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Charades Phrases

In the database there are currently around 1000 phrases for the game of charades - for example Pull the plug in category Idioms. We realise that the number of unique phrases in the charades is a key issue. We would be glad if you helped us build a database of exciting phrases. If you have an idea for an interesting riddle, you can add it here.

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The rules of the game

Charades is a team game. The essential element of the game is guessing. In each turn, each team guesses a password or passwords, presented by one of the team members for example Pull the plug in category Idioms. For this reason it is often required that a team has at least 3 members. In various stages, the riddles are presented through gestures (pantomime) or drawings (pictionary). Neither during the demonstration nor during the drawing is it allowed to use words or make other sounds, which would suggest the password.

When drawing, it is also not allowed to use gestures or write words (sometimes even individual letters/numbers). During the demonstration it is not allowed to point at people/places in the vicinity of the demonstrator. Many pun organisers also forbid the use of one's own clothes to show colours.