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Nimue (Nimue)
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Deirdre sent three poems to a magazine & got a particularly nice surprise -- & not just because one was accepted. What was it?
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Were any comments made in response about the quality of the two poems that were NOT accepted (other than the simple fact of their non-acceptance)? Was the one that WAS accepted in fact the one of the three that she was least confident about?
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Did the editor respond in verse? (Possibly quoting your poem?)
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Was the nice surprise money? Was it a Christmas bonus? which I imagine even an atheist would not turn down, and which is a nice thought in any case.
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Were any comments made in response about the quality of the two poems that were NOT accepted (other than the simple fact of their non-acceptance)? noWas the one that WAS accepted in fact the one of the three that she was least confident about? irrel
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Did the editor respond in verse? no(Possibly quoting your poem? I'm not Deirdre; although I do sent out poetry & get both acceptances & rejections, this particular nice surprise never happened to me or to anyone as far as I know. I made it up.
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Was the nice surprise money? no Was it a Christmas bonus? nowhich I imagine even an atheist would not turn down, and which is a nice thought in any case.
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Was the surprise just a coincidence? e.g. she discovered the editor was an old classmate, or an old friend she had lost contact with? Anything like that?
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Was the surprise just a coincidence? e.g. she discovered the editor was an old classmate, or an old friend she had lost contact with? noAnything like that? no
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Did Deidre receive any additional tangible or intangible benefit due to the publication? Was she sent something by the magazine? Is the specific magazine relevant?

Would she have received the nice surprise had none of her poems been accepted? If they'd all been accepted? If she'd never read the magazine after publication? If no other relevant party had read the magazine after publication?

Was the nice surprise a discovery of some sort? Did she learn something about her poems after seeing them in print? Did she learn something about herself? About another relevant third party?
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Did Deidre receive any additional tangible or intangible benefit due to the publication? no Was she sent something by the magazine? no Is the specific magazine relevant? no

Would she have received the nice surprise had none of her poems been accepted? no If they'd all been accepted? no If she'd never read the magazine after publication? yesIf no other relevant party had read the magazine after publication? yes

Was the nice surprise a discovery of some sort? noDid she learn something about her poems after seeing them in print? no Did she learn something about herself? noAbout another relevant third party? no
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HINT: The surprise appealed to many people Deirdre told about it, even if they had no interest in Deirdre or her poems.
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Was the acceptance in the form of a letter? If so, was she surprised immediately upon receiving the envelope? Upon opening it? While reading the letter? After reading it? Because of something in the envelope other than the letter?
If not, did it come as an email? Phone call? Public announcement of some kind?

Was she pleasantly surprised by a policy of the magazine? Did the surprise have to do with the way they informed her that two of the poems had not been accepted?

Did they relate some kind of good news not directly related to her poem? Was there clever and witty wording in the letter?
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Was the acceptance in the form of a letter? irrelIf so, was she surprised immediately upon receiving the envelope? Upon opening it? While reading the letter? The surprise came in the message itself, whether by letter, e3mail or telephoneAfter reading it? Because of something in the envelope other than the letter?
If not, did it come as an email? irrelPhone call? irrel Public announcement of some kind? no

Was she pleasantly surprised by a policy of the magazine? yesish Did the surprise have to do with the way they informed her that two of the poems had not been accepted? yesish

Did they relate some kind of good news not directly related to her poem? no Was there clever and witty wording in the letter? yope
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Was she please because she learned something? Something useful? Or interesting?
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Was she please because she learned something? no Something useful? noOr interesting? no
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HINT: What would I particularly like??
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Pictures/descriptions of rich, delicious, scrumptious desserts?
If so:
Did the editors know of your delight in same?
Or was this their standard acceptance letter?
Were they a food magazine, or something like that?
Or as publishers, they published such a magazine, or printed cookbooks?
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Pictures/descriptions of rich, delicious, scrumptious desserts?Of course, I love these, but that's irrel.
If so:
Did the editors know of your delight in same? Some do, but irrel.
Or was this their standard acceptance letter?
no


Were they a food magazine, or something like that? no
Or as publishers, they published such a magazine, or printed cookbooks? no
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HINT: What would YOU like to see in an editor??
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What I would like to see is a check, but you say money is not involved.
Did the message show that the editor was aware of something happening in Dierdre's life - not her birthday, but perhaps wedding anniversary or something of that nature? job change? etc?
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HINT: What would YOU like to see in an editor??
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What I would like to see is a check, but you say money is not involved. Money is irrel
Did the message show that the editor was aware of something happening in Dierdre's life - not her birthday, but perhaps wedding anniversary or something of that nature? no job change? no etc? no
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Is the reason the two other poems were not selected the reason that she was delighted?
Was she reassured that the editor was good at her job?
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Is the reason the two other poems were not selected the reason that she was delighted? no
Was she reassured that the editor was good at her job? no
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was the letter of acceptance and rejection in the form of a poem? a humourous one?
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was the letter of acceptance and rejection in the form of a poem? no a humourous one? no
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Did rejected poems qualify for some contest?

Was the response automated?
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Did rejected poems qualify for some contest? no

Was the response automated? no
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HINT: This is the LTPF, remember?
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Were you able to use the subject matter of your unpublished poems as the basis for a puzzle?

Were you able to post them in the chatroom as weightless poetry?
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Sorry. When I say you, I mean Deidre.
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Were you able to use the subject matter of your unpublished poems as the basis for a puzzle? no

Were you able to post them in the chatroom as weightless poetry? irrel



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Sorry. When I say you, I mean Deidre. This really didn't happen to me, although I would have loved it to
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Is any of the following relevant about Deirdre? her age? her profession? her ethnicity? her gender? her religion? her social status? her education?

Did the editor know anything about Deidre (e.g. the above mentioned characteristics)?
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Is any of the following relevant about Deirdre? her age? her profession? her ethnicity? her gender? her religion? her social status? her education?all are irrel

Did the editor know anything about Deidre (e.g. the above mentioned characteristics)? no
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Was the subject matter lateral puzzles? A self-referencing lateral puzzle, specifically this one?
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Was the subject matter lateral puzzles? no, but you're ORT (on the right track) A self-referencing lateral puzzle, specifically this one? no
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Was the subject matter puzzles of any kind? Was it about scrunds? Neologisms? Breaking rules? Things that well-meaning people say that turn out to be STOOOOOOOOPID? Were the poems about poems or poetry (or associated linguistic techniques)?
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Was the subject matter puzzles of any kind? Was it about scrunds? Neologisms? Breaking rules? Things that well-meaning people say that turn out to be STOOOOOOOOPID? Were the poems about poems or poetry (or associated linguistic techniques)?irrel to all. The subject matter of the poems is irrel!!
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RECAP: Add the following to the puzzle description: Nothing about the content of poems is relevant, nor did the editor say anything flattering about the poems.
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Was Diedre delighted by something about the editor? Perhaps the editor was the first female or minority ever to edit the magazine?
Did she recognize the editor (other than from the magazine)?
Did the ediro speak English/Dierde's native language when Dierdre did not expect her to?
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Was Diedre delighted by something about the editor?Jst by what the editor's response to Deidre's submission Perhaps the editor was the first female or minority ever to edit the magazine? irrel
Did she recognize the editor (other than from the magazine)? irrel
Did the ediro speak English/Dierde's native language when Dierdre did not expect her to?no
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BLOOOOOPERRRRRALERRRRTTT!!!Was Diedre delighted by something about the editor? The answer (with typos eliminated) is Just by the editor's response to Deidre's submission
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Could we get another hint please?
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Could we get another hint please? It is ABSOLUTELY ESSENTIAL to this puzzle that more than one item is submitted & that at least one is accepted & at least one is rejected. It is NOT essential than the items are poems.
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Does the editor make it a guessing to find out which poem has been accepted/rejected?
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Does the editor make it a guessing to find out which poem has been accepted/rejected? yes!!

********* SPOILER **********
Wouldn't you love to submit several poems (or whatever) to a magazine or newspaper, & have the editor say, "Guess which one I'm taking"? So would I. But it's never happened, even though I've often submitted several poems & had some accepted & some rejected. Thanks for sticking with it, everyone & for solving it, Dorinda. I'm surprised it took so long to solve, especially since a previous puzzle of mine involved offering information in the form of a guessing game. But my new puzzle doesn't. Please check it out at the bottom of the page.

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