[Solong] A charming story..

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[Solong] A charming story..

Postby Solong » Sun Oct 21, 2018 5:54 pm

Rank does have its privellages, and this is one, even though a small one.
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Re: [Solong] A charming story..

Postby Doriana » Tue Oct 23, 2018 5:55 pm

Rank: in the military? in some other institution? in society?

Is the privilege related to being allowed to do something? not having to do something? getting away with doing something? Is it a financial privilege?
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Re: [Solong] A charming story..

Postby Solong » Tue Oct 23, 2018 7:50 pm

Rank: in the military?No. in some other institution? Yessish. in society? Mostly this.

Is the privilege related to being allowed to do something? not having to do something? getting away with doing something? More a matter of having something made easier or more pleasant. Is it a financial privilege? No.
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Re: [Solong] A charming story..

Postby gregoryuconn » Wed Oct 24, 2018 12:39 am

Race relevant? Religion? Sexual orientation? Gender? Some other area where certain people might be discriminated against?
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Re: [Solong] A charming story..

Postby Solong » Wed Oct 24, 2018 8:48 pm

Race relevant? Religion? Yope. Sexual orientation? Gender? No to all these. Some other area where certain people might be discriminated against? It is in a setting where people are, in a sense, divided, but not 'discrimnated' against. More like discrimination in favor of a person
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Re: [Solong] A charming story..

Postby Solong » Tue Oct 30, 2018 11:24 pm

Hint: The rank is social, mainly, though the military is also involved, in a sense. It involves who sits where.
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Re: [Solong] A charming story..

Postby gregoryuconn » Tue Oct 30, 2018 11:47 pm

Sitting at the head of the table? So you get your food first?
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Re: [Solong] A charming story..

Postby Solong » Wed Oct 31, 2018 4:56 pm

Sitting at the head of the table? So you get your food first? Likely this person also has that privlege, but this puzzle involves a special perk for a special occasion.
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Re: [Solong] A charming story..

Postby invisiblemimsy » Wed Oct 31, 2018 9:38 pm

Freemasons?
Is the rank in real life, or some fictional or contrived situation? Is it a class thing? A hobby? An organisation? Work-related? Sports? Achievement?
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Re: [Solong] A charming story..

Postby Solong » Fri Nov 02, 2018 8:59 pm

Freemasons? Nothing like that. Not an organization one could join.
Is the rank in real life, or some fictional or contrived situation? Real life.Is it a class thing? Yes.A hobby? An organisation? In a broad sense, yes.Work-related? Perhapsin a broad sense, but not in a work situation. Sports? Achievement? no or n.r. to these.
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Re: [Solong] A charming story..

Postby gregoryuconn » Fri Nov 02, 2018 11:39 pm

The Royal Family? Some other political/royal family?
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Re: [Solong] A charming story..

Postby Earnest » Sat Nov 03, 2018 9:16 am

Maybe already asked...is the fact that someone has this rank somehow "visible"? For instance through medals, a license, a piece of paper, a badge/pin, clothing, others? If A has this rank, is he/she able to show it to passers/normal people? Is sitting on the bus relevant? War veterans? Are parades relevant? Does the sit allow those having that rank to benefit a better view? Is a stage involved? Is the sit specifically meant for people having that rank? Priests relevant? Is the rank recognized officially by a nation? Is the small benefit directly for the one having the rank or maybe for the members of his family/friends?
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Re: [Solong] A charming story..

Postby Solong » Sat Nov 03, 2018 4:12 pm

The Royal Family? YES. Some other political/royal family?
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Re: [Solong] A charming story..

Postby Solong » Sat Nov 03, 2018 4:23 pm

Maybe already asked...is the fact that someone has this rank somehow "visible"? Yes, for obvious reasons.For instance through medals, a license, a piece of paper, a badge/pin, clothing, others? If A has this rank, is he/she able to show it to passers/normal people? Yes, for obvious reasons. Is sitting on the bus relevant? Sitting relevant, but not on a bus.War veterans? Are parades relevant? In this case, no.Does the sit allow those having that rank to benefit a better view? No doubt the main reason. Is a stage involved? Is the sit specifically meant for people having that rank? Yes.Priests relevant? Is the rank recognized officially by a nation? Yes. Is the small benefit directly for the one having the rank yes.or maybe for the members of his family/friends?

*********************SPOILER*****************
At the wedding of the queen's granddaughter, Princess Eugenie, there was an empty seat directly in front of Queen Elizabeth, next to Prince Andrew. There was speculation that it was to honor the late Princess Diana. A charming story, but not true. Because the queen sat in the second row, traditionally reserved for grandparents of the bride, and no doubt because she is a rather short lady, the seat in front of her was left empty so she could have a good view.


Thx to Gregory, Mimsey and Earnest, the Brains Trust!
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Re: [Solong] A charming story..

Postby Earnest » Sat Nov 03, 2018 6:01 pm

I believed it was for Diana after having heared the news.
Royals can be smart in an elegant way. Very cool puzzle
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