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**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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OK. Here we go:

crow

crop

coop

coot

boot

boat

beat

beet

bees

tees

toes

goes

toes

toms

tomb

tome

home

EASY ----- HARD

Bob

ps. back later to check progress

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

CREW

GREW

GRES**GOES**

HOES

HOMS**HOME**

BOBBY -> LIKES -> MATHS

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

EAST

HAST

HART**HARD**

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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bobby

booby

boobs

bombs

tombs

tomes

times

limes

likes

lakes

lakhs

laths

maths

get -> him -> too

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**barbie19022002****Member**- Registered: 2013-05-24
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get

wet

set

wet

tin

him

rim

kin

too

salad - fruit - juice

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

wet to tin is illegal. You must only change one letter.

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**barbie19022002****Member**- Registered: 2013-05-24
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sorry...

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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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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That is okay, try again when you are ready.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**barbie19022002****Member**- Registered: 2013-05-24
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yap, of course.. first you do it...then I will try it

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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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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I can not do my own puzzle. I already know the answer.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**barbie19022002****Member**- Registered: 2013-05-24
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oh...

Why is T called island letter?

think, think, think and don't get up with a solution...

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**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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I'll do it then you've got an example:

GET change the T

GEM change the G

HEM change the E

HIM change the H

TIM change the I

TOM change the M

TOO

I have a feeling I cannot use a person's name. We'll have to check with bobbym.

CAR ----- BUS

Hint: CUR means a mongrel dog

Bob

Children are not defined by school ...........The Fonz

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

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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Hi Bob

I don't think proper nouns are allowed.

*Last edited by anonimnystefy (2013-06-03 00:08:50)*

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**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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hi Stefy,

Bob

Children are not defined by school ...........The Fonz

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

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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Hi Bob

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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**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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hi Stefy,

Here's one for you. Every word must contain a double letter. When you change that double, you may change both in one go.

BUTTER ---- HIDDEN

Bob

Just seen your post. same length.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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Hi Bob

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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**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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hi Stefy

Bob

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

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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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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**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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Excellent!

Bob

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

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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What'd you have?

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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**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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Bob

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

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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I liked this one. Thanks for the challenge!

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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**Mathegocart****Member**- Registered: 2012-04-29
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hard-star

hard

hart

sart

star

The integral of hope is reality.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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horse -> carts

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