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Yorkie

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Where the Heck Am I
« on: December 27, 2008, 11:05:29 AM »

Hope this is okay to post.

Basically I give you a cryptic clue and you have to guess where it is in the British Isles. Please feel free to add your own little gems.

Okay an easy one I think to start off with:


'This Mother will leave you petrified'
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tuftedduck

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Re: Where the Heck Am I
« Reply #1 on: December 27, 2008, 12:06:29 PM »

Oooo, a new game...great.

This is going puzzle me bit for as well as solving one clue, you've got to make up the next one.... :hmm:

Stuck on Yorkie's clue for the moment but will bend the massive TD bonse to the task and revert.   ;D
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Yorkie

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Re: Where the Heck Am I
« Reply #2 on: December 27, 2008, 02:39:51 PM »

I'll give you a little clue, there's a famous Spa Town not far away.
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Re: Where the Heck Am I
« Reply #3 on: December 27, 2008, 02:52:19 PM »

Still struggling at this end, heres one for you while your waiting.

Translated from Gaelic, the means " a beautiful green place" and it is a city.
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Yorkie

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Re: Where the Heck Am I
« Reply #4 on: December 27, 2008, 03:19:19 PM »

Somewhere in Scotland then. :)
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Re: Where the Heck Am I
« Reply #5 on: December 27, 2008, 03:25:25 PM »

Close, very close... :D
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Re: Where the Heck Am I
« Reply #6 on: December 27, 2008, 04:25:07 PM »

Okay having trundled round the Highlands, Lowlands and Islands I think it might be Glasgow.

I learned some interesting facts about the water of life along the way.
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Re: Where the Heck Am I
« Reply #7 on: December 27, 2008, 04:31:32 PM »

 :clap2:

Spot on............you're doing better then me.
I don't think the the answer can be either Blubberhouse or Kettlesing, but that's just the start.

Back to the grindstone.
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Re: Where the Heck Am I
« Reply #8 on: December 27, 2008, 04:37:15 PM »

Old Mother Shiptons Cave???Near spa town =   Harrogate
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Re: Where the Heck Am I
« Reply #9 on: December 27, 2008, 04:39:39 PM »

Try This............I am famous for my pies and have a large transmitter mast near by.
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Yorkie

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Re: Where the Heck Am I
« Reply #10 on: December 27, 2008, 04:43:03 PM »

Spot on.

I thought you might get it.

In case anybody wonders what I meant here is a link
http://tinyurl.com/8eh48d

Yes I am on commission from the tourist board. ;D
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Re: Where the Heck Am I
« Reply #11 on: December 27, 2008, 04:45:30 PM »

Didn't it use to be owned by Paul Daniels ?
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Re: Where the Heck Am I
« Reply #12 on: December 27, 2008, 04:49:57 PM »

Try This............I am famous for my pies and have a large transmitter mast near by.
Well Melton Mowbray fits that reasonably well, Waltham isn't far away...
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Yorkie

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Re: Where the Heck Am I
« Reply #13 on: December 27, 2008, 04:54:01 PM »

'Waltham isn't far away'

Is that a pie or a transmitter. :D
Sorry been on the wine gums again.
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Re: Where the Heck Am I
« Reply #14 on: December 27, 2008, 04:54:26 PM »

 :no: sorry HP,you'll need a different pie for your sauce.  :D
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