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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 #1500 on: March 17, 2014, 12:41:59 PM »
Can someone else take my turn? I'm on and off ddf, and don't want to keep everyone waiting to find out if their guess is what I had in mind.

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1501 on: March 17, 2014, 12:47:27 PM »
ok
Word1: lease
Word2: itchy
Workflowy. You won't know what you're missing until you try it.

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1502 on: March 17, 2014, 12:53:52 PM »
Link=Louse

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1503 on: March 17, 2014, 12:55:45 PM »
Workflowy. You won't know what you're missing until you try it.

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1504 on: March 17, 2014, 01:12:14 PM »
Word 1 = itchy
Word 2 = LeBron James
Link = ?

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1505 on: March 17, 2014, 01:15:14 PM »
Heat?

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1506 on: March 17, 2014, 01:16:19 PM »
Hint = jock

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1507 on: March 17, 2014, 01:17:02 PM »
Nope

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1508 on: March 17, 2014, 01:25:24 PM »
But both of you on the right track

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1509 on: March 17, 2014, 01:28:53 PM »
link=athletes foot?

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1510 on: March 17, 2014, 01:35:41 PM »

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1511 on: March 17, 2014, 01:44:18 PM »
word 1=LeBron James
word 2=quick fox
link= ?

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1512 on: March 17, 2014, 01:56:25 PM »
Hint?

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1513 on: March 17, 2014, 02:19:37 PM »

word 1=LeBron James
word 2=quick fox
link= ?
Hint?
Hint 1=I try to stay away from Words (ie. proper nouns/names) needing Google in order to play the game

Did any of you see Hint 2 before I deleted it?  Let me know when you are ready for it.

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1514 on: March 17, 2014, 02:20:25 PM »
link: brown?
Workflowy. You won't know what you're missing until you try it.