Topic Wiki

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 »

Author Topic: Forum Games: Missing Link  (Read 602562 times)

Offline Sport

  • Dansdeals Lifetime Platinum Elite
  • *******
  • Join Date: Dec 2013
  • Posts: 2223
  • Total likes: 71
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 1
    • View Profile
Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1380 on: March 14, 2014, 12:35:27 AM »
Well does anybody want to venture a guess?
« Last Edit: March 14, 2014, 12:45:34 AM by Sport »

Online etech0

  • Dansdeals Lifetime Presidential Platinum Elite
  • *********
  • Join Date: Dec 2013
  • Posts: 9545
  • Total likes: 372
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 1
    • View Profile
  • Location: not lakewood
  • Programs: DDF
Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1381 on: March 14, 2014, 12:39:17 AM »
link: cable?
Workflowy. You won't know what you're missing until you try it.

Online srap

  • Dansdeals Lifetime Platinum Elite
  • *******
  • Join Date: Dec 2013
  • Posts: 2428
  • Total likes: 39
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 2
    • View Profile
Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1382 on: March 14, 2014, 12:41:35 AM »
link=climb?  climbing?

Offline Sport

  • Dansdeals Lifetime Platinum Elite
  • *******
  • Join Date: Dec 2013
  • Posts: 2223
  • Total likes: 71
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 1
    • View Profile
Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1383 on: March 14, 2014, 12:46:16 AM »

Online etech0

  • Dansdeals Lifetime Presidential Platinum Elite
  • *********
  • Join Date: Dec 2013
  • Posts: 9545
  • Total likes: 372
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 1
    • View Profile
  • Location: not lakewood
  • Programs: DDF
Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1384 on: March 14, 2014, 12:47:21 AM »
oy!
Workflowy. You won't know what you're missing until you try it.

Offline MC

  • Dansdeals Lifetime Platinum Elite
  • *******
  • Join Date: Aug 2013
  • Posts: 1743
  • Total likes: 44
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 1
    • View Profile
  • Location: NY
Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1385 on: March 14, 2014, 12:48:37 AM »
Hint?

Offline whYME

  • Dansdeals Presidential Platinum Elite
  • ********
  • Join Date: May 2008
  • Posts: 2827
  • Total likes: 519
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 3
  • Gender: Male
    • View Profile
Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1386 on: March 14, 2014, 12:48:52 AM »
link = capped

Offline Sport

  • Dansdeals Lifetime Platinum Elite
  • *******
  • Join Date: Dec 2013
  • Posts: 2223
  • Total likes: 71
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 1
    • View Profile
Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1387 on: March 14, 2014, 12:50:54 AM »
You know it starts with a C. It's 2 words. (Or maybe a conjunction )

Online srap

  • Dansdeals Lifetime Platinum Elite
  • *******
  • Join Date: Dec 2013
  • Posts: 2428
  • Total likes: 39
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 2
    • View Profile
Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1388 on: March 14, 2014, 12:53:01 AM »
You know it starts with a C. It's 2 words. (Or maybe a conjunction )
Did you mean a contraction? like can not=can't

Offline Sport

  • Dansdeals Lifetime Platinum Elite
  • *******
  • Join Date: Dec 2013
  • Posts: 2223
  • Total likes: 71
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 1
    • View Profile
Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1389 on: March 14, 2014, 01:02:22 AM »
Did you mean a contraction? like can not=can't
Maybe, not sure if it's exactly a contraction, there's no apostrophe.

Offline Sport

  • Dansdeals Lifetime Platinum Elite
  • *******
  • Join Date: Dec 2013
  • Posts: 2223
  • Total likes: 71
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 1
    • View Profile
Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1390 on: March 14, 2014, 01:13:38 AM »
I'll give one more hint before I go to sleep. Almost every chapter of the hardy boys books would end with one of these.

Online srap

  • Dansdeals Lifetime Platinum Elite
  • *******
  • Join Date: Dec 2013
  • Posts: 2428
  • Total likes: 39
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 2
    • View Profile
Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1391 on: March 14, 2014, 01:25:04 AM »
Maybe a supereasy hint so you can go to sleep?

Offline whYME

  • Dansdeals Presidential Platinum Elite
  • ********
  • Join Date: May 2008
  • Posts: 2827
  • Total likes: 519
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 3
  • Gender: Male
    • View Profile
Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1392 on: March 14, 2014, 01:31:29 AM »
link=cliffhanger

Online srap

  • Dansdeals Lifetime Platinum Elite
  • *******
  • Join Date: Dec 2013
  • Posts: 2428
  • Total likes: 39
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 2
    • View Profile
Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1393 on: March 14, 2014, 01:33:24 AM »
link=cliffhanger
YES. That's GOT to be it!

Offline whYME

  • Dansdeals Presidential Platinum Elite
  • ********
  • Join Date: May 2008
  • Posts: 2827
  • Total likes: 519
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 3
  • Gender: Male
    • View Profile
Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1394 on: March 14, 2014, 01:38:43 AM »
YES. That's GOT to be it!
Should I go ahead or are we waiting for confirmation from sport?