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Doriana (Doriana)
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Posted on Thursday, October 13, 2011 - 6:15 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Today, I found myself in an annoying situation that I'll call dawizgew.

I bet many of you have been in the same situation and found it equally annoying.
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Thursday, October 13, 2011 - 6:18 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Were you the only one in this situation at the time?

Were you in public? Alone? Relevant where you were?

Are any other people relevant to your situation? If so, H? A? M? F? How many?
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Posted on Thursday, October 13, 2011 - 6:38 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Annoying = embarrassing?

Language differences relevant? Different customs relevant? Were you outside of the country? Relevant?
Doriana (Doriana)
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Posted on Thursday, October 13, 2011 - 8:42 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Were you the only one in this situation at the time? yes

Were you in public? yes Alone? Relevant where you were? yes

Are any other people relevant to your situation? noish If so, H? A? M? F? How many? hard to say
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Were you indoors? Outdoors? In a vehicle?
Doriana (Doriana)
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Posted on Thursday, October 13, 2011 - 8:48 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Annoying = embarrassing? no

Language differences relevant? no Different customs relevant? no Were you outside of the country? I live in France at the moment, so technically yes Relevant? no
Doriana (Doriana)
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Posted on Thursday, October 13, 2011 - 8:50 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Were you indoors? Outdoors? this, slight ish In a vehicle?
Ciaobella (Ciaobella)
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Posted on Thursday, October 13, 2011 - 11:13 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Were you in a tent? a gazebo? some similar structure?

Does dawizgew occur at a particular time of day? a particular time of year? anytime at all?

Does it occur during a particular activity (such as shopping, reading, etc.)? Does it ever occur when someone is alone?

Could this have occurred 50 years ago? 100? 500? Is technology relevant?
Doriana (Doriana)
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Were you in a tent? a gazebo? some similar structure? no to these, OTWT

Does dawizgew occur at a particular time of day? a particular time of year? anytime at all? it can occur at any time

Does it occur during a particular activity (such as shopping, reading, etc.)? yes for svv of activity Does it ever occur when someone is alone? it can occur to more than one person at the same time, if that's what you mean

Could this have occurred 50 years ago? yes 100? yes 500? no Is technology relevant? yes for svv of technology
Rbruma (Rbruma)
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Were you on the street at the time? In a park? At a concert? Somewhere else?

Would you find it equally annoying if you are alone? Could it even occur if you are alone? Could it occur indoors too?

Does it involve: smelling something? tasting something? seeing something? feeling something? hearing something?
Doriana (Doriana)
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Posted on Friday, October 14, 2011 - 10:28 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Were you on the street at the time? thisish, needs to be more specific In a park? At a concert? Somewhere else?

Would you find it equally annoying if you are alone? yes Could it even occur if you are alone? there's always another relevantish person/relevantish people... well, this sounds somewhat confusing, so just assume that I was alone, and the rest will be more clear when you've found out more about the situation Could it occur indoors too? yes for svv of indoors

Does it involve: smelling something? tasting something? seeing something? this feeling something? hearing something? and sometimes this too
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Posted on Friday, October 14, 2011 - 11:56 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Long shot in the dark: were you waiting in a station (like for a bus/tram/train/metro/RER)?
Doriana (Doriana)
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Posted on Friday, October 14, 2011 - 4:17 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Long shot in the dark: were you waiting in a station (like for a bus/tram/train/metro/RER)? VERY good shot! Trains (and other means public transport) are very relevant, although I wasn't exactly waiting for one.
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Posted on Friday, October 14, 2011 - 4:22 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Were you on the train? Were you waiting for another person? Were you waiting at all?
Doriana (Doriana)
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Were you on the train? Were you waiting for another person? Were you waiting at all? no to all
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Posted on Friday, October 14, 2011 - 6:37 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

were you getting onto a train? getting off a train?

could you not get off for all the people getting on? pushing relevant? rush hour relevant?
Doriana (Doriana)
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Posted on Saturday, October 15, 2011 - 2:16 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

were you getting onto a train? getting off a train? no to both

could you not get off for all the people getting on? no, although this sometimes happens to me too - annoying! pushing relevant? rush hour relevant? no to rest
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Saturday, October 15, 2011 - 10:44 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Were you at a train station? Are train schedules relevant?
Doriana (Doriana)
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Posted on Sunday, October 16, 2011 - 12:29 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Were you at a train station? yes Are train schedules relevant? yope
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Sunday, October 16, 2011 - 6:11 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Are late trains relevant?
Doriana (Doriana)
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Are late trains relevant? no, but slightly OTRT
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Posted on Monday, October 17, 2011 - 6:23 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Are you a passenger? Or were you there for another reason? Or were you just passing by?

Did you lose something?
Doriana (Doriana)
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Posted on Monday, October 17, 2011 - 9:35 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Are you a passenger? this Or were you there for another reason? Or were you just passing by?

Did you lose something?
no to rest
Rbruma (Rbruma)
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Were you in the train at the moment? Attempting to get off? Attempting to get on? Was the train in a station? Was the train moving between two stations? People rushing at the exit before the train is about to stop relevant? Rushing at the entrance?
Doriana (Doriana)
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Were you in the train at the moment? no Attempting to get off? no Attempting to get on? yope Was the train in a station? yesish Was the train moving between two stations? noish People rushing at the exit before the train is about to stop relevant? no Rushing at the entrance? no
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are you waiting for the train to leave the station? are you annoyed because it's late leaving?

is the train waiting for something to happen?
Doriana (Doriana)
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Posted on Tuesday, October 18, 2011 - 2:56 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

are you waiting for the train to leave the station? are you annoyed because it's late leaving? no to both

is the train waiting for something to happen? no
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Is the train about to enter the station? About to leave it? Is it a regular train (transporting passengers according to a schedule) or a freight one? Were you at the last station of that particular course?
Doriana (Doriana)
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Is the train about to enter the station? About to leave it? this Is it a regular train (transporting passengers according to a schedule) or a freight one? a regular passenger train Were you at the last station of that particular course? no

And by the way, I experienced dawizgew once again today.
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is the train delayed in leaving the station? is the train leaving early?

did you miss it? did you have to run to get on it? was it too crowded to get on?

had they closed the doors so you couldn't get on even though it then didn't leave right away?
Doriana (Doriana)
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is the train delayed in leaving the station? no is the train leaving early? it could be

did you miss it? yes! did you have to run to get on it? no was it too crowded to get on? no

had they closed the doors so you couldn't get on even though it then didn't leave right away? it's not as annoying as that, although I hate that too.

Ok, we're almost there (: Dawizgew involves missing a train, but try to be a lil bit more specific. Good questions, shez!
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Posted on Wednesday, October 19, 2011 - 10:22 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Missing a train and having to wait a long time for another? Having to take another means of transportation?
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Posted on Wednesday, October 19, 2011 - 11:13 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did you see the train standing there and rushed to get on it?
But then you realized that it actually wasn't the train that you had wanted to catch?
Doriana (Doriana)
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Missing a train and having to wait a long time for another? Having to take another means of transportation? no to both

Did you see the train standing there and rushed to get on it? yes
But then you realized that it actually wasn't the train that you had wanted to catch? but no
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Posted on Thursday, October 20, 2011 - 1:41 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did the doors close right as you reached the train?
Doriana (Doriana)
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Posted on Thursday, October 20, 2011 - 7:53 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did the doors close right as you reached the train? in the case of dawizgew that I experienced yesterday, yes, but not necessarily. Anyway, I think you guys are close enough for me to declare the

********SPOILER********
Dawizgew is a near-acronym of the German phrase "Das wäre Ihr Zug gewesen"* ("This would have been your train").

It describes the annoying situation of arriving at a train station or bus stop, maybe running for the train or bus, and seeing it leave the station.


Thanks for playing! (:

* "Das wäre Ihr Zug gewesen" is a variation of the phrase "Das wäre Ihr Preis gewesen" (This would have been your price), a catchphrase from an 80s TV game show that is still wildly used in situations like this.}
Doriana (Doriana)
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Posted on Thursday, October 20, 2011 - 7:58 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

prize, not price. Or as Ralph Wiggum puts it, "Me fail English? That's unpossible!"
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Posted on Thursday, October 20, 2011 - 8:19 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Doriana kitteh can haz vejitaryun Kaseburgur az prize! *givz* wuz gud puzzel!
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That is really annoying! A few days ago that happened to someone I saw but the bus driver was kind and stopped the bus again for her.

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