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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.
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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1725 on: March 19, 2014, 12:47:53 PM »
orange tree?
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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1726 on: March 19, 2014, 12:49:28 PM »
or just "leaf"?

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1727 on: March 19, 2014, 12:51:48 PM »
word 1=relief
word 2=orange
link = ?
(Sorry.  Computer was down.)

Not orange tree, but when?


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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1728 on: March 19, 2014, 12:55:50 PM »
fall? spring?

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1729 on: March 19, 2014, 12:59:00 PM »
word 1=relief
word 2=orange
link = ?
relief => leaf (1st connection)=> Fall (2nd connection). Fall=> orange (one connection)     Advanced because one word has 2 connections
relief => leaf (one connection).  leaf=> orange (one connection)           Easy, but then 'green' would have been better

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1730 on: March 19, 2014, 12:59:01 PM »
Oh link = fall (orange leafs)?

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1731 on: March 19, 2014, 01:00:16 PM »
fall? spring?
Yes.  BTW, where are there orange leaves in Spring?

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1732 on: March 19, 2014, 01:02:29 PM »
Oh link = fall (orange leafs)?
Yes.  I guess I have a good teacher  :)
It was too hard because of the double link.   :-[

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1733 on: March 19, 2014, 01:03:45 PM »
Yes.  BTW, where are there orange leaves in Spring?
OH, you meant orange leaves! I was thinking of leaves from an orange tree...
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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1734 on: March 19, 2014, 01:05:30 PM »
Okay,

Word1: orange
Word2: fast day

fun fact: can you think of a word that rhymes with orange?
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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1735 on: March 19, 2014, 01:08:23 PM »
link=Tisha b'Av (orange flames?)
fun fact= need hint

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1736 on: March 19, 2014, 01:08:43 PM »
Okay,

Word1: orange
Word2: fast day

fun fact: can you think of a word that rhymes with orange?

Orange juice? (my break-fast drink of choice!)
The only word in the 20-volume historical Oxford English Dictionary that rhymes with orange is sporange, a very rare alternative form of sporangium (a botanical term for a part of a fern or similar plant)
At least according to Google :)

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1737 on: March 19, 2014, 01:11:28 PM »
Uh oh....am I inferring that someone used google to find not a link, but Word 2?   ;)
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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1738 on: March 19, 2014, 01:18:33 PM »
Orange juice? (my break-fast drink of choice!)
The only word in the 20-volume historical Oxford English Dictionary that rhymes with orange is sporange, a very rare alternative form of sporangium (a botanical term for a part of a fern or similar plant)
At least according to Google :)
Yup!
And I never herad of sporange, so thanks! Good to know... :)
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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1739 on: March 19, 2014, 01:37:25 PM »
MC, next word?
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