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Kayleetonkslupin (Kayleetonkslupin)
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Posted on Tuesday, November 02, 2010 - 3:40 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Happy Deathday!
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Today, November 2? Halloween relevant? Is deathday the same date each year?

cowbell relevant?

did someone that you know recently die? h/a/m?

a certain relative relevant?
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Today, November 2? Halloween relevant? Is deathday the same date each year? Hmm...yes, in fact.

cowbell relevant? Haha, no, but I am pleased that Balin isn't the only one who can make recognizable musical references. Go me!

did someone that you know recently die? h/a/m? No, nobody's dead in this puzzle. There's an entirely different reason for the phrasing. A relative is involved though. H/A/F.

a certain relative relevant? Yes indeed.
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Oh...sorry! The answer to the first round of questions should have been Yes, today, yesish to Halloween (you'll see) and yes, in fact, deathday IS the same date each year. The rest of the answers stand as written.
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the 'yes' at the first line of questions was at the end of all the questions; are you saying 'yes' to November 2nd being Deathday? Halloween Relevant?

HAF=mother? sister? cousin? sibling? aunt?

is this really a holiday, that one might find on a list of bizare holidays? all hallowes eve relevant?

did the HAF relative say "Happy Deathday"?

is something electronic 'dead'? is it a sad occasion?

Don't Fear The Reaper = more cowbell!
Kayleetonkslupin (Kayleetonkslupin)
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the 'yes' at the first line of questions was at the end of all the questions; are you saying 'yes' to November 2nd being Deathday? Halloween Relevant? The answers should have been: Today (Nov. 2) is relevant, Halloween is yesishly relevant, and deathday is the same day each year.

HAF=mother? sister? Yes. cousin? sibling? In fact, I like to call her "sibling" instead of by her name (Heather) by the way. It used to annoy her...but I have too many friends named Heather, so it saves everyone going "Which one?" Irrelevant, though. aunt?

is this really a holiday, It's a religious holiday in some cultures that one might find on a list of bizare holidays? all hallowes eve relevant? Sort of, and better phrasing than Halloween

did the HAF relative say "Happy Deathday"? No.

is something electronic 'dead'? is it a sad occasion? My printer is dead but it's completely irrelevant. No, not a sad occasion (except for my irrelevant printer)

Don't Fear The Reaper = more cowbell! I know, but really, that's irrelevant. My sister likes the song, but that will not help. I just like it too.
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It's All Souls Day today. Is that relevant at all?

I once went to an All Souls service in an Oxford chapel. They were doing a requiem for the departed. It was very moving until the celebrant started singing the names of dead people. All on one note. This went on for several minutes, rather like singing out of a telephone directory. Unfortunately, I got the giggles and had to scuttle out. I have never been back to that chapel.
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It's All Souls Day today. Is that relevant at all? Well, I was thinking Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) which does, in fact, share the date with All Souls' Day. That figures out the puzzle statement on the surface, but there's more to this story. Why is my sibling involved? *grin*

I once went to an All Souls service in an Oxford chapel. They were doing a requiem for the departed. It was very moving until the celebrant started singing the names of dead people. All on one note. This went on for several minutes, rather like singing out of a telephone directory. Unfortunately, I got the giggles and had to scuttle out. I have never been back to that chapel.Aww, poor Woodworm.
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Ah, the Mexican day of the dead. It's a very happy celebration, isn't it? Is your sister dressing up in a pageant of some kind? Is she one half of a dragon?
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Ah, the Mexican day of the dead. It's a very happy celebration, isn't it? It is. As our state has Mexican heritage, we made art projects for it at school.
Is your sister dressing up in a pageant of some kind? No, the actual celebration of Dia de los Muertos is irrelevant; we aren't Mexican and we never celebrated it at home. There's another use of Deathday that's more relevant (Dia de los Muertos was only relevant in that it's today, and to get you hooked on "celebration".)
Is she one half of a dragon?Haha, she's only a Dragon in the Chinese sense.
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Is her birthday today?
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Is her birthday today? Yes! She's 22. :-) There's one more link...why else, considering everything irrelevant that you used to get to this point, would I be saying "Happy Deathday" instead of "Happy Birthday"?
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Happy birthday then! She's a Scorpio, best sign in the Zodiac... :-)

Is it something related to your sister (apart from being her birthday) -- hobbies, memories together, etc? LOTR relevant? (It seems it often is)
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Happy birthday then! She's a Scorpio, best sign in the Zodiac... :-) You're one too, then, I suppose? Scorpios are pretty clever at least :-D I'm a Gemini

Is it something related to your sister (apart from being her birthday) -- hobbies This, memories together and this, etc? LOTR relevant? but not, sadly, this. I have yet to make a Tolkien fan out of the poor misguided child. (It seems it often is)Often, but not always. However, fantasy/fiction is indeed relevant.
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I am, indeed. I like Gemini, probably because they tend to talk constantly :-) I only know women of that sign, though

Movies relevant? Literature? Music?
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I am, indeed. I like Gemini, probably because they tend to talk constantly :-) I only know women of that sign, though Including me.

Movies relevant? Literature? Music? Yes to the first two, no to the last, although the movies do have a particularly distinctive opening theme which we both like. The second book/movie is the relevant one.
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The book? Is the author still alive? Is it a famous book? Was it a movie made after it? Is the movie famous? The book was written in [LTPF list of decades]? The movie was made in [LTPF list of decades]?
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The book? I'm not telling you which book, LOL
Is the author still alive? Yes.
Is it a famous book? Very much so.
Was it a movie made after it? There was a movie made after it.
Is the movie famous? Yes.
The book was written in [LTPF list of decades]? 1990s, I believe.
The movie was made in [LTPF list of decades]? 2000s.
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Harry Potter?
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Harry Potter? Yay, Balin!
Harry Potter and the...

Oh, all right, I won't squish every single detail out of you, that's good enough for the ***SPOILER***.

In "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets", the second book and film of the Harry Potter series, the ghost "Nearly Headless" Nick invites the intrepid trio to his "Deathday" party, celebrating the day he died. It's clearly a spin on a birthday party...more or less celebrating his "birth" as a ghost rather than a living person. So on this Day of the Dead, my sister's 22nd birthday (two twos, after all...second book and second movie), I say "Happy Deathday" in honor of our shared love of Harry Potter. *grin*
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Oh...and it's also 11/02 (02/11 to my British friends) today...11 x 2 is 22. How cool is that? :-D And 10 is 2 in binary.
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"There are 10 types of people in the world: those who understand binary, and those who don't."

Nice one!
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Love the binary joke...I'm sure I've heard that before, but I still love it. Thanks!
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(Hey, Matt, sibling wants to know have you taken the test from the book "Are you a Geek? 10x3 ways to find out" (that's 10 to the 3rd, by the way). Have you?)
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No, sadly. I have actually never heard of that book, but I would love to take the test.
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I think you would do very well on it, from all I know of you so far :-D They probably have it at Barnes & Noble and/or Borders, whichever is more accessible.

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