[Konnie] Lost and Found

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[Konnie] Lost and Found

Postby Konnie » Thu Sep 07, 2017 10:53 pm

They found one in Pennsylvania. They found one in Kentucky. They found one in Texas. They found one in Nevada. And they found many in California.

In the end, though, what mattered was what they didn't find


(Possible quickie.)
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Re: [Konnie] Lost and Found

Postby WiZ » Fri Sep 08, 2017 12:08 am

Do P/K/T/N/C all refer to the US states? The names of the US states? Is this a verbal/linguistic puzzle at all?

Are we looking for something concrete? Abstract? A mixture of both?

Were the numbers found what was expected? Were they surprised to find these? Happy? Sad? Disappointed? Were 'ones' found in other states? Are the numbers found determined by some sort of rule?

Were they searching for the things that they found? Were they searching for the things that were not found?

Are politics relevant?
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Re: [Konnie] Lost and Found

Postby trebor » Fri Sep 08, 2017 12:30 am

21st century? 20th? Earlier? Were the things they found alive? Were the things they were looking for alive? If not, did they hope they were?

Are "they" related by profession? Hobby? Common interest? Are they members of the same family? Are "they" H?A? Gender relevant?

Bombs/nuclear devices relevant?
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Re: [Konnie] Lost and Found

Postby Konnie » Fri Sep 08, 2017 1:13 am

Do P/K/T/N/C all refer to the US states? Yes The names of the US states? If you mean the states as words themselves, no. Is this a verbal/linguistic puzzle at all? No

Are we looking for something concrete? Yes Abstract? A mixture of both?

Were the numbers found what was expected? Noish Were they surprised to find these? Yes Happy? Sad? Perhaps this, no to others. Disappointed? Were 'ones' found in other states? No Are the numbers found determined by some sort of rule? Not exactly sure what you mean, but I'd say no.

Were they searching for the things that they found? Yesish Were they searching for the things that were not found? Yesish, FA though.
Are politics relevant? No


21st century? 20th? This is most logical, but time isn't super relevant. Earlier? Were the things they found alive? No Were the things they were looking for alive? No If not, did they hope they were? Yope

Are "they" related by profession? Hobby? Common interest? I'll say yes to all, although it's tough to not be misleading with these. Are they members of the same family? Yesish Are "they" H?A? Yesish Gender relevant? Not really.

Bombs/nuclear devices relevant? No
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Re: [Konnie] Lost and Found

Postby trebor » Sun Sep 10, 2017 11:41 pm

Is it the human part of HA? that is yesish? The adult part? Are they teens? Are they a mix of humans and other animals? Are academic courses or programs relevant?

Was what they didn't find the same thing as what they did find? (Like if I'm looking for my keys and I find my roommates keys, they're both sets of keys...) Was what they didn't find one item? More? Was what they didn't find bigger than a baseball? Basketball? Car? Same question for what they found.
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Re: [Konnie] Lost and Found

Postby biograd » Thu Sep 21, 2017 5:04 pm

Were the things they found evidence of some prior human presence? like for example Native American artifacts? or were they man-made "things" that were made/used by the people currently living there? or naturally-occurring things?

By the way, I used "things" to be most general. "Concrete things" could be objects, collections of objects, places, events, and more. Of those things I just listed (except for the "and more", of course), which (if any) describes what they found?

Were they "possibly sad" because the things they DID find were evidence of a depressing state of affairs? or because they would have hoped that more of these things existed?
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Re: [Konnie] Lost and Found

Postby Earnest » Fri Sep 22, 2017 10:03 am

Were them famous discovery? I mean were them shown in tvs for instance?

Found by chance? If so, underground? Up in the air? On mountains? In different places for each US state? Or were they looking for them? If they were looking for them, were they hoping NOT to find them? To find them?

Are them located just in USA or all over the world?
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Re: [Konnie] Lost and Found

Postby Insight » Sat Oct 07, 2017 4:22 am

Is relevant the order in which they found these things? East coast to west coast of the US relevant?
Were they constructing/building something?
Aliens or something supernatural involved?
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Re: [Konnie] Lost and Found

Postby Konnie » Mon Oct 30, 2017 11:18 pm

Is it the human part of HA? that is yesish? The adult part? Technically all the things they found were HA. Are they teens? Are they a mix of humans and other animals? Are academic courses or programs relevant? No to these.

Was what they didn't find the same thing as what they did find? Noish, explore. (Like if I'm looking for my keys and I find my roommates keys, they're both sets of keys...) Was what they didn't find one item? Yes More? Was what they didn't find bigger than a baseball? A bit bigger than a baseball. Basketball? Car? Same question for what they found. What they found ranged in size from about a baseball to roughly two basketballs.

Were the things they found evidence of some prior human presence? Yesish, DOYD like for example Native American artifacts? No to this though. or were they man-made "things" that were made/used by the people currently living there? No or naturally-occurring things? No

By the way, I used "things" to be most general. "Concrete things" could be objects, collections of objects, places, events, and more. Of those things I just listed (except for the "and more", of course), which (if any) describes what they found? Objects is closest, but most wouldn't use that term in this case.

Were they "possibly sad" because the things they DID find were evidence of a depressing state of affairs? Yes or because they would have hoped that more of these things existed? Noish

Were they a famous discovery? The situation is made up, but within the story they probably would've been somewhat known after the fact. I mean were they shown in tvs for instance? They wouldn't have been shown, but might've been discussed on TV.

Found by chance? The one's found individually in PA, KY, TX, and NV were found by chance. The CA ones were sought after. If so, underground? Yesish for some. Up in the air? On mountains? No to both. In different places for each US state? Yes Or were they looking for them? See above If they were looking for them, were they hoping NOT to find them? To find them?

Are them located just in USA or all over the world? Only the US states listed.

Is relevant the order in which they found these things? Yes East coast to west coast of the US relevant? Yes
Were they constructing/building something? No
Aliens or something supernatural involved? Unfortunately, no.
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Re: [Konnie] Lost and Found

Postby Balin » Sat Nov 11, 2017 1:16 am

Are they valuable? California Gold Rush relevant?
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Re: [Konnie] Lost and Found

Postby Konnie » Mon Nov 13, 2017 8:59 pm

Are they valuable? Not in any monetary sense,
but it might DOYD.
California Gold Rush relevant? No, good guess though.
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Re: [Konnie] Lost and Found

Postby trebor » Mon Nov 13, 2017 9:19 pm

Just to be clear (because based on your answers, I’m not sure that I was), by “they” I was referring to the “they” who found things, not the things that were found. Is that how you understood the question?

Were the found things remains of things once living? If so, human? Children (based on the size comparison)?

Were “they” travelling east to west as they discovered these things? Were the things deposited (for lack of a better word) east to west over time, leading to them being found east to west as well? Is flight or migration relevant?
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