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Doctapeppa (Doctapeppa)
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Posted on Thursday, November 20, 2008 - 1:02 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Neither could Mozart.
Alhucema (Alhucema)
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Posted on Thursday, November 20, 2008 - 9:48 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Can I? Can you? Do you?

Could Napoleon? Queen Victoria? Peter Pan? Margaret Thatcher?
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Anything to do with any of Mozart's operas? an opera that has references to Greek mythology or ancient Greek legends? (which is virtually every Mozart opera)
Masonry relevant?
Are the Greeks here the ancient Greeks of the era 500 BC - 200 our era? the Greeks of the Byzantine era? Mozart's contemporaries? the current inhabitants of Greece?
Doctapeppa (Doctapeppa)
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Alhucema:
Can I? Yes Can you? Yes Do you? Yes

Could Napoleon? Nope Queen Victoria? Nope Peter Pan? I don't think so Margaret Thatcher? I believe so.

Sundowner:

Anything to do with any of Mozart's operas? Nope an opera that has references to Greek mythology or ancient Greek legends? Nope (which is virtually every Mozart opera)Oh
Masonry relevant? Nope
Are the Greeks here the ancient Greeks of the era 500 BC - 200 our era? The Greeks of before the "present", for SVV of "present" the Greeks of the Byzantine era? Mozart's contemporaries? the current inhabitants of Greece? Nope

Hint: Remember who the host of this puzzle is.
Rcs (Rcs)
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Posted on Thursday, November 20, 2008 - 11:44 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Greek letters relevant?

Anything to do with my recent puzzle about Beethoven's 5th Symphony, Morse Code, and Roman numerals?
Doctapeppa (Doctapeppa)
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Rcs:

Greek letters relevant? Nope

Anything to do with my recent puzzle about Beethoven's 5th Symphony, Morse Code, and Roman numerals? There is a vague connection with that puzzle, but it will mislead (I hope).
Alhucema (Alhucema)
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Posted on Friday, November 21, 2008 - 6:44 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

They could not have because it was too early?

Was there any relationship between what the Greeks and Mozart did?

Is it a knowledge? A skill? Something else?
Rcs (Rcs)
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Posted on Friday, November 21, 2008 - 10:54 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Mozart = Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart?
Any particular piece of music relevant?
Doctapeppa (Doctapeppa)
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Posted on Friday, November 21, 2008 - 3:18 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Alhucema:
They could not have because it was too early? Correct

Was there any relationship between what the Greeks and Mozart did? FA

Is it a knowledge? If they didn't know knowledge, then yes. A skill? Nope Something else? Yope

Rcs:
Mozart = Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart? Sure, why not?
Any particular piece of music relevant? Music is irrelevant.
Rcs (Rcs)
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If music is irrelevant, could Mozart be replaced by a non-musical contemporary and have the solution still be the same? How about another composer from the same time period such as Antonio Salieri or Franz Joseph Haydn?
Doctapeppa (Doctapeppa)
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Rcs:

If music is irrelevant, could Mozart be replaced by a non-musical contemporary and have the solution still be the same? Yep How about another composer from the same time period such as Antonio Salieri or Franz Joseph Haydn? Yep
Erinye (Erinye)
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Posted on Tuesday, November 25, 2008 - 4:23 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was the thing they couldn't have known discovered or realized in the 21th century? 20th? 19th?

Could the Greeks of "before the present" be replaced with a contemporaneous society?
Doctapeppa (Doctapeppa)
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Posted on Tuesday, November 25, 2008 - 3:35 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Erinye:

Was the thing they couldn't have known discovered or realized in the 21th century? This one 20th? Nope 19th? Nope again

Could the Greeks of "before the present" be replaced with a contemporaneous society? Yes. This puzzle could just as easily be "People born before 1888 couldn't have known. Neither could George Washington." I just decided to mirror Rcs's title and puzzle statement.
Erinye (Erinye)
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Was "it":
A scientific discovery?
A mathematical discovery?
An artistic accomplishment?
A natural disaster?
A political situation?
Something else entirely?
Doctapeppa (Doctapeppa)
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Posted on Tuesday, November 25, 2008 - 8:35 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Erinye:

Was "it": By "it" I assume you mean the solution to this puzzle.
A scientific discovery? Nope
A mathematical discovery? Nope
An artistic accomplishment? Nope
A natural disaster? Nope
A political situation? Yesish
Something else entirely? Noish
Rcs (Rcs)
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Anything to do with elections? Presidential elections?
Doctapeppa (Doctapeppa)
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Posted on Wednesday, November 26, 2008 - 3:27 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Rcs:

Anything to do with elections? Yes Presidential elections? Yep

It looks like somebody was paying attention.
Rcs (Rcs)
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Posted on Thursday, November 27, 2008 - 12:23 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

2008 election? Barack Obama? Sarah Palin? John McCain? Some other presidential or VP candidate?
Doctapeppa (Doctapeppa)
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Posted on Thursday, November 27, 2008 - 1:05 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Rcs:

2008 election? Yep. Good enough to $P01L. Barack Obama? Sarah Palin? John McCain? Some other presidential or VP candidate?

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

Neither the Greeks nor Mozart could have known the results of the 2008 United States presidential election. I was hoping to mislead, but I guess you people are too smart for me. Oh, and if you are disappointed in this solution, I recommend going to my Propaganda Never Fails puzzle.

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