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Mind-stretching brain games and conversation starters. It's the perfect opportunity for sharing stories, building knowledge, strengthening character, and having fun!

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Share Your Knowledge – Automobiles
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Write A Poem – Nonet
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Share Your Knowledge – Automobiles

Impress everyone with your knowledge of automobiles.  What is your area of expertise?  Perhaps you really know race cars or luxury cars.  You might be a whiz fixing up an old engine, or are you better suited to offer suggests on a more perfect car of the future.

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Write A Poem – Nonet

A nonet is a poem with 9 lines.  The first line has nine syllables, the next 8 lines descend in syllables until the last line, which has one syllable.

  • Line 1 - 9 syllables
  • Line 2 - 8 syllables
  • Line 3 - 7 syllables
  • Line 4 - 6 syllables
  • Line 5 - 5 syllables
  • Line 6 - 4 syllables
  • Line 7 - 3 syllables
  • Line 8 - 2 syllables
  • Line 9 - 1 syllable

I wrote a nonet.

I trim my hair all the time it seems,
Especially over my eyes.
Snip, snip.  Get out of my face.
So much hair on my head.
So why, I ask you,
Are pesky bangs,
Tickling,
Lashes?
Phfft!

Pick a topic, count your syllables and write a nonet of your own.

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Snip, snip. Get this hair out of my face!

Learn about the elements of poetry

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