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  1. Thread: Billy

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    Are we talking about a English puppeteer with a...

    Are we talking about a English puppeteer with a girly name? From the riddle and the secondary clues, that's the angle I'm working....Ivor Wood? perhaps.

    Otherwise, I am so far off the trail, I...
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    Frank Oz? ***knowing that that answer is not...

    Frank Oz?

    ***knowing that that answer is not correct, Gaberax puts on his raincoat, water-repellant hat, goggles and galoshes and sits comfortably in his lawnchair, neath the shade of the deck...
  3. Thread: Billy

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    Miss Piggy? Maybe Judy of Punch & Judy?

    Miss Piggy? Maybe Judy of Punch & Judy?
  4. Thread: Billy

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    Madame?...

    Madame?
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    Potbelly stove?

    Potbelly stove?
  6. Thread: Billy

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    Trying a different tack... An elegant lady in...

    Trying a different tack...

    An elegant lady in England did live, DI As in Princess Diana
    But a dunce and elitist as ever you've spied; SNOB
    All negative comments this old dame would give, GIBE...
  7. Thread: Billy

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    Not to worry. It is the work to the solution...

    Thanks, it may help. I'll work on it later this evening. The problem, dear Brutus, isn't with the riddle. It's me. ;)[/QUOTE]

    I HOPE it does. I fear an anti-climax when the answer is finally...
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    Thanks, it may help. I'll work on it later this...

    Thanks, it may help. I'll work on it later this evening. The problem, dear Brutus, isn't with the riddle. It's me. ;)
  9. Thread: Billy

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    Whew! I am all over the place with this one....

    Whew! I am all over the place with this one. :pullhair:

    I am wondering if the riddle is about a thing (a train, a ship, a nuclear submarine or power plant (negative comments=electrons)

    Or a...
  10. Thread: Billy

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    Second stanza makes me think of Parliament...the...

    Second stanza makes me think of Parliament...the House of Commons for the dunces and the House of Lords for the elitists...

    Lament might refer to the "growled like a silly beast." AS in PAR...
  11. Thread: Billy

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    No, no, no, no. Good riddles need to percolate. ...

    No, no, no, no. Good riddles need to percolate. Some of us need to cogitate on it a bit...don't give it away. Sometimes, the answer comes days later...in a meeting or while driving or riding the...
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    Old Buddha?

    Old Buddha?
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