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John Morahan (Wunderland)
Posted on Thursday, October 27, 2005 - 11:07 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did you previously doubt your ability to do so?
Did you kill them in a relevantly unusual way?
Relevant how many flies you killed?
dryman (Dryman)
Posted on Thursday, October 27, 2005 - 11:46 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did you previously doubt your ability to do so? yes
Did you kill them in a relevantly unusual way? no
Relevant how many flies you killed? no
Lisa (Dlcygnet)
Posted on Friday, October 28, 2005 - 2:40 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was it your goal to become a great fly killer? Be able to hunt in general?
dryman (Dryman)
Posted on Friday, October 28, 2005 - 4:21 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was it your goal to become a great fly killer? no Be able to hunt in general? no
Lisa (Dlcygnet)
Posted on Friday, October 28, 2005 - 4:30 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Are we trying to figure out...

What you were doing?
What you're trying to do?
What you really did?

Is any person besides you relevant to this puzzle?
Is any animal relevant to this puzzle?
Besides flies, is any other insect relevant to this puzzle?
Plants? Locations? Buildings? Environments?
dryman (Dryman)
Posted on Friday, October 28, 2005 - 4:34 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Are we trying to figure out...

What you were doing? no
What you're trying to do? no
What you really did? no
Is any person besides you relevant to this puzzle? no
Is any animal relevant to this puzzle? not besides the flies
Besides flies, is any other insect relevant to this puzzle? no
Plants? no Locations? no Buildings? no Environments? yesish
Lisa (Dlcygnet)
Posted on Friday, October 28, 2005 - 4:39 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Were you at home trying to swat flies? Were you at home trying to do something else? At school? At work? At a zoo? In a store? In the woods? The jungle? The continental US? England? Other?
dryman (Dryman)
Posted on Friday, October 28, 2005 - 4:40 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Were you at home trying to swat flies? yes Were you at home trying to do something else? no At school? At work? At a zoo? In a store? In the woods? The jungle? The continental US? yes but irrel England? Other? no to rest
Lisa (Dlcygnet)
Posted on Friday, October 28, 2005 - 4:59 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Are we trying to figure out how your ability to kill flies was a small blessing? Did something else bad happen? Something that made you feel like at least one small good came of this?
dryman (Dryman)
Posted on Friday, October 28, 2005 - 5:04 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Are we trying to figure out how your ability to kill flies was a small blessing? yes Did something else bad happen? yesish Something that made you feel like at least one small good came of this? YES
Lisa (Dlcygnet)
Posted on Friday, October 28, 2005 - 5:13 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the house a wreck? Is food spilled everywhere? Has nobody taken the trash out? Are you having trouble doing what it would take to not attract flies? Thus, being able to take care of the symptom is a small blessing?
dryman (Dryman)
Posted on Friday, October 28, 2005 - 5:21 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the house a wreck? no well maybe a little, but it's irrelevant to the puzzle Is food spilled everywhere? no Has nobody taken the trash out? no mom, it's out Are you having trouble doing what it would take to not attract flies? no (there were only a few flies) Thus, being able to take care of the symptom is a small blessing? no
Lynne (Lynne)
Posted on Friday, October 28, 2005 - 5:28 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Do you demonstrate your fly killing as a party trick?
Lynne (Lynne)
Posted on Friday, October 28, 2005 - 5:28 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Do you use it as a chat up line? :)
Lisa (Dlcygnet)
Posted on Friday, October 28, 2005 - 5:30 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Ah, yes. Is this for entertainment value only?
dryman (Dryman)
Posted on Friday, October 28, 2005 - 5:33 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Do you demonstrate your fly killing as a party trick? no
Do you use it as a chat up line? no hmm, I'll have to try that!
Ah, yes. Is this for entertainment value only? not really
Tim A. Dowd (Bodo)
Posted on Friday, October 28, 2005 - 5:35 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

"Seven at one blow"
Tosh (Tosh)
Posted on Friday, October 28, 2005 - 5:37 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

if I do my 'I'm a fly' party trick, will you swat me with a chocolate please Mr Tim?
Lisa (Dlcygnet)
Posted on Friday, October 28, 2005 - 5:59 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So, does this fly killing only serve a practical purpose? The purpose being to get rid of small pests?
dryman (Dryman)
Posted on Friday, October 28, 2005 - 6:06 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So, does this fly killing only serve a practical purpose? The purpose being to get rid of small pests? yes - the question is why did my fly-killing abilities improve?
Lisa (Dlcygnet)
Posted on Friday, October 28, 2005 - 6:12 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Your skills improved because...
There were so many flies?
You practiced swatting siblings for so long?
There was a towel whipping contest you took part in?
You got one of those extra large swatters?
You used an effective bug bomb?
You watched the discovery channel?
dryman (Dryman)
Posted on Friday, October 28, 2005 - 6:16 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Your skills improved because...
There were so many flies?
You practiced swatting siblings for so long?
There was a towel whipping contest you took part in?
You got one of those extra large swatters?
You used an effective bug bomb?
You watched the discovery channel? none of these
Jennifer (Tigger32382)
Posted on Friday, October 28, 2005 - 7:22 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

you ran out of flypaper?
dryman (Dryman)
Posted on Friday, October 28, 2005 - 8:15 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

you ran out of flypaper? no (and it wasn't the case that my skills improved)
Tim A. Dowd (Bodo)
Posted on Friday, October 28, 2005 - 8:20 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Colder weather? Slower flies?
dryman (Dryman)
Posted on Friday, October 28, 2005 - 9:20 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Colder weather? Slower flies? *whack* you got it! :)

***** SPOILER *****
The management of my apartment building has been.. conservative about when and how much they turn on the central heating. I'm thinking I may have to wear a wool hat and gloves to study. However, whenever any flies get in they sit around lethargically on flat surfaces and don't stand a chance vs. the rolled newspaper. (guess that makes me a cold-blooded killer.)
Lisa (Dlcygnet)
Posted on Friday, October 28, 2005 - 9:30 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

*whack* yourself. At least your riddles are lasting longer than mine. :P You and Tim are ripping through them.
Tim A. Dowd (Bodo)
Posted on Friday, October 28, 2005 - 9:31 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Good to look on the bright side--and hey, as a med. student you'll likely be able recognize the frostbite quickly, right?

1,Truffles for Tosh
Tim A. Dowd (Bodo)
Posted on Friday, October 28, 2005 - 9:33 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Dagnabbit, it refused my .jpg--trying again:

Truffs. for Tosh
dryman (Dryman)
Posted on Friday, October 28, 2005 - 9:34 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

oh, truffles.. I thought you had posted one of those rare frostbite cases where the necrosis happens in the exact pattern of the words Your Image Here!
Tim A. Dowd (Bodo)
Posted on Friday, October 28, 2005 - 9:35 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Those are so old hat anymore.
Tosh (Tosh)
Posted on Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 12:20 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Out of the way guys, those truffles are for me. Thank you kindly Mr Tim

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