The Foxer

Warm-up Foxer (Where am I?)

I’m standing next to a thick steel door with the words “CHATWOOD’S PATENT LONDON” painted on it. The country I’m in has produced two Nobel laureates and last hosted a Formula 1 GP seven years ago. I’m due North of an enclaved country and a town that gave its name to a famous WW2 battle. 220 metres away is a 220 foot tall medieval tower. I can’t see the sky. I’m 250 metres from a bascule bridge.

Feature Foxer

Below is a list of 30 Things That You Might Find on or in a Road (‘things’ is used here in its broadest possible sense). Entries have been stripped of vowels and had any inter-word spaces repositioned. For example, if ‘Road Runner’ was present, he might appear as…

RDRN NR

Asphalt would be…

SPHLT

1. SNKHL
2. RBYS LPPRS
3. FLTNRPH BN
4. KTHRNFR RRS
5. BT TSDT
6. HRB
7. LND
8. TKRCB R
9. HLGBRS LSS
10. LLL PPLDY

11. DTSNFR LDY
12. SLPR DS
13. TC KRTP
14. TH LMN DLS
15. ND NPPS
16. LN DNSTMCR RG
17. T TSL
18. TFTYFLFF YTL
19. BSL N
20. DV DMNN

21. THN TH L LMB
22. PH NTH KMP HC
23. R DRG
24. STNMS TR
25. SD NCHR
26. BR THBNZ
27. THG DSM RTN
28. KN GMM
29. TRCK SHW
30. FRTHR

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SOLUTIONS

Last week’s feature foxer theme: time (defoxed by Little_Crow and phlebas)

AGE (Little_Crow, ylla)
BALL (Peralph)
BRAID (Peralph)
CHRONOS (Little_Crow)
CIRCADIAN (Little_Crow)
DILATION (ylla)
ERA (ylla)
EPOCH (Peralph)
ETERNITY (phlebas)
FATHER (Peralph)
INSTANT (phlebas)
JIFFY (phlebas)
MOMENT (Little_Crow)
NEWTONIAN (Little_Crow)
SHEET (Peralph)
SINK (Little_Crow)
SOLAR (ylla)
TEMPUS FUGIT (Little_Crow)
TRAVEL (ylla)
UTC (ylla)
WARP (Peralph)
YEAR (Little_Crow, ylla)

36 Comments

  1. Stugle says:

    1 – SINKHOLE
    2- RUBY SLIPPERS

  2. AFKAMC says:

    2. RUBY SLIPPERS

  3. Arioch_RN says:

    23. Road Rage

  4. Gothnak says:

    Happy New Year fellow Foxers :)

  5. Little_Crow says:

    1) SINKHOLE
    2) RUBY SLIPPERS

  6. Gothnak says:

    20. DAVID MANN (Bike Artist)?
    25. SEDAN CHAIR
    26. BERTHA BENZ
    27. The GOOD SAMARITAN
    29. TRICK SHOW or TRUCK SHOW?

  7. Little_Crow says:

    21) TUFTY FLUFFYTAIL
    ######
    6) HERBIE
    16) LONDON STEAM CARRIAGE

  8. Stugle says:

    16 – LONDON STEAM CARRIAGE

  9. Gothnak says:

    10. LOLLIPOP LADY
    11. DATSUN FAIRLADY (We have a 350z the modern version :))
    12. SLIP ROADS? (Can they really be found in roads?)
    13. TICKER TAPE
    14. THELMA AND LOUISE

  10. Little_Crow says:

    10) LOLLIPOP LADY
    12) SLIP ROADS

  11. Arioch_RN says:

    4. Katherine Ferrers

  12. Little_Crow says:

    20) DAVID MANN

  13. Rorschach617 says:

    Warm-Up Foxer

    Looks like he is in Turkey.

  14. Gothnak says:

    19. BUS LANE
    21. THE ANT HILL MOB (I knew there’d be a Wacky Races Reference, well done Mr Stone!)

  15. Arioch_RN says:

    19. Baseline

  16. Little_Crow says:

    24) AUSTIN MAESTRO

  17. Gothnak says:

    15. INDIAN PIPES (Dunno if it’s something to do with the motorbike manufacturer and you can think of anything better for the PPS?

  18. skink74 says:

    5. (A) BOTT’S DOT

  19. Gothnak says:

    It’s one of those times when you see something and your brain works it out and you have no idea how:

    9. HAILE GEBRSELASSIE – Do i get a prize? :p

  20. skink74 says:

    28. KING MOMO

  21. skink74 says:

    22. Phan Thị Kim Phúc

  22. unacom says:

    30. FROTHER or frothing agent.

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