"Two by Two" - November 27, 2020

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Re: "Two by Two" - November 27, 2020

#261

Post by Bob cruise director » Sun Nov 29, 2020 7:40 pm

John77 wrote:
Sun Nov 29, 2020 2:08 pm
Bob cruise director wrote:
Sun Nov 29, 2020 12:49 pm
Good afternoon muggles

We have 195 on the shore as there has been a steady stream of post Thanksgiving turkey sandwich and pumpkin pie filled muggles getting to shore

Joining the crowd on the shore are
mattythewsjpuzzler
Schmeel
ddb13
SewYoung
matthewmoravec
agatha
Mary F
norrin2
Barbara K - WHO WAS THERE ALL ALONG AND I MISSED HER :oops:
DB Miller
NuYear68
Frenchy
Susan H
ADS
Billkatz
Ann
Burak
fstadler
joequavis
annabelle
Paul D
and tigerfly222
and Dennis who came ashore as I was typing the list

and for any Broncos fans - are you ready to step in as their QB for the day. For anyone who does not follow football, Denver had 4 quarterbacks deemed out yesterday because of the Covid. And that is all they had under contract.

Stay safe
The Broncos might consider calling the young lady from Vanderbilt who kicked off for the Commodores against Missouri yesterday.
They could not have done any worse
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#262

Post by Mord » Sun Nov 29, 2020 7:53 pm

Hmm slightly lost at sea and afraid I’m overthinking it :(

Anyone happen to have a slight lil nudge?

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#263

Post by Bob cruise director » Sun Nov 29, 2020 8:28 pm

Good evening. Our final report is a little early as the tenders going to the shore have been empty for a few hours.

We have 200 on the shore which is a very high number but not a record.

new to the shore since lunch are:
Tmart - who was there all along - probably buying Cindy a drink so that was the reason I missed them both (my story and I am sticking to it)
flamingbear
Daniel G
and Steve Beard

Good luck winning the mug.
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#264

Post by Commodore » Sun Nov 29, 2020 8:54 pm

Sorry, Cruise Director, Sir.
Count me ASHORE for the record.
Whirlwind 4 day weekend, and just now sat down to the task.
(Not the first time I've missed the boat. Nor, in all likelihood, the last.)
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#265

Post by Martin » Sun Nov 29, 2020 8:55 pm

Mord wrote:
Sun Nov 29, 2020 7:53 pm
Hmm slightly lost at sea and afraid I’m overthinking it :(

Anyone happen to have a slight lil nudge?
The hardest part is NOT overthinking it. Mike provided lots of rabbit holes, which you must step around.

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#266

Post by Joedbee » Sun Nov 29, 2020 9:02 pm

Almost forgot to check in - onshore!

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#267

Post by pddigi » Sun Nov 29, 2020 9:38 pm

Mord wrote:
Sun Nov 29, 2020 7:53 pm
Hmm slightly lost at sea and afraid I’m overthinking it :(

Anyone happen to have a slight lil nudge?
I sent you a private message. Hope it helps.

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#268

Post by Ffrohbose » Sun Nov 29, 2020 9:48 pm

Solved and ashore on Friday. Just getting around to posting....

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#269

Post by Fishoutowater » Sun Nov 29, 2020 9:50 pm

Finally got it and am on the shore. Only my second time without a nudge! Clever puzzle. Thanks.

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#270

Post by Jenny » Sun Nov 29, 2020 10:27 pm

I'm on shore! Set me up a Stinger; still early in the evening on the west coast....

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#271

Post by Tripod » Sun Nov 29, 2020 10:37 pm

Coming out of a Turkey-coma and finding myself on shore. Happy Turkey everyone.

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#272

Post by WSJosh » Sun Nov 29, 2020 10:39 pm

Ashore—was trying to make it harder than it actually was.

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#273

Post by Roberta » Sun Nov 29, 2020 11:33 pm

Probably the last one on shore after a great Thanksgiving weekend.

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#274

Post by Joe Ross » Mon Nov 30, 2020 12:00 am

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#275

Post by Homer Buckle » Mon Nov 30, 2020 12:13 am

"She turned me into a newt!" ....... "Got Better."

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#276

Post by Rob A » Mon Nov 30, 2020 7:19 am

Did anyone else get Aye Aye (pronounced eye eye) for the answer? Five words in the grid had a double I, seemed like a logical solution, maybe it was just me.

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#277

Post by Meg » Mon Nov 30, 2020 8:22 am

I didn’t think of "the Roman numeral II". I just figured it was 2 i's. I got the answer, so I guess it doesn’t matter....

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#278

Post by ky-mike » Mon Nov 30, 2020 8:34 am

Leeches have five pairs of eyes - ick!

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#279

Post by Joe Ross » Mon Nov 30, 2020 8:42 am

I thought of the Black Beast of Caerbannog, but stopped counting when I hit eleven eyes.

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#280

Post by BethA » Mon Nov 30, 2020 9:01 am

I double-checked to see if there was a 10-eyed salamander!

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