One quiz at a time

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Re: One quiz at a time

Post by Cookie » 10:43 Thu 21 Sep 2017

This may take a while but how about ...Monis.
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Re: One quiz at a time

Post by Old Bridge » 12:24 Thu 21 Sep 2017

Cookie wrote:
10:43 Thu 21 Sep 2017
This may take a while but how about ...Monis.
+1

VERGENOEGD?

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Re: One quiz at a time

Post by AHB » 10:16 Fri 22 Sep 2017

Neither Monis nor Vergenoegd.

But it does start with the same letter as Monis.
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Re: One quiz at a time

Post by Cookie » 10:23 Fri 22 Sep 2017

It must be Murate Cape Ruby.
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Re: One quiz at a time

Post by Cookie » 10:25 Fri 22 Sep 2017

Cookie wrote:
10:23 Fri 22 Sep 2017
It must be Murate Cape Ruby.
Should read Muratie.
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Re: One quiz at a time

Post by AHB » 20:41 Fri 22 Sep 2017

It was Muratie. Their NV Cape Ruby. It wasn't bad.

Better than the Allesverloren 2011 Cape Vintage. That tasted like a cold stabilised and filtered ruby; I was not impressed. It wasn't up to the standard of a good LBV like Sandeman.

Ray - you're up.
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Re: One quiz at a time

Post by Old Bridge » 13:54 Thu 05 Oct 2017

There should perhaps be an analogy to the Bishop of Norwich in this thread. :wink:

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Re: One quiz at a time

Post by jdaw1 » 21:40 Sun 15 Oct 2017

Seizing ancient powers.

Explain “cafe humid palace”.

As you would surely expect, there is a good answer relevant to the business of this forum. But what?

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Re: One quiz at a time

Post by jdaw1 » 20:24 Mon 16 Oct 2017

Two clues: “stick hush goes”; “congratulations hope organs”.

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Re: One quiz at a time

Post by AHB » 19:50 Tue 17 Oct 2017

Royal Companhia Velha, via the Marquis of Pombal.
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Re: One quiz at a time

Post by jdaw1 » 22:26 Wed 18 Oct 2017

AHB wrote:
19:50 Tue 17 Oct 2017
Royal Companhia Velha, via the Marquis of Pombal.
No. A blind fumble in the dark, in vain.

It isn’t entirely clear, but “tile.sweat.craft” might be nearer. Or “stands.plots.varieties”.

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Re: One quiz at a time

Post by Doggett » 22:52 Wed 18 Oct 2017

Another fumble coming up...

“Beer, Spirits, Cigars, and Pork Pies
Other alcoholic drinks, decadent smokes, and hearty eating”

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Re: One quiz at a time

Post by Old Bridge » 05:08 Thu 19 Oct 2017

Douro stone terraces?

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Re: One quiz at a time

Post by Glenn E. » 15:58 Thu 19 Oct 2017

Taylor.Vargellas.Vinha Velha
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Re: One quiz at a time

Post by PhilW » 08:32 Fri 20 Oct 2017

I am intrigued, but likely no closer than anyone else to determining the meaning/mechanism of this puzzle so far.

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Re: One quiz at a time

Post by jdaw1 » 10:59 Sat 21 Oct 2017

Obviously none of you know anything.

The word sequences were, at creation, constrained random, but are now fixed. There are many. Very many. The relevant ones (for our purposes) are, by design, sequences very different from each other and not easily confused with other nearby sequences.

That is so many clues that whoever gets it could, rather than explaining, merely post a satisfactory substitute sequence.

† IIRC, most of five dozen trillion.

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Re: One quiz at a time

Post by jdaw1 » 16:32 Sat 21 Oct 2017

I think that “defeat.photo.hugs” and “ears.oddly.free” should be marked as showing understanding.


Old Bridge wrote:
05:08 Thu 19 Oct 2017
Douro stone terraces?
Glenn E. wrote:
15:58 Thu 19 Oct 2017
Taylor.Vargellas.Vinha Velha
Doggett wrote:
22:52 Wed 18 Oct 2017
“Beer, Spirits, Cigars, and Pork Pies
Other alcoholic drinks, decadent smokes, and hearty eating”
The politest thing I can say about these hopeless botches is that they are wrong.


PhilW wrote:
08:32 Fri 20 Oct 2017
I am intrigued, but likely no closer than anyone else to determining the meaning/mechanism of this puzzle so far.
You will really like the answer.

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