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Mackadal (Mackadal)
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Brendan attended a sporting event (as a spectator). He was very excited to be there and a big fan. But when Brendan heard the crowd supporting his team, he became very upset. Why?
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Was the sport football? Baseball? Basketball? Any other sport where a ball is used?

Important what country that was in? THe language?
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Was the sport football? Baseball? Basketball? NoneAny other sport where a ball is used?Sort of a ball

Important what country that was in? THe language?Yes to both
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Were two different languages used?
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Were two different languages used?No
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The language: English? German? French? Spanish? Russian?
The country was in: /LTPF list of continents/

The sport: does the entire team play at once (like in football), or do they take turns (like team matches in fencing)?
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The language: English?this German? French? Spanish? Russian?
The country was in: /LTPF list of continents/ North America

The sport: does the entire team play at once (like in football)yes, or do they take turns (like team matches in fencing)?
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Rugby?

Did the fans have a specific slogan with which they cheered their team?

Is Brendan's name relevant?

Does Brendan/do the supporters have any special relevant characteristics?
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Rugby? Agghh no

Did the fans have a specific slogan with which they cheered their team?YES

Is Brendan's name relevant?no

Does Brendan/do the supporters have any special relevant characteristics?Brendan is a child. THat`s not integral to the puzzle, but it does make it more likely.
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Did Brendan misunderstand what the slogan meant? Did he think it was insulting to the team?
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Did Brendan misunderstand what the slogan meant? Did he think it was insulting to the team? yes to both
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Was it a "slogan" that is used for one particular player on the team? Or is it for the team's name/city/mascot?
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Was it a "slogan" that is used for one particular player on the team?yes. Now you guys just have to find the specific sporting event and player and the pieces should fall into place
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Hockey? Volleyball?

Are we looking for one specific sporting event, then?
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Hockey?YES! Finally! Volleyball?

Are we looking for one specific sporting event, then? Yes
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Does Brendan have a scrund?
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Does Brendan have a scrund? more of a misinterpretation than a true sccrund
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Does he know the rules? Is a penalty being called.
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NHL involved?

Is the player from /LTPF list of countries/?
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Does he know the rules?no Is a penalty being called.\b(no}
NHL involved? noish. its not an nhl game

Is the player from /LTPF list of countries/?Canada
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Is the player still active?
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If he knew the rules, would he still be upset?
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Is the player still active?yes. he is playing in the game
If he knew the rules, would he still be upset?Oh, crap. I messed up. Everyone involved knows the rules.
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May we ask for LTPF lists of players and teams? I'm unfamiliar with hockey.
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May we ask for LTPF lists of players and teams? I'm unfamiliar with hockey.You still haven`t figured out the league/level yet.
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RECAP:
Brendan attended a non-NHL hockey game. The crowd used a specific slogan in suupport of a specific player on Brendn`s team. Brendan misinterpreted this slogan as negative towards his team.


And you should definately familiarise yourself with hockey, it`s far better than football or whatever sport you might follow.
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Was the slogan teasing the player? Was it intended to mock someone else? For example, an insult used by another team that, in fun, they made their own?
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Is it Olympic hockey? AHL? College? High school? Pee-wee? Something else?
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Was the slogan teasing the player? Was it intended to mock someone else? For example, an insult used by another team that, in fun, they made their own?No


Is it Olympic hockey?Yes! AHL? College? High school? Pee-wee? Something else?
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Was Brendan's team the United States? Canada? [LTPF list of European countries]?
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Was Brendan's team the United States? Canada?yes [LTPF list of European countries]?
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2010 Olympics? Men? Women?
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Are individual players relevant? Colors of the team relevant? Did he think that the slogan, referring to Canada, actually referred to another team? Or that instead of being pro-Canada it was anti-Canada?

Is the other team relevant? If so, LTPF list please.
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2010 Olympics?YES! Men?Yes Women?
Are individual players relevant?Yes Colors of the team relevant?no Did he think that the slogan, referring to Canada, actually referred to another team? Or that instead of being pro-Canada it was anti-Canada? this

Is the other team relevant? If so, LTPF list pleaseYope. Let`s say it was the U.S
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Is the player a goalie? Defense? Forward? Does it involve the NHL team the player plays for? Does the player even play in the NHL?
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Is the player's name relevant? Not asking specifically about the player, but whether the slogan incorporates his name, perhaps in a witty fashion.
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Is the player a goalie?yes Defense? Forward? Does it involve the NHL team the player plays for?no Does the player even play in the NHL?yes, but irr
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Is the player's name relevant? Not asking specifically about the player, but whether the slogan incorporates his name, perhaps in a witty fashion. EXACTLY! Not exactly witty though
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Did a player on the other team share the same name? Is Brendan familiar with the players of the Canadian team? The opponents? Does Brendan have a scrund?

Do we need to work out the slogan? If so, I'm stuck, unless we are allowed to google for a list of Canadian Olympic hockey players.
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Did a player on the other team share the same name?{no} Is Brendan familiar with the players of the Canadian team?irr The opponents?irr Does Brendan have a scrund? more of a misinterpretation

Do we need to work out the slogan?yes If so, I'm stuck, unless we are allowed to google for a list of Canadian Olympic hockey players.yeah, you can google.
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Is the player Brodeur? Fleury? Luongo?
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If it's Brodeur, does Brendan's misinterpretation go somewhere like "* your *"?
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Is the player Brodeur? Fleury? Luongo?HIM! Should be easy now
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Did he mistake "Luongo" as "Go luon" or "Go long" or something - ooh! Is it "Goal" or "Goal on" or something like that?
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Did he mistake "Luongo" as "Go luon" or "Go long" or something - ooh! Is it "Goal" or "Goal on" or something like that?no, keep trying. try google
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Is Brendan's knowledge of French or English faulty?
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Is a pun involved?
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Is the relevant slogan the one where they chant "Rooo-beer-tooo Luu--ooon---gooo"? Or the one where they chant just "Luuuuu"? If the latter, did Brendan mistake it with the word "loo"?
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MY KEYBOARD IS BROKEN SO I CANT BOLD FOR NOW
Or the one where they chant just "Luuuuu"?YES!! If the latter, did Brendan mistake it with the word "loo"?YOU ARE SO CLOSE IM WRITING THE SPOILER IN MY MIND RIGHT NOW.
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Or did he think they meant "Looooser" and just didn't finish the word?
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Or did he think they meant "Looooser" and just didn't finish the word?Getting cooler. Think:what part of the word "Lou" would you hear more in a big crowded stadium?
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Did he think they were shouting "Boooo!"? Because he only heard the "oooo" and made an assumption?
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Did he think they were shouting "Boooo!"? Because he only heard the "oooo" and made an assumption?
****SPOILER*****
Halfway through the 2010 Olympic hockey tournament, Roberto Luongo replaced Martin Brodeur as starting goaltender for Team Canada. Whenever Luongo made a save, (or even touched the puck for that matter) fans would cheer him on with "Looouuuuu". predictably, new Canadians or non-hockey fans and young children would often hear this as "booooo" and wonder why the Canadian crowd was booing their own goalie. There was certainly a lot of "Loooing" when we won the gold medal, proving once again that only Canadians can play hockey.

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