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### #1 PuzzleFiend

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Posted 09 February 2008 - 02:43 AM

I recently discovered a satisfying new word game called 'doublets.' Lewis Carroll actually invented this game. You start with one word and have to change it into another word, but you can only change it one letter at a time. Also, when you change a letter, you have to form a real word, and you only have a certain number of spaces to solve it with. Here's an example for WARM to COLD.

WARM
ward
word
cord
COLD

Here's the ones you can try to solve:

LOSE
_________
_________
_________
FIND

MORE
_________
_________
_________
LESS

NONE
_________
_________
SOME

HARD
_________
_________
_________
_________
_________
SOFT

SHOW
_________
_________
_________
_________
_________
_________
_________
TELL

I am still stumped on the last two, but I can try and give hints if these are too challenging.
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### #2 PuzzleFiend

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Posted 09 February 2008 - 03:35 AM

Actually, I just solved them...

You can change the order of the letters.
And, of course, there are multiple solutions.

If you solved them, try solving them without changing the order of the word. It is not possible for some of them.

I don't like spoilers because I ALWAYS have to peek...Good Luck!
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### #3 puzzled

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Posted 09 February 2008 - 06:12 AM

Spoiler for lose to find

Edited by puzzled, 09 February 2008 - 06:14 AM.

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### #4 puzzled

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Posted 09 February 2008 - 06:16 AM

Spoiler for None to Some

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### #5 Kay

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Posted 09 February 2008 - 06:17 AM

[quote name='PuzzleFiend' date='Feb 8 2008, 05:43 PM' post='10861']
I recently discovered a satisfying new word game called 'doublets.' Lewis Carroll actually invented this game. You start with one word and have to change it into another word, but you can only change it one letter at a time. Also, when you change a letter, you have to form a real word, and you only have a certain number of spaces to solve it with. Here's an example for WARM to COLD.

WARM
ward
word
cord
COLD

Here's the ones you can try to solve:

LOSE
Lone
Line
Fine
FIND

that's the only one i could get i give up easily....or maybe it's because it's past 10 and i woke up at 6 and have been running around all day
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### #6 puzzled

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Posted 09 February 2008 - 06:27 AM

Spoiler for More to Less

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### #7 Jkyle1980

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Posted 09 February 2008 - 06:36 AM

HARD
HARE
PARE
PART
PORT
SORT
SOFT

LOSE
LONE
LINE
FINE
FIND

MORE
LORE
LOSE
LOSS
LESS
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### #8 puzzled

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Posted 09 February 2008 - 06:38 AM

Spoiler for Hard to Soft

I only put four not five.
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### #9 puzzled

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Posted 09 February 2008 - 06:48 AM

Spoiler for Show to Tell

Used less than you said
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### #10 puzzled

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Posted 09 February 2008 - 06:50 AM

It is not possible for some of them

I'm sorry PuzzleFiend you seem to have been mistaken

Edited by puzzled, 09 February 2008 - 06:52 AM.

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