Inspired by the increase of word ladders lately I found a fun one.
Transform the color BLUE into PINK.
No proper names.
Can be 6-7 steps. Easiest in 8-10.
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Blue - Flue - Flus - Plus - Pius - Pins - Pink
Okay, the above had problems as reported by others so I came up with other options with a few scribble word dictionary while some from Merriam.
Blue - Blur - Baur - Bauk - Bank - Bink - Pink
Blue - Blae - Blat - Plat - Peat - Pent - Pint - Pink
Blue - Flue - Flus - Feus - Fens - Fins - Fink - Pink
Blue - Blae - Blat - Beat - Bent - Bint - Pint - Pink
Blue - Flue - Flus - Feus - Fens - Pens - Pins - Pink
Blue - Flue - Flus - Feus - Fens - Fins - Pins - Pink
Blue - Flue - Flee - Fled - Feed - Fend - Find - Fink - Pink
Blue - Glue - Glut - Gout - Pout - Port - Part - Pant - Pint - Pink
So, shortest, or longest answer wins? (65)
chub - A species to fresh-water fish of the Cyprinidae or Carp family
chum - A roommate
cham - To chew
dank - Damp; moist; humid; wet
dang - imp. of Ding
rink - An artificial sheet of ice
rang - imp. of Ring
pang - paroxysm of extreme pain or anguish; to torture
pung - A kind of plain sleigh drawn by one horse
peek - To look slyly, or with the eyes half closed
Here's a 10-step.
BLUE, GLUE, GLUM, SLUM, SLIM, SLID, SAID, SAND, SANK, SINK, PINK
BLUE, FLUE, FLEE, FLED, FEED, FEND, FIND, FINK, PINK
7, if we count 'bink':
BLUE, BLUB, BLOB, BOOB, BOOK, BONK, BINK, PINK