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 603248 times)

Online etech0

  • Dansdeals Lifetime Presidential Platinum Elite
  • *********
  • Join Date: Dec 2013
  • Posts: 9546
  • Total likes: 373
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 1
    • View Profile
  • Location: not lakewood
  • Programs: DDF
Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1680 on: March 19, 2014, 01:16:14 AM »
we can vote and move on and let him CUIWW tomorrow...
Workflowy. You won't know what you're missing until you try it.

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 #1681 on: March 19, 2014, 07:11:11 AM »
I'm back...
Srap has the right idea about pair but what about the Re

Online etech0

  • Dansdeals Lifetime Presidential Platinum Elite
  • *********
  • Join Date: Dec 2013
  • Posts: 9546
  • Total likes: 373
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 1
    • View Profile
  • Location: not lakewood
  • Programs: DDF
Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1682 on: March 19, 2014, 10:10:15 AM »
hint?
Workflowy. You won't know what you're missing until you try it.

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 #1683 on: March 19, 2014, 10:16:55 AM »
If re pair was a hand in poker it would be called...

Offline noturbizniss

  • Dansdeals Lifetime Presidential Platinum Elite
  • *********
  • Join Date: Dec 2012
  • Posts: 7262
  • Total likes: 113
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 4
  • Gender: Male
    • View Profile
  • Location: North Jersey
Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1684 on: March 19, 2014, 10:22:19 AM »
If re pair was a hand in poker it would be called...
but pair is a hand in poker
READ THE DARN WIKI!!!!

Chuck Norris...
...can still do FT method
...READS THE WIKI!!!

Offline Sport

  • Dansdeals Lifetime Platinum Elite
  • *******
  • Join Date: Dec 2013
  • Posts: 2223
  • Total likes: 71
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 1
    • View Profile
Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1685 on: March 19, 2014, 10:23:26 AM »
And what is it called when you "re" pair a pair..

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 #1686 on: March 19, 2014, 10:24:15 AM »

If re pair was a hand in poker it would be called...

Two pair?

Offline Sport

  • Dansdeals Lifetime Platinum Elite
  • *******
  • Join Date: Dec 2013
  • Posts: 2223
  • Total likes: 71
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 1
    • View Profile
Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1687 on: March 19, 2014, 10:25:18 AM »
Two pair?
or another name for 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 #1688 on: March 19, 2014, 10:27:41 AM »
Tie?

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 #1689 on: March 19, 2014, 10:29:29 AM »
A colloquial term for two pair.

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 #1690 on: March 19, 2014, 10:48:30 AM »
Quads??

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 #1691 on: March 19, 2014, 11:12:04 AM »
Yes!!

Online etech0

  • Dansdeals Lifetime Presidential Platinum Elite
  • *********
  • Join Date: Dec 2013
  • Posts: 9546
  • Total likes: 373
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 1
    • View Profile
  • Location: not lakewood
  • Programs: DDF
Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1692 on: March 19, 2014, 11:12:40 AM »
Mazal Tov! Next word?
Workflowy. You won't know what you're missing until you try it.

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 #1693 on: March 19, 2014, 11:15:54 AM »

Mazal Tov! Next word?
:) was that too far fetched?

Offline srap

  • Dansdeals Lifetime Platinum Elite
  • *******
  • Join Date: Dec 2013
  • Posts: 2429
  • Total likes: 39
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 2
    • View Profile
Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1694 on: March 19, 2014, 11:17:41 AM »
:) was that too far fetched?
ummm.... maybe we can stick to the wiki unless all currently posting players want a bunch of links for a public game between only those players.


Word 1= any one connection to Missing Link
Word 2= any one connection to Missing Link


I suppose an 'Advanced' version could be if one of the Words had TWO connections to the Missing Link
An 'Almost Imposssible' version could be if BOTH words had TWO connections to the Missing Link
« Last Edit: March 19, 2014, 11:29:02 AM by srap »