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Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Wednesday, September 19, 2012 - 4:24 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Neither team got credit for the biggest hit.

FMOI
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Hi Balin

Hit = Musical chart hit? hit in baseball? hit as in a contract killing? hit as in the internet sense?

Team = Sports? Co-workers?

Did some sort of world record get broken?
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Hi Balin Good morning Peter. Or... it's morning in my time zone; I have no idea what it is in yours.

Hit = Musical chart hit? hit in baseball? hit as in a contract killing? hit as in the internet sense? None of these

Team = Sports? Whether it is a sport is debatable, but I will say Yes Co-workers?

Did some sort of world record get broken? No
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Is it more of a hobby or passtime? Maybe a boardgame? Battleships perhaps?

Does the hit constitute one object hitting another? is there any human contact? Any physical pain? could this be described as a collision?
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hit =
one object coming into contact with another object?
an object coming into contact with a person?
a person coming into contact with another person?
nothing coming into contact with anything?
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Is it more of a hobby or pastime? Sort of. Hobby or game would work Maybe a boardgame? b{No} Battleships perhaps? No

Does the hit constitute one object hitting another? Yes -- see below is there any human contact? Yes -- see below Any physical pain? Probably could this be described as a collision? I'll say No, because only one object was in motion

hit =
one object coming into contact with another object?
an object coming into contact with a person? This one
a person coming into contact with another person?
nothing coming into contact with anything?
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Is the idea of the game to hit a person with an object? Is the object a ball? If not is it made from a specific material?

Does the object get propelled by another person? with their hand? a bat or something similar?

Would parents of children discourage this hobby or game? Is it considered dangerous?
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Is the idea of the game to hit a person with an object? Yes Is the object a ball? Yes If not is it made from a specific material? Yes

Does the object get propelled by another person? Yes (slight -ish) with their hand? No a bat or something similar? No

Would parents of children discourage this hobby or game? Depends on the children's age. For younger kids, more likely Yes. Is it considered dangerous? Somewhat, Yes
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Dodge-ball relevant?
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is it paintball?
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Dodge-ball relevant? No

is it paintball? Yes
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So two teams were playing paintball, right? Both teams hit each other with paint balls?

Neither of them had the biggest hit =
A third team had a bigger paintball hit?
A person not associated with a team had a bigger hit?
There was a bigger "hit" that resembled paint wasn't actually a paintball at all? Maybe bird poop? Something similar?
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So two teams were playing paintball, right? Yes Both teams hit each other with paint balls? Yes

Neither of them had the biggest hit =
A third team had a bigger paintball hit? No
A person not associated with a team had a bigger hit? Yes...
There was a bigger "hit" that resembled paint wasn't actually a paintball at all? YES Maybe bird poop? No Something similar? No
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Was the big hit paint? A large amount of paint? Did somebody get shot with a real gun?

Was it a member of one of the teams who got hit by the big hit? Did anything explode? Did an accident occur?
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Was the big hit paint? No A large amount of paint? No Did somebody get shot with a real gun? You mean a firearm? No

Was it a member of one of the teams who got hit by the big hit? Yes Did anything explode? No Did an accident occur? Yes
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Are any animals relevant?
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Was the big hit blood? Water?
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Are any animals relevant? No

Was the big hit blood? Water? Neither
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did a tree fall? or a branch?

wa a vehicle involved?
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did a tree fall? or a branch? wa a vehicle involved? No to all
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Was the hit actually something liquid that splattered in a pattern similar to a paintball? Was it something that resembled a paintball in some other way but not as a liquid splatter? Or did it not really resemble a paintball at all?
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was someone hit by paint that didn't come from a paintball gun? like a container exploded? or fell and covered then in paint?

was anyone given the credit for the biggest hit? or was it an accident?
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Was the hit actually something liquid that splattered in a pattern similar to a paintball? No Was it something that resembled a paintball in some other way but not as a liquid splatter? Yope with svv of "resemble" Or did it not really resemble a paintball at all? Yesish, see prev

was someone hit by paint that didn't come from a paintball gun? like a container exploded? or fell and covered then in paint? No to all

was anyone given the credit for the biggest hit? or was it an accident? This
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was one person hit? more?

were they hit by a liquid? a solid? water?
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did something explode?

did they get hit by treacle? rice pudding?
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was one person hit? Yes more?

were they hit by a liquid? a solid? This water?

did something explode? When it hit him, it exploded like a paintball would

did they get hit by treacle? rice pudding? No, but OTRT
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Was it food? If so, fruit? vegetable? dessert?
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did a weasel explode?
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Was it food? Yes If so, fruit? vegetable? This dessert?

did a weasel explode? No. I'm curious as to where this question came from...
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A tomato?

Had one of the players thrown the vegetable? Someone else?
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A tomato? No

Had one of the players thrown the vegetable? FA, No Someone else? Yes
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Was the vegetable? deliberately? thrown? on the playing field? by someone?
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Was the vegetable? Yes deliberately? Yes thrown? No, FA cleared! on the playing field? Yes by someone? Yes

Beware: the Yeses are correct on their own, but together...
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The someone was not a player, right? Was he a spectator?

Was the vegetable shot from some kind of gun? Was it launched with a slingshot? Dropped from above?
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The someone was not a player, right? Yes Was he a spectator? No

Was the vegetable shot from some kind of gun? Yes Was it launched with a slingshot? Dropped from above?
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Was it the referee?

Relevant what kind of vegetable it was? Smaller than a tomato?
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Was it the referee? No

Relevant what kind of vegetable it was? Yes Smaller than a tomato? No
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Was it a pumpkin? zucchini? eggplant? cucumber? pepper? salad? cabbage? broccoli? cauliflower? asparagus? celery? leek? potato?

Was it raw? cooked? relevant?
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Was it a pumpkin? zucchini? eggplant? cucumber? pepper? salad? cabbage? broccoli? cauliflower? asparagus? celery? leek? potato? This

Was it raw? This cooked? relevant? Yes
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So a potato cannon, then? The kind you make out of PVC and launch with hair spray and a lighter?
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So a potato cannon, then? The kind you make out of PVC and launch with hair spray and a lighter? Yes. All you need now is to figure out who shot it.
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Was the person who shot it at the game? Were they affiliated with the game?

Was the shooter HAM?
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half a pound of tuppenny rice, half a pound of treacle, that's the way the money goes, pop goes the weasel
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Was the person who shot it at the game? Were they affiliated with the game? No to both

Was the shooter HAM? Yes

half a pound of tuppenny rice, half a pound of treacle, that's the way the money goes, pop goes the weasel Ah. I had never heard that verse.
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Was shooting the potato supposed to be an act of revenge?
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Was shooting the potato supposed to be an act of revenge? No
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Did the one who shot the potato want it to look like a regular paint ball?
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Did the one who shot the potato want it to look like a regular paint ball? No
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The one who shot the potato was not on the playing field, right?

Was he aiming for a particular person? Did he hit the right person?

Was the victim a friend of his? family? partner?
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The one who shot the potato was not on the playing field, right? Right

Was he aiming for a particular person? No... Did he hit the right person?

Was the victim a friend of his? family? partner? No and irrel
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Was he aiming for a particular team? For an object? For an animal?
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Was he aiming for a particular team? For an object? For an animal? No... you're making a pretty simple FA.
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Was he just testing his potato cannon?
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Was he just testing his potato cannon? Yes.

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

A man was testing his potato cannon by shooting it into the woods. He inadvertently fired it towards a paintball game taking place in the same woods, and hit one of the players with the potato -- the "biggest hit" of the game.

Nice solve Doriana; nice work everyone. Nuevo puzzle shorty.

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