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[WiZ] Wolfish Grin? [WENSLEYDONE]

Postby WiZ » Tue Oct 29, 2019 9:57 pm

A man is alone with his dog in the great outdoors. He smiles broadly, and hundreds of people's jobs were saved. How come?

True story. Caveat Earlispoilor.
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Postby gregoryuconn » Wed Oct 30, 2019 1:56 am

Can we call the man Bob and his dog Bozo?

Did Bob know the people? Were they his co-workers? Did they work with Bozo (like as an animal trainer or something?) Are Bob or Bozo famous?

Would the people have been fired for cause if not for what happened? Would their employer(s) have downsized and laid them off? Gone bankrupt? Did they all work for the same company? For Bob?
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Postby WiZ » Wed Oct 30, 2019 2:07 am

Can we call the man Bob and his dog Bozo? You may

Did Bob know the people? no Were they his co-workers? no Did they work with Bozo (like as an animal trainer or something?) no Are Bob or Bozo famous? yes, both

Would the people have been fired FA for cause if not for what happened? but yes Would their employer(s) have downsized and laid them off? see next Gone bankrupt? yes Did they all work for the same company? yes For Bob? no
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Postby Earnest » Wed Oct 30, 2019 7:37 am

Would the people have been fired FA --> did the people work for him? Did they work at all? Were they employed in his company? In another comoany? Had the company been founded yet? Is the company an online company? Traded? Are stocks relevant? Price fluctuations? Did people saw him smiling live? In a picture? On the internet? Had he smiled without the dog would the jobs been saved?

Did he smile in response to someone's sentence? To someone'action? As part of an advertising? As a reaction to something? Did the people expect his reaction to something? Exoected him to smile? To go out for a walk with the dog? (E.g. he was handicaooed and implanted a new technology which was meant to allow him to live a normal life) Had he not smiled would the people's jobs have been saved? Is the smile that directly saved the jobs? His presence? The presence of the dog? The fact that he smiled (and/or the presence of the dog) was relevantly a sign of: happiness? Indifference? Not being aware of something? A pre established signal?

Would the bankrupcy occur because of a trial? Because the man would have sued the company? If so for physical damages? Psychological damages? Fraud? Or maybe the man would not have financed the company?
Relevant what is the mission of the company? Is it involved in: food deliveries? E-commerce? Health? Insurance? Finance? Entertainment? Others? Is the man a king? A prince? Part of a royal family?
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Re: [WiZ] Wolfish Grin?

Postby GalFisk » Wed Oct 30, 2019 7:53 am

Did the dog relevantly do something? Find something? Is he smiling out of happiness? Schadenfreude? Malice? A tic? Did he intend to save their jobs? Was he involved with the company?
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Re: [WiZ] Wolfish Grin?

Postby WiZ » Wed Oct 30, 2019 8:01 pm

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Would the people have been fired FA --> did the people work for him? no Did they work at all? yes Were they employed in his company? no In another comoany? yes Had the company been founded yet? yes Is the company an online company? no Traded? no Are stocks relevant? no Price fluctuations? no Did people saw him smiling live? no In a picture? yope On the internet? no Had he smiled without the dog would the jobs been saved? yes

Did he smile in response to someone's sentence? yope To someone'action? no As part of an advertising? noish As a reaction to something? no Did the people expect his reaction to something? Exoected him to smile? this didn't surprise them To go out for a walk with the dog? yes (E.g. he was handicaooed no and implanted a new technology which was meant to allow him to live a normal life) Had he not smiled would the people's jobs have been saved? no Is the smile that directly saved the jobs? not quite His presence? The presence of the dog? no (and less so) to both The fact that he smiled (and/or the presence of the dog) was relevantly a sign of: happiness? Indifference? Not being aware of something? A pre established signal? no to these

Would the bankrupcy occur because of a trial? no Because the man would have sued the company? no If so for physical damages? Psychological damages? Fraud? n/a to these Or maybe the man would not have financed the company? no
Relevant what is the mission of the company? yes Is it involved in: food deliveries? E-commerce? Health? Insurance? Finance? Entertainment? no to these Others? yes Is the man a king? A prince? Part of a royal family? no to these

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Did the dog relevantly do something? Find something? no to these Is he smiling out of happiness? Schadenfreude? Malice? no to these A tic? noish to yope, but ORT Did he intend to save their jobs? no Was he involved with the company? no
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Postby GalFisk » Wed Oct 30, 2019 9:49 pm

Noish tic: cramp? Injury? Being the Joker? Having his skull exposed? Is the man alive? Is the dog alive?
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Postby WiZ » Wed Oct 30, 2019 9:59 pm

Noish tic: cramp? Injury? Being the Joker? no to these Having his skull exposed? Exposing a part of his skeleton is relevant Is the man alive? Is the dog alive? yes to both
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Postby Literally a Skeleton » Wed Oct 30, 2019 10:00 pm

Exposing his skeleton, you say...?
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Re: [WiZ] Wolfish Grin?

Postby WiZ » Wed Oct 30, 2019 10:02 pm

Quiet in the cheap seats! Or the expensive boxes, as the case may be.
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Re: [WiZ] Wolfish Grin?

Postby Earnest » Thu Oct 31, 2019 7:24 am

Did the man smile as part of his job? Was the man a customer of the relevant company? Is the man real? Fictionary? Facial lifting relevant? Surgical operations? Is the smile the result of a wound? Did the smile cover all of his face? Was the smile depicted? Make up relevant? Tattoos? Skeleton tattoos? Gangsters? Did the man smile before in the same way he smiled that time? I.e. had he wanted to be sad/assume a sad expression would the smile still remain on his face? Scars relevant? Could it be safely said that he was smiling even when he wanted to assume a sad expression? If so, was the smile misinterpreted by people? By workers?

Company activity --> Painting relevant (e.g. enigmatic smile of Gioconda)? History? Archeology? Music? Private detectives? Security? Sport? Ink? Gaming? Internet? Technology? App development? Social media? Are Gifs relevant? Copyrights relevant? (E.g. a concurrent company, B, copied the charachter developed by company A and put a smile on his face which was considered a topic element for such charachter. A was then able to sue B and avoid bankrupcy due to losses in sales)

Did other people see the man relevantly? If so for the first time after a certain amount of time? Did people expect him to smile? Buy something/did something relevant as a reaction of his smile? Something that saved the company?
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Postby GalFisk » Thu Oct 31, 2019 9:01 am

Part of skeleton: teeth? Jaw? Part of the skull? A bone? Is he smiling at someone? Does the smile reach his eyes? Relevant?
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Postby WiZ » Thu Oct 31, 2019 9:24 pm

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Did the man smile as part of his job? no, small and controversial ish Was the man a customer of the relevant company? eventually, yes Is the man real? no! Fictionary? yes! Facial lifting relevant? Surgical operations? no to these Is the smile the result of a wound? no Did the smile cover all of his face? Not all, but it was a very wide-reaching smile Was the smile depicted? yes Make up relevant? Tattoos? Skeleton tattoos? Gangsters? no to these Did the man smile before in the same way he smiled that time? I.e. had he wanted to be sad/assume a sad expression would the smile still remain on his face? no, going by your explanation Scars relevant? no Could it be safely said that he was smiling even when he wanted to assume a sad expression? no, although he would not necessarily have to be happy to smile so If so, was the smile misinterpreted by people? By workers? no to both

Company activity --> Painting relevant (e.g. enigmatic smile of Gioconda)? No, but this is the closest History? Archeology? Music? Private detectives? Security? Sport? Ink? Gaming? Internet? Technology? App development? Social media? Are Gifs relevant? Copyrights relevant? (E.g. a concurrent company, B, copied the charachter developed by company A and put a smile on his face which was considered a topic element for such charachter. A was then able to sue B and avoid bankrupcy due to losses in sales) no to all

Did other people see the man relevantly? yes! If so for the first time after a certain amount of time? no Did people expect him to smile? yes Buy something/did something relevant as a reaction of his smile? yes Something that saved the company? and yes

Good questions.

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Part of skeleton: teeth? yes Jaw? almost Part of the skull? A bone? no to rest Is he smiling at someone? Not to anyone in particular Does the smile reach his eyes? No, but it does go some way towards it Relevant? the unusual breadth of the smile is relevant
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Postby Earnest » Fri Nov 01, 2019 10:18 am

Dis people recognize him by teeth (e.g. venom)? Eould the person otherwise been exchanged for a normal person? Are billboards/adv relevant.?
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Postby GalFisk » Fri Nov 01, 2019 2:03 pm

Is the man H? A? A snake? Is he smiling voluntarily? Grimacing? Is he forced to smile? Is he about to bite something? Is his mouth unusually wide?
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Postby WiZ » Sun Nov 03, 2019 9:11 pm

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Dis people recognize him by teeth (e.g. venom)? no Eould the person otherwise been exchanged for a normal person? more or less Are billboards no/adv inadvertently (no pun intended) relevant.?

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Is the man H? A? Yes to both A snake? no Is he smiling voluntarily? no (to read 'voluntarily' as 'purposefully') Grimacing? noish Is he forced to smile? no Is he about to bite something? He has very relevant short term plans to bite something, but beware FAs Is his mouth unusually wide? yes
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Postby Earnest » Mon Nov 04, 2019 7:49 am

Are the teeth normal teeth? Vampire teeth? Sharp teeth? Did he relevantly have braces? Golden teeth? missing teeth? Black teeth? Vampires relevant? Zombies? Other monsters?

Halloween relevant? Did the company sell costumes/masks/fake teeth?
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Postby GalFisk » Mon Nov 04, 2019 5:37 pm

Is he about to eat? Is something stuck in his mouth? Is the smile forced upon him by outside physical forces? Is he real? A cartoon? Are the jobs saved by marketing?
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Postby WiZ » Mon Nov 04, 2019 7:23 pm

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Are the teeth normal teeth? yope Vampire teeth? no Sharp teeth? no Did he relevantly have braces? no Golden teeth? no missing teeth? yes Black teeth? no Vampires relevant? Zombies? Other monsters? no to these

Halloween relevant? no Did the company sell costumes/masks/fake teeth? no

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Is he about to eat? yes Is something stuck in his mouth? no Is the smile forced upon him by outside physical forces? no Is he real? yope A cartoon? yope Are the jobs saved by marketing? yesish
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Postby Earnest » Mon Nov 04, 2019 7:39 pm

Relevant which missing teeth? All? Canines? Black teeth relevant? Relevant why teeth are missing? Did he lose them recently? Was his face known "without teeth"? Was he painted without teeth originally? Dental plate relevant? Does the fact that he had missing teeth indicate that he was alive? That a sequel would have been produced? Do people ask "the reason why he had missing teeth"? "The reason why he was smiling"?
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Postby WiZ » Mon Nov 04, 2019 8:03 pm

Relevant which missing teeth? no - it was his upper molars All? Canines? Black teeth relevant? no Relevant why teeth are missing? no Did he lose them recently? no Was his face known "without teeth"? yes Was he painted FA without teeth originally? he never had more or fewer teeth than he did in the puzzle statement Dental plate relevant? no Does the fact that he had missing teeth indicate that he was alive? no That a sequel would have been produced? no (although at least two were) Do people ask "the reason why he had missing teeth"? no "The reason why he was smiling"? And no - unlike La Gioconda
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Postby Earnest » Tue Nov 05, 2019 7:33 am

Was he about to eat normal food? The dog? A human? Just to bite the something or to eat? Had he alrrady eaten something else? Given a bite to something else? If so, were his teeth relevantly dirtied by the something he ate? Was it evident that he was about to eat (i.e. that he had not already eaten)? Is the fact that he did not have molars relevant as an indication of the softness of the thing he was about to eat? Was the dog on a leash? Relevant? Was the dog about to eat as well? If so, the same thibg that the man was going to eat?
Had he mot smiled, would the missing teeth have been visible? If not, would the company have been saved?

Did people buy comics as a reaction of his smile? The something that he was going to eat? Made donations? They would have avoided to buy the something that he was going yo eat and instead have bought something else? Are promotions like "find the missing teeth and win something" relevant? Is the fact that the man was pictured like that under the responsibility of the company? I mean, was it all part of an advertising campaign of the company? If not, was it a cartoon that is seen on TVs? (E.g. the Simpsons) A cartoon that criticized something? Is the company real? Part of the cartoon as well?

Was the company involved in: promoting the cartoon? Build up another cartoon? Producing a spin off? Producing food? Fast food? Producing energy (i.e. the simpsons)? Gadgets? Producing something related to the cartoon directly? Something that had been promoted by the cartoon? Are cereal boxes relevant?
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Postby GalFisk » Tue Nov 05, 2019 2:36 pm

Is he an actual, living human? Is he a logo? Is a character based on him? A drawing? Logo? Is he used in marketing? Is he about to eat something that's being marketed?
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Postby WiZ » Tue Nov 05, 2019 11:11 pm

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Was he about to eat normal food? yope The dog? no A human? no Just to bite the something no or to eat? yes Had he alrrady eaten something else? yes, relevantly, in his back story Given a bite to something else? no If so, were his teeth relevantly dirtied by the something he ate? no Was it evident that he was about to eat (i.e. that he had not already eaten)? Yes, his intentions were clear Is the fact that he did not have molars relevant as an indication of the softness of the thing he was about to eat? no Was the dog on a leash? no Relevant? no Was the dog about to eat as well? irrelevant; I can't actually remember whether it was or not If so, the same thibg that the man was going to eat? But it would have been this, if that were the case
Had he mot smiled, would the missing teeth have been visible? no If not, would the company have been saved? The company were not saved by virtue of his missing teeth per se

Did people buy comics as a reaction of his smile? no The something that he was going to eat? yes! Made donations? no They would have avoided to buy the something that he was going yo eat and instead have bought something else? no Are promotions like "find the missing teeth and win something" relevant? no Is the fact that the man was pictured like that under the responsibility of the company? not at all I mean, was it all part of an advertising campaign of the company? no If not, was it a cartoon that is seen on TVs? (E.g. the Simpsons) It was shown on TV but not designed as a TV programme A cartoon that criticized something? no Is the company real? yes Part of the cartoon as well? The company did not make any direct or obvious appearance in the 'cartoon'.

Was the company involved in: promoting the cartoon? Build up another cartoon? Producing a spin off? no to these Producing food? yes Fast food? no Producing energy (i.e. the simpsons)? Gadgets? no to these Producing something related to the cartoon directly? see next Something that had been promoted by the cartoon? Yes, although somewhat inadvertently Are cereal boxes relevant? no

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Is he an actual, living human? no Is he a logo? no Is a character based on him? A drawing? Logo? no to these Is he used in marketing? not by design Is he about to eat something that's being marketed? no - there is no relevant active marketing campaign at play
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Postby Earnest » Wed Nov 06, 2019 7:23 am

So the "smile" was due to the fact that he was about to bite the food right?

Did he eat the same food in the back story? Did the something he was eating charachterize him? Underlight a property of such food by charachterizing him? (E.g. spinach for popeye, which also were associated to strenght?) Contributed to make him famous? Is the package of the food relevant? Contributed to make the food unique? Are there other brands of the same type of food? Is it a particular flavor of a food (e.g. a flavor of ice cream or pizza)? Were the major costumers of the company children? Adults? Both? Are McDonakd's surprises relevant? Or maybe there was something special related to the food such that the company could produce n packages of branded food anong ehich hiding a surprise (e.g. a ticket) or a different type of the same food? (E.g. among n packages of chips there is one with a "golden chip") Was the food famous in the country where the company operated? Was the company the only one producing such a food? If not, did other companies risk bankrupcy as well?

Food: junk food? Snack? Pizza? Chips? Japanese food? Chewin gum? Chocolate? Sandwich? Ice cream? Sushi? Ethnic food? Spicy food? Something that can be found in vending machines? On amazon? Relevant?
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Postby WiZ » Wed Nov 06, 2019 10:45 pm

So the "smile" was due to the fact that he was about to bite the food right? not directly

Did he eat the same food in the back story? yes Did the something he was eating charachterize him? yes Underlight a property of such food by charachterizing him? (E.g. spinach for popeye, which also were associated to strenght?) no (unless we'd extend that definition so far as to include 'food that tastes good') Contributed to make him famous? no Is the package of the food relevant? no Contributed to make the food unique? n/a Are there other brands of the same type of food? yes, many Is it a particular flavor of a food (e.g. a flavor of ice cream or pizza)? yope, to go by your example Were the major costumers of the company children? Adults? Both? this, but the majority would likely have been adults Are McDonakd's surprises relevant? no Or maybe there was something special related to the food such that the company could produce n packages of branded food anong ehich hiding a surprise (e.g. a ticket) or a different type of the same food? (E.g. among n packages of chips there is one with a "golden chip") no Was the food famous in the country where the company operated? yes, or at least a region therein Was the company the only one producing such a food? yes, of that type If not, did other companies risk bankrupcy as well? not relevantly

Food: junk food? Snack? Pizza? Chips? Japanese food? Chewin gum? Chocolate? Sandwich? Ice cream? Sushi? no to all Ethnic food? Every food can be ethnic, depending on your ethnicity Spicy food? no Something that can be found in vending machines? no On amazon? *searches* Yes, in a range of varieties and quantities Relevant? The specific food is relevant, but none of the suggested details are relevant
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Postby Earnest » Thu Nov 07, 2019 8:33 am

The specific food is relevant --> Italian food? asian food? Noodles? meat? Beef? Steak? Hamburgers? Fish? eggs? vegetables? Fruit? Honey? Frozen food? Dried food? Food in bulks? Cereals? Cookies? Pop corns? Seeds? Something that can be found in supermarkets? In stadiums? Something usually eaten for breakfast? Lunch? Dinner? As a snack? As a main dish? Eaten with something else? Is the taste of the specific food produced by the company: sweet? Bitter? Fresh? Of licorice? Alcohol relevant? Tobacco? Is it considered an healthy food? Same q. for the food in general, please.

To be sure: is the food that he was eaten bought in packages? (i.e. when you eat such food you eat many of such foods, like chips: when you eat chips you eat many chips not just one) Singularly? Is it usually eaten with sauce? With cutlery? With hands? Inside a package/box/paper wrapping it (e.g. fish and chips)? Is it eaten hot? Cold? Heated? Boiled? Relevant? Is it usually associated with a drink relevantly? (e.g. the company was the only provider of both food and drink together like nutella + tea in Italy at least) Does the food leave teeth colored? Does the food have a particular color? Fantasy food relevant (e.g. Choco fogs in Harry Potter...)? Is the name of the particular type of food relevant? Of the particular type sold by the firm?

Again to be sure --> did people begin to eat such type of food because they saw the character eating it? Relevant? Is comic-on relevant? A special event? A special edition of the food relevant? Anniversary of the cartoon? Goofy relevant (I was thinking about Goofy and Pluto)? Family guy? Scooby doo (Graham crackers)?

Was the food famous in the country where the company operated? yes, or at least a region therein. Was the company the only one producing such a food? yes, of that type --> Did the firm produce just such type of food? Other types of the same food? Other foods? Is the main mission of the company to sell food? Is there a secret recipe? Can such type be easily "reproduced" also by other companies (e.g. a pizza with some ingredients can be easily reproduced; a flavor of ice cream depends)? If not, because there some row material is needed that just the region where the company operates has? Because the company has the monopoly over such product? Because the company was linked to such product in the mind of consumers? Because the character ate a particular brand of such product? And the brand looked similar to the company's brand? Is such food usually consumed by people? Specifically the type of food produced by the firm? If so also in the region where the company operated? Is such company unique? Part of franchising?
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Postby WiZ » Wed Nov 20, 2019 8:37 pm

The specific food is relevant --> Italian food? asian food? Noodles? meat? Beef? Steak? Hamburgers? Fish? eggs? vegetables? Fruit? Honey? Frozen food? Dried food? Food in bulks? Cereals? Cookies? Pop corns? Seeds? no to all Something that can be found in supermarkets? yes In stadiums? no Something usually eaten for breakfast? sometimes Lunch? Dinner? As a snack? yes to all As a main dish? no Eaten with something else? yes, often Is the taste of the specific food produced by the company: sweet? yesish Bitter? no Fresh? I will say no Of licorice? no Alcohol relevant? no Tobacco? no Is it considered an healthy food? this is controversial Same q. for the food in general, please. all answers are the same

To be sure: is the food that he was eaten bought in packages? (i.e. when you eat such food you eat many of such foods, like chips: when you eat chips you eat many chips not just one) Singularly? It is initially packaged, and one tends to divide it before consuming it Is it usually eaten with sauce? no With cutlery? usually not With hands? usually Inside a package/box/paper wrapping it (e.g. fish and chips)? initially, yes Is it eaten hot? no Cold? yes Heated? Boiled? no to both Relevant? no Is it usually associated with a drink often relevantly? but no (e.g. the company was the only provider of both food and drink together like nutella + tea in Italy at least) Interesting! Does the food leave teeth colored? no (unless you ate it all week without brushing your teeth) Does the food have a particular color? yes Fantasy food relevant (e.g. Choco fogs in Harry Potter...)? No - this is very much a real-world food Is the name of the particular type of food relevant? no Of the particular type sold by the firm? Yes!

Again to be sure --> did people begin to eat such type of food because they saw the character eating it? yes (or associated it with the character eating) Relevant? yes Is comic-on relevant? A special event? A special edition of the food relevant? Anniversary of the cartoon? Goofy relevant (I was thinking about Goofy and Pluto)? Family guy? Scooby doo (Graham crackers)? no to all of these

Was the food famous in the country where the company operated? yes, or at least a region therein. Was the company the only one producing such a food? yes, of that type --> Did the firm produce just such type of food? yes Other types of the same food? Other foods? no to both Is the main mission of the company to sell food? yes Is there a secret recipe? More a process than a recipe, but yes Can such type be easily "reproduced" also by other companies no (e.g. a pizza with some ingredients can be easily reproduced; a flavor of ice cream depends)? If not, because there some row material is needed that just the region where the company operates has? yes Because the company has the monopoly over such product? I think there's a patent involved, yes Because the company was linked to such product in the mind of consumers? yes Because the character ate a particular brand of such product? yes! And the brand looked similar to the company's brand? please rephrase Is such food usually consumed by people? yes Specifically the type of food produced by the firm? yes If so also in the region where the company operated? yes Is such company unique? yes Part of franchising? no
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Postby Earnest » Sat Nov 23, 2019 2:38 pm

Ok Not aware of the brand, but...is the character famous because of the product (i.e. it born as the character advertising the product) or viceversa?

usually eaten cold? yes --> Can it ve considered a dessert? Cooled? Iced? Very cold? Does it need to be preserved in a freezer? in a fridge?
It is initially packaged, and one tends to divide it before consuming it ---> Ice cream? Yogurt (and you sauce?)? is the package also divided? Meant to be divided? Has it got a filling? Does it need to be shared with someone? Divide it = In two equal halves? In vertical? In horizontal? Divided with teeth? With hands? Relevant? Has it got something in inside (e.g. kinder egg is usually divided into two halves because it has a surprise in inside and people want to check it before eating :)) ? Does it have different sizes? Can it be served in a dish? If so already divided? Can it be relevantly filled with something? Is this the reason why it is divided? Is it sold in a package that cannot be opened before having paid for it? Or maybe ait can be customized before paying for it (e.g. ice cream)?

particular brand of such product? yes! --> is it relevant too establish the brand? (if so I don't know if I can be of any help since I am not really aware of USA brands of food) Is initial an international brand? Are TV series relevant? Anime? Movies? Cartoons? has it got some other peculiarities a part from the brand? Does the brand takes the name of the relevant character? Pun with the name of the character?
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Re: [WiZ] Wolfish Grin?

Postby trebor » Sat Nov 23, 2019 4:19 pm

Is the man a superhero? Is he known mainly from graphic novels/comics? TV? Internet? Movies? Was he created in the 21st century? 20th? 19th? Is he considered a good guy? Villain? Anti-hero? Is the dog a regular sidekick of his? Scooby-doo relevant?

Is the company a fast food chain? Do people go into their franchises? Buy their food from stores? Do they cater to a niche market? Vegan? Vegetarian? Lactose-free? Are they an example of a brand being synonymous for the whole industry, like Kleenex?
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Re: [WiZ] Wolfish Grin?

Postby Balin » Sat Nov 23, 2019 10:43 pm

Oooooh I just remembered this one. PMing.
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Re: [WiZ] Wolfish Grin?

Postby WiZ » Tue Nov 26, 2019 9:18 pm

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Ok Not aware of the brand, but...is the character famous because of the product no (i.e. it born as the character advertising the product) or viceversa? this

usually eaten cold? yes --> Can it ve considered a dessert? It's often served as a dessert in restaurants, but isn't exclusively considered a dessert Cooled? somewhat Iced? Very cold? no to both Does it need to be preserved in a freezer? no in a fridge? yes
It is initially packaged, and one tends to divide it before consuming it ---> Ice cream? Yogurt (and you sauce?)? no to both is the package also divided? Meant to be divided? no to both Has it got a filling? no Does it need to be shared with someone? f Divide it = In two equal halves? no, typically more In vertical? no In horizontal? yes Divided with teeth? no With hands? As in 'bare hands'? no Relevant? for context Has it got something in inside (e.g. kinder egg is usually divided into two halves because it has a surprise in inside and people want to check it before eating :)) ? no Does it have different sizes? yes Can it be served in a dish? it can, although this would not achieve anything spectacular If so already divided? yes, typically Can it be relevantly filled with something? It's possible, but typically wouldn't be Is this the reason why it is divided? no Is it sold in a package that cannot be opened before having paid for it? sometimes Or maybe ait can be customized before paying for it (e.g. ice cream)? I will say no, based on your example

particular brand of such product? yes! --> is it relevant too establish the brand? (if so I don't know if I can be of any help since I am not really aware of USA brands of food) It's not American, and isn't really a 'brand' - there's a relevant aspect to it that you don't need to know about the company or history to establish Is initial an international brand? no Are TV series relevant? Anime? no to both Movies? yes Cartoons? yope has it got some other peculiarities a part from the brand? no Does the brand takes the name of the relevant character? Pun with the name of the character? no to both

Trebor

Is the man a superhero? No; he is quite an ordinary geezer, in fact Is he known mainly from graphic novels/comics? no TV? in relatively few cases Internet? no Movies? yes Was he created in the 21st century? 20th? this; he was created in the late 1980s 19th? Is he considered a good guy? yes Villain? no Anti-hero? Not really, although he is more of a nice everyman than a classic hero Is the dog a regular sidekick of his? yes Scooby-doo relevant? no

Is the company a fast food chain? no Do people go into their franchises? no Buy their food from stores? yes, and there are a range of stores that would sell this product Do they cater to a niche market? no Vegan? A vegan would not consume this product Vegetarian? A vegetarian might, however Lactose-free? A lactose intolerant person would similarly not consume this product Are they an example of a brand being synonymous for the whole industry, like Kleenex? No - although the 'brand' name does immediately suggest the nature of the foodstuff

Balin

Oooooh I just remembered this one. PMing. As you may have guessed from my previous answers, you are correct!
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Re: [WiZ] Wolfish Grin?

Postby trebor » Wed Nov 27, 2019 4:41 am

Is it ice cream? Fro-yo? Pie? Ice cream sandwiches? A cake?
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Re: [WiZ] Wolfish Grin?

Postby WiZ » Wed Nov 27, 2019 9:21 pm

Is it ice cream? Fro-yo? Pie? Ice cream sandwiches? A cake? No to all

Remember, this is typically refrigerated, not frozen, and is reasonably often consumed for breakfast and lunch as well as appearing on dessert menus.
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Re: [WiZ] Wolfish Grin?

Postby Earnest » Thu Nov 28, 2019 8:46 am

Does it have a filling? If so, relevant the taste of the filling? Chocolate? Pistacchio? Fruit (a specific one?)? Peanut butter? Cheesecake relevant? Straw relevant? Is it refrigerated to: preserve it (it can be eaten in future dates)? To avoid that it melts? That a relevant component melts? That it expires? Mainly to maintain it solid? Fresh? Tasty?

breakfast --> so: usually for breakfast: eggs? pancakes? milk? Cereals? bacon? Chips (not in my country)? Mozzarella (not in my country)? Cheese? yogurt? Biscuits? jam? Nutella? Chocolate? Bread? Rusks? Brioches? Pastry? Fruit? Bars? Pizza (not in ,y country)? Donuts (e.g. Homer Simpson donuts)? Mc Donald relevant? Starbucks? Other chains?

Eaten with something else? yes, often --> is it usually drenched in milk? In caffe-milk? Is it usually eaten with alcoholic beverages? With coke? With water? With other drinks? Not specific drinks?
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Re: [WiZ] Wolfish Grin?

Postby WiZ » Thu Nov 28, 2019 9:38 pm

Does it have a filling? no If so, relevant the taste of the filling? Chocolate? Pistacchio? Fruit (a specific one?)? Peanut butter? no to all Cheesecake relevant? No, but we're getting closer Straw relevant? no Is it refrigerated to: preserve it (it can be eaten in future dates)? yes To avoid that it melts? no That a relevant component melts? no That it expires? yes Mainly to maintain it solid? Fresh? this above all Tasty?

breakfast --> so: usually for breakfast: eggs? pancakes? no to both milk? yope - and you'll soon see why Cereals? bacon? Chips (not in my country)? no to these Mozzarella Mozzarella is a specific example of the generic foodstuff, but this puzzle does not concern the Mozzarella variety... (not in my country)? Cheese? Yes! It is cheese! yogurt? Biscuits? jam? Nutella? Chocolate? Bread? Rusks? Brioches? Pastry? Fruit? Bars? no to these Pizza (not in ,y country)? That's a shame, as there's no hangover cure quite like cold morning-after pizza Donuts (e.g. Homer Simpson donuts)? no Mc Donald relevant? Starbucks? Other chains? no to these

Eaten with something else? yes, often --> is it usually drenched in milk? In caffe-milk? no to both Is it usually eaten with alcoholic beverages? Yes, often With coke? With water? no to these With other drinks? I'm not aware of any tradition of matching non-alcoholic food to cheese, but that might change going forward - OK, Googling 'Kombucha cheese match reveals one million results, so the state of Wisconsin has us covered. Not hugely relevant, anyway Not specific drinks? no
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Re: [WiZ] Wolfish Grin?

Postby trebor » Fri Nov 29, 2019 5:46 am

I don’t think this has been established, but forgive me if it has. It seems to me there’s ambiguity surrounding this man being a cartoon character. Is it accurate to say this man was drawn by hand? Was animated by cell animation? Computers? Would he be considered an animated character? Is he created through real-life special effects? CGI? Puppetry?

Is he from a movie that has any live action in it? Does the movie have sequels? Is it a horror? Drama? Comedy? Mystery? Kids movie? Fantasy? Sci-fi? Romance?

Does his dog have any human-ish capacities not normally associated with dogs? (Ability to speak, amazing seductive powers, etc.?)

Does it matter what type of cheese? Cheddar? Stilton? Goat? Gouda? Brie? Camembert? A common cheese? More on the fancy side? North American made?
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Re: [WiZ] Wolfish Grin?

Postby Earnest » Sat Nov 30, 2019 8:26 am

That's a shame, as there's no hangover cure quite like cold morning-after pizza --> ok but hangover is an exceptional situation. Morning after is "champion breakfast" right? (I guess in the States is called something like that) Meaning I eat basically everything as far as I have my headhake medicine, water and tons of coffee....

So cheese...idk how far I can go with this since I do not know tons of american branded cheese...but still I eill try? First of all...is it American cheese? Is it solid in consistency when eaten? Aged? Is it meant to age a lot? Babybel relevant? Is it usually eaten: melt? With jam? With bread? Cold (from fridge)? Grated? As a topping of other food (e.g. pasta and cheese)? In slices?

Adding to trebor's varieties of cheese: Parmisan? Feta? Philadelphia? Italian cheese? French cheese? Smelly cheese? Is it usually sold in wheels/blocks? Slices? Other forms? (E.g other for.s that imply the use of an appliance in order the cheese to be cooked/tasted?)

Ok...since as I said I am not aware of cheese brands, in order to avoid either googling or write down random lists, I eill close with a WAG and wait for the answer (unless the answer can be recovered otherwise :) )

Is Geronimo stilton relevant?
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Re: [WiZ] Wolfish Grin?

Postby WiZ » Sun Dec 01, 2019 7:41 pm

Trebor

I don’t think this has been established, but forgive me if it has. It seems to me there’s ambiguity surrounding this man being a cartoon character. A very astute line of questioning! Is it accurate to say this man was drawn by hand? no Was animated by cell animation? no Computers? these would have been involved Would he be considered an animated character? see next Is he created through real-life special effects? yes! CGI? No (at least, not in his original iteration) Puppetry? no, small ish

Is he from a movie that has any live action in it? yope! Does the movie have sequels? yesish Is it a horror? Drama? no to both Comedy? yes Mystery? somewhat Kids movie? Yes, although not exclusively Fantasy? no Sci-fi? yesish Romance? no

Does his dog have any human-ish capacities not normally associated with dogs? (Ability to speak, amazing seductive powers, etc.?) Not really, apart from a few meaningful fourth-wall breaking side glances

Does it matter what type of cheese? very much so Cheddar? Stilton? Goat? Gouda? Brie? Camembert? No - of the above, 'Cheddar' would serve a similar purpose, although the Cheddar company wasn't in trouble at the time... . A common cheese? Not especially - the cheese is most famous globally in association with this character More on the fancy side? It's not especially fancy, but people wouldn't use it to make grilled cheese sandwiches, for instance North American made? no
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Re: [WiZ] Wolfish Grin?

Postby WiZ » Sun Dec 01, 2019 7:51 pm

So cheese...idk how far I can go with this since I do not know tons of american branded cheese...but still I eill try? First of all...is it American cheese? No Is it solid in consistency when eaten? yes Aged? Is it meant to age a lot? No to both Babybel relevant? no Is it usually eaten: melt? no With jam? unsure With bread? often Cold (from fridge)? I think so Grated? no As a topping of other food (e.g. pasta and cheese)? In slices? no to both

Adding to trebor's varieties of cheese: Parmisan? Feta? Philadelphia? Italian cheese? French cheese? Smelly cheese? no to all Is it usually sold in wheels/blocks? yes Slices? Other forms? (E.g other for.s that imply the use of an appliance in order the cheese to be cooked/tasted?) no to both

Ok...since as I said I am not aware of cheese brands, in order to avoid either googling or write down random lists, I eill close with a WAG and wait for the answer (unless the answer can be recovered otherwise :) )

Is Geronimo stilton relevant? no

You can keep guessing as to the brand if you like, or you might want to ponder what the relevant aspect of it is... and how it relates to a cartoonish-but-not man smiling broadly and toothily.
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Re: [WiZ] Wolfish Grin?

Postby trebor » Sun Dec 01, 2019 9:30 pm

Is this character played by a live actor in make-up? Wearing prosthetics? I guess what I'm asking is whether anybody would have to spend time in a make-up chair and in wardrobe for this character to come to life.

Star Trek relevant? A movie where all the actors are sort of cartoon/non-human things? Princess Bride? (Although there are certainly human characters in that one...) Is the movie themed around a certain holiday or time of year? If so, Christmas? Halloween?

Wait. Wait wait wait. Wallace and Gromit relevant?

Is it Swiss cheese? Perhaps the holes in the cheese resemble the gaps in a toothy smile?
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Re: [WiZ] Wolfish Grin?

Postby WiZ » Sun Dec 01, 2019 10:09 pm

Is this character played by a live actor in make-up? Wearing prosthetics? I guess what I'm asking is whether anybody would have to spend time in a make-up chair and in wardrobe for this character to come to life. no to this line of thinking

Star Trek relevant? no A movie where all the actors are sort of cartoon/non-human things? no Princess Bride? no (Although there are certainly human characters in that one...) That's conceivably correct Is the movie themed around a certain holiday or time of year? no If so, Christmas? Halloween? n/a

Wait. Wait wait wait. Wallace and Gromit relevant? Yes!

Is it Swiss cheese? no Perhaps the holes in the cheese resemble the gaps in a toothy smile? No to this connection
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Re: [WiZ] Wolfish Grin?

Postby Zanreo » Mon Dec 02, 2019 10:44 am

A specific W&G work relevant? One of the short films? The Curse of the Were-Rabbit movie?
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Re: [WiZ] Wolfish Grin?

Postby WiZ » Mon Dec 02, 2019 7:34 pm

A specific W&G work relevant? One of the short films? yes to both The Curse of the Were-Rabbit movie? no
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Re: [WiZ] Wolfish Grin?

Postby peter365 » Tue Dec 03, 2019 12:03 pm

I haven't been playing this one so I've pm'd a guess.
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Re: [WiZ] Wolfish Grin?

Postby Zanreo » Tue Dec 03, 2019 12:21 pm

A Grand Day Out? The Wrong Trousers? A Close Shave? A Matter of Loaf and Death?
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Re: [WiZ] Wolfish Grin?

Postby WiZ » Tue Dec 03, 2019 7:37 pm

A Grand Day Out? Yes

For the benefit of those unfamiliar with the canon, this film is about Wallace and his dog, Gromit, going to the moon in search of cheese. They discover that the moon is, in fact, made of cheese, and Wallace spends some time speculating as to which variety of cheese it is.

The film is done in a not-quite-live-action, not-quite-cartoonish style, which is relevant in a way that connects to grinning toothily.
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Re: [WiZ] Wolfish Grin?

Postby WiZ » Tue Dec 03, 2019 7:56 pm

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I haven't been playing this one so I've pm'd a guess. You are correct!
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Re: [WiZ] Wolfish Grin?

Postby WiZ » Sun Dec 08, 2019 8:24 pm

OK, I think we've exhausted the lateral aspects of this one and we're stuck in an unrewarding loop of 20 questions.

***** SPOILER *****

The man is Wallace, the claymation hero of the film 'Wallace and Grommit: A Grand Day Out", in which he and his dog head to the moon in search of cheese.

He takes a spoonful of the moon and eats it, speculating as to which kind of cheese it is. The scriptwriters decided he would declare it to be 'Wensleydale', as saying this word would make him grin a big, toothy, plasticine grin and show off the capabilities of claymation.

Unbeknownst to the creators, the Wensleydale Cheese factory was struggling and about to lay off most of their staff. The film renewed interest internationally in the cheese variety, and the factory was able to continue without sacking anyone.


Congratulations to Balin and Peter on the solution, and thank you everyone for your tenacity.
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Re: [WiZ] Wolfish Grin? [WENSLEYDONE]

Postby trebor » Sun Dec 08, 2019 8:52 pm

That. Is. Fantastic.
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Re: [WiZ] Wolfish Grin? [WENSLEYDONE]

Postby Earnest » Tue Dec 10, 2019 7:17 am

Wow! Great one
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