Show of HandsShow of Hands

firefly5 July 31st, 2015 12:52am

I have a bit of a game (inside). Each line has a number that relates to a phrase or known quantity. All important words are replaced with just their first letter. It's up to you to guess the words. The first one will be an example.

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TomLaney1 Jesus is Lord
07/31/15 12:24 pm

GREATEST POLL EVER!
Let's keep it going all week!

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firefly5 the verse
07/31/15 3:43 pm

I'm glad you like it. I'm also glad other people are adding.

FlipFlopGirl Sic semper tyrannis
07/31/15 4:01 pm

I love this poll you should come up with monthly ones like this!

lasarah
07/31/15 11:18 am

Hole in the bucket, dear liza

BamaGirl ROLL TIDE from Arizona
07/31/15 10:08 am

Well done!
Either I am making these two easy or you & I think alike! 😁😆

TomLaney1 Jesus is Lord
07/31/15 12:25 pm

It's YOU! Three Times a Lady! ❤️

BamaGirl ROLL TIDE from Arizona
07/31/15 12:35 pm

First, THANK YOU, Tom!!! 😊😘
Second, you figured it out! Bravo!

TomLaney1 Jesus is Lord
07/31/15 12:22 pm

Woohoo! Five books in the Hitchhiker Trilogy (by Douglas Adams)!

melders Entertainment Sometimes
07/31/15 9:30 am

0: P who K what the FS (it's an AM)

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Yoko318 Utah
07/31/15 12:20 pm

Oh, goodness. Now that's gonna be stuck in my head.

TomLaney1 Jesus is Lord
07/31/15 12:20 pm

Excellent! The question itself seems to make people babble incoherently. 😃

melders Entertainment Sometimes
07/31/15 9:31 am

Books in New Testament

Yoko318 Utah
07/31/15 9:19 am

Ooh, I know this one!

Yoko318 Utah
07/31/15 9:19 am

Was actually considering posting it myself. :-P

Yoko318 Utah
07/31/15 9:21 am

Doughnuts in a baker's dozen

Bopperboop Narwhals rock
07/31/15 9:47 am

Five positions in ballet

Yoko318 Utah
07/31/15 7:25 am

151: P in the O PD

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firefly5 the verse
07/31/15 8:55 am

I'll leave this one for the next person, but I like it!

firefly5 the verse
07/31/15 5:01 am

Signs in the Chinese zodiac

firefly5 the verse
07/31/15 5:02 am

I think Kay41 may be the right person to answer this.

Kay41 the Midwest
07/31/15 5:27 am

Haha! Yep!

BamaGirl ROLL TIDE from Arizona
07/31/15 9:19 am

I think you gave this one away below. 😃

Yoko318 Utah
07/31/15 7:24 am

Ways to leave your lover! I got one!

TomLaney1 Jesus is Lord
07/31/15 1:49 pm

Yep! Clotho, Lachesis, and Atropos. (He doesn't name them, but OE "wyrd" means "fate.") So it follows logically since he calls them the "Weird Sisters." 😃

FacePalm That Trick Never Works
07/31/15 3:46 am

12 dozen in a Gross

TomLaney1 Jesus is Lord
07/31/15 12:15 pm

8) (Eww! Gross!)

firefly5 the verse
07/30/15 8:25 pm

Thank you!

Reeze The TARDIS
07/30/15 9:07 pm

I've been thinking about this for an hour and it's absolutely infuriating.

Kay41 the Midwest
07/30/15 9:26 pm

All I keep thinking is the rub a dub dub...3 dudes in a bath tub 😁😁

Reeze The TARDIS
07/30/15 9:31 pm

Bay town? Bat trick? WHAT IS IT, FIREFLY?!?

firefly5 the verse
07/30/15 9:55 pm

A hint: susanr may be well-equipped to answer this one.

FacePalm That Trick Never Works
07/31/15 3:52 am

3 dogs in a bath tub?

TomLaney1 Jesus is Lord
07/31/15 12:28 pm

Three divisions in biological taxonomy?

FacePalm That Trick Never Works
07/31/15 11:07 pm

Domains. 3 Domains, although technically it shout be P T or E T, yes?

bluerum29 optimistic idealist
07/30/15 9:10 pm

Females in paradise

Sadaksari
07/30/15 9:15 pm

the four functions inequality in Physics

bluerum29 optimistic idealist
07/30/15 10:03 pm

Not as,fun as mine

BamaGirl ROLL TIDE from Arizona
07/31/15 9:13 am

Four functions of inequality in probability

firefly5 the verse
07/30/15 7:15 pm

4: H of the A

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Maj Worth Economist
07/30/15 7:31 pm

Horsemen of the apocalypse

firefly5 the verse
07/30/15 7:33 pm

Nicely done

TomLaney1 Jesus is Lord
07/30/15 6:47 pm

7: K, C, S, and W on the R to S I.

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firefly5 the verse
07/30/15 7:09 pm

i see SI and think of the seven base units in the SI system, some of which fit:

firefly5 the verse
07/30/15 7:10 pm

Kelvin, Candela, Second... Meter, Ampere, Kilogram, Mole

firefly5 the verse
07/30/15 7:10 pm

it's hard to unsee that.

Maj Worth Economist
07/30/15 7:19 pm

Kits, cats, sacks, and wives on the road to St. Ives.

firefly5 the verse
07/30/15 7:20 pm

Maj! Thank you!

Maj Worth Economist
07/30/15 7:27 pm

You're welcome. 😊 The funny thing was that I didn't know it consciously on first pass, but I found myself chanting it sing-song in my head a few minutes later.

TomLaney1 Jesus is Lord
07/31/15 3:26 am

Maj - apparently I'm able to plant subconscious suggestions in your mind. Should I audition for America's Got Talent? 😃

Maj Worth Economist
07/31/15 11:55 am

I was sooo thinking that! 😉

TomLaney1 Jesus is Lord
07/31/15 12:13 pm

LOL‼️ ❤️

bapy House Targaryen
07/30/15 6:42 pm

Great poll! These are difficult haha

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firefly5 the verse
07/30/15 6:43 pm

i'm glad you like it!

BamaGirl ROLL TIDE from Arizona
07/30/15 7:06 pm

This would actually make a really fun board game!

firefly5 the verse
07/30/15 7:11 pm

Ha! there may be a market for that!

BamaGirl ROLL TIDE from Arizona
07/30/15 7:47 pm

I can totally see it. It's very Tri-Bond--esque

firefly5 the verse
07/30/15 8:25 pm

Do you follow bluecoffee?

BamaGirl ROLL TIDE from Arizona
07/30/15 8:50 pm

I do. I due. I dew.

firefly5 the verse
07/30/15 6:38 pm

13: D that S O for the L M (in the H)

BamaGirl ROLL TIDE from Arizona
07/30/15 8:13 pm

I just felt bad because nobody had guessed.

firefly5 the verse
07/30/15 8:24 pm

So it goes. They can't all be winners, right?

FacePalm That Trick Never Works
07/31/15 3:28 am

Is it something for little men in the hill?

firefly5 the verse
07/31/15 5:00 am

Haha you're actually quite close.

melders Entertainment Sometimes
07/31/15 8:51 am

I give up.

13: District that Stays Off-limits for the Later Mystery (in the Hungergames)

firefly5 the verse
07/31/15 8:55 am

FacePalm was really on to something. Little man in a hill is a pretty good description. Think of a particular race of little men that live in hills.

melders Entertainment Sometimes
07/31/15 9:01 am

13 Dwarves that Send Off for the Lonely Mountain! (In The Hobbit!)

firefly5 the verse
07/31/15 9:03 am

Of course it is. Well done!

lasarah
07/30/15 7:10 pm

Deathly hallows in the Harry Potter books

firefly5 the verse
07/30/15 7:10 pm

well done.

bapy House Targaryen
07/30/15 7:49 pm

Weren't there 7 deathly hallows?

firefly5 the verse
07/30/15 7:50 pm

Nope. Deathly Hallows was the 7th book, though.

bapy House Targaryen
07/30/15 7:53 pm

Ah right. I was thinking of Horcruxes

firefly5 the verse
07/30/15 6:22 pm

5: P for a T in R
(i'm looking at you, SticksandStones)

bapy House Targaryen
07/30/15 6:29 pm

5 points for a touchdown in rugby?

firefly5 the verse
07/30/15 6:30 pm

Impressive.

TomLaney1 Jesus is Lord
07/30/15 6:41 pm

But they don't call it a touchdown. I forget what the real word is.

firefly5 the verse
07/30/15 6:42 pm

it's called a Try.

firefly5 the verse
07/30/15 6:11 pm

17: N of E P in the S M of P
(this one is particularly tough, too.)

lasarah
07/30/15 7:23 pm

Number of elementary particles in the standard model of physics

firefly5 the verse
07/30/15 7:24 pm

what?! Who are you?! (and well done.)

sydwel
07/30/15 7:42 pm

Wow nice, very tricky

tenletters New York
07/30/15 8:00 pm

Hats off, lasarah.

firefly5 the verse
07/30/15 6:10 pm

9: D and N that O H on the W T
(this is a tough one. seriously.)

BamaGirl ROLL TIDE from Arizona
07/30/15 7:04 pm

I'm gonna start this one & maybe some can finish it...

BamaGirl ROLL TIDE from Arizona
07/30/15 7:04 pm

Days & Nights that....

firefly5 the verse
07/30/15 7:11 pm

good so far...

Maj Worth Economist
07/30/15 7:29 pm

Days and nights Odin hung on the world tree.

firefly5 the verse
07/30/15 7:32 pm

What?! If anyone, it'd be you!

TopsQueen Oregon Coast
07/30/15 6:17 pm

One in the big game with no overtime

Kay41 the Midwest
07/30/15 6:18 pm

27 outs in a baseball game with no overtime

Jeninerd Hoth, AK
07/30/15 6:19 pm

27 outs in a baseball game with no overtime? (I would have said EI).

firefly5 the verse
07/30/15 6:21 pm

Ha! yes, i was typing in two windows at once and lost my train of thought. Nice catch!

firefly5 the verse
07/30/15 6:06 pm

300: P for a P G in B

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Kay41 the Midwest
07/30/15 6:15 pm

300 pins for a perfect game on bowling

Kay41 the Midwest
07/30/15 6:17 pm

Or points

firefly5 the verse
07/30/15 6:17 pm

there it is.

cyanospool The Deep North
07/31/15 1:09 am

The is the only one I've figured out so far . . . sadly.

firefly5 the verse
07/30/15 6:05 pm

23: P of C (for H)

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PyroSadist like my comments follow
07/30/15 6:31 pm

Pairs of chromosomes for a human

Kay41 the Midwest
07/30/15 6:32 pm

23 pairs of chromosomes for humans

Credit to the hubby if it is right!

Kay41 the Midwest
07/30/15 6:33 pm

Oohh. You beat me to it! :)

golfer golfing
07/30/15 6:20 pm

Goals for a hat trick

TomLaney1 Jesus is Lord
07/30/15 6:33 pm

No wrong way to eat a _______.
That's all I've got right now. It's an old commercial, aimed at kids.

Reese's? Yeah, I think so!

firefly5 the verse
07/30/15 6:40 pm

well done, sir.

bluerum29 optimistic idealist
07/30/15 9:12 pm

I disagree as recess is my favorite. There are wrong ways

firefly5 the verse
07/30/15 6:00 pm

80: B in the B (in the O K J V)

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Zod Above Pugetropolis
07/30/15 6:22 pm

Books in the Bible (Original King James Version)

firefly5 the verse
07/30/15 6:26 pm

brilliant.

firefly5 the verse
07/30/15 6:00 pm

18: H on a G C

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DrKegs Hiking out West
07/30/15 6:06 pm

18 holes on a golf course

FlipFlopGirl Sic semper tyrannis
07/30/15 6:07 pm

Holes on a Golf Course.

firefly5 the verse
07/30/15 6:00 pm

32: D F at which W F

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FlipFlopGirl Sic semper tyrannis
07/30/15 6:13 pm

Degrees at which water will freeze. (In F)

firefly5 the verse
07/30/15 6:00 pm

7: W of the S W

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Kay41 the Midwest
07/30/15 6:23 pm

7 wonders of the ancient world

Kay41 the Midwest
07/30/15 6:23 pm

Wait, nevermind that is an s

bapy House Targaryen
07/30/15 6:26 pm

7 wonders of the scientific world?? Idk

firefly5 the verse
07/30/15 6:31 pm

oh no! it was supposed to be an A! Autocorrect! (i thought i had caught them all)

FlipFlopGirl Sic semper tyrannis
07/30/15 6:08 pm

Men on a Dead Mans Chest

FlipFlopGirl Sic semper tyrannis
07/30/15 6:47 pm

Now I want a rum and coke. Stupid diet!!

firefly5 the verse
07/30/15 5:59 pm

21: D on a D

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Sam95 Nebraska
07/30/15 6:08 pm

21 dots on a die.

firefly5 the verse
07/30/15 5:59 pm

9: J on the S C

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FlipFlopGirl Sic semper tyrannis
07/30/15 6:02 pm

Judges on the Supreme Court

FlipFlopGirl Sic semper tyrannis
07/30/15 6:06 pm

I got more of the U.S. Facts one the easiest but couldn't figure out the zodiac one. I'm a special type of stupid at times. Lol

firefly5 the verse
07/30/15 6:07 pm

so am i, FlipFlop

sydwel
07/30/15 7:41 pm

Number of each animal on Noah's ark

firefly5 the verse
07/30/15 5:59 pm

40: D and N of the G F

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imanag My heaven on Earth
07/30/15 6:00 pm

40 days and nights of the great flood

firefly5 the verse
07/30/15 6:02 pm

I thought this one would be more of a stumper!

firefly5 the verse
07/30/15 5:59 pm

64: S on a C B

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anonymousmn Minnesota
07/30/15 6:15 pm

Squares on a checkerboard

anonymousmn Minnesota
07/30/15 6:15 pm

Dollars for passing go in monopoly

Tausif7 California
07/30/15 5:58 pm

My geometry teacher used to do a lot of these when I had her. Good times :)

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firefly5 the verse
07/30/15 6:02 pm

oh very cool

Maj Worth Economist
07/30/15 6:56 pm

My step dad did a lot of these. When I was cleaning out my papers for the move, I found old dittos (not the pokemon; actual dittos) full of them.

firefly5 the verse
07/30/15 7:12 pm

everything is pokemon here.

Yoko318 Utah
07/31/15 7:18 am

My wife has every pokemon game except silver. We might be nerds.

FlipFlopGirl Sic semper tyrannis
07/30/15 6:16 pm

Blind mice see how they run.

Kay41 the Midwest
07/30/15 6:17 pm

3 blind micee see how they run