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No. of Players: 2+
Type of Game: written
What you need: pen and paper


To reconstruct a quotation that has been divided into smaller segments.

How to play

One player thinks of a famous quote and divides it into groups of two, three or four letters. These groups are then sorted alphabetically and given to the other players. Players try to reconstruct the quote by rearranging the groups, but not the letters within each group; letter ordering is preserved when the quote is divided. To ease the difficulty of the game, the length of each word in the quote and/or author's name, can be given.


Andres thinks of a famous quote and decides to divide it into groups of 3 letters. He alphabetizes and presents them to Braydon and Caroline, along with a series of numbers.

AMN, DEA, EAD, FRA, GIV, NKL, ONT, RID, YMY (7 2 4 1 4 4 1 4, 5 5)

He tells them these words were spoken in a movie. The first 8 numbers represent the number of letters in each word, and the last 2 the number of letters in the actor's name. After rearranging the groups of letters for awhile, Caroline beats Braydon by writing down the line spoken by Clark Gable in Gone With The Wind: "Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn."

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