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Old 10-10-2018, 04:08 PM
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"Add a rule" word game

1) I'll post a rule

2) The next poster responds with a word that adheres to that rule.

3) That poster then copies and pastes the first rule to the end of their post, then adds another rule.

4) The next poster responds with a word that adheres to both rules.

5) That poster then copies and pastes the first two rules to the end of their post, then adds another rule.

6) Etc....

7) Once we reach a point where no existing word adheres to all of the rules, we start over. I'd say 3 votes to start over starts it over. The point is not necessarily to stump the next poster.

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First rule: Post a word with two consecutive vowels
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Originally Posted by Post #2

"Field"

Post a word with two consecutive vowels
AND has the letter "z"
Quote:
Originally Posted by Post#3

"Zoo"

Post a word with two consecutive vowels
AND has the letter "z"
AND is at least 6 letters long
Quote:
Originally Posted by Post #4

"Zoology"

Post a word with two consecutive vowels
AND has the letter "z"
AND is at least 6 letters long
AND is plural
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Originally Posted by Post #5

"Snoozes"

Post a word with two consecutive vowels
AND has the letter "z"
AND is at least 6 letters long
AND is plural
AND starts with the letter "w"
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"Wheezes"

Post a word with two consecutive vowels
AND has the letter "z"
AND is at least 6 letters long
AND is plural
AND starts with the letter "w"
AND contains the letter "x"
Etc.... I'm pretty sure at that point we'd have to start over.

Got it? Good! Let's go!


First rule: Post a word with two consecutive vowels
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Post a word with two consecutive vowels
AND has only two syllables
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Two consecutive vowels
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Name of a place
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Doesn't contain an 'E'.

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Cairo

Two consecutive vowels
Two syllables
Name of a place
A city
Doesn't contain an 'E'.
[edit to include] Is located outside of the continental United States [/eti]
Is in Eurasia

edit, cross posted but still works

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Name of a place

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Two consecutive vowels
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Name of a place
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Hangzhou

Two consecutive vowels
Two syllables
Name of a place
A city
Doesn't contain an 'E'.
Is located outside of the continental United States
Is in Eurasia

and

Elevation above 5,000 feet (that's 1500m in Eurasian).

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According to this, we have reached the end.
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Old 10-10-2018, 07:34 PM
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According to this, we have reached the end.
There are two on that list. One looks like 3 syllables, but is in fact two.

ETA: make that one. The other one looks like two syllables but has three (Sana'a).

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Old 10-10-2018, 07:40 PM
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Then it has to be Baguio (I looked up how it's pronounced, it's "bag-yo").

Since Riemann has determined we have reached the end, I guess you should be the one to restart us.

Post a rule!
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Then it has to be Baguio (I looked up how it's pronounced, it's "bag-yo").

Since Riemann has determined we have reached the end, I guess you should be the one to restart us.

Post a rule!
That's not a comprehensive list, so I'm not sure we're at the end... but it's getting tricky for sure! Just a mom, I'll make a new post.
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Old 10-10-2018, 07:43 PM
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First rule:
Word not found in dictionaries 100 years ago
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Felching. (apologies, but it came up when I searched for words that were first used in the 1970s)

Word not found in dictionaries 100 years ago

A noun.
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4 or more syllables

Has nothing to do with the internet
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4 or more syllables

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Has nothing to do with the internet
Is not about health
Is a portmanteau word
Is not a person.
Is not entertainment.
Same consonant appears twice
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Is not a person.
Is not entertainment.
Same consonant appears twice
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Anachronym

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Is not about health
Is a portmanteau word
Is not a person.
Is not entertainment.
Same consonant appears twice
Begins with a vowel
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Looks like we might be done with this one.
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Yeah I think we've hit a wall.

Riemann was the last to add a rule, so whenever you are ready, hit us with a rule.
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Old 10-12-2018, 03:25 PM
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Ok, new game:

Begins and ends with the same letter.

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Ok, new game:

Begins and ends with the same letter.
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Next word must begin and end with the same letter and
must contain three or more non-consecutive vowels.
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Must not have the letter 'c'
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Must not begin or end with a vowel
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Must not have the letter 'c'
Must not begin or end with a vowel
Must be a noun
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Must not begin or end with a vowel
Must be a noun
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Must contain three or more non-consecutive vowels.
Must not have the letter 'c'
Must not begin or end with a vowel
Must be a noun
Each vowel can be used no more than once
Cannot be plural
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Cross posted with Riemann and edit feature played up so couldn't edit in time.

Senators

Must begin and end with the same letter
Must contain three or more non-consecutive vowels.
Must not have the letter 'c'
Must not begin or end with a vowel
Must be a noun
Each vowel can be used no more than once
Must contain a run of three different letters that are in non-consecutive alphabetical order (e.g. ..ade..)
Cannot be plural

Not sure I understand Riemann's, seems to be something it is completely impossible not to follow.

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Must contain three or more non-consecutive vowels.
Must not have the letter 'c'
Must not begin or end with a vowel
Must be a noun
Each vowel can be used no more than once
Must contain a run of three different letters that are in non-consecutive alphabetical order (e.g. ..ade..)
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must contain three or more non-consecutive vowels.
Must not have the letter 'c'
Must not begin or end with a vowel
Must be a noun
Each vowel can be used no more than once
Must contain a run of three different letters that are in non-consecutive alphabetical order (e.g. ..ade..)

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Yours satisfies my rule with o-r-s in alphabetical order
It's not a difficult rule, but I thought a run of four letters in alphabetical order would be too hard

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Must contain three or more non-consecutive vowels.
Must not have the letter 'c'
Must not begin or end with a vowel
Must be a noun
Each vowel can be used no more than once
Must contain a run of three different letters that are in non-consecutive alphabetical order (e.g. ..ade..)
Cannot be plural
Must be a proper noun
Must not have the letter 'g'

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Terrorfakt https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terrorfakt (an "industrial power noise" band Yikes!)

Must begin and end with the same letter
Must contain three or more non-consecutive vowels.
Must not have the letter 'c'
Must not begin or end with a vowel
Must be a noun
Each vowel can be used no more than once
Must contain a run of three different letters that are in non-consecutive alphabetical order (e.g. ..ade..)
Cannot be plural
Must be a proper noun
Must not have the letter 'g'
No consonant may be used more than twice

Full disclosure: I had to google for that answer, and it wasn't easy. This one has likely crossed the lexicographical Styx
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This one has likely crossed the lexicographical Styx
Okay, now you've thrown down the gauntlet. Give it half an hour, let's give it a shot to look for another one, after that you should probably start a new round.
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Dammit, Gothenburg would have worked if some fool hadn't eliminated g.
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Must not have the letter 'c'
Must not begin or end with a vowel
Must be a noun
Each vowel can be used no more than once
Must contain a run of three different letters that are in non-consecutive alphabetical order (e.g. ..ade..)
Cannot be plural
Must be a proper noun
Must not have the letter 'g'
No consonant may be used more than twice
Not a town or city

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Must not begin or end with a vowel
Must be a noun
Each vowel can be used no more than once
Must contain a run of three different letters that are in non-consecutive alphabetical order (e.g. ..ade..)
Cannot be plural
Must be a proper noun
Must not have the letter 'g'
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Must not begin or end with a vowel
Must be a noun
Each vowel can be used no more than once
Must contain a run of three different letters that are in non-consecutive alphabetical order (e.g. ..ade..)
Cannot be plural
Must be a proper noun
Must not have the letter 'g'
No consonant may be used more than twice
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Not a physical geographic feature.
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...and we're stalled. Riemann, start a new one!
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...and we're stalled. Riemann, start a new one!
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Word ends in y.
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first letter must not be a vowel
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