Originally Posted by Protector one
A friend and I used to do that with Pokemon names. Yes, he is a nerd.
Pokemon names eh? That's definitely up there in nerdom. Now I'm tempted to try it with MTG cards XD.
Originally Posted by OSD
We use to play that too! Until we found out it's Shiritori xD (or the Russian equivalent). Very fun game back then, not to mention all of us managed to ace world, american and canadian geography. Infinite Word Ladder was fun too. Use a 4 letter word (because we were kids and our english vocabulary wasn't that great xP) and change a letter of the word each time.
Cake > Lake > Late > Mate > Matt > Mast > Cast > Case > Vase > Vast > Vest > Test > Pest > Post > Most > Moss > Loss > Toss > Toes > Tons > Tone > Cone > Cane > Mane > Dane > etc....
Kept us going for a while.....
By the time we were grade 4-5, we were reading the old edition of LoTR (think it was the 1964 edition). Wish they would teach kids these games nowadays instead of sticking them in front of the TV/Computer/etc....
It has a name? I never knew that. I'll have to Wiki that sometime.