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Doriana (Doriana)
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Posted on Wednesday, August 24, 2011 - 7:33 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Penny (H/A/F) wins a free t-shirt. It fits perfectly and it's good quality. Nevertheless, a few days later Penny wishes she hadn't won it.
Balin (Balin)
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If the prize had not been a T-shirt would Penny have minded?
Is there a slogan on the T-shirt? Any writing? Does it lead to an embarrassing scenario (ex. she's fat and the shirt says WIDE LOAD)?
Does Penny ever wear the shirt? Is that why she wishes that?
Doriana (Doriana)
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If the prize had not been a T-shirt would Penny have minded? yes
Is there a slogan on the T-shirt? irrel Any writing? irrel Does it lead to an embarrassing scenario (ex. she's fat and the shirt says WIDE LOAD)? no
Does Penny ever wear the shirt? yes Is that why she wishes that? no
Balin (Balin)
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Was she simply annoyed that she won a prize, period? Was it a first/second/whatnot prize? Or just a general prize?
Does she wish she won a different prize?
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When I was a child, I always loathed the fact that T was the only letter in the alphabet that should be the designation of a type of shirt. "If T, then all the other letters in the alphabet too" went my line of reasoning. On the other hand, I couldn't really imagine what good an -shirt would be to anyone. ( is the 27th letter of the Norwegian alphabet.)

Did she participate in a lottery?
Did she buy a ticket?
Was it all organised by some charity or the like?
Did she win (or come in 2nd, 3rd or the like) a contest (running, jumping, being a bore etc.), and the T-shirt was the prize?
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Did she get unwanted publicity from winning? did she wish she hadn't won, period? Relevant how she won it?
Doriana (Doriana)
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Was she simply annoyed that she won a prize, period? no Was it a first/second/whatnot prize? Or just a general prize? a general prize
Does she wish she won a different prize? no

When I was a child, I always loathed the fact that T was the only letter in the alphabet that should be the designation of a type of shirt. "If T, then all the other letters in the alphabet too" went my line of reasoning. On the other hand, I couldn't really imagine what good an -shirt would be to anyone. ( is the 27th letter of the Norwegian alphabet.) An -shirt is probably as useful as an or shirt, haha

Did she participate in a lottery? no
Did she buy a ticket? no
Was it all organised by some charity or the like? no
Did she win (or come in 2nd, 3rd or the like) a contest (running, jumping, being a bore etc.), and the T-shirt was the prize? no

Did she get unwanted publicity from winning? DOYD of "unwanted publicity", might be OTRT did she wish she hadn't won, period? no Relevant how she won it? very
Balin (Balin)
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Did she win it in a reffle? A drawing of some sort?
Was Penny wanted by the police? And winning brought attention to her (maybe her photo was published?) and she was arrested?
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Did she win it in a reffle? no A drawing of some sort? I guess you could call it that
Was Penny wanted by the police? no, but definitely OTRT And winning brought attention to her (maybe her photo was published?) no and she was arrested? no, but OTRT
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Did she get unwanted attention? Trouble? From winning? From wearing the t-shirt? From both? Did someone recognize the t-shirt? More people than her relevant? Are the people giving her the t-shirt relevant? If someone else had won the t-shirt, would they have regretted it? Did she get in trouble? Get hurt? Did she get to keep the t-shirt?
Doriana (Doriana)
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Did she get unwanted attention? yes Trouble? yes From winning? yes From wearing the t-shirt? no From both? so, no Did someone recognize the t-shirt? no More people than her relevant? yes Are the people giving her the t-shirt relevant? very If someone else had won the t-shirt, would they have regretted it? yes Did she get in trouble? yes Get hurt? no Did she get to keep the t-shirt? irrel
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Did she get in trouble with: the law? Criminals? The people who gave her the t-shirt? Were they criminals? Was the t-shirt stolen? Otherwise connected to criminal activity? did she win it by: luck? Skill? Both? Neither?
Doriana (Doriana)
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Did she get in trouble with: the law? yes Criminals? no The people who gave her the t-shirt? yes Were they criminals? no Was the t-shirt stolen? no Otherwise connected to criminal activity? no did she win it by: luck? Skill? Both? Neither? luck
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Was the T-shirt a sort of joke, and some people didn't get the joke - took it literally?
Doriana (Doriana)
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Was the T-shirt a sort of joke, and some people didn't get the joke - took it literally? no
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Is the color of the t-shirt relevant? The material it is made of?
Did she ever wear the t-shirt? wash it?
Was her name (and address?) published somewhere as the winner? and so, other relevant people got to know of her address?
Was she involved in some illegal activity?
Doriana (Doriana)
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Is the color of the t-shirt relevant? The material it is made of? no to both
Did she ever wear the t-shirt? wash it? both are irrel
Was her name (and address?) published somewhere as the winner? no, but OTRT and so, other relevant people got to know of her address? OTRT, but there might be an FA
Was she involved in some illegal activity? yes!
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Posted on Friday, August 26, 2011 - 10:07 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

did she only win the t-shirt because of her illegal activity? like was she in a particular location where she shouldn't have been? or where something significant happened?

were the T-shirts awarded randomly? by post? did they have to be collected? did she give herself away by coming to collect the t-shirt?

was this a police scam to get criminals to present themselves and get caught?
Doriana (Doriana)
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Posted on Friday, August 26, 2011 - 10:15 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

did she only win the t-shirt because of her illegal activity? yes! like was she in a particular location where she shouldn't have been? no or where something significant happened? no

were the T-shirts awarded randomly? yope by post? yes did they have to be collected? no did she give herself away by coming to collect the t-shirt? not by coming to collect it, but...

was this a police scam to get criminals to present themselves and get caught? very OTRT!
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did they have to phone in?
Doriana (Doriana)
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did they have to phone in? YES! - where?
Balin (Balin)
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Oh, did they have to give the address to send the T-shirt? Telling the police their location? And allowing the coppers to arrest them (Cops 22, Criminals 0 in a rout)?
Doriana (Doriana)
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Oh, did they have to give the address to send the T-shirt? yes! Telling the police their location? but not the police And allowing the coppers to arrest them (Cops 22, Criminals 0 in a rout)? very close, but it probably weren't the cops who rang her doorbell

HINT: Find out more about the "illegal activity"
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was she a tax dodger? smuggler? social security defrauder?
Doriana (Doriana)
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was she a tax dodger? smuggler? social security defrauder? no to all
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were her library books overdue?
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Illegal immigrant?
Doriana (Doriana)
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were her library books overdue? no

Illegal immigrant? no
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Had she actually violated a law? A regulation? Was she subject to arrest? Litigation? Imprisonment? A fine?
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Unpaid parking tickets? Unpaid speeding/other driving violation tickets? Is it relevant who did ring her doorbell? If so, is it some governmental agency? The FBI? The CIA? The Secret Service? (Or their equivalents in whatever country Penny lives in, on which subject is that relevant and if so [LTPF list of countries]?) Or the tax collector? Immigration agency? DEA? Or is it some criminal agency? The Mafia? A gang? Or is it some random person who Penny owes money to who wants her to pay it back?

Or is it some company who Penny owes money to? And her bill is overdue yet she doesn't pay it? The phone company? The credit card company? The TV company? Is it relevant how she found out she won the T-Shirt? Did she see an ad from it in the place from the people she owes money to? I know that sounds confusing, but in other words, did she get a phone call on the telephone she hasn't paid for, or see a TV ad on the cable she hasn't paid the bill for, etc?
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Had she actually violated a law? not sure if there's a law... A regulation? probably this Was she subject to arrest? Litigation? Imprisonment? A fine? a fine

Unpaid parking tickets? Unpaid speeding/other driving violation tickets? Is it relevant who did ring her doorbell? yes If so, is it some governmental agency? The FBI? The CIA? The Secret Service? (Or their equivalents in whatever country Penny lives in, on which subject is that relevant and if so [LTPF list of countries]? not really relevant, assume North America or Europe) Or the tax collector? Immigration agency? DEA? Or is it some criminal agency? The Mafia? A gang? Or is it some random person who Penny owes money to who wants her to pay it back?

Or is it some company who Penny owes money to? yes! And her bill is overdue yet she doesn't pay it? The phone company? The credit card company? The TV company? yes Is it relevant how she found out she won the T-Shirt? Did she see an ad from it in the place from the people she owes money to? YES! I know that sounds confusing, but in other words, did she get a phone call on the telephone she hasn't paid for, or see a TV ad on the cable she hasn't paid the bill for, etc? All unanswered questions are no, but that's not relevant because we have enough for a

********SPOILER********
Penny watches pay-tv with a patched receiver, i.e. a receiver that uses fake keys to get access to certain channels.
The clever TV company then broadcasts an ad that promises free t-shirts for the first 500 callers. Penny called them and won a t-shirt. Little did she now that it was a trap: The ad was only visible for people who use patched receivers.
So some days later, the company knocks on her door and she has to pay a fine.


Thanks for playing! Nice work everyone, especially Shez and Gregory (:
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Posted on Tuesday, August 30, 2011 - 1:25 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

brilliant! thanks Doriana

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