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Re: PUZZLE CORNER

Unread post by Richman » Fri Jan 20, 2012 7:48 am

Thanks RosemaryH :clap:
It was a lot of fun :dance: :D
Look forward to the next one :thumbs_up:
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Re: PUZZLE CORNER

Unread post by Boorgatspook » Fri Jan 20, 2012 2:21 pm

Also looking forward to the next one :dance: :dance:

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Re: PUZZLE CORNER

Unread post by RosemaryH » Fri Jan 20, 2012 2:32 pm

:thumbs_up: Happy you enjoyed it!!

Will do my best to complete another one ASAP - phew!!!! :lol: :lol: :think: :think:
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Re: PUZZLE CORNER

Unread post by Boorgatspook » Fri Jan 20, 2012 5:48 pm

Take your time RosemaryH, we are very patiently :whistle:

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Re: PUZZLE CORNER

Unread post by onewithnature » Tue Feb 07, 2012 5:26 pm

As a suggestion, perhaps we can use the same, or a similar, puzzle construction - and just alter the clues?
EVERYBODY'S TR!
TR: A NEW DAY IS S-OWN
TR: NECTAREAN NICETIES OF THE NORTH
TR: PRIMEVAL PLEASURE

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Re: PUZZLE CORNER (OQ)

Unread post by RosemaryH » Mon Apr 23, 2012 7:24 pm

OWN you are most welcome to do that :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up:

I am sure you would be able to edit the grid here and there if you need an extra block for some words. :D
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Re: PUZZLE CORNER (OQ)

Unread post by RosemaryH » Mon Jul 30, 2012 12:36 am

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Crossword 2
Mites & Mods


ACROSS
1. Chit chats about growing up and wonders where your roots are. (12)
3. Has left the footprints of more than 1000 kms in Kruger Park. (6)
5. From Worcester in the Cape, he urges you to tread softly, and let your departure not be spoiled by the damage of your arrival (4)
6. Recently told WTM to just go with the flow while the Olifants flows in reverse (9)
12. Enjoying a basket of goodies on a blanket under a shady tree.(6)
13. Keeps a watchful eye, with her name in red, from a place where they cut down trees and name streets after them!(5)
14. Holds a Photo Journal of travels through Kruger in 2012 (8)
15. With a new broom in hand, encourages you to change the life of a child forever.(5)

DOWN
2. Resides somewhere in the heart of the Waterberg; Deep in Limpopo.(abv.1,1,1)
4. Needs to know if there is a bird in the bush. (5)
8. Warns you not to fall off the edge while living life. (6)
9. Captured the sighting of the year in 2011(7)
10. Fish Eagle perched in the Gallery at Lake Panic.(5)
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Re: PUZZLE CORNER (OQ)

Unread post by Nungu » Thu Aug 02, 2012 7:58 am

Nice one Rosemary!!

ACROSS
1. Chit chats about growing up and wonders where your roots are. (12) BOORGATSPOOK
3. Has left the footprints of more than 1000 kms in Kruger Park. (6) NDLOTI
5. From Worcester in the Cape, he urges you to tread softly, and let your departure not be spoiled by the damage of your arrival (4) OKIE
6. Recently told WTM to just go with the flow while the Olifants flows in reverse (9) BENNIEVIS
12. Enjoying a basket of goodies on a blanket under a shady tree.(6) PICNIC
13. Keeps a watchful eye, with her name in red, from a place where they cut down trees and name streets after them!(5) JENB... but it's 4 not 5 :whistle:
14. Holds a Photo Journal of travels through Kruger in 2012 (8) KESHESHE
15. With a new broom in hand, encourages you to change the life of a child forever.(5) SARAF

DOWN
2. Resides somewhere in the heart of the Waterberg; Deep in Limpopo.(abv.1,1,1) PNF
4. Needs to know if there is a bird in the bush. (5) LEEUKOS.... 7 not 5 :slap:
8. Warns you not to fall off the edge while living life. (6) VINKIE
9. Captured the sighting of the year in 2011(7) GRANJAN
10. Fish Eagle perched in the Gallery at Lake Panic.(5) HILDA
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Re: PUZZLE CORNER (OQ)

Unread post by RosemaryH » Fri Aug 03, 2012 10:13 pm

:thumbs_up: Nungu :clap: :clap:

:redface: apologies for the mistakes :redface: changed the blocks but not the number of letters :slap: :slap: Never put you off though :thumbs_up: :D

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Forum Crossword

Unread post by Waterbuck » Tue Jun 30, 2015 9:18 am

I have a plan!! Is anyone keen on a monthly Forum crossword?
I have quickly used a crossword generator to make one up, so that we can "test the waters". Its a bit tricky, because you may need to print it out, fill it in, scan it and then PM back to me, or just jot down the answers in a PM. Or perhaps someone (or a mod) has a better technical/IT solution to creating a online forum crossword????? I don't mind generating one monthly (for now) and perhaps we could even move in the direction of the Bird ID challenge, where they give away a book prize if a minimum number of people enter?

So, let me know what you think. I am no professional crossword maker, but I have based this crossword on animals, parks, plants, places etc. associated with SANPARKS. I have tried to blend in some forum aspects and I have tried hard to make it possible to do the crossword from your desk / lounge (or Google if all else fails).

So here goes the first one - please let me know what you think and please make suggestions around whether this can work and/or any improvements :wink: If there is enough interest, I will post the answers/complete crossword towards the end of July......with a new one?

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Re: Forum Crossword

Unread post by George_Brits » Tue Jun 30, 2015 9:53 am

Wow I love it! It gives me something to do when I experience loadshedding. Brilliant idea!!! :clap: :clap:

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Re: Forum Crossword

Unread post by Merlin11 » Tue Jun 30, 2015 5:46 pm

Love the idea :D

With a month to complete the crossword I am sure I can find the time to do this at some point. But, I am technically challenged and struggling to print this off? :hmz:

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Re: Forum Crossword

Unread post by MATTHYS » Tue Jun 30, 2015 6:11 pm

8) Waterbuck !

Perhaps just have 'mites posting/PMing you their replies this way :

Across :
4. buffalo

and have the 'mites sending it to you only when completed/with all their answers ?
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Re: Forum Crossword

Unread post by inyanga 1 » Tue Jun 30, 2015 6:18 pm

MATTHYS wrote:...have the 'mites sending it to you only when completed/with all their answers ?

sounds best bet to me at this stage..

waterbuck - thanks for getting this together :dance: :dance:
merlin11
using your cursor select the page from just above the crossword to just below the clues.
cntrl P or 'print'
select 'print selection' rather than all/some pages
and you're hunky-dory
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Re: Forum Crossword

Unread post by MATTHYS » Tue Jun 30, 2015 6:30 pm

:thumbs_up: Inyanga.
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