[Solong] A hard worker

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[Solong] A hard worker

Postby Solong » Mon Sep 19, 2016 11:17 pm

Barney thought to himself, "Damn! This is a bit of serendipity." He proceeded to make the best of it.
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Re: [Solong] A hard worker

Postby Balin » Mon Sep 19, 2016 11:28 pm

Barney = H? A? M?
Was Barney at work when he solved this? Did he "make the best of it" at work? Was the serendipity related to his work?
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Re: [Solong] A hard worker

Postby Solong » Tue Sep 20, 2016 3:41 am

Barney = H? No. A? M? Yes and yes.
Was Barney at work when he solved this? DOYD of 'at work.' He was working. Did he "make the best of it" at work? Yessish.Was the serendipity related to his work? Yes - to something he found. (Hint.)
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Re: [Solong] A hard worker

Postby rcb » Tue Sep 20, 2016 6:37 am

Is Barney a dog? A police dog?
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Re: [Solong] A hard worker

Postby Solong » Tue Sep 20, 2016 2:28 pm

Postby rcb » Tue Sep 20, 2016 6:37 am
Is Barney a dog? A police dog? Good thinking, but no.
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Re: [Solong] A hard worker

Postby Westing1992 » Tue Sep 20, 2016 3:55 pm

Is Barney a dinosaur who comes from our imagination?
But seriously, is he an animal? A robot/AI? An alien?
Was he hunting/finding food? Creating a shelter? Attempting to mate?
Did he find something made by humans?
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Re: [Solong] A hard worker

Postby JenBurdoo » Wed Sep 21, 2016 2:11 am

Is Barney imaginary? A game character?
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Re: [Solong] A hard worker

Postby Solong » Wed Sep 21, 2016 4:19 pm

Is Barney a dinosaur who comes from our imagination? No, he's not that Barney.
But seriously, is he an animal? Yes. A robot/AI? An alien?
Was he hunting/finding food? Creating a shelter? This, no to the others. Attempting to mate?
Did he find something made by humans? Yes!
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Re: [Solong] A hard worker

Postby Solong » Wed Sep 21, 2016 4:20 pm

Is Barney imaginary? A game character? No, he is real.

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Re: [Solong] A hard worker

Postby Westing1992 » Wed Sep 21, 2016 10:22 pm

So, is Barney a bird? Mammal? Is he building a nest? Digging a burrow?
Or is he a beaver building a dam?
Was the thing he found intended to help him or other animals (like a birdhouse)?
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Re: [Solong] A hard worker

Postby Twilightseeker » Wed Sep 21, 2016 11:40 pm

Is Barney a dog?
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Re: [Solong] A hard worker

Postby Solong » Thu Sep 22, 2016 2:16 pm

So, is Barney a bird? Mammal? This Is he building a nest? Yessish. Digging a burrow?
Or is he a beaver building a dam? Yes! How did you guess? No, I mean how did you figure that out?
Was the thing he found intended to help him or other animals (like a birdhouse)? Not intended to, but did help him.
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Re: [Solong] A hard worker

Postby Solong » Thu Sep 22, 2016 2:23 pm

Is Barney a dog? No.

***********************SPOILER*******************************
Barney is a beaver. Usually beaver dams are built of mud and sticks, but they are opportunistic animals, and will use whatever they find. Barney's find was where a shoe store that had closed dumped their excess stock into a river, so he build his dam of shoes.

Good on yer, you clever folks! (grumble, grumble)
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Re: [Solong] A hard worker

Postby Westing1992 » Thu Sep 22, 2016 4:25 pm

I'd have continued until we guessed what materials were used, but stopping it here works too.

(Incidentally, I was able to guess that because I was thinking of shelters animals build (besides nests and burrows) and because Barney the beaver is alliteration.)
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