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Peter365 (Peter365)
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Posted on Tuesday, October 20, 2009 - 3:24 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

A new and equally silly puzzle for you.

I was sad about it but it would appear that they were delighted
Galfisk (Galfisk)
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Posted on Tuesday, October 20, 2009 - 7:12 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Were they delighted about "it"? About you being sad? Or were you sad about them being delighted? They=HAM? You=HAM?
Peter365 (Peter365)
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Posted on Wednesday, October 21, 2009 - 10:39 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Were they delighted about "it"? No it just appeared that they were About you being sad? aNo Or were you sad about them being delighted? No They=HAM? Yes You=HAM? I certainly am a ham!!
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Posted on Wednesday, October 21, 2009 - 3:11 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is a death relevant? Of a person?
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Posted on Wednesday, October 21, 2009 - 5:16 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the fact that you appear to have put the puzzle title in brackets and your name outside the brackets [a] a clue [b] indicative of your state of sobriety at the time of posting?
Galfisk (Galfisk)
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Posted on Wednesday, October 21, 2009 - 5:32 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Were "they" delighted about something else? Or were they not delighted, but only appeared to be?
Peter365 (Peter365)
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Posted on Wednesday, October 21, 2009 - 8:18 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is a death relevant? Yes Of a person? yes
Peter365 (Peter365)
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Posted on Wednesday, October 21, 2009 - 8:19 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the fact that you appear to have put the puzzle title in brackets and your name outside the brackets [a] a clue [b] indicative of your state of sobriety at the time of posting? It's not a clue so it must be the latter although I'm usually pretty sober at 3.24 in the afternoon (Well most days anyway)
Peter365 (Peter365)
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Posted on Wednesday, October 21, 2009 - 8:20 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Were "they" delighted about something else? Or were they not delighted, but only appeared to be? This
Galfisk (Galfisk)
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Posted on Wednesday, October 21, 2009 - 8:28 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Were they in fact also sad? Different traditions regarding death/mourning relevant?
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Posted on Wednesday, October 21, 2009 - 11:21 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Were they in fact also sad? Some may have been indifferent others sad but i couldn't be sure. What's important is why they appeared to be delighted Different traditions regarding death/mourning relevant? No
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Posted on Thursday, October 22, 2009 - 4:19 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

did they: Look delighted? Sound delighted? Act delighted? Something else? Did you misinterpret them?
They: 2+, 5+, 10+, 20+, 50+, 100+, 1000+? Did you know them? Relevant? Were you sad about the death of a person? Did they appear to be delighted by the same thing you was sad about?
Peter365 (Peter365)
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Posted on Friday, October 23, 2009 - 10:32 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

did they: Look delighted? Noish Sound delighted? No Act delighted? No Something else? Let's say I saw somethign that could lead one to believe they were delighted Did you misinterpret them? No i really knew that they weren't delighted
They: 2+, 5+, 10+, 20+, 50+, 100+, 1000+? Not sure but I'll tell you that "They" is a company Did you know them? No Relevant? No Were you sad about the death of a person? Not very I didn't know the deceased personally Did they appear to be delighted by the same thing you was sad about? yes
Galfisk (Galfisk)
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Posted on Sunday, October 25, 2009 - 3:27 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Were you sad about something else than the death? something related? Was the dead person famous?
Did the company do anything relevant, apart from the thing that made them appear delighted?
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Posted on Monday, October 26, 2009 - 12:36 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Were "You being sad" and "they appearing delighted" unrelated to each other?
Peter365 (Peter365)
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Posted on Tuesday, October 27, 2009 - 10:07 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Were you sad about something else than the death? No something related? So no Was the dead person famous? Yes
Did the company do anything relevant, apart from the thing that made them appear delighted? No
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Posted on Tuesday, October 27, 2009 - 10:08 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Were "You being sad" and "they appearing delighted" unrelated to each other? No they were about the same thing
Galfisk (Galfisk)
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Posted on Tuesday, October 27, 2009 - 10:12 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Michael Jackson relevant?
Peter365 (Peter365)
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Posted on Tuesday, October 27, 2009 - 11:27 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Michael Jackson relevant? No
Galfisk (Galfisk)
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Posted on Wednesday, October 28, 2009 - 12:09 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Obituary relevant? Funeral? Did they make a mistake? Typo?
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Posted on Wednesday, October 28, 2009 - 8:01 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Obituary relevant? Yes Funeral? No Did they make a mistake? No Typo? No
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Posted on Saturday, October 31, 2009 - 2:31 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the deceased's name relevant? Did the name contain words that sound joyful?
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Is the deceased's name relevant? No Did the name contain words that sound joyful? No but OTRT
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Posted on Sunday, November 01, 2009 - 11:42 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the name of the funeral home relevant? The name of the surviving relatives? A group that he was an active member of before death?
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Posted on Monday, November 02, 2009 - 10:18 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the name of the funeral home relevant? The name of the surviving relatives? A group that he was an active member of before death? No. the actual contents of the obituary are not relevant, it just led me to see something else
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Posted on Monday, November 02, 2009 - 12:26 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did you look up information about the funeral on the internet after reading the obituary?

Were you looking at the obituary in a newspaper? Or online? If online, are the online ads on the page relevant?
Peter365 (Peter365)
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Did you look up information about the funeral on the internet after reading the obituary? No but the internet is very relevant

Were you looking at the obituary in a newspaper? yes Or online? And this too If online, are the online ads on the page relevant? no but you're getting warm
Noel (Noel)
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Google search relevant? Online ads? email? online shopping? online chatting? social networking sites?
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Posted on Wednesday, November 04, 2009 - 9:44 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Google search relevant? yes Online ads? email? online shopping? online chatting? social networking sites? No to rest
Noel (Noel)
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Did you search for information about the deceased? For directions to the funeral?
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Posted on Saturday, November 07, 2009 - 4:34 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did you search for information about the deceased? yes For directions to the funeral? No
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Posted on Saturday, November 07, 2009 - 8:40 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did you search the name?
Some details?
Relevant how this person was famous? Media?
Could this have been a Yahoo! search?
Was some information fake?
Did some information mislead you?
Did you actually go into one of the results?
Did the company manufacture things? Did you go into their website?
Did you know individual members of the company?
Did the company know you?
Were you part of the company?
Was the dead person part of the company? Were they HAM? HAF?
Name of the newspaper relevant? Did something you saw in the obituary mislead you?
Peter365 (Peter365)
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Posted on Sunday, November 08, 2009 - 2:01 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did you search the name? Of the deceased yes
Some details? Just looking for some news coverage
Relevant how this person was famous? Not really Media? yesish
Could this have been a Yahoo! search? YES this is very relevant
Was some information fake? No
Did some information mislead you? No
Did you actually go into one of the results? Yes but I didn't have to for the puzzle to work
Did the company manufacture things? No Did you go into their website? Yes
Did you know individual members of the company? No
Did the company know you? No
Were you part of the company? No
Was the dead person part of the company? No Were they HAM? HAF? HAM but it's not hugely relevant who the dead person was so I'll tell you that it was ludovic Kennedy the broadcaster and writer
Name of the newspaper relevant? No Did something you saw in the obituary mislead you? No

Almost there now
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Posted on Monday, November 09, 2009 - 12:39 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the word "yahoo" the key? Just that "yahoo" is very joyous (particularly with the exclamation point at the end!)? And some of the results pointed towards a yahoo site? Or is there more to it than that?
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Posted on Monday, November 09, 2009 - 10:15 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the word "yahoo" the key? Just that "yahoo" is very joyous (particularly with the exclamation point at the end!)? And some of the results pointed towards a yahoo site? Or is there more to it than that? No nothing more than that.

*********** Spoiler****************

After reading an obituary of writer and broadcaster Ludovic Kennedy a man I had great admiration for I googled him to read more about him. I was struck by this rather unfortunate google result .

http://www.google.ie/search?hl=en&source=hp&q=ludovic+kennedy+yahoo&meta=&aq=f&oq=

Apparently his death did not cause sadness with everybody.

Thanks for playing
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Posted on Monday, November 09, 2009 - 4:23 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

"Journalist Ludovic Kennedy dies at 89 - Yahoo!"
Great puzzle!
Why were you looking up Yahoo as well?
Peter365 (Peter365)
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Posted on Monday, November 09, 2009 - 8:27 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

NO i just googled Ludovic kennedy and that was the first hit I got. Strange that Google had a Yahoo site first on their list but there you are.

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