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    Mystery Picture

    Inspired by the J-Walk blog mystery pictures, what is this?

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    Re: Mystery Picture

    <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">Tower Bridge, London</span hide>?

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    Re: Mystery Picture

    <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold"> stonehenge? </span hide>
    <font color=448800><font face="Comic Sans MS"><big>Lyra J </font color=448800></font face=comic></big>
    <img src=/S/flags/UK.gif border=0 alt=UK width=30 height=18> Ducking the arrows in Robin Hood country <IMG SRC=http://www.wopr.com/w3tuserpics/Lyra_J_sig.gif ALT="No, Admins, no! I'm sorry, okay!" title="No, Admins, no! I'm sorry, okay!">

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    Re: Mystery Picture

    <img src=/S/clapping.gif border=0 alt=clapping width=19 height=23> The original photo can be found here

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    Re: Mystery Picture

    Blimey! Well done Hans! <img src=/S/clapping.gif border=0 alt=clapping width=19 height=23>
    <font color=448800><font face="Comic Sans MS"><big>Lyra J </font color=448800></font face=comic></big>
    <img src=/S/flags/UK.gif border=0 alt=UK width=30 height=18> Ducking the arrows in Robin Hood country <IMG SRC=http://www.wopr.com/w3tuserpics/Lyra_J_sig.gif ALT="No, Admins, no! I'm sorry, okay!" title="No, Admins, no! I'm sorry, okay!">

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    Re: Mystery Picture

    Hans,

    I am absolutely gob-smacked!

    How on earth did you manage that?

    StuartR

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    Re: Mystery Picture

    I still maintain....this puzzle does not work. I count 4 of these puzzles, and 4 first time correct guesses!
    (except for my white block)...which was a ?? <img src=/S/bingo.gif border=0 alt=bingo width=15 height=22>??
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    Re: Mystery Picture

    That sounds awful Stuart. I've never heard of this saying...but when I pictured it, it was gross! Is this a common phrase...to be Gob Smacked???
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    Re: Mystery Picture

    It helps to be nearsighted. I took off my glasses so that the picture became blurry. The shape of a bridge with towers emerged after a few seconds...

    The mystery pictures at J-Walk Blog are usually solved amazingly quickly too.

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    Re: Mystery Picture

    I'm gobsmacked you've never heard the expression before, even if only from imported UK TV shows. Some background to it here.

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    Re: Mystery Picture

    Jeez...very informative Leif. (Doesn't sound sooo bad now!)
    I am now officially gobsmacked!
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    Re: Mystery Picture

    OF Scottish Gaelic gob + ME smacke
    I was hoping that John Gray might enlighten us on its correct usage - what are the correct infinitives, the past perfect participle form, how have the Americans wrecked the sacrosanct spelling of the hallowed British "gobsmacked" word?

    Alan

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