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Old 12th May 2017, 04:36 PM
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actinium?
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Old 12th May 2017, 04:47 PM
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who travelled to the hills of the Chankly Bore?
For extra credit, what mode of transport did they use?
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Old 12th May 2017, 04:58 PM
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I'm Leary of answering that one, because I borked the system before.
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Old 12th May 2017, 05:23 PM
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I get Seņor Black's reference, and I recall the mode of transport. It's the darn "who" I'm failing to recall.
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Old 15th May 2017, 07:30 PM
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This is bugging me.

"They went to sea in a sieve, they did."

And then my brain flips to The Owl and the Pussycat.
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Old 15th May 2017, 07:35 PM
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This is bugging me.

"They went to sea in a sieve, they did."

And then my brain flips to The Owl and the Pussycat.
Valid clues are far and few, then?
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Old 16th May 2017, 10:46 AM
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Your clues are better than anything I can think of Mr Black. I'm in a confused mess at the moment.

If nobody comes up with the answer to the main question soon I will hand over to Voltarine, for the correct answer to the supplementary question.

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Old 16th May 2017, 12:01 PM
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Nooooo, I don't want it by default again.
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Nooooo, I don't want it by default again.
Too bad, so sad. You need to offer us a question.
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Old 19th May 2017, 02:58 PM
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I think it's time to bring this question to a close. The answer is the Jumblies by Edward Lear
Far and few, far and few,
Are the lands where the Jumblies live;
Their heads are green, and their hands are blue,
And they went to sea in a Sieve.

My not very helpful clue was meant to suggest I in jumble

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