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Paul Sloane (Admin)
Posted on Friday, September 30, 2005 - 11:53 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

What is never odd or even?
Lisa (Dlcygnet)
Posted on Friday, September 30, 2005 - 2:03 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Zero?
OR? Or any other non-odd, non-even word?
A boring furniture maker?
Paul Sloane (Admin)
Posted on Friday, September 30, 2005 - 2:10 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Lisa

Zero?
OR? Or any other non-odd, non-even word?
A boring furniture maker?

NO
Lisa (Dlcygnet)
Posted on Friday, September 30, 2005 - 2:14 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the answer...
Human?
Human-made?
Animal?
Vegetable?
Mineral?
Natural?
Numeric?
Conceptual?
Judicial?
Other?
Jennifer Warde (Tigger32382)
Posted on Friday, September 30, 2005 - 2:19 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

zero?
are we talking about numbers? real? imaginary? complex? decimals? fractions?
Paul Sloane (Admin)
Posted on Friday, September 30, 2005 - 2:20 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Lisa,

Is the answer...
Human?
NO

Human-made?
YES

Animal?
Vegetable?
Mineral?
Natural?
Numeric?
NO

Conceptual?
YES

Judicial?
NO

Other?
YES
Lisa (Dlcygnet)
Posted on Friday, September 30, 2005 - 2:32 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is this some sort of abstract term?
Like War? Like Peace?
Like onomatopoeia? Like proper spelling?
Art? Balance?

Something that can be built physically?
Something that can be built conceptually?
Like trust?
Paul Sloane (Admin)
Posted on Friday, September 30, 2005 - 3:42 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Lisa,

Is this some sort of abstract term?
YES

Like War? Like Peace?
Like onomatopoeia? Like proper spelling?
Art? Balance?
NONE OF THOSE

Something that can be built physically?
YES

Something that can be built conceptually?
YES

Like trust?
NO
Lisa (Dlcygnet)
Posted on Friday, September 30, 2005 - 3:54 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is this concept something that can be studied in school? Would there be a class named after this concept? Is it something observed in politics?

When you say it can be physically built, do you mean built like a table is built? As opposed to the way a kline bottle can not be built.
Or was it more... it can be written down in a book?

Or is this a concept that can be physically represented if need be?
Lauri Ahonen (Klaivu)
Posted on Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:34 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

... A palindrome?
Paul Sloane (Admin)
Posted on Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:51 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

*****SPOILER ********

Lauri got it. (Did you know it already or figure it out?)

NEVER ODD OR EVEN is a palindrome. It reads the same backwards as fowards.
Lauri Ahonen (Klaivu)
Posted on Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:59 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Looked at the text and saw it was a palindrome. People like to play nasty wording tricks here. One needs to learn to be wary.
Tim A. Dowd (Bodo)
Posted on Saturday, October 01, 2005 - 12:56 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I wouldn't've got there in a million years, myself.

Well, plus-or-minus a millineum, say.

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