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The more I close it, the wider it opens. Unless I close it all the way.

Is it a pincer on a Leatherman style multitool?

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Is it a pincer on a Leatherman style multitool?
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Is "it" something most people would have in their houses?

Is it a tool of some sort?

Can it be worn?

Is it predominantly animal in origin?

Vegetable?

Mineral?

Intangible?
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Is "it" ...
Is "it" something most people would have in their houses? YES

Is it a tool of some sort? NO

Can it be worn? NO

Is it predominantly animal in origin? NO

Vegetable? YES, (the particular one I'm thinking of. Could be other materials)

Mineral? NO

Intangible? NO

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Is "it" typically found in a kitchen?

A bathroom?

A bedroom?

Living room / family room / rec room?

Some other part of the house?

Is it made of wood?

Rubber?

Paper?
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Is "it" typically...
Is "it" typically found in a kitchen? Sometimes

A bathroom? YES

A bedroom? YES

Living room / family room / rec room? Sometimes

Some other part of the house? YES

Is it made of wood? YES

Rubber? Typically NO

Paper? Typically NO
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Is it some sort of door?
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This is it!

I think we can call this one, then.

Min(dy) is a steppe eagle and a bunch of steppe eagles have been racking up roaming charges on their SMS tracking beacons. Elena is one of the scientists in Russia dealing with this.

I believe the cell phone company has waved the roaming charges.

Read about it here.
Before the charges were waived, they started a crowdfund account to cover them, and it's not so much that the cell provider waived the charges, but retroactively gave them a plan that supported roaming, so they're now paying the same amount for each text regardless of location.
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"The more I close it, the wider it opens. Unless I close it all the way."

Is there some sort of word play involved? (Similar to : What gets wetter as it dries?)

Does every "it" in the question refer to the same object?

Is a fulcrum involved? Do you close one end to open the other?

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Is it some sort of door?
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"The more I close it, the wider it opens. Unless I close it all the way."

Is there...
Is there some sort of word play involved? (Similar to : What gets wetter as it dries?) NO

Does every "it" in the question refer to the same object? YES

Is a fulcrum involved? Do you close one end to open the other? NO
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Is it a door that people would typically go through?

Would animals typically go through it?

Is it part of an appliance?

Does it lead to a storage space, like a closet or cabinet?

Does closing it "all the way" cause it to latch shut?
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Is it a door...
Is it a door that people would typically go through? YES

Would animals typically go through it? YES

Is it part of an appliance? NO

Does it lead to a storage space, like a closet or cabinet? NO

Does closing it "all the way" cause it to latch shut? YES
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Would most first-world bathrooms contain this?

Would most first-world bedrooms contain this?

Does "the more I close it" refer to putting it into a more-closed position?

Does "the more I close it" refer to number of instances of acting upon it?

Is it opening wider a desirable effect of normal use of this thing?
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Would most first-world bathrooms contain this? YES

Would most first-world bedrooms contain this? YES

Does "the more I close it" refer to putting it into a more-closed position? YES

Does "the more I close it" refer to number of instances of acting upon it? NO

Is it opening wider a desirable effect of normal use of this thing? NO
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Is it something that folds closed as it opens, like a bifold door?
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Is it something that folds closed as it opens, like a bifold door?
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Is it a curtain?
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Is it a curtain?
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Could a human fit through walking upright?

Is it a door to something small? A cupboard? Medicine chest? Wardrobe? Laundry basket?

Is it a lid?
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Could a human fit through walking upright? YES

Is it a door to something small? A cupboard? Medicine chest? Wardrobe? Laundry basket? NO

Is it a lid? NO
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Does this have something to do with a mirror?
Or with light?
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Does this have something to do with a mirror?
Or with light?
No, to both.
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