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Booklover (Booklover)
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Posted on Friday, June 29, 2007 - 8:08 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

John arrived and found he was overdressed.
Enjay (Enjay)
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Posted on Friday, June 29, 2007 - 8:37 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

John= human adult male?
Did he arrive at a party? An event? A partcular place?
Overdressed as in wearing too mnay clothes? Too fancy clothes?
Booklover (Booklover)
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Posted on Friday, June 29, 2007 - 9:21 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

John= humanyes adultno male?yes
Did he arrive at a partyno An event?yesish A partcular place?yesish
Overdressed as in wearing too mnay clothes?noish Too fancy clothes?no
Sixtyeight (Sixtyeight)
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Posted on Saturday, June 30, 2007 - 12:51 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

was he overdressed in that he was prepared for warmer temperatures?
were other people wearing the proper clothing for the event?
bathing suit?
Would John know hewas overdressed if he was the only person there?
would the average outsider observing know that John was overdressed?
did john pay any special attention to his attire when he got dressed?
did the proper attire serve a practical function?
was the proper attire defined by social standards?
explore events before John arrived?
explore events after John arrived?
age relevant?
over 13?
under 13?
Booklover (Booklover)
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Posted on Saturday, June 30, 2007 - 1:57 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

was he overdressed in that he was prepared for warmer temperatures? no
were other people wearing the proper clothing for the event? yes
bathing suit?no
Would John know he was overdressed if he was the only person there? no
would the average outsider observing know that John was overdressed? yes with a tiny ish
did john pay any special attention to his attire when he got dressed? yes
did the proper attire serve a practical function? yes
was the proper attire defined by social standards? no
explore events before John arrived? yes
explore events after John arrived? yes
age relevant? let's say he's between 16 and 18
~damia~ (~damia~)
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Posted on Monday, July 02, 2007 - 9:45 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

did he arrive somewhere inside? would most people there be teens? adults? children? would any of his family be there? did someone tell him what to wear? his family? his friends?
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Posted on Monday, July 02, 2007 - 2:06 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

did he arrive somewhere inside? no would most people there be teens?this adults? children? would any of his family be there?no did someone tell him what to wear?noish his family? his friends?
~damia~ (~damia~)
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Posted on Monday, July 02, 2007 - 3:34 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

was whatever it was taking place in a city? town? country? seaside place? on the beach?

is the weather relevant?
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was whatever it was taking place in a city? no town? could be country? could be seaside place? no on the beach? no

is the weather relevant? no
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Posted on Tuesday, July 03, 2007 - 7:35 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

The event: country fair? rodeo? rally? summer camp? field trip?
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so he decided for himself what to wear? was this based on some misunderstanding? did he misunderstand what the event was? or did he purposely dress differently? did he want to stand out?

any fancy dress involved?
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Posted on Tuesday, July 03, 2007 - 12:22 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

The event: country fair? rodeo? rally? summer camp? field trip? no to all


so he decided for himself what to wear? yes was this based on some misunderstanding? yes did he misunderstand what the event was? yesish or did he purposely dress differently? no did he want to stand out? no

any fancy dress involved? no
~damia~ (~damia~)
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did he wear a suit? tux? tie? shirt? trousers? jeans? t-shirt? hat?
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did he wear a suit? tux? tie? shirt? trousers? jeans? t-shirt? hat? none of these
~damia~ (~damia~)
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Posted on Wednesday, July 04, 2007 - 9:26 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

hmm ok then does he wear underwear? swim suit? wetsuit? kilt? shoes? trainers? flipflops? shorts? tracksuit? vest? coat? rain-mac?
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hmm ok then does he wear underwear? irr swim suit? no wetsuit? no kilt? no shoes? see next--> trainers? irr--but he might be wearing these flipflops? no shorts? possibly tracksuit? no vest? no coat? no rain-mac? no
~damia~ (~damia~)
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was everyone else nude?
Booklover (Booklover)
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was everyone else nude? no
Sixtyeight (Sixtyeight)
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Posted on Friday, July 06, 2007 - 2:27 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

was john arriving at some social gathering?
concert?
religious?
was it a liesure arrival or work related?
Did john have friends where he arrived?
Would John have asked another peer what the proper attire was?
can the proper attire/apparel be classified as clothing?
Could he have fit in by removing something he was wearing or did he need to add an item? or both?
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Posted on Friday, July 06, 2007 - 3:33 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

was john arriving at some social gathering? no
concert? no
religious? no
was it a liesure arrivalnot exactly, but closer to this than to work or work related? no
Did john have friends where he arrived?
probably not...

Would John have asked another peer what the proper attire was? maybe, but if he had he would have figured out the misunderstanding before he arrived
can the proper attire/apparel be classified as clothing? No! Good Question.
Could he have fit in by removing something he was wearing or did he need to add an item? or both?this
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Posted on Friday, July 06, 2007 - 7:14 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Are we looking for the name or type of the event that could be misinterpreted?
~damia~ (~damia~)
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was everyone else wearing pretty much the same thing? was what they were wearing made out of a fabric? rubber? leather? some sort of plastic?
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Posted on Friday, July 06, 2007 - 1:13 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Are we looking for the name or type of the event that could be misinterpreted? mostly the name--he misunderstood part of the name of the event (one word in particular). Because of this, he misunderstood for whom the event was. He knew what type of event it was.

was everyone else wearing pretty much the same thing? yes--the thing that they wear distinguishes them from John was what they were wearing made out of a fabric? rubber? leather? some sort of plastic?this
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Posted on Friday, July 06, 2007 - 1:16 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

was he missing some kind of gear?
did john own the missing items?
was he attending some kind of outdoor recreation like hiking? climbing? diving?

would the unnecessary items be located above? below? at the waist?

would the missing items be needed above? below? at the waist?

did john do something after he arrived?
did john leave? improvise? solve his problem without changing the items?

did john develop the misinterpretation from:
what someone told him?
a public posting?
a phone call?
an advertisement?
an invitation?
did someone/something intentionally mislead John?
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Posted on Friday, July 06, 2007 - 3:18 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

was he missing some kind of gear? yes
did john own the missing items? no
was he attending some kind of outdoor recreation like hiking? climbing? diving? yes to outdoor, but no to the activities

would the unnecessary items be located above? thisbelow?and this at the waist?probably not this

would the missing items be needed above? below?this at the waist?

did john do something after he arrived?
did john leave?this improvise? solve his problem without changing the items?

did john develop the misinterpretation from:
what someone told him?
a public posting? this--it was sign that was posted
a phone call?
an advertisement?
an invitation?i guess it could be considered this possibly, but public posting is closest, I believe
did someone/something intentionally mislead John? no
Sixtyeight (Sixtyeight)
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Posted on Saturday, July 07, 2007 - 5:43 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

was it a sport?
Would the missing gear be needed at the:
foot? leg? groin? all?
skates?
watersports? surf gear?
is it in pairs?
one pair? more pairs?
single item? 2? 3? 4? 5? more?
is any item larger than a shoebox?
is the gear used more for any particular season? spring? summer? fall? winter?
Booklover (Booklover)
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Posted on Saturday, July 07, 2007 - 7:40 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

was it a sport? YES!
Would the missing gear be needed at the:
foot? leg? this groin? all?
skates? no
watersports? no surf gear? no
is it in pairs? yes
one pair? this more pairs?
single item? 2? 3? 4? 5? more?
is any item larger than a shoebox? no
is the gear used more for any particular season? spring? this summer? sometimes this fall? this winter? no
Sixtyeight (Sixtyeight)
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Posted on Saturday, July 07, 2007 - 7:53 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

the posting said "football"..He thought it was U.S. football.. but it was soccer?
did he arrive with a helmet?
Booklover (Booklover)
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Posted on Saturday, July 07, 2007 - 9:47 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

the posting said "football"..He thought it was U.S. football.. but it was soccer? YES, exactly!
did he arrive with a helmet?yes--and shoulder pads, american football cleats, etc.

and that is a *************SPOILER********

Let's pretend John lives in Adamsville, a fictional town in the US. He sees a sign which reads, "Adamsville Football Club, tryouts Monday. Wear full gear and be ready to play." John arrives and is wearing his helmet, shoulder pads, and cleats...it is when the others show up wearing shinguards that he realizes that the sign meant soccer, not american football.

good job to sixtyeight for spoiling, and to all for participating!

hope all enjoyed this, my very first lateral puzzle to host!

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