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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 #105 on: March 06, 2014, 02:52:11 PM »
Yeah, is this supposed to be corny links? Or real, logical links?
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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #106 on: March 06, 2014, 02:52:35 PM »
sounds good to me! Next word?
Acc. to wiki, if the OP of word#2 says the guess is wrong, then it is wrong.
In this case, srap did just that.

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #107 on: March 06, 2014, 02:52:54 PM »
sounds good to me! Next word?
I'll give a bigger hint?  word#1=Matt,
                                    word#2=hands (and I said that fingers, nose and arms were better guesses, but not it)


BIG hint to get the flow:  hands and ____

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #108 on: March 06, 2014, 02:53:39 PM »
Yeah, is this supposed to be corny links? Or real, logical links?
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So then why are you happy with "towel" as the link between Matt Damon and hands?

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #109 on: March 06, 2014, 02:54:33 PM »
So then why are you happy with "towel" as the link between Matt Damon and hands?
Mat is similar to towel, with which we dry our hands.

(there's always a better explanation :) )
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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #110 on: March 06, 2014, 02:54:49 PM »
I'll give a bigger hint?  word#1=Matt,
                                    word#2=hands (and I said that fingers, nose and arms were better guesses, but not it)
I was hoping this game would focus on real, logical links, not corny puns...

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #111 on: March 06, 2014, 02:55:52 PM »
Mat is similar to towel, with which we dry our hands.

(there's always a better explanation :) )
That is the epitome of corny! It provides no actual link between the man, Matt Damon, and hands.

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #112 on: March 06, 2014, 02:56:13 PM »
I'll give a bigger hint?  word#1=Matt,
                                    word#2=hands (and I said that fingers, nose and arms were better guesses, but not it)

BIG hint to get the flow:  hands and ____
 

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #113 on: March 06, 2014, 02:56:56 PM »
feet

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #114 on: March 06, 2014, 02:57:16 PM »
I'll give a bigger hint?  word#1=Matt,
                                    word#2=hands (and I said that fingers, nose and arms were better guesses, but not it)

BIG hint to get the flow:  hands and ____
feet?
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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #115 on: March 06, 2014, 02:57:19 PM »
Feet

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #116 on: March 06, 2014, 02:58:03 PM »
lol

Okay,

word1: hands
word2: ?
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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #117 on: March 06, 2014, 02:59:08 PM »
Mat is similar to towel, with which we dry our hands.

(there's always a better explanation :) )
MC had excellent guess, but if OP of word#2 is present then we just have to give easier hints until you get it. If still no, we go vaiter.
Any guesses?


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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #118 on: March 06, 2014, 03:01:04 PM »
Oy. That was suppose to be an easy one.  May we keep them easy and sort of obvious just to get this going?

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #119 on: March 06, 2014, 03:01:22 PM »
word#1=feet
word#2=Niagara Falls