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Ddrapayo (Ddrapayo)
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Posted on Wednesday, April 30, 2008 - 1:54 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

He won the coin flip and as a result, he died. Why?
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Did he sacrifice himself? Was he in an extraordinary situation (e.g. in the air, under the sea, etc.)?
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Was he a cricket captain who put the opposition into bat, conceded 600 runs and was lynched by his own fans?
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Did he sacrifice himself? NO
Was he in an extraordinary situation (e.g. in the air, under the sea, etc.)? No-ish
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Is he a human? Adult? Male?

If he had lost the coin flip, would the other guy have died?

Is the location or time period relevant? What about religion? Ethnicity? Is this during wartime?
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Welcome to the forum!
It would help if you bolded your answers like this:
\b[ bold] but with { rather than [ so that people skimming through can easily see where you've answered questions.

Was he human? Adult? Male?
As a result of winning did he win an object? Did he get to do something? Or avoid having to do something? Did he die because his winning the toss meant he was in a particular place at a particular time?
Did he die from accident? Murder? Suicide?

Is the person who lost the toss relevant?
Was he in a sporting situation? Was he in a life or death situation at the time of the coin toss?

Did he die straight after winning? Minutes after? Hours? Days? Weeks? Months? Years?
Ddrapayo (Ddrapayo)
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Is he a human? Adult? Male? Yes to all.

If he had lost the coin flip, would the other guy have died? Yes.

Is the location or time period relevant? Yes. What about religion? No. Ethnicity? No. Is this during wartime? No.

As a result of winning did he win an object? No Did he get to do something? Yes Or avoid having to do something? No Did he die because his winning the toss meant he was in a particular place at a particular time? Yes
Did he die from accident? Yes Murder? NNo Suicide? No

Is the person who lost the toss relevant? Sort of.
Was he in a sporting situation? No. Was he in a life or death situation at the time of the coin toss? No.

Did he die straight after winning? Minutes after? Hours? This one. Days? Weeks? Months? Years?
Dlcygnet (Dlcygnet)
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Were he and some other relevant person (roommate? spouse?) flipping to see who had to do a certain chore? Flipping a coin to see who had to make the long trip to the store? Go pick up somebody? The winner got to stay home? The winner got to go out?
Ddrapayo (Ddrapayo)
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Were he and some other relevant person (roommate? spouse?) flipping to see who had to do a certain chore? Flipping a coin to see who had to make the long trip to the store? Go pick up somebody? The winner got to stay home? The winner got to go out?
None of these
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Posted on Saturday, May 03, 2008 - 2:33 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Welcome Ddrapayo!
I really think you should read the User Guide and FAQ, so you can learn how to write your answers and the titles of your puzzles
Ddrapayo (Ddrapayo)
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Posted on Saturday, May 03, 2008 - 9:21 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Thanks Adryghi.
Ddrapayo (Ddrapayo)
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Posted on Wednesday, May 07, 2008 - 1:38 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

okay, anyone going to take a crack at this?
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Are there any more relevent people?
Did the coin toss consisit of a single coin? multiple?

Did he win a game of Two-Up?
Was the probably of his winning .5? relevent?

Were any vehicles involved in the accident Animals? Natural Disasters? Structural Failures? Mechanical Failures?
Ddrapayo (Ddrapayo)
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Are there any more relevent people? not exactly
Did the coin toss consisit of a single coin? multiple? one (but irr

Did he win a game of Two-Up? no
Was the probably of his winning .5? relevent? no

Were any vehicles involved in the accident yes
Animals? no Natural Disasters? Structural Failures? no Mechanical Failures? I guess you could call it this
Peter365 (Peter365)
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Posted on Friday, May 09, 2008 - 10:20 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is it relevant who actually flipped the coin or only who won the toss?

Were both participants in the vehicle when the coin was flipped?
Ddrapayo (Ddrapayo)
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Is it relevant who actually flipped the coin or only who won the toss? only who won the toss

Were both participants in the vehicle when the coin was flipped? I don't believe either of them were, but even if they were, it does not matter
Ddrapayo (Ddrapayo)
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Posted on Saturday, May 10, 2008 - 6:32 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Blooper!!!!
There is one other person relevant- the person who flipped the coin. However, this is the only capacity in which he is relevant- and many people do not even know he was the one who flipped it.
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Posted on Sunday, May 11, 2008 - 11:19 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is, or was, he Richie Valens?
Ddrapayo (Ddrapayo)
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Posted on Sunday, May 11, 2008 - 12:04 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is, or was, he Richie Valens? yes, you got it
*****SPOILER*****

Richie Valens' band was flying to a concert, and he had never flown in a small plane before, so he flipped a coin with fellow band member Tommy Allsup for a seat. Valens won the seat, the plane crashed with him on it, everyone died, and that day is forever known as "The Day the Music Died".
Woubit (Woubit)
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Posted on Sunday, May 11, 2008 - 4:03 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I would not normally spoil a puzzle quite so abruptly, but you appear to have four live puzzles at the moment, and the forum rule is that people should not have more than three. Now that this one is out of the way, I hope that people will make some progress on the three that remain.

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