PUZZLES - CRYPTIC CLUES AND ANSWERS

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Re: PUZZLES - CRYPTIC CLUES AND ANSWERS

Post by Stanley » 20 Feb 2018, 03:02

Plant one and you'll get dozens.....
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Post by PanBiker » 20 Feb 2018, 14:55

True but it's not the answer, think QI.
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Post by Stanley » 21 Feb 2018, 04:33

Can't be arsed..... I have enough puzzles in the shed!
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Post by chinatyke » 26 Feb 2018, 09:15

PanBiker wrote:
20 Feb 2018, 14:55
True but it's not the answer, think QI.
Go on then. Give us the answer.

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Post by Tizer » 26 Feb 2018, 09:53

One less than six?

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Post by PanBiker » 26 Feb 2018, 14:37

Ok, how many beans make 5?

A bean and a half and a bean and a half and half a bean and a bean and a half.

Well you did ask. :biggrin2: :extrawink: :confused:
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Post by Tizer » 26 Feb 2018, 15:42

Did you get that off a Penguin bar wrapper by any chance! :toilet: :laugh5:

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:biggrin2: :good:

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Post by PanBiker » 26 Feb 2018, 18:57

Tizer wrote:
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Did you get that off a Penguin bar wrapper by any chance! :toilet: :laugh5:
No, it came to me from my grammar school educated elder brother. :smile:
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:confused:
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Post by plaques » 27 Feb 2018, 09:22

Not sure where this one fits. On saturday morning I was ambushed by someone much younger than myself who looked at the clock and said " ten to ten, Cowboy Time". Totally lost and still confused I had to ask for and explanation which covered the theme was still a bit open. Any Ideas???

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Post by PanBiker » 27 Feb 2018, 09:27

Ten to ten, ten ten.... Listen to the rhythm. :extrawink: Cowboy Time. :smile:
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Post by Tizer » 27 Feb 2018, 11:47

Are we playing bingo? :smile:

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Re: PUZZLES - CRYPTIC CLUES AND ANSWERS

Post by Julie in Norfolk » 27 Feb 2018, 23:43

Reference above beans question, my dad's answer to how many beans makes 5 was: Two beans, a bean, a bean and a half and half a bean. He reckoned it was from the Beano circa 194something.
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Re: PUZZLES - CRYPTIC CLUES AND ANSWERS

Post by Marilyn » 28 Feb 2018, 01:45

Ten to Ten...Cowboy time. Picture a Cowboy with a gun in each hand, pointing them up to the sky and shooting. His arms are in the Ten to Ten ( or Ten past Ten position)
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Re: PUZZLES - CRYPTIC CLUES AND ANSWERS

Post by plaques » 28 Feb 2018, 08:26

Cowboy Time. Everybody could be right. Six gun shooting (Marilyn) and repetitious sounding of the words ten to ten (PanBiker) horses galloping all feature in various explanations. I got a very fair rendering of 'Bonanza' theme tune when it was explained to me. Am I getting old??

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