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27th July 12:44pm
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Complete The Sentence
Fill in the blank, and then leave another partial sentence for the next person.
David_Macleod
David_Macleod (David Macleod) 2:03pm
Whenever the wind blows, I keep on...
MadameLavender
MadameLavender 19th Aug
Rearranging, you sometimes end up...
Tallen
Tallen (earth_empath) 18th Aug
Late night you__captured my...
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Five Letter Challenge
Replace 0 or 1 of the letters of the previous word, in order to make a new (different) word
applepie77
applepie77 19th Aug
tales
Viddax
Viddax (Lord Viddax) 18th Aug
shale
applepie77
applepie77 18th Aug
shell
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20th April 3:44pm
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20 Word Challenge
What can you do with 20 words?
berea440oh
berea440oh 19th Aug
I saw this cat in an alley but as...
berea440oh
berea440oh 17th Aug
Raquel turned around and saw...
David_Macleod
David_Macleod (David Macleod) 8th Aug
sawn of legs have no business...
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Micropoetry
Write a poem of 13 words or less.
Nightmoth
Nightmoth 19th Aug
infancy, childhood, ...
David_Macleod
David_Macleod (David Macleod) 8th Aug
the bear snarls the lion growls ...
summultima
summultima (uma) 31st Jul
absolute. the truth whatever ...
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Four Letter Challenge
A single four letter word. Your word must have one letter different from the previous word
Viddax
Viddax (Lord Viddax) 18th Aug
gong
applepie77
applepie77 18th Aug
gone
Bonzi
Bonzi 18th Aug
song
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Answer a Question with a Question
Answer the previous respondent with a question, rather than a statement/answer.
Bonzi
Bonzi 17th Aug
Could it be both?
Viddax
Viddax (Lord Viddax) 17th Aug
Are you referring to nuts and eggs?
Bonzi
Bonzi 17th Aug
The squirrel in the tree or the...
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20th April 2:24pm
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Synonym
Write a synonym based on the previous word.
Bonzi
Bonzi 17th Aug
cast
summultima
summultima (uma) 16th Aug
ensemble
Ely
Ely (E.A.Rothwell) 15th Aug
Fusion
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21st September 7:01am
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Epic collaborative poem
A short four line poem. Start each entry with the last word of the previous poem.
berea440oh
berea440oh 15th Aug
"More. Please give me more." was...
Ely
Ely (E.A.Rothwell) 15th Aug
None the number of words on this...
DawnRaider
DawnRaider (Dr) 15th Aug
Her bag filled with adult 'toys' ...
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Six Word Challenge
Write a short poem of 2 or more lines with six words total. The last line must be a single word.
Ely
Ely (E.A.Rothwell) 15th Aug
Life happens... you watching or ...
DawnRaider
DawnRaider (Dr) 15th Aug
life's challenges embraced,...
cold_fusion
cold_fusion 12th Aug
some places remain dark their ...
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Anagrams
Make an anagram of the previous word (using all the letters in the word) and provide a new word for the next person.
cold_fusion
cold_fusion 12th Aug
Xi's tiny coital cum tiny ol'...
David_Macleod
David_Macleod (David Macleod) 10th Aug
Congratulations = A rat conga...
cold_fusion
cold_fusion 9th Aug
Caress erect penis or PR Correct...
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Word Play: Your Feedback
This is a new group which will be hosted by Grace. It will be home to your favourite "endless" challenges from the competitions forum.

I know it can be frustrating getting used to a new format, so please give it a try first and then post your feedback here. We want to hear if there's anything in particular which would make this group easier to use.

The goal of the group is to make word challenges easier to find, participate in and catch up on. Groups automatically show the latest replies first.
David_Macleod
David_Macleod (David Macleod) 12th Aug
WTF = We're Truely Fucked
rabbitquest
rabbitquest (Anna Mossity) 11th Aug
WTF = when to feel
David_Macleod
David_Macleod (David Macleod) 8th Aug
A - code pendant for a dyslexic...
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2468
Write a quick poem or story in a 2 4 6 8 configuration
David_Macleod
David_Macleod (David Macleod) 10th Aug
Bedding down finally for the...
berea440oh
berea440oh 10th Aug
Rick saw Rose still sleeping in ...
David_Macleod
David_Macleod (David Macleod) 29th Jul
I watch and I patiently wait ...
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12345
Write a five line poem, each line has one more word than the previous line. Line one has one word, line two has two words and so on until the fifth and final line, which has five words.
David_Macleod
David_Macleod (David Macleod) 10th Aug
toxicity flows from your very...
LucidityODreams
LucidityODreams 10th Aug
Again Looked deeply Beyond my...
David_Macleod
David_Macleod (David Macleod) 8th Aug
bitting the hand that feeds you ...
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Continuous Collaboration
Let's all write a massive poem together! Contribute a single line at a time, which will follow on from the previous post. Almost like a stream of conscious, but let's try to maintain some level of coherency between each other.
David_Macleod
David_Macleod (David Macleod) 8th Aug
but you get the point though?
Ely
Ely (E.A.Rothwell) 29th Jul
which sounds like a painful...
David_Macleod
David_Macleod (David Macleod) 29th Jul
like lying in a bed of nails
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Making Up Is Hard To Do
Make up a word not in the dictionary. Next person makes up a definition for your word, and supplies a new (made up) word for the following person.
David_Macleod
David_Macleod (David Macleod) 8th Aug
Spazmodisplasia - a little known...
Bonzi
Bonzi 29th Jul
Gangnafrunchie: A rare vegetable...
David_Macleod
David_Macleod (David Macleod) 29th Jul
A new kitchen gadget that keeps...
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3-5-3
What can you say in 11 words? Write a 3-5-3 poem.
David_Macleod
David_Macleod (David Macleod) 8th Aug
the birthday boy not a gift or...
Grace
Grace (Idryad) 5th Aug
I am sorry for missing your...
BobbyJames
BobbyJames 4th Aug
Don't be so worried. There isn't...
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Short and Sweet
Write a short, four line poem.
David_Macleod
David_Macleod (David Macleod) 29th Jul
the owl wore a three-piece suit ...
berea440oh
berea440oh 23rd Jul
I knew this one girl with the...
mountainlight
mountainlight 20th Jul
Poetry A slight reminder that...
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Quotables
Make up an original quote (not one which already exists). Quotes posted here may feature in our weekly "DU Quotables" spot on Facebook (you will be credited by username if your quote appears).
David_Macleod
David_Macleod (David Macleod) 29th Jul
"Without religion, there can be no...
David_Macleod
David_Macleod (David Macleod) 1st Jun
"A righteous hatred can be a tool...
Amorous_tryst
Amorous_tryst 30th May
Damn shame 'Hatred' can't be taken...
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Three Word Inspiration
Write a poem using the three words suggested in the previous post, along with providing three new words for the next person.
David_Macleod
David_Macleod (David Macleod) 29th Jul
darkness comes with sunset I rise...
inechoingsilence
inechoingsilence 9th Jul
Time passes too fast these days ...
David_Macleod
David_Macleod (David Macleod) 27th Jun
I cannot beatbox without spitting ...
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10W
Short poem or prose containing exactly ten words.
David_Macleod
David_Macleod (David Macleod) 29th Jul
if you cant see through your shit...
berea440oh
berea440oh 29th Jul
I saw the windows but don't know...
zosogirl7
zosogirl7 (Chelley Bean) 17th Jul
Catch a kite On a slow drift In...
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Metaphor Challenge
Provide a definition for the word suggested by the previous respondent, together with suggesting a new word for the next respondent.
David_Macleod
David_Macleod (David Macleod) 29th Jul
Picky
Ely
Ely (E.A.Rothwell) 27th Jul
Indigestion Pedantic. ...
summultima
summultima (uma) 27th Jul
tongue-twisted to be only...
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19th September 5:11pm
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Word Play Ideas
Please suggest potential new Word Play challenges here.
David_Macleod
David_Macleod (David Macleod) 22nd May
FIVERS - A poem of five lines...
Catman555
Catman555 14th May
"Two cooks; a happy couple named...
BeautyQueen00
BeautyQueen00 (Queen Kawaii) 16th Apr
one where everyone just has to...
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