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Brian Pamandanan (Sciguy47)
Posted on Friday, April 15, 2005 - 5:07 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

A man is outdoors taking a walk. Suddenly he sees the Great Wall of China. How is this possible, since he is thousands of miles from China?

Same puzzle statement, totally different answer
Barbara Johannessen Bailey (Rabrab)
Posted on Friday, April 15, 2005 - 6:05 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

check email, please?
Kapil Kapur (Dinkie)
Posted on Friday, April 15, 2005 - 10:31 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

is the Wall Of China that he sees the actual Great Wall or a model of it ?
(Stuccosalt)
Posted on Friday, April 15, 2005 - 12:54 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is he delusional on account of his severe opium dependency?
Is it the fantastic wall that was erected around China Phillips' mansion?
Ian (Image)
Posted on Friday, April 15, 2005 - 1:38 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did he actually see the wall? Or some replication, like on some view screen? Is he on the planet Earth? Is this the Great Wall of China we would assume it is? Is the China he is miles away from the country?


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Suddenly he sees the Great Wall of China.



It wasn't there before? It snuck up behind him and almost slapped him on the head before he turned around?
Sam Greene (Pandora)
Posted on Friday, April 15, 2005 - 2:25 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did he see it on a TV screen in a high street?
David Burn (Woubit)
Posted on Friday, April 15, 2005 - 2:42 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is this a wall made of, for example, crockery?
Brian Pamandanan (Sciguy47)
Posted on Saturday, April 16, 2005 - 5:59 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Kapil Kapur (Dinkie) on Friday, April 15, 2005 - 10:31 am:


is the Wall Of China that he sees the actual Great Wall or a model of it ? neither

By (Stuccosalt) on Friday, April 15, 2005 - 12:54 pm:


Is he delusional on account of his severe opium dependency? no, and he is in recover at the irrelevant rehab. centre
Is it the fantastic wall that was erected around China Phillips' mansion? no

By Ian (Image) on Friday, April 15, 2005 - 01:38 pm:


Did he actually see the wall?no Or some replication, like on some view screen?no Is he on the planet Earth?yes
Is this the Great Wall of China we would assume it is? probably notIs the China he is miles away from the country? yes


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Suddenly he sees the Great Wall of China.


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It wasn't there before?no It snuck up behind him and almost slapped him on the head before he turned around? no
By Sam Greene (Pandora) on Friday, April 15, 2005 - 02:25 pm:


Did he see it on a TV screen in a high street? no

By David Burn (Woubit) on Friday, April 15, 2005 - 02:42 pm:


Is this a wall made of, for example, crockery? no
Sam Greene (Pandora)
Posted on Saturday, April 16, 2005 - 11:16 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Had he taken some magic mushrooms? :)

Relevant what he is walking on? pavement? road? grass? dessert?

Relevant which country he is in?
Is this man's profession relevant?
Kapil Kapur (Dinkie)
Posted on Saturday, April 16, 2005 - 11:59 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

was he awake ?
sleeping ?
dreaming ?
flashback ?
nightmare ?
Benjamin Moore (Zenith)
Posted on Sunday, April 17, 2005 - 11:20 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

is "Great Wall of China" a band?
Kapil Kapur (Dinkie)
Posted on Sunday, April 17, 2005 - 1:41 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

is it a statue ?
is it made of crockery i.e bone china plates ?
Tony (E20)
Posted on Sunday, April 17, 2005 - 3:19 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Sees = observes with his eyes? understands? imagines? some other meaning?

Great = big? good? to be admired? some other meaning?

Wall = physical barrier? made of stone? made of bricks? made of some other material? metaphorical?

China = the country? a person? a material? some other meaning?
Brian Pamandanan (Sciguy47)
Posted on Sunday, April 17, 2005 - 8:23 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Sam Greene (Pandora) on Saturday, April 16, 2005 - 11:16 am:


Had he taken some magic mushrooms? no

Relevant what he is walking on?no pavement? road? grass? dessert?

Relevant which country he is in? yes
Is this man's profession relevant? no

By Kapil Kapur (Dinkie) on Saturday, April 16, 2005 - 11:59 am:


was he awake ? yes
sleeping ?
dreaming ?
flashback ?
nightmare ?

By Benjamin Moore (Zenith) on Sunday, April 17, 2005 - 11:20 am:


is "Great Wall of China" a band? no

By Kapil Kapur (Dinkie) on Sunday, April 17, 2005 - 01:41 pm:


is it a statue ? no
is it made of crockery i.e bone china plates ? no

By Tony (E20) on Sunday, April 17, 2005 - 03:19 pm:


Sees = observes with his eyes?yesish, Explore at own risk understands? imagines? some other meaning?

Great = big?this one good? to be admired? some other meaning?

Wall = physical barrier?yes made of stone?yes made of bricks? made of some other material? metaphorical?

China = the country? a person? a material? some other meaning? the first one
Kapil Kapur (Dinkie)
Posted on Monday, April 18, 2005 - 9:37 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

is he in China ?
is he in another country ?
Kapil Kapur (Dinkie)
Posted on Monday, April 18, 2005 - 1:31 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

does he see a globe ? and on there is the great wall of china ?
Tony (E20)
Posted on Monday, April 18, 2005 - 1:40 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I'll take that risk...

Does he see the actual wall or a representation of the wall?

Does he see it directly through his eyes?

Does he see it through some optical instrument? Glasses? Telescope? Binoculars? Magnifying Glass? Microscope?

Does he see it through some intervening electronic process? TV? Internet?
Sam Greene (Pandora)
Posted on Monday, April 18, 2005 - 1:59 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is he in The USA? Canada? Britain? Australia? Japan? A European country? African? Asian? American? Australasian? Is he in Antarctica? The Arctic?

IS there something in particular which needs to be established about this man? his age? His nationality? His state of mind?

Is he a sane person? Did he see a projected image of the Great Wall of China?

Is he thousands of miles away from the country China? or a set of crockery?
Brian Pamandanan (Sciguy47)
Posted on Tuesday, April 19, 2005 - 12:28 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Kapil Kapur (Dinkie) on Monday, April 18, 2005 - 09:37 am:


is he in China ?
is he in another country ?this one

By Kapil Kapur (Dinkie) on Monday, April 18, 2005 - 01:31 pm:


does he see a globe ?no and on there is the great wall of china ?

By Tony (E20) on Monday, April 18, 2005 - 01:40 pm:


I'll take that risk...

Does he see the actual wall or a representation of the wall? neither

Does he see it directly through his eyes? yes

Does he see it through some optical instrument? noGlasses? Telescope? Binoculars? Magnifying Glass? Microscope?

Does he see it through some intervening electronic process?no TV? Internet?

By Sam Greene (Pandora) on Monday, April 18, 2005 - 01:59 pm:


Is he in The USA?this one Canada? Britain? Australia? Japan? A European country? African? Asian? American? Australasian? Is he in Antarctica? The Arctic?

IS there something in particular which needs to be established about this man?no his age? His nationality? His state of mind?

Is he a sane person?yes Did he see a projected image of the Great Wall of China? no

Is he thousands of miles away from the country China?yes or a set of crockery?irrel.
Tony (E20)
Posted on Tuesday, April 19, 2005 - 12:52 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

The man is in the USA. Would it help to narrow down his location yet further?

Is the Great Wall of China which he sees also in the USA? Is it in China? Is it somewhere elae?

Is there anyone else near him when he sees the wall? Can they see it, too?

Fow what period of time does the wall remain in view?
Brian Pamandanan (Sciguy47)
Posted on Tuesday, April 19, 2005 - 1:31 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Tony (E20) on Tuesday, April 19, 2005 - 12:52 am:


The man is in the USA. Would it help to narrow down his location yet further?yes

Is the Great Wall of China which he sees also in the USA?yes, slight FA Is it in China? Is it somewhere elae?

Is there anyone else near him when he sees the wall?yes, FA Can they see it, too? yes

Fow what period of time does the wall remain in view? Indefintely long
Kapil Kapur (Dinkie)
Posted on Tuesday, April 19, 2005 - 9:33 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

you said slight FA regarding USA ... so:-

a) Canada
b) Hawaii
c) Mainland US
d) Central America
e) South America

Is he walking on terra firma ?(i.e the surface of the earth)