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Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Wednesday, February 09, 2011 - 6:16 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So it seems that four out of ten of them would be expecting them to dial an international number.

Them #1 =/= Them #2
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Good? :-P

Ah...Jeff Dunham relevant? Achmed? (Just saying.)


So, are there only ten in Them1? Is the number of Them2 important? And four out of the ten in Them1 expect (however many) of Them2 to dial an international number?

Scams relevant?

Are the countries relevant? If so, are they in:
North America?
South America?
Africa?
Europe?
Asia?
Australia & Oceania?
Micronesia?
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Good? :-P I hope this puzzle is...

Ah...Jeff Dunham relevant? Achmed? (Just saying.) Neither, but nice thought

So, are there only ten in Them1? No Is the number of Them2 important? Yope And four out of the ten in Them1 expect (however many) of Them2 to dial an international number? Yope

Scams relevant? No

Are the countries relevant? Yes, but please elaborate If so, are they in:
North America?
South America? The "international number" is either here or North America...or neither; I'm not sure how to classify it.
Africa?
Europe?
Asia?
Australia & Oceania?
Micronesia?
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On second or third thought, it could be considered Europe. Again, I don't know how to classify it.
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Do the remaining 6 out of 10 of Them 1 expect the internal (national) number to be dialed by Them 2? No number to be dialed?

Do They 2 dial numbers as a part of job? As a hobby?
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Do the remaining 6 out of 10 of Them 1 expect the internal (national) number to be dialed by Them 2? No, FA No number to be dialed? There is no number to be dialed, yes

Do They 2 dial numbers as a part of job? As a hobby? No to both, same FA
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Are telephone numbers involved? Other numbers?

Is it correct to say, that 4/10 of Them 1 would be expecting Them 2 to dial an international number despite of the fact that there's no number to be dialed?

Do They 1 know there's no number to be dialed?

Do the remaining 6/10 of Them 1 make any expectations at all?

Do the possible expectations of Them 2 refer to hypothaetical situation? (Like: If we had a phone at home, we would phone our auntie in Australia)
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Are telephone numbers involved? Other numbers? No to both

Is it correct to say, that 4/10 of Them 1 would be expecting Them 2 to dial an international number despite of the fact that there's no number to be dialed? Yes

Do They 1 know there's no number to be dialed? Yope

Do the remaining 6/10 of Them 1 make any expectations at all? Not really - see below

Do the possible expectations of Them 2 refer to hypothaetical situation? (Like: If we had a phone at home, we would phone our auntie in Australia) Yope

I realize now that the original puzzle statement was a bit vague - rewording:

So it seems that four out of ten of them think they are dialing an international number.
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Do They 1 see the situation happening to Them 2?
Are They 2 actually dialing any number? Are They 2 pressing the buttons of the phone? Which makes Them 1 assume, They 2 are dialing a phone number?
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Do They 1 see the situation happening to Them 2? No
Are They 2 actually dialing any number? No Are They 2 pressing the buttons of the phone? No, FA Which makes Them 1 assume, They 2 are dialing a phone number?
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Are buttons being pressed? Or is some other action being performed, that could be misinterpreted as dialing a phone number? Relevant about international numbers: that they consist of lots of digits? That they are more expensive to call? Anything else?
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Are buttons being pressed? No Or is some other action being performed, that could be misinterpreted as dialing a phone number? Yope Relevant about international numbers: that they consist of lots of digits? That they are more expensive to call? Neither Anything else? No
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Any of these relevant;

The Arctic? Greenland? Antarctica?

internet? Skype? sms?
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True story? FSEI? FYOI?

And just to clarify: Four out of ten desribes percentage, right? These are not the exact numbers of They 1, correct?

Are both They 1 and They 2 human? adult? gender relevant? still alive?
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Something which could be considered Europe, but also North or South America? Overseas parts of European countries relevant? Maybe the Netherlands Antilles? French overseas departments? Or Saint-Pierre et Miquelon? Something British (I hope I don't have to investigate the exact status of the territory...)? Or something in international waters? Some ship? Aircraft? Spacecraft?
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Any of these relevant; No

The Arctic? Greenland? Antarctica?

internet? Skype? sms?

True story? Yes, but... FSEI? FYOI?

And just to clarify: Four out of ten desribes percentage, right? Correct These are not the exact numbers of They 1, correct? Also correct

Are both They 1 and They 2 human? adult? gender relevant? still alive? They 1 - HA-Mixed, assume still alive. They 2 - HAM, still alive

Something which could be considered Europe, but also North or South America? Yes (sorry for the confusion; the Wiki page is confusing) Overseas parts of European countries relevant? Yes Maybe the Netherlands Antilles? Close, but No French overseas departments? No Or Saint-Pierre et Miquelon? No Something British (I hope I don't have to investigate the exact status of the territory...)? It's independent, but it was once British. Or something in international waters? No Some ship? No Aircraft? No Spacecraft? No
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To clear up all the confusion which I undoubtedly caused (sorry): The "international number" is an island in the Greater Antilles. I don't know what continent it's considered to be part of.
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Are They 1 in danger?
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Are They 1 in danger? No - OTWT entirely

HINT: The puzzle statement is a bit tongue-in-cheek.
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Are They 1 and They 2 related? Have They 1 and They 2 (or representatives) meet in person? Are either They 1 or They 2 British? Citizens of Great Antilles?
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Is the puzzle statement your reaction to some dubious research or statistics?
Is the phone number some kind of .. hotline?
that four out of ten (male?) adults are calling? while engaged in some other activity? (driving?)
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Are They 1 and They 2 related? No Have They 1 and They 2 (or representatives) meet in person? No Are either They 1 or They 2 British? They #1 consists of the British population Citizens of Great Antilles? They #2 is one country in the Greater Antilles

Is the puzzle statement your reaction to some dubious No research or statistics? Yes
Is the phone number some kind of .. hotline? No, slight FA
that four out of ten (male?) adults are calling? No while engaged in some other activity? No (driving?)
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Are we talking here about Jamaica? (They#2)
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Are we talking here about Jamaica? Yes - they're the "international number" (They#2) But not the They #2 (MANY EARLIER BLOOPERS: They #2 is not the "international number," but the ones who are supposedly dialing the international number.)

RECAP (aka "rewriting-the-puzzle-statement-to-show-new-info"):

"So it seems that four out of ten of the British population think a yet-unknown "they" are dialing a phone number in Jamaica."
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Is there a particular location in Jamaica relevant?
Are They 2 also British? Are They 2 citizens of another (than Jamaica) country on Greater Antilles?
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Is there a particular location in Jamaica relevant? No
Are They 2 also British? No Are They 2 citizens of another (than Jamaica) country on Greater Antilles? No
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About They 2, is their profession relevant? Age? Nationality? Race?

The number of people in They 2: 2? 3-5? 5-10? 10-50? 50-100? more than 100? more than 1000?

Is this relevant that there's no women in They 2?
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About They 2, is their profession relevant? This Age? Nationality? Race?

The number of people in They 2: 2? 3-5? Three, but formerly four 5-10? 10-50? 50-100? more than 100? more than 1000?

Is this relevant that there's no women in They 2? Yes
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Were there *ever* any women in They 2, since one of the people in They 2 has: disappeared? left? died?

(by "disappeared", I mean, left, but not of his/her own volition..."left" implies voluntary leaving)
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Were there *ever* any women in They 2, No since one of the people in They 2 has: disappeared? left? This died?

(by "disappeared", I mean, left, but not of his/her own volition..."left" implies voluntary leaving) Gotcha.
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Are They 2 in military?
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Are They 2 in military? No
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Are they 2 a musical band / group of some sort?
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Are they 2 a musical band / group of some sort? YES
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Does the puzzle statement refer to a piece of music performed by the band? To the music video of the band?
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Does the puzzle statement refer to a piece of music performed by the band? A part of one of their songs To the music video of the band?
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Balin: is there some chance you may have accidentally reversed the second and third digits in the number? I have a guess for a song, but it doesn't quite match up (I end up in Canada rather than Jamaica...). The number seems way too similar to be a coincidence, though.
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Balin: is there some chance you may have accidentally reversed the second and third digits in the number? No, FA I have a guess for a song, but it doesn't quite match up (I end up in Canada rather than Jamaica...). The number seems way too similar to be a coincidence, though. Take a stab at it.
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Is there the number in the lyrics of the song? Mondegreen involved?
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Well, I was thinking of Jenny (867-5309). Relevant? But 867 is the area code for some Canadian territories in the Arctic, whereas the area code for Jamaica is 876.
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Is there the number in the lyrics of the song? No - FA cleared! Mondegreen involved? YES!!

Well, I was thinking of Jenny (867-5309). Relevant? But 867 is the area code for some Canadian territories in the Arctic, whereas the area code for Jamaica is 876. Not this one. As I said, there's no actual number in the song.
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So some lyrics in the song sound like eight seven six?
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So some lyrics in the song sound like eight seven six? No. It's much simpler than this.
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Do they sound like "call Jamaica?"
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Do they sound like "call Jamaica?" Almost - the mondegreen is "Calling Jamaica."
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Calling Yo Mama? Does the lyric actually include the word Calling? Jamaica? You make(uh)?
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Calling Yo Mama? No Does the lyric actually include the word Calling? No, but it includes "call." Jamaica? No You make(uh)? No

You have a bit of info about the band - if you're stuck, why not work from there?
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Are are they a [LTPF list of music genres] band? From [LTPF list of countires]?

Does the correct song lyric include "Call in"? "Call an..." "Call a [word that begins with "n" or a similar letter]?"
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Are are they a [LTPF list of music genres] band? Alternative rock From [LTPF list of countires]? USA

Does the correct song lyric include "Call in"? "Call an..." "Call a [word that begins with "n" or a similar letter]?" No to all
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Do the lyrics include the word make? take? fake? ache? wake?
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Do the lyrics include the word make? take? fake? ache? wake? Only "wake"
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Oh wait! It's an R.E.M. song, isn't it?

If yes, I have to admit that I ALWAYS forget what the real lyrics are unless I'm consciously thinking about it, so even though I know it's not right, I do tend to sing a variation of the Jamaica version to myself ("Call me Jamaica" rather than "Calling Jamaica").

Hmm, now I wonder what the connection is to the British population...
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Oh wait! It's an R.E.M. song, isn't it? Yep!

If yes, I have to admit that I ALWAYS forget what the real lyrics are unless I'm consciously thinking about it, so even though I know it's not right, I do tend to sing a variation of the Jamaica version to myself ("Call me Jamaica" rather than "Calling Jamaica").

Hmm, now I wonder what the connection is to the British population... I'll clear that up in the $poyler. Just name the song and we're all set.
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The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonite?

Any idea why they spelled "Tonite" that way?
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The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonite? Yep!

Any idea why they spelled "Tonite" that way? Not a clue, though I bet Peter365 (our resident R.E.M. expert) would know.

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A September 2010 survey found that the lyric "Call me when you try to wake her" in the R.E.M. song "The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonite" is the most misheard by the British population; forty percent of the people hear the lyric as "Calling Jamaica." Hence the tongue-in-cheek puzzle statement.

Nice solve everyone, with bonus points to Noel.
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Posted on Saturday, February 19, 2011 - 12:31 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I still find it hard to believe that they're cramming that many words (the real lyrics) into that little bit of song space. I've never been able to pick them all out, even listening for them.

Now that I think of it, I think I'm usually more likely to sing "only to wake up" in my head than the Jamaica line. I thought those were the real words for the longest time.
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Posted on Monday, February 21, 2011 - 1:41 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

GRRR MUTTER GRRR PHAT TSK GRR MOAN

This is the sound of Peter365 realising he's missed an REM puzzle.

As for the spelling I'm not sure but I guess Michael Stipe did it to distinguish it from "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" which inspires the title.

Best not to try and make too much sense of Michael's lyrics and spellings.

New ablum out soon . Heard some promo tracks and it sounds awesome. Michael has a full grown grey beard which really makes him look his age.
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Hope I don't burst your bubble, but I don't think you saw my third REM puzzle ("Number 3, Number 4" in the August 2010 archives). I hope you did, because I directly referred to a fact I assumed you knew in the puzzle statement. If I was wrong I apologize.

And I've never heard "PHAT" as onomatopoeia before. I like it.
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I hadn't spotted that puzzle . It was nicely phrased and yes I was aware the connection to the chinese massacre. One small point of order Kate Pierson of the B52s who sings on "Shiny.." also sang on two other songs on the Out of Time album namely "Country Feedback" & "Me In Honey". She has an amazing voice which really suited the musical style of "Out of Time".

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