What do you do when you're stuck for the answer?

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You're stuck on a crossword clue or something and the answer is on the tip of your tongue but you just can't get it out?What do you do?
I find it helps to walk slowly up and down with a slight rocking motion and with the hands held tightly behind the back whilst mumbling like an idiot. Try it out but be discrete in the exam hall. :confused:
Does anybody have another method?
 

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Google often works for me.
 
You're stuck on a crossword clue or something and the answer is on the tip of your tongue but you just can't get it out?What do you do?
I find it helps to walk slowly up and down with a slight rocking motion and with the hands held tightly behind the back whilst mumbling like an idiot. Try it out but be discrete in the exam hall. :confused:
Does anybody have another method?
If possible, I look over the shoulder of the student next to me. Sometimes I just sleep on it. In the morning I'm sure to see the light of day.
 
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I prefer http://doogle.com" [Broken].
Do you mean doogle in the magic roundabout?My favourite programme but I couldn't stand Zebedee that little nasty person on a spring.
 
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Do you mean doogle in the magic roundabout?My favourite programme but I couldn't stand Zebedee that little nasty person on a spring.
Huh? No its Irish Google (based on Father Ted, hence the name Doogle).
 

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I just ignore the problem, and my subconscious will usually figure it out for me.
 
Thanks to google, I would say that this problem is only of historical interest :)
 

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