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Re: Wordplay Wednesday - 5/22

Postby eoyount » Thu May 22, 2014 6:47 am

I'm still working some of them out, but I think they all
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anagram to comics:
ACHIER
CANNY - Nancy
GOOP - Pogo
HOSE - Shoe
OIL - Lio
RAINBELL
RHOMBOIDAL
RUSTIC
SOUP - Opus
UNTAPES - Peanuts
YACHT - Cathy
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Re: Wordplay Wednesday - 5/22

Postby eoyount » Thu May 22, 2014 6:59 am

Then the odd one out must be
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RAINBELL because RHOMBOIDAL - Broomhilda
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Re: Wordplay Wednesday - 5/22

Postby Tinhorn » Thu May 22, 2014 8:02 am

Filling in last one, and noting what should be the Odd One Out:

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RAINBELL = Lil Abner

Odd one = UNTAPES/PEANUTS, as all the others refer to titles based on single character names
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Re: Wordplay Wednesday - 5/22

Postby TheConfessor » Thu May 22, 2014 10:22 am

The Austin newspaper also has ANNUL.
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Re: Wordplay Wednesday - 5/22

Postby Bill » Thu May 22, 2014 7:15 pm

RAINBELL is the only word that doesn't appear in this thread.
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Re: Wordplay Wednesday - 5/22

Postby grodney » Fri May 23, 2014 4:47 am

Bill wrote:RAINBELL is the only word that doesn't appear in this thread.


Wow. Looking at that old thread, I have no recollection of it. Nor do I know how I got my answers -- and I can't figure them out now. I'm terrible at these kinds of things, so I can't imagine I figured out the original list. Maybe I was just making up words?
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Re: Wordplay Wednesday - 5/22

Postby rockgolf » Fri May 23, 2014 8:11 am

Weird. I got the answers on the Blog post almost immediately, even deciphering RHOMBOIDAL on sight. But I had no conscious memory of the original thread, and no idea at all that I had first posted the RHOMBOIDAL entry.
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Re: Wordplay Wednesday - 5/22

Postby grodney » Fri May 23, 2014 8:44 am

rockgolf wrote:Weird. I got the answers on the Blog post almost immediately, even deciphering RHOMBOIDAL on sight. But I had no conscious memory of the original thread, and no idea at all that I had first posted the RHOMBOIDAL entry.


I wonder if a message board meltdown/restore mixed up the authors of the posts -- at least on that thread?? Hmmm, no, Rex signed his posts, and they're correct. Strange.
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Re: Wordplay Wednesday - 5/22

Postby Ken Jennings » Sat May 24, 2014 9:39 am

Wow! Crazy, I had no memory at all of that post. (Possibly on some subconscious level, I guess.)

Last week, I was reading a book with a character named Cathy in it and noticed the "yacht" thing and then I spent an hour or so putting together the list. Looks like I could have saved some time!
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Re: Wordplay Wednesday - 5/22

Postby rockgolf » Tue May 27, 2014 8:04 am

@Grodney: I'm sure the original authors are listed with the previous thread, or at least mine is. I'm not enough of an anagram savant to switch Rhombodial to Broom Hilda. I got that from the Internet Anagram Server.
As with Ken, I must have remembered on some subconscious level.
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