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Tobasi (Tobasi)
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Hi there!
After a period of absence I have a new idea for a puzzle and hopefully ideas on how to solve yours.


Why did he put up trees?
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Oh, I should rather say:
He put up trees to make his dream come true. How come?
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He - H?A?M?

Real Life ? Fictional? FYOI?

Trees as in the plant?

When you say he put up trees do you mean he planted them? Did he plant small new trees that would grow into larger ones? or did he simply move some mature trees to a new location?
Was he trying to obscure the view to or of something?

Was he trying to convince people that he was concenred about the environment?

Is his occupation relevant?
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He - H?A?M? no; supposedly; supposedly

Real Life ? Fictional? this FYOI?

Trees as in the plant? yes

When you say he put up trees do you mean he planted them? noish Did he plant small new trees that would grow into larger ones? no or did he simply move some mature trees to a new location? yes
Was he trying to obscure the view to or of something? no

Was he trying to convince people that he was concenred about the environment? no

Is his occupation relevant? no
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Jonny Appleseed relevant at all?
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Jonny Appleseed relevant at all? No
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Are we talking about Christmas trees?

Did he decorate the trees?

Did he replant the trees?
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Are we talking about Christmas trees? no

Did he decorate the trees? no

Did he replant the trees? noish, see above
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Were the trees in containers? planters?

non-human fictional character-from a cartoon? fairy tale? film? comic book? other literary work?

Is he of a recognisable species?
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Were the trees in containers? planters? supposedly not but irrelevant

non-human fictional character-from a cartoon? this fairy tale? film? and thus this as well comic book? other literary work? no to the rest

Is he of a recognisable species? yes
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Is he of a species that normally lives in trees? interacts with trees in another way?

Did he want to look at the trees?
Did he want to block his view of something else?
Did he want to climb the trees?
Did he want to collect anything the trees produced? leaves? fruit? bark? seeds? cones?
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Hi, thank you for playing!
Is he of a species that normally lives in trees? No
interacts with trees in another way? Yesish but not really relevant

Did he want to look at the trees? Yes
Did he want to block his view of something else? No
Did he want to climb the trees? No
Did he want to collect anything the trees produced? leaves? fruit? bark? seeds? cones? No to these
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These are live, real trees, and not say, planks or boards he put up?
Was he an environmentalist?
A scientist?
Is his job relevant?
Location relevant?
Time period relevant?
I will not ask questions about the cartoon (like company, etc) as figuring out which film this comes from and then watching it would be against the spirit of the puzzle.
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These are live, real trees, and not say, planks or boards he put up? Yes, real trees (but in a cartoon)
Was he an environmentalist? No
A scientist? No
Is his job relevant? No, there is something he does but this is not really a job.
Location relevant? Yes
Time period relevant? There is one detail indicating that it happened within the last say 150 years but not really relevant.
I will not ask questions about the cartoon (like company, etc) as figuring out which film this comes from and then watching it would be against the spirit of the puzzle. OK, anyway the cartoon is not too well known.
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I don't spend a lot of time on the forum, so I tend to see if I can ask questions on puzzles that have been inactive for a while.

Location relevant...
Meaning country? specific local area like town?
Or more the type of landscape, so city? countryside? suburbs?

Does the type of tree matter?

Was he looking specifically at the trees?
(For example, the area had been forest, then developed, and he wanted to return it to how it was)
Or was he looking at something in the trees?
(For example, he was trying to encourage wildlife to settle in the area)
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I don't spend a lot of time on the forum, so I tend to see if I can ask questions on puzzles that have been inactive for a while.

Location relevant... yes
Meaning country? yes
specific local area like town? Or more the type of landscape, so city? I am not sure to understand the difference between those two
countryside? but yes, it is a particular place in the countryside suburbs? no

Does the type of tree matter? no

Was he looking specifically at the trees? noish
(For example, the area had been forest, then developed, and he wanted to return it to how it was) no
Or was he looking at something in the trees? no
(For example, he was trying to encourage wildlife to settle in the area) no
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What I tried to ask badly was:
does it matter to the puzzle that it is the countryside rather than, for example, a park in a city?

Is the country in Europe? the Americas? Asia? Africs? a fictional country?

Does the presence of the trees allow him to do something?
Does it cause something to occur that he wants to occur?
Is his dream artistic in nature? scientific? athletic?
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What I tried to ask badly was:
does it matter to the puzzle that it is the countryside rather than, for example, a park in a city? OK. It is in the countryside, a park wouldn't work.

Is the country in Europe? the Americas? Asia? Africs? a fictional country? none of these (there are two left...)

Does the presence of the trees allow him to do something? yes
Does it cause something to occur that he wants to occur? no, "allow him to do" is more accurate
Is his dream artistic in nature? no scientific? yesish athletic? yesish
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Aha! So we're talking about a polar area.
Arctic? Antarctic? Does it matter which?
Is he a bear? a penguin?
(I know this isn't relevant)

Is his dream to reach one of the poles?
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Aha! So we're talking about a polar area.
Arctic? Antarctic? Does it matter which? No to these, there is still a tiny continent left you haven't mentioned yet...
Is he a bear? a penguin?
(I know this isn't relevant) No to these but the species is relevant

Is his dream to reach one of the poles? no
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Ahhh... Australia! Is the desert relevant? Is he native to Australia (i.e., kangaroo, dingo, etc.)?
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Ahhh... Australia! No! but this is close
Is the desert relevant? No
Is he native to Australia (i.e., kangaroo, dingo, etc.)? No but on the right track
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The Pacific region? New Zealand? Micronesia? Polynesia? Borneo? Papua New Guinea? Okinawa?
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New Zealand
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Is he a kiwi? other bird?
Does he want to "fly"?
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Is he a kiwi? yes other bird? so no
Does he want to "fly"? yes :-)
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You said he didn't want to climb the trees, and clearly also the precise location is important, as he moved them rather than use them where they were. So...

Does the flying involve him being on top of one of the trees and then jumping off?
Or is he flying to the trees?
Was he trying to fly to somewhere specific?
Did he want someone else to see him fly?
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You said he didn't want to climb the trees, and clearly also the precise location is important, as he moved them rather than use them where they were. yes So...

Does the flying involve him being on top of one of the trees and then jumping off? no
Or is he flying to the trees? yesish
Was he trying to fly to somewhere specific? yes
Did he want someone else to see him fly? irr
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Right.
He starts off somewhere high that he has access to.
He wants to get to somewhere else that he does not have access to.
Moving the trees helps him to achieve this in a way that involves him travelling through the air.
Is this all right?

Let's work out the mechanics of his flight.
Is he gliding? using updrafts? simply jumping from a high place to a lower place?
Just to check, is physics working normally?

Are the trees in a line, so that he travels from the starting point to one tree, then from tree to tree until he can get from the last one to his ultimate goal?

Happy birthday!
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Right.
He starts off somewhere high that he has access to. yes
He wants to get to somewhere else that he does not have access to. no
Moving the trees helps him to achieve this in a way that involves him travelling through the air. no
Is this all right? no, but a no is often more helpful than a yes...

Let's work out the mechanics of his flight.
Is he gliding? no using updrafts? no simply jumping from a high place to a lower place? yes
Just to check, is physics working normally? yes

Are the trees in a line, so that he travels from the starting point to one tree, then from tree to tree until he can get from the last one to his ultimate goal? no they are not exactly in line and he is not travelling from tree to tree

Happy birthday! Thank you!
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How many trees are there? 2? 3? 4? more?
Does he attach something to one or more of the trees? a hammock? a swing or equivalent?
Does someone else attach something to one or more of the trees? Before he moves them?
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How many trees are there? 2? 3? 4? more? this
Does he attach something to one or more of the trees? yes a hammock? no a swing or equivalent? no
Does someone else attach something to one or more of the trees? no Before he moves them?
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Is the exact number of trees relevant? or has he simply created a wood?
Is the arrangement of the trees relevant (for example in a rough circle)?
Does he attach something to all of the trees (that is, is there one something)?
Does he attach something to each of the trees (that is, are there as many somethings as there are trees)?
Does he attach something just to one tree?
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Is the exact number of trees relevant? no or has he simply created a wood? yes it is more or less a wood
Is the arrangement of the trees relevant (for example in a rough circle)? no
Does he attach something to all of the trees (that is, is there one something)? this but only temporarily
Does he attach something to each of the trees (that is, are there as many somethings as there are trees)? no
Does he attach something just to one tree? no
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Hi Tobasi!
This is an unusual but interesting puzzle :-)

Is the height of the trees relevant?
Are they different heights?
Apart from what he attaches to the trees, is there any other relevant object(s)?

Any rope involved?
Elastic / Rubber involved?
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Hi Tobasi! Hi Simon!
This is an unusual but interesting puzzle :-) Glad to hear this

Is the height of the trees relevant? no
Are they different heights? irr
Apart from what he attaches to the trees, is there any other relevant object(s)? One other object for svv of object.

Any rope involved? this is the object he attaches to the trees
Elastic / Rubber involved? no
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Is the rope used to move the trees?
Or does it contribute to the flying?
Is the other "object" then attached to the rope?
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Is the rope used to move the trees? yes
Or does it contribute to the flying? no
Is the other "object" then attached to the rope? no
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Is the contribution of the trees to his dream coming true:
related to take-off?
related to landing?
related to his actual passage through the air?
Is his dream simply to fly? or is there more to it?
Do the trees make him feel more as though he is actually flying rather than falling?
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Is the contribution of the trees to his dream coming true:
related to take-off? no
related to landing? no
related to his actual passage through the air? yes
Is his dream simply to fly? yes or is there more to it? no
Do the trees make him feel more as though he is actually flying rather than falling? yes
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So the important thing for him is to be above the tree-line?
Simply because he wants to look down on something tall, and trees are relatively easy to move?
Or because he has always wondered what the tops of trees look like?
Have his flying bird friends used particular idiom? or talked about a particular kind of experience?
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So the important thing for him is to be above the tree-line? yope
Simply because he wants to look down on something tall, and trees are relatively easy to move? yope
Or because he has always wondered what the tops of trees look like? irr
Have his flying bird friends used particular idiom? irr or talked about a particular kind of experience? irr
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Is it important to him to be travelling through the trees?
Is where he lands relevant? Is it on the same level as the bottoms of the trees? Is it within the group of trees?
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Is it important to him to be travelling through the trees? f.A.
Is where he lands relevant? yes Is it on the same level as the bottoms of the trees? no and f.A. Is it within the group of trees? no

You will be able to solve the puzzle as soon as you have isolated the f.A.
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Recap

This puzzle is based on a cartoon. A Kiwi puts up trees to make his dream to fly come true. Something on the way he puts them up has still to be found out (it is actually the lateral part of the puzzle).
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Are they real trees? Do any other flying creatures help him to erect the trees? Any people? Does he use a ladder? Is it relevant that he has a long beak? Or that he is nocturnal? Is his dumpy shape relevant? Would this work for an ostrich? A penguin?

Does he use his long beak as a seed-drill?
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Are they real trees? yes (but in a cartoon)
Do any other flying creatures help him to erect the trees? no
Any people? no
Does he use a ladder? no
Is it relevant that he has a long beak? no
Or that he is nocturnal? no
Is his dumpy shape relevant? no
Would this work for an ostrich? yesish
A penguin? no

Does he use his long beak as a seed-drill? no
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I'm a bit confused by the phrase 'put up trees'. Are they living trees? Any specific species of trees? Dead trees? Fallen trees? Is it a strip cartoon? If so, how long elapses between the first and last frame: minutes? hours? days? years? Does he have to wait for the trees to grow? Does he grow them from seed? From saplings?

And he launches himself towards the trees, having placed ropes between them? And he uses the ropes to bounce off? Does he attach the ropes himself?

Does he mesh the branches together into some sort of special shape?
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I'm a bit confused by the phrase 'put up trees'. he does not exactly plant them
Are they living trees? yes Any specific species of trees? no Dead trees? no Fallen trees? no Is it a strip cartoon? If so, how long elapses between the first and last frame: minutes? hours? days? years? It is a computer generated film (looks like Shrek but a bit simpler). The film is about three minutes long and contains a leap in time of say half an hour. Does he have to wait for the trees to grow? no Does he grow them from seed? no From saplings? no

And he launches himself towards the trees, having placed ropes between them? no And he uses the ropes to bounce off? no Does he attach the ropes himself? he uses the rope to put up the trees

Does he mesh the branches together into some sort of special shape? no
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Posted on Monday, June 23, 2008 - 10:24 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Are the trees cardboard cut outs?
Does he draw them in the cartoon?
Does he dream them?
Does he lasso them and pull them to where he wants them?
Does he have the rope handy? or does he have to unravel something to get it?
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Posted on Tuesday, June 24, 2008 - 11:29 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Thank, Sunshine, you for going on with this one (and hopefully finishing it)
Are the trees cardboard cut outs? No
Does he draw them in the cartoon? No
Does he dream them? No
Does he lasso them and pull them to where he wants them? Yes
Does he have the rope handy? Yes or does he have to unravel something to get it? No
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Posted on Wednesday, June 25, 2008 - 3:30 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Hi,Tobasi - maybe not finishing but at least giving a nudge in the right direction!
Is he on a cliff? top of a mountain?
Does he pull the trees to below there? getting them very close together?
Does he jump off? use a springboard? flap his wings?... hit the tree tops? bounce back to where he started? do it again?
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Posted on Wednesday, June 25, 2008 - 4:17 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is he on a cliff? yes top of a mountain? yes
Does he pull the trees to below there? yesish getting them very close together? no
Does he jump off? yes use a springboard? no flap his wings? yesish ... hit the tree tops? no bounce back to where he started? no do it again? no
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Posted on Wednesday, June 25, 2008 - 4:46 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Does he pull the trees up the cliff sideways to make a slide to the bottom?
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Posted on Wednesday, June 25, 2008 - 7:04 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Does he pull the trees up the cliff sideways to make a slide to the bottom? yope
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Posted on Friday, June 27, 2008 - 3:09 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Does he balance the trees one on top of the other? Does he make a structure out of them? A ladder? A trampoline?
Does he stick them into the cliff face? by the base? all at the same height? from the top of the cliff to the bottom?
Does he stop his descent when he hits the ground? inches from the ground? feet? the height of the trees? more?
Does he cut the trees up? into planks?
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Posted on Friday, June 27, 2008 - 6:25 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Does he balance the trees one on top of the other? no Does he make a structure out of them? no A ladder? no A trampoline? no
Does he stick them into the cliff face? yes by the base? yes all at the same height? irr from the top of the cliff to the bottom? yes
Does he stop his descent when he hits the ground? yes, supposedly inches from the ground? feet? the height of the trees? f.A. more? no, supposedly to the rest
Does he cut the trees up? no into planks? no
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Posted on Saturday, June 28, 2008 - 8:39 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So he takes off from the top of the cliff - trees are at 90 degrees from usual - he "flies" through or above them - maybe the camera turns 90 degrees too? - then as he flies along, suddenly wham??
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Posted on Sunday, June 29, 2008 - 8:05 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

--------- SPOILER ---------

Yes, that's it. Here is the cartoon:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sdUUx5FdySs

Of course, in the film you don't get the information in the same order as you found it out in the puzzle.
Thank you Sunshine and the others for playing!

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