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Puzzles.
#1
In this thread you can post puzzles of various sorts.
Numbers / Word / Logic / Riddles etc

Allow enough time for as many posters to solve the puzzle.

Once solved, anyone else can post a new puzzle (not necessarily the one who solved it).

The puzzle-poster of the puzzle must know the answer to the puzzle.
To allow for multiple wins, puzzle-poster can acknowledge the correct answer in his "closing post".

Try to keep puzzles, moderately simple yet challenging.
Phrase the puzzle suitably to avoid any ambiguity.

That's all the rules I can think of.

Let the Games begin.

What do the following words have in common ?
far
blow
bacon
lather
fasting
wariness
pacemaker
Progress might have been all right once, but it has gone on too long -- Ogden Nash
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#2
they are all in the op?

they are sequential in their increasing number of characters?

they are all english words?

they all contain at least three letters?

they all belong in the pit after the game is finished?? Big Grin

that is... unless op wants this thread to contain multiple games...
"Yeah. I understand the mechanics of it, shithead. I just don't understand how this is any less retarded than what I'm suggesting." - Kiley; Housebound.
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#3
Everything but the "right" answer. Smile

Come on. We need some "intelligence"/variation outside the Pit :-)

Will time-out and post answer in 1 hour. Think "inside the box" to misquote.
Progress might have been all right once, but it has gone on too long -- Ogden Nash
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#4
each one has 1 more letter then the one before
uh,except the first
consistency is the hobdob
of small minds[
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#5
you can make new words by adding one letter.
"Yeah. I understand the mechanics of it, shithead. I just don't understand how this is any less retarded than what I'm suggesting." - Kiley; Housebound.
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#6
All the words are spelled using the Roman alphabet.
Never underestimate the power of human stupidity.
- Robert A. Heinlein
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#7
Almost one hour. I'll have to hand it sporkium, for I think he knows the answer.
Like most my initial guess too was each has one more letter than the other.

The "right" answer is, each of the words becomes a new word, when the letter 'e' is placed after the first letter. Ah !
+1 to VF for creativity. ;-)
Progress might have been all right once, but it has gone on too long -- Ogden Nash
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#8
i'll leave this open in case anyone has a puzzle...
"Yeah. I understand the mechanics of it, shithead. I just don't understand how this is any less retarded than what I'm suggesting." - Kiley; Housebound.
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#9
What word can you take the first, middle or last letter from and still the word sounds the same?
"Did you really think I was the demon? The Demon of Empire City?"
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#10
I knew this one, but admit I ggled the answer.
Ans: "empty" ?
Progress might have been all right once, but it has gone on too long -- Ogden Nash
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