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Twilightseeker (Twilightseeker)
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Posted on Thursday, December 17, 2009 - 2:36 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Correctly written, they help their members decide rules and solve conflicts.

But switch those two, and it becomes an integer.

What is it?
Galfisk (Galfisk)
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Posted on Thursday, December 17, 2009 - 11:41 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

"Those two" = two letters? Other pieces of writing? Integer = the word for a natural number? Positive number? Minister -> Minus ten? Switching = changing place? Altering?
Twilightseeker (Twilightseeker)
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"Those two" = two letters? yes. Other pieces of writing? Integer = the word for a natural number? yes. Positive number? yes Minister -> Minus ten? no. Switching = changing place? this. Altering?
Yojimbo (Yojimbo)
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Posted on Thursday, December 17, 2009 - 3:20 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Roman numerals relevant?
doctor (MD) becomes DM, or 500 (sort of; I would not have made a good Roman accountant...)
Twilightseeker (Twilightseeker)
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Posted on Thursday, December 17, 2009 - 6:59 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Roman numerals relevant? Nope.
doctor (MD) becomes DM, or 500 (sort of; I would not have made a good Roman accountant...) But I like this idea. :-)
Markobr (Markobr)
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Posted on Thursday, December 17, 2009 - 8:25 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Are we looking for a word (abbreviation?) denoting some kind of organisation(s)? And a word denoting a natural number?
Twilightseeker (Twilightseeker)
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Posted on Thursday, December 17, 2009 - 11:46 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Are we looking for a word (abbreviation?) denoting some kind of organisation(s)? Yes. And a word denoting a natural number? yes.
Yojimbo (Yojimbo)
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Posted on Friday, December 18, 2009 - 6:13 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

does the word in question have two letters? more?
does the relevant number have one digit?
is the organization a professional association? a government body? a regulatory agency?
Kalira (Kalira)
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Posted on Friday, December 18, 2009 - 1:54 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

"Help their members decide rules...": Does members imply that only those people who are in the organization are affected by these rules? Or does the organization do these things more for its 'constituents' than its 'members'?

Is the organization present under the acronym we're looking for in the U.S.? the U.K? other countries?

Are there only 2 letters total in the organization's acronym? When the two letters are reversed, do they actually form a word that denotes the number? or are they a homonym for the number when they are read aloud?

Random guess: Is the organization's acronym 'D.A.' (District Attorney? Department of the Army?)? and is the number eighty ("A D")?
Twilightseeker (Twilightseeker)
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Posted on Friday, December 18, 2009 - 10:33 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

"Help their members decide rules...": Does members imply that only those people who are in the organization are affected by these rules? Others are affected as well by these rules. Or does the organization do these things more for its 'constituents' than its 'members'? No....

Is the organization present under the acronym we're looking for in the U.S.? No the U.K? no other countries? No

Are there only 2 letters total in the organization's acronym? No. When the two letters are reversed, do they actually form a word that denotes the number? this, but there aren't just two letters. or are they a homonym for the number when they are read aloud? No

Random guess: Is the organization's acronym 'D.A.' (District Attorney? Department of the Army?)? and is the number eighty ("A D")? no, but good guess.
Galfisk (Galfisk)
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Posted on Saturday, December 19, 2009 - 1:42 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the organization not present in any country? Or all over the world? In a place where "country" has less meaning? Such as on the internet? Or is it fictional? Or defunct?
Is the integer a clear number word? (such as "seventeen") Or is it more cryptic? (such ad "A D" which sounds kind of like "eighty", as mentioned above)
Markobr (Markobr)
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Posted on Sunday, December 20, 2009 - 10:31 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the organization the World Trade Organization, abbreviated as "WTO"? And if you swap the first two letters you get "two"?
Twilightseeker (Twilightseeker)
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Posted on Monday, December 21, 2009 - 11:06 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the organization the World Trade Organization, abbreviated as "WTO"? And if you swap the first two letters you get "two"?

Yep :].
Biograd (Biograd)
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Posted on Monday, December 21, 2009 - 8:05 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

And it's great that the word was actually in the statement. It reminds me of the old one, "Can you name an unusual seven-letter word that contains the letter "u" three times?"

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