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Visconti (Visconti)
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Posted on Friday, October 19, 2007 - 5:18 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I would still have my job if she hadn't pushed the button.
Sparkplug1 (Sparkplug1)
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Posted on Friday, October 19, 2007 - 6:04 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

she=H?A?M?

she your boss? coworker?
friend?
family?
stranger?

is your job relevant?
Visconti (Visconti)
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Post Number: 98
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Posted on Friday, October 19, 2007 - 6:47 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

she=H?A?M? (remind me what these mean? I haven't been here for quite some time!)

she your boss? no coworker?no
friend? yes
family? yes
stranger? no

is your job relevant? no
Enjay (Enjay)
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Posted on Friday, October 19, 2007 - 6:56 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

It means Human, adult male (though I assume from the above that she is human and female, and probably adult).
Visconti (Visconti)
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Posted on Friday, October 19, 2007 - 6:59 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

she=H?A?M? yes,no,no

(Thanks Enjay)
Deathateaster (Deathateaster)
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Posted on Friday, October 19, 2007 - 8:15 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

BIG, RED, SHINY, TEMPTING BUTTON?
Visconti (Visconti)
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Posted on Friday, October 19, 2007 - 8:23 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

BIG, RED, SHINY, TEMPTING BUTTON? um. no
Tweek (Tweek)
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Posted on Friday, October 19, 2007 - 8:32 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

did 'the button' cause you to lose some critical data? to be late for work? to otherwise annoy your higher-ups somehow?
Visconti (Visconti)
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Posted on Friday, October 19, 2007 - 8:38 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

did 'the button' cause you to lose some critical data? no to be late for work? no to otherwise annoy your higher-ups somehow? yes
Enjay (Enjay)
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Posted on Friday, October 19, 2007 - 8:53 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is she your daughter? Niece? Sister? Cousin?
Was the button on a computer? Other machine? Something that you use for work? Were you at wok when she pressed it?
Visconti (Visconti)
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Post Number: 108
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Posted on Friday, October 19, 2007 - 9:14 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is she your daughter? yes Niece? Sister? Cousin?
Was the button on a computer? no Other machine? yes Something that you use for work? yope Were you at wok when she pressed it? no
Crazypalpig (Crazypalpig)
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Posted on Friday, October 19, 2007 - 10:13 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Fax machine? Did it cause your superiors to think that you were disloyal to the company? Of commiting a crime?
Booklover (Booklover)
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Posted on Saturday, October 20, 2007 - 12:13 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

button on an elevator? if so, did she press the alarm button? many of the floor's buttons, so the elevator stopped at many floors?

but, from what you have said, it states that you weren't at work when she pressed the button, so I guess that means she pushed the button at your home, correct? if so, did she push the button on your phone, disconnecting you from an important call? a conference call? a call with your bosses? a call with someone else important?
Abc (Abc)
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Posted on Saturday, October 20, 2007 - 3:25 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Were you toghether as she pushed the ominous button?
Was SHE at your place of work?
Was the button in your home?
Was it part of a household appliance?
Was it outdoors? On your property?
Do you consider it likely that I have such a contraption in/at my place of living?
Sixtyeight (Sixtyeight)
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Posted on Saturday, October 20, 2007 - 3:54 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did you call in sick?
did she press a button on your cell?
Did she dial your employer with your cell?
did your employer hear you through your cell phone as you went shopping? fishing?
is there another party involved, like a client?
Noobdogg (Noobdogg)
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Posted on Sunday, October 21, 2007 - 7:30 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did she press your car-horn in a restricted zone?
Visconti (Visconti)
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Posted on Monday, October 22, 2007 - 3:31 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Fax machine? no Did it cause your superiors to think that you were disloyal to the company? no Of commiting a crime? no

button on an elevator? no if so, did she press the alarm button? no many of the floor's buttons, so the elevator stopped at many floors? no

but, from what you have said, it states that you weren't at work when she pressed the button, so I guess that means she pushed the button at your home, correct? no if so, did she push the button on your phone yes, disconnecting you from an important call? no a conference call? a call with your bosses? no a call with someone else important? no

Were you toghether as she pushed the ominous button? yes
Was SHE at your place of work? no
Was the button in your home? no
Was it part of a household appliance? no
Was it outdoors? not inside? yes On your property? in a certain extent, yes
Do you consider it likely that I have such a contraption in/at my place of living? yes, see above

Did you call in sick? no
did she press a button on your cell? yes
Did she dial your employer with your cell? yes
did your employer hear you through your cell phone yes as you went shopping? fishing? where I was is not important
is there another party involved, like a client?

Did she press your car-horn in a restricted zone? no
Enjay (Enjay)
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Posted on Monday, October 22, 2007 - 3:37 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Were you at all to blame for losing your job? Did they hear you saying something through the phone? Something negative about your job? Something which suggested you should be fired? Did it prove that you were lying about something?
Visconti (Visconti)
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Posted on Monday, October 22, 2007 - 7:55 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Were you at all to blame for losing your job? yes Did they hear you saying something through the phone? yes Something negative about your job? yes Something which suggested you should be fired? Did it prove that you were lying about something?
******************SPOILER*********
This is close enough. This is a true story that recently happened to a friend. If his 2 year old daugther gets fussy, he usually locks his cell phone (so it cant dial out) and hands it to her to play with (open and close, push buttons). A month ago, he forgot to lock it and gave it to her. His wife was in the car and he was complaining about his boss -- he later realized his daughter had push a speed-dial that dialed up his boss, and he heard everything he said. He was let go shortly thereafter.

Thanks for playing. I had been gone for quite some time. I recently heard this story and thought it'd make a good lateral.
Booklover (Booklover)
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Post Number: 830
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Posted on Tuesday, October 23, 2007 - 2:12 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Very good puzzle! What those 2 year olds can do! Glad it happened to a friend and not you! (I bet you are too...)
Enjay (Enjay)
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Post Number: 845
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Posted on Tuesday, October 23, 2007 - 6:59 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Sounds like something out of a sitcom! Good puzzle!

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