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Re: More or Les (was Bloody Plurals)
« Reply #6225 on: June 09, 2021, 06:58:48 PM »
A poem written in 1897 and published a year later by 'C 3.3'.

five words including a definite article and 'of' which are not pictured. 3/6/2/7/4

picture 2 - only one of them
picture 4 - switch the two middle letters to retain the original spelling of the poem's title

A bonus for explaining the significance of the author's 'nom de plume'

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Re: More or Les (was Bloody Plurals)
« Reply #6226 on: June 09, 2021, 07:35:28 PM »
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Some of June's presents for her birthday last week were in the form of IOUs which required her to participate in spending.

Don't you have insecticides in Bletchley?

I have often thought we ought to have a competition for the most creative deliberately wrong answers.  I think your contribution qualifies.

Hi Jack

It's getting hotter & hotter here & the mask isn't helping.  We do have insecticides but I've never actually had a mozzie in my bedroom before :o

I hope June found some lovely gifts  :)  I always thought it would be fun to have a nice pot of money & a personal shopper in a shop like John Lewis.  I could just sit there while they brought stuff for me to try on :laugh:  Maybe I need to aim a bit higher & say Harrods >:D

I have to say I'd probably beat you hands down at a wrong answer competition - half the time not even deliberate :laugh:

I've solved most of your rebus after getting a bit distracted!
My rebus is a poem written by the author of another of my recent rebuses.

#6 #3 #6 #4 #3 #3 #4

THE
The character in the last picture.

      

It's busy & noisy in fracture clinic & I can't hear myself think!  I'll be glad when it's lunchtime :)

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Re: More or Les (was Bloody Plurals)
« Reply #6227 on: June 10, 2021, 06:36:31 AM »
Cheers, Jack


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Re: More or Les (was Bloody Plurals)
« Reply #6228 on: June 10, 2021, 11:25:30 AM »
SPOILER ALERT - My rebus

SPOILER ALERT - Pen's rebus

Hi Pen,

I only had time to do one spoiler alert before going for the morning dog walk and I thought Mike's rebus had the best back story.


It was cold at dog training last night

It wasn't cold enough for me to wear long trousers.  {poor photo from Facebook}

My Rebus is an achievement in 1813 which was significant in the development of Australia.

#8   3   #4  #9



the not pictured
Picture 2. Nickname?






Cheers, Jack


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Re: More or Les (was Bloody Plurals)
« Reply #6229 on: June 10, 2021, 01:57:46 PM »
Jack, i'm shivering, just at the thought of you out & about last night in a pair of shorts particularly with that wind chill factor.
Exactly just how cold does it have to get before you pull out the sweat pants?

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Re: More or Les (was Bloody Plurals)
« Reply #6230 on: June 10, 2021, 08:47:14 PM »
Looking at your forecast Les I don't think your daytime temperatures are much different to ours at the moment!  Your nighttime temperatures are quite a lot cooler though.  We're set for a heatwave this weekend.  28oc on Sunday :o

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Re: More or Les (was Bloody Plurals)
« Reply #6231 on: June 10, 2021, 08:54:25 PM »
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I only had time to do one spoiler alert before going for the morning dog walk and I thought Mike's rebus had the best back story.

It wasn't cold enough for me to wear long trousers.  {poor photo from Facebook}

Hi Jack

You're right :)  I very much enjoyed Mike's rebus & I've just read the story behind your rebus today & that was also very interesting.

I've had a manic morning & I'm off to lunch shortly (thank heavens :-H)  I'm heading off to fracture clinic this afternoon so hopefully it'll be a quieter & I can do a more substantial post!

ps  I've come to the conclusion that Les is a bit of a wimp >:D :laugh:

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Re: More or Les (was Bloody Plurals)
« Reply #6232 on: June 10, 2021, 09:34:20 PM »
When I was younger, Les, I had a high tolerance to heat and cold but I have always been a bit iffy about humidity.  Post 60 I started to lose that tolerance quite quickly.   Strangely though, I feel cold in the upper body and not in the legs and I think I share this with a lot of Queenslanders. It is quite common to see men in shorts and women in short skirts but wearing a couple of jumpers or a heavy coat.
Cheers, Jack


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Re: More or Les (was Bloody Plurals)
« Reply #6233 on: June 10, 2021, 11:49:42 PM »
I'm Back Jack

I've enjoyed a corned beef sarnie & some grapes & ready to face the afternoon.  Fingers crossed it's a lot calmer than this morning!

A quick & easy rebus from me.  It's something that took place in 1381 & the leader.
#3 #5

Surname of gent in statue.

#3 #8' #6
THE

          

so much for my quiet afternoon.  It's very noisy :(  Roll on going home time.


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Cheers, Jack


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Re: More or Les (was Bloody Plurals)
« Reply #6235 on: June 11, 2021, 09:48:33 AM »
This is a 1999 film by Mike Leigh about, arguably, the greatest ever double act in British showbiz.

two words, hyphenated - 5-5

picture 3 - you only need the first syllable

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Re: More or Les (was Bloody Plurals)
« Reply #6236 on: June 11, 2021, 05:20:00 PM »
Hi Pen,

My rebus is a rhyme associated with the incident which was the subject of your rebus.  I found it very hard to picture ,so cut me a bit of slack, please.
#4  #4  #6  3  #3  #4,
#3  #3  #4  3  #9 ?
    and    
    the ?
Picture 1. remove the second letter
Picture 2.
Picture 3. Make singular and top and tail it with a "d"
Picture 4.
Picture 5. Archaic past tense
Picture 6. The group
Picture 7. Ditch the last letter
Picture 8. WYSIWYG - it helps if you have studied logic
Picture 9. Caricature

Some humour my daughter sent me.

   

UK people can substitute Boris for Scott.

 
To misquote Crocodile Dundee, Call 28o C a heatwave, this is a heatwave - 123.3 F

The highest maximum temperature was recorded as 50.7 C (123.3 F) at Oodnadatta on 2 January 1960, which is the highest official temperature recorded in Australia.  We will be 6o C cooler than you on Sunday.
« Last Edit: June 11, 2021, 05:23:17 PM by Ozzyjack »
Cheers, Jack


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Re: More or Les (was Bloody Plurals)
« Reply #6237 on: June 11, 2021, 06:23:41 PM »
Jack, I know what picture 3 should be (small pixie-like creatures) but I can't see it. All the other pictures are there.

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Re: More or Les (was Bloody Plurals)
« Reply #6238 on: June 11, 2021, 09:27:35 PM »
Hi Rose,
I did the rebus on windows 10 and Firefox, no problems.
No problems with iPad and Safari. What are you using?

You are right it was six elves. Here is a substitute.



Does this come out?


Is anyone else having a problem?  If so, what operating system and browser?
« Last Edit: June 11, 2021, 09:38:50 PM by Ozzyjack »
Cheers, Jack


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Re: More or Les (was Bloody Plurals)
« Reply #6239 on: June 11, 2021, 10:36:27 PM »
Yes, I can now see lots of elves, but not the original lot.

I'm using Chrome on a MacBook.