What is represented by this BrainBat?
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Answer: Once in a lifetime.
The word LIFETIME has the word ONCE placed within it.
Can you fill the thermometers with mercury, such that the numbers outside the grid indicate how many cells in each row and column contain mercury.
Mercury always starts filling from the bottom of a thermometer and not every thermometer has to contain mercury.
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Hint: Tops of thermometers can't be filled unless the bottoms are.
The legendary BrainBashers calendar has had a small problem.
Here is a listing showing the number of days in each month:
Using the same rules, how many days are in September?
[Ref: ZJSA] © Kevin Stone
Hint: The first digit represents something, the second digit represents something else.
The first digit is how many letters there are in the word, the second digit is how many vowels there are.
Using the BrainTracker grid below, how many words can you find? Each word must contain the central
G and no letter can be used twice, however, the letters do not have to be connected. Proper nouns are not allowed, however, plurals are. Can you find the nine letter word?
Excellent: 53 words. Good: 42 words. Average: 33 words.
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Hint: Every word must contain the central letter.
ago, agony, along, angry, argon, daylong, dog, drag, dragon, DRAGONFLY, fang, flag, flagon, flog, fog, frog, gad, gadfly, gal, gaol, glad, gland, glory, gnarl, gnarly, go, goad, goal, god, godly, gold, golf, gory, grad, grand, grandly, gray, groan, gyro, lag, log, long, nag, organ, rag, rang, yoga.
ag, agly, ago, agon, agony, algor, along, angry, argol, argon, dag, dang, daylong, dog, dogy, dong, donga, drag, dragon, DRAGONFLY, fang, flag, flagon, flog, flong, fog, fogy, frag, frog, gad, gadfly, gal, gan, ganof, gaol, gar, glad, glady, gland, glary, glory, gnar, gnarl, gnarly, go, goa, goad, goal, god, godly, gold, goldarn, golf, gonad, gor, goral, gory, grad, gran, grand, grandly, gray, groan, gyral, gyro, gyron, lag, lang, largo, log, logan, logy, long, nag, nog, orang, orangy, organ, organdy, rag, rang, rangy, yang, yoga.