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Crazypalpig (Crazypalpig)
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Posted on Thursday, March 13, 2008 - 4:21 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

He got it wrong, but was completely right. She got it wrong, and to some, she was right.
Crazypalpig (Crazypalpig)
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Posted on Thursday, March 13, 2008 - 9:02 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Then again, cancel out the second sentence. The statement is now

He got it completely wrong, but was completely right
Travis (Travis)
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Posted on Thursday, March 13, 2008 - 11:54 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Well, at least the title's fitting, eh? *_^

He: H/A/M? Other people relevant? If so, 1? 2? 3? more?
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Posted on Friday, March 14, 2008 - 12:46 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Well, at least the title's fitting, eh? *_^

He: H/A/M?Not adult, slightly relevant Other people relevant?Yope If so, 1?Yes 2? 3? more?
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Posted on Friday, March 14, 2008 - 10:41 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was he right in one sense but not another?
Were there two competing answers/solutions?
Was he answering a question?
Solving a problem?
Investigating something?
Is what he got wrong relevant?
Was he wrong about one thing and right about another?
Crazypalpig (Crazypalpig)
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Posted on Saturday, March 15, 2008 - 1:07 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was he right in one sense but not another? No-ish
Were there two competing answers/solutions? No-ish
Was he answering a question? Yes
Solving a problem? Yope
Investigating something? No
Is what he got wrong relevant? Yes-ish
Was he wrong about one thing and right about another?Yes-ish
Jenburdoo (Jenburdoo)
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Posted on Saturday, March 15, 2008 - 4:26 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the location or time period relevant?
Is his profession relevant?
Crazypalpig (Crazypalpig)
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Posted on Saturday, March 15, 2008 - 11:39 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the location or time period relevant?Time period: Yes
Is his profession relevant?FA
Peter365 (Peter365)
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Posted on Wednesday, March 19, 2008 - 1:28 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is this a student/ teacher scenario? I'm guessing the he is a student?

Is a particular school subject relevant?
Crazypalpig (Crazypalpig)
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Posted on Wednesday, March 19, 2008 - 8:56 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is this a student/ teacher scenario? I'm guessing the he is a student? Might as well be

Is a particular school subject relevant?Yes-ish
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Posted on Saturday, March 22, 2008 - 12:37 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

True incident? 21st Century, 20th, 19th, earlier? Is there a scientific principle involved here (like Newton being right for 300 years before Einstein came along...)
Crazypalpig (Crazypalpig)
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Posted on Saturday, March 22, 2008 - 2:12 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

True incident?Yes 21st CenturyThis year in fact, 20th, 19th, earlier? Is there a scientific principle involved here (like Newton being right for 300 years before Einstein came along...)Nope
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Posted on Monday, March 24, 2008 - 5:28 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

OK, forget it. **** Spoiler *********

This wasn't really a good puzzle, but in a quiz given out to 5th graders about quotes, one person put "The only thing to fear is Hilary Clinton." Incorrect quote, but very much the truth (The real quote for those who don't know is the only thing to fear is fear itself)

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