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dontcry commented on the list quiz-time-8-special-groundhog-edition
*dons pointy paper hat, mounts stool, sits in corner*
March 9, 2009
sionnach commented on the list quiz-time-8-special-groundhog-edition
Fear of giants would be feefifobia.
Number 6 is Gregory.
Number 15 is dumbledore.
The person who coveted the brown bull was Maeve.
The guy in the picture is Fred Friendly, if that helps.
Mollusque is right on all counts, though I must confess ashamedly to not remembering the answer to number 8, as it's on my computer at home.
1 = trunk ?
March 7, 2009
mollusque commented on the list quiz-time-8-special-groundhog-edition
1. Phelps hangout : swimming pool :: burglar’s crowbar : jemmying tool
14. U.S. : groundhog day :: U.K. : Candlemas Day
March 5, 2009
Hi sionnach, I was out of the country when you posted the quiz.
2. Christian : Roxanne :: Miles : Priscilla
8. span: nail :: barrel : drop
12. wood: shavings :: diamonds: bort
13. Lord’s prayer : our father :: type of elevator : paternoster
19. dove: coo :: linnet : chuckle
bilby commented on the list quiz-time-8-special-groundhog-edition
I've never enjoyed puzzles, cryptic crosswords, Scrabble, D&D, board games and the like. Sorry, I hope a crowd turns up for der Qviz.
Though I could always come back and watch the snoutpouting.
plethora commented on the list quiz-time-8-special-groundhog-edition
I'm in the same boat, dc. Yarb took the only one I've ever been able to figure out (5). :(
I WANT to play -- I'm just not smart enuf... (seriously, I'm not)
Sooooo. Nooooobody cares about my leeetle quizzzzzz!
Wrinkles snout and stamps little vulpine paw in disappointment.
What, no takers?
February 8, 2009
yarb is correct on #4, #5, and #21 (though, personally, I think of the answer to 4 as Sal. A. Mander).
February 3, 2009
yarb commented on the list quiz-time-8-special-groundhog-edition
1. Phelps hangout : swimming pool :: burglar’s crowbar : ?
2. Christian : Roxanne :: Miles : ?
3. fear of misspelled words : fobia :: fear of giants : ?
4. crooked politician : gerry :: firedweller : ?
5. 182 : blink :: 20 : ?
6. dyspeptic, ill-natured : Billy :: sociable, not solitary : ?
7. 6 : prime :: 9 : ?
8. span : nail :: barrel : ?
9. Helen : Paris :: brown bull : ?
10. College of cardinals : Rome gang :: island conflict : ?
11. bigpic : reunion :: bigpic : ?
12. wood : shavings :: diamonds : ?
13. Lord’s prayer : our father :: type of elevator : ?
14. U.S. : groundhog day :: U.K. : ?
15. cargo : stevedore :: pollen :
16. pestilence : miller :: destruction :
17. 32 : jewel :: 3 : ?
18. hobbit : Frodo :: ferrets : ?
19. dove : coo :: linnet : ?
20. piteous : dove :: unkind : ?
21. clothes : armoire :: spells : ?
22. bigpic : oxford :: bigpic : ?
February 2, 2009
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