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Bolapara (Bolapara)
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Bolapara loves to give out advice to those who truly aspire to improve or live their live correctly. I can help guide you from minor decisions like who to marry to huge decisions like should you eat that last french fry at mcdonalds.

*For those of you who have no clue what rulebreakers are, as I originally didn't, you ask questions, and then try to determine what rule I am using to give out my answers. To help determine the rule, ask a question that I can give you advice on. If you are asking if something is the rule, please post in italics so I don't mistake it is a rule. Thanks
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Do you think I should participate in this puzzle?
Should I participate in this puzzle?
Should I stay or should I go?
What should I do tonight?
Do you think I should participate in this puzzle?
...seriously?
Bolapara (Bolapara)
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Do you think I should participate in this puzzle?
Should I participate in this puzzle?
Should I stay or should I go?
What should I do tonight?
Do you think I should participate in this puzzle?
...seriously?

None of these questions are worthy of my time.....You are truly a pitiful question asker
Arek_fu (Arek_fu)
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Gee, thanks :-) Let's try something deeper then...

Should Obama sign the Kyoto charter?
Should I start reading "Crime and punishment"?
Should I find another job?
Should I have entered accounting?
Should I work as a lion tamer, perhaps?
What job do you think I should take?
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Well, SHOULD we eat that last fry at McDonalds?
What should I name my first baby?
Why are men so odd?
If Hillary Clinton wins the next election, how many teeth does a canary have?
Should Arek Fu give up?
Should I give up?
Do you like rulebreakers?
Hi!
Maybe if I ask a question without a question mark at the end I'll get a different answer, right.
Bolapara (Bolapara)
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Should Obama sign the Kyoto charter? This is not a question worthy of my time
Should I start reading "Crime and punishment"?This is not a question worthy of my time
Should I find another job?This is not a question worthy of my time
Should I have entered accounting?This is not a question worthy of my time
Should I work as a lion tamer, perhaps?This is not a question worthy of my time
What job do you think I should take?This is not a question worthy of my time
Well, SHOULD we eat that last fry at McDonalds?This is not a question worthy of my time
What should I name my first baby?This is not a question worthy of my time
Why are men so odd?This is not a question worthy of my time
If Hillary Clinton wins the next election, how many teeth does a canary have? The wiseman thinks for a moment "A canary has five teeth," but then he scratches his head and ponders some more, "but maybe canaries lose their teeth when elections are held in different years."
Should Arek Fu give up?This is not a question worthy of my time
Should I give up?This is not a question worthy of my time
Do you like rulebreakers?This is not a question worthy of my time
Hi! "Hello. Please ask questions when seeking out my advice," says the wise man.
Maybe if I ask a question without a question mark at the end I'll get a different answer, right.This is not a question worthy of my time
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If I have five apples and give three to Johnny, how many apples to I have left?
If I have five apples and sing a love song to Johnny, how long until the sun sets?
How many apples does Johnny have?
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Oops, I meant "how many apples do I have left".
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If I have five apples and give three to Johnny, how many apples to I have left? Bolapara says, "You have two left."

If I have five apples and sing a love song to Johnny, how long until the sun sets? Bolapara gazes off into the distance and muses "One hour per apple"

How many apples does Johnny have?After contemplating a few moments the wiseman glances over and says, "Johnny has eaten all of his apples"
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Should Johnny brush his teeth?
Should I brush my teeth?
Bolapara (Bolapara)
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Should Johnny brush his teeth? Bolapara sighs "Johnny is toothless."

Should I brush my teeth? The wiseman spends hours deep in thought. Three days later, he comes out of his trance and answers you, "Yes, they smell."
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Should Johnny brush his teeth?
Should Kevin brush his teeth?
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Should Johnny brush his teeth?
Should Kevin brush his teeth?

tsk, tsk, these questions are not worthy of my time
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Should Johnny brush his teeth?
What should I name my first baby?
Why are men so odd?
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Right, why are men so odd?
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By the way, I suspect that Bolapara and the wiseman are two different people. Is that correct?
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Should Johnny brush his teeth? Bolapara contemplates some more, examines Johnny's mouth and says, "If he wants."

What should I name my first baby? That question is not worthy of my time

Why are men so odd? That question is not worthy of my time

Right, why are men so odd? The wiseman thinks, twists, contorts, and gazes into the fire, before answering, "Even women."


By the way, I suspect that Bolapara and the wiseman are two different people. Is that correct? No, bolapara and the wiseman are one and the same
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Should Johnny brush his teeth?
What should I name my first baby?
Why are men so odd?
Bolapara (Bolapara)
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Should Johnny brush his teeth? The wiseman sayeth, "Yes, he should."

What should I name my first baby? That question is not worthy of my time


Why are men so odd? That question is not worthy of my time
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Testing a theory.

Should I go on holiday?
Can I go on holiday?
Can I go to Cuba?
Bolapara (Bolapara)
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Should I go on holiday?
Can I go on holiday?
Can I go to Cuba?

None of those questions are worthy of my time
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Why are men so odd?
Right, why are men so odd?
Why are women so odd?
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Why are men so odd? That is not a question worthy of my time

Right, why are men so odd? After thinking for hours, bolapara says, "Sundry thoughts."

Why are women so odd? That is not a question worthy of my time
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Should Johnny brush his teeth?
Should Johnny brush his hair?
Why are men so odd?
Right, why are men so odd?
What should I name my first baby?
Where in the world is Carmen Sandiego?
What is your name?
What is your quest?
What is the air-speed velocity of an unladen swallow?
What is my name?
What is my quest?
Do you like green eggs and ham?
Do you know the way to San Jose?
Should I become the queen bee of Holland?
Is one really the loneliest number?
Should I trust the Magic Eight Ball?
Will Bolapara answer these questions?

Are we just trying to figure out the rule behind which questions you will answer, or do we need to figure out why you answer specifically how you do?
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Should Johnny brush his teeth? That is not a question worthy of my time

Should Johnny brush his hair? That is not a question worthy of my time

Why are men so odd? That is not a question worthy of my time

Right, why are men so odd? Bolapara scratches his head and says, "Because they like to be."

What should I name my first baby? That is not a question worthy of my time

Where in the world is Carmen Sandiego? That is not a question worthy of my time

What is your name? That is not a question worthy of my time

What is your quest? That is not a question worthy of my time

What is the air-speed velocity of an unladen swallow? That is not a question worthy of my time

What is my name? That is not a question worthy of my time

What is my quest? That is not a question worthy of my time

Do you like green eggs and ham? That is not a question worthy of my time

Do you know the way to San Jose? That is not a question worthy of my time

Should I become the queen bee of Holland? That is not a question worthy of my time

Is one really the loneliest number? The wiseman say, "No, zero is loneliest."

Should I trust the Magic Eight Ball? That is not a question worthy of my time

Will Bolapara answer these questions? That is not a question worthy of my time


Are we just trying to figure out the rule behind which questions you will answer, or do we need to figure out why you answer specifically how you do? You are looking for the rule which states which questions I will answer and how I will answer. The actual words used in my answers are irrelevant
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Gazing into the fire, thinking, contemplating, etc, is just there to make the game fun and avoid the extreme redundancy that comes from so many denials of answers. I give my answers in quotes.
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Would people please you more, wiseman, if their questions were longer?
Is zero truly lonely, or does it merely seem that way?
Can I form an inquiry with a particular script symbol?
Can I form an inquiry with a particular letter?
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Would people please you more, wiseman, if their questions were longer? That is not a question worthy of my time

Is zero truly lonely, or does it merely seem that way? The wiseman takes a deep breath and whispers softly, "Zero is lonely."

Can I form an inquiry with a particular script symbol? That is not a question worthy of my time

Can I form an inquiry with a particular letter?That is not a question worthy of my time
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Should Johnny brush his teeth?

Consideration: Why would it be answerable when Absinthe asks, but not Arek_fu asks?

Why did you answer Absinthe about Johnny, but not Arek_fu?

What is the meaning of life, according to Monty Python?
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Should Johnny brush his teeth? That is not a question worthy of my time

Consideration: Why would it be answerable when Absinthe asks, but not Arek_fu asks? Isn't it obvious? The Johnny Absinthe is asking about is my friend, but I don't know the Johnny Arek_Fu speaks of.... or maybe this is something for you to think about.

Why did you answer Absinthe about Johnny, but not Arek_fu? That is not a question worthy of my time

What is the meaning of life, according to Monty Python? That is not a question worthy of my time
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Is it found in a large city?

Does it have a large population?

Are cactuses often seen there?

Was it involved in World War II?

Do bald men wash their head with soap?

If Fed Ex and UPS were to merge, would they call it Fed Up?

Should Johnny brush his teeth?

Does every crayon come in a box?
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Is it found in a large city? "It is." says bola para

Does it have a large population? That is not a question worthy of my time


Are cactuses often seen there? That is not a question worthy of my time


Was it involved in World War II? That is not a question worthy of my time


Do bald men wash their head with soap? That is not a question worthy of my time


If Fed Ex and UPS were to merge, would they call it Fed Up? After thinking deeply, the wiseman says, "They would."

Should Johnny brush his teeth? That is not a question worthy of my time


Does every crayon come in a box?That is not a question worthy of my time
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Does the quick brown fox usually jump over a lazy dog?

Is this question worthy of the wiseman's time?

Should I do thing x?

To be, or not to be, that is the question, whether 'tis nobler in the mind to something something the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune or to raise something arms against it?

Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo?

But soft! What light through yonder window breaks?

If I leave here tomorrow, would you still remember me?
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Does the quick brown fox usually jump over a lazy dog? The wiseman scratches his head and mumbles, "Yes."

Is this question worthy of the wiseman's time? That is not a question worthy of my time

Should I do thing x? That is not a question worthy of my time

To be, or not to be, that is the question, whether 'tis nobler in the mind to something something the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune or to raise something arms against it? After days in a trance the wiseman raises his head and says, "You should not be."

Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo? That is not a question worthy of my time

But soft! What light through yonder window breaks? That is not a question worthy of my time

If I leave here tomorrow, would you still remember me?That is not a question worthy of my time
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What should I ask the wiseman that might help me determine what may or may not be worthy of his time? Or would that question not be worthy of your time? Was that answer to the second question an answer or a lack of an answer?
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What should I ask the wiseman that might help me determine what may or may not be worthy of his time? That is not a question worthy of my time

Or would that question not be worthy of your time? The wise man thinks for a moment and says, "These questions."

Was that answer to the second question an answer or a lack of an answer? That is not a question worthy of my time
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Who should I marry?
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Who should I marry? That is not a question worthy of my time
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Is this question worthy of your time?

How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?

1+1=?
2+2=?
Two plus two equals?
Two times two equals?
Two divided by two equals?

Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers. How many pecks of pickled peppers did Peter Piper pick?

I suspect "Yes/No" questions are unanswerable.
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Is this question worthy of your time?
How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?
1+1=?
2+2=?
Two plus two equals?
Two times two equals?
Two divided by two equals?
Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers. How many pecks of pickled peppers did Peter Piper pick?
None of these questions are worthy of my time.....You are truly a pitiful question asker

I suspect "Yes/No" questions are unanswerable.No, that is not the rule. Some yes/no questions are answerable. Some are not
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What is the airspeed velocity of an unladen swallow?
What is your favorite color?
What's the capital of the United States?
Who is the queen of England?
On what date did the Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor?
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What is the airspeed velocity of an unladen swallow? That is not a question worthy of my time

What is your favorite color? That is not a question worthy of my time

What's the capital of the United States? That is not a question worthy of my time

Who is the queen of England? That is not a question worthy of my time

On what date did the Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor? After checking the date in his history book, Bola Para answers, "The Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor on December Seventh." the scratches his head and wonders, "but can we rely on just one history book?"
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So far, "Should Johnny brush his teeth?" is answerable for Absinthe (in a seemingly negative way once, and in a positive way twice), but unanswerable for Arek_fu, Kalira, Eliott85, and Hietek...

I'd like to ask the Wiseman if it is possible to solve this puzzle with only information found on this page, or whether advise seekers should take a trip to their profile pages or some other page for illumination.

Apologize in advance for the length of this post... I remain convinced I am horrible at Rulebreakers, so I must go for the heavyhanded approach.


Should Johnny brush his teeth?
Should Johnny brush his apple?
Should Johnny brush his bald spot?
Should Johnny brush his canines?
Should Johnny brush his dreadlocks?
Should Johnny brush his enamel?
Should Johnny brush his ficus?
Should Johnny brush his goatee?
Should Johnny brush his handlebar moustache?
Should Johnny brush his igloo?
Should Johnny brush his jacket?
Should Johnny brush his koala?
Should Johnny brush his llama?
Should Johnny brush his molars?
Should Johnny brush his Newfoundland?
Should Johnny brush his Oscar?
Should Johnny brush his Pearl Harbor medallion?
Should Johnny brush the paint?
Should Johnny brush his quetzal?
Should Johnny brush his Roomba?
Should Johnny brush his split ends?
Should Johnny brush his tongue?
Should Johnny brush his uniform?
Should Johnny brush his velvet coat?
Should Johnny brush his wig?
Should Johnny brush his wandering albatross?
Should Johnny brush his x-ray machine?
Should Johnny brush his yellow lab?
Should Johnny brush his zebra?
Should Ione brush her teeth?
Should Johnny anesthetize his teeth?
Should Johnny whiten his teeth?
Should Johnny cut his hair?
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Checking to see if the time of post or poster has anything to do with the rule...

Should Johnny brush his teeth?
Should Johnny brush his apple?
Should Johnny brush his bald spot?
Should Johnny brush his canines?
Should Johnny brush his dreadlocks?
Should Johnny brush his enamel?
Should Johnny brush his ficus?
Should Johnny brush his goatee?
Should Johnny brush his handlebar moustache?
Should Johnny brush his igloo?
Should Johnny brush his jacket?
Should Johnny brush his koala?
Should Johnny brush his llama?
Should Johnny brush his molars?
Should Johnny brush his Newfoundland?
Should Johnny brush his Oscar?
Should Johnny brush his Pearl Harbor medallion?
Should Johnny brush the paint?
Should Johnny brush his quetzal?
Should Johnny brush his Roomba?
Should Johnny brush his split ends?
Should Johnny brush his tongue?
Should Johnny brush his uniform?
Should Johnny brush his velvet coat?
Should Johnny brush his wig?
Should Johnny brush his wandering albatross?
Should Johnny brush his x-ray machine?
Should Johnny brush his yellow lab?
Should Johnny brush his zebra?
Should Ione brush her teeth?
Should Johnny anesthetize his teeth?
Should Johnny whiten his teeth?
Should Johnny cut his hair?
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So far, "Should Johnny brush his teeth?" is answerable for Absinthe (in a seemingly negative way once, and in a positive way twice), but unanswerable for Arek_fu, Kalira, Eliott85, and Hietek...the words I use to answer do not matter, its when I answer and how I answer (in quotes) that you are looking for.

I'd like to ask the Wiseman if it is possible to solve this puzzle with only information found on this page, or whether advise seekers should take a trip to their profile pages or some other page for illumination. this page



Should Johnny brush his teeth?
Should Johnny brush his apple?
Should Johnny brush his bald spot?
Should Johnny brush his canines?
Should Johnny brush his dreadlocks?
Should Johnny brush his enamel?
Should Johnny brush his ficus?
Should Johnny brush his goatee?
Should Johnny brush his handlebar moustache?
Should Johnny brush his igloo?
Should Johnny brush his jacket?
Should Johnny brush his koala?
Should Johnny brush his llama?
Should Johnny brush his molars?
Should Johnny brush his Newfoundland?
Should Johnny brush his Oscar?
Should Johnny brush his Pearl Harbor medallion?
Should Johnny brush the paint?
Should Johnny brush his quetzal?
Should Johnny brush his Roomba?
Should Johnny brush his split ends?
Should Johnny brush his tongue?
Should Johnny brush his uniform?
Should Johnny brush his velvet coat?
Should Johnny brush his wig?
Should Johnny brush his wandering albatross?
Should Johnny brush his x-ray machine?
Should Johnny brush his yellow lab?
Should Johnny brush his zebra?
Should Ione brush her teeth?
Should Johnny anesthetize his teeth?
Should Johnny whiten his teeth?
Should Johnny cut his hair?


None of these questions are worthy of my time.....You are truly a pitiful question asker
Bolapara (Bolapara)
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Checking to see if the time of post or poster has anything to do with the rule...

Should Johnny brush his teeth?
Should Johnny brush his apple?
Should Johnny brush his bald spot?
Should Johnny brush his canines?
Should Johnny brush his dreadlocks?
Should Johnny brush his enamel?
Should Johnny brush his ficus?
Should Johnny brush his goatee?
Should Johnny brush his handlebar moustache?
Should Johnny brush his igloo?
Should Johnny brush his jacket?
Should Johnny brush his koala?
Should Johnny brush his llama?
Should Johnny brush his molars?
Should Johnny brush his Newfoundland?
Should Johnny brush his Oscar?
Should Johnny brush his Pearl Harbor medallion?
Should Johnny brush the paint?
Should Johnny brush his quetzal?
Should Johnny brush his Roomba?
Should Johnny brush his split ends?
Should Johnny brush his tongue?
Should Johnny brush his uniform?
Should Johnny brush his velvet coat?
Should Johnny brush his wig?
Should Johnny brush his wandering albatross?
Should Johnny brush his x-ray machine?
Should Johnny brush his yellow lab?
Should Johnny brush his zebra?
Should Ione brush her teeth?
Should Johnny anesthetize his teeth?
Should Johnny whiten his teeth?
Should Johnny cut his hair?



None of these questions are worthy of my time.....You are truly a pitiful question asker
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Okay, sledgehammer approach for the epic fail! Told you I wasn't good at these :-)

Next thought: if it isn't to do with the (non)positiveness of the wiseman's response, maybe there is something that determines how many words long his response is... (This does not require a response -- just thinking out loud for the benefit of anyone who might be thinking of joining in the advice-y fun.)


Do you know the way to San Jose?
What would you do if I sang out of tune?
All the lonely people: where do they all belong?
Why'd you leave the keys upon the table?
Why do they always send the poor?
Would you be the wind to blow me home?
If you call my name out loud, do you suppose that I would come running?
What shall we do with a drunken sailor early in the morning?
Wouldn't it be great if no one ever got offended?
Be you angels?
What is this feeling, so sudden and new?
Who wants to live forever?
Can anybody find me somebody to love?
Easy come, easy go, will you let me go?
Have you ever walked through a room but it was more like the room passed around you like there was some leash around your neck that pulled you through?
Where are all the stupid people from?
And how'd they get to be so dumb?

And thus extinguishes my current memory of questions from lyrics... That was harder than I thought.
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Do you know the way to San Jose? That is not a question worthy of my time
What would you do if I sang out of tune?That is not a question worthy of my time
All the lonely people: where do they all belong? Bolapara answers, "in here," but that falls asleep, wakes up, and mutters, "or maybe they belong over there."
Why'd you leave the keys upon the table?That is not a question worthy of my time
Why do they always send the poor?That is not a question worthy of my time
Would you be the wind to blow me home?That is not a question worthy of my time
If you call my name out loud, do you suppose that I would come running? The wiseman reviews your past and answers, "I suppose you would."
What shall we do with a drunken sailor early in the morning?That is not a question worthy of my time
Wouldn't it be great if no one ever got offended?
Be you angels?That is not a question worthy of my time
What is this feeling, so sudden and new?That is not a question worthy of my time
Who wants to live forever?That is not a question worthy of my time
Can anybody find me somebody to love?That is not a question worthy of my time
Easy come, easy go, will you let me go?That is not a question worthy of my time
Have you ever walked through a room but it was more like the room passed around you like there was some leash around your neck that pulled you through?That is not a question worthy of my time
Where are all the stupid people from?That is not a question worthy of my time
And how'd they get to be so dumb? "Eating smarties." answers the wiseman, "Smart candy eats away at intelligence."
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Is this question worthy of your time?
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Is this question worthy of your time? "Yes, this question is worthy," answers the wiseman
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Should I turn on my headlights when I drive at night?
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"Yes, this question is worthy," answers the wiseman

In that case I have enough information, but others may wish to continue to absorb wisdom.
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Should I turn on my headlights when I drive at night? That is not a question worthy of my time
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Is it live or is it Memorex? Where's the beef? Should the quick brown fox jump over the lazy dog? Should you stay or should you go? Do I know what a rhetorical question is! What is another name for the cougar or mountain lion that begins with "Pu-"? The floor on a ship, it's what the swabby swabs. Should I iron my clothes? How often should I eat? What should my major in college be? A trolley is running out of control down a track. In its path are 5 people who have been tied to the track. Fortunately, I can flip a switch, which will lead the trolley down a different track to safety. Unfortunately, there is a single person tied to that track. Should I flip the switch?
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Is it live or is it Memorex? That is not a question worthy of my time

Where's the beef? That is not a question worthy of my time

Should the quick brown fox jump over the lazy dog? That is not a question worthy of my time

Should you stay or should you go? That is not a question worthy of my time

Do I know what a rhetorical question is! The wiseman stares into your eyes, contemplates your question deeply, opens as mouth, glances down at your hand and shouts, "SODA"

What is another name for the cougar or mountain lion that begins with "Pu-"? That is not a question worthy of my time

The floor on a ship, it's what the swabby swabs. This is not a question. Are you just typing, to see yourself type?


Should I iron my clothes? That is not a question worthy of my time

How often should I eat? That is not a question worthy of my time

What should my major in college be? That is not a question worthy of my time

A trolley is running out of control down a track. In its path are 5 people who have been tied to the track. Fortunately, I can flip a switch, which will lead the trolley down a different track to safety. Unfortunately, there is a single person tied to that track. Should I flip the switch? The wiseman first responds, "You can flip the switch" but after contemplating a bit longer, he adds, "it would be better to make unbrushed teeth Johnny decide."
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What is the deck?
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What is the deck? hat is not a question worthy of my time
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Is "a" the alphabet?
Is "abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz" the alphabet?
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Is "a" the alphabet?
Is "abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz" the alphabet?
Neither of these questions are worthy of my time
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Would it be likely for you to answer?
Are you going to answer this question?
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Would it be likely for you to answer?
Are you going to answer this question?

None of these questions are worthy of my time.....You are truly a pitiful question asker
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Just to be sure:

Was "hat is not a question worthy of my time" [a] a blunder [b] a clue?

If the above question was not one that could be answered by the wise man, might he answer this question?

Is the fact that the wise man does not seem to know that "neither" and "none" are singular subjects, and thus do not take plural verbs, of any use?
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According to Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary,

quote:

Some commentators insist that neither must be used with a singular verb. It generally is, but especially when a prepositional phrase intervenes between it and the verb, a plural verb is quite common <neither of those ideal solutions are in sight C. P. Snow>.




Wiktionary says this about "none":

quote:

Although uncountable nouns require none to be conjugated with a singular verb, e.g., None of the team plays well., the pronoun can be either singular or plural in most other cases, e.g., Fifty people applied for the position, but none were accepted., and None was qualified.

However, where the given or implied context is clearly singular or plural, then a matching verb makes better sense:

None of these men is my father.
None of those options is the best one.
None of these people are my parents.


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hat? :)
Is this question worthy?
Is this question worthy of your time?
Worthy of your time is this question?
Worthy of your time is this question perhaps?
Is THIS question good?
Is this question worthy of a response?
Is this question worthy of an answer?
IS this a question?
Is this a worthy question?
I wonder, is this question worthy of your time?
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Was "hat is not a question worthy of my time" [a] a blunder [b] a clue? After pondering for ten years and seeing you still waiting for an answer, the wiseman answers, "typo."

If the above question was not one that could be answered by the wise man, might he answer this question? "Yes, the wiseman might answer."

Is the fact that the wise man does not seem to know that "neither" and "none" are singular subjects, and thus do not take plural verbs, of any use? After finishing his slice of three day old pizza, he answers, "Doctapeppa stole my intellectual knowledge."


remember the words themselves are irrelevent. I could answer in the lost language of Atlantis (and maybe I should.....) What you are looking for is how and when I answer.
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hat? That is not a question worthy of my time
Is this question worthy? The wiseman thinks, "it is," but then thinks "but maybe it is not."
Is this question worthy of your time? "No way," the wiseman shouts, "nothing is worthy of time."
Worthy of your time is this question? That is not a question worthy of my time
Worthy of your time is this question perhaps? That is not a question worthy of my time
Is THIS question good? "Good question?" he responds, "What makes a question bad?"
Is this question worthy of a response? "I guess," the wiseman answers before falling into a deep sleep. After many moons he awakens and shouts, "I know who killed Kenny!!!!"
Is this question worthy of an answer? Bolapara swats you away, "Insolent fly," he mutters exasperatedly, "why are you still here?"
IS this a question? "Daniel Rice," whispers the wiseman as he puts his hands on your head, "I transform you into gruel."
Is this a worthy question? "You are...." *snore* "getting sleepy...sleepier...sleepieer..asleep."
I wonder, is this question worthy of your time? "Happy Easter!!!" cheerfully greets the wiseman, "I will take your wallet."
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Do you love me? Should I stay? Should I go? Should I go long or play it safe? Is one week too short a time to know someone before one marries him or her? What can I do with a grumpy kangaroo? What can I say when a monkey acts this way? Where should I hide my... er... "stash"? Does no one really expect the Spanish Inquisition? Should I buy more clothes? Where can I find some female individuals? How can I find out if someone really loves me? Should I invest my money in a CD? Or should I just spend it on a CD? What kind of popcorn should I use to water my plants? How should I go about becoming a world champion bocce player? Should I get tested for HIV? If someone could tell me exactly when I'm going to die, should I listen? Do these pants make my gluteus maximus look fat? What kind of an engagement ring should I buy? Are there any good French restaurants around here? How can I avoid burning to death? Is the cure just as bad as the disease? Is it worth jeopardizing well-trained and well-equipped paid volunteers to try to save defenseless innocents, if the innocents live far away from you and the volunteers nearby? What kind of a job would I be best suited for? If I want to go to the academy, how can I find a way to get other people to pay for it? Should I write a novel about an anthropomorphic dinosaur?
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Do you love me? Wiping a tear away from his eye, the wiseman sobs, "dearly."
Should I stay? That is not a question worthy of my time
Should I go? That is not a question worthy of my time
Should I go long or play it safe? That is not a question worthy of my time
Is one week too short a time to know someone before one marries him or her? That is not a question worthy of my time
What can I do with a grumpy kangaroo? That is not a question worthy of my time
What can I say when a monkey acts this way? That is not a question worthy of my time
Where should I hide my... er... "stash"? That is not a question worthy of my time
Does no one really expect the Spanish Inquisition? bolapara glances left and right, "noooo" he whispers quickly in your left ear, and then dashes away - he is expecting the spanish inquisition after all.
Should I buy more clothes? That is not a question worthy of my time
Where can I find some female individuals? That is not a question worthy of my time
How can I find out if someone really loves me? That is not a question worthy of my time
Should I invest my money in a CD? That is not a question worthy of my time
Or should I just spend it on a CD? The wiseman dances around his fire, swallows his tobacco juice, spits it out wondering why the ancient ones swallowed tobacco juice to induce visions. Once he is out of the hospital from this endeavor, he gathers up all the strength he has and mutters, "buy...cd"
What kind of popcorn should I use to water my plants? That is not a question worthy of my time
How should I go about becoming a world champion bocce player? That is not a question worthy of my time
Should I get tested for HIV? That is not a question worthy of my time
If someone could tell me exactly when I'm going to die, should I listen? That is not a question worthy of my time
Do these pants make my gluteus maximus look fat? "Duh!!" Shouts the wiseman as he turns toward the next truth seeker. Maybe next time you ask the question you shouldn't be wearing your clown pants.
What kind of an engagement ring should I buy? That is not a question worthy of my time
Are there any good French restaurants around here? "I believe that there are," answers bolapara, but he turns and gazes into the mirror and the wiseman says to you, "No, there are no good french restaurants inside a volcano!"
How can I avoid burning to death? That is not a question worthy of my time
Is the cure just as bad as the disease? That is not a question worthy of my time
Is it worth jeopardizing well-trained and well-equipped paid volunteers to try to save defenseless innocents, if the innocents live far away from you and the volunteers nearby? That is not a question worthy of my time
What kind of a job would I be best suited for? That is not a question worthy of my time
If I want to go to the academy, how can I find a way to get other people to pay for it? That is not a question worthy of my time
Should I write a novel about an anthropomorphic dinosaur? That is not a question worthy of my time
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This question is worthy of your time?
However this question is not?
If this question is worthy of your time do you think I know the rule? What about if I predict this question as not being worthy of your time?
Quite a simple rule though wiseman, do you not agree? Or perhaps (more likely) I'm just making my rulebreakers too difficult :P?
Less than five of the questions in this post are worthy of your time (this being one), correct?
Should my guesses be correct I'll participate no further; would not want to spoil this good puzzle?
Apologies for phrasing what would essentially be statements as questions :P just wanted to make sure what I had to say qualified as answerable by the rule. I'll leave these final two as statements just to satisfy myself regarding the particulars of your rule :).
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A?
AA?
AAA?
AAAA?
AAAAA?
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Is this question worthy of your time?
If I wee Liquizt, would this question be worthy of your time?
If Lizquit were to ask whether this question were were worthy of your time, how would you answer?
Is it not true that this question is not worthy of your time?
Is the rule that every question Lizquit asks is worthy of your time? (Note: This is actually a question to be answered, not a proposed solution)
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This question is worthy of your time? "I am too hungry to consider answering."

However this question is not? That is not a question worthy of my time

If this question is worthy of your time do you think I know the rule? "Both parts?" asks the wiseman, "This is a two parter."

What about if I predict this question as not being worthy of your time? That is not a question worthy of my time

Quite a simple rule though wiseman, do you not agree? "Ik wilde gemakkelijk."

Or perhaps (more likely) I'm just making my rulebreakers too difficult :P? "Ik wilde gemakkelijk"

Less than five of the questions in this post are worthy of your time (this being one), correct? "Verbeter."

A?
AA?
AAA?
AAAA?
AAAAA?
None of these questions are worthy of my time.....You are truly a pitiful question asker

Is this question worthy of your time?
If I wee Liquizt, would this question be worthy of your time?
If Lizquit were to ask whether this question were were worthy of your time, how would you answer?
Is it not true that this question is not worthy of your time?
Is the rule that every question Lizquit asks is worthy of your time? (Note: This is actually a question to be answered, not a proposed solution)
None of these questions are worthy of my time.....You are truly a pitiful question asker
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ooops mistake

The wiseman runs around tearing out his hair and screaming. He has made a mistake!!!!! The world has ended. The cosmos are colliding....The sun has crashed into Neptune....Doctapeppa is drinking mountain dew...Dave has arrived!!!...AHHHHHHH....How can we fix this mistake....Oh....Oh....Oh...Oh....



I know, I can correct the answer, what a genius am I?


The correct question and answer should have been

Or perhaps (more likely) I'm just making my rulebreakers too difficult :P? That is not a question worthy of my time
Amazing4life (Amazing4life)
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Posted on Sunday, April 12, 2009 - 8:09 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Why can't I breathe whenever I think about you?

Will you marry me?

Please?

Who did it?
What happened?
Why did it happen?
When did it happen?
How did it happen?
Where did it happen?

How are we supposed to figure out how you answer without paying attention to words?
Amazing4life (Amazing4life)
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Post Number: 11
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Posted on Sunday, April 12, 2009 - 8:13 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Why can't I breathe whenever I think about you?

Will you marry me?

Please?

Who did it?
What happened?
Why did it happen?
When did it happen?
How did it happen?
Where did it happen?

How are we supposed to figure out how you answer without paying attention to words?
Hietek (Hietek)
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Post Number: 87
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Posted on Sunday, April 12, 2009 - 11:27 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

What was the happiest moment of your life?
The saddest?
Who was the most important person in your life?
Can you tell me about him or her?
Are there any words of wisdom you’d like to pass along to me?
How would you like to be remembered?
Do you have any regrets?
What does your future hold?
Where were you 3 hours ago?
Is there anything that you’ve never told me but want to tell me now?
Do you have a love of your life?
What were you doing at 12AM last night?
When did you first fall in love?
Can you tell me about your first kiss?
What was your first serious relationship?
Do you believe in love at first sight?
Last food that you ate?
Do you live in a house or an apartment?
Ever go to camp?
Why can't I breathe whenever I think about you?
Will you marry me?
Please?
Bolapara (Bolapara)
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Post Number: 599
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Posted on Monday, April 13, 2009 - 2:29 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Why can't I breathe whenever I think about you?

Will you marry me?

Please?

Who did it?
What happened?
Why did it happen?
When did it happen?
How did it happen?
Where did it happen?

How are we supposed to figure out how you answer without paying attention to words?

None of these questions are worthy of my time.....You are truly a pitiful question asker
Bolapara (Bolapara)
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Post Number: 600
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Posted on Monday, April 13, 2009 - 2:31 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Why can't I breathe whenever I think about you?

Will you marry me?

Please?

Who did it?
What happened?
Why did it happen?
When did it happen?
How did it happen?
Where did it happen?

How are we supposed to figure out how you answer without paying attention to words?
None of these questions are worthy of my time
Bolapara (Bolapara)
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Post Number: 601
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Posted on Monday, April 13, 2009 - 2:40 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

What was the happiest moment of your life? That is not a question worthy of my time
The saddest? That is not a question worthy of my time
Who was the most important person in your life? That is not a question worthy of my time
Can you tell me about him or her? That is not a question worthy of my time
Are there any words of wisdom you’d like to pass along to me? That is not a question worthy of my time
How would you like to be remembered? "WORSHIPPED!!" Screams the wiseman as he throws you off of the mountaintop. Remembered is too weak of a word for such a great one.
Do you have any regrets? That is not a question worthy of my time
What does your future hold? That is not a question worthy of my time
Where were you 3 hours ago? That is not a question worthy of my time
Is there anything that you’ve never told me but want to tell me now? The wiseman pulls you in closer, "the money..." but then he falls asleep and you never hear any more for this question.
Do you have a love of your life? That is not a question worthy of my time
What were you doing at 12AM last night? That is not a question worthy of my time
When did you first fall in love? That is not a question worthy of my time
Can you tell me about your first kiss? That is not a question worthy of my time
What was your first serious relationship? That is not a question worthy of my time
Do you believe in love at first sight? That is not a question worthy of my time
Last food that you ate? That is not a question worthy of my time
Do you live in a house or an apartment? That is not a question worthy of my time
Ever go to camp? "Yes I did," answers bolapara, then adds "but it was band camp" with a twinkle in his eye
Why can't I breathe whenever I think about you? That is not a question worthy of my time
Will you marry me? That is not a question worthy of my time
Please?That is not a question worthy of my time
Liquizt (Liquizt)
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Post Number: 669
Registered: 5-2008
Posted on Monday, April 13, 2009 - 5:55 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Two parter (lets see now... :) )?

would the rule be that every question Liquizt (aka Lizquit apparently :P) asks is worthy of your time?
Please could everyone copy and paste these two questions?
And would the wiseman be so kind as to answer as if Bolapara had asked these also?

Thank you
Liquizt (Liquizt)
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Post Number: 670
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Posted on Monday, April 13, 2009 - 5:56 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I apologise... I meant to say "three questions" not "two questions", i.e. the middle paragraph of my post above.
Bolapara (Bolapara)
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Post Number: 604
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Posted on Monday, April 13, 2009 - 6:54 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Two parter (lets see now... : ) )? "Advice now costs five dollars per question."

would the rule be that every question Liquizt (aka Lizquit apparently :P) asks is worthy of your time? That is not a question worthy of my time

Please could everyone copy and paste these two questions? That is not a question worthy of my time

And would the wiseman be so kind as to answer as if Bolapara had asked these also?That is not a question worthy of my time

Thank you This is not the rule. But I will accept gold coins and form of currently valid currency, valuable objects, deads, land titles, new cars, etc as payment for the wise advice I give
Doctapeppa (Doctapeppa)
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Posted on Thursday, April 16, 2009 - 8:22 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

would the rule be that every question Liquizt (aka Lizquit apparently :P) asks is worthy of your time?
Please could everyone copy and paste these two questions?
And would the wiseman be so kind as to answer as if Bolapara had asked these also?
Bolapara (Bolapara)
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Post Number: 620
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Posted on Thursday, April 16, 2009 - 10:55 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

would the rule be that every question Liquizt (aka Lizquit apparently :P) asks is worthy of your time? That is not a question worthy of my time

Please could everyone copy and paste these two questions? "Soda do not ask these questions!!!," screams the wiseman. "Soda explodes when it copies another persons questions." To prove this to you the wiseman grabs a bottle of dr pepper and shakes it violent for 12 hours straight, then quickly adds 24 mentos to it immediately upon opening it. "See what happens when soda is shaken, not stirred."


And would the wiseman be so kind as to answer as if Bolapara had asked these also? "Bolapara is not here now." says the voice of the hindu goddess on the answering machine, "Do you want to send a message to Mount Olympus?"
Liquizt (Liquizt)
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Posted on Friday, April 17, 2009 - 9:28 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Emailed
Bolapara (Bolapara)
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Post Number: 623
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Posted on Friday, April 17, 2009 - 6:03 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Answer Incorrect. : D, at least partially so

You wrote: "I understand that the questions answered are the ones whose first letters belong to the username of the individual that posted it and that the answers contain as many seperate "speech quotation"s as there are that number of appearances of the letter in the username.

Is there more than this? Yes there is more than this, but what you have so far is correct
Doctapeppa (Doctapeppa)
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Posted on Monday, April 20, 2009 - 2:57 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Are the best things in life free?
Bolapara (Bolapara)
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Posted on Tuesday, April 21, 2009 - 4:48 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Are the best things in life free? "the best things in life are gotten by paying me," answers the wiseman wisely. "this advice is five dollars."
Kalira (Kalira)
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Posted on Tuesday, April 21, 2009 - 7:32 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Mwahaha! I think I figured out the rest of it. So it only takes someone getting the vast majority of the rulebreaker for me to figure it out :-/

Are you going to answer this question with something akin to "of course"?

Is this question answerable by "why yes, you're right"?
Doctapeppa (Doctapeppa)
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Posted on Tuesday, April 21, 2009 - 8:30 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Are the answers to yes/no questions yes if the question is divisible by five and no if the question does not contain a gerund?
Bolapara (Bolapara)
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Post Number: 646
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Posted on Tuesday, April 21, 2009 - 9:42 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Are you going to answer this question with something akin to "of course"? "I could," answers bolapara, "but that wouldn't be much fun."

Is this question answerable by "why yes, you're right"? "hmmmm, I guess so"


Are the answers to yes/no questions yes if the question is divisible by five and no if the question does not contain a gerund? "No, macaroni cheese is involved," says the wiseman as he finishes his dinner and passes you an empty plate. "Please fill my dinner bowl with some delicious roasted quail."


***********SPOILER************
Kalira knows the answer.

For me to answer your question, the first letter of your question had to be in your username. Then the number of words in my answer, was the position of that letter in your username - ie "Of course" works for Kalira's first question because A is in the second letter in her name. However, since A is in her name twice, she also needs a second answer. Until this last post, I avoided conjunctions to make this easier to realize, and I wanted an easy rule breaker as this was my first.

Indeed it seems the most difficult thing about this one was that people stopped working on it the moment they saw one part of the correct answer
Kalira (Kalira)
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Post Number: 141
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Posted on Tuesday, April 21, 2009 - 10:19 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Whoops... forgot my own name there for a minute. That took skill :-) . Thank you, thank you, I'll be here all week.
Doctapeppa (Doctapeppa)
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Posted on Wednesday, April 22, 2009 - 12:39 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

*cheers and applause*

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