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Martinfg (Martinfg)
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Posted on Wednesday, March 30, 2011 - 2:06 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

It would appear I can get a lot further if I dont actually move!
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Posted on Wednesday, March 30, 2011 - 2:15 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I = you, Martinfg?

get a lot further - a physical distance? Or advancing in a project/plan/idea/career?
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Does this have to do with space travel?

If physical movement, to do with a people moving device like an escalator or moving walkway?

Does it involve being inside something else that would move, ie a car?

Move as in, move from one residence to another? One job to another, or a new position in a company?
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Is a game or board game relevant here? Will you possibly get further because of something that will/could happen in the future (from the time the puzzle statement is "said")? Is the "goal" in a place other than where you are at the moment the puzzle statement is "said"? at the same place you are when it is "said"? or can the "goal" be accomplished anyplace?
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Posted on Thursday, March 31, 2011 - 12:38 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I = you, Martinfg? Yes

get a lot further - a physical distance? Yes Or advancing in a project/plan/idea/career?

Does this have to do with space travel? Sadly Not

If physical movement, to do with a people moving device like an escalator or moving walkway? No

Does it involve being inside something else that would move, ie a car? Yes

Move as in, move from one residence to another? No One job to another, or a new position in a company? No

Is a game or board game relevant here? No Will you possibly get further because of something that will/could happen in the future (from the time the puzzle statement is "said")? No Is the "goal" in a place other than where you are at the moment the puzzle statement is "said"? at the same place you are when it is "said"? or can the "goal" be accomplished anyplace? There is not really a goal as such
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Posted on Thursday, March 31, 2011 - 1:35 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Are you trying to get to a specific location? Or just trying to go far?
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Posted on Thursday, March 31, 2011 - 2:24 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

You don't move as in don't walk? Or just stand still, not doing other movements (with your arms, for example)?
Martinfg (Martinfg)
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Are you trying to get to a specific location? Or just trying to go far? in this instance I was not actually trying to get anywhere

You don't move as in don't walk? Or just stand still, not doing other movements (with your arms, for example)? dont move as in dont physically change my location
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Posted on Thursday, March 31, 2011 - 7:48 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

when you say that you don't phsically change your location, do you mean within the car? or is the car itself not changing location?

is the car on a car transporter? or a car ferry?

or are you sitting in traffic?
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Inside something else that would move:
A vehicle?
An elevator?
On some mode of transportation?
In a structure that is moving?
Going very meta, on a planet that is rotating?

Moving vertically?
Moving laterally?
Does it matter?
Martinfg (Martinfg)
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when you say that you don't phsically change your location, do you mean within the car? or is the car itself not changing location? This one

is the car on a car transporter? or a car ferry? No

or are you sitting in traffic? No
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Posted on Friday, April 01, 2011 - 2:52 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Inside something else that would move:
A vehicle? its a car
An elevator?
On some mode of transportation?
In a structure that is moving?
Going very meta, on a planet that is rotating?

Moving vertically?
Moving laterally? this one i suppose
Does it matter? Not really
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Is "backseat driving" involved?

Student learner/driving lessons?

Are other passengers relevant?

Were you stopped in a parking lot, on a street, in a driveway? - relevant?

Was the car on? In park? In neutral?

Were you moving withing the car- ie front seat to back seat?

Is light relevant? Fear?
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Was something wrong with your car? If so, did you have the chance of either driving to a person to fix your car or of having them come to you? And you went for the first option?

Is an accident relevant? A traffic jam?
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Is "backseat driving" involved? No

Student learner/driving lessons? No

Are other passengers relevant? No

Were you stopped in a parking lot, Yes on a street, in a driveway? - relevant? Only that i was stopped

Was the car on? YesIn park? In neutral? Yes

Were you moving withing the car- ie front seat to back seat? No

Is light relevant? No Fear? No

Was something wrong with your car? No If so, did you have the chance of either driving to a person to fix your car or of having them come to you? And you went for the first option? So none of this

Is an accident relevant? Notraffic jam? No
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Posted on Monday, April 04, 2011 - 1:14 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was the car stopped on a slant? Did it roll?
Martinfg (Martinfg)
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Was the car stopped on a slant? No Did it roll? No
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Is it relevant where you are "getting a lot further" from?

Can you actually get a lot further if you don't move? -
Or does it just appear that way?

Anything to do with the review mirrors?
Any other specific components of the car?

Is someone or something moving farther away from you while you stay still?
Martinfg (Martinfg)
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Posted on Wednesday, April 06, 2011 - 12:59 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is it relevant where you are "getting a lot further" from? No

Can you actually get a lot further if you don't move? - No
Or does it just appear that way? Yes

Anything to do with the review mirrors? No
Any other specific components of the car? Yes

Is someone or something moving farther away from you while you stay still? Not this
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Posted on Wednesday, April 06, 2011 - 3:54 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Does it have anything to do with the car's tires?
Engine?
Transmission?
Headlights/tail lights?
Windshield/rear windshield?

Does this have to do with a trick of visual perspective?

Does something appear to be farther depending on how you look at it from inside the car?
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Does it have anything to do with the car's tires? No
Engine? No with an ish
Transmission? No with an ish
Headlights/tail lights? No
Windshield/rear windshield? No

Does this have to do with a trick of visual perspective? No

Does something appear to be farther depending on how you look at it from inside the car? No
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Posted on Wednesday, April 06, 2011 - 5:13 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Hmmm.. okay:

Shifter?
Ignition?
Alternator?
Battery?
Exhaust system?
Electrical system?
Speed sensor or throttle position sensor?
Tachometer?

Is the car stick shift?
Electric? Hybrid?

Does the car have a quirk?- like you put it in drive to park, neutral to drive, etc?
Martinfg (Martinfg)
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Shifter? No
Ignition? No
Alternator? No
Battery? No
Exhaust system? No
Electrical system? No with an ish
Speed sensor or throttle position sensor? No with an ish
Tachometer? No with an ish

Is the car stick shift? Yes in the uk we call it manual as opposed to automatic
Electric? No Hybrid? No

Does the car have a quirk?- like you put it in drive to park, neutral to drive, etc? No
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Posted on Tuesday, April 12, 2011 - 10:49 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Does it read a greater number of miles on the odometer? or does it actually appear to one of the senses of the driver or passengers that the car is moving?
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Are any other cars relevant?
Martinfg (Martinfg)
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Does it read a greater number of miles on the odometer? Not exactly but Very Very ORT or does it actually appear to one of the senses of the driver or passengers that the car is moving? Not This
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Posted on Wednesday, April 13, 2011 - 11:14 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

does the speedometer show a speed greater than zero?
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Posted on Tuesday, April 19, 2011 - 8:36 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

does the speedometer show a speed greater than zero? No
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does it read a greater number of kilometres on the odometer? :o)
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does it read a greater number of kilometres on the odometer? :o)Very ORT
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Does the odometer change when the car is idling?
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Does the odometer change when the car is idling? Not the odometer but.....
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The speedometer? Tachometer?
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is it a GPS navigation system which appears to be registering movement?
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The speedometer? No the speedometer is showing a speed of zero Tachometer? And the tachometer is showing as it should the idling revs of the engine
is it a GPS navigation system which appears to be registering movement? The GPS shows the car as stationary.....think of a slightly more modern device/feature in a car.....
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Some sort of automatic-parallel-parking-thingy? Or something similar?
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Some sort of automatic-parallel-parking-thingy? Or something similar? Not quite that advanced
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Some sort of mpg tracker?
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Some sort of mpg tracker? YES or trip computer. Pretty close to finishing this now anyone want to put it all together?
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Posted on Wednesday, April 27, 2011 - 2:23 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I don't know what a trip computer is versus a milage per gallon tracker/calculator but...
Is it relevant that when you stop accelerating (take your foot off the gas), an MPG tracker will often show that you're getting 99 mpg or some other VERY high number?
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I don't know what a trip computer is versus a milage per gallon tracker/calculator but...
Is it relevant that when you stop accelerating (take your foot off the gas), an MPG tracker will often show that you're getting 99 mpg or some other VERY high number?

You are in the right area now so its time for a

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

The trip computer on my car calculates, amongst other things the approximate distance of travel left with the fuel remaining in the tank, based on various factors such as current acceleration current fuel consumption etc.Therefore on starting the car the distance remaining shows the figure that was showing when the car was parked, based on fuel useage prior to switching the engine off. As the car is not using as much fuel when parked and running, the computer recalculates using the current engine conditions, and therefore the distance remaining increases. Whist watching this before setting off the distance remaining seemed to be increaseing every few seconds,seemingly meaning the less I moved the further I could get,in theory. Obviously not actually true but still an interesting concept.

Thanks to you all for playing.
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Posted on Thursday, April 28, 2011 - 12:33 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

nice one!

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