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Re: Guess the word

Post by Jamboree on Tue 22 Sep 2015, 6:30 pm

Waiting for Stardust to update .   Basketball    Where is he?  

Forgive me, I've been away from here for a time and not had chance to catch up on the gossip yet. 
Has this thread become redunant?

Incidentally, I am liking the new forum look.  sunny    Very bright and cheery.  clap

Love that parrot squawking about the new posts.  giggle :thumb:
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Post by Kitkat on Tue 22 Sep 2015, 11:52 pm

Jamboree wrote:Waiting for Stardust to update .   Basketball    Where is he?  

Forgive me, I've been away from here for a time and not had chance to catch up on the gossip yet. 
Has this thread become redunant?

Incidentally, I am liking the new forum look.  sunny    Very bright and cheery.  clap

Love that parrot squawking about the new posts.  giggle :thumb:


Welcome back, Jamboree. Smile   We missed you.

It's actually Whiskers we're waiting for.  Stardust has guessed right with pregnant, I'm pretty sure of it - but it's Whiskers who has to confirm it.  She's the one that's missing here.  Whiskers ............. where aaaaaare you???
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Post by Jamboree on Wed 23 Sep 2015, 6:39 pm

Kitkat wrote:Welcome back, Jamboree. Smile   We missed you.

Thanks Kitkat.  Great to be back.  Might not be for long but enjoying it for now.


Kitkat wrote:It's actually Whiskers we're waiting for.  Stardust has guessed right with pregnant, I'm pretty sure of it - but it's Whiskers who has to confirm it.  She's the one that's missing here.  Whiskers ............. where aaaaaare you???

Sorry to confuse.  I thought the game had been abandoned.   afraid   A lot of squawking parrots hopping around the forums that I've yet to catch up with!   nuts

As you were .............................   innocent
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Re: Guess the word

Post by Whiskers on Wed 30 Sep 2015, 1:30 pm

Sorry guys  Embarassed I've been away.  sorry  spank  I forgot all about this.

Stardust, you are correct.  clap The word is pregnant.
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Re: Guess the word

Post by Stardust on Fri 30 Sep 2016, 10:28 am

oops, a whole year waiting for me to respond. sorry

Here are the instructions again, because I couldn't remember them myself (doh!). cheesy

Choose a random word:
Give the first and last letters,
plus the total number of letters,
and a one-word or short definition,
so other members can guess the word.
Hmm


So here's a new word:

First and last letter = R
Total number of letters = 9
Clue = Container


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Post by Kitkat on Fri 30 Sep 2016, 4:07 pm

Nice to see this thread resurrected. :thumb:

Stardust wrote:First and last letter = R
Total number of letters = 9
Clue = Container

This may well be one that we had before (a couple of  pages back) .....

Is it Reservoir ?
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Re: Guess the word

Post by Stardust on Fri 30 Sep 2016, 4:43 pm

I wouldn't check back to see if we had words before - does it matter?

But yes, Kitkat, that's the correct word. Very Happy


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Re: Guess the word

Post by Kitkat on Fri 30 Sep 2016, 5:09 pm

Well, I only remembered that one because it was one of mine. cleverclogs

6 letters
e----a
clue: puzzle

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Post by Stardust on Fri 30 Sep 2016, 5:25 pm

Enigma (as in variations).


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Post by Kitkat on Fri 30 Sep 2016, 5:49 pm

'Enigma' is correct.

Over to you, Stardust ...
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Re: Guess the word

Post by Stardust on Fri 30 Sep 2016, 8:04 pm

8 letters:
first letter = R
last letter = S
clue = hungry
R _ _ _ _ _ _ S


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Post by bimbow on Fri 30 Sep 2016, 10:43 pm

Ravenous?


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Post by Stardust on Sat 01 Oct 2016, 7:11 am

YESSSSS You got it, Bimbow.


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Re: Guess the word

Post by bimbow on Sun 02 Oct 2016, 12:14 pm

Type of bottle.

8 letters.

First letter  -  D
Last letter  -  N


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Re: Guess the word

Post by Feather on Sun 02 Oct 2016, 3:32 pm

decanter??


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Re: Guess the word

Post by bimbow on Sun 02 Oct 2016, 4:52 pm

Not decanter, Feather.


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Re: Guess the word

Post by Stardust on Sun 02 Oct 2016, 5:09 pm

scratchhead  My mind has gone blank. scratchhead


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Post by Kitkat on Sun 02 Oct 2016, 6:23 pm

bimbow wrote:Type of bottle.

8 letters.

First letter  -  D
Last letter  -  N

Hmm ... knowing bimbow's penchant for the occasional glass of vino, I will hazard a guess at demijohn (a large glass bottle for storing wine) ?
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Post by bimbow on Sun 02 Oct 2016, 7:19 pm

That's it, KK toast


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Re: Guess the word

Post by Kitkat on Sun 02 Oct 2016, 8:48 pm

7 letters

W-----M

Clue:  Chemical element used in Darts (the boardgame)
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Re: Guess the word

Post by Stardust on Fri 07 Oct 2016, 11:19 am

Wigwam, woodworm, wisdom ...

Hmmm, no words come to mind other than those and they aren't the correct number of letters and don't fit the definition.

stirpot  Wait till I've concocted my super memory potion, then I'll have another think. cheesy


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Re: Guess the word

Post by EndoWarriror on Fri 07 Oct 2016, 11:50 am

oooh I'm never good with anything like this! So I pass


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Re: Guess the word

Post by Feather on Fri 07 Oct 2016, 3:24 pm

I'd never heard of bimbow's "bottle" word and I don't know anything about a darts board game.
I've led a sheltered life.


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Re: Guess the word

Post by Kitkat on Fri 07 Oct 2016, 6:23 pm

OK - another clue; this might make it a bit easier:  Another word for it - has 8 letters, beginning with T.
(The darts is just an example; it's used for other things too).
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Re: Guess the word

Post by bimbow on Fri 07 Oct 2016, 10:50 pm

Wolfram.  The old, German name for Tungsten.

http://education.jlab.org/itselemental/ele074.html


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Re: Guess the word

Post by Feather on Sat 08 Oct 2016, 8:37 am

Wouldn't have got these either.


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Post by Kitkat on Sat 08 Oct 2016, 1:57 pm

bimbow wrote:Wolfram.  The old, German name for Tungsten.

http://education.jlab.org/itselemental/ele074.html

Yes bimbow - you got it.

(For all you non-dart players ...  the best performance darts are those where the shaft is made from Tungsten.  (Wolfram is another word for Tungsten).

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Post by Feather on Sat 08 Oct 2016, 4:23 pm

Oh! THAT darts board. I thought it was an obscure board game like ludo you meant.
I'm very familiar with that. My son,Leigh, is a keen player. He plays in a pub team here
and once beat a professional player who was here on a promotion. He goes to Shetland,
Inverness and Aberdeen to play.


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Post by Kitkat on Sat 08 Oct 2016, 4:51 pm

Feather wrote:Oh! THAT darts board. I thought it was an obscure board game like ludo you meant.
I'm very familiar with that. My son,Leigh, is a keen player. He plays in a pub team here
and once beat a professional player who was here on a promotion. He goes to Shetland,
Inverness and Aberdeen to play.

When I lived in Earls Court, I was part of a local darts team there and one of the guys also played for the team of the social club for the staff workers of Kensington Palace (Charles & Di's home at the time).  The staff social club was right inside the grounds of Kensington Palace.  One day they were short of a player for a tournament match they were having there against the Army, and he invited me to fill in to make up the numbers.  It was quite exciting (but rather intimidating too (for me, as a fervent anti-royalist in particular) with framed pics of all my (NOT!) favourite people all around the place ... the Queen (of course) and her son, Winston Churchill, etc ....  Even more exciting was that we won that match!  
My claim to fame:  I can always say I played darts at the Palace - and better still, I once managed to beat the British Army with one hand! yay
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Re: Guess the word

Post by bimbow on Sat 08 Oct 2016, 10:57 pm

OK, I'll give this a go.

8 letters.

First letter L.
Last letter R.

A period of dullness or tedium.


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Post by Kitkat on Tue 11 Oct 2016, 1:23 pm

bimbow wrote:OK, I'll give this a go.

8 letters.

First letter L.
Last letter R.

A period of dullness or tedium.


Would it be longueur?
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Post by bimbow on Tue 11 Oct 2016, 4:39 pm

Yes indeed, KK!


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Post by Kitkat on Tue 11 Oct 2016, 5:04 pm

Another 8 letters one:

A _ _ _ _ _ _ T

Clue: channel
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Post by Whiskers on Thu 13 Oct 2016, 6:01 pm

aquaduct ?
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Post by Kitkat on Thu 13 Oct 2016, 8:35 pm

Whiskers wrote:aquaduct ?

Near enough, Whiskers.  It's actually aqueduct ... but I reckon that's what you meant to say.  cleverclogs
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Post by Whiskers on Sat 15 Oct 2016, 3:32 pm

7 letters
first letter = C
last letter = R
clue = messenger

C - - - - - R
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Post by Stardust on Sun 16 Oct 2016, 8:48 pm

Carrier ?


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Post by Whiskers on Tue 18 Oct 2016, 4:11 pm

Stardust wrote:Carrier ?

Sorry Stardust, not carrier.
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Post by Stardust on Tue 18 Oct 2016, 5:01 pm

I was thinking of Dickens.

How about Courier?


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Post by Whiskers on Tue 18 Oct 2016, 5:57 pm

Stardust wrote:How about Courier?

Yes.  Courier is correct.  :thumb:
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Post by Stardust on Wed 19 Oct 2016, 8:45 am

8 letters, begins with S and ends with T

S _ _ _ _ _ _ T

Clue: strong, valiant


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Post by Feather on Wed 19 Oct 2016, 9:22 pm

stalwart?


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Post by Stardust on Wed 19 Oct 2016, 10:43 pm

Yes, Feather. flower


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Post by Feather on Thu 20 Oct 2016, 8:35 am

9 letters
Starts---r
Ends---e

complicated procedure


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Post by Stardust on Thu 20 Oct 2016, 1:26 pm

rigmarole ? (couldn't think of anything this morning but now it just came to me in a flash).


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Post by Feather on Thu 20 Oct 2016, 9:35 pm

Yes, Stardust. yay


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Post by Stardust on Fri 21 Oct 2016, 11:29 am

7 letters, first S, last D
S _ _ _ _ _ D
Clue: attendant


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Post by Feather on Fri 21 Oct 2016, 2:07 pm

steward?


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Post by Stardust on Fri 21 Oct 2016, 2:27 pm

Yes indeed, Feather. Very Happy


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Post by Stardust on Tue 25 Oct 2016, 9:35 am

Feather wrote:steward?

Steward is the correct word, Feather. Your turn now. Very Happy


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Post by Feather on Tue 25 Oct 2016, 9:54 am

11 letters
1st--m
last--s

generous.


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