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[Balin] Talk of circadian rhythm

Postby Balin » Wed Jul 31, 2019 6:25 pm

Dave used to say he never took a nap in his life. But for the past week, Dave has gone home at noon, taken a 20-minute nap, and returned to work. Why?
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Re: [Balin] Talk of circadian rhythm

Postby WiZ » Wed Jul 31, 2019 8:59 pm

A++ Title reference

Is Dave being truthful when he says he never took a nap in his life? Has his job changed? Some circumstances of his job?

Has his health changed? His family situation? Is anyone else involved?

Does he take the nap largely for his own benefit? Is he relevantly revitalised by the nap? Is he passively accomplishing some other task while napping?

Does he desire to dream? Is anyone else involved? If so, are they monitoring some aspect of his nap?

I'll stop the questions here because I don't want to wake you with so much.
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Re: [Balin] Talk of circadian rhythm

Postby peter365 » Tue Aug 06, 2019 8:24 am

Puzzle title ;)

Does anyone witness Dave taking the nap? Are shifts relevant? A night shift?

Is Dave going to start working at night so he's practicing sleeping during the day with all the sounds and other distractions that brings?
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Re: [Balin] Talk of circadian rhythm

Postby Earnest » Tue Aug 06, 2019 9:31 am

Did he do this for work? Did Dave carry on saying that he never took a nap even after he did so? Is it relevant the reason why he says he never took naps? Relevant his job? Does he work in security? Does he work near where he took naps?
Is mispelling/misunderstanding relevant: e.g. " an app"?

Was him forced to take a nap? Did he sleep? Dies the fact that he takes a nap in the past week contradicts what he said about naps until that moment?
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Re: [Balin] Talk of circadian rhythm

Postby biograd » Thu Aug 08, 2019 8:35 am

I must admit I don't get what people are saying about the title. I know very well what circadian rhythms are, but beyond that I don't see anything exceptional about this title, and Googling the title doesn't return anything beyond, well, sites discussing circadian rhythms. Is it a relatively obscure line from a movie or something like that?

Would it accomplish the same if he just sat still and meditated for those same 20 minutes rather than napping? if he took a 20-minute nap, but say at 2 PM instead of noon? if he took the nap in a library rather than at home?
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Re: [Balin] Talk of circadian rhythm

Postby Balin » Thu Aug 08, 2019 8:08 pm

A++ Title reference grazie

Is Dave being truthful when he says he never took a nap in his life? Yes Has his job changed? No Some circumstances of his job? Yes(ish)

Has his health changed? No His family situation? No Is anyone else involved? Yes

Does he take the nap largely for his own benefit? Yes Is he relevantly revitalised by the nap? Not relevantly Is he passively accomplishing some other task while napping? No

Does he desire to dream? No Is anyone else involved? Yes If so, are they monitoring some aspect of his nap? No

I'll stop the questions here because I don't want to wake you with so much. Seems like everyone else has kept my screen working at night...

Puzzle title ;) Thanks!

Does anyone witness Dave taking the nap? No Are shifts relevant? Not directly A night shift? No

Is Dave going to start working at night so he's practicing sleeping during the day with all the sounds and other distractions that brings? No

Did he do this for work? No Did Dave carry on saying that he never took a nap even after he did so? Probably, Yes Is it relevant the reason why he says he never took naps? No Relevant his job? Not specifically Does he work in security? No Does he work near where he took naps? No
Is mispelling/misunderstanding relevant: e.g. " an app"? No

Was him forced to take a nap? No Did he sleep? Yes Dies the fact that he takes a nap in the past week contradicts what he said about naps until that moment? Until this, he had never taken a nap

I must admit I don't get what people are saying about the title. I know very well what circadian rhythms are, but beyond that I don't see anything exceptional about this title, and Googling the title doesn't return anything beyond, well, sites discussing circadian rhythms. Is it a relatively obscure line from a movie or something like that? It's a lyric from R.E.M.'s "Daysleeper."

Would it accomplish the same if he just sat still and meditated for those same 20 minutes rather than napping? Yes if he took a 20-minute nap, but say at 2 PM instead of noon? No if he took the nap in a library rather than at home? Possibly but not definitely
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Re: [Balin] Talk of circadian rhythm

Postby irishelk » Sat Aug 10, 2019 1:15 pm

I'm glad somebody asked about the title ^^. Love that song, I just can never understand a word Michael Stipe says.

Is the important part about doing this that he has to go home during the day? That he has to not be at work at noon? That he has to clear his head? That he has to reset in some way? That he has to close his eyes? Would reading a book for 20 minutes work?

Does something relevant happen at work right before the 20 minutes? Right after? Is he the subject of any kind of study or test? Perhaps testing the most effective types of breaks for workers?

Is his place of work relevant? If so, does he work at an office? Lab? School? Outside? Manual labor? Creative work? Is he doing this during his lunch break?

So, he might continue saying that he never takes naps...because he's unaware he's falling asleep? Because there's a different word for what he's doing than 'napping'? Because it's something he does for work, rather than a personal choice?
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Re: [Balin] Talk of circadian rhythm

Postby Earnest » Sat Aug 10, 2019 4:40 pm

Did he need a nap because he was tired? Did he had relevantly children? Is taking a nap an excuse for doing something else? Does he do something else before or after having taken a nap? Did he want to avoid spending time with someone at work?

Is the someone else involved a friend? Acollegue? The wife? A relative? Someone he did not know?

Does he stay home 20 minutes in total?
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Re: [Balin] Talk of circadian rhythm

Postby Balin » Sun Aug 11, 2019 6:17 pm

I'm glad somebody asked about the title ^^. Love that song, I just can never understand a word Michael Stipe says. I can usually understand the words. The sentences and phrases, though...

Is the important part about doing this that he has to go home during the day? This, mainly That he has to not be at work at noon? That he has to clear his head? That he has to reset in some way? That he has to close his eyes? Would reading a book for 20 minutes work? Yes

Does something relevant happen at work right before the 20 minutes? Yes Right after? No Is he the subject of any kind of study or test? Perhaps testing the most effective types of breaks for workers? No to these

Is his place of work relevant? Yes If so, does he work at an office? This Lab? School? Outside? Manual labor? Creative work? Exact type of work is irrel Is he doing this during his lunch break? Yes

So, he might continue saying that he never takes naps...because he's unaware he's falling asleep? Because there's a different word for what he's doing than 'napping'? Because it's something he does for work, rather than a personal choice? No to these

Did he need a nap because he was tired? Not necessarily Did he had relevantly children? No Is taking a nap an excuse for doing something else? Yes Does he do something else before or after having taken a nap? Before Did he want to avoid spending time with someone at work? No

Is the someone else involved a friend? Acollegue? This The wife? A relative? Someone he did not know?

Does he stay home 20 minutes in total? Yes
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Re: [Balin] Talk of circadian rhythm

Postby Earnest » Sun Aug 11, 2019 7:26 pm

Does the collegue stay in the office? Does he just need not to be present at the office? For the relevant 20 minutes? Does this give him an advantage over the collegue? Is him in competition with him? Does the collegue see him going home? See him at all? Does the collegue go home with him?

Before taking the nap does he do something related to work? Turn on/off something? Does he live relevantly near his place of work? Drink/eat something? A medicine? When he comes back home does he perform better than he would had he not gone home? Is counting of hours relevant? Turns?
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Re: [Balin] Talk of circadian rhythm

Postby Balin » Sun Aug 11, 2019 7:34 pm

Does the collegue stay in the office? Yes Does he just need not to be present at the office? Yes, but he does need to be at home For the relevant 20 minutes? Yes Does this give him an advantage over the collegue? No Is him in competition with him? No Does the collegue see him going home? Not necessarily the colleague, but some people do see him going home See him at all? Possibly Does the collegue go home with him? No

Before taking the nap does he do something related to work? No Turn on/off something? No Does he live relevantly near his place of work? Yes Drink/eat something? Yes A medicine? No When he comes back home does he perform better than he would had he not gone home? Irrel Is counting of hours relevant? Turns? No to both
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Re: [Balin] Talk of circadian rhythm

Postby Earnest » Mon Aug 12, 2019 8:19 am

Does the colleague stay in the office? Yes --> relevant? in order to cover his absence? Had the colleague gone home, would the puzzle have worked? Had the colleague gone home with him/taken a nap as well? Was the colleague allowed to go home as well? Does he need to? Does he live near the place of work as well? Is the colleague aware of what Dave does before the nap? Colleague = HAM? Can we assume that they only relationship is working in the same place (no sentiments involved)?

Does he live relevantly near his place of work? Yes --> is it relevant just in that it allows him to reach home rapidly (relevant the mean he used? By foot? By car? By public transport? Through an elevator, assuming he works in a skyscraper and he lives just in another floor?)? Does he need to be home at a relevant time? Animals relevant? Embarrassment?

Drink/eat something? Yes --> relevant? Does he simply have lunch/prepare his own lunch? Prepare lunch for someone else? If so, was him vegetarian? Vegan? Had the place of work a canteen? Allergies relevant? Other intolerances?

Before taking the nap does he do something related to work? No --> related to his health? To an hobby he has with the colleague? To the health of someone else? To entertainment? to sport? Just to food? To pet? To illegal activities? To children? To the colleague (e.g. he makes a favor to the colleague)? To a relative? To technology? To internet? To a game (e.g. Pokemon go)? To clothing? To money? To cleaning?

Is Dave new in the work (newly employed)? Is the colleague? Relevant? Does the Dave moved recently in a new house? Does he live alone? With the colleague (e.g. the colleague has some habits that make it necessary some more hygiene, but, because Dave did not want to offend the colleague, goes home and clean without saying anything to him)? Had Dave to be home relevantly at noon? Had he got the possibility, could he have gone also 1 hour before? 1 hour later? Is his address relevant? Receiving mail? Checking mail? (e.g. he lived with the colleague and he suspect something on him. They check the mail once they come back home from the job, but, secretly he comes back home at noon in order to be the first one checking the mail)

Does the 20 minutes nap somehow covers the activity he makes before (e.g. in the sense that had he gone home just to do the activity he does before the nap, someone could be suspicious. Instead by staying home other 20 minutes he could use the nap as an excuse?) Does the activity he does before the nap take: less than a minute? More than 5 minutes? More than an hour?Does he perform the relevant activity at home? In a relevant place? In its place of work? in a public place? In a shop? In a place near home? In his way home? Is the nap necessary after the activity? Is the activity energy consuming?
Has what he does before taking the nap relevant consequences on his working day? On the colleague's day? On someone else's day/life? If so: in terms of: health? Career? Others?
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Re: [Balin] Talk of circadian rhythm

Postby Balin » Fri Aug 16, 2019 12:08 pm

Does the colleague stay in the office? Yes --> relevant? Yes in order to cover his absence? No Had the colleague gone home, would the puzzle have worked? No Had the colleague gone home with him/taken a nap as well? No Was the colleague allowed to go home as well? Yes, but he elects not to Does he need to? No Does he live near the place of work as well? You can assume so Is the colleague aware of what Dave does before the nap? No Colleague = HAM? Sure (HAF would work also) Can we assume that they only relationship is working in the same place (no sentiments involved)? Correct

Does he live relevantly near his place of work? Yes --> is it relevant just in that it allows him to reach home rapidly Yes (relevant the mean he used? No By foot? Assume this By car? By public transport? Through an elevator, assuming he works in a skyscraper and he lives just in another floor?)? Does he need to be home at a relevant time? Noish Animals relevant? No Embarrassment? No

Drink/eat something? Yes --> relevant? Yes Does he simply have lunch Yes /prepare his own lunch? No Prepare lunch for someone else? No If so, was him vegetarian? Vegan? Neither Had the place of work a canteen? No Allergies relevant? No Other intolerances? No

Before taking the nap does he do something related to work? No --> related to his health? To an hobby he has with the colleague? To the health of someone else? To entertainment? to sport? Just to food? This, and you've got it above To pet? To illegal activities? I wouldn't say "illegal," but... To children? To the colleague (e.g. he makes a favor to the colleague)? To a relative? To technology? To internet? To a game (e.g. Pokemon go)? To clothing? To money? To cleaning?

Is Dave new in the work (newly employed)? Is the colleague? Relevant? Does the Dave moved recently in a new house? Does he live alone? With the colleague (e.g. the colleague has some habits that make it necessary some more hygiene, but, because Dave did not want to offend the colleague, goes home and clean without saying anything to him)? Had Dave to be home relevantly at noon? Had he got the possibility, could he have gone also 1 hour before? 1 hour later? Is his address relevant? Receiving mail? Checking mail? (e.g. he lived with the colleague and he suspect something on him. They check the mail once they come back home from the job, but, secretly he comes back home at noon in order to be the first one checking the mail)

Does the 20 minutes nap somehow covers the activity he makes before (e.g. in the sense that had he gone home just to do the activity he does before the nap, someone could be suspicious. Instead by staying home other 20 minutes he could use the nap as an excuse?) Does the activity he does before the nap take: less than a minute? More than 5 minutes? More than an hour?Does he perform the relevant activity at home? In a relevant place? In its place of work? in a public place? In a shop? In a place near home? In his way home? Is the nap necessary after the activity? Is the activity energy consuming?
Has what he does before taking the nap relevant consequences on his working day? On the colleague's day? On someone else's day/life? If so: in terms of: health? Career? Others?
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Re: [Balin] Talk of circadian rhythm

Postby Earnest » Fri Aug 16, 2019 2:20 pm

Does Dave want to avoid bringing the food to work? Relevant? Relevant what he eats? The same food every day? Take away? Pizza? Spaghetti? Salad? Is Dave in a regime? Could he have eaten what he eats at home also in the office? If not, because there was no fridge in the office? No microwave? No appliances in general? Could he have eaten in a place near the office? Relevant what he drinks? Water? Alchol? Milk? Soda? Tea? Others? Does he work in a factory related to food/drink? Does Dave want to avoid going to eat with the collegue? Want to save money? Does he relevantly buy his meal? If so relevant by who? Relevant the brand of the firm selling the food? Does he eat rapidly? Slowly? Is religion relevant? Does he belong to a minority? Does he eat with someone? Does he have a secret relationship with someone? (E.g. he had a relationship with the collegue and goes home not to be suspected)

Does the collegue eat at work? To a restaurant nearby? Saving money relevant? Does the collegue eat junk food? Ask him things related to work during the lunch? Does Dave enjoy his company? Relevant? Punching in/out relevant? Had the collegue left, would the puzzle still work? Environment protection relevant? Can we assume he works 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.?

"Illegality" (unfairness is better?) of the deed = related to what he does at home? Related to the consequences of the fact that he goes home? If so negative consequences for the collegue? Positive consequences for him? Does he have a "second job" (e.g. selling food)? Illegal toward the firm?
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Re: [Balin] Talk of circadian rhythm

Postby Balin » Sun Aug 18, 2019 9:14 pm

Is Dave new in the work (newly employed)? No Is the colleague? Yes Relevant? Yes
Does the Dave moved recently in a new house? No Does he live alone? Yes With the colleague No (e.g. the colleague has some habits that make it necessary some more hygiene, but, because Dave did not want to offend the colleague, goes home and clean without saying anything to him)? No
Had Dave to be home relevantly at noon? Depends on how strongly you mean "had" Had he got the possibility, could he have gone also 1 hour before? No 1 hour later? No
Is his address relevant? No Receiving mail? No Checking mail? No (e.g. he lived with the colleague and he suspect something on him. They check the mail once they come back home from the job, but, secretly he comes back home at noon in order to be the first one checking the mail) No

Does the 20 minutes nap somehow covers the activity he makes before Yes! (e.g. in the sense that had he gone home just to do the activity he does before the nap, someone could be suspicious. Instead by staying home other 20 minutes he could use the nap as an excuse?) Other way around, I think...
Does the activity he does before the nap take: less than a minute? More than 5 minutes? This - around 20 minutes More than an hour?
Does he perform the relevant activity at home? Yes In a relevant place? In its place of work? in a public place? In a shop? In a place near home? In his way home?
Is the nap necessary after the activity? No Is the activity energy consuming? Not particularly
Has what he does before taking the nap relevant consequences on his working day? No On the colleague's day? Yes On someone else's day/life? No If so: in terms of: health? Career? Others? This, but could be related to "health" also

Does Dave want to avoid bringing the food to work? No, but OTRT Relevant? OTRT
Relevant what he eats? No The same food every day? Probably not Take away? No Pizza? Spaghetti? Salad? Could be any of these Is Dave in a regime? No
Could he have eaten what he eats at home also in the office? Yes If not, because there was no fridge in the office? No microwave? No appliances in general? On the contrary! Could he have eaten in a place near the office? Yes
Relevant what he drinks? No Water? Alcohol? Milk? Soda? Tea? Others? Could be any of these
Does he work in a factory related to food/drink? No Does Dave want to avoid going to eat with the collegue? Yes, in a way... Want to save money? This could be a factor, but probably not
Does he relevantly buy his meal? No If so relevant by who? Relevant the brand of the firm selling the food?
Does he eat rapidly? Slowly? A moderate length of time
Is religion relevant? Does he belong to a minority? Does he eat with someone? Does he have a secret relationship with someone? (E.g. he had a relationship with the collegue and goes home not to be suspected) No to these

Does the collegue eat at work? Yes To a restaurant nearby? No Saving money relevant? See above Does the collegue eat junk food? No Ask him things related to work during the lunch? No Does Dave enjoy his company? Irrel Relevant? Punching in/out relevant? No Had the collegue left, would the puzzle still work? Left when? Environment protection relevant? No Can we assume he works 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.? Yes

"Illegality" (unfairness is better?) of the deed = related to what he does at home? There's a link, but indirect Related to the consequences of the fact that he goes home? No If so negative consequences for the collegue? But Yes Positive consequences for him? And Yes Does he have a "second job" (e.g. selling food)? Illegal toward the firm? No
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Re: [Balin] Talk of circadian rhythm

Postby Earnest » Mon Aug 19, 2019 10:37 am

Would he have had relevantly to label his food had he brought to his place of work? Do workers have a common fridge/common appliances to adopt in the place of work? Does Dave want to avoid to bring something related to food at work (dressing?)? Had the collegue not been present would he have needed to bring such items? Would he have eaten at work? Is cutlery relevant? Glasses?

Does Dave always arrive earlier than the collegue? Is space in appliances relevant? Is dirt relevant? Sauces? Oil? Dressings?

Is the collegue ignorant about some rules? Is some handicap relevant? Does the collegue eat something similar to Dave? Something that makes the rest of the things in the fridge smell?

Does the collegue bring always more food than necessary and offer it to others? Or maybe less food and ask food to others? Are vending machines relevant? Does he buy the food somewhere relevantly? Is some food allergy/intollerance relevant? Does Dave take some of the food of the collegue at home?

Relevant where appliances were located? Food residuals relevant? Hygene relevant? Expired food? Expiration date? Does the collegue eat also before lunch?

Maybe Dave use the thing that he does before the nap as an excuse to justify the nap?
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Re: [Balin] Talk of circadian rhythm

Postby Balin » Fri Aug 23, 2019 6:04 pm

Would he have had relevantly to label his food had he brought to his place of work? Possibly, but irrel Do workers have a common fridge/common appliances to adopt in the place of work? Yes Does Dave want to avoid to bring something related to food at work (dressing?)? No, but OTRT Had the collegue not been present would he have needed to bring such items? See next Would he have eaten at work? No Is cutlery relevant? Glasses? Neither

Does Dave always arrive earlier than the collegue? Irrel Is space in appliances relevant? Is dirt relevant? Sauces? Oil? Dressings? No to these

Is the collegue ignorant about some rules? Is some handicap relevant? No to both
Does the collegue eat something similar to Dave? No Something that makes the rest of the things in the fridge smell? No

Does the collegue bring always more food than necessary and offer it to others? No Or maybe less food and ask food to others? No
Are vending machines relevant? Does he buy the food somewhere relevantly? Is some food allergy/intollerance relevant? No to these
Does Dave take some of the food of the collegue at home? Please clarify

Relevant where appliances were located? Food residuals relevant? Hygene relevant? Expired food? Expiration date? No to all
Does the collegue eat also before lunch? No

Maybe Dave use the thing that he does before the nap as an excuse to justify the nap? No
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Re: [Balin] Talk of circadian rhythm

Postby Earnest » Sat Aug 24, 2019 9:57 am

Did Dave want to avoid using the appliances? Do workers have to follow a row/ask a permission in order to use appliances? Are all the appliances functioning? Had he eaten in the office would he have needed to make more effort? Spend more money? Follow certain rules? Offer the coffee to the collegue? Drink a coffee (because the collegue would have offered it to him?)

Had he brought food to work would he relevantly needed to use appliances? Relevant exactly what he eats at home? If not, does he want to avoid to share the appliances? Did he want to avoid confidences with the collegue?

Thing he does when coming back home = going to toilette? Review something? Talk with someone? Something he cannot do if the collegue is oresent?

Positive consequences on him = saving time? Health? Saving money? Having a better imoact on collegues? To have more time to relax?
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Re: [Balin] Talk of circadian rhythm

Postby Balin » Tue Aug 27, 2019 5:36 pm

Did Dave want to avoid using the appliances? No Do workers have to follow a row/ask a permission in order to use appliances? No Are all the appliances functioning? Yes Had he eaten in the office would he have needed to make more effort? Yes Spend more money? Possibly Follow certain rules? No Offer the coffee to the collegue? Drink a coffee (because the collegue would have offered it to him?) Coffee is irrel

Had he brought food to work would he relevantly needed to use appliances? Probably Relevant exactly what he eats at home? No If not, does he want to avoid to share the appliances? Not necessarily Did he want to avoid confidences with the collegue? No

Thing he does when coming back home = going to toilette? Review something? Talk with someone? Something he cannot do if the collegue is oresent? None of these (except possibly the bathroom) - he now just goes home and takes a nap

Positive consequences on him = saving time? Health? Saving money? This, mainly Having a better imoact on collegues? To have more time to relax?
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Re: [Balin] Talk of circadian rhythm

Postby Earnest » Wed Aug 28, 2019 7:16 am

Had there not been the collegue, would he have saved money (not lose money) by eating in the office? Had the use of appliances a cost for workers? Did workers receive a financing if they ate outside of the office?

Dave did not want others to see what he eats? Maybe he ate leftovers? Pills? Dave did not want others to judge him? To ecploit appliances of the office? To bring something relevant to work? (E.g. he gave the leftovers to his dog?) To leave dishes unwashed until the end of his turn? To bring his own dishes and glasses? Is hygene involved? Did he take a nap to digest? Is digestion relevant? Did he want not to eat in a rush (e.g. to coordinate with the collegue in order to come back work together); did he want to be comfortable when eating? Dirtying clothing relevant?

Saving money = spending less money for food?
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Re: [Balin] Talk of circadian rhythm

Postby Balin » Mon Sep 02, 2019 4:35 pm

Had there not been the collegue, would he have saved money (not lose money) by eating in the office? No Had the use of appliances a cost for workers? No Did workers receive a financing if they ate outside of the office? No

Dave did not want others to see what he eats? Yes Maybe he ate leftovers? Pills? Neither Dave did not want others to judge him? No, but related To ecploit appliances of the office? No To bring something relevant to work? No (E.g. he gave the leftovers to his dog?) No To leave dishes unwashed until the end of his turn? No To bring his own dishes and glasses? No Is hygene involved? No Did he take a nap to digest? Yes Is digestion relevant? No Did he want not to eat in a rush No (e.g. to coordinate with the collegue in order to come back work together); No did he want to be comfortable when eating? No Dirtying clothing relevant? No

Saving money = spending less money for food? Yes
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Re: [Balin] Talk of circadian rhythm

Postby Earnest » Tue Sep 03, 2019 6:07 am

Do the collegues know that he goes home to eat? That he goes home to save money?

Does he want the others not to copy him? Not to ask him to bring them food? To go in his house to eat?to invite themselves in the house? That the other knew that he lives near the firm?

Do collegues use delivery to order food? Spend money to buy food and eat? Do the others go to eat near his house (so that for him was indifferent to go and eat in his house without spending money rather than going to eat in the restauran with the others?)? Does he eat some particular food? Light food? Is Dave embarassed for what he eats? (E.g. he has denture and must eat liquid food) does he eat something he could order in a restaurant? He could have eaten in the firm? He could have eaten in the firm while others was seing? Was Dave preparing for a sport event? For an event in particular? Was he ill? Has he got particular dietary requirements?
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Re: [Balin] Talk of circadian rhythm

Postby Balin » Sat Sep 07, 2019 12:37 pm

Do the collegues know that he goes home to eat? Yes That he goes home to save money?

Does he want the others not to copy him? Not to ask him to bring them food? To go in his house to eat? to invite themselves in the house? None of these That the other knew that he lives near the firm? Irrel

Do collegues use delivery to order food? Spend money to buy food and eat? Yes Do the others (only one colleague is relevant) go to eat near his house No (so that for him was indifferent to go and eat in his house without spending money rather than going to eat in the restauran with the others?)? No Does he eat some particular food? No Light food? No Is Dave embarassed for what he eats? No (E.g. he has denture and must eat liquid food) No does he eat something he could order in a restaurant? Irrel He could have eaten in the firm? Good question! He could have eaten in the firm while others was seing? Also a good question! Was Dave preparing for a sport event? No For an event in particular? No Was he ill? No Has he got particular dietary requirements? No
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Re: [Balin] Talk of circadian rhythm

Postby Balin » Sun Nov 17, 2019 3:50 pm

Forgot this hadn't been kaputted. Might as well drop the

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Dave has always gone home during his lunch break to eat, but recently a colleague has begun bringing delicious meals for his own lunch. Unable to resist the temptation, Dave has begun stealing his colleague's lunch, but still goes home as normal so he will not be suspected as the thief. Since he has no need to make lunch anymore, he just takes a nap.
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Re: [Balin] Talk of circadian rhythm (*PAST EXPIRATION*)

Postby peter365 » Mon Nov 18, 2019 12:04 pm

I forgot about this one which is bad considering the puzzle title.

Nice solution Balin , very lateral.
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Re: [Balin] Talk of circadian rhythm (*PAST EXPIRATION*)

Postby Earnest » Tue Nov 19, 2019 8:24 am

Sorry but I forgot about this. Good one!
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