[wolfier] play a game, win a prize *POPPED*

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[wolfier] play a game, win a prize *POPPED*

Postby wolfier » Wed Aug 08, 2018 3:05 am

sadly, the outcome is different this time.
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Re: [wolfier] play a game, win a price

Postby Earnest » Wed Aug 08, 2018 6:43 am

Hi!

Is a game been played?
This time = is the result expected several times? If so does the event producing the result happen weekly? Daily? Monthly? Yearly? Can the outcome be observed in the same period span (is the outcome immediately subsequent to the event producing it or must someone wait for a time span to observe it...i.e. roll of a dice produces the outcome inmediately, weather forecasts after a day...)

Outcome = result of an action (e.g. roll of a dice?)? Result of a competition? Result of an experiment? Of an action governed by randomness? Gambling? Of a match?

Different = different than expected? If so, could the outcome be estimated/computed somehow?
Different = of a different shape? A different number? A different letter?
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Re: [wolfier] play a game, win a price

Postby wolfier » Thu Aug 09, 2018 1:39 am

Earnest

Is a game been played? Not really.
This time = is the result expected several times? Yes If so does the event producing the result happen weekly? Daily? Monthly? Yearly? Irrel Can the outcome be observed in the same period span (is the outcome immediately subsequent to the event producing it or must someone wait for a time span to observe it...i.e. roll of a dice produces the outcome inmediately, weather forecasts after a day...) Immediate

Outcome = result of an action Yes (e.g. roll of a dice? But not this)? Result of a competition? No Result of an experiment? Yope Of an action governed by randomness? No Gambling? Depends on who you ask Of a match? No

Different = different than expected? Yes If so, could the outcome be estimated/computed somehow? Yes, but beware of FA on this path
Different = of a different shape? A different number? A different letter? None of these
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Re: [wolfier] play a game, win a price

Postby GalFisk » Thu Aug 09, 2018 7:36 am

Is a test relevant? Vehicles? Weapons? Did someone die?
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Re: [wolfier] play a game, win a price

Postby wolfier » Thu Aug 09, 2018 5:53 pm

GalFisk

Is a test relevant? some SVV thereof Vehicles? No Weapons? No Did someone die? I knew someone would ask, Yes.
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Re: [wolfier] play a game, win a price

Postby Earnest » Fri Aug 10, 2018 7:21 am

Astronauts relevant? First flight relevant?
Had the outcome ever complied with the expectation? If so several times (with humans trying it each time or could also have been animals?)? Also the last time it was performed the action? Is food relevant? Medical care? Pharma industry? Drugs? Electricity? Ice? Fire? Height? Technology?

Is Guinness world record relevant?

Is the action sonething that is considered dangerous? That is considered dangerous only if performed by someone who is not an expert?
Had the outcome been as expected, would it result in a new substance/product created? A development for humanity? A place been achieved? Someone surviving a dangerous stuntman action?
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Re: [wolfier] play a game, win a price

Postby wolfier » Sat Aug 11, 2018 2:21 am

Earnest

Astronauts relevant? First flight relevant? Good guesses, but no to both
Had the outcome ever complied with the expectation? Yes If so several times (with humans trying it each time or could also have been animals?)? Several times. Also the last time it was performed the action? If I understand what this question asks, yes. Is food relevant? Medical care? Pharma industry? Drugs? Electricity? Ice? Fire? Height? This, no to rest. Technology?

Is Guinness world record relevant? No

Is the action sonething that is considered dangerous? Not usually That is considered dangerous only if performed by someone who is not an expert? No
Had the outcome been as expected, would it result in a new substance/product created? Interesting idea, but no A development for humanity? Not as profound A place been achieved? No Someone surviving a dangerous stuntman action? Depends on who you ask
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Re: [wolfier] play a game, win a price

Postby Earnest » Sat Aug 11, 2018 7:28 am

Budgee jumping relevant? Skydiving? Parkour? Jumping/ falling from an height? From a skyscreaper? From a mountain? Are bridges relevant? Sky? Ski? Is jumping from point A to point B relevant?

Are olympic games relevant? (E.g.Taking dips from a very heigh trampoline?)

To be sure: height in the common meaning of the term and not as, for instance, depth (e.g. two subs going deeper and deeper in the ocean)? Moreover: is the height the direct cause of the death of the man/woman (in the sense that he she fell from height; blood pressure caused an heart attack; he/she was frozen due to height...) or is it an indirect cause (e.g. something fell from a certain height on the head of the man/woman: e.g. I had a little WAG on the fact that someone made something fall from a certain height guessing that the object would not have fallen on the head of a man /woman that was "waiting" on a street the object to fall down, but the outcome was not as expected and the object fall in his/her head...for instance we can assume he/she was a physician trying to demonstrate a certain physical law to the students...)
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Re: [wolfier] play a game, win a price

Postby wolfier » Mon Aug 13, 2018 2:32 am

Earnest

Budgee jumping relevant? Skydiving? Parkour? Jumping/ falling from an height? From a skyscreaper? This, no to rest From a mountain? Are bridges relevant? Sky? Ski? Is jumping from point A to point B relevant?

Are olympic games relevant? (E.g.Taking dips from a very heigh trampoline?) No

To be sure: height in the common meaning of the term and not as, for instance, depth (e.g. two subs going deeper and deeper in the ocean)? The common meaning. Moreover: is the height the direct cause of the death of the man/woman (in the sense that he she fell from height; blood pressure caused an heart attack; he/she was frozen due to height...) This or is it an indirect cause (e.g. something fell from a certain height on the head of the man/woman So no: e.g. I had a little WAG on the fact that someone made something fall from a certain height guessing that the object would not have fallen on the head of a man /woman that was "waiting" on a street the object to fall down, but the outcome was not as expected and the object fall in his/her head...for instance we can assume he/she was a physicist trying to demonstrate a certain physical law to the students...) Creative! But no...
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Re: [wolfier] play a game, win a price

Postby Earnest » Mon Aug 13, 2018 8:34 am

Selfies/pics from height? Balance? Tightrope walkers relevant?
WAG: did someone try how resistant the glass windows of a skyscraper were? If so did he/she fall because the windows were resistant from the outside but not from the inside? (I'm thinking about bullet proofs windows...they are very resistant from the outside but can be easily break from the inside)
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Re: [wolfier] play a game, win a price

Postby wolfier » Tue Aug 14, 2018 4:38 am

Earnest

Selfies/pics from height? Balance? Tightrope walkers relevant? No to all

WAG: did someone try how resistant the glass windows of a skyscraper were? A bit off but very OTRT
If so did he/she fall because the windows were resistant from the outside but not from the inside? But no
(I'm thinking about bullet proofs windows...they are very resistant from the outside but can be easily break from the inside) Not this.
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Re: [wolfier] play a game, win a price

Postby gregoryuconn » Wed Aug 15, 2018 12:57 am

Is that supposed to say "win a prize?" Did anyone actually win a prize? Were they trying to?
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Re: [wolfier] play a game, win a price

Postby wolfier » Thu Aug 16, 2018 4:14 am

gregoryuconn

Is that supposed to say "win a prize?" Ah my mistake. Yes, the title was supposed to say, win a prize. Although it would not make any substantial difference to the puzzle. Corrected. Did anyone actually win a prize? SVV of prize . Were they trying to? Definitely not.
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Re: [wolfier] play a game, win a prize

Postby gregoryuconn » Sun Aug 19, 2018 11:57 pm

Was it a bad or dubious "prize"? Like the Golden Raspberry or the Ig Nobel Prize? Or a booby prize?

Or was it one of those stupid Participation Trophies that people blame millenials for but are really our parents fault since they're the ones who demanded participation trophies so they could feel special vicariously? Yes, I'm bitter.
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Re: [wolfier] play a game, win a prize

Postby wolfier » Tue Aug 21, 2018 1:23 pm

gregoryuconn

Was it a bad or dubious "prize"? Like the Golden Raspberry or the Ig Nobel Prize? Or a booby prize? it is not a real price, just a reference to the saying, "play a stupid game..."

Or was it one of those stupid Participation Trophies that people blame millenials for but are really our parents fault since they're the ones who demanded participation trophies so they could feel special vicariously? Yes, I'm bitter. No, see above.
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Re: [wolfier] play a game, win a prize

Postby trebor » Fri Sep 14, 2018 6:42 pm

Just to clear it up, is the prize death? (As in a Darwin Award?)

Did they fall from outside the building? Inside? Atop? Did they break through a wall? Fall over a balcony? Relevant whether the skyscraper was for residential or business purposes?

Did other people witness the act that lead to the fall? Did the person perform the act for them to see?
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Re: [wolfier] play a game, win a prize

Postby wolfier » Sun Sep 16, 2018 9:31 pm

trebor wrote:Just to clear it up, is the prize death? (As in a Darwin Award?) Yes. Play a stupid game, win a stupid price

Did they fall from outside the building? Inside? From the inside Atop? Did they break through a wall? No Fall over a balcony? Relevant whether the skyscraper was for residential or business purposes? Not relevant but it was a business building

Did other people witness the act that lead to the fall? Many people did Did the person perform the act for them to see? The person performed the act for them to see something, but not his death
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Re: [wolfier] play a game, win a prize

Postby Balin » Mon Sep 17, 2018 10:14 pm

This sounds familiar - PMing.
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Re: [wolfier] play a game, win a prize

Postby wolfier » Mon Sep 17, 2018 10:30 pm

Balin wrote:This sounds familiar - PMing.


The guess is 100% correct.
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Re: [wolfier] play a game, win a prize

Postby trebor » Tue Sep 18, 2018 4:47 am

Accidentally throwing oneself through a door? Wall? Are they trying to demonstrate the strength of something? The durability of a lock?
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Re: [wolfier] play a game, win a prize

Postby wolfier » Wed Sep 19, 2018 3:37 am

trebor wrote:Accidentally throwing oneself through a door? Wall? Are they trying to demonstrate the strength of something? The durability of a lock?


The person tried to demonstrate the strength of something. I think almost everything that needs to be answered is answered.

************SPOILER*************

It's the story of Garry Hoy. He liked to demonstrate the strength of the glass windows of a business building by throwing himself into the window. One day in front of a terrified audience he performed the action again, and fell to his death together with the intact window knocked out of its frame.
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