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    I wasn't hiding. I would say the same blasted...

    I wasn't hiding. I would say the same blasted thing if the place didn't have these guidelines.

    And it's a very, very sad world when people get insulted for sticking to some principles. Perhaps...
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    I am leaving the site, but didn't want to just be...

    I am leaving the site, but didn't want to just be rude and leave this in the middle.

    It was a bit of a trick puzzle. If Unky had been here, he probably would have eventually asked if they were...
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    LOL. Yeah, the teeth thing didn't do much for...

    LOL. Yeah, the teeth thing didn't do much for me. But big fat NO to both. :p
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    Did some part of his face give it away? The...

    Did some part of his face give it away? The literal answer is no, and it's not what you think. But there is something to this.
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    I checked eBay, but haven't had time to go...

    I checked eBay, but haven't had time to go elsewhere. I'll check the tigerdirect. And I don't want a new system - I'm a "hold out" person. I'll keep this one until "they" (that would mostly be...
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    Four, including the volume. Two are AV. One is...

    Four, including the volume. Two are AV. One is BOINC manager. And when I'm working, a special IM I have to use. I don't want things there and I take most stuff out of start-up. And it's the same...
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    Was there another person present? No. Was he...

    Was there another person present? No.

    Was he in bed with someone else when she glanced at him? No.

    Was he wearing someone else's lipstick? No.

    Was he wearing clothing she didn't buy him? ...
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    Is the location relevant? Not really. Is it...

    Is the location relevant? Not really.
    Is it late at night? Irrelevant
    Is it early in the morning? Irrelevant



    That works, but not the answer. (Although I place no faith in a condom...
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    There's nothing new in startup. I did what Ben...

    There's nothing new in startup. I did what Ben suggested. Let me see how it acts for a while and see if there's any more problems.

    I really need to give in and get more RAM, but it's old and...
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    Mildred took one glance at Reginald and knew...

    Mildred took one glance at Reginald and knew instantly that he had been unfaithful to her.
    How come?

    This one harder, but with your imagination...
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    This would be the one. (Somehow I knew you could...

    This would be the one. (Somehow I knew you could do this one.)
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    I clean up my hard drive better than most people...

    I clean up my hard drive better than most people - only using half the drive. (And I only have a 60GB drive to start with.)

    I'll try resetting it to the system managed and see what it does. It...
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    Vitrual Memory

    Hey all,

    I've been getting a message recently - a lot - about Windows (XP) increasing my virtual memory. This is a topic I know little about, other than it's sort of "fake" memory. I've also...
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    9. The Confession of Barrymore Yorick "Sara...

    9. The Confession of Barrymore Yorick

    "Sara Hull, I have a confession to make -- to the press." Barrymore Yorick's white head was held high. "This morning's paper says that Edmond Edgerton is...
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    Here's a little short easy one. This one...

    Here's a little short easy one. This one somebody with a reasonable imagination could probably just come up with, but you can ask questions if you like:

    Wilma looked outside the window of her...
  16. Three year old thread. Closed.

    Three year old thread. Closed.
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    Way to go, Unky! OK, I can post another. It...

    Way to go, Unky!

    OK, I can post another. It doesn't matter if it goes slow - just whenever anyone has time to come on. I'm kind of busy myself the next couple of days, but I'll get one up either...
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    For $5?? Wow. The last I looked those were hard...

    For $5?? Wow. The last I looked those were hard to find and expensive.
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    I would have a couple of questions here. One,...

    I would have a couple of questions here. One, where you're at. And two, what kind of Asian? Not that it really matters what kind of Asian -- but I was just going to comment, from a female...
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    So... how's everyone's schedules? Is anyone game...

    So... how's everyone's schedules? Is anyone game for another one? In another couple of days my schedule will finally lighten up just a little bit (except for those nasty Saturdays). It's not...
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    Old Thread. Closed.

    Old Thread. Closed.
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    I didn't remember the Raggedy Ann thing either,...

    I didn't remember the Raggedy Ann thing either, even though I had one. (And a Raggedy Andy.) I did know that no such thing existed in a Pooh though. After all, he's only "stuffed with fluff." :)
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    That's a piņata. Piņata - Wikipedia, the free...

    That's a piņata.
    Piņata - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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    The T was part of a word - that was white stuff...

    The T was part of a word - that was white stuff and I missed a letter. And I don't know that this is "cultural." There are some things I know and some things I don't - just like I didn't know...
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    This one might be a culture thing, I don't know:...

    This one might be a culture thing, I don't know:

    The sister relates indirectly, just because the captain knew of her toys. How familiar are you with Winnie the Pooh?

    And the real truth is that...
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    8. Winnie-the-Pooh, Skyjacker Stewardesses...

    8. Winnie-the-Pooh, Skyjacker

    Stewardesses moved up and down the narrow aisles of the jetliner, collecting the last of the dinner trays. Sara Hull leaned back in her seat, hoping to nap a little...
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    Yeah, I'm rather juggling too much as well - it's...

    Yeah, I'm rather juggling too much as well - it's not fun. This place has been my one diversion.

    And I can't do coffee cause it does weird things to me, and I don't just mean giving me the...
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    Lack of coffee is always a good excuse for...

    Lack of coffee is always a good excuse for everything. :) (Though I don't drink it - at least not much and not caffeinated - so I can't use that excuse. Only lack of sleep.)
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    Synn's got it. I think something that has...

    Synn's got it.

    I think something that has confused people is missing the obvious that they had been at a concert. Our little scenario takes place after the concert, and no one really asked much...
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    Is this what is confusing people?

    Is this what is confusing people?
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    The parents take the girl to visit a music hall...

    The parents take the girl to visit a music hall and meet a conductor? No. (Missing the obvious.)

    She asks what the stick is for? No.

    Or she has previously seen a conductor waving a stick...
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    I'll part with a few "cheating" comments: ...

    I'll part with a few "cheating" comments:



    His intent was not a "want for her to try it." This does not mean the opposite, that he did not want her to try it. And he was probably pleased for...
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    Sure. You might still be around after I get up.

    Sure. You might still be around after I get up.
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    You're assuming she got him to give it to her. ...

    You're assuming she got him to give it to her.



    You asked "Were the orchestra musicians present?" Our scenario is about him handing her the baton - there is no "before" in your question.
    ...
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    You're getting close and I'd love to stay and...

    You're getting close and I'd love to stay and watch you solve this, but I'm getting really tired. I'm only still up cause I was trying to finish something else.

    But I usually chill out with a...
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    Did the girl get the attention of the man...

    Did the girl get the attention of the man somehow? No.

    Did the man want her to try it? Um, it's not really a 'want her to try it' on his part.
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    Was the man practising before handing the stick...

    Was the man practising before handing the stick to the girl? No.
    Did the girl clap? Probably.
    Exclaimed? Probably that too.
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    Was the girl impressed before getting the stick? ...

    Was the girl impressed before getting the stick? Yes.
    - By the man? No.
    - By the stick? Yes.

    Did the man saw her impression and asked her if she wanted to try? No.
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    Do we need to find the setting too? In terms of...

    Do we need to find the setting too? In terms of place, no. In terms of circumstances, yes.

    Were the orchestra musicians present? Irrelevant.

    Were there many people in the hall? Irrelevant....
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    Did she thought the stick could make music? Yes....

    Did she thought the stick could make music? Yes.

    She knew that she stick was a conductor's baton, right? I don't think she understood "conductor's baton." (Maybe ask another way.)

    But she...
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    Did the girl know what the stick used for? Not...

    Did the girl know what the stick used for? Not quite.

    Did her parents tell her to shake the stick to see what happens? No.
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    So it occurred in a sort of big hall where...

    So it occurred in a sort of big hall where orchestras are held? Yes.

    Did the girl try to lead an orchestra? No.
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    So the stick is related to music? Yes. Is it...

    So the stick is related to music? Yes.

    Is it used with an instrument with string? (eg. Violin) Keys? (eg. Piano) Using air? (eg. Flute) Using percussion instruments? (eg. Drum) None of the above.
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    Is the stick a conductor's baton? Yes. Now...

    Is the stick a conductor's baton? Yes.

    Now we're getting somewhere. :)
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    Was the stick one that you can use to find water,...

    Was the stick one that you can use to find water, and the girls couldn't find water so she said its broke? No. (interesting idea)



    Everything asked thus far is in post #51.
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    Is the stick a tool of the man's trade? Yes. ...

    Is the stick a tool of the man's trade? Yes.

    Does he work in medicine? Education? Sport? Construction? Science? No to these.
    Music? Yes.
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    I didn't mean for it to get this confusing. :o ...

    I didn't mean for it to get this confusing. :o The answer in the book merely mentions the purse itself, and nothing about WHY she wouldn't have a purse, nor anything about how the guy got info...
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    The smiling man handed the little girl a stick,...

    The smiling man handed the little girl a stick, and after a minute or two she exclaimed "It's broken!" even though the stick was whole and not visibly broken in any way.

    Stick:
    Was the stick...
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    Are there any moving parts on the stick? No. ...

    Are there any moving parts on the stick? No.

    Is the average real person likely to have ever seen such a stick? I would think so.

    If so are they likely to have personally used it? No.

    Is...
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    Was the man a magician? No. (Already asked :))...

    Was the man a magician? No. (Already asked :))

    Did the girl want to make a trick with the stick but didn't know how to do it, so, she thought it was broken? Not like you mean. (She may have...
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