[Jenny] A Bird is the Word

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[Jenny] A Bird is the Word

Postby Jenny » Thu Jul 23, 2020 6:42 pm

Derek calls Sarah and utters a phrase. Sarah hangs up. Why?

(might be a quickie)
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Re: [Jenny] A Bird is the Word

Postby GalFisk » Thu Jul 23, 2020 7:13 pm

WAG: "Hi Sarah, can you hang up?"
Does Derek want Sarah to hang up? Does Sarah do what Derek wants her to? Has Sarah asked for this call? Is she expecting it? Is it a regular phone call? Using cell phones? Is it a regulr hanging up of a phone call? WAG2: "Hi Sarah, can you hang up the painting?"
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Re: [Jenny] A Bird is the Word

Postby Doriana » Thu Jul 23, 2020 7:21 pm

Derek = H/A/M? Sarah = H/A/F? Do they know each other? If so, are they married? in a relationship? dating? parent/child? siblings? other relatives? friends? acquaintances? business partners? co-workers? service provider and client?

Does Sarah say anything during the call? Does she decide to hang up before taking the call? Before Derek uttered the phrase? While he did it? Afterwards?
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Re: [Jenny] A Bird is the Word

Postby Jenny » Thu Jul 23, 2020 9:04 pm

WAG: "Hi Sarah, can you hang up?" Yesish
Does Derek want Sarah to hang up? No Does Sarah do what Derek wants her to? No Has Sarah asked for this call? No Is she expecting it? No Is it a regular phone call? Yope Using cell phones? Yes Is it a regular hanging up of a phone call? Yes WAG2: "Hi Sarah, can you hang up the painting?" Yesish

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Derek = H/A/M? Irr. Sarah = H/A/F? Irr. Do they know each other? No If so, are they married? in a relationship? dating? parent/child? siblings? other relatives? friends? acquaintances? business partners? co-workers? service provider and client?

Does Sarah say anything during the call? No Does she decide to hang up before taking the call? No Before Derek uttered the phrase? No While he did it? No Afterwards? Yes
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Re: [Jenny] A Bird is the Word

Postby AlbatrossLover » Fri Jul 24, 2020 1:58 am

Did Sarah misunderstand what Derek said? Did she hang up purely because of the phrase? Would she have talked to Derek if he had said something else?

Is Derek a telemarketer? Government worker? Did he call the right number?
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Re: [Jenny] A Bird is the Word

Postby Jenny » Fri Jul 24, 2020 9:36 am

Did Sarah misunderstand what Derek said? No Did she hang up purely because of the phrase? Yes Would she have talked to Derek if he had said something else? Depends on what he said

Is Derek a telemarketer? No Government worker? No Did he call the right number? Yesish
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Re: [Jenny] A Bird is the Word

Postby GalFisk » Fri Jul 24, 2020 9:50 am

Did he call the right person? Did he call Sarah's phone? Didhe want to talk to her? Did she want to talk to him? Did he do something dumb? Such as calling his friend's lost phone ti tellthefriend someone had found it? Did they know each other?
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Re: [Jenny] A Bird is the Word

Postby Jenny » Fri Jul 24, 2020 9:54 am

Did he call the right person? Yesish Did he call Sarah's phone? Yes Did he want to talk to her? Yesish Did she want to talk to him? No Did he do something dumb? Such as calling his friend's lost phone to tell the friend someone had found it? No Did they know each other? No
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Re: [Jenny] A Bird is the Word

Postby Doriana » Fri Jul 24, 2020 1:57 pm

Is it a voice-only call? video call?
Is Derek's utterance a statement? an instruction? a question? an insult? Does Derek use the words "hang up" at all?
Does Derek speak English? Does Sarah understand the language Derek speaks in? Does Sarah think he's speaking a different language?
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Re: [Jenny] A Bird is the Word

Postby GalFisk » Fri Jul 24, 2020 2:06 pm

Did he also call other people? Did Sarah intentionally interpret Dere's words as a command or permission to hang up? did she want to hang up? Not want to speak to Derek? Did the call annoy her?
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Re: [Jenny] A Bird is the Word

Postby Jenny » Fri Jul 24, 2020 5:23 pm

Is it a voice-only call? Yes video call? No
Is Derek's utterance a statement? an instruction? a question? This an insult? Does Derek use the words "hang up" at all? No
Does Derek speak English? Yes Does Sarah understand the language Derek speaks in? Yes Does Sarah think he's speaking a different language? No

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Did he also call other people? Yes Did Sarah intentionally interpret Derek's words as a command or permission to hang up? Yesish did she want to hang up? Yes Not want to speak to Derek? Yes Did the call annoy her? Yope
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Re: [Jenny] A Bird is the Word

Postby Doriana » Fri Jul 24, 2020 5:34 pm

Relevant how Derek got Sarah's number? If so, was he given a list of numbers he is supposed to call? Did he compile such a list himself? Does he randomly dial numbers? Did he specifically search for Sarah's number?

Is he conducting a survey?
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Re: [Jenny] A Bird is the Word

Postby Jenny » Fri Jul 24, 2020 8:34 pm

Relevant how Derek got Sarah's number? No If so, was he given a list of numbers he is supposed to call? Did he compile such a list himself? Does he randomly dial numbers? Did he specifically search for Sarah's number?

Is he conducting a survey? No
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Re: [Jenny] A Bird is the Word

Postby AlbatrossLover » Fri Jul 24, 2020 8:54 pm

Was he a prank caller? A scammer?
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Re: [Jenny] A Bird is the Word

Postby Jenny » Fri Jul 24, 2020 9:17 pm

Was he a prank caller? No A scammer? Yes
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Re: [Jenny] A Bird is the Word

Postby AlbatrossLover » Fri Jul 24, 2020 9:23 pm

Did Derek mention something Sarah knew was false? Something she knew only a scammer would say?

Did he ask her to do something? To give him some kind of information?
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Re: [Jenny] A Bird is the Word

Postby Jenny » Sat Jul 25, 2020 9:46 am

Did Derek mention something Sarah knew was false? No Something she knew only a scammer would say? Yes

Did he ask her to do something? No To give him some kind of information? No
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Re: [Jenny] A Bird is the Word

Postby wolfier » Sun Jul 26, 2020 6:40 am

is "bitcoin" relevant?
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Re: [Jenny] A Bird is the Word

Postby Jenny » Tue Jul 28, 2020 9:24 am

is "bitcoin" relevant? No
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Re: [Jenny] A Bird is the Word

Postby GalFisk » Tue Jul 28, 2020 11:59 am

Does the scammer purport to: sell something? Buy something? Represent someone he doesn't? Offer a deal? A partnership in a crime? An MLM/pyramid scheme?
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Re: [Jenny] A Bird is the Word

Postby Jenny » Tue Jul 28, 2020 5:33 pm

Does the scammer purport to: sell something? Buy something? Represent someone he doesn't? Offer a deal? A partnership in a crime? An MLM/pyramid scheme? No to all
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Re: [Jenny] A Bird is the Word

Postby JenBurdoo » Tue Sep 15, 2020 4:21 pm

Does anyone die in the course of this story?

Does Derek use the word "hang" in his phrase? "Don't hang up?" "Hang on?"

Does Sarah have caller id? Relevant?
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Re: [Jenny] A Bird is the Word

Postby markobr » Thu Jan 07, 2021 8:30 pm

Does Derek want to make Sarah believe he is someone she knows? That he works for a certain institution?

Does Sarah take the call as part of her job?

Does Sarah see Derek's number? Relevant?
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Re: [Jenny] A Bird is the Word

Postby TDGperson » Fri Jan 08, 2021 1:09 am

Did Derek say something that makes it obvious it's a scam? Did Derek offer Sarah a huge amount of money if she paid a little? Is Derek trying to trick Sarah into scamming other people?
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Re: [Jenny] A Bird is the Word

Postby Jenny » Mon Jan 11, 2021 9:47 pm

Does anyone die in the course of this story? No

Does Derek use the word "hang" in his phrase? "Don't hang up?" "Hang on?" No

Does Sarah have caller id? Relevant? No

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Does Derek want to make Sarah believe he is someone she knows? No That he works for a certain institution? No

Does Sarah take the call as part of her job? No

Does Sarah see Derek's number? Relevant? No

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Did Derek say something that makes it obvious it's a scam? Not to everyone Did Derek offer Sarah a huge amount of money if she paid a little? No Is Derek trying to trick Sarah into scamming other people? No
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Re: [Jenny] A Bird is the Word

Postby Balin » Thu Jan 14, 2021 2:20 pm

Did Derek mispronounce Sarah's name?
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Re: [Jenny] A Bird is the Word

Postby Jenny » Thu Jan 14, 2021 8:15 pm

Did Derek mispronounce Sarah's name? No
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Re: [Jenny] A Bird is the Word

Postby JenBurdoo » Wed Jan 27, 2021 3:38 am

Is the scam 419? Related to computers? Microsoft?

WAG: Derek tries to get Sarah to log onto the Internet. She uses dialup, so the moment she does, the phone is disconnected.
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Re: [Jenny] A Bird is the Word

Postby trebor » Thu Jan 28, 2021 3:29 am

Does he ask her for a personal ID? Such as her SSN/SIN?

Does he ask her a password-y type of question, such as “What is your mother’s maiden name?”? Does she have the thing that is the answer? (Like, she didn’t have a mother, or whatever?)

Is the question one a person would be likely to hear outside of a phone call? Is it a greeting?

Is any of the following relevant about Sarah: Her profession ? Her surname? Place of residence? Educational background? Religious beliefs? Hobbies? Relationship status? Gender? Sexual orientation? What cell provider she’s with? Her financial status?
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