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Jenburdoo (Jenburdoo)
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Posted on Friday, December 17, 2010 - 12:13 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I just had an idea for a holiday rulebreaker, but realized it would probably be solved too quickly. Explain.
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Posted on Friday, December 17, 2010 - 12:27 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did the rule have something to do with woubit's puzzle?
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Posted on Friday, December 17, 2010 - 12:39 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did the rule have something to do with woubit's puzzle? No.
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Posted on Friday, December 17, 2010 - 12:45 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

holiday...Christmas? Hanukkah (Chanukah?) Kwanzaa? Any other holidays relevant?
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Posted on Friday, December 17, 2010 - 1:56 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

holiday...Christmas? This. Hanukkah (Chanukah?) You can spell it however you like; there are at least a half-dozen transliterations. Kwanzaa? Any other holidays relevant? No.
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Posted on Friday, December 17, 2010 - 2:32 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Would the puzzle have been a CA rulebreaker? A regular one? Would the rule have involved anything other than the post content?

Any other puzzles relevant?
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Posted on Friday, December 17, 2010 - 3:21 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Would the puzzle have been a CA rulebreaker? This. A regular one? Would the rule have involved anything other than the post content? No.

Any other puzzles relevant? Only another I remember that was about a puzzle that wouldn't work, which gave me the idea for this one.
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Posted on Friday, December 17, 2010 - 4:08 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Would the rule itself have been about Christmas? Would the CA have been if a certain word was in the question? A certain letter? If a certain word was not in the question? A certain letter?
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Posted on Friday, December 17, 2010 - 4:54 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Would the rule itself have been about Christmas? Would the CA have been if a certain word was in the question? A certain letter? If a certain word was not in the question? A certain letter? No to all.
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Posted on Friday, December 17, 2010 - 10:13 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Would the rule have depended on the length of the post? The number of the questions in the post?
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Posted on Friday, December 17, 2010 - 10:25 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

"A puzzle that wouldn't work"...a rulebreaker with no rule? My rulebreaker that Kalira solved?
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Posted on Saturday, December 18, 2010 - 4:11 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Would the rule have depended on the length of the post? No. The number of the questions in the post? No.

"A puzzle that wouldn't work"...a rulebreaker with no rule? My rulebreaker that Kalira solved? Neither.
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Posted on Saturday, December 18, 2010 - 4:42 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Would the rule have depended on the length of the sentence? Would all questions have been CA? Would the topic of the question have been relevant to the rule? Would the rule have involved whether or not the question was an actual question? A statement?
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Posted on Saturday, December 18, 2010 - 6:09 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Would the rule have depended on the length of the sentence? Would all questions have been CA? Would the topic of the question have been relevant to the rule? Would the rule have involved whether or not the question was an actual question? A statement? No to all.
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Posted on Sunday, December 19, 2010 - 6:33 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Would the rule have been solved quickly if someone had asked the typical "A? B? C? ... Z?" questions?
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Would the rule have been solved quickly if someone had asked the typical "A? B? C? ... Z?" questions? Yes.
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Posted on Monday, December 20, 2010 - 3:47 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Would all the one-letter questions have had the same answer? Have been CA?
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Posted on Monday, December 20, 2010 - 11:20 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Would all the one-letter questions have had the same answer? No. Have been CA? No.
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Posted on Monday, December 20, 2010 - 6:53 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Would the rule have depended on the first letter of the question? The last letter? Would any of the one-letter questions have been CA? If so, [LTPF list of letters]?
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Posted on Tuesday, December 21, 2010 - 12:21 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Would the rule have depended on the first letter of the question? The last letter? Neither. Would any of the one-letter questions have been CA? No. If so, [LTPF list of letters]?
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Posted on Tuesday, December 21, 2010 - 3:31 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Would the number of consonants been relevant? The number of vowels?
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Posted on Wednesday, December 22, 2010 - 9:03 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Would the number of consonants been relevant? The number, no. If there were no consonants at all, the answer would be "yes." The number of vowels?
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Posted on Wednesday, December 22, 2010 - 4:11 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Would it have been relevant if there were no letters at all in the question? No vowels? No numbers? Nothing at all? Only symbols?
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Posted on Thursday, December 23, 2010 - 8:00 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Would it have been relevant if there were no letters at all in the question? No vowels? No numbers? Nothing at all? Only symbols? No.
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Posted on Monday, December 27, 2010 - 4:43 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Would there have been any answers other than "Yes," "No," and "CA"? Or "Yope" (etc)?
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Posted on Monday, December 27, 2010 - 12:27 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Would there have been any answers other than "Yes," "No," and "CA"? No. Or "Yope" (etc)? I don't think there would have been any yopes.
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Posted on Monday, December 27, 2010 - 6:19 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Would the answer have been Yes every time there was no L?
Jenburdoo (Jenburdoo)
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Posted on Monday, December 27, 2010 - 10:41 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Would the answer have been Yes every time there was no L? Got it.

***** SPOILER *****

I would have answered yes whenever a question was asked which did not contain the letter N, until someone figured out the solution ("Noel"). The trouble is that one of the first questions would likely be:

A?
B?
C?
D?
etc ...

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