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[GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby GalFisk » Wed Jul 27, 2016 2:37 pm

Whan an oddly fitting name.
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby CoffeeBean » Wed Jul 27, 2016 2:46 pm

For a person? Place? Object? Animal? Condition? Situation?
A nickname? A self-given name? A name assigned to something by someone else?
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Postby GalFisk » Wed Jul 27, 2016 2:58 pm

For a person? This. Place? Object? Animal? Condition? Situation? The name fits a situation.
A nickname? No. A self-given name? No. A name assigned to something Someone. by someone else? Yesish.
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby CoffeeBean » Wed Jul 27, 2016 3:10 pm

A person with a convenient name when something about them is taken into consideration?
Like a happy-spirited girl named Joy? Or a painter named Art?
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Postby GalFisk » Wed Jul 27, 2016 3:27 pm

A person with a convenient name when something about them is taken into consideration? Yes.
Like a happy-spirited girl named Joy? Or a painter named Art? OTRT, but much more specific.
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby CoffeeBean » Wed Jul 27, 2016 3:47 pm

Is the person's occupation relevant? Body type? Hobbies or interests? Religion? Fashion style?
Is the person a male or female? Child or adult? Either of these aspects relevant?
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby jumpingjacks » Wed Jul 27, 2016 4:37 pm

Elder Price? =)
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby GalFisk » Wed Jul 27, 2016 6:22 pm

Is the person's occupation relevant? Yes. Body type? Hobbies or interests? Religion? Fashion style? No to all.
Is the person a male This. or female? Child or adult? This. Either of these aspects relevant? Being adult is relevant.

Elder Price? =) No.
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby CoffeeBean » Wed Jul 27, 2016 6:44 pm

Is the man a tradesman? Like a carpenter, electrician, etc?
Is he a highly skilled worker? A soldier? A government employee?
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Postby GalFisk » Wed Jul 27, 2016 6:50 pm

Is the man a tradesman? Like a carpenter, electrician, etc? No.
Is he a highly skilled worker? Yesish. A soldier? A government employee? No to both.
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby CoffeeBean » Wed Jul 27, 2016 7:00 pm

Is his job unique or unusual? Sales related? Related to sports?
Does his name also describe his job? Or the type of work that he does? Or his job title?
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Postby Zanreo » Wed Jul 27, 2016 7:45 pm

Is being an adult relevant for other reasons than having a job? Age (as in more specific) relevant?
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby GalFisk » Wed Jul 27, 2016 9:29 pm

Is his job unique or unusual? Sales related? Related to sports?
Does his name also describe his job? Or the type of work that he does? Or his job title?

Is being an adult relevant for other reasons than having a job? Age (as in more specific) relevant?

No to all.
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby GalFisk » Sun Aug 14, 2016 3:36 pm

Hint: explore the job he did.
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby Zanreo » Tue Aug 23, 2016 5:23 pm

Job: related to medicine? Technology? Food/drink? Law? Education? People? Art? Design? Science? Other?
Related to a task done by this job?
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby GalFisk » Wed Aug 24, 2016 11:51 pm

Job: related to medicine? Technology? This. Food/drink? Law? Education? People? Art? Design? Science? And this. Other?
Related to a task done by this job? To a task he did on this job.
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby CoffeeBean » Thu Aug 25, 2016 12:28 am

Is he a scientist? Astronaut? Engineer?
Is his name the same as a science-related object? Same as a famous scientist or person in that field of study?
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Postby GalFisk » Thu Aug 25, 2016 5:20 pm

Is he a scientist? Astronaut? Engineer? Scientist.
Is his name the same as a science-related object? No, but OTRT. Same as a famous scientist or person in that field of study? No.
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby Zanreo » Thu Aug 25, 2016 5:29 pm

The same as something related to the field of science he's studying?
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby GalFisk » Thu Aug 25, 2016 7:50 pm

The same as something related to the field of science he's studying? Yes.
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Postby CoffeeBean » Thu Aug 25, 2016 7:51 pm

Is he studying medicine? Nuclear energy? Astronomy? Electricity? Fusion? Climate? Weather?
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Postby GalFisk » Fri Aug 26, 2016 3:39 am

Is he studying medicine? Nuclear energy? Astronomy? Electricity? Fusion? Climate? Weather? No to all.
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Postby JenBurdoo » Mon Aug 29, 2016 4:47 pm

Hard science or soft? Theoretical or experimental? Mathematics? Psychology? Does he have a degree? A PhD?
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Postby GalFisk » Mon Aug 29, 2016 7:38 pm

Hard science Yes. or soft? Theoretical or experimental? Experimental. Mathematics? Psychology? No to both. Does he have a degree? Probably. A PhD? No, but irr.
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby Balin » Tue Sep 06, 2016 12:28 am

Is he a biologist? Chemist? Physicist?
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby GalFisk » Thu Sep 08, 2016 7:19 am

Is he a biologist? Chemist? This. Physicist?
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Postby Zanreo » Thu Sep 08, 2016 9:16 am

First name? Last name? Full name?
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby GalFisk » Thu Sep 08, 2016 11:20 am

First name? Last name? This. Full name?
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby CoffeeBean » Thu Sep 08, 2016 2:28 pm

Does he have the same name as an element? A chemical? A compound? Another chemist?
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Postby GalFisk » Thu Sep 08, 2016 4:45 pm

Does he have the same name as an element? A chemical? A compound? Another chemist? No to all.
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby biograd » Mon Sep 12, 2016 7:50 pm

Is his last name also a word for a piece of equipment/instrument used in chemistry? In other words, something like "Beaker" or "Flask"?
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Postby GalFisk » Tue Sep 13, 2016 6:42 am

Is his last name also a word for a piece of equipment/instrument used in chemistry? In other words, something like "Beaker" or "Flask"? No.
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby Twilightseeker » Tue Sep 13, 2016 6:51 am

Anything to do this the (in most varieties of American English) actual homophones Adam(s)/atom(s)?
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby GalFisk » Tue Sep 13, 2016 7:35 pm

Anything to do this the (in most varieties of American English) actual homophones Adam(s)/atom(s)? It is a homophone, but not this one/not a common one.
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Postby JenBurdoo » Thu Sep 15, 2016 7:34 pm

Is his first name a homophone? Middle? Surname? Two or three of these together?

Is it a homophone for a:

Noun?
Verb?
Proper noun, such as the name of a school or a famous chemist?
Colloquial term?

History of chemistry relevant? Translation convention? Location-based spelling or pronunciation (for example, US:Aluminum UK:Aluminium)?
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Postby GalFisk » Sun Sep 18, 2016 6:35 pm

Is his first name a homophone? Middle? Surname? This. Two or three of these together?

Is it a homophone for a:

Noun? This.
Verb? No, but a verb is relevant. No to the rest,
Proper noun, such as the name of a school or a famous chemist?
Colloquial term?

History of chemistry relevant? Yesish, explore. Translation convention? No. Location-based spelling or pronunciation (for example, US:Aluminum UK:Aluminium)? No.
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby biograd » Wed Sep 21, 2016 8:16 pm

So, his surname does not sound like a chemical substance/type of chemical (i.e. "carbon" or "ester"), a piece of chemistry apparatus (e.g. "beaker" or "pipet"), or the name of another chemist, correct? Does it sound like the name of a place? an object? an occurrence (e.g. "combustion")? something abstract (like a field of study)?

Does the name relate to chemistry in general? or does it imply that he puts his chemistry knowledge to humorous/questionable uses (like blowing things up, making illegal drugs, etc.)?
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Postby GalFisk » Thu Sep 22, 2016 3:24 am

So, his surname does not sound like a chemical substance/type of chemical (i.e. "carbon" or "ester"), a piece of chemistry apparatus (e.g. "beaker" or "pipet"), or the name of another chemist, correct? Correct. Does it sound like the name of a place? an object? an occurrence (e.g. "combustion")? This (but not "combustion") something abstract (like a field of study)?

Does the name relate to chemistry in general? No. or does it imply that he puts his chemistry knowledge to humorous/questionable uses (like blowing things up, making illegal drugs, etc.)? No, though "humorous" is OTRT.
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby GalFisk » Thu Sep 29, 2016 4:05 am

Hint: find out what he was working on.
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby Alhucema » Thu Sep 29, 2016 11:11 pm

Was he working with explosives?
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Postby GalFisk » Fri Sep 30, 2016 5:41 am

Was he working with explosives? No.
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby Acridian9 » Sat Oct 15, 2016 5:58 am

Was he working on atomic theory? perfect gasses? x-rays? vacuum? new elements?
Is he alive? if not, did he live in [invoke the LTPF list of centuries]?
Was ha very famous? Nobel winners relevant?
Is the languadge relevant to the homophone English?
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Postby GalFisk » Sun Oct 16, 2016 5:41 am

Was he working on atomic theory? perfect gasses? x-rays? vacuum? No to all. new elements? No, but something new.
Is he alive? Probably not. if not, did he live in [invoke the LTPF list of centuries]? 20th.
Was ha very famous? No. Nobel winners relevant? No.
Is the languadge relevant to the homophone English? Yes
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Postby biograd » Mon Oct 17, 2016 7:43 pm

Did he discover a new substance? a new concept?

Did his name suggest a humorous use to which his discovery could be put? (As an example, if ether had been discovered by a Mr. Snooze. It wasn't--it was someone named Crawford Long, apparently, but is this the kind of thing?).
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Postby GalFisk » Wed Oct 19, 2016 6:47 am

Did he discover a new substance? Yes (a colleague of his did). a new concept? No.

Did his name suggest a humorous use to which his discovery could be put? (As an example, if ether had been discovered by a Mr. Snooze. It wasn't--it was someone named Crawford Long, apparently, but is this the kind of thing?). This kind of thing, yes. A specific humorous situation is also relevant.
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby Acridian9 » Sat Oct 22, 2016 12:00 pm

Is the research related to viagra? Is the humorous situation related to sex?
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Postby GalFisk » Sun Oct 23, 2016 3:25 pm

Is the research related to viagra? Is the humorous situation related to sex? No to both.
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Postby JenBurdoo » Thu Oct 27, 2016 12:50 pm

Is a pun on his name relevant? A tool used in his work or that of people who work with what he discovered? Is what he researched an object? A process? A place? Is it manufactured? Used in a particular way? Place? Industry? By certain people? Other scientists?
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Postby GalFisk » Thu Oct 27, 2016 2:59 pm

Is a pun on his name relevant? No. A tool used in his work or that of people who work with what he discovered? A tool he uses is relevant to the situation. Is what he researched an object? Noish. A process? A place? No to both. Is it manufactured? Yes. Used in a particular way? Yes. Place? No. Industry? By certain people? Other scientists? It's used for lots of purposes by lots of people, including scientists.
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby Grip » Thu Oct 27, 2016 3:15 pm

Is the relevant tool he uses a wrench? can it be held in one hand?

is what he researched an element?
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby GalFisk » Thu Oct 27, 2016 3:19 pm

Is the relevant tool he uses a wrench? No. can it be held in one hand? No.

is what he researched an element? No, but OTRT.

Welcome to the forum!
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby Grip » Thu Oct 27, 2016 3:40 pm

Thanks for the welcome! I actually used to be on here fairly regularly, but that was years ago!

Is the tool he uses too large to be carried? is it electric?

is what he researched a chemical? rubber?
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Postby GalFisk » Thu Oct 27, 2016 6:58 pm

Thanks for the welcome! I actually used to be on here fairly regularly, but that was years ago!
In that case, welcome back!

Is the tool he uses too large to be carried? Not sure, there are different types. is it electric? Probably.

is what he researched a chemical? Yes. rubber? No.
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby Grip » Thu Oct 27, 2016 7:08 pm

Is the chemical liquid? solid? gaseous?

is the tool also available in a manual form? is it a microscope? can it be found in schools?
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Postby GalFisk » Thu Oct 27, 2016 7:30 pm

Is the chemical liquid? At first. solid? Later, this. gaseous? No.

is the tool also available in a manual form? As in non-electric? I think so. is it a microscope? No. can it be found in schools? I don't know. Probably some.
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby Grip » Thu Oct 27, 2016 7:40 pm

Is the tool a wrench? hammer? is it soft? hard?

is the chemical simply plain ole water?
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby CoffeeBean » Thu Oct 27, 2016 7:42 pm

Grip (if you see this), did you have a different user name previously?


I can't believe this puzzle hasn't been solved yet, it's a tricky one...
Is the name the same as that of the tool? Or a function of the tool? Or the inventor of the tool?
Or is the name the same as the chemical that the tool is used to study or work with?
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Postby Grip » Thu Oct 27, 2016 7:49 pm

Grip (if you see this), did you have a different user name previously?

Yup, which I long forgot the password to. Rather start afresh anyway, though.
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Postby CoffeeBean » Thu Oct 27, 2016 7:51 pm

I did the same thing. My previous user name was "Ixoye", and when the forum moved I had problems getting logged on so I just scrapped the old moniker. If you were on back when I was (I think I started in '07), good to see you again!
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Postby Grip » Thu Oct 27, 2016 7:59 pm

That was after my time, but thanks anyway! :)
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby GalFisk » Fri Oct 28, 2016 6:41 am

Is the tool a wrench? hammer? No to both. is it soft? hard? This.

is the chemical simply plain ole water? No.

I can't believe this puzzle hasn't been solved yet, it's a tricky one...
Is the name the same as that of the tool? Or a function of the tool? Or the inventor of the tool? No to all.
Or is the name the same as the chemical that the tool is used to study or work with? No.
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby Grip » Fri Oct 28, 2016 9:22 am

Is it a tool used for construction? for repair? measurement? is it a ladder?

the chemical, is it mercury?
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby GalFisk » Fri Oct 28, 2016 2:18 pm

Is it a tool used for construction? for repair? measurement? This. is it a ladder? No.

the chemical, is it mercury? No.
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby Grip » Fri Oct 28, 2016 2:36 pm

Is the tool a ruler? a yardstick? sextant?
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby GalFisk » Fri Oct 28, 2016 3:24 pm

Is the tool a ruler? a yardstick? sextant? No to all.
You're probably better off asking about the substance.
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby CoffeeBean » Fri Oct 28, 2016 3:29 pm

Is the chemical a mixture? Combustible? Flammable? Common?
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby Grip » Fri Oct 28, 2016 4:34 pm

Is the chemical called by a formal name? and/or an informal one?
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Postby GalFisk » Sat Oct 29, 2016 10:52 am

Is the chemical a mixture? Combustible? Flammable? No to all. Common? Not abundant, but well known.

Is the chemical called by a formal name? and/or an informal one? It's well known under its informal name.
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby Grip » Sat Oct 29, 2016 1:47 pm

Is it water based at all? is it lead? steel?
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby GalFisk » Sat Oct 29, 2016 3:14 pm

Is it water based at all? is it lead? steel? No to all.
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby Acridian9 » Sun Oct 30, 2016 10:22 am

Is it liquid? gaseous? solid? is it an alloy? an acid? a salt?
can it be eaten? is it from natural origin? is it carbon based?
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby GalFisk » Sun Oct 30, 2016 5:13 pm

Is it liquid? At first gaseous? No. solid? It becomes a solid is it an alloy? an acid? a salt? No to all.
can it be eaten? No. is it from natural origin? No. is it carbon based? Yes.
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby Acridian9 » Sun Oct 30, 2016 8:21 pm

Something like glue? or other sealant substance, like silicone?
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby GalFisk » Sun Oct 30, 2016 8:34 pm

Something like glue? Yes, exactly. It's a type of glue. or other sealant substance, like silicone? No.
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby Grip » Sun Oct 30, 2016 9:20 pm

Is Gorilla Glue relevant?
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby GalFisk » Mon Oct 31, 2016 6:08 am

Is Gorilla Glue relevant? No.
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby Grip » Mon Oct 31, 2016 1:26 pm

Is stickiness relevant?
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby Acridian9 » Mon Oct 31, 2016 2:39 pm

Super glue?
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby GalFisk » Mon Oct 31, 2016 2:56 pm

Is stickiness relevant?

Super glue?

Yes to both. The substance is cyanoacrylate, commonly known as super glue.
Now what funny thing happened, how is the tool relevant, and what is the guy's name?
Googling or otherwise reading about the history of super glue is not allowed if you want to keep playing.
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby Grip » Mon Oct 31, 2016 2:59 pm

Is the guys name Superman? :)

Did the tool get stuck in the glue when he was using it? does the guy have the world glue in his name? the word sticky?
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby GalFisk » Mon Oct 31, 2016 3:01 pm

Is the guys name Superman? :) No.

Did the tool get stuck in the glue when he was using it? Not exactly, but OTRT. does the guy have the world glue in his name? the word sticky? No to both.
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby Grip » Mon Oct 31, 2016 3:05 pm

Was the tool at any time covered in glue? was the tool ruined in any way?
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby GalFisk » Mon Oct 31, 2016 3:14 pm

Was the tool at any time covered in glue? Certain parts were. was the tool ruined in any way? Yes.
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby CoffeeBean » Mon Oct 31, 2016 3:50 pm

Did the man glue part of himself to the tool or part of it? Did his fingers become stuck together?
Is the measuring tool used to measure distance? Temperature? Energy? Viscosity? Density? Something else?

So the man and others were working on something and they discovered how to make super glue, or discovered that they had either intentionally created the glue, or it had been created while attempting to do something else?
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby Acridian9 » Mon Oct 31, 2016 4:11 pm

Any of the following words similar to the name?
glue, super, adhesive, sealant, fix, stick, gum, paste, cement.
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby GalFisk » Mon Oct 31, 2016 5:40 pm

Did the man glue part of himself to the tool or part of it? Did his fingers become stuck together? No to both.
Is the measuring tool used to measure distance? Temperature? Energy? Viscosity? Density? Something else? This.

So the man and others were working on something and they discovered how to make super glue, or discovered that they had either intentionally created the glue, or it had been created while attempting to do something else? They attempted to make something else.

Any of the following words similar to the name?
glue, super, adhesive, sealant, fix, stick, gum, paste, cement. No to all.
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby Grip » Mon Oct 31, 2016 5:48 pm

Did the tool measure wind? air pressure? speed? is it used for astronomical reasons?

Is what they attempted to make relevant?
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby GalFisk » Mon Oct 31, 2016 6:09 pm

Did the tool measure wind? air pressure? speed? is it used for astronomical reasons? No to all.

Is what they attempted to make relevant? Yesish - the thing they were trying to make is the reason why they used that specific tool. You can still solve the puzzle without figuring this out though.
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby Acridian9 » Mon Oct 31, 2016 6:28 pm

Was the glue put onto the instrument by accident? on purpose? relevant?
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby GalFisk » Mon Oct 31, 2016 6:34 pm

Was the glue put onto the instrument by accident? Yope on purpose? Yes. relevant? Yes
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby CoffeeBean » Tue Nov 01, 2016 2:46 pm

Did the man know that the substance would act as glue when he put it onto the instrument? Did he think it would act as a lubricant? Or as something else?
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby GalFisk » Tue Nov 01, 2016 6:01 pm

Did the man know that the substance would act as glue when he put it onto the instrument? no! Did he think it would act as a lubricant? No. Or as something else? Yesish, he wanted to check its suitability for a specific purpose.
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby Acridian9 » Tue Nov 01, 2016 8:50 pm

So, they discovered the property of the glue on that occasion because: the instrument got glued to another object? the instrument got glued to a person? the instrument got glued to itself (as in, two mobile parts got joined by the glue)? two other objects got glued with the help of the instrument (such as, while measuring)?
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby LemonCurry » Tue Nov 01, 2016 9:05 pm

Did they try out the superglue as cleaning agent?
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby GalFisk » Tue Nov 01, 2016 9:09 pm

So, they discovered the property of the glue on that occasion because: the instrument got glued to another object? the instrument got glued to a person? the instrument got glued to itself (as in, two mobile parts got joined by the glue)? This. Two very expensive parts. two other objects got glued with the help of the instrument (such as, while measuring)?

Did they try out the superglue as cleaning agent? No.
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby Acridian9 » Wed Nov 02, 2016 11:25 am

They put glue on the instument pourposely, and they glued together the two expensive parts by accident, correct?
Was it an attempt to improve the instrument?

Is the name homophone to a verb? name? adjective?
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby Balin » Wed Nov 02, 2016 1:06 pm

Apologies for the swoop, but I remember this now. I believe the glue was supposed to be used to create lenses and was being tested for its ability to refract light.
Wasn't his name Joyner or Joiner?
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Re: [GalFisk] Hello, my name is...

Postby GalFisk » Wed Nov 02, 2016 5:47 pm

***SPOILER***
Yes indeed. Fred Joyner accidentally joined two very exact and expensive refractometer prisms together permanently when trying to measure the refractive properties of cyanoacrylate. They were trying to develop a cheaper material for gunsight lenses during the war.
As a glue the stuff became a success, and Joyner didn't have to pay for the prisms.
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