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As it turns out, he does, although my reasoning was flawed.
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Are any professions relevant?
Is the relationship between you and him relevant? Are you strangers? family members? friends? colleagues?
The thing he does:
Is it a sort of action? Does he do it once? several times? relevant how long it takes? does the thing he does involve any objects?
Is he human? adult? male?
Are any more people involved?
Is the place where this happened relevant?
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Are any professions relevant? yes, his
Is the relationship between you and him relevant? no Are you strangers? this family members? friends? colleagues?
The thing he does:
Is it a sort of action? noish Does he do it once? several times? relevant how long it takes? does the thing he does involve any objects? all FA's
Is he human? adult? male? yes
Are any more people involved? no
Is the place where this happened relevant? FA
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Is his profession one or several of the following list:
Artistic? Musical?
Agriculture? Hunter? Fisherman?
Banking? Financial? Real estate?
Clerical? Administrative? Receptionist?
Computer related? Hardware? Information technology?
Construction? Craftsman?
Criminal? Jailbird?
Education? Teaching?
Entertainment? Media?
Executive? Management?
Hospitality? Travel? Food Service?
Law enforcement? Police?
Legal Services?
Manufacturing? Distributions?
Medical? Health Services?
Nurse? Carer? Child care?
Politics? Government? Military?
Sales? Marketing? Tradesman?
Religion?
Retired person? Occupational disease?
Research? Academic Research? Applied Research?
Science? Mathematics? Natural science? Humanities?
Sports?
Student? Trainee?
Technical? Engineering?
Transportation?
Unemployed?
Writer? Editor? Translator? Interpreter?
Other?

Does the expression "he does" refer to:
he fits into a category? he has a particular trait? he has the capability to do something?
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Is his profession one or several of the following list:
Artistic? Musical? these
Agriculture? Hunter? Fisherman?
Banking? Financial? Real estate?
Clerical? Administrative? Receptionist?
Computer related? Hardware? Information technology?
Construction? Craftsman?
Criminal? Jailbird?
Education? Teaching?
Entertainment? Media? and these
Executive? Management?
Hospitality? Travel? Food Service?
Law enforcement? Police?
Legal Services?
Manufacturing? Distributions?
Medical? Health Services?
Nurse? Carer? Child care?
Politics? Government? Military?
Sales? Marketing? Tradesman?
Religion?
Retired person? Occupational disease?
Research? Academic Research? Applied Research?
Science? Mathematics? Natural science? Humanities?
Sports?
Student? Trainee?
Technical? Engineering?
Transportation?
Unemployed?
Writer? Editor? Translator? Interpreter?
Other?

Does the expression "he does" refer to:
he fits into a category? he has a particular trait? this one fits best he has the capability to do something?
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Television relevant? Magazine? Newspaper? Book? Some other form of document media? Internet?

Musical artist (singer/songwriter/DJ/etc.)?
artist in the 'displayed in a gallery' sense?
Some other kind of artist?
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You reasoned that he does? Then later discovered it to be true that he does? However the method you deduced it by/ the reasons you attributed to it were incorrect/ partially incorrect?

Iff above answers positive: Did you discover your reasoning was incorrect at the same time you discovered it to be true that he does? before? after? relevant?
The method you deduced it by was incorrect?
Reasons you'd attributed were valid reasons? but the attribution of them to the fact he does it was erroneous?
You were incorrect? Only partially incorrect?
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You reasoned that he does? yesThen later discovered it to be true that he does? yes However the method you deduced it by no / the reasons you attributed to it yes were incorrectyes partially incorrect? no

Iff above answers positive: Did you discover your reasoning was incorrect at the same time you discovered it to be true that he does? no before? this after? relevant? not really, no
The method you deduced it by was incorrect? no
Reasons you'd attributed were valid reasons? no but the attribution of them to the fact he does it was erroneous? the attribution would probably have been correct if the reason wasn't incorrect
You were incorrect? Only partially incorrect? I was correct; I just didn't follow valid reasoning to get my deduction.
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Does he play an instrument? would it be useful to find it out?
Does he play in a band? an ensemble? an orchestra?
Is his type of music relevant? pop/rock? jazz? folk? classical?
Is a particular piece of music relevant?

And I think you forgot to answer some questions by Liquizt.
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Does he play an instrument? yes, although that's not his primary focus would it be useful to find it out? to avoid the LTPF list of musical instruments, he plays guitar
Does he play in a band? not per se an ensemble? no an orchestra? no
Is his type of music relevant? somewhat... pop/rock? no, but... jazz? folk? classical? no to rest
Is a particular piece of music relevant? it is, but you can solve the puzzle without knowing the song

And I think you forgot to answer some questions by Liquizt. thanks for the heads-up



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Television relevant? Magazine? Newspaper? Book? Some other form of document media? Internet? having never heard the term "document media", I will assume it refers to tangible, documented media, and answer yope.

Musical artist (singer/songwriter/DJ/etc.)? yes
artist in the 'displayed in a gallery' sense?
Some other kind of artist? no to rest
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Do we probably have heard of him?
Is he mostly known as a singer? a songwriter?
Is his musical genre: blues? soul? electronic music? techno? experimental music?
Is he still alive? Is he still active? was he most active in this decade? in the 90s? 80s? 70s? 60s? 50s? before?
Is he from the Americas? Europe? Asia? Africa? Oceania?
Is a CD relevant? a performance?
Are lyrics relevant?
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Do we probably have heard of him? he's famous in his genre and generally known throughout the musical world
Is he mostly known as a singer? a songwriter? as both, but more would recognize him as a singer
Is his musical genre: blues? soul? electronic music? techno? experimental music? believe it or not, none of these
Is he still alive? yes Is he still active? he's officially retired was he most active in this decade? this in the 90s? and this 80s? 70s? 60s? 50s? before?
Is he from the Americas? this, specifically the US Europe? Asia? Africa? Oceania?
Is a CD relevant? no a performance? no
Are lyrics relevant? yes
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How about country music?
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How about country music? well, there weren't many major genres left, were there? Yes, country music is it.

Also, to quote fellow forumite Nimue, *****BLOOPER ALERT*****
He was most active only in the 90's, not the 00's.
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Hm, I don't know much about country music, but I found a list on wikipedia, is it one of the following:
Chet Atkins? George Jones? Johnny Cash? Waylon Jennings? Willie Nelson? Don Williams? Kenny Rogers? Kris Kristofferson? George Strait? Garth Brooks? Alan Jackson? Keith Urban? Kenny Chesney? Tim McGraw?
Is there a particular statement in the lyrics of one of his songs that inspired you to the puzzle statement?
If yes the whole lyrics of the song? a specific line in the lyrics? Does he state in these lyrics something about himself?
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Oh, is the title relevant?
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Hm, I don't know much about country music, but I found a list on wikipedia, is it one of the following:
Chet Atkins? George Jones? Johnny Cash? Waylon Jennings? Willie Nelson? Don Williams? Kenny Rogers? Kris Kristofferson? George Strait? Garth Brooks? this one Alan Jackson? Keith Urban? Kenny Chesney? Tim McGraw?
Is there a particular statement in the lyrics of one of his songs that inspired you to the puzzle statement? yes
If yes the whole lyrics of the song? a specific line in the lyrics? this Does he state in these lyrics something about himself? yope

Oh, is the title relevant? it's a lateral clue, but completely unnecessary and mostly solved
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Was your reasoning to do with the fact that he is a country singer? to do with some fact about him? eg from Oklahoma? from his style of singing (eg modern cowboy)style of dress? (again cowboy) from the fact that he is American?

Does he still do this now he is retired? privately? publically? did he do it all his life? ride a horse?
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Was your reasoning to do with the fact that he is a country singer? to do with some fact about him? eg from Oklahoma? from his style of singing (eg modern cowboy) style of dress? (again cowboy) from the fact that he is American? my reasoning was solely due to the lyric, although others could have made the inference from typical country music stereotypes

Does he still do this now he is retired? yes privately? publically? this did he do it all his life? only he would know that ride a horse? no
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So one line in his lyrics made you think "he does"?
And through a second source of information it turned out that "he really does"?
Are there any particular words in his lyrics to be found out? nouns?
So there is a particular country music stereotype relevant: horses? clothes? musical instruments? other objects? food/drink? expressions used in country music? a particular place? countryside?
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So one line in his lyrics made you think "he does"? correct
And through a second source of information it turned out that "he really does"? correct
Are there any particular words in his lyrics to be found out? the lyrics? no... nouns?
So there is a particular country music stereotype relevant: horses? clothes? musical instruments? other objects? somewhat this food/drink? expressions used in country music? a particular place? countryside? it's more of a correlation: people who like country music tend to like this as well.
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The stereotypical object:
Is it one object? 2? more?
Is it something a country musician uses? a cowboy? someone of a different occupation?
A piece of weapon? a kind of tool? something related to horses? an adornment?
Has it something to do with dance? rodeo? a campfire?
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The stereotypical object:
Is it one object? 2? more? more
Is it something a country musician uses? a cowboy? someone of a different occupation? this
A piece of weapon? a kind of tool? something related to horses? an adornment?
Has it something to do with dance? rodeo? a campfire? no to the rest
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Is the number of objects relevant: 3? 4? ... 1000?
Do they form a set of items? are they of the same kind? of different shape? color? material?
Would it help to find out of which materials the objects are made?
Someone who uses these objects would typically have which one of the following occupations:
Artistic? Musical?
Agriculture? Hunter? Fisherman?
Banking? Financial? Real estate?
Clerical? Administrative? Receptionist?
Computer related? Hardware? Information technology?
Construction? Craftsman?
Criminal? Jailbird?
Education? Teaching?
Entertainment? Media?
Executive? Management?
Hospitality? Travel? Food Service?
Law enforcement? Police?
Legal Services?
Manufacturing? Distributions?
Medical? Health Services?
Nurse? Carer? Child care?
Politics? Government? Military?
Sales? Marketing? Tradesman?
Religion?
Retired person? Occupational disease?
Research? Academic Research? Applied Research?
Science? Mathematics? Natural science? Humanities?
Sports?
Student? Trainee?
Technical? Engineering?
Transportation?
Unemployed?
Writer? Editor? Translator? Interpreter?
Other?
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Is the number of objects relevant: not for my reasoning 3? 4? ... 1000? but normally, 43
Do they form a set of items? no are they of the same kind? yes of different shape? no color? yes material? no
Would it help to find out of which materials the objects are made? no
Someone who uses these objects would typically have which one of the following occupations:
Artistic? Musical?
Agriculture? Hunter? Fisherman?
Banking? Financial? Real estate?
Clerical? Administrative? Receptionist?
Computer related? Hardware? Information technology?
Construction? Craftsman?
Criminal? Jailbird?
Education? Teaching?
Entertainment? Media?
Executive? Management?
Hospitality? Travel? Food Service?
Law enforcement? Police?
Legal Services?
Manufacturing? Distributions?
Medical? Health Services?
Nurse? Carer? Child care?
Politics? Government? Military?
Sales? Marketing? Tradesman?
Religion?
Retired person? Occupational disease?
Research? Academic Research? Applied Research?
Science? Mathematics? Natural science? Humanities?
Sports? this
Student? Trainee?
Technical? Engineering?
Transportation?
Unemployed?
Writer? Editor? Translator? Interpreter?
Other?
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So we are looking for a sport involving 43 objects?
How many people do usually practice this sport together: 1? 2? ...?
Does the sport involve: a ball? a field? a bat? a racquet? a goal? a net? water? snow? ice? the air? a stop watch? a measuring tape? a mat?
While performing the sport do you: run? walk? stand? sit? lie?
Is it mainly practiced in the US? is it well known outside?
Does Garth Brooks practice this sport?
Is it olympic?
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So we are looking for a sport involving 43 objects? yes, although possibly misleading
How many people do usually practice this sport together: 1? 2? ...? 43
Does the sport involve: a ball? a field? a bat? a racquet? a goal? a net? water? snow? ice? the air? a stop watch? a measuring tape? a mat? none of these, at least not directly
While performing the sport do you: run? walk? stand? sit? this lie?
Is it mainly practiced in the US? this variation is is it well known outside? in other variations, yes
Does Garth Brooks practice this sport? he does not
Is it olympic? no
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While performing the sport do you sit: on a chair? in a vehicle? on a seat?
Do you sit around a table?
Can you practice the sport on your own?
When you practice it at 43 does everyone play against all of the others? or do you build teams?
Does the sport involve: luck? strategy? dexterity?
Do you usually practice it outside? in a gymnasium? in a smaller room? in a pub?
Which parts of the body do you move when you practice the sport: head? face? arms? hands? fingers? legs? feet?
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While performing the sport do you sit: on a chair? in a vehicle? this on a seat?
Do you sit around a table? no
Can you practice the sport on your own? you can
When you practice it at 43 does everyone play against all of the others? or do you build teams? believe it or not, both
Does the sport involve: luck? some of this strategy? mostly this dexterity? but some of this as well
Do you usually practice it outside? this in a gymnasium? in a smaller room? in a pub?
Which parts of the body do you move when you practice the sport: head? face? arms? hands? fingers? legs? feet? as stated, this question has two possible, very different answers. You'd need to restate before I can answer definitively.
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Is the sport (car-)racing?
The vehicle: trucks? formula 1 like cars? Nascar vehicles? dragsters? motorbikes? bikes?
Is the distance of the race more than 1? 10? 100? 1000? miles?
Is Garth Brooks a fan of this sport?
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Re your title: anything to do with our old friend Lady Mondegreen?
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Is the sport (car-)racing? yes
The vehicle: trucks? formula 1 like cars? Nascar vehicles? this, although for the lyric it doesn't matterdragsters? motorbikes? bikes?
Is the distance of the race more than 1? 10? 100? 1000? miles? doesn't matter
Is Garth Brooks a fan of this sport? yes

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Re your title: anything to do with our old friend Lady Mondegreen? YES! Finally, someone figured it out! With a little bit of lexical twisting, "La Dame Vert Monde" translates from French into English as "The Lady Mondegreen".
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OK, I didn't know the expression "Mondegreen".
So you (someone else?) misheard the lyrics?
This made you think something which turned out to be correct?
You thought something about the connection between Garth Brooks and car racing? that he likes car racing?
Are there any words you misheard to be found out:
car? race? track? pole? position? home? stretch? finishing? line? engine? 43? the name of a race?
The number 43: Is there a particular race with 43 participants? The 43 objects mentioned above are cars?
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OK, I didn't know the expression "Mondegreen". My mistake -- I had seen it in use elsewhere in the forum and thought it was a fairly common word.
So you (someone else?) misheard the lyrics? yes, I did
This made you think something which turned out to be correct? yes
You thought something about the connection between Garth Brooks and car racing? yes that he likes car racing? yes
Are there any words you misheard to be found out:
car? race? I misheard it as this, specifically "races" track? pole? position? home? stretch? finishing? line? engine? 43? the name of a race?
The number 43: Is there a particular race with 43 participants? The 43 objects mentioned above are cars? yes, the objects are cars. All NASCAR races have 43 participants.
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Posted on Sunday, August 17, 2008 - 8:36 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did you hear "races" instead of one different word? like:
aces? places? faces? another word ending with "aces"? basis? another word ending with "asis"?
Or was it a combination of words? like "ace is"?
Was the word "races" the only mishearing?
Did you hear anything in the lines of the following:
I like races? I go to the races? I watch the races? I follow the races?
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A guess: did you mishear "Think I'll slip on down to the oasis"?
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Tobasi (Tobasi)
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Did you hear "races" instead of one different word? like:
aces? places? faces? another word ending with "aces"? basis? another word ending with "asis"?
Or was it a combination of words? like "ace is"?
Was the word "races" the only mishearing?
Did you hear anything in the lines of the following:
I like races? I go to the races? I watch the races? I follow the races? see below for the answer to these

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A guess: did you mishear "Think I'll slip on down to the oasis"? I did indeed, and that's a
*****SPOILER*****

One of the lines in Garth Brooks' 1990 hit single Friends in Low Places is "Think I'll slip on down to the oasis." For the last 17+ years, I had always heard this line as "Think I'll slip on down to the ol' races." Based on this mondegreen, I always thought that Brooks was a fan of racing, and to my Americanized teenage mind, car racing was what I thought of. However, I recently found out that Brooks has signed an endorsement deal with NASCAR, thus showing that he does support racing, although my reasoning was flawed.

Thanks to everyone for plugging away at this one, especially Tobasi, and Woubit for finishing it off. My other puzzle, "The Decider", is still open and waiting for more brilliant minds!

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