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Potato (Potato)
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Posted on Wednesday, October 19, 2011 - 9:41 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Phew, first new puzzle in a kind of longish time xD

Etienne didn't want them to see him. Therefore, he wished that he was taller.
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Wednesday, October 19, 2011 - 9:50 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Him = He #1 = He #2 = Etienne?
Etienne: H? A? M?
"Them": H? A? M/F? Number of "them" relevant?
Does Etienne know them? Do they know him? Is he hiding from them? Did he (or they) commit a crime?
Potato (Potato)
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Posted on Wednesday, October 19, 2011 - 10:04 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Him = He #1 = He #2 = Etienne? Yes
Etienne: H? A? M? Yes to all
"Them": H? Yes A? Irr M/F? Irr
Number of "them" relevant? No
Does Etienne know them? Do they know him? Irr
Is he hiding from them? Yope
Did he (or they) commit a crime? No
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Wednesday, October 19, 2011 - 10:29 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is it relevant how much taller Etienne wished to be? Or did he just wish to be taller in general?
Potato (Potato)
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Posted on Wednesday, October 19, 2011 - 10:32 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is it relevant how much taller Etienne wished to be? Yes
Or did he just wish to be taller in general? No
Alicefrosting (Alicefrosting)
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Posted on Wednesday, October 19, 2011 - 10:51 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Giant supposedly live in the cloud and nobody see them. Does Etienne wish to be a giant?
Potato (Potato)
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Posted on Wednesday, October 19, 2011 - 11:14 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Giant supposedly live in the cloud and nobody see them. Does Etienne wish to be a giant? No
Quovynyte (Quovynyte)
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Posted on Wednesday, October 19, 2011 - 11:23 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was he trying to disguise himself?
Was he trying to reach somewhere?
Or pass a height limit?
Shez (Shez)
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Posted on Thursday, October 20, 2011 - 9:28 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

was Etienne particularly short?

did being his height prevent him from going somewhere? doing something?

did he want to be tall enough to blend in with others?
Shez (Shez)
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Posted on Thursday, October 20, 2011 - 10:11 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

was he not tall enough to reach something? to climb over something?

was he being chased?
Potato (Potato)
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Posted on Thursday, October 20, 2011 - 5:11 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Quovynyte

Was he trying to disguise himself? No
Was he trying to reach somewhere? Yes
Or pass a height limit? No


Shez

was Etienne particularly short? No

did being his height prevent him from going somewhere? No
doing something? Yes

did he want to be tall enough to blend in with others? No

was he not tall enough to reach something? Yes
to climb over something? No

was he being chased? No
Shez (Shez)
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Posted on Thursday, October 20, 2011 - 5:36 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

was he not tall enough to reach a trapdoor? a rope? the end of something hanging?

the edge of a building? top of a wall?

or to reach something which he could use to hide himself? like a cord for a curtain or blind?
Potato (Potato)
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Posted on Thursday, October 20, 2011 - 9:48 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

was he not tall enough to reach a trapdoor? No
a rope? No
the end of something hanging? No

the edge of a building? No
top of a wall? No

or to reach something which he could use to hide himself? No
like a cord for a curtain or blind? No
Quovynyte (Quovynyte)
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Posted on Thursday, October 20, 2011 - 11:47 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

He wasn't tall enough to reach a shelf? or a ladder? the top of something? something on a wall? or a ceiling? Was this indoors or outdoors?
Potato (Potato)
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Posted on Friday, October 21, 2011 - 11:55 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

He wasn't tall enough to reach a shelf? No
or a ladder? No
the top of something? Yes
something on a wall? Can be yesish
or a ceiling? Can be that, too
Was this indoors or outdoors? Indoors
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Friday, October 21, 2011 - 1:45 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was he trying to hang something on a wall? A picture? A poster?
Shez (Shez)
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Posted on Friday, October 21, 2011 - 1:55 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

was he not tall enough to reach an object? and get it down? pull himself up? climb it?
Potato (Potato)
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Posted on Friday, October 21, 2011 - 2:05 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Balin

Was he trying to hang something on a wall? Yesish to yes
A picture? No
A poster? No


Shez

was he not tall enough to reach an object? Yesish
and get it down? No
pull himself up? No
climb it? No
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Saturday, October 22, 2011 - 1:41 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was he trying to hang something, period? On a wall? On another part of the building? On a hook or something fastened to the wall?
Potato (Potato)
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Posted on Saturday, October 22, 2011 - 9:24 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was he trying to hang something, period? Yes
On a wall? Can be the wall
On another part of the building? The ceiling would also be possible and also another part that might be called wall-ish.
On a hook No or something fastened to the wall? Yes, but Etienne would have to be tall enough to fasten that thing in the first place, since (in my experience) it would normally come with the thing he wants to hang and not pre-fastened in an apartment.
Shez (Shez)
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Posted on Saturday, October 22, 2011 - 11:40 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

does he want to hang himself?

a mirror? a light fitting?
Potato (Potato)
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Posted on Saturday, October 22, 2011 - 11:58 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

does he want to hang himself? No

a mirror? No
a light fitting? No
Rbruma (Rbruma)
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Posted on Monday, October 24, 2011 - 8:10 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is it a common object, that normally hangs in people's homes, or something more exotic?
Potato (Potato)
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Posted on Monday, October 24, 2011 - 11:18 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is it a common object, that normally hangs in people's homes This, or something more exotic?
Shez (Shez)
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Posted on Monday, October 24, 2011 - 1:23 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

a blind? a curtain?
Potato (Potato)
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Posted on Tuesday, October 25, 2011 - 9:48 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

a blind? This is what I had in mind.
a curtain? This is possible, too
Potato (Potato)
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Posted on Tuesday, October 25, 2011 - 9:50 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

***** SPOILER *****

Not wanting other people to look into his apartment through the windows, Etienne wants to put up some blinds. However, he is not able to reach the top of the window frames, let alone the wall or celing above (imagine he is either short or lives in a place with high windows). So, he wishes to be taller so that he can put the blinds on.


Good work, everyone!
Shez (Shez)
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Posted on Wednesday, October 26, 2011 - 9:07 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

thanks Potato

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