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[peter365] Laps and Megends (Photo Finished)

Postby peter365 » Mon Nov 16, 2020 1:44 pm

Hi all, just a very silly and very quick distraction for you while i'm waiting for my puzzle setting mojo to return.

Why does a man freely admit to chasing his girlfriend while holding a dangerous weapon?
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Re: [peter365] Laps and Megends

Postby Doriana » Mon Nov 16, 2020 1:47 pm

Any puns or wordplay relevant?

dangerous weapon = firearm? knife? sword? dagger? crossbow? nunchucks?

Edit to add a WAG: Are they running a relay race?
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Re: [peter365] Laps and Megends

Postby wunderland » Mon Nov 16, 2020 2:53 pm

Is the weapon an object whose primary purpose is to be used as a weapon (for example a hunting rifle)? Is it an object with another primary purpose, but which can also be used as a weapon (for example a kitchen knife)?
Is the man's admission true? Is he talking about something that happened in a game? Or a play (perhaps they are actors)?
He admitted that, while holding a dangerous weapon, he chased his girlfriend? / While holding a dangerous weapon, he admitted to chasing his girlfriend?
His = the man's?
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Re: [peter365] Laps and Megends

Postby GalFisk » Tue Nov 17, 2020 10:50 am

Was the girlfriend in fear while being chased? If so, of him? Of the weapon? Of something else? Of someone else?
Was the weapon deadly? Was it dangerous: in general? To her? To himself? To someone else? Was it a projectile weapon? An explosive? Could he have use it to hurt his girlfriend when chasing her? To hurt himself? Someone else?
Does the man expect to be believed? Punished? Exonerated? Sympathized with?
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Re: [peter365] Laps and Megends

Postby peter365 » Tue Nov 17, 2020 1:31 pm

Doriana

Any puns or wordplay relevant? Depends on your definition but I'd say no.

dangerous weapon = firearm? knife? sword? dagger? crossbow? nunchucks? None of these

Edit to add a WAG: Are they running a relay race? No
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Re: [peter365] Laps and Megends

Postby peter365 » Tue Nov 17, 2020 1:35 pm

Wunderland

Is the weapon an object whose primary purpose is to be used as a weapon (for example a hunting rifle)? Is it an object with another primary purpose, but which can also be used as a weapon (for example a kitchen knife)? I would say the latter but it's open to interpretation
Is the man's admission true? yes Is he talking about something that happened in a game? No Or a play (perhaps they are actors)? No
He admitted that, while holding a dangerous weapon, he chased his girlfriend? This / While holding a dangerous weapon, he admitted to chasing his girlfriend?
His = the man's? Yes
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Re: [peter365] Laps and Megends

Postby peter365 » Tue Nov 17, 2020 1:40 pm

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Was the girlfriend in fear while being chased? If so, of him? Of the weapon? Of something else? Of someone else? No to all
Was the weapon deadly? It could be but it wouldn't be associated with deadliness Was it dangerous: in general? No To her? To himself? To someone else? No to all Was it a projectile weapon? An explosive? No to both Could he have use it to hurt his girlfriend when chasing her? He could have but under no circumstances would he To hurt himself? Someone else? See previous answer
Does the man expect to be believed? Yes Punished? No Exonerated? He has or will do nothing to be exonerated for Sympathized with? No
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Re: [peter365] Laps and Megends

Postby Balin » Tue Nov 17, 2020 10:49 pm

Was the weapon an axe?
Is Halloween relevant?
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Re: [peter365] Laps and Megends

Postby peter365 » Thu Nov 19, 2020 11:13 am

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Was the weapon an axe? No but like an axe this item has a practical use but can also be used as a weapon.
Is Halloween relevant? No
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Re: [peter365] Laps and Megends

Postby wunderland » Thu Nov 19, 2020 12:34 pm

Did she know he was chasing her? Was she trying to evade him?
Was he chasing her on foot? in/on a vehicle? in a metaphorical sense?
Does the weapon have a sharp point? a sharp edge? moving parts? in its "weapon" use, would it be considered a biological weapon? a chemical weapon? an incendiary device? something with which one would physically strike a target while holding it? Is its "practical" use to damage/destroy something? if so, plants? animals? other living things? non-living objects?
Does it belong to him? to her? relevant?
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Re: [peter365] Laps and Megends

Postby peter365 » Fri Nov 20, 2020 2:01 pm

Wunderland

Did she know he was chasing her? Yes Was she trying to evade him? evade isn't the word i'd use but she was trying to avoid being caught.
Was he chasing her on foot? No in/on a vehicle? No in a metaphorical sense? No
Does the weapon have a sharp point? This one doesn't but some would a sharp edge? No moving parts? Depends on yoru definition but i'd say no. in its "weapon" use, would it be considered a biological weapon? a chemical weapon? an incendiary device? No to all of these something with which one would physically strike a target while holding it? Yes Is its "practical" use to damage/destroy something? No to destroy , it can certainly be used to damage something or someone but not in this case if so, plants? animals? This other living things? non-living objects?
Does it belong to him? Yes to her? relevant? yes

Great questions , should be a cinch from here
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Re: [peter365] Laps and Megends

Postby wunderland » Sat Nov 21, 2020 12:13 am

They were horse racing, she was ahead, and he was holding a whip?

Failing that...
Were they racing against each other? and he was "chasing" because she was ahead in the race?
Were they riding horses? swimming? skydiving? abseiling?
Are any non-human animals involved? if so, horses? cetaceans? other mammals? fish? birds? insects? something else?
Was the weapon a whip? a club/baton? a hammer/mallet? an electrical device?
Was she holding a similar weapon?
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Re: [peter365] Laps and Megends

Postby JenBurdoo » Tue Nov 24, 2020 6:11 pm

Was she running away from an insect and he was following with a flyswatter?
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Re: [peter365] Laps and Megends

Postby peter365 » Wed Nov 25, 2020 10:40 am

Wunderland

They were horse racing, she was ahead, and he was holding a whip? That'll do nicely

Failing that...
Were they racing against each other? and he was "chasing" because she was ahead in the race?
Were they riding horses? swimming? skydiving? abseiling?
Are any non-human animals involved? if so, horses? cetaceans? other mammals? fish? birds? insects? something else?
Was the weapon a whip? a club/baton? a hammer/mallet? an electrical device?
Was she holding a similar weapon?

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Was she running away from an insect and he was following with a flyswatter? No but nice thinking.

*************Spoiler********************

As I said this was just a silly little distraction. I was following a twitter thread a few weeks ago where someone challenged people to describe their job in the poorest way they could. English Jockey Tom Marquand who often races against his girlfriend Hollie Doyle who is also a successful jockey offered this excellent description of his job "I chase my girlfriend around a field carrying a whip".

Thanks for playing and well done Wunderland
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Re: [peter365] Laps and Megends (Photo Finished)

Postby GalFisk » Thu Nov 26, 2020 3:43 pm

Haha :D
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