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**phrontister****Real Member**- From: The Land of Tomorrow
- Registered: 2009-07-12
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Is barr a word, Bobby?

**MOSS**

GOSS

GOOS

GOOG

GROG**GROW**

CROW

CROP

COOP

CORP

CORE

HORE**HERE**

NEED -> MORE -> INFO

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi phrontister:

http://mw4.m-w.com/dictionary/barr

They say they have it in there bigger dictionary. I will just leave it out:

brrr burr burs bars vars vary very -> cold is the same

For yours need -> more -> info

need heed herd here mere more mire mirs airs aits ants anti inti into info

New one:

spot them guns

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**phrontister****Real Member**- From: The Land of Tomorrow
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Hi Bobby,

The OED says *barr *is a variant of the obsolete word *bary*: *v* To utter the peculiar cry of an elephant.

I have the 2-volume book set of Merriam-Webster's Third New International Dictionary, and it's in there as an abbreviation for *barrister*.

Bit busy with something else right now (& bed soon!)...I'll have a go at your new one tomorrow.

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**phrontister****Real Member**- From: The Land of Tomorrow
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**SPOT**

SPET

STET

STEM

SEEM

TEEM**THEM**

TEEM

TEES

TENS

TUNS**GUNS**

LATE -> SHOW -> HOST

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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late bate batt bott boot soot shot show shot soot hoot host

dogs like cats?

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**phrontister****Real Member**- From: The Land of Tomorrow
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**DOGS**

LOGS

LOGE

LOKE**LIKE**

LITE

LATE

LATS**CATS**

CATS -> HATE -> DOGS!

*Last edited by phrontister (2010-05-26 02:13:34)*

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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cats cate hate date dote doge dogs

cats love mice

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**phrontister****Real Member**- From: The Land of Tomorrow
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**CATS**

LATS

LOTS

LOTE**LOVE**

LIVE

LICE**MICE**

MICE -> FEAR -> CATS

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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mice fice file fill fell feal fear hear haar haas hats cats

gang wars dead

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**phrontister****Real Member**- From: The Land of Tomorrow
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I can't find *haas *anywhere, Bobby, except capitalized.

**GANG**

GANS

WANS**WARS**

WARD

WORD

WOAD

ROAD

READ**DEAD**

LOSE -> FIND -> KEEP

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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It has 8 definitions in the very objectionable urban dictionary. I will replace it.

cats lats lets leas lear fear. Is better, don't you think?

For your

lose -> find -> keep

lose lone line fine find fend feed deed deep keep

make -> some -> pain

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**phrontister****Real Member**- From: The Land of Tomorrow
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bobbym wrote:

very objectionable

That's too kind a description!

**MAKE**

MOKE

SOKE**SOME**

POME

POMS

POIS

PAIS**PAIN**

CAT -> QAT -> KAT

*Last edited by phrontister (2010-05-26 23:39:35)*

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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CAT -> QAT -> KAT

I couldn't get it.

Time -> Does -> Soar

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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Very inefficiently:

**TIME**

LIME

LINE

LONE

TONE

TONS

TOES**DOES**

DOER

DOOR

BOOR

BOAR**SOAR**

*Last edited by anonimnystefy (2013-05-25 05:21:39)*

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

You did not leave a puzzle to solve.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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If only that->were->true.

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Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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that

than

then

thee

tree

true

kind -> of -> hard

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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bobbym wrote:

that

than

then

thee

tree

truekind -> of -> hard

I do not see "were" in your chain.

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.

Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Oh, I am sorry. I have forgot the rules of the game.

that

phat

peat

pert

wert

were

ware

tare

tyre

tyee

tree

true

work -> feel -> good

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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I found an interesting chain:

work

word

wood

woed

weed

feed

feel

feed

weed

woed

wood

good

Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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That is a good one, it must have been a lot of fun to work on. Puzzle please.

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**mathaholic****Member**- From: Earth
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Let's continue the puzzle.

road -> oars -> pain

Please tell me if you cannot find a chain

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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road

load

lord

lard

lars

oars

cars

carn

cain

pain

send -> some -> help

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**mathaholic****Member**- From: Earth
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send

mend

mind

mine

mone

sone

some

home

hone

hine

hele

help

you -> are -> new

*Last edited by julianthemath (2013-05-26 18:43:12)*

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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you

yok

yuk

auk

ark

are

art

ait

nit

net

new

get -> the -> cat

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