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« on: December 01, 2017, 12:25:14 AM »

I missed enmities in yesterday's ( Wednesday ) 10 letter game & even more frustratingly I missed pants in the standard game which cost me a rosette.

I was convinced that the last common word that I was looking for in the standard game had to be a plural so in desperation I was adding an " S " to just about every word that I had played but inexplicably still managed to miss pant.

Probably too much information here , but I do wonder if I missed that word because I usually play chi while relaxing & winding down which often involves wearing nothing more than my jocks & a singlet so maybe if I had actually been wearing pants I might have found the word.



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« Reply #1 on: December 01, 2017, 05:40:31 AM »

Oh Les that conjures up an image! Huh? Trust you have a beer in your free hand!!
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« Reply #2 on: December 01, 2017, 07:13:19 AM »

   

Chesty Bond did come to mind

Along with Fred Dagg and Onslow (keeping up appearances)   Grin Grin














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« Reply #3 on: December 02, 2017, 02:40:52 AM »

I missed enmities in yesterday's ( Wednesday ) 10 letter game


Just out of curiosity, Les, I wonder if you got the singular enmity in the following day's equanimity game?
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« Reply #4 on: December 02, 2017, 05:18:44 AM »

You're spot on Carol!  I love Onslow from Keeping Up Appearances Grin
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« Reply #5 on: December 02, 2017, 10:51:54 AM »

For those who don't know, Onslow was a character in a very popular long-running BBC sitcom called Keeping up Appearances. A likeable slob, brilliantly portrayed by the late Geoffrey Hughes, he had a lot in common with Homer Simpson, except Onslow never had a job.





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« Reply #6 on: December 02, 2017, 04:13:52 PM »

It's just like looking in the mirror.

Penny , did you even have to ask about the " beer in hand " although definitely not the brand that Onslow is drinking.

Definitely " chesty bond " Carol , none of this cheap & nasty imported crap from China / Bangladesh  or wherever.
( Keeping up Appearances was one of my mum's favourite T.V. shows ).

Been a bit busy last couple of days Mike , so didn't actually get to play the equanimity game but I am pretty confident that I would have found enmity particularly as the letters came up again so quickly , actually that seems to happen quite often in chi , even on the same day sometimes the letters in either the standard or challenge game are nearly duplicated in the 10 letter game which for me usually results in me missing " easy words " in the 10 letter game which I thought that I had played only to realise after viewing the solution that I had only played them in the earlier game.
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« Reply #7 on: December 02, 2017, 11:51:52 PM »

Wonder if the beer in hand in question, was the one whose bottles were so attractive to those Australian beetles?  Grin
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« Reply #8 on: December 04, 2017, 03:30:19 PM »

1'm guessing that a beetle's taste in beer would not be as discerning as mine.

And particularly for Penny who has such a vivid imagination , I should clarify this earlier quote of mine ;
 " It's just like looking in the mirror "

I was thinking of one of those novelty mirrors that you see at carnivals where the image is totally exaggerated & nothing like your true reflection.







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« Reply #9 on: December 05, 2017, 05:22:37 AM »

Thanks Les I know exactly what your mean.  We always used to have a Hall of Mirrors at the funfair when I was a kid.  Lots of different mirrors making you look very peculiar laugh  Doubt if they have such things nowadays!
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« Reply #10 on: December 05, 2017, 05:31:12 AM »

Lots of different mirrors making you look very peculiar laugh  Doubt if they have such things nowadays!

Nowadays an ordinary mirror does that for me.
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« Reply #11 on: December 05, 2017, 05:46:00 AM »

That made me really laugh Jack laugh Though I do know exactly what you mean! Penny
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« Reply #12 on: December 05, 2017, 03:37:18 PM »

Good one Jack. Grin

Given the recent theme of this thread , this joke seems suitable ;

Jack was moderately successful in his career, but as he got older he was increasingly hampered by incredibly painful headaches. When his personal hygiene and love life started to suffer, he sought medical help.
After being referred from one specialist to another, he finally came across a doctor who solved the problem.
"The good news is I can cure your headaches , the bad news is that it will require castration." You have a very rare condition which causes your testicles to press up against the base of your spine. The pressure creates one hell of a headache. The only way to relieve the pressure is to remove the testicles."
Jack was shocked and depressed. He wondered if he had anything left to live for. He couldn't concentrate long enough to answer, but eventually decided that he had no choice but to go under the knife.
When he left the hospital, his mind was clear, but he felt like he was missing an important part of himself. As he walked down the street, he realised that he felt like a different person. He could  now make a new beginning and live a long & pain free life.
He walked past a men's clothing store and thought, "That's what I need: a new suit." He entered the shop and told the salesman, "I'd like a new suit."
The salesman eyed him briefly and said, "Let's see... size 44 long."
Jack laughed, "That's right, how did you know?"
"It's my job."
Jack tried on the suit. It fitted perfectly. As Jack admired himself in the mirror, the salesman asked, "How about a new shirt?"
Jack thought for a moment and then said, "Sure..."
The salesman eyed Jack and said, "Let's see... 34 sleeve and... 16 and a half neck"
Jack was surprised, "That's right, how did you know?"
"It's my job."
Jack tried on the shirt, and it fitted perfectly. As Jack adjusted the collar in the mirror, the salesman asked, "How about new shoes?"
Jack was on a roll and said, "Sure..."
The salesman eyed Jack's feet and said, "Let's see... 9-1/2... E."
Jack was astonished, "That's right, how did you know?"
"It's my job."
Jack tried on the shoes and they were a perfect fit. Jack walked comfortably around the shop and the salesman asked, "How about a new hat?"
Without hesitating, Jack said, "Sure..."
The salesman eyed Jack's head and said, "Let's see... 7-5/8."
Jack was incredulous, "That's right, how did you know?"
"It's my job."
The hat  also fit perfectly. Jack was feeling great, when the salesman asked, "How about some new underwear?" Jack thought for a second and said, "Sure..."
The salesman stepped back, eyed Jack's waist and said, "Let's see... size 36." Jack laughed, "No, I've worn size 34 since I was 18 years old."
The salesman shook his head, "You can't wear a size 34. It would press your testicles up against the base of your spine and give you one hell of a headache."




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« Reply #13 on: December 06, 2017, 05:29:47 AM »

Very funny Les laugh
Sadly I can never remember jokes.  We have a radiographer at work who is brilliant at telling jokes. We often have a "joke du jour" By the time I get home in the evening I've forgotten it Huh? Very irritating!  Penny
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« Reply #14 on: December 06, 2017, 03:49:40 PM »

Penny , I just love people like you who can never remember jokes , it allows me to tell the same ones over & over again.

Hopefully , you haven't heard this one before but I guess it doesn't really matter ;


An 80 year old couple were having problems remembering things, so they decided to go to their doctor to get checked out to make sure nothing was wrong with them. When they arrived at the doctor's, they explained to the doctor about the problems they were having with their memory.

After checking the couple out, the doctor tells them that they were physically okay but might want to start writing things down and make notes to help them remember things. The couple thanked the doctor and left.

Later that night while watching TV, the old man got up from his chair and his wife asks, "Where are you going?"

He replies, "To the kitchen."

She asks, "Will you get me a bowl of ice cream?"

He replies, "Sure."

She then asks him, "Don't you think you should write it down so you can remember it?"

He says, "No, I can remember that."

She then says, "Well, I also would like some strawberries on top. You had better write that down cause I know you'll forget that."

He says, "I can remember that, you want a bowl of ice cream with strawberries."

She replies, "Well, I also would like whipped cream on top. I know you will forget that so you better write it down."

With irritation in his voice, he says, "I don't need to write that down, I can remember that." He then fumes into the kitchen.

After about 20 minutes he returns from the kitchen and hands her a plate of bacon and eggs.

She stares at the plate for a moment and says, "You forgot my toast."



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