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Gourami (Gourami)
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Posted on Monday, October 04, 2010 - 7:32 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Marie is standing in an elevator when Lisa steps in. Lisa pushes the button for the fourth floor, and Marie slaps her, hard.

Possible quickie.
Rbruma (Rbruma)
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Posted on Monday, October 04, 2010 - 7:43 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Don't be cruel ... to a heart that's true?

Lisa and Marie -- both HAF? Location and time relevant?
Gourami (Gourami)
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Posted on Monday, October 04, 2010 - 8:06 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

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Don't be cruel ... to a heart that's true? I'm in an Elvis mood today. But the truthfulness of their hearts is irrelevant. =D

Lisa and Marie -- both HAF? Yes. Location and time relevant? No, let's say modern day.
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Posted on Monday, October 04, 2010 - 8:15 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

If Lisa had pushed the button for the 3rd floor, the same thing would have happened? The 5th?
Ixoye724 (Ixoye724)
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Posted on Monday, October 04, 2010 - 8:16 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Before Lisa enters the elevator, is Marie the only person in the elevator?
Have Marie and Lisa ever met before this encounter?
Are they related to each other?
Are they connected through a mutual acquaintance?
When Lisa enters the elevator, does she make eye contact with Marie?
If Lisa had pushed the button for the 6th floor, would Marie have still slapped her?
Will the trip to the 4th floor cause the elevator to go up? Or down?
Had Marie already pushed the button for the floor she wished to travel to?
After Marie entered the elevator, did the doors close before Lisa stepped in?
Did Lisa enter the elevator on the same floor as Marie?
Is this elevator inside a building? If so, a residential building like an apartment or condominium?
Or a business building?
Or some other kind of building?
Did Marie slap Lisa in the face? Somewhere else on Lisa's head? Somewhere below the head?
When the slap occurred, were there any other people in the elevator? Were Marie and Lisa facing each other? Was Marie standing behind Lisa?
Gourami (Gourami)
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Posted on Monday, October 04, 2010 - 8:33 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Rbruma (Rbruma)

If Lisa had pushed the button for the 3rd floor, the same thing would have happened? The 5th? Yes to both, good questions.

Ixoye724 (Ixoye724)

Before Lisa enters the elevator, is Marie the only person in the elevator? Yes.
Have Marie and Lisa ever met before this encounter? No.
Are they related to each other? No.
Are they connected through a mutual acquaintance? No.
When Lisa enters the elevator, does she make eye contact with Marie? Irr.
If Lisa had pushed the button for the 6th floor, would Marie have still slapped her? Yep.
Will the trip to the 4th floor cause the elevator to go up? Or down? Irr.
Had Marie already pushed the button for the floor she wished to travel to? Probably, irr.
After Marie entered the elevator, did the doors close before Lisa stepped in? Yes.
Did Lisa enter the elevator on the same floor as Marie? No.
Is this elevator inside a building? Yes. If so, a residential building like an apartment or condominium?
Or a business building?
Or some other kind of building? Irr.
Did Marie slap Lisa in the face? No. Somewhere else on Lisa's head? No. Somewhere below the head? Yes.
When the slap occurred, were there any other people in the elevator? No, mostly irr. Were Marie and Lisa facing each other? No. Was Marie standing behind Lisa? YES.
Kayleetonkslupin (Kayleetonkslupin)
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Posted on Monday, October 04, 2010 - 8:39 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did Lisa have a sign on her back saying to slap her?

Did Marie hit her on the back? Smack her bottom? (I had to ask)
Ixoye724 (Ixoye724)
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Posted on Monday, October 04, 2010 - 8:42 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was the slap intended to cause pain? To kill an insect which had landed on Lisa? To get Lisa's attention?
Did Marie slap Lisa's shoulder? Back? Backside? Arm? Leg? Foot? Neck?
If another female had entered the elevator instead of Lisa at the same time and done exactly what Lisa did, would Marie have slapped her as well?
Did Marie slap Lisa because she pushed a button? Because she got into the elevator? Because of how Lisa looked? Because Marie suspected something about Lisa? Because something about Lisa offended Marie?
Did Marie want to provoke Lisa to a fight? Did she want to cause Lisa further harm after the slap?
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Monday, October 04, 2010 - 8:46 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Had Marie already pushed a button? Did Lisa's entrance/button push delay Marie from getting where she wanted to be?
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Posted on Monday, October 04, 2010 - 10:20 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

If Lisa had pushed any button, would Marie have slapped her? If Lisa had not pushed any button at all? Is the number of stories in the building relevant? Is their appearance relevant?
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Posted on Tuesday, October 05, 2010 - 2:13 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Kayleetonkslupin (Kayleetonkslupin)

Did Lisa have a sign on her back saying to slap her? Haha, no.

Did Marie hit her on the back? Smack her bottom? Neither.(I had to ask) Makes sense to me.

Ixoye724 (Ixoye724)

Was the slap intended to cause pain? No. To kill an insect which had landed on Lisa? Yesish! To get Lisa's attention? No.
Did Marie slap Lisa's shoulder? Back? Backside? Arm? Leg? Foot? Neck? This, no to rest.
If another female had entered the elevator instead of Lisa at the same time and done exactly what Lisa did, would Marie have slapped her as well? No.
Did Marie slap Lisa because she pushed a button? No. Because she got into the elevator? No. Because of how Lisa looked? Yes. Because Marie suspected something about Lisa? No. Because something about Lisa offended Marie? No.
Did Marie want to provoke Lisa to a fight? No. Did she want to cause Lisa further harm after the slap? No.

Balin (Balin)

Had Marie already pushed a button? Did Lisa's entrance/button push delay Marie from getting where she wanted to be? No, although I agree that's frustrating.

Jenburdoo (Jenburdoo)

If Lisa had pushed any button, would Marie have slapped her? Yes. If Lisa had not pushed any button at all? Possibly, but not certain. Is the number of stories in the building relevant? No. Is their appearance relevant? The buttons? Or the stories? No.
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Posted on Tuesday, October 05, 2010 - 2:46 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was there an actual insect on Lisa? Or was it fake? Or a tattoo? Or a hallucination? Or insect-like but not an actual insect? Such as a spider? Was Marie startled? Relevant what sort of insect it was? Did Marie have a phobia for this sort of insect?
Ixoye724 (Ixoye724)
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Posted on Tuesday, October 05, 2010 - 3:17 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Nice thinking with the insect tattoo...
Gregoryuconn (Gregoryuconn)
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Posted on Tuesday, October 05, 2010 - 7:54 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did Marie slap Lisa out of:
Anger?
Kindness?
Fear?
To save Lisa from a danger? To save herself from one? Because she thought Lisa was in danger (but was wrong?) She thought she was in danger (but wasn't)?
Gourami (Gourami)
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Posted on Wednesday, October 06, 2010 - 3:41 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Galfisk (Galfisk)

Was there an actual insect on Lisa? No. Or was it fake? Or a tattoo? Yes!
Or a hallucination? Or insect-like but not an actual insect? Such as a spider? Wow, yes!

I knew this would be a quickie. =)

*******************SPOILER
Lisa, an otherwise normal-looking young lady, happens to have this tattoo.
It only becomes visible when she leans forward to push the elevator button, and Marie, eager to save her, tries to squish a fake spider.
Kayleetonkslupin (Kayleetonkslupin)
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Posted on Wednesday, October 06, 2010 - 3:47 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Oh, ick...*shudders*
Ixoye724 (Ixoye724)
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Posted on Wednesday, October 06, 2010 - 4:01 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

And I bet she looked at Marie and said "I get that a lot." Funny puzzle!
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Wednesday, October 06, 2010 - 4:28 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Yeech! There's a reason I don't plan on getting a tattoo.

Nice puzzle!

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