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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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marx

mars

bars

bats

bets

gets

bets

bees

byes

oyes

odes

ides

idea

rain->slip->fell

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

SHOP

SOOP

SOUP

SOUR**YOUR**

YOUK

YORK**WORK**

LIVE -> INTO -> WORK

*Last edited by phrontister (2013-09-23 01:53:29)*

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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live

hive

hide

aide

aids

ands

ants

anti

inti

into

inti

anti

ants

ands

aids

aide

wide

wire

wore

work

take -> more -> food

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

TARE

MARE**MORE**

FORE

FORD**FOOD**

AUFS -> PIXY -> IMPS

"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

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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aufs

arfs

arms

aims

ains

pins

piny

pixy

pily

oily

oils

ails

alls

alps

amps

imps

lake -> runs -> deep

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

LUKE

LUNE

RUNE**RUNS**

DUNS

DUES

DEES**DEEP**

POOR -> VOIP -> CALL

"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

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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poor

poon

loon

loin

loid

void

voip

void

loid

laid

maid

mail

mall

call

dump -> full -> bins

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

GUMP

GULP

GULL**FULL**

FILL

FILS

FINS**BINS**

DAFT -> OLDE -> HORS

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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daft

dawt

daws

dads

duds

ouds

olds

olde

olds

ouds

buds

bods

hods

hors

want -> that -> gold

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

WENT

TENT

TEAT**THAT**

GHAT

GOAT

GOAD**GOLD**

CHIK -> EATS -> AUAS

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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chik

chid

caid

card

cars

cats

eats

bats

bals

aals

alls

alas

auas

bats -> like -> cows

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

BITS

BITE

BIKE**LIKE**

LOKE

LOWE

LOWS**COWS**

UMRA -> AKIN -> HAJJ (both are Mecca pilgrimages)

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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umra

amra

amia

amin

akin

ayin

tyin

tain

tarn

tare

hare

hade

hadj

hajj

There sure are weird words on this list.

wins -> game -> ball

**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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wins

wine

pine

pike

hike

hide

ride

rice

race

math

gape

game

tame

tale

tall

ball

*Last edited by Agnishom (2013-09-26 00:25:27)*

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Very good! Do you have one?

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

There sure are weird words on this list.

Most of them are definitely weird to me! But not to those who use them. eg, amra

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Okay, I will provide a new puzzle.

rock -> fall -> down

**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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phrontister wrote:

bobbym wrote:There sure are weird words on this list.

Most of them are definitely weird to me! But not to those who use them. eg, amra

Delicious, I would prefer chalta chutney though.

Another meaning of amra in bengali is 'we'. E.g, Amra Math is fun er sodosyo -> We are members of Math is fun.

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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rock

rack

tack

talk

tall

fall

fail

hail

jail

rail

rain

pain

pawn

dawn

down

LOVE -> MATH

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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love

lave

late

lath

math

love -> rule -> ife

**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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**phrontister****Real Member**- From: The Land of Tomorrow
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The 3-letter word 'ife' (a tropical African bowstring hemp) is going to be a problem for me.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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Life maybe?

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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**phrontister****Real Member**- From: The Land of Tomorrow
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That was my #1 guess...love grows if you follow the rule of **life**.

Others:

Love grows if you follow the rule of your wife to practise your **fife **silently.

Love grows if you follow that rule of your **wife**.

Love - if you praise that rule of your wife and give her flowers - is **rife**.

Love is over, if you haven't followed that rule of your wife and she tells you to go and find some **nife**.

*Last edited by phrontister (2013-09-27 01:34:29)*

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

Sorry, that is supposed to be

love -> rule -> life

**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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