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Word Snakes
 
Created by Stevie B

In this puzzle, the host posts a list of crossword type clues (cryptic or general, a maximum of 10) where the solutions will create a "snake" of overlapping letters when placed in the correct order -- the last two (or more) letters of one word start the next word. The first player to complete the solution (if the snake is assembled but only lacks one word, simply guessing that word, with or without posting the completed snake, constitutes solving) wins the next turn.
Hosts, please number your clues. Players, please indicate what clue you’re guessing at.

Example:
1. what heaven can do
2. a tricky one is red
3. metalworker's implement
4. theater worker
5. capital city
6. wilderness

Solution: BUsHerrIngOttaWait
(the individual words are: wait, herring, ingot, usher, ottawa, bush)

As you notice, the H was used three words in a row. This is fine. It isn't ok to use a letter from two words back if it wasn’t used in the last word. For example, Motherefore - where the words are Mother, Here, Therefore - is an invalid snake.

All the usual P&S guidelines apply. These Tips and Resources can help you to create a new puzzle. If you have questions regarding hosting and posting, check out the FAQ. Have fun!

Current Snake



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Nemesis - 12:09am Mar 2, 2004 PST(#240 of 7064)
What doesn't kill you makes you stronger

KIWI ZITI

2. Guitarist - Jimi (hendrix)? 4. Tiny - Mini? 7. Country - Fiji?

FIJIMINI?

1. Talisman 5. Protocol


Stevie B - 12:41am Mar 2, 2004 PST(#241 of 7064)
"If you put an infinite number of apes in front of an infinite number of computers, you get a pretty good idea of what internet chat rooms can be like" - Stevie B

5 procedure?


Sunnybrook - 06:19am Mar 2, 2004 PST(#242 of 7064)
If all I wanted was attention, I'd be naked.

Is "I" the only vowel in your snake?

talisman = sign?

2. Ziggy?


Kermit Fog - 01:26pm Mar 2, 2004 PST(#243 of 7064)
"I guess I was wrong when I said I never promised anyone. I promised me." -- Kermit the Frog

5 list?
7 mali? peru? iran? iraq? oman? cuba? togo? hehe I don't know why that list strikes me as funny... nothing right here though.

KIWI ZITI

2. Guitarist - Jimi (hendrix)? 4. Tiny - Mini? 7. Country - Fiji? Yes, yes, and yes!

FIJIMINI? Correct :o)

5 procedure? Nope, not this... I'm afraid "protocol" is really kind of a bad clue... I was just trying to do them all one word... I may add more although if the rest of the pieces of the snake are there it won't be too hard to figure out...

Is "I" the only vowel in your snake? Yep yep!

talisman = sign? Nopers

2. Ziggy? Not him... :o)



1. Talisman
2. JIMI
3. KIWI
4. MINI
5. Protocol
6. ZITI
7. FIJI

FIJIMINI + KIWI + ZITI


~Damia~ - 03:13pm Mar 2, 2004 PST(#244 of 7064)
Cymru!

tiki?


Kermit Fog - 03:19pm Mar 2, 2004 PST(#245 of 7064)
"I guess I was wrong when I said I never promised anyone. I promised me." -- Kermit the Frog

tiki? Correct! :o) Whoever wants the puzzle next just has to put the pieces together...

1. TIKI
2. JIMI
3. KIWI
4. MINI
5. Protocol
6. ZITI
7. FIJI

FIJIMINI + KIWI + ZITI + TIKI


Atanua- 8^) - 03:24pm Mar 2, 2004 PST(#246 of 7064)
Short and unpronouncable ... and proud of it!!!

ZITIKIWI?


Kermit Fog - 07:58pm Mar 2, 2004 PST(#247 of 7064)
"I guess I was wrong when I said I never promised anyone. I promised me." -- Kermit the Frog

ZITIKIWI? Correct! :o)

5. Remote Internet Protocol

FIJIMINI + ZITIKIWI


Atanua- 8^) - 02:28am Mar 8, 2004 PST(#248 of 7064)
Short and unpronouncable ... and proud of it!!!

recap:

5. Remote Internet Protocol

FIJIMINI + ZITIKIWI


Kermit Fog - 03:13am Mar 8, 2004 PST(#249 of 7064)
"I guess I was wrong when I said I never promised anyone. I promised me." -- Kermit the Frog

Eek! Sorry, Gerdje *grin* Forgot this one hadn't been officially solved.

There are only two possibilities, friends! Whoever wants to do the next snake, put the NI with ZI or put the WI with FI and it's yours! :o)

Now which sounds more like a Remote Internet Protocol: Ni-Zi or Wi-Fi? hehe


Atanua- 8^) - 10:16am Mar 9, 2004 PST(#250 of 7064)
Short and unpronouncable ... and proud of it!!!

ok, I have no clue so I'm guessing at both **g**

nizi? wifi?


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