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They're all exhibits in one of those man-made tourist attraction places Like "The house on the Rock" or something similar?
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So, you're saying there's or was a literal mermaid in a town in the real world?
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They're all exhibits in one of those man-made tourist attraction places Like "The house on the Rock" or something similar?
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So, you're saying there's or was a literal mermaid in a town in the real world?
What I am saying is all these actual physical objects have something in common that has to do with their location. Have you never seen the mermaid in Copenhagen?

This is all based on an article I discovered by accident. I meant to go to the Giraffe Boards to play mafia, but when I put in "giraffe" on my browser I found this interesting story instead. I followed a couple more links for details...and here we are.
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So is the place all these things have been roughly more than, say, a square mile?
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So is the place all these things have been roughly more than, say, a square mile?
No. A much larger area than that.
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What I am saying is all these actual physical objects have something in common that has to do with their location. Have you never seen the mermaid in Copenhagen?

But the statue of the mermaid is not an actual mermaid. It's a representation of one. You can't have a real mermaid in the US or anywhere else, because they do not exist. The state of Oregon certainly exists, but it can't be moved into any town.

Are you still claiming that these are the actual real things; an actual mermaid, an actual flying saucer, the actual poet John Milton, the actual state of Oregon?
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You're enjoying this too much.

Are these lost items that were recovered?
Are these components of an art piece?
Are they part of a film?
Did they have to be fixed/repaired/healed?
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Is the area smaller than, say, Chicago?
Smaller than Texas?
Smaller than the North American continent?
Smaller than the world?
Smaller than the universe?
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But the statue of the mermaid is not an actual mermaid. It's a representation of one. You can't have a real mermaid in the US or anywhere else, because they do not exist. The state of Oregon certainly exists, but it can't be moved into any town.

Are you still claiming that these are the actual real things; an actual mermaid, an actual flying saucer, the actual poet John Milton, the actual state of Oregon?
I never claimed everything was the actual item you think they are. Some are, some may be something else. The giraffe was a real honest-to-god African giraffe. The good humor trucks are honest-to-god ice cream selling vehicles. The piano is a piano. John Milton is John Milton... maybe not the actual poet, but well... something. The same with Oregon. I haven't figured out about the flying saucer.
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You're enjoying this too much.

Are these lost items that were recovered? Some
Are these components of an art piece? No. Though they can be.
Are they part of a film? No
Did they have to be fixed/repaired/healed? No, though some could be.
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Is the area smaller than, say, Chicago?
Smaller than Texas?
Smaller than the North American continent?
Smaller than the world?
Smaller than the universe?
Closest to the size of Chicago..
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Is there any physical object that has been in close proximity to all of these things?

Any person?

Are there specific words that are associated with all of these things?
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Are they not the actual thing, but a representation (as in, a drawing of a giraffe, as opposed to a literal giraffe?)They are the actual thing. A real African Giraffe, a real piano, real silver, real ice cream trucks etc. All real.
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I never claimed everything was the actual item you think they are. Some are, some may be something else. The giraffe was a real honest-to-god African giraffe. The good humor trucks are honest-to-god ice cream selling vehicles. The piano is a piano. John Milton is John Milton... maybe not the actual poet, but well... something. The same with Oregon. I haven't figured out about the flying saucer.
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Is there any physical object that has been in close proximity to all of these things? Define physical object.

Any person? No

Are there specific words that are associated with all of these things? No. I mean you can describe the common factor in words, but this is not wordplay or similar adjectives or the like.
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errr.
They are real objects. Not imagined. The original list is composed of actual things and not representations. So when I answered that I was correct.

The addenda contain some representations (i.e. the mermaid, the Dutch Boy, the kangaroo/mouse hybrid). I regret the confusion
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They are real objects. Not imagined. The original list is composed of actual things and not representations. So when I answered that I was correct.

The addenda contain some representations (i.e. the mermaid, the Dutch Boy, the kangaroo/mouse hybrid). I regret the confusion
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Ok, thanks for clearing that up.
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Are the objects related in any way other than being in the same location?
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Are these items that are for sale from a single source?
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Are the objects related in any way other than being in the same location?
No, but it is about how they are in the location. Many items are in a city, of course. But only a few items are in the city in this way.
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Are these items that are for sale from a single source?
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Is the city a well known city? For example would you expect the average English person or French person to have heard of it. (NY, LA, Las Vegas)

Actually, is the city Las Vegas?
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