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I don't know why I'm on a "Game of Thrones" puzzle title kick - I've never even watched the show. But whatever works...

Trivia hounds and puzzlers should know that in some countries, such as China, the bride traditionally wears a red dress, not white. However, in one scenario (that I just made up right now)...


Why did the groom wear red at his wedding?
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Was the 'red' part of his clothing? Relevant which part of the attire?

Is his ethnicity relevant?

Is any relevant party colour-blind?
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Was it a real wedding, as in two people really being married to each other? And the groom is HAM?

Was he getting married to a woman? Or a man?

Did he intend to wear red from the start? Was it supposed to symbolise something?
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Was the 'red' part of his clothing? Yes Relevant which part of the attire? Yes

Is his ethnicity relevant? No

Is any relevant party colour-blind? No

Was it a real wedding, as in two people really being married to each other? Yes And the groom is HAM? Yes, and the bride is HAF

Was he getting married to a woman? See above Or a man?

Did he intend to wear red from the start? No, good question Was it supposed to symbolise something? No
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Posted on Tuesday, November 12, 2013 - 11:28 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So, did he decide to wear red on the wedding day itself? Hours before the wedding? Minutes? The day before? During the last week? Month? Even longer ago?

Was his original clothes somehow dyed red? Or in other way transformed? Or did he physically change the actual set of clothes he intended to wear?
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Which part was red:

Top hat? Suit? Jacket? Pants? Waistcoat? Tie? Shirt? Underpants? Socks? Pocket watch? Rings?

Is he wearing a costume which would be fairly common for an American, European or Australasian man to wear at his wedding?

Is the entirety of the garment red, or just part?
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So, did he decide to wear red on the wedding day itself? Yes Hours before the wedding? Minutes? An hour at most, probably less The day before? During the last week? Month? Even longer ago?

Was his original clothes somehow dyed red? No Or in other way transformed? Not "transformed" red Or did he physically change the actual set of clothes he intended to wear? Yes

Which part was red:

Top hat? Suit? Jacket? Pants? Waistcoat? Tie? Shirt? Underpants? Socks? Pocket watch? Rings? None of these!

Is he wearing a costume which would be fairly common for an American, European or Australasian man to wear at his wedding? No

Is the entirety of the garment red, or just part? Entirety
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Posted on Tuesday, November 12, 2013 - 8:23 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did he wear a dress? A burqa? A morphsuit? Nothing but a pair of shoes? An elmo costume?
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A jumpsuit?
Not prison garb, is it? Tho that is supposed to be orange, not red. Just a WAG.
Is a particular shade of red relevant?
If so, LTPF list of tints.
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Did he wear a dress? A burqa? A morphsuit? Nothing but a pair of shoes? An elmo costume? None of these

A jumpsuit? No
Not prison garb, is it? No Tho that is supposed to be orange, not red. Just a WAG.
Is a particular shade of red relevant? No
If so, LTPF list of tints.
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Was there something unusual about the wedding? Were guests shocked at his choice of attire? At the colour of his attire?

Was he making a statement of some kind? Did he feel some sort of obligation to wear red? Was red somehow a more 'appropriate' colour than what he was originally wearing? Did his bride also wear red? Did any of the guests?

Was it relevantly a religious ceremony? Location relevant?
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Was there something unusual about the wedding? No Were guests shocked at his choice of attire? Perhaps initially, but not when they found out why At the colour of his attire? Same

Was he making a statement of some kind? No Did he feel some sort of obligation to wear red? No Was red somehow a more 'appropriate' colour than what he was originally wearing? No Did his bride also wear red? No Did any of the guests? Irrel

Was it relevantly a religious ceremony? Yes Location relevant? Yes
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Was it an eastern religious ceremony? If so: Hindu/Sikh/Buddhist/Shinto/Islamic?

Did it take place at a religious venue? A temple of sorts? Temple decorations relevant?
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Do most grooms today wear the article of clothing that was red? Was the red article of clothing shoes? Cufflinks? Some form of jewelry? Vest? Belt? Hat?

Is the specific era/place relevant? If so [LTPF list of centuries and/or continents]?
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Was it an eastern religious ceremony? No If so: Hindu/Sikh/Buddhist/Shinto/Islamic?

Did it take place at a religious venue? Yes A temple of sorts? No, not a temple Temple decorations relevant? No

Do most grooms today wear the article of clothing that was red? No Was the red article of clothing shoes? Cufflinks? Some form of jewelry? Vest? Belt? Hat? None of these

Is the specific era/place relevant? The wedding locale is relevant If so [LTPF list of centuries and/or continents]? Assume modern-day US
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Was the wedding ceremony?:
Jewish?
Islamic?
Christian? Specifically...
Catholic?
Protestant?
Mormon?
Tribal/Animism?

Is the article of clothing religious in nature? Is it a robe? Yamulke? Some sort of head covering?
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Was the wedding ceremony?:
Jewish?
Islamic?
Christian? Specifically... This, denomination is not relevant. Presume... Baptist.
Catholic?
Protestant?
Mormon?
Tribal/Animism?

Is the article of clothing religious in nature? Not exactly, may depend on the denomination Is it a robe? It is a type of robe, yes Yamulke? Some sort of head covering?
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Is it a robe that is still frequently worn in modern-day US? Is it a dressing gown or bathrobe? Preaching garb? Judge's robes? Ceremonial (ministerial) robes? Academic robes?
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Is it a robe that is still frequently worn in modern-day US? Yes Is it a dressing gown or bathrobe? Preaching garb? None of these, this is closest Judge's robes? Ceremonial (ministerial) robes? Academic robes?
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Choir robes? Did he have to fill in as a chorister at his own wedding? Or immediately beforehand?
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Choir robes? Yes Did he have to fill in as a chorister at his own wedding? No, but clever thought Or immediately beforehand? No
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Were the choir robes his? Or did they belong to the church?

Did he wear choir robes simply because it was a garment readily available at the church? If there had been some other, unblemished formal wear nearby, would he have worn that instead?

Was his normal wedding outfit missing? Soiled?
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Were the choir robes his? Or did they belong to the church? This

Did he wear choir robes simply because it was a garment readily available at the church? Yes If there had been some other, unblemished formal wear nearby, would he have worn that instead? Yes

Was his normal wedding outfit missing? Soiled? This. Figure out how.
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Did he hire his suit or previously own it? Relevant?

Was it soiled when he got it from the hire shop? Was it clean when he put it on that morning? Was it soiled by some external force? Did he soil it himself somehow (oh dear)? Did it fall victim to something red, such as wine or blood?
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Did he hire his suit or previously own it? Relevant? Irrel

Was it soiled when he got it from the hire shop? No Was it clean when he put it on that morning? Yes Was it soiled by some external force? Yes Did he soil it himself somehow (oh dear)? No, but this is heading towards the right track Did it fall victim to something red, such as wine or blood? No
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Did he spill something on himself? Walk into something? Bodily functions relevant?

Was the outfit soiled by a solid? A liquid? Some combination of the two? Was it a substance that damaged the suit in any way? Could it be dry-cleaned easily after the wedding?

Did the stain/soiling happen over a large surface area, or was it quite concentrated? Would the stain cause some kind of offense outside of making the groom look unkempt? Is it relevant that he's in a baptist church for reasons other than the ready availability of choir robes?
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Did he spill something on himself? It wasn't his fault, but Yes Walk into something? No Bodily functions relevant? Yes

Was the outfit soiled by a solid? A liquid? This Some combination of the two? Was it a substance that damaged the suit in any way? Presumably Could it be dry-cleaned easily after the wedding? I don't know; I've never had this spilled on myself and I don't want to

Did the stain/soiling happen over a large surface area, This or was it quite concentrated? Would the stain cause some kind of offense outside of making the groom look unkempt? Yes Is it relevant that he's in a baptist church for reasons other than the ready availability of choir robes? There is one other reason that only requires the facility to be indoors.
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It sounds by all accounts like he managed to pee all over his suit. Was he wearing it at the time? Was he in the men's room as it happened, or for some reason carrying a sample of his own urine?

It also sounds like something caused him to misdirect. Did someone bump into him? Did someone or something startle him? Was there an earthquake? Some kind of structural issue with the church?
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It sounds by all accounts like he managed to pee all over his suit. He did not. Was he wearing it at the time? Yes Was he in the men's room as it happened, Yes or for some reason carrying a sample of his own urine?

It also sounds like something caused him to misdirect. Did someone bump into him? Did someone or something startle him? Was there an earthquake? All no... Some kind of structural issue with the church? ...except This-ish.
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Did someone else pee on him? My word, this is going to make for the greatest Best Man's speech ever!
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I've heard that best men speeches sometimes take the piss out of the groom, but this is something else!

Is it indeed someone else's urine? If so, is it relevant who? Are they a small child? Are they an adult?
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Did someone else pee on him? Is it indeed someone else's urine? If so, is it relevant who? Are they a small child? Are they an adult? No, FA - it was not urine

My word, this is going to make for the greatest Best Man's speech ever!

I've heard that best men speeches sometimes take the piss out of the groom, but this is something else! I have yet to attend a wedding reception with a best man speech.
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Was the liquid hot? Did it have a color? Did it have a smell? Was it edible? Was it wedding-related? Is that type of liquid commonly found in churches?
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Did he vomit?
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Was the liquid hot? No Did it have a color? Yes Did it have a smell? Yes Was it edible? No Was it wedding-related? No Is that type of liquid commonly found in churches? In all buildings. "Urine" was OTRT Did he vomit? No
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Did the church's sewage system work all right?
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Did the church's sewage system work all right? Nope!
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Was there rust in the liquid?
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Was the groom's suit contaminated with the contains of the sewage system?
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Was there rust in the liquid? No

Was the groom's suit contaminated with the contains of the sewage system? Yes, and this will do.

****SPOILER****

Just before his wedding, the groom went to use the church's bathroom, but a sewage pipe broke and covered him with the contents. He did not have a spare suit ready, so after he washed up as best he could, the church lent him a red choir robe to wear so he could be presentable.

Nice work everyone. New puzzle when I think of one, and while I do, someone ask questions on "Achievement (Hunter) unlocked" please.

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