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[gregoryuconn] The Nurse Called the Lady With the Alligator

Postby gregoryuconn » Fri Dec 21, 2018 1:41 am

Because I had one medical issue, the nurse thought my mother had another one. Why?
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Postby KayleeArafinwiel » Fri Dec 21, 2018 1:49 am

your mom's name isn't Miss Lucy, is it? *g*

mumps/measles relevant? hiccups? eating non-food items? (I have a preschool teacher for a mother, recognizing nursery rhymes is an occupational hazard, so to speak)
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Postby gregoryuconn » Fri Dec 21, 2018 1:50 am

your mom's name isn't Miss Lucy, is it? *g* Haha, no.

mumps/measles relevant? hiccups? eating non-food items? (I have a preschool teacher for a mother, recognizing nursery rhymes is an occupational hazard, so to speak) No to all.
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Postby KayleeArafinwiel » Fri Dec 21, 2018 1:54 am

I didn't think her name was Lucy, just making sure. As an aside, mom works with a "Miss Lucy" in the Mandarin classroom...Lucy's the Mandarin-speaking teacher, Mom's the English-speaking one. I wonder how this rhyme goes in Mandarin...

Is the title relevant in any way, shape or form whatsoever?

Was this medical issue that you had easily treatable? Or more serious? Was it a contagious disease? Or something like a broken limb or other physical injury?

Same q's for the issue they thought your mother had - did she actually have any medical issue at all?

Was this recent? Or was it when you were a child? Infant? Newborn? Was it while your mother was pregnant with you?
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Postby gregoryuconn » Fri Dec 21, 2018 1:59 am

I didn't think her name was Lucy, just making sure. As an aside, mom works with a "Miss Lucy" in the Mandarin classroom...Lucy's the Mandarin-speaking teacher, Mom's the English-speaking one. I wonder how this rhyme goes in Mandarin...

Is the title relevant in any way, shape or form whatsoever? Part of it.

Was this medical issue that you had easily treatable? Yes. Or more serious? Was it a contagious disease? Or something like a broken limb or other physical injury? "Physical injury" is closest.

Same q's for the issue they thought your mother had It would have been pretty serious, but it's neither contagious nor a physical injury. - did she actually have any medical issue at all? No!

Was this recent? No Or was it when you were a child? Yes. Infant? Newborn? Was it while your mother was pregnant with you? No to rest.
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Postby KayleeArafinwiel » Fri Dec 21, 2018 2:05 am

Child: Preschool age? Elementary school? Middle school? High school? (since I didn't categorize 'teenager' separately)

did they think your mother had cancer? (though I've got no idea what your having an injury would mean for that)

had you been bruised somehow? accidentally? on purpose? blood clotting problems? (I don't think you've ever said anything about hemophilia-like conditions before, so honestly I doubt it, but just being thorough)

Was your easily treatable condition temporary? or permanent, but taking medication would ease/prevent the effects?

did they think she had mistreated you? Munchausen's by Proxy?
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Postby Doriana » Fri Dec 21, 2018 7:56 am

Did the nurse think so because of something you said? Did you phrase something in a way that made it sound like your mom had a medical issue?
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Postby gregoryuconn » Fri Dec 21, 2018 12:57 pm

Child: Preschool age? Elementary school? This, no to the rest of this paragraph Middle school? High school? (since I didn't categorize 'teenager' separately)

did they think your mother had cancer? (though I've got no idea what your having an injury would mean for that) No

had you been bruised somehow? accidentally? on purpose? blood clotting problems? (I don't think you've ever said anything about hemophilia-like conditions before, so honestly I doubt it, but just being thorough) No to all

Was your easily treatable condition temporary? Thisish or permanent, but taking medication would ease/prevent the effects?

did they think she had mistreated you? Munchausen's by Proxy? No to both.

Did the nurse think so because of something you said? Did you phrase something in a way that made it sound like your mom had a medical issue? No to all
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Postby irishelk » Tue Jan 01, 2019 3:19 pm

Was she a nurse you encountered during a doctor's appointment? At school? Relevant?

Was she thought to have a condition because she failed to notice a symptom in you? E.g. She didn't hear you coughing, so the nurse thought she must be deaf? Or, WAG, there was some discoloration on your body, and since your mom didn't notice it, perhaps she's color-blind?

Just to check, was the nurse correct about the injury-ish she thought you had? Was it a bug bite? A burn? A scratch? An allergy?
Did she think your mom had a genetic disease or disorder? A neurological condition? Or psychological?

Was the nurse relying on some kind of generalization that if a kid has X, often the parent has Y?
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Postby gregoryuconn » Tue Jan 01, 2019 11:50 pm

Was she a nurse you encountered during a doctor's appointment? At school? This. Relevant? Somewhat

Was she thought to have a condition because she failed to notice a symptom in you? No. E.g. She didn't hear you coughing, so the nurse thought she must be deaf? Or, WAG, there was some discoloration on your body, and since your mom didn't notice it, perhaps she's color-blind? [bNot this either.[/b]

Just to check, was the nurse correct about the injury-ish she thought you had? Yes Was it a bug bite? A burn? A scratch? An allergy? None of these.
Did she think your mom had a genetic disease or disorder? No. A neurological condition? No. Or psychological? YES!

Was the nurse relying on some kind of generalization that if a kid has X, often the parent has Y? No.
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Postby Doriana » Wed Jan 02, 2019 4:07 pm

Did she think your mom had depression? anxiety disorder? schizophrenia? psychosis? multiple personality disorder? bipolar disorder? borderline personality disorder?
Addiction relevant at all?
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Postby gregoryuconn » Fri Jan 04, 2019 12:36 am

Did she think your mom had depression? anxiety disorder? Perhaps, but it would have to have been a pretty severe case. schizophrenia? Possibly this. psychosis? Most likely this. multiple personality disorder? bipolar disorder? borderline personality disorder?
Addiction relevant at all? No to rest.
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Postby Hobbsicle » Thu Jan 10, 2019 2:24 am

Was your mom present at all during all of this?
Are allergic reactions relevant?
Was something relevantly packed into your lunch?
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Postby gregoryuconn » Thu Jan 10, 2019 10:59 am

Was your mom present at all during all of this?
Are allergic reactions relevant?
Was something relevantly packed into your lunch? No to all.
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Postby Doriana » Mon Jan 21, 2019 9:44 am

Hearing voices relevant? other hallucinations relevant? paranoia relevant? delusions relevant?
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Postby gregoryuconn » Tue Jan 22, 2019 1:30 am

Hearing voices relevant? other hallucinations relevant? No to both. paranoia relevant? Possibly. delusions relevant? Same.
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Postby GalFisk » Fri Jan 25, 2019 10:08 am

Relevant how you got the injury-ish? Did it cause you pain? Discomfort? Did it heal by itself? Was it on your skin? Did the nurse think your mother caused it? Your mother should've responded more, or responded differently, to it?
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Postby gregoryuconn » Sun Jan 27, 2019 1:39 am

Relevant how you got the injury-ish? No. Did it cause you pain? Yes. Discomfort? Not sure what the difference between pain and discomfort is. Did it heal by itself? No (but irrelevant.) Was it on your skin? No. Did the nurse think your mother caused it? No. Your mother should've responded more, or responded differently, to it? Differently (and probably more too, but differently is more important.)
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Postby irishelk » Sun Jan 27, 2019 2:02 pm

Did you have the injury-ish before coming to school? Did the nurse think that your mom knew of the hurt and did nothing? Or did something irrational in response to it?

Did your mom attempt to treat the injury? If so, did she treat it by doing something that the nurse considered illogical/irrational? Did she use a folk remedy? A different means of achieving the same end that traditional medicine would (e.g., a wooden spoon in place of a splint, which my grandmother had to resort to once)? Did she relieve the pain without fixing the actual injury? or vice versa?

Did your mom do something that she knew would not resolve the injury-ish, but would comfort you, a child? For example, employing the placebo effect and telling you that some nonsense cure would work? But the nurse did not understand she was tricking you and thought your mom actually believed the nonsense?
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Postby gregoryuconn » Sun Jan 27, 2019 5:42 pm

Did you have the injury-ish before coming to school? I don't believe so, but it was a long time ago so I don't recall Did the nurse think that your mom knew of the hurt and did nothing? Or did something irrational in response to it? In any case, this is all irrelevant.

Did your mom attempt to treat the injury? No. If so, did she treat it by doing something that the nurse considered illogical/irrational? No. Did she use a folk remedy? A different means of achieving the same end that traditional medicine would (e.g., a wooden spoon in place of a splint, which my grandmother had to resort to once)? Did she relieve the pain without fixing the actual injury? or vice versa? No to all.

Did your mom do something that she knew would not resolve the injury-ish, but would comfort you, a child? No. For example, employing the placebo effect and telling you that some nonsense cure would work? But the nurse did not understand she was tricking you and thought your mom actually believed the nonsense? No to all, all of these questions are OTWT.
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Postby GalFisk » Mon Jan 28, 2019 12:56 pm

Did your mom know about the injury-ish? Did the nurse think she knew? Was it a bad tooth?
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Postby gregoryuconn » Mon Jan 28, 2019 3:36 pm

Did your mom know about the injury-ish? At some point in this puzzle. Did the nurse think she knew? Yes, she would definitely have known my mom knew once she knew. Was it a bad tooth? Yes,’it was a toothache. That doesn’t help you that much though.
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Postby Doriana » Wed Jan 30, 2019 12:59 pm

Did the nurse call your mother?
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Postby gregoryuconn » Wed Jan 30, 2019 10:05 pm

Did the nurse call your mother? YES! Given the title, I’m surprised it took you so long.
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Postby GalFisk » Sat Feb 02, 2019 12:15 pm

WAG: is your mom a dentist, so when the nurse told her of the toothache, she said she'd fix it herself?
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Postby gregoryuconn » Sun Feb 03, 2019 2:30 pm

WAG: is your mom a dentist, so when the nurse told her of the toothache, she said she'd fix it herself? No.
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Postby GalFisk » Sat Feb 09, 2019 7:40 am

Timeline:
1. You got a toothache at school
2. You went to the school nurse
3. The nurse called your mom and said you had a toothache
4. Your mom responded in an unusual way
5. The nurse concluded that she was delusional
Correct?
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Postby gregoryuconn » Sat Feb 09, 2019 2:20 pm

Timeline:
1. You got a toothache at school
2. You went to the school nurse
3. The nurse called your mom and said you had a toothache
4. Your mom responded in an unusual way Yesish
5. The nurse concluded that she was delusional
Correct? The rest are correct, but there's another relevant event that you haven't established yet.
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Postby Doriana » Sat Feb 09, 2019 3:48 pm

Did the nurse ask your mom to pick you up from school? Did your mom do so?
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Postby irishelk » Mon Feb 11, 2019 4:38 pm

Did the nurse call anyone else? Did your mom call anyone else? Did either of them relevantly speak to you after the call was initiated?

Did your mom hang up on the nurse? Was your mom responding to/interacting with someone or something else, and the nurse thought she was addressing her?

Did the nurse conclude your mom was delusional based on something said over the phone?
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Postby gregoryuconn » Tue Feb 12, 2019 12:03 am

Did the nurse ask your mom to pick you up from school? Did your mom do so? No to both.

Did the nurse call anyone else? No. Did your mom call anyone else? GIven the circumstances, she may have, but it doesn't really matter to this puzzle if she actually did. Did either of them relevantly speak to you after the call was initiated? No.

Did your mom hang up on the nurse? Not relevantly. Was your mom responding to/interacting with someone or something else, and the nurse thought she was addressing her? Yesish as regards to responding to something else, no to the other three permutations of that question.

Did the nurse conclude your mom was delusional based on something said over the phone? Yes.
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Postby GalFisk » Tue Feb 12, 2019 1:39 pm

Did she intend to say that thing to the nurse? To herself? To another person? To a voice activated device? To a recording device?
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Postby gregoryuconn » Tue Feb 12, 2019 2:42 pm

Did she intend to say that thing to the nurse? This, no to rest, OTWT. To herself? To another person? To a voice activated device? To a recording device?
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Postby Doriana » Tue Feb 12, 2019 2:47 pm

Did she misunderstand something the nurse said?
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Postby gregoryuconn » Tue Feb 12, 2019 7:53 pm

Did she misunderstand something the nurse said? No.
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Postby GalFisk » Wed Feb 13, 2019 11:04 am

Did the nurse misunderstand something? Did your mom misunderstand something?
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Postby gregoryuconn » Wed Feb 13, 2019 3:54 pm

Did the nurse misunderstand something? Yesish Did your mom misunderstand something? No.
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Postby Hobbsicle » Wed Feb 20, 2019 5:01 pm

Did your mom say something relevant? Or otherwise make a non-linguistic reaction? Like laughter?
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Postby gregoryuconn » Wed Feb 20, 2019 5:11 pm

Did your mom say something relevant? Yes. Or otherwise make a non-linguistic reaction? No, slight FA. Like laughter? No.
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Postby Hobbsicle » Wed Feb 20, 2019 5:23 pm

Is the way your mom answered the phone relevant? Did she think it was someone else?
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Postby gregoryuconn » Wed Feb 20, 2019 6:14 pm

Is the way your mom answered the phone relevant? Did she think it was someone else? No to all.
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Postby GalFisk » Thu Feb 21, 2019 1:01 pm

Did your mom say something relevant about: the nurse? You? Your teeth? The dentist? Herself? The past? Present? Future? Did the nurse think she was talking about something other than what she was actually talking about?
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Postby gregoryuconn » Thu Feb 21, 2019 5:33 pm

Did your mom say something relevant about: the nurse? Only indirectly You? Only indirectly Your teeth? SameThe dentist? Herself? The past? Present? Yes, this is the main part.Future? No to the rest of these Did the nurse think she was talking about something other than what she was actually talking about? She was unaware of what she was referring to and therefore thought she was delusional/otherwise mentally ill.
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