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[klondike mary] On the level

Postby klondike mary » Fri Aug 09, 2019 3:26 pm

He always looked up to him, but he really didn't have to.
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Postby irishelk » Sun Aug 11, 2019 4:36 pm

"Looked up to": respected him? admired his status? physically looked up in order to see him?

Does first "he" = last "he"? And "him" in the middle is a separate individual? Are all parties human? Adults? Alive?
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Postby klondike mary » Sun Aug 11, 2019 6:28 pm

"Looked up to": respected him? admired his status? physically look up in order to see him? Thisish
Does the first "he" = the last "he"? Yes. And "him" in the middle is a separate individual? Yes.
Are all parties human? No. adult? Yope/noish alive? Yope/yopish.
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Postby Earnest » Mon Aug 12, 2019 6:23 am

He = a dog? HAM? An animal? "Him" = HAM? An animal?
Does he wait for orders/commands? Does he wait for something? Food relevant? Is someone dying? Ok can we call "he", A and "him", B? Was A afraid that B disappear? Go away? Was A constrained? In a cage? With a leash? With a chain? Relevant the reason why A looked up at B? Does A hope for something to happen? That B do something? Was B on a bed? Lying? Sit down? Standing? Walking? Running?

A really did not have to because: it was sufficient to look at B just once? It was not A's responsibility to look up? A would not have reached his aim anyway? The number of times he looked up is not a necessary condition to reach his aim?
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Postby klondike mary » Mon Aug 12, 2019 3:55 pm

He = a dog? HAM? This, with a slight 'ish.' Him = an animal? This, again with an 'ish.'
All other questions not relevant.
Yes, we can call 'he' A or Al, and 'him" B or Bob.
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Postby trebor » Tue Aug 13, 2019 4:00 am

Trying to figure out the ishes here. He = H? A? Teen? Child? M? Him = a live animal? Dead animal? Who is/was not human? Perhaps an animal whose remains are on the mantelpiece, or whose head is displayed as a hunting trophy on the wall?
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Postby Earnest » Tue Aug 13, 2019 7:40 am

Him = an animal? This, again with an 'ish.' --> relevant which animal? A dog? A bird? A reptile? A mammal? A fish?
-ish = are A and B toys? Painted on a paint (e.g. A was painted while looking up and B has been added afterwards to cover some imperfection. It could have been something else and hence A was looking up at B without having to in this sense)? Sculptures? Other inanimate things? Comics? Book characters? B was a fossile? Human rests/archeology relevant? Museums?

So he a HAM-ish always look up to him an animal-ish, right?
Thus, can we assume that B is somehow "above" A? (which means B is standing while A is lying, B is in an overhead position, in the sky?). Another "strange" adverb is "always": does someone put the two in such a position? Is B aware that A look up to him? Does B look down to A (assuming that B has to look down to see A)? Does A look up to B periodically?

he really didn't have to --> meaning that he does not have to look up in order to reach his aim? That he is doing this without any aim? Without thinking about it? That he could have done something else instead? that he was going agains a written/not written law? That he was just randomly look up? That it had a negative effect for him to look up (e.g. he should have looked somewhere else instead)? Was A looking up specifically to B or to something else (but B was in his trajectory so that it seemed that he was looking to B)? It was his duty not to look up? Does A hope something to happen? (e.g. B was a bird and A was looking for an omen; B was a swallow flying down heralding rain)

WAG --> are A and B toys put in such a position by the owner?
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Postby klondike mary » Tue Aug 13, 2019 5:46 pm

He = HAM? Yes, or maybe yope. Him = a live animal? Yopish[/b dead animal? [b]No.
[No remains or trophies involved.
[i]I have a new computer with a new platform, and at the moment can't copy and paste. There has to be a way, but I don't yet know what it is. [i/i]
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Postby klondike mary » Tue Aug 13, 2019 5:58 pm

Bob is a mammal (ish). Yes, Al and Bob are both 'book characters' or fictional, which is the reason for the 'ishs.' At one point, Al and Bob are in a portrait together, where Al looks up because he is seated and Bob is standing. But mostly that is NR. Bob is not in the sky or at a higher geographical area than Al. In 'reality,' so far as that applies to fiction, Al would not look up to Bob. No law, written or unwritten is involved. They are not toys.
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Postby Earnest » Tue Aug 13, 2019 6:51 pm

Do pictures paint the story in which they are involved? A parricular part of the story? A part of the story in which Al is supposed to look up?

May I invoke the list of mammals? An elefant? An ape? A horse? A cat? Is Bob rhe personification of an animal? (E.g. Robin Hood as a fox?)

In 'reality,' so far as that applies to fiction, Al would not look up to Bob. --> because in reality Bob is not able to stand? Because in reality Al would have been standing and Bob sitting? Would in reality Al stand as well as Bob? Relevant why in fiction Al si sit? Could he have been standing as well?

Is Bob able to talk in fiction? Relevant?
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Postby trebor » Tue Aug 13, 2019 6:56 pm

What type of computer do you have? Perhaps we could help you figure out the copy/paste thing.

Would it be helpful for us to figure out specifically which book they are from? Is it a children's book? A colouring book? Is it famous in the English-speaking world? Is it from the 21st century? 20th? 19th? 18th? etc.?
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Postby klondike mary » Wed Aug 14, 2019 7:04 pm

Do pictures paint the story? Yessish, but the picture mentioned is only incidental. May i invoke the list of mammals? Bob is a rodent.
Would it be helpful for us to find out specifically which book they are from? It is not best known for coming from a book; better known as a play/movie. Yes, it would help.

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Postby klondike mary » Wed Aug 14, 2019 7:05 pm

Famous? [b]DOYD. 20th century./b]
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Postby Earnest » Thu Aug 15, 2019 6:18 am

So what it is left to discover?

Did Al and Bob know each other? Can be considered friends? Were they doing something relevant together?

Is Al taller than Bob if they both stand? Is Bob the personification of a rodent? Is Narnia relevant? Relevant where they were? Where Al was sitting? Were they talking? Was Al shrunken? Are up and down revolved? Was Al inside a tree and Bob is a squirrel? Are rat traps relevant? Is Bob in a cage put above Al?
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Postby klondike mary » Thu Aug 15, 2019 2:49 pm

So what is left to discover? If you knew what work of fiction is involved, you would have it. Or if you knew what kind of animal Bob is.
Do Al and Bob know each other? [b]Yes[/b] Could they be considered friends? Yes. Were they doing something relevant together? Just being buddies.
Is Al taller than Bob when they both stand? Depending on how they are measured, I think about the same height. Is Bob the personification of a rodent? [b]If you mean the 'personification' of rodents in general, no.[/b] Is Narnia relevant? No. Relevant where they were? In an American city. Was Al sitting? Were they talking? Both NR. Was Al shrunken? No Were up and down revolved? No.[/b Was Al inside a tree and Bob a squirrel? [b]No, but explore Bob's identity. No traps or cages involved.
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Postby Earnest » Fri Aug 16, 2019 7:35 am

Splinter of ninja turtles? Was Bob a normal rodent? Was able to talk? Did he protect Al? Was Al expecting something to happen? Bob to tell something? Was Bob's identity known to people? Was him visible to others? Superheroes relevant? Was Bob a warrior? Relevant what they were doing? Just talking? Was Al watching but not seeing Bob? (E.g. he was thinking on his own)

Was Bob a rodent in the night but a normal man during the day? Had Bob always been a rodent? Had a relevant modification of his DNA? Was Bob Al's pet?
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Postby klondike mary » Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:40 pm

Splinter of ninja turtles? No. Was Bob a normal rodent? NO!/b] Was able to talk? [b]Yes, at least to Al. Did he protect Al? Was Al waiting for something to happen? NR to both. Was Bob's identity known to people? Only by what Al told them. visible to others? No! Superheroes relevant? Was Bob a warrior? No to both. Relevant what they were doing? Just hanging out, talking, having a few drinks, etc.

Was Bob a rodent during the night but a normal man in the day? No. No were-creatures in this puzzle! All other questios nlrl
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Postby Zanreo » Sat Aug 17, 2019 12:27 am

Type of rodent Bob was: Rat? Mouse? Hamster? Other?
Did Bob actually exist (in the fictional universe)? Was Bob a character Al created? Hallucination? Imaginary friend?
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Postby trebor » Sat Aug 17, 2019 4:13 am

I-i-is Bob Harvey and Al J-J-J-Jimmy Stewart?
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Postby klondike mary » Sat Aug 17, 2019 2:51 pm

Type of rodent Bob was: rat? mouse? hamster? other? other. Did Bob actually exist in the fictional universe? Yope. Was Bob a character Al created? As in a character in a book written by Al? No. Hallucination? Yope Imaginary friend? Yes.

Is Bob Harvey and Al Jimmy Stewart? Yes!

**************Spoiler****************************
Trebor has it, with an assist from Earnest. We are told by Elwood P. Dowd that Harvey is exactly 6'3 1/2", a line carried over from the Broadway play. But Stewart, who played Dowd, was 6'3" himself, and he always looked up when interacting with the rabbit.
We are not told how 'Harvey' was measured. If he was 6'3.5" to the tips of his bunny ears, then Jimmy Stewart would have to look down to make eye contact with him. If he was measured to the top of his furry head, then they would be on a level, considering that Stewart was wearing shoes and the rabbit was, presumably, not.
Enjoyable movie, though.
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