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Felicia Nimue Ackerman (Nimue)
Posted on Monday, January 10, 2005 - 10:35 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Peony was not a racist but she was dismayed at being the only white woman in the room. How come??
Tony (E20)
Posted on Monday, January 10, 2005 - 10:59 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Were there any other people in the room? If so, how many?

Were there any other white people in the room? If so, how many?

Were there any other women in the room? If so, how many?
Felicia Nimue Ackerman (Nimue)
Posted on Tuesday, January 11, 2005 - 12:24 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Tony (E20) on Monday, January 10, 2005 - 10:59 pm:


Were there any other people in the room? yes If so, how many?4 or 5

Were there any other white people in the room? no If so, how many?

Were there any other women in the room? yes If so, how many? 4 or 5
Tony (E20)
Posted on Tuesday, January 11, 2005 - 12:40 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did Peony know the other women in the room?

Had she been in the room before? How often?

Were the women all in the room for the same purpose?

Did this happen this century? last century? earlier? does it matter?
Felicia Nimue Ackerman (Nimue)
Posted on Tuesday, January 11, 2005 - 2:05 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did Peony know the other women in the room? no

Had she been in the room before? possibly How often? irrel

Were the women all in the room for the same purpose? yes

Did this happen this century? possibly last century? ditto earlier? ditto does it matter? yes
Shawn Franchi (Doctapeppa)
Posted on Tuesday, January 11, 2005 - 3:06 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

You mean white woman as in the race? Were there women of other races in the room? Were they going to do something? Was something going to be done to them? Were they abducted by aliens?
Tony (E20)
Posted on Tuesday, January 11, 2005 - 9:16 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did the other women know each other?

Was the common purpose for being in the room connected to employment? recreation? religion? sport? finance? health? travel?

The answers to the questions about time suggest this was not an actual event. Just to confirm - was this a real life event? is it from a fictional source? did you make it up?

Could it have taken place two hundred years ago? three hundred years ago? four hundred years ago? five hundred years ago? a thousand years ago? two thousand years ago? earlier?
Hannah Kinghern (Kdoc)
Posted on Tuesday, January 11, 2005 - 10:51 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

her dismay:
because she thought she would have to do something she didn't want to? would not be able to do something she wanted to? because something unpleasant might happen to her? that something pleasant might not happen? did she think she might lose some sort of benefit? or fail to gain some kind of benefit?
is she dismayed because she thought there should be more white women there? a higher proportion? or because she thought there should be fewer non-whites? a lower proportion?

would she have been happy if she had been in the same situation but with 4 white women added? for the dismay to go would there have to be no non-whites? an equal proportion of whites to non-whites? more whites than non-whites?

could this situation arise with males only? mixed males and females? mixed adults and children?
are all the women in the room adults? relevant?
Felicia Nimue Ackerman (Nimue)
Posted on Wednesday, January 12, 2005 - 7:59 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Tony (E20) on Tuesday, January 11, 2005 - 09:16 am:


Did the other women know each other? irrel

Was the common purpose for being in the room connected to employment? recreation?
religion? sport? finance? health? travel? none of thje above ::O:O:O:O!!!!

The answers to the questions about time suggest this was not an actual event. Just to confirm -
was this a real life event? no is it from a fictional source? no did you make it up? yes

Could it have taken place two hundred years ago? I think so three hundred years ago?I'm not sure four hundred
years ago? ditto five hundred years ago? ditto a thousand years ago?m ditto two thousand years ago? ditto earlier? ditto

By Hannah Kinghern (Kdoc) on Tuesday, January 11, 2005 - 10:51 am:


her dismay:
because she thought she would have to do something she didn't want to? yes would not be able to
do something she wanted to? yes because something unpleasant might happen to her? yes that
something pleasant might not happen? yes did she think she might lose some sort of benefit? yes or
fail to gain some kind of benefit? yes
is she dismayed because she thought there should be more white women there? yes a higher
proportion? no or because she thought there should be fewer non-whites? no a lower proportion? no

would she have been happy if she had been in the same situation but with 4 white women
added?yes for the dismay to go would there have to be no non-whites? no an equal proportion of
whites to non-whites? no more whites than non-whites? no

could this situation arise with males only? yes mixed males and females? yes mixed adults and
children? yes
are all the women in the room adults? yes relevant? yes
Hannah Kinghern (Kdoc)
Posted on Wednesday, January 12, 2005 - 10:03 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

the fact that she was the only white woman - would this mean she would stand out more? be singled out in some way? was she hoping to 'hide behind' other white women?

is education relevant? shopping? buying? selling?
does she say anything relevant? is anything relevant said to her?
is it relevant how long she has been in the room? seconds? mins? hours? days?
relevant how long she will be in the room? seconds? mins? hours? days?

is she there by choice? can she leave at any time? are the other women there by choice?
are they being watched? dod they have to make a decision? will they talk to each other?

are they there for a purpose ? which involves being creative? will they perform any relevant actions?

any legal issues involved?

does the absence of white women imply that she has made a mistake?
Felicia Nimue Ackerman (Nimue)
Posted on Wednesday, January 12, 2005 - 10:59 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Hannah Kinghern (Kdoc) on Wednesday, January 12, 2005 - 10:03 pm:


the fact that she was the only white woman - would this mean she would stand out more? yes be
singled out in some way? yes was she hoping to 'hide behind' other white women? yope

is education relevant? no shopping? no buying? no selling? no
does she say anything relevant? possibly is anything relevant said to her? yes
is it relevant how long she has been in the room? yes seconds? more mins? yes hours? unlikely days? no
relevant how long she will be in the room? yes seconds? more mins? yes hours? unlikely days? no

is she there by choice? no can she leave at any time? no are the other women there by choice? yes
are they being watched? yes dod they have to make a decision? no will they talk to each other? no

are they there for a purpose ? yes which involves being creative? no will they perform any relevant
actions? yes

any legal issues involved? yes

does the absence of white women imply that she has made a mistake? no
Hannah Kinghern (Kdoc)
Posted on Thursday, January 13, 2005 - 8:22 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

is she on trial? are the black women in the jury?
(Stuccosalt)
Posted on Thursday, January 13, 2005 - 1:23 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

A police line-up? Did she commit any crimes?
Hannah Kinghern (Kdoc)
Posted on Thursday, January 13, 2005 - 2:32 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Hey - that's a good idea Stuccosalt!
Shawn Franchi (Doctapeppa)
Posted on Saturday, January 15, 2005 - 12:51 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Were they abducted by aliens?
Felicia Nimue Ackerman (Nimue)
Posted on Saturday, January 15, 2005 - 6:40 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Hannah Kinghern (Kdoc) on Thursday, January 13, 2005 - 08:22 am:


is she on trial? no are the black women in the jury? no

By (Stuccosalt) on Thursday, January 13, 2005 - 01:23 pm:


A police line-up? yes Did she commit any crimes? irrel

By Hannah Kinghern (Kdoc) on Thursday, January 13, 2005 - 02:32 pm:


Hey - that's a good idea Stuccosalt!

By Shawn Franchi (Doctapeppa) on Saturday, January 15, 2005 - 12:51 am:


Were they abducted by aliens? no
***** SPOILER***
Peony understandably didn't like being the only white woman in a police line-up, any more than Felicia Nimue likes the disgrace of having posted what turned out to be such an easy puzzle. Please see my attempt to redeem myself at the bottonm of the page
Hannah Kinghern (Kdoc)
Posted on Saturday, January 15, 2005 - 6:57 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

It's good to have some that go quite quickly Felicia Nimue - it keeps us keen!

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