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Superman (Superman)
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Posted on Thursday, January 11, 2007 - 3:06 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

It's nothing out of the ordinary -- it happens to tens of thousands of people each day. But when it happened to him, it was truly a miracle.
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Posted on Thursday, January 11, 2007 - 4:54 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Him: human? adult? male?
Is there something different about him? Does he have a disability? A medical condition?
Is his occupation relevant? These tens of thousands of people--are they average people? Or do they belong to a special group? Are they all female?
Has this happened to you before? If this were to happen to me, would I be happy? upset? surprised?
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Him: human? adult? male? All yes
Is there something different about him? Does he have a disability? A medical condition? None
Is his occupation relevant? None These tens of thousands of people--are they average people? Yes Or do they belong to a special group? No Are they all female? No
Has this happened to you before? Yes If this were to happen to me, would I be happy? upset? surprised? Probably happy and surprised
~damia~ (~damia~)
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Posted on Thursday, January 11, 2007 - 5:17 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

anything to do with having children?
Superman (Superman)
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Posted on Thursday, January 11, 2007 - 9:27 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

anything to do with having children? No
Snoozer (Snoozer)
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Posted on Thursday, January 11, 2007 - 11:46 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

If it happened again, would that too be a miracle?
Is it something he discovers about himself?
Is it something that happened to him? someone else?
Did it/could it happen for real?
Superman (Superman)
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If it happened again, would that too be a miracle? Probably not one like this
Is it something he discovers about himself? No
Is it something that happened to him? Yes someone else? Yes
Did it/could it happen for real? Yes
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Posted on Friday, January 12, 2007 - 9:32 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

It is especially more of a miracle to him than to other people, correct? Is this because of special circumstances that he is in? the timing of this fortunate event?
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is it anything to do with winning anything? lottery?
Superman (Superman)
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It is especially more of a miracle to him than to other people, correct? Right Is this because of special circumstances that he is in? Yes the timing of this fortunate event? Yes

is it anything to do with winning anything? lottery? None
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Posted on Friday, January 12, 2007 - 2:55 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was he in any danger at the time? And this unremarkable thing happened just in time to save him? Something along these lines?
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Posted on Saturday, January 13, 2007 - 3:23 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was he in any danger at the time? Yes And this unremarkable thing happened just in time to save him? Yes Something along these lines? But that's not why it was so miraculous in his case
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Posted on Saturday, January 13, 2007 - 3:42 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Were there people trying to attack him? Was a natural disaster about to happen? A man-made disaster? If this thing hadn't happened, would he have died? Did he almost fall to his death? Eat/drink something he shouldn't? Walk into a room just about to explode?

Did he receive something from someone? Did he meet someone that helped save him? Or did the something happen from within him, like sneezing, coughing etc?
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Were there people trying to attack him? No Was a natural disaster about to happen? No A man-made disaster? Yes If this thing hadn't happened, would he have died? Yes Did he almost fall to his death? No Eat/drink something he shouldn't? No Walk into a room just about to explode? No

Did he receive something from someone? Yope Did he meet someone that helped save him? No Or did the something happen from within him, like sneezing, coughing etc? No
Superman (Superman)
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Posted on Saturday, January 13, 2007 - 7:18 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

QUOTE:

Jumpingjack:
"It is especially more of a miracle to him than to other people, correct? Right"

I think I may have misinterpreted this question; can you please re-ask it in a more specific way?
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Posted on Sunday, January 14, 2007 - 6:49 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)


quote:

I think I may have misinterpreted this question; can you please re-ask it in a more specific way?




Sure! When it happened to him, it was a miracle, yes? But if it had happened to, say, Charlie Brown while he was just walking about one day, would it be considered a miracle?
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Posted on Sunday, January 14, 2007 - 2:45 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Sure! When it happened to him, it was a miracle, yes? Yes But if it had happened to, say, Charlie Brown while he was just walking about one day, would it be considered a miracle? Yes - but not to the same degree
~damia~ (~damia~)
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was it something natural that saved him from the man-made disaster? anything to do with weather? things falling from the sky?

was he the only one who would have died? was it an accident he was there? did the miracle save him in the same place as the disaster? or did it stop him going anywhere near the disaster?
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This man made disaster, would it involve an explosion? electric shock? collapsed structure? suffocation? poisoning?
Superman (Superman)
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was it something natural that saved him from the man-made disaster? anything to do with weather? things falling from the sky? None, if you mean 'what saved him?'

was he the only one who would have died? No was it an accident he was there? No did the miracle save him in the same place as the disaster? Not necessarily or did it stop him going anywhere near the disaster? No

This man made disaster, would it involve an explosion? Yes electric shock? No collapsed structure? This and all the rest suffocation? poisoning?
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Posted on Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 11:33 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is this a miracle that is:
- of biblical proportions
- being at the right place at the right time
- a serendipity
- changing habits just in time
- a chain of unlikely events
- acting on instinct
Fantastique (Fantastique)
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Posted on Thursday, January 18, 2007 - 2:36 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

New name -- mods had to delete my old name

Is this a miracle that is:
- of biblical proportions mabye
- being at the right place at the right time it could've happened elsewhere and at another time
- a serendipity somewhat
- changing habits just in time no
- a chain of unlikely events yes
- acting on instinct yes
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Is it more of a miracle to him because of some disability of his which made this event more unlikely?
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Was he located in the middle of the disaster?
Is the miracle about how he was saved? How he saved everyone? How he stopped the disaster? If so, did he stop/avoid it by starting another disaster/accident/mishap?
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Did this 'miracle' event took place for the first time to him?
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Or did people simply turn to him for guidance and help?
Superman (Superman)
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Okay -- now I have my old name back.

Is it more of a miracle to him because of some disability of his which made this event more unlikely? No
Was he located in the middle of the disaster? no, one hasn't even happened yet
Is the miracle about how he was saved? no How he saved everyone? noish How he stopped the disaster? Yes If so, did he stop/avoid it by starting another disaster/accident/mishap? yope
Did this 'miracle' event took place for the first time to him? irr
Or did people simply turn to him for guidance and help? No
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Posted on Sunday, February 18, 2007 - 10:24 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Would the reason for the explosion be a bomb? a gas leak? a burning vehicle?
Did he remove or destroy the explosive material? remove or destroy the necessary spark?
Superman (Superman)
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Posted on Sunday, February 18, 2007 - 6:51 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Would the reason for the explosion be a bomb? a gas leak? a burning vehicle? A bomb
Did he remove or destroy the explosive material? remove or destroy the necessary spark? None
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Does it matter what kind of bomb it was? If so, a granade, a mine, homemade? Was it a new bomb? Had it been there for a long time?
Was it lying out in the open? Hidden somewhere? Covered in the ground?
Is he a digger or a farmer or similar that is bringing things out from the ground?
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Does it matter what kind of bomb it was? Yes If so, a granade, a mine, homemade? None Was it a new bomb? Irrel Had it been there for a long time? Where do you mean?
Was it lying out in the open? Hidden somewhere? Covered in the ground? Hidden somewhere
Is he a digger or a farmer or similar that is bringing things out from the ground? No
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Does it matter what kind of bomb it was? Yes If so, a granade, a mine, homemade? None Was it a new bomb? Irrel Had it been there for a long time? Where do you mean?
Was it lying out in the open? Hidden somewhere? Covered in the ground? Hidden somewhere
Is he a digger or a farmer or similar that is bringing things out from the ground? No
~damia~ (~damia~)
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Posted on Wednesday, February 21, 2007 - 9:35 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

were they bombed by an aircraft? or were they going to be? did he stop the bomb from dropping? stop the aircraft? get the bomb dropped somewhere else?
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Posted on Thursday, February 22, 2007 - 9:06 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

*****Due to the low traffic this puzzle is getting stuck here in the middle, I am going to re-post it (with all questions posted) at the bottom of the page - probably sometime this afternoon (Toronto time).

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