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helen

14th May 2010, 02:47
group joins small routine game
four four and six letters
help lol
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the joker

14th May 2010, 02:56
Do you have any letters at all Helen?
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helen

14th May 2010, 03:06
yes but was unsure about entering them just in case they were incorrect - think they okay:
-i-e/-e-s/-o-r-s
cheers
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the joker

14th May 2010, 03:14
Helen
Looks like NINE MENS MORRIS.
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helen

14th May 2010, 03:27
I thought five and nine but couldnt make sense of the answer?? Is that an expression or known phrase?
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benjy

14th May 2010, 07:25
Hi Helen, nine men's morris is an ancient board game from the Roman Empire (thanks Google, not brainpower!).
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ajt

14th May 2010, 07:28
It's a very old board game; I think it's similar to noughts and crosses
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the joker

14th May 2010, 08:42
Have just returned to the site Helen,and wish to apologise for not giving you my reasoning for my answer of NINE MENS MORRIS.
Morris is an abbreviation of Morris Dancing which is a routine dance.
The whole answer is a very old game which I remember playing as a child before TV took over all our lives!
TJ
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