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Admin (Admin)
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Posted on Monday, August 20, 2007 - 11:10 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Why did a man rub horse manure into his bed?

If you know the answer please hold off!
Booklover (Booklover)
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Posted on Monday, August 20, 2007 - 11:15 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

bed as in bed in which you sleep? or garden bed?
Sixtyeight (Sixtyeight)
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Posted on Monday, August 20, 2007 - 11:26 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

excrement question!!

did he want something to grow?

was it an intentional action?

did he misunderstand something?

was he a gardener?

relevant if he shared the bed with someone?
Rabrab (Rabrab)
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Posted on Tuesday, August 21, 2007 - 5:52 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Real horse manure? fresh? composted?

Any wordplay involved?
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Posted on Tuesday, August 21, 2007 - 10:56 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Booklover,

bed as in bed in which you sleep?
YES

or garden bed?
NO
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Posted on Tuesday, August 21, 2007 - 10:57 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

68,

did he want something to grow?
NO

was it an intentional action?
YES

did he misunderstand something?
NO

was he a gardener?
IRRELEVANT

relevant if he shared the bed with someone?
HE DID NOT
Admin (Admin)
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Post Number: 414
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Posted on Tuesday, August 21, 2007 - 10:58 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

RABRAB,

Real horse manure?
YES

fresh? composted?
IRRELEVANT

Any wordplay involved?
NO
Booklover (Booklover)
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Posted on Tuesday, August 21, 2007 - 12:29 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

was he trying to attract something to the bed?
flies?
was he trying to keep someone out of the bed?
was a crime committed? murder?
if crime, was he trying to cover something up? evidence?
Sixtyeight (Sixtyeight)
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Posted on Tuesday, August 21, 2007 - 2:26 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

was he expecting something to happen after his action?

is it a reaction to something that happened?

was it his own idea?

was it to prevent something?

to promote something?

enhance something?

foul something?

occupation relevant?

other person relevant?

other people relevant?
Peter365 (Peter365)
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Posted on Tuesday, August 21, 2007 - 3:09 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

The very mention of horses and beds makes me think of "The Godfather" . Is this relevant at all?
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Posted on Tuesday, August 21, 2007 - 4:27 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Booklover,

was he trying to attract something to the bed?
flies?
NO

was he trying to keep someone out of the bed?
NO

was a crime committed? murder?
YES, NO

if crime, was he trying to cover something up?
YES

evidence?
I WOULD NOT CALL IT EVIDENCE BUT SOME MIGHT
Admin (Admin)
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Posted on Tuesday, August 21, 2007 - 4:29 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

68,

was he expecting something to happen after his action?
YES

is it a reaction to something that happened?
WHAT - PLEASE CLARIFY

was it his own idea?
IRRELEVANT

was it to prevent something?
YES

to promote something?
NO

enhance something?
NO

foul something?
POSSIBLY YES

occupation relevant?
YES

other person relevant?
YES

other people relevant?
YES
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Post Number: 417
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Posted on Tuesday, August 21, 2007 - 4:30 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Peter,

The very mention of horses and beds makes me think of "The Godfather" . Is this relevant at all?
NO
~damia~ (~damia~)
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Posted on Tuesday, August 21, 2007 - 5:31 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

was he having an affair? did he want to cover up a smell? had he spilt something?
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Post Number: 419
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Posted on Tuesday, August 21, 2007 - 7:25 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Damia,

was he having an affair?
NO

did he want to cover up a smell?
YES

had he spilt something?
NO
Bentarm (Bentarm)
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Posted on Tuesday, August 21, 2007 - 7:51 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did he proceed to sleep in the bed?
Did anyone else relevant sleep in the bed? Before? After he spread the horse manure?
Was the smell already present in the bed? On him?
Could he have achieved the same effect with cow manure? compost? an air freshener?
Booklover (Booklover)
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Posted on Tuesday, August 21, 2007 - 7:57 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

was the smell he wanted to cover up good (maybe perfume) or bad?

was the smell he wanted to cover up something that dogs could smell to detect something?

did he want to cover up his own smell? so people wouldn't realize he had been in the bed? did he want to cover up the smell of someone else?

is he human? adult? male?
other person: human? adult? male?


his occupation, was it:
(if other person's occupation is relevant, please list as well, thanks)
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?

I thought of Godfather, too--Khartoum!
Admin (Admin)
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Post Number: 420
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Posted on Tuesday, August 21, 2007 - 10:38 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Bentarm,

Did he proceed to sleep in the bed?
NO

Did anyone else relevant sleep in the bed?
Before? After he spread the horse manure?
NO

Was the smell already present in the bed? On him?
NO

Could he have achieved the same effect with cow manure? compost? an air freshener?
PROBABLY YES
Admin (Admin)
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Post Number: 421
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Posted on Tuesday, August 21, 2007 - 10:40 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Booklover,

was the smell he wanted to cover up good (maybe perfume) or bad?
NEITHER

was the smell he wanted to cover up something that dogs could smell to detect something?
YES

did he want to cover up his own smell?
YES

so people wouldn't realize he had been in the bed? did he want to cover up the smell of someone else?
NO


is he human? adult? male?
YES

other person: human? adult? male?
YES


his occupation, was it:
(if other person's occupation is relevant, please list as well, thanks)
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?
NO

Jailbird / Criminal?
YES

Religion?
NO

GOOD WORK
Rabrab (Rabrab)
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Posted on Tuesday, August 21, 2007 - 10:48 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was it his bed in that he owned it? or his bed in that it was the bed he slept in (like "his bed at the homeless shelter") Was it an actual bed, with a mattress? sheets? blankets? a pillow? or was it a bed only because he slept there? (a piece of cardboard? a pile of scrap fabric? a pile of straw?)

Are search dogs relevant?
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Post Number: 422
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Posted on Tuesday, August 21, 2007 - 10:54 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Rabrab,

Was it his bed in that he owned it?
NO

or his bed in that it was the bed he slept in (like "his bed at the homeless shelter")
CORRECT

Was it an actual bed, with a mattress? sheets? blankets? a pillow?
YES

or was it a bed only because he slept there? (a piece of cardboard? a pile of scrap fabric? a pile of straw?)
NO

Are search dogs relevant?
YES
Enjay (Enjay)
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Posted on Tuesday, August 21, 2007 - 10:58 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did he want to avoid being sniffed out by search dogs, because then the police might find him? Was there something hidden in his bed he didn't want the police to find?
Booklover (Booklover)
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Posted on Tuesday, August 21, 2007 - 11:40 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

since he is a criminal, has he escaped from jail?

is it his bed in jail in which he has put manure?
Rabrab (Rabrab)
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Posted on Wednesday, August 22, 2007 - 1:38 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did he use horse manure because it was handy? because he was in an area where it would be a common scent?

Had he been given permission to sleep in the bed? or had he broken into a home or other place to sleep and was aware that the break-in would be noticed soon, and connected with him?

Or did he hope that the manure would prevent him being connected with the bed at all?
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Posted on Wednesday, August 22, 2007 - 9:08 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Enjay,

Did he want to avoid being sniffed out by search dogs, because then the police might find him?
YES

Was there something hidden in his bed he didn't want the police to find?
NO
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Post Number: 424
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Posted on Wednesday, August 22, 2007 - 9:09 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Booklover,

since he is a criminal, has he escaped from jail?
NO

is it his bed in jail in which he has put manure?
YES
Admin (Admin)
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Post Number: 425
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Posted on Wednesday, August 22, 2007 - 9:12 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Rabrab,

Did he use horse manure because it was handy?
YES

because he was in an area where it would be a common scent?
NO

Had he been given permission to sleep in the bed? or had he broken into a home or other place to sleep and was aware that the break-in would be noticed soon, and connected with him?
NO

Or did he hope that the manure would prevent him being connected with the bed at all?
YES BUT PROBABLY NOT IN THE WAY YOU MEAN
~damia~ (~damia~)
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Posted on Wednesday, August 22, 2007 - 9:32 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

so he is in jail already, and using a bed that he wasn't meant to use? was he sleeping at times he wasn't supposed to? when he was supposed to be doing something else?
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Posted on Wednesday, August 22, 2007 - 11:49 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Damia,

so he is in jail already,
YES

and using a bed that he wasn't meant to use?
NO

was he sleeping at times he wasn't supposed to? when he was supposed to be doing something else?
NO
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Posted on Wednesday, August 22, 2007 - 1:12 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is it the bed in his prison cell?
Did he ever sleep in that bed?
before he put the manure there? afterwards?
Relevant where he got the horse manure from? was there a horse stable close to his cell?
does he work with horses?
did he want to cover that he slept in that bed? that he did not sleep in that bed?
Did he want to cover a murder? Did he murder somebody? Was the victim in his cell? on the bed? did the victim die in the cell? was the victim male? relevant?
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Posted on Wednesday, August 22, 2007 - 3:37 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Ostap,

Is it the bed in his prison cell?
YES

Did he ever sleep in that bed?
YES

before he put the manure there? afterwards?
YES, NO

Relevant where he got the horse manure from? was there a horse stable close to his cell?
does he work with horses?
IRRELEVANT

did he want to cover that he slept in that bed? that he did not sleep in that bed?
NO

Did he want to cover a murder? Did he murder somebody? Was the victim in his cell? on the bed? did the victim die in the cell? was the victim male? relevant?
NO
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Posted on Wednesday, August 22, 2007 - 4:14 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was he planning an escape? And didn't want to leave behind any scent for tracking?
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Posted on Wednesday, August 22, 2007 - 7:03 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

* * * SPOILER * * *

Bodo wrote:

Was he planning an escape? And didn't want to leave behind any scent for tracking?

Correct. He was planning to make a prison break that night. He knew that tracker dogs would be used to pursue him and that they took the scent from his bed. He took manure from the prison gardens and rubbed it into his bed and clothing so that the dogs would not have his scent.

It is based on a scene from the TV Series Prison Break (which is great).

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