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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 #765 on: March 10, 2014, 01:39:30 AM »
hint=gallstones?
word#1=doll
word#2=stones
link=  come on@whYME, you can do it.....    You really almost have it.

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #766 on: March 10, 2014, 01:40:09 AM »
Kidney stones? But why doll?

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #767 on: March 10, 2014, 01:41:09 AM »
Kidney stones? But why doll?
...uh..because it's not kidney?

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #768 on: March 10, 2014, 01:41:20 AM »
Kidney as in kid as in doll? Kidney stones?

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #769 on: March 10, 2014, 01:41:41 AM »
Was worth the long shot.... :)

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #770 on: March 10, 2014, 01:41:57 AM »
Was thinking aloud :p

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #771 on: March 10, 2014, 01:42:33 AM »
word#1=doll
word#2=stones
link=  come on@whYME, you can do it.....    You really almost have it.

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #772 on: March 10, 2014, 01:43:15 AM »
Kidney as in kid as in doll? Kidney stones?
That would have been great for TWO missing links in a row, not one.
Where is @whYME?? You are right there....almost.

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #773 on: March 10, 2014, 01:45:06 AM »
Gallbladder?

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #774 on: March 10, 2014, 01:47:04 AM »
That would have been great for TWO missing links in a row, not one.
Where is @whYME?? You are right there....almost.
umm, link=gallstones?

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #775 on: March 10, 2014, 01:47:26 AM »
Gallbladder?
You're not going to like my next hint.
BOTH you  and whYME are HALFWAY there

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #776 on: March 10, 2014, 01:48:17 AM »
Ok so we have gall?  I wanna go to sleep... :'(

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #777 on: March 10, 2014, 01:49:35 AM »
Ok so we have gall?  I wanna go to sleep... :'(
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That's why I said you are not going to like my next hint! 
So whYME is up next?

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #778 on: March 10, 2014, 01:53:44 AM »
I give up....I guess I'll find out in the morning. So once again... Goodnight! (For real this time)

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #779 on: March 10, 2014, 01:57:12 AM »
I give up....I guess I'll find out in the morning. So once again... Goodnight! (For real this time)
So sorry you were waiting.  I wasn't clear enough up above.
Yes.  Link=gall, not gallstones or gallbladder.