[Sundowner] Difficult relationship

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[Sundowner] Difficult relationship

Postby Sundowner » Fri Jul 04, 2014 2:23 pm

"He's my son", said Will about his father.

Explain.
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Re: [Sundowner] Difficult relationship

Postby RedWine » Fri Jul 04, 2014 2:55 pm

Could Will have said "My father is my son" instead of the statement in puzzle sentence?
Is the father referred to in puzzle sentence Will's biological father?
Does "he" in the puzzle sentence refer to Will's father?
Does "his" in the puzzle sentence refer to Will?
Is Will adult when speaking this sentence? Is his father still alive? Does it take place in modern times?
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Re: [Sundowner] Difficult relationship

Postby JenBurdoo » Sat Jul 05, 2014 12:28 am

Is Will a priest? Is either of their professions relevant? Location? Era? Language spoken? Is Will lying or otherwise being deceptive?
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Re: [Sundowner] Difficult relationship

Postby Sundowner » Mon Jul 07, 2014 7:54 am

Redwine
Could Will have said "My father is my son" instead of the statement in puzzle sentence? Yes, I think so.
Is the father referred to in puzzle sentence Will's biological father? Yes.
Does "he" in the puzzle sentence refer to Will's father? Yes.
Does "his" in the puzzle sentence refer to Will? Yes.
Is Will adult when speaking this sentence? Yes.
Is his father still alive? No, but irrelevant. Does it take place in modern times? Yes, assume within the last decade.

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Is Will a priest? No.
Is either of their professions relevant? Yes, both are.
Location? Europe. Not relevant, though. Era? Recent. Language spoken? Not relevant.
Is Will lying or otherwise being deceptive? No.
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Re: [Sundowner] Difficult relationship

Postby Konnie » Mon Jul 07, 2014 6:55 pm

Do those Will is speaking to understand the statement? Would someone who doesn't know Will and Father's jobs understand Will's statement? Would someone who knows their jobs, but not the two personally understand the statement?

Do Will and his father have the same job?

Are they actors? Does Will's father play his son in a movie/show/play?
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Re: [Sundowner] Difficult relationship

Postby Sundowner » Mon Jul 07, 2014 8:16 pm

Konnie
Do those Will is speaking to understand the statement? I think so.
Would someone who doesn't know Will and Father's jobs understand Will's statement? Possibly not.
Would someone who knows their jobs, but not the two personally understand the statement? Possibly.

Do Will and his father have the same job? Yes.

Are they actors? Yes. Does Will's father play his son in a movie/show/play? Long thinking .. I'll give this a Yes. (Actually, Will is playing the father of his father's character.)

So, we have a
*** SPOILER ***

In all 14 sequels of "The Olsen Gang" the role of chief villain Egon Olsen was played by Ove Sprogoe. After Ove Sprogoe's death in 2002 a "prequel" was made that was set in the childhood years of the gang members. It included also a visit of 10-year-old Egon to his father in prison. Egon's father in this scene was played by Henning Sprogoe, the son of Ove Sprogoe.

Ove and Henning Sprogoe are the only actors I know of who are father and son in real life but were son and father in the movie.

Well done, Konnie. ;)
Thanks to all, I hope you enjoyed it.
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