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Outside the Boxes #1189965
06/28/19 03:29 PM
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There are 9 common words or phrases hidden somewhere below, all helpfully numbered...from a certain point of view...

If you find one, post it! One answer per person, please, for the first 24 hours.

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Re: Outside the Boxes [Re: Demosthenes] #1189972
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1. Back to square one wave


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: Outside the Boxes [Re: Demosthenes] #1189981
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That's one down!

Re: Outside the Boxes [Re: Demosthenes] #1189984
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2. 2 (too) much of a good thing wave


Forgiveness means giving up all hope for a better past. - Lily Tomlin
Re: Outside the Boxes [Re: Demosthenes] #1189991
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4. Breaking the fourth wall. wave


We do not see things as they are, we see things as we are. - Anais Nin
Re: Outside the Boxes [Re: Demosthenes] #1189997
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3. three point landing (l and ing)

Re: Outside the Boxes [Re: Demosthenes] #1190002
06/29/19 01:37 AM
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0. Zero sum game wave

Re: Outside the Boxes [Re: Demosthenes] #1190008
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8 - Amazing Grace


Don't let yesterday take up too much of today
Re: Outside the Boxes [Re: Demosthenes] #1190009
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OrleansBelle, that's such a clever answer that I wish it was mine... But it's not the one I have.

The rest all count smile 4 more to go!

But beware: Some answers may require the contents of more than one box. Or no boxes...

Re: Outside the Boxes [Re: Demosthenes] #1190030
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6&7 at sixes and sevens? wink


Forgiveness means giving up all hope for a better past. - Lily Tomlin
Re: Outside the Boxes [Re: Demosthenes] #1190032
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Yep!

Still three more...

Re: Outside the Boxes [Re: Demosthenes] #1190039
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oops

Re: Outside the Boxes [Re: Demosthenes] #1190061
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8. eight track think


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: Outside the Boxes [Re: manxman] #1190065
06/29/19 07:20 PM
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I was thinking pieces of eight. duh


Forgiveness means giving up all hope for a better past. - Lily Tomlin
Re: Outside the Boxes [Re: Demosthenes] #1190067
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Both good answers, but Sherlock's is the one I was looking for! yes

Re: Outside the Boxes [Re: Demosthenes] #1190126
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Hints for the remainder:

5. You could use a short break
9. ??????

Re: Outside the Boxes [Re: Demosthenes] #1190127
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5. take five wave


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: Outside the Boxes [Re: Demosthenes] #1190136
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Another good one! One more left.

Re: Outside the Boxes [Re: Demosthenes] #1190188
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Of course first you'll need to find the 9, which may require some... lateral thinking wink

Re: Outside the Boxes [Re: Demosthenes] #1190272
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Re: Outside the Boxes [Re: Demosthenes] #1190295
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Let me try: the whole nine yards woozy


We do not see things as they are, we see things as we are. - Anais Nin
Re: Outside the Boxes [Re: Demosthenes] #1190572
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That's a clever one, but would you believe my answer's only 6 letters long? wink

To increase your chances of finding my intended solution, printing out the puzzle (and trimming off everything outside the puzzle border) could help you turn up some ideas.

Re: Outside the Boxes [Re: Demosthenes] #1190834
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How about "canine"...."IX" formed by C's and A's


Did you ever stop to think and then forget to start again?
Re: Outside the Boxes [Re: Demosthenes] #1190837
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That's it! happydance

(There are other letters, and other IXs, but collectively they were a........red herring.) whistle

Re: Outside the Boxes [Re: Demosthenes] #1190841
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What? May I please see an explanatory graphic? This was the BEST kind of puzzle - the kind I carried around with me. But I never got close to that answer. And how did that hint help? razz


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