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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 #1740 on: March 19, 2014, 01:51:26 PM »
MC, next word?

1- fast day
2- iced tea

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1741 on: March 19, 2014, 01:52:04 PM »
link: can't have?
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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1742 on: March 19, 2014, 01:52:17 PM »
link: T is for Taanis?
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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1743 on: March 19, 2014, 01:54:49 PM »
nope

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1744 on: March 19, 2014, 01:56:37 PM »
link: caffeine withdrawal?
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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1745 on: March 19, 2014, 01:57:43 PM »
Is this a simple or advanced round?

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1746 on: March 19, 2014, 01:59:05 PM »
Refresh? Like a fast is renewal? (Its a long shot)

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1747 on: March 19, 2014, 02:01:36 PM »
Is this a simple or advanced round?

I'm still a little fuzzy about what qualifies as each, but I think it's simple... (then again, don't we always)
all great guesses but nope

hint: fast day

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1748 on: March 19, 2014, 02:02:10 PM »
ahh, instant?
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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1749 on: March 19, 2014, 02:03:29 PM »
Is this a simple or advanced round?
I think we should keep these regular guys (only one connection to the link), and throw some quick simple, obvious riddles in from time to time.

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1750 on: March 19, 2014, 02:03:55 PM »
I think we should keep these regular guys (only one connection to the link), and throw some quick simple, obvious riddles in from time to time.
ok. And specify if it's a riddle.
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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1752 on: March 19, 2014, 02:05:33 PM »
ok. And specify if it's a riddle.
I am calling each new round of "word 1=, word 2= "a riddle.

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1753 on: March 19, 2014, 02:05:53 PM »
no, but closer
huh?
quick? fast? easy?
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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1754 on: March 19, 2014, 02:06:14 PM »
I am calling each new round of "word 1=, word 2= "a riddle.
So what do you mean by "some quick simple, obvious riddles "?
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