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Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Friday, May 14, 2010 - 8:34 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I've got a new verb in my mind. It is something that certain people do occasionally, but others never do. If they do it occasionally, they do it often.

What is the definition of the verb "to Susan"?
Alhucema (Alhucema)
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Can you Susan in public?
Can a male/a female Susan?
Can you Susan by yourself?
Can you Susan someone?
Is Susaning restricted to a certain age group?
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Hmm, I'm interested in how one can do something both "occasionally" and "often"...
Is it that they Susan only occasionally over a long time scale (such as a few times a month or a few times a year), but that they Susan often on a short time scale (such as several times a day or week on the days or weeks they do it)?
Or is it the opposite?
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Oh, or is it that by "occasionally" you mean that they do it for a certain occasion (a holiday, birthday, etc)?
Alhucema (Alhucema)
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Posted on Saturday, May 15, 2010 - 10:23 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Can you out-Susan Susan?;-))
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Posted on Saturday, May 15, 2010 - 12:52 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Can you susan (without the capital S)?
Hominid (Hominid)
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Do the following sentences make sense:
I like to Susan.
The senate passed a bill that would outlaw Susaning.
I could tell that Jerry was a Susaner.
We Susaned each other.
It wouldn't stop Susaning me.
It Susaned at me.
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Sunday, May 16, 2010 - 1:44 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Can you Susan in public? I suppose it's possible, but it usually is done in private
Can a male/a female Susan? Yes and Yes
Can you Susan by yourself? Yes
Can you Susan someone? No
Is Susaning restricted to a certain age group? No

Hmm, I'm interested in how one can do something both "occasionally" and "often"...
Is it that they Susan only occasionally over a long time scale (such as a few times a month or a few times a year), but that they Susan often on a short time scale (such as several times a day or week on the days or weeks they do it)? No
Or is it the opposite? Yes

Oh, or is it that by "occasionally" you mean that they do it for a certain occasion (a holiday, birthday, etc)?No

Can you out-Susan Susan?;-)) No

Can you susan (without the capital S)? No, and if you can figure out why, it'll be a big help.

Do the following sentences make sense:
I like to Susan. Definitely yes
The senate passed a bill that would outlaw Susaning. Technically yes, in reality no
I could tell that Jerry was a Susaner.
We Susaned each other.
It wouldn't stop Susaning me.
It Susaned at me. No to the rest of these
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Posted on Monday, May 17, 2010 - 12:18 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Could this puzzle work with any female name? Any male name?
Alhucema (Alhucema)
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Is there any Susan relevant to this puzzle?

If so, is she H?A?F?
Balin (Balin)
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Could this puzzle work with any female name? Any male name? No, but it could work with a few other names

Is there any Susan relevant to this puzzle? Yes

If so, is she H?A?F? Yes
Alhucema (Alhucema)
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Is Susan famous?

Is Susaning something Susan does? Was she the first one to Susan? Or is it so typical for her that you named it after her?
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Monday, May 17, 2010 - 6:32 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is Susan famous? Yes

Is Susaning something Susan does? Was she the first one to Susan? Or is it so typical for her that you named it after her? No to all of these
Biograd (Biograd)
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Is some pun on this Susan's last name relevant? on some other characteristic or role of hers? or is Susan as a person relevant?
Balin (Balin)
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Is some pun on this Susan's last name relevant? Yesish to Yes! on some other characteristic or role of hers? No or is Susan as a person relevant? No
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Is Susan in entertainment? politics? sports? Is she real? or fictitious?
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Tuesday, May 18, 2010 - 10:39 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is Susan in entertainment? Yes politics? No sports? No Is she real? Yes or fictitious? No
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Tuesday, May 18, 2010 - 10:41 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

**********BLOOPER**********

Is some pun on this Susan's last name relevant? should be Yesish
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Posted on Wednesday, May 19, 2010 - 1:23 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is she an actress? a singer?
Balin (Balin)
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Is she an actress? No a singer? Yes

Should be pretty easy now.
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Posted on Friday, May 21, 2010 - 10:47 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Susan Boyle?
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Saturday, May 22, 2010 - 1:13 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Susan Boyle? Yes indeed. Now figure out what the word means. Derivation is key!
Alhucema (Alhucema)
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do you boil something when susaning?
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Saturday, May 22, 2010 - 12:26 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

do you boil something when susaning? No
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Monday, May 24, 2010 - 3:53 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

HINT: I have Susaned. I'm sure many, if not all, of you have too.
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Is the word "boy" relevant? Or maybe it is rhyming slang: "Susan Boyle"--> $poil (on the LTPF)?
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Saturday, May 29, 2010 - 12:49 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the word "boy" relevant? No Or maybe it is rhyming slang: "Susan Boyle"--> $poil (on the LTPF)? That's it!

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

To "Susan" is to spoil a puzzle on the LTPF. Obviously, those of us on the forum don't spoil every new puzzle, but over time, everyone accumulates a lot of spoilers.

Nice work to everyone involved, especially Biograd for correctly guessing the definition and the derivation.

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