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No. of Players: 3+
Type of Game: written
What you need: pen and paper

Goal

To guess the questions for a given set of answers.

How to play

The gamemaster writes a numbered series of questions on one piece of paper, and the corresponding answers on another piece of paper. The piece of paper with answers is copied and handed out to the players. The players must then write down what they think the original questions were. Once completed, they hand their guesses back to the gamemaster who reads them out loud, along with the original questions. The results are often interesting.

Examples

Answer: Lockjaw
Player's question: Which Bond villain did Richard Kiel play?
Original question: What is another name for tetanus?
   
Answer: Persistence of Memory
Player's question: What plagues people with perfect recall?
Original question: What is the title of Salvador Dali's painting of the melting watches?
   
Answer: Barrister
Player's question: What is the handrail at the side of a staircase called?
Original question: The term 'lawyer' is an umbrella term for 'solicitor' and what?
   
Answer: Venus
Player's question: Who is the Roman goddess of love?
Original question: What planet orbits the sun every 225 days?
   
Answer: The Edge
Player's question: What is the name of the Toronto music station on FM dial 102.1?
Original question: Who is the lead guitarist in the rock band U2?
   
Answer: Turkey
Player's question: What's the main course for Thanksgiving?
Original question: Where are the ruins of Troy?

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