Questions tagged [taboo]

A word guessing party game published by Hasbro.

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Word mutations in Taboo

Suppose one of the taboo words is "Chinese"; could the player say something like "Someone from China..."? We had a disagreement because the word is clearly a very close mutation ...
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Can a clue giver let team know they are almost right?

Can a clue giver let his team know that they have the right word, but he wants a different form? For example, the team players respond with “symphonic” and the word is “symphony”. Can the clue giver ...
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In Articulate would using Girl Band as the description for Girls Aloud violate the rules

Could the good people of Stack Exchange settle an argument - "not so recent girl band" was used as a description for Girls Aloud. Does the fact girl is a word in both the clue and the question violate ...
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Which version of Taboo is the official version?

I played Taboo in college about 10 years ago and it enjoyed it thoroughly. I want to play it again. But looking at Amazon, I can't tell what game it is that I played. There's a Hasbro version. There's ...
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Does the team get points if the word is singular but they guess plural?

In Taboo, one player has a word that they are trying to get their teammates to say (e.g. "Apple") within a short amount of time. I have often found that teammates will guess the plural word when they ...