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    Re: Common Thread (4) - Word Game

    <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #000000; font-weight: bold"><font color=yellow>The start with a letter</font color=yellow></span hi>

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    Common Thread (4) - Word Game

    If you solve these correctly (as intended), the solutions will share a common trait:

    01. WW2 Army food ____________________
    02. National supplier of trucks and vans ________________________
    03. $100 bill ______________________
    04. Computer to computer communications ____________________
    05. Cotton swabs for the ear _______________________
    06. Very revealing picture ______________________
    07. Casual garment _________________________
    08. Faulty rocket part in the Challenger disaster __________________
    09. Construction support in a skyscraper _____________________
    10. Camera lens setting ________________________
    11. Seldom played song on a 45 r.p.m. ____________________
    12. Upright line in a graph _____________________
    13. Striptease garment ______________________

    <font color=blue>Note: Though most of the correct answers will be internationally recognized, at least one or two of the correct answers in this puzzle are U.S. / North American specific.</font color=blue> I think! <img src=/S/smile.gif border=0 alt=smile width=15 height=15>
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    Re: Common Thread (4) - Word Game

    You're not getting off that easy. Let's see some individual answers to the 13 definitions...

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    Re: Common Thread (4) - Word Game

    01. <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #000000; font-weight: bold"><font color=yellow>C-Rations</font color=yellow></span hi>
    03. <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #000000; font-weight: bold"><font color=yellow> C-note</font color=yellow></span hi>
    05. <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #000000; font-weight: bold"><font color=yellow>Q-tip</font color=yellow></span hi>
    07. <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #000000; font-weight: bold"><font color=yellow>T-shirt</font color=yellow></span hi>
    09. <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #000000; font-weight: bold"><font color=yellow>I-Beam</font color=yellow></span hi>
    10. <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #000000; font-weight: bold"><font color=yellow>F-Stop</font color=yellow></span hi>
    11. <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #000000; font-weight: bold"><font color=yellow> B-side</font color=yellow></span hi>
    12. <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #000000; font-weight: bold"><font color=yellow>x-axis ?</font color=yellow></span hi>
    13. <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #000000; font-weight: bold"><font color=yellow>G-string</font color=yellow></span hi>

    These were the easy ones. I'm still thinking 'bout the rest.
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    Robert A. Heinlein - Time Enough for Love

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    Re: Common Thread (4) - Word Game

    Thought the "common trait" was the puzzle...

    <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #000000; font-weight: bold"><font color=yellow>
    01. C-Rations = WW2 Army food
    02. U-Haul = National supplier of trucks and vans
    03. C-Note = $100 bill
    04. E-mail = Computer to computer communications
    05. Q-tip = Cotton swabs for the ear
    06. X-rated = Very revealing picture
    07. T-Shirt = Casual garment
    08. O-ring = Faulty rocket part in the Challenger disaster
    09. I-Beam =Construction support in a skyscraper
    10. F-stop =Camera lens setting
    11. B-side =Seldom played song on a 45 r.p.m.
    12. Y-axis =Upright line in a graph
    13. G-string = Striptease garment </font color=yellow></span hi>

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    Re: Common Thread (4) - Word Game

    Hi Steve -
    It was!
    I was just trying to be a pain <img src=/S/devil.gif border=0 alt=devil width=15 height=15>

    By the way, I have a different answer for #1.
    I also have a different answer for #6, but we'll mark yours as acceptable. <img src=/S/cheers.gif border=0 alt=cheers width=30 height=16>
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    Re: Common Thread (4) - Word Game

    Hi Samantha: I have different answers for #1 and #12. <img src=/S/smile.gif border=0 alt=smile width=15 height=15>
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    Re: Common Thread (4) - Word Game

    Would they be <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #000000; font-weight: bold"><font color=yellow>
    K-rations
    X-ray</font color=yellow></span hi>
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    Re: Common Thread (4) - Word Game

    Alan - That's exactly what I have. <img src=/S/cheers.gif border=0 alt=cheers width=30 height=16>
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    Re: Common Thread (4) - Word Game

    So you wanted the ever-popular <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #000000; font-weight: bold"><font color=yellow> K-ration and X-ray</font color=yellow></span hi> I saw.
    You accepted <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #000000; font-weight: bold"><font color=yellow> X-rated</font color=yellow></span hi> as a revealing picture
    But both <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #000000; font-weight: bold"><font color=yellow> C-ration (as well as) and D-ration </font color=yellow></span hi> should be acceptable as they were used in WWII in addition to <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #000000; font-weight: bold"><font color=yellow>K-rations</font color=yellow></span hi>
    http://www.ww2rationtechnologies.com/History.html

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    Re: Common Thread (4) - Word Game

    I'm in full agreement - Any of the responses you mentioned should've been acceptable. <img src=/S/thewave.gif border=0 alt=thewave width=225 height=33>
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    Re: Common Thread (4) - Word Game

    Blast! I always did get my <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #000000; font-weight: bold"><font color=yellow>y & x axes </font color=yellow></span hi> confused
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    Re: Common Thread (4) - Word Game

    my teacher taught us that the x-axis runs across (a cross = X) the page.

    I always remember that.
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    Re: Common Thread (4) - Word Game

    That's a great way to remember -- thanks, Tim! This is one of those things where I can remember that I get confused, but then I can't remember if my first inclination is how I used to answer and that's the wrong answer, or if I now remember the proper order, but I think I have it wrong. Makes me <img src=/S/dizzy.gif border=0 alt=dizzy width=15 height=15>.
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    Everything in excess! To enjoy the flavor of life, take big bites. Moderation is for monks!
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