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David Burn (Woubit)
Posted on Tuesday, February 01, 2005 - 4:54 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

They should have had another
Tim A. Dowd (Bodo)
Posted on Tuesday, February 01, 2005 - 5:08 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Are they human-type people? Adults? Males? Females? Living (at the time they should've had another)?

Another: physical object? Chance? Thought?

Would having another have prevented something bad from happening? Caused something good to happen? Be more appropriate?
David Burn (Woubit)
Posted on Tuesday, February 01, 2005 - 5:25 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Tim A. Dowd (Bodo) on Tuesday, February 01, 2005 - 05:08 pm:

Are they human-type people? yes Adults? yes Males? yes Females? no Living (at the time they should've had another)? yes

Another: physical object? this one Chance? Thought?

Would having another have prevented something bad from happening? yesish Caused something good to happen? no Be more appropriate? no
Simon Downham (Beroean)
Posted on Tuesday, February 01, 2005 - 5:48 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Another:
pint?
whisky?
bourbon?
player?
card?
bid?
club/diamond/heart/spade/no trump?
trick?
child?
round?
kiss?
penalty?
goal?
something else?
David Burn (Woubit)
Posted on Tuesday, February 01, 2005 - 5:51 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Simon Downham (Beroean) on Tuesday, February 01, 2005 - 05:48 pm:


Another:
pint?
whisky?
bourbon? well, these three are in the right forest
player?
card?
bid?
club/diamond/heart/spade/no trump?
trick?
child?
round?
kiss?
penalty?
goal?
something else? and the rest, apart from this one, are not :)
Simon Downham (Beroean)
Posted on Tuesday, February 01, 2005 - 5:58 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Another:
Gin and tonic?

Was it in fact a drink?
food?
David Burn (Woubit)
Posted on Tuesday, February 01, 2005 - 6:11 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Simon Downham (Beroean) on Tuesday, February 01, 2005 - 05:58 pm:

Another:
Gin and tonic? no

Was it in fact a drink? yes
food? no
Simon Downham (Beroean)
Posted on Tuesday, February 01, 2005 - 6:13 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Alcoholic drink?
Cold beverage?
Hot one?
Soup?
A rare or unusual drink?

Is identifying the exact drink relevant?
David Burn (Woubit)
Posted on Tuesday, February 01, 2005 - 6:17 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Simon Downham (Beroean) on Tuesday, February 01, 2005 - 06:13 pm:

Alcoholic drink? you may not believe this, but no :)
Cold beverage? this one
Hot one?
Soup?
A rare or unusual drink? no

Is identifying the exact drink relevant? not the exact drink, perhaps, but...
Simon Downham (Beroean)
Posted on Tuesday, February 01, 2005 - 6:24 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

fizzy drink?
fruit drink?
Sweet drink?
milk?
water?
cold tea?
(was it normally a hot drink but cooled?)

other?
Simon Downham (Beroean)
Posted on Tuesday, February 01, 2005 - 6:30 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

do people normally drink it?
Is it poisonous?
Alizon (Alizon)
Posted on Tuesday, February 01, 2005 - 6:41 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

cup of coffee?
Tommy Petersson (Tommyp)
Posted on Tuesday, February 01, 2005 - 8:33 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

A soda pop bottle? another drink in a bottle? a can?
David Burn (Woubit)
Posted on Wednesday, February 02, 2005 - 2:18 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Simon Downham (Beroean) on Tuesday, February 01, 2005 - 06:24 pm:

fizzy drink?
fruit drink? could have been this
Sweet drink?
milk?
water? or could have been this
cold tea?
(was it normally a hot drink but cooled?) no

other?

By Simon Downham (Beroean) on Tuesday, February 01, 2005 - 06:30 pm:

do people normally drink it? yes
Is it poisonous? no

By Alizon (Alizon) on Tuesday, February 01, 2005 - 06:41 pm:

cup of coffee? no, but if you knew what you were doing when you asked that, you get at least 100 bonus points :)

By Tommy Petersson (Tommyp) on Tuesday, February 01, 2005 - 08:33 pm:

A soda pop bottle? another drink in a bottle? a can? the exact delivery method does not matter
David Burn (Woubit)
Posted on Wednesday, February 02, 2005 - 2:23 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Because the above answers may have been a little confusing, here is a short

***** RECAP *****

What has been established so far is that "they" are a group of human adult males, in whose best interests it would have been to have another drink. This drink is not well-defined, but it was not alcoholic - could have been water, could have been fruit juice, could have been some kind of fizzy soda. At any rate, it was a cold drink. It doesn't matter what it was, nor in what kind of container it was served.
Dref (Dref)
Posted on Wednesday, February 02, 2005 - 4:17 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Would the beverage have to have been cold in order for the puzzle statement to be true?
David Burn (Woubit)
Posted on Wednesday, February 02, 2005 - 4:28 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Dref (Dref) on Wednesday, February 02, 2005 - 04:17 am:

Would the beverage have to have been cold in order for the puzzle statement to be true? strictly, no. But in practice, yes.
Alizon (Alizon)
Posted on Wednesday, February 02, 2005 - 8:07 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Nothing can equal one more cup of coffee for the road
Dref (Dref)
Posted on Wednesday, February 02, 2005 - 11:00 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Country where action takes place relevant?

Is illness relevant?
David Burn (Woubit)
Posted on Thursday, February 03, 2005 - 12:40 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Dref (Dref) on Wednesday, February 02, 2005 - 11:00 pm:

Country where action takes place relevant? it happened in England. This is not entirely irrelevant.

Is illness relevant? no
Birgitta Ericsson (Brid)
Posted on Thursday, February 03, 2005 - 8:43 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is thirst relevant? Is physical work? Sports?
Are they two men? Three? More? Are they in a place where such drinks can normally be had? If so, for free? or just when someone is paying?
David Burn (Woubit)
Posted on Thursday, February 03, 2005 - 9:53 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Birgitta Ericsson (Brid) on Thursday, February 03, 2005 - 08:43 am:

Is thirst relevant? yes Is physical work? no Sports? yes
Are they two men? Three? More? this one, and to save further effort, they are twelve men Are they in a place where such drinks can normally be had? yes If so, for free? someone has to pay for them, but the twelve men do not or just when someone is paying?