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Rachel (Myth)
Posted on Thursday, January 05, 2006 - 8:01 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

The only thing more annoying than one half is two halves.

I suspect this one will be relatively quick, so if someone guesses it early don't bother to email.
Lynne (Lynne)
Posted on Thursday, January 05, 2006 - 8:05 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Slugs in your salad? :O
Rachel (Myth)
Posted on Thursday, January 05, 2006 - 8:08 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Lynne (Lynne) on Thursday, January 05, 2006 - 08:05 pm:


Slugs in your salad?

now that's an answer I highly like! Of course, you won't be surprised to hear that it's not the one I was thinking of.
John Morahan (Wunderland)
Posted on Thursday, January 05, 2006 - 9:52 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Learning English?
Rachel (Myth)
Posted on Thursday, January 05, 2006 - 9:59 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By John Morahan (Wunderland) on Thursday, January 05, 2006 - 09:52 pm:


Learning English?
probably but no
Harley Quinn (Harley)
Posted on Thursday, January 05, 2006 - 10:27 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Pulling two different socks out of the dryer and wondering where their mates got off to?
Rachel (Myth)
Posted on Friday, January 06, 2006 - 12:16 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Harley Quinn (Harley) on Thursday, January 05, 2006 - 10:27 pm:


Pulling two different socks out of the dryer and wondering where their mates got off to?
all good guesses but I can't say you all are thinking of what I was.
Lewis Zeiters (Lzeiters)
Posted on Friday, January 06, 2006 - 6:24 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

sharing a cubicle relevant?
Lewis Zeiters (Lzeiters)
Posted on Friday, January 06, 2006 - 6:24 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

two halves of the workday? the first half is bad enough, but then you have to come back after lunch and do it again?
Rachel (Myth)
Posted on Friday, January 06, 2006 - 4:29 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Lewis Zeiters (Lzeiters) on Friday, January 06, 2006 - 06:24 am:


sharing a cubicle relevant? no though work is

By Lewis Zeiters (Lzeiters) on Friday, January 06, 2006 - 06:24 am:


two halves of the workday? the first half is bad enough, but then you have to come back after lunch and do it again? well, work's relevant but not the workday
Kristoffer Dominique Albeus (Kristoffer)
Posted on Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 2:18 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

one half of something and two halves of that same thing? that thing relevant?
Rachel (Myth)
Posted on Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 3:26 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Kristoffer Dominique Albeus (Kristoffer) on Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 02:18 pm:


one half of something and two halves of that same thing? that thing relevant?
approximately--the same half but twice! And yes very relevent what it was
Lewis Zeiters (Lzeiters)
Posted on Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 3:46 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

meetings relevant? a particular task?
Rachel (Myth)
Posted on Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 4:44 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Lewis Zeiters (Lzeiters) on Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 03:46 pm:


meetings relevant? a particular task?
no to both I fear. Still, keep guessing-this puzzle probably will be quite quick if it can hold anyone's attention.
Lisa (Dlcygnet)
Posted on Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 6:14 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Two halves of the same thing?
Two halves are the same?
I.e. You have half a map and another half that's the exact same half?

Is the "thing" that we have either one half or two halves of... a thing? a person? animal? vegetable? mineral? paper? wood?

Two halves of a...
dead baby?
kitten?
chicken liver dinner?
Rachel (Myth)
Posted on Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 6:24 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Lisa (Dlcygnet) on Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 06:14 pm:


Two halves of the same thing?
Two halves are the same? YES, this
I.e. You have half a map and another half that's the exact same half? exactly, but not a map

Is the "thing" that we have either one half or two halves of... a thing? this one a person? animal? vegetable? mineral? paper? wood? none of the rest

Two halves of a...
dead baby?
kitten?
chicken liver dinner? You make me feel better-at least none of the halves I had were quite this foul!
Kristoffer Dominique Albeus (Kristoffer)
Posted on Wednesday, January 11, 2006 - 2:30 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

how about three of those halves, is it more annoying? what if there's none, is it less annoying?
Kapil Kapur (Dinkie)
Posted on Wednesday, January 11, 2006 - 3:04 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

two part time jobs ?
Rachel (Myth)
Posted on Wednesday, January 11, 2006 - 3:52 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Kristoffer Dominique Albeus (Kristoffer) on Wednesday, January 11, 2006 - 02:30 pm:


how about three of those halves, is it more annoying? yes! what if there's none, is it less annoying? yes, but this isn't as clear cut

By Kapil Kapur (Dinkie) on Wednesday, January 11, 2006 - 03:04 pm:


two part time jobs ? not this

Hint: I think you all are being a bit mislead by the title. It's mildly relevant what I do and you can figure that out or check where I mentioned it in a previous puzzle, but most of this would annoy any of you and could probably happen at your work.
Kristoffer Dominique Albeus (Kristoffer)
Posted on Thursday, January 12, 2006 - 1:44 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

half of something?

about something...
tangible?
edible?
seen at grocery?
seen at department store?
seen at hardware?
Rachel (Myth)
Posted on Thursday, January 12, 2006 - 3:16 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Kristoffer Dominique Albeus (Kristoffer) on Thursday, January 12, 2006 - 01:44 pm:


half of something? yes

about something... Yes ;)
tangible? no
edible? no
seen at grocery? no
seen at department store? no
seen at hardware? no
Lewis Zeiters (Lzeiters)
Posted on Thursday, January 12, 2006 - 3:59 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Half of a telephone conversation?
Rachel (Myth)
Posted on Thursday, January 12, 2006 - 4:06 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Lewis Zeiters (Lzeiters) on Thursday, January 12, 2006 - 03:59 pm:


Half of a telephone conversation? close
It was communication.
Kapil Kapur (Dinkie)
Posted on Friday, January 13, 2006 - 9:11 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

e-mails ?
fax ?
Rachel (Myth)
Posted on Friday, January 13, 2006 - 3:08 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Kapil Kapur (Dinkie) on Friday, January 13, 2006 - 09:11 am:


e-mails ? YES!!
fax ?

So, just to recap, I got half of an email related thing, in fact, I got it twice and that was much worse than getting it once. We're so close to success on this one.
Kapil Kapur (Dinkie)
Posted on Sunday, January 15, 2006 - 9:41 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

was it related to a payrise ?
Rachel (Myth)
Posted on Sunday, January 15, 2006 - 10:23 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Kapil Kapur (Dinkie) on Sunday, January 15, 2006 - 09:41 pm:


was it related to a payrise ?
I wish.
John Morahan (Wunderland)
Posted on Sunday, January 15, 2006 - 10:38 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

An enormous bandwidth-wasting attachment?
Rachel (Myth)
Posted on Monday, January 16, 2006 - 1:32 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By John Morahan (Wunderland) on Sunday, January 15, 2006 - 10:38 pm:


An enormous bandwidth-wasting attachment? YES
And that will suffice for me to declare a spoiler. It will be appearing shortly. In the meantime I recommend my other puzzle. It's definitely harder and I rather think it's a good deal more entertaining too.
Rachel (Myth)
Posted on Monday, January 16, 2006 - 2:00 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

*****SPOILER*****
At work I recieve a lot of assignments in from people but I really don't like it when they send in a partial assignment. Not only is their piece not useful yet but the attachement is still huge enough to tax my poor computer.
Things became even dumber when a couple of weeks ago my boss was CCd on a partial assignment and then she forwarded the email with attachment right back to me!
The only thing more foolish than the first half was the second.

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