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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.
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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #60 on: March 06, 2014, 02:07:50 PM »
Maybe good idea for you to just pick one of them, so we can move on?
I don't get it, why don't YOU just vote for one????

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #61 on: March 06, 2014, 02:09:31 PM »
I don't get it, why don't YOU just vote for one????
Because I never heard of any of them :)
Workflowy. You won't know what you're missing until you try it.

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #62 on: March 06, 2014, 02:11:05 PM »
Maybe good idea for you to just pick one of them, so we can move on?
link=P90X  (It was first)
Matt Damon
word#2=hands

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #63 on: March 06, 2014, 02:11:38 PM »
Because I never heard of any of them :)
OK, fair enough.
OT: do you live in USA and never heard of Paul Ryan?

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #64 on: March 06, 2014, 02:12:17 PM »
link=P90X  (It was first)
Matt Damon
word#2=hands
Wait, why don't I get to pick the next word#2?

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #65 on: March 06, 2014, 02:12:42 PM »
link=P90X  (It was first)
Matt Damon
word#2=hands
How is that a link? Anyway, it's not correct. Link was not yet mentioned.
If you don't care why would you comment?
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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #66 on: March 06, 2014, 02:13:35 PM »
How is that a link? Anyway, it's not correct. Link was not yet mentioned.
Paul Ryan and Matt Damon both have publicized their use of the P90x fitness system.

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #67 on: March 06, 2014, 02:14:06 PM »
Ok maskim, feel free to proceed.  Should I reveal my link?
If you don't care why would you comment?
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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #68 on: March 06, 2014, 02:14:49 PM »
Wait, why don't I get to pick the next word#2?
You should have, but Rule#6.  You didn't respond.  Is it ok if we keep it as is so less messy and I'll give you my next one?

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Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #69 on: March 06, 2014, 02:14:53 PM »
Link = " mathematician"

That was for goodsams

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #70 on: March 06, 2014, 02:14:57 PM »
Ok maskim, feel free to proceed.  Should I reveal my link?
sure

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #71 on: March 06, 2014, 02:16:06 PM »
I was thinking of Saving Private Ryan
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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #72 on: March 06, 2014, 02:16:13 PM »
You could have, but Rule#6.  You didn't respond.  Is it ok if we keep it as is so less messy and I'll give you my next one?
No problem, go ahead.
But just to clarify - you voted me as the correct guess AND provided the next word#2 in the same post, so how exactly was I supposed to respond??

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #73 on: March 06, 2014, 02:17:36 PM »
No problem, go ahead.
But just to clarify - you voted me as the correct guess AND provided the next word#2 in the same post, so how exactly was I supposed to respond??
If you don't respond to approve the guess, anyone can second it. Then, the guesser can give 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 #74 on: March 06, 2014, 02:18:08 PM »
This game is getting way too serious  :P
If you don't care why would you comment?
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