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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 #12915 on: May 29, 2017, 11:10:54 AM »
Start with s, end with y, same # of letters
Oh, right.  I forgot about the hint of first, last, length. 
I liked @SSLPhD's "Rhesus"/Reese's" better (even though I didn't get that one either).

The question is... how did @ericchavez91 get it?!  If he had to wrack his brain with the hints and ended up getting it, then it is legal.

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #12916 on: May 29, 2017, 11:19:20 AM »
Word 1: Witchcraft
Word 2: Bee

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #12917 on: May 29, 2017, 11:26:43 AM »
Word 1: Witchcraft
Word 2: Bee
A 'Botion'?  (Just kidding   :) )

broom?

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #12918 on: May 29, 2017, 11:29:07 AM »
The question is... how did @ericchavez91 get it?!  If he had to wrack his brain with the hints and ended up getting it, then it is legal.
I didn't even know where to begin until he posted this, and then had a moment of inspiration in the shower :)
To be more clear, one of the words shares those attributes with the link.  So, along those lines.

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #12919 on: May 29, 2017, 11:29:32 AM »
A 'Botion'?  (Just kidding   :) )

broom?
lol nope

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #12920 on: May 29, 2017, 11:30:09 AM »

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #12921 on: May 29, 2017, 11:31:03 AM »

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #12922 on: May 29, 2017, 11:31:49 AM »

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #12923 on: May 29, 2017, 11:32:41 AM »
Oh, right.  I forgot about the hint of first, last, length. 
I liked @SSLPhD's "Rhesus"/Reese's" better (even though I didn't get that one either).

The question is... how did @ericchavez91 get it?!  If he had to wrack his brain with the hints and ended up getting it, then it is legal.
The Rhesus/Reese's actually wasn't mine.  I just guessed it.

Reminder that an example in the wiki is cereal links to "see" because of its first letter.
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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #12924 on: May 29, 2017, 11:34:06 AM »
good one!
I even game him a 'like' for that one.  He only had one and after guessing 'sorcery' plus this...he deserved it.  :D

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #12925 on: May 29, 2017, 11:35:23 AM »
Word 1: Bee
Word 2: cousin

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #12926 on: May 29, 2017, 11:38:31 AM »
The Rhesus/Reese's actually wasn't mine.  I just guessed it.

Reminder that an example in the wiki is cereal links to "see" because of its first letter.
It is actually a homonym to only the first syllable of the word.  Your link was perfectly ok, just super hard and not the direction we are used to.  Doesn't make it wrong.  Obviously, @ericchavez91 guessed it!!

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #12927 on: May 29, 2017, 11:41:38 AM »
Workflowy. You won't know what you're missing until you try it.

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #12928 on: May 29, 2017, 11:45:59 AM »
wasp?
nope

ETA: but on the right track

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #12929 on: May 29, 2017, 11:49:19 AM »
Word 1: Bee
Word 2: cousin
See

:-) I had to.
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