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[IrishElk] Dear God

Postby irishelk » Mon Feb 27, 2017 1:53 pm

Where there were nine, he put a tenth. A month later, he took it away. No one discovered his crime.
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Postby Doriana » Mon Feb 27, 2017 2:02 pm

Nine... people? animals? objects? abstract things? If the latter, numbers? letters?

WAG (not sure how I would proceed if this was actually the case, but it just came to mind): Zeros in a bank account?
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Re: [IrishElk] Dear God

Postby GalFisk » Mon Feb 27, 2017 4:19 pm

A tenth: another one? 1/10? Crime: theft? Fraud? Murder? Forgery?
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Re: [IrishElk] Dear God

Postby irishelk » Mon Feb 27, 2017 6:11 pm

Doriana

Nine... people? animals? objects? This. abstract things? If the latter, numbers? letters? No to rest.

WAG (not sure how I would proceed if this was actually the case, but it just came to mind): Zeros in a bank account? No, but good WAG.
Hm, I don't know how that would work. Maybe if he worked at a bank, and could somehow manipulate investment accounts' balances, he could make one higher for a month, pocket the extra dividends/interest earned, and then put it back before the account holder saw. Maybe transfer the extra funds from a cash account that hadn't had any activity in a long time, then transfer it back.
This is why I can't work in a bank. :lol:



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A tenth: another one? Yes. 1/10? No.
Crime: theft? Basically, but more commonly called-- Fraud? Yes. Murder? Forgery? No to rest.
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Re: [IrishElk] Dear God

Postby Doriana » Mon Feb 27, 2017 8:19 pm

Can we call him Tim?

Are the nine objects identical? If so, is the tenth object identical to the other objects?

Did he do this as part of his job?
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Re: [IrishElk] Dear God

Postby Grip » Mon Feb 27, 2017 10:10 pm

Does he work at a bar?
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Re: [IrishElk] Dear God

Postby Balin » Mon Feb 27, 2017 11:14 pm

Is bowling somehow involved? Is it a bowling pin?
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Re: [IrishElk] Dear God

Postby irishelk » Tue Feb 28, 2017 11:06 am

Doriana

Can we call him Tim? Sure.

Are the nine objects identical? No, but similar. If so, is the tenth object identical to the other objects? Similar.

Did he do this as part of his job? Noish.


Grip

Does he work at a bar? No.


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Is bowling somehow involved? Is it a bowling pin? No, interesting thought.
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Re: [IrishElk] Dear God

Postby trebor » Wed Mar 01, 2017 5:13 am

Are the objects in view of the public? Was the one he put there hidden by the other nine? Was he also the one who put the nine there?

Do the pieces form a whole? Are they part of an art installation ?
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Re: [IrishElk] Dear God

Postby irishelk » Fri Mar 03, 2017 12:19 pm

trebor

Are the objects in view of the public? Yes. Was the one he put there hidden by the other nine? No. Was he also the one who put the nine there? No.

Do the pieces form a whole? No. Are they part of an art installation? No.
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Re: [IrishElk] Dear God

Postby trebor » Sat Mar 04, 2017 4:48 am

Did he commit his crime during that month? Before it?
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Re: [IrishElk] Dear God

Postby GalFisk » Sat Mar 04, 2017 5:45 am

Did he also put the nine there? Were the nine changed in any way during this month? Was the tenth? Were they donation bins? Was money involved? Were the nine in the same spot? Could all ten be seen at once?
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Re: [IrishElk] Dear God

Postby irishelk » Sun Mar 05, 2017 1:56 pm

trebor

Did he commit his crime during that month? Yes. Before it? He might have started before.


GalFisk

Did he also put the nine there? No. Were the nine changed in any way during this month? No. Was the tenth? No. Were they donation bins? No but kind of OTRT. Was money involved? In the crime, yes. Were the nine in the same spot? Yes. Could all ten be seen at once? Yes.
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Re: [IrishElk] Dear God

Postby Hobbsicle » Sun Mar 05, 2017 8:57 pm

Did people interact with the objects? Did they put things inside? When he collected it, did he collect something else as well? Money?
Was the tenth object a forgery of some kind? While the other nine were genuine?
Was the object smaller than a car? Than a couch? Than a bicycle? Than a vacuum cleaner? Than a cat?
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Re: [IrishElk] Dear God

Postby GalFisk » Mon Mar 06, 2017 8:16 am

Were the objects manmade? Alive? Formerly alive? Electrical? Expensive?
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Re: [IrishElk] Dear God

Postby irishelk » Mon Mar 06, 2017 12:33 pm

Hobbsicle

Did people interact with the objects? Yes. Did they put things inside? Yes. When he collected it, did he collect something else as well? Possibly. Money? No.
Was the tenth object a forgery of some kind? DOYD. It was same physical thing the other nine were. While the other nine were genuine?
Was the object smaller than a car? Yes. Than a couch? Yes. Than a bicycle? A bit. Than a vacuum cleaner? About the same size. Than a cat? Larger.


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Were the objects manmade? Yes. Alive? Formerly alive? Electrical? No to rest. Expensive? Amazon says around $50-$200.
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Re: [IrishElk] Dear God

Postby Doriana » Mon Mar 06, 2017 1:54 pm

Did people put money in the things?
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Postby irishelk » Mon Mar 06, 2017 2:20 pm

Doriana

Did people put money in the things? No (possibly sometimes, but not relevantly in the puzzle).
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Re: [IrishElk] Dear God

Postby GalFisk » Mon Mar 06, 2017 2:39 pm

Was it a mailbox? Some other type of document receptacle?
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Postby Doriana » Mon Mar 06, 2017 3:00 pm

Were they trashcans?
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Re: [IrishElk] Dear God

Postby irishelk » Mon Mar 06, 2017 9:31 pm

GalFisk

Was it a mailbox? Yes! Some other type of document receptacle?


Doriana

Were they trashcans? No.
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Postby Balin » Mon Mar 06, 2017 11:33 pm

Were the mailboxes adjacent? On the same street?
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Re: [IrishElk] Dear God

Postby GalFisk » Tue Mar 07, 2017 4:33 pm

Was it a box for receiving mail? For sending mail? Did he take the mail that was put inside this box? Did he divert mail from the intended recipient? Did he receive advertisements? Newspapers? Money? Confidential information?
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Re: [IrishElk] Dear God

Postby irishelk » Fri Mar 10, 2017 12:34 pm

Balin

Were the mailboxes adjacent? Yes. On the same street? So yes.


GalFisk

Was it a box for receiving mail? Yes. For sending mail? Yes, probably. Did he take the mail that was put inside this box? Yes. Did he divert mail from the intended recipient? No.
Did he receive advertisements? Newspapers? Money? Confidential information? Yesish, not to rest.
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Re: [IrishElk] Dear God

Postby Doriana » Fri Mar 10, 2017 12:48 pm

Did the mailboxes belong to private people? companies? institutions? authorities?
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Re: [IrishElk] Dear God

Postby GalFisk » Fri Mar 10, 2017 3:07 pm

Is spying relevant? Was mail put there by: mailmen? Officials? People in general?
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Re: [IrishElk] Dear God

Postby irishelk » Fri Mar 10, 2017 11:47 pm

Doriana

Did the mailboxes belong to private people? This. companies? institutions? authorities? No to rest--not impossible for them to be company mailboxes, but let's keep it simple and assume personal.


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Is spying relevant? No. Was mail put there by: mailmen? Yes. Officials? People in general? No to rest.
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Postby GalFisk » Sat Mar 11, 2017 9:18 am

Did he receive mail intended for another one of the nine? Did he keep the mail? Destroy it? Read it? Give it to someone? Give it to whom it was meant for? Was any of the mail placed in the box meant for him? Was the box marked? If so: with an address? A number? A name?
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Re: [IrishElk] Dear God

Postby irishelk » Sun Mar 12, 2017 1:49 pm

GalFisk

Did he receive mail intended for another one of the nine? No. Did he keep the mail? Yes. Destroy it? Irr, maybe eventually. Read it? Probably. Give it to someone? No. Give it to whom it was meant for?
Was any of the mail placed in the box meant for him? Yope, explore. Was the box marked? Yes. If so: with an address? This. A number? A name?
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Postby GalFisk » Sun Mar 12, 2017 3:46 pm

Was it a real address? An address popularized in fiction? Such as 221B Baker st?
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Re: [IrishElk] Dear God

Postby trebor » Mon Mar 13, 2017 3:19 am

If it was a real address, was it his? Did he want people to think that the address was his, if it wasn't?
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Re: [IrishElk] Dear God

Postby irishelk » Tue Mar 14, 2017 1:26 pm

GalFisk

Was it a real address? Noish. An address popularized in fiction? No. Such as 221B Baker st?


trebor

If it was a real address, was it his? It's noishly real, but it's yopeishly his. Did he want people to think that the address was his, if it wasn't? Noish.

Sorry for all the ish's--you'll get it.
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Postby GalFisk » Tue Mar 14, 2017 3:09 pm

Was it a real street, but with a street number that was out of bounds? Some other combination of real and unreal information?
Did he order things to be sent to this mailbox? Did he register himself as living at the address on the mailbox? Did he assume a false name?
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Postby kalira » Wed Mar 15, 2017 3:05 pm

Is he homeless? living in some kind of non-permanent structure? or in a vehicle of some kind? Is there any relevant interaction between him and any of the owners of the other 9 mailboxes? or any relevant relationship?
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Re: [IrishElk] Dear God

Postby irishelk » Sat Mar 18, 2017 12:45 pm

GalFisk

Was it a real street, but with a street number that was out of bounds? Yes--right street, fake number. Some other combination of real and unreal information?
Did he order things to be sent to this mailbox? Yesish. Did he register himself as living at the address on the mailbox? No. Did he assume a false name? YES, good question.


kalira

Is he homeless? living in some kind of non-permanent structure? or in a vehicle of some kind? No to all.
Is there any relevant interaction between him and any of the owners of the other 9 mailboxes? No. or any relevant relationship? None.
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Re: [IrishElk] Dear God

Postby JenBurdoo » Sat Mar 18, 2017 4:30 pm

Did he use the Internet to order free materials of some sort (coupons, etc) that could not have been sent to his normal address? Perhaps this was a way to get multiples of something - one to his address, another to the fake?
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Re: [IrishElk] Dear God

Postby irishelk » Sun Mar 19, 2017 4:11 pm

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Did he use the Internet to order free materials of some sort (coupons, etc) that could not have been sent to his normal address? Yesish, but not coupons... Perhaps this was a way to get multiples of something - one to his address, another to the fake? Not exactly. You're circling in.
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Re: [IrishElk] Dear God

Postby trebor » Mon Mar 20, 2017 4:06 am

Does it matter what specifically he ordered? Was this something along the lines of a buy one, get one free offer, where the free item had to be sent to a different person?
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Re: [IrishElk] Dear God

Postby irishelk » Mon Mar 20, 2017 1:48 pm

trebor

Does it matter what specifically he ordered? Yes, SVV of ordered. There are two things that it likely was, I'll give it to you for either.
Was this something along the lines of a buy one, get one free offer, where the free item had to be sent to a different person? No.
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Re: [IrishElk] Dear God

Postby biograd » Mon Mar 20, 2017 6:12 pm

Did he perform some kind of identity theft? fraud?
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Re: [IrishElk] Dear God

Postby irishelk » Sat Mar 25, 2017 11:02 pm

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Did he perform some kind of identity theft? No. fraud? Yes.
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Re: [IrishElk] Dear God

Postby GalFisk » Sun Mar 26, 2017 7:23 am

Was this thing also delivered to the other mailboxes? Was it delivered to everyone in an area? Is a lottery relevant?
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Re: [IrishElk] Dear God

Postby irishelk » Mon Mar 27, 2017 2:09 pm

GalFisk

Was this thing also delivered to the other mailboxes? No. Was it delivered to everyone in an area? No. Is a lottery relevant? No.
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Re: [IrishElk] Dear God

Postby Balin » Mon Mar 27, 2017 9:09 pm

Instead of "ordered," would "requested" be more accurate? Did he spend any money to get these things?
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Re: [IrishElk] Dear God

Postby GalFisk » Tue Mar 28, 2017 7:23 am

Did he defraud: people? Companies? Government? Relevant which false name he assumed? Did he receive bribes meant for someone else?
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Re: [IrishElk] Dear God

Postby trebor » Tue Mar 28, 2017 11:58 pm

Is there a relevant reason that he couldn't have these things sent to his real address? Were the items used to commit fraud? Was ordering them for SVV) itself the fraud?

Are the items weaponry? Household items?
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