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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 #1695 on: March 19, 2014, 11:19:37 AM »
:) was that too far fetched?
well.... :)
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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1696 on: March 19, 2014, 11:22:57 AM »
Ok I'll try to keep it easier next time ;)

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1697 on: March 19, 2014, 11:25:05 AM »
Ok I'll try to keep it easier next time ;)
TY!

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1698 on: March 19, 2014, 11:30:37 AM »
Please BUMP edited #1694.  (ETA)
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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1699 on: March 19, 2014, 11:31:50 AM »
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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1700 on: March 19, 2014, 11:32:40 AM »
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
bump

what do you mean by "a public game between only those players"?
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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1701 on: March 19, 2014, 11:34:08 AM »
Gonna have to forfeit my turn this round... anyone else is free to take it.

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1702 on: March 19, 2014, 11:36:14 AM »
can someone remind us what the new word1 is?
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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1703 on: March 19, 2014, 11:44:21 AM »
bump

what do you mean by "a public game between only those players"?
As we have seen by surprise guessers, we never know when lurkers are around so it is only fair to keep game on wiki level.

OTOH, if during nonpeak hours (don't ask me when that is  :-\ , super late at night ?) the players announce that they want a crazy advanced game....realizing they are making it impossible for most others to participate....

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1704 on: March 19, 2014, 11:44:40 AM »

So @Sport, yours was only 'Advanced', no sweat  ::) :)


Word 1=thigh

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1705 on: March 19, 2014, 11:52:10 AM »
As we have seen by surprise guessers, we never know when lurkers are around so it is only fair to keep game on wiki level.

OTOH, if during nonpeak hours (don't ask me when that is  :-\ , super late at night ?) the players announce that they want a crazy advanced game....realizing they are making it impossible for most others to participate....
Sounds good...
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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1706 on: March 19, 2014, 11:52:25 AM »
So @Sport, yours was only 'Advanced', no sweat  ::) :)


Word 1=thigh
Word1: thigh
Word2: relief
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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1707 on: March 19, 2014, 11:54:24 AM »
link=sigh?

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1708 on: March 19, 2014, 11:54:54 AM »
link=sigh?
Yup!

Guess that was easy enough...
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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1709 on: March 19, 2014, 11:55:57 AM »
word 1=relief
word 2=orange
link = ?