solved before continuing.

Example:   If Riddle#1 were "Sunday-->Superbowl-->cereal"   then   Riddle#2 could be "cereal-->spoon-->fork"
       In Riddle#1, if a member correctly guesses the Missing Link for word2 of "cereal", then "cereal" now becomes new word1 in Riddle#2.
       The member then thinks of a Missing Link to a new word2 and posts the new word2.   (The guessed link DOES NOT become word2.) 

Possibilities:
Word1Word2LinkLevel
cereal,fork-you eat cereal with a spoon, which is a utensil just like a fork (easy)
cereal,cow-you eat cereal with milk, which comes from a cow (easy)
cereal,soup-you eat cereal in a bowl, as you do soup (easy)
cereal,lane-you eat cereal in a bowl, and you bowl down a lane (moderate)
cereal,hear-cereal starts with "see", which is one of the 5 senses, as is hear (moderate)
cereal,bounce-cereal ends with "roll", which is an action like bounce (moderate)
cereal,trout-cereal sounds like "sole", which is a fish, like trout (hard)
cereal,celery-cereal is crunchy, just like celery (hard)

Ready?  I propose we start off with easy/moderate until members feel comfortable joining.

NOTE: Players agree to ignore any posts that do not comply with the rules, and instead, to refer those posters to the wiki.
« Last edited by srap on February 10, 2017, 02:55:52 PM »

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #45 on: March 06, 2014, 01:23:11 PM »
Good sam, what's the next word#2?

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #46 on: March 06, 2014, 01:24:45 PM »
link=Mitt Romney
Paul Ryan
word#2=? (good sam...)

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #47 on: March 06, 2014, 01:29:21 PM »
Matt Damon
If you don't care why would you comment?
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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #48 on: March 06, 2014, 01:32:39 PM »
link="P90x"

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #49 on: March 06, 2014, 01:48:15 PM »
Link = twins

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #50 on: March 06, 2014, 01:51:46 PM »
Link = "wish"

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #51 on: March 06, 2014, 01:54:21 PM »
Just added Rule #6 to wiki.  3MR=The member who correctly guesses the missing link has 3 minutes to post word#2, otherwise he forfeits his post to any other member who wants to create a link and post word#2.   This way the game will flow a bit better.

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #52 on: March 06, 2014, 01:55:00 PM »
We have 3 guesses for the missing link. As soon as someone seconds one of them, the OP of the guess can post a new word #2.
Workflowy. You won't know what you're missing until you try it.

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #53 on: March 06, 2014, 01:56:12 PM »
Just added Rule #6 to wiki.  3MR=The member who correctly guesses the missing link has 3 minutes to post word#2, otherwise he forfeits his post to any other member who wants to create a link and post word#2.   This way the game will flow a bit better.
Ok, but how do we know if the guess is correct? If the guy who posted the word#2 doesn't respond to the guesses, what happens then?

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #54 on: March 06, 2014, 01:58:06 PM »
Ok, but how do we know if the guess is correct? If the guy who posted the word#2 doesn't respond to the guesses, what happens then?
See rule #6 in the wiki. You may have to refresh first.
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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #55 on: March 06, 2014, 01:59:14 PM »
Just added Rule #7 to wiki.  3MR=The member who correctly guesses the missing link has 3 minutes to post word#2, otherwise he forfeits his post to any other member who wants to create a link and post word#2.   This way the game will flow a bit better.
FTFY (that's what happens when we both edit at once)
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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #56 on: March 06, 2014, 02:01:42 PM »
Ok.  link=P90x, link=twins, link=wish.  According to Rule#6 let's pick one, second it and go vaiter.


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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #57 on: March 06, 2014, 02:01:53 PM »
Multiple guesses allowed?

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #58 on: March 06, 2014, 02:03:10 PM »
Sure. 

@good sam will CMIIW when he returns to playing.  In the meantime, we can continue if 2 members agree that one of the links is logical.
I go for P90X or twins.  Anyone out there to second one of these?
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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #59 on: March 06, 2014, 02:06:50 PM »
Sure, but only one wins or is voted the best.   


@good sam will CMIIW when he returns to playing.  In the meantime, we can continue if 2 members agree that one of the links is logical.
I go for P90X or twins.
Maybe good idea for you to just pick one of them, so we can move on?
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