[Balin] So horribly rude

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[Balin] So horribly rude

Postby Balin » Sun May 31, 2020 3:12 pm

How did the insertion of a plug into a bodily opening make my life much more pleasant?
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Re: [Balin] So horribly rude

Postby Doriana » Sun May 31, 2020 3:20 pm

Are we talking about an earplug? nose plug?

Did you insert the plug into an opening of your own body? Did someone else insert it into their body?

Snoring relevant?
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Re: [Balin] So horribly rude

Postby Balin » Sun May 31, 2020 3:29 pm

Are we talking about an earplug? nose plug? Neither

Did you insert the plug into an opening of your own body? No Did someone else insert it into their body? No

Snoring relevant? No
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Re: [Balin] So horribly rude

Postby Doriana » Sun May 31, 2020 3:43 pm

Did you insert it into someone else's body? Did someone else insert it into your body?

Relevant bodily opening: nose? mouth? ear? tear duct? urethra? anus? o.O
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Re: [Balin] So horribly rude

Postby hominid » Sun May 31, 2020 3:47 pm

Bodily opening=opening in a body? Human body? Animal body?
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Re: [Balin] So horribly rude

Postby Balin » Sun May 31, 2020 5:16 pm

Did you insert it into someone else's body? Did someone else insert it into your body? This

Relevant bodily opening: nose? mouth? ear? tear duct? This one... I thought that would take longer... urethra? anus? o.O Whatever would have caused that guess?... apart from the very deliberate wording of the puzzle statement.

Bodily opening=opening in a body? Human body? This, see above Animal body?
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Re: [Balin] So horribly rude

Postby Doriana » Sun May 31, 2020 5:20 pm

Sorry, my mind is in the gutter :roll:

Having too much tear fluid relevant? Not enough tear fluid? Dry eyes?

Did a doctor insert some kind of plug into your tear duct?
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Re: [Balin] So horribly rude

Postby Balin » Sun May 31, 2020 5:24 pm

Sorry, my mind is in the gutter :roll:

Having too much tear fluid relevant? Not enough tear fluid? Dry eyes? Among other things, this

Did a doctor insert some kind of plug into your tear duct? Yes

That's a lot of quickly-deduced information, but I can't call it solved yet because there's a key detail left.
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Re: [Balin] So horribly rude

Postby hominid » Sun May 31, 2020 5:28 pm

Did you have a medical condition? Did the medical condition cause you to cry a lot? Or did you just dislike crying?
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Re: [Balin] So horribly rude

Postby Balin » Sun May 31, 2020 5:29 pm

Did you have a medical condition? Yes (and I still have it) Did the medical condition cause you to cry a lot? No Or did you just dislike crying? Irrel
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Re: [Balin] So horribly rude

Postby hominid » Sun May 31, 2020 5:52 pm

Did the plug make it hard to tell that you have the condition? Did it mask the symptoms? Did it improve your social life? Did the medical condition cause people to think you were being rude?
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Re: [Balin] So horribly rude

Postby Doriana » Sun May 31, 2020 6:54 pm

Contact lenses relevant?
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Re: [Balin] So horribly rude

Postby Balin » Mon Jun 01, 2020 2:00 am

Did the plug make it hard to tell that you have the condition? No Did it mask the symptoms? No Did it improve your social life? No Did the medical condition cause people to think you were being rude? No

Contact lenses relevant? (sigh) Yes. This was supposed to be hard.
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Re: [Balin] So horribly rude

Postby GalFisk » Mon Jun 01, 2020 5:47 am

Did it make wearing contacts possible? Pleasant? Easy? Wearing other contacts than before possible? Pleasant? Easy? Using eye drops unnecessary? Less frequently needed? Uding more pleasant eye drops possible? DOD it save you money? Time? Discomfort? Crying relevant?
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Re: [Balin] So horribly rude

Postby Balin » Fri Jun 05, 2020 1:58 am

Did it make wearing contacts possible? Yes Pleasant? Mainly, Yes.

****SPOILER****

I have keratoconus, requiring me to wear rigid contact lenses, but also have a dry right eye. This has made it difficult to wear the right lens (meaning I'd need to patch over that eye), but the problem had gotten worse over the past several months to the point where I was lucky if I could wear the lens once a week.
The solution? My eye doctor inserted a plug in my lower tear duct in that eye. By doing so, the moisture in my right eye can only drain through the upper tear duct. This keeps my eye moist longer and has made it able for me to wear that lens again.

Nicely done everyone!
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