Friday, April 21, 2006 3:17 PM
Does anyone know any games you can play while your in a long line? I would prefer if you didn't tell me something like rock paper scissors. lol
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Friday, April 21, 2006 3:22 PM
Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon.

Alphabet game (first person to see all 26 letters of the alphabet in order wins - this works better on the road though)

Movie game (name movies that begin with the last letter of the previous answer)

Yes/no puzzles (someone tells a mystery story and others try to figure it out with yes/no questions)

20 Questions

I Spy

Thumb wrestling

Portable Yahtzee tournaments

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Friday, April 21, 2006 3:25 PM
I like to play "smack the person in front of you because the line moved and you are standing in the sun and want to get to the shaded part but they are too busy playing line games" game. No, just kidding, I never really played any line games, I just people/coaster watch.

Tom

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Friday, April 21, 2006 3:30 PM

FutureMan said:
I would prefer if you didn't tell me something like rock paper scissors.

"I'll rochambeau ya for it!"

http://www.creekcats.com/pnprice/rochamfake.html

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Friday, April 21, 2006 3:46 PM
First one to score us a q-bot wins.

That's what I play in line. :)

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Friday, April 21, 2006 4:10 PM
Just for the sake of completeness of discourse:
People have brainstormed along similar lines before...

...
... never mind
:)

(removed the links)
*** Edited 4/21/2006 8:52:22 PM UTC by superman***

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Friday, April 21, 2006 4:13 PM
FYI, in the history of this site, every single coaster-related topic imaginable by the human mind has been discussed an infinite number of times.

Sometimes it's fun just to do it all over again without linking to all the past threads.

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Friday, April 21, 2006 5:02 PM
Ghost (first player says a letter, second says another letter, keep going until no words exist that start with the combination of letters)
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Friday, April 21, 2006 8:50 PM
How about the, "That's my friend up at the station, and I'm trying to catch up with them" game. I love making people lose that game.
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Friday, April 21, 2006 10:36 PM
Edit: Sorry, my misunderstanding. CoasterPhan's right, things said in a previous thread clouded my judgment. *** Edited 4/23/2006 8:08:52 PM UTC by sirloindude***
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Friday, April 21, 2006 11:09 PM
How about 'tease the guy in a vest with coaster patches all over'?
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Friday, April 21, 2006 11:50 PM
We do mullet sightings, which is especially fun at Cedar Point.


*** Edited 4/22/2006 6:06:02 AM UTC by Antuan***

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Saturday, April 22, 2006 12:40 AM
Ciunt the chavs, and then ***** and groan about it. LOL! No I'm like LrScotsman, I'm happy just watching the people and/or the coaster. MF and PR were my two favourite to queue up in becuase you're right in the middle of Millie, and right near the station of Phantom is the second drop.

Tim.

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Saturday, April 22, 2006 1:05 AM
try mullet sightings at SFKK, or even Holiday World, lol.....Beech Bend ought to be interesting:)

sirloindude...i think the guy meant he likes making line cutters loose...not that he was a line cutter, lol...perhaps u got it.

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Saturday, April 22, 2006 1:23 AM
Mullet sightings are always exciting... haha
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Saturday, April 22, 2006 2:57 AM
For one of the younger members of this site, what is a mullet? Is it a hair style?

What about line games to meet strangers. Especially those who also appear to be "riding alone".

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Saturday, April 22, 2006 2:59 AM
vacoasterfreak,

At least you got it.

sirloin is still reeling from a topic I started, so he'll more than likely pass a wrong judgement on anything I post here. *** Edited 4/22/2006 7:00:55 AM UTC by Coasterphan***

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Saturday, April 22, 2006 3:23 AM
Coaster 20 Questions. The nice thing is that the game can be tailored to the "geekiness" of the group. I prefer to play with no rules, meaning any coaster, anwhere, any time is fair game. For those with less coaster knowledge you can narrow it to "only operating coasters in the US" or something like that.

The game is especially good on road trips where one round and you find you've travelled a few hundred miles. The thrill comes in stumping a group. Matt [AcousticV] stumped me, Nasai, and my dad on his very first attempt!

And for those who don't know how to play Coaster 20 Questions it's simple: one person thinks of a coaster, the other try to guess it by asking questions that can ONLY be answered with a "yes" or a "no."

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Sunday, April 23, 2006 11:53 AM
My lovely wife and I like to play "category games". Usually it's something like Actresses. Each of you takes a turn naming an actress until someone can't think of one. Of course, you can only name an actress once. We've done actresses & actors, female/male musicians, different movie genres, etc.

Not the most exciting game but it does pass the time and we've had other people in line join in our game.

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Sunday, April 23, 2006 11:58 AM
DEK - that's a good one, especially for a mixed group of coaster geeks and non-geeks.
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