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The Late Queen Gives in to Remorse - Reverse Hangman

The answer is: Add a "C", I am what has been, Add a "G", I might be a queen, Add a "P", I'll turn away from sin Add an "L" and I may just give in.
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A long riddle: My First is in Apple but not in Lear, …

Second word My Tenth is in Ride and also in Row My Eleventh is also my three My Twelth is in Down but not in Grown My Thirteenth is in Dinner and also in Deed My Last Two are two different ...
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28 Minutes Later

The eight patient names 1: 2: 3: 4: 5: 6: 7: 8: Summary: And finally: Easter eggs / references:
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Can you name the Country Code™?

The country code of Brazil is: This is because: For a full explanation for each country in the original list, see the following table:
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What is the smallest set of letters that can spell any integer?

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Speak without using the letter "b"

You could count upwards from 1, because none of the numbers less than a billion contains the letter "b". However, this might be repeating words if "101" is considered to contain "one". (The version I'...
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Vowelburger™ Riddle

Today's Vowelburger comes with: Just check out our menu: So, what's for dessert?! :)
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literally no idea

With much credit to the commenters, the answers are all Final Answer: Explanations:
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Yes, your fat ma is hers

The answer is: Steps: This quote is from:
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The most words that can be made by successively adding one letter to the original word?

I assume you start at two letters, as in your example. I'm using the circa 2013 Words With Friends dictionary. If you can only add to the right end of the word, 8-letter words are possible: ...
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Longest Word With *Only* Repeating Character Pairs

I think I can do 7 letters: Which features the letter pairs:
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A quick, easy mistyped question

The answer is
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As easy as Three, Two, One... How fast can you go from Five to Four?

Just signed up to share some of the solutions (3 of them) I was able to come up with in 6 steps: OH MAN! After a lot of searching I was able to do it in 5 steps (5 solutions): I confirmed the words ...
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The hangman game backward

The question was: Explanation: You wish you have it for your lovely home I will have some water and I am fine It happens only in the future you may say Now, it's not a word but the world was ...
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You think YOU have it bad?

Full answer with lots of help: They took from me something near to my heart. I crossed the Atlantic, my short became long, but I was still essentially myself. I gave up heroin. I introduced my ...
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My teacher gave me a puzzle one day

I think it's one of those rebus puzzles. :)
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Turn Lead into GOLD

Three steps/Four words:
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Vowelburger™ Riddle

Your "vowelburgers" are:
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The hangman game backward #2

The question was: fill in a "b" - I might lose control anytime, so keep me on my toes. fill in an "m" - my brothers are all metalhead but me. fill in a "p" - my buddy has two big tusks and loves to ...
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Longest sentence where all words are anagrams of each other

Setal teals steal least-stale slate-stela Tesla tales. 9 words "Bristly birds steal the least stale tales of Tesla that are written on a slate stela (stone slab)."
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What is the smallest set of letters that can spell any integer?

Explanation: Extension: Other possibilities:
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Eric Andre had a dream

He dreamed
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Is this a game to you?

The stranger's mission is As Tonkleton found in their answer, Given this hint, we can then discover that Finally, we Other clues that validate this answer:
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Longest Word With *Only* Repeating Character Pairs

I've found a possible word, though it seems... invalid 11 letters
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Find the longest string of words such that the (4 letter) end of one word is the start of the next

(4 words) monopoly polymath mathematically allying (8 words) sleepover overwork workshop shoplift liftoffs offside sideburn burnout (123 words) thigh highjack jackboot, bootstrap trapdoor doorstep ...
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The hangman game backward #3

Could it be with "d" with "n" with "t"
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Unusual letter combinations

The final answer is formed by the words I tried to reconstruct who came up with individual words first; which is kind of hard given the timelines and grace period edits. Apologies for any mistakes. ...
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Find the longest string of words such that the (4 letter) end of one word is the start of the next

From exchange to stack overflow: (45 words) exchange -> angelfish -> fishbone -> bonemeal -> mealtime -> timeline -> lineament -> mentalist -> listless -> lessons -> sonship -> shipside -> sidewalk ->...
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Find the longest string of words such that the (4 letter) end of one word is the start of the next

I think I have finally locked myself in at 174 words: thigh, highjack, jackboot, bootstrap, trapdoor, doorstep, stepbrother, therein, reinterpret, preterm, termini, minidrama, ramada, madam, adamant,...
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