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Posted on Saturday, October 30, 2010 - 5:31 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

He managed to do what he wanted. But then he was displeased.
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He 1 = H/A/M? He 2 = H/A/M? He 3 = H/A/M? Are they all the same person?
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He 1 = H/A/M? He 2 = H/A/M? He 3 = H/A/M? H/T/M Are they all the same person? Yes
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Can we call the H/T/M Matt?
So Matt managed to do what he wanted, but then he was displeased?
Was Matt displeased at the results of doing what he wanted?
Did something go wrong?
Are the incidents cause and effect?
Or unrelated?
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Can we call the H/T/M Matt? Sure
So Matt managed to do what he wanted, but then he was displeased? Yes
Was Matt displeased at the results of doing what he wanted? Yes
Did something go wrong? Kinda
Are the incidents cause and effect? Yesish, he does it under certain circumstances...
Or unrelated? See above
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Ok, so he's a teenager. Is he:
13? 14? 15? 16? 17? 18? 19?
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Ok, so he's a teenager. Is he:
13? 14? 15? 16? 17? 18? 19? Irr, but for the sake of realism, let's say he's old enough to spend a couple of days without his parents or anyone else looking after him
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Ok, so is he in high school? Does the thing he did that he wanted to do have to do with school?

Was he taking a test? Driving test? But he failed?
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Ok, so is he in high school? Does the thing he did that he wanted to do have to do with school? Yes to both

Was he taking a test? Driving test? But he failed? But none of these
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Asking someone out on a date?
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Asking someone out on a date? No
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Is it relevant that he was a teenager? Could the same apply for an older person? a girl/woman?
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Is it relevant that he was a teenager? Could the same apply for an older person? a girl/woman? It could just as well happen to a girl Matt's age and also to an adult who fulfils a certain condition. It could happen to a child, too, but it might be less likely.
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Is the LTPF relevant? Is Matt a LTPF member? Is he Balin? *grin* (Haha...Balin is Matt, but is Matt Balin...hmm.)
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Is the LTPF relevant? Is Matt a LTPF member? Is he Balin? *grin* (Haha...Balin is Matt, but is Matt Balin...hmm.) LOL, no to all
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Okay, so...I should have been asking the obvious questions.
Is this something that really happened? Do you know "Matt" personally?
If not a true story, is it FYOI? FSEI?
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Did he throw a party?
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Okay, so...I should have been asking the obvious questions.
Is this something that really happened? Do you know "Matt" personally?
If not a true story, is it FYOI? FSEI?
Irr, it really did happen (supposedly) but I don't know the person personally and I also changed their gender, hoping to confuse you guys with the Garfield reference in the title xD Well, looks like I failed, though ;-)

Did he throw a party? No
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Did this occur over a weekend? A school week? Is school relevant? Did he do something stupid? Something that his parents would not approve of? But he realized he would get caught?
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Did this occur over a weekend? A school week? The event itself happened on a school week but something that happened the weekend before is important, too Is school relevant? Yes, in a way Did he do something stupid? Kinda Something that his parents would not approve of? Yes, but probably in a way that's different from what you might think But he realized he would get caught? FA
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Did anyone besides him know he did the thing? Did anyone find out afterwards?
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Did anyone besides him know he did the thing? While he was doing it? No. Did anyone find out afterwards? Irr
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EDIT: Did anyone find out afterwards? He probably wouldn't have told anyone because chances are that he would've made fun of.
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You said he is old enough to spend a couple of days without his parents around. Was actually on his own for some time? If so, relevant how long? And did he stay in his parents house all the time (except for when he was in school etc)?

Is the thing he did related to housework?
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You said he is old enough to spend a couple of days without his parents around. Was actually on his own for some time? If someone else was with him, they didn't tell him a thing that his parents probably would've told him at some point If so, relevant how long? Yesish, it's about two days at least And did he stay in his parents house all the time (except for when he was in school etc)? Not necessarily, but no matter if he was indoors and outdoors, he didn't do certain activities

Is the thing he did related to housework? No

It's probably time for a hint: The event can only happen once a year.
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Halloween? Is it a holiday?
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Halloween? Is it a holiday? No to both
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Daylight savings relevant?
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Daylight savings relevant? Yes!
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Sleeping in? Only he didn't really sleep in because his clock wasn't set right?
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Daylight Savings starting? Ending?

Did he try to stay awake for 24 straight hours? But since the clock went ahead, he was only up for 23?
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Daylight Savings starting? Ending? This

Did he try to stay awake for 24 straight hours? No But since the clock went ahead, he was only up for 23? No, but somewhat OTRT
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Oh, oh, oh... Sorry, I totally didn't see this one...

Sleeping in? Yes Only he didn't really sleep in because his clock wasn't set right? Yes...
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Was he trying something else? Something he needed to be awake untill a certain time to accomplich? And forgot that the clock was supposed to be turned back one hour? Or was it the other way - he had to stay asleep untill a certain time?

Did he miss out on something because of this?
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Was he trying something else? Something different from what? He eventually tried to do something and made it, but in the end, he wasn't happy about it. Something he needed to be awake untill a certain time to accomplich? Yes... And forgot that the clock was supposed to be turned back one hour? Yes Or was it the other way - he had to stay asleep untill a certain time? So no to this one

Did he miss out on something because of this? In a way, yes
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Was he staying awake, waiting for something to happen? Like a concert? film? TV program?

Is recording a TV program relevant?
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Did he have to stay awake for an extra hour? Which he didn't want to do? Or hadn't planned on doing?
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Was he staying awake, waiting for something to happen? Like a concert? film? TV program?

Is recording a TV program relevant?

Did he have to stay awake for an extra hour? Which he didn't want to do? Or hadn't planned on doing?

No to all of those, FA

Another hint: The answer has already been touched upon at some point, you just need to combine it with the extra hour...
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Was he trying to get an extra hour of sleep?
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Was he trying to get an extra hour of sleep? No...
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To wake up earlier? And he overslept?
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Did he forget what way to turn the clock?
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To wake up earlier? No And he overslept? No, but...

Did he forget what way to turn the clock? He didn't turn it at all
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I think I've misunderstood one of the earlier questions... Sorry for that.

Something he needed to be awake untill a certain time to accomplich? He had to be awake at a certain time, not until a certain time.
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So he woke up an hour later than he'd wanted to, correct?
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So he woke up an hour later than he'd wanted to, correct?No
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Did he wake up an hour earlier than he'd wanted to? At the exact time he'd wanted to? Did his error in not changing the clock confuse him?

Better thought: did he think he had to wake up at 2 AM in order to change the clocks (because that's when the time change occurs)? So he did?
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Did he wake up an hour earlier than he'd wanted to? Yes! At the exact time he'd wanted to? No Did his error in not changing the clock confuse him? Specify, please

Better thought: did he think he had to wake up at 2 AM in order to change the clocks (because that's when the time change occurs)? So he did? No to this line of thought
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Relevant the exact time he'd wanted to wake up? Or just that he woke up an hour too early?

Did he want to wake up at that time in order to see something? But not have to wait too long for it? Which he did, because he woke up an hour early?
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Relevant the exact time he'd wanted to wake up? The exact time in hours and minutes isn't relevant but he had to do something until a certain time. Or just that he woke up an hour too early? see previous question

Did he want to wake up at that time in order to see something? Not really But not have to wait too long for it? Which he did, because he woke up an hour early? Well, he had to wait eventually and he certainly didn't want that.

Look at the first number of questions, it should be fairly easy then.
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Going to school? Catching the bus? Driving to school?
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Going to school? This Catching the bus? Driving to school?
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Did he want to make sure he didn't oversleep? But instead he woke up an hour too early? Did he arrive at school an hour too early as well? And had to wait there for an hour?
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Did he want to make sure he didn't oversleep? Um, I'd have to say no here. But instead he woke up an hour too early? Did he arrive at school an hour too early as well? And had to wait there for an hour? Yes to all but there's a little more to it.
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Did he want to get there on time in order to meet someone?
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Did he want to get there on time Yes in order to meet someone? No
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Did he realize before he got there that he would be too early? Relevant if there were anyone else there? Was the school locked up?

Did he fall asleep while waiting? and missed the first lesson?
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Was it really Saturday or Sunday? But he thought it was a weekday?
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Did he realize before he got there that he would be too early? No Relevant if there were anyone else there? No Was the school locked up? Irr

Did he fall asleep while waiting? and missed the first lesson? No to those

Was it really Saturday or Sunday? No But he thought it was a weekday? He knew it was a weekday
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Just to confirm - he did arrive one hour too early at his own school, right? Relevant how he got there?

Assuming he got there an hour early. Did he wait in the school area all the time? Did something bad happen to him during that hour? Or after maybe? Did his class mates realize and started teasing him?
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Just to confirm - he did arrive one hour too early at his own school, right? Yes Relevant how he got there? Noish

Assuming he got there an hour early. Did he wait in the school area all the time? Did something bad happen to him during that hour? Or after maybe? No, except that he realized he was too early. Irr to the rest. Did his class mates realize and started teasing him?

You're probably thinking too complicatedly. Think of what might have happened before he left his home and take into consideration that his clock wasn't set correctly. Consider the starting post, too.
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Posted on Wednesday, November 03, 2010 - 12:09 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Probably need to edit this one:

Relevant how he got there? Yes, but the mode of transportation is irr
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Posted on Wednesday, November 03, 2010 - 3:13 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did he drive there? Get a ride from someone else?

Did the ride to get there take over an hour? Or long enough that he couldn't go back home?
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Posted on Wednesday, November 03, 2010 - 1:25 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did he drive there? {Irr} Get a ride from someone else? He went there alone

Did the ride to get there take over an hour? No Or long enough that he couldn't go back home? Irr

Hint: What adjectives could describe his way to school and why?
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Posted on Wednesday, November 03, 2010 - 3:23 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Way to school - quick? Scenic? Dreary? Boring?
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Posted on Wednesday, November 03, 2010 - 8:12 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Way to school - quick? This Scenic? Dreary? Boring?
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Posted on Wednesday, November 03, 2010 - 8:13 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did he rush to school? Speed?
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Posted on Wednesday, November 03, 2010 - 8:29 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did he think he was late and rushed, only to find out that the clock has changed and he arrived earlier?
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Posted on Wednesday, November 03, 2010 - 8:57 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did he rush to school? Speed? Yes to both

Did he think he was late and rushed, only to find out that the clock has changed and he arrived earlier? Yes, indeed


***************** SPOILER *****************

The weekend on which the clock was set to winter time, Matt stayed at home without anyone to look after him and remind him that the clock had to be changed. He didn't have any appointments nor did he watch TV or do anything else that would've made him aware of the change of time. Thus, he spent the entire Sunday thinking that it was one hour later than it really was.

The next morning (Monday, when he had to go to school), he slept in, that is, he slept about one hour longer than usual, but due to the clock change, he actually got up perfectly on time. However, due to his wrongly set clock, Matt thought that he was late for school and went there in a mad rush in order to get there punctually. Eventually, he managed to arrive there just in time (according to his watch) and was really pleased with himself, but when he wasn't able to find any of his classmates anywhere, he realized what had happened. So then he was really angry with himself, not only because he had forgotten about the clock change and now had to spend one hour waiting, but also because his rush was completely in vain. Thus, the very thing that had made him happy just one minute ago made him displeased.

This (supposedly) happened to a girl who posted this very story for the Embarrassing Moments section of a magazine I read a huge bunch of years ago.
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Posted on Wednesday, November 03, 2010 - 9:39 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

And I thought maybe he had fallen asleep while waiting, in a not very flattering position, lol.

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