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Judgedeadd (Judgedeadd)
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Posted on Thursday, May 24, 2007 - 9:47 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Why did Herman try to destroy a house?
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Herman= h? a? m?
House as in a building you live in? Was it Herman's house?
Did he actually destroy it? Would he have gained something had he destroyed it?
Judgedeadd (Judgedeadd)
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Herman= h? a? m? Yes to all
House as in a building you live in? Not really, see below Was it Herman's house? No
Did he actually destroy it? No Would he have gained something had he destroyed it? Not really

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Why did Herman try to destroy a building?
Eli (Eli)
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Posted on Thursday, May 24, 2007 - 11:44 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

A building = a place where humans can go in and eat/sleep/work/be entertained/etc? a tree house? a play house? a building on a game board, like monopoly? something else?

Is there anything relevant about Herman? If so, background? family? education? hobbies? job? health? other?
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A building = a place where humans can go in and eat/sleep/work/be entertained/etc? Not a public building, if that's what you mean a tree house? No a play house? No a building on a game board, like monopoly? No something else? Yes

Is there anything relevant about Herman? If Yes so, background? family? education? Maybe a bit hobbies? This one job? health? other?
Eli (Eli)
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Didn't mean necessarily a public building, just that it is a "normal" one, one that a person (children as well as adults) physically can enter

Is it someone's house? Is it a business?
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Is it a "normal" one, one that a person (children as well as adults) physically can enter Yope

Is it someone's house? No Is it a business? No
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Can an adult enter that building? Can a child?
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Can an adult enter that building? Yope Can a child? Yope
Eli (Eli)
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Can some adults enter the building, while others cannot? Same question for children, please.

Just for clarification, is this a physical, tangible building? Is it located in a city in a country somewhere? Can we see it?
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Posted on Friday, May 25, 2007 - 10:41 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Can some adults enter the building, while others cannot? Same question for children, please. Yope to all

Just for clarification, is this a physical, tangible building? No Is it located in a city in a country somewhere? No Can we see it? No
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was it going to be built? did Herman protest against its being built and win?
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was it going to be built? No did Herman protest against its being built and win? No
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is this a game? something to do with computers? internet?
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is this a game? Yes something to do with computers? No internet? No
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Is it a board game?
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Is it a board game? No
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Is the title relevant?
Eli (Eli)
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is it an outdoor game? indoor? would mainly children play? adults? any spesific equipment necessary to play this game? is the game known around the world?
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Is the title relevant? Not really

is it an outdoor game? No indoor? Yes would mainly children play? Yes adults? Yes any spesific equipment necessary to play this game? Yope is the game known around the world? Yesish
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Is this a toy house with one wall removed so the funiture and figurines can be moved?
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Is this a toy house with one wall removed so the funiture and figurines can be moved? Not at all. This is not a physical house
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The house is not physical, but can be entered, correct?
Are the "house" and "building" the same thing?
Is the house tangible? the building?
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The house is not physical, but can be entered, correct? Not really. It exists only on Herman's imagination.
Are the "house" and "building" the same thing? Yes
Is the house tangible? the building? No, no
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Are any of these used in the game;

cards?
dice?
music?
mats?
toys?
garments?

You said that his hobbies were relevant. Is this his hobby (ie this gameplaying)? or are we also looking for some other relevant hobby?
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Are any of these used in the game;

cards? No
dice? Yes
music? No
mats? No
toys? Sometimes
garments? Rarely

You said that his hobbies were relevant. Is this his hobby (ie this gameplaying)? Yes or are we also looking for some other relevant hobby? No
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Is it a role-playing game (e.g. Dungeons and Dragons)?
Is it a LARP (Live-Action role playing)?
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Is it a role-playing game (e.g. Dungeons and Dragons)? Yes!
Is it a LARP (Live-Action role playing)? No
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Was Herman...

...the Dungeon Master?
...One of the players?
...A character controlled by the Dungeon Master?
...A character controlled by one of the players?

Did destroying the building further any of the following goals:

...killing an enemy human? monster?
...destroying an enemy organization?
...retrieving treasure?
...gaining experience points?

Were any house rules being used? Any game elements (like a spell, monster type, trap etc.) that the DM just made up that weren't in the rule book? (Either of these would explain the "not in any of the books" in the puzzle's title.)
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Was Herman...

...the Dungeon Master?
...One of the players? This
...A character controlled by the Dungeon Master?
...A character controlled by one of the players?

Did destroying the building further any of the following goals:

...killing an enemy human? monster? Yope
...destroying an enemy organization?
...retrieving treasure?
...gaining experience points? Yope

Were any house rules being used? No Any game elements (like a spell, monster type, trap etc.) that the DM just made up that weren't in the rule book? No
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Was the building...

...a dungeon?
...a lair where a monster lived?
...something blocking a path to a monster?
...itself a monster?

Is a particular type of monster relevant?

Did he succeed in destroying the building? If he had, would he have...

...destroyed a monster?
...gained experience points?

Was destroying the building simply one step in achieving a larger goal?
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Was the building...

...a dungeon? No
...a lair where a monster lived? No
...something blocking a path to a monster? No
...itself a monster? Noish

Is a particular type of monster relevant? No

Did he succeed in destroying the building? No If he had, would he have...

...destroyed a monster? No
...gained experience points? No

Was destroying the building simply one step in achieving a larger goal? No

HINT: Errare humanum est.
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I think I know this. ROT13 the below text.

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Judgedeadd (Judgedeadd)
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Good idea for non-spoiling. Also correct! :D
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***SPOILER***

Okay, Alex got it right, so here's the link to read the story. Of course, those who aren't familiar with roleplaying games (not computer games) won't understand anything. Oh well.
<a href="http://www.duke.edu/web/DRAGO/humor/gazebo.html">Gazebo story.</a>

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