Anne - Come on! You are kidding me? Surely that is exactly the sign you asked for? From the way you have explained it, it sounds spot on to me!
Perhaps asking for it 4 times is similar to how Barbel describes the ordering of a jumper and then ringing up to see where it is even after you've had it delivered etc?
However I think you may have unwittingly uncovered how you should receive your signs. I really got a feeling as I started to read your post that you should ask for numerical signs. I think that may be your thing! What does your intuition tell you? Go with your intuition, its a sign in its own right!
I know what you mean about having faith in your signs when the thing you have asked about seems impossible, but I have a little story for you. From time to time I speak to a lovely gentle lady on the telephone who seems to have the gift of foresight. I have never met her in person, she has never seen me or a photo of me and she does not have any connection to me through work or friends or family. Anyway, the story is that when i had not long moved into my current house I had cause to talk to her about my work. She told me that I would be buying a property in the South West and that it would be smaller than the house I was currrently in. I of course did not believe her as it had been only a matter of months since i had moved in and had no wish or desire to move away from my part of the country (The Midlands). I thought she had made a mistake.
A year later due to events beyond my direct control, I was a quarter share owner of a small holiday rental property on the North Devon Coast.
I was astonished. She had been correct of course, but not in the way that I had imagined the information was directed.
My point is, sometimes it takes a bit of faith even if it seems unlikely.
Lastly (gosh this has been a long post , hope you still with me!
) if you really want a yes/no answer, I recently bought a pendulum. It swings in a clockwise circle for yes and anticlockwise for no when you ask it a question. It was not expensive and I was drawn to this particular one out of a choice of about 10 different crystal types. It sometimes surprises me by not giving the response I expect, which is intriguing.
Oh and I confess - It makes me want to keep asking the question just to make sure! Like you with your signs I think?
Please keep letting us all know (Anne and Allan and everyone) how you are getting on with your signs and orders. I love reading these posts!
PS Anne - I have ordered the Secret book and will be getting it later this week. I am excited.