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Planets

Language brain teasers are those that involve the English language. You need to think about and manipulate words and letters.

 

Puzzle ID:#26221
Fun:*** (3.08)
Difficulty:* (1.06)
Category:Language
Submitted By:upper90xox****

 

 

 



Find the names of 5 planets hidden in the following sentences:

1. "What hurts?" asked the doctor. "It's my ear," the patient cried.

2. "Steven, use the screwdriver to build those shelves."

3. Everyone takes a turn during Monopoly.

4. "Cassie, you ran us over with your bicycle!"

5. "Sam, arsenic is poisonous. I read the definition in the dictionary."




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Comments

SunroseAus*
Oct 05, 2005

Good Job
redraptor50*us*
Oct 05, 2005

Another good one upper90xox, geezz! This one had my eyes watering only got 3 of them until my eyes were keep up the good work.
signmeup74*pl*
Oct 05, 2005

Good thing there were only nine words to chose from or I'd have been up all night!!
Bravo!
dominic_lover
Oct 05, 2005

i loved this it was fun!!
teaser55
Oct 06, 2005

lotsa fun, good one
teaser55
Oct 06, 2005

lotsa fun, good one
DeinaAus*
Oct 08, 2005

Lots of fun! I only got three of them, though

I'm going back to logic grids!
truetease
Oct 12, 2005

Kool, kool!!!!
realm2346*
Oct 20, 2005

it was a good one....I only got #1. ...And I forgot to count Uranus as a planet.
azbee123*us*
Dec 20, 2005

easy but fun!
avonmaAus*
May 01, 2008

Ditto!
RRAMMOHAN*in*
May 01, 2008

Wasn't that quite simple? I found it to be so!
MegananAus*
May 01, 2008

Very fun. Easy to figure out Keep them coming
katjojoAus*
May 01, 2008

I got it!! That was fun.
doeheadAus*
May 01, 2008

Another one for the youngsters
bradon182001*us*
May 01, 2008

Easy and fun. Thanks for posting.
2ndhandroseca*
May 01, 2008

Ditto Bradon However I somehow missed Venus Just making coffee. could that be it??
Rationalize, rationalize

good one
2ndhandroseca*
May 01, 2008

Why the sad face from one who
says another for the youngsters?
It is an all age Site!
wordmama*
May 01, 2008

Got all 5 immediately, but lotsa fun! Thanks!
jennsingergirlAus*
May 01, 2008

This is super cute! Good job!
zaya*
May 01, 2008

Sorry, just too simple. At least warn us that a teaser is aimed at 1st/2nd graders so I can save my time.
pMad*
May 01, 2008

zaya, how about warning us that you're a douche bag in advance.
facr_1Amx*
May 01, 2008

Easy after I figured out what the instructions meant.
AuthenticallyMe*
May 01, 2008

Nice teaser... Got all of them right away... fun for a quick 30-second teaser when you have a pile of other stuff to do.

And for all those people who say it was too easy and a waste of time, you should HAVE KNOWN there are only nine (or 8, if made recently) options for this teaser. And since you're just trying to find the words in the sentences, you should HAVE KNOWN that this is an easy teaser for you. So, a warning is unecessary.
mimi0015
May 01, 2008

i actually enjoyed this
SydneyBlake008Aus*
May 01, 2008

Very good...but I was looking for the wrong thing. I thought the phrases were clues to what the planets were...for example, the "'...arsenic is poisonous...'" one, I thought it would be Venus, as it is filled with poisonous gases.

Anyway, good job!
bluefever101us*
May 01, 2008

easy, but FUN!!!
nerdyiscool*us*
May 01, 2008

I liked this one! Got em all except 2.
martinb216Aie*
May 01, 2008

Agreewith bluefever101 - enjoyed it tho
jcann*us*
May 01, 2008

I'm not a youngster, but it made me look a little while. Doehead, how come when you can get a teaser you complain about it being too easy or for youngsters, and when you don't get it you say it's way out there (or something like that) or the directions weren't clear? You seem very hard to please. I'd like to see you have more fun!
SpiritoftheWindAus
Jun 27, 2008

At least they didn't use the no longer planet (Pluto)
TallTimberAus*
Feb 08, 2010

Nice teaser.
Gwendalla*us*
May 01, 2011

Lovely, lovely! I got all of them correct (it was simple), and it was fun! Good job !
-Gwen
eamonca*
May 01, 2011

A nice simple one.
auntiesisAus*
May 01, 2011

Cute, cute, cute. Easy, but fun.
gaylewolfAus*
May 02, 2011

That was a good one!
I liked the comments toward the complainers!

Thanks!



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