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maurlin
Maurlin  (Level: 213.4 - Posts: 2671)
Tue, 12th Aug '08 8:46 AM

BBEAR'S WP

Spelling error - has been reported.

fatsa
Fatsa  (Level: 40.8 - Posts: 44)
Tue, 12th Aug '08 8:48 AM

I LOVED this WP! Great job, BBear!

maurlin
Maurlin  (Level: 213.4 - Posts: 2671)
Tue, 12th Aug '08 8:50 AM

Me too. Very fun to take and the clues were great.

Sploofus Editor
(Editor)  
Tue, 12th Aug '08 8:54 AM

Fixed! Thanks, Linda.

ladyvol
Ladyvol  (Level: 205.4 - Posts: 5491)
Tue, 12th Aug '08 9:18 AM

Great puzzle but I didn't do very well on it...LOL
Vickie

illiniamy
Illiniamy  (Level: 105.4 - Posts: 67)
Tue, 12th Aug '08 9:39 AM

LOVED this one...perfect blend of good clues to narrow it down, yet forcing me to think.

garrybl
Garrybl  (Level: 280.2 - Posts: 6643)
Tue, 12th Aug '08 9:46 AM

Great puzzle; the sort that makes me kick myself and wish i had an extra hour to puzzle out the clues.
I remember a few years ago people saying 'How can anyone take half an hour on a WP?' This was one that woud have repaid that extra time....as it was, I still had a ball.
Smaug if you are reading this, come back and do some more WPs like this!

davidf
Davidf  (Level: 102.1 - Posts: 746)
Tue, 12th Aug '08 11:56 AM

it was ok

davidf
Davidf  (Level: 102.1 - Posts: 746)
Tue, 12th Aug '08 11:58 AM

Then again i liked Roby's

pafork
Pafork  (Level: 132.0 - Posts: 537)
Tue, 12th Aug '08 12:03 PM

Fantastic puzzle BBear!

davidf
Davidf  (Level: 102.1 - Posts: 746)
Tue, 12th Aug '08 12:15 PM

I am pretty sure that the lyrics were slightly different to the original songs

zeedee
Zeedee  (Level: 224.7 - Posts: 1088)
Tue, 12th Aug '08 2:40 PM

BBear, I hope you post the clues and the answers when the puzzle ends. I understood only two of mine even after I filled them in correctly.

rowlanda
Rowlanda  (Level: 70.0 - Posts: 2856)
Tue, 12th Aug '08 3:23 PM

GREAT fun puzzle BBear - and I too hope you post
all the clues and answers....just because they were
funny and clever

slicko
Slicko  (Level: 223.9 - Posts: 1609)
Tue, 12th Aug '08 4:53 PM

Way cool and clever - great WP

joanneeberlin
Joanneeberlin  (Level: 184.5 - Posts: 686)
Tue, 12th Aug '08 6:09 PM

It was a lot of fun, I enjoyed it very much. Thanks.

Jo

kaelin
Kaelin  (Level: 49.2 - Posts: 1685)
Tue, 12th Aug '08 7:03 PM

Didn't enjoy that one so much Bbear - two I did - but my last one - way obscure for me...you know there won't be 5's!

I can tell you put a lot of thought into this and obviously I'm in the minority (I didn't have 11,000 seconds to spend today though LOL!) - so on to the next!


sandracam
Sandracam  (Level: 149.3 - Posts: 4190)
Tue, 12th Aug '08 8:15 PM

Unfortunately I started puzzle with only a few minutes left before I had to leave the house, so couldn't finish. That sucks cause it was really fun!

kaelin
Kaelin  (Level: 49.2 - Posts: 1685)
Tue, 12th Aug '08 10:48 PM

was looking for the whole puzzle - hoping to get a better grasp of that last one!

bbear
Bbear  (Level: 161.7 - Posts: 2301)
Tue, 12th Aug '08 11:27 PM

It's at work: I'll fetch it tomorrow. Thanks so much for enjoying it. I was really wrorried.
'

alvandy
Alvandy  (Level: 229.7 - Posts: 7570)
Tue, 12th Aug '08 11:56 PM

That was very interesting- a nice concept. It was challenging, for sure- but being a Beatles fan- I could identify most of the songs that were being "twisted". Still, some puzzles took a lot of thinking and filling in letters- but that's the fun of Sploofus word puzzles.

Nice work Bbear!



zeedee
Zeedee  (Level: 224.7 - Posts: 1088)
Wed, 13th Aug '08 7:50 AM

Waiting . . . . . . . please don't forget. . . . .

zeedee
Zeedee  (Level: 224.7 - Posts: 1088)
Wed, 13th Aug '08 11:55 AM

Tap . . .
tap . . .
tap, tap . . . . .

tap tap taptaptaptapTAPTAPTAP ..........





I am so patient.

bbear
Bbear  (Level: 161.7 - Posts: 2301)
Wed, 13th Aug '08 1:01 PM

Thanks for your patience. Here is the entire puzzle, along with the real name. So glad you liked it; I was really nervous.

Subject: BBEAR’s Twisted Beatles Songs

Phrase 1: talismanical conundrum expedition
(magical mystery tour)
Clue: Waiting for an invitation?

Phrase 2: aggregate entities are required to overtake
(all things must pass)
Clue: This too shall…

Phrase 3: bambino youre an affluent homo sapien
)baby you're a rich man)
Clue: One of the beautiful people

Phrase 4: all owns a little to conceal except for myself and my primate
(everybody's got something to hide except for me and my monkey)
Clue: Take it easy

Phrase 5: the female entered by way of the loo porthole
(she came in through the bathroom window)
Clue: Didn’t anybody see?

Phrase 6: joyfulness is a tepid weapon
(happiness is a warm gun)
Clue: Mother Superior

Phrase 7: the extended and tortuous expressway
(the long and winding road)
Clue: Lead me to your door

Phrase 8: with an insignificant amount of assistance from my aquaintenances
(with a little help from my friends)
Clue: Lend me your ears

Phrase 9: you on no occasion hand over your greenbacks
(you never give me your money)
Clue: Funny paper

Phrase 10: Im ecstatic only to jitterbug next to you
(i'm happy just to dance with you)
Clue: We can’t see his face


zeedee
Zeedee  (Level: 224.7 - Posts: 1088)
Wed, 13th Aug '08 7:35 PM

I still don't understand the "Mother Superior" and the "We can’t see his face " clues.
A little more explanation please? I'm feeling very dense.

bleepy
Bleepy  (Level: 140.5 - Posts: 620)
Wed, 13th Aug '08 7:40 PM

The term Mother Superior was in that song.

banomet
Banomet  (Level: 175.1 - Posts: 266)
Wed, 13th Aug '08 7:55 PM

I had a different clue for number 10. "We can't see his face" was "Before this dance." Makes more sense, and I knew what song it was right away.

bbear
Bbear  (Level: 161.7 - Posts: 2301)
Wed, 13th Aug '08 8:06 PM

"Let's pretend we just can't see his face" is a line
"Mother Superior jumped the gun" is a line


I really wanted to make them easy by putting in the second line from each song, but the amount of letters allowed for clues is very restrictive so I did the best I could by putting in a well know (or so I thought) phrase from each song.

Glad you enjoyed it. After all the mess day before yesterday I was very nervous.

Beth


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