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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 #975 on: March 11, 2014, 10:56:53 AM »

na.  That would be ketchup - not gas.
Right but maybe he meant ketchup-mustard-mustard gas

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #976 on: March 11, 2014, 10:59:35 AM »
Link= Henry Kissinger (Sec. of State during gas crisis)

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #977 on: March 11, 2014, 10:59:43 AM »
William burns?

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #978 on: March 11, 2014, 11:03:04 AM »
not that complicated.

Word1: secretary of state
Word2: gas
Workflowy. You won't know what you're missing until you try it.

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #979 on: March 11, 2014, 11:06:29 AM »
Foreign affairs? Middle East?

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #980 on: March 11, 2014, 11:09:50 AM »
think chemistry..
Workflowy. You won't know what you're missing until you try it.

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #981 on: March 11, 2014, 11:12:37 AM »

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #982 on: March 11, 2014, 11:14:16 AM »
Yup! Specifically, the 3 ___ of matter...
Workflowy. You won't know what you're missing until you try it.

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #983 on: March 11, 2014, 11:15:24 AM »
Yup! Specifically, the 3 ___ of matter...
3 states of matter.

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #984 on: March 11, 2014, 11:20:12 AM »
3 states of matter.
yippee! you got it!
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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #985 on: March 11, 2014, 11:34:54 AM »

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #986 on: March 11, 2014, 01:21:21 PM »
Next?

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #987 on: March 11, 2014, 01:24:51 PM »
Next?
Yeah can someone post this round already, whose turn is it?.
I need to be productive today :)

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #988 on: March 11, 2014, 01:26:47 PM »
Okay,

Word1: gas
Word2: garbage
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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #989 on: March 11, 2014, 01:29:01 PM »
link= carbon monoxide?