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Beccaann (Beccaann)
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Posted on Monday, June 18, 2007 - 4:23 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

He lived, so he sued.
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Posted on Monday, June 18, 2007 - 5:02 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

If he hadn't lived, would he have died from... a disease? murder? an accident?
Did he sue the people who should have killed him? the people who told him he was going to die?
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Posted on Monday, June 18, 2007 - 5:24 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

If he hadn't lived, would he have died from... a disease?yes murder?no an accident?no
Did he sue the people who should have killed him?no the people who told him he was going to die?yes
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Posted on Monday, June 18, 2007 - 5:35 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

If he hadn't lived, would he have died from... a disease?this murder? an accident?
Did he sue the people who should have killed him?no the people who told him he was going to die?yes

I have a feeling this one wont last long!
Beccaann (Beccaann)
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Posted on Monday, June 18, 2007 - 5:35 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Grr. I thought the first one hadn't posted. Whoops.
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Posted on Monday, June 18, 2007 - 7:16 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I think I may have heard of this, so I am emailing my guess to you so others can still have a go...
Beccaann (Beccaann)
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Posted on Monday, June 18, 2007 - 7:33 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I think I may have heard of this, so I am emailing my guess to you so others can still have a go...You're exactly right!
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Posted on Tuesday, June 19, 2007 - 1:35 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did he, mistakenly thinking he had a terminal disease, do something he would not otherwise have done?
Beccaann (Beccaann)
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Posted on Tuesday, June 19, 2007 - 12:18 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did he, mistakenly thinking he had a terminal disease, do something he would not otherwise have done? yes
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Posted on Tuesday, June 19, 2007 - 4:38 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did whatever he did cause something bad to happen? If so, to him? to someone else? Or did he simply use a lot of money because he knew he was going to die?

On second thought - sending you an e-mail with a possible suggestion.
Beccaann (Beccaann)
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Posted on Wednesday, June 20, 2007 - 11:42 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did whatever he did cause something bad to happen?no If so, to him? to someone else? Or did he simply use a lot of money because he knew he was going to die? yes, and...

On second thought - sending you an e-mail with a possible suggestion. not the solution, but on the right track
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Did he have the money to spend? did he borrow the money? did he steal the money? relevant what he used it for?
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is "he" H? A? M?
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did he simply use a lot of money because he knew he was going to die? yes, and...
sued for the amount of money that he squandered?
is amount relevant?
Beccaann (Beccaann)
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Posted on Monday, June 25, 2007 - 11:56 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did he have the money to spend?yope did he borrow the money?no did he steal the money?no relevant what he used it for?noish

is "he" H? A? M? yes to all

did he simply use a lot of money because he knew he was going to die? yes, and...
sued for the amount of money that he squandered? Yes
is amount relevant? yope
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Posted on Monday, June 25, 2007 - 5:08 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did he have nobody to leave the money to, or just didn't want to, so decided he might as well spend it all? But then he didn't die, and so didn't have enough money to live on for the rest of his life?
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Posted on Monday, June 25, 2007 - 8:36 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did he have nobody to leave the money to, irrel or just didn't want to, so decided he might as well spend it all?yes... But then he didn't die, and so didn't have enough money to live on for the rest of his life?yes, but there's more.
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Posted on Monday, June 25, 2007 - 9:39 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is it relevant what exactly he spent the money on? Did he buy objects? If so, does having these objects affect his life negatively? Did he use it on something that can't be refunded, like a holiday or an experience? Did he himself gain from spending the money, or did it benefit others? Did he spend it on his family? Donate it to charity? Is spending money the only thing he did because he thought he was going to die or did he do something else as well?
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Posted on Monday, June 25, 2007 - 11:00 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Hehe, is this based on an onld joke? about the size of his shirt?
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Posted on Tuesday, June 26, 2007 - 2:23 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

please let me know which element needs most exploration..

A "He" was told he would die from a disease?
B He spent all of his money?
C He found out that he was going to live?
D He sued?

before "A"?
between A&B? B&C? C&D?
After D?
Beccaann (Beccaann)
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Posted on Tuesday, June 26, 2007 - 12:34 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is it relevant what exactly he spent the money on?yope Did he buy objects?possibly If so, does having these objects affect his life negatively?not likely Did he use it on something that can't be refunded, like a holiday or an experience?mostly, yes Did he himself gain from spending the money, or did it benefit others?he did Did he spend it on his family?no Donate it to charity?no Is spending money the only thing he did because he thought he was going to die or did he do something else as well?something else related

Hehe, is this based on an onld joke? about the size of his shirt? um...no.

please let me know which element needs most exploration..

A "He" was told he would die from a disease?
B He spent all of his money? this
C He found out that he was going to live?
D He sued?

before "A"?
between A&B?this B&C?and this C&D?
After D?
Sixtyeight (Sixtyeight)
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Posted on Tuesday, June 26, 2007 - 10:31 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

did he give the money to another person? spend money on another person?

did something else happen that has nothing to do with money?

or something else happened and then he blew all his money?
Beccaann (Beccaann)
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Posted on Wednesday, June 27, 2007 - 12:50 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

did he give the money to another person? spend money on another person? irrel

did something else happen that has nothing to do with money? no

or something else happened and then he blew all his money? yope
Sixtyeight (Sixtyeight)
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Posted on Friday, June 29, 2007 - 2:52 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

did the spending of money come from the belief that he would die or the belief that he could spend money to get well?

was the money spent on legal fees?
medical fees?
some other fee?
cost of living?
something more self-indulgent?
addiction?
Beccaann (Beccaann)
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Posted on Friday, June 29, 2007 - 5:54 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

did the spending of money come from the belief that he would die this or the belief that he could spend money to get well? not this

was the money spent on legal fees? no
medical fees? no
some other fee? no
cost of living? no
something more self-indulgent? yes
addiction? no
Eli (Eli)
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Posted on Monday, July 02, 2007 - 4:03 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

That yope to what he spent money on. Is it only relevant as in it cost a huge amount of money? Or would it be helpful to determine the exact nature of the "thing" he spent his money on?

Did he do something else because of the diagnose? Something that didn't cost money? but something he wouldn't have done if he hadn't been told he was going to die?
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Posted on Tuesday, July 03, 2007 - 12:05 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

That yope to what he spent money on. Is it only relevant as in it cost a huge amount of money?no Or would it be helpful to determine the exact nature of the "thing" he spent his money on? no

Did he do something else because of the diagnose?yope or yesish Something that didn't cost money?yesish but something he wouldn't have done if he hadn't been told he was going to die?yes
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Posted on Wednesday, July 04, 2007 - 9:38 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did he spend the money on something related to dying, like a funeral? Cryogenics? A big "going away" party?
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Posted on Thursday, July 05, 2007 - 11:56 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did he spend the money on something related to dying, like a funeral?no Cryogenics?no A big "going away" party?possibly, but irrel
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Did the money go to:
retail purchases?
a form of entertainment?
an addiction?
a service?
a person?
several people?
something consumable?
something tangible?
an investment?
a charity?
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Did he do something dangerous, which left him disabled or in pain?
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Did the money go to:
retail purchases? possibly
a form of entertainment? possibly
an addiction? no
a service? no
a person? no
several people? no
something consumable? possibly
something tangible? possibly
an investment? no
a charity? no

Did he do something dangerous, which left him disabled or in pain?no
Sixtyeight (Sixtyeight)
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If we could see a list of what he spent the money on.. would it help solve the puzzle?

is it more important to find out what he did after the diagnosis?

was it a response to something else that happened to him (other than his diagnosis)?
something that happened before he spent money?

or should we explore another idea initiated by him, solely a result of the diagnosis?

did it involve...
travel?
doing something to his body?
other people? family?
a legal action?
reconciling something in his life?
Beccaann (Beccaann)
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If we could see a list of what he spent the money on.. would it help solve the puzzle? no

is it more important to find out what he did after the diagnosis? yes

was it a response to something else that happened to him (other than his diagnosis)? no
something that happened before he spent money? no

or should we explore another idea initiated by him, solely a result of the diagnosis? yesish

did it involve...
travel? no
doing something to his body? no
other people? family? no
a legal action? legal as in not illegal? yes...as in law-related, no
reconciling something in his life? no
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The doctors told him he was going to die soon. So he borrowed a lot of money from a loanshark and went on a spending spree. The doctors then told he's not going to die, so he's suing the doctors.
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The doctors told him he was going to die soon.yes So he borrowed a lot of money from a loanshark no and went on a spending spree.yes The doctors then told he's not going to die, so he's suing the doctors.yes

This would be the answer if the "borrowed a lot of money from a loanshark" part was changed to something else.
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Borrowed a lot of money from a bank?
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Borrowed a lot of money from a bank?no
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The doctors told him he was going to die soon. So he emptied his bank account liqudated all of his assets and went on a spending spree. The doctors then told he's not going to die, so he's suing the doctors.
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The doctors told him he was going to die soon. So he emptied his bank account liqudated all of his assets and went on a spending spree. The doctors then told he's not going to die, so he's suing the doctors. All correct, but there's one more thing he did...
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This other thing he did, was this something to do with using the money? Or an action that is not related to that at all? if so, relevant when it took place?
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This other thing he did, was this something to do with using the money?noish or yope Or an action that is not related to that at all?yesish if so, relevant when it took place?yes...between the diagnosis and the spending of the money
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Did he quit his job?
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Did he quit his job? BINGO!

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

The true story as I read it:

John Brandrick told London's Daily Telegraph in May that he will seek compensation from Royal Cornwall Hospital in Treliske, England, because he's still alive. He was diagnosed in 2006 with pancreatic cancer, with about a year to live, and he quit his job, stopped paying his bills, and used his life's savings to enjoy his last days. However, he was recently told he merely had (non-fatal) pancreatitis, and now he's broke. [Daily Telegraph (London), 5-7-07]
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He will sue those guys who failed to kill him completely, to prove as an alibi to insurance company ,instead disabled him.

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