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Dragonman

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Brainteaser
« on: October 12, 2019, 08:07:48 PM »
Try this brainteaser. What does this list of words have in common?

Its not that they all start with a capital letter nor that they all have at least 2 double letters. If you gert the correct answer you will know its right.

Banana
Dresser
Grammar
Potato
Revive
Uneven
Assess

Solution tomorrow

Have fun

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Re: Brainteaser
« Reply #1 on: October 13, 2019, 12:17:25 AM »
Voodoo?
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Re: Brainteaser
« Reply #2 on: October 13, 2019, 03:54:10 AM »
Sorry jack, keep looking.

I should have said don't spoil it by posting the correct solution, sufficient to say you have it.
As I said, you will know if its right..I did
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Re: Brainteaser
« Reply #3 on: October 13, 2019, 04:47:52 AM »
Apologies Jack...its is correct and well done...another one for the list.
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Re: Brainteaser
« Reply #4 on: October 13, 2019, 09:50:58 AM »
Got it! Very clever.
Keep your receipts, leave it how you found it, treat others how you would like to be treated and sometimes we just need to lower our standards to be happy.

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Re: Brainteaser
« Reply #5 on: October 13, 2019, 10:52:12 AM »
One precesses to the correct answer, I suppose.
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Re: Brainteaser
« Reply #6 on: October 13, 2019, 08:03:29 PM »
Take the first letter of each word and put it at the back, read the word backwords and it reads the same


Hope you enjoyed it.

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Re: Brainteaser
« Reply #7 on: October 17, 2019, 04:16:29 PM »
I would have expressed it a little differently, but yes, drop the first letter and each is a palindrome.

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Re: Brainteaser
« Reply #8 on: October 19, 2019, 03:19:58 AM »
Not quite Birdy, you have to move the 1st letter to the back to get a sort of palindrome

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Re: Brainteaser
« Reply #9 on: October 19, 2019, 11:37:09 AM »
I thought it was a trick puzzle at first, because a list of words can't have anything "in common" except with another list or lists. A better way of of putting it would have been 'what do the words in the list below have in common?"

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Re: Brainteaser
« Reply #10 on: October 19, 2019, 04:55:14 PM »
Hi Gareth,

Ive been meaning to thank you for providing us with something to stimulate the brain. We oldies need all of that we can get.
Cheers, Jack


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Re: Brainteaser
« Reply #11 on: October 20, 2019, 04:05:49 AM »
Thank you Jack.
When I did it I thought it was a bit of a challenge till the proverbial penny dropped.
It was almost as difficult as some of your sign off to penny  ;D
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Re: Brainteaser
« Reply #12 on: October 22, 2019, 05:57:40 AM »
Not quite Birdy, you have to move the 1st letter to the back to get a sort of palindrome

Dragonman

Right - I just wasn't thinking of the meanings of the words.