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Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Thursday, September 05, 2013 - 3:41 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Why have I been willingly inflicting a certain punishment on myself for the past two weeks?

I = me, Balin; this puzzle is G-rated, or at least PG
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Posted on Thursday, September 05, 2013 - 5:51 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

is sports relevant? Tolkien relevant? school? "a certain punishment" - denying yourself something you want? forcing yourself to do something you don't want to do? physically causing pain to yourself? is this "punishment" harmful? or merely unpleasant?

O.O you haven't been depriving yourself of five guyz have you? balin kitteh!
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Posted on Thursday, September 05, 2013 - 10:49 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is our great forum relevant?
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Thursday, September 05, 2013 - 12:57 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

is sports relevant? Tolkien relevant? school? No to all
"a certain punishment" - denying yourself something you want? forcing yourself to do something you don't want to do? physically causing pain to yourself? A little bit of the first two. Possible FA
is this "punishment" harmful? or merely unpleasant? This

O.O you haven't been depriving yourself of five guyz have you? balin kitteh! Turns out, there's one near campus. So no...

Is our great forum relevant? No
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Posted on Thursday, September 05, 2013 - 1:17 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

School relevant?
Doriana (Doriana)
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Posted on Thursday, September 05, 2013 - 9:18 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Food relevant? money? media consumption?
Kyeannpepper (Kyeannpepper)
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Posted on Friday, September 06, 2013 - 12:08 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Are you pretending to be a house elf? No? OK.

Is the title relevant? If so, are potatoes relevant? Different pronunciations of a word?
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Posted on Friday, September 06, 2013 - 1:33 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is Potato the LTPF member relevant? she's already been the subject of one of my puzzles =P
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Friday, September 06, 2013 - 2:04 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

School relevant? Food relevant? money? media consumption? No to all

Are you pretending to be a house elf? No? OK. =D

Is the title relevant? Tangentially If so, are potatoes relevant? Different pronunciations of a word? Is Potato the LTPF member relevant? No to all
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Posted on Friday, September 06, 2013 - 4:39 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Films relevant?

wait... There's a person named POTATO ON THE FORUM!?!? My god... I found purpose...
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Friday, September 06, 2013 - 5:19 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Films relevant? No

wait... There's a person named POTATO ON THE FORUM!?!? My god... I found purpose... Yes there is. Don't know if she's been on for a while though.
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Posted on Friday, September 06, 2013 - 10:52 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Do you expect any benefit from inflicting that punishment on you? If so, for you? for others? a health benefit? financial? emotional?

Other people relevant? If so, H/A/M? F?
Balin (Balin)
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Do you expect any benefit from inflicting that punishment on you? Yes If so, for you? Yes for others? No a health benefit? financial? emotional? No to these

Other people relevant? No If so, H/A/M? F?
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Posted on Saturday, September 07, 2013 - 8:51 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Do you expect to have more time on your hands for something important?
Balin (Balin)
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Do you expect to have more time on your hands for something important? No
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Posted on Saturday, September 07, 2013 - 4:26 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Would everyone consider this a punishment?

Does the punishment involve doing something instead of something else (e.g. eating potatoes instead of rice)?

Do you expect an academic benefit? an improved relation to someone else?
Balin (Balin)
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Would everyone consider this a punishment? No. Good question

Does the punishment involve doing something instead of something else Yes (e.g. eating potatoes instead of rice)? But not this

Do you expect an academic benefit? No an improved relation to someone else? No
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Religion/church relevant? transportation? internet?
Doriana (Doriana)
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Have you stopped inflicting the punishment on you by now? If not, are you planning to continue doing so for less than a week? less than a month? less than half a year? more than that?
Balin (Balin)
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Religion/church relevant? transportation? internet? No to all

Have you stopped inflicting the punishment on you by now? No If not, are you planning to continue doing so for less than a week? If all goes well, this. less than a month? less than half a year? more than that?
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Does the punishmen occur every day? more than once a day?

Sleep relevant?
Doriana (Doriana)
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Posted on Sunday, September 08, 2013 - 5:40 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

punishment* O:-)
Balin (Balin)
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Does the punishmen occur every day? Yes more than once a day? No

Sleep relevant? Yes
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Posted on Sunday, September 08, 2013 - 4:27 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Do you sleep more than usual? less than usual? Do you go to bed earlier? later? Do you get up earlier? later?

Do you sleep in a different location than usual?
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Sunday, September 08, 2013 - 5:35 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Do you sleep more than usual? less than usual? Do you go to bed earlier? later? Do you get up earlier? later? All irrel

Do you sleep in a different location than usual? Yes
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Posted on Sunday, September 08, 2013 - 5:55 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

On the couch? instead of in bed?
Balin (Balin)
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On the couch? instead of in bed? Yes!
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Is something wrong with your bed?
Balin (Balin)
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Is something wrong with your bed? No
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Do you feel more secure sleeping on the couch? Is it more comfortable on the couch because the it's warmer/cooler there than in bed?
Balin (Balin)
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Do you feel more secure sleeping on the couch? Is it more comfortable on the couch because the it's warmer/cooler there than in bed? No to both
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Is the expected benefit related to the quality of sleep? the quantity? Or is it not related to sleep at all?

Relevant where in your room the sofa and the bed are?
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is this puzzle g-rated or grated?

have you lent your bed to someone else?
Balin (Balin)
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Is the expected benefit related to the quality of sleep? the quantity? Or is it not related to sleep at all? This

Relevant where in your room the sofa and the bed are? FA, Yes

is this puzzle g-rated or grated? It is G-rated.

have you lent your bed to someone else? No
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most sofas are not in bedrooms here in the US, so I am imagining that would be our truly doriana kitteh'z FA?

Is the room with the sofa (living room? family room? den? relevant?) far away from your bedroom? Is the issue that you can hear something outside from your bedroom window that you can't in the room with the sofa?
Balin (Balin)
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most sofas are not in bedrooms here in the US, so I am imagining that would be our truly doriana kitteh'z FA? Correct.

Is the room with the sofa (living room? This family room? den? relevant?) far away from your bedroom? Yes Is the issue that you can hear something outside from your bedroom window that you can't in the room with the sofa? No
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Is there renovation work being done in your bedroom?
Balin (Balin)
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Is there renovation work being done in your bedroom? No, but somewhat OTRT
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Are you still sleeping on the couch?

We can haz hint plz?
Balin (Balin)
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Are you still sleeping on the couch? I am not, but irrel

We can haz hint plz? Sure. HINT: Something I do every night is relevant.
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Posted on Sunday, September 22, 2013 - 6:49 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

take a bath/shower?
Doriana (Doriana)
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Reading relevant? Source of light? Was there no electricity in your bedroom?
Balin (Balin)
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take a bath/shower? No

Reading relevant? Source of light? No to both, but...
Was there no electricity in your bedroom? Yes.
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Using/charging your laptop/phone relevant?
Balin (Balin)
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Using/charging your laptop/phone relevant? Yes, my phone. One last bit of information should end this.
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Do you listen to music on your phone? docking stations relevant?
Balin (Balin)
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Do you listen to music on your phone? Yes docking stations relevant? No

****SPOILER****

I usually listen to music when I sleep, and my phone also acts as my alarm clock. For these reasons, I like charging my phone near where I sleep. For a couple weeks, my apartment was having electricity problems which affected the bedroom but not the living room, so I slept on the couch so I could charge my phone.

Nice work, and good solve Doriana. New puzzle when I think of one.

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