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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 #1800 on: March 20, 2014, 12:43:19 AM »
Sounds as if the acronym was made after the fact though. But I'm probably wrong lol.
makes sense
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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1801 on: March 20, 2014, 12:49:44 AM »
Seems Like redbull3 is Mia
Or pow
Should we move on?

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1802 on: March 20, 2014, 12:50:36 AM »
Or pow
Should we move on?
Probably should.
Oh, maybe he was on that airplane???
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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1803 on: March 20, 2014, 01:00:22 AM »
Sounds as if the acronym was made after the fact though. But I'm probably wrong lol.
I'd say just the opposite.  Bring Up My Post means you have to look upthread (like 150 posts!!) to continue the correct train of thought of the poster, ie getting back on track.  I think BUMPing back on track came after.

So BUMPing onward..
Word 1= scrubs
Word 2= oral
link=       ?

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1804 on: March 20, 2014, 01:03:08 AM »
interesting.

surgeon?
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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1805 on: March 20, 2014, 01:04:29 AM »
interesting.

surgeon?
technically good enough, but a different form


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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1806 on: March 20, 2014, 01:05:10 AM »
dentist

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1807 on: March 20, 2014, 01:05:49 AM »
my next guess was
dentist

Or doctor?
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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1808 on: March 20, 2014, 01:07:05 AM »
interesting.

surgeon?
This is really it, I just was not thinking person.

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1809 on: March 20, 2014, 01:07:23 AM »
surgery?
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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1810 on: March 20, 2014, 01:08:41 AM »
surgery?
Yes.  That is what I was thinking since not only surgeons wear scrubs in surgery.

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1811 on: March 20, 2014, 01:09:31 AM »
nice!

word1: oral
word2: ethics
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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1812 on: March 20, 2014, 01:11:15 AM »
link=law?

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1813 on: March 20, 2014, 01:13:08 AM »
link=law?
no, but I like that idea :)
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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1814 on: March 20, 2014, 01:39:05 AM »
Code?