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Doriana (Doriana)
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Posted on Saturday, May 14, 2011 - 12:48 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

This could be part of the famous "stupidity series" as well, so figure out what happened that made me think the following.

Well, I hope it doesn't!
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was it something you heard on TV?

were they talking about something might or might not happen in the future? or something that already doesn't happen?

is it a natural phenomenon?
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was it something you heard on TV? yope, I had heard/seen it before

were they talking about something might or might not happen in the future? no or something that already doesn't happen? yesish

is it a natural phenomenon? no
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Is it something that humans must take action to keep going? To prevent? To start?

or will it continue without additional input from people? Happen anyway (without people) or stop on its own (without people)?
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were you reacting to hearing it on TV? to someone else speaking? to reading it?
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Is it something that humans must take action to keep going? yope To prevent? To start? yes to these two, although "prevent" might be a bit too hard

or will it continue without additional input from people? yope Happen anyway (without people) or stop on its own (without people)? np to these

were you reacting to hearing it on TV? to someone else speaking? to reading it? I had already reacted to it, but when someone pointed it out on TV, I reacted again.
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Is "it" an event? A disaster?
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Is "it" an event? noish A disaster? no
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quote:

or will it continue without additional input from people? yope Happen anyway (without people) or stop on its own (without people)? np to these




I do not know what "np" in "np to these" means, np = "nope?"?

I couldn't find "np" on Dromioofephesus's Wikipedia page... is there another LTPF list of abbreviations somewhere that I have missed?
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Oops, "np" is just a typo. I meant "no".
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Did you hear it in the news?
In an interview?
In a documentary?
In a movie?
In a series?
In a show?

Are celebreties relevant?
Are animals?
Buildings?

Did somebody misspeak or misread something?
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Are machines relevant?
Vehicles?
Anything else that's required for transportation?
Infrastructure?
Civil services?
Politics?
Money?
Architecture?
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Did you hear it in the news? no
In an interview? no
In a documentary? no
In a movie? no
In a series? no
In a show? yes

Are celebreties relevant? you could call the guy who said it a celebrity, but apart from that - no
Are animals? no
Buildings? no

Are machines relevant? DOYD of machine
Vehicles? YES
Anything else that's required for transportation? yesish
Infrastructure? yesish
Civil services?
Politics?
Money?
Architecture? no to rest

Did somebody misspeak or misread something? no, with an -ish for "misread"
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Any specific type of vehicle relevant?

Charlie Sheen relevant?
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Any specific type of vehicle relevant? yep!

Charlie Sheen relevant? no

Signs you spend too much time on the LTPF: Your b key doesn't work properly anymore... annoying!
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Is it one specific vehicle that's relevant?
One brand?
One model?

Is it a car?
A racecar?
A truck?
A train?
A subway?
A trolley car?
A bus?
A motorbike?
A moped?
A bike?
A boat?
A motorboat?
A ship?
A plane?
A helicopter?
An airship?
A rocket?

Is a specific town relevant?
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Is it one specific vehicle that's relevant? no
One brand? no
One model? no

Is it a car?
A racecar?
A truck?
A train? this - but not a train
A subway?
A trolley car?
A bus?
A motorbike?
A moped?
A bike?
A boat?
A motorboat?
A ship?
A plane?
A helicopter?
An airship?
A rocket?

Is a specific town relevant? no
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Several trains?
Trains of a specific company?
That frequent a specific route?
Is it the route itself (instead of the train) that's relevant?

Are strikes relevant?
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Several trains? yes
Trains of a specific company? yesish
That frequent a specific route? yesish
Is it the route itself (instead of the train) that's relevant? yesish - there's something that is even more relevant than the route or the trains

Are strikes relevant? no
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Hmm... What else...

Certain days?
Certain times of the day?
Certain passengers?
A specific station?
A certain point of view on the route?
A river or lake?
A bridge?
The train ticket prices?
Certain characteristics of the trains?
Like their top speed, for example?
Or something about their appearance?

The other day, I read an article that, IIRC, dealt with an error during the planning of a railroad bridge. Only the weight of the train itself had been considered for that. They had forgotten to add the weight of the passengers and their luggage. Something like that?
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Certain days?
Certain times of the day?
Certain passengers?
A specific station? yope
A certain point of view on the route?
A river or lake?
A bridge?
The train ticket prices?
Certain characteristics of the trains?
Like their top speed, for example?
Or something about their appearance?
no to rest

The other day, I read an article that, IIRC, dealt with an error during the planning of a railroad bridge. Only the weight of the train itself had been considered for that. They had forgotten to add the weight of the passengers and their luggage. Something like that? This would be perfect candidate for the Stupidity Series, but no, it's nothing like that
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Is the start point of the route relevant?
The end point?
A specific stopover?

Probably too specific for this place, but a wild guess... Stuttgart 21 relevant?
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Is the start point of the route relevant? yope
The end point? yope
A specific stopover? no

Probably too specific for this place, but a wild guess... Stuttgart 21 relevant? good guess, but no
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Has the route changed in a way?
Has the start point changed?
Has the end point changed?
Is construction relevant?
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Has the route changed in a way? possibly
Has the start point changed? no
Has the end point changed? no
Is construction relevant? possibly

O noez, there's a BLOOOOPER alert: A specific stopover? should be answered with YOPE.

I think there might be an FA here, and I'll do a RECAP to help others join:

Some days ago, I saw a TV show where someone pointed out something. I had seen/heard this something before and my reaction to it was "Well, I hope it doesn't". The whole thing is related to trains and (yope-ishly) to the route they take and their stops.
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Would a route change mean that the trains take longer to reach their destination?
Because they have to cover a longer distance?
Because they can't go as fast on the alternative route?
Because a different kind of train has to be used?
Because they have to stop at different/more stations?
Because there's now more traffic than usual on the new route, so that the trains are more likely to "block" each other?

Are waiting times at certain stations relevant?
Having to change trains at some point? Whereas no change was necessary on the usual route?

Do you live near a railroad?
On the alternative route?
So if more trains are on that route, you'll be exposed to more noise?

Does a change of route mean that certain stations aren't served (that usually are)?
Are they stations where you often get off or get on a train?
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Would a route change mean that the trains take longer to reach their destination? no
Because they have to cover a longer distance? no
Because they can't go as fast on the alternative route? no
Because a different kind of train has to be used? no
Because they have to stop at different no/more stations? quite the contrary
Because there's now more traffic than usual on the new route, so that the trains are more likely to "block" each other? no

Are waiting times at certain stations relevant?
Having to change trains at some point? Whereas no change was necessary on the usual route? no to all
There's still an FA, try not to focus on the route changes


Do you live near a railroad? yes, I can see it from my bedroom window, it's noisy and annoying, but IRREL for this puzzle (;
On the alternative route? no
So if more trains are on that route, you'll be exposed to more noise? no, FA

Does a change of route mean that certain stations aren't served (that usually are)? YES - but the same situation can occur when there are no route changes
Are they stations where you often get off or get on a train? no
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A historic station ( or station hotel ) is closing forever, was this the news?
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A historic station ( or station hotel ) is closing forever, was this the news? no
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Would the cost of the train ride go up?
Would the change make it more inconvenient for you to take the train? For anyone?
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Would the cost of the train ride go up? noez
Would the change make it more inconvenient for you to take the train? For anyone? possibly

I think there still is some kind of FA.
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Was it about whether a train will stop at a particular station or not?
Smaller stations being turned into "on demand" stops? all stations?
Trains won't stop at smaller stations if they are behind their schedule?
Less intermediate stops on long distance routes in order to increase average speed?
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Was it about whether a train will stop at a particular station or not? yes with a slight ish
Smaller stations being turned into "on demand" stops? all stations? nope
Trains won't stop at smaller stations if they are behind their schedule? annoying fact, but no
Less intermediate stops on long distance routes in order to increase average speed? {no}
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Is any of this relevant:
Express train service ( skipping several stations in the middle of the route, for example )?
Peak-hour service ( skipping every other or every third station during rush hour )?
A/B train service ( trains stopping only at stations designated by matching letter; some stations having both )?
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Is any of this relevant:
Express train service ( skipping several stations in the middle of the route, for example )?
Peak-hour service ( skipping every other or every third station during rush hour )?
A/B train service ( trains stopping only at stations designated by matching letter; some stations having both )?
none of these specifically, just skipping stations in general.

HINT: Re-read the puzzle statement
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So the TV show pointed out that a particular train doesn't stop at a particular station? and you thought (humorously) that it was good it didn't stop there?

Did the avoided station have an unfortunate name? that sounded like something else?
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So the TV show pointed out that a particular train doesn't stop at a particular station? yope - not just one train and one station and see next answer and you not only me thought (humorously) that it was good it didn't stop there? yesish, OTRT!

Did the avoided station have an unfortunate name? that sounded like something else? no to these, see previous answers
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Are these above ground trains?
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Are these above ground trains? yes
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Are these the stations the trains on that particular route(s) would not stop at anyway ? ( even without construction or whatever caused service interruption to other stations )
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Did you think that it was good that the train didn't stop there because
...the station is ugly (so that the people on the train won't have to see more of it than necessary)?
...the location of the station is ugly?
...the station is under construction?
...the station is busy as it is (so that one can do without the people who might've gotten off the train and walked around there)?
...the surroundings of the station are busy as they are?
...the train wouldn't block the platform by stopping there?

If the train doesn't stop at the station, does it simply go through the station? Past the very platform at which it would have stopped?
Or does it actually go around the station (so that people waiting there won't even see it)?

Wild guess: Is the air stream of a passing train that people on the platform can feel relevant?

Are noisy, drunken, obnoxious soccer fans relevant? xD
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Are these the stations the trains on that particular route(s) would not stop at anyway ? ( even without construction or whatever caused service interruption to other stations ) possibly - there are two cases: either these are stations were the train doesn't stop anyway, or there's construction etc. going on. The first one is more likely, though.

Did you think that it was good that the train didn't stop there because
...the station is ugly (so that the people on the train won't have to see more of it than necessary)?
...the location of the station is ugly?
...the station is under construction?
...the station is busy as it is (so that one can do without the people who might've gotten off the train and walked around there)?
...the surroundings of the station are busy as they are?
...the train wouldn't block the platform by stopping there? none of these, there might still be an FA

If the train doesn't stop at the station, does it simply go through the station? yes Past the very platform at which it would have stopped? possibly
Or does it actually go around the station (so that people waiting there won't even see it)? no

Wild guess: Is the air stream of a passing train that people on the platform can feel relevant? no

Are noisy, drunken, obnoxious soccer fans relevant? xD lol, no!

HINT: There seems to be an FA about stations that you should try to clear up.
And the exact wording of something is very relevant - remember that this could have been part of the stupidity series as well.
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Will the trains go through the stations without even slowing down? without signaling? without some other safety action?
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Will the trains go through the stations without even slowing down? without signaling? without some other safety action? irrel - just assume they go through the stations, and that's basically all you need to know about their non-stopping (:
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Did the person who said that the train wouldn't stop made a mistake when wording his statement?
Such as using a wrong expression for something?
And he ended up saying that the train wouldn't stop where a train obviously really shouldn't stop?
Did he make it sound as if the train wouldn't stop on the platform (that is, where all the people are waiting).
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Did the person who said that the train wouldn't stop made a mistake when wording his statement? maybe not a mistake, but you could definitely misunderstand it
Such as using a wrong expression for something? yesish
And he ended up saying that the train wouldn't stop where a train obviously really shouldn't stop? noish, but explore
Did he make it sound as if the train wouldn't stop on the platform (that is, where all the people are waiting). no
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Was it actually not a (railway) station where the train supposedly would not stop? Or a name of a place which was a railway station but also could be understood as something different?
Is it a famous place in Germany?
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Was it actually not a (railway) station where the train supposedly would not stop? yope Or a name of a place which was a railway station but also could be understood as something different? no
Is it a famous place in Germany? no
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Since this is drying up, here's another RECAP:

Someone on TV pointed out how the wording of a special statement is rather stupid because you can misunderstand it. Reading it the wrong way, my reaction was "Well, I hope it doesn't!"
The phrase is related to trains and them not stopping at some stations.
Find out were I read it before.
Potato (Potato)
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Posted on Friday, June 03, 2011 - 8:26 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did the doesn't in "Well, I hope it doesn't!" refer to the trains not stopping?

Instead of "at", did the person use a wrong preposition?
Such as
...at?
...on?
...under?

Did the speaker not mention the station but the name of the region only? Such as as referring to Hamburg Central Station as Hamburg only?

Is the name of the station relevant?
Is it also be the term for an object? Or a person's name?
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Posted on Friday, June 03, 2011 - 8:31 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did the doesn't in "Well, I hope it doesn't!" refer to the trains not stopping? yep

Instead of "at", did the person use a wrong preposition? no
Such as
...at?
...on?
...under?

Did the speaker FA not mention the station but the name of the region only? no Such as as referring to Hamburg Central Station as Hamburg only?

Is the name of the station relevant? no, the specific stations are not relevant. Small HINT: This occurs on more than one train line
Is it also be the term for an object? Or a person's name? no to both
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Posted on Friday, June 03, 2011 - 8:32 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

slight BLOOOPER:
There's NO preposition in the statement. Neither "at", nor a "wrong" one.
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Posted on Friday, June 03, 2011 - 9:14 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the statement a news headline? a text on a sign? a slogan? a (more or less) famous quotation?
Does the statement contain the word "train(s)"? the name of a railway company? the name of a location?
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Posted on Friday, June 03, 2011 - 9:28 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the statement a news headline? a text on a sign? this a slogan? a (more or less) famous quotation?
Does the statement contain the word "train(s)"? yes, "train" the name of a railway company? no the name of a locaion? no with a slight ish
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Is the text written in English?
In German?
In German but it's meaning and/or ambiguity is exactly the same in English?

Does the text contain "No train"?
Or "Train does not"?
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Is the text written in English?
In German? this
In German but it's meaning and/or ambiguity is exactly the same in English? yes, you can translate it 1:1

Does the text contain "No train"? no
Or "Train does not"? yes!
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Posted on Sunday, June 05, 2011 - 8:11 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Train does not stop [name of a station]? (without preposition)
Train does not stop everywhere? (which essentially means, you cannot be sure whether it stops at your station)
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Posted on Sunday, June 05, 2011 - 9:57 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Train does not stop [name of a station]? (without preposition) no
Train does not stop everywhere? (which essentially means, you cannot be sure whether it stops at your station) yep! Time for the

********SPOILER********
On the info screens at train stations it sometimes says "Train does not stop everywhere". It's obvious that they mean that the train does not stop on every station on its route. But you could be a smart ass and hope that it doesn't stop everywhere - I mean, would a train that stops everywhere move at all?
I had thought about that wording before, but some weeks ago, a comedian pointed it out in a show and I was happy I was not the only one.
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Oh, thanks for playing & thumbs up for Sundowner! Please have a look at my "Connekshuns" puzzle and my brandnew puzzle (:

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