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    #1

    "a blindman's-bluff"

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    "A man must consider what a blindman's-bluff is this game of conformity."

    Context doesn't matter because the question is just about the term "blindman's-bluff" in itself. In my dictionary that children's play when one has blinded eyes and tries to catch another one is spelled "blindman's-buff" (without a letter "l" in the "buff"-word). So are there two options possible or is there some kind of mistake, or... again an old version of the term?

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    #2

    Re: "a blindman's-bluff"

    Both versions are possible.

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    #3

    Re: "a blindman's-bluff"

    Thank you.

    By the way, how do you do this trick that some word (expression) of your message acts as an internet link...

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    Re: "a blindman's-bluff"

    Highlight the URL - in this case http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blind_man's_buff - then press Ctrl C.

    Type 'Both versions are possible'. Highlight Both versions and click on Insert Link (next to the colour selector).

    Enter the URL by pressing Ctrl V then OK.

    Hope that helps.

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    Re: "a blindman's-bluff"

    Thank you very much for your detailed briefing! I hope you don't mind if I try it once on some exemplary sentence. Let me see... Ok.:

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    #6

    Re: "a blindman's-bluff"

    Bingo!

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    Re: "a blindman's-bluff"

    Well. I find it pretty significant and powerful skill I achieved here and I am really grateful for your contribution to it.

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    #8

    Re: "a blindman's-bluff"

    Quote Originally Posted by szaroczek View Post
    Well. I find it pretty significant and powerful skill I achieved here and I am really grateful for your contribution to it.
    So am I. I have been trying for a year to figure out how that works. Thanks, Rover.

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    #9

    Re: "a blindman's-bluff"

    You're very welcome.

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