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Posers and Puzzles

Posers and Puzzles

  1. Standard member wolfgang59
    Infidel
    13 Feb '14 20:40
    1. When in a bad position consider the advantages of silk. (8, 9)

    2. Sounds like salacious advertising after final move. (4, 9)

    3. Lower second class degree? No, a piece. (4, 6)

    4. King's advantage on other side of the house? (10)
  2. Subscriber Ragwort
    Ex Duris Gloria
    15 Feb '14 14:35
    4.
    Opposition
  3. Standard member wolfgang59
    Infidel
    15 Feb '14 19:57
    Originally posted by Ragwort
    4.
    Correct
    other side of House of Parliament can be the Opposition
  4. 15 Feb '14 21:47
    Originally posted by wolfgang59
    1. When in a bad position consider the advantages of silk. (8, 9)

    2. Sounds like salacious advertising after final move. (4, 9)

    3. Lower second class degree? No, a piece. (4, 6)

    4. King's advantage on other side of the house? (10)
    2.
    Pawn promotion
  5. Standard member wolfgang59
    Infidel
    15 Feb '14 22:37 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by Rank outsider
    2.
    2. Correct
    salacious = porn (homophone for pawn) and advertising = promotion
  6. Subscriber Ragwort
    Ex Duris Gloria
    17 Feb '14 16:42
    3. Assistance required:-
    I think the second word is bishop after Desmond Tutu as in 2.2 but if so I'm clearly missing any pointers to the first word
  7. Standard member wolfgang59
    Infidel
    17 Feb '14 18:53
    Originally posted by Ragwort
    3. Assistance required
    Correct! And there are only two types!
  8. 18 Feb '14 17:01
    Originally posted by wolfgang59
    Correct! And there are only two types!
    Good bishop
  9. Standard member wolfgang59
    Infidel
    18 Feb '14 19:17 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by Rank outsider
    CORRECT

    (was that a groan I heard from the back???)


    Only #1 to go ... and I thought that the easiest!!
  10. 19 Feb '14 16:55
    Originally posted by wolfgang59
    CORRECT

    (was that a groan I heard from the back???)


    Only #1 to go ... and I thought that the easiest!!
    'Gis a clue.
  11. Standard member wolfgang59
    Infidel
    19 Feb '14 19:10
    Originally posted by Rank outsider
    'Gis a clue.


    I cocked up the clue!!!

    The answer was material advantage

    Of course clue should have said "benefits of silk"
    Sorry guys!
  12. 20 Feb '14 07:42
    Originally posted by wolfgang59


    I cocked up the clue!!!

    The answer was [b]material advantage


    Of course clue should have said "benefits of silk"
    Sorry guys![/b]