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Ixoye724 (Ixoye724)
Posted on Wednesday, December 07, 2005 - 3:14 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Does Tony know where Sarah has to come from to get to the place where she takes the lesson?
Does she start from a classroom building? a dormitory? her house? the place where she works? somewhere else?
Johanna (Buzzard)
Posted on Wednesday, December 07, 2005 - 3:21 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Does Tony know where Sarah has to come from to get to the place where she takes the lesson? irrelevant
Does she start from a classroom building? a dormitory? her house? the place where she works? somewhere else? irrelevant
Ixoye724 (Ixoye724)
Posted on Wednesday, December 07, 2005 - 3:29 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Has Sarah ever been late to Tony's lessons before? Has she taken lessons from Tony for a while? Many previous times? Has Tony ever criticized her for being late before?

Is Sarah late for any of these reasons:
she stops on the way to the lesson to talk with someone?
she stops on the way to the lesson to get a cup of coffee, or some other kind of drink?
she stops to get something to eat?
she takes a route that requires more time than necessary to get there?
she stops to watch something going on (like a football game at the university)?
she starts on her way, then realizes she's forgotten something and has to go back and get it?
she gets lost?
she gets mugged?
David Burn (Woubit)
Posted on Wednesday, December 07, 2005 - 3:30 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Does he believe that she will be capable of playing the piano on her arrival?
Johanna (Buzzard)
Posted on Wednesday, December 07, 2005 - 3:35 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Ixoye724 (Ixoye724) on Wednesday, December 07, 2005 - 03:29 pm:

Has Sarah ever been late to Tony's lessons before? irrelevant Has she taken lessons from Tony for a while? yes Many previous times? yes Has Tony ever criticized her for being late before? irrelevant

Is Sarah late for any of these reasons:
she stops on the way to the lesson to talk with someone? no
she stops on the way to the lesson to get a cup of coffee, or some other kind of drink? no
she stops to get something to eat? no
she takes a route that requires more time than necessary to get there? no
she stops to watch something going on (like a football game at the university)? no
she starts on her way, then realizes she's forgotten something and has to go back and get it? no
she gets lost? no
she gets mugged? no

By David Burn (Woubit) on Wednesday, December 07, 2005 - 03:30 pm:

Does he believe that she will be capable of playing the piano on her arrival? yes
Ixoye724 (Ixoye724)
Posted on Wednesday, December 07, 2005 - 3:45 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So supposing that Sarah's lesson was to begin at 2 pm, and Sarah had a 10 minute walk to get there, is it fair to say that Sarah left her origin around 1:50?

You answered earlier that Sarah's delay occured at some time after she left, yet before she arrived at the place of her lesson - right?

Was the delay directly caused by someone else? Is there another person who is in any way involved with Sarah's delay? Or was it strictly due to Sarah making a poor decision on her own?
Did she interact with anyone else on the way to the lesson? Was she talking on a cell phone on the way to the lesson? When she arrived?
Johanna (Buzzard)
Posted on Wednesday, December 07, 2005 - 3:47 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So supposing that Sarah's lesson was to begin at 2 pm, and Sarah had a 10 minute walk to get there, is it fair to say that Sarah left her origin around 1:50? it would be fair to say that, yes

You answered earlier that Sarah's delay occured at some time after she left, yet before she arrived at the place of her lesson - right? yes

Was the delay directly caused by someone else? no Is there another person who is in any way involved with Sarah's delay? no Or was it strictly due to Sarah making a poor decision on her own? yes
Did she interact with anyone else on the way to the lesson? no Was she talking on a cell phone on the way to the lesson? no When she arrived? no
Rachel (Myth)
Posted on Wednesday, December 07, 2005 - 6:09 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Does it matter what mode of transportation Sarah used?
Walk, car, bus, train, other?
Johanna (Buzzard)
Posted on Wednesday, December 07, 2005 - 6:12 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Does it matter what mode of transportation Sarah used? no
Walk, car, bus, train, other? walking is most likely, but others are possible
David Burn (Woubit)
Posted on Wednesday, December 07, 2005 - 6:25 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did she divert from her route? Stop at some place on her route?
Mosquito (Mosquito)
Posted on Wednesday, December 07, 2005 - 6:26 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is Tony's assessment of why she is late correct?

Could she have anticipated that he would be displeased?
Johanna (Buzzard)
Posted on Wednesday, December 07, 2005 - 6:31 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By David Burn (Woubit) on Wednesday, December 07, 2005 - 06:25 pm:

Did she divert from her route? no Stop at some place on her route? yes

By Mosquito (Mosquito) on Wednesday, December 07, 2005 - 06:26 pm:

Is Tony's assessment of why she is late correct? yes

Could she have anticipated that he would be displeased? yes
David Burn (Woubit)
Posted on Wednesday, December 07, 2005 - 6:36 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did she buy anything?
Johanna (Buzzard)
Posted on Wednesday, December 07, 2005 - 6:41 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did she buy anything? no
Mosquito (Mosquito)
Posted on Wednesday, December 07, 2005 - 6:43 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did Sarah offer an explanation for her lateness? Was it the true explanation? Were any words exchanged between them before he sent her away?
Johanna (Buzzard)
Posted on Wednesday, December 07, 2005 - 6:45 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did Sarah offer an explanation for her lateness? no Was it the true explanation? n/a Were any words exchanged between them before he sent her away? no
David Burn (Woubit)
Posted on Wednesday, December 07, 2005 - 7:02 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did Tony draw an inference as to the reason for her lateness? Was it a correct inference? Had she instead taken a wrong turning, rather than stopping on the way, would he have drawn the same inference?
Johanna (Buzzard)
Posted on Wednesday, December 07, 2005 - 7:05 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did Tony draw an inference as to the reason for her lateness? yes Was it a correct inference? yes Had she instead taken a wrong turning, rather than stopping on the way, would he have drawn the same inference? no
David Burn (Woubit)
Posted on Wednesday, December 07, 2005 - 7:12 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

From previous answers, it appears that he might have decided to dismiss her before she arrived - is this right? Did he draw before she arrived the inference as to the reason for her lateness?
Johanna (Buzzard)
Posted on Wednesday, December 07, 2005 - 7:14 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

From previous answers, it appears that he might have decided to dismiss her before she arrived - is this right? yes Did he draw before she arrived the inference as to the reason for her lateness? yes
David Burn (Woubit)
Posted on Wednesday, December 07, 2005 - 7:41 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did he observe her journey?
Mosquito (Mosquito)
Posted on Wednesday, December 07, 2005 - 7:43 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did he have an idea about the reason for her tardiness based on something they had discussed before? based on something that had occurred during previous lessons? something that had occurred outside of previous lessons?

Was Tony in communication with her during the delay? with anyone else?