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Re: Animal, Vegetable or Mineral?
Posted by: delacuesta (---.g-star.com)
Date: March 03, 2010 10:26AM

4) Planet Earth? No.
3) Needs payment? Yes.
2) Edible? No.
1) Material? Yes.
0) Animal, vegetable, or mineral? All.

"Do you have to pay for it?", taken literally, would be answered No. But what is probably meant is "Does one (generally) have to pay for it?".

<advises against renaming thread>



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 03/03/2010 10:27AM by delacuesta.

Re: Animal, Vegetable or Mineral?
Posted by: geg (---.15-2.cable.virginmedia.com)
Date: March 03, 2010 11:08AM

This isn't one of the questions but just checking that you really want to use this FForum to expose your life of crime.

<suggests renaming thread "what has dealcuesta stolen this week?">

Re: Animal, Vegetable or Mineral?
Posted by: delacuesta (---.g-star.com)
Date: March 03, 2010 11:18AM

Oops.

Rest assured that no stealing of any kind is involved. I'll explain afterwards.

Re: Animal, Vegetable or Mineral?
Posted by: EgonSpengler (---.is.nottingham.ac.uk)
Date: March 03, 2010 01:47PM

Is it manufactured?

Re: Animal, Vegetable or Mineral?
Posted by: delacuesta (---.g-star.com)
Date: March 03, 2010 02:19PM

5) Manufactured? Yes.
4) Planet Earth? No.
3) Needs payment? Yes.
2) Edible? No.
1) Material? Yes.
0) Animal, vegetable, or mineral? All.

Re: Animal, Vegetable or Mineral?
Posted by: geg (---.15-2.cable.virginmedia.com)
Date: March 04, 2010 09:15AM

Would you call it Art?

Re: Animal, Vegetable or Mineral?
Posted by: delacuesta (---.g-star.com)
Date: March 04, 2010 09:31AM

6) Artistic? Depends.
5) Manufactured? Yes.
4) Planet Earth? No.
3) Needs payment? Yes.
2) Edible? No.
1) Material? Yes.
0) Animal, vegetable, or mineral? All.

Again: "Would you call it Art?", taken literally, would be answered No. But generally speaking a certain amount of "artisticity" (if that word exists) may be involved.

Re: Animal, Vegetable or Mineral?
Posted by: EgonSpengler (---.is.nottingham.ac.uk)
Date: March 04, 2010 09:37AM

Would you call it Sid? Sorry, strike that question for levity.

Re: Animal, Vegetable or Mineral?
Posted by: geg (---.15-2.cable.virginmedia.com)
Date: March 04, 2010 10:30AM

Would like to remind everybody that levitation has been banned during daylight hours.

Re: Animal, Vegetable or Mineral?
Posted by: EgonSpengler (---.zone6.bethere.co.uk)
Date: March 06, 2010 01:11PM

Is it normally used underwater?

Re: Animal, Vegetable or Mineral?
Posted by: delacuesta (---.adsl.xs4all.nl)
Date: March 06, 2010 07:26PM

7) Used under water? No.
6) Artistic? Depends.
5) Manufactured? Yes.
4) Planet Earth? No.
3) Needs payment? Yes.
2) Edible? No.
1) Material? Yes.
0) Animal, vegetable, or mineral? All.

Assumes question to be taken literally.

Re: Animal, Vegetable or Mineral?
Posted by: EgonSpengler (---.zone6.bethere.co.uk)
Date: March 06, 2010 10:02PM

Is it used to make other things?

Re: Animal, Vegetable or Mineral?
Posted by: delacuesta (---.adsl.xs4all.nl)
Date: March 07, 2010 10:02AM

8) Used to make other things? No.
7) Used under water? No.
6) Artistic? Depends.
5) Manufactured? Yes.
4) Planet Earth? No.
3) Needs payment? Yes.
2) Edible? No.
1) Material? Yes.
0) Animal, vegetable, or mineral? All.

Parts of it may be re-used to make other things, but that is probably not meant.

Re: Animal, Vegetable or Mineral?
Posted by: SkidMarks (---.manc.cable.ntl.com)
Date: March 07, 2010 10:05AM

Is it a land-mass?

Re: Animal, Vegetable or Mineral?
Posted by: delacuesta (---.adsl.xs4all.nl)
Date: March 07, 2010 11:11AM

9) Land-mass? No.
8) Used to make other things? No.
7) Used under water? No.
6) Artistic? Depends.
5) Manufactured? Yes.
4) Planet Earth? No.
3) Needs payment? Yes.
2) Edible? No.
1) Material? Yes.
0) Animal, vegetable, or mineral? All.

<wonders whether SkidMarks is still trying to solve the previous item>

<on second thought, admits that manufactured land-masses do exist>

Re: Animal, Vegetable or Mineral?
Posted by: MuseSusan (---.nycap.res.rr.com)
Date: March 07, 2010 03:18PM

Is it smaller than an adult human?

Re: Animal, Vegetable or Mineral?
Posted by: delacuesta (---.adsl.xs4all.nl)
Date: March 07, 2010 10:59PM

10) Smaller than adult human? Yes.
9) Land-mass? No.
8) Used to make other things? No.
7) Used under water? No.
6) Artistic? Depends.
5) Manufactured? Yes.
4) Planet Earth? No.
3) Needs payment? Yes.
2) Edible? No.
1) Material? Yes.
0) Animal, vegetable, or mineral? All.

Re: Animal, Vegetable or Mineral?
Posted by: SkidMarks (---.manc.cable.ntl.com)
Date: March 08, 2010 12:22AM

delacuesta wrote

<wonders whether SkidMarks is still trying to solve the previous item>

<on second thought, admits that manufactured land-masses do exist>

i was actually thinking of those silly artificial islands that form a map of the world and the palm tree, but as your answer precludes them this is NOT a guess!

Re: Animal, Vegetable or Mineral?
Posted by: geg (---.15-2.cable.virginmedia.com)
Date: March 09, 2010 01:31PM

Manufactured from animals vegetables and minerals, with a certain amount of artistry but not edible? Paid for by others but not delcuesta? Can only conclude that decaluesta is a taxidermist.

Re: Animal, Vegetable or Mineral?
Posted by: EgonSpengler (---.is.nottingham.ac.uk)
Date: March 09, 2010 02:22PM

Animal, vegetable and mineral. It is therefore alive in some sense of the word. Is it coral?

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