# The hangman game backward #6

Hangman game backward version 6 - guess what was the question:

fill in a "d" - I am a magical device that you can convert energy with the tip of your fingers.
fill in a "g" - You can hear, under one condition, miles away from me.
fill in a "t" - It's been a long day, come to me and I'll make it short for you.

The question was: _ p p l e

• just to clarify, there won't be any extra d's, g's, n's, or t's in the word will there? Commented Sep 18, 2015 at 19:53
• Ha Kingrames you got me there, I removed a row to make the missing letter unique. I might add it back as a hint later
– Alex
Commented Sep 18, 2015 at 19:55
• Formal protest (spoilers): Your "g" clue does not describe its answer. If instead, you were thinking of a band, you've broken a rule of hangman: No proper nouns! Commented Sep 18, 2015 at 21:36

WIN_ER

fill in a "d" - I am a magical device that you can convert energy with the tip of your fingers.

WINDER is not exactly magical, but it does allow you to convert work from the twisting of your fingers to potential/elastic energy.

fill in a "g" - You can hear, under one condition, miles away from me

WINGER is a heavy metal band with one song called 'Under one Condition' and another called 'Miles Away'

fill in a "t" - It's been a long day, come to me and I'll make it short for you.

WINTER days are shorter during winter season

And the edited clue
fill in a "n" - I believe you wished you were me!

WINNER is something that people wish they were.

• You're so close! I will accept your answer once you figure out the missing piece
– Alex
Commented Sep 18, 2015 at 21:18
• @Alex how about now Commented Sep 18, 2015 at 21:20
• @Alex I was going too quickly and looked right over it. Thanks for the notice and fun puzzle! Commented Sep 18, 2015 at 21:22
• Not obvious to me! Commented Sep 18, 2015 at 21:27
• Not obvious, just used the information you conveyed. Knowing that there was an extra N helped narrow it down. My favorite clue, and the one that gave me confidence in this set was the T clue. In my opinion that was your best one Commented Sep 18, 2015 at 21:29