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Torgeir Apeland (Abc)
Posted on Friday, February 10, 2006 - 10:16 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

It took more than 3 months from she died until she was cremated. Why?

If this isn't solved within 6 postings, I'll be surprised
Lewis Zeiters (Lzeiters)
Posted on Friday, February 10, 2006 - 4:17 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

was she buried in a forest, which later caught fire?
Lynne (Lynne)
Posted on Friday, February 10, 2006 - 4:47 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Well, some murder investigations necessitate keeping the body quite some time, but I guess it's more involved than that?

Also, as it's illegal to cremate a body here if the person doesn't wish it, was there a dispute over whether she could be?
John Faben (Bentarm)
Posted on Friday, February 10, 2006 - 5:39 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Because she died on a spaceship, and starting fires on a spaceship is a bad idea?
Is she (or rather, was she) human?
Was she cremated deliberately?
Was the body cremated in the same place as she died?
John Morahan (Wunderland)
Posted on Friday, February 10, 2006 - 8:23 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did she die more than once?
Simon Downham (Beroean)
Posted on Friday, February 10, 2006 - 11:14 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did she die whilst trying to recover an ancient and valuable artifact on a potential archaelogical site in Norway that the landowner was trying to conceal from the proper government authorities?

Did she drown whilst attempting to ditch an axe in a lake and became so saturated in the process that it took 3 months to dry out her body?
Torgeir Apeland (Abc)
Posted on Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 4:19 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Lewis Zeiters (Lzeiters) on Friday, February 10, 2006 - 04:17 pm:


was she buried in a forest, which later caught fire? No

By Lynne (Lynne) on Friday, February 10, 2006 - 04:47 pm:


Well, some murder investigations necessitate keeping the body quite some time, but I guess it's more involved than that? I'm afraid so (:

Also, as it's illegal to cremate a body here if the person doesn't wish it, was there a dispute over whether she could be? No

By John Faben (Bentarm) on Friday, February 10, 2006 - 05:39 pm:


Because she died on a spaceship, and starting fires on a spaceship is a bad idea? No
Is she (or rather, was she) human? No
Was she cremated deliberately?
Was the body cremated in the same place as she died? Yope

By John Morahan (Wunderland) on Friday, February 10, 2006 - 08:23 pm:


Did she die more than once? No

By Simon Downham (Beroean) on Friday, February 10, 2006 - 11:14 pm:


Did she die whilst trying to recover an ancient and valuable artifact on a potential archaelogical site in Norway that the landowner was trying to conceal from the proper government authorities? No

Did she drown whilst attempting to ditch an axe in a lake and became so saturated in the process that it took 3 months to dry out her body? Sorry, No.

One of the answers was so close that I almost get a bad conscience for answering "no"
Katy (Katy)
Posted on Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 4:33 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was she a human adult?
Torgeir Apeland (Abc)
Posted on Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 6:48 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was she a human adult? No
Torgeir Apeland (Abc)
Posted on Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 6:59 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Forgot to answer one of Bentarm's questions in an earlier posting.

Was she cremated deliberately? Yesish
Katy (Katy)
Posted on Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:10 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was she a human? Adult? Victim of a crime? 'Cremated' legally?
Torgeir Apeland (Abc)
Posted on Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:41 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was she a human? No
Adult? Yes
Victim of a crime? No
'Cremated' legally? Not sure what you mean by "legally", but no law was broken.
Katy (Katy)
Posted on Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:45 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So was she an animal? A pet? Was she cremated by people who are employed to carry out cremations?
Torgeir Apeland (Abc)
Posted on Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:47 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So was she an animal? Yes
A pet? Yesish
Was she cremated by people who are employed to carry out cremations? No
Katy (Katy)
Posted on Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:51 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So she died, and then more than 3 months later she was burnt?
Sick, I know, but was she an insect who got her feet stuck to the bottom of a candle?
Torgeir Apeland (Abc)
Posted on Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:59 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So she died, and then more than 3 months later she was burnt? Correct
Sick, I know, but was she an insect who got her feet stuck to the bottom of a candle? Good one, but no.
Katy (Katy)
Posted on Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 8:00 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was she a dog? A cat? A rodent? Please give me a rough indication of her size by comparing her to the 3 I've mentioned.
Torgeir Apeland (Abc)
Posted on Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 8:05 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was she a dog? this A cat? A rodent? Please give me a rough indication of her size by comparing her to the 3 I've mentioned. Well, since she was a dog, she was about the size of a dog. (:
Katy (Katy)
Posted on Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 8:09 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So did she have owners?
Were they aware she had died? Did they cremate her? intentionally?
Torgeir Apeland (Abc)
Posted on Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 8:12 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So did she have owners? Sort of
Were they aware she had died? Yes
Did they cremate her? Um... Yope
intentionally? Yope. Their actions led to her cremation.
Katy (Katy)
Posted on Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 8:15 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did these people (person) feed her on a regular basis? Provide her with shelter? Train her? Pet her? Had they bought her?
We used to have dogs and I am well aware they own and train we humans, however for the purposes of this puzzle...
Torgeir Apeland (Abc)
Posted on Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 8:20 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Katy (Katy) on Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 08:15 pm:


Did these people (person) feed her on a regular basis? Yes(ish)
Provide her with shelter? Yes
Train her? Yes
Pet her? Maybe
Had they bought her? No - I don't think so

We used to have dogs and I am well aware they own and train we humans, however for the purposes of this puzzle... I'm aware cats are supposed to be training their owners. And now you tell me dogs do the same thing?
Katy (Katy)
Posted on Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 8:23 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

You need a book I have...100 ways for a dog to train its owner. I recognised almost every one - and through it all you think they're so stupid, but that's what they want you to think

Was this some sort of organisation? A dog shelter? Kennels? Did they cause her death?
Katy (Katy)
Posted on Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 8:24 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

The dog that is, not the writer of the book! (which I assume was not a dog
Torgeir Apeland (Abc)
Posted on Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 8:28 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I'll ask you about borrowing it the day I get a dog.

Was this some sort of organisation? Yes
A dog shelter? Kennels? Both no.
Did they cause her death? Yes
Katy (Katy)
Posted on Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 8:38 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was it an organisation that is usually associated with animals? Dogs? Did they intentionally cause her death?
Torgeir Apeland (Abc)
Posted on Sunday, February 12, 2006 - 12:26 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was it an organisation that is usually associated with animals? Dogs? Both no
Did they intentionally cause her death? Yes
John Faben (Bentarm)
Posted on Sunday, February 12, 2006 - 12:52 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was this puzzle tested on animals? Is the organisation some sort of laboratory?
John Faben (Bentarm)
Posted on Sunday, February 12, 2006 - 12:55 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

One of the answers was close.... is the organisation NASA? the Russian Space Agency? Was her name Laika?
Drew Sollenberger (Sollen)
Posted on Sunday, February 12, 2006 - 3:42 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

did she die in a location and then three months later that locatino was burned and so incidently she was too? perhaps the house she and the owners lived in?

did she die in a location where creamation would be a bad idea and so they had to wait untill it was a better idea?

did anyone have a reason to conceal or not admit to the dogs death?

was the dog trained and/or used in a manner other then regular? a seeing eye dog? police dog? a hunting dog? some other dog used for tracking? those dogs that were suppose to find people buried in snow?
Torgeir Apeland (Abc)
Posted on Sunday, February 12, 2006 - 6:51 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

the Russian Space Agency? Was her name Laika? Both yes.

***************** SPOILER ********************

The first living earthling that was sent into orbit from Earth was the russian dog Laika. She was launched on the satellite Sputnik 2 on November 3 1957. She lived on for four days within the satellite before high temperatures killed her. On April 14 1958, the satellite reentered Earth's atmosphere, and burned. Hence the "cremation".

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