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Solo1 (Solo1)
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Posted on Thursday, January 24, 2013 - 7:29 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Martin and I have something in common. Both of us are "sports" or "freaks of nature." Martin's freakishness is much, MUCH more freakish {i.e. rare) than mine.
Using (a little) logical thinking, and (a lot of) lateral thinking, can you figure out what is wrong with each of us?
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Posted on Thursday, January 24, 2013 - 7:54 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I = you?
Martin = H/A/M?

Do either of you possess characteristics that would be recognised by medical experts to satisfy the criteria of a disability? physical? mental?
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I = you? Yes
Martin = H/A/M? Yes. However, only the H part is relevant; age & gender are not.

Do either of you possess characteristics that would be recognised by medical experts to satisfy the criteria of a disability?No; at most a disadvantage. physical? In each case, what is wrong with us is a physical thing. mental? No.
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Posted on Friday, January 25, 2013 - 1:13 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Can your physical disadvantage be ascribed to one body part? Martin's?
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Posted on Friday, January 25, 2013 - 5:55 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Can your physical disadvantage be ascribed to one body part? Yes, although interconnected with other parts.Martin's? One type of body part.
I would even tell you the name of Martin's problem - it's called immigration-delay syndrome - but that might mislead you!
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Is this disadvantage located in a particular part of the body? above the neck? waist to neck? below the waist?
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Is this disadvantage located in a particular part of the body? above the neck? waist to neck? below the waist?In my case, below the waist.
In Martins, impossible to answer the question. Can you rephrase?
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Is your disadvantage in the feet? legs? knees?

Is Martins disadvantage in his whole body? In his soul? Mental condition? sanity?
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I've heard about Martin's condition so I won't continue with his questions as that would not be a lateral discovery.

Is your condition asymmetric, i.e. does it only occur/effect one side of your body?
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Does your condition effect your entire lower body? Below the knee? The feet?

Is Martin's condition that his body parts are arranged differently than normal? Like his organs are on the wrong side (I've heard of that, I don't know the name)? Or like his arms are like legs and his legs like arms?
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Is your disadvantage in the feet? legs? knees? No

Is Martins disadvantage in his whole body? In his soul? Mental condition? sanity? No to all.

Is your condition asymmetric, i.e. does it only occur/effect one side of your body?Yes, see below.

Does your condition effect your entire lower body? Below the knee? The feet? No to all.

Is Martin's condition that his body parts are arranged differently than normal? Like his organs are on the wrong side (I've heard of that, I don't know the name)?No, that is not Martin's condition; it's mine.
My appendix is - or was when I had one - on the wrong side, and I didn't know it until a few years ago when I was being operated on for something else. This happens, I'm told, to about 1 in every 85-150 people, so it is not terribly freakish.
Or like his arms are like legs and his legs like arms? No, no; nothing like that. But you are sort of OTRT, in a way.
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is Martin's disadvantage on or in his skin? blood? bones?

is it at the neck? at the waist?

on his left side? right side?
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is Martin's disadvantage on or in his skin? Yes blood? bones?

is it at the neck? at the waist? No to both.

on his left side? right side? Yes to both.
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is it a skin disease? strange pigmentation?

is it that thing where they can't go out in the sun and have to cover up completely?
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is it a skin disease? strange pigmentation? Yope, leaning to no, but sort of OTRT

is it that thing where they can't go out in the sun and have to cover up completely? No
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So, Martin is not albino?
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has he a skin condition which affects the colou of his skin? patchy? or even all over?
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has he a skin condition which affects the colou of his skin? patchy? or even all over? No; colour n.r. Assume he is of European origin.

So, Martin is not albino? No
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Hint: My problem was on the inside and therefore invisible. Martin's is visible, being skin-related, but you would have to know what you were looking for, and look very closely.
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Does Martin's condition show when he is clothed?
Is it hid by his hair, a scalp condition?
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Does Martin's condition show when he is clothed? Usually it would be visible, except maybe in very cold weather.
Is it hid by his hair, a scalp condition?No to both.
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Is it on his hands? lower legs? neck?
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Is it on his hands? er - yeslower legs? neck? so no to these
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does he have webbed fingers?
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does he have webbed fingers?No; you are sort of OTRT but may be going in the wrong direction.
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Does he have extra finger(s)?
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Does he have extra finger(s)? No; REALLY in the wrong direction.
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Missing a finger or thumb on one hand?
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Missing a finger or thumb on one hand? No, but you are now OTRT.
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missing part of a finger or thumb? if not fingers, should we be looking at toes?
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Such that they are not really fingers? I knew a man who could not open his hand more than a fist, possible?
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missing part of a finger or thumb? Yopish\yope if not fingers, should we be looking at toes? No, don't look at toes.

Such that they are not really fingers? His fingers are fingers. I knew a man who could not open his hand more than a fist, possible? No, he can make a fist, and do almost everything with his hands that the rest of us can, except for one thing...
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Can't point? make V for victory? finger is short? long? missing nails?
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Can't point? make V for victory?No; he can do these. finger is short? long? Neither missing nails? No, but you are VERY close.
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Extra nails?
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missing fingerprints?
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Extra nails? No, not even retractable ones, kitteh-style.
missing fingerprints? Yes!

************SPOILER*************
Martin has adermatoglyphia, which afflicts, AFAWK, only 4 extended families world wide - 16 people in one Swiss family alone. This lack of fingerprints makes it difficult for them to cross international borders, or do anything for which a fingerprint is required.


A cheezburger for Kaylee, a venisonburger for Dave, and her comestible of choice for Shez - and my thanks to all.
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Thanks for recognizing my love of venison (preferably northwest American Elk)
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thanks, I'll take the cheezburger too!
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kaylee and shez kittehz can haz cheezburgerz? yayz! ^_^

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