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Message 1298798 - Posted: 25 Oct 2012, 23:56:36 UTC - in response to Message 1298569.

Where are all the Word Linkers?

This one just got home from work.
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Message 1298851 - Posted: 26 Oct 2012, 4:12:07 UTC

I just wish, the posters in tbe number post would pay attention and play by the rules.
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Message 1298876 - Posted: 26 Oct 2012, 5:31:41 UTC

Are my games just too hard? I can dumb them down a lot.

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Message 1298886 - Posted: 26 Oct 2012, 5:58:36 UTC

Obeying the rools would be far too easy for some....
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Message 1298900 - Posted: 26 Oct 2012, 8:05:36 UTC - in response to Message 1298876.

Are my games just too hard? I can dumb them down a lot.

Please NO Ian.
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Message 1298901 - Posted: 26 Oct 2012, 8:06:12 UTC - in response to Message 1298851.

I just wish, the posters in tbe number post would pay attention and play by the rules.

Not sure what we have done wrong? When I looked there was a 11085 and VW Bobier posted 11086. When I looked last night there was no 11085! Cant remember who posted it, it was a leafy plant and there was a comment about it not being what it looked like. Was it deleted?

If there is some other problem could you let us know?

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Message 1298903 - Posted: 26 Oct 2012, 8:13:41 UTC

Nothing wrong on your end.11085 left and should have been reposted. Nuff said.
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Message 1298934 - Posted: 26 Oct 2012, 11:06:21 UTC - in response to Message 1298900.

Are my games just too hard? I can dumb them down a lot.

Please NO Ian.


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Message 1299249 - Posted: 27 Oct 2012, 5:18:01 UTC - in response to Message 1299219.

Just got in from a night of EXCELLENT live music, a new pic will have to wait till tomorrow. Oh, and colanders are also good for draining pasta.

I have one made of aluminium that I use for spaghetti and meatballs...
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Message 1299805 - Posted: 28 Oct 2012, 16:01:47 UTC

I've already stumped nearly half the regular guessers in the Mystery Kitchen Tool contest, and it is only a matter of time before I stump the rest.

Bwahahahahahahahahahah!!!

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Message 1299847 - Posted: 28 Oct 2012, 17:15:28 UTC - in response to Message 1299805.

I've already stumped nearly half the regular guessers in the Mystery Kitchen Tool contest, and it is only a matter of time before I stump the rest.

Bwahahahahahahahahahah!!!


You posted pics of chains that you use in the kitchen for whatever purpose. That IMO does not make them kitchen tools per se. If they indeed qualify as kitchen tools, then I could post a picture of a normal carpenters hammer, claiming I use it in my kitchen, and ask for what purpose.

I could be wrong, but I thought that thread was meant for real kitchen tools, and not anything that anyone could use in the kitchen. How can anyone guess what someone else using chains for in the kitchen? Or a hammer, or two nails?

I'd say that game has gone over the hill now.
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Message 1299852 - Posted: 28 Oct 2012, 17:23:24 UTC - in response to Message 1299849.
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I've already stumped nearly half the regular guessers in the Mystery Kitchen Tool contest, and it is only a matter of time before I stump the rest.

Bwahahahahahahahahahah!!!


You posted pics of chains that you use in the kitchen for whatever purpose. That IMO does not make them kitchen tools per se. If they indeed qualify as kitchen tools, then I could post a picture of a normal carpenters hammer, claiming I use it in my kitchen, and ask for what purpose.

I could be wrong, but I thought that thread was meant for real kitchen tools, and not anything that anyone could use in the kitchen. How can anyone guess what someone else using chains for in the kitchen? Or a hammer, or two nails?

I'd say that game has gone over the hill now.

When I first moved into my home some 32 years ago and had no appliances yet, I used my electric drill with a bicycle spoke chucked into it and bent so I could use it as a mixer.......


Exactly, but that didn't make it a regular kitchen tool, and IMO would not make it qualify in the kitchen tool thread. I've used many strange non kitchen related things too, in my kitchen for cooking purposes, but they does not qualify as kitchen tools either, and would not belong in the thread in question.

How on Earth could one expect that anyone could guess what you and I use non kitchen type tools for, in the kitchen?
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Message 1299854 - Posted: 28 Oct 2012, 17:26:54 UTC - in response to Message 1299852.

But guys ....

You need to spend more time in cooking supply shops. I have seen many "common place" items there, labelled for a specific kitchen use, and the price increased accordingly. I will give Angela a chance to prove this was at least sold as a kitchen tool - even if I could use it to improve tire traction on my snow blower.

BTW, I have used kitchen tools in the workshop many times (don't tell my wife!) but that doesn't disqualify them as kitchen tools.
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Message 1299859 - Posted: 28 Oct 2012, 17:31:49 UTC - in response to Message 1299854.

But guys ....

You need to spend more time in cooking supply shops. I have seen many "common place" items there, labelled for a specific kitchen use, and the price increased accordingly. I will give Angela a chance to prove this was at least sold as a kitchen tool - even if I could use it to improve tire traction on my snow blower.

BTW, I have used kitchen tools in the workshop many times (don't tell my wife!) but that doesn't disqualify them as kitchen tools.


But it does NOT qualify them as workshop tools either :-)

Well, if those chains were actually sold as kitchen tools, which I doubt until I see an actual place where they are sold as kitchen tools, then I agree that they can belong in that thread, otherwise not.

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Message 1299861 - Posted: 28 Oct 2012, 17:42:54 UTC
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The dog chains were not sold as kitchen tools. I purchased them in the pet aisle of our local supermarket. But I do use them exclusively in my kitchen and they are permanently stored in my kitchen with my pastry baking equipment.

When I posted those pictures I was thinking that something that I use exclusively for cooking is a "cooking tool", and thereby permissible.

If I have violated the rules, I apologize. If the majority feel that picture should not have counted, I will be very careful in the future to stick to more traditional kitchen devices.

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Message 1299865 - Posted: 28 Oct 2012, 17:57:06 UTC - in response to Message 1299861.

But I do use them exclusively in my kitchen and they are permanently stored in my kitchen with my pastry baking equipment.


Sounds like a kitchen tool to me. Unlike something dragged in from the workshop from time to time.
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Message 1299866 - Posted: 28 Oct 2012, 18:02:40 UTC - in response to Message 1299865.
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But I do use them exclusively in my kitchen and they are permanently stored in my kitchen with my pastry baking equipment.


Sounds like a kitchen tool to me. Unlike something dragged in from the workshop from time to time.


How the heck could a pet chain be considered a kitchen tool, even it it's used for whatever purpose exclusively in the kitchen.

In that case I could have the thread going for years with example a pin I use exclusively in my kitchen, and always stay in my kitchen drawer, to from time to time clean the metall mesh filter in my dish washer. Nobody would ever be able to guess what I use the pin for, unless I told them. But if that's the way the game is to be played, let's just hope that I do not win the game anymore....

Kitchen tools doesn't exclusively mean tools for cooking, so the field will be open to anything used in the kitchen then.

Come on, this is getting ridicolous.
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Message 1300048 - Posted: 29 Oct 2012, 1:39:08 UTC

Sniff times four or five. Life got in the way. Of course I knew the chain thing and the other antiques
@ Sten-Arne, the point is to stump us. Then post hints. I know you say you are old and crumpy, but I am not sure, that is true.
Thank you Carlos, I love this thread, just wish, you would be here more.
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Message 1300060 - Posted: 29 Oct 2012, 2:34:42 UTC

I am genuinely enjoying that thread as well, but my-oh-my it moves quickly!!!

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