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[IrishElk] Seasonally Inappropriate

Postby irishelk » Tue Dec 08, 2020 8:39 pm

He was suspected of murder because of her choice of Halloween costume.
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Re: [IrishElk] Seasonally Inappropriate

Postby wolfier » Tue Dec 08, 2020 9:23 pm

Costume: that looking like an animal?
He: a hunter?
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Re: [IrishElk] Seasonally Inappropriate

Postby WiZ » Tue Dec 08, 2020 9:31 pm

Don't worry, it's easy to confuse Halloween and Christmas because OCT 31 = DEC 25 Ho ho ho

Has a murder indeed taken place? Is 'she' the victim? An accomplice? A bystander/witness? The true perpetrator?
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Re: [IrishElk] Seasonally Inappropriate

Postby irishelk » Thu Dec 10, 2020 3:52 pm

wolfier

Costume: that looking like an animal? No.
He: a hunter? Nope, good guess.


WiZ

Don't worry, it's easy to confuse Halloween and Christmas because OCT 31 = DEC 25 Ho ho ho Oh boy :lol: Hadn't heard that one before!

Has a murder indeed taken place? Actually irr. Let's say no and be pleasant. Is 'she' the victim? She would be. An accomplice? A bystander/witness? The true perpetrator? No to rest.
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Re: [IrishElk] Seasonally Inappropriate

Postby Doriana » Thu Dec 10, 2020 4:16 pm

To be sure: Choice of Halloween costume for herself? for someone else? for a pet?
Was she wearing the costume when he was suspected of murder? Was he relevantly wearing a costume?

Halloween parties relevant? Trick-or-treating relevant?
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Re: [IrishElk] Seasonally Inappropriate

Postby wunderland » Thu Dec 10, 2020 4:40 pm

Did she die at all? Did someone mistakenly believe that she died? Did the costume lead someone to mistakenly believe that she was dead? or to have a mistaken belief about the cause of her (presumed) death?
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Re: [IrishElk] Seasonally Inappropriate

Postby irishelk » Sat Dec 12, 2020 8:09 pm

Doriana

To be sure: Choice of Halloween costume for herself? Yes. for someone else? for a pet? No.
Was she wearing the costume when he was suspected of murder? Not necessarily. Was he relevantly wearing a costume? No.

Halloween parties relevant? Trick-or-treating relevant? No.


wunderland

Did she die at all? Yes*. Did someone mistakenly believe that she died? Did the costume lead someone to mistakenly believe that she was dead? or to have a mistaken belief about the cause of her (presumed) death? Thisish, no to rest.

*I was thinking we could leave her alive, but actually I think it only works if she did die. :/
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Re: [IrishElk] Seasonally Inappropriate

Postby JenBurdoo » Mon Dec 14, 2020 3:10 am

Is the length of time since death relevant? For example, if she were a zombie, it might at first appear that she were dead for days when she had been dead minutes.
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Re: [IrishElk] Seasonally Inappropriate

Postby wolfier » Tue Dec 15, 2020 3:24 am

Did the custom feature some bullet hole or some kind of axe to the head, which suggests the way she died?
Is he cleared of the suspicion eventually? If so, in a short time? Was the true cause of death found to be something else?
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Re: [IrishElk] Seasonally Inappropriate

Postby irishelk » Tue Dec 15, 2020 4:07 pm

JenBurdoo

Is the length of time since death relevant? Not really. For example, if she were a zombie, it might at first appear that she were dead for days when she had been dead minutes. True! But no.


wolfier

Did the custom feature some bullet hole or some kind of axe to the head, which suggests the way she died? No.
Is he cleared of the suspicion eventually? Irr for the puzzle, but most likely. If so, in a short time? Irr. Was the true cause of death found to be something else? No/irr.
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Re: [IrishElk] Seasonally Inappropriate

Postby irishelk » Sun Dec 27, 2020 12:19 pm

HINT: A relevant event occurs before Halloween.
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Re: [IrishElk] Seasonally Inappropriate

Postby Earnest » Sun Dec 27, 2020 6:20 pm

To be sure: she (who chose the costume) was the victim right? Or was it someone else (e.g. she chose the same costume as the one wore by the murderer to signal to the police who was the killer)?

Did he relevantly wear a costume? If so, is his costume similar/related to the one she was wearing (e.g. wizard and assistant)? Or maybe the exact same (e.g. they were two parts of the same costume...say a horse) Did the two have/have had any relevant relation? Fiends? Girlfriend and boyfriend? Colleagues? Brother and sister? Complete strangers? Did someone else relevantly wear the same costume as him?
Did he effectively kill her? If so, by accident? Intentionally?

because of her choice of Halloween costume = had she wore another costume he would not have been accused? Because her costume was dirtied by something relevant? Was she dressed as: crazy scientist? Ghost? Witch? Zombie? Harry Potter? Crazy clown? A relevant character of an horror movie? Did she has some relevant gadget (e.g. a camera/plaster/fingerprint material/cell phone/ recorder/ something that could furnish a prove)? Unusual for an Halloween party (ii.e. denoting that she was working/ not taking part to the party)? Did she decide to change the Halloween costume at the very last minute? Is KKK relevant?

Was she killed before Halloween? While wearing the costume? The day of Halloween? After Halloween?
Is her costume: scary? Wore by other people (e.g. friends/collegues)? Having false blood? Are fingerprints relevant?

A relevant event occurs before Halloween. --> negative event? An event that was made public? natural catastrophe? accident? Murder? kidnapping? robbery? others? A wedding? A proposal? A threat? Did something happened to her costume? To his costume?
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Re: [IrishElk] Seasonally Inappropriate

Postby irishelk » Mon Dec 28, 2020 2:44 pm

Earnest
To be sure: she (who chose the costume) was the victim right? Yes. Or was it someone else (e.g. she chose the same costume as the one wore by the murderer to signal to the police who was the killer)?

Did he relevantly wear a costume? No. If so, is his costume similar/related to the one she was wearing (e.g. wizard and assistant)? Or maybe the exact same (e.g. they were two parts of the same costume...say a horse) Did the two have/have had any relevant relation? Friends? Assume this, irr. Girlfriend and boyfriend? Colleagues? Brother and sister? Complete strangers? Did someone else relevantly wear the same costume as him? No to rest.
Did he effectively kill her? No. If so, by accident? Intentionally?

because of her choice of Halloween costume = had she wore another costume he would not have been accused? Correct. Because her costume was dirtied by something relevant? No. Was she dressed as: crazy scientist? Ghost? Witch? Zombie? Harry Potter? Crazy clown? A relevant character of an horror movie? None of these, but it is a fairly common costume. Did she has some relevant gadget (e.g. a camera/plaster/fingerprint material/cell phone/ recorder/ something that could furnish a prove)? Yesish, for SVV of gadget. Unusual for an Halloween party (ii.e. denoting that she was working/ not taking part to the party)? No. Did she decide to change the Halloween costume at the very last minute? No. Is KKK relevant? Yes.

Was she killed before Halloween? While wearing the costume? Yes. The day of Halloween? After Halloween? Exact timing irr, but while she had her costume on.
Is her costume: scary? Not especially, but based on something rather scary. Wore by other people (e.g. friends/collegues)? Not relevantly. Having false blood? No. Are fingerprints relevant? No.

A relevant event occurs before Halloween. --> negative event? Slightly. An event that was made public? No. natural catastrophe? accident? Yes. Murder? kidnapping? robbery? others? A wedding? A proposal? A threat? No to rest. Did something happened to her costume? Noish, explore. To his costume? No.
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Re: [IrishElk] Seasonally Inappropriate

Postby JenBurdoo » Mon Dec 28, 2020 3:18 pm

Did he and she know each other? Have a relationship? Work? Romantic? Acquaintance?

Did she choose the costume for a relevant reason? Related to him?

Was she found inside? Outside? Hidden?
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Re: [IrishElk] Seasonally Inappropriate

Postby irishelk » Tue Dec 29, 2020 7:46 pm

JenBurdoo

Did he and she know each other? Have a relationship? Yes, assume friends. Work? Romantic? Acquaintance?

Did she choose the costume for a relevant reason? No, Related to him? but an aspect of the costume choice is vaguely related to him.

Was she found inside? Outside? Hidden? Irr.
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Re: [IrishElk] Seasonally Inappropriate

Postby irishelk » Thu Jan 14, 2021 1:14 pm

************RECAP

She picked out a costume for herself to wear for Halloween, and was killed while wearing the costume. He is her friend, and was accused of her murder because of her costume choice. He actually had nothing to do with her death. It doesn't matter how, why or exactly when she was killed.

An aspect of her specific costume is relevant. It did not make her appear to be injured or dead. She was dressed in a fairly common, mildly "scary" Halloween costume, but not a wizard, crazy scientist, ghost, witch, zombie, clown or character from a horror movie franchise.

A very minor accident relevantly occurred before she was killed.
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Re: [IrishElk] Seasonally Inappropriate

Postby Balin » Thu Jan 14, 2021 2:36 pm

Did her costume include a skirt? A long skirt? Pants? Long pants? Long sleeves? Short sleeves? No sleeves? A mask? A wig? A hat? Shoes? Boots? Socks? Long socks?
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Re: [IrishElk] Seasonally Inappropriate

Postby irishelk » Thu Jan 14, 2021 4:24 pm

Balin

Did her costume include a skirt? A long skirt? Pants? Long pants? Long sleeves? Short sleeves? No sleeves? A mask? A wig? A hat? Shoes? Boots? Socks? Long socks? Irr to all.

You could do this costume a number of ways, but I think pants, long sleeves, a hat and boots would be pretty standard.
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Re: [IrishElk] Seasonally Inappropriate

Postby Balin » Thu Jan 14, 2021 5:50 pm

A cowboy?
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Re: [IrishElk] Seasonally Inappropriate

Postby Doriana » Thu Jan 14, 2021 7:18 pm

Did she borrow any part of the costume from him? And if so, were his fingerprints or DNA found at the crime scene because of that?
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Re: [IrishElk] Seasonally Inappropriate

Postby irishelk » Fri Jan 15, 2021 9:55 pm

Balin

A cowboy? No.


Doriana

Did she borrow any part of the costume from him? No. And if so, were his fingerprints or DNA found at the crime scene because of that? Good thought, but no.
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