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[Solong] Inexplicable

Postby Solong » Tue Jan 30, 2018 7:20 pm

Allen and Jack were friends from childhood and all through school. They played on the same sports teams, had the same interests, etc.
Then Alex came along, and after a while, their relationship changed drastically.
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Re: [Solong] Inexplicable

Postby Earnest » Tue Jan 30, 2018 7:52 pm

Alex is Allen right?
Alex come along = he changed his interests? Changed school? Made a change? If so was the change forced? Due to the passing of the years?

Changed drastically = got worse? Got better? They see each other less than before? Mire? They not share the same hobbies anymkre?
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Re: [Solong] Inexplicable

Postby invisiblemimsy » Wed Jan 31, 2018 6:34 am

Allen, Jack, Alex = HA or HF? Adults , children or teens when this happened?

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Re: [Solong] Inexplicable

Postby Solong » Wed Jan 31, 2018 3:01 pm

Alex is Allen right? No. 2 different people.
Alex come along = he changed his interests? Depends on which 'he' you mean. Changed school? Made a change? If so was the change forced? No or noish to all. Due to the passing of the years?This has something to do with it.

Changed drastically = got worse? Got better? Let's hope better, but n.r. Just changed.They see each other less than before? Mire? Possibly more. They not have the same interests anymkre? N.r.
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Re: [Solong] Inexplicable

Postby Solong » Wed Jan 31, 2018 3:04 pm

Allen, Jack, Alex = HA or HF? Allen & Jack are HAM's. Alex is a HAF. Good establishing q's. Adults , children or teens when this happened?When the change in the relationship occurred, all were adults.

PM’d you with early guess. Nope, no change of gender involved.
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Re: [Solong] Inexplicable

Postby GalFisk » Wed Jan 31, 2018 6:25 pm

Did any of the men enter into a relationship with Alex? Did both?
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Re: [Solong] Inexplicable

Postby Earnest » Wed Jan 31, 2018 7:22 pm

Did Alex enter in their lives? In the life of one of them? If so when they were adult? When they were teen? Did jack and Allen relation changed because Alex enter in one of their lives? Did Alex want to change their relationship? Was the change sudden? Did it happen in one day? In years? In months? In an evening? In hours?

Was the change due to different habits they had because of Alex coming up? Did the change last for the rest of their lives? Did the change involve also Alex? Was made in order to take account of the presence of Alex? Were allen and jack able to meet each other when they were adults? If so more or less than before when Alex came up?
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Re: [Solong] Inexplicable

Postby Solong » Thu Feb 01, 2018 5:30 pm

Did any of the men enter into a relationship with Alex? One did. Did both? One already had a relationship with her.
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Re: [Solong] Inexplicable

Postby Solong » Thu Feb 01, 2018 5:38 pm

Did Alex enter in their lives? In the life of one of them? Mostly this. If so when they were adult? this. When they were teen? Did jack and Allen relation changed because Alex enter in one of their lives? Yes. Did Alex want to change their relationship? Assume Alex wanted to do something, which changed their relationship, but that was not her sole or primary motive. Was the change sudden? Did it happen in one day? In years? In months? In an evening? In hours? Not sudden. Not sure just how long it took. Thee was a gap of years involved.

Was the change due to different habits they had because of Alex coming up? Well, without Alex, it wouldn't have happened.Did the change last for the rest of their lives? So far, yes.Did the change involve also Alex? Yessish. Was made in order to take account of the presence of Alex? Without the presence of Alex, it wouldn't have happened. Were allen and jack able to meet each other when they were adults? YessishIf so more or less than before when Alex came up? they probably see more of each other now.
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Re: [Solong] Inexplicable

Postby invisiblemimsy » Thu Feb 01, 2018 6:00 pm

Children involved? Pregnancy, Artificial insemination, adoption?
Sexuality relevant? (Not sure if I’ve asked this Q already).
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Re: [Solong] Inexplicable

Postby Earnest » Fri Feb 02, 2018 2:26 pm

Relevant their work? The work of Allen? The work of Jack? Alex enter the life of J? Of Allen? Is Alex physically present when Allen and Jack see each other? Or is Alex responsible of an indirect change which changed the life of one of the two? Do Allen and Jack see each other every day now? Did they work together? Was Alex responsible of the relocation of one of the two? Did they lost each other for a period of time and then for instance obe day Alex wanted to try a new clothe/enter a shop and Alex and his partner saw the other working in the shop so that they decided to pursue their friendship?


Taking the suggestion of Invisiblemimsy...did one of the two had a child from Alex and the other had already one? Or the other was a teacher of the child? Or work with the child?
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Re: [Solong] Inexplicable

Postby invisiblemimsy » Fri Feb 02, 2018 11:27 pm

Alex is the sister of one of the guys?
Is she in a relationship with the other guy?
Is she pregnant or do they have a baby now?
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Re: [Solong] Inexplicable

Postby Solong » Tue Mar 06, 2018 4:49 pm

Children involved? Yes.Pregnancy, Artificial insemination, adoption? No to these.
Sexuality relevant? (Not sure if I’ve asked this Q already). Yes. good question. Allan & Jack are cis-males, Alex a cis-female, all straight, AFAIK.

I was away for a while, and forgot I had this puzzle up. I think I remember it, but not 100% sure. Mea culpa!
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Re: [Solong] Inexplicable

Postby Solong » Tue Mar 06, 2018 4:56 pm

obe day Alex wanted to try a new clothe/enter a shop and Alex and his partner saw the other working in the shop so that they decided to pursue their friendship? Possible scenario, but n.r. She came into Allen's life at an earlier date, into jack's later. Work n.r.
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Re: [Solong] Inexplicable

Postby Solong » Tue Mar 06, 2018 5:00 pm

Taking the suggestion of Invisiblemimsy...did one of the two had a child from Alex and the other had already one? Or the other was a teacher of the child? Or work with the child? A child is involved. You are not exactly OTRT, but sort of on a parallel line.
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Re: [Solong] Inexplicable

Postby Solong » Tue Mar 06, 2018 5:04 pm

Alex is the sister of one of the guys? No, buy very much OTRT.
Is she in a relationship with the other guy? yes!
Is she pregnant or do they have a baby now? there is a child.
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Re: [Solong] Inexplicable

Postby invisiblemimsy » Wed Mar 07, 2018 5:01 pm

Is the child’s parent/s Alex, Allen, Jack?
Are any of them a cousin of the other/s? Is it illegal, where they live, for cousins to marry or have a child?
If not a cousin, is Alex a relation of either or both of the guys or between the guys - brother, sister, mother, father, aunt, uncle, son, daughter, dog, hamster?
Same Q for the child?
Does the child relevantly live with its parent or parents?
Is the child adopted? Disabled?
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Re: [Solong] Inexplicable

Postby Solong » Wed Mar 07, 2018 5:23 pm

Is the child’s parent/s Alex, Allen, Jack? Alex & Jack.
Are any of them a cousin of the other/s? No.Is it illegal, where they live, for cousins to marry or have a child? Nothing illegal is going on.
If not a cousin, is Alex a relation of either or both of the guys or between the guys - brother, sister, mother, father, aunt, uncle, son, daughter, this.dog, hamster? :o
Same Q for the child?
Does the child relevantly live with its parent or parents? Yes
Is the child adopted? No. Disabled?
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Re: [Solong] Inexplicable

Postby invisiblemimsy » Fri Mar 09, 2018 12:31 pm

So Alex and Jack are a couple with a child, and Allen is Alex's father and the child's grandfather? That could work with the school thing if Allen was a football coach &/or PE teacher... Mimsy is confused to say the least!
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Re: [Solong] Inexplicable

Postby Solong » Fri Mar 09, 2018 8:29 pm

So Alex and Jack are a couple with a child, and Allen is Alex's father and the child's grandfather? YESThat could work with the school thing if Allen was a football coach &/or PE teacher... They were both students, but Allen was 3 or so years older.Mimsy is confused to say the least! [b]Confused is the right state to do lateral puzzles!

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Allen and Jack sort of drifted apart after school. Allen married young and raised a family, with Alex(andra) being the oldest. After 20 years, Jack moved into the same city where Allen lives, and they picked up their friendship again. In the meantime, Jack & Alex met (at church,i think) fell in love & got married. So now, they are still friends, but also father-in-law and son-in-law.
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Re: [Solong] Inexplicable

Postby invisiblemimsy » Sat Mar 10, 2018 12:37 am

Nice puzzle :)
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