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Alex319 (Alex319)
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Posted on Tuesday, April 22, 2008 - 3:59 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

It's their J.F.K.
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They = two people? More than two people? More than 100 people? More than a million people? They = a nation? Are they actually human?

JFK = equivalent of John Fitzgerald Kennedy (the person)? JFK the airport? Kennedy the space centre? Is assassination relevant?

Is scrabble relevant? Is the title relevant? Anything to do with dancing?
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Is it an event in another country which is equated with the JFK assassination as everyone remembers where they were when they heard about it?

Death of someone else famous?

Longshot this but Princess Diana's death relevant?
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Are conspiracy theories relevant? Is this about a similar case as JFK's assassination? Is the era/location of this story relevant? Americas? Europe? Africa? Asia? specific country? Present time? Other?
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They = two people? More than two people? More than 100 people? More than a million people? An indeterminate number, but probably somehwere between 100 and 1,000,000 They = a nation? No Are they actually human? Yes

JFK = equivalent of John Fitzgerald Kennedy (the person)? Yes JFK the airport? No Kennedy the space centre? No Is assassination relevant? Yesish

Is it an event in another country No which is equated with the JFK assassination Somewhat as everyone remembers where they were when they heard about it? No

Death of someone else famous? No

Longshot this but Princess Diana's death relevant? No

Is scrabble relevant? No Is the title relevant? Only because of its association witht he JFK assassination Anything to do with dancing? No

Are conspiracy theories relevant? No Is this about a similar case as JFK's assassination? Yesish Is the era/location of this story relevant? Yes Americas? Europe? Africa? Asia? specific country? Present time? 1970's Other?
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So this happened in the US? Did someone die? Were they shot? if so murder? suicide? accident?

Are they members of an organisation? Do they share common beliefs?
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Is it a case of "where were you when..."?
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So this happened in the US? Yes Did someone die? No Were they shot? No if so murder? No suicide? No accident? No

Are they members of an organisation? Yesish Do they share common beliefs? Noish
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Is it a case of "where were you when..."? No
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Any injury involved?
Any particular technology?
Any particular profession?
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Any injury involved? No
Any particular technology? Yes
Any particular profession? Yes
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They =

astronauts?
telecoms engineers?
online gamers?
music technologists?
scientists?
chemists?
sportsmen/sportswomen?
bus conductors?
codebreakers?

Was the relevant technology invented before 1950? Before 1900? Before 1800?
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They =

astronauts?
telecoms engineers?
online gamers?
music technologists?
scientists?
chemists?
sportsmen/sportswomen? This one
bus conductors?
codebreakers?

Was the relevant technology invented before 1950? Yes Before 1900? Yes Before 1800? No
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Are they athletes? track? field? Football players? Soccer? Baseball? Basketball? Ice Hockey?

Bit silly this but are starters pistols relevant?
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Cyclists?
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Are they athletes? track? field? Football players? Yes Soccer? Baseball? Basketball? Ice Hockey?

Bit silly this but are starters pistols relevant? No

Cyclists? No
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So that's American football then? Anything to do with instant replays? Is one particular NFL team relevant? Dallas Cowboys?
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So that's American football then? Yes Anything to do with instant replays? Yesish Is one particular NFL team relevant? Yesish Dallas Cowboys? No
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This is a longshot but i'm gonna go for it anyway!

Anything to do with breaking into a TV transmission? Is a girl who lived in the alps relevant? Even in Ireland we've heard of the "Heidi Game" but I don't know when it happened?

Are the Oakland Raiders relevant? Or maybe the NY Jets ( I think they were playing that day}
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This is a longshot but i'm gonna go for it anyway!

Anything to do with breaking into a TV transmission? No Is a girl who lived in the alps relevant? No Even in Ireland we've heard of the "Heidi Game" but I don't know when it happened? No

Are the Oakland Raiders relevant? Yes Or maybe the NY Jets No ( I think they were playing that day}
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A football instant replay that was shown incessantly as a catch was made "back and to the left," where the referees' decision took away a vital win from a team?
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A football instant replay that was shown incessantly Yes as a catch was made "back and to the left," No where the referees' decision took away a vital win from a team? <b?yes</b>
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Is it similar to JFK because the video was watched over and over again, trying to work out if something was possible or what happened? Like the "magic bullet", where people tried to work out if one bullet could conceivably have travelled through a certain path?
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Is it similar to JFK because the video was watched over and over again, trying to work out if something was possible or what happened? Yes Like the "magic bullet", where people tried to work out if one bullet could conceivably have travelled through a certain path? Similar to this, but it wasn't a bullet.
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Well I don't know the rules of American football, but I was imagining something like wtahcing the replay to see whether a ball was past the line, or a player was offside (do you have that rule?), or whther a player committed a foul?

Would the decision have affected whether a goal was allowed or not? Whether a team would win or not? Whether someone had broken the rules or not?
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Well I don't know the rules of American football, but I was imagining something like wtahcing the replay to see whether a ball was past the line No, or a player was offside No (do you have that rule? Yes, but it applies only when the ball is snapped ), or whether a player committed a foul? Yope

Would the decision have affected whether a goal was allowed or not? It would have affected whether a team scored a touchdown, yes Whether a team would win or not? Yes Whether someone had broken the rules or not? Yes
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Was it during a game? If not, was it the Patriots filming their opponents?

Otherwise, I remember watching a Superbowl a couple years back, where a bad call cost someone the game, but I'm not a fan so I don't remember the specific teams involved. Was it the Seahawks?
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Was it during a game? Yes If not, was it the Patriots filming their opponents? No

Otherwise, I remember watching a Superbowl a couple years back, where a bad call cost someone the game, but I'm not a fan so I don't remember the specific teams involved. Was it the Seahawks? It wasn't the Superbowl, and it wasn't the Seahawks.
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Was it Tony Romo's botched snap against the Seahawks? Or was it the scene in Northern Dallas Forty that is eerily similar?
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Was it Tony Romo's botched snap against the Seahawks? The Seahawks had nothing to do with it. Or was it the scene in Northern Dallas Forty that is eerily similar? I don't know which scene you're talking about, but no botched snap was involved
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Is it "The Immaculate Reception"? If not, then I'm out of ideas.
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Fumble or recovery? Where the ball is under a dozen squirming men and no one can tell who's holding it and whether it's touched the ground? Or were they unsure if someone or something was out of bounds? Did they measure the field?
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Is it "The Immaculate Reception"? If not, then I'm out of ideas. This is correct! SPOILER
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Nice puzzle, American Football has a small following here in Ireland and I am quite a fan. I support the Chicago Bears because when I started watching the sport in 1985 their quaterback was Jim McMahon which is my father's name. They won the superbowl that year but haven't done so since. Talking of immaculate receptions in my opinion the Franco Harris catch doesn't hold a candle to the reception in this year's Superbowl where the NY Giant's guy caught the ball by basically clamping it against his helmet during the game winning drive. Amazing!

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