Acronym Expansion

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Acronym Expansion

Postby Arancaytar » Mon Jul 30, 2007 12:59 pm UTC

I've seen this game on one board and introduced it to two others, and while it usually goes very slowly because it's tricky, it's really fun and trains the vocabulary.

The goal of the game is to find a phrase that can be acronymized to the challenge in the preceding post.

Rules for acronyms:
- Capitalization, spaces and punctuation can be ignored; only the letters matter.
- Every word in the solution counts, including those that are often left out ("of", "and", "the" ...), it just would be too easy otherwise.
- Hyphenated words may count as one or two words as needed (consistency is good though).

Oh, and do try not to go beyond 5-6 words in the challenge to keep it easy. If nobody responds for a few days, feel free to replace the last challenge with something easier.



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(Did I mention that it doesn't have to make any sense except being vaguely grammatically sound? And that it doesn't have to have anything to do with the challenge in question? Now I have. :) )

(As shown, the next word to be acronymized is "Wikipedia")

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Postby Arancaytar » Mon Jul 30, 2007 1:06 pm UTC

(Yes, I realize this is a lot like "five letters". It's more difficult, though, because of the longer words...)

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Postby kbltd » Mon Jul 30, 2007 1:08 pm UTC

While I know it's plausible, edits don't imply authoritativeness.

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Postby Mittins » Mon Jul 30, 2007 6:32 pm UTC

So tasty it could kill you! Toffee, or "Fun Food," eats easily.

(it's more fun, and harder if you try to make your acronym fit the expansion).

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Postby xooll » Tue Jul 31, 2007 3:55 am UTC

He always painted purple, yellow, maroon, or neon kites every year.

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Re: Acronym Expansion

Postby Ralith The Third » Thu Feb 19, 2009 12:49 pm UTC

Look at my predatory runner's evil yak, Looking at my prey!

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Re: Acronym Expansion

Postby quintopia » Thu Feb 19, 2009 7:21 pm UTC

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Re: Acronym Expansion

Postby Matthias » Thu Feb 19, 2009 7:39 pm UTC

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