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Posted on Monday, July 18, 2011 - 3:43 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Speaker 1-"You're a godsend, a saviour."
Speaker 2-"No, I'm just the postman"

Whats happening?
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Speaker 1 - HAM? HAF? Relevant?
Speaker 2 - HAM? HAF? Relevant?

Is speaker 2 actually a postal delivery person?
For US Mail?
Some expedited service like UPS or FedEx?
Is the carrier relevant?

Time period relevant?
Modern times?

Is this based on a true story?
From your imagination?
From someone else's imagination (based on a work of fiction, film, etc)??
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Vessica

Speaker 1 - HAM,relevant?Yes relevant. Speaker 1 is Human, not adult and male
Speaker 2 - HAM?Yes Relevant? no

Is speaker 2 actually a postal delivery person? yes
For US Mail? Not relevant but can suppose US Mail
Some expedited service like UPS or FedEx?
Is the carrier relevant? no

Time period relevant? no
Modern times? not relevant

Is this based on a true story? no
From your imagination? this and something which I used to do
From someone else's imagination (based on a work of fiction, film, etc)?? no

All good guestions for a good start
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Speaker 1 - A child?
A teenager?

Did Speaker 2 bring speaker 1 something? A letter? A package?

Can we call speaker 1 Mike?
And speaker 2, Paul the postman?

Are there any other people relevant here?
Perhaps Mike's parents?

Is the location of the delivery relevant?
Is it Mike's home?
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Vesica

Speaker 1 - A child? Let's suppose the age to be like 11 years
A teenager? so no

Did Speaker 2 bring speaker 1 something? A letter? A package? no to both

Can we call speaker 1 Mike?
And speaker 2, Paul the postman?
Yeah Sure

Are there any other people relevant here? Yes!!, an Old man lets call him John
Perhaps Mike's parents? no

Is the location of the delivery relevant? Yes!
Is it Mike's home?No

Very well done this is going fast
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The location of the delivery is relevant, but the postman didn't bring Mike anything? Was he delivering something to John? Or was there in fact no delivery, and the postman was just passing through the location?
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Biograd

The location of the delivery is relevantYes, but the postman didn't bring Mike anything?Yes Was he delivering something to John?Yes Or was there in fact no delivery so no, and the postman was just passing through the location?no
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did the delivery for John contain medication? a human organ?

money? food?
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Shez

Hello Shez,

did the delivery for John contain medication? a human organ?


money? food?
Oh it was just a letter
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Are John and Mike related?
Relevant?

Is the delivery to John's home?
Does Mike live there?

Does Paul give the letter to Mike?

Is the sender of the letter relevant?
Does the letter pertain to John?
To Mike?

Was John waiting for this letter?
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Posted on Tuesday, July 19, 2011 - 4:34 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Hi Vesica


Are John and Mike related? I knew somebody was really going to ask this because I would ask the same but the answer is no for any relation like blood, friends, neighbours etc
Relevant? So no

Is the delivery to John's home? Yes it is!
Does Mike live there? No!

Does Paul give the letter to Mike? No

Is the sender of the letter relevant? No
Does the letter pertain to John? Yes
To Mike? No

Was John waiting for this letter? No, it was like a family letter never expected
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Does either John? or Mike? need help with something (unrelated to mail)? and the postman offered to help? or was the postman a godsend through his role in delivering the letter?
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Hello Biograd

Does either John? or Mike? need help with something (unrelated to mail)? Yes, Mike needs help and the postman offered to help? No or was the postman a godsend through his role in delivering the letter? no


Few days ago I was reading a blog about worst movie dialogues ever and from it I got Idea for the puzzle after reading the dialogue written up. It's from an old movie "The Postman". But this is my puzzle and doesn't have anything common but the dialogue. AND YEAH THIS IS NOT A CLUE
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had something bad happened to John? had there been an accident? had John suffered a heart attack? stroke?

did Mike need help moving John? looking after him?
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Hello Shez

had something bad happened to John?No had there been an accident? Accident is not a correct word for it, had John suffered a heart attack? stroke? Ahh no to both

did Mike need help moving John? No looking after him?NO


First I thought this puzzle would be easy but then I realized what all could create problem in solving it

My advice people please explore..... Find more about the characters
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had John suffered some sort of health problem? was it sudden?

had John got stuck in an awkward situation? locked in the loo? unable to get out of bed? a fall?

Mike didn't live at John's house, did he? were they related? was Mike visiting? had John got his attention and got him to come into the house?
was Mike the paper boy?
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Hi Shez

had John suffered some sort of health problem? was it sudden? no not at all

had John got stuck in an awkward situation? no locked in the loo? Hehehehe but no unable to get out of bed? a fall? ooh no

Mike didn't live at John's house, did he? He didn't!!! Very nice were they related? I think you missed it, they are not related was Mike visiting? /b{Hmm Visting won't be a right word}had John got his attention Yes and got him to come into the house? No
was Mike the paper boy? Good thought but no

John is not ill and Mike is not there to help him!!! and they are not related!!!. Paul is a postman!!
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Okay, just to clarify...
So Paul comes to John's home to deliver a letter to John, yes?
And Mike is there?
But Mike does not live there?

Is Mike inside the home?
Outside but on the property, like the front walk or driveway?
In front of the home like on the sidewalk or in the street?

Has Mike ever met John?

Is it a single family home?
An apartment?
A townhome?
Is this relevant?

Does Mike realize Paul is the postman?
Is Paul wearing a uniform?
Is the uniform blue?
I can't remember - Is this in the US?

Does Mike need help?
Is he waiting for someone?
Does he think Paul is coming for him?
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Hi Vesica

Okay, just to clarify...
So Paul comes to John's home to deliver a letter to John, yes? Yes!
And Mike is there? Yes!
But Mike does not live there? Yes, he doesn't

Is Mike inside the home? No
Outside but on the property, like the front walk or driveway? at the door
In front of the home like on the sidewalk or in the street? at the door

Has Mike ever met John? No

Is it a single family home? This
An apartment?
A townhome?
Is this relevant? Not really but he lives alone

Does Mike realize Paul is the postman? Yes after the help
Is Paul wearing a uniform? Yes
Is the uniform blue? Irrelevant but can assume
I can't remember - Is this in the US? I said before you can assume it

Does Mike need help? Yes
Is he waiting for someone? No
Does he think Paul is coming for him? No

Great questions there
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Is Mike trying to get into the home?
Does Mike know it is Paul's home?
Is Mike's profession relevant?
Is he in:
Law enforcement?
Food delivery?
Emergency medical services?

Is John expecting Mike?

Is Mike's comment "you're a godsend" about Paul?
About Paul's delivery of the letter?
Or because Mike mistakes Paul for someone else?
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Hi Vesica

Is Mike trying to get into the home? No
Does Mike know it is Paul's home? Yes he knows that it's an old man's home
Is Mike's profession relevant? He is 11 and unemployed
Is he in:
Law enforcement?
Food delivery?
Emergency medical services?

Is John expecting Mike? No

Is Mike's comment "you're a godsend" about Paul? Yes
About Paul's delivery of the letter? Yope
Or because Mike mistakes Paul for someone else? No

Find out about the character of the characters (:
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Whoops! I forgot Mike was 11. Thank you for the reminder.

So...Prior to Paul's arrival, was Mike knocking on John's door?
Ringing the bell?
In some other way trying to make contact with John?

Not sure what you mean about the "character of the characters"....
Is Mike a criminal?
Is John?
Is Paul?
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Hi Vesica

Whoops! I forgot Mike was 11. Thank you for the reminder. Never mind

So...Prior to Paul's arrival, was Mike knocking on John's door?
Ringing the bell? Yes ! he rang the bell before paul arrived
In some other way trying to make contact with John? No

Not sure what you mean about the "character of the characters".... I mean by character like kind, cruel etc.
Is Mike a criminal?
Is John?
Is Paul? NO to all


This is moving fast (:
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Did Mike want to speak with John?
More precisely, did Mike want to speak with the anyone who lived at that house?

Had Mike lost a ball or toy over the fence and wanted access to the backyard?
Was Mike selling anything door to door, perhaps for a school fundraiser?
Was Mike a Boy Scout working on a badge and needed to assist an elderly person?

Did John refuse to answer the door?
Had Mike been ringing the bell for a while?

When Paul walked up - Did Mike think Paul would help him?
Get John to open the door?
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Hello Vessica

Did Mike want to speak with John? No
More precisely, did Mike want to speak with the anyone who lived at that house? No

Had Mike lost a ball or toy over the fence and wanted access to the backyard? No
Was Mike selling anything door to door, perhaps for a school fundraiser? No
Was Mike a Boy Scout working on a badge and needed to assist an elderly person? No

Did John refuse to answer the door? No he came to open the door
Had Mike been ringing the bell for a while? No

When Paul walked up - Did Mike think Paul would help him? No
Get John to open the door? no


WOW Great thinking up there
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did John need some help? did he attract Mike's attention so that he would come and help?

was Mike unable to help?

had something happened inside the house?
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So Mike was ringing the bell
But he did not want to speak with anyone who lived at the house?
You've lost me, I'm afraid.

So John answered the door?
But you stated earlier that John and Mike have never met...

Did Mike ring the bell and run away?
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Hi Shez

did John need some help?No did he attract Mike's attention so that he would come and help?No

was Mike unable to help? He didn't wanted to help

had something happened inside the house? No


Hi Vesica

So Mike was ringing the bell
But he did not want to speak with anyone who lived at the house? Yes
You've lost me, I'm afraid. Oh I asked to know more about the character first (:

So John answered the door? Yes
But you stated earlier that John and Mike have never met... Yes the haven't

Did Mike ring the bell and run away? Yessssish!!!!!
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Soooo....Mike rang John's bell...
And then RAN away...
And John answered the door, to find no one there.
Yes?

Was Mike trying to play a trick on John?
Tease him?

Did the ring and run away happen once?
More than once?
Relevant?

Does Mike run into Paul while running away?
Literally run into?

Returning to the original statment...
Mike says "You're a godsend, a saviour" to Paul, yes?
And Paul replies..."No, I'm just the postman", yes?

Was Mike being sarcastic?
Was Mike being dramatic?
Was Mike genuinely happy to see Paul?
Was he hoping Paul would stop something?
Prevent something?
Protect him from John?
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Vesica


Soooo....Mike rang John's bell... Yes his door's bell
And then RAN away... Yes
And John answered the door, to find no one there.
Yes? No He found both of them

Was Mike trying to play a trick on John?
Tease him? Yes!!!

Did the ring and run away happen once? He actually tried to run
More than once?
Relevant? Yes that he tried to run

Does Mike run into Paul while running away? No
Literally run into?

Returning to the original statment...
Mike says "You're a godsend, a saviour" to Paul, yes?
And Paul replies..."No, I'm just the postman", yes?

Was Mike being sarcastic? No
Was Mike being dramatic? No
Was Mike genuinely happy to see Paul? After he helped Yes
Was he hoping Paul would stop something? He wasn't hoping it
Prevent something? No
Protect him from John? Paul just happened to be there. Mike Didn't know that Paul would be there. They don't know each other.



Great Questions (:
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Was Mike unable to run?
Did he get his foot caught on something?
Some other body part?
And he was stuck there, knowing John was going to catch him?
But then Paul came along?
And Mike was grateful, because John would assume Paul had rung the bell?
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Yehhhhh Vesica You GOT IT



Was Mike unable to run? Yes!
Did he get his foot caught on something? Yes
Some other body part?
And he was stuck there, knowing John was going to catch him? Yippe
But then Paul came along? Wohoo
And Mike was grateful, because John would assume Paul had rung the bell? Bingoooo!

I am busted


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

Mike is a naughty boy. He loves to irritate people . He ring their bell and run off. But on the particular day when he tried to run after ringing the bell his foot slipped. Paul saw all this happening. At that instant John came to open the door and he saw Paul who was there to deliver the letter. Why would have John thought that Mike rang the bell but seeing him there he asked who he was. Paul said that he was his nephew .Mike had the lesson but didn't forgot to thank Paul for the help and promised him to be a better boy the next second



CONGRATS VESICA (: Very Well Done Nice playing All
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Nice puzzle, thanks
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Very good puzzle! Took a little bit to make the right lateral leaps, but very good scenario!

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