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Posers and Puzzles

Posers and Puzzles

  1. 26 Oct '05 21:43
    I am thinking of a set of things
    People can guess items, I will tell them if they are in the set.
    Winner is first person to "Name That Set!"

    Ok, for a starter:
    Candles are in the set.
  2. Standard member royalchicken
    CHAOS GHOST!!!
    26 Oct '05 22:25
    Originally posted by iamatiger
    I am thinking of a set of things
    People can guess items, I will tell them if they are in the set.
    Winner is first person to "Name That Set!"

    Ok, for a starter:
    Candles are in the set.
    Is the intersection of your set with the set of all items on display in Madame Tussaud's nonempty?
  3. Subscriber AThousandYoung
    It's about respect
    26 Oct '05 23:01
    Originally posted by iamatiger
    I am thinking of a set of things
    People can guess items, I will tell them if they are in the set.
    Winner is first person to "Name That Set!"

    Ok, for a starter:
    Candles are in the set.
    The set is: Objects which are made from animals or animal products.
    Objects which make light.
    Objects which are consumed when used.
    Objects used in the Catholic Church.
    Objects which have special holders.

    Are incandescent light bulbs in the set?
    Are kangaroos in the set?
    Is Superman in the set?
    Are beehives in the set?
    Is a wrench in the set?
    Is love in the set?
    Are stars in the set?
    Is Bowmann in the set?
    How about no1marauder?
    Am I in the set?
    Is a parachute in the set?
    Is a sheep in the set?
  4. Standard member ark13
    Enola Straight
    27 Oct '05 00:21
    Originally posted by AThousandYoung
    The set is: Objects which are made from animals or animal products.
    Objects which make light.
    Objects which are consumed when used.
    Objects used in the Catholic Church.
    Objects which have special holders.

    Are incandescent light bulbs in the set?
    Are kangaroos in the set?
    Is Superman in the set?
    Are beehives in the set?
    Is a wrench in the se ...[text shortened]... t?
    How about no1marauder?
    Am I in the set?
    Is a parachute in the set?
    Is a sheep in the set?
    How about a walrus?
  5. 27 Oct '05 19:45
    Originally posted by royalchicken
    Is the intersection of your set with the set of all items on display in Madame Tussaud's nonempty?
    I don't know enough detail about Madame Tussauds current exhibitions (eg, do any include candles?) to answer that. But if you mean is my set things made of wax, then no. (And I probably would have started with Ruby if it was)
  6. 27 Oct '05 19:47
    Originally posted by AThousandYoung
    The set is: Objects which are made from animals or animal products. NO
    Objects which make light. NO
    Objects which are consumed when used. NO
    Objects used in the Catholic Church. NO
    Objects which have special holders. NO

    Are incandescent light bulbs in the set? NO
    Are kangaroos in the set? NO
    Is Superman in the set? NO
    Are beehives in the set? NO
    Is a wrench in the set? NO
    Is love in the set? NO
    Are stars in the set? NO
    Is Bowmann in the set? NO
    How about no1marauder? NO
    Am I in the set? NO
    Is a parachute in the set? NO
    Is a sheep in the set? NO
  7. 27 Oct '05 19:48
    Originally posted by ark13
    How about a walrus?
    No Walri are in my set.
  8. 27 Oct '05 21:53 / 1 edit
    four candles? or handles for forks
  9. Subscriber AThousandYoung
    It's about respect
    27 Oct '05 22:55
    Are candleholders in the set?
    Is cake in the set?
    Is perfume in the set?
    Is mineral oil in the set?
    Is olive oil in the set?
    Is cotton in the set?
    Is a pencil in the set?
    Are handles in the set?
  10. 28 Oct '05 13:28
    Originally posted by shufty
    four candles? or handles for forks

    Four candles are in my set.
    Fork handles are not.
  11. 28 Oct '05 13:31 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by AThousandYoung
    Are candleholders in the set? YES
    Is cake in the set? YES
    Is perfume in the set? NO
    Is mineral oil in the set? NO
    Is olive oil in the set? YES
    Is cotton in the set?NO
    Is a pencil in the set? NO
    Are handles in the set? NO
  12. Standard member XanthosNZ
    Cancerous Bus Crash
    28 Oct '05 15:30
    Are any living organisms in the set?
    Is butane in the set?
    Would animal fat (tallow) be in the set?
    Is clay in the set?
    Is marble in the set?
    Is glass in the set?
  13. 28 Oct '05 15:32
    Originally posted by XanthosNZ
    Are any living organisms in the set? NO
    Is butane in the set? NO
    Would animal fat (tallow) be in the set? NO (probably not)
    Is clay in the set? NO
    Is marble in the set? NO
    Is glass in the set? NO
  14. 28 Oct '05 17:28
    Is it a Birthday party set?
  15. Subscriber AThousandYoung
    It's about respect
    29 Oct '05 01:08
    Originally posted by adramforall
    Is it a Birthday party set?
    You jacked my idea . Well one of them anyway.

    Is it a set of things which are used for celebrations?