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1mks  (Level: 208.2 - Posts: 5865)
Tue, 17th Jun '08 9:18 AM


Very nice....sounds like some of my best memories also. Good job. I enjoyed it.

Smoke20  (Level: 62.6 - Posts: 2815)
Tue, 17th Jun '08 10:24 AM

Definitely a fond smile or two along the way. Nice puzzle - thanks, TS!

Cjar855  (Level: 133.4 - Posts: 838)
Tue, 17th Jun '08 10:28 AM

Where have those days gone. Good memories Good Puzzle

Crazy4games  (Level: 122.3 - Posts: 1020)
Tue, 17th Jun '08 11:01 AM

Fun puzzle Sharyn. Thanks for the memories.

Sploofus Editor
Tue, 17th Jun '08 11:20 AM

Sorry to delete your post, Salzypat. I've copied it to you in a PM and I hope you will repost it when the puzzle closes.

Oogie54  (Level: 198.9 - Posts: 1120)
Tue, 17th Jun '08 11:28 AM

Very enjoyable puzzle, thanx for reminders of simpler times. oog

Lucimoore  (Level: 181.1 - Posts: 1679)
Tue, 17th Jun '08 12:17 PM

I really enjoyed this puzzle. I so sincerely appreciate you and all the other members who have taken from their personal time and put their lives on hold for a time just to write puzzles we can enjoy.

Pennwoman  (Level: 152.3 - Posts: 2478)
Tue, 17th Jun '08 12:42 PM

Brought back memories of some of the same places, thanks, fun puzzle!

Ladyvol  (Level: 202.9 - Posts: 5435)
Tue, 17th Jun '08 1:06 PM

This one brought back some memories for me too...Enjoyed it!

Salzypat  (Level: 154.4 - Posts: 5295)
Tue, 17th Jun '08 2:00 PM


Alvandy  (Level: 225.6 - Posts: 7525)
Tue, 17th Jun '08 2:03 PM

Thanks for sharing your memories. Many of us can definitely relate to a few.
Well done! Very enjoyable.

Rowlanda  (Level: 70.0 - Posts: 2856)
Tue, 17th Jun '08 2:05 PM

Sometimes 'splaining isn't good....
I nearly did it yesterday....
Just remembered B4 hitting the "submit"

Gypsylady  (Level: 141.0 - Posts: 6036)
Tue, 17th Jun '08 2:19 PM

Enjoyed your Wordpuzzle, Sharyn! Thanks!


Luvnmexsun  (Level: 147.4 - Posts: 711)
Tue, 17th Jun '08 4:15 PM

I love this kind of puzzle! A couple made me smile as my own memories...others were fun to figure. Thank you...would love more like this!


Kaelin  (Level: 49.2 - Posts: 1685)
Tue, 17th Jun '08 4:25 PM

Awesome puzzle - just change a few words and I can fill in the blank with mine

Oldcougar  (Level: 217.3 - Posts: 1935)
Tue, 17th Jun '08 4:34 PM

Wow Sharyn, you & I must have had similar childhoods, I'm 9 years younger, but we were always behind the times in the backwoods of BC Great trip down memory lane

Toledosugar  (Level: 51.4 - Posts: 281)
Tue, 17th Jun '08 4:38 PM

Thanks everyone. I thought many of you might relate to a slower time when things were less complicated. I enjoyed writing it and I think it was google-proof.
Thanks again,

Osuzannacollage  (Level: 132.1 - Posts: 1299)
Tue, 17th Jun '08 5:02 PM

Fun puzzle, Sharyn! Certainly took me back in time. Good job!


Debbie1957  (Level: 45.7 - Posts: 402)
Tue, 17th Jun '08 5:38 PM

great puzzle had fun taking it.


Suzannec  (Level: 243.4 - Posts: 616)
Tue, 17th Jun '08 6:07 PM

What a wonderful puzzle! Thanks.

Tresgatos  (Level: 201.7 - Posts: 4145)
Tue, 17th Jun '08 6:53 PM

I had a great time taking this puzzle! Wonderful phrases, good clues and a nice mix of memories. Thanks for a lot of fun!

-- Geri

Aquamar  (Level: 176.8 - Posts: 905)
Tue, 17th Jun '08 7:06 PM

What a fun puzzle Sharyn. It brought back a lot of fond memories for me. Thanks

Salzypat  (Level: 154.4 - Posts: 5295)
Wed, 18th Jun '08 1:18 AM

NOW I can post my response.

excellent puzzle. I share some of those memories as well, such as dressing up in a suit, hat and gloves to go to church. Now many people wear jeans, flipflops and hair that ends up looking like mine starts out when I wake up mornings. I guess that's OK but I miss the times when people thought going to church was special and deserved your best.

On Sundays the families within several miles of us would all pack big lunches and we went to the Niobrara River for the day. We ate at noon and whatever food was left sat on the picnic table until late afternoon where we finished the food for supper before going home to milk cows and do the evening chores. No one ever got sick from the food.

The most fun was in mid afternoon when the heat was at its highest someone would toss a water on someone else, who would grab a bigger container of water to throw back, and the waterfight was on. What fun! Seems terribly simplistic now, doesn't it? Today we'd have to have special buckets for the water, water guns that shoot across the street, a timer, a referee, etc

Toledosugar  (Level: 51.4 - Posts: 281)
Wed, 18th Jun '08 10:59 AM

Thanks Pat, that's what I was trying to achieve with my Word Puzzle. Thanks to all of you who took it. I hope most of you liked it.

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