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#11 DudleyDude

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Posted 29 June 2012 - 12:19 AM

I think this will finish it.

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#12 Yoruichi-san

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Posted 29 June 2012 - 04:29 AM

cant quite make the connection to your subracted word and the clue but could be persuaded. gonna say, "not that Y-san" for now.


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Posted 29 June 2012 - 05:34 PM

I think this will finish it.

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yes sir, all correct

Spoiler for *Shrug* I guess it's...


yeah Y-san, don't have OCD, just like java (2,8). have a bunch of these. may post more shortly.

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Posted 29 June 2012 - 05:54 PM

I've looked at the spoilered answer above.
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#15 phil1882

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Posted 29 June 2012 - 06:09 PM

its twice the value of the scabble letter score.
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Posted 29 June 2012 - 06:11 PM

ahh, the numbers in parenthesis represent the would be double letter scores in the game of Scrabble ©. meant as possible clues to winnow out potential letters. think it may have inadvertantly misled anyone familiar with typical cryptic clues (you there, fabpig?)

EDIT: right on phil1882, thanks
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Posted 29 June 2012 - 06:50 PM

Ah. I thought you could add a layer of complexity to the puzzles. The numbers could index in some way into the words to spell a single meta-answer.
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Posted 29 June 2012 - 06:58 PM

ahh, the numbers in parenthesis represent the would be double letter scores in the game of Scrabble ©. meant as possible clues to winnow out potential letters. think it may have inadvertantly misled anyone familiar with typical cryptic clues (you there, fabpig?)

EDIT: right on phil1882, thanks


I am indeed here.... the fact that all the numbers were even - and the 16!- epiphanised my lightbulb time .
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Posted 29 June 2012 - 07:35 PM

yeah Y-san, don't have OCD, just like java (2,8). have a bunch of these. may post more shortly.


Nah, according to my therapist I have ADD ^_^ . I also found many more of these while thinking about it...;P
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Some of what makes me me is real, some of what makes me me is imaginary...I guess I'm just complex. ;P

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