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Word picture puzzles - Part II

+purmusic
11/18/16 10:24 AM GMT
Resurrecting this one.

Courtesy of Samatar.. here is how things play out..

"I'm sure we've all seen these: puzzles where you use the positioning of the words to make a well known saying or phrase. Here's an easy one to start: "lofallingve"

Answer/Solution: "Falling in love."


Here's a few to start off:

1) line read line

2) noon good

3) timing tim ing

4) lu cky

5) no ways it ways
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+purmusic
05/31/17 4:20 PM GMT
3) needs a lil' more *refinement.. all others are correct (good good job, Sam).

... ...

*Yes, I am going to make your write it out.
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=Samatar
06/01/17 12:39 AM GMT
3 - Sea water?
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+purmusic
06/01/17 1:22 AM GMT
Judges?

*ding *ding *ding

Done. :o)
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+purmusic
06/07/17 9:23 PM GMT
Some new ones:

1) .. ATTENTION

2) .. TENBADTION

3) .. Pot OOOOOOOO

4) .. SURIV

5) ...... N
....... U
..... S

6) .. CHAWHOWHORGE

7) .. CI II
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.Constance52347
06/10/17 3:17 AM GMT
2) Bad intention
3) Potatoes
7) See eye to eye
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=Samatar
06/10/17 5:14 AM GMT
1. Centre of attention
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+purmusic
06/10/17 5:38 PM GMT
All correct, good good job.


Left to go:

4) .. SURIV

5) ...... N
....... U
..... S

6) .. CHAWHOWHORGE
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=Samatar
06/10/17 10:43 PM GMT
Going for the obvious with 5... sunrise?
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+purmusic
06/10/17 10:49 PM GMT
You are correct, sir.

5) gets knocked down.
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=Samatar
06/10/17 11:50 PM GMT
6. Who's in charge
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=Samatar
06/10/17 11:51 PM GMT
4. Regressive virus? Something like that...
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+purmusic
06/11/17 1:28 AM GMT
Correct on 6).

Not really on 4).

Here's a hint, though..

Thwart the e-warts.

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Admittedly, not a great word picture puzzle, but, it does work?
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=Samatar
06/11/17 2:38 AM GMT
Delete virus? Remove virus?
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+purmusic
06/11/17 7:40 PM GMT
You are dancing around a common term and the solution, Sam.

Very close, in other words.

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Hint: Maybe scan the interwebs some more?
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=Samatar
06/11/17 11:58 PM GMT
Virus scan?
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+purmusic
06/12/17 12:16 AM GMT
What kind of software would one use to perform a virus scan?

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^ This should end up dotting the is and crossing the ts for yous.
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+purmusic
06/12/17 12:29 AM GMT
And.. some new ones added into the mix:

1) .. YOUR YOUR YOUR YOUR YOUR
....... YOUR YOUR YOUR YOUR YOUR

2) .. ME111111

3) .. FLIGHT >> >> >> FLIGHT

4) .. SURIV

5) .. 5Q + 5Q

6) .. O__ER__T__O__

7) .. SUGAR x SUGAR x SUGAR

8) .. BRIDGE
...... HIJKLMNO
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=Samatar
06/12/17 12:31 AM GMT
I can't remember and I don't use it any more!!! *crying*

Antivirus?? I had to ask Jeremy :-P
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.Constance52347
06/12/17 5:12 AM GMT
3) Connecting flight
4) Retrovirus
8) Bridge over troubled water
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=Samatar
06/12/17 6:13 AM GMT
2 - Everyone's after me?
7 - Three sugars? Don't think so...
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.Constance52347
06/12/17 6:45 AM GMT
2) Someone's after me (Sam gets credit if this is right)
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+purmusic
06/12/17 5:53 PM GMT
Jeremy and Sam knock down 4).. SURIV
Solution: "Anti-virus".

And Connie cleans up 2)

2) .. 2) .. ME111111
Solution: Some ones.. after me. "Someone's after me."

As far as the rest of guesses?

7) is not correct.

And 8).. is close enough. It's simply "Bridge over water", though.

Although, your answer gives me an idea of how it could have been presented so that the solution was indeed "Bridge over troubled water":

8) .. BRIDGE
..... HJKIMLNO



Left to go:

1) .. YOUR YOUR YOUR YOUR YOUR
....... YOUR YOUR YOUR YOUR YOUR

5) .. 5Q + 5Q

6) .. O__ER__T__O__

7) .. SUGAR x SUGAR x SUGAR
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=Samatar
06/12/17 11:11 PM GMT
I had assumed 8 was "water under the bridge"...
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+purmusic
06/13/17 1:59 AM GMT
Oops.. in my rush to post the possible alternative version that would satisfy Connie's guess.. made a mistake. You're correct, Sam and..

8) .. BRIDGE
...... HIJKLMNO

... is indeed, "water under the bridge".
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.twinkel
06/13/17 2:16 PM GMT
7 could be...sweet..with all that sugar involved...but methinks it is not correct :o]
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Carpe Diem!
+purmusic
06/13/17 4:12 PM GMT
"It's kind of sweet", he replied while taking a sip of tea.

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^ Yep, there's a hint in there somewheres.
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::Tootles
06/13/17 7:43 PM GMT
"Three sugars?"
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+purmusic
06/13/17 10:11 PM GMT
"Three sugars?"

Depends.

'Cause.. I've found three teaspoons to be way, way too much.. tea ends up super sweet. On the other hand, the same numbered amount of (*insert solution word here*).. tolerable for the most part.
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=Samatar
06/13/17 11:03 PM GMT
Some kind of artificial sweetener? I think you have one called sweetnlow... but maybe there is another I don't know of...
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::Tootles
06/14/17 9:05 AM GMT
Sweets?
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+purmusic
06/14/17 7:38 PM GMT
Ok, I guess I was successful in only throwing you off the trail with this hint:

"It's kind of sweet", he replied while taking a sip of tea.

How's about..

Maths.

Plain and simple.

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^ That should do it.
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.Constance52347
06/14/17 11:44 PM GMT
Sugar cube (Love math). Or cubes
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=Samatar
06/15/17 12:14 AM GMT
Meh. I was thinking of "three lumps"...
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=Samatar
06/15/17 12:16 AM GMT
Could also be: "Cube of sugar". Works slightly better from a literary standpoint...
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+purmusic
06/15/17 2:19 AM GMT
"Could also be: "Cube of sugar". Works slightly better from a literary standpoint..."

Ahem.. you are thinking too much.

:oP

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"Sugar cube" is the correct solution for:

7) .. SUGAR x SUGAR x SUGAR ... = SUGAR≥


Left to go:

1) .. YOUR YOUR YOUR YOUR YOUR
....... YOUR YOUR YOUR YOUR YOUR

5) .. 5Q + 5Q

6) .. O__ER__T__O__
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.Constance52347
06/15/17 2:54 AM GMT
5) 5Q plus 5Q = 10q's

Thank-yous? Ok, that's a crazy guess.
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+purmusic
06/15/17 3:13 AM GMT
Not so crazy.. and close enough.

"Thank you" is the correct solution.

5) .. 5Q + 5Q ... = 10Q, or 'tenQ'/"Thank you"
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::Tootles
06/15/17 8:52 AM GMT
1) All yours?
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.Constance52347
06/15/17 9:01 AM GMT
Following the example of #5

1) ten yours = ?

hmmm tenures?
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+purmusic
06/15/17 8:16 PM GMT
Correct.. "tenures" is the solution.

verb
3rd person present: tenures


Left to go:

6) .. O__ER__T__O__
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.Constance52347
06/17/17 11:24 AM GMT
6) *thinks out loud* ....the word could spell "operation" and the missing letters spell "pain"...they have to be connected somehow...
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+purmusic
06/17/17 10:47 PM GMT
Very.. warm.. one could say, hot..

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Here's a hint.

(^ Good good show, too.. particularly enjoyed this episode.)
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=Samatar
06/18/17 12:37 AM GMT
Painless operation?

All credit to Connie if correct, I am not so good at the fill in the letters puzzles.
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.Constance52347
06/18/17 12:54 AM GMT
Painless operation? I'm a little slow here! lol Congrats to Sam!
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=Samatar
06/18/17 1:22 AM GMT
PS I did not click Les's link before, but that show is BRILLIANT. One of the most educational and enlightening series I have ever seen, thoroughly recommend it.
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+purmusic
06/19/17 11:20 PM GMT
Annnnd.. "painless operation" is correct.

Good good job to the word picture puzzle sleuthing duo of Connie and Sam.

:o)


A few more:

1) .. BOINX

2) .. FAMILYYYYYYYY

3) .. T EA

4) .. LANNNNGUAGE

5) .. MO11111ON ... (<-- click on links only if you need a hint)

6) .. C_ _TROL ... ON<--
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.twinkel
06/20/17 12:13 AM GMT
5) full moon?

Or

5) one moon?

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=Samatar
06/21/17 12:13 AM GMT
2 - Extended family
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+purmusic
06/21/17 12:29 AM GMT
Sam knocks down the first one, which is the second one. Or, if you prefer.. 2).


Twinkel?

Colour is important for that one (<-- yep, it's a hint.. pretty strong hint at that).

Please try again.
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.twinkel
06/21/17 7:07 AM GMT
5) bleu moon?
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Carpe Diem!
=Samatar
06/21/17 12:49 AM GMT
Once (ones) in a blue moon.
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=Samatar
06/21/17 12:50 AM GMT
6 - Out of control?
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=Samatar
06/21/17 12:51 AM GMT
4 - Foreign (4 N) language. Good one.
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=Samatar
06/21/17 12:52 AM GMT
1 - Something to do with "in a box". In in a box?? :-P
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=Samatar
06/21/17 12:52 AM GMT
3 - Tea break.
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.Constance52347
06/21/17 1:21 PM GMT
1 - Inbox (mail program)
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+purmusic
06/21/17 10:45 PM GMT
Annnd.. all done, all correct.

Good good job, peeps. :o)
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+purmusic
06/22/17 5:48 AM GMT
Annnnd.. some new ones:

1) .. PERSON
....... PERSONS
....... PERSONS
....... PERSONS

2) .. 1 3 5 7 9
....... WHELMING
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+purmusic
06/22/17 6:13 AM GMT
Annnnd.. some other new ones:

3) .. MAUD

4) .. GSEG

5) .. DNA 4TH
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=Samatar
06/22/17 10:55 AM GMT
2 - Overwhelming odds
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+purmusic
06/22/17 11:30 AM GMT
Correct, Sam.

One down, four to go for this round..


1) .. PERSON
....... PERSONS
....... PERSONS
....... PERSONS

3) .. MAUD

4) .. GSEG

5) .. DNA 4TH
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.Constance52347
06/23/17 12:15 AM GMT
1 - One person above all others
Missing person
First person singular

3 - Mad about you (that's all I could think of!)

4 - Scrambled eggs
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+purmusic
06/23/17 2:47 AM GMT
:o)

For 1).. the correct solution is "first person singular".


Left to go:

5) .. DNA 4TH
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.Constance52347
06/23/17 11:26 PM GMT
I keep wanting to say "back hand" but there's no H. lol
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+purmusic
06/24/17 4:11 AM GMT
Getting.. warm..
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=Samatar
06/24/17 4:33 AM GMT
Back and forth.

Thanks Connie ;-)
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+purmusic
06/24/17 4:46 AM GMT
Again, the tag team word picture puzzle sleuthing duo of Connie and Sam put the last one to rest.

Good good, job. :o)


5) .. DNA 4TH

Backwards written word; "and".. and "4th".
Solution: "Back and forth".
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.Constance52347
06/25/17 3:23 AM GMT
Left brain and right brain working together! lol
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+purmusic
06/25/17 5:54 PM GMT
That's a scary thought.. combining intelligence (both; innate and academic), wit, wordsmithery skills with one-half of Sam's cerebrum?

:oP
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=Samatar
06/25/17 10:14 PM GMT
*thinks*

*thinks some more*

*still thinking*

... That sounded like an insult...

*glares suspiciously*
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+purmusic
06/26/17 12:48 AM GMT
:oD


I was sorely tempted to give you allllll of my creds for the day. But, I didn't want to rub e-salt into the wound.

As I did find out just how many I have to distribute for the day some weeks back.. and let's just say.. that particular "Job" would not be going anywhere soon.

Just imagine..

A glowing constant reminder of my admiration and respect staring right back at you each and every day you logged on.

Day in.. day out..

;o)
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.Constance52347
06/26/17 3:13 AM GMT
hmmm I meant left brain: intuition (me) with Sam's right brain: superior analytical skills....working together...not sure that made anything better or not! lol
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+purmusic
06/29/17 10:53 PM GMT
A few more..

1) .. SHOPSHOPSHOPSHOP
..................................................... u

2) .. T
....... L
....... O .. CORRECT
....... B

3) .. STAY
...... NIGHT

4) .. STORM
........... TH

5) .. ak

^ This one is evil.. and this part is indeed a hint.
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=Samatar
06/30/17 12:07 AM GMT
2 - Bolt upright
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=Samatar
06/30/17 12:07 AM GMT
3 - Overnight stay (or stay overnight)
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.Constance52347
06/30/17 2:54 AM GMT
5 - unspeakable? (wild guess)
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+purmusic
06/30/17 3:42 AM GMT
Not a bad wild guess, Connie.

Let me just say that it is a phrase you are looking for, as another hint.

Correct on both, Sam.


Left to go:

1) .. SHOPSHOPSHOPSHOP
..................................................... u

4) .. STORM
........... TH

5) .. ak

^ This one is evil.. and this part is indeed a hint.
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.Constance52347
06/30/17 9:16 AM GMT
Speak no evil?
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+purmusic
06/30/17 10:13 AM GMT
Keep going.. not there yet.


Here's that one hint again:

"This one is evil.. and this part is indeed a hint."

^ You haven't quite figured out which part of this hint is the actual hint. "Once you do, the pieces should start to come together", he said cryptically.
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::Constance52347
07/03/17 7:38 AM GMT
"^ This one is evil.. and this part is indeed a hint."

Is this part of the puzzle or your suggestion? That's where I am confused.

Because there's not a lot of glean from two letters "ak" unless we are talking about the abbreviation for Alaska?? lol

The word "sneak" ends in ak...
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+purmusic
07/05/17 5:27 PM GMT
"Is this part of the puzzle or your suggestion? That's where I am confused."

I've altered the hints given back up thread.

(*points up*)


This is going to be one of those ones where I expect the exclamation of "DoH!".. once the "aha!" moment hits.

I can't really give that much more in the way of hints, as it would just give it away, methinks.

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And the solution is a phrase, to be clear.
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=Samatar
07/06/17 1:38 AM GMT
Bit of a break?
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.twinkel
07/06/17 9:45 AM GMT
1) Shopping Mall

or

1) Shop till u drop
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+purmusic
07/06/17 10:49 AM GMT
"Bit of a break" works well. But, it isn't the solution for this one.

Your approach is correct, though.. now.. figure out some other phrases that include the letters; "ak".


Correct on your second guess, Twinkel.. the solution is "Shop (the word "SHOP") till you (the letter "u" is below/dropped) drop".


Left to go:

4) .. STORM
........... TH

5) .. ak


*4) has been edited a bit. I don't think that the original presentation of this one should have been a factor in solving.. but, maybe it was?
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::Constance52347
07/06/17 11:19 PM GMT
5 - Speak one's piece?
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+purmusic
07/06/17 11:59 PM GMT
No, please try again.

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(*whispers*)

"Yes, from the corner for me, please." (<-- me talking in real life)
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::Constance52347
07/07/17 5:53 AM GMT
Piece of cake. (yea, I know that's not it....)
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+purmusic
07/07/17 10:53 AM GMT
Yea, you do know.. correct!

5) .. ak
Solution: "Piece of cake".

See?

Told ya.. "DoH!"


Left to go:

4) .. STORM
........... TH
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::Constance52347
07/08/17 3:20 AM GMT
Thunderstorm...how did I not see that!!
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+purmusic
07/08/17 5:08 PM GMT
Correct.

I was wondering what the holdup was on this one.. as I had thought it would have been one of the first solved. Certainly, not the last.
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::Constance52347
07/08/17 7:15 PM GMT
The little dots in front of the TH makes it look like the word ends with TH. The same way with AK, the dots were just in front and confused me...but I'm not as familiar with how these puzzles work! lol
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+purmusic
07/09/17 12:13 AM GMT
"The little dots in front of the TH makes it look like the word ends with TH. The same way with AK, the dots were just in front and confused me"

All those dots simply serve the purpose of spacing and presentation.


For example, without..

4) STORM
TH

There's no other way to move the "TH" over unless some characters are used, like.. ".......". The site does not recognize, or, allow blank spaces to be kept in place. Try it yourself.
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::Constance52347
07/09/17 10:00 PM GMT
I see... that makes sense.
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+purmusic
07/21/17 8:01 PM GMT
Got some new ones:

1) .. ISSUES ISSUES ISSUES ISSUES ISSUES
....... ISSUES ISSUES ISSUES ISSUES ISSUES

2) .. ri poorch

3) .. important = important

4) .. 1.
....... 2. Blame
....... 3. Blame

5) .. SAFE RROSY
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::Constance52347
07/21/17 10:47 PM GMT
1 - ten issues = tennis shoes

4 - not to (2) blame...or... no one to blame
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+purmusic
07/22/17 3:12 AM GMT
Correct for both.

And going with the second option for 4).
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=Samatar
07/24/17 11:08 AM GMT
3. Equally important
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07/24/17 11:08 AM GMT
5. Better safe than sorry
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+purmusic
07/24/17 10:30 PM GMT
And.. correct for both, once again.


Left to go:

2) .. ri poorch
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+purmusic
08/28/17 10:45 PM GMT
"Take from the rich and give to the poor"?

Correct!

(*balloons descend from the sky, confetti rains down.. sirens siren*)


Annnnd.. done.
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