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Ian (Image)
Posted on Tuesday, June 28, 2005 - 2:55 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

It would certainly make prices soar....
Barbara Johannessen Bailey (Rabrab)
Posted on Tuesday, June 28, 2005 - 3:08 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Deregulation?

Paris Hilton getting a whatever it is?
Ian (Image)
Posted on Tuesday, June 28, 2005 - 3:48 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Barbara Johannessen Bailey (Rabrab) on Tuesday, June 28, 2005 - 03:08 am:

Deregulation? Er.... Assuming I understand this word correctly, which isn't a certainty, no.

Paris Hilton getting a whatever it is? No
John Morahan (Wunderland)
Posted on Tuesday, June 28, 2005 - 6:10 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

space tourism?
John Faben (Bentarm)
Posted on Tuesday, June 28, 2005 - 11:51 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Prices - of a service? a product? provided by the government? a particular company? an entire sector? prices in general?
Ian (Image)
Posted on Wednesday, June 29, 2005 - 12:18 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By John Morahan (Wunderland) on Tuesday, June 28, 2005 - 06:10 am:

space tourism? Nope

By John Faben (Bentarm) on Tuesday, June 28, 2005 - 11:51 am:

Prices - of a service? a product? This provided by the government? a particular company? an entire sector? Closest to this prices in general? No
Shawn Franchi (Doctapeppa)
Posted on Wednesday, June 29, 2005 - 12:33 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries attempting to bring the world to its knees by cutting off the supply of oil?
Ian (Image)
Posted on Wednesday, June 29, 2005 - 2:06 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

y Shawn Franchi (Doctapeppa) on Wednesday, June 29, 2005 - 12:33 am:

The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries attempting to bring the world to its knees by cutting off the supply of oil? Nope, but interesting idea though...
Lewis Zeiters (Lzeiters)
Posted on Wednesday, June 29, 2005 - 6:40 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

type of product:

food? if so, meat? vegetable? bread? fruit? candy? other?
non-food consumables (paper, etc.)
luxury items?
transportation? (vehicles, fuel, etc.)
Kapil Kapur (Dinkie)
Posted on Wednesday, June 29, 2005 - 8:20 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

banning something ?
making it more avilable ?
limiting supply ?
Ian (Image)
Posted on Thursday, June 30, 2005 - 3:49 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Lewis Zeiters (Lzeiters) on Wednesday, June 29, 2005 - 06:40 pm:

type of product:

food? No if so, meat? vegetable? bread? fruit? candy? other?
non-food consumables (paper, etc.) Nope
luxury items? Yesish... SVV for 'luxury'
transportation? (vehicles, fuel, etc.) No

By Kapil Kapur (Dinkie) on Wednesday, June 29, 2005 - 08:20 pm:

banning something ? Nope
making it more avilable ? No
limiting supply ? And no
Lewis Zeiters (Lzeiters)
Posted on Thursday, June 30, 2005 - 6:36 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

is this a tax on luxury items?
Ian (Image)
Posted on Thursday, June 30, 2005 - 7:56 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Lewis Zeiters (Lzeiters) on Thursday, June 30, 2005 - 06:36 pm:

is this a tax on luxury items? No
Shawn Franchi (Doctapeppa)
Posted on Monday, July 04, 2005 - 1:17 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Luxury? Specific luxury items? Incense? Dye? Wine? Fur? Spice? Silk? Diamonds? Ivory?
Ian (Image)
Posted on Monday, July 04, 2005 - 9:51 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Shawn Franchi (Doctapeppa) on Monday, July 04, 2005 - 01:17 pm:

Luxury? Hm.... I guess I should have said 'noish' for luxury... Specific luxury items? Specific items, yes... may not be considered luxurious though... Incense? Dye? Wine? Fur? Spice? Silk? Diamonds? Ivory? None of these

Unfortunately, I'll be away for a couple of weeks, and will not be able to answer any more questions for a while....
Kapil Kapur (Dinkie)
Posted on Tuesday, July 05, 2005 - 10:21 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

the olympics
space exploration
Ian (Image)
Posted on Wednesday, July 20, 2005 - 1:48 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Kapil Kapur (Dinkie) on Tuesday, July 05, 2005 - 10:21 am:

the olympics No
space exploration Also no

Yay, I'm back for a few days....
SmarterBrother (Mycroft)
Posted on Saturday, July 30, 2005 - 10:01 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is this a 'luxury' item, or a service?
Ian (Image)
Posted on Sunday, July 31, 2005 - 2:54 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By SmarterBrother (Mycroft) on Saturday, July 30, 2005 - 10:01 am:

Is this a 'luxury' item, or a service? 'Luxury' item, although luxury isn't quite the word to describe it....
Tony (E20)
Posted on Thursday, August 25, 2005 - 8:46 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the product electrical?
Is it a household item?

How many such items would be found in Paris: more than ten? more than a hundred? more than a thousand? more than ten thosand? more than one hundred thousand? more than a million?

The "it" which would make prices soar
... is it an action by a particular group of people? (government? employers? workers? consumers?)
... is it it a specific event? (London getting to host the Olympics? earth being hit by a comet?)
... is it a more nebulous set of circumstances? (global warming? cancelling third world debt? )

Any puns/double meanings involved in your puzzle statement?
Ian (Image)
Posted on Saturday, August 27, 2005 - 5:00 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Tony (E20) on Thursday, August 25, 2005 - 08:46 am:

Is the product electrical? Yesish
Is it a household item? Yes

How many such items would be found in Paris: more than ten? more than a hundred? more than a thousand? more than ten thosand? more than one hundred thousand? more than a million? Living in North America, I'm not to sure about how it sells in Europe, so I'll answer for New York City.... More than a million, almost certainly....


The "it" which would make prices soar
... is it an action by a particular group of people? (government? employers? workers? consumers?) More like the action(s) of an individual....
... is it it a specific event? (London getting to host the Olympics? earth being hit by a comet?) No
... is it a more nebulous set of circumstances? (global warming? cancelling third world debt? ) No

Any puns/double meanings involved in your puzzle statement? Nope
Tony (E20)
Posted on Wednesday, August 31, 2005 - 1:18 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Yesish to electrical ... is it operated by a battery?

How big is the item: Smaller than a matchbox? Smaller than a cigarette packet? smaller than a packet of biscuits? smaller than a case of wine? smaller than a table?

The individual whose actions might cause the price changes: Human? Adult? Female? Living? Famous? Involved with the manufacture of the item?