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Potato (Potato)
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Posted on Friday, October 22, 2010 - 1:52 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Since my previous puzzle was solved so quickly, I thought up another one. Let's see if this lasts any longer :-)

While there are people who never divowe, many divowe at least to a certain extent, and they wouldn't expect you not to divowe at all. Yet, the better you're at divowing, the less the majority of even these people will probably think of you.

How do you divowe?
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Posted on Friday, October 22, 2010 - 2:16 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

The standard set for the beginning:

Can you do it alone? Does it involve speaking? Can a blind person divowe? A deaf one? One without legs? A child? A woman? A man? Does it involve a relevant object?
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Posted on Friday, October 22, 2010 - 2:24 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Can you do it alone? Yes Does it involve speaking? No Can a blind person divowe? Probably with difficulties if they want to do it all the way but I'm sure they can A deaf one? One without legs? A child? A woman? A man? Yes to all Does it involve a relevant object? It involves objects, but not a certain one.
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Can you do it at home? In a public place? Indoors? Outdoors?

Something related to drinking?
Potato (Potato)
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Can you do it at home? Yes In a public place? No Indoors? Yes Outdoors? No

Something related to drinking? No
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Is it immoral? Illegal? Is it considered a loss of time? The people who never divowe think less of people doing this activity? Would a woman good at divowing be thought less of than a man with the same 'divowing abilities'? The other way around?
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Is it immoral? Illegal? No to both Is it considered a loss of time? It's normally considered a time saver, but if you want to go hardcore, it can take more time than the alternative would xD The people who never divowe think less of people doing this activity? Yes, probably Would a woman good at divowing be thought less of than a man with the same 'divowing abilities'? I suppose The other way around? Thus, no
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Posted on Friday, October 22, 2010 - 4:05 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is divowing a solo activity? Done with more than one person? If so, 2? 3? 4? More? [LTPF list of integers]? Is divowing always done in private? Is a toilet relevant?
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Is divowing a solo activity? This Done with more than one person? If so, 2? 3? 4? More? [LTPF list of integers]? Is divowing always done in private? No, there can be people around Is a toilet relevant? No but OTRT
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If you don't do it at all, will people think less of you? Is the object changed by divowing? Does divowing produce a tangible result? Is it fun? Is it dangerous? Is it annoying? Is hygiene relevant? Can you do it in the nude? In the shower? In bed? On the couch? While cooking? Can you get better with practice? Is it smelly?
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If you don't do it at all, will people think less of you? No Is the object changed by divowing? No Does divowing produce a tangible result? Yes Is it fun? Not per se; it's part of something that I personally find very annoying, but it can be fun, depending on your attitude. Is it dangerous? No Is it annoying? Yope Is hygiene relevant? Yesish Can you do it in the nude? You could do it while you're undressed, but I daresay it's pretty unlikely In the shower? LOL, I wouldn't rule that out, but it's very unlikely, too xD In bed? No On the couch? No While cooking? If you're cooking something that doesn't really need your attention, yes Can you get better with practice? I think so Is it smelly? No
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Posted on Saturday, October 23, 2010 - 10:38 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is there risk involved? Can the object be damaged? Can you injure yourself divowing? Do you clean something? clean yourself? Does it make any relevant noise? Do you usually do it in a specific room? If so: kitchen? Living room? Bathroom? Bedroom? Hallway? TV room?
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Is there risk involved? Yes, if you overdo it Can the object be damaged? Yes Can you injure yourself divowing? If you're unlucky, yes Do you clean something? Yes clean yourself? No Does it make any relevant noise? It does make sounds but they're irr. Do you usually do it in a specific room? Yes If so: kitchen? This Living room? Bathroom? Bedroom? Hallway? TV room?
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Posted on Saturday, October 23, 2010 - 10:57 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is it doing the dishes? Cleaning the: sink? Oven? Fridge? Other kitchen appliance? Floor? Wall?
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Is it doing the dishes? It has to do with it but it's not cleaning the dishes itself Cleaning the: sink? Oven? Fridge? Other kitchen appliance? Floor? Wall? No to the rest
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Posted on Saturday, October 23, 2010 - 11:08 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is it cleaning the: brush? Dish towel? Dishwashing liquid bottle? Faucet? Other object involved in doing the dishes? Is the object you're cleaning bigger than a: pebble? Fist? Plate? Dishwasher? Is the cleaning method relevant? The cleaning chemicals (if any)?
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Posted on Saturday, October 23, 2010 - 11:27 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is it cleaning the: brush? Dish towel? Dishwashing liquid bottle? Faucet? Other object involved in doing the dishes? Is the object you're cleaning bigger than a: pebble? Fist? Plate? Dishwasher? Is the cleaning method relevant? The cleaning chemicals (if any)? FA to all

I guess I shouldn't have answered the cleaning question with "Yes"; the very moment you're divowing, you aren't cleaning anything. However, it is something you'd do during the long, daunting process of doing your dishes. Also, think of what might or might not happen once the dishes are clean.
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Posted on Saturday, October 23, 2010 - 5:43 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Drying off dishes? Rinsing them? Stacking them? Doing something else to them?
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Posted on Saturday, October 23, 2010 - 5:54 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Drying off dishes? NO! Rinsing them? No Stacking them? You mean putting the dry dishes into the cupboard? If so, no Doing something else to them? Yes
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Posted on Saturday, October 23, 2010 - 6:38 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Putting them somewhere? In a drying rack? Filling the rack to capacity, where "to capacity" means things are precariously balanced on top of each other? Divowing is done after the dishes are clean, right? Can you divow any sort of dishes?
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Posted on Saturday, October 23, 2010 - 11:40 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Putting them somewhere? In a drying rack? Filling the rack to capacity, where "to capacity" means things are precariously balanced on top of each other? This sums it up nicely Divowing is done after the dishes are clean, right? Can you divow any sort of dishes?


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

Divowing is avoiding having to dry the dishes with a towel by simply putting them in the drying rack or some other place to let them dry there, to the extent of building ridiculously high and often fragile piles of them if there's not enough space. In the worst case, (re)arranging the dishes - or completely rebuilding the pile if it falls apart - takes longer than actually using the towel, but, oh well...

I made up "divowe" out of random letters of "Building massive towers of dishes".

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