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  1. Word association game

    Give the first word that pops into your mind when I say... Red

    Started by Sarahfeena‎, 24 Jan 2011 11:35 PM
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  2. The next person to post in this thread...

    ...lives within 500 miles of his or her birthplace.

    Started by OneCentStamp‎, 03 Apr 2009 08:57 AM
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  3. Let's play Botticelli!

    The rules: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Botticelli_(game) A previous SDMB thread, so you can see how it goes: http://boards.straightdope.com/sdmb/showthread.php?t=626545 House rules: Please label indirect questions "IQ," and when you've...

    Started by Elendil's Heir‎, 30 May 2012 10:22 PM
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  4. Guess the Word

    This is like mastermind or whatever with words. I have chosen a word and replaced all the letters with blanks. Look, there it is! -------- You have to find out what the word is. In order to do that you must post a word with the same number...

    Started by Inner Stickler‎, 31 Dec 2010 12:30 AM
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  5. Tell a story 3 words at a time.

    5 stranded castaways...

    Started by Sarahfeena‎, 15 Feb 2011 08:34 PM
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  6. Post brief quotes from fiction/narrative/whatever

    Yeah, so I was reading *Daniel Deronda* by the notoriously ugly George Eliot (according to Virginia Woolf and Henry James). James was not far off when, I think he applied the words "loose baggy monsters" to Eliot's novels. And he was such a bitchy...

    Started by Jizzelbin‎, 14 Dec 2015 10:00 PM
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  7. I give you 5 letters, you give me a 5 word sentence.

    The words have to start with the letters, in the order they are given. Post the sentence, and give another 5-letter challenge. Here's the first one: E P N T L

    Started by Sarahfeena‎, 25 Sep 2009 09:05 PM
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  8. Chate One Letter Modification Super Happy Fun Game Time

    OK, when chate flatlines, we sometimes get into this thing where one person posts a random (usually) 4-letter word, the the next poster changes one letter (and one letter only) to create a new word. This thread might sink like a stone, but eh. ...

    Started by Trojan Man‎, 12 Oct 2010 07:32 PM
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  9. The A to Z of Bad Habits

    Apathy

    Started by criminey.jicket‎, 31 Mar 2009 08:57 PM
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  10. The Guess the Movie from the Screenshot Game

    I have no idea if this post should go here in The Dark Room, in Games and Sports or the Guggenheim. Mods, do as you will. I throw my hands in the air and wave em like I just don't care. You don't have have to post anything to guess, or guess any...

    Started by Myrnalene‎, 21 Mar 2009 04:22 PM
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  11. This, that, or the other?

    Choose one of the three, then give three of your own for the next poster. I'll start with... Ross, Chandler, or Joey?

    Started by Sarahfeena‎, 15 Feb 2011 11:18 PM
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  12. Finish my sentence!

    OK, I had a brainwave and chose to try it out. I'll start with a partial sentence (a question), which can be completed by the next poster. Said poster answers the question they just completed, then supplies their own partial sentence... hopefully,...

    Started by Trojan Man‎, 11 May 2012 08:04 AM
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  13. Name 5.

    SHAMELESSLY ripped off from a board that shall not be named. Looked fun, though, so here we go! Name a category that includes at least 5 items. Next person has to name 5 things in the category (NO GOOGLING, PEOPLE), and then post another...

    Started by Sarahfeena‎, 19 Jan 2011 04:00 PM
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  14. Hangman

    ---- ------- -----/ ---'-- ----- -----/ ----------- ----/ - --------- -----------

    Started by Inner Stickler‎, 31 Dec 2010 01:38 AM
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  15. Count to infinity in pictures

    Started by Sarahfeena‎, 15 Feb 2011 07:00 PM
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  16. The Name Game

    Name: Michael Jackson Next poster can repeat either the first or the last name while changing the other. Examples: Michael Landon or Joe Jackson and on and on. Cary Grant

    Started by jali‎, 28 Apr 2009 04:14 PM
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  17. The Question Game

    Well, did you do it?

    Started by jali‎, 03 Mar 2009 11:17 AM
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  18. Mellophant Trivia Quiz Main Thread.

    Okay, after a delay I am ready to begin the First (and potentially last :D ) Mellophant Trivia Quiz. We have 22 contestants and there will be 10 rounds. How we play. I will post a set of 22 questions for each round. Each question will...

    Started by The Original An Gadaí‎, 10 Mar 2010 09:23 AM
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  19. Word Association:

    That's right, type the first word(s) that comes into your mind from the previous posters word. Here is the first word: Tapioca

    Started by What Exit?‎, 28 Jun 2010 02:26 PM
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  20. Interview

    The rules are simple: You ask a question, the next poster answers it, and then they have to ask a question. If you were a tree, what kind of tree would you be?

    Started by Nrblex‎, 17 Aug 2010 09:09 PM
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  21. Spoil a classic song title with one word addition.

    While My Guitar Gently Weeps Pus

    Started by ivan astikov‎, 16 Mar 2009 10:19 PM
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  22. Baseball, 2009 - May Edition

    Ok, things have started to settle down with everybody's favorite teams. So where does yours stand? As of today, the Dodgers are leading the NLWest by 3.5 games, and have the second-best record in baseball behind the Cards. But our pitching is...

    Started by silenus‎, 01 May 2009 10:01 AM
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  23. It's Party Time!

    I figure it's about time someone set up a Party game on this great forum. Sign up now for the party of your lives! The rules are simple: there are two types of players, Guests and Hosts. Every post a Guest makes has to have some common theme, and...

    Started by AllWalker‎, 08 Apr 2009 02:37 AM
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  24. Two manky hookers and a racist dwarf.

    A simple format to this game. Name the source of the quote and add your own. I'll trust you all not to google. The winner is the one who can create the biggest time gap between a quote and a response, by the end of the year. So, here you...

    Started by ivan astikov‎, 28 Feb 2009 05:06 PM
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  25. Band Game

    1. Go to Wikipedia, click on random article. This is the name of your band 2. Go to Wikiquote, click on random page. The last 3-6 words of the first quote is the name of your album 3. Go Google and image search the words that will be the title...

    Started by Cluricaun‎, 04 Oct 2009 07:23 PM
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  26. Game from SDMB - One Word Films in Alpha Order

    Australia

    Started by jali‎, 30 Oct 2009 10:17 AM
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  27. Pirates! The Arr-P-G (Setup and control thread)

    Hi, all. Not wishing to tread on glee's toes, but I have been having some thoughts about a roleplaying campaign and there seems to be enough interest that one game alone won't be enough... and besides, having spent the time thinking it over, it...

    Started by Malacandra‎, 25 Mar 2009 04:35 PM
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  28. The Word DisAssociation Game

    Your word must have as little as possbile to do with the word before. Judging is by open committe (everyone). Judging shoud be firm, but fair. I would think that living creatures of any sort in a row would be a ding, but naming something that...

    Started by Oliveloaf‎, 22 May 2009 12:44 AM
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  29. Baseball 2009 - June Edition

    Previous thread can be found here . Well, the Dodgers got Kuroda back, and he's seemingly semi-in shape. They couldn't back him up with any runs, however, and we lost the opener to the D-Backs. No worries. We're still 8 games up in the NL West....

    Started by silenus‎, 02 Jun 2009 10:01 AM
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  30. Mello Ball

    I have no idea how well this will work here if it will work at all. They used to play it on the dope sometimes. Everyone is sorted onto two teams and each post is considered a pass. If three players from the same team post sequentially, it is...

    Started by Inner Stickler‎, 22 Dec 2010 11:40 PM
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  31. Who would win in a fight?

    Inspired by What Exit's kid. Please choose a winner and move on. Disturbing and unfair battles are encouraged. I begin: Paul Prudhomme or Roger Ebert?

    Started by Oliveloaf‎, 22 Mar 2010 11:54 AM
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  32. 1119 M on D N F

    Dare we try another of these threads? 1001 A N 200 D for P G in M 88 P K 13 D in a B D

    Started by Julie‎, 03 Apr 2009 02:00 PM
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  33. The Ashes: Australia vs England 2010/11

    It's that time again, where one of the oldest rivalries takes place. Last time, England won 2-1 when Australia came to visit in 2009. But last time England travelled to Australia in 2006/07, Ossie bowler Glenn McGrath got his wish with a 5-0...

    Started by CatInASuit‎, 28 Oct 2010 08:44 AM
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  34. Make up a Crayola Color! *Quik-E-List(tm)*

    I can't stop today. Okay, just the color, no other comment of text. Fictitious colors only! I'll start:

    Started by Oliveloaf‎, 13 Mar 2009 06:06 PM
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  35. Truth or Dare

    Says it all, motherfuckers! I can't really start this by myself, but it seems amusing enough. At least more than this Frodo Donolvan shit I don't know anything about, to me. Truth or dare motherfuckers!

    Started by Jizzelbin‎, 15 Jun 2015 12:04 AM
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  36. Baseball Playoffs 2009

    My picks and some details: Yankees over probably the Twins. Yanks outclass them in every aspect and can set the rotation as they wish and will be able to use Rivera, Hughes and Joba Chamberlain in every game in relief. This should be a huge...

    Started by What Exit?‎, 05 Oct 2009 09:55 AM
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  37. The "Would you rather..." game

    I was doing a search on some of my earliest posts on the SDMB and I ran across a thread I killed--a game thread titled "Would you rather..." Ah-HA, I said to myself, perhaps now, seven years later, I can get a response to my question! Here's the...

    Started by SmartAleq‎, 07 Mar 2009 06:47 PM
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  38. Id, Ego, and Super-Ego: A Text Adventure

    If you've ever played an interactive fiction game, you'll have an idea about what kind of game this is. A story is unfolding as the game progresses and the player gets to decide what direction that story will take. The catch with this game is...

    Started by Zuul‎, 05 Feb 2011 09:25 PM
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  39. Baseball 2009 - July Edition

    What a long, strange trip it's been so far. As of July 1, the only team with an even semi-comfortable lead in their division is the Dodgers, and they have San Francisco coming up fast. Arizona is holding down the cellar of baseball, 18 games out....

    Started by silenus‎, 01 Jul 2009 12:11 AM
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  40. Myrna's Mellopants Triva Game Thread

    The Rules: At 6PM EST every day, I will post one round of questions, with each question assigned to a specific poster. Everyone will have 24 hours to post the answer to their own question in this thread. Questions answered in this manner will be...

    Started by Myrnalene‎, 19 Apr 2010 05:57 PM
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  41. Mind the Gap! (Mornington Crescent)

    That's right, folks, the DoMeBo boards have been here a week and no-one has started a game of Mornington Crescent. In an effort to rectify this gross oversight, I'm starting our very first game, right here in this thread! We should all be...

    Started by Martini Enfield‎, 05 Mar 2009 05:02 AM
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  42. Say it sans "e" (you can, you know)

    In Steve Martin's poignant and delightful book "The Pleasure of My Company", there is a marvelous description of how the narrator decides to complete an entire road trip uttering only phrases that do not use the letter "e". His success at this...

    Started by Hatshepsut‎, 25 Mar 2012 11:46 PM
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  43. Assassins

    So I found this cool game on the Fabulous Forums of Fathom, and I thought I'd bring it over. Copied, with some changes: Overview The basic premise is that each player has a target and is trying to "assassinate" said target by getting...

    Started by pedescribe‎, 02 Mar 2009 07:18 PM
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  44. The Twelve Days of Mellomas

    Every night leading up to Christmas, I shall be posting a new Christmas-y themed image on the board for you to find. I'll even give hints as to where the image might be found. Sounds easy, right? Ah ha! There's a catch. The images are not going...

    Started by Zuul‎, 13 Dec 2010 02:01 PM
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  45. Carster Semenya's gender testing results

    Well, according to sources, details of the gender testing that was carried out on the world 800m winner Carster Semenya shows that she is actually a hermaphrodite. Note, this is still alleged and an official statement has not been released....

    Started by CatInASuit‎, 11 Sep 2009 06:29 AM
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  46. Finally Baseball is here! 2009 Edition, (April thread)

    This is it, today starts the season. I like my Yankees, the starters look great and the bullpen looks great. The hitters will be good until A-Rod returns and then maybe great. The problem is Boston and Tampa both look good. I think these might...

    Started by What Exit?‎, 05 Apr 2009 09:15 AM
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  47. Three Truths, One Lie

    This is a very simple game. One person writes four statements. Three of them are true and one is a lie. The first person to correctly guess the lie is the next to post four statements. I'll start: My garage is actually an old stable and still...

    Started by Zuul‎, 27 Nov 2009 04:07 PM
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  48. Alternative State Mottos *Quik-E-List(tm)*

    Indiana - Come for the nut logs, stay for our post-industrial happy-hour specials

    Started by Oliveloaf‎, 20 Mar 2009 02:57 PM
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  49. Music Trivia - Game Thread

    Quick recap of the rules: Each player will have one question assigned to them per round. Answer your assigned question in the thread, and PM me the answers for all non-assigned questions. Correct answers for assigned questions are worth 10pts,...

    Started by Taumpy‎, 24 May 2010 12:01 PM
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  50. Come join me in a constant Yankees Angels Game 2 blog.

    AJ Burnett is really dealing but Hunter got an excuse me drop-in ball near the Right Field foul line for a double. Thankfully he promptly got Vlad to ground out to Jeter.

    Started by What Exit?‎, 17 Oct 2009 08:06 PM
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