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Solo1 (Solo1)
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Posted on Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 5:53 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

He couldn't hold on to two at once.
And ol' Siggy had nothing to do with it.
Beachbum (Beachbum)
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Posted on Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 12:49 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

He = H/A/M?

Couldn't hold on to two at once as in people? Physical objects? Similar objects? Concepts?

Siggy = H/A/M?

True story? FMOI? FSEI?
Solo1 (Solo1)
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Posted on Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 3:10 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

He = H/A/M? Yes
Couldn't hold on to two at once as in people? Physical objects? Similar objects? Concepts? This one; no to the rest.
Siggy = H/A/MM? Yes
True story? Yes
Shez (Shez)
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Posted on Friday, October 26, 2012 - 3:14 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

were the two concepts alerts? were they contradictory?
Solo1 (Solo1)
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Posted on Friday, October 26, 2012 - 3:31 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

were the two concepts alerts? No were they contradictory? yes.
Clarification: there were two concepts or ideas, but they involved something material.
Also US citizens might find this puzzle easier.
Rbruma (Rbruma)
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Posted on Monday, October 29, 2012 - 10:10 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Politics relevant?
Solo1 (Solo1)
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Posted on Monday, October 29, 2012 - 2:38 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Politics relevant? Yes!
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Monday, October 29, 2012 - 2:54 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Anything to do with the election this year? Presidential debates?
Shez (Shez)
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Posted on Monday, October 29, 2012 - 3:32 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Siggy = Freud?
Solo1 (Solo1)
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Posted on Monday, October 29, 2012 - 8:07 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Anything to do with the election this year? YesPresidential debates? YES!
Siggy = Freud? Yes. Pardon the informality, but I didn't want to give too much away.
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - 1:36 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did one of the candidates (Obama? Romney?) make a Freudian slip?
Solo1 (Solo1)
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Posted on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - 2:39 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did one of the candidates (Obama? Romney?)make a Freudian slip.No, but OTRT.
Noel (Noel)
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Posted on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - 1:47 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did either candidate say something relevant about his mother? About mothers in general?
Solo1 (Solo1)
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Posted on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - 6:16 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did either candidate say something no relevant no about his mother? About mothers in general? No to both.
Solo1 (Solo1)
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Posted on Thursday, November 01, 2012 - 10:34 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Hint: It was a third person who said something that an alert listener might have caught.
Noel (Noel)
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Posted on Friday, November 02, 2012 - 1:13 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was it a moderator?
Solo1 (Solo1)
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Posted on Friday, November 02, 2012 - 2:58 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was it a moderator? Yes!
I want to get this solved before the election, so here is the
**********SPOILER************
The moderator, Bob Schaffer, was asking a question about Osama bin Laden, but looking at President Obama. The two names got conflated in his mind, and what came out was "Obama bin Laden," ...much to the delight of those alert listeners (like me) who love to pounce on any errors in grammar, or any just plain bloopers. Not a Freudian slip, just a slip.


The full puzzle title would be "Bloooper Alert Alert, of course!

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