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## #1 2009-01-26 16:42:33

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### Metamorphosis

Metamorphosis:

Metamorphosis the name of a game where one word is transformed into another, step-by-step. The Rules of the Game:
1. Only one letter of the word may be changed at each step.
2. Every step should produce a meaningful word in English language, proper nouns and prefixes (anti-, di-, tri-, pre-, meta- etc.); suffixex (-ism, -tion, -ness etc.) are not permitted.
3. The person who first solves the puzzle is the winner, but if some other person can give a solution in a fewer number of steps, he or she takes the first place displacing the winner.

Illustration:
Challenge #0:- Change 'One' to 'End'.
Solution:
One
Ode
Odd
And
End

Challenge #1. Change 'Four' to 'Five'

Character is who you are when no one is looking.

## #2 2009-01-26 23:08:20

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FOUR
LOUR
LOUD
LORD
LORE
LOVE
LIVE
FIVE

NB: “Lour” is an old-fashioned spelling of “lower” as a verb (rhymes with “shower”). It is in the dictionary.

Challenge #2: Change HORN to TUBA.

Q: Who wrote the novels Mrs Dalloway and To the Lighthouse?

## #3 2009-01-26 23:42:55

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HORN
CORN
CORE
CURE
CUBE
CUBA
TUBA

Challenge #3: Change RATS to STAR

## #4 2009-01-26 23:56:15

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### Re: Metamorphosis

#### Identity wrote:

CUBA

Proper names are not allowed. You did not read the rules.

Last edited by JaneFairfax (2009-01-27 00:59:21)

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## #5 2009-01-27 00:21:06

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HORN
CORN
CORE
CURE
CUBE
TUBE
TUBA

Character is who you are when no one is looking.

## #6 2009-01-27 00:43:35

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Challenge #3:
ONE to TWO

(Replacing Identity's Challenge #3, which can be posted after the member succeeds in the challenge.)

Character is who you are when no one is looking.

## #7 2009-01-27 11:17:43

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ONE
OWE
OWL
OIL
NIL
NIT
NOT
TOT
TOO
TWO

Q: Who wrote the novels Mrs Dalloway and To the Lighthouse?

## #8 2009-01-27 11:24:10

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ROAM
ROOM
BOOM
BOOK

Challenge #5: PLAY a TUNE.

Why did the vector cross the road?
It wanted to be normal.

## #9 2009-01-27 12:06:49

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PLAY
SLAY
SLAT
SEAT
SENT
RENT
RUNT
RUNE
TUNE

Challenge #6: RIDE a PONY.

Q: Who wrote the novels Mrs Dalloway and To the Lighthouse?

## #10 2009-01-27 22:54:22

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RIDE
RICE
RACE
LACE
LANE
LINE
FINE
FIND
FOND
POND
PONY

Challenge #7: SHUT to OPEN

Character is who you are when no one is looking.

## #11 2009-01-28 01:14:42

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SHUT
SHOT
SHOD
SHED
SEED
DEED
DYED
EYED
EYES
EVES
EVEN
OVEN
OPEN

Challenge #8: Turn BROWN into GREEN.

Q: Who wrote the novels Mrs Dalloway and To the Lighthouse?

## #12 2009-02-01 00:19:33

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Challenge #9: SAIL AWAY!

Q: Who wrote the novels Mrs Dalloway and To the Lighthouse?

## #13 2009-02-01 00:51:04

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### Re: Metamorphosis

JaneFairfax,
For continuing the game by posting the solution....

Character is who you are when no one is looking.

## #14 2009-02-01 01:06:09

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Q: Who wrote the novels Mrs Dalloway and To the Lighthouse?

## #15 2009-02-01 01:36:30

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#10: STOP to MOVE

## #16 2009-02-01 01:49:58

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You did it in 14 steps. My solution involves 7 steps. Wanna know what it is?

Q: Who wrote the novels Mrs Dalloway and To the Lighthouse?

## #17 2009-02-01 05:09:34

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9 the shorter version

## #18 2009-02-01 13:10:37

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Q: Who wrote the novels Mrs Dalloway and To the Lighthouse?

## #19 2009-02-01 13:18:16

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#### Identity wrote:

#10: STOP to MOVE

Q: Who wrote the novels Mrs Dalloway and To the Lighthouse?

## #20 2009-02-01 13:52:49

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it is...
1  : a member of a people living primarily in Myanmar and southern China
2  : the Thai language of the Shan
does it count?

## #21 2009-02-01 14:12:11

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#### ganesh wrote:

proper nouns … are not permitted.

Last edited by JaneFairfax (2009-04-14 22:43:11)

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## #22 2009-02-04 01:45:23

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Q: Who wrote the novels Mrs Dalloway and To the Lighthouse?

## #23 2009-02-04 07:44:55

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k so what the next puzzle?

## #24 2009-02-12 08:56:46

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#### careless25 wrote:

That should be #10. Here’s a new one:

Challenge #11: PLAY with FIRE

Q: Who wrote the novels Mrs Dalloway and To the Lighthouse?

## #25 2009-02-12 10:36:02

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#12 PENCIL to ERASER!