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FAST Riddle #27 bingo

James Ertner
 

My still-not-so-fast-buddy FAST Riddle #27

 

One of the U.S. presidents was renowned for being lethargic, which garnered him what nickname?

 

Lars was fast on the draw and knew that our 11th president’s nickname was …

 

#### Slow Polk

 

Jim



FAST Riddle #27

James Ertner
 

The still-not-so-fast-buddy FAST Riddle #27

 

One of the U.S. presidents was renowned for being lethargic, which garnered him what nickname?

 

Quickly reply to jde31459@...

 

Jim



FAST RIDDLE #26 (bingo)

gary hallock
 

I feared I may be required to offer a clue this morning but overnight I received refined guesses from Stan, Lars and Jim, each of whom identified the target phrase but it was only Jim who provided it in the punny (speed relevant) way I required…

#### ON OSLO BOAT TO CHINA

Thank you for playing,

Gary Hallock


On Aug 26, 2014, at 10:12 PM, Gary Hallock gary@... [puny] <puny@...> wrote:

Several people have called my attention to what appears to be a missing word in my set-up. In truth there’s an extra word that’s an artifact from an earlier edit. Please delete the first “from” and it makes better sense. Like so...


By what means of transport might a fellow make a leisurely journey from Norway to Hong Kong?


GH


On Aug 26, 2014, at 7:45 PM, Lars Hanson parkersan2001@... [puny] <puny@...> wrote:


Gary,

    Is there a word missing after "from" in the set-up?

    Thanks.

    Aloha,

        Lars

======================

On Aug 26, 2014 7:14 PM, "Gary Hallock gary@... [puny]" <puny@...> wrote:
 

The not-so-fast-there-buddy FAST RIDDLE #26

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Submit all guesses, gasps, gripes & groans directly to <gary@...>
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By what means of transport might a fellow from make a leisurely journey from Norway to Hong Kong?

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Submit all guesses, gasps, gripes & groans directly to <gary@...>
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Gary Hallock

Gary Hallock




FAST RIDDLE #26 (corrected typo)

gary hallock
 

Several people have called my attention to what appears to be a missing word in my set-up. In truth there’s an extra word that’s an artifact from an earlier edit. Please delete the first “from” and it makes better sense. Like so...

By what means of transport might a fellow make a leisurely journey from Norway to Hong Kong?


GH


On Aug 26, 2014, at 7:45 PM, Lars Hanson parkersan2001@... [puny] <puny@...> wrote:


Gary,

    Is there a word missing after "from" in the set-up?

    Thanks.

    Aloha,

        Lars

======================

On Aug 26, 2014 7:14 PM, "Gary Hallock gary@... [puny]" <puny@...> wrote:
 

The not-so-fast-there-buddy FAST RIDDLE #26

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Submit all guesses, gasps, gripes & groans directly to <gary@...>
( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )

By what means of transport might a fellow from make a leisurely journey from Norway to Hong Kong?

( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )
Submit all guesses, gasps, gripes & groans directly to <gary@...>
( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )



Gary Hallock




Re: FAST RIDDLE #26

Lars Hanson
 

Gary,

    There appears to be a word missing after the first "from" in the set-up.

    Aloha,

        Lars

======================

On Aug 26, 2014 8:45 PM, "Lars Hanson" <parkersan2001@...> wrote:

Gary,

    Is there a word missing after "from" in the set-up?

    Thanks.

    Aloha,

        Lars

======================

On Aug 26, 2014 7:14 PM, "Gary Hallock gary@... [puny]" <puny@...> wrote:
 

The not-so-fast-there-buddy FAST RIDDLE #26

( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )
Submit all guesses, gasps, gripes & groans directly to <gary@...>
( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )

By what means of transport might a fellow from make a leisurely journey from Norway to Hong Kong?

( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )
Submit all guesses, gasps, gripes & groans directly to <gary@...>
( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )


Re: FAST RIDDLE #26

Lars Hanson
 

Gary,

    Is there a word missing after "from" in the set-up?

    Thanks.

    Aloha,

        Lars

======================

On Aug 26, 2014 7:14 PM, "Gary Hallock gary@... [puny]" <puny@...> wrote:
 

The not-so-fast-there-buddy FAST RIDDLE #26

( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )
Submit all guesses, gasps, gripes & groans directly to <gary@...>
( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )

By what means of transport might a fellow from make a leisurely journey from Norway to Hong Kong?

( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )
Submit all guesses, gasps, gripes & groans directly to <gary@...>
( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )


Re: No Rules RIDDLE #26

Feta Whey
 

Gary, I believe you took the Bingo on the no rules riddle, but I haven't seen it posted.

Alex


From: "Gary Hallock gary@... [puny]"
To: puny@...
Sent: Tuesday, August 26, 2014 6:14 PM
Subject: [puny] FAST RIDDLE #26

 
The not-so-fast-there-buddy FAST RIDDLE #26

( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )
Submit all guesses, gasps, gripes & groans directly to <gary@...>
( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )

By what means of transport might a fellow from make a leisurely journey from Norway to Hong Kong?
( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )
Submit all guesses, gasps, gripes & groans directly to <gary@...>
( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )



FAST RIDDLE #26

gary hallock
 

The not-so-fast-there-buddy FAST RIDDLE #26

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Submit all guesses, gasps, gripes & groans directly to <gary@...>
( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )

By what means of transport might a fellow from make a leisurely journey from Norway to Hong Kong?

( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )
Submit all guesses, gasps, gripes & groans directly to <gary@...>
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Re: FAST Riddle # 26

Stan Kegel
 


The change of pace FAST Riddle # 26 

Gary gets the BINGO for his supersonic reply of SLOW GIN (Sloe Gin)

Gary will post FAST Riddle # 27

In a drinking contest to see who can last the longest without passing out, what alcholic beverage would give you the best chance of winning?



FAST Riddle # 26

Stan Kegel
 

The change of pace FAST Riddle # 26

In a drinking contest to see who can last the longest without passing out, what alcholic beverage would give you the best chance of winning?

Send your guesses to stankegel@... 



FAST Riddle #25 bingo

James Ertner
 

The continuing-with-the-German-theme FAST Riddle #25

 

At what speed did a famous German magician make an arrangement with the devil?

 

Stan, Lars, Gary H, and Charles correctly answered, but it was Stan who was the Faust (I mean, first) to know that the German magician didn’t make the arrangement slowly but very FAUST.

 

Thanks to the quartet of punsters for playing.

 

Jim



Re: FAST Riddle #23 -- Bingo

Lars Hanson
 

Stan,

    Between that and mu itchy trigger finger, I am doomed!  ;-)

    Thanks!

    Aloha,

        Lars

=================================



On Tue, Aug 26, 2014 at 3:13 PM, Stanley Kegel stankegel@... [puny] <puny@...> wrote:
 



It happens two or three times in every F*** series, so don’t spend any time fretting over it.

Stan


= = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = 


Jim,

    Sorry, I missed that! 

    Aloha,

        Lars

===================

On Aug 26, 2014 2:41 PM, "jde31459@... [puny]" <puny@...> wrote:
 

No wonder Gary answered “FAST HIDEOUSNESS” so quickly. The answer to his own FAST Riddle #7 was “FAST HIDEOUS.”
What goes around comes around!

Jim
========================
 

All,

    Note the correction.on the riddle number.

    With meticulous attention to detail, our Learless Feeder recognized that Dr. Jekyll gained renown for his FAST HIDEOUSNESS (fastidiousness)

    Take it way, Gary!

    Aloha,

      Lars

========================

On Aug 26, 2014 12:38 PM, "Lars Hanson" <parkersan2001@...> wrote:
All,

    Herewith the next entry in the FAST train:

<><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><>

    It turned out that with time Dr. Jekyll could achieve his transformation into Mr. Hyde with ever increasing speed, so much so that he became know quite widely for his what?

<><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><>

    Please remember to send your replies to me at:

        parkersan2001@...

    Please do not hit Reply.
 
    Aloha,

        Lars









--
    Aloha,

        Lars


Re: FAST RIDDLE #24 (bingo)

Lars Hanson
 

Cyn,

    Yes, but at least it was on the bingo announcement!  ;-)

    Aloha,

        Lars

===========================



On Tue, Aug 26, 2014 at 3:12 PM, Cynthia MacGregor cynthia@... [puny] <puny@...> wrote:
 

Another public guess, Lars?

But no matter--Jim and I both guessed it already, Jim ahead of me, as GH recently announced, so no harm done.

But you've got an itchy trigger finger there, my friend.

Cyn


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From: PUNY <PUNY@...>
Reply-To: PUNY <PUNY@...>
Date: Tuesday, August 26, 2014 3:08 PM
To: PUNY <PUNY@...>
Subject: Re: [puny] FAST RIDDLE #24 (bingo)

 

Gary,

    OKTOBER FAST (Oktoberfest), of course.

    Aloha,

        Lars

====================

On Aug 26, 2014 2:52 PM, "Gary Hallock gary@... [puny]" <puny@...> wrote:
 

The oom-pah-pah FAST RIDDLE #24

( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )

We are approaching the time of year when many people of German ancestry area anticipating their favorite annual celebration. In preparation for wanton excesses of food and drink, some will abstain from eating for several weeks. What is this period of time called?

( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )

Jim and Cyn (in that order) both knew I was talking about the impending celebration of ...

#### OKTOBER-FAST

Jim will post #25 at his own pace. Thank you for playing,

Gary Hallock




--
    Aloha,

        Lars


Re: FAST Riddle #23 -- Bingo

Stan Kegel
 



It happens two or three times in every F*** series, so don’t spend any time fretting over it.

Stan


= = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = 

Jim,

    Sorry, I missed that! 

    Aloha,

        Lars

===================

On Aug 26, 2014 2:41 PM, "jde31459@... [puny]" <puny@...> wrote:
 

No wonder Gary answered “FAST HIDEOUSNESS” so quickly. The answer to his own FAST Riddle #7 was “FAST HIDEOUS.”
What goes around comes around!

Jim
========================
 

All,

    Note the correction.on the riddle number.

    With meticulous attention to detail, our Learless Feeder recognized that Dr. Jekyll gained renown for his FAST HIDEOUSNESS (fastidiousness)

    Take it way, Gary!

    Aloha,

      Lars

========================

On Aug 26, 2014 12:38 PM, "Lars Hanson" <parkersan2001@...> wrote:
All,

    Herewith the next entry in the FAST train:

<><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><>

    It turned out that with time Dr. Jekyll could achieve his transformation into Mr. Hyde with ever increasing speed, so much so that he became know quite widely for his what?

<><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><>

    Please remember to send your replies to me at:

        parkersan2001@...

    Please do not hit Reply.
 
    Aloha,

        Lars







Re: FAST RIDDLE #24 (bingo)

Cynthia MacGregor
 

Another public guess, Lars?

But no matter--Jim and I both guessed it already, Jim ahead of me, as GH recently announced, so no harm done.

But you've got an itchy trigger finger there, my friend.

Cyn


Freelance writer/editor
www.cynthiamacgregor.com

Producer/host, YOUNGER EVERY DAY
~ Saturdays and Sundays at 7:30 AM on WHDT TV in West Palm Beach, Miami, and Boston -- check your cable provider for converter position.
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Pass a smile along

From: PUNY <PUNY@...>
Reply-To: PUNY <PUNY@...>
Date: Tuesday, August 26, 2014 3:08 PM
To: PUNY <PUNY@...>
Subject: Re: [puny] FAST RIDDLE #24 (bingo)

 

Gary,

    OKTOBER FAST (Oktoberfest), of course.

    Aloha,

        Lars

====================

On Aug 26, 2014 2:52 PM, "Gary Hallock gary@... [puny]" <puny@...> wrote:
 

The oom-pah-pah FAST RIDDLE #24

( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )

We are approaching the time of year when many people of German ancestry area anticipating their favorite annual celebration. In preparation for wanton excesses of food and drink, some will abstain from eating for several weeks. What is this period of time called?

( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )

Jim and Cyn (in that order) both knew I was talking about the impending celebration of ...

#### OKTOBER-FAST

Jim will post #25 at his own pace. Thank you for playing,

Gary Hallock


Re: FAST Riddle #23 -- Bingo

Lars Hanson
 

Jim,

    Sorry, I missed that! 

    Aloha,

        Lars

===================

On Aug 26, 2014 2:41 PM, "jde31459@... [puny]" <puny@...> wrote:
 

No wonder Gary answered “FAST HIDEOUSNESS” so quickly. The answer to his own FAST Riddle #7 was “FAST HIDEOUS.”
What goes around comes around!

Jim
========================
 

All,

    Note the correction.on the riddle number.

    With meticulous attention to detail, our Learless Feeder recognized that Dr. Jekyll gained renown for his FAST HIDEOUSNESS (fastidiousness)

    Take it way, Gary!

    Aloha,

      Lars

========================

On Aug 26, 2014 12:38 PM, "Lars Hanson" <parkersan2001@...> wrote:
All,

    Herewith the next entry in the FAST train:

<><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><>

    It turned out that with time Dr. Jekyll could achieve his transformation into Mr. Hyde with ever increasing speed, so much so that he became know quite widely for his what?

<><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><>

    Please remember to send your replies to me at:

        parkersan2001@...

    Please do not hit Reply.
 
    Aloha,

        Lars



Re: FAST RIDDLE #24 (bingo)

Lars Hanson
 

Gary,

    OKTOBER FAST (Oktoberfest), of course.

    Aloha,

        Lars

====================

On Aug 26, 2014 2:52 PM, "Gary Hallock gary@... [puny]" <puny@...> wrote:
 

The oom-pah-pah FAST RIDDLE #24

( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )

We are approaching the time of year when many people of German ancestry area anticipating their favorite annual celebration. In preparation for wanton excesses of food and drink, some will abstain from eating for several weeks. What is this period of time called?

( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )

Jim and Cyn (in that order) both knew I was talking about the impending celebration of ...

#### OKTOBER-FAST

Jim will post #25 at his own pace. Thank you for playing,

Gary Hallock


FAST Riddle #25

James Ertner
 

The continuing-with-the-German-theme FAST Riddle #25

 

At what speed did a famous German magician make an arrangement with the devil?

 

Lemur know at jde31459@...

 

I’ll be AFK for about 90 minutes, so let the answers roll in!

 

Jim




FAST RIDDLE #24 (bingo)

gary hallock
 

The oom-pah-pah FAST RIDDLE #24

( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )

We are approaching the time of year when many people of German ancestry area anticipating their favorite annual celebration. In preparation for wanton excesses of food and drink, some will abstain from eating for several weeks. What is this period of time called?

( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )-0-( )

Jim and Cyn (in that order) both knew I was talking about the impending celebration of ...

#### OKTOBER-FAST

Jim will post #25 at his own pace. Thank you for playing,

Gary Hallock


FAST Riddle #23 -- Bingo

James Ertner
 

No wonder Gary answered “FAST HIDEOUSNESS” so quickly. The answer to his own FAST Riddle #7 was “FAST HIDEOUS.”
What goes around comes around!

Jim
========================
 

All,

    Note the correction.on the riddle number.

    With meticulous attention to detail, our Learless Feeder recognized that Dr. Jekyll gained renown for his FAST HIDEOUSNESS (fastidiousness)

    Take it way, Gary!

    Aloha,

      Lars

========================

On Aug 26, 2014 12:38 PM, "Lars Hanson" <parkersan2001@...> wrote:
All,

    Herewith the next entry in the FAST train:

<><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><>

    It turned out that with time Dr. Jekyll could achieve his transformation into Mr. Hyde with ever increasing speed, so much so that he became know quite widely for his what?

<><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><>

    Please remember to send your replies to me at:

        parkersan2001@...

    Please do not hit Reply.
 
    Aloha,

        Lars


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