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Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 2:49 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Unrelated to the two other puzzles with the same title.

A man inadvertently said the worst thing he could have said. What's going on?

True story, "man" = "he" = H/A/M
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Did the worst thing result in: hurting someone's feelings? Hurting someone physically? killing?

If so, is that "someone" one person? 2, More than 5? 10? 100?
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Woman: "Does this dress make me look fat?"
Man: "Yes. Absolutely."
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Did the worst thing result in: hurting someone's feelings? Hurting someone physically? killing? No to these If so, is that "someone" one person? 2, More than 5? 10? 100?

Woman: "Does this dress make me look fat?"
Man: "Yes. Absolutely." HA!! But No, sad to say.
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Did he cause a damage at all?
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Did he cause a damage at all? No
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Could what he said have been perceived as an admission of guilt?
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Could what he said have been perceived as an admission of guilt? No

This is a very non-serious puzzle, I should add.
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This is a very non-serious puzzle, I should add.
Then I stand by my original statements. LoL

Did he say something that was meant as a witty retort, but it ended up being taken completely the wrong way? Or perhaps he said something without hearing what the other person was talking about?
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This is a very non-serious puzzle, I should add.
Then I stand by my original statements. LoL =)

Did he say something that was meant as a witty retort, No, and relevant but it ended up being taken completely the wrong way? Yope/Yesish Or perhaps he said something without hearing what the other person was talking about? No
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Was it supposed to be a serious response to something someone else said? Could it be interpreted in more than one way? Was there something about the situation which made the thing he said inappropriate, that he was not aware of at the time?
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Was it supposed to be a serious response to something someone else said? Yes Could it be interpreted in more than one way? Yes (slight -ish) Was there something about the situation which made the thing he said inappropriate, Absolutely that he was not aware of at the time? Oh, he became aware of it quickly
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HINT: He was embarrassed because of what he said, and the situation in which he said it.
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RECAP:

A man inadvertently said the worst thing he could have said. What's going on?

He said something extremely embarrassing that was NOT intended to be a witty comeback. It wound up being inappropriate (or at least risqué).

HINT: Find out more about the situation he said it in.
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Did he say it to one person? If so, H/A/M? F? a family member? friend? co-worker? boss? stranger?
More than one person?
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did he say it in a public place? indoors? outdoors?

were the other people present known to him? friends? family?
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Did he say it to one person? Directly, yes If so, H/A/M? Yes F? a family member? friend? co-worker? Yes/Yesish boss? stranger?
More than one person? Indirectly, yes

did he say it in a public place? Hmm... Yope indoors? Yes outdoors?

were the other people present known to him? Yes friends? Possibly; "coworkers" is best family? No
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Was it perceived as embarrassing by the one he said it to?
Was it overheard by others? recorded? broadcasted?
Did it reveal something embarrassing about the man himself?
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Was it perceived as embarrassing by the one he said it to? Yes, and everyone who heard it
Was it overheard by others? Yes recorded? Yes broadcasted? Yes
Did it reveal something embarrassing about the man himself? No
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did he say it at work?

in a TV studio? radio?
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did he say it at work? Yes...

in a TV studio? Yes... radio? No
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Is he a TV presenter? News anchorman? And he said it to his co-presenter?
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did it go out live?

did he think his mike was off? or that it wouldn't be picked up?

did it give something away about the way he really felt?
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Is he a TV presenter? News anchorman? And he said it to his co-presenter? No to all

did it go out live? I don't think so, but irrel

did he think his mike was off? or that it wouldn't be picked up? No to both

did it give something away about the way he really felt? No
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aha! was he being interviewed?

was he someone famous? entertainment? politician?
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aha! was he being interviewed? No

was he someone famous? Yes, at the time entertainment? Yes politician? No
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Was he a singer? actor?
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Was he a singer? actor? He was an entertainer; exactly what kind of entertainment is not really relevant.
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did he criticise someone? the audience? the producer? a fellow entertainer? his agent? his wife?
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did he criticise someone? No to all the audience? the producer? a fellow entertainer? his agent? his wife?

HINT: This was at a TV studio. What kind of show was it for?
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TV Shows: Game Show? Charity Event? Promotional tour? Awards show? Beauty Contest? Talent Contest? Reality Show? Talk Show? Sports Commentary? Commericals? Concert?
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TV Shows: Game Show? This one Charity Event? Promotional tour? Awards show? Beauty Contest? Talent Contest? Reality Show? Talk Show? Sports Commentary? Commericals? Concert?
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[LTPF list of game shows], please, if allowed. ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_American_game_shows )
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[LTPF list of game shows], please, if allowed. Hollywood Squares, hence the puzzle title. Please don't use YouTube as you can find the clip that is the puzzle answer there.
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Was he a game player on Hollywood Squares? Or one of the celebrities in the big tic-tac-toe board?
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Was he a game player on Hollywood Squares? Or one of the celebrities in the big tic-tac-toe board? This
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Did he give away the answer? Give away a wrong answer?
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Did he give away the answer? Give away a wrong answer? No to both
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Was his wrong statement in any way related to the answer? To the game show (e.g. did he mock the show, or use the show's name)? To the host? To the players? To himself? To another celebrity? To the tic tac toe board?
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Was his wrong statement in any way related to the answer? Yope To the game show (e.g. did he mock the show, or use the show's name)? To the host? To the players? To himself? Yope To another celebrity? To the tic tac toe board?
No to unanswered
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Looks like we're somewhat stuck. Could you give us a hint please?
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Looks like we're somewhat stuck. Could you give us a hint please? Sure, and a RECAP too.

A man inadvertently said the worst thing he could have said. What's going on?

The man was a celebrity panelist on the game show Hollywood Squares. He was asked a question, and did not try to make a witty comeback. However, what he said in response ended up being extremely embarrassing, and definitely risqué.

HINT: He never actually gave an answer to the question.
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Did he use an ambigious word? Did he mispronounce something? Was there sexual innuendo in his answer?
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Did he use an ambigious word? Yesish Did he mispronounce something? No Was there sexual innuendo in his answer? Yes, albeit unintentional
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Was what he said a statement? A question? Was he asking something about the question? Commenting on the question before answering? Did he intend to give a serious answer to the question?

Did he imply that he enjoyed a particular sexual activity? That he had done a particular activity?
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Was what he said a statement? Yes, sort of A question? No Was he asking something about the question? No Commenting on the question before answering? Yes, this Did he intend to give a serious answer to the question? Probably

Did he imply that he enjoyed a particular sexual activity? No That he had done a particular activity? No
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Did he comment on the quality of the question? How easy it would be to answer? Did he say that his answer would depend on something?

I'm not familiar with this show - was the question he was asked a trivia-type quiz question? Or more of a personal one?
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Did he comment on the quality of the question? How easy it would be to answer? Did he say that his answer would depend on something? No to all

I'm not familiar with this show - was the question he was asked a trivia-type quiz question? This. How the show worked: the host would ask trivia questions to each celebrity; they would answer, and the contestant had to "agree or disagree" with the answer. Whether the contestant was correct or not signified who got the square. Or more of a personal one?

By the way, you don't need to determine the question itself in order to figure out what he said. Once you get a general idea of his response, though, I will tell you the question.
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Was he attempting to be funny with his response? Was the response directed at the host? The contestant? Another celebrity? Was it a statement about himself? The host? The contestant? Another celebrity?

Was the response intended to clarify something about the answer he was about to give?
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Hello, Enjay-the-Devoner, long time no see =) and Balin, too, missed you. *hugs*

*is pondering Balin's puzzle* *will wait for Balin's answers to Enjay's questions*
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Was he attempting to be funny with his response? No Was the response directed at the host? The contestant? Another celebrity? Not really towards anyone in particular. "Host" would be closest Was it a statement about himself? The host? The contestant? Another celebrity? It was Yope-about the question. No to rest

Was the response intended to clarify something about the answer he was about to give? Yesish
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Hello, Enjay-the-Devoner, long time no see =) and Balin, too, missed you. *hugs*

*is pondering Balin's puzzle* *will wait for Balin's answers to Enjay's questions* Hi Kaylee! Good to see you back around!
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Hi Kaylee! Hope you're good!

Is the subject of the question he was asked at all relevant? Did he comment on how relevant the question was to him? On how he knew the answer?
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Ooh, Hollywood Squares. Was the player X or O?

Was the celebrity a corner square? The center square? Failing that, was the celebrity in the middle of the top row? Bottom row? Left column? Right column? Was X or O winning by that point?
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Is the subject of the question he was asked at all relevant? Yes Did he comment on how relevant the question was to him? No On how he knew the answer? No

Here's the specific question: "Traditionally, Japanese brides used to shave something off at the time of their marriage. What?"


Ooh, Hollywood Squares. Was the player X or O? Was the celebrity a corner square? The center square? Failing that, was the celebrity in the middle of the top row? Bottom row? Left column? Right column? Was X or O winning by that point? I don't know, and all are irrel
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Yeah, Enjay, pretty good. Recovering from a sinus infection - annoying stuff, that. But otherwise good. Getting sick over the holidays is always problematic - we just got back from my sister's place after a hectic Thanksgiving holiday, the highlight of which, Thanksgiving dinner, I can only compare to the British Christmas Lunch in sheer size. Although we scaled it down as there were only five of us there, and the cat, who didn't even bother to show her face. She missed out on some good turkey. Silly Olivine kitteh.
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I would assume it would be hair. Where is the question, though, and I can see where that might get risque. xD

My guess for the actual answer, by the way, would be either the hair on the head, since Japanese brides usually have a fancy wig put on, don't they, or perhaps the eyebrows, which I think would be easier to grow back quickly.
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Was the response just a filler phrase leading into the answer he was going to give? Something like "well, my guess is that it's..."?
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I would assume it would be hair. Where is the question, though, and I can see where that might get risque. xD Yep. What makes it funny is that the guy was trying to avoid the risqué answer.

My guess for the actual answer, by the way, would be either the hair on the head, since Japanese brides usually have a fancy wig put on, don't they, or perhaps the eyebrows, which I think would be easier to grow back quickly. I have no idea what the answer is, and it wasn't shown in the clip I saw.

Was the response just a filler phrase leading into the answer he was going to give? YES Something like "well, my guess is that it's..."? Something like this, but not that phrase
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Was the filler phrase supposed to indicate that he had thought of the risque answer, but was not going to say it? That he was going to play it straight and give a serious answer?
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Was the filler phrase supposed to indicate that he had thought of the risque answer, but was not going to say it? No, but it was clear that he thought of it That he was going to play it straight and give a serious answer? Yes
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Was the.filler phrase just one word?
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Was the.filler phrase just one word? No. I'll save you the next question: It was six words, the first three of which are the most relevant
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Posted on Sunday, December 09, 2012 - 3:34 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

BIG HINT (because you are almost done): What was said was "[three words], I would say..." Those three words ended up sounding like the risqué answer.
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was it expressed as a negative? like "not blank blank, I would say"?

does it mention a part of the body? or a euphemism for a part of the body? or in hi answer doe it just SOUND like a part of the body?
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was it expressed as a negative? No like "not blank blank, I would say"? No

does it mention a part of the body? or a euphemism for a part of the body? or in hi answer doe it just SOUND like a part of the body? This
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Did it sound like the correct/standard term for a body part? Like a slang term?
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Did it sound like the correct/standard term for a body part? Like a slang term? This one
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Spoiling this one because I have a new puzzle I really, really want to post.

****SPOILER****

From JumboJoke.

Peter Marshall: Before they get married Japanese women always shave something. What is it?
John Davidson (You have to remember here that this was the All American Boy -- clean cut with teeth that would make Tony Curtis in The Great Race envious. You could tell by the looks on Davidson's face what he was thinking: "I know all these other guys like Weaver and Lynde and Gobel would have some racy double entendre clever thing to say, and I am too clean cut to say it even if I could think it. I will just turn red. I will look sheepish." The camera panned to the other guys who were almost rolling on the floor at the idea that such a perfect set up question had gone to Mr. Goodguy -- they could not stand it. The longer it went on the more the whole crew was losing it, laughing at his predicament. Finally Davidson knows he must say something ...but the only thing he could think of to say was to just pontificate about nothing, to attempt to just ramble a minute while the situation eased up on him. But he did not think ahead quite enough and in what I am convinced was not at all staged, begins): "On the whole I would say...." Right at that moment he -- just a step behind the rest of the gang -- realized what he had said, inadvertently about the worst thing that he could say, and the look of that realization and immediate embarrassment was ...well, like they say on the MasterCard ads... priceless!


Obligatory link: the clip starts at 2:57.

Nice work Noel, Shez, Doriana, Enjay, and everyone else who asked questions. New, hopefully less stagnant puzzle below.
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Posted on Friday, December 21, 2012 - 4:39 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

no!

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