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    #11

    Re: Obtuse Conditional Query?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    To me this is more of an occurrence of (the word) "if" in the main clause rather than using it. It's simply If anyone else decides to make a surprise appearance, well be able to seat them. with I am not sure if/whether/that shoved in. I don't see that the main clause is using if with regard to the if-clause.
    Hm; nice take, Tdol. I like that analogy.

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    #12

    Re: Obtuse Conditional Query?

    Thanks fivejedjon & Tdol!

    I've gotten what I need to answer this student. Thanks for your insights.

    David

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