[Twilightseeker] An unexpected consequence

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[Twilightseeker] An unexpected consequence

Postby Twilightseeker » Sat Sep 03, 2016 9:33 am

If I had not been perfect in this way, I would not have suffered.

Hey, I'm newish here...sort of. I used to post on the old forum under the same handle a long time ago. I still read the forum and now I'm back...
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Re: [Twilightseeker] An unexpected consequence

Postby GalFisk » Sat Sep 03, 2016 12:56 pm

Welcome back!
I=you, Twilightseeker?
Perfect: without flaws?As good as possible? As close to an ideal as possible? The best possible person for a task or purpose?
Suffered: physical pain? Emotional pain? Unfulfilled need? Annoyance? Discomfort?
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Re: [Twilightseeker] An unexpected consequence

Postby Balin » Sat Sep 03, 2016 1:49 pm

I second that welcome back!

Did you suffer in the same way/area of perfection?
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Re: [Twilightseeker] An unexpected consequence

Postby Twilightseeker » Sat Sep 03, 2016 10:35 pm

Perfect: without flaws? Yep. As good as possible? As close to an ideal as possible? All of these could apply though. The best possible person for a task or purpose? No
Suffered: physical pain? A little. Emotional pain? Unfulfilled need? Annoyance? Yes Discomfort? This is closest.

Did you suffer in the same way/area of perfection? Yes.
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Re: [Twilightseeker] An unexpected consequence

Postby Twilightseeker » Sat Sep 03, 2016 10:38 pm

I=you, Twilightseeker? Oh, and yes to this too! This happened to me personally.
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Re: [Twilightseeker] An unexpected consequence

Postby Balin » Sun Sep 04, 2016 2:44 am

Is the area of perfection physical? Related to a task? A job? A test of some sort?
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Re: [Twilightseeker] An unexpected consequence

Postby Twilightseeker » Sun Sep 04, 2016 5:34 am

s the area of perfection physical? Yes. Related to a task? A job? A test of some sort?
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Re: [Twilightseeker] An unexpected consequence

Postby Twilightseeker » Mon Sep 05, 2016 3:31 am

Also I should address this:
Related to a task? A job? A test of some sort? It could be related to a task, job, or test, but it isn't relevant for this situation.
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Re: [Twilightseeker] An unexpected consequence

Postby Balin » Mon Sep 05, 2016 4:03 pm

Is the perfection related to your body? Is the suffering?
Is your gender relevant?
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Re: [Twilightseeker] An unexpected consequence

Postby Twilightseeker » Mon Sep 05, 2016 9:49 pm

Is the perfection related to your body? Yes. Is the suffering? Yes.
Is your gender relevant? I'm female, but gender is irrelevant.
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Re: [Twilightseeker] An unexpected consequence

Postby Balin » Tue Sep 06, 2016 12:35 am

Do other people suffer in the same way? Who have the same type of perfection? Who do not?
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Re: [Twilightseeker] An unexpected consequence

Postby Twilightseeker » Tue Sep 06, 2016 4:48 am

Do other people suffer in the same way? Yes Who have the same type of perfection? Yes Who do not? This is also quite possible, though I do not know for sure.
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Re: [Twilightseeker] An unexpected consequence

Postby LemonCurry » Tue Sep 06, 2016 6:16 am

Is the perfection required to qualify for a certain job? Training? Activity? Does the suffering happen during this job/Training/activity? Sports relevant? Music? Art? Military?
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Re: [Twilightseeker] An unexpected consequence

Postby Twilightseeker » Tue Sep 06, 2016 6:50 am

Is the perfection required to qualify for a certain job? Yes, but this is irrelevant to the puzzle Training? Activity? Does the suffering happen during this job/Training/activity? Sports relevant? Music? Art? Military? Suffering doesn't happen during any of these.
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Re: [Twilightseeker] An unexpected consequence

Postby Balin » Tue Sep 06, 2016 5:14 pm

Is it perfect eyesight?
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Re: [Twilightseeker] An unexpected consequence

Postby Twilightseeker » Tue Sep 06, 2016 10:04 pm

Is it perfect eyesight? Yes!
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Re: [Twilightseeker] An unexpected consequence

Postby Balin » Wed Sep 07, 2016 1:30 am

Perfect eyesight = 20/20 vision? Better than 20/20?
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Re: [Twilightseeker] An unexpected consequence

Postby Twilightseeker » Wed Sep 07, 2016 2:20 am

Perfect eyesight = 20/20 vision? Better than 20/20? This, but either of these would apply.
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Re: [Twilightseeker] An unexpected consequence

Postby Balin » Wed Sep 07, 2016 4:21 pm

Is the suffering related to your eyesight? Your eyes? Any form of eye correction?
Have you always had perfect eyesight?
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Re: [Twilightseeker] An unexpected consequence

Postby Twilightseeker » Wed Sep 07, 2016 8:29 pm

Is the suffering related to your eyesight? Your eyes? Yes Any form of eye correction? No
Have you always had perfect eyesight? Yes, but irrel
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Re: [Twilightseeker] An unexpected consequence

Postby Balin » Wed Sep 07, 2016 9:02 pm

Does something bother your eyes? Irritate them?
Is a particular part of seeing relevant? Reading? How well you see at night?
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Re: [Twilightseeker] An unexpected consequence

Postby Twilightseeker » Wed Sep 07, 2016 9:29 pm

Does something bother your eyes? Irritate them? Both of these
Is a particular part of seeing relevant? Reading? How well you see at night? None of these. Just vision in general.
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Re: [Twilightseeker] An unexpected consequence

Postby Balin » Thu Sep 08, 2016 2:31 pm

Bright sunlight?
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Re: [Twilightseeker] An unexpected consequence

Postby GalFisk » Thu Sep 08, 2016 5:12 pm

Do you suffer because you wear no correction? Are your eyes affected by a substance? Gas? Radiation? Do you suffer from being able to see something? If so: something far away? Something small? Something in the dark?
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Re: [Twilightseeker] An unexpected consequence

Postby Twilightseeker » Thu Sep 08, 2016 8:34 pm

Bright sunlight? No.

Do you suffer because you wear no correction? Yes Are your eyes affected by a substance? Yes Gas? Radiation? Do you suffer from being able to see something? If so: something far away? Something small? Something in the dark? none of this
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Re: [Twilightseeker] An unexpected consequence

Postby GalFisk » Thu Sep 08, 2016 9:41 pm

Do you suffer from not wearing glasses? Contacts? Sunglasses? Are your eyes affected by dust? Smoke? Dirt? Insects? Fire ash? Volcanic ash? Sawdust? Metal particles? Are you moving at high speed? Are you using a vehicle? A machine? Is a relevant wind blowing?
Do you need to wear crappy protective goggles, while people with glasses don't need extra protection?
Not being perfect in this way, I've found that contacts are good for keeping smoke from a campfire from hurting your eyes.
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Re: [Twilightseeker] An unexpected consequence

Postby Twilightseeker » Thu Sep 08, 2016 10:25 pm

Do you suffer from not wearing glasses? Contacts? Mostly this! Sunglasses? Are your eyes affected by dust? Smoke? Dirt? Insects? Fire ash? Volcanic ash? Sawdust? Metal particles? None of these, but you're quite close!

Are you moving at high speed? Are you using a vehicle? A machine? Is a relevant wind blowing? none of these
Do you need to wear crappy protective goggles, while people with glasses don't need extra protection? This is on the right track, definitely...

Not being perfect in this way, I've found that contacts are good for keeping smoke from a campfire from hurting your eyes. Yes, now all that's left is to guess what the exact situation was...
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Re: [Twilightseeker] An unexpected consequence

Postby Acridian9 » Wed Sep 14, 2016 2:10 pm

Situation: indoor? outdoor? other peolpe involved? an object? more than one object? smoke? onions?
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Re: [Twilightseeker] An unexpected consequence

Postby Twilightseeker » Wed Sep 14, 2016 9:07 pm

Situation: indoor? Yes outdoor? other people involved? Yes, but there wouldn't necessarily have to be an object? more than one object? smoke? onions? Yes!!

That basically solves it!

********SPOILER***************

My fiancé really likes onions and is often cooking them. He wears contact lenses and the fumes from the onions being chopped/cooked doesn't affect him at all. I, however, have perfect vision and do not wear corrective lenses of any kind. The strong fumes float through the apartment and make my eyes burn and sting. Even through closed doors! I might just be very sensitive to it also...
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Re: [Twilightseeker] An unexpected consequence [SOLVED]

Postby Balin » Wed Sep 14, 2016 9:38 pm

Good puzzle!
I've found that chewing gum helps counter the tendency of onions to cause tears. So does freezing the onion beforehand.
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