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Biograd (Biograd)
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Posted on Tuesday, May 10, 2011 - 8:58 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

If two vendors had not cooperated, it would probably not be sold that way today.
Fleemco198 (Fleemco198)
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Vendors: ham? Haf? Who they are relevant? Are they street vendors?
It: product? Service?
Sold they way today: the manner of selling the it? The way it would be made(if it is a product)? or accessed (if a service)? Is it privately produced? Publicly?

Is this puzzle based on real life? Fictional? Actually happend?
Are the two vendors employed in a corporation? Are they entrepreneurs?
Vesica (Vesica)
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Posted on Tuesday, May 10, 2011 - 9:21 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

E-mail sent. OKAY, I tried to send an e-mail and it immediately came back. Your address correct in your profile??
Biograd (Biograd)
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Posted on Tuesday, May 10, 2011 - 11:19 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Vendors: ham?One was HAM, and assume the other was too. Haf? Who they are relevant?As in, are they otherwise famous? Then no. Are they street vendors?Yes
It: product?Yes Service?No
Sold they way today: the manner of selling the it?Yes, for svv. or "manner of selling". And be aware it is not always sold this way. The way it would be made(if it is a product)?Yope or accessed (if a service)?No Is it privately produced?You mean, by companies as opposed to a government entity? Then yes. Publicly?

Is this puzzle based on real life?Yes, as opposed to fiction, no to my own personal life. Fictional? Actually happend?Yes
Are the two vendors employed in a corporation?No Are they entrepreneurs?Hmm... I guess you could call them that, but irr.
Biograd (Biograd)
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Posted on Tuesday, May 10, 2011 - 11:21 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Vesica: the email in my profile is no longer valid, but I can't change it unfortunately.
Kayleetonkslupin (Kayleetonkslupin)
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Posted on Wednesday, May 11, 2011 - 12:41 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I may be thinking of the same thing Vesica is...

Is the St. Louis World's Fair relevant?
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Wednesday, May 11, 2011 - 1:31 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

And I think I know what this is too.
Biograd (Biograd)
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Posted on Wednesday, May 11, 2011 - 2:03 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

You guys are too good! Yes, it seems you both have the answer. Of course, anyone who doesn't know this one is welcome to continue puzzling.
Vesica (Vesica)
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Posted on Wednesday, May 11, 2011 - 11:47 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Yep, Kaylee! That was what I was thinking, though I couldn't think what to ask without giving it away.
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Posted on Wednesday, May 11, 2011 - 2:24 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

It: Food? Is packaging relevant? Is the way it's stored relevant? heated? Cooled? Otherwise prepared? "That way" = sold by street vendors? Sold in certain quantities? Locations? To certain people? During certain events? Cinema popcorn relevant?
Kayleetonkslupin (Kayleetonkslupin)
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Posted on Wednesday, May 11, 2011 - 3:23 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

well, if kaylee and vesica kittehz is rite, iz not cheezburgur. but iz still gud =) lol :D
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Wednesday, May 11, 2011 - 4:58 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Yep, I did know this one. Man, I'm hungry.
Biograd (Biograd)
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It: Food?Yes Is packaging relevant?Yope Is the way it's stored relevant? heated? Cooled? Otherwise prepared? "That way" = sold by street vendors?Yes, among others. Sold in certain quantities?Well, when it's sold this way, its quantity has limitations, but that's irr. Locations? To certain people? During certain events? Cinema popcorn relevant?

No to rest.
Biograd (Biograd)
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Actually on second thought, "otherwise prepared" could get a Yes depending on what you meant.
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Posted on Wednesday, May 11, 2011 - 10:27 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

What kind of food is it: a salty/savory snack (e.g. a soft pretzel)? a sweet snack (e.g. cotton candy)? a dessert (e.g. pie, cake)? a main dish food item (e.g. a hot dog)? a side dish (e.g. an ear of corn, baked potato)?
Biograd (Biograd)
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Posted on Thursday, May 12, 2011 - 1:02 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

What kind of food is it: a salty/savory snack (e.g. a soft pretzel)? a sweet snack (e.g. cotton candy)? a dessert (e.g. pie, cake)?This a main dish food item (e.g. a hot dog)? a side dish (e.g. an ear of corn, baked potato)?
Shez (Shez)
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Posted on Thursday, May 12, 2011 - 7:41 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

is it two foods that go together so well that you can't imagine eating one on its own? like pie a la mode?

ice-cream with a flake in it?
Noel (Noel)
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Shez's guess made me think of...eating ice cream out of a cone instead of a bowl?

If it's nothing specific that we've guessed so far, is it pie? cake? cheesecake? ice cream? some form of fried dough with sugar (e.g. donuts, funnel cakes, elephant ears)?
Shez (Shez)
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Posted on Thursday, May 12, 2011 - 3:24 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

elephant ears?
Biograd (Biograd)
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Posted on Thursday, May 12, 2011 - 5:15 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

is it two foods that go together so well that you can't imagine eating one on its own? like pie a la mode?Not in this sense, no.

ice-cream with a flake in it?No, but...

Shez's guess made me think of...eating ice cream out of a cone instead of a bowl?YES!

If it's nothing specific that we've guessed so far, is it pie? cake? cheesecake? ice cream? some form of fried dough with sugar (e.g. donuts, funnel cakes, elephant ears)?

If anyone wants to take a stab at how the first ice cream cone was made, you may. Otherwise I will $p0il.
Kayleetonkslupin (Kayleetonkslupin)
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Posted on Thursday, May 12, 2011 - 6:18 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Well, I know the story, so it's not really 'taking a stab at it'...I'd rather let the others have their fun, or else let you do it. I'm out of this, Biograd =) but it's been fun to watch! and...despite the early hour, I want ice cream now...
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Posted on Thursday, May 12, 2011 - 9:07 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is a carnival or circus involved?
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Posted on Thursday, May 12, 2011 - 10:21 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

What kind of cone is it - One of those yellowish ones that taste like sawdust (usually referred to as "cake cones" but I have no idea why, since they don't remotely resemble cake)? A sugar cone? A waffle cone?
Noel (Noel)
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Shez, I just saw your question about elephant ears. Sorry I missed it earlier. They're a type of food you pretty much only see at fairs and carnivals. They're maybe hard to describe. Imagine maybe a large pancake, or maybe the crust of a small pizza, but fried and covered in powdered sugar. I don't think I've ever had one, but I've got to think they taste pretty similar to a funnel cake. They vaguely resemble real elephant ears, in that they're large, flat, and floppy, so I guess that's where the name comes from.
Shez (Shez)
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Posted on Tuesday, May 17, 2011 - 10:29 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

thanks Noel

my guess would be that the original product was the waffle and someone had the bright idea of wrapping it around something?
Biograd (Biograd)
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Posted on Friday, May 20, 2011 - 8:31 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is a carnival or circus involved?No, but close.

What kind of cone is it - One of those yellowish ones that taste like sawdust (usually referred to as "cake cones" but I have no idea why, since they don't remotely resemble cake)? A sugar cone? A waffle cone?Just the ice cream cone in general.

my guess would be that the original product was the waffle and someone had the bright idea of wrapping it around something?Yesish. Where I originally saw this, it was something more exotic than a waffle, but many just call it that.

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

One vendor was selling ice cream, the other was selling something like a waffle. The waffle-seller improvised a container for the ice cream when there were no more dishes available.

You can read the story here:

http://www.ideafinder.com/history/inventions/icecreamcone.htm
Shez (Shez)
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Posted on Saturday, May 21, 2011 - 9:03 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

thanks Biograd, must just go out and get an ice cream now...

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