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D_gordon (D_gordon)
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Posted on Wednesday, April 15, 2009 - 9:15 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

It used to be true, but one day I knew I could never call it true again. But sure enough, today it is true again.
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"Used to be": yesterday? A week ago? A month ago? Several months ago? A year ago? Several years ago? 10+ years ago? During your childhood? (Age relevant?) Same questions for "one day"?
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"Used to be": yesterday? A week ago? A month ago? Several months ago? A year ago? Several years ago? 10+ years ago? This one. During your childhood? (Age relevant? No.) Same questions for "one day"? Several years ago.
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Posted on Thursday, April 16, 2009 - 3:34 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

school?
work?
Play?
love?
friendships?
toys?
games?
computers?
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school?
work?
Play?
love?
friendships?
toys?
games?
computers? None of these are relevant.
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Is it a belief about a tangible object? a religous belief? a food? an allergy? an emotion?
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Are any of these relevant

transgenderness? gayness? straightness?
Sexual orientation?
Puberty?
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Is it a belief about a tangible object? This one. a religous belief? a food? an allergy? an emotion?

Are any of these relevant

transgenderness? gayness? straightness?
Sexual orientation?
Puberty? None of these.
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Is the object smaller than 10 inches? two feet? 10 feet? 20 feet?

Can it be found in a house? a business? a car? a swimming pool? a castle? a moat? a church? a synagogue? a prison? a doghouse? an empty mcdonalds bag?
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Is the object smaller than 10 inches? two feet? 10 feet? 20 feet? Larger.

Can it be found in a house? a business? a car? a swimming pool? a castle? a moat? a church? a synagogue? a prison? a doghouse? an empty mcdonalds bag? None of these.
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Is it something found outside? Do people go inside it? on it? under it? around it? Do animals go inside it? on it? under it? around it?

Do you walk on it? sit on it? run on it? jump on it? slide on it? drive on it? ski on it? Would a tourist want to take a picture of it?
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Is it something found outside? Yes. Do people go inside it? on it? under it? around it? Do animals go inside it? on it? under it? around it? None of these.

Do you walk on it? sit on it? run on it? jump on it? slide on it? drive on it? ski on it? Would a tourist want to take a picture of it? No to all.
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Smaller than mt. Rushmore? Is it man-made? nature made? Is it deadly to humans? is it underwater?
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Smaller than mt. Rushmore? No. Is it man-made? nature made? This one. Is it deadly to humans? One might say so. is it underwater? No.
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April 15th (the day you posted this) relevant? Taxes? Tax day in general?
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Ozone hole relevant?
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April 15th (the day you posted this) relevant? Taxes? Tax day in general?

Ozone hole relevant?

No to all.
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Posted on Saturday, April 18, 2009 - 8:31 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is it mineral?

Is it on *insert LTPF list of continents*?

Is it in the US? Is a news event relevant? Are any mountains relevant?

Is it in an arid region? semi-arid? humid? tropical savannah? subtropical? oceanic? meditteranean? steppe? subarctic? tundra? polar ice cap? tundra?

Would it be possible to cover it entirely if one used the world's supply of peanut butter?

As we know it, does this area exist in its form today as the result of volacanic activity? earthquakes? erosion? Rivers cutting paths through lands? meteors? flooding? landslides?

have you personally been to this area? Is it a popular tourist destination? Is it on earth? On any of the planets in our solar system? On earth's moon? On the moon of any of the planets in our solar system? Is the body formerly known as the planet pluto relevant? any other dwarf planets? is the sun relevant?
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Is it located on *Insert LTPF's list of earth's continents*? Is it a popular tourist destination?


Is it found on Earth? On Earth's moon's? On any of the planets in our solar system? On the moons of any of the planets in our solar system? Is the body formely known as the planet pluto relevant?

Can its entire area be covered in the world's supply of peanut butter?


Is it found in an arid climate? semi-arid? humid? subtropical? tropical savanna? oceanic? Mediterranean? steppe? subarctic? tundra? polar ice cap? desert?

As we know it today, was it formed by volcanic activity? earthquakes? flooding? erosion? landslide path of a river?
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Would it still be true tomorrow? Next month? Next year? In the year 2030? In the year 2525? In the year 5000? After human extinction? Will it always continue to be true?
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Is it located on *Insert LTPF's list of earth's continents*? No. Is it a popular tourist destination? No.


Is it found on Earth? No. On Earth's moon's? No. On any of the planets in our solar system? Yes. On the moons of any of the planets in our solar system? No. Is the body formely known as the planet pluto relevant? Yes.

Can its entire area be covered in the world's supply of peanut butter? No.


Is it found in an arid climate? semi-arid? humid? subtropical? tropical savanna? oceanic? Mediterranean? steppe? subarctic? tundra? polar ice cap? desert? No to all.

As we know it today, was it formed by volcanic activity? earthquakes? flooding? erosion? landslide path of a river? No to all.

Would it still be true tomorrow? Almost certainly. Next month? Almost certainly. Next year? Almost certainly. In the year 2030? Probably. In the year 2525? Uncertain. In the year 5000? See previous answer. After human extinction? See previous answer. Will it always continue to be true? See previous answer.
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Is it something on the surface of pluto? In the asteroid belt that pluto is believed to belong to? Are any other planetary bodies relevant? a discussion you had with someone? an argument? Disney characters? names of space shuttles or other Nasa entities? Is it actually found on the planet pluto? Is it something that could be touched with ones hands (quite presuming humans could actually go there and expose their bare hands without immediately dying)? Are any life forms relevant?

Is it pluto's orbit? the definition of what pluto is?
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Is it something on the surface of pluto? No. In the asteroid belt that pluto is believed to belong to? No. Are any other planetary bodies relevant? Yes. a discussion you had with someone? No. an argument? So no. Disney characters? No. names of space shuttles or other Nasa entities? No. Is it actually found on the planet pluto? No. Is it something that could be touched with ones hands (quite presuming humans could actually go there and expose their bare hands without immediately dying)? That is what "tangible" means. Are any life forms relevant? Yesish.

Is it pluto's orbit? No, but this is relevant. the definition of what pluto is? Yes.
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Are pluto's moons relevant? Are other dwarf planets relevant? is this how pluto's position affects your horroscope? Is it how pluto changes position with neptune periodically through its orbit? Did you personally need a telescope to make the puzzle statement true? binnoculars?

Is there more than one other relevant planetar body? Was this other body just recently discovered? classified? named? photographed?mapped? charted?
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Are pluto's moons relevant? No. Are other dwarf planets relevant? No. is this how pluto's position affects your horroscope? No. Is it how pluto changes position with neptune periodically through its orbit? Yes. Did you personally need a telescope to make the puzzle statement true? No. binnoculars? No.

Is there more than one other relevant planetar body? No. Was this other body just recently discovered? classified? named? photographed?mapped? charted? No to all.
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is it that pluto is currently closer to the sun than Neptune is? or vice-versa? Is the visibility of either planet from Earth relevant? if so, any particular spot on earth? Does it have to do with Neptune being the 8th planet from the sun? length of their orbits relevant? the way they revolve on their axis?

Did you have a dream that they collided into each other and the force of the explosion destroyed the earth and only your brain survived, hooked up on to a computer that was incapsulating in a spaceship traveling to another galaxing, and then woke up and realized it wasn't a dream after all?
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Over ten years ago, when you knew it could never be true again, would an educated adult agree that it would not be true again? Or were you basing your assumption that it would never be true again off of wrong knowledge? if so, was it your own wrong assum[tion or a widely asccepted miscalculation/changed definition etc that is no longer held as true by the astronomological community?
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Over ten years ago, when you knew it could never be true again, would an educated adult agree that it would not be true again? Yes, with a small FA. Or were you basing your assumption that it would never be true again off of wrong knowledge? Yes, with the same small FA. if so, was it your own wrong assum[tion or a widely asccepted miscalculation/changed definition etc that is no longer held as true by the astronomological community? This one.
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Is my FA cleared up by my third question above? Is whether or not pluto is officially a planet relevant?

Is it the debate over what pluto should be classified as? Ie you thought we knew what pluto was, and the argument was officially over, and now the debate is on again?

Is it how some people might consider pluto to be a moon? and its no longer being considered a planet may add to the number of people who believe that? is who discovered Pluto relevant? When it was discovered? How it was discovered? anything at all relevant about Pluto's discovery?

Could you have held the same belief you held 10 plus years ago, twenty years ago? 50 years ago? 100 years ago?
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Is my FA cleared up by my third question above? No. You might be able to solve this puzzle without determining the FA, though. Is whether or not pluto is officially a planet relevant? Yes.

Is it the debate over what pluto should be classified as? No, but this is relevant. Ie you thought we knew what pluto was, and the argument was officially over, and now the debate is on again? Not this.

Is it how some people might consider pluto to be a moon? and its no longer being considered a planet may add to the number of people who believe that? is who discovered Pluto relevant? When it was discovered? How it was discovered? anything at all relevant about Pluto's discovery? No to all.

Could you have held the same belief you held 10 plus years ago, twenty years ago? Yes. 50 years ago? 100 years ago? No to rest.
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Posted on Wednesday, April 22, 2009 - 2:21 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

is the periodic table relevant?

Is it pluto's path blocking the view of Neptune? Neptune's path blocking the view of pluto? Is Neptune's orbit relevant?

Does it have to do with what the planets Neptune and Pluto are made out of? their atmospheres? the size of pluto? the size of Neptune? the length it takes each planet to revolve around the sun? Are any fictional stories relevant?

*you missed my questions above on post 640
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Posted on Wednesday, April 22, 2009 - 6:22 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

is it that pluto is currently closer to the sun than Neptune is? Not exactly, but this is true and relevant. or vice-versa? So no. Is the visibility of either planet from Earth relevant? No. if so, any particular spot on earth? Does it have to do with Neptune being the 8th planet from the sun? Yes. length of their orbits relevant? Yesish. the way they revolve on their axis? No.

Did you have a dream that they collided into each other and the force of the explosion destroyed the earth and only your brain survived, hooked up on to a computer that was incapsulating in a spaceship traveling to another galaxing, and then woke up and realized it wasn't a dream after all? No.

is the periodic table relevant? No.

Is it pluto's path blocking the view of Neptune? No, but... Neptune's path blocking the view of pluto? No, but... Is Neptune's orbit relevant? Yes.

Does it have to do with what the planets Neptune and Pluto are made out of? their atmospheres? the size of pluto? the size of Neptune? No to these. the length it takes each planet to revolve around the sun? Yesish. Are any fictional stories relevant? No.
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Posted on Wednesday, April 22, 2009 - 6:23 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

BLOOPER: Switch the answers to the first two questions answered in the above post.
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Is it related to the length of their days? Your age in Neptunian or Plutonian years? days? months? weeks? hours?

Are any celestial bodies relevant? Did you think that Neptune would never be the furthest planet from the sun again in your lifetime?
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Is it related to the length of their days? Your age in Neptunian or Plutonian years? days? months? weeks? hours?

Are any celestial bodies relevant? Did you think that Neptune would never be the furthest planet from the sun again in your lifetime? Exactly this.

****SPOILER****

Pluto has a very eccentric orbit -- so eccentric that for 20 years out of every 248, it is closer to the sun than Neptune. This happened most recently from February 7, 1979 to February 11, 1999, but won't happen again until the 23rd century. I knew this at the time, and since I also knew I wasn't going to live 228 more years, I knew that after that day I could never truthfully say "Neptune is the farthest planet from the sun" again. However, I didn't anticipate the August 2006 redefinition of "planet" to exclude Pluto. So today I can again say that Neptune is the farthest planet from the sun.

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