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Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Saturday, July 24, 2010 - 6:12 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I spend most of my time naked, except in the presence of small children.
Biograd (Biograd)
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Posted on Sunday, July 25, 2010 - 5:45 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I = you, Balin? another HAM? a HAF? an animal? an object?

Naked = without clothes? without some other kind of covering? Unembellished (like the "naked truth")?
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Sunday, July 25, 2010 - 4:39 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I = you, Balin? No another HAM? Noish, Yes, Yes a HAF? No an animal? No an object? Yes

Naked = without clothes? Yes without some other kind of covering? No Unembellished (like the "naked truth")? No
Galfisk (Galfisk)
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Posted on Sunday, July 25, 2010 - 5:04 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Are you a toy? Do the small children put clothes on you? Do the clothes belong to the small children?
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Sunday, July 25, 2010 - 5:33 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Are you a toy? Do the small children put clothes on you? Do the clothes belong to the small children? No to all
Galfisk (Galfisk)
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Posted on Sunday, July 25, 2010 - 6:29 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Are you in the likeness of a human? Are you a statue? A picture? Are the clothes put on you in order to make you not naked? Or is there another reason? Do you put on your clothes? Relevant how small the children are? Can you be a danger to the children? Relevant how often you are in the presence of small children? Do they come to you? Or are you brought to them?
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Sunday, July 25, 2010 - 6:38 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Are you in the likeness of a human? Yes, with a tiny ish Are you a statue? Yes A picture? No Are the clothes put on you in order to make you not naked? Yes Or is there another reason? No Do you put on your clothes? No Relevant how small the children are? Only that they're young. Can you be a danger to the children? Noish Relevant how often you are in the presence of small children? No Do they come to you? Yes Or are you brought to them? No

There's one more tiny detail about the statue that's needed before I'll $poyle.
Galfisk (Galfisk)
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Posted on Sunday, July 25, 2010 - 6:44 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Are you anatomically correct? Obscene? An angel? In a church? Covered up in order to avoid embarrassing questions from the little ones?
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Sunday, July 25, 2010 - 7:44 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Are you anatomically correct? Yes Obscene? No An angel? No, but really close... In a church? No Covered up in order to avoid embarrassing questions from the little ones? No
Galfisk (Galfisk)
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Posted on Sunday, July 25, 2010 - 8:20 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Are you a character from the bible? From some other religion? Are you male? Female? Something else? Something weird?
Galfisk (Galfisk)
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Posted on Sunday, July 25, 2010 - 8:20 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Circumcision relevant?
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Sunday, July 25, 2010 - 8:21 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Are you a character from the bible? Yope From some other religion? No Are you male? Yes Female? No Something else? As in hermaphrodite? No. Something weird? No
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Sunday, July 25, 2010 - 8:22 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Circumcision relevant? No
Galfisk (Galfisk)
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Posted on Sunday, July 25, 2010 - 8:46 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Are you good? Evil? Neutral? Are you a character from Christianity, but not necessarily the bible itself? Are you a character associated with small children? Do you resemble a child?
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Sunday, July 25, 2010 - 8:55 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Are you good? Evil? This Neutral? Are you a character from Christianity, but not necessarily the bible itself? Yope Are you a character associated with small children? No Do you resemble a child? No
Galfisk (Galfisk)
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Posted on Sunday, July 25, 2010 - 9:01 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Are you Satan? A witch? A demon? Are you being clothed in order to cover up your naughty bits? Or something else/in addition? To look less scary? To look not scary at all? To look like something/someone else?
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Sunday, July 25, 2010 - 9:08 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Are you Satan? A devil, and Yes! A witch? A demon? Are you being clothed in order to cover up your naughty bits? Yes Or something else/in addition? To look less scary? To look not scary at all? To look like something/someone else?

That's enough for a

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

In the Student Center at Central Connecticut State University, where my sister goes to college, there is a naked statue of the school's mascot: a blue devil. When little children are around, and it's known in advance, administrators clothe the statue in a dean's robe so the kids don't see the statue's privates.

Nice solve, Galfisk; you solved it much quicker than I did when my sister first posed it.
Galfisk (Galfisk)
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Posted on Tuesday, July 27, 2010 - 8:46 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Guess I have the dirtier mind ;-) Nice puzzle.
Vadron (Vadron)
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Posted on Wednesday, July 28, 2010 - 4:52 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

A school with a devil as the mascot. What is the world coming to?

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