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Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Wednesday, February 02, 2011 - 1:26 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I have a minor fascination with a certain topic, and have done some research into that topic. However, there is one thing which falls into the topic which I will not research. What is it and why?

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Doriana (Doriana)
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Posted on Wednesday, February 02, 2011 - 1:39 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

The topic... sports? A certain sport? Philosophy? Politics?
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Posted on Wednesday, February 02, 2011 - 5:16 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

The topic... sports? A certain sport? Philosophy? Politics? No to all
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Posted on Wednesday, February 02, 2011 - 5:40 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

History? Music? Literature? Movies? TV shows? Any kind of art? A certain person? A certain group of persons? Anything computer-related? Any other electronic device? Electronics in general? Any sort of tinkering?
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Wednesday, February 02, 2011 - 5:43 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

History? Music? Literature? Movies? TV shows? Any kind of art? A certain person? A certain group of persons? Anything computer-related? Any other electronic device? Electronics in general? Any sort of tinkering? None of these are the topic; however, the "thing" involves certain people.
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Posted on Wednesday, February 02, 2011 - 6:21 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

LTPF relevant?
Doriana (Doriana)
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Posted on Wednesday, February 02, 2011 - 6:42 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Do these certain people have something in common? Their ethnic background? Religion? Where they live? Their education? A hobby?
Are they friends of yours? Family? Genealogy relevant?
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Wednesday, February 02, 2011 - 8:20 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

LTPF relevant? No

Do these certain people have something in common? Yes Their ethnic background? Religion? Where they live? For some of them ("Them 1"), Yes Their education? A hobby? For the other some of them ("Them 2"), Yope
Are they friends of yours? Them 1, Noish Family? Genealogy relevant? No to rest
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Posted on Wednesday, February 02, 2011 - 9:53 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Facebook relevant?
Balin (Balin)
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Facebook relevant? No
Doriana (Doriana)
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Do "they 1" go to college with you? Live in your hometown? Do you know them personally? How many of them are there? 2-10? 11-100? >100?
Do you know "they 2" personally? How many of them are there? 2-10? 11-100? >100?

Is the puzzle title relevant?
Balin (Balin)
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Do "they 1" go to college with you? Live in your hometown? Do you know them personally? No to all How many of them are there? 2-10? 4 11-100? >100?
Do you know "they 2" personally? No How many of them are there? 2-10? 2 11-100? >100?

Is the puzzle title relevant? Not at all
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They 1, have you ever met them face to face? Do you know them through an organisation? charity? their job?
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Posted on Thursday, February 03, 2011 - 6:33 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is there any connection between "they 1" and "they 2"?
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Is the topic published in scientific journals?

Do "They2" practice their hobby where "They1" live?

Did you know that the thing fell into the topic before you started researching the topic?

Did you know that you wouldn't research the thing before you started researching the topic?

Is your reason for not researching the thing a choice that you made? That someone else made? Is it an intrinsic impossibility?

Would it please you to research the thing? Please someone else?
Or the opposite: would it please you or someone else if you don't research the thing?
Would it be useful? For you? Someone else?
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Thursday, February 03, 2011 - 9:12 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

They 1, have you ever met them face to face? Do you know them through an organisation? charity? their job? No to all - these are all "No" for They 2 as well.

Is there any connection between "they 1" and "they 2"? Yes

Is the topic published in scientific journals? Probably - I'm not 100% sure though

Do "They2" practice their hobby Yesish/Yope where "They1" live? Yes, with the tiniest of "-ish"es

Did you know that the thing fell into the topic before you started researching the topic? Yes

Did you know that you wouldn't research the thing before you started researching the topic? Yes

Is your reason for not researching the thing a choice that you made? Yes That someone else made? No Is it an intrinsic impossibility? No

Would it please you to research the thing? Definitely not, rest are irrel Please someone else?
Or the opposite: would it please you or someone else if you don't research the thing?
Would it be useful? For you? Someone else?
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Have they1 and they2 ever met? If so, do they meet regularly? as part of their jobs maybe?

Would most people object to researching this thing? or is it something only you are against researching?

The reason why you don't want to research that thing, is it because you don't want to read about in general? some spesific aspect of it?
Doriana (Doriana)
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Are "they 1" still alive? Do all of "they 1" know each other? Same for "they 2", please.
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Thursday, February 03, 2011 - 9:55 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Have they1 and they2 ever met? Yes If so, do they meet regularly? No as part of their jobs maybe? DOYD of "job" for They 2

Would most people object to researching this thing? Probably not or is it something only you are against researching? I'm not against anyone researching it; only against me researching it. So Yes.

The reason why you don't want to research that thing, is it because you don't want to read about in general? This some spesific aspect of it?

Are "they 1" still alive? NO - a most excellent question! (Well, one of them is alive.) Do all of "they 1" know each other? Yes Same for "they 2", please. Yes, Yes
Eli (Eli)
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Is science versus religion relevant?

Are you against researching it because of a personal belief? does it upset you? or make you feel unwell?

Are there any events earlier in your life that have caused you to avoid researching this topic (even unrelated events)?
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Thursday, February 03, 2011 - 10:09 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is science versus religion relevant? No

Are you against researching it because of a personal belief? No does it upset you? Yes or make you feel unwell? Yes

Are there any events earlier in your life that have caused you to avoid researching this topic (even unrelated events)? Yesish
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Posted on Friday, February 04, 2011 - 1:44 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Pardon my ignorance, but what is DOYD?
"DOYD of "job" for They 2"

Is how They1 died relevant? or what happened to their remains?
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Posted on Friday, February 04, 2011 - 3:00 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Larru - welcome to the forum, it's always nice to see a new name :-) DYOD is short for "depends on your definition". Don't worry, you'll get the hang of the acronyms around here soon. You could even make up your own to baffle us with :-D
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DOYD, that is...lol, mistyped there and didn't catch it until it was too late! Heh!
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Friday, February 04, 2011 - 1:22 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Pardon my ignorance, but what is DOYD? See Kaylee's above posts
"DOYD of "job" for They 2" "Yes, but it depends on how you define 'job.'"

Is how They1 died relevant? Yes or what happened to their remains? No
Doriana (Doriana)
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The way "they 1" died - natural causes? murder? manslaughter? accident? suicide? Were they killed in a war? Are wars somehow relevant?

And for where they lived, [LTPF list of countries], please.
Balin (Balin)
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The way "they 1" died - natural causes? murder? This manslaughter? accident? suicide? Were they killed in a war? No Are wars somehow relevant? No

And for where they lived, [LTPF list of countries], please. United States
Doriana (Doriana)
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Posted on Sunday, February 06, 2011 - 3:19 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did one of "they 1" murder the others? Were they murdered at the same time? In the same place? And [LTPF list of decades] for the time of their murders, please.

Relevant where exactly this happened in the US?

Are "they 1" famous people? Are "they 2"?
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Sunday, February 06, 2011 - 5:37 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did one of "they 1" murder the others? No Were they murdered at the same time? Yes In the same place? Yes And [LTPF list of decades] for the time of their murders, please. 2000s

Relevant where exactly this happened in the US? YES

Are "they 1" famous people? Are "they 2"? No - both groups are only known for this
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Do you research the people, but not the murders? Not a certain aspect of the murders?

Did They2 kill They1? Did one of They2 kill They1? Is the killing the hobby/job? Were others murdered outside of the three you include in the research?

Was the killing done under the guise of legality (for example an execution or lynch mob)? Or was it in fact legal? Were the victims picked beforehand?
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Sending you an email...
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Monday, February 07, 2011 - 1:28 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Do you research the people, but not the murders? No Not a certain aspect of the murders? Not the murders, period

Did They2 kill They1? Yes Did one of They2 kill They1? Is the killing the hobby/job? And yes Were others murdered outside of the three you include in the research? No

Was the killing done under the guise of legality (for example an execution or lynch mob)? No Or was it in fact legal? No Were the victims picked beforehand? I don't know

Sending you an email... You got it.
Doriana (Doriana)
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Posted on Monday, February 07, 2011 - 2:32 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

[LTPF list of US states] where it happened, please.
Mafia relevant? Gangs?
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Is the reason of murders relevant? Are another circumstances of murders relevant?
If They 1 had died by accident, would you still refrain from researching this?
Balin (Balin)
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[LTPF list of US states] where it happened, please. Connecticut
Mafia relevant? Gangs? Neither

Is the reason of murders relevant? Assume no Are another circumstances of murders relevant? Assume no
If They 1 had died by accident, would you still refrain from researching this? Well, it wouldn't likely be part of the topic anymore... (HINT)
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Are we talking about one of these senseless shootings?

Where they1 the designated targets? Or simply at the wrong place on the wrong time?
Balin (Balin)
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Are we talking about one of these senseless shootings? No

Where they1 the designated targets? Yes, they were Or simply at the wrong place on the wrong time?

Googlepedia is allowed.
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Did They 2 share the common political views? racial views? religious views? Were they of sound mind?

Were They 1 designated targets because of where they lived? their views/beliefs? something they did? their physical features?
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Did They 2 share the common political views? racial views? religious views? Were they of sound mind? All irrel

Were They 1 designated targets because of where they lived? I think this, but I'm not sure, and I'm not gonna go check. their views/beliefs? something they did? their physical features?

You should have enough to figure out the event with the aid of the Internet.
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Is the topic of your interest in question the crime in general? Particular genre of crime? Or is it a history of certain place? A history of certain period of time?
Balin (Balin)
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Is the topic of your interest in question the crime in general? This is true, but... Particular genre of crime? ...I was looking for this - the topic is true crime Or is it a history of certain place? A history of certain period of time?
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The genre of crime you were looking for: murder? lynch? racial persecution? other?
Were you researching reasons why people commit crimes? circumstances in which people commit crimes? something else in particular?

by the way, what - besides the exact event you refrain from exploring - is missing? I don't feel good with googling answers...
Balin (Balin)
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The genre of crime you were looking for: murder? lynch? racial persecution? other? Any type, but mostly involving murder.
Were you researching reasons why people commit crimes? circumstances in which people commit crimes? something else in particular? Nothing this specific

by the way, what - besides the exact event you refrain from exploring - is missing? I don't feel good with googling answers... Only the event is missing, and since Kaygee e-mailed the correct answer, I suppose I can place the

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

I have a fascination with true crime, and enjoy reading stories about actual crimes, as well as the work done to catch the criminals. However, I will not research the July 2007 Cheshire home invasion murders, because one of my classmates knew one of the girls who was killed, and I feel too much of a personal connection.

If you happen to be interested, there's a Wikipedia article; however, it has a comma in the title, so I can't post it here due to formatting.

Nice work everyone - again, a lot of you worked on this (Redwine, Doriana, Kaylee...I could go on and on naming people). Points also go to Kaygee, who emailed the right answer.
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If you go to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cheshire_Murders it should redirect you to the page.

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