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Posted on Tuesday, August 11, 2009 - 9:21 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Why did an ambulance visit 15 places one morning but not collect or deposit anyone or anything?
Alhucema (Alhucema)
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Posted on Tuesday, August 11, 2009 - 9:48 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was it an ordinary ambulance? Or was there something special about it?

Was the reason why the ambulance visited 15 places etc. rather in the ambulance itself or in the circumstances (eg. no one in the 15 places really needed treatment)
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Posted on Tuesday, August 11, 2009 - 12:48 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Alhucema,

Was it an ordinary ambulance?
YES

Or was there something special about it?
NO

Was the reason why the ambulance visited 15 places etc. rather in the ambulance itself or in the circumstances (eg. no one in the 15 places really needed treatment)

IN THE CIRCUMSTANCES
Alhucema (Alhucema)
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Posted on Tuesday, August 11, 2009 - 12:50 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was the ambulance actually called to 15 cases this morning? Emergencies? Located very far apart? Related among themselves?

Was the ambulance used for the usual purpose?
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Posted on Tuesday, August 11, 2009 - 3:00 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Al,

Was the ambulance actually called to 15 cases this morning? Emergencies?
NO

Located very far apart?
NO

Related among themselves?
YES

Was the ambulance used for the usual purpose?
NO
Martinfg (Martinfg)
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Posted on Tuesday, August 11, 2009 - 3:11 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did they go to the places to show off the ambulance?
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Posted on Tuesday, August 11, 2009 - 3:23 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was the ambulance actually in service? Was it manned by regular Ambulance Drivers ? Was there some sort of unusual race going on? were they trying to raise money?
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Posted on Tuesday, August 11, 2009 - 3:55 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Martin and Peter,

Did they go to the places to show off the ambulance?
NO

Was the ambulance actually in service?
YES

Was it manned by regular Ambulance Drivers?
I THINK SO (BUT POSSIBLY NOT)

Was there some sort of unusual race going on?
NO

were they trying to raise money?
NO
Martinfg (Martinfg)
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Posted on Tuesday, August 11, 2009 - 3:58 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Has this scenario happened to the ambulance before?
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Martin,

Has this scenario happened to the ambulance before?

NEVER
Alhucema (Alhucema)
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Posted on Tuesday, August 11, 2009 - 4:26 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is this scenario likely to happen again?

Was the ambulance called to all/any of the 15 places? Or did it go there on its own?

Was the scenario a part of an event (something along the path of increasing people's awareness of first aid)?
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Posted on Tuesday, August 11, 2009 - 5:09 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

AL

Is this scenario likely to happen again?
NO

Was the ambulance called to all/any of the 15 places?
NO

Or did it go there on its own?
YES -ISH

Was the scenario a part of an event (something along the path of increasing people's awareness of first aid)?
NO
Alhucema (Alhucema)
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Posted on Tuesday, August 11, 2009 - 5:29 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was the ambulance sent to the 15 places?

Was the purpose of it being there:

- to speak to someone
- to be seen
- to see something?

Did the 15 places have something in common?

Were they:
- particular homes
- public places (such as streets, squares etc.)
- public institutions (such as schools)

Was the fact the ambulance visited the 15 places controlled centrally? or were they just random choices?

Would it have worked if the places were 10? 20? 5? 3?

Did the whole thing have a purpose? If so, was it fulfilled?
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Posted on Tuesday, August 11, 2009 - 6:26 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Al,

Was the ambulance sent to the 15 places?
YES

Was the purpose of it being there:

- to speak to someone NO
- to be seen YES
- to see something? NO

Did the 15 places have something in common?
YES

Were they:
- particular homes NO
- public places (such as streets, squares etc.) NO
- public institutions (such as schools) YES - ISH

Was the fact the ambulance visited the 15 places controlled centrally?
YES

or were they just random choices?
NO

Would it have worked if the places were 10? 20?
YES, YES

5? 3? PROBABLY NOT

Did the whole thing have a purpose?
YES

If so, was it fulfilled?
NO
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Posted on Wednesday, August 12, 2009 - 4:58 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did the ambulance have its lights flashing as it drove to the 15 places? Relevant?
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Posted on Wednesday, August 12, 2009 - 11:52 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did the ambulance have its lights flashing as it drove to the 15 places? Relevant?
NO, NO
Martinfg (Martinfg)
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Posted on Wednesday, August 12, 2009 - 1:32 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

You say its purpose was not fulfilled but it is unlikely to happen again, does this mean , the purpose no longer needs to be fulfilled? or does not now need to be fulfilled?
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Posted on Wednesday, August 12, 2009 - 2:32 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

You say its purpose was not fulfilled but it is unlikely to happen again, does this mean , the purpose no longer needs to be fulfilled?
CORRECT

or does not now need to be fulfilled?
ALSO CORRECT
Martinfg (Martinfg)
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Posted on Wednesday, August 12, 2009 - 3:56 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

My apologies that was the same question, I meant to ask has it been fulfilled by another method?
Natanz (Natanz)
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Posted on Wednesday, August 12, 2009 - 6:48 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did the 15 places need the ambulance for some reason?
Was this reason an emergency?

Was there any need for the ambulance elsewhere when it visited the 15 places?

Did this happen during peace-time?

Is the time of day relevant?

Did they give anything non-physical? Information?

The reason they visited the 15 places, was that for:
-humans at those locations
-objects at those locations

Was the main thing that the 15 places have in common that many people were there?
If yes, did those people go there for the ambulance?

Were people waiting for the ambulance at the 15 locations?
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Posted on Thursday, August 13, 2009 - 8:20 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Martin,

My apologies that was the same question, I meant to ask has it been fulfilled by another method?
NO - THE NEED HAS NOT ARISEN AGAIN
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Posted on Thursday, August 13, 2009 - 8:24 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

NATANZ,

Did the 15 places need the ambulance for some reason?
STRICTLY SPEAKING - NO

Was this reason an emergency?
THERE WAS AN EMERGENCY

Was there any need for the ambulance elsewhere when it visited the 15 places?
NO OR IRRELEVANT

Did this happen during peace-time?
YES

Is the time of day relevant?
A LITTLE

Did they give anything non-physical? Information?
NO

The reason they visited the 15 places, was that for:
-humans at those locations
YES

-objects at those locations
NO

Was the main thing that the 15 places have in common that many people were there?
NO

If yes, did those people go there for the ambulance?
WRONG LINE

Were people waiting for the ambulance at the 15 locations?
NO
Martinfg (Martinfg)
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Posted on Thursday, August 13, 2009 - 8:36 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did the ambulance go to these locations on its own? ie was a fire engine or police with it?
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Posted on Thursday, August 13, 2009 - 9:28 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Martin,

Did the ambulance go to these locations on its own? ie was a fire engine or police with it?
ON ITS OWN
Tobasi (Tobasi)
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Posted on Thursday, August 13, 2009 - 1:12 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

What happened each time the ambulance visited a place: Someone got out of the car? something was taken out of the car? someone from the place saw the car? someone from the place approached the car? something was put into the car? some signal was given from the car? some signal was received by the car?
Did the visits take: seconds? minutes? more? Did the car actually stop? was the engine turned off? Was anything of the car activated or deactivated (say the wipers)?
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Posted on Thursday, August 13, 2009 - 1:33 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Tobasi,

What happened each time the ambulance visited a place: Someone got out of the car? something was taken out of the car?
NO

someone from the place saw the car?
YES - POSSIBLY

someone from the place approached the car? something was put into the car? some signal was given from the car? some signal was received by the car?
NO TO ALL THOSE

Did the visits take: seconds? minutes? more?
MINUTES

Did the car actually stop?
YES

was the engine turned off?
IRRELEVANT

Was anything of the car activated or deactivated (say the wipers)?
NO
Alhucema (Alhucema)
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Was the purpose (or a part thereof) that the ambulance should be seen from other places than those visited?

Was a criminal activity involved?

Did someone get out of the ambulance/in the ambulance when it stopped?

Did the ambulance crew interact with anyone in any of the 15 places ?

Was the whole purpose to confuse someone? Publicity?

Was the emergency a medical one? Or rather a security-related one?
Tobasi (Tobasi)
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At each of the places there was something like a public institution? a building with people working in it? something related to law? order (like a prison)? medical care? education? entertainment? trade?
Was the purpose of this mission related to medical care? a crime? prevention of something? is the initerary the ambulance was taking relevant? the order in which the places were visited?
Has there anything to be found out about the people on the ambulance? their number? did they know the purpose of their mission?
So there was an emergency? only one? at one of the 15 places? relevant what kind of emergency? was there another relevant ambulance?
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Hmm, you said the purpose of the visits were for the ambulance to be seen, yet it was only "possible" that someone from the places saw the ambulance.

Would the ambulance driver(s)/crew know whether or not the ambulance was seen by people at the locations? If the didn't see the ambulance, was this noted? If they did, was it noted?

Were the 15 locations hospitals?

Was the ambulance crew trying to time how long it would take to get: to the hospitals? from a certain place? or places? from the hospitals? to a certain place? or places? or to/from each other?
Natanz (Natanz)
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Do underdeveloped countries have places similar to the 15 places?

Do small towns (population > 2000) have places similar to the 15 places?

Do medium towns have places similar to the 15 places?

Do all cities have places similar to the 15 places?

Is a specific place relevant?

How many people were in the ambulance? Is this relevant?

Would what they were doing have worked if they used a different type of vehicle?

Could the ambulance have helped with the emergency?

Was the emergency a medical emergency?
Fire fighters involved?
Police?
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Posted on Thursday, August 13, 2009 - 6:11 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Al,

Was the purpose (or a part thereof) that the ambulance should be seen from other places than those visited?
YES

Was a criminal activity involved?
YES

Did someone get out of the ambulance/in the ambulance when it stopped?
NOT RELEVANT

Did the ambulance crew interact with anyone in any of the 15 places ?
NO

Was the whole purpose to confuse someone? Publicity?
NO, NO

Was the emergency a medical one? Or rather a security-related one?
NO, YES
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TOBASI,

At each of the places there was something like a public institution?
YES - ISH

a building with people working in it?
SOMETIMES

something related to law? order (like a prison)? medical care? education? entertainment?
NO

trade?
YES

Was the purpose of this mission related to medical care? a crime? prevention of something?
NO, YES, YES

is the initerary the ambulance was taking relevant?
YES

the order in which the places were visited?
NO

Has there anything to be found out about the people on the ambulance? their number? did they know the purpose of their mission?
NO

So there was an emergency? only one? at one of the 15 places?
CORRECT

relevant what kind of emergency?
YES

was there another relevant ambulance?
NO
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Posted on Thursday, August 13, 2009 - 6:18 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

DROP,

Hmm, you said the purpose of the visits were for the ambulance to be seen, yet it was only "possible" that someone from the places saw the ambulance.
EXACTLY

Would the ambulance driver(s)/crew know whether or not the ambulance was seen by people at the locations?
NO

If they didn't see the ambulance, was this noted?
NO

If they did, was it noted?
NOT BY THE AMBULANCEMEN

Were the 15 locations hospitals?
NO

Was the ambulance crew trying to time how long it would take to get: to the hospitals? from a certain place? or places? from the hospitals? to a certain place? or places? or to/from each other?
NO
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Was there a bomb threat at a shopping mall? But no one knew which mall?

I'm not sure where to go from here - did the "bombers" demand an ambulance? or did they say something like "no cops" so they sent an ambulance instead?
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Drop,

Was there a bomb threat at a shopping mall? But no one knew which mall?
NO BOMBS, NO MALL

I'm not sure where to go from here - did the "bombers" demand an ambulance? or did they say something like "no cops" so they sent an ambulance instead?
WRONG LINE
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Are the locations stores? Stock markets? Warehouses? Shipyards?
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Did the emergency involve: blessed people? destroyed objects? fire? the wheather? a natural disaster? vehicles? electric current? weapons? was it the consequence of a crime? did it happen in a building?
When the ambulance arrived at the place of the emergency did something particular happen? or did they just drive off as from the other places?
Did the ambulancemen know that there was an emergency?
Was the purpose of the mission to prevent a crime? was it part of a crime? Were potential criminals supposed to see the ambulance? Was the important thing about the mission the cruising of the ambulance (rather than that it stopped at 15 places)?

I think you missed the questions by Natanz 4:18 pm
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Bank robbery involved?

Were the ambulance drivers criminals? Policemen?
Natanz (Natanz)
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hey you accidentally forgot to answer my amazing questions!
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Natanz,

Sorry,

Do underdeveloped countries have places similar to the 15 places?
YES

Do small towns (population > 2000) have places similar to the 15 places?
YES

Do medium towns have places similar to the 15 places?
YES

Do all cities have places similar to the 15 places?
YES

Is a specific place relevant?
NOT THE WAY I THINK YOU MEAN

How many people were in the ambulance? Is this relevant?
NOT RELEVANT

Would what they were doing have worked if they used a different type of vehicle?
POSSIBLY

Could the ambulance have helped with the emergency?
YES

Was the emergency a medical emergency?
Fire fighters involved?
Police?
NO, NO, YES
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DROP,
Are the locations stores? Stock markets? Warehouses? Shipyards?
NO
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Was the emergency ever taken care of? By the ambulance crew? By someone else?

Was someone looking out for the ambulance? More than one one someone? Noting its location?

I believe you said the locations involved "trade"... do they involve retail sale (i.e., individuals can purchase things there)?

Are they banks?
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Bank robbery involved?

Were the ambulance drivers criminals? Policemen?
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TOBASI,

Did the emergency involve: blessed people? destroyed objects? fire? the wheather? a natural disaster? vehicles? electric current? weapons?
NO

was it the consequence of a crime? did it happen in a building?
YES, YES

When the ambulance arrived at the place of the emergency did something particular happen?
NO

or did they just drive off as from the other places?
CORRECT

Did the ambulancemen know that there was an emergency?
IRRELEVANT

Was the purpose of the mission to prevent a crime?
NOT REALLY

was it part of a crime?
NO

Were potential criminals supposed to see the ambulance?
YES

Was the important thing about the mission the cruising of the ambulance (rather than that it stopped at 15 places)?
NO
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AL,

Bank robbery involved?
YES

Were the ambulance drivers criminals? Policemen?
NO, NO
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DROP,

Was the emergency ever taken care of? By the ambulance crew? By someone else?
IN A MANNER OF SPEAKING - YES

Was someone looking out for the ambulance? More than one one someone? Noting its location?
YES

I believe you said the locations involved "trade"... do they involve retail sale (i.e., individuals can purchase things there)?
NO

Are they banks?
YES
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DROP,

Was the emergency ever taken care of? By the ambulance crew? By someone else?
IN A MANNER OF SPEAKING - YES
NOT BY THE AMBULANCE CREW
BY SOMEONE ELSE
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Did the ambulance visit 15 branches of the same bank?

Did the bankrobbers ask for an ambulance as a means of escape?
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Drop,

Did the ambulance visit 15 branches of the same bank?
NO

Did the bankrobbers ask for an ambulance as a means of escape?
NO
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Are the people that the ambulance is supposed to be seen by (I think we established that) the bankrobbers? or cops?
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When/if the ambulance arrives at the scene where the bank robbery is occurring (as opposed to the other 14 banks where it is not), does anything different happen involving the ambulance?
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Dropo,

Are the people that the ambulance is supposed to be seen by (I think we established that) the bankrobbers? or cops?
YES, NO

When/if the ambulance arrives at the scene where the bank robbery is occurring (as opposed to the other 14 banks where it is not), does anything different happen involving the ambulance?
PLEASE REPHRASE THIS QUESTION OR ELSE I MIGHT MISLEAD YOU
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Does the ambulance every arrive at a bank where a robbery is taking place? or where robbers are?

If so, does anything different happen, or does it simply stop, then go, like at all the other banks?

Do the robbers ever see the ambulance?

Are there robbers at more than one bank?
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Oops, I meant "ever" not "every"...
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Drop,

Does the ambulance ever arrive at a bank where a robbery is taking place? or where robbers are?
YES

If so, does anything different happen, or does it simply stop, then go, like at all the other banks?
NO, YES

Do the robbers ever see the ambulance?
YES

Are there robbers at more than one bank?
NO
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Is the ambulance intended to scare/intimidate the bankrobbers? to let them know authorities are in the area? is it a pre-arranged signal?

Did the police send the ambulance? did whoever sent the ambulance know which bank is being robbed?
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Drop,

Is the ambulance intended to scare/intimidate the bankrobbers?
NO

to let them know authorities are in the area?
NO

is it a pre-arranged signal?
NO

Did the police send the ambulance?
YES

did whoever sent the ambulance know which bank is being robbed?
NO
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Posted on Saturday, August 15, 2009 - 10:36 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So all of the 15 places were banks?
Did the police expect a bank robbery? in one of the 15 places? this morning?
Took the bank robbery place before the abulance was there? while it was there? after?
Did the presence of the ambulance impact the bank robbery plan in any way?
Did the police arrive at the bank which was robbed? did they capture the robbers? without much trouble? were the bank robbers tricked?
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One more: did the ambulance use the emergency access road? did this handicap the escape of the bank robbers?
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Tobasi,

So all of the 15 places were banks?
YES

Did the police expect a bank robbery? in one of the 15 places? this morning?
NO BUT CLOSE

Did the bank robbery take place before the ambulance was there? while it was there? after?
YES, YES, YES

Did the presence of the ambulance impact the bank robbery plan in any way?
NO

Did the police arrive at the bank which was robbed?
NOT IMMEDIATELY

did they capture the robbers? without much trouble? were the bank robbers tricked?
NO
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TOBASI,

did the ambulance use the emergency access road? did this handicap the escape of the bank robbers?
NO
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Is the number of bank robbers relevant? Did they use weapons? tools? computers? did they threaten anyone? open a safe? produce noise? interact with other people in the bank?
Are any other people in the bank relevant? people working there? customers? were these people aware of the robbery? did they call help? sound an alarm?
Was the ambulance supposed to hamper a possible bank robbery in any way? was it used to communicate information to the potential bank robbers? to receive information? Did the ambulance mission work as expected?
Was police radio relevant?
Did the bank robbers notice the ambulance? did they react on the ambulance in any way?
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Is the number of bank robbers relevant?
NO

Did they use weapons?
NO

tools?
YES

computers? did they threaten anyone?
NO, NO

open a safe?
YES

produce noise?
YES BUT IRRELEVANT

interact with other people in the bank?
NO

Are any other people in the bank relevant?
NO

people working there? customers? were these people aware of the robbery? did they call help? sound an alarm?
NO

Was the ambulance supposed to hamper a possible bank robbery in any way?
NO

was it used to communicate information to the potential bank robbers? to receive information?
NO, INDIRECTLY YES

Did the ambulance mission work as expected?
NO

Was police radio relevant?
A LITTLE

Did the bank robbers notice the ambulance?
YES AND NO

did they react on the ambulance in any way?
NO (UNFORTUNATELY)
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Did the bank robbers see the ambulance? hear it? smell it? did they pay attention to it? did they notice anything that was triggered by the ambulance?
They did not react on the ambulance, unfortunately for the police? unfortunately for them?
Did the police use police radio? the ambulance? the robbers?
So the ambulance mission was ordered by the police? was the purpose of it law an order? Would it have changed anything if they had used a police car?
So the police arrived at the bank that was robbed later? did they use the ambulance to find out which one it was?
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Posted on Sunday, August 16, 2009 - 5:22 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Tobasi,

Did the bank robbers see the ambulance?
YES

hear it? smell it? did they pay attention to it? did they notice anything that was triggered by the ambulance?
NO

They did not react on the ambulance, unfortunately for the police?
CORRECT

unfortunately for them?
FORTUNATELY FOR THEM

Did the police use police radio? the ambulance? the robbers?
YES, NO, NO

So the ambulance mission was ordered by the police?
CORRECT

was the purpose of it law and order?
YES

Would it have changed anything if they had used a police car?
YES

So the police arrived at the bank that was robbed later?
YES

did they use the ambulance to find out which one it was?
NO - BUT PLEASE REPHRASE
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Posted on Monday, August 17, 2009 - 12:18 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So why did the police order the ambulance mission: There was no police car available? There were no policemen available? A police car would have been too eye-catching? A normal car would not have been sufficiently eye-catching? They expected the potential robbers to react in a certain way on the ambulance (which they did not)? It would have taken too long to check each of the 15 banks entering with police officers? They had no strong suspicion and there hands were tied?

In which way did the police expect the robbers to react on the ambulance: Stopping the robbery? leaving the money? leaving the bank? waiting? giving any signal? making a call? approaching the ambulance? interacting with the ambulacemen?

Had the police been warned in any way that there might be a bank robbery?
Is it relevant how the robbers entered into the bank? by the front door? back door? window? underground?
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Posted on Monday, August 17, 2009 - 1:27 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Tobasi,

So why did the police order the ambulance mission:

There was no police car available?
NO

There were no policemen available?
NO

A police car would have been too eye-catching? A normal car would not have been sufficiently eye-catching?
CORRECT

They expected the potential robbers to react in a certain way on the ambulance (which they did not)?
CORRECT

It would have taken too long to check each of the 15 banks entering with police officers?
CORRECT

They had no strong suspicion and their hands were tied?
NO

In which way did the police expect the robbers to react on the ambulance: Stopping the robbery? leaving the money? leaving the bank? waiting?
NO

giving any signal? making a call?
YES

approaching the ambulance? interacting with the ambulacemen?
NO

Had the police been warned in any way that there might be a bank robbery?
YES

Is it relevant how the robbers entered into the bank?
A LITTLE

by the front door? back door? window?
NO

underground?
YES

GOOD QUESTIONS - KEEP GOING!
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Did the bankrobbers tunnel in from a nearby building? Is the building itself, (or its location other than being near the bank) relevant?

Were the bankrobbers meant to think that one of their own had been injured?

Were the police hoping the bankrobbers might contact a hospital, and that they could trace or intercept the call? Were they hoping the robbers would call their accomplices?

Were the police hoping the bankrobbers would follow the ambulance?
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Was there more than one ambulance involved?
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Drop,

Did the bankrobbers tunnel in from a nearby building?
YES

Is the building itself, (or its location other than being near the bank) relevant?
NO

Were the bankrobbers meant to think that one of their own had been injured?
NO

Were the police hoping the bankrobbers might contact a hospital, and that they could trace or intercept the call?
NO

Were they hoping the robbers would call their accomplices?
VERY CLOSE BUT NOT EXACTLY

Were the police hoping the bankrobbers would follow the ambulance?
NO
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MARTIN,

Was there more than one ambulance involved?
NO
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Were the police hoping the ambulance would cause the robbers to... make a phone call? ...call out loud?
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Is there more to be found out about the tunnel of the robbers? Did they get out of the bank using the same tunnel?
Is it relevant what they stole?
Did the police expect that the robbers would make a call from their mobile phone?
When the robbers saw the abulance were they: not yet in the tunnel? in the tunnel? in the bank? near the safe? did they already have the goods?
Was the police aware that the robbers digged a tunnel?
Did the police know the identity of the robbers?
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Are the police listening in on CB frequencies, hoping that a lookout for the robbers will give them a heads-up that an ambulance passed, and based on the timing pinpoint their location?
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Posted on Wednesday, August 19, 2009 - 5:43 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

* * * SPOILER * * *

Dropofahat,

Were the police hoping the ambulance would cause the robbers to... make a phone call? ...call out loud?
NO - BUT CLOSE

Are the police listening in on CB frequencies, hoping that a lookout for the robbers will give them a heads-up that an ambulance passed, and based on the timing pinpoint their location?
EXACTLY

This is a scene from the film the Bank Job starring Jason Statham. It is based in the 1970s in London. The gang tunnelled into a bank vault one Saturday night. They had a look-out posted outside the bank who could warn them of any danger. The police overhead some of the conversations that took place on the robbers' CB radio but they had no idea which bank was being robbed. Sending a police car to each bank might scare the gang off so they sent an ambulance in the hope that it would trigger a message from the lookout and so reveal the bank's location. Unfortunately for them the lookout dropped his handset just as he went to report the ambulance so the gang got away.
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Very good puzzle, Admin!

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