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asor
Asor  (Level: 155.7 - Posts: 589)
Wed, 10th Mar '10 8:20 PM

CLUING IN ON ALLITERATIONS

Think there's a mistake in there--or at least an expression I've never heard of. Lost tons of letters, so I blew through the rest in a fit of semi-pique

Would have enjoyed it otherwise, I think...

1mks
1mks  (Level: 210.8 - Posts: 5883)
Wed, 10th Mar '10 8:32 PM

I did the same. It's not as if I don't know what alliteration means either.

foogs
Foogs  (Level: 267.4 - Posts: 848)
Wed, 10th Mar '10 8:33 PM

I'm with Asor. Blew a bunch on the second puzzle.
If that wasn't an error I'm done for the month. See ya'll
in April.

garrybl
Garrybl  (Level: 279.5 - Posts: 6639)
Wed, 10th Mar '10 9:51 PM

I enjoyed it; I'm not sure it was a classical alliteration puzzle but so be it.

Barry

daveguth
Daveguth  (Level: 254.0 - Posts: 1636)
Wed, 10th Mar '10 10:28 PM

That was strange!

For some reason, Barry, I'm not surprized you enjoyed it.

pepperdoc
Pepperdoc  (Level: 152.5 - Posts: 4286)
Wed, 10th Mar '10 10:31 PM



tresgatos
Tresgatos  (Level: 204.2 - Posts: 4185)
Thu, 11th Mar '10 12:33 AM

Well, I loved it! I really enjoyed reading my phrases over and over once I had solved them. Very clever and lots of fun! Thank you!

-- Geri

asor
Asor  (Level: 155.7 - Posts: 589)
Thu, 11th Mar '10 9:16 AM

OK, here's the letter-chomping, pink-screening issue I had: Catching crags? Seriously? Crags?? Whatever happened to catching craBs when paddling a canoe on a creek? (Although, come to think of it, it's much easier to catch crabs when in a rowboat or scull...)

garrybl
Garrybl  (Level: 279.5 - Posts: 6639)
Thu, 11th Mar '10 12:11 PM

the forty winks clue referred to taming TI_S.....took me a long while to think of tics here for some reason.

daveguth
Daveguth  (Level: 254.0 - Posts: 1636)
Thu, 11th Mar '10 12:38 PM

What does "taming tics" have to do with "four winks"?

Sploofus Editor
Sploofloops (Editor)  
Thu, 11th Mar '10 1:21 PM

Forty winks (Four T) winks
Taming tics takes tenacity
There are lots of tics, but the most common one is that annoying twitching of your eye, hence winks. And if you have ever experienced it you recognize that they are not easy to get rid of. Perhaps taming twitches would have been easier, but it just did not sound as smooth as taming tics.

asor
Asor  (Level: 155.7 - Posts: 589)
Thu, 11th Mar '10 7:52 PM

Not to beat a rapidly succumbing horse, but...is there really such a thing as catching crags?

kaufman
Kaufman  (Level: 256.8 - Posts: 3936)
Thu, 11th Mar '10 11:13 PM

Smaug, you want to handle that one?


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