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[Earnest] Silence

PostPosted: Sat Jun 02, 2018 7:46 am
by Earnest
Silence...and everything was clear

Re: [Earnest] Silence

PostPosted: Sat Jun 02, 2018 7:48 am
by GalFisk
Silence: all sound ceased? Humans stopped speaking? Deafness? Vacuum?
Clear: obvious? Logical? Known? Transparent? Ready? Evacuated? Standing clear of something?

Re: [Earnest] Silence

PostPosted: Sat Jun 02, 2018 8:27 am
by Earnest
Silence: all sound ceased? Humans stopped speaking? Deafness? Vacuum?no to all I would say...
Clear: obvious? Logical? Known? Transparent? yes to theseReady? Evacuated? Standing clear of something?no to these if I've understood correctly the meaning of "standing clear" (go away/escape from something?)

Re: [Earnest] Silence

PostPosted: Sat Jun 02, 2018 10:19 am
by GalFisk
Silence: no response? No transmission? No reception? Hearing protection? Noise cancellation? Malfunction? No power? No life? No alarm? A sound ceasing? Not starting? Is a specific noise absent? Was a noise expected? Suspected?
Standing clear=deliberately keeping out of an area, normally because something dangerous is about to be done there. Such as not touching someone being defibrillated, or keeping out of a bomb range in preparation for an explosion.

Re: [Earnest] Silence

PostPosted: Sat Jun 02, 2018 11:04 am
by Earnest
Silence: no response? No transmission? No reception? Hearing protection? Noise cancellation? Malfunction? No power? No life? No alarm? A sound ceasing? Not starting?relevantly this! Is a specific noise absent? yesWas a noise expected? yesSuspected?
Standing clear=deliberately keeping out of an area, normally because something dangerous is about to be done there. Such as not touching someone being defibrillated, or keeping out of a bomb range in preparation for an explosion.
ok...so no

GalFisk

Re: [Earnest] Silence

PostPosted: Sat Jun 02, 2018 2:10 pm
by GalFisk
Not starting: a combustion engine? An electric motor? A rocket? A starter pistol? A race? An activity? The end of the world? Was a car supposed to start? Was the non-start the result of a failure? Mistake? False assumption? Sabotage? Neglect? Accident? Clear = a mystery solved? Something unexplained now explained?

Re: [Earnest] Silence

PostPosted: Sat Jun 02, 2018 4:36 pm
by Earnest
Not starting: a combustion engine? An electric motor? A rocket? A starter pistol? A race? An activity? The end of the world? Was a car supposed to start?funny but no to all, sorry...I would say DOYD of activity but it could mislead Was the non-start the result of a failure? Mistake? False assumption? Sabotage? Neglect? Accident? no to theseClear = a mystery solved? Something unexplained now explained?both yes!

Re: [Earnest] Silence

PostPosted: Sat Jun 02, 2018 6:28 pm
by GalFisk
Not starting: a machine? A device? A reaction? A show? A recording? A computer? Is a crime relevant? Does it not start because something has been removed? Because something has been substituted?

Re: [Earnest] Silence

PostPosted: Sun Jun 03, 2018 9:25 am
by Earnest
Not starting: a machine? A device? A reaction? A show? A recording? A computer? Is a crime relevant? yes!Does it not start because something has been removed? Because something has been substituted?no to these...explore

Re: [Earnest] Silence

PostPosted: Sun Jun 03, 2018 7:09 pm
by GalFisk
Did someone perform an action that should have led to it starting? Is the expected noise from: voices? Footsteps? Animals? Machines? Loudspeakers? Nature? Has something been stolen? Destroyed? Has someone been killed? Hurt? Coerced? Politics relevant? Crowds? Sports?

Re: [Earnest] Silence

PostPosted: Mon Jun 04, 2018 6:36 am
by Earnest
Did someone perform an action that should have led to it starting?yes Is the expected noise from: voices? Footsteps? Animals? yes!Machines? Loudspeakers? Nature? Has something been stolen? yesish the -ish being caused by "something"...exploreDestroyed? Has someone been killed? Hurt? Coerced? Politics relevant?yesish the -ish being caused by the context Crowds? Sports?

Re: [Earnest] Silence

PostPosted: Mon Jun 04, 2018 7:16 am
by wolfier
animal: mammal? birds? reptiles? fish?
a group of animals or one? same kind of animals if a group? does it relate to the pain or hunger of the animals?
was something consumed by the animal? If so, is it supposed to be consumed by the animal?

Re: [Earnest] Silence

PostPosted: Mon Jun 04, 2018 8:50 am
by Earnest
animal: mammal?yes birds? reptiles? fish? 
a group of animals or one?just one (not really relevant) same kind of animals if a group? if a group however yes, same kind but assume just onedoes it relate to the pain or hunger of the animals? not sure what you mean but no if I've interpreted correctly
was something consumed by the animal? If so, is it supposed to be consumed by the animal?no to these

Re: [Earnest] Silence

PostPosted: Mon Jun 04, 2018 10:46 am
by GalFisk
Mammal: wild? Captured? Domesticated? A pet? Was the mammal: missing? Moved? Dead? Sick? Not interested in making noise? Restraned? Injured? Animal rights relevant? Circus? Farming? Hunting? Theft? Rustling? Was the animal expected to: move? Use its voice? Use its breath? Does it have feet? Cloves? Hooves? Claws? Paws?

Re: [Earnest] Silence

PostPosted: Mon Jun 04, 2018 1:14 pm
by Earnest
Mammal: wild? Captured? Domesticated?this A pet? Was the mammal: missing? Moved? Dead? Sick? Not interested in making noise?thisish Restraned? Injured? Animal rights relevant?no Circus? Farming? Hunting? Theft? this is relevantRustling? Was the animal expected to: move? Use its voice?yes! Use its breath? Does it have feet? Cloves? Hooves? Claws? Paws?this

Re: [Earnest] Silence

PostPosted: Mon Jun 04, 2018 2:21 pm
by GalFisk
Was the animal supposed to guard something? Was it a dog? Wolf? Other canine? Feline? Rodent? Bear? Was the animal silent because it was: sleeping? Feeding? Mating? Drinking? Afraid? Distracted? Tranquilized? Had its mouth stuck shut? Was holding something in its mouth?

Re: [Earnest] Silence

PostPosted: Mon Jun 04, 2018 2:34 pm
by wolfier
Is it the animal that was stolen, or is it something else?

Re: [Earnest] Silence

PostPosted: Mon Jun 04, 2018 5:58 pm
by Earnest
Galfisk

Was the animal supposed to guard something? yesWas it a dog?YES! Wolf? Other canine? Feline? Rodent? Bear? Was the animal silent because it was: sleeping? Feeding? Mating? Drinking? Afraid? Distracted? Tranquilized? Had its mouth stuck shut? Was holding something in its mouth?


wolfier

Is it the animal that was stolen, or is it something else?not fully clear in the question...anyway see above...the dog is NOT the animal that was stolen

to be solved...why everything was clear?

Re: [Earnest] Silence

PostPosted: Tue Jun 05, 2018 8:26 am
by GalFisk
Had the dog relevantly been silent another time? Was the mystery about how something could be stolen while the dog guarded it?

Re: [Earnest] Silence

PostPosted: Tue Jun 05, 2018 10:46 am
by Earnest
Had the dog relevantly been silent another time? assume no for simplicityWas the mystery about how something could be stolen while the dog guarded it?very YES

very close now...

Re: [Earnest] Silence

PostPosted: Tue Jun 05, 2018 11:16 am
by GalFisk
Was the dog's ability as a guard dog tested? Did it turn out not to be a very good guard dog? Was it somehow prevented from guarding the object? Did the thief do something to silence the dog? Did the dog know the thief and therefore not react? Was the object stolen in a way the dog would not react to?

Re: [Earnest] Silence

PostPosted: Tue Jun 05, 2018 1:28 pm
by wolfier
is something that was supposed to be not transparent, a liquid? if so, is it water? urine?

Re: [Earnest] Silence

PostPosted: Tue Jun 05, 2018 2:21 pm
by wwhere
WAG: The answer is Mulholland Drive, as when they get to the Club Silence everything about the film gets clear!
(well, more or less)

Re: [Earnest] Silence

PostPosted: Wed Jun 06, 2018 5:48 am
by Earnest
Galfisk

Was the dog's ability as a guard dog tested? Did it turn out not to be a very good guard dog? Was it somehow prevented from guarding the object? Did the thief do something to silence the dog? Did the dog know the thief and therefore not react? THISWas the object stolen in a way the dog would not react to?

wolfier
is something that was supposed to be not transparent, a liquid? if so, is it water? urine?

wwhere

WAG: The answer is Mulholland Drive, as when they get to the Club Silence everything about the film gets clear!
(well, more or less)

$POILER
This is taken from Silver Blaze, a Sherlock Holmes story...the kikler had stolen an horse by the stall guard by a dog to run away. Scherlock, which was present when the horse had been stolen, however, remembered that the dog did not bark. Hence he supposed that the dog should have known the killer...


Thanks anyone for playing and in particular congrats to Glafisk for the solution and wolfier for the many questions. Jope you enjoyed