Word Dis-Association Game

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Word Dis-Association Game

Postby Ngawang Drolma. » Sun Apr 19, 2009 6:52 pm

I started the same game at Dharma Wheel. A little twist on the tradition word assocation :smile:
Post a word that has absolutely nothing to do with the word before it.

First word: volcano

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Re: Word Dis-Association Game

Postby Tex » Sun Apr 19, 2009 7:05 pm

artichoke
"The serene and peaceful mind is the true epitome of human achievement."-- Ajahn Chah, Living Dhamma

"To reach beyond fear and danger we must sharpen and widen our vision. We have to pierce through the deceptions that lull us into a comfortable complacency, to take a straight look down into the depths of our existence, without turning away uneasily or running after distractions." -- Bhikkhu Bodhi

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Re: Word Dis-Association Game

Postby Ngawang Drolma. » Sun Apr 19, 2009 7:05 pm

rationalize

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Re: Word Dis-Association Game

Postby Ben » Sun Apr 19, 2009 10:12 pm

transistor
“No lists of things to be done. The day providential to itself. The hour. There is no later. This is later. All things of grace and beauty such that one holds them to one's heart have a common provenance in pain. Their birth in grief and ashes.”
- Cormac McCarthy, The Road

Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
- Sutta Nipata 3.725

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Re: Word Dis-Association Game

Postby Aloka » Sun Apr 19, 2009 10:18 pm

used

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Re: Word Dis-Association Game

Postby Ben » Sun Apr 19, 2009 10:23 pm

dilate
“No lists of things to be done. The day providential to itself. The hour. There is no later. This is later. All things of grace and beauty such that one holds them to one's heart have a common provenance in pain. Their birth in grief and ashes.”
- Cormac McCarthy, The Road

Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
- Sutta Nipata 3.725

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Re: Word Dis-Association Game

Postby Fede » Sun Apr 19, 2009 10:57 pm

Teacher
"Samsara: The human condition's heartbreaking inability to sustain contentment." Elizabeth Gilbert, 'Eat, Pray, Love'.

Simplify: 17 into 1 WILL go: Mindfulness!

Quieta movere magna merces videbatur. (Sallust, c.86-c.35 BC)
Translation: Just to stir things up seemed a good reward in itself. ;)

I am sooooo happy - How on earth could I be otherwise?! :D


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Re: Word Dis-Association Game

Postby Ben » Sun Apr 19, 2009 11:06 pm

unctious
“No lists of things to be done. The day providential to itself. The hour. There is no later. This is later. All things of grace and beauty such that one holds them to one's heart have a common provenance in pain. Their birth in grief and ashes.”
- Cormac McCarthy, The Road

Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
- Sutta Nipata 3.725

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Re: Word Dis-Association Game

Postby genkaku » Sun Apr 19, 2009 11:24 pm

bloviate

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Re: Word Dis-Association Game

Postby Ben » Mon Apr 20, 2009 12:01 am

squib
“No lists of things to be done. The day providential to itself. The hour. There is no later. This is later. All things of grace and beauty such that one holds them to one's heart have a common provenance in pain. Their birth in grief and ashes.”
- Cormac McCarthy, The Road

Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
- Sutta Nipata 3.725

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Re: Word Dis-Association Game

Postby genkaku » Mon Apr 20, 2009 12:35 am

gnarly

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Re: Word Dis-Association Game

Postby Ben » Mon Apr 20, 2009 1:13 am

truffle-hound
“No lists of things to be done. The day providential to itself. The hour. There is no later. This is later. All things of grace and beauty such that one holds them to one's heart have a common provenance in pain. Their birth in grief and ashes.”
- Cormac McCarthy, The Road

Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
- Sutta Nipata 3.725

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Re: Word Dis-Association Game

Postby Jechbi » Mon Apr 20, 2009 5:21 am

my
Rain soddens what is kept wrapped up,
But never soddens what is open;
Uncover, then, what is concealed,
Lest it be soddened by the rain.

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Re: Word Dis-Association Game

Postby pink_trike » Mon Apr 20, 2009 5:38 am

Jechbi wrote:my

define
Vision is Mind
Mind is Empty
Emptiness is Clear Light
Clear Light is Union
Union is Great Bliss

- Dawa Gyaltsen

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Re: Word Dis-Association Game

Postby Tex » Mon Apr 20, 2009 6:45 pm

antidisestablishmentarianism
"The serene and peaceful mind is the true epitome of human achievement."-- Ajahn Chah, Living Dhamma

"To reach beyond fear and danger we must sharpen and widen our vision. We have to pierce through the deceptions that lull us into a comfortable complacency, to take a straight look down into the depths of our existence, without turning away uneasily or running after distractions." -- Bhikkhu Bodhi

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Re: Word Dis-Association Game

Postby pink_trike » Mon Apr 20, 2009 8:42 pm

pinch
Vision is Mind
Mind is Empty
Emptiness is Clear Light
Clear Light is Union
Union is Great Bliss

- Dawa Gyaltsen

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Disclaimer: I'm a non-religious practitioner of Theravada, Mahayana/Vajrayana, and Tibetan Bon Dzogchen mind-training.

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Re: Word Dis-Association Game

Postby Fede » Tue Apr 21, 2009 8:27 am

spaghetti
"Samsara: The human condition's heartbreaking inability to sustain contentment." Elizabeth Gilbert, 'Eat, Pray, Love'.

Simplify: 17 into 1 WILL go: Mindfulness!

Quieta movere magna merces videbatur. (Sallust, c.86-c.35 BC)
Translation: Just to stir things up seemed a good reward in itself. ;)

I am sooooo happy - How on earth could I be otherwise?! :D


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Re: Word Dis-Association Game

Postby thornbush » Tue Apr 21, 2009 10:10 am

bed

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Re: Word Dis-Association Game

Postby Fede » Tue Apr 21, 2009 11:35 am

appendix
"Samsara: The human condition's heartbreaking inability to sustain contentment." Elizabeth Gilbert, 'Eat, Pray, Love'.

Simplify: 17 into 1 WILL go: Mindfulness!

Quieta movere magna merces videbatur. (Sallust, c.86-c.35 BC)
Translation: Just to stir things up seemed a good reward in itself. ;)

I am sooooo happy - How on earth could I be otherwise?! :D


http://www.armchairadvice.co.uk/relationships/forum/

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Re: Word Dis-Association Game

Postby Ben » Tue Apr 21, 2009 12:00 pm

umbilicus
“No lists of things to be done. The day providential to itself. The hour. There is no later. This is later. All things of grace and beauty such that one holds them to one's heart have a common provenance in pain. Their birth in grief and ashes.”
- Cormac McCarthy, The Road

Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
- Sutta Nipata 3.725

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