PUZZLES - CRYPTIC CLUES AND ANSWERS

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I shall enjoy doing this Gearce but first I must get my work done :sad:
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My favourite cryptic clues:

1. gegs (9,4)
2. H,I,J,K,L,M,N,O (5)

They are toughies and groaners at the same time.
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1. gegs (9,4) Scrambled eggs
2. H,I,J,K,L,M,N,O (5) Water

Tee hee
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Gearce, have you thought about maybe using the spoiler text function to hide the answers?
That way you would not need to post questions and answers again. Example as below:

This is the question
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Julie in Norfolk wrote:My favourite cryptic clues:

1. gegs (9,4)
2. H,I,J,K,L,M,N,O (5)

They are toughies and groaners at the same time.
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Why all the question marks in Gearce's posts?
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MIND GAME



2% or 98%

This is strange...

Are you the 2% or 98% of the population?

Follow the instructions!

Do the following exercise, guaranteed to raise an eyebrow.

There's no trick, just a surprise.

Just follow these instructions, and answer the questions one at a time and as quickly as you can!
Again, as quickly as you can but don't advance until you've done each of them ... really.

Think of a number from 1 to 10

Multiply that number by 9

If the number is a 2-digit number, add the digits together

Now subtract 5

Determine which letter in the alphabet corresponds to the number you ended up with
(example: 1=A, 2=B, 3=C, 4=D, etc.)

Think of a country that starts with that letter

Remember the last letter of the name of that country

Think of the name of an animal that starts with that last letter

Remember the last letter in the name of that animal

Think of the name of a fruit that starts with that letter
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No...
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I went for that one as well Wendy
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Wow, we've got the 2% minority already!
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No, a Koala in Denmark eating a raspberry.....
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A dog in Finland eating a Guava... am I normal ? :-)
I know I'm in my own little world, but it's OK... they know me here. :)
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I am willing to admit I had what China expected...but was so horrified...I didn't dare own up.
How "common" am I? :frown:
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Cathy wrote:A dog in Finland eating a Guava... am I normal ? :-)
No, you've done the maths wrong! Finland doesn't start with D...
Stanley wrote:No, a Koala in Denmark eating a raspberry.....
You can't have 'a fruit' - just the fruits name!
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A Kangaroo in Denmark eating Olive.

What's the surprise?
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Three more to pass the weekend
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No 7 the answer is:
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No 3 answer:
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No 2 answer:
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