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Balin (Balin)
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He made the offer. They left.
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He= H? A? M? Can we call him Maurice? They = A group? H? A? M? F? [LTPF list of integers] people?

The offer = a business offer? A peace treaty? Is this true? FYOI? FSEI? From a work of fiction (such as a book/movie)?
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He= H? A? M? In one sense, Yes. Can we call him Maurice? Sure They = A group? H? A? M? F? HAF, in same sense as "he" is HAM. [LTPF list of integers] people? 5

The offer = a business offer? Yope A peace treaty? No Is this true? FYOI? FSEI? From a work of fiction (such as a book/movie)? From a video
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So is this from a movie, then? The Godfather? A Mafia type thing?

And as soon as you get my email, feel free to act on it, please. =D
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So is this from a movie, then? The Godfather? A Mafia type thing? No - it's from a video on YouTube. No mafia of any kind are relevant.
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Not one of those hilarious rejected marriage proposals at a ball game?
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Transgender people involved? Transsexuals? Hermaphrodites? Did a woman dress up as a man and walk over to several "women" to propose marriage and find out they were really men? Or like this only reverse the men and the women? Men dressing up as women relevant? Other way around?
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Not one of those hilarious rejected marriage proposals at a ball game? No, but those do intend to be hilarious. Nor is the now infamous Astros' "Bailer" relevant.

Transgender people involved? Transsexuals? Hermaphrodites? Did a woman dress up as a man and walk over to several "women" to propose marriage and find out they were really men? Or like this only reverse the men and the women? Men dressing up as women relevant? Other way around? No to all - proposals are irrelevant.

To clarify the "in one sense" bit, the characters are one HAM and 5 HAFs, but the actors are one HTM and 5 HTFs; however, this is still a tongue-in-cheek puzzle. Sorry for the confusion.
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Were they offended by his offer? Was the offer made to the whole group? Or only one of the females in the group?
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Were they offended by his offer? Yes (tiny ish) Was the offer made to the whole group? No, FA Or only one of the females in the group? No, FA
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Any other relevant people here? Was the offer made to someone else? Was the offer made someone at all?
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Any other relevant people here? Assume no Was the offer made to someone else? Yope Was the offer made someone at all? Yope
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Was the offer made to someone other than a person?
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Was the offer made to someone other than a person? Well, it was made to a general audience, not to any specific person.
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Was the group part of that general audience?
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Was the group part of that general audience? No...
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Did they hear him making the offer? This general audience, were they in the same room as him when he made the offer? Was the group?
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Did they hear him making the offer? Yes (tiny ish) This general audience, were they in the same room as him when he made the offer? No Was the group? YES - good q
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Is is job relevant? Anything else about him relevant? Does he have a medical condition (Tourette's or other) that makes him do or say things that can be offensive to others?

Is is the offer a genuine offer? like announcing 'all shops in the mall now has 15% off xx'? or is he sort of talking to himself?
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Is is job relevant? Yesish Anything else about him relevant? Yope Does he have a medical condition (Tourette's or other) that makes him do or say things that can be offensive to others? No

Is is the offer a genuine offer? Yope like announcing 'all shops in the mall now has 15% off xx'? It is like this, but not exactly this. or is he sort of talking to himself? No
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Was the offer related to selling something? offering a service? something else?
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Was the offer related to selling something? This offering a service? something else?
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Did he work in a shop? shopping mall? market stall? car boot sale?
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Did he work in a shop? Well, Yope - a certain type of store. No to rest shopping mall? market stall? car boot sale?

HINT: The offer can be seen over and over. And remember that this is humorous.
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Is it an ad?
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Is it an ad? Well, a commercial. But I must attach an -ish to that, for reasons that are still to be determined.
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Were both him and the group part of the commercial? Is it a well known commercial?
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Were both him and the group part of the commercial? Yes, but... Is it a well known commercial? Yope - you have an FA.
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The FA;

was the commercial actually made as a commercial?
was it put on youtube because it was a faulty one, one where the actors forget their lines, or similar?
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was the commercial actually made as a commercial? Noish - see below.
was it put on youtube because it was a faulty one, one where the actors forget their lines, or similar? Yope - it was a parody of a commercial. (The specific commercial is fairly well-known, at least in the US.)
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Does the original one also contain the same number of participants?
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Does the original one also contain the same number of participants? No

And for the purposes of the puzzle, the people can be considered HAM and HAF - the actors were HTM/HTF, but the "characters" were HAM/HAF.
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I assume the original at least contained the HAM. Right? Does it only contain him? Are there more people in the original? Less?

Is the original a commercial for food? drinks? furniture? clothes? vehicles? toys? medicine? some sort of serivce?
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I assume the original at least contained the HAM. Right? Yes Does it only contain him? No Are there more people in the original? Less? Usually him and one or two HAFs. Oh, and a talking object, but that isn't needed for the purposes of the puzzle.

Is the original a commercial for food? drinks? furniture? This one! Well, a furniture store, at least - should be easy now. clothes? vehicles? toys? medicine? some sort of serivce?
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Unless of course, it's a US furniture store, lol.

A spesific piece of furniture relevant? Like, the original has a really hot guy trying to get a female or two in to bed with him, while in the spoof/parody the HAM was not so attractive, lol?
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Unless of course, it's a US furniture store, lol. Which it is - feel free to Google.

A spesific piece of furniture relevant? Yes Like, the original has a really hot guy trying to get a female or two in to bed with him, Not really - beds are not relevant, although the joke does concern the "hotness" of the females. while in the spoof/parody the HAM was not so attractive, lol? Attractiveness of the male is irrelevant. (Not sure exactly how to respond though, since the person portraying the male in the parody was, in fact, me.)
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BLOOPER: "A specific piece of furniture relevant" should be a Yope.
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Is the original on of those truly annoying commercials? Does the HAM in the original come up with a cheesy comment that no woman would fall for in real life?
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Is the original on of those truly annoying commercials? Depends on who you ask, though I would certainly say Yes. There are many, many commercials that are much more annoying though. Does the HAM in the original come up with a cheesy comment that no woman would fall for in real life? No.

HINT: The woman in the original is a spokesmodel. And remember the puzzle statement - what offer would the HAM make (in the parody) that would cause the HAFs to leave?
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Just to clarify, in the original, does the HAM make any offer at all to the spokeswoman? If he does, does she accept?

In the parody, do you/HAM use the exact same words? Phrase it slightly differently? Any pun relevant?
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Just to clarify, in the original, does the HAM make any offer at all to the spokeswoman? Irrel - assume no If he does, does she accept?

In the parody, do you/HAM use the exact same words? Phrase it slightly differently? Any pun relevant? For the offer, No to all.
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My brain is going in circles, lol

That spesific piece of furniture, is it usually found in the kitchen? bedroom? bathroom? living room? study? hall? garage? outside? in a work place?
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That spesific piece of furniture, is it usually found in the kitchen? bedroom? bathroom? living room? This - it's a couch, but that's not really relevant. HINT: Don't think about the piece of furniture - remember, the women in the real commercial are spokesmodels. So what would they have to do with the offer? study? hall? garage? outside? in a work place?
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Is it relevant what they say in the original commercial? Do they come up with some statement, something that you/HAM turn into an offer in the parody? Are they spokesmodels for the type of furniture? or the shop?
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Is it relevant what they say in the original commercial? No Do they come up with some statement, something that you/HAM turn into an offer in the parody? No - the parody only involves them being "hot spokesmodels". Are they spokesmodels for the type of furniture? or the shop? This, but irrel

HINT: They don't say anything in the parody.
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The original, is it one of a series of commercials? Featuring the same spokesperson in all?
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The original, is it one of a series of commercials? Sort of, but irrel Featuring the same spokesperson in all? Yes
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Googling madly, lol

Is the spokesmodel a redhead?
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Is the spokesmodel a redhead? Irrel

You don't need to know anything more about the original commercial to solve the puzzle; I will

RECAP:

In a parody of a commercial for a furniture store, the "pitchman" makes an offer that causes the "spokesmodels" to leave. This could work for other types of stores, as long as there was at least one "spokesmodel" and someone to make the offer. And none of the "spokesmodels" speak.
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Is the offer made at all related to the original commercial? to the store? the products sold in it?
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Is the offer made at all related to the original commercial? to the store? the products sold in it? Yesish - it's along the line of "You get this entire furniture set, complete with..."
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Complete with yourself? something else? someone else?
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Complete with...BALIN!!! :-D
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Complete with yourself? something else? someone else? This one, but...

Complete with...BALIN!!! :-D ...not me.

Almost there....
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Someone famous? The owner of the store? a man? woman?
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Someone famous? The owner of the store? a man? woman? This, but more than one...
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Does the offer include all the women that left?
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Does the offer include all the women that left? Yes, and I think we can wrap this one up.

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

But first, the backstory:

My high school used to have a competition leading up to our winter retreat where all the students would be divided into 10-12 or so groups, and each group would have to make a video around a certain theme. During my sophomore year (the last year we had this competition), the theme was that we had to include three certain words ("phantasmagoric," "zymurgy," and "juglandaceous") in the video.

Now, for the puzzle part:

The group I was in decided to do a parody of a bunch of popular commercials (Head-On and the like). One of these was a parody of commercials for "Bob's Discount Furniture," and in the parody video, "Bob" (actually me) offers a set of furniture for sale, "women included," parodying the spokesmodels for that store, who would sit on the furniture (usually couches) being sold in the commercial. The commercial itself ends with the "spokesmodels" running out of the room.

Perhaps the video can help make things clearer. The relevant parody starts at the 1:43 mark.

Nice job, Eli, for knocking off most of that yourself. But if you act now...no, I can't come up with anything funny.
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Posted on Monday, November 22, 2010 - 4:39 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

aww, yay! Balin and friends = most awesome.
Eli (Eli)
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Posted on Monday, November 22, 2010 - 1:46 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Funny one. I wouldnt mind if the models followed the product sometimes. Very much depending on who it is, of course, lol.
Gregoryuconn (Gregoryuconn)
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Posted on Tuesday, November 23, 2010 - 5:28 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Oh wow. That Rachel Ray girl is in my English class at UConn. And why does everyone credited in that video have a last name except you?
Kayleetonkslupin (Kayleetonkslupin)
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Posted on Tuesday, November 23, 2010 - 6:15 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Because Matt doesn't want us to know it? :P
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Wednesday, November 24, 2010 - 7:01 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Actually, I had no hand in the editing or credits - I have no idea why they left out my last name. Then again, they left out "J.P."'s as well.

Besides, my last name is in my profile.
Kayleetonkslupin (Kayleetonkslupin)
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Posted on Wednesday, November 24, 2010 - 7:28 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So it is...Monitto is a last name I've never heard before. Very unique. :-) In Spanish I suppose it'd be something like "little Moni", depending on what "Moni" means

(this is why my friend Susana's father-in-law does not want Susana's son calling him "Abuelito", just "Abuelo". At the moment, Seb manages "Abo", which is adorable.)
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Wednesday, November 24, 2010 - 7:39 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

It's actually Italian - I have no idea what it means.
Kalira (Kalira)
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Posted on Monday, November 29, 2010 - 7:03 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Coming late to the party, but it may be something akin to Edmundson and those types of names. I found a link between Monitto and the French surname Monette, which seems to be derived from the kind of patronymic tradition of names ("Hey, your family's chief/father/Head Whatsit is Weeblflobsig Ebtorson, so we're going to name you Poinak Weeblflobsigson"). Monette can apparently come from Hamon or Edmond (or theoretically any name that can have a shortened form with 'mon' [Edmondo -> Mondo in Spanish, por ejemplo]), so it's possible that's where your name comes from. Info gathered over a short period of time and from online sources, so take with about a gallon of salt, but you never know -- it could be right.

Yay genealogy/name origin stuff! (And yay for far more info than you cared to know!)

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