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[Balin] Lawless victory

Postby Balin » Fri Oct 21, 2016 2:20 pm

In one organization that has certain specific regulations, one small group is not regulated. What is this about?
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Re: [Balin] Lawless victory

Postby GalFisk » Fri Oct 21, 2016 3:40 pm

Does the group regulate others? Is the group used as a comparison? An experiment? A reference? A control group? Do the regulations tell people what to do? Say? Not do? Not say? Wear? Not wear? Where to go? Not go?
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Re: [Balin] Lawless victory

Postby JenBurdoo » Fri Oct 21, 2016 5:56 pm

Is the group immune from regulation? If so, by law or regulation? Can it be regulated? Is it hidden or secret? Is there a different regulation that does apply to the group? Is the group different in some significant way from the rest of the organization? If so, is it a different gender? Race? Species?
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Re: [Balin] Lawless victory

Postby Westing1992 » Fri Oct 21, 2016 7:10 pm

Does the organization provide the regulations themselves?
Is the organization and/or group a commercial business? Charity? Governmental? Supragovernmental (like the UN or EU)? Religious?
Does the regulation concern drugs and alcohol? Safety? Pollution?
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Re: [Balin] Lawless victory

Postby Balin » Fri Oct 21, 2016 8:29 pm

Does the group regulate others? No
Is the group used as a comparison? An experiment? A reference? A control group? No to all
Do the regulations tell people what to do? Say? Not do? Not say? -> Wear? Not wear? <- These two Where to go? Not go?

Is the group immune from regulation? No If so, by law or regulation?
Can it be regulated? No
Is it hidden or secret? No
Is there a different regulation that does apply to the group? No
Is the group different in some significant way from the rest of the organization? Yes If so, is it a different gender? Race? Species? No to all

Does the organization provide the regulations themselves? Yes
Is the organization and/or group a commercial business? This, No to rest Charity? Governmental? Supragovernmental (like the UN or EU)? Religious?
Does the regulation concern drugs and alcohol? Safety? Pollution? No to all
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Re: [Balin] Lawless victory

Postby Twilightseeker » Fri Oct 21, 2016 11:04 pm

Does this only apply to one particular business/corporation? Is it a common thing for some businesses? Is it a HR-related matter?

Are the people in the group not regulated as to how they dress? Is it because of their particular jobs/duties? Do they wear clothes that are more or less "formal" or "professional" than other groups? Do they somehow do under cover? Are they "secret shoppers"? Do they have to wear different kinds of clothes for practical reasons? Because of their physical environment? Like weather causes them to need to dress differently? Or maybe some other kind of physical environment?
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Re: [Balin] Lawless victory

Postby Balin » Sat Oct 22, 2016 1:01 pm

Does this only apply to one particular business/corporation? Yes (there are a handful of organizations that have these same type of regulations, but the puzzle statement only refers to one) Is it a common thing for some businesses? No Is it a HR-related matter? No

Are the people in the group not regulated as to how they dress? In one aspect Is it because of their particular jobs/duties? Yes Do they wear clothes that are more or less "formal" or "professional" than other groups? No Do they somehow do under cover? No Are they "secret shoppers"? No
Do they have to wear different kinds of clothes They don't, so all of these are No for practical reasons? Because of their physical environment? Like weather causes them to need to dress differently? Or maybe some other kind of physical environment?
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Re: [Balin] Lawless victory

Postby Westing1992 » Sat Oct 22, 2016 3:27 pm

Do most of the employees have to wear a certain uniform, but a certain group doesn't? Is it for the sake of customers? Do these customers not see the exempted group, or are they not regulated despite them still being seen by customers?
WAG: Is nudity involved?
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Re: [Balin] Lawless victory

Postby Balin » Sun Oct 23, 2016 12:50 am

Do most of the employees have to wear a certain uniform All of them do but a certain group doesn't? No Is it for the sake of customers? No, and I wouldn't say this job involves "customers" Do these customers not see the exempted group, or are they not regulated despite them still being seen by customers? See previous
WAG: Is nudity involved? No
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Re: [Balin] Lawless victory

Postby Twilightseeker » Sun Oct 23, 2016 1:06 am

Are hats relevant? Does one group not have to wear a hat? Do they wear a different hat? Would their jobs be hard or impossible if they dressed exactly as everyone else in the company?
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Re: [Balin] Lawless victory

Postby GalFisk » Sun Oct 23, 2016 3:17 pm

Does this unregulated group wear: the regulation uniform? Some other uniform? Non-uniforms? Nothing at all? Whatever they feel like? Clothing for a specific purpose? Do they make the uniforms for the others? Do they try out new uniforms?
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Re: [Balin] Lawless victory

Postby irishelk » Sun Oct 23, 2016 5:55 pm

Is there a standard uniform for all employees, but this small group has no dress code other than the standard uniform?

Is it impossible for this group to abide by the same dress code as the others? Are they differently abled? Glasses/other visual aids involved? Do they belong to a certain religion?

Is the group distinct from the others because of their specific tasks? Because of something innate about them? Because of something about them that they choose?
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Re: [Balin] Lawless victory

Postby Balin » Sun Oct 23, 2016 10:41 pm

Are hats relevant? No Does one group not have to wear a hat? No Do they wear a different hat? No Would their jobs be hard or impossible if they dressed exactly as everyone else in the company? No

Does this unregulated group wear: the regulation uniform? This Some other uniform? Non-uniforms? Nothing at all? Whatever they feel like? Clothing for a specific purpose?
Do they make the uniforms for the others? No Do they try out new uniforms? No

Is there a standard uniform for all employees, but this small group has no dress code other than the standard uniform? Yes

Is it impossible for this group to abide by the same dress code as the others? No Are they differently abled? No Glasses/other visual aids involved? No Do they belong to a certain religion? No

Is the group distinct from the others because of their specific tasks? This Because of something innate about them? Because of something about them that they choose?
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Re: [Balin] Lawless victory

Postby Zanreo » Tue Oct 25, 2016 1:31 am

So this group always wears the uniform even when other employees doesn't have to? Do others always have to be able to tell who they are?
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Re: [Balin] Lawless victory

Postby Balin » Tue Oct 25, 2016 2:24 pm

So this group always wears the uniform even when other employees doesn't have to? All the employees have to wear the uniform Do others always have to be able to tell who they are? This is the purpose of the relevant regulation
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Re: [Balin] Lawless victory

Postby peter365 » Wed Oct 26, 2016 12:27 pm

Is the organisation a sports team? or body?
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Re: [Balin] Lawless victory

Postby Balin » Wed Oct 26, 2016 1:04 pm

Is the organisation a sports team? or body? Yes, a sports league
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Re: [Balin] Lawless victory

Postby Grip » Thu Oct 27, 2016 4:09 pm

Is the league the NFL? NHL? NBA? MLB? MLS? non North American league? UEFA?

is the small group made up of players? coaches/managers? referees/umpires?
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Re: [Balin] Lawless victory

Postby Balin » Thu Oct 27, 2016 4:23 pm

Is the league the NFL? This NHL? NBA? MLB? MLS? non North American league? UEFA?

is the small group made up of players? This coaches/managers? referees/umpires?
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Re: [Balin] Lawless victory

Postby Grip » Thu Oct 27, 2016 4:31 pm

Is the small group a specific team? parts of a specific team? all players on all teams? specific parts of all teams?

are kickers relevant? punters?

are jersey numbers relevant? names on jerseys?

are helmets relevant?
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Re: [Balin] Lawless victory

Postby Balin » Thu Oct 27, 2016 6:01 pm

Is the small group a specific team? parts of a specific team? all players on all teams? specific parts of all teams? This

are kickers relevant? punters? Neither, but very close.

are jersey numbers relevant? Yes names on jerseys? No

are helmets relevant? No
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Re: [Balin] Lawless victory

Postby Westing1992 » Thu Oct 27, 2016 6:26 pm

Does one position not have regulations on what numbers they can wear? How large they can be? Are they able to wear otherwise-retired numbers?
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Re: [Balin] Lawless victory

Postby Grip » Thu Oct 27, 2016 6:51 pm

is the position holders? punt returners?
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Re: [Balin] Lawless victory

Postby Balin » Thu Oct 27, 2016 6:58 pm

Does one position not have regulations on what numbers they can wear? Yes How large they can be? No Are they able to wear otherwise-retired numbers? No

is the position holders? punt returners? Neither
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Re: [Balin] Lawless victory

Postby Grip » Thu Oct 27, 2016 7:04 pm

Is the position on offense? defense? special teams?
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Re: [Balin] Lawless victory

Postby Balin » Thu Oct 27, 2016 7:52 pm

Is the position on offense? defense? special teams? This
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Re: [Balin] Lawless victory

Postby Grip » Thu Oct 27, 2016 8:01 pm

Hmmm...do they have a named position? or is it more an unofficial name?
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Re: [Balin] Lawless victory

Postby Balin » Thu Oct 27, 2016 8:05 pm

Hmmm...do they have a named position? They do or is it more an unofficial name?
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Re: [Balin] Lawless victory

Postby Grip » Thu Oct 27, 2016 9:25 pm

Are they Snappers?
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Re: [Balin] Lawless victory

Postby Balin » Thu Oct 27, 2016 9:41 pm

Are they Snappers? Yes.

****SPOILER****

The NFL rulebook dictates that only players at certain positions can wear certain uniform numbers. (For instance, quarterbacks can only wear numbers from 1 to 19, wide receivers can wear 10-19 or 80-89, and so on.) However, there is no regulation dictation what number long snappers can wear.

Since the long snapper has only recently been a designated position, usually reserved for backup linemen, tight ends, or linebackers, snappers wear any number from 40 to 99, usually in the 40s.

This was my third puzzle in a fairly short time period to involve uniform numbers. I don't intend to make this a trend, but I can't promise it won't be.
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Re: [Balin] (*SOLVED*) Lawless victory

Postby Grip » Thu Oct 27, 2016 9:47 pm

Interesting!
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Re: [Balin] (*SOLVED*) Lawless victory

Postby WiZ » Thu Oct 27, 2016 9:52 pm

So, would that make it a uniform series of puzzles, or a series of uniform puzzles?
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