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[Enjay] Don't blink

Postby Enjay » Thu Apr 12, 2018 10:06 pm

A man has several pictures taken of himself in his best suit. He has his eyes shut in every one. Why?
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Re: [Enjay] Don't blink

Postby KayleeArafinwiel » Thu Apr 12, 2018 10:12 pm

"A man" = H/A/M? Is this a true story? FYOI? FSEI?

"Pictures taken" as in photographs? Were they taken with a camera? A cell phone? Relevant?

Is he sensitive to camera flashes?
Maybe he has heterochromia or some other condition that means his eyes look odd to others? and he doesn't want to see them in pictures?
Does he HAVE eyes behind his eyelids? Was he born without eyes? Is he blind or visually impaired for some other reason?
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Re: [Enjay] Don't blink

Postby Enjay » Thu Apr 12, 2018 10:15 pm

"A man" = H/A/M? Yes Is this a true story? Yes FYOI? FSEI?

"Pictures taken" as in photographs? Yes Were they taken with a camera? A cell phone? Relevant? Irrel

Is he sensitive to camera flashes? No
Maybe he has heterochromia or some other condition that means his eyes look odd to others? No and he doesn't want to see them in pictures?
Does he HAVE eyes behind his eyelids? Yes Was he born without eyes? No Is he blind or visually impaired for some other reason? No
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Re: [Enjay] Don't blink

Postby WiZ » Thu Apr 12, 2018 11:07 pm

Is he alive?
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Re: [Enjay] Don't blink

Postby invisiblemimsy » Thu Apr 12, 2018 11:15 pm

Does he have a twin? Is this present day? Relevant where he was at the time, or who took it? Is he going to be modelling spectacles? Is it important that whoever sees the photos doesn't see his eyes? Does it matter that several were taken, not one or lots?
Funeral, birthday, wedding, other special occasion relevant?
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Re: [Enjay] Don't blink

Postby Enjay » Fri Apr 13, 2018 7:05 am

Is he alive? Yes

Does he have a twin? No Is this present day? Yes Relevant where he was at the time, No or who took it? Yes Is he going to be modelling spectacles? No Is it important that whoever sees the photos doesn't see his eyes? No Does it matter that several were taken, not one or lots? No
Funeral, birthday, wedding This, other special occasion relevant?
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Re: [Enjay] Don't blink

Postby GalFisk » Fri Apr 13, 2018 7:19 am

Is he sleeping? Are his shut eyes visible in the photos? Is he kissing? Is he protecting his eyes? Does he shut them on purpose? Does he know his eyes will be shut in every photo? Does he relevantly shut his eyes at other times? Are the photos better because his eyes are shut? Are his eyes ugly? Sick? Red?
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Re: [Enjay] Don't blink

Postby invisiblemimsy » Fri Apr 13, 2018 3:06 pm

Is it his "birthday suit"?
Is he pretending something? To be blind? To be asleep? To be dead? To be someone else?
Is he ill? Does he have narcolepsy? Is it his own wedding day? Does he want to not be able to see during the wedding for some reason? Is the bride blind? Is the photographer a relative? Of him? Of her? Is he the photographer? Photoshop relevant?
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Re: [Enjay] Don't blink

Postby Enjay » Fri Apr 13, 2018 6:37 pm

Is he sleeping? No Are his shut eyes visible in the photos? Yes Is he kissing? No Is he protecting his eyes? No Does he shut them on purpose? Yes Does he know his eyes will be shut in every photo? Yes Does he relevantly shut his eyes at other times? No Are the photos better because his eyes are shut? No Are his eyes ugly? Sick? Red? No to all

Is it his "birthday suit"? No
Is he pretending something? To be blind? To be asleep? To be dead? To be someone else? No to all
Is he ill? No Does he have narcolepsy? No Is it his own wedding day? FA, I think Does he want to not be able to see during the wedding for some reason? No Is the bride blind? No Is the photographer a relative? Of him? Yope Of her? No Is he the photographer? No Photoshop relevant? No
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Re: [Enjay] Don't blink

Postby GalFisk » Fri Apr 13, 2018 7:44 pm

Is he messing with someone? Joking with someone? Trying to gain something? Testing someone? Testing something? Photo editing relevant?
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Re: [Enjay] Don't blink

Postby Zanreo » Fri Apr 13, 2018 9:51 pm

Did he relevantly have something on his eyelids?
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Re: [Enjay] Don't blink

Postby Enjay » Fri Apr 13, 2018 9:52 pm

Is he messing with someone? No Joking with someone? No Trying to gain something? No Testing someone? No Testing something? Yesish Photo editing relevant? No
Did he relevantly have something on his eyelids? No
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Re: [Enjay] Don't blink

Postby KayleeArafinwiel » Fri Apr 13, 2018 10:27 pm

*reads carefully through Enjay-the-Devoner-kitteh's answers*

so it's present day? at a wedding? and the pictures were taken with a real camera? did it have a flash? the photographer is yopishly a relative of him?

may we call the man David?

is the photographer a relative of David? or is there another "him" we need to concern ourselves with? is David the groom? the groom's father?

is David alive? (WiZ asked this, but I didn't see an answer, though an answer to a later question led me to believe he *probably* is)

is David's identity relevant? Is he famous? Wealthy? Nobility? Royalty?
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Re: [Enjay] Don't blink

Postby invisiblemimsy » Fri Apr 13, 2018 10:40 pm

Is he going to have a painting made of the photograph/s?
Should we explore outside of the wedding?
Is it something to do with him, relatives, other people at the wedding - guests, staff, vicar? other people elsewhere? Relevant which part of the wedding - before, during, after, other? Something to do peripherally with the wedding?
Did anyone else have their photos taken with their eyes closed?
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Re: [Enjay] Don't blink

Postby Enjay » Fri Apr 13, 2018 10:52 pm

so it's present day? Yes at a wedding? No and the pictures were taken with a real camera? Irrel did it have a flash? Irrel the photographer is yopishly a relative of him? Correct

may we call the man David? Certainly

is the photographer a relative of David? Yope (same yope as before) or is there another "him" we need to concern ourselves with? No is David the groom? Yes the groom's father?

is David alive? Yes (WiZ asked this, but I didn't see an answer, though an answer to a later question led me to believe he *probably* is)

is David's identity relevant? No Is he famous? Wealthy? Nobility? Royalty? No to all

Is he going to have a painting made of the photograph/s? No
Should we explore outside of the wedding? Not sure what you mean by this?
Is it something to do with him yes, relatives yope, other people at the wedding yes - guests no, staff no, vicar no? other people elsewhere? no Relevant which part of the wedding - before this, during, after, other? Something to do peripherally with the wedding? Yes
Did anyone else have their photos taken with their eyes closed? No
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Re: [Enjay] Don't blink

Postby KayleeArafinwiel » Fri Apr 13, 2018 10:57 pm

does having his picture taken hurt him somehow? is he afraid of cameras? so he doesn't want to look? or he wants to hide his eyes for some reason? is he testing whether he can see through his eyelids when his eyes are closed and a camera flash goes off?
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Re: [Enjay] Don't blink

Postby Enjay » Fri Apr 13, 2018 10:59 pm

does having his picture taken hurt him somehow? is he afraid of cameras? so he doesn't want to look? or he wants to hide his eyes for some reason? is he testing whether he can see through his eyelids when his eyes are closed and a camera flash goes off? No to all
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Re: [Enjay] Don't blink

Postby KayleeArafinwiel » Fri Apr 13, 2018 11:07 pm

darn it...kaylee kitteh needs cheezburgur :( cannot thinkz of gud kweshunz :(

may the kaylee kitteh ever so kindly request a hint? I is lost! :(
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Re: [Enjay] Don't blink

Postby Enjay » Sat Apr 14, 2018 2:26 pm

Hint: the reason he has his eyes shut has nothing to do with not wanting people to see his eyes. Think of another reason you might shut your eyes.
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Re: [Enjay] Don't blink

Postby KayleeArafinwiel » Sat Apr 14, 2018 2:43 pm

is he tired? does he have a headache? have his eyes been injured? has he had eye surgery recently? does he wear glasses/contacts usually but can't in the picture, or he forgot them?
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Re: [Enjay] Don't blink

Postby Enjay » Sat Apr 14, 2018 3:19 pm

is he tired? does he have a headache? have his eyes been injured? has he had eye surgery recently? does he wear glasses/contacts usually but can't in the picture, or he forgot them? No to all
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Re: [Enjay] Don't blink

Postby KayleeArafinwiel » Sat Apr 14, 2018 4:04 pm

has he been cornered by Weeping Angels? *suspicious*
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Re: [Enjay] Don't blink

Postby Enjay » Sat Apr 14, 2018 5:24 pm

has he been cornered by Weeping Angels? *suspicious* No - there is nothing supernatural in this puzzle
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Re: [Enjay] Don't blink

Postby KayleeArafinwiel » Sat Apr 14, 2018 5:43 pm

Just checking. *waits for more people to ask questions so I can be an unlosted kitteh*
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Re: [Enjay] Don't blink

Postby invisiblemimsy » Sun Apr 15, 2018 6:53 pm

Is he sneezing? Is the rest of his face normal-looking? Are his eyes deliberately closed?
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Re: [Enjay] Don't blink

Postby WiZ » Sun Apr 15, 2018 9:47 pm

I keep reading Enjay-the-Devoner as Enjay-the-Devourer and thinking, 'neat'.

Is he closing his eyes voluntarily? Do they remain closed for any relevant period outside of when the photos are taken? Is he doing this to protect himself somehow? Is he trying to avoid seeing something? Is light sensitivity relevant at all?

If he is yopishly a relative of the photographer, is he himself the photographer? Is he taking selfies? Does he want to be able to get a correct angle without seeing through the viewfinder?
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Re: [Enjay] Don't blink

Postby KayleeArafinwiel » Mon Apr 16, 2018 12:51 am

Devoners are devourers of scones, they just do it the wrong way. :P
but Enjay is best Devoner kitteh anyway :)
WiZ is asked all the questions the kaylee kitteh was going to ask! *waits for answers*
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Re: [Enjay] Don't blink

Postby Enjay » Mon Apr 16, 2018 4:38 pm

Is he sneezing? No Is the rest of his face normal-looking? Yes Are his eyes deliberately closed? Yes

I keep reading Enjay-the-Devoner as Enjay-the-Devourer and thinking, 'neat'. That can be my new nickname

Is he closing his eyes voluntarily? Yes Do they remain closed for any relevant period outside of when the photos are taken? Yes Is he doing this to protect himself somehow? Yope Is he trying to avoid seeing something? Yes Is light sensitivity relevant at all? No

If he is yopishly a relative of the photographer, is he himself the photographer? No Is he taking selfies? No Does he want to be able to get a correct angle without seeing through the viewfinder? No
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Re: [Enjay] Don't blink

Postby WiZ » Mon Apr 16, 2018 8:53 pm

Is he trying to avoid seeing the bride in the dress? Are they being photographed for the benefit of someone who can't be at the wedding? Is it for the catalogue of the clothing company they got the dress and suits from?
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Re: [Enjay] Don't blink

Postby Enjay » Mon Apr 16, 2018 9:08 pm

Is he trying to avoid seeing the bride in the dress? No, but this is very much along the right lines - the idea of the groom not seeing the bride's dress before the wedding is relevant.
Are they being photographed for the benefit of someone who can't be at the wedding? No
Is it for the catalogue of the clothing company they got the dress and suits from? No
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Re: [Enjay] Don't blink

Postby Zanreo » Mon Apr 16, 2018 9:43 pm

Are the photos taken before the wedding? Would they be unable to get photos taken at the actual wedding? If so, because of the location?
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Re: [Enjay] Don't blink

Postby invisiblemimsy » Tue Apr 17, 2018 2:23 pm

Is the photographer the bride?
Is the photographer not the bride, but for some reason she is wearing the bride's dress? Is the photographer the bridesmaid? Is she wearing her bridesmaid's dress? Is the bridesmaid's dress in any way similar to the bride's?
Is the groom having his photo taken alongside anyone else, or is he the only one in the frame?
Is the bride's dress hanging up in the room where he is being photographed?
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Re: [Enjay] Don't blink

Postby Enjay » Tue Apr 17, 2018 7:47 pm

Are the photos taken before the wedding? Yes Would they be unable to get photos taken at the actual wedding? No If so, because of the location?

Is the photographer the bride? Yes (but she is not wearing the dress when she takes the picture...)
Is the photographer not the bride, but for some reason she is wearing the bride's dress? Is the photographer the bridesmaid? Is she wearing her bridesmaid's dress? Is the bridesmaid's dress in any way similar to the bride's?
Is the groom having his photo taken alongside anyone else, or is he the only one in the frame? He is the only person, but there is something else relevant in frame...
Is the bride's dress hanging up in the room where he is being photographed? Not hanging, but it is in the room

This is very close to a solution now
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Re: [Enjay] Don't blink

Postby KayleeArafinwiel » Tue Apr 17, 2018 9:04 pm

so the bride took the picture? And her groom closed his eyes so he wasn't looking at her? Was the dress also in the frame and he was trying to avoid looking at it too?
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Re: [Enjay] Don't blink

Postby GalFisk » Wed Apr 18, 2018 3:55 am

Isn't there some superstition that the groom shouldn't see the dress before the wedding? If so, is that relevant?
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Re: [Enjay] Don't blink

Postby Enjay » Wed Apr 18, 2018 9:25 pm

so the bride took the picture? Yes And her groom closed his eyes so he wasn't looking at her? Not at her, see next answer Was the dress also in the frame and he was trying to avoid looking at it too? Yes
Isn't there some superstition that the groom shouldn't see the dress before the wedding? If so, is that relevant? Yes - very relevant

I think this is enough...

*****SPOILER*****

A couple are getting married and want to check if the groom's wedding suit will look good with the bride's wedding dress. Since it is tradition for the groom not to see the dress before the wedding, the bride got the groom to put his suit on and hold the dress next to him - with his eyes shut so he didn't see the dress. She took pictures so she could look back on them later, show them to others to get their opinion, etc.
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