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Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Thursday, September 26, 2013 - 12:59 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Though I have enough money, I have been unable to do something for the past two weeks. What?

I = me, Balin
Deholmes (Deholmes)
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Posted on Thursday, September 26, 2013 - 1:27 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is money normally required to do this? Is it expensive?
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Posted on Thursday, September 26, 2013 - 7:50 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

some technical issue around your bank account?
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Posted on Thursday, September 26, 2013 - 10:11 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Another puzzle with potato in its title?!

Any connection to the previous puzzle relevant? Lack of electricity relevant?

Is it an activity that you usually do every day?
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Thursday, September 26, 2013 - 4:25 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is money normally required to do this? Yes Is it expensive? No

some technical issue around your bank account? No

Another puzzle with potato in its title?! Realized that just after I posted it.

Any connection to the previous puzzle relevant? Lack of electricity relevant? No to both

Is it an activity that you usually do every day? No
Ixoye724 (Ixoye724)
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Posted on Thursday, September 26, 2013 - 4:47 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Can this be done at your home/living place?
Or must you go somewhere to do this?
Is this done alone? Or with another person/persons?
Do you need assistance to do this?
Is it a business transaction?
Is the money used to pay for a product? Service? Experience?
Is the money used to gain entry into something? A place? An event?
Do you look forward to doing this? Do you dread doing it? Are you neither?
Ba1in (Ba1in)
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Posted on Saturday, September 28, 2013 - 4:35 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Can this be done at your home/living place? Or must you go somewhere to do this? Both
Is this done alone? Or with another person/persons? Usually alone
Do you need assistance to do this? No
Is it a business transaction? Hmm... yope
Is the money used to pay for a product? Service? This, I'd say Experience?
Is the money used to gain entry into something? A place? An event? No to all
Do you look forward to doing this? Do you dread doing it? Are you neither? Neither
King_louie2 (King_louie2)
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Posted on Saturday, September 28, 2013 - 10:09 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Contracts or subscriptions relevant?
Data usage/limits relevant?
Ba1in (Ba1in)
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Posted on Sunday, September 29, 2013 - 12:28 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Contracts or subscriptions relevant? Data usage/limits relevant? No to both, OTWT
King_louie2 (King_louie2)
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Posted on Monday, September 30, 2013 - 11:15 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Your health/physical condition relevant?
Doctor's appointment relevant?
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Monday, September 30, 2013 - 9:26 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Your health/physical condition relevant? Doctor's appointment relevant? No to both
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Posted on Tuesday, October 01, 2013 - 9:58 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Other than for the two weeks in question, do you usually do this 'something':
...more than once a day?
...once a day?
...more than once a week?
...once a week?
...once a fortnight?
...less often than once a fortnight?
...at regular times?

Is the 'something' something most adults in your country would do as part of the chores of daily life, like vacuuming, brushing their teeth, paying bills?
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Tuesday, October 01, 2013 - 2:57 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Other than for the two weeks in question, do you usually do this 'something':
...more than once a day?
...once a day?
...more than once a week?
...once a week?
...once a fortnight? Between once a week and once every two weeks.
...less often than once a fortnight?
...at regular times?

Is the 'something' something most adults in your country would do as part of the chores of daily life, like vacuuming, brushing their teeth, paying bills? Yes, but none of the examples given.
Yojimbo (Yojimbo)
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Posted on Tuesday, October 01, 2013 - 11:27 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Doing laundry? Washing your car?
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Wednesday, October 02, 2013 - 12:44 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Doing laundry? This Washing your car?
Yojimbo (Yojimbo)
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Posted on Wednesday, October 02, 2013 - 12:52 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Doing your laundry at a laundromat?
If so, is it closed, as for renovation?
Are you traveling, and away from your laundry facilities?
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Wednesday, October 02, 2013 - 1:42 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Doing your laundry at a laundromat?
If so, is it closed, as for renovation?
Are you traveling, and away from your laundry facilities?
No to all
Yojimbo (Yojimbo)
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Posted on Wednesday, October 02, 2013 - 1:47 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Do you have laundry facilities in your home? Are they shared with others [e.g., a laundry room in an apartment building]?
Is your laundry facility somehow disabled?
Are you waiting for a new washing machine to be delivered? Installed?
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Wednesday, October 02, 2013 - 6:56 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Do you have laundry facilities in your home? See next Are they shared with others [e.g., a laundry room in an apartment building]? This. It's a laundry room in an apartment complex.
Is your laundry facility somehow disabled? No
Are you waiting for a new washing machine to be delivered? No Installed? No
Yojimbo (Yojimbo)
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Posted on Wednesday, October 02, 2013 - 7:06 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is your access to the apartment building laundry facility disrupted?
Are the machines there unavailable for use? Disabled? Too many neighbors doing laundry, preventing your access?
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Wednesday, October 02, 2013 - 2:46 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is your access to the apartment building laundry facility disrupted?
Are the machines there unavailable for use? Disabled? Too many neighbors doing laundry, preventing your access?
No to all
Yojimbo (Yojimbo)
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Posted on Wednesday, October 02, 2013 - 3:46 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is your inability to do laundry related to your physical condition? To your access to the facilities?
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Thursday, October 03, 2013 - 2:40 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is your inability to do laundry related to your physical condition? To your access to the facilities? No to both
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Posted on Thursday, October 03, 2013 - 2:47 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So you have enough money to do laundry at your shared laundromat, the means to access to the shared laundry, in which the machines are present, functional and not overused, but are unable to do so? Is this correct?

Do you have clothes to wash? Have you recently taken up naturism?
Yojimbo (Yojimbo)
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Are you lacking some essential component or item that thus prevents you from doing laundry? Is there a detergent shortage?
Is it relevant that it's a shared laundry facility? Are the machines always in use when you get there?
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Thursday, October 03, 2013 - 1:38 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So you have enough money to do laundry at your shared laundromat, the means to access to the shared laundry, in which the machines are present, functional and not overused, but are unable to do so? Yes Is this correct? Yes

Do you have clothes to wash? Yes Have you recently taken up naturism? I don't think that's allowed on campus... Either way, no.

Are you lacking some essential component or item that thus prevents you from doing laundry? Yes Is there a detergent shortage? No
Is it relevant that it's a shared laundry facility? Yes Are the machines always in use when you get there? No
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Posted on Thursday, October 03, 2013 - 9:18 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Do you need to buy token for the washing machine with your money, and the vendor has run out of tokens?
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Thursday, October 03, 2013 - 10:35 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Do you need to buy token for the washing machine with your money, and the vendor has run out of tokens? No, but OTRT
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Posted on Thursday, October 03, 2013 - 10:38 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the component a physical object, or something intangible, such as some sort of 'right' - e.g. there is a booking system that you somehow cannot use properly?
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Is there a machine which dispenses coins after currency is entered? Has it malfunctioned?
Credit cards relevant?
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Friday, October 04, 2013 - 4:32 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the component a physical object, This or something intangible, such as some sort of 'right' - e.g. there is a booking system that you somehow cannot use properly?

Is there a machine which dispenses coins after currency is entered? No! Has it malfunctioned?
Credit cards relevant? No
King_louie2 (King_louie2)
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Posted on Saturday, October 05, 2013 - 12:16 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Are the washing machines out of order?
Can others wash their laundry, but not you?
Is there something else relevant that has to do with the state of the laundry room/equipment?
Yojimbo (Yojimbo)
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Posted on Sunday, October 06, 2013 - 2:01 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

What the heck - is something wrong with your laundry basket? Did one of the other residents take it by mistake?
Amol (Amol)
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Posted on Sunday, October 06, 2013 - 7:43 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the washing machine coin operated ? And you do not have the right coins, though you have money in other forms ?

I vaguely remember there was a long-running washing-machine coin puzzle on this forum many many years ago..
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Sunday, October 06, 2013 - 8:05 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the washing machine coin operated ? And you do not have the right coins, though you have money in other forms ? Precisely.

****SPOILER****

The washers and dryers in my apartment's laundry room require $1.50 in quarters to operate. For a while, though I had enough money, I had no quarters, so I couldn't actually do laundry.

Nice solve Amol. New puzzle shortly.

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