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Do most people (you) play by uttering a single word or do you follow the advice of the rules and have the story teller recite a sentence on his/her turn?

We tend to utter a single word, but we're working toward complete sentences. It seems a bit harder to play when doing a sentence vs. a word.

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I'd say we have roughly half single word (or expressions, like "meaning of life" for example), and another half in sentences (usually short). Plus the occasional musical description :-)

I doubt we'll move toward longer descriptions, since the double/triple meanings are harder to get that way :-)
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Played twice now, and it seems that one word dominates.
 
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Played it yesterday. Most people used a phrase. One player always used and obscure sentence. Single words were rare.
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from half-sentence up to verse
 
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usually one or two words. sometimes a movie quote.
 
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Can use some help with example stories
I play this with my family (kids 10 and 12)

One thing that would help us all is having some example "stories" togive us ideas for other cards


For example - the girl walking in the snow sees a rose growing.
You can't say "Winter" or "Flower" without having a high chance of everyone guessing your card. "Going for a walk" will also probably not work.

Unexpected can work - one time. And Surprised.

What I would like are some phrases others have used, to give us ideas , new ways to create the stories. Its easier to write stories if you read some yourself. Not to copy them, but for them to trigger new ways of looking at something.
 
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There must have been a moment at the beginning, where we could have said no. Somehow we missed it. Well, we'll know better next time.
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Brandon wrote:
Can use some help with example stories
I play this with my family (kids 10 and 12)

One thing that would help us all is having some example "stories" togive us ideas for other cards


For example - the girl walking in the snow sees a rose growing.
You can't say "Winter" or "Flower" without having a high chance of everyone guessing your card. "Going for a walk" will also probably not work.

Unexpected can work - one time. And Surprised.

What I would like are some phrases others have used, to give us ideas , new ways to create the stories. Its easier to write stories if you read some yourself. Not to copy them, but for them to trigger new ways of looking at something.


Oopsiak has given some good examples of these in the image gallery. For example, "that was a very successful swimming lesson" for
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