[Doriana] Kids have the darndest scrunds

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[Doriana] Kids have the darndest scrunds

Postby Doriana » Mon Mar 27, 2017 4:05 pm

"Ali doesn't", Justus exclaimed in response to something his teacher said, thereby revealing that he had a scrund. What did the teacher say and what's the scrund?

he, his = Justus = H/C/M
teacher = H/A/M
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Re: [Doriana] Kids have the darndest scrunds

Postby Grip » Mon Mar 27, 2017 6:21 pm

Ali = Ali Baba? Muhammad Ali? a classmate named Ali?

Is the subject of the class relevant?
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Re: [Doriana] Kids have the darndest scrunds

Postby Doriana » Mon Mar 27, 2017 6:23 pm

Ali = Ali Baba? Muhammad Ali? No to these a classmate named Ali? This

Is the subject of the class relevant? No
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Re: [Doriana] Kids have the darndest scrunds

Postby Balin » Mon Mar 27, 2017 9:11 pm

Ali = H/C/M?
Is either Ali or Justus' name relevant?
Is the children's exact age relevant? Are they under 5 years old? Under 10? Under 15?
Is either child's physical appearance relevant? Height?
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Re: [Doriana] Kids have the darndest scrunds

Postby Doriana » Mon Mar 27, 2017 9:14 pm

Ali = H/C/M? Yes
Is either Ali or Justus' name relevant? Yope/laterally for Ali, no for Justus
Is the children's exact age relevant? Are they under 5 years old? Under 10? Under 15? Yesish, assume somewhere between 8 and 10
Is either child's physical appearance relevant? Height? No to both
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Re: [Doriana] Kids have the darndest scrunds

Postby Balin » Mon Mar 27, 2017 11:16 pm

Did the teacher say that all students have something? Don't have something? Do something? Don't do something?
Did the teacher say that all students in a certain category (same as above)? If so, is that category by gender? Age? Grade?
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Re: [Doriana] Kids have the darndest scrunds

Postby Doriana » Tue Mar 28, 2017 6:57 am

Did the teacher say that all students have something? This Don't have something? Do something? Don't do something?
Did the teacher say that all students in a certain category (same as above)? If so, is that category by gender? Age? Grade? No to all others
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Re: [Doriana] Kids have the darndest scrunds

Postby GalFisk » Tue Mar 28, 2017 7:11 am

Length of Ali's name relevant? Beginning letter? Being first in an alphabetic list? Does the teacher say they all have: something tangible? Something good? Useful? Is their future relevant? Past? Family relations? Friendships?
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Re: [Doriana] Kids have the darndest scrunds

Postby Doriana » Tue Mar 28, 2017 7:49 am

Length of Ali's name relevant? Beginning letter? Being first in an alphabetic list? No to all Does the teacher say they all have: something tangible? Yes Something good? Neutral or good, I'd say Useful? Yes Is their future relevant? Past? Family relations? Friendships? No to rest
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Re: [Doriana] Kids have the darndest scrunds

Postby Balin » Tue Mar 28, 2017 12:52 pm

Is the something related to the class? To school?
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Re: [Doriana] Kids have the darndest scrunds

Postby Doriana » Tue Mar 28, 2017 6:43 pm

Is the something related to the class? To school? No to both
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Re: [Doriana] Kids have the darndest scrunds

Postby GalFisk » Tue Mar 28, 2017 7:43 pm

An object? An article of clothing? A body part? Something on or in their bodies? A toy? Something living? One thing? Many? A substance?
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Re: [Doriana] Kids have the darndest scrunds

Postby Doriana » Tue Mar 28, 2017 8:44 pm

An object? This An article of clothing? A body part? Something on or in their bodies? A toy? Something living? One thing? And this Many? A substance?
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Re: [Doriana] Kids have the darndest scrunds

Postby Hobbsicle » Wed Mar 29, 2017 7:41 pm

Is race involved? Class? Nationality?
Is the object something they would bring to school? Something in their room? Related to play? Related to doing a task? Related to hygiene? Related to eating? Related to sleep?
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Re: [Doriana] Kids have the darndest scrunds

Postby Doriana » Wed Mar 29, 2017 8:34 pm

Is race involved? Class? No to these Nationality? Yes
Is the object something they would bring to school? Something in their room? Related to play? Related to doing a task? This Related to hygiene? Related to eating? And this Related to sleep?
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Re: [Doriana] Kids have the darndest scrunds

Postby Balin » Wed Mar 29, 2017 11:16 pm

Is the item a utensil? Fork? Knife? Spoon? Spork? Chopsticks?
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Re: [Doriana] Kids have the darndest scrunds

Postby Doriana » Thu Mar 30, 2017 9:03 am

Is the item a utensil? Fork? Knife? Spoon? Spork? Chopsticks? No to all. I'll tell you that the item is a stove, before this turns into a guessing game :)
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Re: [Doriana] Kids have the darndest scrunds

Postby GalFisk » Thu Mar 30, 2017 2:43 pm

Does Justus think Ali: has a campfire? Eats food cold? Uses a microwave for all cooking? Never cooks at home?
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Re: [Doriana] Kids have the darndest scrunds

Postby Doriana » Thu Mar 30, 2017 2:45 pm

Does Justus think Ali: has a campfire? This Eats food cold? Uses a microwave for all cooking? Never cooks at home?
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Re: [Doriana] Kids have the darndest scrunds

Postby GalFisk » Thu Mar 30, 2017 2:47 pm

Did Justus get the scrund from a book? A story? Cartoon? Is Ali from Africa? Is anything about Ali except his nationality relevant?
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Re: [Doriana] Kids have the darndest scrunds

Postby Doriana » Thu Mar 30, 2017 2:48 pm

Did Justus get the scrund from a book? A story? Cartoon? I don't know. Books and movies might have played a role, but it's largely irrel Is Ali from Africa? No Is anything about Ali except his nationality relevant? No
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Re: [Doriana] Kids have the darndest scrunds

Postby GalFisk » Thu Mar 30, 2017 2:51 pm

Is Ali from Europe? North America? South America? Asia? Oceania? From an especially warm country? Cold country? Rich country? Poor country? Edit: is the name of the country directly relevant to the scrund?
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Re: [Doriana] Kids have the darndest scrunds

Postby Doriana » Thu Mar 30, 2017 2:53 pm

Is Ali from Europe? North America? South America? Asia? Oceania? He's from Turkey From an especially warm country? Cold country? Rich country? Poor country? Irrel Edit: is the name of the country directly relevant to the scrund? No
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Re: [Doriana] Kids have the darndest scrunds

Postby GalFisk » Thu Mar 30, 2017 3:00 pm

Is a custom in Turkey relevant? Do relevant people living in Turkey have campfires and not stoves? If not, does Justus think they do?
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Re: [Doriana] Kids have the darndest scrunds

Postby Doriana » Thu Mar 30, 2017 3:09 pm

Is a custom in Turkey relevant? No Do relevant people living in Turkey have campfires and not stoves? No If not, does Justus think they do? YES

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

When a friend of mine was in 3rd or 4th grade, he got a new gym teacher, Mr Herd. Herd is also German for "stove", so when he introduced himself to the class, he said something along the lines of "Herd, like the thing you all have at home". Justus, however, thought that Turkish people were nomadic and cooked on campfires, so he pointed at his Turkish classmate Ali and said "Ali doesn't!".
(According to Justus himself, the scrund arose because he had watched/read too many Wild West movies/books and thought that Turkish people were the German/European equivalents of Native Americans)


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Re: [Doriana] Kids have the darndest scrunds (ON FIRE)

Postby Grip » Thu Mar 30, 2017 5:42 pm

Kids! :)
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Re: [Doriana] Kids have the darndest scrunds (ON FIRE)

Postby Balin » Thu Mar 30, 2017 9:57 pm

Ha!
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