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[JenBurdoo] Folksong puzzle: What a jerk

Postby JenBurdoo » Sun Apr 08, 2018 8:11 pm

Donald meets Flora and tries unsuccessfully to woo her as she repeatedly spurns his advances. At last, Donald gives up and prepares to leave, at which point Flora embraces and kisses him. Explain.
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Re: [JenBurdoo] Folksong puzzle: What a jerk

Postby GalFisk » Sun Apr 08, 2018 8:21 pm

Does she do this because she has been wooed? Does he do it to make him happy? Unhappy? Make herself happy? Unhappy? Make someone else happy? Unhappy? Deceive him? Deceive someone else?
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Re: [JenBurdoo] Folksong puzzle: What a jerk

Postby invisiblemimsy » Sun Apr 08, 2018 10:36 pm

Donald = HAM? Flora = HAF?
Does she kiss him on the lips? Is this real life, or a play/TV programme/book or similar? Is their location or surroundings relevant? Is this the first time he's tried to woo her? Has he been trying to woo her for hours, days, weeks, months, years? Ages relevant?
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Re: [JenBurdoo] Folksong puzzle: What a jerk

Postby JenBurdoo » Mon Apr 09, 2018 5:32 am

Does she do this because she has been wooed? No. Does he do it to make him happy? If you mean "she", and the kiss, yes. Unhappy? Make herself happy? Yes. Unhappy? Make someone else happy? Unhappy? Deceive him? Deceive someone else? No to the rest.

Donald = HAM? Flora = HAF? Yes to both.
Does she kiss him on the lips? Assume yes. Is this real life, or a play/TV programme/book or similar? They are not actors, and this could happen in real life. Is their location or surroundings relevant? Location, yes; surroundings, no. Is this the first time he's tried to woo her? No, with a significant -ish. Has he been trying to woo her for hours, days, weeks, months, years? Hours at most. Ages relevant? Assume late twenties.
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Re: [JenBurdoo] Folksong puzzle: What a jerk

Postby JenBurdoo » Wed Apr 25, 2018 1:17 am

Hints: Flora and Donald have met before. Donald is a soldier.
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