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Common Phrases #1140405
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These are all unusual representations of words, phrases or things. Can you figure them out? One posted answer per person, please.





We do not see things as they are, we see things as we are. - Anais Nin
Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1140407
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8. H20 (water)

smile

wave

Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1140408
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4. paradox smile


Sometimes lost is where you need to be. Just because you don't know your direction doesn't mean you don't have one.
Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1140410
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6. money in the bank

Go Eagles!!!

Re: Common Phrases [Re: Redz] #1140414
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9. Last of the Mohicans? wave

Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1140416
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2. lucky break smile

Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1140419
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7: tuesday


I'm a man of few words, BUT I use 'em often!!
Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1140421
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1. Confused group of "chaps"

think


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Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1140423
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3 - starting points


The most precious thing in life is today.
Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1140425
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Good answers! wave

soot and OB, try again. smile


We do not see things as they are, we see things as we are. - Anais Nin
Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1140435
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1. spinach devilchili tomato broccoli

Re: Common Phrases [Re: CCbomber] #1140436
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5. summer school grin


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Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1140440
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3. Starting line, I think, having also considered false start and start-stop, but staggered start could also work... smile

(four guesses for the price of one grin)

Last edited by Lex; 02/03/18 03:32 AM.

Life is what happens while you're making other plans.

Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1140458
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CCb and Sherlock thumbsup

Lex, keep trying. smile


We do not see things as they are, we see things as we are. - Anais Nin
Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1140473
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Rough start, perhaps headscratch

(I doubt that it has anything to do with dotty confused tarts... eek lol)

Last edited by Lex; 02/03/18 11:08 AM.

Life is what happens while you're making other plans.

Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1140512
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lol Actually, I quite like "dotty confused tarts". Keep trying! wave


We do not see things as they are, we see things as we are. - Anais Nin
Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1140522
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A few more thoughts: shaky beginning, slight start, stuttering/hesitant/jerky start, slow start, five point start/handicap, extended opening, long introduction, unimpressive start, ...in the beginning (long ago, and probably in a galaxy far, far away...) crazy

(This is the moment when Cheryl comes in with the right answer and makes it seem obvious!)

Last edited by Lex; 02/04/18 03:27 AM.

Life is what happens while you're making other plans.

Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1140523
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You are right Lex, I have been waiting for Cheryl's answer myself.(lol)


I looked up my family tree and found out I was the sap.
Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1140524
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Possibly final couple of stabs: delayed start, first appointment. hardwall

Starting blocks, perhaps...

Last edited by Lex; 02/04/18 05:08 AM.

Life is what happens while you're making other plans.

Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1140529
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Lex, you left out jump start, but I'm counting on Cheryl too.
She lives in Minnesota, so, you know, Super Bowl.

Go Eagles!!! rah

Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1140530
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I guess we're all waiting for Cheryl now. grin


We do not see things as they are, we see things as we are. - Anais Nin
Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1140533
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I did consider jump start but could not see it as fitting the image, and if this is a US sporting term, I may as well give up! wink


Life is what happens while you're making other plans.

Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1140534
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3. starting line up??

Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1140536
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or "starting line" (where race starts)

If "start" represents a sign: sign on the dotted line

Where are you Cheryl?!


I'm a man of few words, BUT I use 'em often!!
Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1140545
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Cheryl is relaxing

Letting us flail for a solution

Lex and others have pretty much covered the waterfront

Starting off the right foot

think


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