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Tobasi (Tobasi)
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Something in the first act went wrong. This made the second act pretty difficult.
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Is this a play in the normal sense?
At a theatre?
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Was the thing that went wrong dealing with scenery? Actors? The audience? The stage? Lighting?
Was it hard for actors to get on stage for the second act? Hard to say their lines? Hard to move about onstage?
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The second act was difficult physically, as in, physically impossible? Or emotionally? Difficult, but not impossible? Did the second act still go on, or is this irrelevent? Was there an audience, and are they important?
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Hello Martinfg!
Is this a play in the normal sense? no
At a theatre? no

Hello Comforteagle!
Was the thing that went wrong dealing with scenery? Actors? yesish The audience? The stage? Lighting?
Was it hard for actors to get on stage for the second act? Hard to say their lines? Hard to move about onstage? yesish
No to the rest. Yesish because it was no play in the normal sense.

Welcome Izgany!
The second act was difficult physically, as in, physically impossible? Or emotionally? no Difficult, but not impossible?
It was physically difficult but not impossible.
Did the second act still go on, or is this irrelevent? It did go on and this is relevant.
Was there an audience, and are they important? There was a kind of audience but they were not important.
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I realized after posting that all my questions assumed it was a normal play.
Is this just everyday life being observed? Is someone giving a presentation? Showing off/ being over-dramatic?
Are the "acts" two similar events? Do they involve a person? Two people? More? If so, are the same people involved in both?
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The act was it any kind of performance? or act in the sense of a deed carried out?
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Comforteagle:
Is this just everyday life being observed? Yes
Is someone giving a presentation? Noish Showing off/ being over-dramatic? No
Are the "acts" two similar events? No
Do they involve a person? Two people? More? If so, are the same people involved in both?
First act: Three relevant persons.
Second act: One person from the first act and two other persons of minor relevance forming the kind of audience.


Martinfg:
The act was it any kind of performance? The second act could be considered as a performance
or act in the sense of a deed carried out? Yes, the word act stands here for deed/action/process/activity.
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Would he second act have been easier if the two other people were still involved? Were they not involved because of something that happened in the first act? Was anyone killed?
Did the two acts happen in the same place? In the same day? Same month? Same year?
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Thanks!

The second act being a performance, was it a pretense? Was the second act put up to hide the truth?
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So the statement could have read "Something in the first activity went wrong. This made the second activity pretty difficult"?
Were all three actively involved in the first act?
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In the first act, did the two "audience-in-spe" instruct the third person to do something?
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Comforteagle:
Would he second act have been easier if the two other people were still involved? no
Were they not involved because of something that happened in the first act? No, they were just not envolved in the second act.
Was anyone killed? no
Did the two acts happen in the same place? no In the same day? Same month? Same year? yes to all of those

Izgany:
The second act being a performance, was it a pretense? Was the second act put up to hide the truth? no to both

Plebeian:
So the statement could have read "Something in the first activity went wrong. This made the second activity pretty difficult"? correct
I chose act only to pretend that this puzzle was about theatre... but as you found out at once it is not.
Were all three actively involved in the first act?
The two persons appearing only in the first act were active, the third person rather passive.

Judgedeadd:
In the first act, did the two "audience-in-spe" instruct the third person to do something? FA, there was no audience-in-spe in the first act.
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Is the person in both acts adult? Male? (I'll just call her/him Sam for now, if that's alright)

In the first act: Was Sam trying to learn something? Was Sam planning the second act before the first happened? Was Sam planning the second actafter the first act happened? Did Sam know the other two? Did the other two know each other?
Is anyone involved in some criminal activity? Anyone trying to gain something? If so, money?
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Is the person in both acts adult? yes Male? yes (I'll just call her/him Sam for now, if that's alright OK that's nice and short.)

In the first act: Was Sam trying to learn something? no
Was Sam planning the second act before the first happened? yes
Was Sam planning the second actafter the first act happened? Another yes, the planning was confirmed.
Did Sam know the other two? no Did the other two know each other? yes
Is anyone involved in some criminal activity? no
Anyone trying to gain something? Yesish for the two who knew each other.
If so, money? no
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If this happened to us, or to someone close to us, will we find it unusual?

Does it happen often?
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If this happened to us, or to someone close to us, will we find it unusual? yes

Does it happen often?
Suppose nothing had gone wrong, the first act would happen regularly and the second act very often. But the given situation is unusual.
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Does the second action usually automatically follow the first?
Is the first act some kind of entertainment?
Or some work-related activity (excluding entertainment industry)?
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Does the second action usually automatically follow the first? yes
Is the first act some kind of entertainment? no
Or some work-related activity (excluding entertainment industry)? no
It is a particular activity related neither to work nor to entertainment, so explore.
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Or some work-related activity (excluding entertainment industry)?
I have to complement my previous answer: For Sam the first act had nothing to do with work or entertainment. However, the other two guys envolved in the first act did work. So it might help to find out their occupation.
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Were the two active men in the first act sleeping?
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Was Sam sleeping?
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Welcome Indyslf!
Were the two active men in the first act sleeping?
Was Sam sleeping?
No, neither of them was sleeping.
With occupation I meant rather a profession.
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Was the profession in question one where you normally need a longish education? in university or the like? or one that can be learned in a year or so? or one you go on learning all the time (like many handicrafts)? or one that can be started just like that?

Could this have happened if everyone involved were female? Some of them? If everyone were a child? Some of them?
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Was the profession in question one where you normally need a longish education? in university or the like?
I actually don't know the exact grade of the two men. I can only hazard the guess that one of them went to university and the other one was in his training period. Assuming this the puzzle will work fine.
or one that can be learned in a year or so? No, I guess that in most countries it can't.
or one you go on learning all the time (like many handicrafts)? this too in a way
or one that can be started just like that? no

Could this have happened if everyone involved were female? Some of them? yes to these
If everyone were a child? Some of them? No, only the persons watching in the second act could have been children.
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Is there sex envolved?
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Is the profession medical? legal? technology related?
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ah, ok, here's the list I was looking for:
Is the profession:

artistic/musical/writer?
Banking/financial/real estate?
Clerical/Administrative?
Computer related / Hardware ?
Construction / Craftsman ?
Education / Academic Research ?
Entertainment / Media ?
Executive / Management ?
Hospitality / Travel ?
Legal Services ?
Manufacturing / Distributions ?
Medical / Health Services ?
Politics / Government / Military ?
Sales / Marketing ?
Technical / Science / Engineering ?
Teaching / Child care?
Transportation ?
Food Service ?
Sports?
Entertainment?
Jailbird / Criminal?
Religion?
Tobasi (Tobasi)
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Welcome Fabcunha!
Is there sex envolved? no

Beccaann:
Is the profession medical? yes legal? no technology related? yesish

No need for the list this time...
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Botched operation?
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Welcome Hipsterzbeware!
Botched operation? Yes, in a way but define operation.
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Surgery? Liver/heart replacement? Babies relevant? Did this happen in a hospital?btw, beccaan, I sooo love that list:-)
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Surgery? Liver/heart replacement? Babies relevant? None of these.
Did this happen in a hospital? It didn't but the puzzle will work fine if you suppose so.
btw, beccaan, I sooo love that list:-) I love it too and I even contributed a little bit.
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Is this so-called operation something only a surgeon can do? something only a physician can do? something a nurse might do? something anybody might do (like removing a splinter or dressing a wound)?
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Is this so-called operation something only a surgeon can do? no
something only a physician can do? noish
something a nurse might do? yesish
something anybody might do (like removing a splinter or dressing a wound)? no
I think that in most countries a nurse can do this.
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Does the operation/procedure involve childbirth?
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Does the operation/procedure involve childbirth? no
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I know this isn't an actual play, but if it were, would it require props?
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Vaccination?
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Indyslf:
I know this isn't an actual play, but if it were, would it require props? Yes, there are objects involved.

Hipsterzbeware:
Vaccination? No, but not too far.
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this has been unactive:If the procedure had been correct, would it have been easier?
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this has been unactive:If the procedure had been correct, would it have been easier?
Yes, if there had been no error in the first act the second act would have run without any problem.
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Hi there, I would like this one to be finished this year so here is an abstract:

This puzzle has nothing to do with theatre, it describes a process in everyday life envolving two steps the second one following the first. In the first act a doctor and a nurse performed a kind of operation on Sam. As this did not proceed as desired Sam had physically problems to perform the second act.

Find out:
What kind of operation was performed (it is something done only on adults)?
What was Sam trying to do in the second act (everyone of you does it regularly)?
What were his physical problems?
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Thanks for the hint: Let's see, removal of appendix?

Physical problems relating to internal damage? His legs, arms, hip? the stomach and intestines?
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Thanks for the hint: Let's see, removal of appendix? no

Physical problems relating to internal damage? His legs, arms this, hip? the stomach and intestines? no to the rest
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Amputation?
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Amputation? No
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Putting a bone back it its socket? Specific part of the arm, elbow,forearm, wrist?
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Putting a bone back it its socket? no
Specific part of the arm, elbow this one was affected,
forearm, wrist? no to the rest
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Ok, the elbow had cancer?
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Ok, the elbow had cancer? no
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What other elbow damages are there?? Ligament torn?!? cathelige rubbed away?
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Was Sam donating blood?
Did the doctor or nurse miss the vein or make some other blunder?
Was Sam in pain after the first act?
Did he find it difficult to move/bend his arm?
Did he have problems with some everyday task?
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Crazypalpig:
What other elbow damages are there??
Ligament torn?!? no
cathelige rubbed away? I don't know the word 'cathelige' but I guess the answer is no

Sunshine:
Was Sam donating blood? YES, hooray!
Did the doctor or nurse miss the vein or make some other blunder? yes
Was Sam in pain after the first act? noish
Did he find it difficult to move/bend his arm? yes
Did he have problems with some everyday task? yes
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Thank you, sunshine!

Did they end up donating bad blood?
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Posted on Saturday, December 09, 2006 - 11:51 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did Sam have a problem with writing? computer use? driving? eating/drinking? dressing? something relating to work? travel? shopping? leisure activity?
Tobasi (Tobasi)
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Posted on Saturday, December 09, 2006 - 12:36 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Crazypalpig:
Did they end up donating bad blood? Who? But in fact noone did.

Sunshine:
Did Sam have a problem with writing? computer use? driving? eating/drinking? this dressing? something relating to work? travel? shopping? leisure activity? no or irrelevant to the rest

You got the main part of the puzzle. One question remains:
Why was it particulary difficult for Sam to eat and drink (compared to someone else donating blood)?
Hint: a doctor and a nurse were involved in the first act.
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Posted on Saturday, December 09, 2006 - 3:03 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

The type o meal relevant? It was difficult because it was his right elbow?
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Posted on Saturday, December 09, 2006 - 3:06 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did his arm swell? Was he allergic to something? Did he turn out to be a haemophiliac and needed so much bandaging to stop the bleeding he couldn't move the arm?
Did he start off with just the nurse? Did she have to call the doctor when something unusual? untoward happened?
Was his blood group relevant?
Did he faint when he saw the blood and hurt his arm?
Was he so scared he asked for a local anaesthetic?
Tobasi (Tobasi)
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Posted on Saturday, December 09, 2006 - 6:54 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Crazypalpig:
The type o meal relevant? no
It was difficult because it was his right elbow? yope, explore

Sunshine:
Did his arm swell? irrelevant
Was he allergic to something? no or irrelevant
Did he turn out to be a haemophiliac and needed so much bandaging to stop the bleeding he couldn't move the arm? no
Did he start off with just the nurse? yes
Did she have to call the doctor when something unusual? noish untoward happened? yes (btw it was a male nurse but this is not relevant)
Was his blood group relevant? no
Did he faint when he saw the blood and hurt his arm? no
Was he so scared he asked for a local anaesthetic? no
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Posted on Saturday, December 09, 2006 - 7:21 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

If they didn't succeed with one arm, did they try the other also, so Sam was doubly incapacitated?
Did they work on the left arm because more people are right handed - but Sam was left handed?
Did a needle break in the arm(s)?
Did they exert so much pressure trying to bring up the vein, something bad happened?
Tobasi (Tobasi)
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Posted on Saturday, December 09, 2006 - 7:44 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

If they didn't succeed with one arm, did they try the other also, so Sam was doubly incapacitated? yes, this is a

-------------- SPOILER --------------

This happened to me (aka Sam) when I gave blood (first act). A (young) hospital nurse tried quite a while to catch a vein in the crook of my left arm without success. Finally, a second hospital nurse (maybe he was a doctor) managed to tap into my right arm. The blood donation went allright but I found myself with both arms bandaged. Afterwards, I was supposed to eat and drink (second act) but this was pretty difficult as I was unable to angle my arms.

Thank you, Crazypalpig and Sunshine, for finishing this puzzle!
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Posted on Saturday, December 09, 2006 - 8:02 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Thanks to you, Tobasi, for a good puzzle. These good deeds, like giving blood, often have surprise sides to them!

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