[Doriana] Sugar and Tea and Rum

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[Doriana] Sugar and Tea and Rum

Postby Doriana » Wed Jan 13, 2021 3:20 pm

Why did I watch a YouTube video aimed at preschoolers?

I = Doriana = H/A/F. As you might remember from previous puzzles, I (used to) work with kids, but my job is not relevant to this puzzle.
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Re: [Doriana] Sugar and Tea and Rum

Postby markobr » Wed Jan 13, 2021 7:18 pm

Because it is funny? Because you learned something from it? Because you are responsible for some preschooler(s) (a parent? kindergarten teacher? babysiter?) and want to know whether to show it to them? Or did view it together with the preschooler(s)? Because you want to give recommendations to parents etc.? Because you mistook it for something else? Because you were bored, and nothing else was available? Because you do research about media for preschoolers? Because you plan to make videos of this kind yourself and seek inspiration? Do market research?
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Re: [Doriana] Sugar and Tea and Rum

Postby trebor » Thu Jan 14, 2021 6:19 am

Is your PhD relevant? Do you know someone involved in the video? Was it related to something else you were watching? Autoplay relevant? Relevant the language of the video? The content (other than being for preschoolers)?
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Re: [Doriana] Sugar and Tea and Rum

Postby Earnest » Thu Jan 14, 2021 9:43 am

Could the statement be rephrased as "Why did I watch a YouTube video aimed at 3 to 5 years old children?"?
Was the video published relevantly also somewhere else other than YouTube? Did you watch it alone?
To be sure: is the video in English for German? Were you trying to learn another language? Was the video a cartoon? Did it have a song?
Maybe the video had some relevant rhyme that helped you remembering something?

Did you in fact watch it? Or it appeared on the video you watched/plan to watch/liked?

"aimed at preschoolers" = made to entertain preschoolers? Made to make them learn something? Made as an experiment for preschoolers? usually watched by preschoolers? Was the video part of another video/series of videos (e.g. the video was part of a technical series of videos on how to build up cartoons)?
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Re: [Doriana] Sugar and Tea and Rum

Postby Doriana » Thu Jan 14, 2021 11:57 am

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Because it is funny? Because you learned something from it? This Because you are responsible for some preschooler(s) (a parent? kindergarten teacher? babysiter?) and want to know whether to show it to them? Or did view it together with the preschooler(s)? Because you want to give recommendations to parents etc.? Because you mistook it for something else? Because you were bored, and nothing else was available? Because you do research about media for preschoolers? Because you plan to make videos of this kind yourself and seek inspiration? Do market research? No/irrel to all others

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Is your PhD relevant? Do you know someone involved in the video? Was it related to something else you were watching? Autoplay relevant? No to these Relevant the language of the video? The content (other than being for preschoolers)? Yes to both

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Could the statement be rephrased as "Why did I watch a YouTube video aimed at 3 to 5 years old children?"? Yes
Was the video published relevantly also somewhere else other than YouTube? No Did you watch it alone? Yes
To be sure: is the video in English for German? Neither Were you trying to learn another language? Yesish Was the video a cartoon? Irrel Did it have a song? Yes
Maybe the video had some relevant rhyme that helped you remembering something? No

Did you in fact watch it? Yes Or it appeared on the video you watched/plan to watch/liked?

"aimed at preschoolers" = made to entertain preschoolers? Made to make them learn something? This Made as an experiment for preschoolers? usually watched by preschoolers? And this Was the video part of another video/series of videos (e.g. the video was part of a technical series of videos on how to build up cartoons)? No to all others
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Re: [Doriana] Sugar and Tea and Rum

Postby Balin » Thu Jan 14, 2021 2:32 pm

Was the video in multiple languages? In a language you do not speak fluently? Were you trying to work on your skill in that language?
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Re: [Doriana] Sugar and Tea and Rum

Postby Doriana » Thu Jan 14, 2021 3:00 pm

Was the video in multiple languages? No In a language you do not speak fluently? Correct Were you trying to work on your skill in that language? Yesish
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Re: [Doriana] Sugar and Tea and Rum

Postby Balin » Thu Jan 14, 2021 3:03 pm

Were you trying to master a certain vocal sound?
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Re: [Doriana] Sugar and Tea and Rum

Postby Doriana » Thu Jan 14, 2021 3:06 pm

Were you trying to master a certain vocal sound? Not quite, but OTRT
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Re: [Doriana] Sugar and Tea and Rum

Postby Balin » Thu Jan 14, 2021 3:24 pm

Would it help to pinpoint the specific language? The exact content of the video?
Did the video aim to teach preschoolers a common series (e.g. months, days of the week)?
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Re: [Doriana] Sugar and Tea and Rum

Postby Doriana » Thu Jan 14, 2021 3:30 pm

Would it help to pinpoint the specific language? Yes, for context (and before anyone invokes the LTPF list of languages, it's Dutch) The exact content of the video? Yes
Did the video aim to teach preschoolers a common series (e.g. months, days of the week)? Yes, but none of the ones you mentioned
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Re: [Doriana] Sugar and Tea and Rum

Postby Balin » Thu Jan 14, 2021 3:38 pm

Series: colors of the rainbow?
Was the video in song form?
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Re: [Doriana] Sugar and Tea and Rum

Postby Doriana » Thu Jan 14, 2021 4:13 pm

Series: colors of the rainbow? No
Was the video in song form? Yes
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Re: [Doriana] Sugar and Tea and Rum

Postby Balin » Thu Jan 14, 2021 5:50 pm

Letters of the alphabet? Numbers?
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Re: [Doriana] Sugar and Tea and Rum

Postby Doriana » Thu Jan 14, 2021 7:16 pm

Letters of the alphabet? Yes! Numbers?
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Re: [Doriana] Sugar and Tea and Rum

Postby Mimino » Thu Jan 14, 2021 9:28 pm

DId you search for some specific information when you came across this video? specifically the Dutch alphabet?
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Re: [Doriana] Sugar and Tea and Rum

Postby Doriana » Thu Jan 14, 2021 9:44 pm

DId you search for some specific information when you came across this video? specifically the Dutch alphabet? Yes to both
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Re: [Doriana] Sugar and Tea and Rum

Postby markobr » Fri Jan 15, 2021 1:49 am

Did you want to learn how the letters of the alphabet are pronounced in Dutch?
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Re: [Doriana] Sugar and Tea and Rum

Postby Doriana » Fri Jan 15, 2021 11:54 am

Did you want to learn how the letters of the alphabet are pronounced in Dutch? Yes - so what's left to figure out it why
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Re: [Doriana] Sugar and Tea and Rum

Postby markobr » Fri Jan 15, 2021 6:54 pm

So it's not just part of learning Dutch in general? Do you expect to have to spell words/names to speakers of Dutch? To listen to words/names being spelled in Dutch?
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Re: [Doriana] Sugar and Tea and Rum

Postby Doriana » Fri Jan 15, 2021 10:54 pm

So it's not just part of learning Dutch in general? Correct Do you expect to have to spell words/names to speakers of Dutch? No, but I did expect to find myself in a situation where I have to pronounce individual letters in Dutch To listen to words/names being spelled in Dutch? No
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Re: [Doriana] Sugar and Tea and Rum

Postby trebor » Sat Jan 16, 2021 5:55 am

Did you expect you would have to give out an address? Some form of ID that involves letters? Spell something out on the phone? Were you worried about one letter being mistaken for another?
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Re: [Doriana] Sugar and Tea and Rum

Postby markobr » Sat Jan 16, 2021 8:30 am

Did you expect to have to spell every letter of the alphabet? Or only certain letters? Given the title, maybe the letters "R", "S", and "T"? Did you only need to learn about certain letters because you alredey knew how to pronounce others?

Do you want to use the letters to name fields in a game (e.g. chessfields)? Grid squares? Use a classification system that involves letters (e.g. for a library)? Refer to sections of a text? In a mathemathical formula? Chemical formula? Program code? Do you expect to have to pronounce abbrevations?
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Re: [Doriana] Sugar and Tea and Rum

Postby Doriana » Sat Jan 16, 2021 7:57 pm

Did you expect you would have to give out an address? Some form of ID that involves letters? Spell something out on the phone? No to all Were you worried about one letter being mistaken for another? Among other things, yes

Did you expect to have to spell every letter of the alphabet? No Or only certain letters? Yes, although I didn't know which ones Given the title, maybe the letters "R", "S", and "T"? Not specifically, see previous answer* Did you only need to learn about certain letters because you alredey knew how to pronounce others? Yes

Do you want to use the letters to name fields in a game (e.g. chessfields)? Grid squares? Use a classification system that involves letters (e.g. for a library)? Refer to sections of a text? In a mathemathical formula? Chemical formula? Program code? Do you expect to have to pronounce abbrevations? No to all

* The title has no particular connection to the puzzle. It's taken from this sea shanty that went viral on social media this week and that I can't get out of my head. If you clicked on the link, congratulations on your new earworm!
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Re: [Doriana] Sugar and Tea and Rum

Postby Balin » Sat Jan 16, 2021 10:37 pm

Are the letters in a degree relevant?
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Re: [Doriana] Sugar and Tea and Rum

Postby trebor » Sat Jan 16, 2021 10:45 pm

Were you going for an eye test?
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Re: [Doriana] Sugar and Tea and Rum

Postby Doriana » Sat Jan 16, 2021 11:20 pm

Are the letters in a degree relevant? Good guess, but no

Were you going for an eye test? YES

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

I recently had an optometrist appointment for an eye test, the first one after moving to the Netherlands. To make sure I wouldn't mess up the part where you have to read out letters on an eye chart, I listened to the ABC song in Dutch.
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Re: [Doriana] Sugar and Tea and Rum (*A to Z*)

Postby Balin » Sat Jan 16, 2021 11:53 pm

Clever solution, and well-put as a puzzle!
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Re: [Doriana] Sugar and Tea and Rum (*A to Z*)

Postby markobr » Sun Jan 17, 2021 12:30 pm

Good puzzle, Doriana! And yes, I now have an new earworm...
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