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Common Phrases #1188256
06/07/19 03:42 PM
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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.

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We do not see things as they are, we see things as we are. - Anais Nin
Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1188257
06/07/19 03:53 PM
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near Yosemite in California
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9. ear-splitting scream wave2

Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1188258
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8 - let's get it on


Don't let yesterday take up too much of today
Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1188259
06/07/19 04:10 PM
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Ottawa Ontario CANADA
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1. there's a fly in the ointment


My friend asked me to help him round up his 37 sheep. I said "40"
Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1188262
06/07/19 04:21 PM
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3. All bets are off


We don’t get smarter as we get older. There is just less stupid stuff left that we haven’t already done.
Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1188266
06/07/19 04:58 PM
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6. pat on the back 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: manxman] #1188269
06/07/19 05:27 PM
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Minnesota, USA
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5. speak of the devil devil

Of course, I also thought of devil's advocate and devil in disguise.


Forgiveness means giving up all hope for a better past. - Lily Tomlin
Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1188271
06/07/19 05:36 PM
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2. from the ground up

Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1188274
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7.) Love triangle

Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1188277
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4. Down Time think


To learn, read...To know, write...To master, teach...To live, play games & listen to whale music
Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1188283
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All good answers! I have something different for #3 and #4. wave


We do not see things as they are, we see things as we are. - Anais Nin
Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1188288
06/08/19 02:05 AM
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4. Not before/in time smile


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

Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1188299
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3. Off track betting?


It's nice to be important but it is much more important to be nice.
Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1188302
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4. Short Time or Small Time or Out of Time

think


To learn, read...To know, write...To master, teach...To live, play games & listen to whale music
Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1188303
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4. timepiece smile

Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1188305
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I like all of those, but mine have not yet been found. grin


We do not see things as they are, we see things as we are. - Anais Nin
Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1188310
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Going way out on the line... 3.) Place your bets

Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1188316
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Hey, Inland! It's good to see you here!

3. a side bet


We don’t get smarter as we get older. There is just less stupid stuff left that we haven’t already done.
Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1188319
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3 - cover all bets


Don't let yesterday take up too much of today
Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1188323
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4. Time's Up think

Last edited by soot; 06/08/19 04:52 PM.

To learn, read...To know, write...To master, teach...To live, play games & listen to whale music
Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1188327
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OB's got my #3. wave

My #4 is much more devious. evil


We do not see things as they are, we see things as we are. - Anais Nin
Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1188328
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4. exponential time wave2


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] #1188334
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Like it, but it's not mine. wave


We do not see things as they are, we see things as we are. - Anais Nin
Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1188341
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4. Tee off time

woozy


Beauty is in the eye of the beerholder.
Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1188352
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How about Tea Time or Tee Time think


To learn, read...To know, write...To master, teach...To live, play games & listen to whale music
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