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Solitiare (Solitiare)
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Posted on Wednesday, November 30, 2011 - 4:29 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Possibly a quickie -

They knew she was from the South before she even opened her mouth.
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Her actions gave her away? her appearance? a possession? someone else? something else?

An odd guess: temperature relevant?
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Her actions gave her away? her appearance?This a possession?and this someone else? something else?

An odd guess: temperature relevant? Yes, but in a lateral way.
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The South = the former Confederate States of America?

South America? Southern Hemisphere?

"Lots of planets have a South"? Ok, technically the Doctor Who quote is "Lots of planets have a North", I *think*, but since you said South...
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Is she wearing something relevant? e.g. a sporting team's logo on a cap or jersey
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Is food relevant?

Is it relevant where this occurred?
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The South = the former Confederate States of America? In this case, yes, but could be anywhere in the sun belt.

South America? Southern Hemisphere? no

"Lots of planets have a South"? Ok, technically the Doctor Who quote is "Lots of planets have a North", I *think*, but since you said South... It's on planet earth.

Is she wearing something relevant? yes or yessish e.g. a sporting team's logo on a cap or jersey but not anything like this

Is food relevant? No

Is it relevant where this occurred? In the northern part of the US, specifically in Niagara Falls, NY. That may or may not help.
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Clothing for hot climates relevant? Or other items? Something useless in colder climates? Or less useful?
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Clothing for hot climates relevant? No; OTWTOr other items?yes Something useless in colder climates? Or less useful? OTWT altogether
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over the top clothing for a cold climate? i.e. she was expecting it to be colder and/or wetter than it was in reality, and this was given away by something she was wearing/had with her?
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over the top clothing for a cold climate? i.e. she was expecting it to be colder and/or wetter than it was in reality,Yes, OTRT! and this was given away by something she was wearing this /had with her?
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Was she wearing a coat? Raincoat?

Did she expect the North to be cold and rainy all the time? Because she was used to the Southern temperatures?
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Was she actually cold?
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carrying an umbrella?
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Was she wearing a coat? Raincoat? No to both, and n.r.

Did she expect the North to be cold and rainy all the time? Possibly, but not necessarily.Because she was used to the Southern temperatures?Yes, but n.r.

Was she actually cold? N.r., but it must have seemed that she was.

carrying an umbrella? n.r.
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Was she dressed like one going to the South Pole, even though it was summer in NY? Did she said something relevant? Among the others who were dressed in T-shirts (let's say), was she wearing a heavy costume and still pretending that it is too cold? Is this a true story? The attempts at going over the Niagara falls relevant? Relevant when (over the course of the year) this happened? (i.e., in spring/summer/fall/winter)? Are there any other persons relevant? Did she do a blatant mistake (in the eyes of the persons present)?
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Was she dressed like one going to the South Pole,not quite even though it was summer in NY? it was Did she said something relevant? no Among the others who were dressed in T-shirts (let's say), was she wearing a heavy costume and still pretending that it is too cold? DOYD of heavy. HINT: One item of clothing was notably unseasonable. Is this a true story? yes The attempts at going over the Niagara falls relevant? no Relevant when (over the course of the year) this happened? (i.e., in spring/summer/fall/winter)? summer Are there any other persons relevant? yes Did she do a blatant mistake (in the eyes of the persons present)? They certainly thought she was a little odd!
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The notably unseasonable item of clothing, was it
...any sort of cap or hat?
...a scarf?
...gloves?
...winter boots?
...a blanket?

Is it something that's unusual for the inhibitants of the region to wear even it it had been winter there?
Ski goggles perhaps?
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The notably unseasonable item of clothing, was it
...any sort of cap or hat? don't think you would call it that, but OTRT
...a scarf? OTRT
...gloves?
...winter boots?
...a blanket? no to these; OTWT

Is it something that's unusual for the inhibitants of the region to wear even it it had been winter there? I think that at least some of them would wear this in the wintertime there.
Ski goggles perhaps? no
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A muffler? Ski mask? Winter coat? Hood?
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A muffler? Ski mask? no to both, but OTRT Winter coat? OTWT Hood? No, but OTRT
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so this is something that's worn, at least partly, on the head right? is it a balaclava?
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Like a hat and a scarf...must be ear muffs? Or those wide headbands that cover the ears?
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One of those hood-like thingies that you can pull over your head so that it keeps warm your neck, ears, head and partly cheeks at the same time (dunno what they're called)?
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so this is something that's worn, at least partly, on the head right? Yesis it a balaclava? no

One of those hood-like thingies that you can pull over your head so that it keeps warm your neck, ears, head and partly cheeks at the same time (dunno what they're called)? a baclava, maybe? I didn't know either, until Andy suggested it. No, not one of them.

Like a hat and a scarf...must be ear muffs? yes! Or those wide headbands that cover the ears?
So why was she wearing earmuffs in the summertime? It wasn't *just* because she was feeling cold.
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Was she showing them off? Or hiding something? something she was ashamed off? Her iProduct earbuds? In order to avoid attracting muggers? (There was a news story about this some time ago, including people who thought it was worth the risk in order to show off) Would a headband work?
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Was she showing them off? Or hiding something? something she was ashamed off? No to all Her iProduct earbuds? heehee. No. In order to avoid attracting muggers? No, n.r. (There was a news story about this some time ago, including people who thought it was worth the risk in order to show off) Would a headband work? Possibly, or anything that covers the ears.
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Summer and winter in the Southern and Northern hemispheres are reversed. Did she think this applied to the Northern and Southern US?
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Summer and winter in the Southern and Northern hemispheres are reversed. Did she think this applied to the Northern and Southern US? No. She is not a blonde, and not dumb. There is a very good and logical reason for her to wear earmuffs, and it has to do with where she is.
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Are she protecting her ears? If so:from cold? Wind? Dust? Insects? Noise? Sun? Did she have them pierced recently? Or is there something wrong with them?
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is it noisy at the falls? I imagine it is...
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Hmm...is she you?
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is it noisy at the falls? I imagine it is...Yes, it is, but that's not the only or the main reason she wears earmuffs. Good advice: don't overthink this. Where did I hear that?
Hmm...is she you? No, but I wish I had thought to wear earmuffs when I was there.
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is it noisy at the falls? I imagine it is...Yes, it is, but that's not the only or the main reason she wears earmuffs. Good advice: don't overthink this. Where did I hear that?
Hmm...is she you? No, but I wish I had thought to wear earmuffs when I was there.
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Can you answer mine? Would anyone else there benefit from earmuffs? Is the weather relevant (except that it's too hot to warrant earmuffs)?
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Can you answer mine? Oops, overlooked them somehow! Would anyone else there benefit from earmuffs? Some of them might. Is the weather relevant (except that it's too hot to warrant earmuffs)?
Microclimate might be relevant.
Are she protecting her ears?YES If so:from cold? Wind?Partly this; no or n.r. to the rest. Dust? Insects? Noise? Sun? Did she have them pierced recently? Or is there something wrong with them? Yessish; she gets earaches easily.

Close enough for a
************SPOILER***************
She is subject to frequent earaches, and knew that the wind and spray at the falls would most likely trigger one. Everyone else must have thought she was just a hothouse flower!

Nice job, Galfisk. As I said before, you really know what winter is! Sorry for missing your post.

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