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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 #2520 on: April 01, 2014, 11:38:27 PM »
word1: Police
word2: applause
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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #2521 on: April 01, 2014, 11:43:01 PM »
Link = clap [... handcuffs onto the perp]

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #2522 on: April 01, 2014, 11:43:17 PM »
Link = clap [... handcuffs onto the perp]
nope
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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #2523 on: April 01, 2014, 11:43:35 PM »

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #2524 on: April 02, 2014, 12:08:44 AM »
Link riot?

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #2525 on: April 02, 2014, 12:12:13 AM »
Workflowy. You won't know what you're missing until you try it.

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #2526 on: April 02, 2014, 12:19:44 AM »
word1: Police
word2: applause
hint?

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #2527 on: April 02, 2014, 12:24:20 AM »
hint?
it's something someone says
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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #2528 on: April 02, 2014, 12:52:05 AM »
Put your hands in the air

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #2529 on: April 02, 2014, 12:53:04 AM »
Put your hands in the air
Close enough - I was thinking "hands up!"
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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #2530 on: April 02, 2014, 12:59:25 AM »
Word#1 applause
Word#2 lounge 

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #2531 on: April 02, 2014, 01:01:03 AM »
mushroom?

sorry - couldn't help it!
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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #2532 on: April 02, 2014, 01:01:35 AM »

mushroom?

sorry - couldn't help it!
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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #2533 on: April 02, 2014, 01:03:09 AM »
Nope

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #2534 on: April 02, 2014, 01:03:36 AM »
round (like round tables or something)?
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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #2535 on: April 02, 2014, 01:07:23 AM »
Cheer?

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #2537 on: April 02, 2014, 01:09:08 AM »
Word 1- lounge
Word 2- palm

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #2538 on: April 02, 2014, 01:26:44 AM »
fir/fur?
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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #2539 on: April 02, 2014, 01:53:58 AM »
Word 1- lounge
Word 2- palm
link pilot? Plane?