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Gourami (Gourami)
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Posted on Tuesday, October 13, 2009 - 8:14 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Aly thought that Sebastian was psychic. Actually, he was just bad at spelling.
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Do you believe in [square brackets] ?
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Posted on Tuesday, October 13, 2009 - 8:23 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Occupations relevant for either?
Did Sebastian write something down?
Did Aly read it?
Is Sebastian a HAM and Aly a HAF?
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Do you believe in [square brackets] ? I do not need belief, for I have proof that they exist. =)

Cupofsun (Cupofsun)

Occupations relevant for either? No.
Did Sebastian write something down? No.
Did Aly read it? No.
Is Sebastian a HAM and Aly a HAF? They are.
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Did Aly think that Seb predicted something?
Do they both know each other?
Any of them famous?
Did Seb want Aly to think that he's physic?
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Did Aly think that Seb predicted something? No.
Do they both know each other? Yes.
Any of them famous? No, a little bit OTRTish...
Did Seb want Aly to think that he's physic? No.
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Posted on Wednesday, October 14, 2009 - 8:37 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Seb was bad at spelling... because he misread something? Misspelled?
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Did Aly think Seb knew something he didn't? Did Seb spell anything? Time period relevant? Location? Was it one specific incident that made her think he was psychic?
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Is Seb's and Aly's relationship relevant?
Did Seb ask Aly a question? Vice versa?
Is location relevant?
Does time period matter?
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Alhucema (Alhucema)

Seb was bad at spelling... because he misread something? Yesish. Misspelled? Noish.

Galfisk (Galfisk)

Did Aly think Seb knew something he didn't? Yes. Did Seb spell anything? No. Time period relevant? Location? Not really, but let's say present-day North America. Was it one specific incident that made her think he was psychic? Yes.

Quovynyte (Quovynyte)

Is Seb's and Aly's relationship relevant? No.
Did Seb ask Aly a question? Yes. Vice versa? No.
Is location relevant?
Does time period matter? See above.
Quovynyte (Quovynyte)
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Did Seb mis-pronounce something?
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Did Seb mis-pronounce something? No.
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Are Seb and Aly family related?
Are they work related?
Friend related?
Relevant?
Are their occupations relevant?
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Does Seb suffer from dyslexia? Would it have happened if he did? Was a word spelled out and he mistook it for another word? Crossword puzzles relevant?
Did Aly think he knew something about her? A relative or acquaintance? About someone famous? About world events?
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Quovynyte (Quovynyte)

Are Seb and Aly family related? No.
Are they work related?
Friend related?
Relevant? Irr. to rest.
Are their occupations relevant? No.

Galfisk (Galfisk)

Does Seb suffer from dyslexia? Irr. Would it have happened if he did? It's unrelated, so possibly. Was a word spelled out and he mistook it for another word? Yesish. Crossword puzzles relevant? No.
Did Aly think he knew something about her? Yes. A relative or acquaintance? Yes! About someone famous? Yes! About world events? No.
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Posted on Saturday, October 17, 2009 - 10:04 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

well, was it a relative that Aly thought Sebastian knew about, or was it an acquaintance? Relevant? Is the relative/acquaintance the famous person? If not, does the relative/acquaintance know the famous person? Do they have similarly spelled names? If it's a relative, does the famous person have a first/last/full name that is spelled or pronounced similarly to the relationship between Aly and said relative? For instance, suppose that the family member is Aly's grandmother's Uncle Tim. But Sebastian spelled it Tom (with an O). And Uncle Tim lived in a cabin. So Sebastian writes a letter to Aly where he asks "tell me about your grandmother's Uncle Tom's Cabin". And then it turns out Aly's grandmother is Harriet Beecher Stowe (author of the book Uncle Tom's Cabin). But since Aly never told anyone about her grandmother, she thinks Sebastian is psychic.
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well, was it a relative that Aly thought Sebastian knew about, or was it an acquaintance? Relative. Relevant? Yes. Is the relative/acquaintance the famous person? Yes. If not, does the relative/acquaintance know the famous person? Do they have similarly spelled names? If it's a relative, does the famous person have a first/last/full name that is spelled or pronounced similarly to the relationship between Aly and said relative? No, but I see what you mean and great idea.
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Is the relative:
A son? Daughter? Mother? Father? Brother? Sister? Cousin? Aunt? Uncle? Nephew? Niece? Grandmother? Grandfather? Grandson? Granddaughter? Other?
Relevant?
Is is a famous person out of your imagination?
Is it HAM? HAF?
Are they related to...
Music?
Film/Media?
Magic?
Writing?
Sport?
Political?
Gourami (Gourami)
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Is the relative:
A son? Daughter? Mother? Father? Brother? Sister? Probably none of these. Cousin? Aunt? Uncle? Nephew? Niece? Grandmother? Grandfather? Grandson? Granddaughter? Other? Could be any of these.
Relevant? Yes.
Is is a famous person out of your imagination? It could be any number of real celebrities. I have picked one that works well for the purpose of the puzzle.
Is it HAM? This. Could be a female under other circumstances. HAF?
Are they related to...
Music?
Film/Media? This.
Magic?
Writing?
Sport?
Political?
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Are they a tv star? In movies? magazines? radio?
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Are they a tv star? In movies? This. magazines? radio?
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Was it from what Sebastian said in his question that Aly deduced he was Psychic?
Did he ask about her famous relative? but he couldn't know they were related?
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Was it from what Sebastian said in his question that Aly deduced he was Psychic? Yes.
Did he ask about her famous relative? Yesish.but he couldn't know they were related? Exactly.
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He didn't ask about her famous relative, but she thought he did? she mistook something he said for the name of her relative?
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He didn't ask about her famous relative, but she thought he did? He did ask about the celebrity, beware of FA. she mistook something he said for the name of her relative? No.
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He asked a question about the celebrity, and somehow she thought he knew the celebrity was a relative to her?
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He asked a question about the celebrity, and somehow she thought he knew the celebrity was a relative to her? Yes.
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"your" vs "you're" relevant? If not, am I OTRT?
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"your" vs "you're" relevant? No. If not, am I OTRT? Not really, but you're not totally lost. =)
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Was it just *one* word he pronounced wrong that created the mis-understanding?
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Was it just *one* word he pronounced wrong that created the mis-understanding? FA.
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Is the FA that he was pronouncing something (as supposed to writing it)? that he pronounced something wrong? that there was a misunderstanding?
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Was it just *one* word he misread that created the mis-understanding? a name? or was the original word not a name? did he misread it as a name?
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Is the FA that he was pronouncing something (as supposed to writing it)? No. that he pronounced something wrong? Yes. that there was a misunderstanding? No, there was.

Tommyp (Tommyp)

Was it just *one* word he misread that created the mis-understanding? Yes. a name? Yes. or was the original word not a name? No. did he misread it as a name? No.
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So..he misread a name as another name? Or a name as another word?
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So..he misread a name as another name? Yes! Good question. Or a name as another word? No.
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Was the original name that of the celebrity/relative? Or did it become that name after the misread? Did she think he asked about a different person than he intended to?
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Was the original name that of the celebrity/relative? No. Or did it become that name after the misread? Yes! Did she think he asked about a different person than he intended to? No.
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The name he misread...was it a person's name? A place's name? A company's name?
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Was it just on letter differing between the name he heard and the name he thought he heard? more?
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The name he misread...was it a person's name? Yes...tiny ish. A place's name? A company's name? No to rest.

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Was it just on letter differing between the name he (read) and the name he thought he (read)? more? This could work with any number of names and misreadings. In the example I am thinking of, there are 3 mistaken letters.
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Was one of the names a family name and the other a given name? both given names?
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Was one of the names a family name Yes! and the other a given name? No. both given names? No.
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I think this can be easily solved after a...

****************RECAP
Seb reads something and then asks Aly a question that involves a male movie star. She thinks he knows that the star is a distant relative of hers, and therefore thinks he is psychic. What he read was a family name, but he mis-read it as a different family name.

Let's say for argument's sake that the actor is Tom Cruise.
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Posted on Saturday, December 26, 2009 - 6:19 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Because this isn't going anywhere, and because I have plenty of others on the way:

****************SPOILER
Aly has a surname that sounds like that of a famous actor, but it is spelled differently--for example, her name is Aly Cruz. Sebastian sees her name written down, and, not realizing that 'Cruz' is different than 'Cruise,' asks, "Any relation to Tom Cruise?"

Oddly enough, though, Aly is distantly related to the actor, though because of marriage they have different last names. She can't understand how Sebastian knew this and thinks he must be psychic; actually, he's just bad at spelling.

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