[CoffeeBean] Glibbanaught (Or "Of Inverted Chevrons")

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[CoffeeBean] Glibbanaught (Or "Of Inverted Chevrons")

Postby CoffeeBean » Wed Jul 29, 2020 7:17 pm

When one detects the presence of a glibbanaught, he or she may...
1. Perform a subtle maneuver if others are present
2. Do nothing at all if no one else is present
3. Become irrational and inconsolable

This is only detectable by humans, and they can be of almost any age.
Usually only children will respond with reaction #3 above, but some children have become quite skilled at reaction #1.
It is common for people who react in the form of #1 or #2 to laugh before they take action.

So what is a glibbanaught?
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Re: [CoffeeBean] Glibbanaught (Or "Of Inverted Chevrons")

Postby wolfier » Wed Jul 29, 2020 7:54 pm

is farting related?
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Re: [CoffeeBean] Glibbanaught (Or "Of Inverted Chevrons")

Postby CoffeeBean » Wed Jul 29, 2020 8:02 pm

is farting related? No, but I can see how it might be! I'm laughing now...
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Re: [CoffeeBean] Glibbanaught (Or "Of Inverted Chevrons")

Postby wolfier » Thu Jul 30, 2020 3:24 am

Is it detected by human because it's a state of mind? Is that thing that's being detected...detected through sight? hearing? smell? taste? touch?
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Re: [CoffeeBean] Glibbanaught (Or "Of Inverted Chevrons")

Postby JenBurdoo » Thu Jul 30, 2020 1:59 pm

Is a glibbanaught a person, place or thing? Is it alive? Bigger than a breadbox? Is it only found alone, or in pairs or groups? Does it move?
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Re: [CoffeeBean] Glibbanaught (Or "Of Inverted Chevrons")

Postby CoffeeBean » Thu Jul 30, 2020 3:22 pm

Is it detected by human because it's a state of mind? The thing itself is not, but state of mind is involved in the detection of it
Is that thing that's being detected...detected through sight? This, yes hearing? smell? taste? touch?

Is a glibbanaught a person, place or thing? "Thing" is the only one of these that would describe it Is it alive? No Bigger than a breadbox? No (beware FA) Is it only found alone, or in pairs or groups? Does it move? No
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Re: [CoffeeBean] Glibbanaught (Or "Of Inverted Chevrons")

Postby irishelk » Thu Jul 30, 2020 4:02 pm

Is a glibbanaught tangible? Directly visible? Or does seeing something make you aware of a glibbanaught? Does it have anything to do with the potential for something occurring (e.g., a Lego that one might step on)?

If others are present, might you perform a subtle maneuver: to hide the glibbanaught? To prevent embarrassment? To prevent something else? For safety? For entertainment/amusement? For the sake of the other people?
Would the maneuver be verbal? Physical? Mental?
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Re: [CoffeeBean] Glibbanaught (Or "Of Inverted Chevrons")

Postby CoffeeBean » Thu Jul 30, 2020 4:08 pm

Is a glibbanaught tangible? No - good q Directly visible? Yes (see next answer) Or does seeing something make you aware of a glibbanaught? Yes, exactly Does it have anything to do with the potential for something occurring (e.g., a Lego that one might step on)? Yes

If others are present, might you perform a subtle maneuver: to hide the glibbanaught? No To prevent embarrassment? No
To prevent something else? Yes For safety? No For entertainment/amusement? No For the sake of the other people? No, not for other people...
Would the maneuver be verbal? Physical? Mental? The subtle maneuver would be physical
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Re: [CoffeeBean] Glibbanaught (Or "Of Inverted Chevrons")

Postby JenBurdoo » Thu Jul 30, 2020 4:14 pm

Does the glibbanaught occur in multiples? Is it an action? An activity? Done by man?
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Re: [CoffeeBean] Glibbanaught (Or "Of Inverted Chevrons")

Postby CoffeeBean » Thu Jul 30, 2020 4:24 pm

Does the glibbanaught occur in multiples? This is very possible, yes
Is it an action? An activity? It's neither of these (see previous set of answers) Done by man? Caused by man, yes
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Re: [CoffeeBean] Glibbanaught (Or "Of Inverted Chevrons")

Postby GalFisk » Thu Jul 30, 2020 4:47 pm

Do you do the maneuver for your own sake? For anyone else's sake? In order to explain other actions? Is a glibbanaught a situation? Can more than one person notice the same glibbanaught? Respond to it? Do children respond with #3 out of: fear? Loss? Sorrow? Confusion? Anger? Pain? Helplessness? Can one mistake a glibbanaught for something else? Vice versa? Can a person cause a glibbanaught for themselves? Intentionally for someone else? Can you do a glibbanaught? Perform a glibbanaught? Be caught up in a glibbanaught? Resolve one?
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Re: [CoffeeBean] Glibbanaught (Or "Of Inverted Chevrons")

Postby CoffeeBean » Thu Jul 30, 2020 4:52 pm

Do you do the maneuver for your own sake? Absolutely! For anyone else's sake? Surely not!
In order to explain other actions? No Is a glibbanaught a situation? Yes, best term for it
Can more than one person notice the same glibbanaught? Yes, and... Respond to it? ...this too.
Do children respond with #3 out of: fear? Loss? This, in a sense Sorrow? This too Confusion? Anger? Mostly this Pain? Helplessness? In some cases this
Can one mistake a glibbanaught for something else? Oh no, it's quite clear what it is Vice versa? No
Can a person cause a glibbanaught for themselves? Actually yes, this is possible
Intentionally for someone else? Yes, and many people would be inclined to do this
Can you do a glibbanaught? Perform a glibbanaught? Not these, but...
Be caught up in a glibbanaught? ...this! Resolve one? I suppose this is possible
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Re: [CoffeeBean] Glibbanaught (Or "Of Inverted Chevrons")

Postby GalFisk » Thu Jul 30, 2020 5:15 pm

Is a glibbanaught a: problem? A dilemma? A prank? Something misleading? Something most people experience? Would a decent person intentionally cause one for a child? Would causing one for someone else be considered: mean? Harmless? Fun? Childish? Does the presence of other people change the nature of the glibbanaught? Only of the response? Can you cause a glibbanaught accidentally for yourself? For someone else? Is an object involved?
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Re: [CoffeeBean] Glibbanaught (Or "Of Inverted Chevrons")

Postby CoffeeBean » Thu Jul 30, 2020 7:14 pm

Is a glibbanaught a: problem? For some, yes A dilemma? A prank? Something misleading? No to these
Something most people experience? Only certain people do
Would a decent person intentionally cause one for a child? No, but could accidentally cause one for a child
Would causing one for someone else be considered: mean? To a small degree, I suppose
Harmless? Fun? Childish? Possibly would be considered any of these
Does the presence of other people change the nature of the glibbanaught? No Only of the response? Yes Can you cause a glibbanaught accidentally for yourself? No, not possible For someone else? Yes
Is an object involved? Yes
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Re: [CoffeeBean] Glibbanaught (Or "Of Inverted Chevrons")

Postby GalFisk » Thu Jul 30, 2020 7:36 pm

Is the involved object owned by the victim of the glibbanaught? The one causing it? Someone else? Nobody? Can multiple people cause one glibbanaught? Can one person cause multiple glibbanaughts at the same time? Is the object bigger than a breadbox? Can a glibbanaught be caused by an animal? By nobody? Is embarrassment relevant? Is the likelihood of response 3 dependent on whether other people are present? Relevant where a glibbanaught can be experienced? If so, at home? At work? In public? When traveling? Playing? Exercising? Performing a sport?
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Re: [CoffeeBean] Glibbanaught (Or "Of Inverted Chevrons")

Postby CoffeeBean » Thu Jul 30, 2020 7:46 pm

Is the involved object owned by the victim of the glibbanaught? Not usually, but possible The one causing it? Same Someone else? Usually this Nobody? Someone owns it, but sometimes that person is unknown Can multiple people cause one glibbanaught? Sure Can one person cause multiple glibbanaughts at the same time? Certainly! Is the object bigger than a breadbox? No Can a glibbanaught be caused by an animal? No By nobody? Someone has to be the cause of it Is embarrassment relevant? No
Is the likelihood of response 3 dependent on whether other people are present? Yes
Relevant where a glibbanaught can be experienced? May be helpful, but only to know aspects of the location
If so, at home? Very often, yes At work? Possible, yes In public? Maybe When traveling? Possible Playing? Exercising? Performing a sport? Not likely, a glibbanaught would not be happening while another engaging activity is taking place
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Re: [CoffeeBean] Glibbanaught (Or "Of Inverted Chevrons")

Postby GalFisk » Thu Jul 30, 2020 8:10 pm

Could it happen while a boring activity is taking place? While waiting? Can one wake up to a glibbanaught? Be awakened by one? Can it be ignored? Even when others are around? Is the object made from: paper? Plastic? Glass? Metal? Rubber? Ceramic? Clay? Bone/teeth? Skin/fur/leather? Dirt? Stone? Gemstone? Paper/cardboard? Wood? Liquid? Gas? Food? Drink? Cork? Fabric? Thread/string/rope? Is it electric? Electronic? Mass-produced? Natural? Could one cause a glibbanaught when Jesus was born? In medieval times? In a warzone? Underwater? On the ISS? Can a baby cause a glibbanaught? Must the object be moved to cause a glibbanaught?
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Re: [CoffeeBean] Glibbanaught (Or "Of Inverted Chevrons")

Postby CoffeeBean » Thu Jul 30, 2020 8:30 pm

Could it happen while a boring activity is taking place? Maybe While waiting? Sometimes
Can one wake up to a glibbanaught? No, but that's a great exploration type question Be awakened by one? No Can it be ignored? Yes, and probably often is Even when others are around? Yes but this would make it more difficult for some to ignore Is the object made from: paper? Plastic? Glass? Metal? Rubber? Ceramic? Clay? Bone/teeth? Skin/fur/leather? Dirt? Stone? Gemstone? Paper/cardboard? Wood? Liquid? Gas? Food? Drink? Cork? Fabric? Thread/string/rope? It is a food Is it electric? Electronic? Neither Mass-produced? Yes
Natural? No Could one cause a glibbanaught when Jesus was born? (I love this question too) No...In medieval times? ...no, later than these times In a warzone? It's doubtful anyone would notice in this case Underwater? No way On the ISS? Yes, and this isn't all that far-fetched
Can a baby cause a glibbanaught? No Must the object be moved to cause a glibbanaught? No
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Re: [CoffeeBean] Glibbanaught (Or "Of Inverted Chevrons")

Postby biograd » Thu Jul 30, 2020 9:59 pm

So a food is involved... is the person who experiences the glibbanaught in the process of eating the food? preparing the food? not directly interacting with the food, but near it? Is the food present in actual, material form (as opposed to, for example, a picture of it on the Internet)?

Is the essence of a glibbanaught that the food has been (or appears to have been) altered in some way (e.g. it looks like someone else has already taken a bite out of it, it looks moldy, etc.)? in some way that makes it less appetizing?

Alternatively, is the food somewhere that it shouldn't be/creates a mess (e.g. a piece of gum stuck to the bottom of a desk at school)?

Does the subtle maneuver avoid making a mess (e.g. walking to the side to avoid stepping in something)? avoid biting into something disgusting? avoid giving the appearance that the person noticing the glibbanaught is to blame for causing it?
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Re: [CoffeeBean] Glibbanaught (Or "Of Inverted Chevrons")

Postby CoffeeBean » Fri Jul 31, 2020 3:25 pm

So a food is involved... is the person who experiences the glibbanaught in the process of eating the food? This is possible, yes
preparing the food? Also possible, yes not directly interacting with the food, but near it? Also possibleIs the food present in actual, material form (as opposed to, for example, a picture of it on the Internet)? Yes

Is the essence of a glibbanaught that the food has been (or appears to have been) altered in some way (e.g. it looks like someone else has already taken a bite out of it, it looks moldy, etc.)? No in some way that makes it less appetizing? No

Alternatively, is the food somewhere that it shouldn't be/creates a mess (e.g. a piece of gum stuck to the bottom of a desk at school)? No

Does the subtle maneuver avoid making a mess (e.g. walking to the side to avoid stepping in something)? No avoid biting into something disgusting? No avoid giving the appearance that the person noticing the glibbanaught is to blame for causing it? No
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Re: [CoffeeBean] Glibbanaught (Or "Of Inverted Chevrons")

Postby JenBurdoo » Fri Jul 31, 2020 4:23 pm

Anything to do with an undesired meal? Not wanting to eat something?
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Re: [CoffeeBean] Glibbanaught (Or "Of Inverted Chevrons")

Postby CoffeeBean » Fri Jul 31, 2020 4:32 pm

Anything to do with an undesired meal? No
Not wanting to eat something? It's actually the opposite of this that is involved
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Re: [CoffeeBean] Glibbanaught (Or "Of Inverted Chevrons")

Postby JenBurdoo » Fri Jul 31, 2020 6:21 pm

Could the food be considered a treat?

Is a child in this situation eating it? Does he enjoy it? Is he inconsolable about the prospect of it being finished and gone?
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Re: [CoffeeBean] Glibbanaught (Or "Of Inverted Chevrons")

Postby wolfier » Fri Jul 31, 2020 6:28 pm

So Glibbanaught is detected by sight - is it something that manifests itself on or near someone else's mouth?
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Re: [CoffeeBean] Glibbanaught (Or "Of Inverted Chevrons")

Postby CoffeeBean » Fri Jul 31, 2020 6:42 pm

Could the food be considered a treat? Yes, for sure

Is a child in this situation eating it? Maybe (see next answer) Does he enjoy it? Maybe, maybe not, depends on whether or not something happens
Is he inconsolable about the prospect of it being finished and gone? No, N/R

So Glibbanaught is detected by sight - is it something that manifests itself on or near someone else's mouth? No, it's manifested prior to this point
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Re: [CoffeeBean] Glibbanaught (Or "Of Inverted Chevrons")

Postby GalFisk » Fri Jul 31, 2020 8:25 pm

Pretending to offer food but then eating itrelevant? Making food inedible relevant? Seeingh food one wants? One can't have?
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Re: [CoffeeBean] Glibbanaught (Or "Of Inverted Chevrons")

Postby wolfier » Sat Aug 01, 2020 4:00 am

Clothings dirtied or stained by food relevant?
Is a Glibbanaught more relevant in an indoors or an outdoors setting?
Is it possible to spot a Glibbanaught on TV? Would the reactions be the same or different than if you spot it in person?
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Re: [CoffeeBean] Glibbanaught (Or "Of Inverted Chevrons")

Postby CoffeeBean » Mon Aug 03, 2020 2:51 pm

Pretending to offer food but then eating it relevant? No
Making food inedible relevant? No Seeing food one wants? Yes One can't have? In some instances this happens, yes
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Re: [CoffeeBean] Glibbanaught (Or "Of Inverted Chevrons")

Postby CoffeeBean » Mon Aug 03, 2020 2:53 pm

Clothings dirtied or stained by food relevant? No
Is a Glibbanaught more relevant in an indoors or an outdoors setting? Could be either of these
Is it possible to spot a Glibbanaught on TV? Sure
Would the reactions be the same or different than if you spot it in person? Probably different because of a very important factor that would not be present if you only saw one on TV
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Re: [CoffeeBean] Glibbanaught (Or "Of Inverted Chevrons")

Postby Doriana » Mon Aug 03, 2020 3:49 pm

Fridges relevant? Microwaves? Ovens? Food being too cold / too hot relevant?
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Re: [CoffeeBean] Glibbanaught (Or "Of Inverted Chevrons")

Postby CoffeeBean » Mon Aug 03, 2020 4:10 pm

Fridges relevant? Microwaves? Ovens? Food being too cold / too hot relevant? None relevant
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Re: [CoffeeBean] Glibbanaught (Or "Of Inverted Chevrons")

Postby JenBurdoo » Tue Aug 04, 2020 6:01 pm

Switching the channel relevant?

Infomercials relevant?
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Re: [CoffeeBean] Glibbanaught (Or "Of Inverted Chevrons")

Postby wolfier » Tue Aug 04, 2020 10:13 pm

the subtle manoeuvre: it must be subtle because: it is naturally subtle? the performer doesn't want to let others to know? it's illegal, unethical, or rude? is it an instinct or a voluntary reaction?

if a child reacts in an irrational and inconsolable way grows up, does the reaction evolve gradually into the subtle manoeuvre?

if the person is hungry vs full, does it change the reaction? the degree of that reaction?

that important difference of in person vs through TV - is it that the person knows that the food is in physical reach, vs not? what if a toddler who cannot tell between TV and reality yet, sees it on TV? Would the child still behave irrationally?
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Re: [CoffeeBean] Glibbanaught (Or "Of Inverted Chevrons")

Postby CoffeeBean » Mon Aug 10, 2020 4:40 pm

Switching the channel relevant? Infomercials relevant? No to both

the subtle manoeuvre: it must be subtle because: it is naturally subtle? The purpose of it is, yes the performer doesn't want to let others to know? Yes, this is the purpose it's illegal, unethical, or rude? Not any of these is it an instinct or a voluntary reaction? Possibly both

if a child reacts in an irrational and inconsolable way grows up, does the reaction evolve gradually into the subtle manoeuvre? Very possible, and you should explore this idea further

if the person is hungry vs full, does it change the reaction? the degree of that reaction? The reaction isn't likely to change depending on how hungry/not hungry a person is

that important difference of in person vs through TV - is it that the person knows that the food is in physical reach, vs not? Yes
what if a toddler who cannot tell between TV and reality yet, sees it on TV? Would the child still behave irrationally? Maybe, but something else would need to be happening in order for this behavior to happen
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