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Could be the perfect storm

But no, not either or.

And for not telling the truth

I've plead the fifth before.

'Cause in your local armory

You might swap me in kind,

For this life line's no aid;

Is another way to find.

A forceful piece that's constant

Carved a slice of special cake.

Put it all together and

Some sense of this you'll make.

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telephone- hope= telen= leetn leten netel lente= lent ( type of lily)

radio telephone gps -help = radio teone gps = tiger adoeonps= tiger pond aoes = a tiger pond oes but oes is not a lily:(

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telephone- hope= telen= leetn leten netel lente= lent ( type of lily)

radio telephone gps -help = radio teone gps = tiger adoeonps= tiger pond aoes = a tiger pond oes but oes is not a lily:(

Guess you've now see these have been solved. I know these look so much easier/simpler when they're solved than they really are but, you gotta admit, the tendency's to over complicate. The last one #3 is the simplest of all but only if you know what play on words to look for. So...

*in* is the operative word for this answer. read the clue very literally. Cause is not important (part of second line of pairing which does not go to the answer, just points to the connection to word #4.

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in you localarmory lily?
or
in your loCAL Armory cala lily

The second one. Done! It's spelled and pronounced either way. Hence all that mumbled distraction between lines 3 and 4. Sorry, it didn't look too bad when first written. I blame the rhyme.

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OK t_l111, enjoy your weekend away from your machine.

Could be the perfect storm

But no, not either or.

-- perfect storm = Nor'easter

-- not either or = nor

-- Nor'easter - nor = Easter

And for not telling the truth

I've plead the fifth before.

-- telling the truth = lie

-- plead directs sounds like, said, or phonetically so lie = li (in this case)

-- the fifth = fifth letter of the alphabet = E

-- E before lie phonetically = Eli

'Cause in your local armory

You might swap me in kind,

-- in your = hidden in "local armory" = Cala

For this life line's no aid;

Is another way to find.

-- life line = phone a friend

-- no aid = subtract friend

-- phone a another way = call a = Calla

A forceful piece that's constant

Carved a slice of special cake.

-- forceful constant is gravity and piece of = g.

-- slice of special cake = tier

-- carved = g inside of tier = Tiger

Put it all together and

Some sense of this you'll make.

-- lilies

Thanks to all...

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You are a very sneaky riddler! But fun. I was so proud of some of my wrong answers!

You know Chicory, you should~!

I am so glad you got one. It may have been simple NOW

good effort... i read everyone several times :rolleyes:

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Great riddle PG, but THANK GOODNESS it's done!!!!!!!!!! This thing would've been driving me nuts all weekend! :blink::D

Ditto that~!!

Yes indeed, great fun and good timing on the finish.

Thanks again all and have a great weekend.

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OK t_l111, enjoy your weekend away from your machine.

Thanks to all...

Oh I will! & Thanks to everyone who took care of the last bits while I've been torturing myself writing up project reports ... Ditto deannaart & Typical!

Thanks for the fun PG! See y'all next week!

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is this a record number of pages for final solution to a puzzle?

I do believe there's one by TryingToThink that's pushing 20 pgs that's been waiting for an answer since Feb... still unsolved...

C_V

p.s. couldn't find the 'off topic' dude..

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