Discussion about math, puzzles, games and fun. Useful symbols: ÷ × ½ √ ∞ ≠ ≤ ≥ ≈ ⇒ ± ∈ Δ θ ∴ ∑ ∫ π -¹ ² ³ °

You are not logged in.

- Topics: Active | Unanswered

**mathaholic****Member**- From: Juliania
- Registered: 2012-11-29
- Posts: 2,845
- Website

get

tet

tee

the

tee

see

set

sat

cat

news -> mine -> goes

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

"Double the fun, double the thrill, double the coolness" - Julianthewiki

Offline

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
- Posts: 86,380

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.Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.**

**Online**

**mathaholic****Member**- From: Juliania
- Registered: 2012-11-29
- Posts: 2,845
- Website

Cannot think of a chain

igloo -> balls -> baker

"Double the fun, double the thrill, double the coolness" - Julianthewiki

Offline

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
- Posts: 86,380

There is no such chain, sorry.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.**

**Online**

**phrontister****Real Member**- From: The Land of Tomorrow
- Registered: 2009-07-12
- Posts: 3,847

**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)*

"The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do. The bad news is that they do what you tell them to do." - Ted Nelson

Offline

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
- Posts: 86,380

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.Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.**

**Online**

**phrontister****Real Member**- From: The Land of Tomorrow
- Registered: 2009-07-12
- Posts: 3,847

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

"The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do. The bad news is that they do what you tell them to do." - Ted Nelson

Offline

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
- Posts: 86,380

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

Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

**Online**

**phrontister****Real Member**- From: The Land of Tomorrow
- Registered: 2009-07-12
- Posts: 3,847

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.

"The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do. The bad news is that they do what you tell them to do." - Ted Nelson

Offline

**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
- Registered: 2011-05-23
- Posts: 15,522

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)*

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

Offline

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
- Posts: 86,380

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

Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

**Online**

**mathaholic****Member**- From: Juliania
- Registered: 2012-11-29
- Posts: 2,845
- Website

anonimnystefy wrote:

...that->look->nice

Cannot think of any combinations

give free rice

"Double the fun, double the thrill, double the coolness" - Julianthewiki

Offline

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
- Posts: 86,380

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

Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

**Online**

**phrontister****Real Member**- From: The Land of Tomorrow
- Registered: 2009-07-12
- Posts: 3,847

**GIVE**

GYVE

GYTE

BYTE

BYEE

BREE**FREE**

BREE

BYEE

BYTE

BITE

RITE**RICE**

GOLF -> PUTT -> YIPS

Offline

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
- Posts: 86,380

golf

gulf

guls

guts

puts

putt

puts

pits

pips

yips

sing -> tone -> loud

Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

**Online**

**barbie19022002****Member**- Registered: 2013-05-24
- Posts: 1,314

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...

Offline

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
- Posts: 86,380

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

Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

**Online**

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
- Posts: 86,380

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

Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

**Online**

**barbie19022002****Member**- Registered: 2013-05-24
- Posts: 1,314

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...

Offline

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
- Posts: 86,380

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

Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

**Online**

**barbie19022002****Member**- Registered: 2013-05-24
- Posts: 1,314

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...

Offline

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
- Posts: 86,380

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

Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

**Online**

**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
- Posts: 6,382

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

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

Offline

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
- Posts: 86,380

Did you provide a new puzzle?

Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

**Online**

**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
- Posts: 6,382

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

Offline