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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 #570 on: March 09, 2014, 03:35:03 PM »
Sweatshirt

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #571 on: March 09, 2014, 03:39:13 PM »
link=wash?

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #572 on: March 09, 2014, 03:39:38 PM »
Keep trying

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #573 on: March 09, 2014, 03:46:38 PM »
link=sweater?

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #574 on: March 09, 2014, 03:50:23 PM »

link=sweater?
no, but what does a sweater need?

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #575 on: March 09, 2014, 05:22:50 PM »
Link= person

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #576 on: March 09, 2014, 05:25:28 PM »
link=body?

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #577 on: March 09, 2014, 05:40:16 PM »

Link= person
link=body?
👎 (although now that I think about It body isn't a bad choice ... Axe body) I was using a pun.

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #578 on: March 09, 2014, 06:00:11 PM »
👎 (although now that I think about It body isn't a bad choice ... Axe body) I was using a pun.
1. How do you make that square?
2. What does it mean?
3. link=person Y or N?

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #579 on: March 09, 2014, 06:01:54 PM »
It's a thumbs down, guess it only shows on tapatalk?

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #580 on: March 09, 2014, 06:23:46 PM »
Doesn't show on my tapatalk

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #581 on: March 09, 2014, 06:35:45 PM »
+1  No symbol shows on my Tapatalk, only square on computer
link=deal?  (card-again, axe a deal) It doesn't go with your sweater hint, but could have been a good link
ala @Sport:
word#1=cardigan
word#2=axe
link=?

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #582 on: March 09, 2014, 06:38:11 PM »

+1  No symbol shows on my Tapatalk, only square on computer
link=deal?  (card-again, axe a deal) It doesn't go with your sweater hint, but could have been a good link
word#1=cardigan
word#2=axe
link=?
no, give up?? I am using sweater differently than you are thinking

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #583 on: March 09, 2014, 06:58:05 PM »
Cardigan is a type of sweater, a sweater can really use ......?

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #584 on: March 09, 2014, 06:59:44 PM »
Link= deodorant