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Sobs (Sobs)
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Posted on Monday, August 21, 2006 - 2:20 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Difficulty: Easy

Story: Caesar crossed the rubicon, but just one man died.

To Solve: What happend?
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Posted on Monday, August 21, 2006 - 4:38 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

He crossed the rubicon and a messenger met him telling him not to come to rome... he killed the messenger... right?
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He crossed the rubicon and a messenger met him telling him not to come to rome... he killed the messenger... right? Maybe, but that's not what I mean here. This would be to easy :-)
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Posted on Tuesday, August 22, 2006 - 12:02 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

One of his soldiers couldn't swim?
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Posted on Tuesday, August 22, 2006 - 11:39 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

One of his soldiers couldn't swim? FA
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Posted on Tuesday, August 22, 2006 - 3:33 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Are we talking about the historical figure Gaius Julius Caesar here? Was he crossing the river as part of a military campaign?
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Posted on Tuesday, August 22, 2006 - 3:38 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Are we talking about the historical figure Gaius Julius Caesar here? No
Was he crossing the river as part of a military campaign?
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Posted on Tuesday, August 22, 2006 - 6:09 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was Caesar the man who died? Rubicon = the real river? Or did he just cross the Rubicon in some metaphorical way? Is Caesar a man at all?
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Posted on Tuesday, August 22, 2006 - 8:39 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was Caesar the man who died? Yes
Rubicon = the real river? No
Or did he just cross the Rubicon in some metaphorical way? Yes
Is Caesar a man at all? Yes
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Posted on Wednesday, August 23, 2006 - 5:14 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So he "He crossed the rubicon." As in going to a point of no return... and he got killed because of it?
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Posted on Wednesday, August 23, 2006 - 6:39 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Does the puzzle involve some sort of game?
Movie?
Tv show?
Anything other than an actual historical event?
How many hers could a ceasar seize if a ceasar could seize her?
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So he "He crossed the rubicon." As in going to a point of no return... and he got killed because of it? Yes

Does the puzzle involve some sort of game?
Movie?
Tv show? None of these
Anything other than an actual historical event? Yes
How many hers could a ceasar seize if a ceasar could seize her? ? If this is meant to be relevant: it's not.
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Posted on Wednesday, August 23, 2006 - 11:35 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is Caesar an actual Roman emperor other than G.Julius Caesar? Would it help us to find out which Caesar? Is this a true story?
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Is Caesar an actual Roman emperor other than G.Julius Caesar? No
Would it help us to find out which Caesar? ...No
Is this a true story? No
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Posted on Friday, September 01, 2006 - 12:20 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did anyone else cross the rubicon with Caeser? Was anyone else involved in any way?

Was his death accidental? Murder? Inevitable, given that he crossed the rubicon? Would he have died if he hadn't crossed the rubicon?
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Did anyone else cross the rubicon with Caeser? No Was anyone else involved in any way? No

Was his death accidental? No Murder? No Inevitable, given that he crossed the rubicon? Yes Would he have died if he hadn't crossed the rubicon? No
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did he know he was going to die if he crossed it? was he reluctant to cross it? was it (intentional) suicide?

was he trying to acheive something by crossing the rubicon (other than simply crossing it?) did he achieve this aim?

so it's fictional right? from a book? a play? a poem? from your imagination?
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Posted on Friday, September 01, 2006 - 4:47 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

did he know he was going to die if he crossed it? Yes was he reluctant to cross it? No was it (intentional) suicide? Yes

was he trying to acheive something by crossing the rubicon (other than simply crossing it?)Yes, suicide did he achieve this aim? Yes, he is dead

so it's fictional right? Yes from a book? a play? a poem? from your imagination? This one
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Posted on Sunday, September 03, 2006 - 10:56 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is there anything significant to the "just" in the "but just one man died"? (Given that only Caesar crossed the rubicon...) e.g. did his actions prevent the deaths of others?

is crossing the rubicon an action carried out by caesar in one location? or did it involve him travelling anywhere?
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Is there anything significant to the "just" in the "but just one man died"? (Given that only Caesar crossed the rubicon...) e.g. did his actions prevent the deaths of others? No

is crossing the rubicon an action carried out by caesar in one location? or did it involve him travelling anywhere? Yesish
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Posted on Wednesday, September 13, 2006 - 3:20 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Would anyone like to finish the puzzle? There isn't much left.
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Posted on Wednesday, September 13, 2006 - 3:35 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I'll give it my best, don't like to see a puzzle die :-)
Was the phrase 'crossed the rubicon' meant to imply simply that a man went beyond the point of no return?
Or that he went to some place from which he was unable to return?
Erm, this Ceasar - Male? Human? Alive (before corssing, obviously...)?
Was his suicide meant to hurt others? Or help others? Or involve others?
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Was the phrase 'crossed the rubicon' meant to imply simply that a man went beyond the point of no return? Yes!
Or that he went to some place from which he was unable to return?
Erm, this Ceasar - Male? Human? Alive (before corssing, obviously...)? Yes,yes,yes
Was his suicide meant to hurt others? Or help others? Or involve others?no,no,no
It was simple suicide. Just tell me how he did it an we are done here.
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Death by:-
Fire?
Drowning?
Drugs overdose?
Hanging?
Falling from height?
Shooting?
Stabbing/blood loss?
Suffocation?
Electocution?
Poison?
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Posted on Wednesday, September 13, 2006 - 4:48 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Falling from height Yes
***************SPOILER*********************
The only tricky thing in this puzzle is, that it has nothing to do with Gaius Julius Caesar and the Rubicon. A man, called Caesar, commits suicide by jumping down a skyscraper. When he jumps, he crosses the rubicon (not literally but, once you are falling, it's pretty hard to go back) and he is the only one who dies.

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