[IrishElk] Sharktopus Vs. Pteracuda

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[IrishElk] Sharktopus Vs. Pteracuda

Postby irishelk » Thu Apr 06, 2017 11:59 pm

Donna was intentionally un-creative, and it worked perfectly.
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Re: [IrishElk] Sharktopus Vs. Pteracuda

Postby Balin » Fri Apr 07, 2017 2:38 am

Donna: H/A/F?
Is Donna breaking the law? Is she doing something unsavory?
"worked perfectly" = brought out a successful result? Functioned as intended? Benefited Donna? Benefited someone else?
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Re: [IrishElk] Sharktopus Vs. Pteracuda

Postby Westing1992 » Fri Apr 07, 2017 7:51 pm

Un-creative: plagiarism? doing the obvious? NOT thinking laterally?
Was she entering a contest? Playing a game? Did she create artwork? Literature? A joke or slogan?
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Re: [IrishElk] Sharktopus Vs. Pteracuda

Postby irishelk » Sat Apr 08, 2017 3:00 pm

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Donna: H/A/F? Yes.
Is Donna breaking the law? No. Is she doing something unsavory? No.
"worked perfectly" = brought out a successful result? Functioned as intended? Both. Benefited Donna? Slightly. Benefited someone else? No.


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Un-creative: plagiarism? No. doing the obvious? Yes. NOT thinking laterally? No, I would say it was a lateral solution.
Was she entering a contest? Playing a game? Did she create artwork? Literature? A joke or slogan? No to all.
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Re: [IrishElk] Sharktopus Vs. Pteracuda

Postby Hobbsicle » Sun Apr 09, 2017 2:01 am

Is she trying to do a task? Is there a problem she is solving? Is it related to her job? Something at her home? Does this happen in modern day? Is there anyone else relevant?
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Re: [IrishElk] Sharktopus Vs. Pteracuda

Postby JenBurdoo » Sun Apr 09, 2017 3:08 am

Does Donna work in a creative industry? Position? Is she parodying something?
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Re: [IrishElk] Sharktopus Vs. Pteracuda

Postby irishelk » Sun Apr 09, 2017 11:20 am

Hobbsicle

Is she trying to do a task? Yope. Is there a problem she is solving? In a way, yes. Is it related to her job? No. Something at her home? Yes. Does this happen in modern day? Yes, but could be any time. Is there anyone else relevant? Yes.


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Does Donna work in a creative industry? Position? Irr. Is she parodying something? No.
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Re: [IrishElk] Sharktopus Vs. Pteracuda

Postby GalFisk » Thu Apr 13, 2017 7:22 am

Is she trying to mislead someone? Does the other person live with her? Is an object relevant? Is she relevantly known to be creative? Is someone trying to outsmart her? Is she playing a game? Chess relevant?
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Re: [IrishElk] Sharktopus Vs. Pteracuda

Postby irishelk » Fri Apr 14, 2017 11:10 am

GalFisk

Is she trying to mislead someone? No. Does the other person live with her? Yes. Is an object relevant? No, but some thing is relevant... Is she relevantly known to be creative? Donna? No. Is someone trying to outsmart her? Noish. Is she playing a game? Chess relevant? No to rest.
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Re: [IrishElk] Sharktopus Vs. Pteracuda

Postby Grip » Sun Apr 16, 2017 2:30 am

Is the other person related to Donna? a baby?
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Re: [IrishElk] Sharktopus Vs. Pteracuda

Postby JenBurdoo » Tue Apr 18, 2017 6:32 pm

Does Donna like or dislike the other person? Is she trying to change that person's behavior? Is that person H/A/M? Does Donna use actions? or items? to accomplish her task? Does she ignore the person? Speak to them? Would Donna's intent be obvious to an outside observer?
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Re: [IrishElk] Sharktopus Vs. Pteracuda

Postby irishelk » Thu Apr 20, 2017 3:36 pm

Grip

Is the other person related to Donna? Yes. a baby? No.



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Does Donna like or dislike the other person? Like. Is she trying to change that person's behavior? Yes. Is that person H/A/M? Yes/No/No. Does Donna use actions? Yesish. or items? Noish. to accomplish her task? Does she ignore the person? No. Speak to them? At certain points, yes. Would Donna's intent be obvious to an outside observer? Not if they only saw the non-creativity.
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Re: [IrishElk] Sharktopus Vs. Pteracuda

Postby Hobbsicle » Sun Apr 23, 2017 1:38 am

So the other person is Donna's daughter? Is she trying to teach the daughter to learn to talk? To teach something else? To get her to eat? To get her to do chores?
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Re: [IrishElk] Sharktopus Vs. Pteracuda

Postby irishelk » Sun Apr 30, 2017 3:36 pm

Hobbsicle

So the other person is Donna's daughter? Yes. Is she trying to teach the daughter to learn to talk? No. To teach something else? Yesish. To get her to eat? No. To get her to do chores? No.
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Re: [IrishElk] Sharktopus Vs. Pteracuda

Postby GalFisk » Fri May 05, 2017 1:01 pm

Did she trick the daughter? Did the daughter expect her to be creative? Is a game relevant? Age of daughter relevant? If so: less than 1? 1-2? 3-4? 5-7? 8-11? 12-15?
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Re: [IrishElk] Sharktopus Vs. Pteracuda

Postby irishelk » Sat May 06, 2017 11:59 am

GalFisk

Did she trick the daughter? Sortof--I would say "outsmarted." Did the daughter expect her to be creative? Quite possibly. Is a game relevant? No. Age of daughter relevant? No, but... If so: less than 1? 1-2? 3-4? 5-7? 8-11? 12-15? Older than 8 is more likely.
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Re: [IrishElk] Sharktopus Vs. Pteracuda

Postby Hobbsicle » Mon May 08, 2017 7:24 pm

Was she asked to tell a made up story? Or a joke? And she instead told one she'd heard before?

"Worked perfectly": fooled the child? Entertained her? Instructed her?
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Re: [IrishElk] Sharktopus Vs. Pteracuda

Postby irishelk » Tue May 09, 2017 10:50 am

Hobbsicle

Was she asked to tell a made up story? Or a joke? And she instead told one she'd heard before? No to all.

"Worked perfectly": fooled the child? No. Entertained her? No. Instructed her? Not exactly.
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Re: [IrishElk] Sharktopus Vs. Pteracuda

Postby GalFisk » Fri May 12, 2017 7:28 am

Creative: inventive? Artistic? Original? Non-repetitive?
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Re: [IrishElk] Sharktopus Vs. Pteracuda

Postby irishelk » Sat May 13, 2017 5:21 pm

GalFisk

Creative: inventive? Yes. Artistic? Not really. Original? Yes. Non-repetitive? Not exactly, but she is in a way being repetitive.
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Re: [IrishElk] Sharktopus Vs. Pteracuda

Postby Hobbsicle » Mon May 15, 2017 3:24 pm

Did her actions involve speaking? Writing? Communicating with the daughter?

Is food relevant? School? Household chores? Sleep? Play? Animals? Illness?
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Re: [IrishElk] Sharktopus Vs. Pteracuda

Postby irishelk » Tue May 16, 2017 12:42 am

Hobbsicle

Did her actions involve speaking? It would involve this at some point. Writing? Not necessarily. Communicating with the daughter? Yes.

Is food relevant? School? Household chores? Indirectly. Sleep? Play? Animals? Yes! Illness? No to rest.
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Re: [IrishElk] Sharktopus Vs. Pteracuda

Postby GalFisk » Tue May 16, 2017 3:49 pm

Animals: pets? Farm? Wild? Food? All animals? A species? One animal? Mammal? Fish? Predator? Alive during the puzzle?
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Re: [IrishElk] Sharktopus Vs. Pteracuda

Postby irishelk » Thu May 18, 2017 11:17 pm

GalFisk

Animals: pets? Yes. Farm? Wild? Food? No to rest.
All animals? A species? One animal? Multiple animals are involved, but one is especially relevant.
Mammal? No. Fish? Yes. Predator? No. The specific species isn't super-relevant...but I bet you can figure it out, clever puzzlers that you are.
Alive during the puzzle? Yes.
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Re: [IrishElk] Sharktopus Vs. Pteracuda

Postby Hobbsicle » Fri May 26, 2017 2:31 pm

Is she trying to correct a behavior in the daughter? And "works perfectly" involves a successful correction? Is feeding the fish relevant? Getting her to identify a particular fish? Cleaning the fish tank? Is a particular fish relevantly aggressive against other fish? Dead fish relevant?
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Re: [IrishElk] Sharktopus Vs. Pteracuda

Postby irishelk » Fri May 26, 2017 2:42 pm

Hobbsicle

Is she trying to correct a behavior in the daughter? Yes. And "works perfectly" involves a successful correction? Yes, well put.
Is feeding the fish relevant? Getting her to identify a particular fish? Cleaning the fish tank? Is a particular fish relevantly aggressive against other fish? Dead fish relevant? No to rest.
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