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Message Posted: Sep 26, 2005 4:15:55 PM

This is a variation of LINGO and follows all LINGO Rules

The game is similar to a before-and-after on Wheel of Fortune

Always use three words.

The middle word must be strongly associated to words 1 and 3; words 1 and 3 have no link to each other

Supply only the first letter of the first word

Examples:

D - - - ** - - - - - - ** - - - - -
D I S K ** J O C K E Y ** S I L K S

DISK JOCKEY
JOCKEY SILKS

E - - - - - - ** - - - - ** - - - - - (Author starts)
E X H A U S T ** P I P E ** O R G A N (Desired phrase)

Correct Letters are grouped together under the three-word phrase. To be a "correct" letter, it must appear in the word. Example:

Guess is... E X P E R T S ** S O N G ** T I T L E

Author displays E X - - - - - ** - - - - ** - - - - -

*T, S ; * ; * (Separate the correctly-guessed letters into the words where they belong. Use a semicolon (;) as a delimiter between words.

The player got the T and S in word 1 but in the wrong place. The "O," "N" and "G" of "SONG" do not count toward "ORGAN" because they appear in word 2. The "E" and "I" in TITLE do not appear for "PIPE" because they are in word 3.

WINNER = AUTHOR
The winner authors a new game. Put this game into your Favorites so it doesn't fall off the chart into Dante's Game Inferno. If you guess, you must be willing to be an author and refresh the guesses until someone else wins.

INACTIVE GAME:
After this game has been inactive for 24 hours, any author wannabe can announce his/her authoring intention by stating, "pick a number from 00 to 59," then he/she picks a number. Allow some time for others to pick numbers. After an hour or two, the first author wannabe returns and does a "spin to win." The seconds [HH:MM:SS] of that post determines who starts. The person guessing closest to the actual second starts.

Play the other LINGO Games to get a "feel" for this one if you are still confused.

Let's Play!

L - - - - - - ** - - - - - - ** - - - -
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ExitRamp
Champion Author Orlando

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Message Posted: Apr 23, 2014 12:13:12 AM

_ _ L _ _ _ _ ** _ A _ L E Y ** _ _ _ _ E [ 7/6/5 ]

*S,I,N,C,O ..... * .... *G,R,O

tbucks:
** R E L E A S E ... Placed L, Found S
** T H E R A P Y ... Placed Y, Found E,A
** G R O U P ... Found G,R,O
critic:
** M U S T A R D ...
** P L A S T E R ... Found L, Placed E
** S A I N T ...
SandOwl:
** B R E W I N G ... Found I,N
** K E T T L E S ... Placed L
** C L O S E D ... Placed E (First 5 characters used)
critic:
** C O U N T E R ... Found C,O
** N A T U R A L ... Placed A
** C Y C L E ... Also placed E
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Message Posted: Apr 22, 2014 5:44:05 PM

Yo -- Exit! Help us out here!!
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C O U N T E R ** N A T U R A L ** C Y C L E
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Message Posted: Apr 21, 2014 5:11:59 PM

B R E W I N G ** K E T T L E S ** C L O S E D
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Message Posted: Apr 21, 2014 1:01:37 PM

M U S T A R D ** P L A S T E R ** S A I N T
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Message Posted: Apr 20, 2014 7:20:12 PM

R E L E A S E ** T H E R A P Y ** G R O U P
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Champion Author Orlando

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Message Posted: Apr 19, 2014 8:01:42 AM

_ _ _ _ _ _ _ ** _ _ _ _ _ _ _ ** _ _ _ _ _ [ 7/7/5 ]

bump
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Champion Author Orlando

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Message Posted: Apr 18, 2014 5:44:39 AM

_ _ _ _ _ _ _ ** _ _ _ _ _ _ _ ** _ _ _ _ _ [ 7/7/5 ]
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Champion Author Orlando

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Message Posted: Apr 18, 2014 5:43:03 AM

I should have picked up on Charlie Chaplain.
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Message Posted: Apr 17, 2014 2:05:55 PM

You got it! LITTLE ** TRAMP ** STEAMER


Was it the clue that gave it away? Thanx to all who played the game!




[Edited by: tbucks at 4/17/2014 2:06:49 PM EST]
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Message Posted: Apr 16, 2014 1:15:41 AM

L I T T L E .. ??
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Message Posted: Apr 14, 2014 4:40:33 PM

_ _ _ _ L E ** T R A M P ** S T E A M E R (6/5/7)

(L,T) ** (-) ** (S,A,R)




3) S A D D L E .. T R A M P .. S T E A M E R
Exit Solves words two and three; Places L,E; Finds -



Don't give up so quickly, Exit! I'm sure Charlie Chaplin wouldn't.


[Edited by: tbucks at 4/14/2014 4:44:34 PM EST]
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Message Posted: Apr 14, 2014 5:39:32 AM

S A D D L E .. T R A M P .. S T E A M E R

I know word 1 is wrong, but I'm stumped.
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2014 8:22:10 PM

_ _ _ _ _ _ ** _ R _ _ _ ** _ _ _ _ M E _ (6/5/7)

(L,E,T) ** (-) ** (S,A,R)



1) G O L D E N ** G R E E K ** C O L U M N S
critic Places -/R/M; Finds L,E/-/S


2) B U Y O U T ** O F F E R ** A W A R D E D
Sand Places -/-/E; Finds T/-/A,R


[Edited by: tbucks at 4/12/2014 8:22:38 PM EST]
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Message Posted: Apr 10, 2014 10:41:26 PM

B U Y O U T ** O F F E R ** A W A R D E D
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Message Posted: Apr 10, 2014 2:16:28 PM

G O L D E N ** G R E E K ** C O L U M N S
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Message Posted: Apr 9, 2014 3:27:23 PM

Not only are the olives ugly, they also can't get dates! BTW, like your Lucy-Charlie Brown avatar. Now for a lingo:

_ _ _ _ _ _ ** _ _ _ _ _ ** _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (6/5/7)
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Message Posted: Apr 8, 2014 3:12:16 PM

tbucks locates some romaine lettuce, croutons, fresh garlic and extra-virgin olive oil to put together:

C A E S A R ** S A L A D ** F I X I N 'S

Someone confided in me that extra-virgin olive oil is made using the ugliest olives.
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C A E S A R ** S A L A D ** F I X I N 'S
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Message Posted: Apr 8, 2014 5:47:45 AM

C _ E _ _ _ ** S _ _ _ _ ** _ _ _ _ _' S [6/5/6]

*R,A... * ... *N,I

C R E A M Y [ Finds A Places E ]
S T U F F [ Places S ]
N O V E L ' S [ -- ]

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
C O M E D Y [ -- ]
F U N N Y [ -- ]
T H I N G 'S [Finds I ]
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2014 11:47:25 PM

C O M E D Y ** F U N N Y ** T H I N G 'S
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C R E A M Y ** S T U F F ** N O V E L ' S
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Message Posted: Apr 6, 2014 11:21:32 PM

bump
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C _ _ _ _ _ ** _ _ _ _ _ ** _ _ _ _ _' S [6/5/6]

*R,E ... *S ... *N

C O R N E T [ Finds R,E; Places C ]
M U S I C [ Finds S ]
S T A N D S [ Finds N, Places S ]
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C O R N E T ** M U S I C ** S T A N D S
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_ _ _ _ _ _ ** _ _ _ _ _ ** _ _ _ _ _' _ [6/5/6]
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Message Posted: Apr 3, 2014 8:50:55 AM

And exitRamp wins it again by following the signs on how to get into the place of worship (or a bottle of beer)
Your Game!
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C H U R C H ** K E Y ** I N D I C A T O R
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_ H _ _ _ _ ** _ _ Y ** _ _ _ I _ _ _ O _ (6/3/9)
(R) ** (-) ** (R,N,I,A,T)

2) S P R I N G ** B U D ** V A R I A T I O N tbucks places -/-/I,O finds -/-/I,A,T
1) S H O W E R .. M A Y .. F L O W E R I N G Exit Places H/Y/-; Finds R/-/O,R,I,N
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S P R I N G ** B U D ** V A R I A T I O N
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S H O W E R .. M A Y .. F L O W E R I N G
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_ _ _ _ _ _ ** _ _ _ ** _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (6/3/9)
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And SandOwl's third guess wipes up with the correct answer.
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T O I L E T ** P A P E R ** M A C H E
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_ _ _ L _ _ ** _ _ _ _ _ ** _ _ _ H _ (6/5/5)
(O,T,E) ** (R,A) ** (A)


1) H A L L O W ** N I G H T ** L I G H T

Sand Places L/-/H; Finds O/-/-


2) W E A L T H ** C O B R A ** T R A I N

Exit Places -/-/-; Finds E,T/R,A/A
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W E A L T H ** C O B R A ** T R A I N
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H A L L O W ** N I G H T ** L I G H T
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_ _ _ _ _ _ ** _ _ _ _ _ ** _ _ _ _ _ (6/5/5)
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2014 12:06:39 AM

tbucks takes off the air brakes and wins this round. You game!
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Message Posted: Mar 27, 2014 6:27:53 PM

B R A K E ** R O T O R ** B L A D E
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B R _ _ _ ** R O _ O _ ** B _ A _ E [5/5/5]
* ; *T ; *

L Y M P H ** G L A N D ** S W E A T [-/-/EA] Critic finds 2 placing none
H O B B Y ** H O R S E ** S E N S E [B/OR/E] tbucks places 2 finding 2
B R I N G ** R O B O T ** B R A K E [-/-/EA] Critic places 2,2,2 finds 1

Did you get help from a BRING ROBOT?
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B R I N G ** R O B O T ** B R A K E
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_ _ _ _ _ ** _ O _ _ _ ** _ _ _ _ E [5/5/5]
*B ; *R ; *A

L Y M P H ** G L A N D ** S W E A T [-/-/EA] Critic needs some deodorant after finding 2 placing none
H O B B Y ** H O R S E ** S E N S E [B/OR/E] tbucks shows goat smarts by placing 2 and finding 2

[Edited by: SandOwl at 3/25/2014 7:08:05 PM EST]
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H O B B Y ** H O R S E ** S E N S E
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L Y M P H ** G L A N D ** S W E A T
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Message Posted: Mar 24, 2014 11:15:50 AM

Thanks a lot, ER. Although it may be actually quite good, I can't picture myself ordering some DUDE RANCH DRESSING! Thanks to tbucks for such a good initial guess. New game:

_ _ _ _ _ ** _ _ _ _ _ ** _ _ _ _ _ [5/5/5]
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Message Posted: Mar 23, 2014 11:11:53 PM

SandOwl solves the BEFORE AND AFTER and becomes the new author!!
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D U D E ** R A N C H ** D R E S S I N G
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Message Posted: Mar 23, 2014 3:22:23 AM

_ _ _ _ ** _ _ _ C H ** _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ [4/5/8]

*D ; *A ; *R,E

S A N D [ Found D ]
B E A C H [ Found A, Placed CH ]
U M B R E L L A [ Found R,E ]
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S A N D ** B E A C H ** U M B R E L L A
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