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No. of Players: 2+
Type of Game: spoken
What you need: nothing

Goal

To answer questions with words that start with a player's initials.

How to play

The first player asks the other players a question. Each player must answer this question using words that start with the same letters as their name. Once all players have answered (including the questioner), the second player asks a question which must be answered in the same way. A player who cannot think of a suitable answer has to drop out of that round. Players can agree to use three initials if every player has a middle name. Players with difficult initials like X or Z are permitted to use another agreed upon letter as a substitute. Alternatively, players must answer using the initials of the player to their right.

Example

Angelo Smith: What do you like to do in your spare time?
Benicio Williams: Blackmail Walruses
Claudia Cook: Clean Closets
Darlene Brown: Deliver Bayonets
Elsa Johnson: Eat Jam
Finn Miller: Fix Mistletoe
Grover Young: Grow Yeast
Angelo Smith: Aggravate Showmen
Benicio Williams: What is your favorite sports team?
Claudia Cook: Columbus Crystals
Darlene Brown: Detroit Bonnets
Elsa Johnson: Eugene Jokers
Finn Miller: Fresno Magpies
Grover Young: Glendale Yaks
Angelo Smith: Aurora Snakes
Benicio Williams: Boston Wrens

And so on.

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