Useful as a parlor game, or a 'something-to-to-while-waiting' game for 2 players, this is one my Mom (R.I.P.) and I often enjoyed. If the game has a name, I do not know what it is.
First, you pick a category--it can be anything from flowers to geography.
Next, pick how specific you want to get--common flower names, or go into the Latin biological names?
For the geography example, you decide whether you want to limit it to something narrow, such as countries and cities only, or add places of interest such as the Taj Mahal or lakes and rivers. (For this example, I'll make it fairly all-encompassing--also best if you are playing with kids.)
Whomever goes first states whatever comes to mind first, let's say they chose "Canada."
The next player must come up with another item in the category, but it must begin with the ending letter of the previous player's submission. So, let's say player 2 says, "Auburn."
Back to either player 1, or player 3 if more than 2 are playing. Player 3 says, "Neptune." And so it goes. First one to get stumped completely OR repeat something that's already been said is out (if more than 2 players), or loses in a 2-player game.
Mom and I noticed it is fairly easy to get 'stuck in a loop' of a single letter: "Alaska; Alabamba; Altoona," and so forth. This will usually draw groans from the next player, but is also rather amusing.
by deb douglas 8 years ago
a word made up of two words put together, any number of letters for example,with hold shall we make it harder by making the next guy use one of the previous hubbers words to begin his own?example--hold-up and so on
by dingdong 4 years ago
As the title suggests, examples:enzymeharshmilleniumyesterdayPost any word that suits:beginning and ending letter of the word is same.
by ProCW 6 years ago
You must use at least 3 letters of the previous word.Example p a g e s s e g u e g u s t s g h o s t t o a s tYou do not have to underline the letters that you've used from the word before yours. I've only done so for demonstrative purposes.Here we go! The first word...
by lex123 6 years ago
Let's start a game with a city's name in alphabetical order. If you know the name of the country, where that city is, please add that too. I'm starting with the first post. Alleppey, India
by dingdong 7 years ago
It can be the name of a place that's a country, continent, state or any other popular landmark. If you think it's local and others may not know about the place, you may give a description about it.It should go like this, example: India ->...
by deb douglas 8 years ago
I'll start with AA-teamnext would start with B and so on
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