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Hosta Leaf Bingo ~ 2014

Posted by paul_in_mn 4b (My Page) on
Fri, Feb 7, 14 at 18:59

Started this in 2009 as a way to span the winter months as we dream of hostas. While playing with my photo album program - I noticed that the collage was very similar to a bingo card - so with no pips or unfurling in sight.....Hosta Leaf Bingo was born.

Just like regular Bingo, name five in a row Horizontally, Vertically, or Diagonally (rows labeled 1 thru 5 and Columns A thru E for reference...so top left is A1). So a guess might be - "Diagonally from A1 Col Mustard, Mrs Peacock, Free Space,
Prof Plum, Mrs White".....and I would respond with how many are correct....in this case 0 correct. If you haven't played before it will be clear after a few guesses and replies.

Hostaholic Challenge Level - Fill the Card

2014 Hosta Bingo Board

What's your reward.....perhaps like Carl Spackler in 'Caddyshack' you will receive total consciousness from the Dalai Lama.............from me you will just get congratulations on a job well done.

After the guessing goes on for a bit, I may throw out some clues if necessary......

Good Luck

Paul


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RE: Hosta Leaf Bingo ~ 2014

I'll try the bottom row.

Tokudama Aureanebulosa
Spring Fling
Dream Weaver
Ginsu Knife
Liberty

Steve


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RE: Hosta Leaf Bingo ~ 2014

Column G going down.

montana Aureo
El Nino
Revolution?
Great Expectations
Ginsu Knife

Steve


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RE: Hosta Leaf Bingo ~ 2014

How about E down
Neptune
Lakeside Prophesy Fullfilled
Brightlights
Tea & Crumpets
Liberty


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RE: Hosta Leaf Bingo ~ 2014

Thanks for getting it started Steve-

Bottom Row - 2 correct
Row (G?), I assumed you meant D - 3 correct

Smithstudios71 - Row E - 1 correct

Keep guessing. Most of these are pretty widely known.

Paul


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Bottom Row

Brother Stephan, Spring Fling, Warwick Comet, Wee, Liberty


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BeverlyMN - Bottom Row

Brother Stephan, Spring Fling, Warwick Comet, Wee, Liberty - oooooooohhh 4 correct!!!!!

Paul


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RE: Hosta Leaf Bingo ~ 2014

A down:

Pucker Up
American Halo
Cathedral Windows
Orange Marmalade
Brother Stephan


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RE: Hosta Leaf Bingo ~ 2014

I'll try row 3 across.

Guacamole
Queen of the Seas
Free Space
Golden Meadows
Beckoning


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RE: Hosta Leaf Bingo ~ 2014

Flower-frenzy

on row 3

Guacamole
Queen of the Seas
Free Space
Golden Meadows
Beckoning

ding! ding! ding! We have our first Bingo
bell

congrats!!

Still more to guess, give it another try.

Paul


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I would like to change mine to row A down:

Pucker Up
American Halo
Guacamole
Orange Marmalade
Brother Stephan


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smithstudios
A down:

Pucker Up
American Halo
Cathedral Windows
Orange Marmalade
Brother Stephan

0 Correct - sorry. Like the thinking on your guesses, from flower-frenzy's bingo we now know middle one is Guacamole.

Give it another try.

Paul


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Is the bottom row---

Gold Standard, Spring Fling, Warwick Comet, Wheee! and Liberty?

Is Row D:

Montana Aureomarginata, El Nino, Golden Meadows, Great Expectations and Wheee!

This post was edited by newhostalady on Sat, Feb 8, 14 at 20:00


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Thanks Paul, for the bingo. I lurk through the whole thing, kibbitzing everyone else's guesses. I would have sworn that 3 across, 1st box was Avocado.

Shows what I know.

bk


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newhostalady's guess

bottom row---

Brother Stefan, Spring Fling, Popcorn, Wheee! and Liberty?
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You have 3 correct.....learned 2 things with that guess if you review previous guesses.

Paul


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Ok, I'll try again. Is the bottom row:

Gold Standard, Spring Fling, Warwick Comet, Wheee! and Liberty?

and is Row D:

Montana Aureomarginata, El Nino, Golden Meadows, Great Expectations and Wheee!


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Guesses by newhostalady

Is the bottom row---

Gold Standard, Spring Fling, Warwick Comet, Wheee! and Liberty?

4 correct - you should know which one is incorrect
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Is Row D:

Montana Aureomarginata, El Nino, Golden Meadows, Great Expectations and Wheee!

A-OOOO-GA
We have another bingo
aooga

Congrats!

++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

bk - More guessy, less lurky.....lol.

Paul


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lets get that bottom row done.

Old Glory, Spring Fling, Warwick Comet, Wee, Liberty


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BeverlyMN's guess-

lets get that bottom row done.

Old Glory, Spring Fling, Warwick Comet, Wee, Liberty
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4 correct - there are a few that are sort of similar on the one you need - it's a sport from the 90's. It has won an award.
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Here's an Update Board with Bingos

2014 Hosta Bingo - 1st update

Paul


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RE: Hosta Leaf Bingo ~ 2014

Bottom row, one more try

Paradigm, Spring Fling, Warwick Comet, Wheee! and Liberty.

Steve


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Oh, wow! I never win anything! I guess I've been salivating over hosta pics for too long. Maybe I should be embarrassed! Lol


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RE: Hosta Leaf Bingo ~ 2014

Let's try on row 2,

American Halo, Cathedral Windows, On Stage, El Nino, Earth Angel


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I'm hopeless at recognizing hostas, but will try just to join in. Row E - Cutting Edge, Earth Angel, Beckoning, Patriot, and Liberty.


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steve_mass's guess

Bottom row, one more try

Paradigm, Spring Fling, Warwick Comet, Wheee! and Liberty.
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4 correct
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luuk's guess

Let's try on row 2,

American Halo, Cathedral Windows, On Stage, El Nino, Earth Angel
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3 correct
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MadPlanter's guess

Column E - Cutting Edge, Earth Angel, Beckoning, Patriot, and Liberty.
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4 correct .......hmmmmmmm
++++++++++++++++++++

I think I got everyone's guesses.

Paul


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Again row 2,
Northern Halo, Cathedral Windows, On Stage, El Nino, Diana Remembered


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Bottom again
September Sun, Spring Fling, Warwick Comet, Wheee! and Liberty.

Edited to remove 2 guesses for one row on one post. If this is wrong, I will guess again.

This post was edited by BeverlyMN on Sun, Feb 9, 14 at 10:47


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RE: Hosta Leaf Bingo ~ 2014

Let's try, Column E:

Cutting Edge, Earth Angel, Beckoning, Minuteman & Liberty.


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Row 2

Wide Brim, Cathedral Windows, On Stage, El Nino, Dianna Remembered


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Maybe this is it for the bottom row?

Stained Glass, Spring Fling, Warwick Comet, Wheee! & Liberty


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Trying for column E

Cutting Edge, Fragrant Bouquet, Beckoning, Minuteman, Liberty.

Don B.


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More guesses

luuk - row 2 - Northern Halo, Cathedral Windows, On Stage, El Nino, Diana Remembered
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3 correct
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BeverlyMN - Bottom row - September Sun, Spring Fling, Warwick Comet, Wheee! and Liberty.
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4 correct
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newhostalady - Column E - Cutting Edge, Earth Angel, Beckoning, Minuteman & Liberty.
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3 correct
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BeverlyMN - Row 2 - Wide Brim, Cathedral Windows, On Stage, El Nino, Dianna Remembered
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3 correct
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newhostalady - bottom row - Stained Glass, Spring Fling, Warwick Comet, Wheee! & Liberty
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4 correct
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Don_in_Colorado - column E - Cutting Edge, Fragrant Bouquet, Beckoning, Minuteman, Liberty.
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4 correct
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Who's going to unravel Col E first? It's all there.

Heading out for lunch - see about a couple of clues when I get back. Well maybe one for now ....... think of an old tv hero but mix it up a bit .....

No guesses yet for rows 1 and 4 or cols B and C.

Paul


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Bottom row,
Paul's Glory, Spring Fling, Warwick Comet, Wheee!, Liberty


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Column E,
Cutting Edge, Fragrant King, Beckoning, Minuteman, Liberty


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Row 2: Twilight, Cathedral Windows, On Stage, El Nino, Fragrant Bouquet

Column E
Cutting Edge, Fragrant Bouquet Beckoning, Patriot, and Liberty.

Bottom (if Luuk doesn't have it) Lunar Orbit, Spring Fling, Warwick Comet, Wheee!, Liberty


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More Guesses

luuk - Bottom row - Paul's Glory, Spring Fling, Warwick Comet, Wheee!, Liberty
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4 correct
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luuk - Column E - Cutting Edge, Fragrant King, Beckoning, Minuteman, Liberty
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3 correct
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BeverlyMN - Row 2 - Twilight, Cathedral Windows, On Stage, El Nino, Fragrant Bouquet
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4 correct
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BeverlyMN - Column E - Cutting Edge, Fragrant Bouquet Beckoning, Patriot, and Liberty.

DING! DING! DING! DING! We have a Bingo, hold your cards.
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BeverlyMN - Bottom row - Lunar Orbit, Spring Fling, Warwick Comet, Wheee!, Liberty
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4 correct
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Here's an updated board
2014 Hosta Bingo - 2nd update

Paul


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One more time with feeling. The bottom row.

Dick Ward, Spring Fling, Warwick Comet, Wheee! and Liberty.

Steve


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steve_mass's guess - bottom row - Dick Ward, Spring Fling, Warwick Comet, Wheee! and Liberty
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DING! DING! DING! Bingo
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Earlier clues referred to Dick Ward --think of an old tv hero but mix it up a bit -- Batman's partner was Dick Grayson played by Burt Ward...........

Paul


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Column C

Ice Age Trail, Bright Lights, Free, Robert Frost, Warwick Comet.

Steve


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Column 1 ( I really am quite clueless on the second one)
Mayflower Moon
Border Street
Guacamole
High Society
Dick Ward


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Row 2:

Wide Brim, Cathedral Windows, On Stage, El Nino, Fragrant Bouquet


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I'll make a guess for

Row 1:
Zounds, Brother Stefan, Jewel of the Nile, Montana Aureomarginata & Cutting Edge.


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I'll try row 1 also.

Zounds, Paradigm, Ice Age Trail, MA and CE

Steve


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Row 2

Band of Gold, Wide Brim, Cathedral Windows, On Stage, El Nino, Fragrant Bouquet


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More Guesses

steve_mass - Column C - Ice Age Trail, Bright Lights, Free, Robert Frost, Warwick Comet.
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1 correct + free space
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BeverlyMN - Column 1 -
Mayflower Moon
Border Street
Guacamole
High Society
Dick Ward
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2 correct
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newhostalady 6 - Row 2 - Wide Brim, Cathedral Windows, On Stage, El Nino, Fragrant Bouquet
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4 correct
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newhostalady - Row 1 - Zounds, Brother Stefan, Jewel of the Nile, Montana Aureomarginata & Cutting Edge.
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2 correct
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steve_mass - row 1 - Zounds, Paradigm, Ice Age Trail, MA and Cutting Edge
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2 correct
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As you travel to one's destination appreciate the little thing and celebrate............(hint, may be some clues in these words worth digging into;-)

Paul


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BeverlyMN guesses - Row 2 - Band of Gold, Wide Brim, Cathedral Windows, On Stage, El Nino, Fragrant Bouquet
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Aaahh Bev, that would be 6 in the row........lol......gotta watch you! I think you may be suffering from missmyhostagardia this winter.

Paul


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Oops, I"ve been watching the Olympics and working on this part time. There is some fabulous skating going on. I guess I was distracted.

Band of Gold, Cathedral Windows, On Stage, El Nino, Fragrant Bouquet


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'missmyhostagardia' LOL

Could that be the reason I sometimes get fairly depressed in cold winters?

Paul, this is a great idea for a game. I see I'm pretty terrible at it, but I won't give up yet.

Cheers!
Don B.


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BeverlyMN - row 2 - Band of Gold, Cathedral Windows, On Stage, El Nino, Fragrant Bouquet
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4 correct
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Don, this game really shows how many hosta appear similar especially when looking at only a leaf. I tried to include mostly widely known hosta - though there are a couple that are probably less familiar.

Paul


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Row 2:
Blue Ivory, Cathedral Windows, On Stage, El Nino, Fragrant Bouquet


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Row 2:

Autumn Frost, Cathedral Windows, On Stage, El Nino, Fragrant Bouquet


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Couple more-

steve_mass - Row 2 - Blue Ivory, Cathedral Windows, On Stage, El Nino, Fragrant Bouquet
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4 correct
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newhostalady - Row 2 - Autumn Frost, Cathedral Windows, On Stage, El Nino, Fragrant Bouquet
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4 correct
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Dark green rather than blue......a 2000 sport of an 1982....

Paul


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Column C,
Tokudama Aureonebulosa, On Stage, Free Space, Carnival, Warwick Comet


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luuk's guess - Column C - Tokudama Aureonebulosa, On Stage, Free Space, Carnival, Warwick Comet
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3 correct + free space
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The one you're missing is a sport of a blue hosta and is supposed to have good vigor.

Paul


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  • Posted by luuk 9b (My Page) on
    Mon, Feb 10, 14 at 12:55

eh Paul I really don't know :-)
Column C - Tokudama Aureonebulosa, On Stage, Free Space, Earth Angel, Warwick Comet


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luuk - Column C - Tokudama Aureonebulosa, On Stage, Free Space, Earth Angel, Warwick Comet
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2 correct + free space
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One more bingo and then we'll start taking individual leaf guesses.

Surprised no one has guessed col B......all these are widely known.

Paul


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Cells A1, A2, A4, B1, B4, C1 are the squares that are in play - the rest I think it's clear can be deduced from the guesses.

Paul


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OK, I'll try column B

Paradigm, Cathedral Windows, QOTS. Abba Dabba Doo, and Spring Fling.

And while I'm at it Row A.

Maui Buttercups, Formal Attire, Guacamole, Hollywood Lights, Dick Ward

Steve

This post was edited by steve_mass on Mon, Feb 10, 14 at 15:48


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steve_mass guesses-

column B - Paradigm, Cathedral Windows, QOTS. Abba Dabba Doo, and Spring Fling.
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4 correct
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And Row A - Maui Buttercups, Formal Attire, Guacamole, Hollywood Lights, Dick Ward
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3 correct
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Picking up a little to play out the end this game.

Paul


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Row 2:

Fragrant Dream, Cathedral Windows, On Stage, El Nino, Fragrant Bouquet


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  • Posted by luuk 9b (My Page) on
    Mon, Feb 10, 14 at 17:03

Row 2:
Aristocrat, Cathedral Windows, On Stage, El Nino, Fragrant Bouquet


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  • Posted by luuk 9b (My Page) on
    Mon, Feb 10, 14 at 17:17

Row 4:
Little Treasure, Abba Dabba Doo, Carnival, Great Expectations, Patriot


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First column.

Maui Buttercups
Lakeside Keepsake
Guacamole
little treasure
Dick Ward


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Lets see what we got-

newhostalady - Row 2 - Fragrant Dream, Cathedral Windows, On Stage, El Nino, Fragrant Bouquet
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4 correct
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luuk - Row 2 - Aristocrat, Cathedral Windows, On Stage, El Nino, Fragrant Bouquet
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4 correct
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luuk - Row 4 - Little Treasure, Abba Dabba Doo, Carnival, Great Expectations, Patriot
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DING! DING! DING! Bingo
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BeverlyMN - First column -
Maui Buttercups
Lakeside Keepsake
Guacamole
little treasure
Dick Ward
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4 correct
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Here's an Updated Board with last 2 bingos added and a couple more that have been deduced.....I think one more could be added, but I don't recall all the guesses.
2014 Hosta Bingo - 3rd update

Go ahead and call individual spaces so we can finish the board. If we don't get it soon, I'll consolidate the clues above that pertain.....

Paul

This post was edited by paul_in_mn on Mon, Feb 10, 14 at 18:12


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A1 = Maui Buttercups.


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A1 = Maui Buttercups. Correct


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2a could be Fragrant Queen. Then Cathedral Windows, On Stage, El Nino, Fragrant Bouquet.

bk


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B2 Journey's End?

Don B.


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I still think that streaker is Ice Age Trail.

Steve


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Fragrant Queen - not correct
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Journey's End - Correct
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Ice Age Trail - not correct
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So C1 and A2 are left - I figured C1 would be most difficult and followed by A2 and Little Treasure.

Paul


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B2 is Cathedral Window, isn't it? B1 then would be the Journey's End Don refers to. Funny, I have that hosta and I didn't recognize it in its spring color. Spring is just too far away.

Could C2 be Dark Shadows? What ever it is, I like it.

Beverly


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Thanks BeverlyMN, yes

B2 is Cathedral Window and
B1 is Journey's End

Sorry about than. Don't mean to confuse.

Let's finish these up -

C1 has blue in its name
and
A3 has a holiday related name

Paul


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How about C1 as Blue River and A2 as Christmas Pageant.


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How about C1 as Blue River and A2 as Christmas Pageant.......yes and yes......finis
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Following are the clues from earlier-

Clue - As you travel to one's destination appreciate the little thing and celebrate............(hint, may be some clues in these words worth digging into;-)

key words:
travel -> Journey, on a River
destination -> End
travel destination -> Maui
little -> little
celebrate -> Christmas, Carnival, Abba Dabba Do (how Fred (with Y) celebrates )
worth digging -> treasure

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Clue - Dark green rather than blue......a 2000 sport of an 1982....
and.....The one you're missing is a sport of a blue hosta and is supposed to have good vigor.
-> vague clue to Blue River, a sport of True Blue
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Clue - Picking up a little to play out the end this game.

key words:
picking up -> Treasure
little -> Little
play -> Pageant
end -> End
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And the final complete board
2014 Hosta Bingo - Key

Thanks for playing!

Paul


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RE: Hosta Leaf Bingo ~ 2014

That was pretty cool. Thanks for hosting the game, Paul. Please allow me to extend to you an image of the 'Streaky Fragrant NOID of Friendship'. : )

Don B.


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Thanks again, Paul.

bk


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Thank you Paul. That was a lot of fun---and educational too. Just what we needed to help get us through the winter.


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