[Doriana] Sisters

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[Doriana] Sisters

Postby Doriana » Tue Feb 21, 2017 2:18 pm

Liv and Enna (both H/C/F) are often mistaken for sisters although they don't relevantly look alike. How come?

True story, possible quickie.
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Re: [Doriana] Sisters

Postby GalFisk » Tue Feb 21, 2017 2:41 pm

Do they talk alike? Walk alike? Spend lots of time together? Are they especially close? Relevant where they live? Where they live in relation to one another? Relevant how old they are? Are they mistaken for sisters: at home? By visitors? At school? At kindergarden? When playing? Outside? In public? When with their parents? Are their parents relevant?
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Re: [Doriana] Sisters

Postby Doriana » Tue Feb 21, 2017 2:47 pm

Do they talk alike? No Walk alike? No Spend lots of time together? Yes Are they especially close? Not especially, but yes, they are close Relevant where they live? No Where they live in relation to one another? Only insofar as it allows them to spend lots of time together Relevant how old they are? Yope, assume elementary school age Are they mistaken for sisters: at home? No By visitors? No At school? Unlikely At kindergarden? They didn't know each other in kindergarten When playing? Possibly Outside? Possibly In public? Possibly When with their parents? Unlikely Are their parents relevant? No
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Re: [Doriana] Sisters

Postby LemonCurry » Tue Feb 21, 2017 2:52 pm

Do they share their surnames? Do they share their date of birth (and are hence mistaken for twins)?
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Re: [Doriana] Sisters

Postby GalFisk » Tue Feb 21, 2017 2:57 pm

Relevant what they do together? Do they have to speak in order to be mistaken for sisters? Body language relevant? Clothing? Age difference?
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Re: [Doriana] Sisters

Postby Doriana » Tue Feb 21, 2017 3:00 pm

Do they share their surnames? No Do they share their date of birth (and are hence mistaken for twins)? No

Relevant what they do together? Not really Do they have to speak in order to be mistaken for sisters? Body language relevant? Clothing? No to these Age difference? Yesish
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Re: [Doriana] Sisters

Postby GalFisk » Tue Feb 21, 2017 3:05 pm

Are they one year apart? Two? Three? Four? More? Do people think that kids with their age difference normally don't spend time together?
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Re: [Doriana] Sisters

Postby Doriana » Tue Feb 21, 2017 3:10 pm

Are they one year apart? This Two? Three? Four? More? Do people think that kids with their age difference normally don't spend time together? No, but OTRT
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Re: [Doriana] Sisters

Postby LemonCurry » Tue Feb 21, 2017 3:14 pm

Does one kid sort of care for the other? Disabilities relevant?
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Re: [Doriana] Sisters

Postby GalFisk » Tue Feb 21, 2017 3:14 pm

Relevant that they are of school age? Relevant who they don't spend a lot of time with? Relevant what they do together?
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Re: [Doriana] Sisters

Postby Doriana » Tue Feb 21, 2017 3:19 pm

Does one kid sort of care for the other? Disabilities relevant? No to both

Relevant that they are of school age? It works best with this age group Relevant who they don't spend a lot of time with? Relevant what they do together? No to rest
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Re: [Doriana] Sisters

Postby Hobbsicle » Tue Feb 21, 2017 4:40 pm

Is it their differences that cause the assumption? Height difference, perhaps?
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Re: [Doriana] Sisters

Postby Doriana » Tue Feb 21, 2017 7:02 pm

Is it their differences that cause the assumption? Height difference, perhaps? YES

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

One of my best childhood friends, Enna, was unusually tall for her age, so people usually thought she was anywhere between 2 and 5 years older than she actually was. Whenever we went someplace together, people often asked me (Liv) if she was my older sister because they assumed that kids with an age gap that big wouldn't spend time together as friends.


(Enna is still a lot taller than me - she stands at 6'2" / 188 cm, while I'm 5'7" / 168 cm)
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Re: [Doriana] Sisters (SOLVED)

Postby Hobbsicle » Tue Feb 21, 2017 10:46 pm

I really like that one. Simple, but very lateral.
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Re: [Doriana] Sisters (SOLVED)

Postby Balin » Tue Feb 21, 2017 11:59 pm

Interesting - I've always been the short guy in my age group, and no one's ever assumed one of my taller friends is an older brother. Good puzzle.
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