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Posted on Tuesday, July 27, 2010 - 6:57 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

No one is looking, so let's break the rules!
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Is this a rulebreaker?

If not, please don't say that The Game is relevant again.


Anyway...

Is a game involved? Could the rules be considered laws? Is the speaker one of the "let's"? Are the people children? Adults? Are they rebelling in some way? Just having fun?
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Is this a rulebreaker? Sorry, I didn't make it clear that it was. I'll answer your questions as rulebreaker questions - don't try to make any sense out of my answers in relation to the phrase.

Is a game involved? Just if you include The Game :-)
Could the rules be considered laws? Even if they were, who would follow them?
Is the speaker one of the "let's"? Of course, assuming that someone said that phrase
Are the people children? No, they would have to be over 15 to be breaking this rule since it involves driving
Adults? So, yes.
Are they rebelling in some way? Yope
Just having fun? Just having fun, that's right.
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So this is a rulebreaker?
Does the rule involve driving?
Is your name Fermat1601?
1601 is less than 1602, right?
Does the quick brown fox jump over the lazy dog?
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So this is a rulebreaker? Do you want it to be one
Does the rule involve driving? "Breaking the rules" was just a joke to explain that this was a rulebreaker, but just to answer your question, it does not.
Is your name Fermat1601? 'Xactly. But not my real name.
1601 is less than 1602, right? X is always less than X+1
Does the quick brown fox jump over the lazy dog? Because dogs cannot be lazy, there are no lazy dogs; therefore it is vacuously true that every lazy dog is being jumped over by a quick brown fox.
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Why can dogs not be lazy?
Can 1601 dogs be lazy?
Can 1602 dogs be lazy?
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Why can dogs not be lazy? Can they choose their own actions consciously? Most likely not. So they can't be lazy.
Can 1601 dogs be lazy? Why not?
Can 1602 dogs be lazy? Well, I think it has to be 1 plus the square of a positive integer
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A is a letter?
B is a letter?
C is a letter?
D is a letter?
E is a letter?
F is a letter?
G is a letter?
H is a letter?
I is a letter?
J is a letter?
K is a letter?
L is a letter?
M is a letter?
N is a letter?
O is a letter?
P is a letter?
Q is a letter?
R is a letter?
S is a letter?
T is a letter?
U is a letter?
V is a letter?
W is a letter?
X is a letter?
Y is a letter?
Z is a letter?
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A is a letter? Really? Could it be true?
B is a letter? Just if you look at Cyrillic letters
C is a letter? Be nice and I'll tell you
D is a letter? The alphabet is not responding, can't answer
E is a letter? Letters are a superset of {E - yes.}
F is a letter? Do you want it to be?
G is a letter? Vampires drank my brain fluids and I forgot
H is a letter? No, and it never was and never will be!
I is a letter? For svv of letter
J is a letter? X-Ray it, is nothing is broken, it's a letter
K is a letter? Possibly
L is a letter? Ha! I'd like to see it try being one
M is a letter? Zzzzzz.... I'm getting tired of answering these, so I'll be lazy
N is a letter? Really? Could it be true?
O is a letter? Just if you look at Cyrillic letters
P is a letter? Be nice and I'll tell you
Q is a letter? The alphabet is not responding, can't answer
R is a letter? Letters are a superset of {R - yes.}
S is a letter? Do you want it to be?
T is a letter? Vampires drank my brain fluids and I forgot
U is a letter? No, and it never was and never will be!
V is a letter? For svv of letter
W is a letter? X-Ray it, is nothing is broken, it's a letter
X is a letter? Possibly
Y is a letter? Ha! I'd like to see it try being one
Z is a letter? Zzzzzz.... Endless recursion
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Is there a loop in there?
Is there a loop in there?
There is a loop in there?
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Is there a loop in there? xcopy c:\loop.txt c:\loop2.txt /s /e /i /h
Is there a loop in there? xcopy c:\loop2.txt c:\loop.txt /s /e /i /h
There is a loop in there? jump to command 1 >>> now there is
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******BLOOPER******
big mistake:
previous answers should be:
Is there a loop in there? Sorry, I'm in an infinite recursion, please wait.
Is there a loop in there? Still recursing, I'll say when I'm done
There is a loop in there? Van Cliburn messes with my brain, making it hard to answer these correctly
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Oh, was that a blooper?
Be the last, I surmise?
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Oh, was that a blooper? Just as I feared, it was
Be the last, I surmise? Just as long the stereo is off
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Ever do one of these before?
Reply all?
Don't stop believin'?
Quiet, is it?
Yoda, am I talking like?
Like Yoda, am I talking?
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Ever do one of these before? Yes, it was called "My Broken Ruler"
Reply all? Heeelp! Not more chain mail!
Don't stop believin'? Don't, it's good for your mental health
Quiet, is it? Balin, you're stating the obvious again. Can't we just have a normal conversation?
Yoda, am I talking like? Understand still I your questions, and answer likewise shall.
Like Yoda, am I talking? Funny word order you have!
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Just a small town girl?
Livin' in a lonely world?
She took the midnight train?
Going anywhere?
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Just a small town girl? Please stop humming?
Livin' in a lonely world? Vuvuzela cue right here...
She took the midnight train? For svv "midnight;" it was only 11 P.M. in that timezone
Going anywhere? I plan to stay here until September 31st
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Can you tell that I'm terrible at these rulebreakers?
Have you got a solid rule in place?
Is there a chance I'll be able to solve it?
Bugles?
Unrest?
Grotto?
Letter?
Esteem?
Stormy?
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Can you tell that I'm terrible at these rulebreakers? Erm...
Have you got a solid rule in place? No. I just use a random number generator.
Is there a chance I'll be able to solve it? x^2=0.25, find x, you get the chance
the columns = the rows - amazing
Bugles? Lampposts
Unrest? Doorbells
Grotto? Azerbaijan
Letter? Handwriting
Esteem? Moldova
Stormy? Gypsy
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Is this a good question?
Is X equal to 1/2?
Is there a doctor in the house?
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Is this a good question? Volcanic eruption, gotta go
Is X equal to 1/2? -e^(pi*i)/2, precisely
Is there a doctor in the house? Surgeons, Nurses, Psychotherapists, whatever you want
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Is this a good question?
Is X equal to 1/2?
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Same answers as above
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Is there a doctor in the house?
Is X equal to 1/2?
Is this a good question?
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Same answers as above, with the same permutation applied
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Might this be a good question?
Might this one?
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Might this be a good question? Zap! there goes your good-question streak...
Might this one? Maybe, ask the manager
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Aardvarks in the machinery?
Abacus users always prosper?
Academically, you can see how it works?
Adamantine?
Aeons ago?
African fricassée?
Alphabetically sound?
Anagrams for the broken hearted?
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Good questions - easy to answer!

Aardvarks in the machinery? Yes
Abacus users always prosper? Rarely; they should use a TI-nSpire instead
Academically, you can see how it works? Sometimes, it depends on the subject
Adamantine? Er, no...
Aeons ago? Oh noes! Archaeic spelllings!
African fricassée? Egalité, fraternité
Alphabetically sound? <b>Don't know, maybe just A to Y
Anagrams for the broken hearted? Definitely this.
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Any problems with aorta?
Ab or flab?
Archaic?
Adamantium used?
Absolute rule?
A bunch of riffraff?
Angling along?
Banging a drum-a, Joe Struma?
Baking a cake, Bob?
Backing a trade, Vic?
Baby in bed?
Bob's your uncle?
Barely getting by, Jeff?
Barely getting?
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Any problems with aorta? Any problems would have been reported to doctor
Ab or flab? Being fat isn't as unhealthy as one would think
Archaic? Cretaceous period.
Adamantium used?Diamonds!
Absolute rule? Egalitarianism is better
A bunch of riffraff? For all purposes, yes
Angling along? Going on a straight line, in fact
Banging a drum-a, Joe Struma?Boom boom boom
Baking a cake, Bob? Drat, I'm doing just that
My apologies for the rhymes
Backing a trade, Vic? Fed lovering rates, Nick
Baby in bed? Hopefully - if he fell out, he could hurt his head
Bob's your uncle? Jim's my uncle; Bob's a baker
Barely getting by, Jeff? Losing money, but yes
Barely getting?No, and that is the type of English up with which I will not put!
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I think I've got it...

You multiply the alphabetical value of the first letter times that of the last letter (A=1, B=2, etc.) If the value is less than 26, you take whatever letter has that value, and use it as the first letter of your answer. If the answer is more than 26, you subtract 26 until you get a number less than or equal to 26, and then use the corresponding letter to start your answer.
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!@#$%^&*() SPOILER )(*&^%$#@!

Just as in my previous rulebreaker, you convert each letter to its alphabetical value (a=1, b=2, ..., z=26). Then you take the first letter in the sentence and the last letter in the sentence and multiply; if that's more than 26, take the remainder; if the value is 0 make it 26.

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