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Galfisk (Galfisk)
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Posted on Thursday, November 24, 2011 - 1:22 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

...and now his finger is bleeding.
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Posted on Thursday, November 24, 2011 - 1:43 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

His - H? A?
Is he alive?
Is his finger bleeding as a result of an accident? On purpose?
Is his finger bleeding severely?
Is his finger still attached to his hand?
Is he going to treat his finger?
Galfisk (Galfisk)
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His - H? A? Yes.
Is he alive? Yes.
Is his finger bleeding as a result of an accident? Yes. On purpose? So no.
Is his finger bleeding severely? No.
Is his finger still attached to his hand? Yes.
Is he going to treat his finger? Irr.
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Posted on Thursday, November 24, 2011 - 8:25 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is he you? someone you know? If so, a friend of yours? family member? co-worker?
Relevant which finger it is?
Galfisk (Galfisk)
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Is he you? someone you know? If so, a friend of yours? family member? co-worker? This.
Relevant which finger it is? No.
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Posted on Thursday, November 24, 2011 - 10:19 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did the accident happen at work?
If so, during working hours? during a break? on this way to/from work?

Does he work in
Artistic / musical / writer
Banking / financial / real estate
Clerical / Administrative
Computer related / Hardware
Construction / Craftsman
Criminal / Questionable Repute
Education / Academic Research
Entertainment / Media
Environmental / Outdoors / Nature
Executive / Management
Hospitality / Travel
Legal Services
Manufacturing / Distributions
Medical / Health Services
Politics / Government / Military
Sales / Marketing
Technical / Science / Engineering
Teaching / Child care
Transportation
Food Service
Other
?

Was it his fault? Someone else's? (yours? hehe...)

Staplers involved?
Galfisk (Galfisk)
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Did the accident happen at work? Yes.
If so, during working hours? This. during a break? on this way to/from work?

Does he work in
Artistic / musical / writer
Banking / financial / real estate
Clerical / Administrative
Computer related This. / Hardware
Construction / Craftsman
Criminal / Questionable Repute
Education / Academic Research
Entertainment / Media
Environmental / Outdoors / Nature
Executive / Management
Hospitality / Travel
Legal Services
Manufacturing / Distributions
Medical / Health Services
Politics / Government / Military
Sales / Marketing
Technical / Science / Engineering
Teaching / Child care
Transportation
Food Service
Other
?

Was it his fault? This. Someone else's? (yours? hehe...)

Staplers involved? No.
Shez (Shez)
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Posted on Friday, November 25, 2011 - 9:28 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

did he cut his finger on a computer? did a mouse bite it? did he stick it into a printer with moving parts?

was it a paper cut?

did he get cut because he was playing about?
Galfisk (Galfisk)
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Posted on Friday, November 25, 2011 - 11:15 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

did he cut his finger on a computer? Yes. did a mouse bite it? <b<haha,> did he stick it into a printer with moving parts? No.

was it a paper cut? No.

did he get cut because he was playing about? No.
Galfisk (Galfisk)
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did he cut his finger on a computer? Yes. did a mouse bite it? Haha, no. did he stick it into a printer with moving parts? No.

was it a paper cut? No.

did he get cut because he was playing about? No.
Redwine (Redwine)
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Posted on Friday, November 25, 2011 - 11:33 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did he cut his finger while typing? operating mouse?
Is nail relevant?
Galfisk (Galfisk)
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Did he cut his finger while typing? operating mouse?
Is nail relevant? No to all.
Redwine (Redwine)
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Did he cut his finger while fixing some hardware?
Galfisk (Galfisk)
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Did he cut his finger while fixing some hardware? No.
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Posted on Friday, November 25, 2011 - 8:48 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

did he get his finger trapped? was the finger cut by metal? plastic?

did a computer fall on his finger?
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Was it a security feature that caused the cut? Is it a cash register? A desktop computer? A hand-held computer?
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did he get his finger trapped? No. was the finger cut by metal? this. plastic?

Was it a security feature that caused the cut? Very indirectly - your job is to find the chain of events. Is it a cash register? A desktop computer? This. A hand-held computer?
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was there one of those locking devices which keeps a PC in a docking station? mine has a padlock and a metal cable.
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fingerprint scanner?
Galfisk (Galfisk)
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was there one of those locking devices which keeps a PC in a docking station? No. mine has a padlock and a metal cable.

fingerprint scanner? No.
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Posted on Monday, November 28, 2011 - 10:21 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did he cut his finger on a sharp edge that wasn't supposed to be there?
Galfisk (Galfisk)
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Did he cut his finger on a sharp edge that wasn't supposed to be there? I don't know if it was supposed to be there, but he did cut his finger on a sharp edge on his desktop computer.
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Posted on Monday, November 28, 2011 - 12:10 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did he cut his finger while
...turning the computer on/off?
...inserting a CD into a drive or taking one out?
...removing/putting on a decorative cover?
...opening/closing the computer?
...removing/adding hardware components?
...removing/adding I/O components, such as a mouse or monitor?
...removing/adding something via USB?
...lifting/carrying the computer?

Did he do whatever he did on the computer without looking at it properly?
Like turning off the computer while still focusing on the monitor?
Galfisk (Galfisk)
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Did he cut his finger while
...turning the computer on/off?
...inserting a CD into a drive or taking one out?
...removing/putting on a decorative cover?
...opening/closing the computer?
...removing/adding hardware components?
...removing/adding I/O components, such as a mouse or monitor?
...removing/adding something via USB?
...lifting/carrying the computer? This.

Did he do whatever he did on the computer without looking at it properly? Irr.
Like turning off the computer while still focusing on the monitor? Irr.
Nothing more about the injury is relevant - but why was he lifting/carrying the computer?
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Did he need something what was underneath the computer? Did he need to put something else on the place where computer originally stood?
Was the computer working properly before being lifted/carried?
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Did he need something what was underneath the computer? No. Did he need to put something else on the place where computer originally stood? No.
Was the computer working properly before being lifted/carried? Yes.
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was he moving it to a safer place?

was he moving it away from a particular place? closer to a particular place?
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Was he moving the computer to another workplace?
Did he replace a computer with the one he was carrying?
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was he moving it to a safer place? No.
was he moving it away from a particular place? closer to a particular place? See below.

Was he moving the computer to another workplace? Yes.
Did he replace a computer with the one he was carrying? Yesish.
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Did a computer need replacement because it was broken?
Are there only two relevant computers?
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is this workplace a hospital? clinic? doctor's office?
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Did he want to replace a computer with which he has never worked before with a computer he has worked before?
Due to the latter one containing data/programs/settings etc. that he needs?

Was he not able to use a computer?
Or a program on the computer?
Passwords relevant?
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Was he doing a favor for you, which is why you know about this? <g>
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Did a computer need replacement because it was broken? No.
Are there only two relevant computers? Yesish.

Did he want to replace a computer with which he has never worked before with a computer he has worked before? Yes, but there's more to it.
Due to the latter one containing data/programs/settings etc. that he needs? Yes, something specific - find out what.

Was he not able to use a computer?
Or a program on the computer? Thisish.
Passwords relevant? Noish.

Was he doing a favor for you, which is why you know about this? No, he was teaching me.
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So, the computer he carried had something that he needed.
Was it
...data?
...a program?
...particular settings?

If it was a program, was it
...an anti-virus/malware/spyware etc. program?
...a program handling access rights?
...a office program such as Word or Excel?
...a specific program needed for his job?
...a media player?
...an e-mail client?
...the OS itself?

Is the OS relevant?
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Web browser relevant?
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So, the computer he carried had something that he needed.
Was it
...data?
...a program?
...particular settings?

If it was a program, was it
...an anti-virus/malware/spyware etc. program?
...a program handling access rights? This is closest.
...a office program such as Word or Excel?
...a specific program needed for his job?
...a media player?
...an e-mail client?
...the OS itself?

Is the OS relevant?

Web browser relevant?

***SPOILER***
The technical details don't make for a fun puzzle, but in essence, it was easier for him to bring his own computer to the room where the course was held, than to get the neccessary access privileges on the computer already there.
In the process of lugging his desktop computer there, he cut his finger on a sharp edge.

Thanks for playing : )

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