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Kapil Kapur (Dinkie)
Posted on Tuesday, December 20, 2005 - 8:37 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Reg realised he was doing the same as last time, but wanted it different. But he also realised that last time it was different whereas this time it would be the same
Lewis Zeiters (Lzeiters)
Posted on Tuesday, December 20, 2005 - 3:58 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Reg=he?
Do all "it" references pertain to the same thing?
Reposting an old LTP relevant?
Kapil Kapur (Dinkie)
Posted on Tuesday, December 20, 2005 - 6:26 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Reg=he? yes
Do all "it" references pertain to the same thing?yes
Reposting an old LTP relevant? no
John Morahan (Wunderland)
Posted on Tuesday, December 20, 2005 - 8:22 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

"it" = what Reg was doing?
he wanted it different: from last time? from usual? from something else?
last time it was different: from this time? from the previous time? from usual? from something else? from what he wanted it different from?
this time it would be the same: as last time? as the time before last? as usual? as something else? as what he wanted it different from? as what it was different from last time?
Is "it" a tangible object? an action?
Is Reg a human being?
Kapil Kapur (Dinkie)
Posted on Tuesday, December 20, 2005 - 10:01 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

"it" = what Reg was doing? yes
he wanted it different:
from last time? yes
from usual? no
from something else? no
last time it was different:
from this time? yes
from the previous time? no
from usual?no
from something else? yes
from what he wanted it different from? yes - i think - the logic is confusing here
this time it would be the same:
as last time? no
as the time before last?no
as usual?no
as something else?yes
as what he wanted it different from? yes
as what it was different from last time? yes
Is "it" a tangible object? no
an action? yes
Is Reg a human being? yes
John Morahan (Wunderland)
Posted on Tuesday, December 20, 2005 - 10:13 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Am confused :(

This time it was the same as last time, but last time was different from this time?
Last time it was different from last time? different from itself somehow?
Kapil Kapur (Dinkie)
Posted on Wednesday, December 21, 2005 - 8:27 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

This time it was the same as last time, but last time was different from this time?
Last time it was different from last time? different from itself somehow?

it is different in different ways between this and last time.
Tommy Petersson (Tommyp)
Posted on Saturday, December 24, 2005 - 12:54 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So he wished it should be different in the same way, but it wasn't? ;) It was rather the same in a different way?

Was "it" an action he made? someone else? something else?
Kapil Kapur (Dinkie)
Posted on Saturday, December 24, 2005 - 1:48 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So he wished it should be different in the same way, but it wasn't? ;) It was rather the same in a different way? yes

Was "it" an action he made?yes
someone else? and this !!!
something else? no
Tommy Petersson (Tommyp)
Posted on Saturday, December 24, 2005 - 2:19 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did he and this "someone else" do the action together? not at the same place, but simultaneously? independently of each other?

Is it relevant who this "someone else" is? Is it one specific person? male? female? a group of persons?
Mosquito (Mosquito)
Posted on Saturday, December 24, 2005 - 7:06 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was it another "someone else" this time?
Kapil Kapur (Dinkie)
Posted on Sunday, December 25, 2005 - 11:30 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did he and this "someone else" do the action together? yes
not at the same place,no but simultaneously?yes independently of each other?no

Is it relevant who this "someone else" is? yopish
Is it one specific person? yopish
male? yes
female? yes
a group of persons?no
Kapil Kapur (Dinkie)
Posted on Sunday, December 25, 2005 - 11:31 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was it another "someone else" this time? YES !!
Mosquito (Mosquito)
Posted on Monday, December 26, 2005 - 12:55 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Once "someone else" was a man, and once it was a female? Marriage or sex relevant?
Kapil Kapur (Dinkie)
Posted on Monday, December 26, 2005 - 10:29 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Once "someone else" was a man YES, and once it was a female? YESMarriage YES or sex relevant?
David Burn (Woubit)
Posted on Wednesday, December 28, 2005 - 5:39 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I am a bit lost here. Is this female Reg's wife? Did he do it last time? Did she?
Kapil Kapur (Dinkie)
Posted on Wednesday, December 28, 2005 - 6:17 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I am a bit lost here. Is this female Reg's wife? Did he do it last time? Did she? the 'it' is getting married ...he got married twice

this is a famous person ......
David Burn (Woubit)
Posted on Wednesday, December 28, 2005 - 6:19 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Oh, I see. Did he marry the same person both times?
Tommy Petersson (Tommyp)
Posted on Wednesday, December 28, 2005 - 8:16 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did they marry each other twice, but both changed sex between the two occasions?
Mosquito (Mosquito)
Posted on Thursday, December 29, 2005 - 2:46 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is "Reg" his real name? Did the second ceremony recently take place in the UK?
Kapil Kapur (Dinkie)
Posted on Thursday, December 29, 2005 - 8:54 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Oh, I see. Did he marry the same person both times? no

Did they marry each other twice, but both changed sex between the two occasions? no

Is "Reg" his real name ? yopish

Did the second ceremony recently take place in the UK? yes
Mosquito (Mosquito)
Posted on Friday, December 30, 2005 - 1:28 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So Elton John married a woman, and wanted "it" to be different. Last time "it" was different and this time with David Furnish "it" is the same.

So..."it" is the gender of the spouse? Different from what it actually was, different from his, same as his?
Kapil Kapur (Dinkie)
Posted on Friday, December 30, 2005 - 11:04 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So Elton John married a woman, and wanted "it" to be different. Last time "it" was different and this time with David Furnish "it" is the same.

So..."it" is the gender of the spouse? Different from what it actually was, different from his, same as his?

**************spoiler***********

As Mosquito correctly identified, Reg is Reginald Dwight - better known as Elton John.

He is the first person in the UK to have been legally married to both a woman and a man.

So in the context of the puzzle statement -

"Reg realised he was doing the same as last time, but wanted it different. " i.e he is getting married again but now wants a different outcome - i.e not to get divorced again.

"But he also realised that last time it was different whereas this time it would be the same" - Last time his partner was a different sex from him, this time it was the sam sex"

Thanks to everybody who played - especially Mosquito

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