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Alexanderhamilton (Alexanderhamilton)
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Posted on Monday, November 04, 2013 - 4:21 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

An acquaintance and I had a scrund that was recently corrected. Although I treated the revelation with some indifference, he was mortified.
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Was the scrund related to language? Customs? Etiquette/behaviour?

Had your acquaintance's realisation revealed a faux pas he had committed at some point? Did it reveal an uncomfortable truth about himself? Did it reveal an unfortunate implication about himsef (however true or likely)?
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Was the scrund related to language? Customs? Etiquette/behaviour? No to all, except a broad definition of 'behavior'

Had your acquaintance's realisation revealed a faux pas he had committed at some point? No Did it reveal an uncomfortable truth about himself? Yes Did it reveal an unfortunate implication about himsef (however true or likely)? Yes
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Is the age/profession/ethnicity/location/gender/religion/political orientation/criminal record/personal grooming habits of your friend relevant? Or could you have been equally mortified had you made one or two different decisions over the course of your life?

Does the scrund relate to human nature? Does it relate to stereotypes of any kind?
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Is the age/profession/ethnicity/location/gender/religion This /political orientation/criminal record/personal grooming habits of your friend relevant? Or could you have been equally mortified had you made one or two different decisions over the course of your life? They'd have to be pretty life-altering decisions

Does the scrund relate to human nature? Does it relate to stereotypes of any kind? No to both
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Is your friend Christian? If so, Catholic? Protestant? Orthodox? Some other denomination? Is he Jewish? Muslim? Buddhist?

Same questions for you, if relevant.

Is the scrund related to a religion? If so, your friend's religion? Your religion?
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Is your friend Christian? This If so, Catholic? Protestant? This Orthodox? Some other denomination? ...but also this Is he Jewish? Muslim? Buddhist?

Same questions for you, if relevant. Anglican, and I suppose its slightly relevant

Is the scrund related to a religion? If so, your friend's religion? Your religion? The scrund itself has nothing to do with religion
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So, does he subscribe to a specific relevant branch of protestantism, or his he part of a religion that uses christian principles or practices in conjunction with others (such as messianic judaism)? Or does he have a foot in more than one camp (not a left foot, of course - that would involve Catholicism)?
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So, does he subscribe to a specific relevant branch of protestantism, This, no to rest or his he part of a religion that uses christian principles or practices in conjunction with others (such as messianic judaism)? Or does he have a foot in more than one camp (not a left foot, of course - that would involve Catholicism)?
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Is he:

Anglican?
Baptist?
Congregational?
Lutheran?
Methodist?
Presbyterian?
Reformed?
Calvanist?
Brethren (open or exclusive)?
Pietist?
Apostolic?
Pentecostal?
Charismatic/Neo-Charismatic?
Uniting?
Adventist?

Stretching the definition, but just to cover all bases:

Unitarian?
Salvation Army?
LDS?
SDA?
Alexanderhamilton (Alexanderhamilton)
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Posted on Tuesday, November 05, 2013 - 10:31 pm:
Is he:

Anglican?
Baptist?
Congregational?
Lutheran?
Methodist?
Presbyterian?
Reformed?
Calvanist?
Brethren (open or exclusive)?
Pietist?
Apostolic?
Pentecostal?
Charismatic/Neo-Charismatic?
Uniting?
Adventist?

Stretching the definition, but just to cover all bases:

Unitarian?
Salvation Army?
LDS? This one
SDA?
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Polygamy relevant?
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Polygamy relevant?
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Polygamy relevant? No
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I like the way 'Polygamy' was asked twice.

Does it concern faith tenets of Mormons? Historical underpinnings? Worship practices? Architecture? Diaspora? Political power? Evangelisation? Film Industry> Underpants?
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Does it concern faith tenets of Mormons? Some of this Historical underpinnings? And this Worship practices? Noish Architecture? Diaspora? Political power? Evangelisation? Film Industry> Underpants? No to the rest
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Time for a hint I think:

It would help if you could nail down where exactly this conversation took place.
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Posted on Tuesday, November 26, 2013 - 9:35 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did the conversation take place at a private residence? If so, yours? your friend's?
Did it take place in a public place? If so, a store? restaurant? office? government building? religious building?
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Did the conversation take place at a private residence? If so, yours? your friend's?
Did it take place in a public place? If so, a store? restaurant? This one office? government building? religious building?
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Dietary laws relevant? Food relevant? Drink?
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Dietary laws relevant? Food relevant? Drink? Yes to all
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Without knowing much about Mormanism, a wild stab--
was he forbidden from consuming alcohol? And the revelation of the scrund informed him that he had? Or that he did all the time?

Perhaps the scrund was that, when you cook with wine/beer/liquor, all the alcohol "cooks off"?

Perhaps I'm on the completely wrong track?
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Without knowing much about Mormanism, a wild stab--
was he forbidden from consuming alcohol? And the revelation of the scrund informed him that he had? Or that he did all the time?

Perhaps the scrund was that, when you cook with wine/beer/liquor, all the alcohol "cooks off"?

Perhaps I'm on the completely wrong track? No, you pretty much have it.

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A common scrund is that cooking with alcohol, the alcohol "cooks off," leaving a nonalcoholic meal. But studies have consistently found that cooking in alcohol actually retains much of the alcoholic content. Depending on the method of cooking, as much as 85% of the alcohol could be transferred to the meal. Practically speaking, the chance of intoxication is still next to none, but the alcohol is still there.

A Mormon friend and I had the scrund corrected over dinner. Mormons are of course forbidden from drinking intoxicating substances, with most even forgoing caffeinated beverages. I was mildly interested in the revelation, but as he was horrified that he had unintentionally broken his faith's code of conduct many times throughout his life. Especially since at the time, he was digging into a pasta alla vodka!
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Posted on Saturday, December 28, 2013 - 5:28 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Wow, hooray for wild stabs!
I think I've tried more than once, unsuccessfully, to convince my culinary friends of this fact. It must be a very ingrained scrund. Good puzzle.
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Posted on Thursday, January 02, 2014 - 5:45 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Ooh, I had this scrund. Good one.

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