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Plebeian (Plebeian)
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Posted on Wednesday, October 11, 2006 - 1:23 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I (and I think many others) thought it was only one, but it turns out it has to be two. With one it's just not the same.
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Posted on Wednesday, October 11, 2006 - 1:49 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

True story? Historical event? Math game? Title relevant?

one = the number 1?
two = the number 2?

Is one/two a count of something (1 thing vs 2 things)?

One or two persons? One or two animals? One or two tangible objects? One or two events?

Does one/two number something (1 Baker Street vs. 2 Baker Street, PS 1 vs. PS 2, Alien 1 vs. Alien 2...)?

One or two o'clock?
Plebeian (Plebeian)
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Posted on Wednesday, October 11, 2006 - 2:07 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

0815:
True story? yes Historical event? no Math game? no maths in this one Title relevant? Intended more to drum up interest. There's a vague relevance, but likely to be more misleading than helpful

one = the number 1? the quantity 1, yes
two = the number 2? the quantity 2, yes

Is one/two a count of something (1 thing vs 2 things)? yes

One or two persons? no One or two animals? Yesish, explore One or two tangible objects? ...so I suppose yesish also One or two events? yes

Does one/two number something (1 Baker Street vs. 2 Baker Street, PS 1 vs. PS 2, Alien 1 vs. Alien 2...)? If you mean it as I think you do, the answer is no. This is about one of something versus two of something, rather than No1. versus No2

One or two o'clock?no
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Posted on Wednesday, October 11, 2006 - 7:11 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Do the events envolve animals?
Is one specific animal relevant? a mammal?
Is it comparable to the following:
Easter can be seen as one event but it consists of the death and resurrection of Christ?
Is the event relevant to most people?
to a specific group of people? related by interest? or occupation?
Is one of the two events hidden in a way?
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Posted on Wednesday, October 11, 2006 - 9:31 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Does it involve plants? Like holly bushes?
Plebeian (Plebeian)
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Posted on Wednesday, October 11, 2006 - 11:32 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Tobasi:
Do the events envolve animals? they do indeed
Is one specific animal relevant? YES a mammal? but no
Is it comparable to the following:
Easter can be seen as one event but it consists of the death and resurrection of Christ? yes but -ish. In fact, in a certain way, YES
Is the event relevant to most people? I'd say yes
to a specific group of people? But this too related by interest? this or occupation?
Is one of the two events hidden in a way?depends on the perception. Both events are clearly experienced...

Sorry for some slightly vague answers, but all will become clear. I get the feeling this won't go for weeks :-)
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Posted on Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 9:45 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Butterflies relevant? Fossils relevant? Bones relevant?
Is there one animal involved? two animals? one animal in two forms? Part of an animal? Two parts of an animal/ of animals?
Is this about one specific event? a historical event? a scientific discovery?
Something that took place once? more than once? Something that is likely to take place in the future?
Plebeian (Plebeian)
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Posted on Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 10:13 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

0815:
Butterflies relevant? no Fossils relevant? no Bones relevant? no
Is there one animal involved? No two animals? YES one animal in two forms? Kinda Part of an animal? no Two parts of an animal/ of animals? no
Is this about one specific event? a historical event? a scientific discovery?
Something that took place once? more than once? Something that is likely to take place in the future?
In the way I think you mean these questions, no. This isn't some specific notable event or set of events, but something which almost everyone will know of, and very many will have experienced firsthand. It's happened millions of times in the past, present, and will continue in the future
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Posted on Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 3:06 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

snakes? Insects? Birds? amphibians? reptiles? Marsupials?

hi plebeian
Plebeian (Plebeian)
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Posted on Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 3:14 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Hi and welcome Crazy! (or Pal, or Pig, or all three, whichever you prefer :-)
Crazypalpig:
snakes?
Insects?
Birds? THIS, Explore
amphibians?
reptiles?
Marsupials?
0815 (0815)
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Posted on Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 4:55 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

One male bird and one female bird?
Are both birds of the same race?
Are both birds living breathing animals?
Do these birds normally live in the forest? in grassland? at the coast? at a lake? in the mountains? in the desert? in steppe lands? at one of the poles? in towns?
Do they fly south in the winter?
Wild shots: Are they owls? cuckoos? turtledoves?
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Posted on Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 6:28 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Anything to do with proverbs?
Are those birds parrots?
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Is it important to find out what the "it" is an "With one it's just not the same.? Does this have to do with bird-watching? Such as seeing one rare bird would be special but actually seeing two mating would be really be be amazing?
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Should we explore as to why it had to be two?
Plebeian (Plebeian)
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Posted on Friday, October 13, 2006 - 8:45 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

0815:
One male bird and one female bird? YES
Are both birds of the same race? yes, see below
Are both birds living breathing animals? yes
Do these birds normally live in the forest? hang on, I'l look it up... think so, certainly in trees in grassland? at the coast? at a lake? in the mountains? in the desert? in steppe lands? at one of the poles? in towns?
Do they fly south in the winter?
Wild shots: Are they owls? Oh YES! cuckoos? turtledoves?

Judgedeadd:
Anything to do with proverbs? no, more percieved knowlege
Are those birds parrots? see above

Rubberduck:
Is it important to find out what the "it" is an "With one it's just not the same.? yope
Does this have to do with bird-watching? Yope
Such as seeing one rare bird would be special but actually seeing two mating would be really be be amazing? no

Should we explore as to why it had to be two? YES
Beccaann (Beccaann)
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Posted on Friday, October 13, 2006 - 9:28 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Haha...just got the title.

Anything to do with mating calls?
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Posted on Saturday, October 14, 2006 - 6:14 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Were the owls mating?
Plebeian (Plebeian)
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Posted on Sunday, October 15, 2006 - 1:04 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Beccaann:
Anything to do with mating calls? I believe so, bird calls certainly. I'm no bird watcher, but I would think a number bird calls people hear are actually mating calls

Rubberduck:
Were the owls mating? Not at the time pertinent to this statement, but insofar as I would think bird calls often lead to mating, I suppose they could soon. But mating isn't the key

BTW, a warm welcome to all who are contributing towards me giving away my secrets, purely for the sport :-)
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Posted on Monday, October 16, 2006 - 9:23 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Are both owls calling? If yes: simultaneously? does one answer the other? does one say "shoo" and the other says "hoo"?
Does only the male call? only the female?

Exact type of owl relevant?
Plebeian (Plebeian)
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Posted on Tuesday, October 17, 2006 - 7:50 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

0815:
Are both owls calling? yes If yes: simultaneously? no does one answer the other? YES does one say "shoo" and the other says "hoo"? Where I come from it's 'Twit-twoo' or 'Twit-who' (hence the title) or similar, but it's a YES
Does only the male call? no only the female? no

Exact type of owl relevant? Yes, and to save unnecessary questions, it's a Tawny Owl. Apologies if the species isn't very well known outside Britain, but I reckon we're very close to the Big S
Beccaann (Beccaann)
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Posted on Tuesday, October 17, 2006 - 9:01 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Does this have to do with the fact that many people think the 2 seperate calls are actually one, although the overall "tu-whit tu-whoo" as Shakespeare put it is actually the combined sound of the male and females distinct calls?
Plebeian (Plebeian)
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Posted on Wednesday, October 18, 2006 - 9:38 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Beccaann:
Does this have to do with the fact that many people think the 2 seperate calls are actually one, although the overall "tu-whit tu-whoo" as Shakespeare put it is actually the combined sound of the male and females distinct calls?
Well, I reckon that's a
*** SPOILER ***

This relates (exactly as Beccaann puts it) to the fact that many (myself included until recently) are brought up, and continue, to think of the call of an own as 'Tu-whit tu-whoo', whereas in fact no owl makes this sound - the female Tawny Owl makes the first part, and the male answers with the second.

Beccaann hit it, 0815 played a major part, and many thanks to all for contributing.

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