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Posted on Tuesday, July 14, 2009 - 8:37 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Gloria jogs as quickly as possible, carrying a gun and a dripping bag. Eventually she stops, tosses the bag away, and continues at a more leisurely pace.
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Posted on Tuesday, July 14, 2009 - 9:22 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the bag dripping with water? oil? blood? human bodily fluid? nonhuman animal bodily fluid? plant-based fluid? some mixture of the preceding?

"Gun" in the sense of "deadly weapon"? Or a water gun? staple gun? toy gun? starter pistol? some other kind of gun?
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A gun: a firearm? a starter's pistol? a water gun? a glue gun?

Dripping: water? some beverage? blood? oil?
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Posted on Tuesday, July 14, 2009 - 9:27 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is she running away from something? Out jogging for exercise? Hurrying to get rid of the bag? Hurrying to do something with the bag, but she gives up at a certain point? Hurrying to get somewhere? Is something in the bag melting?
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Is the bag dripping with water? oil? blood? This. human bodily fluid? nonhuman animal bodily fluid? This. Wow, that was fast. plant-based fluid? some mixture of the preceding? No to rest.

"Gun" in the sense of "deadly weapon"? Yes.Or a water gun? staple gun? toy gun? starter pistol? some other kind of gun? No to rest.

Biograd (Biograd)

A gun: a firearm? This. a starter's pistol? a water gun? a glue gun?

Dripping: water? some beverage? blood? This. oil?

Ohlala8 (Ohlala8)

Is she running away from something? No. Out jogging for exercise? No. Hurrying to get rid of the bag? Noish. Hurrying to do something with the bag, but she gives up at a certain point? Yesish. Hurrying to get somewhere? Yes. Is something in the bag melting? No.
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does the bag also contain a dead animal? was she trying save the animal and then it died so she stopped trying? did she shoot the animal? intentionally? was she running so that she wouldn't get the blood everywhere? is what kind of bag relevant?
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Does the bag contain a raw meat dripping with blood?
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does the bag also contain a dead animal? Yope. was she trying save the animal and then it died so she stopped trying? No. did she shoot the animal? Yes. intentionally? Yes. was she running so that she wouldn't get the blood everywhere? No. is what kind of bag relevant? No, though some are more likely.

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Does the bag contain a raw meat dripping with blood? Yope, define "meat".
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Is the animal dead at the time she puts it in the bag? Is it dead at the time she throws the bag away? Was the animal someone's pet? Did she run over it and then shoot it to put it out of its misery? Did it have rabies? Was she intending to eat it? Did she dislike this species of animal? This animal in particular? Did she kill it out of revenge? Was she just a mean person who liked to kill animals?
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Was the "animal" she shot a human?
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is it a dog? cat? bird? snake? was it her pet? did it have rabies? is why she killed the animal relevant? any other humans relevant? did she stop running to avoid attention? by the police?
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Does the bag contain only part of the animal? If so, is it relevant which part? Is it relevant what happened to the rest of the animal's body?
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Is the animal dead at the time she puts it in the bag? Yes, slight FA. Is it dead at the time she throws the bag away? Yes. Was the animal someone's pet? No. Did she run over it and then shoot it to put it out of its misery? No. Did it have rabies? Maybe. Good question. Was she intending to eat it? No. Did she dislike this species of animal? No. This animal in particular? Not necessarily. Did she kill it out of revenge? No. Was she just a mean person who liked to kill animals? No.
By the way, the same FA persists in all the above questions.


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Was the "animal" she shot a human? No.

Sugarshane (Sugarshane)

is it a dog? Noish. cat? bird? snake? was it her pet? No to rest. did it have rabies? Maybe. is why she killed the animal relevant? Yes. any other humans relevant? Not directly. did she stop running to avoid attention? No. by the police?

Buzzard (Buzzard)

Does the bag contain only part of the animal? Yes! That's half the FA done with, the other half still persists. If so, is it relevant which part? Yes. Is it relevant what happened to the rest of the animal's body? No, FA.
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Is the animal a wolf? a wild animal? a domestic animal? an animal from a zoo? Did she kill it because she thought it might have rabies?

Does the bag contain any part of the animal's head? neck? torso? abdomen? forelegs? back legs? tail? skin? bones? internal organs?

Was she trying to contain/prevent/remediate a rabies outbreak?

Is it relevant where this takes place? a specific country? a specific city/town/location? Is it relevant when this takes place? modern times? a specific historical period?
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Is the animal a wolf? Close, and FA. wild animal? Yes. a domestic animal? an animal from a zoo? No to rest. Did she kill it because she thought it might have rabies? No.

Does the bag contain any part of the animal's head? Yes, FA. neck? torso? abdomen? forelegs? back legs? tail? skin? bones? internal organs? No to rest.

Was she trying to contain/prevent/remediate a rabies outbreak? Yesish.

Is it relevant where this takes place? No. a specific country? a specific city/town/location? Is it relevant when this takes place? Within a range of years. modern times? Assume this. a specific historical period?
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Does the bag contain parts from more than one animal?
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I am a little confused how an answer can be Yes and FA.
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Does the bag contain parts from more than one animal? Yes!

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I am a little confused how an answer can be Yes and FA. The question is still answerable, given that the asker knows it is slightly inaccurate. Buzzard just cleared up the FA, so hopefully the previous questions make sense.
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So there are multiple heads in the bag? How macabre. Roughly how many -- 2? 3? 4? 5? more than 5? more than 10? more than 50? more than 100?

Do they come from mammals? rodents? reptiles? amphibians? birds? fish?
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Are the whole heads in the bag? Or just parts of the heads?

Are you sure that you meant to say that the bag does not contain any skin, bones, or internal organs? Does it contain any eyes? cartilage? muscle? (tongues?) hair? teeth?
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Is she running so as to avoid the dripping blood pooling and making a mess? Is she taking the bagged items from someone? To someone? Is she a courier of some sort?
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So there are multiple heads in the bag? How macabre. Reminds me of this movie... Roughly how many -- 2? 3? This, exact no. irrelevant.4? 5? more than 5? more than 10? more than 50? more than 100?

Do they come from mammals? This. rodents? reptiles? amphibians? birds? fish? No to rest.

Buzzard (Buzzard)

Are the whole heads in the bag? This. Or just parts of the heads? No.

Are you sure that you meant to say that the bag does not contain any skin, bones, or internal organs? Ah, no. I assumed you meant skin, bones, etc. independant of any other part. Does it contain any eyes? cartilage? muscle? (tongues?) hair? teeth? All of the above, but all on the head.

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Is she running so as to avoid the dripping blood pooling and making a mess? No. Is she taking the bagged items from someone? No. To someone? Yes. Is she a courier of some sort? No.
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When she "tosses the bag away", are the heads still inside the bag? Does she toss it to an intended target? Just tossing it away from herself? Putting it in a place where someone else will find it?
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When she "tosses the bag away", are the heads still inside the bag? Yes. Does she toss it to an intended target? No. Just tossing it away from herself? Yes. Putting it in a place where someone else will find it? No.
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To clarify...Gloria is human? Adult? Female?
Did she witness the contents of the bag being put into the bag? Did she put the contents of the bag into the bag? Did someone give her the bag? Did she find the bag somewhere and decide to pick it up? Did she know what was in the bag? Was she under the assumption that something besides animal heads were in the bag? Did she depart from a specific point with the bag? Did she have a certain destination (where she was jogging to)? If she hadn't thrown the bag away, would she have continued to go to the original destination? Once she threw the bag away, did she continue to a defined place? Or just continue an aimless walk/jog? Did she jog again at any time after throwing away the bag? If everything else had been the same except it was potatoes in the bag instead, would she have acted the same way?
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To clarify...Gloria is human? Adult? Female? Yes, yes, yes.
Did she witness the contents of the bag being put into the bag? Did she put the contents of the bag into the bag? This. Did someone give her the bag? Irr. Did she find the bag somewhere and decide to pick it up? Before putting the heads in it? Irr. Did she know what was in the bag? Yes. Was she under the assumption that something besides animal heads were in the bag? No...tiny ish. Did she depart from a specific point with the bag? No. Did she have a certain destination (where she was jogging to)? Yes. If she hadn't thrown the bag away, would she have continued to go to the original destination? Yesish. Once she threw the bag away, did she continue to a defined place? Yesish to yope. Or just continue an aimless walk/jog? Yope. Did she jog again at any time after throwing away the bag? No. If everything else had been the same except it was potatoes in the bag instead, would she have acted the same way? The situation would not have occured with potatoes. =)
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I forgot about the gun - does she continue carrying it after she throws the bag away? Is it concealed? Does she carry the gun as part of her job? Do the heads come from coyotes? Another predatory mammal? Did someone ask Gloria to kill an animal/animals? Did she do this as part of her job? Did she behead the animals?

Longshot - Gloria works for either a pest control service or for animal control, and she has been dispatched to subdue some kind of predatory animals that are threatening either some people or livestock. She needs to take part of the animals somewhere to be analyzed to detect any possible communicable diseases like rabies, but as she's on the way someone contacts her by phone/radio and tells her that the animals aren't infected, so she ditches the bag o' heads. Anywhere on the right track?
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I had another thought just after I finished typing the last post, but it's even more of a longshot involving fictional characters - I'll wait to see how my last q's are answered before going further though...
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Are the animal types relevant? Are the heads from the same type of animal?
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I forgot about the gun - does she continue carrying it after she throws the bag away? Irr., probably. Is it concealed? No. Does she carry the gun as part of her job? No. Do the heads come from coyotes? This or foxes; they work equally well. Another predatory mammal? Did someone ask Gloria to kill an animal/animals? No. Did she do this as part of her job? No. Did she behead the animals? Yes.

Longshot - Gloria works for either a pest control service or for animal control, and she has been dispatched to subdue some kind of predatory animals that are threatening either some people or livestock. She needs to take part of the animals somewhere to be analyzed to detect any possible communicable diseases like rabies, but as she's on the way someone contacts her by phone/radio and tells her that the animals aren't infected, so she ditches the bag o' heads. Anywhere on the right track? No, but you are very much on the right track. Taking part of the animal back to have it analyzed for rabies is exactly right.

Ixoye724 (Ixoye724)

I had another thought just after I finished typing the last post, but it's even more of a longshot involving fictional characters - I'll wait to see how my last q's are answered before going further though... I don't think any fictional characters are involved, but I'd love to hear it anyway. =)

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Are the animal types relevant? Coyotes, foxes, wild dogs, and several other species work. Let's say foxes for the sake of argument. Are the heads from the same type of animal? Yes.
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So she shot these animals and then beheaded them? Relevant what she used to behead them? Relevant why she felt the need to behead them when they had already been shot? Was it just because it's easier to carry a bag o' heads than a bag o' foxes? Or did she not shoot them at all, and beheading was the primary killing method?

Did she use her gun in any way during this story other than to shoot the foxes? Did she kill all the foxes at the same time? In the same place? Is she a forest ranger? A member of the center for disease control? Is her profession relevant?
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The long(er) shot I was thinking was that possibly she was carrying heads of wolves that she'd killed in pursuit of a werewolf, and the gun was loaded with silver bullets. Along the way to have the heads checked out someone told her "He's killed again", so she ditched the heads knowing she hadn't yet got him. Oh well, back to where we left off...

Did Gloria come in contact with anyone while she was transporting the bag? Did someone call her on a phone? Contact her by radio or some other portable device? Did she somehow learn that the animals either definitely did or did not have rabies (the animals whose heads were in the bag)?
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So she shot these animals and then beheaded them? Yes. Relevant what she used to behead them? No. Relevant why she felt the need to behead them when they had already been shot? Yes. Was it just because it's easier to carry a bag o' heads than a bag o' foxes? More or less, there's a little more to it. Or did she not shoot them at all, and beheading was the primary killing method? She shot them.

Did she use her gun in any way during this story other than to shoot the foxes? No. Did she kill all the foxes at the same time? Yes. In the same place? Yes. Is she a forest ranger? No. A member of the center for disease control? No. Is her profession relevant? No.

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The long(er) shot I was thinking was that possibly she was carrying heads of wolves that she'd killed in pursuit of a werewolf, and the gun was loaded with silver bullets. Along the way to have the heads checked out someone told her "He's killed again", so she ditched the heads knowing she hadn't yet got him. Oh well, back to where we left off... Wow, that one's much more interesting than mine. XD

Did Gloria come in contact with anyone while she was transporting the bag? No. Did someone call her on a phone? No. Contact her by radio or some other portable device? No. Did she somehow learn that the animals either definitely did or did not have rabies (the animals whose heads were in the bag)? No.
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Were the animals killed on Gloria's property? Someone else's property? Were the animals threatening someone? Destroying property? Did Gloria ever own the animals? Were they ever pets of someone else?

Is it relevant to know what Gloria was doing just before she killed the animals? Was she at home? Did she witness the animals doing something harmful? Was she attacked by them? Was she bitten or scratched by any of them?
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Were the animals killed on Gloria's property? No. Someone else's property? Irr. Were the animals threatening someone? Yes. Destroying property? No. Did Gloria ever own the animals? No. Were they ever pets of someone else? No.

Is it relevant to know what Gloria was doing just before she killed the animals? Generally, yes. Was she at home? No. Did she witness the animals doing something harmful? Noish. Was she attacked by them? Yes. Was she bitten or scratched by any of them? Yes!
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Was she afraid that she might have gotten rabies? Was that why she was hurrying to test the heads? Did she stop because she discovered she did, in fact, have rabies? Or that she didn't?
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Was she afraid that she might have gotten rabies? Yes! Was that why she was hurrying to test the heads? Yes! Did she stop because she discovered she did, in fact, have rabies? Or that she didn't? Neither exactly, but you're almost there.
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Right before she threw the bag away, did she see something? Hear something? Do something? Interact with someone? Interact with another animal? Perceive something about the contents of the bag? Realize something about the events that had already transpired? Just decide that she didn't want to know? Start to manifest symptoms of rabies and lose control of logic?
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Right before she threw the bag away, did she see something? Hear something? Do something? Interact with someone? Interact with another animal? Perceive something about the contents of the bag? No to all. Realize something about the events that had already transpired? Yes. Just decide that she didn't want to know? Not exactly, but close. Start to manifest symptoms of rabies and lose control of logic? No.
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Did she suspect she had rabies?
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Did she throw the bag away because she realized that if she did in fact have rabies the symptoms would already be evident? And she wasn't showing any symptoms?
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Did she realize that the foxes hadn't broken the skin? Or some other reason why they couldn't have given her rabies? Did she figure out that they couldn't have had rabies in the first place? Figure out something she could do to ensure that she wasn't infected without first testing the heads? For instance, did she happen upon a rabies clinic on her way to the testing facility?
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Martinfg (Martinfg)

Did she suspect she had rabies? Yes.

Ixoye724 (Ixoye724)

Did she throw the bag away because she realized that if she did in fact have rabies the symptoms would already be evident? No, but almost. And she wasn't showing any symptoms? Not exactly. I feel bad not sp0i1ing yet, but there is another little step to her reasoning.

Ohlala8 (Ohlala8)

Did she realize that the foxes hadn't broken the skin? Or some other reason why they couldn't have given her rabies? No. Did she figure out that they couldn't have had rabies in the first place? No. Figure out something she could do to ensure that she wasn't infected without first testing the heads? No. For instance, did she happen upon a rabies clinic on her way to the testing facility? No.
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Is it important to know where she went after ditching the bag?

So...she DID start to show symptoms of rabies?
Or...something else tipped her off that she was infected?
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Is water relevant?
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Did she already have rabies *before* the encounter with the animals? Had she been vaccinated?
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Ixoye724 (Ixoye724)

Is it important to know where she went after ditching the bag? No.

So...she DID start to show symptoms of rabies? No.
Or...something else tipped her off that she was infected? Thisish.

Martinfg (Martinfg)

Is water relevant? No.

Arek_fu (Arek_fu)

Did she already have rabies *before* the encounter with the animals? No. Had she been vaccinated? Assume no.
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Did she have rabies?
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Martinfg (Martinfg)

Did she have rabies? It is still unknown at the end of the puzzle.
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Did she realise that it did not matter if she had rabies or not?
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Martinfg (Martinfg)

Did she realise that it did not matter if she had rabies or not? No.

I'm gonna spoil this one, because there isn't much more to get and I've got better ones waiting.

******************SPOILER
Gloria was hiking in a very isolated area when she was attacked by foxes. She managed to shoot them, but not before she was bitten. Since this is obviously not normal fox behavior, she fears they have rabies. She has a limited knowledge of the disease, but knows the the heads of rabid dogs are often taken for testing, so she removes the heads to take to town.

However, while rushing to get tested and treated, Gloria gets lost. The other info she knows about rabies is that it must be treated as quickly as possible. This is the part where motive doesn't really matter; after a few days, either she thinks she is developing symptoms, or simply thinks it is too late to get treated. Since there is no real reason to carry the heads anymore--she either has rabies or she doesn't--she tosses them away and tries to find her way out more leisurely.

NOTE: This is not good medical advice, although I've heard people say before that rabies treatment is useless after a few days. You should always seek treatment, no matter how long after the exposure.

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