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Solane (Solane)
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Posted on Wednesday, August 30, 2006 - 8:40 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

He stole by giving. When they gave to him, they stole the same thing he did. What he had stolen was never recovered.
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Innocence?
Solane (Solane)
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Innocence?No.
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Is the spelling of the title relevant?
Solane (Solane)
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Is the spelling of the title relevant?No, hehe... That was just my atrocious spelling, sorry...:-)
Plebeian (Plebeian)
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Posted on Friday, September 01, 2006 - 11:05 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

ok, standard opening gambit
Is the He the same person throughout?
Are the They the same throughout?
Is the stolen thing the same throughout? (same type of thing rather than necessairly the same object)
Is he human? Alive? A real person? A fictional character?
Same questions for Them?
Is the time in which this is set relevant? Is the place relevant?
Solane (Solane)
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Posted on Friday, September 01, 2006 - 3:39 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

ok, standard opening gambit Sounds good!
Is the He the same person throughout?Yes.
Are the They the same throughout? Yes.
Is the stolen thing the same throughout? (same type of thing rather than necessairly the same objectYes.)
Is he human?Yes. Alive?Yope. A real person?Could be. A fictional character? Could be, more FYOI.
Same questions for Them? Yes, yes, could be, could be, more FYOI.
Is the time in which this is set relevant?Not really, let's call it recentish. Is the place relevant?Not really.
Mycroft (Mycroft)
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Posted on Friday, September 01, 2006 - 8:48 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was what he was giving beneficial?
Was what was stolen valuable?
Solane (Solane)
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Was what he was giving beneficial? No.
Was what was stolen valuable?Yope to yes.
Mycroft (Mycroft)
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Posted on Saturday, September 02, 2006 - 8:23 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Think I have this, I take it you want early spoilers on email?
Solane (Solane)
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Posted on Saturday, September 02, 2006 - 3:22 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Think I have this, I take it you want early spoilers on email?Yes, please.

No to Lemon Martini's email, but nice try.
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Posted on Saturday, September 02, 2006 - 9:15 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is he stealing something tangeble? Is he giving away something tangeble?

Would his actions be considered illegal? Immoral?
Would their actions be considered illegal? Immoral?
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Posted on Saturday, September 02, 2006 - 10:10 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Well my guess was either a kiss...which seems to fit perfectly since a kiss can stolen,they both gave the same thing and it can't be recovered...Oh rats!
So you can cross that off your list...and virginity too!
Solane (Solane)
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Posted on Sunday, September 03, 2006 - 3:43 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is he stealing something tangeble?No. Is he giving away something tangeble? Yes.

Would his actions be considered illegal? Yes.Immoral? yes.
Would their actions be considered illegal? No.Immoral?No.
Well my guess was either a kiss...which seems to fit perfectly since a kiss can stolen,they both gave the same thing and it can't be recovered...Oh rats!
So you can cross that off your list...and virginity too!Nice try.
Solane (Solane)
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Posted on Monday, September 04, 2006 - 3:48 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Mycroft, you are almost on the right track, but not quite. Also a little FA in there. Good shot.
Plebeian (Plebeian)
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Posted on Wednesday, September 06, 2006 - 10:42 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was he giving something which lead to loss by the recipients? Like giving bad stock advice?
Solane (Solane)
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Was he giving something which lead to loss by the recipients? Yes-ish.Like giving bad stock advice?But no.
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Posted on Monday, September 11, 2006 - 8:57 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

did he give them drugs?
stole their good health?
they became addicts who contracted a disease then gave it to him?
i know its a very long shot.....sorry!
stole as in the unauthorised taking of something?
or stole as in stole away in a temper?
did he give them a fright?
stole their freedom?
as in kidnapping or similar?
"they" stole the same thing from him....his freedom? "they" were police? incarcerated him, therefore his "freedom' was never recovered? and explains why "their" actions are not immoral or illegal?
Solane (Solane)
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did he give them drugs?No.
stole their good health? Yope.
they became addicts who contracted a disease then gave it to him? No.
i know its a very long shot.....sorry!
stole as in the unauthorised taking of something? Technically, yes.
or stole as in stole away in a temper? No.
did he give them a fright? Probably.
stole their freedom? Yope.
as in kidnapping or similar? No-ish.
"they" stole the same thing from him....his freedom?No-ish. "they" were police?Yes! incarcerated him, therefore his "freedom' was never recovered?No. and explains why "their" actions are not immoral or illegal?Yope, more to it.
Plebeian (Plebeian)
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Posted on Tuesday, September 12, 2006 - 9:40 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Stole time? As in wasted time?
Solane (Solane)
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Stole time?No. As in wasted time?No.
Plebeian (Plebeian)
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Posted on Wednesday, September 13, 2006 - 10:22 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was what was stolen something that could never be returned to the person who was deprived of it?
Was the stolen thing (albeit not actually a thing) something which could be passed to another person?
Was the stolen thing transferred from the robbed to the robber?
Did the robber gain something tangible from robbing them? Or pleasure? Or status?
Solane (Solane)
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Was what was stolen something that could never be returned to the person who was deprived of it? Yes. Although many have tried in various forms.(You can ignore the previous sentane, it has no bearing on this puzzle.)
Was the stolen thing (albeit not actually a thing) something which could be passed to another person? No.
Was the stolen thing transferred from the robbed to the robber? No.
Did the robber gain something tangible from robbing them?No. Or pleasure?Yope. Or status?Yope.
Plebeian (Plebeian)
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Posted on Thursday, September 14, 2006 - 9:59 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did he steal their youth?
Solane (Solane)
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Did he steal their youth?No... tiny ish.
Plebeian (Plebeian)
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Posted on Friday, September 15, 2006 - 10:13 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Just to clarify - the man gave something to the police, correct? Which led to them losing something, correct?
Did he give them advice? Did he purport to help them solve a crime?
If so, did this lead to the real perpetrator of the crime getting away? Or delayed in being caught?
Solane (Solane)
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Just to clarify - the man gave something to the police, correct? No/FA. Which led to them losing something, correct? The police, no.
Did he give them advice? Did he purport to help them solve a crime? No to both.
If so, did this lead to the real perpetrator of the crime getting away? Or delayed in being caught?No to both.
Fyi for Mycroft, this has to do with your FA.
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Posted on Friday, September 15, 2006 - 11:27 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did he steal life?
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did he steal their identities?
credit histories?
was it an emotion that was 'stolen'?
security codes?
Solane (Solane)
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Did he steal life?Yes, or close enough. I was thinking along the lines of the best years of their lives, but same thing.
Solane (Solane)
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did he steal their identities?
credit histories?
was it an emotion that was 'stolen'?
security codes?
No to all.
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Posted on Monday, September 18, 2006 - 8:19 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did he kill them? by giving,,, poison? bullets? anything like that?

The police shot him? or captured him, resulting in his later being sentenced to death?
Solane (Solane)
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Did he kill them? Yes.by giving,,, poison? bullets? anything like that? Yes to all, etc.

The police shot him?Yes. or captured him, resulting in his later being sentenced to death?
Solane (Solane)
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Posted on Monday, September 18, 2006 - 11:06 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Spoiler!
He was a murderer who worked in various mediums. Knifes, guns, poison, etc... He had the gall to leave the murder weapon at the scene, therefore 'giving' it to the victim. What he 'stole' was the victim's lives. Later the police caught up to him and gave him a bullet in the head. Thus ends the rampage of the unnamed, imaginary murderer dude "He".

Thanks to all for playing, special kudos to Wunderland for the spoil.


These are solving almost faster than I can think up new puzzles! Keep up the good work!

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