[Doriana] The more, the merrier

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[Doriana] The more, the merrier

Postby Doriana » Mon Feb 13, 2017 8:35 am

Linda came up with an idea how to recruit more people for her sports team. The idea seemed good at first, but on second thought, she regretted suggesting it.
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Re: [Doriana] The more, the merrier

Postby peter365 » Mon Feb 13, 2017 8:42 am

Do we need to establish what sport the team plays? Is the team's name relevant? Does Linda use social media to recruit new players? Does her actions attract the wrong type of attention from someone? Does she actually attract new players? Too many?
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Re: [Doriana] The more, the merrier

Postby Doriana » Mon Feb 13, 2017 8:47 am

Do we need to establish what sport the team plays? No Is the team's name relevant? No Does Linda use social media to recruit new players? No Does her actions attract the wrong type of attention from someone? No Does she actually attract new players? FA Too many? FA
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Re: [Doriana] The more, the merrier

Postby peter365 » Mon Feb 13, 2017 8:48 am

So she's not looking for new players? Is it fans she's trying to recruit?
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Re: [Doriana] The more, the merrier

Postby Doriana » Mon Feb 13, 2017 8:50 am

So she's not looking for new players? She is, that is not the FA Is it fans she's trying to recruit? So, no
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Re: [Doriana] The more, the merrier

Postby RedWine » Mon Feb 13, 2017 8:57 am

Does Linda want to attract specific type of people? Is she attracting children? Adults? Does she just want to attract one person?
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Re: [Doriana] The more, the merrier

Postby Doriana » Mon Feb 13, 2017 8:58 am

Does Linda want to attract specific type of people? Irrel Is she attracting children? No Adults? Yes Does she just want to attract one person? No
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Re: [Doriana] The more, the merrier

Postby GalFisk » Mon Feb 13, 2017 12:03 pm

Was the idea used? Did people say it was a bad idea? Was it a bad idea?
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Re: [Doriana] The more, the merrier

Postby Doriana » Mon Feb 13, 2017 1:47 pm

Was the idea used? Not yet, good q Did people say it was a bad idea? No Was it a bad idea? Depends on your p.o.v., but generally speaking, no
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Re: [Doriana] The more, the merrier

Postby GalFisk » Mon Feb 13, 2017 3:11 pm

Relevant who she suggested it to? How the suggestion was made? Was it made orally? In person? To a group? Were there any other suggestions?
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Re: [Doriana] The more, the merrier

Postby Doriana » Mon Feb 13, 2017 3:20 pm

Relevant who she suggested it to? Yope, her teammates How the suggestion was made? No Was it made orally? Irrel In person? Irrel To a group? Yes Were there any other suggestions? Irrel
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Re: [Doriana] The more, the merrier

Postby GalFisk » Mon Feb 13, 2017 3:34 pm

Did her teammates think it was a good idea? Relevant what they thought of the idea? Was she laughed at? Did something about the idea turn out humorous? Embarrassing?
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Re: [Doriana] The more, the merrier

Postby Doriana » Mon Feb 13, 2017 3:39 pm

Did her teammates think it was a good idea? Yes Relevant what they thought of the idea? Not really Was she laughed at? No Did something about the idea turn out humorous? No Embarrassing? Yes (at least Linda finds it embarrassing)
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Re: [Doriana] The more, the merrier

Postby GalFisk » Mon Feb 13, 2017 3:57 pm

Does the idea inadvetrently reveal something about her? Is she embarrassed in front of her teammates?
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Re: [Doriana] The more, the merrier

Postby Doriana » Mon Feb 13, 2017 9:09 pm

Does the idea inadvetrently reveal something about her? Yes Is she embarrassed in front of her teammates? Yes
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Re: [Doriana] The more, the merrier

Postby Balin » Mon Feb 13, 2017 11:38 pm

Is it relevant that Linda suggested the idea? Would anyone suggesting this idea have been embarrassed?
Does the idea involve social media in any way? The Internet?
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Re: [Doriana] The more, the merrier

Postby GalFisk » Tue Feb 14, 2017 7:23 am

Does she reveal: a past experience? Certain knowledge? Lack of knowledge? An interest? Lack of experience?
Edit: a secret? A lie? A misconception?
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Re: [Doriana] The more, the merrier

Postby Doriana » Tue Feb 14, 2017 10:13 am

Is it relevant that Linda suggested the idea? Yope, see next answer Would anyone suggesting this idea have been embarrassed? No, but Linda would have been embarrassed had anyone else suggested the very same idea
Does the idea involve social media in any way? The Internet? No to both

Does she reveal: a past experience? Certain knowledge? Lack of knowledge? An interest? Lack of experience?
Edit: a secret? A lie? A misconception? No to all. "Secret" or "lack of experience" might be closest, but beware of getting OTWT
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Re: [Doriana] The more, the merrier

Postby RedWine » Tue Feb 14, 2017 11:11 am

Would Linda's idea attract a specific group of people? Can the idea be considered rude or inappropriate by certain people? Would the idea be misunderstood by certain people? Did anyone else in Linda's team get embarrassed too? Did anyone else in Linda's team understand her embarrassment?
Did Linda reveal a fact about herself? An opinion or belief? Is it connected with her education? religion? political views?
Is Linda's idea an attractive slogan? An action of the team? An attractive advert?
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Re: [Doriana] The more, the merrier

Postby Doriana » Tue Feb 14, 2017 2:21 pm

Would Linda's idea attract a specific group of people? Can the idea be considered rude or inappropriate by certain people? Would the idea be misunderstood by certain people? Did anyone else in Linda's team get embarrassed too? No or irrel to all Did anyone else in Linda's team understand her embarrassment? Yes
Did Linda reveal a fact about herself? This An opinion or belief? Is it connected with her education? religion? political views? No to all
Is Linda's idea an attractive slogan? An action of the team? This An attractive advert?
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Re: [Doriana] The more, the merrier

Postby RedWine » Tue Feb 14, 2017 6:24 pm

Did Linda suggest a free training for newcomers? A visit to a local feast? A charitable match? Is it relevant how Linda got into the team? Did she suggest something that she would find attractive for a subjective reason?
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Re: [Doriana] The more, the merrier

Postby Grip » Tue Feb 14, 2017 6:31 pm

Is Linda trying to attract fans? sponsors? donors?

Is the something that was revealed a physical fact about her?
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Re: [Doriana] The more, the merrier

Postby Doriana » Tue Feb 14, 2017 7:04 pm

Is Linda trying to attract fans? sponsors? donors? No, players

Is the something that was revealed a physical fact about her? No
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Re: [Doriana] The more, the merrier

Postby Grip » Tue Feb 14, 2017 7:08 pm

Oops, sorry, I misread your answer above that looking for players was not the FA as you saying it was a FA.

Are uniforms relevant? other clothing?
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Re: [Doriana] The more, the merrier

Postby Doriana » Tue Feb 14, 2017 9:13 pm

Oops, sorry, I misread your answer above that looking for players was not the FA as you saying it was a FA.
No problem. Clarification for all: The FA was that the idea has already been acted upon.on.

Are uniforms relevant? other clothing? No to both
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Re: [Doriana] The more, the merrier

Postby Grip » Tue Feb 14, 2017 10:27 pm

Is her romantic life relevant?

Does Linda propose some sort of tryout?

Are Linda's playing skills relevant?
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Re: [Doriana] The more, the merrier

Postby Doriana » Tue Feb 14, 2017 10:33 pm

Is her romantic life relevant? No

Does Linda propose some sort of tryout? I wouldn't call it that, but OTRT

Are Linda's playing skills relevant? No
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Re: [Doriana] The more, the merrier

Postby Grip » Tue Feb 14, 2017 11:13 pm

Oh, RedWine has some good questions above that you missed and I forgot to point that out! :)

Was Linda only looking for players who were female?
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Re: [Doriana] The more, the merrier

Postby Doriana » Wed Feb 15, 2017 7:20 am

Apologies for missing your questions, RedWine!

Did Linda suggest a free training for newcomers? Yes, but there's more to it A visit to a local feast? A charitable match? Is it relevant how Linda got into the team? Did she suggest something that she would find attractive for a subjective reason? No to rest

Was Linda only looking for players who were female? Irrel
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Re: [Doriana] The more, the merrier

Postby RedWine » Wed Feb 15, 2017 9:12 am

Would there be any items given to newcomers during the free training? Would there be a chance to use professional equipment? Would the training concern specific body parts? Specific exercise? Would the training be relevantly advertised?
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Re: [Doriana] The more, the merrier

Postby Doriana » Wed Feb 15, 2017 9:18 am

Would there be any items given to newcomers during the free training? Would there be a chance to use professional equipment? Would the training concern specific body parts? Specific exercise? Irrel to all Would the training be relevantly advertised? Yope, DOYD of "advertise". Explore.
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Re: [Doriana] The more, the merrier

Postby RedWine » Wed Feb 15, 2017 1:10 pm

Is it relevant how people would be informed about the training? Social media relevant?
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Re: [Doriana] The more, the merrier

Postby Doriana » Wed Feb 15, 2017 1:12 pm

Is it relevant how people would be informed about the training? YES Social media relevant? no
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Re: [Doriana] The more, the merrier

Postby GalFisk » Wed Feb 15, 2017 4:57 pm

Would they be informed: electronically? In a public place? In writing? By voice? By mail? By a poster? In the newspaper? By an advertisement in mass media?
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Re: [Doriana] The more, the merrier

Postby Doriana » Wed Feb 15, 2017 5:09 pm

Would they be informed: electronically? possibly In a public place? In writing? possibly By voice? possibly By mail? By a poster? In the newspaper? By an advertisement in mass media? No to all others
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Re: [Doriana] The more, the merrier

Postby RedWine » Wed Feb 15, 2017 5:50 pm

Would they be informed by a movie? Would the people be informed personally, by name? By a sort of general announcement? At their workplace? At homes? In a sports facility?
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Re: [Doriana] The more, the merrier

Postby Doriana » Wed Feb 15, 2017 6:57 pm

Would they be informed by a movie? No Would the people be informed personally, YES by name? Please clarify By a sort of general announcement? No At their workplace? Possibly At homes? Possibly In a sports facility? No
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Re: [Doriana] The more, the merrier

Postby RedWine » Wed Feb 15, 2017 8:35 pm

Would the people be invited to the training by their friends, colleagues, acquaitances, family etc? Would they get information from random people? Would they be informed by some service givers? Would the information be given by a get-slim facility? By a get-friends facility? By a psychologist?
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Re: [Doriana] The more, the merrier

Postby Doriana » Wed Feb 15, 2017 8:47 pm

Would the people be invited to the training by their friends mainly this, colleagues, acquaitances, family etc? The rest would also be possible, but less likely Would they get information from random people? Would they be informed by some service givers? Would the information be given by a get-slim facility? By a get-friends facility? By a psychologist? No to rest
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Re: [Doriana] The more, the merrier

Postby GalFisk » Thu Feb 16, 2017 8:08 am

Is information about her friends relevant? Her friendships? About how she keeps in touch with others? Would the team members inform their friends?
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Re: [Doriana] The more, the merrier

Postby RedWine » Thu Feb 16, 2017 8:43 am

Is her idea that everyone brings a friend to the next training?
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Re: [Doriana] The more, the merrier

Postby Doriana » Thu Feb 16, 2017 9:15 am

Is information about her friends relevant? Yes, beware of FA Her friendships? Yes, beware of FA About how she keeps in touch with others? No Would the team members inform their friends? Yes

Is her idea that everyone brings a friend to the next training? YES
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Re: [Doriana] The more, the merrier

Postby RedWine » Thu Feb 16, 2017 10:52 am

Did she then think that some people may not have friends who can be invited to the team? that some people may not want their friends in the team?
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Re: [Doriana] The more, the merrier

Postby Doriana » Thu Feb 16, 2017 11:13 am

Did she then think that some people may not have friends who can be invited to the team? Yope, keep in mind that it was embarrassing for her that some people may not want their friends in the team? no
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Re: [Doriana] The more, the merrier

Postby GalFisk » Thu Feb 16, 2017 3:58 pm

Didn't she have any friends outside the team? Did she make a caveat to her suggestion? "Bring a friend if you have any"?
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Re: [Doriana] The more, the merrier

Postby Doriana » Thu Feb 16, 2017 4:28 pm

Didn't she have any friends outside the team? Correct Did she make a caveat to her suggestion? "Bring a friend if you have any"? No


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

My lacrosse team recently tried to come up with ideas how to attract new players. Linda, who is yours truly Doriana in disguise, suggested a bring-a-friend-day, i.e. a beginners' practice that every team member would bring a friend to. The idea was received warmly, but when I thought about whom I could bring I realized that - having moved here only a couple of months ago - I have not yet made any friends outside the team.


Well done, GalFisk, RedWine and everyone else who worked on this puzzle!
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