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  1. The Forum for Long Running Games with set player rosters. Also a good place for Chess games or Mafia.

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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. 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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  3. 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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  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. 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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  8. 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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  9. The A to Z of Bad Habits

    Apathy

    Started by criminey.jicket‎, 31 Mar 2009 08:57 PM
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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. Make your own Google Searchstory, and share it with us!

    Remember that fun Super Bowl ad for Google that told a "searchstory" about finding true love in Paris? nnsSUqgkDwU Google has a fun new tool that allows you to make your own. Let's see what you got! :dumbo:

    Started by Sarahfeena‎, 14 Apr 2010 03:09 PM
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  13. 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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  14. Count to infinity in pictures

    Started by Sarahfeena‎, 15 Feb 2011 07:00 PM
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  15. 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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  16. Mellophant Mad Libs

    Hello, children. I thought it would be fun for us to try our hand at Mad Libs. I have written a story and taken out some of the words. I will ask you to provide new words, and when we are done I will reveal the completed story and o how we will...

    Started by Myrnalene‎, 20 Nov 2009 06:19 PM
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  17. 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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  18. Hangman

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

    Started by Inner Stickler‎, 31 Dec 2010 01:38 AM
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  19. 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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  20. Turn state abbreviations into celebrity names

    Shamelessly ripped off from a blog I read. Here are the state abbreviations. Start with Alabama, and name a celebrity with the initials AL. Next person goes to the next state, in alphabetical order. I'll start: Annie Leibowitz

    Started by Sarahfeena‎, 25 May 2011 10:41 AM
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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. Beauty and the Beast (a visual) *Quik-E-List*

    Started by Oliveloaf‎, 29 Jan 2012 08:41 PM
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  24. 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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  25. The Cryptic Song Titles Game

    I've tried this before on another message board, let's see if it works here. Try and guess the song from the clue... They're all popular music, from a range of genres. Some I think are easy, others are rather tough. 1. The bucket, we hear, is...

    Started by TheFlame‎, 04 Mar 2009 08:06 PM
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  26. 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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  27. Dingbats

    Time for some dingbats (a.k.a. Rebus puzzles). If you aren't familiar with them, they're a "visual pun" of a well known phrase. For instance, the dingbat: BLU E Is a pun of "blue movie". The phrase should be obvious, when somebody...

    Started by CRSP‎, 24 Apr 2009 11:31 AM
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  28. TV Sitcom Trivia

    A new trivia game. The person who gives the answer also posts the next question. No googling! Don't think I won't know. :hoj: Name all 4 Golden Girls. Extra credit if you include their last names.

    Started by Sarahfeena‎, 09 Feb 2011 12:14 AM
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  29. 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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  30. Botticelli letters used so far

    A B - June 2012, July 2012 C - July 2012 D - June 2012 E - May 2012

    Started by Elendil's Heir‎, 29 Aug 2012 03:37 PM
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  31. Game from SDMB - One Word Films in Alpha Order

    Australia

    Started by jali‎, 30 Oct 2009 10:17 AM
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  32. 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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  33. The Question Game

    Well, did you do it?

    Started by jali‎, 03 Mar 2009 11:17 AM
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  34. 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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  35. 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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  36. 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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  37. 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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  38. 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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  39. 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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  40. 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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  41. 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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  42. Haiku d'ya say something?

    I'll write a haiku, Use the previous haiku's Last line to start yours. --------------------------------- That one's hard to start with, so I'll make an easier one. Mellophant haiku

    Started by Trojan Man‎, 21 Mar 2011 11:31 AM
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  43. Organ Trail

    See, it's like the Oregon Trail only with zombies. I just started playing tonight, but I don't know if I'm going to make it. My party consists of Zuul, Marsilia, Rabbit, hobbler, and Sarah. Marsilia and Rabbit have both been bitten by zombies,...

    Started by Zuul‎, 26 Jan 2011 09:10 PM
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  44. Need help for Cash Cab Questions for kids.

    I am completely, utterly and totally addicted to Cash Cab. . When I drive a passle of kids into/home from school a couple days a week, we started playing, and as one can imagine, a huge hit with a truck full of sprogs. I realized I needed...

    Started by Shirley Ujest‎, 17 Mar 2009 07:34 AM
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  45. GemCraft chapter 0, Gem of Eternity

    It's here (gibber). I started last night and still only managed to level 17. Very different game play to chapter one. Much more changing round of the skills to win each battle. No glowing frames, but once you get higher, you can go back to...

    Started by maggenpye‎, 24 Apr 2009 06:43 AM
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  46. 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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  47. 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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  48. 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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  49. Rejected Family Feud survey questions

    Besides "nigger", name an offensive term for black people

    Started by Rube E. Tewesday‎, 21 Jan 2016 09:25 PM
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  50. Physical fitness OMNIBUS thread

    I'm sure there's one like this already, but I don't see it. Someone can add to my current repertoire of: (i) pretending to get my 100 good-form pushup/presssups in -- meh, my biceps and pecs get enough. It's not that many, but I need them to...

    Started by Jizzelbin‎, 28 Mar 2018 04:50 PM
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