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Enjay (Enjay)
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Posted on Thursday, October 11, 2007 - 5:13 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Jill was angry, and called Jack. As a result of that call, not only was Jill still angry with Jack, but she had two more reasons to be.
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haha sounds like most male-female conversations when the female is angry ;p

did Jill speak to Jack? is it relevant how long for? did she tell him she was angry at him? and why? did he try to explain? make an excuse?
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haha sounds like most male-female conversations when the female is angry ;p Lol...so true :-)

did Jill speak to Jack? No
is it relevant how long for? did she tell him she was angry at him? and why? did he try to explain? make an excuse? So none of these apply
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So not only wasn't he there to answer the phone she used up her last bit of credit as the flippin' answerphone cut in to tell her what she now knew anyway.
Harumph. ;-)
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So not only wasn't he there to answer the phone she used up her last bit of credit as the flippin' answerphone cut in to tell her what she now knew anyway.
Harumph. ;-) I'm afraid that's not it. But I could have added that in as a fourth reason she was angry:-)
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So... Jill used a phone to call Jack?
Jill called as in yelled?

If phone, did she get his answering service?
Did the message on the answering service upset her more?
Did the simple fact that he didn't answer upset her more?
Had she been able to talk to him earlier? That day? The previous day? Is that conversation relevant?

Jill is H/A/F?
Jack is H/A/M?
Are they dating?
Do they have a buisness relationship?
Are they related by blood or marriage?
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So... Jill used a phone to call Jack? Yes
Jill called as in yelled? No

If phone, did she get his answering service? No
Did the message on the answering service upset her more? So no
Did the simple fact that he didn't answer upset her more? Not that alone
Had she been able to talk to him earlier? Yes That day? Yes The previous day? Is that conversation relevant? Yes

Jill is H/A/F? Yes
Jack is H/A/M? Yes
Are they dating? No
Do they have a buisness relationship? Yes
Are they related by blood or marriage? No
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Is Jack her cable guy who was supposed to show up between 8 am and 6pm?

When she called, did somebody else answer the phone? Was that somebody else male? Female? A buisness associate of Jack's? A close friend? Was Jack jacking around with his girlfriend and keeping his clients waiting longer than they had to?
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Is Jack her cable guy who was supposed to show up between 8 am and 6pm? No

When she called, did somebody else answer the phone? No
Was that somebody else male? Female? A buisness associate of Jack's? A close friend? Was Jack jacking around with his girlfriend and keeping his clients waiting longer than they had to? No to all
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Darn. I was so hoping for a "Hello! Jack's Pants. He's not in them right now." conversation.

Did Jack not have an answering service/machine? Did the phone just keep ringing? Did Jill even connect? Is her phone broken? Is his phone broken?
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Darn. I was so hoping for a "Hello! Jack's Pants. He's not in them right now." conversation. Sorry to disappoint :D

Did Jack not have an answering service/machine? irrel
Did the phone just keep ringing? Yes, well, it stopped eventually
Did Jill even connect? Yes
Is her phone broken? No
Is his phone broken? No
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Recap check: So Jill's mad... at Jack? Something Jack was supposed to do? Didn't do? Did do?... tries to call him on his... landline? cell phone? Voice over IP phone? Sattelite phone?... and he... doesn't answer? Can't answer? Answers, but the reception is terrible?... and Jill hangs up even more pissed off.
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Recap check: So Jill's mad... at Jack? Yes
Something Jack was supposed to do? Didn't do? This is closest Did do? but it could also be phrased like this...
tries to call him on his... landline? cell phone? This Voice over IP phone? Sattelite phone?...
and he... doesn't answer? correct Can't answer? This too Answers, but the reception is terrible? No... and Jill hangs up even more pissed off. Correct
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Is Jack's business related to...

Artistic/musical/writer?
Banking/financial/real estate?
Clerical/Administrative?
Computer related / Hardware ?
Construction / Craftsman ?
Education / Academic Research ?
Entertainment / Media ?
Executive / Management ?
Hospitality / Travel ?
Legal Services ?
Manufacturing / Distributions ?
Medical / Health Services ?
Politics / Government / Military ?
Sales / Marketing ?
Technical / Science / Engineering ?
Teaching / Child care?
Transportation ?
Food Service ?
Sports?
Entertainment?
Jailbird / Criminal?
Religion?
Other?

Jill is the client? Jack is the the service provider? Vice versa?
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Is Jack's business related to...

Artistic/musical/writer?
Banking/financial/real estate?
Clerical/Administrative?
Computer related / Hardware ?
Construction / Craftsman ?
Education / Academic Research ?
Entertainment / Media ?
Executive / Management ?
Hospitality / Travel ?
Legal Services ?
Manufacturing / Distributions ?
Medical / Health Services ?
Politics / Government / Military ?
Sales / Marketing ?
Technical / Science / Engineering ?
Teaching / Child care?
Transportation ?
Food Service ? This
Sports?
Entertainment?
Jailbird / Criminal?
Religion?
Other?

Jill is the client? Jack is the the service provider? Vice versa? Neither, though the way you've put it is closer thsn vice versa
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Food Services...
Is it a restaurant? A grocery store? A food drive manager? A coffee shop? A bar? A specialty store? Meal's on Wheels?
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Food Services...
Is it a restaurant? This A grocery store? A food drive manager? A coffee shop? A bar? A specialty store? Meal's on Wheels?
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Is Jack the owner of the restaurant? The greeter? A server? A chef?

Was she trying to make a reservation? Get directions to the party? Make changes to the menu? Plan a party? rehearsal dinner? reception?
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Is Jack the owner of the restaurant? The greeter? A server? This, but could really be any employee A chef?

Was she trying to make a reservation? Get directions to the party? Make changes to the menu? Plan a party? rehearsal dinner? reception? None
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Had she left the restaurant earlier that day? Had she left something at the restaurant? Had she called earlier? Had she ordered something?
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Had she left the restaurant earlier that day? Had she left something at the restaurant? Had she called earlier? Had she ordered something? None
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does she work at the restaurant?
own it?
was he not supposed to have his cell?
supposed to have it off?
did the phone ringing cause a disruption in the restaurant?
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does she work at the restaurant?
own it? Yes
was he not supposed to have his cell? He was supposed to have it
supposed to have it off? No
did the phone ringing cause a disruption in the restaurant? No
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Was his cell phone supposed to be on vibrate?
Could she see Jack? Was Jack unable to answer the phone because... he was already using the phone? His hands were full? The batteries were dead? Was Jack not doing his job because he was too busy with something else?
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did Jack call in sick (in the previous call I mean)? or just not go to work at all? was he supposed to be at work? did he promise to keep his cell on? to answer it at any time? did he say she could call him in to work at any time? did she know what he was doing instead of answering his phone? or did she guess?
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Dlcygnet
Was his cell phone supposed to be on vibrate? No
Could she see Jack? No
Was Jack unable to answer the phone because... he was already using the phone? His hands were full? The batteries were dead? No to all
Was Jack not doing his job because he was too busy with something else? Yesish

~Damia~
did Jack call in sick (in the previous call I mean)? or just not go to work at all? Neither
was he supposed to be at work? Yes
did he promise to keep his cell on? to answer it at any time? Well no but Jill would have expected him to
did he say she could call him in to work at any time? No
did she know what he was doing instead of answering his phone? {Noish} or did she guess? No
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So is part of the reason that she's angry just that he didn't answer his phone? Is he supposed to answer his phone when he's at work? For some work-related reason?
Was he in the same room as his phone when he didn't answer it? Was he awake?
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So is part of the reason that she's angry just that he didn't answer his phone? Not quite, the exact reason why he didn't answer it is also relevant here
Is he supposed to answer his phone when he's at work? For some work-related reason? He should have answered it in that situation, since it was is boss calling
Was he in the same room as his phone when he didn't answer it? No
Was he awake? Yes
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had he left it and she was angry because she couldn't get a hold of him then?
was the phone in the same room as Jill?
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had he left it and she was angry because she couldn't get a hold of him then? Yes
was the phone in the same room as Jill? Yes
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Do we have to find out WHY the phone is in the room with Jill? Is there another relationship between them than being boss-employee?

Is it relevant what room Jill is in when she makes the call? I assume she realizes his phone is there? She can hear it ring, right?
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Do we have to find out WHY the phone is in the room with Jill? Yes
Is there another relationship between them than being boss-employee? No

Is it relevant what room Jill is in when she makes the call? Not the exact room, but it's relevant where she is
I assume she realizes his phone is there? She can hear it ring, right? Yes
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Is Jill in her own home? Someone else's home? When Jill hears the phone, does she realize Jack knows someone she knows? That he has lied to her about his background? Is he dating her daughter?
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Is Jill in her own home? Someone else's home? When Jill hears the phone, does she realize Jack knows someone she knows? That he has lied to her about his background? Is he dating her daughter?
No to all these questions, I'm afraid
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Is Jill in a residential building? Office? Shop? School? Public building?

Just one idea that suddenly popped in to my head this late Sunday evening (bummer, work again tomorrow) - was she actually in another restaurant? And realized Jack was working there as well, when she heard his phone ring?
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just jumping in, sorry if any repeat questions....did Jill make the call from her cell phone? land line? did she happen to miss an important call because she was on the phone to Jack?
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Eli
Is Jill in a residential building? Office? Shop? School? Public building? This one is closest

Just one idea that suddenly popped in to my head this late Sunday evening (bummer, work again tomorrow) - was she actually in another restaurant? No
And realized Jack was working there as well, when she heard his phone ring? No but that's a good thought

Booklover
just jumping in, sorry if any repeat questions....that's fine
did Jill make the call from her cell phone? This
land line?
did she happen to miss an important call because she was on the phone to Jack? No
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is she in her restaurant? does he leave his phone at work? is he in the restaurant they work in? is the phone just in a different room?
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had jack called in sick? and she called to check up on him? and when she heard his phone she realized he was playing hooky? and because of this, he wasn't "off the hook" for lying to his boss?

was he with his phone and just not answering? if so, did he see it was his boss and decide not to answer it?
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is she in her restaurant? yes
does he leave his phone at work? in this case he did, yes
is he in the restaurant they work in? no
is the phone just in a different room? no
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oops...sorry

had jack called in sick? and she called to check up on him? and when she heard his phone she realized he was playing hooky? and because of this, he wasn't "off the hook" for lying to his boss? No to all

was he with his phone and just not answering? No
if so, did he see it was his boss and decide not to answer it? so no
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was jack supposed to be with his phone?
was jack supposed to be waiting for a call from jill?
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was jack supposed to be with his phone?
Yes
was jack supposed to be waiting for a call from jill? No
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was he at home? at another work place? on his way to work? on holiday? somewhere outside? does it matter where he was?
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was he at home? at another work place? on his way to work? on holiday? somewhere outside? this
does it matter where he was? not really, just that he wasn't with Jill
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is he on a break? maybe outside smoking? if a break, was he gone too long? was there something going on inside that jill needed help with? maybe a crowd?
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is he on a break? not in the scenario which I imagined, but this could work
maybe outside smoking? if a break, was he gone too long? this is the right idea
was there something going on inside that jill needed help with? maybe a crowd? possibly, at any rate she wanted him back
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So her initial reason for being mad was... that Jack wasn't where he was supposed to be? That an issue had arisen that needed his attention and she was just annoyed that the issue had come up? A customer was upset and blamed Jack? Jack had neglected his duties?

Her two new reasons for being angry are... Jack wasn't where he was supposed to be? He had taken too long on his "break"? He had stepped out and thus neglected a customer? He was supposed to have his cell phone on his person and didn't? She was unable to get ahold of him?
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So her initial reason for being mad was... that Jack wasn't where he was supposed to be? Yes
That an issue had arisen that needed his attention Yes
and she was just annoyed that the issue had come up? No
A customer was upset and blamed Jack? No
Jack had neglected his duties? By not being there, I suppose he had

Her two new reasons for being angry are... Jack wasn't where he was supposed to be? No, that was the original reason
He had taken too long on his "break"? Again, this is pretty much the original reason
He had stepped out and thus neglected a customer? No
He was supposed to have his cell phone on his person and didn't? Yes
She was unable to get ahold of him? So yes

You've pretty much got the first two reasons for being angry with Jack (though him being on a break wasn't exactly what I was thinking of, if you want you can try to find out the exact reason he wasn't there.)
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did jack tell jill that he was going somwhere? maybe the restroom? to get something out of the pantry/regrigerator/etc? did he act like he was going to stay inside and go outside instead? or did he just leave without telling?

had he found someone he knew and decided to chat with them outside?
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did jack tell jill that he was going somwhere? No, in fact, it was the other way around
maybe the restroom? to get something out of the pantry/regrigerator/etc? No to both
did he act like he was going to stay inside and go outside instead? No
or did he just leave without telling? Jill knew he had left

had he found someone he knew and decided to chat with them outside? No
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oh, so if I understand the "other way around"-- jill told jack that she was going somewhere, and while she was gone, jack decided to leave? is this correct?

if so, did she leave the restaurant, or did she have something to do in another part of the restaurant?

was jill gone for seconds? minutes? an hour? more than an hour? did she come back earlier than she said she was going to come back? earlier than jack thought she was going to come back?
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or do you mean by other way round that jill sent jack somewhere?
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oh, so if I understand the "other way around"-- jill told jack that she was going somewhere, and while she was gone, jack decided to leave? is this correct? No, but see Damia's post below

if so, did she leave the restaurant, or did she have something to do in another part of the restaurant?

was jill gone for seconds? minutes? an hour? more than an hour? did she come back earlier than she said she was going to come back? earlier than jack thought she was going to come back? None of these, it was Jack that left...sorry for the confusion, again see Damia's post below

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or do you mean by other way round that jill sent jack somewhere? YES!
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was she angry about how long whatever it was was taking? is that why she phoned him in the first place?
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was she angry about how long whatever it was was taking? is that why she phoned him in the first place? Yes. This seems to be slowing down a bit so I'll post a recap:

***RECAP***
Jill was angry, and called Jack. As a result of that call, not only was Jill still angry with Jack, but she had two more reasons to be.
Jill owns a restaurant where Jack works. She had sent him out on an errand, but he was taking too long about it so she was angry and phoned him. However, Jack has left his mobile in the room where Jill is, so she hears it ring and is angry with him for not taking it with him when he went out.
To solve: you have the first two reasons why Jill was angry, you just need the last reason and to sum up what happened.
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did he have an annoying ringtone? had he left a bad answerphone message?
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did he have an annoying ringtone? had he left a bad answerphone message? Neither, but you're kind of on the right track...
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So is the last reason she is angry related some issue about Jack's phone? But not the ringtone or his message on his voicemail, right?
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So is the last reason she is angry related some issue about Jack's phone? yope
But not the ringtone or his message on his voicemail, right? Right - it's none of these
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can't remember--is it important which room in the restaurant the phone is located?

is she mainly just bothered that she can hear the phone--so she knows he did not take it with him, thus she won't be able to reach him at all?

by the way, was jack supposed to have taken the phone with him? so she could call him if the need arose? so she could give him additional instructions about his errand?
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can't remember--is it important which room in the restaurant the phone is located? No, just that it's in the same room as Jill (or close enough that she hears it ring and realises Jack has left it)

is she mainly just bothered that she can hear the phone--so she knows he did not take it with him, thus she won't be able to reach him at all? This is the second reason for getting angry

by the way, was jack supposed to have taken the phone with him? Yes, this is sort of included in the second reason for being angry so she could call him if the need arose? so she could give him additional instructions about his errand? Either, the important thing is that he didn't take it, and now Jill is angry.
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Is it relevant exactly where in the room Jack's phone was? Did he leave it somewhere inappropriate?
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Is it relevant exactly where in the room Jack's phone was? No
Did he leave it somewhere inappropriate? No, other than that he should have had it with him
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Did his phone annoy someone else when it rang? Like a customer, who got so upset he/she left? or one of the other employees?
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Did Jill send Jack on an errand to obtain something for the restaurant? Had they run out of X and couldn't make anymore of XYZ until he came back? Were customers threatening to walk out of the restaurant because they came to have the XYZ special? Was Jack supposed to find out which varieties of X the store had and then call Jill when he arrived to list them? Is Jill really upset because Jack will either have to make a judgement call on which X to select (bad since he's not a cook) or he'll have to rush back empty handed? Had Jack left anything else at the restaurant besides his phone? Like the company credit card to pay for lots of X?
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Did his phone annoy someone else when it rang? Like a customer, who got so upset he/she left? or one of the other employees? No

Did Jill send Jack on an errand to obtain something for the restaurant? Yes
Had they run out of X and couldn't make anymore of XYZ until he came back? Irrelevant really, but this sounds plausible
Were customers threatening to walk out of the restaurant because they came to have the XYZ special? Possibly
Was Jack supposed to find out which varieties of X the store had and then call Jill when he arrived to list them? No
Is Jill really upset because Jack will either have to make a judgement call on which X to select (bad since he's not a cook) or he'll have to rush back empty handed? No
Had Jack left anything else at the restaurant besides his phone? Like the company credit card to pay for lots of X? No, the phone i the only thing that's relevant
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The third thing that Jill is angry about;
at the same moment as she got angry for reason 2?
a bit later, but while the phone was still ringing?
as she hangs up?
a little while after she has disconnected?

If Jack had had a different make of phone, would the third reason still apply?
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The third thing that Jill is angry about;
at the same moment as she got angry for reason 2?
a bit later, but while the phone was still ringing? This
as she hangs up?
a little while after she has disconnected? So no to rest

If Jack had had a different make of phone, would the third reason still apply? Yes, I think this reason applies to all makes of mobile phone
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did he have a setting on his phone she didn't like? was it set to vibrate? silent? or should it have been set to one of those? did had have one of those flashing lights? should it have?
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did he have a setting on his phone she didn't like? Yesish
was it set to vibrate? silent? or should it have been set to one of those? did had have one of those flashing lights? should it have? None of these are relevant, except it probably wasn't set to silent as then Jill wouldn't have noticed it ringing
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Does it have anything to do with the lights on the phone? Or the display picture he has?
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Does it have anything to do with the lights on the phone? Or the display picture he has? Neither
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I know the name comes up when someone rings you, had he set his phone to show something mean when she called him? like so it might show the wicked witch is calling, or similar?
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I know the name comes up when someone rings you, had he set his phone to show something mean when she called him? like so it might show the wicked witch is calling, or similar? Yup you got it!!! Spoiler coming next post
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***** SPOILER *****
Jill owns a restaurant where Jack works. One day she had sent him out on an errand to get something urgently needed by the restaurant. He dawdled on the way, so was not back when expected making Jill angry (first reason). She called his mobile phone, only to hear it ringing on the table near her.She was therefore angry with Jack for being irresponsible and leaving his phone behind, leaving her unable to reach him (second reason). She picked up Jack's phone to turn it off, and realised that instead of saying "Jill calling" or maybe "Boss calling", it read "The Dragon calling". Shocked to discover that she evidently wasn't as popular with her staff as she thought, Jill now had a third reason to be angry!

Thanks to everyone who played, and to Damia for chasing it through to the final solution!
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Those evil mobile phones, lol!!
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lol nice puzzle

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