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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 #210 on: March 06, 2014, 04:23:09 PM »
Hey there! I am using DansDeals Forums.

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #211 on: March 06, 2014, 04:26:45 PM »
we've got a winner
well technically I was actually thinking "burger"

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #212 on: March 06, 2014, 04:27:25 PM »
we've got a winner

Great!
1- fries
2- Dublin
link = ?

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #213 on: March 06, 2014, 04:27:41 PM »

Repost!!!
ha u beat me by a second 😢

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #214 on: March 06, 2014, 04:28:16 PM »

Great!
1- fries
2- Dublin
link = ?
link ="French"

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #215 on: March 06, 2014, 04:28:34 PM »
Link= (fish n) chips

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #216 on: March 06, 2014, 04:29:49 PM »
nope. hint: think history

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #217 on: March 06, 2014, 04:30:32 PM »
link="potatoes"
Irish potato famine!!!

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #218 on: March 06, 2014, 04:31:08 PM »
Guys, wouldn't it be more fun if we used the linking word as the new word#1, instead of using the old word#2?

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #219 on: March 06, 2014, 04:31:26 PM »
link="potatoes"
Irish potato famine!!!

Bingo!  :D

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #220 on: March 06, 2014, 04:32:18 PM »
link="potatoes"
Irish potato famine!!!
Niiiice.

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #221 on: March 06, 2014, 04:32:28 PM »
new rule: no googling to make a new link
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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #222 on: March 06, 2014, 04:32:57 PM »
but yes googling to find a link
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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #223 on: March 06, 2014, 04:33:24 PM »
but yes googling to find a link
+9.99999999999
Workflowy. You won't know what you're missing until you try it.

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #224 on: March 06, 2014, 04:34:27 PM »
Guys, wouldn't it be more fun if we used the linking word as the new word#1, instead of using the old word#2?
The flow should be better the way it is.  This way while you are guessing you can already plan for the next word#2 if you are the correct guesser of the missing link.