[Balin] Design of the times

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[Balin] Design of the times

Postby Balin » Tue Jan 14, 2020 6:11 pm

Why does Karalynn have a marker in her lunchbox?
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Re: [Balin] Design of the times

Postby GalFisk » Tue Jan 14, 2020 9:16 pm

Karalynn: HAF? Is her name relevant? Is it a permanent marker? Whiteboard marker? Highlighter? Is there also lunch in the lunch box? If so, relevant what food? Does she have the marker so she can mark something? Does she have it there to hide it?
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Re: [Balin] Design of the times

Postby Balin » Tue Jan 14, 2020 9:38 pm

Karalynn: HAF? HTF Is her name relevant? No Is it a permanent marker? Assume so Whiteboard marker? This would probably work too Highlighter? Not so much this Is there also lunch in the lunch box? Yes If so, relevant what food? Yes, some of it Does she have the marker so she can mark something? Yes Does she have it there to hide it? That's not her main reason
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Re: [Balin] Design of the times

Postby peter365 » Wed Jan 15, 2020 9:16 am

Any relevant theft of food from communal fridges ?

Does she intend to write on the lunchbox ? on any of the other items contained in it? Is the colour of the marker relevant?

Does she intend to writer her own name? someone elses? an instruction ? a warning? something humorous ?
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Re: [Balin] Design of the times

Postby Balin » Thu Jan 16, 2020 9:29 pm

Any relevant theft of food from communal fridges? Not in this puzzle!

Does she intend to write on the lunchbox? on any of the other items contained in it? Yes Is the colour of the marker relevant? No; assume an ordinary black Sharpie

Does she intend to writer her own name? someone elses? an instruction ? a warning? No to these something humorous? Yes
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Re: [Balin] Design of the times

Postby WiZ » Thu Jan 16, 2020 11:19 pm

Does she plan to write on something then eat it? Does she write on an implement or similar associated with eating the relevant foodstuff? Does she identify or mis-identify a foodstuff or associated item?
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Re: [Balin] Design of the times

Postby Balin » Fri Jan 17, 2020 8:41 pm

Does she plan to write on something then eat it? No Does she write on an implement or similar associated with eating the relevant foodstuff? No Does she identify or mis-identify a foodstuff or associated item? No
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Re: [Balin] Design of the times

Postby Earnest » Sun Jan 19, 2020 7:05 am

WAG: it was the lunchbox of her child. She was late and took it
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Re: [Balin] Design of the times

Postby Balin » Sun Jan 19, 2020 4:38 pm

WAG: it was the lunchbox of her child. She was late and took it No
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Re: [Balin] Design of the times

Postby Earnest » Tue Jan 21, 2020 8:17 am

Had she written down the something at home before work, would it have been humorous? If not, because it depended on something that could have been seen just in her work place (e.g. the food of the others)?

Write something: on a piece of food? Maybe wrapped? If so, is the shape of the wrapped food relevant? On the food of someone else? On a box? Did she want to write down at lunch time? Did she want to write down the something on something related to her job? On a piece of paper? Was it the birthday of someone?

Write something = relevantly in capital letters? On a label? On a box? Did she want to write: a single word? A name? An adjective? A sentence? A paint? A sign? A symbol? Something to confound other people (collegues?)? The word "expired"? On the same part of the object where she wanted to write? (A counterexample would be the words on and off written on the front and on the back of the object) A word commonly written in certain devices? On tombstones? On objects having a particular shape?
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Re: [Balin] Design of the times

Postby Balin » Thu Jan 23, 2020 8:46 pm

Had she written down the something at home before work, would it have been humorous? Yes, FA If not, because it depended on something that could have been seen just in her work place Yes, FA (e.g. the food of the others)? No

Write something: on a piece of food? Yes Maybe wrapped? No If so, is the shape of the wrapped food relevant? Possibly (not "wrapped" though) On the food of someone else? No On a box? No Did she want to write down at lunch time? Yes Did she want to write down the something on something related to her job? No, FA On a piece of paper? No Was it the birthday of someone? No

Write something = relevantly in capital letters? On a label? On a box? No to these
Did she want to write: a single word? A name? An adjective? A sentence? A paint? A sign? A symbol? This-ish Something to confound other people (collegues?)? The word "expired"? On the same part of the object where she wanted to write? (A counterexample would be the words on and off written on the front and on the back of the object) A word commonly written in certain devices? On tombstones? On objects having a particular shape? Yes. No to rest
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Re: [Balin] Design of the times

Postby Hobbsicle » Fri Jan 24, 2020 3:48 am

Did she write on a fruit? (Apple? Orange? Banana?) Did she write letters? Numbers? Draw a face? Draw something else?
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