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Letters of the Law - example added #1186489
05/17/19 02:26 PM
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There are some weird spelling rules at work here! To decode each list, you'll have to figure out what its rule is. First, see if you can recognize the category to which the words in a group belong. Then identify the pattern to the weird spellings. Finally, think of another member that would fit the category AND provide the "rule" for the funny spellings.

For example, given the group Cappams, Larsonams, Schulzams, Trudeauams is comprised of the names of cartoonists with the letters AMS added. So ADDAMS becomes the new member that works for the list and defines the rule.

-1.
espaoxrille
sanoxal
top-sioxer
weoxgie

-2.
Alien Resurrecothion
Beehtolejuice
Liothothle Women
Realihtoy Biothes

-3.
Arctic Ocbeaen
Chesapbeaeke Bay
Grbeaet Salt Lake
Pbeaerl Harbor

-4.
Auberjonos
Nmoy
Shmerman
Spner

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Re: Letters of the Law [Re: Pandora] #1186501
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2. Winona Ryder movies
the letter t is between o and h
Experimenother smile


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Re: Letters of the Law [Re: Pandora] #1186515
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Correct category, correct change, wrong example. The example has to explain the rule, not just follow it. smile

These are very, very tough puzzles.


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Re: Letters of the Law [Re: Pandora] #1186534
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1. types of shoes
replace the letter D with the letters ox
ex: glaoxiators

OX FOR D smile

Re: Letters of the Law [Re: Pandora] #1186542
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Nailed it! wave

The example is Oxford. Gladiators doesn't fit the category. smile


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Re: Letters of the Law [Re: Pandora] #1186544
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4. Actors on Star Trek series
ex. McNell

Add an i before or after l, m, n, o, p

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Re: Letters of the Law [Re: Pandora] #1186545
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You're on the right track, Fil. smile


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Re: Letters of the Law [Re: Pandora] #1186548
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3. These are all salt water geographical locations with at least one word of the name containing the adjacent letters ea, the rule being that b is inserted before ea and an extra e after ea, thus another example would be The Dbeaed Sbeae (unless perhaps ea has to be contained between consonants). crazy

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Re: Letters of the Law [Re: Pandora] #1186550
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That would be another good example, Lex, but it doesn't define the rule of change. smile


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Re: Letters of the Law [Re: Pandora] #1186553
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3. Bering Sea ( be rings ea) bravo


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Re: Letters of the Law [Re: Pandora] #1186555
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Ta daaaaa! wave


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Re: Letters of the Law - example added [Re: Pandora] #1186556
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Snbeaeky! bravo lol


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Re: Letters of the Law - example added [Re: Pandora] #1186558
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Very much so! evil


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Re: Letters of the Law - example added [Re: Pandora] #1186591
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4. Star Trek actors
missing letter "i"
Take i

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Re: Letters of the Law - example added [Re: Pandora] #1186599
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Yes! wave


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Re: Letters of the Law - example added [Re: Pandora] #1186604
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A shot in the dark here...

2. Nigh T O near T H crazy

Re: Letters of the Law - example added [Re: Pandora] #1186611
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You're an excellent shot, Redz! wave


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