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[GalFisk] A through F

Postby GalFisk » Tue Jul 03, 2018 11:29 am

Because of Shakespeare, he could not get the candy. He tried and tried, but failed and failed.
Because of Shakespeare, he devised a cunning plan to get the candy.
Everything backfired, but he got the candy - briefly.

FSEI. I'm not sure how well-known these stories are.
They were written by a UK author, but got extremely popular in Norway due to brilliant translation/localization work.
No googling.
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Re: [GalFisk] A through F

Postby invisiblemimsy » Tue Jul 03, 2018 12:53 pm

He = HAM, HCM? Currently alive or dead?
Shakespeare = HAM, William Shakespeare, who wrote all the plays?
Did this, or could this, happen in real life?
Was a game involved? A theft?
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Re: [GalFisk] A through F

Postby GalFisk » Tue Jul 03, 2018 2:17 pm

He = HAM, HCM? A teenage boy, age 13-14. Currently alive or dead? He's a character in a story that I based the puzzle on. But he's alive in the story.
Shakespeare = HAM, William Shakespeare, who wrote all the plays? Yes.
Did this, or could this, happen in real life? It could.
Was a game involved? A theft? No to both.
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Re: [GalFisk] A through F

Postby invisiblemimsy » Tue Jul 03, 2018 2:35 pm

Did he try to get the candy using an idea or plot device he got from one (or more) of Shakespeare's plays? Was a stage production, film, or book of the play involved?

When you say he got the candy - did he get it but then lose it again?

Is it relevant exactly how he got the candy, and how he lost it?

Was the boy from the same era as Shakespeare, in modern times, or somewhen else?

Was anyone else involved?
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Re: [GalFisk] A through F

Postby GalFisk » Tue Jul 03, 2018 3:29 pm

Did he try to get the candy using an idea or plot device he got from one (or more) of Shakespeare's plays? Yes - when several previous attempts had failed. Was a stage production, film, or book of the play involved? A script, but irr.

When you say he got the candy - did he get it but then lose it again? Yes.

Is it relevant exactly how he got the candy, and how he lost it? Yes.

Was the boy from the same era as Shakespeare, in modern times, or somewhen else? Modern times, but not that relevant.

Was anyone else involved? Yes.
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Re: [GalFisk] A through F

Postby irishelk » Thu Jul 05, 2018 1:48 pm

He both could not get the candy and devised a plan to get the candy because of Shakespeare--is it the same idea from Shakespeare in both instances? Is it two different ideas from Shakespeare? Is he aware of the Shakespearean influence?

Is he trying to buy the candy? Steal it? Trick someone out of it? From a store? From a friend? From a parent?

Does he pretend to be someone else? Does her fake an injury or death? Does he use a play on words? Does he use a Shakespeare quote?
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Re: [GalFisk] A through F

Postby GalFisk » Thu Jul 05, 2018 3:41 pm

He both could not get the candy and devised a plan to get the candy because of Shakespeare--is it the same idea from Shakespeare in both instances? Noish. Is it two different ideas from Shakespeare? Only the plan is based on an idea from Shakespeare. Not getting the candy has another connection. Is he aware of the Shakespearean influence? Yes.

Is he trying to buy the candy? Steal it? Trick someone out of it? From a store? From a friend? From a parent? No to all.

Does he pretend to be someone else? No. Does her fake an injury or death? No, but explore. Does he use a play on words? Does he use a Shakespeare quote? No to both.
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