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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #50 on: May 28, 2013, 12:21:40 pm »
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No, it is a cave name rather than a location inside one

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #51 on: May 28, 2013, 01:23:18 pm »
Link Pot?

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #52 on: May 28, 2013, 01:26:17 pm »
Not Link, not NC.
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #53 on: May 28, 2013, 08:08:54 pm »
Wookey Hole ?

Woo + Keyhole, referring to Union, makers of the same

You'd not get away that in the Times, but the Guardian would probably allow it :)

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #54 on: May 28, 2013, 09:05:40 pm »
No hole intended, they also make the key! :) :)
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #55 on: May 28, 2013, 09:55:24 pm »
Fool heard about detective, no longer current.

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #56 on: May 30, 2013, 10:49:58 am »
Hmm, took me a couple of days to swim the channel for that one! :-\, sneaky  :unsure:, anyone else want to guess before I pop it?
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #57 on: May 30, 2013, 11:08:48 pm »
OK, no takers;
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #58 on: May 30, 2013, 11:36:52 pm »
YYURYYUBICURYY4ME  :clap2:

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #59 on: May 30, 2013, 11:43:43 pm »
Not fit enough to work that one out at the mo.  :blink:
Try this;

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #60 on: May 30, 2013, 11:46:06 pm »
YYURYYUBICURYY4ME  :clap2:

Well done - back to you !

Got it, 'knew I'd seen it before!, thanks for the compliment :)
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #61 on: May 31, 2013, 08:41:42 am »
re "Two Ys" etc... I remember it from schooldays, so it's obviously of great antiquity :)

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #62 on: May 31, 2013, 09:18:31 am »
P-8 ?

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #63 on: May 31, 2013, 10:38:57 am »
re "Two Ys" etc... I remember it from schooldays, so it's obviously of great antiquity :)
I remember it from school days and I'm a great antiquity.
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #64 on: May 31, 2013, 01:33:03 pm »
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #65 on: May 31, 2013, 03:51:08 pm »
Swan takes you to Belgium town (9 letters).

(Funny – I thought that P-8 was too obvious, really!)

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #66 on: May 31, 2013, 03:58:04 pm »
Pen-y-Ghent Pot?
"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 #67 on: May 31, 2013, 04:29:19 pm »
It's all yours, Roger. :clap2:

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #68 on: May 31, 2013, 04:40:08 pm »
They flew from RAF Scampton to make this one.
"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 #69 on: May 31, 2013, 04:47:55 pm »
Lancaster Hole?
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #70 on: May 31, 2013, 04:58:20 pm »
Good try, but not the one I was thinking of...
"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 #71 on: May 31, 2013, 06:35:38 pm »
Vulcan?
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #72 on: May 31, 2013, 06:57:17 pm »
Getting colder...
"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 #73 on: May 31, 2013, 07:42:01 pm »
Lets try "Hole in the Wall?"
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #74 on: May 31, 2013, 08:12:21 pm »
A hole, definitely...  and the guys from Scampton put it in a wall - but which wall?
"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"