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Posers and Puzzles

Posers and Puzzles

  1. 02 Jul '04 01:53
    Each item defined below can be spelled from the letters contained in the word SCRAPBOOK. You may use a letter in any formed word onyl as many times as it ocurs in SCRAPBOOK. Ten correct is passing: 15 or more right, excellent!

    1) Small stocking
    2) Playground
    3) Thief
    4) Shellfish
    5) Wild pig
    6) Chef
    7) Tree
    8) Ghost
    9) Snake
    10) Another snake
    11) Still another snake
    12) Policeman
    13) Boulder
    14) Bag
    15) Stream
    16) Country bumpkin
    17) Shovel
    18) Crowlike bird
    19) Automobile
    20) Barrel

    -Ray.
  2. Standard member Nemesio
    Ursulakantor
    02 Jul '04 05:32 / 1 edit
    I think I got 19/20. Totally stuck on 16.
    1) Small stocking=sock
    2) Playground=park
    3) Thief=crook
    4) Shellfish=carp
    5) Wild pig=boar
    6) Chef=cook
    7) Tree=oak
    8) Ghost=spook
    9) Snake=asp
    10) Another snake=boa
    11) Still another snake=cobra
    12) Policeman=cop
    13) Boulder=rock
    14) Bag=sack
    15) Stream=brook
    16) Country bumpkin=cob?
    17) Shovel=scoop
    18) Crowlike bird=rook
    19) Automobile=car
    20) Barrel=cask
  3. Standard member kingofthe303
    Wormtongue
    02 Jul '04 11:56
    Number 4 is incorrect!!
  4. 02 Jul '04 12:26
    Originally posted by kingofthe303
    Number 4 is incorrect!!
    Should be 'Crab'!
  5. Standard member Nemesio
    Ursulakantor
    02 Jul '04 15:22
    I was thinking "cray."



    Crab of course.
  6. Donation bbarr
    Chief Justice
    03 Jul '04 01:03
    Originally posted by nemesio
    I think I got 19/20. Totally stuck on 16.
    Is 16 "boor"?