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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 #75 on: March 06, 2014, 02:19:00 PM »
If you don't respond to approve the guess, anyone can second it. Then, the guesser can give a new word#2.
I'm confused. Or is it you?
I am supposed to approve my own guess?

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #76 on: March 06, 2014, 02:19:16 PM »
Two pts. :-[
link=P90X  (It was first)
Matt Damon
word#2=hands
Continue?  Let's do some easy quick ones?

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #77 on: March 06, 2014, 02:19:34 PM »
This game is getting way too serious  :P
I think once we iron out all the rules, we can get a smooth game going. Right now we're waiting for george to post a new word #2. It would be a good idea to post the new word #1 (ie: old word #2) together with the new word, so it's easier to see what we're trying to link.
Workflowy. You won't know what you're missing until you try it.

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #78 on: March 06, 2014, 02:20:18 PM »
I'm confused. Or is it you?
I am supposed to approve my own guess?
No. 2 options in order to move on to the next word

1. OP of word #2 approves the guess
2. Another poster approves the guess

Then, whoever guessed it gives the next word.

I hope this makes sense
Workflowy. You won't know what you're missing until you try it.

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #79 on: March 06, 2014, 02:20:56 PM »
Right now we're waiting for george to post a new word #2.
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read the last few posts. The new word is "hands", provided by srap.

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #80 on: March 06, 2014, 02:23:09 PM »
No. 2 options in order to move on to the next word

1. OP of word #2 approves the guess
2. Another poster approves the guess

Then, whoever guessed it gives the next word.

I hope this makes sense
Makes sense, as long as the correct guesser gets three minutes on the clock AFTER he is approved.

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #81 on: March 06, 2014, 02:23:43 PM »

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #82 on: March 06, 2014, 02:23:52 PM »
Link="deadly"

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #83 on: March 06, 2014, 02:24:02 PM »
Makes sense, as long as the correct guesser gets three minutes on the clock AFTER he is approved.
OK
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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #84 on: March 06, 2014, 02:24:58 PM »
Link="deadly"
Can we post guesses in this format?

word1: "word1"
word2: "word2"
link: "link"?
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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #85 on: March 06, 2014, 02:26:42 PM »
Can we post guesses in this format?

word1: "word1"
word2: "word2"
link: "link"?
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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #86 on: March 06, 2014, 02:27:02 PM »
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Sport, want  to repost your guess?
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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #87 on: March 06, 2014, 02:27:15 PM »
(old)   link=P90X
(new) word#1=Matt Damon
(new) word#2=hands                      (I'm going for easy ones.)

George gave me permission to use this just to get the game flow going.
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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #88 on: March 06, 2014, 02:33:56 PM »
Word1 "Matt Damon"
Word 2 "hands"
Link= deadly

For the record I understand y you guys want to have it all written out but makes it much more difficult to play when using a phone.

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #89 on: March 06, 2014, 02:35:23 PM »
Word1 "Matt Damon"
Word 2 "hands"
Link= deadly

For the record I understand y you guys want to have it all written out but makes it much more difficult to play when using a phone.
you can just quote the word#1 and word#2 form srap's post, and then just add your link under it.