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Nimue (Nimue)
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When the political activist tried to explain his protest, listeners everywhere on the political spectrum agreed on one thing: he made a fool of himself. How come?
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He had no idea what he was talking about? He was protesting something that didn't exist? That didn't have the effect he thought it did? Did he have a scrund?

Location relevant? Time period? More than one person involved? Are any of the following relevant:

Activist's age?
Name?
Sex?
Appearance?
Ethnicity?
Language?
Education?
Family?
Friends?
Acquaintances?
Criminal record?
Birthplace?
Citizenship?
Intelligence?
Wisdom (in the sense of observation skills)?

Is what he was protesting relevant? If so, did it have anything to do with:

The environment?
Elections?
Abortion?
Homosexuality?
Science?
Education?
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He had no idea what he was talking about? noish or yope He was protesting something that didn't exist? no That didn't have the effect he thought it did? no Did he have a scrund? no

Location relevant? yopeTime period? no More than one person involved?unless you're protesting yourself to yourself, more than one person is always involved in a protest. But it's irrel whether he was the only protester. Are any of the following relevant:

Activist's age?
Name?
Sex?
Appearance?
Ethnicity?
Language?
Education?
Family?
Friends?
Acquaintances?
Criminal record?
Birthplace?
Citizenship?
Intelligence?
Wisdom (in the sense of observation skills)?Only his language is relevant

Is what he was protesting relevant? no If so, did it have anything to do with:

The environment?
Elections?
Abortion?
Homosexuality?
Science?
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Is his language relevant in that it affected his speech? For example, was he speaking in a language that the audience didn't understand? Or a language other than his native tongue?

Is it relevant just because the statement would have to be in English for the puzzle to work? Or in another language?

Was he saying something about what he was protesting when he seemed to be a fool? Was he talking about protesting in general? Was it even something he said that made him seem like a fool? Was he explaining to one person, or to all the listeners? Does it matter through what medium other people were hearing it? In person? The radio?
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did he make himself look ignorant? stupid? self-defeating? self-contradictory? greedy? slothful? hypocritical?
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Is his language relevant in that it affected his speech? see belowFor example, was he speaking in a language that the audience didn't understand? no Or a language other than his native tongue? no

Is it relevant just because the statement would have to be in English for the puzzle to work? yesOr in another language? no

Was he saying something about what he was protesting when he seemed to be a fool? no Was he talking about protesting in general? yes Was it even something he said that made him seem like a fool? yesWas he explaining to one person, or to all the listeners? irrelDoes it matter through what medium other people were hearing it? no In person? irrel The radio? irrel
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did he make himself look ignorant? yes stupid? yes self-defeating? noish self-contradictory? no greedy? no slothful? no. (What about the rest of the 7 deadly sins?hypocritical? no
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Did he misspeak? Inflect incorrectly? Say something vague? Say something that could be interpreted in a different way?

Relevant what he was protesting?
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Did he say something about his rights? About the form his protest was taking (if so: holding up signs, a petition, shouting, writing letters, asking for contributions)?

Did he make it clear that he didn't understand a certain idea? A certain word? A certain phrase?
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Did he misspeak? yopeInflect incorrectly? noSay something vague? see next answerSay something that could be interpreted in a different way? yes

Relevant what he was protesting? no
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Did he say something about his rights? no About the form his protest was taking (if so: holding up signs, a petition, shouting, writing letters, asking for contributions)? no

Did he make it clear that he didn't understand a certain idea? noA certain word? no A certain phrase? no
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did he make himself look proud or envious?
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He did make himself look stupid and ignorant? Was he stupid and ignorant?
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Was he metaprotesting (ie, protesting about protesting? Or protesters)?
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did he make himself look proud no or envious
no?

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He did make himself look stupid yopeand ignorant yope? Was he stupid and ignorant? possibly but not necessarily
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Was he metaprotesting (ie, protesting about protesting? no Or protesters)? no
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You said location is relevant: only because it has to take place in an English-speaking country? Could this happen in Australia? In the US? in Canada? the UK?

You said when is irrelevant: could this have happened in 15th Century Norwich? 18th Century New York? 21st Century Brisbane?

Did he deliberately make a fool of himself?

Is the manner in which he protested relevant? Had he taken some common form of protest and done it badly? (eg, he went on 'hunger strike', but interpreted this as meaning that he was going to refuse to be hungry)
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You said location is relevant: only because it has to take place in an English-speaking country? yesish Could this happen in Australia? I think so In the US? Yes--that's where it did happenin Canada? yes the UK? I'm pretty sure it could

You said when is irrelevant: could this have happened in 15th Century Norwich? 18th Century New York? 21st Century Brisbane?

Did he deliberately make a fool of himself? no

Is the manner in which he protested relevant? noHad he taken some common form of protest and done it badly? noish(eg, he went on 'hunger strike', but interpreted this as meaning that he was going to refuse to be hungry) no
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Relevant where he was from? Was he not a native English speaker? Did he speak about: how to protest? Where? When? How to avoid trouble? How to cause trouble? How to prepare? Some other aspect of protesting?
Did he appear stupid and ignorant about: how protests work? What effect they usually have? Their size? The target of the protest? The world in general?
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Relevant where he was from? noWas he not a native English speaker? irrelDid he speak about: how to protest? no Where? noWhen? no How to avoid trouble? no How to cause trouble? noHow to prepare? no Some other aspect of protesting? yesish
Did he appear stupid and ignorant about: how protests work? no What effect they usually have? Their size? no The target of the protest? no The world in general? no
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Did he use poor grammar? pronunciation?

Idiomatic expressions relevant?
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Did he use poor grammar? no pronunciation? no

Idiomatic expressions relevant? no or noish, but you're ORT
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Was there a double meaning? Was the thing that made him look stupid something he said? something he wrote on a sign?
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Was there a double meaning? yes Was the thing that made him look stupid something he said? yessomething he wrote on a sign? no
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Was the alternate meaning just silly? vulgar/obscene? would it have implied he had a misconception (e.g a scrund)?
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Was the alternate meaning just silly? yesishvulgar/obscene? nowould it have implied he had a misconception (e.g a scrund)? no
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HINT: Just one ambiguous word is the issue here.
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Was the ambiguous word a homonym?
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Was the ambiguous word a homonym? yes or yesish
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Was this a common word such as their/there/they're, you/you're or a near/sometimes homonym like are/our?
Or was it a longer or less common word?
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Was this a common word such as their/there/they're, you/you're or a near/sometimes homonym like are/our? not that short or common
Or was it a longer or less common word? yes, but it's not a rare word, either
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HINT: This should be easy now. Just find a word that has two senses, where in one sense, a political activist might very well apply the word to himself, but in the other sense no one would apply the word to himself.
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Does the word refer to a political party? An emotion? A set of behaviors? a type of behavior? A belief system? A description of intelligence level? A description of achievement? A political mindset?
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Does the word refer to a political party?for both senses of the word, no An emotion? dittoA set of behaviors? for one sense, yes; for the other, yope
a type of behavior? for both senses, yes A belief system? for one sense, noish or yope; for the other sense, noA description of intelligence level? no A description of achievement? no A political mindset? for one sense, no; for the other sense, yes
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Is the word a noun? verb? adjective? adverb? some other part of speech? (If the two senses are different parts of speech, same questions for both.)

Is the word spelled the same way in both senses? Is one sense much more common than the other? (if so, which?) Does either sense involve a literary reference? cultural reference? metaphor of some other kind?

The sense in which no one would apply the word to himself: Is that because it would be a factually false statement ('I am a jelly donut')? an unflattering statement ('I am stupid')? a meaningless/nonsense statement that cannot be classified as true or false?
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Is the word a noun? verb? adjective? adverb? some other part of speech? (If the two senses are different parts of speech, same questions for both.) In the sense the activist intended, it's a verb. In the senme he didn't intend, it's an adjective.

Is the word spelled the same way in both senses? yes Is one sense much more common than the other? no(if so, which?) Does either sense involve a literary reference? nocultural noreference? no metaphor of some other kind?

The sense in which no one would apply the word to himself: Is that because it would be a factually false statement ('I am a jelly donut')? no an unflattering statement ('I am stupid')? yes, but the sense does not involve stupidity a meaningless/nonsense statement that cannot be classified as true or false? no
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Does the word end with '-ing'?

In the unflattering sense, does it mean something like crazy? evil? ugly? unpopular? unkind? unskilled?
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Something like "I'm barking mad"?
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Does the word end with '-ing'?

In the unflattering sense, does it mean something like crazy? noevil? noish ugly? yopeunpopular? noishunkind? nounskilled? no
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Something like "I'm barking mad"? no
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HINT: The negative sense of the world is general term of condemnation rather than one indicating a specific vice.
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Was the word "fool"?
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Was the word "fool"? no
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Nazism relevant? Fascism? Other political movement considered bad/evil? Non-political movement? Movement not considered bad (by most)?
Did he say/could he have said "I am [word]"? Or would it have to be formulated differently?
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Nazism relevant? no Fascism? no Other political movement considered bad/evil? no Non-political movement? noMovement not considered bad (by most)? No specific political movement is relevant
Did he say/could he have said "I am [word]"? He did! Or would it have to be formulated differently? no
Biograd (Biograd)
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Are both senses grammatically correct as the sentence was spoken? or is one of them incorrect?
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Biograd (Biograd)
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Are both senses grammatically correct as the sentence was spoken yesor is one of them incorrect? no
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"I am revolting?"
Nimue (Nimue)
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Oisin (Oisin)
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"I am revolting?" Yes!!

************ SPOILER *****************
When the activist said, "I am revolting," well, he obviously wasn't thinking about the other interpretation.

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