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Posted on Monday, November 22, 2010 - 4:46 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Martin said something to Frieda that made her think he was a rapist. What did he say?

Fear not, this is FMOI.
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Is this related to the joke about a sign painted on a therapist's office door, "THE RAPIST" (2 lines, the painter ran out of room...although that makes no logical sense to me, as "The" is a much shorter word...*puzzled look at joke*)
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Martin and Frieda both human adults? Location or era relevant? Is the setting relevant?

Do they both speak the same language as primary language? If not, any misunderstanding relating to that relevant?

Language itself relevant? English?
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Is this related to the joke about a sign painted on a therapist's office door, "THE RAPIST" (2 lines, the painter ran out of room...although that makes no logical sense to me, as "The" is a much shorter word...*puzzled look at joke*) No

Martin and Frieda both human adults? Location or era relevant? Is the setting relevant? Yes to all

Do they both speak the same language as primary language? Yes If not, any misunderstanding relating to that relevant?

Language itself relevant? Yope - it could potentially work in other languages, but in this case, it is English. English? Yes
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Is there a misunderstanding? Is Martin and Frieda from different English speaking countries that might have slightly different definitions of the same word?

Location and era; please insert the LPTF list of continents and centuries?
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were martin and frieda talking on the phone? on a hotline? was one a hotline operator? if so, frieda? martin?
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Is there a misunderstanding? No Is Martin and Frieda from different English speaking countries that might have slightly different definitions of the same word? No

Location and era; please insert the LPTF list of continents and centuries? North America; 21st century

were martin and frieda talking on the phone? on a hotline? was one a hotline operator? if so, frieda? martin? No to all
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Are they talking face to face? Is Martin talking only to Frieda? Frieda and someone else? Not talking to Frieda at all?
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Are they talking face to face? Yes Is Martin talking only to Frieda? This; no to rest Frieda and someone else? Not talking to Frieda at all?
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Is the location in the U.S.? Canada? Mexico? Central American/Carribean countries? Relevant?
Did Martin and Frieda know each other? as acquaintances? friends? spouse/family? enemies?
Is Martin actually a rapist?
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Is the location in the U.S.? This one Canada? Mexico? Central American/Carribean countries? Relevant? Yope - again, it could work in other countries.
Did Martin and Frieda know each other? No as acquaintances? friends? spouse/family? enemies?
Is Martin actually a rapist? No
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Anthing specifically relevant about Martin? Like job? education? hobbies? family? friends? mental health? physical health? And the same questions for Frieda please.
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When Martin said the relevant thing to Frieda, was he responding to a question from Frieda? Had he just approached Frieda and wanted to start a conversation? Was the relevant comment in the form of a question? statement? exclamation?

Did Martin's comment concern any of the following:
Frieda's clothing?
Her physical appearance?
Where she lived?
Other places she had been during that day?
A place she was going later that day?
The environment in which they were located?

Based on what Martin said, did Frieda assume that he may have raped someone in the past? Or that he had plans to rape someone in the future? Or that he was a serial rapist? Or that he wanted to rape her?

Is Martin a contestant on SNL's 'Celebrity Jeopardy', and he's portraying Sean Connery who thinks that the category 'Therapists' is actually 'The Rapists'?
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Is Martin a therapist? And did he say he was listed on therapistfinder.com? Thus making Frieda think he was a rapist "The Rapist Finder" instead of "Therapist Finder"? Did Martin want Frieda to think he was a rapist? That he had raped her? Was she raped? Was Martin trying to throw the blame for the rape off someone else by taking the blame? Double entendres relevant "I did it even though she didn't want me to"?
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Anthing specifically relevant about Martin? Like job? education? hobbies? family? friends? mental health? physical health? And the same questions for Frieda please. Martin and Frieda are both college students, and Frieda's job (slight svv of "job") is relevant.

When Martin said the relevant thing to Frieda, was he responding to a question from Frieda? Yes Had he just approached Frieda and wanted to start a conversation? No Was the relevant comment in the form of a question? statement? This exclamation?

Did Martin's comment concern any of the following:
Frieda's clothing? No, but clothing is relevant.
Her physical appearance?
Where she lived?
Other places she had been during that day?
A place she was going later that day?
The environment in which they were located? This-ish as well. No to rest.

Based on what Martin said, did Frieda assume that he may have raped someone in the past? Possibly this, but... Or that he had plans to rape someone in the future? ...definitely this, and... Or that he was a serial rapist? ...possibly this. Or that he wanted to rape her? Not this

Is Martin a contestant on SNL's 'Celebrity Jeopardy', and he's portraying Sean Connery who thinks that the category 'Therapists' is actually 'The Rapists'? Noooo....that was your puzzle.

Is Martin a therapist? And did he say he was listed on therapistfinder.com? Thus making Frieda think he was a rapist "The Rapist Finder" instead of "Therapist Finder"? No to all - no therapists are relevant.

Did Martin want Frieda to think he was a rapist? No That he had raped her? No Was she raped? No Was Martin trying to throw the blame for the rape off someone else by taking the blame? No Double entendres relevant "I did it even though she didn't want me to"? Yes (slight -ish)
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Is Frieda's "job":
a full-time student?
A prostitute?
Any job related to sex or sexual acts?
A rape investigator?
A rape counselor?
Any job having to do with rape/sexual assault?
Are there any other relevant people in the puzzle?
Are any of them actually rapists?
Is Martin's clothing relevant?
Are either of them in a nude or semi-nude state?
Is there a rapist in the area (or reports of one)?
Ask the same questions Ixoye asked about the comment only substitute Martin for Frieda? (ie his clothing, physical appearance, etc.)
The phrase "did it" to mean "completed the task" or "performed a sexual act" relevant?
Use of the past tense verb form of the f-word to mean "performed a sexual act" or "to be in trouble"?
Some phrase that can refer to a sexual act or to a regular event?
Did Frieda believe Martin was a gay rapist? Relevant? Relevant who Frieda believed Martin had raped/would rape?
Is Frieda on some peer counseling board at the college? And Martin was appearing before the board? Something along these lines?
Did Martin intend to say something but instead imply (at least in Frieda's opinion) that he was a rapist? If so, did the intended meaning involve:
Martin's performing a consensual sexual act?
Some other (actual) rapist?
Someone else performing a consensual sexual act? (Well, two people)
Or was it one person performing a sexual act (do you really need me to explain what I mean by this)?
Martin performing that act by himself?
Is it a punctuation/grammar issue (ie something like Frieda asks "Had you heard about the statistics regarding rape before today?" And Martin replies "I had. Sex against the woman's will is only reported 7% of the time" But Frieda cut him off after "will" because she didn't realize those were different sentences and heard "I had sex against the woman's will")
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Is Frieda's "job":
a full-time student? She is, but that's not the relevant job.
A prostitute?
Any job related to sex or sexual acts? Noish
A rape investigator?
A rape counselor?
Any job having to do with rape/sexual assault?
Are there any other relevant people in the puzzle?
Are any of them actually rapists?
Is Martin's clothing relevant?
Are either of them in a nude or semi-nude state?
Is there a rapist in the area (or reports of one)?
Ask the same questions Ixoye asked about the comment only substitute Martin for Frieda? (ie his clothing, physical appearance, etc.)
The phrase "did it" to mean "completed the task" or "performed a sexual act" relevant?
Use of the past tense verb form of the f-word to mean "performed a sexual act" or "to be in trouble"?
Some phrase that can refer to a sexual act or to a regular event? Yope
Did Frieda believe Martin was a gay rapist? Relevant? Relevant who Frieda believed Martin had raped/would rape?
Is Frieda on some peer counseling board at the college? And Martin was appearing before the board? Something along these lines?
Did Martin intend to say something but instead imply (at least in Frieda's opinion) that he was a rapist? Yes If so, did the intended meaning involve:
Martin's performing a consensual sexual act?
Some other (actual) rapist?
Someone else performing a consensual sexual act? (Well, two people)
Or was it one person performing a sexual act (do you really need me to explain what I mean by this)?
Martin performing that act by himself?
Is it a punctuation/grammar issue (ie something like Frieda asks "Had you heard about the statistics regarding rape before today?" And Martin replies "I had. Sex against the woman's will is only reported 7% of the time" But Frieda cut him off after "will" because she didn't realize those were different sentences and heard "I had sex against the woman's will")

All unanswered are No.
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Ok, you said "yope" to that it can refer to a sexual act or a regular event.
So can it only refer to a sexual act? Only to a regular event? (Note by "event" I meant it has a normal, non-sexual meaning as well, not necessarily that it refers to an event in time. Does this change anything?)
If the phrase Martin said only refers to a sexual act; is there a similar sounding phrase that is actually a normal, non-sexual expression? And Martin had just mixed them up? Or is it the other way around - that is Martin used the correct phrase but Frieda mixed them up and thought it was a sexual phrase?
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Ok, you said "yope" to that it can refer to a sexual act or a regular event.
So can it only refer to a sexual act? Yes Only to a regular event? No (Note by "event" I meant it has a normal, non-sexual meaning as well, not necessarily that it refers to an event in time. Does this change anything?) Not really
If the phrase Martin said only refers to a sexual act; is there a similar sounding phrase that is actually a normal, non-sexual expression? No And Martin had just mixed them up? Or is it the other way around - that is Martin used the correct phrase but Frieda mixed them up and thought it was a sexual phrase? Neither.

To clarify, there are actually two relevant phrases - the one that Martin said, and one that no information has been found out about yet.
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Can the phrase Martin said refer to a consensual but also to a non-consensual sexual act? Did Martin intend to refer to a sexual act?

Is the other relevant phrase Frieda's question? Something else Frieda said? Something a third person said? A written phrase?
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Can the phrase Martin said refer to a consensual but also to a non-consensual sexual act? No Did Martin intend to refer to a sexual act? Yope

Is the other relevant phrase Frieda's question? No Something else Frieda said? No Something a third person said? No A written phrase? Yes, DOYD of "written"
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Is the second phrase a well known phrase? The title of a book? A film? Another title? A well-known quotation?

Is the second phrase displayed somewhere? On a screen? A sign?

Did Frieda ever read the phrase? Martin?
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Is the second phrase a well known phrase? The title of a book? A film? Another title? A well-known quotation? No to all

Is the second phrase displayed somewhere? Yes On a screen? A sign? Neither of these

Did Frieda ever read the phrase? Yes Martin? Probably
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Did Frieda read the phrase while Martin answered her question? In the relevant situation, but before he said it? After he said it?

Does Frieda think Martin's answer refers to the phrase?
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Did Frieda read the phrase while Martin answered her question? The phrase was visible to both of them at the time, throughout this situation. In the relevant situation, but before he said it? After he said it?

Does Frieda think Martin's answer refers to the phrase? Yope
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Chatroom, Balin :-D

Does Frieda think Martin's answer does not refer to the phrase, but to something else? (I'm trying to clear up the yope)
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Does Frieda think Martin's answer does not refer to the phrase, but to something else? Noish (I'm trying to clear up the yope) It might help to determine exactly what the phrase was referring to.
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Let me drop a HINT for clarification's sake: Don't forget that clothing is relevant, both to one of the phrases and to Frieda's job.
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Does the phrase have anything to do with the removal of clothing, whether voluntary or forcibly? Does Frieda's job have anything to do with: removing clothing? putting on particular clothing (modeling? or a kind of uniform?) making clothing? trying on clothing? selling clothing? buying clothing? advertising clothing?
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Does the phrase have anything to do with the removal of clothing, whether voluntary or forcibly? Yope Does Frieda's job have anything to do with: removing clothing? putting on particular clothing (modeling? or a kind of uniform?) making clothing? trying on clothing? selling clothing? buying clothing? advertising clothing? Selling and advertising
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Did he say he had been ripping something off?
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Is Frieda working in a clothing shop of some sort? If so, is Martin a customer looking at clothing?
Was the (second) phrase on a clothing tag/label?
Did this phrase have anything to do with clothing?
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Did he say he had been ripping something off? No

Is Frieda working in a clothing shop of some sort? Yope - she was at a table selling clothing. If so, is Martin a customer looking at clothing? Yope
Was the (second) phrase on a clothing tag/label? It was on the clothing itself
Did this phrase have anything to do with clothing? No
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"leave your pants here and spend the afternoon having a good time"? (As in that sign was at a dry cleaners but implied it was a strip club)? Something along those lines?
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"leave your pants here and spend the afternoon having a good time"? (As in that sign was at a dry cleaners but implied it was a strip club)? Something along those lines? Not really, no. What Martin said was not the same as, but was related to, the slogan on the clothing.
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This "slogan". Was it on a shirt?
Was it humorous? Serious?
Related to sex? politics? sport (or sporting teams)? the college? student issues? other social issues?
Was it an advertisement for something?

Was there anything relevant other than the words depicted on the clothing?

Is it relevant that the clothing was at a table rather than a store? Was this some sort of temporary display? Did this occur on the college grounds?
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This "slogan". Was it on a shirt? Yes
Was it humorous? Serious? Both - it tried to convey a serious issue in a humorous way.
Related to sex? This politics? sport (or sporting teams)? the college? student issues? other social issues? And a Yope to this. No to rest
Was it an advertisement for something? No

Was there anything relevant other than the words depicted on the clothing? No

Is it relevant that the clothing was at a table rather than a store? Yes Was this some sort of temporary display? Yes Did this occur on the college grounds? Yes
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Are any of these phrases involved...
"half off"?
"shirt off"?
"take off"?
"stain" (or another form or tense of this)?
"dirty"?

Was the slogan actually printed on the shirt itself? Or on something that was attached to the shirt (like a tag)?
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Are any of these phrases involved...
"half off"?
"shirt off"?
"take off"?
"stain" (or another form or tense of this)?
"dirty"? None of these. The phrase did not refer to the shirt; rather, it was a slogan responding to a social issue.

Was the slogan actually printed on the shirt itself? This Or on something that was attached to the shirt (like a tag)?

HINT for the slogan: North Carolina has very liberal rape laws. (BTW, the shirts are real, and are sold on the Elon campus; however, the puzzle scenario is completely FMOI.)
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I Love Boobies relevant? Like those breast cancer breacelets?
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I Love Boobies relevant? Like those breast cancer breacelets? Not this, but OTRT-ish
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HINT to give this puzzle a kick: The slogan on the shirt is "Consent is Sexy".
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Did Martin say something to the effect that he doesn't like 'sexy' things?
Or (like me) that he didn't like the slogan, a remark which was mistakenly taken to be pro-rape?
Or, "I don't need that!" (meaning the shirt, but Frieda thought he meant consent)?
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Posted on Saturday, December 04, 2010 - 3:41 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did Martin say something to the effect that he doesn't like 'sexy' things? No
Or (like me) that he didn't like the slogan, I don't like it either, and neither did Martin (in the story), but that's not what he said. a remark which was mistakenly taken to be pro-rape? Yes
Or, "I don't need that!" (meaning the shirt, but Frieda thought he meant consent)? Not quite, but you have the general picture, meaning

**********SPOILER**********

Scene: Frieda is at a table on a college campus, selling "Consent is Sexy" shirts (meant to speak out against rape). Martin is walking by the table

F: Would you like to buy a "Consent is Sexy" shirt?
M: No, thanks.
F: Why not?
M: I don't plan on giving consent until marriage.

Martin meant that he was planning on remaining a virgin until marriage, but Frieda thought...well, you can figure it out.

Points to everyone who worked on this one, especially Docd for the solve.
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Posted on Monday, December 13, 2010 - 4:13 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

But if he doesn't plan on giving consent, wouldn't that imply that he thought he would be raped himself?

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