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Booklover (Booklover)
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maybe six, but definitely not seven...
this should be easy, I think.
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How many of something?
How old something is?
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Chocolate bars in one sitting??
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How many questions it'll take for us to get the answer?
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Rabrab:
How many of something? this
How old something is?no


Tosh:
Chocolate bars in one sitting??no, but I do love chocolate!

Rabrab:
How many questions it'll take for us to get the answer? I guess that depends on the questions! : )
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Does it have something to do with the number of "memory chunks" we can handle?
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Does it have something to do with the number of "memory chunks" we can handle? not this
Eli (Eli)
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The six and the seven, are they entities of the same kind? If so, are they tangible?
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The six and the seven, are they entities of the same kind? yes If so, are they tangible?definitely
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Is it relevant what these things are? Is someone guessing the amount of something? Or predicting something? like how many of these things will fit into something else?
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Is it relevant what these things are?yes Is someone guessing the amount of something?no Or predicting something? no like how many of these things will fit into something else?no
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Wild guess: Anything to do with juggling? (Apparently there's a huge jump in the difficulty between juggling six clubs and juggling seven.)
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If not Rabrab's suggestion;

are the items smaller than a mobile phone? smaller than a book? smaller than a chair? smaller than a car? smaller than a house? bigger than a house?

Would a "normal" person use an item like this frequently? Every now and then? Hardly ever? Would only a person with a special interest use it? or a special job? Or is it to be used by humans at all?
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If not Rabrab's suggestion;

are the items smaller than a mobile phone?no smaller than a book?no smaller than a chair?yes smaller than a car?no smaller than a house?no bigger than a house? no

Would a "normal" person use an item like this frequently? Every now and then? Hardly ever? Would only a person with a special interest use it? or a special job?no to the above, and possible fa Or is it to be used by humans at all?no, possible fa
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actually to eli's question about the use by humans, let me say yesish (or yope) with a possible fa
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Anything to do with paper folding?
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Anything to do with paper folding? no


ok, maybe my first statement was a little too cryptic...let me add a couple of words...
maybe he could get six, but definitely not seven...
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Right answers?

If not, are these things meant to be used by someone? Are they man made? Natural?
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Right answers? no

If not, are these things meant to be used by someone?no Are they man made?yope Natural?no
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Did someone? or something? create the items? or are they living creatures?
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Did someone? or something? create the items? or are they living creatures?yes, they are living creatures
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twins?
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They're (yes) living, (Yope) man-made, but not natural?

Are they basically animal? (human? bird? fish? mammal? insect/arthropod?) plant? micro-organism?

Are they genetically engineered? physically altered or constrained at a structural level (like bonsai trees or topiaries)? physically altered or constrained on the cosmetic level (like with hair dye)?
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twins?no

Are they basically animal? (human?this bird? fish? mammal? insect/arthropod?) plant? micro-organism?

Are they genetically engineered? physically altered or constrained at a structural level (like bonsai trees or topiaries)? physically altered or constrained on the cosmetic level (like with hair dye)?none of these
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is the sum ultimately 6 or 7? or is there another factor like tens? thousands?
relevant age of 6 - 7 humans? adults? gender? spouses? offspring? clients?

does "get" mean.. obtain? acquire? influence? kill? capture? attract? fetch? buy? win over?
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is the sum ultimately 6 or 7?yes, this or is there another factor like tens? thousands?no to the rest
relevant age of 6 - 7 humans? adults?no gender?could be either spouses?no offspring?no clients?no

does "get" mean.. obtain?this acquire?or this influence?no kill?no capture?no attract?no fetch?no buy?possibly this... win over?no
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Do these six but not seven non-adult humans share
a physical characteristic?
an emotional characteristic?
an intellectual characteristic?
a spiritual characteristic?
a physical ability?
an emotional ability?
an intellectual ability?
a spiritual ability?

a skill?
a belief?


Not adults -- are they
newborn to 1 year old?
1 year to 3 years old?
3 to 5 years old?
5 or 6 years old?
7 to 9 years old?
10 to 13 years old?
13 to 15 years old?
15 to 17 years old?
17 to 18 years old?
18 to 21 years old? (for statistical purposes in the US at least, in many cases, under 21 is still counted as a 'child', I have no idea why...)
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Do these six but not seven non-adult humans share
a physical characteristic?
an emotional characteristic?
an intellectual characteristic?
a spiritual characteristic?
a physical ability?
an emotional ability?
an intellectual ability?
a spiritual ability?

a skill?
a belief?
none of these


Not adults -- are they
newborn to 1 year old? most likely this
1 year to 3 years old? most likely this
3 to 5 years old? maybe this
5 or 6 years old? maybe this
7 to 9 years old? probably not this
10 to 13 years old? probably not this
13 to 15 years old? probably not this
15 to 17 years old? probably not this
17 to 18 years old? probably not this
18 to 21 years old? (for statistical purposes in the US at least, in many cases, under 21 is still counted as a 'child', I have no idea why...)not this
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is this about adoption? slavery?
something illegal? legal?
is location relevant?

is "he" H? A? M?
does he have any quantity now? 6? under 6?
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is this about adoption?yes, exactly slavery? no
something illegal?no legal?probably legal, but irr.
is location relevant? yes

is "he" H? A? M? yes, but irr.
does he have any quantity now?no 6? under 6?
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would you say..."maybe he could adopt six children, but definitely not seven"... ?
does this have to do with adoption rules? laws?
one person's capacity for adoption?
is the presence (or lack thereof) of a mother relevant?
is there a relevant person who needs to know the maximum possibilty for number of adopted children?
are biological children relevant?
asia? europe? americas?
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would you say..."maybe he could adopt six children, but definitely not seven"... ? yope

does this have to do with adoption rules? laws?
one person's capacity for adoption? none of these

is the presence (or lack thereof) of a mother relevant? no
is there a relevant person who needs to know the maximum possibilty for number of adopted children? no
are biological children relevant?no
asia?this europe?and this americas?and this
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Wild guess: Is the statement that he could adopt children from six continents, but not all seven? (There are no children who would be available for adoption from Antarctica since, first off, there are no children in Antarctica, and secondly, even if there were, they would be citizens of a country on one of the other continents.)
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Wild guess: Is the statement that he could adopt children from six continents, but not all seven? (There are no children who would be available for adoption from Antarctica since, first off, there are no children in Antarctica, and secondly, even if there were, they would be citizens of a country on one of the other continents.) Hey, that's great! You got it right on the dot!

That is a *************spoiler!************* I knew it would end up going fast in the end.

This was actually from a newspaper article that I read. It seems that a lot of entertainers are deciding to adopt children, and now Ricky Martin is one. In the article, he stated that he wished to adopt one child from each continent. I found that to be a little funny and thought that it wouldn't be quite possible. He could adopt one from each of the other six continents, but from Antartica he could only get a penguin or maybe a seal, but he couldn't adopt a child. Hence, maybe he could get six, but definitely not seven...


Here's a blurb from the article: "SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico Ricky Martin wants kids perhaps adopting "one from each continent" if possible." and a link to the article: http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,292768,00.html

Thanks for all to playing--and congratulations to Rabrab for the correct wild guess and to 68 for some good questions!

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