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Wildcard (Wildcard)
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Posted on Wednesday, November 28, 2007 - 1:03 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Peter would try to help his younger sister Allison along, but she would have none of it. After all, she was born first.
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Posted on Wednesday, November 28, 2007 - 1:17 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Peter = H?A?M?
Allison = H?A?F?
Allison = "she"?
Or are they children?

Born first = Born in a year prior to Peter? Born in a month prior to Peter? Born on a Day prior to Peter? Born as in sprang from the womb of their mother? They have the same mother?

Are we dealing with twins?
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Posted on Wednesday, November 28, 2007 - 1:43 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Peter = H?A?M? human and male, not adult
Allison = H?A?F? human and female, not adult
Allison = "she"? yes
Or are they children? yes

Born first = Born in a year prior to Peter? no Born in a month prior to Peter? no Born on a Day prior to Peter? no Born as in sprang from the womb of their mother? yes They have the same mother? yes

Are we dealing with twins? yes, this will be quick
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Posted on Wednesday, November 28, 2007 - 9:41 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is it relevant what he tries to help her with? Was Allison younger in age, yet still born first?
Tsoram1970 (Tsoram1970)
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Posted on Wednesday, November 28, 2007 - 12:32 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Ok..not in the list of classics... well at a glance that is... but please tell me this "younger but born first" is not the one about the date line? or the time change from Summer to Winter? (clocks go back at 2am so Allison is born at 01.55 and then Peter is born half an hour later at 01.25)
Dlcygnet (Dlcygnet)
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Posted on Wednesday, November 28, 2007 - 3:47 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I was thinking of rare circumstances where one twin will have the head pop out partially, but then get sucked back into the womb because the mom stops pushing or some other reason (but that counts as having been born & the doctors will mark the one that was first... then the second pushes the other out of the way and gets fully out first. Thus creating the "Who's out First" comedy.
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Posted on Wednesday, November 28, 2007 - 4:25 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

EB:

Is it relevant what he tries to help her with? no Was Allison younger in age, yet still born first? yes

Tsoram1970:

Ok..not in the list of classics... well at a glance that is... but please tell me this "younger but born first" is not the one about the date line? no or the time change from Summer to Winter? yes (clocks go back at 2am so Allison is born at 01.55 and then Peter is born half an hour later at 01.25)other way around In this case, recent true story so I did not mark as classic. Perhaps I was in error

Dlcygnet:

I was thinking of rare circumstances where one twin will have the head pop out partially, but then get sucked back into the womb because the mom stops pushing or some other reason (but that counts as having been born & the doctors will mark the one that was first... then the second pushes the other out of the way and gets fully out first. Thus creating the "Who's out First" comedy. Indeed, but not in this case

Spoyler to follow
Wildcard (Wildcard)
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Posted on Wednesday, November 28, 2007 - 4:27 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

********* SPOILER **************

Cary — Everyone knows the pecking order in a family has everything to do with age. The oldest sibling usually rules the roost. But what if you get cheated out of the title because of Daylight Saving Time?

Peter Sullivan Cirioli was dubbed "Baby A" at WakeMed Cary when he arrived early Sunday morning.

“Yes, Peter was born first, it was at 1:32 a.m.,” mother Laura Cirioli said.

Thirty-four minutes later, Peter's twin sister, Allison Raye Cirioli, known as "Baby B," made her entrance into the world.

Because of Daylight Saving Time, Allison's time of birth was 1:06 a.m., which makes her 26 minutes older than her brother even though he was born first.

“We just never even thought about it until after he was born and then we realized it was going to happen. It was really kind of amazing,” Laura Cirioli said.

The proud mother and father said they don't really care who was born first, they are just glad to have two healthy babies. They do suspect the daylight savings predicament will be fodder for sibling rivalry.

“We'll let them work that out between themselves. I don't want to get into the middle of it,” Jason Cirioli said.

Peter and Allison were expected to leave the hospital Tuesday night.

So each was born before the other and yet they were not born at the same time
Tsoram1970 (Tsoram1970)
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Posted on Wednesday, November 28, 2007 - 5:40 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Hour change is less classic, but still up there me thinks...

Good puzzle mind you!

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