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Crazypalpig (Crazypalpig)
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Posted on Tuesday, November 06, 2007 - 11:27 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Whoever knew that he had the answer to today's world?
Eli (Eli)
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Posted on Tuesday, November 06, 2007 - 12:52 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

He = h? a?

today = 2007?

Had the answer = know the solution to a problem?
Crazypalpig (Crazypalpig)
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Posted on Tuesday, November 06, 2007 - 1:17 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

He = h? a? Yes, i suppose you also wanted M?

today = 2007? Yes

Had the answer = know the solution to a problem?Yes
Bentarm (Bentarm)
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Posted on Tuesday, November 06, 2007 - 5:24 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I'm guessing Eli figured that you wouldn't be referring to a human adult female as "he"...

Is he famous? a specific historical personage? a well-known person from the past? a person who's currently no longer living? a person who was never in actual fact living, but about whom there are tales told in some form or another? a person who may/may not have lived in actual fact but about whom their are tales told in one form or another?
A person who (real or fictional) was from Europe? the UK? France? Germany? Spain? Italy? From the US of A? From some other 'merican country? From some Asian country? China? Russia? from Africa?
Did anyone know that he had "the answer to today's world"? Does anyone know now? Has his solution been implemented?
Did he in fact have the answer?
He: aristotle? galileo? newton? jesus? mohammed? shakespeare?
Crazypalpig (Crazypalpig)
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Posted on Tuesday, November 06, 2007 - 7:55 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I'm guessing Eli figured that you wouldn't be referring to a human adult female as "he"... These days, you never know...

Is he famous?Yes a specific historical personage?Yes a well-known person from the past?Yes a person who's currently no longer living?Yes a person who was never in actual fact living, but about whom there are tales told in some form or another? a person who may/may not have lived in actual fact but about whom their are tales told in one form or another?No, he's indeed real
A person who (real or fictional) was from Europe? the UK?Yes to both France? Germany? Spain? Italy? From the US of A? From some other 'merican country? From some Asian country? China? Russia? from Africa?
Did anyone know that he had "the answer to today's world"?Some did Does anyone know now?Most likely Has his solution been implemented? No, it would definitely cause some big issues...
Did he in fact have the answer? I like to think so
He: aristotle? galileo? newton? jesus? mohammed? shakespeare?Yep :-) Notice my title's initials
Bentarm (Bentarm)
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Posted on Tuesday, November 06, 2007 - 8:09 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

would implementing "the answer" involve killing anyone? confiscating anyone's property? changing any laws?
So are we looking for a quote from one of Will's plays which will tell us something about something that might solve some modern day problem? like... global warming? pollution? urban overcrowding? junk mail? computer viruses?
Did this problem exist last week? last year? 5 years ago? 10? 20? 30? 50? 100? 150? 200? 300? 400? 450? (that's about Will's time, so I'm guessing no further back...)

Is the quote from a play? Romeo and Juliet? Macbeth? Hamlet? Julius Caesar? Othello? The Tempest? Midsummer Night's Dream? a comedy? a tragedy? a historical play? one named after a king?
From a Sonnet?
Crazypalpig (Crazypalpig)
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Posted on Tuesday, November 06, 2007 - 8:22 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

would implementing "the answer" involve killing anyone? Yeah...confiscating anyone's property? changing any laws? Maybe this
So are we looking for a quote from one of Will's plays which will tell us something about something that might solve some modern day problem?Yes like... global warming? pollution? urban overcrowding? junk mail? computer viruses?None of these
Did this problem exist last week? last year? 5 years ago? 10? 20? 30? 50? 100?Up to here i'd say 150? 200? 300? 400? 450? (that's about Will's time, so I'm guessing no further back...)

Is the quote from a play? Romeo and Juliet? Macbeth? Hamlet? Julius Caesar? Othello? The Tempest? Midsummer Night's Dream? a comedy? a tragedy? a historical play? one named after a king?
From a Sonnet?
Bentarm (Bentarm)
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Posted on Wednesday, November 07, 2007 - 12:16 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did you not answer those questions because of some reason? The answers can't surely all be no, as every Shakespeare play is either a comedy or a tragedy... isn't it?
Would implementing "the answer" involve killing lots of people? a specific person? all of a specific group of people? fighting a war?
Does the problem have something to do with automobiles? with powered flight?
Is the problem specific to some geographical region of the world? in the Americas? Asia? Europe? Middle East? Africa? Australia? To urban areas? to rural areas? Is it likely the problem affects my day-to-day life? the day-to-day life of anyone?
Crazypalpig (Crazypalpig)
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Posted on Wednesday, November 07, 2007 - 2:28 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did you not answer those questions because of some reason?Because I have no clue? Yea The answers can't surely all be no, as every Shakespeare play is either a comedy or a tragedy... isn't it? As I said, I only have the quote, not the play
Would implementing "the answer" involve killing lots of people?Yeah.. a specific person? all of a specific group of people?Yes fighting a war?
Does the problem have something to do with automobiles? with powered flight?Neither
Is the problem specific to some geographical region of the world?No in the Americas? Asia? Europe? Middle East? Africa? Australia? To urban areas? to rural areas? Is it likely the problem affects my day-to-day life?Sometimes the day-to-day life of anyone?Maybe
Bentarm (Bentarm)
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Posted on Wednesday, November 07, 2007 - 11:02 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Trying to figure out which Shakespeare quote we're talking about without knowing what play it's from is a bit like looking for a needle in a haystack... without really knowing which haystack we should be looking in.
Would it involve killing... half the world's population? all men? all women? people from a certain geographical region? people who hold a certain belief? people of a certain religion? people who have a certain social status?
Would it involve killing anyone in the UK? anyone in France? Spain? Italy? the US? Canada? China? India? Asia? Europe? Africa? Australia? Mexico? S. America?
Does the problem have anything to do with any technology that was invented around 100 years ago? radio? to do with industrialisation?
Crazypalpig (Crazypalpig)
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Posted on Wednesday, November 07, 2007 - 11:25 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Trying to figure out which Shakespeare quote we're talking about without knowing what play it's from is a bit like looking for a needle in a haystack... without really knowing which haystack we should be looking in.Yeah. Hey look! there's another one over there!
Would it involve killing... half the world's population?Hopefully not all men? all women?Neither people from a certain geographical region?No people who hold a certain belief? people of a certain religion? people who have a certain social status? No to all
Would it involve killing anyone in the UK?Yes anyone in France? Spain? Italy? the US? Canada? China? India? Asia? Europe? Africa? Australia? Mexico? S. America?Let's just say, all of these
Does the problem have anything to do with any technology that was invented around 100 years ago?No radio? to do with industrialisation?
Bentarm (Bentarm)
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Posted on Wednesday, November 07, 2007 - 11:29 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Oh - the quote is from Henry VI part II, I believe... would tort reform solve "today's problem" in a somewhat less drastic way?
Crazypalpig (Crazypalpig)
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Posted on Wednesday, November 07, 2007 - 11:34 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Oh - the quote is from Henry VI part II, I believe... would tort reform solve "today's problem" in a somewhat less drastic way?Tort?
Bentarm (Bentarm)
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Posted on Wednesday, November 07, 2007 - 11:45 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Tort Reform. Incidentally, if we are talking about the same quote, Shakespeare's character almost certainly wanted to kill them all for many of the same reasons as you are thinking of... just look at the quote in context, and you'll see what I mean.
Crazypalpig (Crazypalpig)
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Posted on Thursday, November 08, 2007 - 1:19 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Incidentally, if we are talking about the same quote, Shakespeare's character almost certainly wanted to kill them all for many of the same reasons as you are thinking of... just look at the quote in context, and you'll see what I mean.Does the quote start with... Rot13
gur svefg guvat jr fubhyq qb?
Bentarm (Bentarm)
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Posted on Thursday, November 08, 2007 - 2:03 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I'm fairly sure it's actually "gur svefg guvat jr qb", but yes.
Crazypalpig (Crazypalpig)
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Posted on Thursday, November 08, 2007 - 10:56 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I'm fairly sure it's actually "gur svefg guvat jr qb", but yes.OK, maybe I accidently added a helping verb... Anyone else interested in this puzzle?
Dlcygnet (Dlcygnet)
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Posted on Friday, November 09, 2007 - 10:00 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

First kill all the lawyers?
Crazypalpig (Crazypalpig)
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Posted on Friday, November 09, 2007 - 10:41 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

First kill all the lawyers?Yeah, that's pretty much it
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