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Sniglet Pictionary

Pictionary, but only with sniglets.
 
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Pictionary is fun.
Sniglets are fun.
Pictionary using only sniglets would be fun.
The answers are always sniglets. A dictionary of sniglets could accompany the game in case some players are not up on their snigletage. Perhaps alcohol and chinese food could(should) also be incorporated.
DeathNinja, Aug 19 2003

Sniglets http://bertc.com/sniglets.htm
[Cedar Park, Oct 17 2004]

The Meaning of Liff http://www.amazon.c...026-9357468-2004468
Sniglets perfected by the late genius Mr Adams [nichpo, Oct 17 2004]

(?) The Meaning of Liff - complete text http://www-personal...a/stories/liff.html
[my face your, Oct 17 2004]

Pseudodictionary http://www.pseudodictionary.com
The sniglets of the ’00s. [bristolz, Oct 17 2004]

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       But 'alcohol' and 'chinese' and 'food' are real words...   

       So you want people to guess made-up words? Methinks frustration would ensue.
Cedar Park, Aug 19 2003
  

       So, you have to draw pictures of imaginary words? Pass the alcohol, it's gonna be a long night...
k_sra, Aug 19 2003
  

       ...very long for those of us with a non-alcoholic bent. I think the entertainment value of drunks trying to convey imaginary words with pictures would be short lived.   

       I kinda like the idea until I apply practicality. I vote "neutral". Might be great for true sniglets fans.
half, Aug 19 2003
  

       I love playing with words, but I think the factory had run out of sniglet-appreciation genes when I was assembled. Even the word "sniglet" seems insufficient to me somehow.
beauxeault, Aug 19 2003
  

       A dictionary of sniglets is an oxymoron.
DrCurry, Aug 19 2003
  

       Weren't Sniglets an 80's phenomenon? Does anybody remember a single sniglet 15-20 years later?   

       Let's not do this half way. Let's invent a game that combines tiddly winks and whist...
dbsousa, Aug 19 2003
  

       Oooh, I like it. To appease the impracticality crowd, how about have a list of say 50 sniglets on display and they drawers are secretly assigned one of them to draw.
grip, Aug 19 2003
  

       Actually, I do remember one sniglet which made it into the common vernacular:   

       Spork (n):The utensil commonly used by fast food restaurants intended to combine the spoon and fork into a single implement, while performing neither function well.
Freefall, Aug 19 2003
  

       Spork is actually a trademarked name, made be the Sweetheart company.
Cedar Park, Aug 20 2003
  

       I remember quite a few sniglets. Some have even made it into my general vocabulary.   

       I remember reading "Aquacoustics - (n.) Special sound waves in the bathtub that enable anyone to sing on key* "   

       Then I spent an hour looking for the footnote for that asterisk and couldn't find it.   

       Then, two words later I got to "Asterexasper - (n.) An asterisk with no corresponding footnote".   

       I laughed myself silly!
phundug, Aug 20 2003
  

       I came up with one way back then but never shared it with Mr. Hall because I could just picture the horrible spray of goober flying out of his mouth as he tried to pronounce it.   

       Toasperation. It's the sweat that toast makes on any hard surface while you've set it down to butter it.
Vexxy, Aug 20 2003
  
      
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