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My parents used cheese to teach me a useful lesson, and you can do this with your kids, too! What is it?
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Was the lesson an academic one? A moral one? A life skill? Culinary?

Are any of the following relevant about cheese:
Where it comes from?
How it is made?
Its fattiness?
Its shape?

Are some varieties of cheese more relevant than others?
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Was the lesson an academic one? no A moral one? no A life skill? yesish Culinary? not specifically

Are any of the following relevant about cheese:
Where it comes from? no
How it is made? no
Its fattiness? no
Its shape? no

Are some varieties of cheese more relevant than others? yes
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A cartridge in a square Brie? =)
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A cartridge in a square Brie? =) no
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The color of the cheese relevant? The taste? Pairings? Melting properties?
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The color of the cheese relevant?no The taste? yesPairings? yesishMelting properties? no
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Scent relevant? texture (soft/hard)? animal it comes from?
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Scent relevant?no texture (soft/hard)? no animal it comes from? no
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A specific taste relevant? Discriminating between tastes? Describing tastes?
Other foods relevant?
Certain skills relevant?
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A specific taste relevant? see next answerDiscriminating between tastes? yesish Describing tastes? no
Other foods relevant? noish
Certain skills relevant?
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The this lesson use more than one brand of cheese? More than one type of cheese?
That fresh cheese vs. store-bought ingreedients are better?
That a higher priced product is not necessarily better?
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The this lesson use more than one brand of cheese? yes More than one type of cheese? yes
That fresh cheese vs. store-bought ingreedients are better? no
That a higher priced product is not necessarily better? no
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Could the same lesson have been taught in a similar way using two different variations of a different food? Of a non-food product?
Did the two types of cheese taste the same to you?
The time between tasting the two cheeses: a few minutes or less? A few days? A longer period?
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Could the same lesson have been taught in a similar way using two different variations of a different food? yes Of a non-food product? yes
Did the two types of cheese taste the same to you? no
The time between tasting the two cheeses: a few minutes or less? noA few days? about a day A longer period?no
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HINT: Find out some background information about my family.
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Family:
Religious persuasion relevant?
Political persuasion relevant?
Frugal?
Permissive parenting style? Strict parenting style?
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Family:
Religious persuasion relevant? irrel
Political persuasion relevant? irrel
Frugal? yope
Permissive parenting style? yes but not very relevantStrict parenting style? no but not very relevant
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Their wealth relevant? Poor? Rich? Average?
Your parents' jobs relevant? Where you lived?
The make-up of your family (number of children etc) relevant?
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Their wealth relevant? yes Poor? no Rich? noAverage? yes
Your parents' jobs relevant? only because their jobs made them middle-class Where you lived? no
The make-up of your family (number of children etc) relevant?no
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Did you find the less expensive cheese tastier? Relevant?
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Is the price of cheese relevant? Its versatility?
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Was the lesson they were trying to get across that you should think for yourself ? and not be a slave to conformity? were they trying to pour scorn on something ? e.g. ridiculous dinner party etiquette, menu snobbery, you should never serve brie with beef or cheddar with fish or other such nonsense?

Sorry having difficulty phrasing the above but I hope you get my meaning..
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was the lesson that more expensive things aren't necessarily always the best?
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Did you find the less expensive cheese tastier? no Relevant? yes
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Is the price of cheese relevant? yesIts versatility? no
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Was the lesson they were trying to get across that you should think for yourself ? noand not be a slave to conformity? no were they trying to pour scorn on something ? no e.g. ridiculous dinner party etiquette, menu snobbery, you should never serve brie with beef or cheddar with fish or other such nonsense? no

Sorry having difficulty phrasing the above but I hope you get my meaning.. I think I do.
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was the lesson that more expensive things aren't necessarily always the best? no
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Did they do a taste test? Tell you one cheese was more expensive and see if that affected your judgement of its taste?
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Was the lesson about value or worth?
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Did they do a taste test? No or noish, but you're ORT Tell you one cheese was more expensive and see if that affected your judgement of its taste? no
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Was the lesson about value or worth? yesish or yope
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Was the lesson that it was sometimes worth spending extra money on good cheese? Plus, perhaps, a metaphor? Maybe that if you want something good sometimes it means sacrifice/ going the extra mile?
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Was the lesson that it was sometimes worth spending extra money on good cheese? Yesish, but it's more complicated & interesting than that. You're very ORT!!Plus, perhaps, a metaphor? noish Maybe that if you want something good sometimes it means sacrifice/ going the extra mile? ditto
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Simply a generalization of your Yesish answer above?
It is worth it to pay more for quality? (because you said that this lesson can be done using something other than food)
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The fact that some things in life are worth paying more for, but others aren't? That quality can be more important than quantity?

Did the lesson involve two brands of cheese, one of which cost more than the other? Was there any other relevant difference between the two?

Is spending money relevant to the lesson? Or more generally, devoting resources to something?
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Or is the lesson about food rather than personal values or spending habits?
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The fact that some things in life are worth paying more for, but others aren't? Yesish, but there's a but more to the lesson than that That quality can be more important than quantity? no

Did the lesson involve two brands of cheese, one of which cost more than the other? yesishWas there any other relevant difference between the two? yes

Is spending money relevant to the lesson? yesOr more generally, devoting resources to something? see previous answer
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Or is the lesson about food rather than personal values or spending habits? no
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Is how one determines value or worth relevant?
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Again, just to make sure we're not OTWT: The lesson is not about cheese, or for that matter, any food at all. It's more general then that, correct?
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Is how one determines value or worth relevant? yes, but it's not the whole story here
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Again, just to make sure we're not OTWT: The lesson is not about cheese, or for that matter, any food at all. It's more general then that, correct? yes
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So close but yet so far...

Ok, packaging? Advertising? State of mind? Environment?

Ran out of ideas, as you can see...
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So close but yet so far...

Ok, packaging? no Advertising? noState of mind? yope Environment? No--my childhood was in the blissful days before rampant environmental self-righteousness

Ran out of ideas, as you can see...
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Very funny, I meant personal environment, not global!
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Very funny, I meant personal environment, not global!
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Very funny, I meant personal environment, not global! I'm not quite sure what question you're asking, then.
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was the lesson that you value things more if you pay more for them? was the more expensive cheese tastier? because more had been paid for it?
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was the lesson that you value things more if you pay more for them? no was the more expensive cheese tastier? I thought so because more had been paid for it? I thought it tasted better before I even had any idea how much it cost
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Are we at least OTRT?

At what age did this happen? Less than 7 years old? Less than 13 years old? Older than this?

(Sorry, forgot if you said you had a sibling). Do you have a brother or sister? Relevant?

You said that non-food products would work as well in transmitting this lesson. In this case, would two brands or types of a specific non-food product work as well?

Would it need to be exactly two?
If so, would offering two different pocket-knives
under the right conditions, impart the lesson just as well?
How about the same question for two different bars of chocolate?
Two different bicycles?
Two different bedtime stories read to you on different nights?

If you were an adult at the time, do you think the lesson would still work?
Is this a lesson that most people learn in childhood? And do most learn it by other means?
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Are we at least OTRT? yes

At what age did this happen?around 8, but the precise age is irrel, although over about 12 would be unlikely Less than 7 years old? Less than 13 years old? Older than this?

(Sorry, forgot if you said you had a sibling). Do you have a brother or sister? sister
Relevant? no

You said that non-food products would work as well in transmitting this lesson. In this case, would two brands or types of a specific non-food product work as well? yes

Would it need to be exactly two? no
If so, would offering two different pocket-knives
under the right conditions, impart the lesson just as well? yes
How about the same question for two different bars of chocolate? yes
Two different bicycles? yes
Two different bedtime stories read to you on different nights? no

If you were an adult at the time, do you think the lesson would still work? It would be pretty odd for an adult to need this lesson
Is this a lesson that most people learn in childhood? yesish And do most learn it by other means? probably
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RECAP: Add the following to the puzzle statement. The lesson involved 2 types of cheese, one cheap & one expensive, & I preferred the expensive one. Cheese was not essential to the lesson; it was just a vehicle.
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If I had not learned this lesson in my childhood, might I be in prison? considered stupid? Might I lose money? Or just be a little less happy with my life? None of the above?
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If I had not learned this lesson in my childhood, might I be in prison? not because you didn't learn the lesson considered stupid? possiblyMight I lose money? dittoOr just be a little less happy with my life? yes None of the above? no
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Just to make sure I understand:
Your parents presented you with two types of cheese. You thought the more expensive cheese was tastier, even before you knew how much it cost. They then used the experience to teach you a lesson that most adults already know. The lesson can save you money and make you happier. Is all of that correct?

Was there another event after the taste test? Or did you just discuss the lesson to be learned? Do we have all the information we need to figure out what the lesson was?
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Just to make sure I understand:
Your parents presented you with two types of cheese yes. You thought the more expensive cheese was tastier, even before you knew how much it cost. yes They then used the experience to teach you a lesson that most adults already know.yes The lesson can save you money and make you happier. Is all of that correct?

Was there another event after the taste test? Well, HINT, they asked me a question. Find out what it was. Or did you just discuss the lesson to be learned? See previous answer.Do we have all the information we need to figure out what the lesson was?See previous answer but one.
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"What did you like about CostlyType cheese?"
"Why do you think CostlyType cheese tasted better?"
"What is the difference between CostlyType and CheapType cheese?"
"What would you eat with CostlyType cheese?"
"What would you drink with CostlyType cheese?"
Anything similar to the questions above?
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"What did you like about CostlyType cheese?"
"Why do you think CostlyType cheese tasted better?" no
"What is the difference between CostlyType and CheapType cheese?" noish
"What would you eat with CostlyType cheese?" no
"What would you drink with CostlyType cheese?" no
Anything similar to the questions above? no or noish
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"What did you like about CostlyType cheese?" no
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Was the question intended to have you compare the cheeses in some way? Were you able to answer the question readily? Relevant?
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Was the question intended to have you compare the cheeses in some way? yes Were you able to answer the question readily? yesRelevant? yes
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Was the question to do with taste? Which you liked more? Cost? Which one you thought cost more? How much you would be willing to pay for the respective cheeses?

Was it anything along the lines that scrimping as much as possible will not necessarily lead to the best quality of life, and it might be better to splash out?
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Was the question to do with taste? yes Which you liked more? yesCost? yesWhich one you thought cost more? noHow much you would be willing to pay for the respective cheeses? yes

Was it anything along the lines that scrimping as much as possible will not necessarily lead to the best quality of life, and it might be better to splash out? yesish

This is close enough for me to declare a
********* SPOILER **************
especially since I'm desperate to post a new puzzle. I was a child in the wonderful era before widespread self-righteousness about food, so "yellow cheese" in my family meant processed cheeses like American cheese & Velveeta. which I liked very much. But one evening my father brought home some "real" cheddar. I said, "Gee, this is even better than Velveeta," & my father said, "It costs twice as much. Do you like it twice as much?" I said yes, & I was never expected to eat Velveeta again. If I had said no, I would have been expected to make do with Velveeta. This obvious lesson--splurge just on what you really like--can be adapted to every income level. Even poor people have some discretionary change. Even Bill Gates can't buy every yacht that strikes his fancy. Even a solved puzzle is not the end of the line. Please check out my replacement puzzle at the bottom of the page.

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