3.18.2005

And Then Along Comes Mary

There's a word game members of SPASTIC play whilst lounging about the club (and interest in the baccarat table has waned). It's a simple word-association game, where play passes about the room, each person having to come up with a word or phrase incorporating a part of the previous word or phrase. Associations can be literal or soundalikes. The object is to get from an established beginning word to an ending word. Here's a simple one:

TASK: Get from BLACK to WHITE.

JET BLACK
BLACK SABBATH
REMEMBER THE SABBATH AND KEEP IT HOLY
HOLY DIVER
DIVER DOWN
WATERSHIP DOWN
DOWN ON YOUR LUCK
LUCKY CHARMS
PRINCE CHARMING
PRINCE OF EGYPT
EGYPTIAN COTTON
COTTON MOUTH
SMALLMOUTH BASS
BASS ALE
HARP ALE
HARPO MARX
KARL MARX
KARL ROVE
RANGE ROVER
RED ROVER
RED CHINA
FINE CHINA
CHINA WHITE

I don't like how the example ends on a drug reference, but that's the way the game is... it goes where it goes. Take a shot at it. Do Black to White, or pick another. How about:
from HOT to COLD
from SUGAR to SPICE
from NEW to OLD
or, a variation is to get back to where you started, like:
from ORANGE to ORANGE

Have fun!

3 comments:

qflux said...

Orange crush to Orange crush

Orange Crush
I've got my spine, I've got my orange crush
REM
Rapid Eye Movement
Movement = change in distance
Long distance love affair
An Affair to Remember
Remember the Alamo
There's no basement in the Alamo
Pee Wee Herman
Large Marge
Large and in charge
charge your cell phone
ET phone home
home on the range
Ranger Rick
Rick Wakeman
Wakeman, Jon
John Voight
Pencils and teeth marks
brush your teeth
brush --> crush
orange crush

qflux said...

Senator to Thank You
(an old Verve Pipe song)

Verve Pipe

Senator Speak

by Brian Vander Ark

senator speak your mind if i smoke filled room
with a view on the top floor me
the president seal the deal yourself a better
hand jobless homeless man on the moon beam

the capital gains some weight around
forever and a day break a leg of lamb
off in the distance runner uplift your
spirit of '76 trombones lead

i, you bet i been speaking in tongues
speak

well, the deficit yourself right down in the front
row row row your boat is sinking
the cold war of the world beat around the
Bush campaign in the ask yourself absorbing (junior)
the economy, myself and i gotta go
thank you very much

Eric "Babe" Morse said...

Thoughts for qflux:
• I think that was Rick Wakeman's nickname: "on keyboard, "Ranger" Rick Wakeman!"
• Ah, Paul Reubens: What happened to Mystery Men 2?
• Ever watch the Large Marge scene frame by frame?
• Anyone who can think up the phrase "absorbing (junior)" deserves more than one hit.