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Wildcard (Wildcard)
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Posted on Thursday, January 10, 2008 - 5:54 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Betty said she was working at the store. Bob thought it was a dream.
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Posted on Thursday, January 10, 2008 - 6:31 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

did Bob think that Betty was a dream?
a dream as in sleeping?
was her working at the store a dream come true?
betty H?A?F?

BobH?A?M?
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Posted on Thursday, January 10, 2008 - 7:23 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Are Bob and Betty married?
Was Betty in fact working, but not at the store?
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Posted on Thursday, January 10, 2008 - 7:49 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Can we assume that Bob indeed wasn't dreaming?
Whatever happened, did it happen to Betty? Bob? Someone else? Was it good? Bad? Shocking? Common? Rare? Recurring event (anniversary, birthday, regular checkup, grocery shopping, taking a bath) Did they die? Disappear? Get injured?
Is this a true story?
Are there any more people involved? 1-5? 6-10? 11+?
Are any of these relevant:
Type of store?
Geographic location?
Occupation?
Money?
Religion?
Age?
Time of day?
Century? Year?
Motive?
Alibi?

Does this puzzle significantly involve:
Technology?
Travel?
Dishonesty?
Vehicles?
Homes?
Job/occupations?
Wildcard (Wildcard)
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Posted on Thursday, January 10, 2008 - 9:37 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Spankplug:

did Bob think that Betty was a dream? yope
a dream as in sleeping? yes
was her working at the store a dream come true? FA
betty H?A?F? yes to all
BobH?A?M? yes to all

Buzzard:

Are Bob and Betty married? yes
Was Betty in fact working, but not at the store? yes

Takemeaway:

Can we assume that Bob indeed wasn't dreaming? yes
Whatever happened, did it happen to Betty? yes Bob? yes Someone else? no Was it good? Bad? this one Shocking? yes Common? no Rare? yes Recurring event (anniversary, birthday, regular checkup, grocery shopping, taking a bath) no, not recurring Did they die? no Disappear? no Get injured? no
Is this a true story? yes
Are there any more people involved? 1-5? 6-10? 11+? others involved indirectly, say 11+
Are any of these relevant:
Type of store? no
Geographic location? no
Occupation? yes
Money? no
Religion? no
Age? adult
Time of day? no
Century? Year? this year
Motive? yes
Alibi? yope

Does this puzzle significantly involve:
Technology? no
Travel? no
Dishonesty? yes
Vehicles? no
Homes? no
Job/occupations? yes
Buzzard (Buzzard)
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Posted on Friday, January 11, 2008 - 1:33 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

You stole my puzzle idea! I'd better recuse myself
Wildcard (Wildcard)
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Posted on Friday, January 11, 2008 - 4:08 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

You gotta move fast in this business
Lporter229 (Lporter229)
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Was Bob at home when this happened? was Bob asleep? Were Betty and Bob in the same place when this happened?

Was Betty dishonest with Bob? with others? Was Bob dishonest with Betty? with others?

Is Bob's occupation relevant? Bettys? Was Betty dishonest with Bob about her occupation?
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Posted on Friday, January 11, 2008 - 5:35 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Lporter:

Was Bob at home when this happened? no was Bob asleep? no Were Betty and Bob in the same place when this happened? yes

Was Betty dishonest with Bob? yes with others? no Was Bob dishonest with Betty? noish, one could make a case for this with others? no

Is Bob's occupation relevant? no Bettys? yes Was Betty dishonest with Bob about her occupation? yes
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Posted on Friday, January 11, 2008 - 6:06 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was Betty dishonest about her occupation because:

she thought Bob wouldn't approve?
she didn't want him to learn of the income?
she had been fired from a previous job and didn't tell him?
other?

Was lying about her job the extent of her dihonesty?

Would her occupation be considered risque?
Did Bob find out about her actual occupation?
Was anyone physically injured in this scenerio?
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Posted on Friday, January 11, 2008 - 6:32 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Lporter:

Was Betty dishonest about her occupation because:

she thought Bob wouldn't approve? yes
she didn't want him to learn of the income? no
she had been fired from a previous job and didn't tell him? no
other? no

Was lying about her job the extent of her dihonesty? yes

Would her occupation be considered risque? yes
Did Bob find out about her actual occupation? yes
Was anyone physically injured in this scenerio? no
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Posted on Friday, January 11, 2008 - 7:20 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did Bob find out about her occupation by accident?
Was Betty a stripper? Did her work have anything to do with sex?
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Posted on Friday, January 11, 2008 - 7:41 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was Betty a stripper and Bob found out because he was visiting the club as a patron?
Wildcard (Wildcard)
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Posted on Friday, January 11, 2008 - 9:26 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Adryghi:

Did Bob find out about her occupation by accident? yes
Was Betty a stripper? no Did her work have anything to do with sex? yes

Lporter:

Was Betty a stripper no and Bob found out because he was visiting the club as a patron? yesish
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Posted on Friday, January 11, 2008 - 9:32 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was Betty an escort? Did Bob hire an escort and Betty turned up?
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Posted on Friday, January 11, 2008 - 9:34 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Lporter:

Was Betty an escort? not exactly Did Bob hire an escort and Betty turned up? no
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Posted on Saturday, January 12, 2008 - 12:21 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did Betty work at a sex hotline?
Did Bob lie about his occupation?
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Posted on Saturday, January 12, 2008 - 7:10 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was she a prostitute?
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Is Bob occupation important?
Is Bob Betty's boss? Was Bob Betty's customer?
Were the other 11+ indirectly involved people Betty's customers?
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Posted on Monday, January 14, 2008 - 4:14 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Adryghi:

Did Betty work at a sex hotline? no
Did Bob lie about his occupation? no

Enjay:

Was she a prostitute? yes

Adryghi:

Is Bob occupation important? no
Is Bob Betty's boss? no
Was Bob Betty's customer? noish
Were the other 11+ indirectly involved people Betty's customers? no
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Did Bob find out that Betty was a prostitute because he saw her working? somebody told him? she was arrested? there was a very bizzarre coincidence involved?
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Posted on Monday, January 14, 2008 - 6:11 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Lporter:

Did Bob find out that Betty was a prostitute because he saw her working? yesish somebody told him? no she was arrested? no there was a very bizzarre coincidence involved? yes
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Did Bob think he was dreaming about Betty's being a prostitute? When Bob saw Betty working, was she outside? in a hotel? at somebody's house? in a car? at a police station?
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Lporter:

Did Bob think he was dreaming about Betty's being a prostitute? yes When Bob saw Betty working, was she outside? no in a hotel? no at somebody's house? no in a car? no at a police station? no
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Did Bob actually see Betty working? or did he see pictures of her working?

When Bob found out Betty was a prostitute, was Betty wearing clothes??
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Posted on Monday, January 14, 2008 - 6:58 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Lporter:

Did Bob actually see Betty working? no or did he see pictures of her working? no

When Bob found out Betty was a prostitute, was Betty wearing clothes?? yes
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Posted on Tuesday, January 15, 2008 - 5:42 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

When Bob found out about Betty, did he confront her?

Were they in a public place? indoors? outdoors?

Was Bob doing something that Betty would not approve of?
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When Bob found out,was Betty in a talk-show?
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Posted on Tuesday, January 15, 2008 - 7:34 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Lporter:

When Bob found out about Betty, did he confront her? yes

Were they in a public place? indoors? this one outdoors?

Was Bob doing something that Betty would not approve of? yes

Adryghi:

When Bob found out,was Betty in a talk-show? no
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Was Bob soliciting sex?
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Lporter:

Was Bob soliciting sex? yes

SPOYLER to follow
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Posted on Tuesday, January 15, 2008 - 10:51 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

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

WARSAW (Reuters) - In what has been termed the world's largest "Doh!", a Polish man got the shock of his life when he visited a brothel and spotted his wife among the establishment's employees. Polish tabloid Super Express said the woman had been making some extra money on the side while telling her husband she worked at a store in a nearby town.

"I was dumfounded. I thought I was dreaming," the husband told the newspaper Wednesday.

The couple, married for 14 years, are now divorcing, the newspaper reported.


Now there is a stunner.
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Posted on Wednesday, January 16, 2008 - 3:19 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

He goes out to to find himself a prostitute, but is angry his wife is working as one!! Typical male, eh?? LOL
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Posted on Wednesday, January 16, 2008 - 5:43 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Perhaps it is she who was merely working as a prostitute, and became upset because he was out looking for one?

My guess is a little of both.

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