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A man does something against regulations, and a woman he has never met is very pleased.
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Regulations such as law? Some sort of internal regulations? Highway code?

Is the woman somehow related to him?
Is she pleased because there is some benefit for her? Because she escapes a danger?

Do they live in the same period? Is it relevant when it happened?
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Regulations such as law? No Some sort of internal regulations? Yesish Highway code? No

Is the woman somehow related to him? No
Is she pleased because there is some benefit for her? Yes Because she escapes a danger? No

Do they live in the same period? Yes Is it relevant when it happened? Current Day
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Is the man's profession relevant? If so, is he someone important? Politician? Actor?

Is the woman's profession important?
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Is the man an athlete? If so, Did he win as a result of what he did? Did he violate an "unwritten rule" of his sport (like in baseball how they say no bunting to break up a no hitter) or a written rule (like the offsides rule in soccer)? Does he play a team sport? Or is he an individual competitor? Dod the woman bet on him to win? and make money as a result? Or was he forced to forfeit and the woman bet on him to lose?
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Is the man's profession relevant? Yes If so, is he someone important? No Politician? Actor? <b> No </>

Is the woman's profession important? No

Is the man an athlete? No If so, Did he win as a result of what he did? Did he violate an "unwritten rule" of his sport (like in baseball how they say no bunting to break up a no hitter) or a written rule (like the offsides rule in soccer)? Does he play a team sport? Or is he an individual competitor? Dod the woman bet on him to win? and make money as a result? Or was he forced to forfeit and the woman bet on him to lose? None of these, but the regulation is a written one, just not a law.
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Does the man work in the same field as the woman? Is she a customer of whoever he works for?

Was the benefit to the woman financial? tangible? Did anyone else benefit from the man breaking the regulation? Did the man himself benefit from breaking the regulation?

Did the man work for the government? For a company?
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Does the man work in the same field as the woman? No, her profession is irr. Is she a customer of whoever he works for? No

Was the benefit to the woman financial? No tangible? Yes Did anyone else benefit from the man breaking the regulation? Yes Did the man himself benefit from breaking the regulation? No

Did the man work for the government? No For a company? This
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Did he break a regulation specifically to help people? Did he intend to help himself? Did he make something free? Cheaper?
Did the woman gain one physical object? Many objects? Some sort of positive symbol (trophy, award, etc)?

Was it a policy of his company that he was disobeying?
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Did he break a regulation specifically to help people? Yes
Did he intend to help himself? No
Did he make something free? No Cheaper? No

Did the woman gain one Yes physical Yes object No ?

Many objects? No Some sort of positive symbol (trophy, award, etc)? No

Was it a policy of his company that he was disobeying? Yes
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Did she gain something living?

Does he work at a hospital, by any chance? Did he do something to get her an organ transplant?

Or did his actions allow her to get a pet? To adopt a child?
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Did she gain something living? Yes.

Does he work at a hospital, by any chance? Did he do something to get her an organ transplant? No

Or did his actions allow her to get a pet? No To adopt a child? No, but...!
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Oh oh! Did his actions allow her to have a biological child in some way? To get surgery so that she is able to concieve? To use a sperm bank? To get in vitro fertilization? Is her spouse/significant other involved?

Or if not, to adopt a family member of some kind? To be adopted?
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Oh oh! Did his actions allow her to have a biological child in some way? To get surgery so that she is able to concieve? To use a sperm bank? To get in vitro fertilization? Is her spouse/significant other involved? Or if not, to adopt a family member of some kind? To be adopted? No to all

Here's a question from your previous post since I feel I led you off track a bit:
Did she gain something living? Yes
Or to rephrase:
Did she gain something already alive? Yes
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Is the something an animal? Plant? Relevant what kind? Does she buy it? If so, from the company he works for? Is it given to her? If so, by the company he works for?
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Is the something an animal? This, but could be very misleading.

Plant? No
Relevant what kind?Yes
Does she buy it? No
If so, from the company he works for?No
Is it given to her?Yesish
If so, by the company he works for? Yesish
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Is the something a child? A human?

If so, is it his biological child? Hers?

Is he a doctor? Did he deliver her baby?
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Is the something a child?No A human? Yes!

If so, is it his biological child? No
Hers?Yes
Is he a doctor?No
Did he deliver her baby?No
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So it is her adult child? Had she become estranged from him, and was now able to find him again? Had he been kidnapped?

Did the man break regulations by sharing information? By taking away from someone else in some way? Did he ever meet the third person?
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did he help her adult child break out of prison?

Had she given her child up for adoption? Did the man help her adult child find her?
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Is the regulation related to business? Health? Money? Safety? The size of something measurable? Is it a military regulation? Other government regulation? Is the man's profession relevant? The woman's? The child's? Is romance involved? Did the man ever meet the child?
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(Gourami)
So it is her adult child? Yes
Had she become estranged from him, and was now able to find him again? Yes Had he been kidnapped? No

Did the man break regulations by sharing information? No By taking away from someone else in some way?No Did he ever meet the third person?Yes

(Noel)

did he help her adult child break out of prison?
No
Had she given her child up for adoption? No Did the man help her adult child find her?Noish

(Jenburdoo)
Is the regulation related to business?This
Health?No Money? Safety?Very vaguely with Money and Safety but much more with Business
The size of something measurable?No Is it a military regulation?No Other government regulation?No
Is the man's profession relevant?Yes The woman's?No The child's?No Is romance involved?No
Did the man ever meet the child?Yes
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Does he work in an office building? In a science lab? In the field? Does he have customers? Clients? Co-workers? Was the child a customer/client of his? A co-worker?

Did the man know his action would allow a mom to find her child? Could the company, in creating the regulation, anticipate that it might prevent this?
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Does he work in an office building?No
In a science lab? No
In the field? Yesish
Does he have customers?Yesish
Clients? No
Co-workers? Yes
Was the child a customer/client of his? No
A co-worker?No

Did the man know his action would allow a mom to find her child? Yesish
Could the company, in creating the regulation, anticipate that it might prevent this? No
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Did he think it might help, even though he wasn't sure? Did he know it would help someone somehow, but he didn't know specifics?

Does he have a job that involves going to people's homes? Entering homes? Talking to people on the street? Running some sort of kiosk or small establishment? Construction work? Warehouse work? Running some form of transportation?
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Did he think it might help, even though he wasn't sure?He knew it would help. Did he know it would help someone somehow, but he didn't know specifics?Yes, this is more like it.

Does he have a job that involves going to people's homes?No Entering homes? No Talking to people on the street?No Running some sort of kiosk or small establishment?No Construction work? No Warehouse work?No Running some form of transportation?BINGO. =)
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Ah-hah.
Does he drive a taxi? Bus? Train? Subway/metro train?
Does he break regulations by letting someone in for free? Or by dropping them off somewhere his route isn't supposed to go? By going outside his allotted driving area? By breaking a general driving regulation, like speeding?
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Ah-hah.
Does he drive a taxi? Bus?
Train? This. Subway/metro train? But not this.
Does he break regulations by letting someone in for free? This would be Yesish, but there is a FA lurking in there.
Or by dropping them off somewhere his route isn't supposed to go? No
By going outside his allotted driving area? No
By breaking a general driving regulation, like speeding? No
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Did he find that someone had gotten on the train without paying, and let them stay? If so, was that person the son?

By breaking the regulation, did he allow the sone to physically travel to where the mother was? Or allow the mother to physically travel to the son? Or did he prevent someone from traveling?
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Is it a passenger train? A freight train?
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Did he find that someone had gotten on the train without paying, and let them stay? No If so, was that person the son?

By breaking the regulation, did he allow the son to physically travel to where the mother was? Not to exactly where she was, but closer.
Or allow the mother to physically travel to the son?No
Or did he prevent someone from traveling?No

(Noel)
Is it a passenger train?No A freight train? Yes
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When is she pleased: when she made some arrangements with him prior to the train ride? When the son was on the train? When the son arrived at the end of the train ride? When the son arrived at her location?
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When is she pleased: when she made some arrangements with him prior to the train ride? No. When the son was on the train?No. When the son arrived at the end of the train ride? Here. When the son arrived at her location?And definitely here.

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Did she know in advance that her son was going to try to ride the freight train? Did she have anything to do with his decision to do so? With his ability to get on the train?
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Did she know in advance that her son was going to try to ride the freight train? No
Did she have anything to do with his decision to do so? No
With his ability to get on the train? No
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So, did the son ride the train? A different train? Did the son take the conductor's place on one particulatr run? Or did someone else ride this train?
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So, did the son ride the train? Yes A different train? There is only one train in this puzzle.
Did the son take the conductor's place on one particulatr run? No
Or did someone else ride this train? No, no one else but him and the conductor.
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Does the woman know her son is coming? Had the son run away when he was younger? And now he decided to come home?

Is a holiday relevant? For example, did the man let the son ride the train because he said he was trying to get to his mom in time for Christmas?

Is the geographical location relevant? When it happened? Political events of the time?
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Does the woman know her son is coming? No Had the son run away when he was younger? Yes. And now he decided to come home? No, not really.

Is a holiday relevant? For example, did the man let the son ride the train because he said he was trying to get to his mom in time for Christmas? No.

Is the geographical location relevant? Yes When it happened? Political events of the time? No to the rest, this happened last year and is a true story.
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So, the regulation that he broke was not just that he had a person ride in a freight train? Did he damage what he was transporting in some way? Did he lose some of it? Did he damage the train? Does his broken regulation have something to do with time, for example, he stopped en route and was therefore late?
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So, the regulation that he broke was not just that he had a person ride in a freight train? No, that would be the major regulation. I'm looking through the questions trying to figure out if I answered something wrong that would make you think that wasn't the regulation he broke... Did I mislead somewhere?

Right, there was a regulation that h Did he damage what he was transporting in some way? Did he lose some of it? Did he damage the train? Does his broken regulation have something to do with time, for example, he stopped en route and was therefore late? The first regulation he broke was stopping the train en route, but not because he ended up being late. The major one was letting someone on the train. No to rest.
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Did the son give the man money for letting him ride the train? Did the son sneak onto the train and get discovered by the man? Or did he make arrangements with the man ahead of time?

So was the son intending to visit his mom? Or going somewhere else?
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Did the son give the man money for letting him ride the train? No Did the son sneak onto the train and get discovered by the man? No Or did he make arrangements with the man ahead of time? No

So was the son intending to visit his mom? No Or going somewhere else? He went somewhere else. But FA.

Hey Noel... remember when you asked: "Is the geographical location relevant?" =)
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whoops...I was following up on the answers to Gourami's questions and forgot to follow up on the answers to my own! Thanks

Is the political geography relevant (e.g. countries, cities, etc.)? If so [LTPF list of countries]? If countries is too broad, then [LTPF list of continents]?

Is the physical geography relevant? If so, mountains? rivers? desert? coastal? other?
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No, you didn't mislead, I just figured that if that was the case, we already would have solved the puzzle. So I guess my real question is,

Do we only need to figure out how the son's train ride led him back to his mother?

And followin up on Noel's questions, did the son intend to ride the train? Did he board accidentally? Did he board on purpose, but didn't expect it to move? Did he ride it on purpose but intended to go somewhere other than he did?
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Is the political geography relevant (e.g. countries, cities, etc.) No If so [LTPF list of countries]? US If countries is too broad, then [LTPF list of continents]?

Is the physical geography relevant? Yes If so, mountains? rivers? desert? This! coastal? other?

Do we only need to figure out how the son's train ride led him back to his mother? There is a story here that is quite unique. Figuring out the circumstances of the son's train ride is mostly it. I will say that the conductor broke a few regulations that will make perfect sense in the whole story.

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And followin up on Noel's questions, did the son intend to ride the train? No
Did he board accidentally? Yopeish?
Did he board on purpose, but didn't expect it to move? No
Did he ride it on purpose No but intended to go somewhere other than he did? No
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Was the train crossing the desert? Did the man give the son water?

Was the son stranded in the desert? And the man stopped the train to pick him up?
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Posted on Friday, October 02, 2009 - 10:01 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was the train crossing the desert? Yes Did the man give the son water? Yes, I'm sure he did.

Was the son stranded in the desert? Yes And the man stopped the train to pick him up? Yes!

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This is a true story of a friend of mine who drove to the desert to take his own life. He drove as far into the desert as possible until his car broke down and then began walking. After spending a night and a day he had a change of heart but was 30-40 miles from any town with no car. He spotted a train in the distance. He began making his way towards the tracks but became dehydrated and passed out. Not long after, the conductor of a cattle train spotted my friend in the distance as he approached, stopped the train and carried my friend on-board. Thankfully he gave him water and brought him to the hospital in the next town. This was in Nevada, whereas his mother lived in California, but she was called and was very thankful that her son was still alive. This event began the reconciliation process with my friend and his mother. It is very much against the regulations of this train company to stop anywhere (especially in the desert) because of the chance of overheating the animals, let alone pick anyone up.


Good job to all, you know where my next one will be ladies and gents.

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