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dryman (Dryman)
Posted on Tuesday, November 01, 2005 - 10:28 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

as always, a quick one

He shouted "bravo, bravo!", but was very unhappy with her performance.
Jennifer (Tigger32382)
Posted on Tuesday, November 01, 2005 - 10:37 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

was he trying to make her feel better? be sarcastic?
dryman (Dryman)
Posted on Tuesday, November 01, 2005 - 10:38 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

was he trying to make her feel better? no be sarcastic? no
Lisa (Dlcygnet)
Posted on Tuesday, November 01, 2005 - 10:59 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was she naked?
Should she have been naked?
Was he just humoring her?
Was he her instructor and while her performance might be good enough for the masses, it'll never be perfect in his eyes?

He = Male? Adult? Human?
She = Female? Adult? Human? Performer? Entertainer? Athelete? Musician? Singer? Scientist? Secretary?
dryman (Dryman)
Posted on Tuesday, November 01, 2005 - 11:33 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was she naked? no
Should she have been naked? no
Was he just humoring her? no
Was he her instructor and while her performance might be good enough for the masses, it'll never be perfect in his eyes? no

He = Male? Adult? Human? yes to all
She = Female? yes Adult? yes Human? yes
Performer? Entertainer? Athelete? Musician? Singer? Scientist? Secretary? no to rest
John Morahan (Wunderland)
Posted on Tuesday, November 01, 2005 - 11:39 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was she hogging the remote control?
dryman (Dryman)
Posted on Tuesday, November 01, 2005 - 11:43 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was she hogging the remote control? no
Tim A. Dowd (Bodo)
Posted on Wednesday, November 02, 2005 - 12:28 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Alphabet relevant (alpha, bravo, uh, camel...dingo, elastic, fox or whatever it is)?
Jennifer (Tigger32382)
Posted on Wednesday, November 02, 2005 - 12:31 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

was he shouting bravo to her performance?
Mosquito (Mosquito)
Posted on Wednesday, November 02, 2005 - 12:34 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

was "bravo" directed toward a male colleague,since "brava" would have been praise for a female?
dryman (Dryman)
Posted on Wednesday, November 02, 2005 - 12:42 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Alphabet relevant (alpha, bravo, uh, camel...dingo, elastic, fox or whatever it is)? you got it, charlie - remember to x-ray your hotel uniform after golf

was he shouting bravo to her performance? yope

close to solved already!
dryman (Dryman)
Posted on Wednesday, November 02, 2005 - 12:44 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

was "bravo" directed toward a male colleague no
since "brava" would have been praise for a female? but this is a good point and relevant
Tim A. Dowd (Bodo)
Posted on Wednesday, November 02, 2005 - 12:57 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was she trying to recite the--what is it called, anyhow?--alphabet used by the military or on radios when spellificating stuff to avoid confusion amongst the similar sounding letters (the alpha-bravo-camel thing)? And she said "Bee" instead of "Bravo"?
Tim A. Dowd (Bodo)
Posted on Wednesday, November 02, 2005 - 1:01 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Maybe she's in training to be an air traffic controller? Or in the military? Or a dispatcher of some kind?
dryman (Dryman)
Posted on Wednesday, November 02, 2005 - 1:11 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was she trying to recite the--what is it called, anyhow?--alphabet used by the military or on radios when spellificating stuff to avoid confusion amongst the similar sounding letters (the alpha-bravo-camel thing)? And she said "Bee" instead of "Bravo"? no
Maybe she's in training to be an air traffic controller? YES Or in the military? Or a dispatcher of some kind?

**** SPOILER ****
She works as an air traffic controller. One day, her colleague realizes that she has mistaken an aircraft designation with the letters BB as PP, potentially disrupting a flight path. He corrects her using the communications alphabet letter Bravo, which is much harder to mis-hear than B; but he is very unhappy with her job performance.
dryman (Dryman)
Posted on Wednesday, November 02, 2005 - 1:14 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

International phone alphabet:
Alpha Bravo Charlie Delta Echo Foxtrot Golf Hotel India Juliet Kilo Lima Mike November Oscar Papa Quebec Romeo Sierra Tango Uniform Victor Whiskey Xray Yankee Zulu


I should've had him say "Bravo, Juliet!" to try for a Shakespeare red herring
Tim A. Dowd (Bodo)
Posted on Wednesday, November 02, 2005 - 1:17 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

...and they say "niner" instead of "nine" so it won't be confused as another number ("three," I think it is) onnaccounta they sound real similar-like. Sorry for the early spoilage.
Vae (Vaetrus)
Posted on Thursday, November 03, 2005 - 2:39 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I never knew the whole thing, but I knida like the Greek one over all the rest.
Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Delta, Epsilon, Zeta, Eta,
Theta, Iota, Kappa, Lambda, Mu, Nu, Xi, Omicron,
Pi, Rho, Sigma, Tau, Upsilon, Phi, Chi, Psi, Omega.
Just becuz I use them more.

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