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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 #1830 on: March 20, 2014, 01:00:11 PM »
Best connection I could come up with was "practice". Am I on the right track?
link= hasmada?  endurance?  perseverance? daily?

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1831 on: March 20, 2014, 01:01:09 PM »

Best connection I could come up with was "practice". Am I on the right track?
I'm thinking along the same lines.

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1832 on: March 20, 2014, 01:01:35 PM »
Link= training

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1833 on: March 20, 2014, 01:02:10 PM »
link= hasmada?  endurance?  perseverance? daily?
no nothing yet just trying to think abt a hint how about its not what the gym represents but what you do in the gym.
I probably just gave it up

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1834 on: March 20, 2014, 01:03:25 PM »
sweat?
Workflowy. You won't know what you're missing until you try it.

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1835 on: March 20, 2014, 01:04:15 PM »
sweat?
no and how would u connect that with ethics?

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1836 on: March 20, 2014, 01:06:35 PM »
Working out?
Working on middos?
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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1837 on: March 20, 2014, 01:08:52 PM »
no and how would u connect that with ethics?
no clue :)
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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1838 on: March 20, 2014, 01:08:54 PM »
Is it more than one word?

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1839 on: March 20, 2014, 01:52:36 PM »
Working out?
Working on middos?
close enough "work"

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1840 on: March 20, 2014, 02:39:40 PM »
Nice connection Dudi  :)
I think the challenge of this game is to figure out in which direction the player's mind usually thinks. Reminds me of when we used to play 21 questions... the biggest clue was if you knew which kind of person the player generally respected/thought about.

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1841 on: March 20, 2014, 02:43:24 PM »
Nice connection Dudi  :)
I think the challenge of this game is to figure out in which direction the player's mind usually thinks. Reminds me of when we used to play 21 questions... the biggest clue was if you knew which kind of person the player generally respected/thought about.
+1

Next word?
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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1842 on: March 20, 2014, 02:48:41 PM »

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1843 on: March 20, 2014, 02:49:03 PM »

Nice connection Dudi  :)
I think the challenge of this game is to figure out in which direction the player's mind usually thinks. Reminds me of when we used to play 21 questions... the biggest clue was if you knew which kind of person the player generally respected/thought about.
+1 or like apples to apples, you got to play to the judges personality.

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Re: Forum Games: Missing Link
« Reply #1844 on: March 20, 2014, 02:52:03 PM »
1. Ethics
2. Chief
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