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#### pooksahib

11th April 2009, 13:28
Afternoon, all...

"One bedroom over to right needs special plug" = 'adapter'.
"River around Maidenhead? No" = 'Cam'.
"Second time I start to formulate main theme" = 'motif'. Are they using 'mo' for 'second' here i.e. 'in a mo/in a second'? The rest is obvious.

Many thanks.
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#### trevor

11th April 2009, 13:35
hi pooksahib, had fun with your last thread. I heard about that cable thing, left thousands without t'internet.
a, pad - room backwards, to, r.
I think.
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#### trevor

11th April 2009, 13:37
p.s you are right, mo = second. I've seen it used more than a few times.
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#### john (from arran)

11th April 2009, 13:47
A bedroom is 'a pad' and over means turn it round.

A DAP + to right (TO R) = ADAPTOR
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#### caravaggio

11th April 2009, 13:55
Hi Pooksahib,

I hope the sun's shining where you are. CAM -
the construct is CA, which is the abbreviation for circa [approximately] + M - MaidenHEAD.

I hope this is of help to you.

Regards,

Caravaggio
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#### trevor

11th April 2009, 13:58
Hi Caravaggio,
I think the problem with that clue (Cam),
is why is the word "no" there?
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#### caravaggio

11th April 2009, 14:09
Hi Trevor,

And I hope the sun's shining where you are too!

If I'm not mistaken, the Cam is a tributary of the Ouse and would flow out somewhere in the Norfolk area. For that reason, it's nowhere near Maidenhead! So the compiler has simply used 'No'.

Regards,

Caravaggio
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#### trevor

11th April 2009, 14:18
Thanks Caravaggio.
I just couldn't see how the "No" worked
Of course, it's fairly obvious now.
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