A throw back to my very first puzzle here on Puzzling SE, you have to complete the steps listed for each bolded phrase to reveal a secret quote!

1. Yes, leaves turn different tones.

  1. Find the antonym of one word.
  2. Remove a word.
  3. Remove a letter.
  4. Find the anagram of one word.
  5. Add a prefix and a suffix to one word.
  6. Remove a comma and rearrange the words.

2. Could one be fine?

  1. Remove a word.
  2. Remove a letter.
  3. Change a letter.
  4. Rearrange the words.
  5. Find the anagram of one word.
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    $\begingroup$ Nice puzzle and grats on 4k rep :) $\endgroup$
    – Einb
    Apr 28 '18 at 21:10


Start at: Yes, leaves turn different tones.
Step 1: No, leaves turn different tones.
Step 2: No, leaves turn tones.
Step 3: No, leave turn tones.
Step 4: No, leave turn stone.
Step 5: No, leave unturned stone.
Step 6: Leave no stone unturned.

Credit goes to Tan for the answer for 2:

On cloud nine.

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    $\begingroup$ Yup, that is the correct answer for #1. $\endgroup$ Apr 28 '18 at 15:24
  • $\begingroup$ @QuantumTwinkie Yup added explanation and still trying to figure out #2 haha $\endgroup$
    – Einb
    Apr 28 '18 at 15:46
  • $\begingroup$ Good explanation! $\endgroup$ Apr 28 '18 at 15:47
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    $\begingroup$ @QuantumTwinkie Welp, looks like our edits crossed in the post :-) $\endgroup$ Apr 28 '18 at 15:48
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    $\begingroup$ You have to add <br> at the end of the line you would like to separate :D $\endgroup$ Apr 28 '18 at 15:51

Einb answered the first. The second is

1. Could one fine
2. Could on fine
3. Could on nine
4. On could nine
5. On cloud nine.

  • $\begingroup$ That is correct great job! $\endgroup$ Apr 28 '18 at 19:08
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    $\begingroup$ Oh, Welcome to puzzling SE, I hope you stay :D $\endgroup$ Apr 28 '18 at 19:24

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