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Q: Longest intelligible sentence with words of two or fewer letters

chasly from UKThe task is to find the longest intelligible and grammatical English sentence containing only words of two or fewer letters. To limit the possibilities, you may use only the following words: Single letter words, "I" (pronoun), "A" or "a" (indefinite article) Two letter words listed here https:/...

 
 
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1:23 AM
ugh, I got sent off to bed just as I sent the C4
@msh210 correct
 
2:22 AM
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Q: Dog's mead AKA The Little Pigley Farm

Andrew SavinykhThis is not a puzzle, this is a question about a certain puzzle, Dog's mead. Several forms of this puzzle have been known, and I'm referring to this particular form. There are some history on that page of researching for authorship of the puzzle, and how many, slightly varies versions came to be....

 
 
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4:39 AM
CCCC: Cats and kittens may be headed to this section of festive seaside (2,4)
 
5:06 AM
_ST IVES_
 
@Deusovi Yep!
 
weren't the cats and kits going in the opposite direction? :)
 
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Local puzzler recalling southeastern place where cats and kittens may be heading to (2, 4)
 
5:30 AM
CCCC: Evasive old Democrat rounds head count? (7)
 
5:51 AM
@oAlt hehehe
 
:D
 
hola amigos
 
hey!
 
how's it going?
@Sphinx hmmm, interesting question...
 
Things are going alright - glad to see you around again.
 
Sid
6:02 AM
@Deusovi what is the def here?
 
Thanks @Deusovi :)
 
"Cats and kittens may be headed to this" - a reference to a classic riddle
"As I was going to St Ives" is a traditional English-language nursery rhyme in the form of a riddle. Its Roud Folk Song Index number is 19772. The most common modern version is: As I was going to St. Ives, I met a man with seven wives, Each wife had seven sacks, Each sack had seven cats, Each cat had seven kits: Kits, cats, sacks, and wives, How many were there going to St. Ives? == Origins == The following version is found in a manuscript (Harley MS 7316) dating from approximately 1730: As I went to St. Ives I met Nine Wives And every Wife had nine Sacs, And every Sac had nine Cats And every...
 
Sid
@Deusovi Oh. This riddle
 
yes, Die Hard :p
 
6:22 AM
i wonder if there's an Ives St in St Ives
 
 
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7:43 AM
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Q: Three Tetris Mini-Puzzles

happystarEvery man dog and millipede on the planet knows there are seven possible pieces in Tetris. In each of the following puzzles Joe Bloggs wants to obtain a specific cheevo within the first seven moves, without repeating any pieces. Assume that (1) Joe Bloggs can “call” the order in which the pieces...

 
 
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9:30 AM
@jafe Not that Google Maps knows about.
 
(In either St Ives, Cornwall, or St Ives, Cambridgeshire.)
OpenStreetMap appears to know of exactly two Ives Streets in the UK. Neither of them is in a St Ives.
 
@ABcDexter and very nice answer
 
 
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12:34 PM
@Sphinx i <3 u bc ur…
 
1:03 PM
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Q: I speak without a mouth and hear without ears. I have no body, but come alive with the wind. What am I?

Bass.com I speak without a mouth and hear without ears. I have no body, but come alive with the wind. What am I?

 
1:15 PM
oh boy
 
 
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3:56 PM
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Q: Creating the hardest 7x7 maze with special pieces

DeragerThis puzzle stems from these type of questions by Dimity Kamenetsky. Creating the hardest 7x7 maze Creating the hardest 6x6 maze I wanted to know how the best possible solution would change, if I were to add in special squares with different effects. I have some more ideas I would like to try if ...

 
 
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5:34 PM
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Q: Does a Backflip

Going hamateurIt swims. Does a backflip. Still swims. What it?

 
6:17 PM
@Deusovi I want it to be DODGING = evasive. "old Democrat rounds" can be OD turns around = DO (as in "to round on someone") and then of course there's… DGING, the chief (head) count of… no, maybe not.
 
 
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7:31 PM
no no... old is AGEY, it rounds up C (head of "count") in front of it to make CAGEY (evasive)
the extra word "democrat" and the incorrect enumeration are both there just to mislead us
should we wait for confirmation or shall i go next?
 
No need. That's gotta be it.
 
7:53 PM
old democrat could be OD, which rounds (receives) head (of the family), PA, and count which is QUE somehow, making OPAQUED (evasive)
feels like "evasive" has to be the def because it doesn't seem like an indicator and there aren't any short words meaning "evasive" that i know
 
Could evasive be an anagram indicator for old? I don't know Deusovi well, but that is the sort of thing I would do.
That might also explain why head count has the question mark...something tricksy in the definition there.
 
8:13 PM
dracula is a 7-letter count but don't see how the wp would work
evasive seems like an odd choice for anagram indicator when a standard one like "corrupt" would have worked just as well
maybe the def is "evasive old democrat", although that seems unnecessarily specific
CLINTON could be an "evasive old democrat"
 
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Q: Keithsberg Riddle - Riddle 20

JKHeffrey76I recently came across this so-called ‘Keithsberg Riddle’, see, e.g., this YouTube video. It's a combination of 21 riddles that must be combined to derive a final answer. $1 million is offered for the person who can solve it... :-) It looks like one of the most complex riddles I've ever seen, esp...

 
Sid
8:59 PM
@jafe They are just part of a larger metapuzzle.
 
 
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10:21 PM
I wonder if "rounds" can mean "round (=around) S". I've a strange feeling @Deusovi wouldn't do that.
 

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