The Guessing Game


#775

I am :blush:


#776

Find the cities! A rebus-like puzzle
Each question has two or more word definitions. Just join the answers together to come up with the name of a city.

  1. Negation of a verb + Silvery-white metal + 1/1000th of a kg + Prosciutto (10 letters)
  2. “I” in French + Symbol of Ruthenium + Witch city (9 letters)
  3. Not old + the heraldic colour gold + slants (3 and 7 letters)
  4. Small metal container for food + Surname of an acclaimed Yogi (8 letters)
  5. Insane + Unburden (6 letters)
  6. Antonym of subtract + Exists + First vowel + A famous fictional Ali (5 and 5 letters)
  7. Decay + Latin for thrice + Dike (9 letters)

#777
  1. Nottingham (ye ha)
  2. Jerusalem
  3. New Orleans
  4. Addis Ababa
  5. Rotterdam

Stuck on 4 and 5. Anyone know them?


#778

All correct, Grape! Well done! :slight_smile: The choice of Nottingham was not quite accidental. :slight_smile:


#779
  1. Canberra
  2. Madrid

#780

Brava, Maya (I won’t EVER be able to say “bravo” to a woman. That’s the Italian in me! LOL) Both correct! :+1:


#781

Eight poker terms are hidden in this mixed bag of puzzles

  1. Anagram:
    Hungered Nut (5 + 3 + 3 letters)

  2. For the answer, combine the words indicated by the clues (7 + 7 letters):
    Vocation + Victoria or Waterloo

  3. This answer is hidden in the sentence below:
    I didn’t want to go to the party, but Tony told me many great people were supposed to be there (6 letters).

  4. This answer is hidden in the sentence below, but reversed:
    A 4,8 magnitude earthquake has hit Sicily near Europe’s most active volcano, Mount Etna, injuring at least 28 people (4 letters).

  5. Figure out the answer to this cryptic clue (6 + 6 letters):
    Twice a jogger

  6. For the answer, add a letter to the word indicated by the clue and anagram (5 letters):
    Stimulus + E

  7. Riddle (5 + 4 letters):
    As impenetrable as that of the Sphinx

  8. For the answer, add the missing vowels (8 letters):
    VRPR


#782
  1. Under the Gun

  2. Calling Station

  3. button

  4. ante

  5. Runner Runner

  6. Poker (not sure about that one, think it is wrong)

  7. Poker Face

  8. Over Pair.


#783

Wow! Great, Kate. All correct except no. 6. :clap::clap:
Pork is certainly a stimulus to me, especially in form of prosciutto and salami, but it’s not the word I was looking for. :slight_smile:
This word of 4 letters means an incentive, but is also a device for a rider.


#784
  1. Purse!!!

#785

Yes!!! Brava :slight_smile:


#786

Let’s see who can recognize these dragons. Can you name the show/movie each dragon is from?


#787

The first two are easy.

  1. Drogon, from Game of Thrones
  2. Smaug, from The Hobbit

Third one though … no idea


#788

Both correct well done :+1:

one left to be guessed.


#789

saphira, from eragon?

not 100% sure about the actual scenes, but i’ll give it a try:
1: S7 where drogon meets jon snow
2: the desolation of smaug, where smaug starts interrogating bilbo
3: where saphira shows her first fire breath


#790

@yiazmat all correct! Brilliant description of the scenes as well.
Well done :+1:


#791

Eight cryptic clues for eight words, all related to the Forum

  1. Still today, some Romans love to argue in this square (5 letters).
  2. Reproach? Detector, from what one hears! (7 letters).
  3. Costumes with different motifs? (7 letters).
  4. Figures going back and fort (5 letters).
  5. When inebriated, these martyrs can have some spots on their conscience (6 letters).
  6. A misanthrope has been seen in the antique washateria (5 letters).
  7. Vasarely’s art goes west to meet this competitor (8 letters).
  8. Sorry about the broken pearly necklace, they repeat (6 letters).

#792

To make it easier I’ll give you a couple of letters.

  1. . o . u .
  2. c . . s . . .
  3. . h . e . . .
  4. . t . t .
  5. s . . n . .
  6. h . . . r
  7. o . . . n . . .
  8. . e . l . .

#793

Tough one Miri, still trying to figure it out.
1 forum
2 cursing ?
3 threads
4 stats
6 hater
8 replay


#794

I think 2 is censure, rather than cursing. Still working out the others.