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tricia harvey (Trixie)
Posted on Tuesday, April 05, 2005 - 11:43 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

One of them is a farm animal, and the other is not? they could both be found on a farm but for the purposes of this puzzle neither are The one that is: a cow? a sheep? a pig? No to all
David Burn (Woubit)
Posted on Tuesday, April 05, 2005 - 11:44 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did either of them eat the stone?
tricia harvey (Trixie)
Posted on Tuesday, April 05, 2005 - 11:48 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did either of them eat the stone? No
Sam Greene (Pandora)
Posted on Tuesday, April 05, 2005 - 11:50 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

The animals:
A Dog?
A Cat?
A Rabbit?
A Horse?
tricia harvey (Trixie)
Posted on Tuesday, April 05, 2005 - 11:58 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

The animals:
A Dog? No
A Cat? Yes - one
A Rabbit? No
A Horse? No
Sam Greene (Pandora)
Posted on Wednesday, April 06, 2005 - 12:09 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So one is a cat. Is the other a rodent? mouse? rat?
tricia harvey (Trixie)
Posted on Wednesday, April 06, 2005 - 12:09 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So one is a cat. Is the other a rodent? mouse? Yes rat?
Sam Greene (Pandora)
Posted on Wednesday, April 06, 2005 - 12:14 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

is the cat by any chance a black cat? hence the reference to bad luck?
tricia harvey (Trixie)
Posted on Wednesday, April 06, 2005 - 12:17 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

is the cat by any chance a black cat? Nohence the reference to bad luck? No but good thinking
David Burn (Woubit)
Posted on Wednesday, April 06, 2005 - 12:21 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

There aren't any bells in this puzzle, are there?
Sam Greene (Pandora)
Posted on Wednesday, April 06, 2005 - 12:41 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Does a cat catch a mouse in this puzzle? Did bad luck happen to a cat? the mouse? Was the stone in question stationary? did it move at any point?
tricia harvey (Trixie)
Posted on Wednesday, April 06, 2005 - 1:16 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

There aren't any bells in this puzzle, are there?No

By Sam Greene (Pandora)


Does a cat catch a mouse in this puzzle? sometimes Did bad luck happen to a cat?nearly always the mouse? not usually Was the stone in question stationary? no - but that might be misleading did it move at any point? yes but again, possibly misleading
Sam Greene (Pandora)
Posted on Wednesday, April 06, 2005 - 1:39 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

It this an actual true story? somethings that happens frequently? a one off occasion? Is the mayhem the result of a mouse being caught ny a cat?
John Morahan (Wunderland)
Posted on Wednesday, April 06, 2005 - 1:43 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Tom and Jerry? Itchy and Scratchy?
tricia harvey (Trixie)
Posted on Wednesday, April 06, 2005 - 3:57 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

It this an actual true story? yesish somethings that happens frequently? irrelevant a one off occasion? Is the mayhem the result of a mouse being caught ny a cat? not necessarily!

By John Morahan (Wunderland) :

Tom and Jerry? YES Itchy and Scratchy? no
tricia harvey (Trixie)
Posted on Wednesday, April 06, 2005 - 6:23 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Well deduced, Wunderland, but not quite the whole answer:) Anyone like to explore "stone" and "bad luck" further?
Sam Greene (Pandora)
Posted on Wednesday, April 06, 2005 - 6:58 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the mayhem more along the lines of all the chaos and destruction that is caused by Tom's efforts to get Jerry? Was a stone featured in a cartoon? Did Tom experience bad luck? Jerry?

Is the Fred in the Puzzle title a reference to Mr Fred Quimby?
tricia harvey (Trixie)
Posted on Wednesday, April 06, 2005 - 10:19 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the mayhem more along the lines of all the chaos and destruction that is caused by Tom's efforts to get Jerry? YES :) Was a stone featured in a cartoon? no. explore type of stone Did Tom experience bad luck? yes but explore "bad luck" Jerry? see previous answer!

Is the Fred in the Puzzle title a reference to Mr Fred Quimby? YES :)
Sam Greene (Pandora)
Posted on Wednesday, April 06, 2005 - 11:32 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Do we need to establish anything more about the 'mayhem' side of things?

Type of stone = found on a beach?
Was anything attached to the stone? was it round? flat? sharp?

Bad luck = did something bad happen to Tom yet again? to both Tom and Jerry?

Fred Quimby relevant other that the fact that he is noted in the puzzle title?
tricia harvey (Trixie)
Posted on Thursday, April 07, 2005 - 5:55 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Do we need to establish anything more about the 'mayhem' side of things? No, not really

Type of stone = found on a beach? No. Explore further.
Was anything attached to the stone? was it round? flat? sharp? all irrelevant

Bad luck = did something bad happen to Tom yet again? to both Tom and Jerry? neither of these. Explore further.

Fred Quimby relevant other that the fact that he is noted in the puzzle title? No, that's it for Mr Quimby
John Morahan (Wunderland)
Posted on Thursday, April 07, 2005 - 6:43 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did the stone meet with bad luck in some Tom and Jerry cartoon? or is this something to so with the origins of the cartoon itself?
tricia harvey (Trixie)
Posted on Thursday, April 07, 2005 - 8:17 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did the stone meet with bad luck in some Tom and Jerry cartoon? no or is this something to so with the origins of the cartoon itself? Most definitely YES :)
John Morahan (Wunderland)
Posted on Saturday, April 09, 2005 - 8:43 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is this some real incident which was the inspiration for Tom and Jerry? Is there a real cat involved? a real mouse?
tricia harvey (Trixie)
Posted on Saturday, April 09, 2005 - 10:44 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is this some real incident which was the inspiration for Tom and Jerry? Is there a real cat involved? a real mouse? No to all, I'm afraid :(
John Morahan (Wunderland)
Posted on Monday, April 11, 2005 - 12:36 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

What about the stone is relevant: what it's made of? its exact size? where it is? its weight?
Is it a real stone? does it actually exist somewhere in the world?
tricia harvey (Trixie)
Posted on Monday, April 11, 2005 - 11:56 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

What about the stone is relevant: what it's made of? THIS ONE. :) Explore. its exact size? where it is? its weight? None of these are relevant.
Is it a real stone? does it actually exist somewhere in the world? The "stone" is a real thing and there are many in existence around the world.
Sam Greene (Pandora)
Posted on Monday, April 11, 2005 - 2:04 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is it a precious stone? a semi-precious stone?
John Morahan (Wunderland)
Posted on Monday, April 11, 2005 - 2:08 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I meant, is it really a stone, as opposed to, say, one of the Rolling Stones or something
Is it a gemstone? set in a piece of jewellery?
Is it a quartz crystal? in a watch?
Is it valuable?
tricia harvey (Trixie)
Posted on Monday, April 11, 2005 - 10:07 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Sam Greene (Pandora) on Monday, April 11, 2005 - 02:04 pm:


Is it a precious stone? a semi-precious stone?Usually classified as this

By John Morahan (Wunderland) on Monday, April 11, 2005 - 02:08 pm:


I meant, is it really a stone, as opposed to, say, one of the Rolling Stones or something I see what you mean! Sorry :( !
Is it a gemstone? Yes. See answer to Pandora's question above. set in a piece of jewellery? Can be but irrelevant.
Is it a quartz crystal? No. in a watch? No.
Is it valuable? Not especially.
Sam Greene (Pandora)
Posted on Monday, April 11, 2005 - 10:29 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Would this semi precious stone be Jasper? as the origional name for Tom? and the bad luck is Jinx? as in the original name for Jerry and mayhem is caused when these two meet?
tricia harvey (Trixie)
Posted on Tuesday, April 12, 2005 - 1:49 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Sam Greene (Pandora) on Monday, April 11, 2005 - 10:29 pm:


Would this semi precious stone be Jasper? as the origional name for Tom? and the bad luck is Jinx? as in the original name for Jerry and mayhem is caused when these two meet?

[Trixie] *********SPOILER*********
Well done, Pandora! :) Absolutely spot on on both counts.
The first cartoon to feature the characters of "Jasper" and "Jinx" was called "Puss Gets The Boot" first shown in 1940. The next cartoon made was in July 1941 and by that time the names had been changed to "Tom" and "Jerry".
So, congratulations to Pandora and many thanks to all of you who contributed to my first puzzle. Trixie.
Sam Greene (Pandora)
Posted on Tuesday, April 12, 2005 - 2:01 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

First but hopefully not the last Trixie - A good first puzzle! :)
David Burn (Woubit)
Posted on Tuesday, April 12, 2005 - 11:23 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

It would be a pretty good 27th puzzle also. Well done, Trixie - very clever :)
tricia harvey (Trixie)
Posted on Wednesday, April 13, 2005 - 12:04 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Sam Greene (Pandora) on Tuesday, April 12, 2005 - 02:01 pm:


First but hopefully not the last Trixie - A good first puzzle!

By David Burn (Woubit) on Tuesday, April 12, 2005 - 11:23 pm:


It would be a pretty good 27th puzzle also. Well done, Trixie - very clever

Thank you both for your kind comments. :) Er .. 27th, Woubit?? Does this number have significance in the LTPF?

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