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Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Sunday, September 23, 2012 - 5:35 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

What to do when you can't think of a puzzle? Steal someone else's statement, of course! This one is from a Jondahr puzzle this past August; the solution is different, of course.

"Thank God, I'm saved!" And then he died.
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Posted on Sunday, September 23, 2012 - 10:06 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Based on a true story? If so, something recent? A historical event?
FYOI? FSEI?

he - H/A/M?

Did he say "Thank God, I'm saved!"? Did he think it? Did someone else say it?

Did he die of natural causes? Was he killed?
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Based on a true story? Yope If so, something recent? This A historical event?
FYOI? FSEI?

he - H/A/M? Yes, but...

Did he say "Thank God, I'm saved!"? Presumably, but... Did he think it? Did someone else say it? YOPE

Did he die of natural causes? Was he killed? This

Sorry for all the Yopes, but there's a reason for them.
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Posted on Monday, September 24, 2012 - 4:27 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was he shot? strangled? suffocated? stabbed? electrocuted? beaten to death? poisoned?

Zombie apocalypse relecvant?
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Posted on Monday, September 24, 2012 - 7:13 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

is this a fictional character? a fictionalised account of a true story?

a myth? a dream?
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Monday, September 24, 2012 - 11:23 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was he shot? strangled? suffocated? stabbed? electrocuted? beaten to death? poisoned? None of these

Zombie apocalypse relecvant? No

is this a fictional character? This; No to rest. But the Yopes are still there. a fictionalised account of a true story? a myth? a dream?
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Did something else say it for him? Did this person have Locked-In syndrome and had just had a computer hooked up in order to facilitate speech? Is this person also a witness to a crime? And the criminal was waiting to see if they would "wake up" and testify against them? When it happened the criminal killed him?
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Did something else say it for him? Did this person have Locked-In syndrome and had just had a computer hooked up in order to facilitate speech? Is this person also a witness to a crime? And the criminal was waiting to see if they would "wake up" and testify against them? When it happened the criminal killed him? No to all
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Saved as in rescued from peril? or in the 'found jesus' sense?
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Saved as in rescued from peril? or in the 'found jesus' sense? No to all

I am going to add clarification to the Yopes: "He" is a fictional character from a video game, and the "Yope-He" was the person in real life controlling him. It is the video game character who died.

Hope that helps. From now on, assume all "he"s refer to the video game character.
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And I made a BLOOPER. Man, I'm not doing well with this puzzle =P

Saved as in rescued from peril? Yes, svv of "rescued"
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So, the player said "Thank God I'm saved"? And then the video game character died?

Would it help to find out what kind of video game we're talking about?
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So, the player said "Thank God I'm saved"? And then the video game character died? Yes, that's right

Would it help to find out what kind of video game we're talking about? Probably
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Is it a shooter game? First-person shooter?
Adventure?
Sports?
Race?
Simulation? The Sims?
RPG?
Online?
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Is it a shooter game? First-person shooter? Yes
Adventure?
Sports?
Race?
Simulation? The Sims?
RPG?
Online?
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Was the video game character killed by another character in the game? If so, human character? an animal?
Or was he killed by an object in the game?
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Was the video game character killed by another character in the game? Yes... If so, human character? This... an animal?
Or was he killed by an object in the game? ...but also this.
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Did the other character throw something at him? (A paintball? a weasel? Just kidding...)
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Did the other character throw something at him? No (A paintball? a weasel? Just kidding...)
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Did he get into a physical fight with the other character? Were weapons involved?
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Did he get into a physical fight with the other character? No Were weapons involved? None relevant to the puzzle
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Did the other character plant a bomb that killed the character?
Balin (Balin)
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Did the other character plant a bomb that killed the character? No
Doriana (Doriana)
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Hmmm... Could you maybe give us a hint?
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Hmmm... Could you maybe give us a hint? Sure.

RECAP:

"Thank God, I'm saved!" And then he died.

"He" is a character in a first-person-shooter video game. He nearly died before another character killed him with the aid of an object.

HINT: The character's death was an accident, and would have been an accident had he not survived when he "nearly died."
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Posted on Thursday, October 04, 2012 - 12:31 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the relevant object bigger than a hand? a book? the famous bread box? a chair? a car? a house?
Is it made of [LTPF list of materials]?
Was the other character carrying the object?
Did the object explode? Did the character trip over the object? Was he hit by it?
Did the other character die as well?

Should we find out more about the game?
If so... Is it a recent game (post-2010)? From the 2000s? 1990s? For PC? console?
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Is the relevant object bigger than a hand? a book? the famous bread box? a chair? a car? No, because it is a car (or a car-like vehicle -- let's just call it a car) a house?
Is it made of [LTPF list of materials]?
Was the other character carrying the object? No
Did the object explode? Did the character trip over the object? Was he hit by it? This
Did the other character die as well? No

Should we find out more about the game? Not really relevant
If so... Is it a recent game (post-2010)? From the 2000s? 1990s? For PC? console? I can just tell you. It is one of the Halo games.
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Actually, the game type (FPS) is somewhat relevant to the puzzle.
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So the other character ran over the character with a car, right? Just after he had nearly died, right?
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So the other character ran over the character with a car, right? Just after he had nearly died, right? Yes.

You now need to know how he nearly died, and a little more info about the other character.
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PRE-WEEKEND RECAP:

"Thank God, I'm saved!" And then he died.

A character in a first-person shooter video game (one of the Halo games) nearly died -- the game type is relevant to this -- but survived. He was then promptly run over by another character driving a car.

You need to know:
-Something about the character who killed him.
-How he nearly died.
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The character who killed him: A friend? An enemy?
Relevant which of the Halo games it is?
When he nearly died:
By another player?
By the environment?
Accidentally?

Apologies if any of those questions are just totally idiotic in relationship to Halo games, my only experience with them was when I was about eight and I pressed the 'X' button on the controller to reload the guns for my dad. I nicknamed all the bad guys after vegetables, because that's what they looked like.
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The character who killed him: A friend? This. Now all you need to know is how he nearly died. An enemy?
Relevant which of the Halo games it is? No
When he nearly died:
By another player? Part of it was this...
By the environment? What do you mean by this?
Accidentally? ...but most of it was this.
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Is there an object involved in his nearly dying? a weapon? a vehicle?
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Is there an object involved in his nearly dying? Yes a weapon? Not the relevant object, see below a vehicle? No

You've got a good chunk of this. I will give a HINT: He was wounded to almost zero health by a weapon before he nearly died.
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And you are ALMOST done. Here's the timeline of the near-death:

-He is wounded to almost no health by a player with a weapon.
-Something happens accidentally that should have killed him, but didn't.
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HINT: Something happens accidentally that should have killed him, but didn't.
-It would kill a person in real life too.
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Falling damage? Did he get knocked off a ledge/cliff? By a grenade? RPG?
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Title relevant? Did he get kicked off the ledge?
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Posted on Tuesday, October 23, 2012 - 6:47 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Falling damage? Yes. Did he get knocked off a ledge/cliff? By a grenade? RPG?

Title relevant? Only in that "Spartans" are playable characters in Halo. Did he get kicked off the ledge?

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

In a game of Halo: Reach, two players were fighting on top of a tower. One of them was heavily damaged to almost zero health, then fell off the tower. Somehow, he hit the ground at an angle that allowed him to survive. He then took three steps and was promptly run over by one of his teammates.

Video: the clip starts at about the 2:47 mark.

Nice work everyone, and kudos to Dlcygnet for getting the last bit. New puzzle shortly.

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