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Was what the man was fed prior to eating the raw albatross another animal?

Yes.
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1. Did someone give him something other than an albatross on purpose?
2. Was the man allergic to whatever he ended up eating?
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Bigwebmaster wrote:
1. Did someone give him something other than an albatross on purpose?

Yes.

Bigwebmaster wrote:
2. Was the man allergic to whatever he ended up eating?

No.
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Was the animal a mammal?
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1. Did the man end up eating human flesh?
2. Was someone angry at this man?
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1) Was the man given the raw meat of a pet before and told it was albatross? Then when he tasted the actual albatross, he knew it was his pet?

2) Same question except was it a person he knew that he ate?
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grinch2171 wrote:
Was the animal a mammal?

Yes.

Bigwebmaster wrote:
1. Did the man end up eating human flesh?

Yes.

Bigwebmaster wrote:
2. Was someone angry at this man?

No.

jameson5555 wrote:
1) Was the man given the raw meat of a pet before and told it was albatross? Then when he tasted the actual albatross, he knew it was his pet?

No.

jameson5555 wrote:
2) Same question except was it a person he knew that he ate?

Yes.
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1) Was the person he ate related to him?

2) Was the person he ate his wife?
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jameson5555 wrote:
1) Was the person he ate related to him?

Yes.

jameson5555 wrote:
2) Was the person he ate his wife?

Yes.
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1) Was trapped on a deserted island at some point?

2) Was he imprisoned at some point?
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jameson5555 wrote:
1) Was trapped on a deserted island at some point?

Yes.

jameson5555 wrote:
2) Was he imprisoned at some point?

No.
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spork wrote:
jameson5555 wrote:
1) Was trapped on a deserted island at some point?

Yes.


:lol: Something tells me something right now.
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Hmm.. I think I'm getting somewhere now... 8)

1) Was there another man on the island with him and his wife?

2) Did the other guy feed his wife to him and tell him it was albatross?
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You're definitely getting somewhere. To solve the riddle, you have to be able to describe the entire story, so once you think you've figured it out, you can go for it, but remember I'll only give a yes or no as to whether it's completely correct.

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1) Was there another man on the island with him and his wife?

Yes.

jameson5555 wrote:
2) Did the other guy feed his wife to him and tell him it was albatross?

Yes.
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jameson did you look up the answer?
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How detailed to I have to be? Ok, here goes...

This dude gets trapped on a deserted island with his wife and some other guy, let's call the other guy Hannibal. So they don't have any food, and they're all starving so one day Hannibal shows up and says "hey look, I killed an albatross, have some meat" The guy was starving, so he eats the meat, but secretly wonders how Hannibal managed to catch an albatross with his bare hands. He also wonders where his wife is. Finally, after they escape from the island, they guy puts two and two together and decides to find out once and for all. So he goes into the bar, eats the albatross, realizes it didn't taste like the other meat he had, and shoots himself.

My only question is, why didn't he shoot Hannibal instead?
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jameson did you look up the answer?

No, I swear I didn't. I guess we'll see how close my guess is...
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No.

You're close, but not quite there yet.
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They other guy's name was actually Frank, not Hannibal? Just kidding :wink:

Hmmm...

Was there anyone else on the deserted island?
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I think jameson is pulling our legs and he really did look up the answer..........I looked it up eventually.
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kc0tma wrote:
I think jameson is pulling our legs and he really did look up the answer..........I looked it up eventually.

I seriously didn't look it up. It just sounded like one of those deserted island scenarios once I figured out the part about him being fed his wife.
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Was there anyone else on the deserted island?

Yes.
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Well that opens up a lot of possibilities...

1) Was the other person on the island a woman?

2) Was the other person the wife of man #2 (Hannibal)?
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jameson5555 wrote:
1) Was the other person on the island a woman?

Irrelevant, but I'll say no.

jameson5555 wrote:
2) Was the other person the wife of man #2 (Hannibal)?

Same as above.
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Man.. I don't know what other factors could be important to the story...

Ah well, time to make dinner.. maybe I'll come up with something later tonight.
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Haha, sounds good. I'm making split pea soup at the moment so I'm probably done here for the night as well.
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Mmmm.. split pea soup...

Ok, back to work :)

1) Was there a native tribe on the island?

2) Were the man and his wife survivors of a boat wreck?
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jameson got on track WAY too fast.......... CHEATER!

you Suck!
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jflynn wrote:
jameson got on track WAY too fast.......... CHEATER!

you Suck!

Look, I don't know how to prove I didn't cheat, but I really didn't. I just like figuring out puzzles like this and have done them a lot before.

Once you get past the initial mystery of this riddle, it's just a matter of piecing together the cliches. The deserted island thing was pretty easy to get to because of the albatross. I only figured out the part about eating his wife because of questions other people were asking.

Anyway, I guess I can't prove I didn't look this up, but I would like to see if I can finish it on my own since I've gotten this far. Sorry if you don't believe me.
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jameson5555 wrote:
1) Was there a native tribe on the island?

No.

jameson5555 wrote:
2) Were the man and his wife survivors of a boat wreck?

Yes.
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