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Pronunciation

  • /ˈkɑnsɪkwɛnsɪz/

Noun

consequences
  1. Plural of consequence The resulting reactions to one's actions.

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Extensive Definition

other uses Consequence Consequences is an old parlour game similar to the Surrealist game exquisite corpse or Mad Libs.
Each person takes a turn choosing a word for one of six questions, in this order.
  1. Man's name
  2. Woman's name
  3. Place name
  4. He said to her…
  5. She said to him
  6. The consequence was… (a description of what happened after)
  7. An outcome
Then the story is read (for example): Scary Michael Jackson met voluptuous Buffy the Vampire Slayer at the Zoo. He said "You are delicious", she said "Hit me baby one more time". He gave her a red rose, she gave him cholera. The consequence was that they eloped to Mexico. The world said "Lovely".
It is traditionally played by writing the words on paper and folding the paper to hide the previous words before passing it to the next player.

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