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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 #135 on: March 06, 2014, 03:16:40 PM »
link = (open) collar?

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #136 on: March 06, 2014, 03:17:00 PM »
Proposal for rule: With every "nope" you should give a hint

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #137 on: March 06, 2014, 03:18:22 PM »
Proposal for rule: With every "nope" you should give a hint
+ 1 Great for the flow, but maybe 1-2 nopes.  Faster to write no than think about and write a hint.

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Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #138 on: March 06, 2014, 03:18:55 PM »
Ok.. Worn with white shirt

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #139 on: March 06, 2014, 03:20:26 PM »
link=tie?

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #140 on: March 06, 2014, 03:20:50 PM »

link = (open) collar?
No.. I'm thinking the sophisticated side of Bond

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #141 on: March 06, 2014, 03:21:24 PM »

link=tie
close .. More like goes with a bow tie

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #142 on: March 06, 2014, 03:21:46 PM »
Link = tuxedo

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #143 on: March 06, 2014, 03:22:23 PM »

Link = tuxedo
Ding ding ding .. You got it

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #144 on: March 06, 2014, 03:23:48 PM »
Word 1 = James bond
Word 2 = W
Link = 

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #145 on: March 06, 2014, 03:26:02 PM »
Oh! now I have to think hold on
ETA: or not? Please clarify which word becomes the new word #1? The old #2 or the missing link?

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #146 on: March 06, 2014, 03:27:52 PM »
Oh! now I have to think hold on
ETA: or not? Please clarify which word becomes the new word #1? The old #2 or the missing link?
old #2
Workflowy. You won't know what you're missing until you try it.

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« Reply #147 on: March 06, 2014, 03:28:37 PM »

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #148 on: March 06, 2014, 03:29:00 PM »
Word 1 = James bond
Word 2 = ?     Did you want new word#2 to be W?
Link =

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #149 on: March 06, 2014, 03:30:42 PM »
link: Q