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Tsoram1970 (Tsoram1970)
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Posted on Wednesday, June 25, 2008 - 5:54 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

It came, he came
It went, he stayed.
It came, he went!
Liquizt (Liquizt)
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Posted on Wednesday, June 25, 2008 - 7:06 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

It(1) = It(2)?
It(1) = It(3)?
It(2) = It(3)?
he(1) = he(2)?
he(1) = he(3)?
he(2) = he(3)?

It came then he came?
He came because it had?
It went because he came?
He stayed because it had gone?
It returned? because he had stayed?
He went because it had returned?
Tsoram1970 (Tsoram1970)
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Posted on Wednesday, June 25, 2008 - 10:38 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Liquizt:

It(1) = It(2)? Yes
It(1) = It(3)? yes
It(2) = It(3)? yes
he(1) = he(2)? yes
he(1) = he(3)? yes
he(2) = he(3)? yes

It came then he came? yes
He came because it had? No
It went because he came? no
He stayed because it had gone? No
It returned?Yes because he had stayed?No
He went because it had returned?Yopish- more no than yes
Peter365 (Peter365)
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Posted on Thursday, June 26, 2008 - 12:04 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

It means it and not the dreaded IT acronym?

All he's are the same H? A? M?

Is he someone famous? Historical? Ficticious? Alive?

FYOI? Movie? Novel? Play? Opera?

Have to ask ... Last words?

p.s. superb set of q's from Liquizt.
Tsoram1970 (Tsoram1970)
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Posted on Thursday, June 26, 2008 - 1:11 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

It means it and not the dreaded IT acronym?indeed I would not do that to you!

All he's are the same H? A? M? they are indeed and all three apply

Is he someone famous? Historical? Ficticious? Alive? Famous, Historical, not Ficticious and not Alive

FYOI? Movie? Novel? Play? Opera? none of these

Have to ask ... Last words?not last words but...

p.s. superb set of q's from Liquizt. agreed... the newbies are learning quickly these days aren't they!
Peter365 (Peter365)
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Posted on Thursday, June 26, 2008 - 10:21 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is this persons death relevant?

Does "he went" mean that he died? Did it cause his death or did it's arrival merely coincide with his passing?

For some reason I'm thinking of "I came I saw I conquered"... is Ceasar relevant?

Was he from the US? Europe? Asia? Africa? Australasia?
Tsoram1970 (Tsoram1970)
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Posted on Thursday, June 26, 2008 - 11:57 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is this persons death relevant? Yes

Does "he went" mean that he died?Yes Did it cause his death or did it's arrival merely coincide with his passing? not a direct causal link...so more co-incidence than cause... but then less wouldn't make this a good puzzle would it!;)

For some reason I'm thinking of "I came I saw I conquered"... is Ceasar relevant? No

Was he from the US? Europe? Asia? Africa? Australasia?US
Peter365 (Peter365)
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Posted on Thursday, June 26, 2008 - 12:03 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is he an ex president? Was he assassinated? Lincoln? Kennedy? McKinley? Garfield?
Tsoram1970 (Tsoram1970)
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Posted on Thursday, June 26, 2008 - 1:05 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is he an ex president? Was he assassinated? Lincoln? Kennedy? McKinley? Garfield?nope to all!
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His death - Natural Causes? Accident? Murder? Suicide?

Is he famous as an Actor? Singer? Musician? Author? Sports? TV? Politics? Industry? Campaigner?
Tsoram1970 (Tsoram1970)
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Posted on Thursday, June 26, 2008 - 3:35 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

His death - Natural Causes?yes Accident? Murder? Suicide? No to rest

Is he famous as an Actor? Singer? Musician? Author? Sports? TV? Politics? Industry? Campaigner?Author
Peter365 (Peter365)
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Posted on Thursday, June 26, 2008 - 3:49 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I think I know this but don't want to spoil it.

Or will i just go ahead and kill it off.
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Posted on Thursday, June 26, 2008 - 3:58 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

E-Mailed
Tsoram1970 (Tsoram1970)
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Posted on Thursday, June 26, 2008 - 4:08 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

And Peter has it! email received and correct! Let's see if others can get there too..not much to be worked out I think!
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Posted on Thursday, June 26, 2008 - 4:09 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

he even got the title right!
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Did it occur this century? Last century? Earlier? Was the author a science writer? Science fiction? History? Non-fiction? Did the author write a report about something? Concerning the government? Science? History? Did write about a report that was issued by someone else? Did he expose something?
Tsoram1970 (Tsoram1970)
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Did it occur this century?no....be careful Last century?yope Earlier?yope Was the author a science writer?no Science fiction?nohistory?yes- be careful Non-fiction?a bit but not what he is known for Did the author write a report about something?no Concerning the government?no Science?no History?no Did write about a report that was issued by someone else?no he expose something?no....many of these questions may be slightly inaccurate due to the nature of the man and the age he lived in. I have tried to be as true as possible... I beg forgiveness if I have misled!
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Posted on Tuesday, July 01, 2008 - 11:54 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Will it help if we find out what kind of books the Author wrote?
Is this from mythology? Religious text?
Relevant if we find out cause of his death? Where he lived?
Tsoram1970 (Tsoram1970)
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Will it help if we find out what kind of books the Author wrote? the author is well known... to save the list qppearing he wrote both fiction and non fiction... and the fiction is probably what he is best known for
Is this from mythology? Religious text?No to both
Relevant if we find out cause of his death?natural causes Where he lived?This would help you identify him...

Timing is important... follow up on the yopes above... the title is a cryptic link... but it was that apparently that gave it away to Peter.
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Posted on Tuesday, July 01, 2008 - 7:03 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Acronym ARR relevant?

Did he live in [Insert LTPF list of states]?
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Posted on Tuesday, July 01, 2008 - 8:33 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Mark Twain?
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Posted on Wednesday, July 02, 2008 - 5:12 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

About it-
Is IT an event? Political Happening? Naturally occuring event?Disaster?Season change?Cultural happening? Sports related?
About he-
He came = he was born?
He came = he started living at a particular city/state?
He came = he came to be known in public/became popular/notorious?
He stayed = he continued living in a place/state?
He stayed = he didn't change his preofession? residence? philosphy/ideology?
Tsoram1970 (Tsoram1970)
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Posted on Wednesday, July 02, 2008 - 6:47 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Crazypalpig:

Acronym ARR relevant?Not that I recognise

Did he live in [Insert LTPF list of states]?USA

Sunshine:

Mark Twain?That's the man... do you know the rest?

Emptyhead:

About it-
Is IT an event?Yessish... be careful a lot of things can be termed event Political Happening?no Naturally occuring event?YesDisaster?NoSeason change?noCultural happening?no Sports related?no
About he-
He came = he was born? Yes
He came = he started living at a particular city/state? no
He came = he came to be known in public/became popular/notorious?No
He stayed = he continued living in a place/state? No
He stayed = he didn't change his preofession? residence? philosphy/ideology?no
Emptyhead (Emptyhead)
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Posted on Thursday, July 03, 2008 - 5:17 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is it something to do with Mark Twain's birth and death just days after sighting of Halley's comet.
Halley's comet sighted, he was born days later.
It was again sighted (after 86 or whatever years) and he died soon after.
Tsoram1970 (Tsoram1970)
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Posted on Thursday, July 03, 2008 - 11:15 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Emptyhead:

Is it something to do with Mark Twain's birth and death just days after sighting of Halley's comet.
Halley's comet sighted, he was born days later.
It was again sighted (after 86 or whatever years) and he died soon after. Indeed and ...


****************** SPOILER **********************

The great American author and humorist Mark Twain always had a fascination with Halley's comet. He was born during the 1835 visit of the comet and in 1909 said:

"I came in with Halley's Comet in 1835. It is coming again next year (1910), and I expect to go out with it. It will be the greatest disappointment of my life if I don't go out with Halley's Comet. The Almighty has said, no doubt: "Now here are these two unaccountable freaks; they came in together, they must go out together."

He had his wish one day after the perihelion of the comet the next year Mark Twain departed this life.So...

"It came, he came
It went, he stayed.
It came, he went!"


Thanks to all who played!
Tsoram1970 (Tsoram1970)
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Posted on Thursday, July 03, 2008 - 12:20 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

And the title of course refers to the Twain quote "Reports of my death..."
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Posted on Wednesday, August 20, 2008 - 11:09 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Apologies to mods... this was a first puzzle back and so I got the heading wrong!

****************SPOILER***************

See above!

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