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Start with the phrase “Aim the lasers up” and perform the following steps in some order to reveal a popular lyric:

  • Break a word in two
  • Change a letter
  • Combine two words
  • Rearrange the letters of a word
  • Rearrange the letters of a word

  • Remove two letters from a word

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    $\begingroup$ There seem to have been an awful lot of these lately. $\endgroup$ – Gareth McCaughan Mar 7 '17 at 2:39
  • $\begingroup$ @GarethMcCaughan I think I have a problem. And I infected a couple of others. :) $\endgroup$ – rybo111 Mar 7 '17 at 7:02
  • $\begingroup$ A shame, really $\endgroup$ – Den Mar 7 '17 at 8:58
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    $\begingroup$ @Den It is a shame when a question bombs. It would be a bigger shame if there were no questions. $\endgroup$ – rybo111 Mar 7 '17 at 10:33
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Is the lyric

I am the walrus?

Steps: Rearrange:

Iam the lasers up

Break:

I am the lasers up

Change a letter:

I am the laserw up

Combine:

I am the laserwup

Rearrange:

I am the walruspe

Remove two letters:

I am the walrus

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  • $\begingroup$ I was trying to work this out for so long and I assumed the steps had to be in order so I couldn't find anything that worked $\endgroup$ – LaniKate Mar 7 '17 at 2:38
  • $\begingroup$ Yeah, it did say in some order but easy to miss if you skim over that part :P I am not satisfied however - the intermediate words don't make sense! $\endgroup$ – shree.pat18 Mar 7 '17 at 2:41

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