Category Archives: puzzle

The ‘Jumpin’ Jack Flash’ puzzle…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: boiling black, fizzy fawn, magnificent mauve, gob-smack green, peppermint pink and brackish blue. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Part One: A couple of evenings ago I watched on TV the 1986 film Jumpin’ Jack Flash starring Whoopi … Continue reading

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The perps always get it in the end…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s doubled up simile is ‘as miserable as two sins’. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, I do occasionally watch those US ‘real life’ forensic/crime detective shows on the TV. I find it quite satisfying the way clever science can … Continue reading

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The Wet Green Glove…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quote is from the novel A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole: (A C of D) Darlene bumped and ground around the pole in a sort of orgiastic frenzy until the bird was on … Continue reading

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So, where do you want to meet?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to unwrap the membrane and lay it out on a flat, yielding and welcoming surface such as a lush lawn, or a dewy meadow with wild flowers; use the iron stakes (supplied) to … Continue reading

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Choosing a good bottle of wine…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: propaganda pink, Michaelmas mauve, gigantic green, polyvinyl purple, whoosh white, and boggy brown. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘So, Dave, tell me…’ ‘Eh?…’ ‘What do you look for when buying a bottle of wine?’ ‘Well I…’ ‘What?’ … Continue reading

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Messing with letters… Velves?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: yoldring yellow, rotifer red, gusset green, vulgar violet, ossifrage orange, bucket blue, and ludicrous lemon. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here is a simple, but annoying puzzle involving the letter ‘V’. Yes, is does look like a … Continue reading

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An old black and white photo…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: brittle blue, barrel beige, bumpy burgundy, brilliant black, ragged russet, and wimpish white. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s a fairly strange photo from my early days of film and darkroom photography. This is a scanned 35 … Continue reading

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