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Posers and Puzzles

Posers and Puzzles

  1. 29 Jul '04 18:20
    Below you will find 10 words which have had their beginnings and endings removed. In each case, the same two letters can be found at the beginning and the end. For example REspiRE.

    ..QUI..
    ..YLI..
    ..GIB..
    ..SUL..
    ..LIV..
    ..IFI..
    ..RMI..
    ..ALG..
    ..GRA..
    ..STO..

    -Ray.
  2. 29 Jul '04 19:25
    Originally posted by rgoudie
    Below you will find 10 words which have had their beginnings and endings removed. In each case, the same two letters can be found at the beginning and the end. For example REspiRE.

    ..QUI..
    ..YLI..
    ..GIB..
    ..SUL..
    ..LIV..
    ..IFI..
    ..RMI..
    ..ALG..
    ..GRA..
    ..STO..

    -Ray.
    I'm probably cheating by not doing them all but my brain has fizzed out a bit so these are the ones I have

    stYLIst
    leGIBle
    deFILed
    deGRAde
    reSTOre
  3. 29 Jul '04 19:26
    Oops forgot the first one I got:

    reQUIre
  4. 29 Jul '04 19:56
    teRMIte

    3 to go!
  5. Standard member eyeqpc
    Robbo
    29 Jul '04 19:59
    amalgam
    insulin
  6. 29 Jul '04 20:04 / 2 edits
    Originally posted by Mat Kelley
    teRMIte

    3 to go!
    amALGam
    inSULin

    one to go?

    edit: oops hadn't seen the previous post
  7. Standard member eyeqpc
    Robbo
    29 Jul '04 20:11 / 1 edit
    enLIVen

    0 to go
  8. 29 Jul '04 20:27
    Originally posted by Mat Kelley
    deFILed
    All the words are solved except for ..IFI..
    Where does FIL come from?

    -Ray.
  9. 30 Jul '04 09:51
    Originally posted by rgoudie
    All the words are solved except for ..IFI..
    Where does FIL come from?

    -Ray.
    Oops obviously had a touch of dyslexia as I wrote that down on my bit of paper - can we just pretend it was FIL
  10. 30 Jul '04 13:22
    Originally posted by Mat Kelley
    Oops obviously had a touch of dyslexia as I wrote that down on my bit of paper - can we just pretend it was FIL
    Alright, just this once.

    -Ray.
  11. Standard member psychopath42
    Green Slime
    30 Jul '04 17:25
    edified

    yes/no?
  12. 30 Jul '04 18:22
    Originally posted by psychopath42
    edified

    yes/no?
    Yes, because it appears on dictionary.com.

    -Ray.