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[WiZ] A lot silly

Postby WiZ » Thu Nov 10, 2016 11:25 pm

A government employee turns up late for work, dressed inappropriately. His manager quietly takes him aside and chastises him for his appearance. What does he say to make the manager laugh and let him off with a warning?

(This is not autobiographical).
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby Grip » Fri Nov 11, 2016 12:23 am

Work = relevant where this is and what he does?

He = HAM? he is dressed in some way and is not naked? is he wearing less clothing than expected? more? wearing something not allowed, like say a baseball cap?

Manager = HAM?
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby WiZ » Fri Nov 11, 2016 12:28 am

Work = relevant where this is yes and what he does? yes, to a greater extent

He = HAM? yes he is dressed in some way and is not naked? yes, he is wearing clothing is he wearing less clothing than expected? more? wearing something not allowed, like say a baseball cap? this (although no to the example)

Manager = HA yes M? irrelevant
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby Grip » Fri Nov 11, 2016 12:52 am

Does he normally have to wear a uniform of some sort?
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby WiZ » Fri Nov 11, 2016 1:00 am

Does he normally have to wear a uniform of some sort? no
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby Grip » Fri Nov 11, 2016 1:13 am

Is he wearing a T-shirt? that has a slogan on it?
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Postby WiZ » Fri Nov 11, 2016 1:37 am

Is he wearing a T-shirt? yes that has a slogan on it? irrelevant
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby Westing1992 » Fri Nov 11, 2016 1:49 am

Is he dressed more casually than normal? Casual Fridays relevant?
Does his work begin in the morning, around nine? In the afternoon or evening?
Daylight Savings relevant? Voting?
WAG: He went to vote before heading to his job, but his normal work dress was considered 'electioneering' somehow, and so he had to go home to change before voting, making him late?
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby WiZ » Fri Nov 11, 2016 2:11 am

Is he dressed more casually than normal? yes Casual Fridays relevant? yes
Does his work begin in the morning, around nine? this In the afternoon or evening?
Daylight Savings relevant? Voting? no to these
WAG: He went to vote before heading to his job, but his normal work dress was considered 'electioneering' somehow, and so he had to go home to change before voting, making him late? nice guess, but no
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby Balin » Fri Nov 11, 2016 2:26 pm

Is he cross-dressing?
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Postby jumpingjacks » Fri Nov 11, 2016 5:25 pm

Country relevant? NZ? US? Is this a topical joke?
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby Westing1992 » Fri Nov 11, 2016 5:53 pm

Is this an office job? One that typically requires a suit and tie/button-down shirts?
Does he think it's Friday when it's really not? Does his job even have a Casual Friday?
Is he late because he overslept? Traffic? Because he thought the date/time was different? Because he had to change/find something to wear?
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Postby peter365 » Mon Nov 14, 2016 9:01 am

Has something happened to make him think it was a Friday? or maybe that the day before was Thursday? Was there something on TV the night before that convinced him that it was Thursday? Or maybe something he heard on the radio that morning?

Is in fact Thursday?
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby WiZ » Mon Nov 14, 2016 8:25 pm

Balin

Is he cross-dressing? no

Jumpingjacks

Country relevant? no (this paradigm exists in both the East and West) NZ? US? Is this a topical joke? no

Westing

Is this an office job? yes One that typically requires a suit and tie/button-down shirts? yes
Does he think it's Friday when it's really not? no Does his job even have a Casual Friday? yes
Is he late because he overslept? Traffic? Because he thought the date/time was different? Because he had to change/find something to wear? irrelevant to all

Peter

Has something happened to make him think it was a Friday? no or maybe that the day before was Thursday? no Was there something on TV the night before that convinced him that it was Thursday? no Or maybe something he heard on the radio that morning? no

Is in fact Thursday? not really relevant (it's not Friday, that is all)
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby Grip » Tue Nov 15, 2016 7:22 pm

Is what the man says to the manager a joke? a serious statement? the truth?
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Postby WiZ » Tue Nov 15, 2016 7:23 pm

Is what the man says to the manager a joke? this a serious statement? the truth? Yope to these - his statement did conform to a certain logic
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Postby Grip » Tue Nov 15, 2016 11:18 pm

Is the weather relevant? traffic? ghosts?

Would the man (can we call him Reggie?) be able to get away with this again?

Is this based on a joke?

Is there a pun involved in Reggie's? joke?
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Postby WiZ » Tue Nov 15, 2016 11:49 pm

Is the weather relevant? traffic? ghosts? no to all

Would the man (can we call him Reggie?) be able to get away with this again? unlikely

Is this based on a joke? There are jokes with a similar underlying theme, but the joke tends to lie in the realism of a Reggie-like person potentially finding this very solution.
Is there a pun involved in Reggie's? joke? no
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby peter365 » Wed Nov 16, 2016 11:44 am

Has Reggie due to be spoken to by the boss in any case. Was he told he was going to be getting a 'dressing down' and he misunderstood the phrase?
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Postby WiZ » Wed Nov 16, 2016 7:50 pm

Has Reggie due to be spoken to by the boss in any case no, he had committed no offense until he came in . Was he told he was going to be getting a 'dressing down' and he misunderstood the phrase? :lol: I love it, but no
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Postby Grip » Wed Nov 16, 2016 8:36 pm

When he woke up that morning, had Reggie intended to go to work dressed casually? or did he end up that way by accident or circumstances?

Does Reggie have a drinking problem?

Is Reggie known to be somewhat of a troublemaker? a smarta...er...wiseguy?
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Postby WiZ » Wed Nov 16, 2016 9:21 pm

When he woke up that morning, had Reggie intended to go to work dressed casually? no or did he end up that way by accident or circumstances? the latter

Does Reggie have a drinking problem? irrelevant

Is Reggie known to be somewhat of a troublemaker? a smarta...er...wiseguy? I don't know why you stopped yourself from saying 'Smart Alex', but yes, he is
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby Twilightseeker » Thu Nov 17, 2016 12:43 am

Did he spill something on his clothes that obligated him to change into something less formal? Did he lose an article of clothing? Was the clothing he intended to wear that morning in the wash/hanging out to dry or still dirty? Did someone prevent him from wearing his original clothing choice?
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Postby WiZ » Thu Nov 17, 2016 12:50 am

Did he spill something on his clothes that obligated him to change into something less formal? Did he lose an article of clothing? Was the clothing he intended to wear that morning in the wash/hanging out to dry or still dirty? Did someone prevent him from wearing his original clothing choice? no to all, and not really relevant - it doesn't play a role in his 'excuse'
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Postby rcb » Thu Nov 17, 2016 7:51 am

Did he tell the manager that he is entitled to wear what he did, because of some real or fictional event? (A holiday, the Maya calendar, the approach of a comet, etc.) ?
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Postby WiZ » Thu Nov 17, 2016 7:28 pm

Did he tell the manager that he is entitled to wear what he did yes, this is essentially true, because of some real or fictional event? (A holiday, the Maya calendar, the approach of a comet, etc.) ? but he did not rely on any external event
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby Grip » Fri Nov 18, 2016 10:43 pm

Is Reggie an accountant? does he work in an office?
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Postby Twilightseeker » Sat Nov 19, 2016 12:45 am

Is it relevant that he is a government employee? Could this situation happen to an employee of a private business?

Did this man relevantly have a day off recently? Was there recently a holiday or a paid vacation involved? Sick leave?
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Postby GalFisk » Sat Nov 19, 2016 7:43 am

Does he make a pun? Does he insist it's friday somehow? Are homophones relevant? Fry? Free?
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby WiZ » Sun Nov 20, 2016 8:17 pm

Grip

Is Reggie an accountant? He could be, actually, although there are more suitable options does he work in an office? yes

Twilightseeker

Is it relevant that he is a government employee? no Could this situation happen to an employee of a private business? yes (depending on its size and corporate policies)

Did this man relevantly have a day off recently? no Was there recently a holiday or a paid vacation involved? no Sick leave? no

GalFisk

Does he make a pun? no Does he insist it's friday somehow? yope! (maybe even yesish, FA lurking) Are homophones relevant? no Fry? Free?
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Postby Grip » Sun Nov 20, 2016 8:24 pm

Is time relevant? clocks?
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Postby WiZ » Sun Nov 20, 2016 8:26 pm

Is time relevant? clocks? no to these
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby GalFisk » Sun Nov 20, 2016 8:55 pm

Does he insist it's Friday to him? That something means Friday? That casual Friday could fall on some other day?
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Postby WiZ » Sun Nov 20, 2016 8:58 pm

Does he insist it's Friday to him? That something means Friday? That casual Friday could fall on some other day? this is closest - he insists that today is casual Friday - but why?
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Postby Grip » Sun Nov 20, 2016 10:14 pm

Is the day it really is relevant? if so, LTPF list of days?

Is anything about his clothing relevant other than the fact it was casual?

Is Robinson Crusoe's man Friday relevant?
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Postby WiZ » Sun Nov 20, 2016 10:21 pm

Is the day it really is relevant? no - but it isn't Friday if so, LTPF list of days?

Is anything about his clothing relevant other than the fact it was casual? yes, good question

Is Robinson Crusoe's man Friday relevant? no
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Postby Grip » Sun Nov 20, 2016 10:24 pm

Is anything about his T-shirt relevant? is he wearing shorts? jeans? a beanie?

Is just his general ensemble the only thing relevant or is a specific item of clothing relevant?
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Postby WiZ » Sun Nov 20, 2016 10:26 pm

Is anything about his T-shirt relevant? yes is he wearing shorts? jeans? a beanie? irrel to rest

Is just his general ensemble the only thing relevant or is a specific item of clothing relevant? a specific item is key to his response
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Postby Grip » Sun Nov 20, 2016 10:30 pm

Is the color of the T-Shirt relevant? is it pink? does it have a graphic on it? any writing of any kind?

Is the specific item that is key to his response the shirt?
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Postby WiZ » Sun Nov 20, 2016 10:32 pm

Is the color of the T-Shirt relevant? no is it pink? does it have a graphic on it? any writing of any kind? assume yes - it would be harder to get away with this with a plain shirt
Is the specific item that is key to his response the shirt? yes
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby Twilightseeker » Sun Nov 20, 2016 11:22 pm

Does it have a particular phrase on it? A particular word? Does his shirt say the word "Friday" or the name of some other day on it? Does it have numbers or letters on it? A date? A calendar?
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Postby WiZ » Sun Nov 20, 2016 11:32 pm

Does it have a particular phrase on it? A particular word? no to these Does his shirt say the word "Friday" or the name of some other day on it? no Does it have numbers or letters on it? yes, irrelevant which A date? A calendar?
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Postby Twilightseeker » Sun Nov 20, 2016 11:41 pm

Did he make reference to his shirt and the fact that it had writing on it?
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Postby WiZ » Mon Nov 21, 2016 12:31 am

Did he make reference to his shirt yes, he refers to the shirt and the fact that it had writing on it? but no
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Postby Grip » Mon Nov 21, 2016 12:46 am

Does he say something like, "But it must be Casual Friday, otherwise why would I be wearing this shirt?"
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Postby WiZ » Mon Nov 21, 2016 12:47 am

Does he say something like, "But it must be Casual Friday, otherwise why would I be wearing this shirt?" no
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Postby Grip » Mon Nov 21, 2016 1:09 am

Was the shirt clean? dirty? is that even relevant?
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Postby Twilightseeker » Mon Nov 21, 2016 1:17 am

Does the man normally wear this particular shirt on Fridays?
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby WiZ » Mon Nov 21, 2016 2:02 am

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Was the shirt clean? yes, freshly laundered (for the purposes of this puzzle) dirty? no is that even relevant? There are scenarios that would allow for either option. There is one box that must be ticked, however

Twilightseeker

Does the man normally wear this particular shirt on Fridays? He wears a variety of shirts on Friday, including this one. He would not normally wear this shirt on any other day; certainly not to work.
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Postby Grip » Mon Nov 21, 2016 2:28 am

Did he mention his shirt being cleaned in his response? did he use the world laundry or some variant?
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Postby WiZ » Mon Nov 21, 2016 2:50 am

Did he mention his shirt being cleaned in his response? did he use the world laundry or some variant? no to these (remember, this puzzle could work equally well if the shirt was dirty - it's just backgrounding)
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby peter365 » Mon Nov 21, 2016 8:44 am

Does he try to convince his boss that there's some benefit to his wearing that particular t-shirt on that day?

Just want to clarify , while there are some letters and numbering on the t-shirt it's not relevant what's written there, is that correct?

Do we need to establish the nature of the government department that he works in?
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Postby GalFisk » Mon Nov 21, 2016 4:34 pm

Time travel relevant? Living in the past or future? Fashion relevant? Relevant when he last wore that tshirt?
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Postby WiZ » Mon Nov 21, 2016 7:37 pm

Peter

Does he try to convince his boss that there's some benefit to his wearing that particular t-shirt on that day? no

Just want to clarify , while there are some letters and numbering on the t-shirt it's not relevant what's written there, is that correct? correct (it's not even quintessential that there's writing; he could try the same gambit with a plain shirt, but it would be less obvious and less likely to make his manager laugh and let him off)

Do we need to establish the nature of the government department that he works in? yes (and, more helpfully, his role within it)

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Time travel relevant? Living in the past or future? Fashion relevant? Relevant when he last wore that tshirt? no to all
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby Grip » Mon Nov 21, 2016 10:17 pm

Is the government department the same kind that you work in?

Is his role financial in nature? is he an auditor of some kind? does he design federal calendars? is he a bookkeeper?
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Postby WiZ » Mon Nov 21, 2016 10:45 pm

Is the government department the same kind that you work in? yesish - it's liable to be one more weighted towards research and evaluation than policy

Is his role financial in nature? not necessarily - although his skills would be employed in such a role is he an auditor of some kind? does he design federal calendars? is he a bookkeeper this would be the most likely of the three ?
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby Grip » Mon Nov 21, 2016 11:35 pm

Is Reggie an analyst too? an advisor?
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Postby WiZ » Mon Nov 21, 2016 11:39 pm

Is Reggie an analyst too? more likely to be this an advisor?
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby Balin » Tue Nov 22, 2016 2:10 am

Does his job involve languages? Codes?
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby GalFisk » Tue Nov 22, 2016 4:02 am

Does his job involve working with information from certain days in the past? Or planning certain days in the future? Is he in fact "working on a friday" (working with info from or for a friday) at that time? Other uses of the word "casual" relevant? Of similar words?
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Postby WiZ » Tue Nov 22, 2016 9:35 pm

Balin

Does his job involve languages? Codes? Perhaps formulae or programming languages...

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Does his job involve working with information from certain days in the past? Or planning certain days in the future? Is he in fact "working on a friday" (working with info from or for a friday) at that time? Other uses of the word "casual" relevant? Of similar words? no/irrel to all
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby Grip » Tue Nov 22, 2016 10:16 pm

Does Reg relevantly work on/with computers?
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby WiZ » Tue Nov 22, 2016 10:24 pm

Does Reg relevantly work on/with computers? computers are not relevant to the solution.
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby Grip » Thu Nov 24, 2016 7:53 pm

Does Reg have to work with a lot of numeral figures in his line? does he claim the T-shirt is somehow park of his work?
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby WiZ » Thu Nov 24, 2016 9:48 pm

Does Reg have to work with a lot of numeral figures in his line? Yes, his work is mathematical in nature does he claim the T-shirt is somehow park of his work? no
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby GalFisk » Thu Nov 24, 2016 9:49 pm

Is his argument that today os friday mathematical in nature?
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby WiZ » Thu Nov 24, 2016 10:00 pm

Is his argument that today os friday Slight FA; it would be more accurate to frame it as 'his argument that today is Casual Friday' mathematical in nature? yes

Reminder: There is a relevant aspect of his shirt, which does not relate to what's on it or how clean it is.
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby Grip » Thu Nov 24, 2016 11:16 pm

Is the T-Shirt shaped different than normal?

Is the shirt damaged in any way? (rips, tears, etc.)
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby GalFisk » Fri Nov 25, 2016 8:04 am

Abbreviating Casual Friday as CF relevant? Does his argument work the same on any day which is not CF? Only this day? Only certain dates? Certain weekdays? Within a certain time period? Is the length of his work day relevant?
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby WiZ » Sun Nov 27, 2016 7:57 pm

Grip

Is the T-Shirt shaped different than normal? Strong Yope - DOYD of 'shaped'

Is the shirt damaged in any way? (rips, tears, etc.) no

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Abbreviating Casual Friday as CF relevant? no Does his argument work the same on any day which is not CF? yes, the day and date don't factor in at all. He could even use this argument on a Friday, although it would, of course, be redundant Only this day? Only certain dates? Certain weekdays? Within a certain time period? no to rest Is the length of his work day relevant? no
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby GalFisk » Sun Nov 27, 2016 8:09 pm

Does he switch around cause and effect? Size of the T-shirt relevant? How the size fits him? Has he put it on correctly? Any other clothing relevant?
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby Grip » Sun Nov 27, 2016 8:09 pm

Is the t-shirt say circular or something instead of the usual roughly rectangular shape? are sleeves relevant?
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby WiZ » Sun Nov 27, 2016 8:12 pm

GalFisk

Does he switch around cause and effect? yes! Size of the T-shirt relevant? no How the size fits him? no Has he put it on correctly? No!!! Any other clothing relevant? no

Grip

Is the t-shirt say circular or something instead of the usual roughly rectangular shape? no are sleeves relevant? no
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby GalFisk » Sun Nov 27, 2016 8:33 pm

Is it back to front? Inside out? Both? Is the writing reversed? Hidden?
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby WiZ » Sun Nov 27, 2016 8:35 pm

Is it back to front? Inside out? this! Both? Is the writing reversed? Hidden? irrel to rest
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby Grip » Sun Nov 27, 2016 9:17 pm

Does he refer to his shirt being inside out?
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby WiZ » Sun Nov 27, 2016 9:19 pm

Does he refer to his shirt being inside out? his response acknowledges the fact that his shirt is inside-out. But he does not relevantly frame it in terms of the shirt being inside-out...
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby Grip » Sun Nov 27, 2016 10:45 pm

Does he say anything about being backwards?

So, his t-shirt being inside out, mathematics and the nature of his work all figure in his response in some way?
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby WiZ » Sun Nov 27, 2016 10:59 pm

Does he say anything about being backwards? .oN

So, his t-shirt being inside out, mathematics these two, most relevantly and the nature of his work this is only relevant in ascertaining that he would use a mathematical approach in justifying his answer all figure in his response in some way?
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby GalFisk » Sun Nov 27, 2016 11:08 pm

Does he connect the inside outness to a mathematical function? If so: negation? Inversion? Boolean logic relevant? Math using negative numbers? Does he claim an inside out T-shirt compensates for a normally worn one? Eliminates a normally worn one? Would his proof work if there were casual Mondays instead of Fridays? Formal Fridays, and he happened to be clothed like this on one of those?
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby Grip » Sun Nov 27, 2016 11:09 pm

Does he say anything about inversion?
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby WiZ » Sun Nov 27, 2016 11:13 pm

Does he connect the inside outness to a mathematical function? yesish, see next response If so: negation? Inversion? inversion is most relevant Boolean logic relevant? Math using negative numbers? no to rest Does he claim an inside out T-shirt compensates for a normally worn one? no Eliminates a normally worn one? no Would his proof work if there were casual Mondays instead of Fridays? yes Formal Fridays, and he happened to be clothed like this on one of those? He could use this same 'excuse' in that situation, yes
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby Grip » Sun Nov 27, 2016 11:17 pm

Is his excuse, "Sorry, I can't help how I'm dressed, I'm working with inversions today as you can see..."
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby WiZ » Sun Nov 27, 2016 11:20 pm

Is his excuse, "Sorry, I can't help how I'm dressed, I'm working with inversions today as you can see..." No - he does not refer to his specific responsibilities in his answer.
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby Zanreo » Mon Nov 28, 2016 1:29 am

"Reversing" something?
Something about the inversions affecting him?
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby WiZ » Mon Nov 28, 2016 2:26 am

"Reversing" something?
Something about the inversions affecting him? no to both
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby rcb » Mon Nov 28, 2016 10:36 am

Does he mention the words "inversion" and "casual" in his excuse?
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby LemonCurry » Mon Nov 28, 2016 11:57 am

Did he say something along "inverted the wrong part?"
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby WiZ » Mon Nov 28, 2016 7:38 pm

Rcb

Does he mention the words "inversion" no and "casual" yes in his excuse?

LemonCurry

Did he say something along "inverted the wrong part?" no

***** RECAP *****

We have established that the following things are relevant:

- He is wearing a T-shirt inside out.
- His excuse involves a reversal of cause and effect.
- An inversion of sorts is invoked.
- He insists that the casual Friday policy is currently in force.
- The crux of his argument is centered around the inside-out T-shirt.
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby Grip » Mon Nov 28, 2016 8:24 pm

Does he claim casual Friday caused his informal appearance?

Was the inside out T-shirt done on purpose by him? or did he just happen to notice it after the boss accosted him?
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby WiZ » Mon Nov 28, 2016 8:26 pm

Does he claim casual Friday caused his informal appearance? no - vice versa. How? (actually, it's perhaps more in line with the fact that his shirt 'evidenced' casual Friday's being in force)

Was the inside out T-shirt done on purpose by him? no or did he just happen to notice it after the boss accosted him? yes - he thought quickly on his feet
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby Grip » Mon Nov 28, 2016 8:30 pm

Does he compare his dress with the bosses? the other employees?
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby WiZ » Mon Nov 28, 2016 8:58 pm

Does he compare his dress with the bosses? the other employees? both, but more relevantly the latter.
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby Grip » Tue Nov 29, 2016 7:52 pm

Does he claim everybody else is dressed too formally?
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby WiZ » Tue Nov 29, 2016 7:53 pm

Does he claim everybody else is dressed too formally? No, quite the opposite!
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby Grip » Tue Nov 29, 2016 7:56 pm

I'm kinda running on fumes with this one, but I'll keep trying.

Is the inversion him vs. everyone one? it's casual Friday BECAUSE everyone else is dressed formally? does he claim they got it backwards?
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby WiZ » Tue Nov 29, 2016 9:04 pm

Is the inversion him vs. everyone one? no it's casual Friday BECAUSE everyone else is dressed formally? no - he is claiming that nobody else is dressed formally does he claim they got it backwards? no - his argument hinges on the fact that they are right to dress as they are

You don't need any further information to solve this puzzle - all the relevant details are given. You need to work out how he arranged it to make his case.
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby Grip » Wed Nov 30, 2016 9:33 pm

Is his response a single sentence?

Does he claim that the clothing worn by the others is also inside out somehow?
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby WiZ » Thu Dec 01, 2016 12:41 am

Is his response a single sentence? Yes, although it would involve several clauses

Does he claim that the clothing worn by the others is also inside out somehow? no
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby GalFisk » Fri Dec 02, 2016 4:27 am

Does he claim that since the tshirt is inside out, technically he is not wearing it since he's on its outside? The rest of the world is wearing it, since they're exposed to the inside?
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby Lynne » Fri Dec 02, 2016 10:47 am

I like your thinking Galfisk!
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly

Postby WiZ » Fri Dec 02, 2016 7:24 pm

Does he claim that since the tshirt is inside out, technically he is not wearing it since he's on its outside? The rest of the world is wearing it, since they're exposed to the inside? YES!!!!!!!!!

***** SPOILER *****

What GalFisk said.


Congratulations, GalFisk, and a special thanks to Grip for more tenacity than I could ever bring myself to show.
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly [A lot SOLVED]

Postby Grip » Fri Dec 02, 2016 7:59 pm

Good puzzle!
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly [A lot SOLVED]

Postby Zanreo » Fri Dec 02, 2016 8:53 pm

Hahaha, clever!
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly [A lot SOLVED]

Postby GalFisk » Sat Dec 03, 2016 5:43 am

My kind of logic!
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Re: [WiZ] A lot silly [A lot SOLVED]

Postby Balin » Sat Dec 03, 2016 5:24 pm

I love it.
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