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Offline Roger W

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #3650 on: August 31, 2018, 07:14:25 pm »
Dallimore's Cave ?
"That, of course, is the dangerous part about caves:  you don't know how far they go back, sometimes... or what is waiting for you inside."   JRR Tolkein: "The Hobbit"

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #3651 on: September 01, 2018, 09:55:19 am »
I'd wondered if I'd made it too hard! But spot on Roger, so over to you....
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #3652 on: September 01, 2018, 11:38:59 am »
O, lor'!  Goat grabs hinge and starts remembering.   (8, 7,4)
"That, of course, is the dangerous part about caves:  you don't know how far they go back, sometimes... or what is waiting for you inside."   JRR Tolkein: "The Hobbit"

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #3653 on: September 01, 2018, 08:33:22 pm »
bogarts roaing hole

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #3654 on: September 01, 2018, 08:36:18 pm »
um  my spelling not so good so  ammended to  boggarts roaring hole

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #3655 on: September 01, 2018, 09:30:00 pm »
That's the one.  Over to you.
"That, of course, is the dangerous part about caves:  you don't know how far they go back, sometimes... or what is waiting for you inside."   JRR Tolkein: "The Hobbit"

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #3656 on: September 01, 2018, 10:16:19 pm »
Could be? a part of the  Iberian peninsular. Or a UK caving area ....8

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #3657 on: September 04, 2018, 10:35:32 am »
Pennines?
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #3658 on: September 04, 2018, 04:54:10 pm »
A little less caved in  than pennines. More of a lateral thinking clue than an anagram

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #3659 on: September 04, 2018, 05:11:10 pm »
Portland
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #3660 on: September 04, 2018, 05:34:27 pm »
It is indeed over to you

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #3661 on: September 08, 2018, 07:51:40 am »
Hi Droid  correct and your turn

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #3662 on: September 09, 2018, 07:58:16 pm »
On the grounds that I've returned from my bike club's rally, I'll pass this on again.

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #3663 on: September 09, 2018, 08:00:46 pm »
That looks difficult!  How many letters?
"That, of course, is the dangerous part about caves:  you don't know how far they go back, sometimes... or what is waiting for you inside."   JRR Tolkein: "The Hobbit"

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #3664 on: September 10, 2018, 02:40:23 pm »
Kawasaki Chamber?
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #3665 on: September 10, 2018, 07:52:10 pm »
Droid passed it on.. So here's another that won't take long.

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #3666 on: September 12, 2018, 11:50:46 am »
No takers? Need a clue?

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #3667 on: September 12, 2018, 03:43:43 pm »
Yes

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #3668 on: September 12, 2018, 08:56:10 pm »
Mendip area.

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #3669 on: September 13, 2018, 06:31:24 pm »
Kinda think I know it, but isn't the letter count (6, 4)?

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #3670 on: September 13, 2018, 07:43:14 pm »
Doh! Yes.
And you have it I'm sure.. your go..(really embarrassed)!  :-[
My spelling is normally impecabel... Imppecibblle... Um ..really good! Lol ;D
Apologies everyone.

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #3671 on: September 13, 2018, 08:42:02 pm »
Must be Raven's Well then? 


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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #3672 on: September 13, 2018, 09:00:02 pm »
Yes mate.
Now stick a clue up and let's move along to spare my blushes over my blunder!  ;D

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #3673 on: September 13, 2018, 09:58:38 pm »
Moving right along . . . 
Dung in a tragic Dickens character's purse makes a cave which contains the book's title (6, 8, 7).

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #3674 on: September 14, 2018, 09:56:10 am »
Little Crapnell Swallet?
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