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Danaria789 (Danaria789)
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Posted on Friday, April 13, 2007 - 2:26 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Because of a man's actions and natural events, many die.
Danaria789 (Danaria789)
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Posted on Friday, April 13, 2007 - 2:31 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Ooops! I forgot to put the title, "Sitting Ducks" in. Can asomeone help me with that?
Enjay (Enjay)
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Posted on Friday, April 13, 2007 - 2:32 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Are the many that die people? animals? Do the man's actions cause the natural events, or vice versa, or are they independent happenings that together cause the deaths?
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Posted on Friday, April 13, 2007 - 2:39 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is this a famous man? like a president or politician? or just a man in the street?

Is era relevant? geographical location? culture?
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Posted on Friday, April 13, 2007 - 9:32 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Ducks relevant?
Danaria789 (Danaria789)
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Posted on Saturday, April 14, 2007 - 4:18 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Are the many that die people? Yes animals? Yes Do the man's actions cause the natural events, or vice versa, or are they independent happenings that together cause the deaths? This one

Is this a famous man?No like a president or politician? No or just a man in the street? Noish

Is era relevant? Yes geographical location? Yesishculture? Yesish

Ducks relevant? Yes
Enjay (Enjay)
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Posted on Saturday, April 14, 2007 - 10:00 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Do ducks die?
Did the people and animals die by:
Accident?
Murder?
Suicide?
Natural causes?
Some kind of natural disaster?

Is the puzzzle set:
Now?
100 years ago?
500 years ago?
Longer ago?
In the future?
Danaria789 (Danaria789)
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Posted on Saturday, April 14, 2007 - 3:28 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Do ducks die? Yes
Did the people and animals die by:
Accident? Yes
Murder?
Suicide?
Natural causes?
Some kind of natural disaster? So no to the rest

Is the puzzzle set:
Now? Yes
100 years ago?
500 years ago?
Longer ago?
In the future?No to rest
Jumpingjack (Jumpingjack)
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Posted on Sunday, April 15, 2007 - 11:35 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Does the man die too?
Are there more dead ducks, or more dead humans?
The man: is his occupation relevant? Does he have regular contact with the ducks? Is he a farmer? or similar?
His actions: were they vindictive? did he forget to do something? did he do something he normally wouldn't do?
Natural events: a few different natural events?the weather relevant? fire relevant? water? wind?
Did the ducks and the humans die in the same way?
Danaria789 (Danaria789)
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Posted on Sunday, April 15, 2007 - 5:55 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Does the man die too? No
Are there more dead ducks, Yes or more dead humans? So no
The man: is his occupation relevant? Yes Does he have regular contact with the ducks? No Is he a farmer? Yes or similar?
His actions: were they vindictive? No did he forget to do something? No did he do something he normally wouldn't do? No
Natural events: a few different natural events? No the weather relevant? Yes fire relevant? No water? Yes wind? No
Did the ducks and the humans die in the same way? There's a FA here

Oops! I didn't mean to say that people died. the answer to that one is no, not yes. Sorry.
Enjay (Enjay)
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Posted on Sunday, April 15, 2007 - 6:03 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So only ducks were killed? Is that FA only because no humans were killed? Were they killed in a flood? Was there a lot of rain? Were the man's actions something he did often? Every day? Were the ducks on his farm?
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Posted on Monday, April 16, 2007 - 4:14 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

oil spills relevant?
Danaria789 (Danaria789)
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Posted on Monday, April 16, 2007 - 5:14 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So only ducks were killed? Yes Is that FA only because no humans were killed? Yes Were they killed in a flood? No Was there a lot of rain? Yes Were the man's actions something he did often? Yes Every day? No Were the ducks on his farm? No

oil spills relevant? No
Jumpingjack (Jumpingjack)
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Posted on Monday, April 16, 2007 - 10:01 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did the ducks belong to another farmer? Or were they wild? Were all the ducks in the same place when they died? Did the ducks drown? suffocate? starve? freeze? were they poisoned? crushed to death? somehow blown apart?
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Posted on Monday, April 16, 2007 - 2:38 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did the ducks belong to another farmer? No Or were they wild? Yes Were all the ducks in the same place when they died? Yes Did the ducks drown? Yes suffocate? starve? freeze? were they poisoned? crushed to death? somehow blown apart? No to rest
Enjay (Enjay)
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Posted on Monday, April 16, 2007 - 4:05 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did thr man's actions somehow prevent the ducks from escaping from drowning? Did his actions somehow worsen the effects of the heavy rain?
Danaria789 (Danaria789)
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Posted on Tuesday, April 17, 2007 - 2:02 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did thr man's actions somehow prevent the ducks from escaping from drowning? Noish Did his actions somehow worsen the effects of the heavy rain? No
Jumpingjack (Jumpingjack)
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Posted on Wednesday, April 18, 2007 - 2:21 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Are the ducks in an enclosed area? Are they indoors? outdoors? swimming in a body of water?
Are they actually drowned by the rain water, or is the rain an indirect cause of their drowning?
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Posted on Wednesday, April 18, 2007 - 8:09 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Are the ducks in an enclosed area? No Are they indoors? No outdoors? Yes swimming in a body of water? Yes
Are they actually drowned by the rain water, No or is the rain an indirect cause of their drowning? Please clarify
Enjay (Enjay)
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Posted on Wednesday, April 18, 2007 - 8:13 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Does the heavy rain cause their body of water to overflow, drowning them?
Blazingphoenix (Blazingphoenix)
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Posted on Wednesday, April 18, 2007 - 8:23 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did he by any chance throw a net over the pond to catch fish? Any fertilizer relevant that paralyzed them so they couldn't move? Or maybe the ducks were kept in a wire cage that became flooded when it rained?

Hiya!
Snoozer (Snoozer)
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Posted on Wednesday, April 18, 2007 - 10:16 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did he somehow affect their floating abilities? By: Blowing air bubbles while scuba diving? Reducing surface tension chemically?
Danaria789 (Danaria789)
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Posted on Thursday, April 19, 2007 - 7:40 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Does the heavy rain cause their body of water to overflow, drowning them? No

Did he by any chance throw a net over the pond to catch fish? No Any fertilizer relevant that paralyzed them so they couldn't move? Yope... Or maybe the ducks were kept in a wire cage that became flooded when it rained? No

Hiya! Hiya back

Did he somehow affect their floating abilities? Yes By: Blowing air bubbles while scuba diving? No Reducing surface tension chemically? Noish...
Enjay (Enjay)
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Posted on Thursday, April 19, 2007 - 7:43 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is this connected to what he fed them? Did he somehow make them heavier? Did he disturb the water, breaking the surface tension? Were they paralyzed?
Danaria789 (Danaria789)
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Posted on Friday, April 20, 2007 - 12:29 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is this connected to what he fed them? No Did he somehow make them heavier? No Did he disturb the water, breaking the surface tension? Yes Were they paralyzed? No

Now that I think about it, the answer for "Did he somehow affect their floating abilities by Reducing surface tension chemically?" should have been yes. Sorry, I keep making mistakes on this puzzle.
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Posted on Friday, April 20, 2007 - 8:45 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did he put something in the water, such as soap or detergent?
Danaria789 (Danaria789)
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Posted on Friday, April 20, 2007 - 8:50 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did he put something in the water, such as soap or detergent? Yope
Blazingphoenix (Blazingphoenix)
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Posted on Friday, April 20, 2007 - 8:52 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

He put some form of fertilizer or substance of that sort that stripped the oil off the ducks' feathers, thus preventing them from floating when they swam on the water?
Danaria789 (Danaria789)
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Posted on Monday, April 23, 2007 - 9:41 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Well, I guess that makes this a...


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

There isn't much left that Blazingphoenix didn't guess so...

The farmer ran out of a certain kind of fertilizer that he usually used on his crops, so he decided to try something very similar that was not intended as a fertilizer. It did what he expected for his crops, but a violent thunderstorm caused some of the chemical to run off into a lake that bordered his field. This chemical stripped the oil from the feathers of the ducks that normally swam in the lake and made it so that they couldn't keep afloat. The ducks drowned.
Unfortunately, this is a true story.

Good job, Blazingphoenix. Everyone keep trying on my other puzzle!

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