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[Balin] People feeling ticklish

Postby Balin » Fri Mar 24, 2017 2:44 am

Why did Dan propose they remove two letters?
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Postby Zanreo » Fri Mar 24, 2017 2:51 am

Letters: Alphabet characters? If so, from a word? Sentence?
Mail letters?
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Re: [Balin] People feeling ticklish

Postby Balin » Fri Mar 24, 2017 2:56 am

Letters: Alphabet characters? Yes If so, from a word? Sentence? Neither
Mail letters? No
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Postby Zanreo » Fri Mar 24, 2017 2:59 am

Not a word, hm... Were the letters supposed to spell anything? Did they accidentally spell something?
Relevant what letters? How many letters were used?
Were the two letters different? The same letter?
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Postby Konnie » Fri Mar 24, 2017 4:25 am

Relevant whether the letters were vowels vs consonants? If so, were they two vowels, two consonants, or one of each?

Games or puzzles relevant? Scrabble? Crosswords?
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Postby GalFisk » Fri Mar 24, 2017 6:24 am

Remove from the alphabet? Remove from use? Remove from a typewriter? Other writing machine? Other machine? From a product? From a location?
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Postby Westing1992 » Fri Mar 24, 2017 4:19 pm

Remove because they were redundant? (Like 'C' being able to be phonetically replaced by 'S' and 'K')
Cheesy pick-up lines relevant? ("If I could rearrange the alphabet...")
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Postby Balin » Sat Mar 25, 2017 2:22 am

Not a word, hm... Were the letters supposed to spell anything? Yope Did they accidentally spell something? No
Relevant what letters? Yes How many letters were used? Only the two
Were the two letters different? The same letter? Different

Relevant whether the letters were vowels vs consonants? The specific letter are relevant, so Yes If so, were they two vowels, two consonants, or one of each? Two consonants

Games Yes, DOYD of "game" or puzzles relevant? Scrabble? Crosswords? No to rest

Remove from the alphabet? Remove from use? This Remove from a typewriter? Other writing machine? Other machine? From a product? From a location? And this, svv of "location"

Remove because they were redundant? No (Like 'C' being able to be phonetically replaced by 'S' and 'K')
Cheesy pick-up lines relevant? ("If I could rearrange the alphabet...") Good idea, but No
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Postby Westing1992 » Sat Mar 25, 2017 2:35 am

Could they be mistaken for something else? For example, M's and W's looking the same if rotated, or O's looking like 0's?
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Postby GalFisk » Sat Mar 25, 2017 9:24 am

Are they capital letters? Physical objects shaped like letters? Physical objects with letters on them?
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Postby Balin » Sat Mar 25, 2017 1:26 pm

Could they be mistaken for something else? No For example, M's and W's looking the same if rotated, or O's looking like 0's? Good idea, but No

Are they capital letters? Yes Physical objects shaped like letters? No Physical objects with letters on them? No, but the letters are on physical objects
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Postby Westing1992 » Sat Mar 25, 2017 4:12 pm

Were the letters an abbreviation or acronym?
Game: Sport? Video game? Board or card game? RPG? Ouija board? Writing prompt generator?
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Postby Balin » Sat Mar 25, 2017 8:54 pm

Were the letters an abbreviation or acronym? Abbreviation
Game: Sport? Video game? Board or card game? RPG? Ouija board? Writing prompt generator? Sport
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Re: [Balin] People feeling ticklish

Postby Westing1992 » Sun Mar 26, 2017 7:18 pm

Was the sport relevant? Baseball? Football? Basketball? Soccer?
Were they removed from uniforms?
'Strikeout' being abbreviated as 'K' relevant?
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Postby Balin » Sun Mar 26, 2017 9:13 pm

Was the sport relevant? Yes Baseball? Football? This Basketball? Soccer?
Were they removed from uniforms? Yes (well, Dan proposed they should be, but no actual change was made)
'Strikeout' being abbreviated as 'K' relevant? No
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Postby Doriana » Mon Mar 27, 2017 9:22 pm

By "uniform", you mean player jerseys, right?

Are the two letters found on all jerseys? those of a certain team? of a specific player?
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Re: [Balin] People feeling ticklish

Postby Balin » Mon Mar 27, 2017 11:18 pm

By "uniform", you mean player jerseys, right? Yes

Are the two letters found on all jerseys? No those of a certain team? No of a specific player? Of some players
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Postby Doriana » Tue Mar 28, 2017 7:53 am

Super Bowl relevant?
Are the two letters Roman numerals?
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Postby Balin » Tue Mar 28, 2017 12:52 pm

Super Bowl relevant? Are the two letters Roman numerals? No, but a good guess
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Postby Hobbsicle » Fri Mar 31, 2017 1:28 am

Are specific positions relevant? Would the two letters be removed from the names? Such as "JR"?
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Re: [Balin] People feeling ticklish

Postby Balin » Fri Mar 31, 2017 10:50 am

Are specific positions relevant? No Would the two letters be removed from the names? Yes... Such as "JR"? So close! (R is one of the letters, but not J.)
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Postby Doriana » Fri Mar 31, 2017 11:15 am

"SR"?
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Postby Balin » Fri Mar 31, 2017 11:16 am

"SR"? Yes
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Postby Balin » Mon Apr 03, 2017 1:51 pm

HINT: His proposal was in jest.
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Postby Hobbsicle » Mon Apr 03, 2017 4:47 pm

He proposed the removal because it makes them seem old?
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Postby Balin » Mon Apr 03, 2017 11:13 pm

He proposed the removal because it makes them seem old? No
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Postby Balin » Thu Apr 06, 2017 12:50 pm

SOMEWHAT LARGE-SIZED HINT: Don was playing the part of a Moral Guardian.
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Postby Doriana » Thu Apr 06, 2017 9:16 pm

Does he argue that "SR" implies there is also a "JR", which in turn implies that players with "SR" on their jerseys have had sex at least once?
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Re: [Balin] People feeling ticklish

Postby Balin » Fri Apr 07, 2017 2:36 am

Does he argue that "SR" implies there is also a "JR" Indirectly... which in turn implies that players with "SR" on their jerseys have had sex at least once? ...exactly.

****SPOILER****

The day I posted the puzzle, two personalities from Barstool Sports crashed this year's NFL competition committee conference call, proposing two ridiculous rule changes. The second proposal: "Can you get rid of the 'Sr.' suffix on the nameplates, since it’s just kind of a brag that the player had sex at one point? NFL's kind of a family television deal." (Audio in link.)
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