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Booklover (Booklover)
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Posted on Friday, September 28, 2007 - 6:23 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

he said something--i thought.
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is he h? a? m?
did you think he said something to you?
was it one word?
could he have said something to someone else?
did you want him to say something to you?
did you say something to him?
did you ask him anything?
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he is H/A/M?

said as spoke?

did you hear a certain sentence?

were you looking at him?
were you in the same room with him?

were you on the phone?
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68--
is he h? a? m? yes, no, and yes (but last is irr)
did you think he said something to you?no
was it one word?yesish
could he have said something to someone else? no
did you want him to say something to you? i didn't mind him talking
did you say something to him? maybe, but irr
did you ask him anything? no

spark--
he is H/A/M? see above

said as spoke? yes

did you hear a certain sentence? yesish

were you looking at him? yes, but irr
were you in the same room with him?yes, but can be anywhere

were you on the phone? no
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Would it nearly as accurate to say "While he was saying something I was thinking"?
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Would it nearly as accurate to say "While he was saying something I was thinking"? no
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was it a child?

was he just learning to talk?

did you misunderstand him?
were you paying attention to him when he spoke?
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did he say something?
did you say anything relevant after your thought?
could the statement be equally substituted with "I thought he said something?"
or in part by ' "something", he said'
were you anticipating specific words? a thought? idea? a reaction?
is your relationship to him relevant? family? friend? colleague? stranger? patron? provider? familiar?

"was it one word?yesish "
was there a bunch of words with one word being more relevant than the rest?
is anyone's emotion relevant? yours? his?
any relevant actions? or lack thereof?
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spark:
was it a child? yes

was he just learning to talk? no

did you misunderstand him? no
were you paying attention to him when he spoke? yes

68:
did he say something? yes
did you say anything relevant after your thought? no
could the statement be equally substituted with "I thought he said something?" no
or in part by ' "something", he said' can you rephrase this one, my brain's not working properly tonight
were you anticipating specific words? yesish a thought? yesish idea? yesish a reaction? no
is your relationship to him relevant?not really relevant to figuring out the puzzle... family?this, he's my son friend? colleague? stranger? patron? provider? familiar?

"was it one word?yesish "
was there a bunch of words with one word being more relevant than the rest? yes, exactly
is anyone's emotion relevant?no yours?no his? no
any relevant actions?no or lack thereof?no
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quote:

or in part by ' "something", he said' can you rephrase this one, my brain's not working properly tonight



only trying to elliminate.. did he say the word "something"?

did the 2 events in the statement occur simultaneously? is this relevant?
were you thinking about saying something?
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68:
only trying to elliminate.. did he say the word "something"? no

did the 2 events in the statement occur simultaneously?no, they were sequential is this relevant? yes
were you thinking about saying something?no
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did you think he said something obscene?

was it something you wanted him to say?
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did you think he said something obscene? no

was it something you wanted him to say?irr
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is the statement written in the correct sequence?
did he speak to you?

were the 2 different "actions" in the statement in any way a response to the same stimulus/stimuli?

is there any relevance to his age?
is there some topic of conversation lingering here?
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is the statement written in the correct sequence? yes
did he speak to you? yes

were the 2 different "actions" in the statement in any way a response to the same stimulus/stimuli? they were related, if that is what you are asking...

is there any relevance to his age? yes--he is going to be four years old in a few weeks
is there some topic of conversation lingering here? not really, he could be talking to me about anything
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One interpretation that I think hasn't been mentioned yet is, "He said something that I thought". What i mean is, you were thinking something, and he said exactly or approximately the same thing, mind-reader types. Relevant?
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One interpretation that I think hasn't been mentioned yet is, "He said something that I thought". What i mean is, you were thinking something, and he said exactly or approximately the same thing, mind-reader types. Relevant? no, sorry it's not this
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so he said something? and you had to think about it to work out what he meant?

did he say something about his birthday? you? his home? another person? a toy?
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so he said something?yes and you had to think about it to work out what he meant? yes, this-- but a slight fa lurking

did he say something about his birthday? you? his home? another person? a toy?the main topic of conversation is irrelevant. He could have been discussing anything.
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is what he said relevant?
did him saying something make you aware of his presence?
did he say something close to nonsense that provoked you to think about something profound?

did you think about
an action?
something you needed to do?
something you did?
something someone else did?
something someone else needs to do?
a need?
a distaste?
about prevention?
about safety?
about him?
about someone else?
about something ironic?
about something curious?
about a song?
about a poem?
about something you have read?
about something you have learned?
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is what he said relevant? yesish or yope
did him saying something make you aware of his presence? no
did he say something close to nonsense that provoked you to think about something profound? no

did you think about
an action?
something you needed to do?
something you did?
something someone else did?
something someone else needs to do?
a need?
a distaste?
about prevention?
about safety?
about him?
about someone else?
about something ironic?
about something curious?
about a song?
about a poem?
about something you have read?
about something you have learned?none of these
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could your thought be summed up in a sentence?
a question?
did you remember something?
did your thought have anything to do with what he said?
were the two events in the statement within seconds? minutes? hours? of one another?
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could your thought be summed up in a sentence? yes
a question? possibly
did you remember something? no
did your thought have anything to do with what he said? yes
were the two events in the statement within seconds? this minutes? hours? of one another?
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did he ask you a question?
make an observation?
make a demand?
express a feeling?
repeat something?
read something ?[that would be impressive!]
spout nonsense?


is it a relevant choice that you made to think and not speak?
relevant what might have happened if you said your thought out loud?
did you speak you thought? rel?
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did he ask you a question?no
make an observation? this is closest
make a demand? no
express a feeling? no
repeat something? no
read something ?[that would be impressive!] no, not quite reading yet...that would be impressive
spout nonsense? no, though he does spout nonsense from time to time


is it a relevant choice that you made to think and not speak? no
relevant what might have happened if you said your thought out loud? no
did you speak you thought? no, just thought inside my head rel? no
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is there something relevant to reveal before the statement? after?
if both, then is one more relevant than the other? before? after?
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is there something relevant to reveal before the statement?no after? yesish or yope, but I don't want to mislead
if both, then is one more relevant than the other? before? after? see above
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is it possible for you to have had that thought before he said something?
was he interacting with you as you thought? relevant?

what would be the most revealing path/paths to explore?

what you thought
your location
setting
object / objects
other people
action
absence of action
activity
an event/happening
health / feeling
weather
circumstances
other relevant stimuli
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is it possible for you to have had that thought before he said something? no, because it was what he said that made me think...
was he interacting with you as you thought? he was continuing to talk to merelevant? yes

what would be the most revealing path/paths to explore?

what you thought this is closest to understand the puzzle, but there is something else
your location
setting
object / objects
other people
action
absence of action
activity
an event/happening
health / feeling
weather
circumstances
other relevant stimuli
the rest aren't really relevant
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aahh...the "something else"..
could it be found by looking around the room you were in? the environment? the words your son said? something someone told you? something you learned recently? something audible?
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aahh...the "something else"..
could it be found by looking around the room you were in?no the environment?no the words your son said?yes, this something someone told you?no something you learned recently?no something audible?no
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so.. it's not relevant what he is talking about, but the words he is saying are relevant..

or is it one word? noun? verb? did he make a complete sentence?
is it how he said them? grammar?
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so.. it's not relevant what he is talking about, but the words he is saying are relevant.. yes

or is it one word?this noun? thisverb? did he make a complete sentence?he says the one word, but then he does this later
is it how he said them? grammar?no to both
keep working at it; you're making headway...
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is the noun an object? something he likes? dislikes? something he wants? something in your house? is it a category? did he repeat it from something he heard? a cartoon? a movie? someone in his family?
is the noun something intangible? tangible?
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is the noun an object?no something he likes? dislikes? something he wants? something in your house? is it a category? did he repeat it from something he heard? a cartoon? a movie? someone in his family? no to these
is the noun something intangible?this tangible?
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is the noun an instance of a verb?
proper noun? name?
is it a thought?
a vague noun like "thing"?
is it a concrete noun? abastract noun?
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is the noun an instance of a verb? no, I don't believe so
proper noun?no name? no
is it a thought? no
a vague noun like "thing"? no, it's not vague
is it a concrete noun?no abastract noun? this

it can also be used as an adverb, I think

hint in white....Check out the title; it might help
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whenever? today? tomorrow? yesterday? tonight? now? hour? second? moment? time?
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whenever? today? tomorrow? yesterday?yes, this exactly! tonight? now? hour? second? moment? time?
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Is the Beatles song "Yesterday" relevant?
did you think about yesterday?
something that happened yesterday?
is there anything relevant about the day before the statement?
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Is the Beatles song "Yesterday" relevant? no
did you think about yesterday? no
something that happened yesterday? no
is there anything relevant about the day before the statement?no
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Did you think he was mistaken in his use of the word? Was he? Were you trying to figure out why he used that word?
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Did you think he was mistaken in his use of the word?noish Was he?yesish or yope Were you trying to figure out why he used that word?no
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if your son had said only the word "yesterday" and nothing else, would you have thought the same thing? would the puzzle work the same?
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if your son had said only the word "yesterday" and nothing else, would you have thought the same thing?yes would the puzzle work the same?for the most part, yes...
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If another person had said "yesterday" would you have had that thought?
did your thought have anything to do with the definition of the word yesterday? of common use of the word yesterday? some wordplay?
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If another person had said "yesterday" would you have had that thought? no, just him
did your thought have anything to do with the definition of the word yesterday?yesish of common use of the word yesterday?and possibly this some wordplay?no
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Was your son referring to a day other than the previous day?
relevant what he was actually referring to?
did he misuse the word and you understood what he actually meant?
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Was your son referring to a day other than the previous day? yes, exactly
relevant what he was actually referring to?yesish or yope
did he misuse the word and you understood what he actually meant?yesish or yope
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was he referring to a specific day?
did he make you think of a specific day?
was he referring to a day in the past?
can "yesterday" be substituted with another, more accurate word?
is a day of the week relevant? Saturday? Sunday? Monday? Tuesday? Wednesday? Thursday? Friday?
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was he referring to a specific day? yes
did he make you think of a specific day? the word "yesterday" didn't make me think of a specific day, but what he said after I thought made me think of a specific day
was he referring to a day in the past? YES! This is it, exactly--you're well on your way!
can "yesterday" be substituted with another, more accurate word? yes, or words, if that helps
is a day of the week relevant? Saturday? Sunday? Monday? Tuesday? Wednesday? Thursday? Friday?no
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Post Number: 848
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Posted on Saturday, October 20, 2007 - 6:13 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

do we need to identify an event on the relevant day he was referring to?
is it just that he thinks anything in the past is yesterday?
relevant whether it was 3 days before? 5?
If you had told him what you were thinking,would he have understood?
Booklover (Booklover)
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Posted on Saturday, October 20, 2007 - 6:53 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

do we need to identify an event on the relevant day he was referring to? no, the event itself is not important...see below
is it just that he thinks anything in the past is yesterday?YES! This is it exactly
relevant whether it was 3 days before? 5? this is not relevant--he has a great memory and could include anything that happened in the last year
If you had told him what you were thinking,would he have understood? no

This is close enough for a spoiler, but would you like to figure out my thought? If it gets tedious, I'll go ahead and spoil.

Basic recap:
1. My son says to me, "yesterday"
2. I think...
3. Then he relates an event to me.
4. Hint: Then I say to myself--ah, now I know when the "yesterday" event happened or "oh, that's what yesterday meant" (something to that effect...
~damia~ (~damia~)
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Posted on Tuesday, October 23, 2007 - 10:02 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

well i suppose you thought something along the lines of, but nothing happened yesterday? or that didn't happen yesterday? or what did we do yesterday?
Booklover (Booklover)
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Posted on Tuesday, October 23, 2007 - 2:05 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

well i suppose you thought something along the lines of, but nothing happened yesterday? or that didn't happen yesterday? or what did we do yesterday?these are pretty close, but check the title out...
~damia~ (~damia~)
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Posted on Wednesday, October 24, 2007 - 10:53 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

whenever did we do that?
Booklover (Booklover)
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Posted on Wednesday, October 24, 2007 - 12:26 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

whenever did we do that?exactly!
and that's the final piece of the puzzle!

************** SPOILER ***************
My son and I were sitting in our rec room (for those that don't know what that is, it's like a big playroom upstairs). He looked at me and said, "Yesterday," and my immediate thought was, "great, when did this happen?" because he starts anything that had to do with the past (be it yesterday, 5 days ago, even a year ago,) with the word "yesterday." He then proceeded to tell me about an event, and then I thought, "ok, now I know what he's talking about/when he's talking about." I never know the exact day he's talking about, but I generally get the drift. It's hard when he's talking about an event where I wasn't there, but I usually say, "oh, ok" or "oh that's good" to encourage him even if I don't have a clue what he's talking about. That's the good thing about four year-old boys. They don't mind if you don't have a clue what they are talking about as long as you seem interested--plus they (at least he) are going about a mile a minute so if I don't clue into what he's talking about, he's onto something new a minute later!


Thanks to sixtyeight for sticking with it and getting most of the puzzle and to damia for fitting in the final piece of the puzzle! Hope you enjoyed it! Now I'll go see if I have anymore "yesterdays" I need to decipher!

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