[Doriana] See the man that boy could be

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[Doriana] See the man that boy could be

Postby Doriana » Mon Jun 08, 2020 10:48 pm

Many people ask Eric (H/A/M) the same question. Libby (H/A/F) knows the answer although she has never met Eric before. What's the question and how does Libby know?
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Re: [Doriana] See the man that boy could be

Postby hominid » Mon Jun 08, 2020 11:59 pm

Does the question concern Eric? Libby? Does Libby know of Eric's existence? Vice versa? Are Libby and Eric related? Connected? Does Eric know the answer to the question?
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Re: [Doriana] See the man that boy could be

Postby Earnest » Tue Jun 09, 2020 7:21 am

Do other people know the answer? Is the question: personal? General (e.g. the one made in a tv show?)? private? About his career?

Many people --> journalists? people in general?

WAG: is Eric a sperm donor whose receiver is Libby and people ask him if he is fertile?
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Re: [Doriana] See the man that boy could be

Postby Doriana » Tue Jun 09, 2020 7:53 am

Does the question concern Eric? This Libby? Does Libby know of Eric's existence? Yes Vice versa? Irrel Are Libby and Eric related? No Connected? Noish Does Eric know the answer to the question? Yes

Do other people know the answer? Some do Is the question: personal? Yes General (e.g. the one made in a tv show?)? private? Yes About his career?

Many people --> journalists? No people in general? Not all people

WAG: is Eric a sperm donor whose receiver is Libby and people ask him if he is fertile? No
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Re: [Doriana] See the man that boy could be

Postby Earnest » Tue Jun 09, 2020 8:18 am

Is internet relevant? Does Eric answer the question? Does Eric even see the question?
Do other people know the answer? Some do--> do they have met Eric? Is iii relevant to meet him to know the answer to the question? If not, is it a question about: his romantic life? if he has friends on a social media? his holidays? If he has pets? what he does during particular days? about his sexual life? about his tastes? about food? about his commitments (e.g. he cancelled the booking in the hotel where Libby worked)?

Is Eric famous? Does Libby know that people make hm the same question?
Does Libby know the answer because of: rumors? social media? newspapers? her job?
Does she keep the answer secret? Do people know that she know the answer as well? Is it a yes/no question?
Did Libby meet relevantly someone close to Eric?
To be sure: is Eric alive?
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Re: [Doriana] See the man that boy could be

Postby Doriana » Tue Jun 09, 2020 8:23 am

Is internet relevant? Yes Does Eric answer the question? Yes but irrel Does Eric even see the question? Yes
Do other people know the answer? Some do--> do they have met Eric? Some know the answer because they have met him, some know if for other reasons Is iii relevant to meet him to know the answer to the question? No If not, is it a question about: his romantic life? if he has friends on a social media? his holidays? If he has pets? what he does during particular days? about his sexual life? about his tastes? about food? about his commitments (e.g. he cancelled the booking in the hotel where Libby worked)? No to all

Is Eric famous? No Does Libby know that people make hm the same question? Irrel
Does Libby know the answer because of: rumors? social media? newspapers? No to these her job? Yes
Does she keep the answer secret? No Do people know that she know the answer as well? No Is it a yes/no question? Yes
Did Libby meet relevantly someone close to Eric? Yes, good question!
To be sure: is Eric alive? Yes
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Re: [Doriana] See the man that boy could be

Postby Earnest » Tue Jun 09, 2020 10:25 am

Did Libby meet relevantly someone close to Eric? ---> did she talk to the someone? face to face? to help Eric on something? On the internet? his family? friends? colleagues? his wife/companion/husband? Did Libby ask the someone close to him the relevant question?

Is internet relevant? Yes --> Does Libby work on the internet? Google relevant? A database? A database of costumers? Privacy? phones relevant? Searches? Porn sites? Other websites? His address? Where he lives? For which party he voted? His preferences about something?

Is the info available only by asking it to him directly (or to someone close to him)? Also by chance? At a first glance? By knowing his job? By knowing where he lives?

Is Eric job relevant?

Is Covid relevant? SmartWorking? Is Libby maybe the teacher of the sons of Eric? E.g. they were doing video lecture and she saw Eric doing something beyond the screen.
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Re: [Doriana] See the man that boy could be

Postby Doriana » Tue Jun 09, 2020 11:23 am

Did Libby meet relevantly someone close to Eric? ---> did she talk to the someone? Yes face to face? Yes to help Eric on something? On the internet? No to these his family? This friends? colleagues? his wife/companion/husband? Did Libby ask the someone close to him the relevant question? No to rest

Is internet relevant? Yes --> Does Libby work on the internet? Google relevant? A database? A database of costumers? Privacy? No to these phones relevant? Yope Searches? Porn sites? No to these Other websites? Yes His address? Where he lives? For which party he voted? His preferences about something? No to rest

Is the info available only by asking it to him directly (or to someone close to him)? Yes Also by chance? No At a first glance? No, good question By knowing his job? By knowing where he lives? No to these

Is Eric job relevant? No

Is Covid relevant? SmartWorking? No to these Is Libby maybe the teacher of the sons of Eric? No, but somewhat OTRT. Beware of FA E.g. they were doing video lecture and she saw Eric doing something beyond the screen. No, but good idea
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Re: [Doriana] See the man that boy could be

Postby hominid » Tue Jun 09, 2020 12:25 pm

Eric's family: parents? Children? Siblings? Aunts/uncles? Grandparents? Grandchildren? Cousins?

Is Libby a teacher?
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Re: [Doriana] See the man that boy could be

Postby Doriana » Tue Jun 09, 2020 1:06 pm

Eric's family: parents? Children? Siblings? One sibling, and... Aunts/uncles? Grandparents? Grandchildren? Cousins?

Is Libby a teacher? Yes
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Re: [Doriana] See the man that boy could be

Postby Balin » Tue Jun 09, 2020 1:21 pm

Still can't get "Sk8r Boi" out of your head then?

Eric's other family: sibling-in-law? Nieces? Nephews?

Does Libby teach young children? Teenagers? Adults?
Was Eric one of Libby's students? Is Eric? (Same questions for Eric's sibling, and for Eric's other family.)
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Re: [Doriana] See the man that boy could be

Postby Doriana » Tue Jun 09, 2020 1:22 pm

Still can't get "Sk8r Boi" out of your head then? Yup, still stuck in my head

Eric's other family: sibling-in-law? This Nieces? Nephews? and one nephew

Does Libby teach young children? This Teenagers? Adults?
Was Eric one of Libby's students? Is Eric? No to these (Same questions for Eric's sibling, and for Eric's other family.) Eric's nephew is one of her students

Good round of questions!
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Re: [Doriana] See the man that boy could be

Postby Balin » Tue Jun 09, 2020 1:49 pm

Your puzzle got the song stuck in my head too. On the one hand, nostalgia, but...

In-laws: sister and brother-in-law? brother and sister-in-law?
Are the in-laws relevant any further besides being the parents of Eric's nephew?
Is the nephew's exact age relevant?
Is Eric's nephew also named Eric?
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Re: [Doriana] See the man that boy could be

Postby Doriana » Tue Jun 09, 2020 1:51 pm

In-laws: sister and brother-in-law? brother and sister-in-law? Irrel
Are the in-laws relevant any further besides being the parents of Eric's nephew? No
Is the nephew's exact age relevant? Not really, assume preschool age
Is Eric's nephew also named Eric? Irrel
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Re: [Doriana] See the man that boy could be

Postby hominid » Tue Jun 09, 2020 11:01 pm

Can we call Eric's nephew Henry? Can we call Henry's parents Bob and Tara?

Does Henry often talk about Eric in class?

Does the question concern how the family members are related to each other? How they get along? Eric's use of the Internet? Something about Eric's childhood? Something that Eric would have told Henry? Something Henry would have heard from his parents? Is there a relevant conflict within the family? Does Eric live with Henry?
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Re: [Doriana] See the man that boy could be

Postby Doriana » Wed Jun 10, 2020 8:00 am

Can we call Eric's nephew Henry? Can we call Henry's parents Bob and Tara? Sure

Does Henry often talk about Eric in class? Irrel

Does the question concern how the family members are related to each other? Yes How they get along? Eric's use of the Internet? Something about Eric's childhood? Something that Eric would have told Henry? Something Henry would have heard from his parents? Is there a relevant conflict within the family? Does Eric live with Henry? No to rest
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Re: [Doriana] See the man that boy could be

Postby hominid » Wed Jun 10, 2020 11:55 am

So, it's about how the family members are related? Is it about whether Eric is older or younger than his sibling? Is it about the fact that Eric is an uncle?

Does Libby know this from talking to Henry? Bob? Tara? Something she knows based on Henry's school registration? Something that's clear from their last names? Is it relevant how she knows that Eric exists? Did Eric go to that school as a child? Did he relevantly appear at the school as an adult?
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Re: [Doriana] See the man that boy could be

Postby Doriana » Wed Jun 10, 2020 12:06 pm

So, it's about how the family members are related? Yes Is it about whether Eric is older or younger than his sibling? No to all Is it about the fact that Eric is an uncle? Yope

Does Libby know this from talking to Henry? Bob? Tara? No to these Something she knows based on Henry's school registration? Yes Something that's clear from their last names? Possibly also this Is it relevant how she knows that Eric exists? No Did Eric go to that school as a child? Did he relevantly appear at the school as an adult? No to both
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Re: [Doriana] See the man that boy could be

Postby hominid » Wed Jun 10, 2020 1:23 pm

Is it a question like "How many nephews do you have?" "How many siblings do you have?" "Are you an uncle?"
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Re: [Doriana] See the man that boy could be

Postby Doriana » Wed Jun 10, 2020 4:05 pm

Is it a question like "How many nephews do you have?" "How many siblings do you have?" "Are you an uncle?" No to all. You're probably overthinking this
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Re: [Doriana] See the man that boy could be

Postby Balin » Wed Jun 10, 2020 6:05 pm

"How old are you"? "What's your name"?
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Re: [Doriana] See the man that boy could be

Postby Doriana » Wed Jun 10, 2020 6:25 pm

"How old are you"? "What's your name"? No to both
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Re: [Doriana] See the man that boy could be

Postby hominid » Wed Jun 10, 2020 6:29 pm

Genetics relevant?

Do the people asking know that Henry exists?
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Re: [Doriana] See the man that boy could be

Postby Doriana » Wed Jun 10, 2020 6:34 pm

Genetics relevant? No

Do the people asking know that Henry exists? YES - how?
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Re: [Doriana] See the man that boy could be

Postby hominid » Wed Jun 10, 2020 7:46 pm

Does Eric talk about Henry? Does he display a picture of Henry? Display Henry's name?

Do the people know Henry personally?
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Re: [Doriana] See the man that boy could be

Postby Doriana » Wed Jun 10, 2020 9:04 pm

Does Eric talk about Henry? No Does he display a picture of Henry? YES Display Henry's name? No

Do the people know Henry personally? No
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Re: [Doriana] See the man that boy could be

Postby hominid » Wed Jun 10, 2020 10:10 pm

Relevant where the picture is displayed?

Is the question "Is that your son?"
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Re: [Doriana] See the man that boy could be

Postby Doriana » Wed Jun 10, 2020 10:15 pm

Relevant where the picture is displayed? Yes

Is the question "Is that your son?" Yes
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Re: [Doriana] See the man that boy could be

Postby hominid » Wed Jun 10, 2020 10:49 pm

Facebook? Other social media?

Does Libby know the answer because she knows who Henry's actual parents are?
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Re: [Doriana] See the man that boy could be

Postby Doriana » Thu Jun 11, 2020 9:51 am

Facebook? Other social media? Not quite, but close enough

Does Libby know the answer because she knows who Henry's actual parents are? Yes

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

One of Eric's profile pics on tinder shows him with his cute toddler nephew Henry, so a lot of people he matches with ask him if Henry is his son. When Libby comes across Eric's profile on tinder, she immediately knows that Henry is not Eric's son - because she's Henry's preschool teacher and knows who his actual parents are.


That's two solves in a row for hominid, congrats!
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Re: [Doriana] See the man that boy could be [SWIPED RIGHT]

Postby Balin » Thu Jun 11, 2020 12:03 pm

Very good!

(Now to listen to some old-school Avril Lavigne...)
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