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David Burn (Woubit)
Posted on Thursday, March 10, 2005 - 3:15 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

80% wrong
Johanna (Buzzard)
Posted on Thursday, March 10, 2005 - 3:20 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

20% right?
David Burn (Woubit)
Posted on Thursday, March 10, 2005 - 3:22 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Johanna (Buzzard) on Thursday, March 10, 2005 - 03:20 pm:

20% right? indeed. Good to see that you have entirely shaken off your mathematical training, and are once again able to count :)
Johanna (Buzzard)
Posted on Thursday, March 10, 2005 - 3:24 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Does this refer to a set of answers, or statements, 80% of which are wrong? Or one single answer or statement which is 80% wrong? or wrong 80% of the time?
David Burn (Woubit)
Posted on Thursday, March 10, 2005 - 3:26 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Johanna (Buzzard) on Thursday, March 10, 2005 - 03:24 pm:

Does this refer to a set of answers, or statements, 80% of which are wrong? Or one single answer or statement which is 80% wrong? this is one way of looking at it... or wrong 80% of the time? ...and this is another
Johanna (Buzzard)
Posted on Thursday, March 10, 2005 - 3:29 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is 80% an exact figure? or an approximation?
Was this statement made recently? (this week? this month? this year?) Does it refer to people? places? things? intangibles?
David Burn (Woubit)
Posted on Thursday, March 10, 2005 - 3:35 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Johanna (Buzzard) on Thursday, March 10, 2005 - 03:29 pm:

Is 80% an exact figure? or an approximation? this one
Was this statement made recently? (this week? this month? this year? this one) Does it refer to people? places? things? this oneintangibles?
Sam Greene (Pandora)
Posted on Thursday, March 10, 2005 - 3:51 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is some sort of test or exam relevant?
Science relevant?
A particular country relevant?
Voting relevant?
Is the approximate 80% wrong someone's opinion? your opinion? fact?
Is politics relevant?
David Burn (Woubit)
Posted on Thursday, March 10, 2005 - 4:26 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Sam Greene (Pandora) on Thursday, March 10, 2005 - 03:51 pm:

Is some sort of test or exam relevant? no
Science relevant? not to this puzzle, no :)
A particular country relevant? no
Voting relevant? no
Is the approximate 80% wrong someone's opinion? your opinion? fact? this is closest - but this is, as usual, a silly puzzle
Is politics relevant? no
(Stuccosalt)
Posted on Thursday, March 10, 2005 - 4:40 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Source of the statement relevant? Was it spoken? In print? Something else?

Is it attributable to a single source? Is it a well-known statement?
David Burn (Woubit)
Posted on Thursday, March 10, 2005 - 4:51 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By (Stuccosalt) on Thursday, March 10, 2005 - 04:40 pm:

Source of the statement relevant? very much so Was it spoken? In print? this one Something else?

Is it attributable to a single source? yes Is it a well-known statement? no
Tommy Petersson (Tommyp)
Posted on Thursday, March 10, 2005 - 6:05 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was the statement in a newspaper? magazine? British?
David Burn (Woubit)
Posted on Thursday, March 10, 2005 - 6:11 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Tommy Petersson (Tommyp) on Thursday, March 10, 2005 - 06:05 pm:

Was the statement in a newspaper? no magazine? no British? the statement in question was in English, but it did not appear in a "British" publication
Haenlomal (Haenlomal)
Posted on Thursday, March 10, 2005 - 6:50 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Title relevant? Song relevant?
David Burn (Woubit)
Posted on Thursday, March 10, 2005 - 7:02 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Haenlomal (Haenlomal) on Thursday, March 10, 2005 - 06:50 pm:


Title relevant? only very peripherally Song relevant? ditto
Sam Greene (Pandora)
Posted on Thursday, March 10, 2005 - 8:10 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did you read this in a non British publication? on the internet? was is read in a book? a leaflet?
David Burn (Woubit)
Posted on Thursday, March 10, 2005 - 8:13 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Sam Greene (Pandora) on Thursday, March 10, 2005 - 08:10 pm:

Did you read this in a non British publication? I have not actually read the publication in which the statement exists. I have merely been told what the statement is. on the internet? was is read in a book? a leaflet? the communication to me arrived in an email. In which none of the words was mis-spelled :)
Sam Greene (Pandora)
Posted on Thursday, March 10, 2005 - 8:20 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Okay so the things in which the 80% relates to..
Non-human animals?
Food? Drink?
Books? or another form of publication?
Vehicles?

Are the 'things' all the same thing or a variety of 'things'?
Sam Greene (Pandora)
Posted on Thursday, March 10, 2005 - 8:21 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Are they tangible things?
David Burn (Woubit)
Posted on Thursday, March 10, 2005 - 8:29 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Sam Greene (Pandora) on Thursday, March 10, 2005 - 08:20 pm:

Okay so the things in which the 80% relates to..
Non-human animals?
Food? Drink?
Books? or another form of publication? this is closest
Vehicles?


Are the 'things' all the same thing yes or a variety of 'things'?

By Sam Greene (Pandora) on Thursday, March 10, 2005 - 08:21 pm:


Are they tangible things? yes
Sam Greene (Pandora)
Posted on Thursday, March 10, 2005 - 8:35 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Are the things a type of written publication? or something related to a publication i.e pages?

Is any of the following relevant?
Grammar?
Spelling?
Words?
Numbers?
Language?
David Burn (Woubit)
Posted on Thursday, March 10, 2005 - 8:41 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Sam Greene (Pandora) on Thursday, March 10, 2005 - 08:35 pm:


Are the things a type of written publication? no or something related to a publication i.e pages? no

Is any of the following relevant?
Grammar?
Spelling?
Words? this one
Numbers?
Language?