Pass the time?

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Pass the time?

Post by Shaun Hegarty » Mon Sep 07, 2009 12:32 am

Apterous is down again, so how about something (slightly) different.
Proper noun conundrum game.

I'll start with one, and the first person to get it gives a new one, and so on. Any Length and with spaces if you want.

ITAKESBUNZ

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Re: Pass the time?

Post by John Bosley » Mon Sep 07, 2009 4:46 am

Uzbekistan

GLOWLEPEASY

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Post by Matt Bayfield » Mon Sep 07, 2009 12:21 pm

GLOWLEPEASY ===> YELLOW PAGES

How about LAYCARPETSCAL? Hint: two words.

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Re: Pass the time?

Post by Jon Corby » Mon Sep 07, 2009 1:10 pm

CRYSTAL PALACE

Mine: ABLUTIONS

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Re: Pass the time?

Post by Matt Bayfield » Mon Sep 07, 2009 1:23 pm

I don't know the answer, but in the spirit of Touchdown, it's one letter away from either Toni Basil or Lisa Bonet.

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Re: Pass the time?

Post by Charlie Reams » Mon Sep 07, 2009 1:24 pm

Usain Bolt (this was posted already wasn't it?)

DOH, AUTO-SKAT.

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Re: Pass the time?

Post by Matt Bayfield » Mon Sep 07, 2009 1:30 pm

DOH, AUTO-SKAT ===> SOUTH DAKOTA

Next: BLOWMYCOP

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Re: Pass the time?

Post by Jon Corby » Mon Sep 07, 2009 1:45 pm

Matt Bayfield wrote:DOH, AUTO-SKAT ===> SOUTH DAKOTA

Next: BLOWMYCOP
POBOL Y CWM ?

(what is that?)

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Re: Pass the time?

Post by Kieran Child » Mon Sep 07, 2009 1:47 pm

I think that's a show on welsh tv. It's something to do with Wales.

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Re: Pass the time?

Post by Matt Bayfield » Mon Sep 07, 2009 1:50 pm

Yup. This is Pobol y Cwm. I'm not a regular viewer, but I used to know someone who was in the cast.

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Post by Jon Corby » Mon Sep 07, 2009 1:57 pm

PETER TROTTER JEANS

oops.
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Re: Pass the time?

Post by Kieran Child » Mon Sep 07, 2009 2:07 pm

JANET STREET PORTER'S?

We sinful

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Post by Phil Reynolds » Mon Sep 07, 2009 2:23 pm

Jon Corby wrote:ABLUTIONS
ISTANBUL + O

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Post by Matt Bayfield » Mon Sep 07, 2009 2:58 pm

WE SINFUL ===> SWINE FLU

Try TTOSSERGBUSH...

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Post by Kai Laddiman » Mon Sep 07, 2009 3:51 pm

GHOSTBUSTERS!

MYSKISLEEEAN
16/10/2007 - Episode 4460
Dinos Sfyris 76 - 78 Dorian Lidell
Proof that even idiots can get well and truly mainwheeled.

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Re: Pass the time?

Post by Michael Wallace » Mon Sep 07, 2009 3:54 pm

Kai Laddiman wrote:MYSKISLEEEAN
I was going to say MYLEENE KLASS but there's an I and only one L, hmm.

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Re: Pass the time?

Post by Jon Corby » Tue Sep 08, 2009 9:49 am

Kai Laddiman wrote:MYSKISLEEEAN
MELANIE SYKES

Mine:
MERCEDES BUGGY CAR

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Re: Pass the time?

Post by Marc Meakin » Tue Sep 08, 2009 10:46 am

Jon Corby wrote:
Kai Laddiman wrote:MYSKISLEEEAN
MELANIE SYKES

Mine:
MERCEDES BUGGY CAR
'Crude gems by grace?
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Re: Pass the time?

Post by Jon Corby » Tue Sep 08, 2009 10:55 am

Marc Meakin wrote:
Jon Corby wrote:
Kai Laddiman wrote:MYSKISLEEEAN
MELANIE SYKES

Mine:
MERCEDES BUGGY CAR
'Crude gems by grace?
Yes!




Wait, no.

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Re: Pass the time?

Post by Kieran Child » Tue Sep 08, 2009 10:56 am

my sparce debugger? :?

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Re: Pass the time?

Post by Derek Hazell » Tue Sep 08, 2009 11:01 am

Have the rules changed now from
Shaun Hegarty wrote:Proper noun conundrum game.
then?
Living life in a gyratory circus kind of way.

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Re: Pass the time?

Post by Jon Corby » Tue Sep 08, 2009 11:04 am

Derek Hazell wrote:Have the rules changed now from
Shaun Hegarty wrote:Proper noun conundrum game.
then?
No.

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Re: Pass the time?

Post by Phil Reynolds » Tue Sep 08, 2009 11:19 am

Jon Corby wrote:Mine:
MERCEDES BUGGY CAR
C.C BUGGERED MY ARSE?

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Re: Pass the time?

Post by Jon Corby » Tue Sep 08, 2009 11:26 am

Phil Reynolds wrote:
Jon Corby wrote:Mine:
MERCEDES BUGGY CAR
C.C BUGGERED MY ARSE?
No!

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Re: Pass the time?

Post by Jon Corby » Fri Sep 25, 2009 9:48 am

Jon Corby wrote:Mine:
MERCEDES BUGGY CAR
You losers still haven't got this yet. Not so quick when you can't just plug anagrams into a solver are ya, eh? EH?

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Re: Pass the time?

Post by Kieran Child » Fri Sep 25, 2009 10:13 am

Shouldn't the time have run out by now and someone in the audience have solved it for us?

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Re: Pass the time?

Post by Sue Sanders » Fri Sep 25, 2009 10:54 am

Jon Corby wrote:
Jon Corby wrote:Mine:
MERCEDES BUGGY CAR
You losers still haven't got this yet. Not so quick when you can't just plug anagrams into a solver are ya, eh? EH?
Can we have a clue, please?
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Re: Pass the time?

Post by Jon Corby » Fri Sep 25, 2009 11:20 am

Sue Sanders wrote:
Jon Corby wrote:
Jon Corby wrote:Mine:
MERCEDES BUGGY CAR
You losers still haven't got this yet. Not so quick when you can't just plug anagrams into a solver are ya, eh? EH?
Can we have a clue, please?
SEASONAL.

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Re: Pass the time?

Post by Sue Sanders » Fri Sep 25, 2009 11:32 am

Jon Corby wrote: MERCEDES BUGGY CAR

SEASONAL.
Hmm. Finding it very difficult to get past 'buggery' and I don't see buggery as being a seasonal thing.
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Re: Pass the time?

Post by Kieran Child » Fri Sep 25, 2009 12:04 pm

^ Try buggery in the winter and you'll soon realise that it is a seasonal thing.

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Re: Pass the time?

Post by Sue Sanders » Fri Sep 25, 2009 12:07 pm

Kieran Child wrote:^ Try buggery in the winter and you'll soon realise that it is a seasonal thing.

Well, that's my afternoon project decided then, using 'Autumn' as the control - thanks for the idea, Kieran
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Post by Phil Reynolds » Fri Sep 25, 2009 12:14 pm

Sue Sanders wrote:I don't see buggery as being a seasonal thing.
When it's freezing cold and wet in the middle of winter have you never said, "I'm buggered if I'm going out there in this weather"?

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Post by Sue Sanders » Fri Sep 25, 2009 12:53 pm

Phil Reynolds wrote:
Sue Sanders wrote:I don't see buggery as being a seasonal thing.
When it's freezing cold and wet in the middle of winter have you never said, "I'm buggered if I'm going out there in this weather"?
In my limited experience it would be 'I'm going to get buggered unless I go out there in this weather'.
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Re: Pass the time?

Post by Jon Corby » Fri Sep 25, 2009 1:07 pm

FFS. It's got nothing to do with buggery.

The manufacturers of this product regularly challenge the public over how they utilise this particular item. I'm unsure if they have done any thorough statistical analysis though.

There, that should make it really easy now.

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Post by Charlie Reams » Fri Sep 25, 2009 1:17 pm

I'd say Cadbury's Creme Egg has everything to do with buggery.

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Post by Derek Hazell » Fri Sep 25, 2009 1:18 pm

I got it from that last clue, but have to admit I never would have got it from the anagram.
Living life in a gyratory circus kind of way.

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Re: Pass the time?

Post by Jon Corby » Fri Sep 25, 2009 1:19 pm

Charlie Reams wrote:I'd say Cadbury's Creme Egg has everything to do with buggery.
Congratulations!

It's your turn now.

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Re: Pass the time?

Post by Charlie Reams » Fri Sep 25, 2009 1:28 pm

GELDS ROMANTIC CRUSH.

Clue: Person.
Hmm, this could definitely be used in a cryptic crossword.

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Re: Pass the time?

Post by Jon Corby » Fri Sep 25, 2009 1:34 pm

Charlie Reams wrote:GELDS ROMANTIC CRUSH.
Chris Scrotumdangle

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Post by Charlie Reams » Tue Sep 29, 2009 10:28 pm

Jon Corby wrote:
Charlie Reams wrote:GELDS ROMANTIC CRUSH.
Chris Scrotumdangle
Close. He's a political figure.

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Post by Jon Corby » Wed Sep 30, 2009 7:18 am

Charlie Reams wrote:
Jon Corby wrote:
Charlie Reams wrote:GELDS ROMANTIC CRUSH.
Chris Scrotumdangle
Close. He's a political figure.
No he isn't, I just made him up.

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Re: Pass the time?

Post by Bob De Caux » Thu Oct 01, 2009 11:11 am

The towering political presence of Screaming Lord Sutch.

Here's one:

I don't kiss ass / crud canal

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Post by Dinos Sfyris » Thu Oct 01, 2009 1:48 pm

Is it the famous KRASS DINOS CUNT SCANDAL?

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Re: Pass the time?

Post by Bob De Caux » Thu Oct 01, 2009 2:20 pm

Sadly not Dinos! As a clue, it has a population of around 20,000

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Post by Matt Morrison » Thu Oct 01, 2009 2:40 pm

Bob De Caux wrote:Sadly not Dinos! As a clue, it has a population of around 20,000
That doesn't actually differentiate it from the KRASS DINOS CUNT SCANDAL though, which I think claimed 20,380 victims in total.

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Post by Bob De Caux » Thu Oct 01, 2009 2:48 pm

That was only the official total - the actual number of victims was much higher

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Post by Alec Rivers » Fri Oct 02, 2009 10:16 pm

Bob De Caux wrote:Here's one:

I don't kiss ass / crud canal
It's a tough one, I'll give you that. I thought it was Santa Cristina de Caldesinos for a minute, but not quite. :cry:


It has some great anagrams, though:

classics did stun anorak
slick cats and dinosaurs
and discussions lack art
sick unsocial standards
sadist cocks and urinals
etc.

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Post by Marc Meakin » Tue Oct 06, 2009 12:39 pm

Bob De Caux wrote:The towering political presence of Screaming Lord Sutch.

Here's one:

I don't kiss ass / crud canal
Took me a long time but it is Turks and Caicos Islands
Once I worked out the Islands bit it was a case of going through an Atlas
How about this one : 'Bulimiac of concocted groper
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Post by James Robinson » Tue Oct 06, 2009 1:25 pm

Marc Meakin wrote:How about this one : 'Bulimiac of concocted groper
I believe that's the Democratic Republic of Congo, although strictly speaking it's the Democratic Republic of the Congo, but there you go.

Here's an interesting one:

PURE CROCHET (not a hard one I must admit!)
CO:WY 2020 CANCELLED :cry: :cry: :cry:

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Re: Pass the time?

Post by Jon Corby » Tue Oct 06, 2009 1:27 pm

Peter Crouch.

Mine:

RUDE HYENA BURP
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Post by Alec Rivers » Tue Oct 06, 2009 1:27 pm

James Robinson wrote:
Marc Meakin wrote:How about this one : 'Bulimiac of concocted groper
I believe that's the Democratic Republic of Congo, although strictly speaking it's the Democratic Republic of the Congo, but there you go.
I don't believe it! I was just posting that, too! Well done James.

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Re: Pass the time?

Post by Marc Meakin » Tue Oct 06, 2009 1:51 pm

Jon Corby wrote:Peter Crouch.

Mine:

RUDE HYENA BURP
Audrey Hepburn
try this: Mr. Mojo risin'
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Post by Jon Corby » Tue Oct 06, 2009 2:02 pm

Marc Meakin wrote:try this: Mr. Mojo risin'
Jim Morrison
Next one:

HERE IS PAEDO

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Post by Sue Sanders » Tue Oct 06, 2009 2:40 pm

Jon Corby wrote:
Marc Meakin wrote:try this: Mr. Mojo risin'
Jim Morrison
Next one:

HERE IS PAEDO

Gary Glitter?

:lol:
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Post by James Robinson » Thu Oct 08, 2009 1:27 pm

Jon Corby wrote:HERE IS PAEDO
Do we get a clue for this one?
CO:WY 2020 CANCELLED :cry: :cry: :cry:

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Post by Sue Sanders » Thu Oct 08, 2009 2:06 pm

Jon Corby's got one stashed in his charger

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Re: Pass the time?

Post by Jon Corby » Thu Oct 08, 2009 7:34 pm

James Robinson wrote:
Jon Corby wrote:HERE IS PAEDO
Do we get a clue for this one?
2 B's and 2 G's.

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Post by Phil Reynolds » Thu Oct 08, 2009 10:24 pm

Jon Corby wrote:2 B's and 2 G's.
Well, I'll be buggered.

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Re: Pass the time?

Post by Jon Corby » Thu Oct 22, 2009 10:17 am

Jon Corby wrote:
James Robinson wrote:
Jon Corby wrote:HERE IS PAEDO
Do we get a clue for this one?
2 B's and 2 G's.
Further anagrammed clue since you're all clearly still wrestling with this:

FAG CODE.

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Re: Pass the time?

Post by Marc Meakin » Thu Oct 22, 2009 10:27 am

It is Sophie Reade


MAD NABWAS
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