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#176 2013-05-26 20:00:52

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Re: Metamorphosis

get
tet
tee
the
tee
see
set
sat
cat

news -> mine -> goes

Last edited by julianthemath (2013-05-26 20:01:25)


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#177 2013-05-26 20:52:43

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Re: Metamorphosis

news
dews
dens
dene
dine
mine
bine
bins
gins
gies
goes

grab -> onto ->life


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#178 2013-05-27 13:02:22

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Re: Metamorphosis

Cannot think of a chain

igloo -> balls -> baker


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#179 2013-05-27 13:35:48

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Re: Metamorphosis

There is no such chain, sorry.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#180 2013-05-27 13:46:53

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Re: Metamorphosis

GRAB
FRAB
FRAS
ERAS
ERGS
ENGS
INGS
INGO
INTO
ONTO
INTO
INTI
ANTI
ANTS
AITS
LITS
LITE
LIFE

WORK -> HALF -> DONE

Last edited by phrontister (2013-09-23 02:04:28)


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#181 2013-05-27 13:51:53

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Re: Metamorphosis

work
cork
cark
calk
calf
half
hale
dale
dane
done

cark - to burden with care or anxiety.

save -> more -> rice


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#182 2013-05-27 21:03:00

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Re: Metamorphosis

Down here, if you say that someone's 'carked it', you mean they've kicked the bucket.


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#183 2013-05-27 21:12:29

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Re: Metamorphosis

I never heard of it and had to look it up.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#184 2013-05-27 21:42:44

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Re: Metamorphosis

On another forum where I played this game we had a rule that the word length had to be <5 unless the poster had a solution themselves.


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#185 2013-05-27 21:44:54

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Re: Metamorphosis

save->more->rice (sounds like a Chinese president's campaign):
save
wave
wove
wore
more
mole
mile
mice
rice

that->look->nice

Last edited by anonimnystefy (2013-05-27 21:45:49)


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#186 2013-05-27 21:45:04

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Re: Metamorphosis

I will keep mine to 4 or less. I will urge the same to everyone else.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#187 2013-05-27 22:06:12

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Re: Metamorphosis

anonimnystefy wrote:

...that->look->nice

Cannot think of any combinations

give free rice


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#188 2013-05-27 22:09:33

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Re: Metamorphosis

Hi julianthemath;

Cannot think of any combinations

That is okay but you need to solve the puzzle before you can post a new one. Otherwise we will get behind.

We still have one to do from anonimnystefy:

that
chat
coat
coot
cook
look
lock
lick
lice
nice


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#189 2013-06-02 18:37:36

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Re: Metamorphosis

GIVE
GYVE
GYTE
BYTE
BYEE
BREE
FREE
BREE
BYEE
BYTE
BITE
RITE
RICE

GOLF -> PUTT -> YIPS


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#190 2013-06-02 18:46:22

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Re: Metamorphosis

golf
gulf
guls
guts
puts
putt
puts
pits
pips
yips

sing -> tone -> loud


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#191 2013-06-02 18:47:54

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Re: Metamorphosis

Hi...How did you do that...please say me also


Jake is Alice's father, Jake is the ________ of Alice's father?
Why is T called island letter?
think, think, think and don't get up with a solution...

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#192 2013-06-02 18:49:43

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Re: Metamorphosis

You have to go from one word to the next changing one letter at a time. Each word must be legal.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#193 2013-06-02 19:00:31

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Re: Metamorphosis

You have to use the words the previous poster left and the words have to also be the same number of letters.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#194 2013-06-02 19:03:17

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Re: Metamorphosis

Oh  sorry...

sing
ring
ting
tone
much
more
loud

magic - fancy - witch...

Last edited by barbie19022002 (2013-06-02 19:03:46)


Jake is Alice's father, Jake is the ________ of Alice's father?
Why is T called island letter?
think, think, think and don't get up with a solution...

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#195 2013-06-02 19:04:50

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Re: Metamorphosis

That is almost okay but tone -> much is not a one letter change.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#196 2013-06-02 19:07:02

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Re: Metamorphosis

thanks...next time I will try more nicely..


Jake is Alice's father, Jake is the ________ of Alice's father?
Why is T called island letter?
think, think, think and don't get up with a solution...

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#197 2013-06-02 19:13:01

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Re: Metamorphosis

And the last rule. When you post one you have to definitely know the answer.

magic
manic
mania
manna
canna
canny
fanny
fancy
nancy
nance
rance
ranch
ratch
watch
witch

crow -> goes -> home


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#198 2013-06-02 19:17:07

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Re: Metamorphosis

I'm still on the last one.  I had to check that tine is a word:

sing
ting
tine
tone
lone
lose
lost
lout
loud

Bob


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#199 2013-06-02 19:25:52

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Re: Metamorphosis

Did you provide a new puzzle?


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#200 2013-06-02 19:27:25

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Re: Metamorphosis

Sorry, no.  I'm still working on crow.

Bob


You cannot teach a man anything;  you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei

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