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Posers and Puzzles

Posers and Puzzles

  1. Standard member HandyAndy
    Non sum qualis eram
    25 Dec '16 02:50
    What do all the words on the following list have in common?

    BALL
    HOUSE
    NOSE
    SPOT
    DOUBLE
    LEVEL
    ROCKS
    TOWN
    FRITZ
    MAKE
    ROPES
    WAGON
  2. Subscriber coquette
    Already mated
    25 Dec '16 08:03 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by HandyAndy
    What do all the words on the following list have in common?

    BALL
    HOUSE
    NOSE
    SPOT
    DOUBLE
    LEVEL
    ROCKS
    TOWN
    FRITZ
    MAKE
    ROPES
    WAGON
    All are spelled in English caps
  3. Standard member HandyAndy
    Non sum qualis eram
    25 Dec '16 16:18
    Originally posted by coquette
    All are spelled in English caps
    True, but not the best answer.
  4. Standard member lemon lime
    blah blah blah
    26 Dec '16 19:01 / 4 edits
    Originally posted by HandyAndy
    What do all the words on the following list have in common?

    BALL
    HOUSE
    NOSE
    SPOT
    DOUBLE
    LEVEL
    ROCKS
    TOWN
    FRITZ
    MAKE
    ROPES
    WAGON
    They are all nouns, or can be used as nouns.

    ( *double* and *make* can be used as nouns.)
  5. Standard member HandyAndy
    Non sum qualis eram
    26 Dec '16 21:11
    Originally posted by lemon lime
    They are all nouns, or can be used as nouns.

    ( *double* and *make* can be used as nouns.)
    All nouns, but not the best answer.
  6. Standard member lemon lime
    blah blah blah
    26 Dec '16 21:23
    Originally posted by HandyAndy
    What do all the words on the following list have in common?

    BALL
    HOUSE
    NOSE
    SPOT
    DOUBLE
    LEVEL
    ROCKS
    TOWN
    FRITZ
    MAKE
    ROPES
    WAGON
    They all begin with consonants.
  7. Standard member HandyAndy
    Non sum qualis eram
    26 Dec '16 21:27
    Originally posted by lemon lime
    They all begin with consonants.
    No. Do you want a hint?
  8. Standard member lemon lime
    blah blah blah
    26 Dec '16 22:07
    Originally posted by HandyAndy
    No. Do you want a hint?
    Yeah, a hint would be good.
  9. Standard member HandyAndy
    Non sum qualis eram
    26 Dec '16 22:14
    Originally posted by lemon lime
    Yeah, a hint would be good.
    There's a hint in the question that introduces the list.
  10. Standard member lemon lime
    blah blah blah
    26 Dec '16 22:31 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by HandyAndy
    There's a hint in the question that introduces the list.
    I know how dumb this sounds, but...

    They all follow the question that introduces the list?


    ( in other words, I got nuthin' )
  11. Standard member lemon lime
    blah blah blah
    26 Dec '16 23:18
    Originally posted by HandyAndy
    There's a hint in the question that introduces the list.
    They are all one of a total of 12 words?

    ( there are a total of 12 words in the question that introduces the list )
  12. Standard member HandyAndy
    Non sum qualis eram
    27 Dec '16 00:26
    Originally posted by lemon lime
    They are all one of a total of 12 words?

    ( there are a total of 12 words in the question that introduces the list )
    No. Think phrases.
  13. Standard member apathist
    looking for loot
    27 Dec '16 10:56 / 2 edits
    Looking for one word which, when added to the front of any on the list, forms a two-word phrase?
  14. Standard member HandyAndy
    Non sum qualis eram
    27 Dec '16 17:43
    Originally posted by apathist
    Looking for one word which, when added to the front of any on the list, forms a two-word phrase?
    You're getting warm.
  15. 27 Dec '16 22:59
    Originally posted by HandyAndy
    You're getting warm.
    You don't fool me ... I see what's going on.