[GalFisk] Acrobatic (SOLVE-O-MATIC)

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[GalFisk] Acrobatic (SOLVE-O-MATIC)

Postby GalFisk » Sun Mar 14, 2021 11:12 pm

One hand holds a toothbrush.
One hand is against a wall.
One foot is on the floor.
One foot is waving around.

What's going on?
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Re: [GalFisk] Acrobatic

Postby Doriana » Mon Mar 15, 2021 10:14 am

Do the hands and feet all belong to the same person? If not, do they belong to two different people? Three? Four? Does any hand or foot belong to a non-human animal?
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Re: [GalFisk] Acrobatic

Postby GalFisk » Mon Mar 15, 2021 1:48 pm

Do the hands and feet all belong to the same person? Yes. If not, do they belong to two different people? Three? Four? Does any hand or foot belong to a non-human animal? No to all.
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Re: [GalFisk] Acrobatic

Postby JenBurdoo » Mon Mar 15, 2021 3:43 pm

Is this person an HAM? Are they indoors? If so, in a bathroom? Are they dancing? Trying to complete a specific task?
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Re: [GalFisk] Acrobatic

Postby GalFisk » Mon Mar 15, 2021 9:32 pm

Is this person an HAM? Are they indoors? If so, in a bathroom? Yes to all. Are they dancing? No. Trying to complete a specific task? Yes.
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Re: [GalFisk] Acrobatic

Postby CoffeeBean » Tue Mar 16, 2021 2:09 pm

Is the toothbrush wet? Does it have toothpaste on it? is it being used to brush someone's teeth?
Is the person holding the toothbrush in one hand and has the other hand against a wall?
Is there/are there any other person(s) in the room where this is going on?
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Re: [GalFisk] Acrobatic

Postby GalFisk » Tue Mar 16, 2021 5:10 pm

Is the toothbrush wet? Does it have toothpaste on it? is it being used to brush someone's teeth? Yes to all.
Is the person holding the toothbrush in one hand and has the other hand against a wall? Yes.
Is there/are there any other person(s) in the room where this is going on? No.
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Re: [GalFisk] Acrobatic

Postby markobr » Tue Mar 16, 2021 10:11 pm

Is the toothbrush used to brush the teeth of the person holding it? If not: the teeth of some living being? A human? An animal? Artificial teeth? Teeth that were dug out by an archaeologist? A palaeontologist?

Is the wall a normal bathroom wall? Does he have the hand against the wall to support himself? Support someone else? Support something else? Support the wall? To press some button, lever or the like of it?

Is the floor a normal bathroom floor? Does he have the foot on the floor simply to support himself?

Does he wave the other foot around in a certain pattern? A pattern related to what he does with the toothbrush? To some other movement he makes? Does he simply wave the foot around in the air? Or does he sometimes touch something? Someone?
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Re: [GalFisk] Acrobatic

Postby biograd » Wed Mar 17, 2021 1:34 am

For some reason I can't read the puzzle statement without hearing it wailed to the tune of this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aTgrASzzUXU
Something like
"One hand holds a toothbrush
One foot is wAAAaaaving aroouund!" :-)

Is the foot waving around to signal something? to move air? just "waving around" in the sense that it isn't touching the ground and bearing weight? Is avoiding stepping on something relevant?
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Re: [GalFisk] Acrobatic

Postby GalFisk » Wed Mar 17, 2021 8:48 am

Is the toothbrush used to brush the teeth of the person holding it? Yes. If not: the teeth of some living being? A human? An animal? Artificial teeth? Teeth that were dug out by an archaeologist? A palaeontologist? No to all.

Is the wall a normal bathroom wall? Does he have the hand against the wall to support himself? Yes to both. Support someone else? Support something else? Support the wall? To press some button, lever or the like of it? No to the rest.

Is the floor a normal bathroom floor? Does he have the foot on the floor simply to support himself? Yes to both.

Does he wave the other foot around in a certain pattern? Yes. A pattern related to what he does with the toothbrush? To some other movement he makes? Does he simply wave the foot around in the air? No to all. Or does he sometimes touch something? Yes. Someone? DOYD.

"One hand holds a toothbrush
One foot is wAAAaaaving aroouund!" :-)
Haha!

Is the foot waving around to signal something? to move air? just "waving around" in the sense that it isn't touching the ground and bearing weight? Is avoiding stepping on something relevant? No to all.
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Re: [GalFisk] Acrobatic

Postby biograd » Thu Mar 18, 2021 4:10 am

Does he touch some other part of his own body with his foot? touch a pet?

Is the reason for combining this with the tooth brushing just that he is stuck in one place (or stuck in the bathroom) for long enough that he might as well also accomplish this other thing? or does this other thing actually help accomplish the goal of cleaning his teeth? or brushing his teeth helps him accomplish whatever he is doing with his foot? Is he using the foot motion somehow to time the length of his tooth brushing?
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Re: [GalFisk] Acrobatic

Postby GalFisk » Thu Mar 18, 2021 6:28 am

Does he touch some other part of his own body with his foot? No. touch a pet? Yes.

Is the reason for combining this with the tooth brushing just that he is stuck in one place (or stuck in the bathroom) for long enough that he might as well also accomplish this other thing? or does this other thing actually help accomplish the goal of cleaning his teeth? or brushing his teeth helps him accomplish whatever he is doing with his foot? Is he using the foot motion somehow to time the length of his tooth brushing? No to all.
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Re: [GalFisk] Acrobatic

Postby Doriana » Thu Mar 18, 2021 3:37 pm

Is he barefoot? wearing socks? slippers? shoes? relevant?

Is the pet a cat? dog? rodent? reptile? bird? other?
Is he trying to shoo the pet away? Is the pet allowed to be in the bathroom? supposed to be in the bathroom?
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Re: [GalFisk] Acrobatic

Postby GalFisk » Thu Mar 18, 2021 3:40 pm

Is he barefoot? wearing socks? This. slippers? shoes? relevant? A bit.

Is the pet a cat? This. dog? rodent? reptile? bird? other?
Is he trying to shoo the pet away? No. Is the pet allowed to be in the bathroom? Yes. supposed to be in the bathroom? Irr.
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Re: [GalFisk] Acrobatic

Postby Sundowner » Fri Mar 19, 2021 3:43 pm

Did someone spill toothpaste on the cat? and then try to wipe it off with the sock?
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Re: [GalFisk] Acrobatic

Postby GalFisk » Fri Mar 19, 2021 4:14 pm

Did someone spill toothpaste on the cat? and then try to wipe it off with the sock? No to both.
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Re: [GalFisk] Acrobatic

Postby Sundowner » Thu Mar 25, 2021 11:26 am

Does he want to prevent the cat from entering the bathroom? from going to a particular place? or, rather, prevent the cat from leaving the bathroom? just touch the cat? play with the cat?
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Re: [GalFisk] Acrobatic

Postby GalFisk » Thu Mar 25, 2021 6:16 pm

Does he want to prevent the cat from entering the bathroom? from going to a particular place? or, rather, prevent the cat from leaving the bathroom? No to all. just touch the cat? No, but OTRT. play with the cat? No.
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Re: [GalFisk] Acrobatic

Postby Sundowner » Tue Mar 30, 2021 12:39 pm

Does he want to remove something from the cat's body? Is the cat playing with the man's foot? attempting to claw or bite?
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Re: [GalFisk] Acrobatic

Postby JenBurdoo » Tue Apr 06, 2021 5:27 am

Is he simply petting the cat? Trying to prevent it from doing something? Holding it off? From jumping on the counter? Climbing on himself?

Is it an electric toothbrush? If so, is the cat attracted to its sound or vibration? Is the faucet on, and the cat wants to drink? Or just sit in the sink?

(I've done this myself, am trying to think of how my experience might be relevant.)
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Re: [GalFisk] Acrobatic

Postby GalFisk » Thu Apr 08, 2021 12:30 pm

Is he simply petting the cat? Trying to prevent it from doing something? Holding it off? From jumping on the counter? Climbing on himself?

Is it an electric toothbrush? If so, is the cat attracted to its sound or vibration? Is the faucet on, and the cat wants to drink? Or just sit in the sink?

(I've done this myself, am trying to think of how my experience might be relevant.)

SPOILER:
I was brushing my teeth with an electric toothbrush, when the cat came in and wanted to be pet. Not wanting to bend down and drool, or stop the toothbrush and possibly reset the brushing timer, I pet her with my foot, steadying myself with my other hand.
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Re: [GalFisk] Acrobatic (SOLVE-O-MATIC)

Postby JenBurdoo » Thu Apr 08, 2021 2:47 pm

Lovely. There are so many ways to be affectionate with our pets, and they often make great puzzles.
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