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Kristoffer Dominique Albeus (Kristoffer)
Posted on Monday, November 28, 2005 - 6:17 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

mite eats something unwanted?

what it eats relevant? mite eats something? or some animal? or some part of animal? part of human? part of plant?
Dietmar Cremers (Feenwelt)
Posted on Monday, November 28, 2005 - 8:31 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Lewis Zeiters (Lzeiters) on Monday, November 28, 2005 - 05:59 pm:

fertilizer relevant or involved? kind of, yes, but might (mite) be misleading

By Kristoffer Dominique Albeus (Kristoffer) on Monday, November 28, 2005 - 06:17 pm:

mite eats something unwanted? no

what it eats relevant? yes mite eats something? yes or some animal? no or some part of animal? no part of human? no part of plant? yes
Simon Downham (Beroean)
Posted on Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 8:02 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the mite part of a cycle or process that is of value (like photosynthesis)?

Does some product arise following the mites digestion? (like alcohol from yeast)?

Is the stuff that the mite eats converted into something that is then used as a product?

What the mite eats:
Is it a plant that grows in the ground?
green plant?
tree?
Is it harvested?
Is the plant alive when eaten or dead / decaying?

Does it's presence enrich the plant somehow?
Kristoffer Dominique Albeus (Kristoffer)
Posted on Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 3:19 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

the reason they built a monument is just because the are beneficial financially to the town?

eating the plant (or part of the plant) benefits the people?

do they eat leaves? stem? roots? something above the stem? something below the stem? something on the stem? something on the leaves? something on the roots?

does it apply to a specific plant only? is the plant a big one? like how big? smaller than an ordinary man? almost the size of a man? bigger than a man?
Dietmar Cremers (Feenwelt)
Posted on Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 7:29 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Simon Downham (Beroean) on Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 08:02 am:

Is the mite part of a cycle or process that is of value (like photosynthesis)? yes

Does some product arise following the mites digestion? (like alcohol from yeast)? exactly!

Is the stuff that the mite eats converted into something that is then used as a product? yope. The process has an additional step. But right track.

What the mite eats:
Is it a plant that grows in the ground? yes
green plant? no
tree?
Is it harvested?
Is the plant alive when eaten or dead / decaying?
I give that away for it is not particularly relevant: The mites are fed on rye flour.

Does it's presence enrich the plant somehow? Sorry?
btw: Good to see you back, Simon :)

By Kristoffer Dominique Albeus (Kristoffer) on Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 03:19 pm:

the reason they built a monument is just because the are beneficial financially to the town? yes

eating the plant (or part of the plant) benefits the people? yes, see above

all other answers: see above. Sorry for shortening this, Kris
Lisa (Dlcygnet)
Posted on Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:19 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Does the mite eat the rye and produce something useful? Yeast? Gas? Manure? Other?
Dietmar Cremers (Feenwelt)
Posted on Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 10:04 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Does the mite eat the rye and produce something useful? yes Yeast? Gas? Manure? Other? manure, which is needed for something else
Kristoffer Dominique Albeus (Kristoffer)
Posted on Wednesday, November 30, 2005 - 6:05 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

is there something else that the mites do other than eating and producing manure?
Dietmar Cremers (Feenwelt)
Posted on Friday, December 02, 2005 - 3:56 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

is there something else that the mites do other than eating and producing manure? no. They eat and they sh** - that's what they are doing
Simon Downham (Beroean)
Posted on Friday, December 02, 2005 - 6:48 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So is the particular use for which the manure is put to, important here?

Does it help to grow a national product?
A local product?
Simon Downham (Beroean)
Posted on Friday, December 02, 2005 - 6:48 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the manure of especially high quality?
Dietmar Cremers (Feenwelt)
Posted on Saturday, December 03, 2005 - 8:26 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Simon Downham (Beroean) on Friday, December 02, 2005 - 06:48 pm:

So is the particular use for which the manure is put to, important here? yes

Does it help to grow a national product? yope
A local product? yes

Is the manure of especially high quality? no
Kristoffer Dominique Albeus (Kristoffer)
Posted on Saturday, December 03, 2005 - 4:51 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

manure is used as fertilizers?
Dietmar Cremers (Feenwelt)
Posted on Sunday, December 04, 2005 - 12:02 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

manure is used as fertilizers? yes
on what?
Simon Downham (Beroean)
Posted on Sunday, December 04, 2005 - 12:26 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the product:
hops?
something to do with beer?
another alcoholic drink?
something exported?
Dietmar Cremers (Feenwelt)
Posted on Sunday, December 04, 2005 - 2:16 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

No to all, sorry.
Simon Downham (Beroean)
Posted on Sunday, December 04, 2005 - 2:49 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the local product unusual? rare? specific to the locality?
Dietmar Cremers (Feenwelt)
Posted on Sunday, December 04, 2005 - 1:46 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the local product unusual? rare? specific to the locality? The product itself is not unusual nor rare. The product made in this way is rare and specific to the locality.
Simon Downham (Beroean)
Posted on Sunday, December 04, 2005 - 4:42 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

The crucial thing is the product that is grown from the manure/fertilizer rather than the manure itself?

And it is grown in a special way?
Is it grown like it anywhere else?
Is the mite a local mite?
Do you know the name of the species?

Is it hydroponics?

Is the end product:
A drink?
A food?
A fungi?
Something else?
Dietmar Cremers (Feenwelt)
Posted on Monday, December 05, 2005 - 5:58 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

The crucial thing is the product that is grown from the manure/fertilizer rather than the manure itself? actually that's all that is left, yes. Not very subtle, I know. :)

And it is grown in a special way? yes
Is it grown like it anywhere else? There seems to be a small spanish town that grows this product in the same way. But believe me, you don't want to see THAT everywhere.
Is the mite a local mite? I guess so.
Do you know the name of the species? Yes, but that would give it away, if you have learned your latin.

Is it hydroponics? no

Is the end product:
A drink?
A food?
A fungi?
Something else? a food
Now the rest is standard lateral questioning.
Kristoffer Dominique Albeus (Kristoffer)
Posted on Monday, December 05, 2005 - 5:59 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

anything related to beer? ale?
Dietmar Cremers (Feenwelt)
Posted on Tuesday, December 06, 2005 - 5:47 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

anything related to beer? ale? no
Simon Downham (Beroean)
Posted on Thursday, December 08, 2005 - 11:25 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So, is the food a:
Leafy vegetable?
Root vegetable?
Cereal?
Peas/ Beans?
Fruit?

Something else?
Dietmar Cremers (Feenwelt)
Posted on Monday, December 12, 2005 - 7:23 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Something else? yes :)
Lewis Zeiters (Lzeiters)
Posted on Monday, December 12, 2005 - 8:56 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

legume?
Dietmar Cremers (Feenwelt)
Posted on Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 5:44 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

no
Simon Downham (Beroean)
Posted on Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 5:57 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I can't think what else there is plant wise..
The food is vegetable/plant material isn't it?

Is the food eaten by humans?

Trees?
Sea weed?
Grass?
Water Cress?
Mustard?
Linseed?
Nuts / Seeds?

Honey?

I can't think what else there is plant wise..
Simon Downham (Beroean)
Posted on Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 5:57 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Maize?
Dietmar Cremers (Feenwelt)
Posted on Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 6:12 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I can't think what else there is plant wise..
FA!
The food is vegetable/plant material isn't it? The food for the mites: yes, it is rye flour, as we have already stated.

***
RECAP: A small town in Germany has a monument for a mite.
It is not for one special mite, but for mites in general.
By eating rye flour, the mites help to produce a product, which made this town famous.
The product is fertilzed by the mite's mature.
The product is food.
Last question: Which product is "made by mites"?
Simon Downham (Beroean)
Posted on Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 6:33 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

"Last question: Which product is "made by mites"?"

I guess the product made by mites is mite poo?
Or is there a special name for the mite poo?

If it is not mighty poo, then is it something that the mite excretes?

Or is the product made by the bodies of the mites?

Something else entirely?
Dietmar Cremers (Feenwelt)
Posted on Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 7:01 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Last question: Which product is "made by mites"?"

I guess the product made by mites is mite poo?
Or is there a special name for the mite poo? LOL, no. Mite poo is, what is called above "mature". The mite poo adds to the actual product.

If it is not mighty poo, then is it something that the mite excretes?

Or is the product made by the bodies of the mites? ...and this, too

Something else entirely? no, but mainly something else
Simon Downham (Beroean)
Posted on Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 7:27 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So the product itself contains "mature", mite bodies and something else?
More than one something?
And there is a special name for this combination of stuff?
Will I know the name for it?
Is the whole thing a fertiliser?
Or is it something else - I'm still a bit confused.
Dietmar Cremers (Feenwelt)
Posted on Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 8:22 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So the product itself contains "mature", mite bodies and something else? right. mainly something else
More than one something? no
And there is a special name for this combination of stuff? oh yes
Will I know the name for it? you know the name of the main stuff. The actual name is "mite-[stuff]".
Is the whole thing a fertiliser? no
Or is it something else - I'm still a bit confused.
Well, there is some stuff that is fertilized. It is fertilized because mites sh** on it.
By the way: When I look up "fertiliser" in my dictionary, it comes up with the fertiliser you usually use on fields to let the plants grow. This is not the one that is meant here. There is still another similar (also in english) meaning of the word. Just think of human food.
Simon Downham (Beroean)
Posted on Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 8:42 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Marmite? :-) (Maybe you don't have that in Germany)

Is it a cheese?
yoghurt?

An aphrodisiac of some sort?

The mainly something else - is it a food in it's own right?
Simon Downham (Beroean)
Posted on Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 9:31 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Caviar?
Dietmar Cremers (Feenwelt)
Posted on Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 9:39 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Marmite? :-) (Maybe you don't have that in Germany)
LOL, no. But I know it - it's terrible.

Is it a cheese? YES

***** SPOILER *****
The people of the small eastern Germany town Würchwitz set a monument to a mite, because mites help to grow a product that made Würchwitz (locally) famous:
The dreaded MITE CHEESE.
Mite cheese is made by putting a few million mites into a wooden box. The box's walls are powdered with rye flour. In the box is curd.
The mites eat the flour, their excrements diffuse into the curd and cause fermentation - thus cheese.
The cheese is eaten with all the mite's excrements and the dead bodies of the mites.
As for the monument: There is always a mite cheese at the end of the stone mite, so you can smell the cheese at the mites ass.

For more information:
Mite cheese
Thank you all and especially Simon for ending this. :)
Simon Downham (Beroean)
Posted on Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 9:53 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

How absolutely, delightfully, revolting - but fascinating!

Have you ever tried any?

Just imagine the experiments by fellow(s) who invented it!

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