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Felicia Nimue Ackerman (Nimue)
Posted on Wednesday, June 01, 2005 - 7:52 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Lionel's perfectly ordinary dog made him rich. How come??
Lynne (Lynne)
Posted on Wednesday, June 01, 2005 - 8:19 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did the dog unearth something that was valuable?
Did the dog find something that led to a reward?
Did watching the dog doing something give Lionel an idea for a successful invention?
Was the dog some form of assistance dog that enabled Lionel to get to his place of work?
Felicia Nimue Ackerman (Nimue)
Posted on Wednesday, June 01, 2005 - 8:23 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Lynne (Lynne) on Wednesday, June 01, 2005 - 08:19 pm:


Did the dog unearth something that was valuable? no
Did the dog find something that led to a reward? no
Did watching the dog doing something give Lionel an idea for a successful invention? yesish--ooops, looks as though this will be another humiliating quickie
Was the dog some form of assistance dog that enabled Lionel to get to his place of work? no
Lynne (Lynne)
Posted on Wednesday, June 01, 2005 - 8:27 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was the dog moving at the time of the inspiration? At rest? Dead? Did he create memorials for them?
Was it an item for dogs to use? Humans to use?
Hannah Kinghern (Kdoc)
Posted on Wednesday, June 01, 2005 - 8:50 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

should we be looking for a particular action done by the dog? was it a normal doggy behaviour? was it a reaction to something? was it being trained? was it interacting with another dog? a person?

could it have been his pet ferret? or another kind of animal?
Felicia Nimue Ackerman (Nimue)
Posted on Wednesday, June 01, 2005 - 9:38 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Lynne (Lynne) on Wednesday, June 01, 2005 - 08:27 pm:


Was the dog moving at the time of the inspiration? possibly At rest? possibly Dead? no Did he create memorials
for them? no
Was it an item for dogs to use? no Humans to use? yes

By Hannah Kinghern (Kdoc) on Wednesday, June 01, 2005 - 08:50 pm:


should we be looking for a particular action done by the dog? noish was it a normal doggy
behaviour? yope was it a reaction to something? yope was it being trained? no was it interacting with another
dog? no a person? no

could it have been his pet ferret?possible but unlikely or another kind of animal? possibly
aa aa (A1415925)
Posted on Thursday, June 02, 2005 - 4:28 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did something happen to Lionel when he was doing something normal that he wouldn't have if he didn't have a dog.
Tim A. Dowd (Bodo)
Posted on Thursday, June 02, 2005 - 5:42 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Ice relevant? Season?
Felicia Nimue Ackerman (Nimue)
Posted on Thursday, June 02, 2005 - 6:02 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By aa aa (A1415925) on Thursday, June 02, 2005 - 04:28 am:


Did something happen to Lionel when he was doing something normal that he wouldn't have
if he didn't have a dog. yes

By Tim A. Dowd (Bodo) on Thursday, June 02, 2005 - 05:42 pm:


Ice relevant? no Season? yes
Tim A. Dowd (Bodo)
Posted on Thursday, June 02, 2005 - 8:54 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Winter? Spring? Summer? Fall?

Was he walking his dog when inspiration struck?
Felicia Nimue Ackerman (Nimue)
Posted on Thursday, June 02, 2005 - 9:36 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

y Tim A. Dowd (Bodo) on Thursday, June 02, 2005 - 08:54 pm:


Winter? Spring? Summer? Fall? probably any season but winter but I'm not sure about this.

Was he walking his dog when inspiration struck? no
Eliot (Eliot)
Posted on Friday, June 03, 2005 - 2:32 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was the inspiration caused by a sound the dog made? Was Lionel in physical contact with the dog at any point?
Felicia Nimue Ackerman (Nimue)
Posted on Friday, June 03, 2005 - 7:28 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Eliot (Eliot) on Friday, June 03, 2005 - 02:32 pm:


Was the inspiration caused by a sound the dog made? no Was Lionel in physical contact with the
dog at any point? yes
Eliot (Eliot)
Posted on Friday, June 03, 2005 - 8:20 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Wagging tail relevant? Was he petting the dog? Is it's fur relevant? Ears? Feet?
Felicia Nimue Ackerman (Nimue)
Posted on Friday, June 03, 2005 - 8:53 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Eliot (Eliot) on Friday, June 03, 2005 - 08:20 pm:


Wagging tail relevant? possibly Was he petting the dog? no Is it's fur relevant? yes Ears? no Feet? yesish
aa aa (A1415925)
Posted on Saturday, June 04, 2005 - 1:24 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is it the dog that directly inspired the man? Or something that happened while he was with the dog.
Are trees relevant,(where winter is differenet from other seasons)
Was the man indoors or outdoors?
Did something get stuck to the dog's fur.
Is the color of the fur important?
Breed of dog?
Eliot (Eliot)
Posted on Sunday, June 05, 2005 - 1:11 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is Lionel's idea to do with insulation? Padding?
Would it be used in the field of clothing? Animal care? Health? Sports?
Felicia Nimue Ackerman (Nimue)
Posted on Monday, June 06, 2005 - 10:37 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By aa aa (A1415925) on Saturday, June 04, 2005 - 01:24 am:


Is it the dog that directly inspired the man? see nextr answer Or something that happened while he was with
the dog. yes
Are trees relevant,(where winter is differenet from other seasons) yope
Was the man indoors or outdoors?both
Did something get stuck to the dog's fur. yes
Is the color of the fur important? no
Breed of dog? some are more likely

By Eliot (Eliot) on Sunday, June 05, 2005 - 01:11 pm:


Is Lionel's idea to do with insulation? no Padding? no
Would it be used in the field of clothing? yes Animal care?possib;y Health? yes Sports? yes
a1415925 (A1415925)
Posted on Tuesday, June 07, 2005 - 1:41 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Are the leaves of the tree important? Bark? Possibly fruit? Antoher part of the tree?

Did something stick to the dogs fur, then he got an idea? Do the more likely breeds of dogs have: long hair? short hair? hair size relevant? long tail? short tail? tail size relevant?

Just to be sure, they were not on a walk?
Hannah Kinghern (Kdoc)
Posted on Tuesday, June 07, 2005 - 8:23 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

is velcro relevant? did burrs stick to the dog's fur? (I know I have real problems with these on my pooch)
Eliot (Eliot)
Posted on Tuesday, June 07, 2005 - 8:32 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

That must be it, Hannah.
Felicia Nimue Ackerman (Nimue)
Posted on Tuesday, June 07, 2005 - 9:42 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By a1415925 (A1415925) on Tuesday, June 07, 2005 - 01:41 am:


Are the leaves of the tree important? no Bark? no Possibly fruit? no Antoher part of the tree? yes

Did something stick to the dogs fur, then he got an idea? yes Do the more likely breeds of dogs
have: long hair? yes short hair? no hair size relevant? yes long tail? that helps short tail? possibly tail size relevant? see previous answer

Just to be sure, they were not on a walk? They were on a walk when the "something" stuck to the dog's fur, but the insripration struck after the walk was over & he was trying to remove the "something"

By Hannah Kinghern (Kdoc) on Tuesday, June 07, 2005 - 08:23 pm:


is velcro relevant? yes did burrs stick to the dog's fur? yes (I know I have real problems with these on
my pooch)

By Eliot (Eliot) on Tuesday, June 07, 2005 - 08:32 pm:


That must be it, Hannah. IT IS!!!!


**** SPOILER **********
Clever Hannah triumphs AGAIN:(:(:(:(!!!!. I reaed somewhere that velcro was invented by a man who was imnspired by the difficulty of removing burrs from his dog's fur. I realized this one would probably be easy but figured it would be fun. I hope my new one is only the latter. Please check it out at the bottom of the page.
a1415925 (A1415925)
Posted on Wednesday, June 08, 2005 - 1:41 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

NOOO. You leave for a few hours and someonelse goes and solves the puzzle.

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