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garrybl
Garrybl  (Level: 279.5 - Posts: 6641)
Mon, 24th Aug '09 9:52 AM

LOOSEWHEEL SCOTLAND WP

Interesting set of clues --except for one list, which seemed totally out of place.
I'm not an expert in Scotland but I thought I was getting into the swing of things; but when you have four clues where logic and what passes for intellect can help you work out the theme and subsidiary words, to end up with a boring random list of words strung together in no particular order was disappointing and surprising.

papajensai
Papajensai  (Level: 193.1 - Posts: 1025)
Mon, 24th Aug '09 11:06 AM

Thanks for writing this WP! Lots of interesting stuff about a fascinating country. Ignore the grumpy guy in first place; he probably throws cards around if his partner doesn't read his mind, or if he fails to read his partner's. Just kidding, Barry. A bit.

garrybl
Garrybl  (Level: 279.5 - Posts: 6641)
Mon, 24th Aug '09 11:15 AM

It'sd true; you should (or should not) see me at the table.
Grumpy does not do the half of it; sorry to complain earlier...
B

gypsylady
Gypsylady  (Level: 142.7 - Posts: 6057)
Mon, 24th Aug '09 11:54 AM

Enjoyed your wordpuzzle, Lucille! Thanks!!!

Marilyn...

allena
Allena  (Level: 255.5 - Posts: 1391)
Mon, 24th Aug '09 12:20 PM

Barry plays mostly with idiots ... only occasionally gets to play with a moron. This is the guy who baffled everyone on all of his recent hyper clues. I am from the Gunn Clan whose motto is "Peace or War." Right now, we are at peace. This puzzle was top drawer .. worth a Kayleigh.

1mks
1mks  (Level: 210.9 - Posts: 5883)
Mon, 24th Aug '09 12:34 PM

Most enjoyable puzzle. Thanks.

bleepy
Bleepy  (Level: 140.3 - Posts: 620)
Mon, 24th Aug '09 12:35 PM

Enjoyed the puzzle! It was a little workout!!

marynuala
Marynuala  (Level: 133.6 - Posts: 994)
Mon, 24th Aug '09 1:46 PM

Enjoyable WP providing an interesting profile of Scotland.

clevercloggs
Clevercloggs  (Level: 27.4 - Posts: 1246)
Mon, 24th Aug '09 2:44 PM

If you think being English helped, it didn't ! Good WP, well done.

digs
Digs  (Level: 116.6 - Posts: 812)
Mon, 24th Aug '09 3:21 PM

Being English and having visited Scotland many times DID help!

Excellent puzzle Lucille, I enjoyed It.
Thanks

collioure
Collioure  (Level: 104.9 - Posts: 9952)
Mon, 24th Aug '09 5:43 PM

Nice work, Diane. I've only been there once and I'm just a point behind you.

After two silly puzzles something you could sink your teeth into. Thank you LooseWheel. On your return you found even more interesting subjects from that hauntingly beautiful country.

Jim, did you mean a ceilidh?

kaufman
Kaufman  (Level: 256.8 - Posts: 3936)
Mon, 24th Aug '09 6:04 PM

I had forgotten how much the Scots share in common with their Celtic cousins down south ...

slicko
Slicko  (Level: 223.9 - Posts: 1609)
Mon, 24th Aug '09 7:45 PM

Great puzzle - even better than the first. I got the list one and thought it was pretty cool.

maurlin
Maurlin  (Level: 213.3 - Posts: 2671)
Mon, 24th Aug '09 7:52 PM

AAAGH...for a while I thought I was doing one of those Welsh WPs, using up all 26 letters to get one guy's name.

bbear
Bbear  (Level: 161.0 - Posts: 2301)
Mon, 24th Aug '09 8:01 PM

Did well up until the last one. Clue made no sense to actual sentence. Otherwise, very enjoyable. Hubbie wants to go there more than any place else.



susyq
Susyq  (Level: 49.9 - Posts: 112)
Mon, 24th Aug '09 8:02 PM

I thought Burns' nickname was Rabbie, not Robbie. Otherwise a nice puzzle!

clevercloggs
Clevercloggs  (Level: 27.4 - Posts: 1246)
Mon, 24th Aug '09 10:12 PM

I think Robbie Burns played inside left for Hamilton Academicals in the 1956/7 season.

collioure
Collioure  (Level: 104.9 - Posts: 9952)
Tue, 25th Aug '09 4:09 AM

I got two lists and another one the first time.

Susy, Rabbie is correct (also?)

sandracam
Sandracam  (Level: 149.3 - Posts: 4190)
Tue, 25th Aug '09 6:37 AM

The first time? Did I miss another Scotland puzzle? Pleasantly surprised!

lamizell
Lamizell  (Level: 108.2 - Posts: 441)
Tue, 25th Aug '09 7:11 AM

The Scots name their rivers like they're paying by the letter.

loosewheel
Loosewheel  (Level: 121.9 - Posts: 40)
Tue, 25th Aug '09 5:28 PM

Thankyou for ALL of your comments. Barry, I hesitated to put the list of rivers in but thought the 'Judge' would either change it or say no to it. Anyway hope the overall puzzle was enjoyable as I am not much of an expert at them yet. Lucille


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