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Crazypalpig (Crazypalpig)
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Posted on Saturday, August 12, 2006 - 7:22 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

He challenged an army to attack him and remained alive
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They didn't accept the challenge?
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They didn't accept the challenge?/b{They accepted}
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An army: of men? women? children? ants? a virtual/fictional army?
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An army of men? of ants?
He = human adult male?
attack = violently? cause physical harm?
Did he attack them? kill them? or merely defend himself? was he at all hurt?
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An army: of men?This one women? children? ants? a virtual/fictional army?Yope, depending on what you mean
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Was he attacked by germs and survived?
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Was he attacked by germs and survived? Um.... When was the last time you heard germs called men?=D
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Dunno... LOL
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Risk?
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Risk?
No
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Is it a board game?
A real person?
Was it 1 against 1000?
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Is it a board game? No
A real person? yope
Was it 1 against 1000?More
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Were the over 1000 men his? LOL
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Were the over 1000 men his?No LOLYup
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Was it a real person in a movie?
A play?
Or an artificial person in a computer game?
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Did he (could we just call him "Bob"?) run away?
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Was it a real person in a movie? no
A play? no
Or an artificial person in a computer game?no
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Did he (could we just call him "Bob"?) run away?Yope, he escaped
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Are we talking about an 'ordinary' military army? With guns an everything? Are the features of the army important? Infantry?
Was Bob doing a sort of challenge? If so was it voluntary? necessary to obtain sth?
Is the way he escaped relevant?
Was Bob gifted to be able to escape or did he make use any object/person?
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Are we talking about an 'ordinary' military armyPretty much With guns and everything?No Are the features of the army important?Irr Infantry?Irr
Was Bob doing a sort of challenge?Yes If so was it voluntary? necessary to obtain sth?Yes
Is the way he escaped relevant?yes
Was Bob gifted to be able to escape or did he make use any object/person?Object
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When he challanged the army, did they attack? Did they stop before reaching him? Before attempting to hurt him?
Did seeing the object make the army stop attacking? Did the object provide a mode of transportation for him? Did it protect him while he escaped?
Is setting relevant? For all purposes, could this take place at a battlefield? When the army attacked, did it run over ground towards him?
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When he challanged the army, did they attack?Yes Did they stop before reaching him? Before attempting to hurt him?
Did seeing the object make the army stop attacking?No to all Did the object provide a mode of transportation for him?Yes Did it protect him while he escaped? No
Is setting relevant?Irr For all purposes, could this take place at a battlefield?Yes When the army attacked, did it run over ground towards him?Yes
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Is the object Bob used a vehicle? which is driving? floating? flying?
Are weapons relevant?
Is there something special about the army?
Is the era of the story relevant?
The intention of the army was to kill Bob?
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Is the object Bob used a vehicle?yes-ish which is driving? floating? flying?Flying
Are weapons relevant?No
Is there something special about the army?Are you kidding? beside being the fiercest army in the world, no
Is the era of the story relevant?No
The intention of the army was to kill Bob?Yes
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So Bob used an object to fly? Is this object generally used to fly? Does it resemble to an umbrella? a parachute? a paraglider? a plane? a helicopter? a hot air balloon? a rocket?


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Are weapons relevant?No



The army would have been able to kill him if he had not escaped? With anything other than a weapon? relevant? The use of weapons could not have prevented his escape?
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So Bob used an object to fly?Yes Is this object generally used to fly?Yes Does it resemble to an umbrella? a parachute? a paraglider? a plane? a helicopter? a hot air balloon? a rocket? None of the above

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Are weapons relevant?No
Yes, none of the weapons are relevant beside that there are no guns

The army would have been able to kill him if he had not escaped?Yes With anything other than a weapon?No relevant? The use of weapons could not have prevented his escape?Guns could have, but...
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Was it wings??? LOL! Or perhaps a jetpack??? just ideas...
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Was it wings??? LOL! Or perhaps a jetpack??? just ideas...

None of the above. It IS pretty LOL though....
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:D k... Now I'm lost... its not a plane... so is it a jet? :P
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:D k... Now I'm lost... its not a plane... so is it a jet? :PAgain, none but it DOES fly, explore
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Hmm..... IS IT A FLYING CAR???? LOL [Sigh] maybe a broom? :P
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Hmm..... IS IT A FLYING CAR????No, but closer LOL [Sigh] maybe a broom? :PNope, He is not a witch
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Is it a flying lego plane? :D:D:D:D... or perhaps... a flying saucer?
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Is it a flying lego plane? :D:D:D:D... or perhaps... a flying saucer?None again
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hmm Is it a robot bug that can fly?
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hmm Is it a robot bug that can fly?No
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Is it some kind of robot that can fly? Or a giant bird? a Moth? LOLOLOLOL!!! I'm running out of idea's....
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By the way, is Bob human? male? adult?

Does the object he uses to fly produce a kind of lift force?
Is it heavier than air (aircraft, etc.)? lighter (balloon, etc.)?
Is it powered? controllable?
Is this sort of object commonly used to fly?
Or was it something like an invention of Bob?
Is the object a living creature or part of it?
Is the object bigger than: a fly? a bat? an albatros? a microlight? a two seater plane? a business jet? a passenger aircraft?
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Is it some kind of robot that can fly? Or a giant bird? a Moth? LOLOLOLOL!!! I'm running out of idea'sStill none....By the way, is Bob human? male? adult? yes to all

Does the object he uses to fly produce a kind of lift force?yes
Is it heavier than air (aircraft, etc.)?yes lighter (balloon, etc.)?
Is it powered? controllable? yes to both
Is this sort of object commonly used to fly? nope
Or was it something like an invention of Bob? no, but getting closer
Is the object a living creature or part of it?Nope
Is the object bigger than: a fly? a bat? an albatros? a microlight?this one a two seater plane? a business jet? a passenger aircraft?

by the way, can I be crazy and put colors instead of bold? you answer this question...
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imho: For the colors, do as you please
Was the object constructed especially for his escape?
Has it got wings?
Is it producing thrust?
Has it one ore more propellers?
Does it work with fuel? muscular strength?
Are there electrical components?
Are we likely to have seen such an object somewhere?
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Were the army devoid of guns because of the timeframe of the puzzle, i.e. it's before guns were in general use?
Did the army have other weapons: -
spears?
knives?
bows and arrows?
sticks and stones?
bare handed?
Any time travel relevant?
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Was the object constructed especially for his escape?
Has it got wings?
Is it producing thrust?
Has it one ore more propellers?
Does it work with fuel? muscular strength?
Are there electrical components?
Are we likely to have seen such an object somewhere?none of the above...


Plebeian

Were the army devoid of guns because of the timeframe of the puzzle, i.e. it's before guns were in general use? yes
Did the army have other weapons: -
spears?
knives?
bows and arrows?
sticks and stones?
bare handed? irr for weapons
Any time travel relevant?no
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weapon questions were more to establish type of army and time frame
So it's before guns were in general use, yet the man flew out of danger?
Was this in the present century? previous century? 1800s? 1700s? before this?
Did the man start from ground level and go upward? Directly vertically? or more in the manner of an aircraft taking off?
Did he travel from a higher piece of land to a lower area?
powered flight? Something with an engine?
Steam? petrol engine? pedal power? animal power?
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Well I'm a bit confused: the object is powered but it doesn't produce thrust? Does it only produce lift?
Does Bob lift off to escape?
Does a part of the object allowing him to escape stay on the ground? stay attached to Bob?
Is it a sort of catapult?
Is anything exploding?
Timeframe: is the story set before the 'first human flight' say around 1900?
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Sorry for double questions, I was posting at the same time as Plebeian.
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When Bob flies away, is he actually riding on this thingie? Does it fling/shoot him into the air?
Does the thing exist in real life? Has one ever been used to fly (to your knowledge)? Could one realistically be used to fly?
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weapon questions were more to establish type of army and time frame
So it's before guns were in general use, yet the man flew out of danger?
Was this in the present century? previous century? 1800s? 1700s? before this? BIG HINT- THIS IS FICTION IT DID NOT HAPPEN IN HISTORYDid the man start from ground level and go upward?yes Directly vertically?no or more in the manner of an aircraft taking off? also this one
Did he travel from a higher piece of land to a lower area?no
powered flight? Something with an engine? an engine
Steam? petrol engine? pedal power? animal power?none of the above

Well I'm a bit confused: the object is powered but it doesn't produce thrust? Does it only produce lift? blooper, it produces thrust
Does Bob lift off to escape?yes
Does a part of the object allowing him to escape stay on the ground?wel, i am pretty sure that the object left some particles and molecules and atoms:D stay attached to Bob?explain attached
Is it a sort of catapult? no
Is anything exploding? no
Timeframe: is the story set before the 'first human flight' say around 1900read above about the fiction part
Posted on Tuesday, August 15, 2006 - 12:47 pm:
Sorry for double questions, I was posting at the same time as Plebeian.Sure, no prob

When Bob flies away, is he actually riding on this thingie?yes-try to establish what the"thingy is" Does it fling/shoot him into the air? no to rest
Does the thing exist in real life? Has one ever been used to fly (to your knowledge)? Could one realistically be used to fly?again, none of the above
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So we are meant to find out about an item which...
-you thought up
-did never exist
-would not fly, even if being built
?
Did someone else think this up? Book? Movie?

Was it visible to the army that he would be able to fly? Would it be visible to an observer from modern times (that the item is most probably meant to fly)?
Does the thing he used fit into the same time frame as the weapons (so no solar cells etc.)?

Did the item have wheels? Did it have an inside where he could sit/stand?
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o we are meant to find out about an item which...
-you thought up
-did never exist
-would not fly, even if being built none of the above
?
Did someone else think this up? Book?this one Movie?

Was it visible to the army that he would be able to fly?no Would it be visible to an observer from modern times (that the item is most probably meant to fly)?no
Does the thing he used fit into the same time frame as the weapons (so no solar cells etc.)? yes

Did the item have wheels? Did it have an inside where he could sit/stand?none
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Is it set in some alternative fictional version of the past? In which guns had not been invented but aeroplanes had?
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Is it set in some alternative fictional version of the past? In which guns had not been invented but aeroplanes had?nope
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Can the man actually fly? Superman-style?
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Is magic involved?
Is some law of physics changed in the book's reality? Is something different to earth physics?
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is it relevent that the army can't see it?
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when flying on this thing, would he be described as being:
inside it?
on top of it?
under it?
holding on to it?
does it fly just through the air? through space? through time?
is it larger than Bob? Could Bob carry it?
Is it an object that is commonly found, but typically not associated with flying?
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Can the man actually fly? Superman-style?
no, see below Is magic involved?OH NO, you are getting closer!
Is some law of physics changed in the book's reality? Is something different to earth physics?no

is it relevent that the army can't see it?If i said that the army couldn't see the item, then my apoligies. They could see this item
when flying on this thing, would he be described as being:
inside it?
on top of it? this one
under it?
holding on to it?
does it fly just through the air?air through space? through time?
is it larger than Bob? Could Bob carry it?irr, but yes
Is it an object that is commonly found, but typically not associated with flying?it is not commonly found,this is the only one. And it is supposed to fly.
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Hmm is it a teloport?
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It has nothing to do with a magic carpet, I guess?
Is it probable that anyone of us has read the book of the story? has heard of it?
If not, do you think that we will find out the flying item at all? in less than 10, 20, 50, 100 questions? relevant? ;-)
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Oooo good one... Magic carpet, I think thats it!!!!
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Hmm is it a teloport?Nope
It has nothing to do with a magic carpet, I guess?nope, nothing to do
Is it probable that anyone of us has read the book of the story?that depends if you read a lot has heard of it?ditto
If not, do you think that we will find out the flying item at all?um... read above in less than 10, 20, 50, 100 questions? relevant? ;-yes

need a big fat hint?
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i{i wouldn't want a hint myself, I still consider it early days. But clarification may help so...}
The flying object is powered, correct?
and takes off in the manner of an aeroplane, rather than vertically, correct?
And is light enough to carry?
And in the time of the story in which this is set, is before guns?
Is it powered by clockwork? some kind of flying toy?
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The flying object is powered, correct? yes
and takes off in the manner of an aeroplane, rather than vertically, correct? yes
And is light enough to carry? yes
And in the time of the story in which this is set, is before guns?I told you, there was only one. but yes
Is it powered by clockwork? some kind of flying toy?Toy? well, something like that
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you seemed to have missed the answers to jumpingjack's questions on 12-8-06 19:35...
The guy who is escaping - adult? male? human?
mouse?
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Arabian nights relevant? I think I remember some clockwork Pegasus in one
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Posted on Thursday, August 17, 2006 - 12:48 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Well, Plebian got it mostly right, so I will post a...

******SPOILER
This story is from Arabian Nights.Three magicians built a magical horse out of ebony. The prince wanted to try it, so the magician showed himm the "up" button but not the down one. He finally found it, and landed in a distant kingdom. He wanted to marry the princess, so he offered to fight an entire army and stay alive. The king said he could have any horse he wanted, but the only horse he wanted was the magical horse, then he escaped!


great job, everyone!

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