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Nimue (Nimue)
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Posted on Thursday, July 05, 2012 - 9:39 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Although Jeremy did not think that taking care of his hair was much work, he shaved his head because he was lazy. How come?
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Posted on Friday, July 06, 2012 - 9:27 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did he completely shave his head? Or partially?

Does it have to do with something else his head could be used for, other than a place for hair to grow?

Did it save him having to explain something?

Did he shave it so that hair could grow back, or in a particular way?

Or did he intend to keep it shaved permanently? Or on a temporary basis (Weeks? Months? Years?)

Anything to do with his appearance? Nationality? Race? Gender? Career?
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Posted on Saturday, July 07, 2012 - 7:20 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Jenburdoo (Jenburdoo)
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Did he completely shave his head? yes Or partially?\b} no}

Does it have to do with something else his head could be used for, other than a place for hair to grow? no

Did it save him having to explain something? yope--you're ORT

Did he shave it so that hair could grow back, or in a particular way?no

Or did he intend to keep it shaved permanently?no Or on a temporary basis (Weeks?less Months? Years?)

Anything to do with his appearance? noNationality? noRace?no Gender? it might be more likely for a manCareer? yes
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Posted on Sunday, July 08, 2012 - 5:17 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was his profession:

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?
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Posted on Sunday, July 08, 2012 - 6:43 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did he need to avoid getting something, that he worked with, in his hair (e.g. chemicals, radiation, etc.)? or need to keep his hair out of something (e.g. a flame)?
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Posted on Saturday, July 07, 2012 - 7:20 pm: Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)
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Did he completely shave his head? yes Or partially?\b} no}

Does it have to do with something else his head could be used for, other than a place for hair to grow? no

Did it save him having to explain something? yope--you're ORT

Did he shave it so that hair could grow back, or in a particular way?no

Or did he intend to keep it shaved permanently?no Or on a temporary basis (Weeks?less Months? Years?)

Anything to do with his appearance? noNationality? noRace?no Gender? it might be more likely for a manCareer? yes
Jenburdoo (Jenburdoo)
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Was his profession:

Artistic / musical / writer
Banking / financial / real estate
Clerical / Administrative
Computer related / Hardware
Construction / Craftsman
Criminal / Questionable Repute
Education / Academic Research yesish & no to all others except "other"
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? yope & no to all others except education/academic research
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Did he need to avoid getting something, that he worked with, in his hair (e.g. chemicals, radiation, etc.)? or need to keep his hair out of something (e.g. a flame)? no
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Posted on Sunday, July 08, 2012 - 7:52 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did he work in a situation where long hair can be dangerous, and he didn't want to tie it up?
Nimue (Nimue)
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Posted on Sunday, July 08, 2012 - 8:16 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

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Did he work in a situation where long hair can be dangerous, and he didn't want to tie it up? no
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Posted on Monday, July 09, 2012 - 7:37 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Anything to do with stereotypes? With his hair, did he resemble something? Someone?

Did he actually care for his hair when he had it?
Nimue (Nimue)
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Posted on Monday, July 09, 2012 - 7:08 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

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Anything to do with stereotypes?yesish With his hair, did he resemble something? see next answer Someone? yesish

Did he actually care for his hair when he had it? irrel
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Posted on Thursday, July 12, 2012 - 6:59 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did he resemble someone famous? Someone in a particular profession? That he did not have? Was he trying to avoid being mistaken for something/someone?
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Posted on Thursday, July 12, 2012 - 8:38 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

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Did he resemble someone famous? noSomeone in a particular profession? noThat he did not have? noWas he trying to avoid being mistaken for something/someone? no
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Posted on Saturday, July 14, 2012 - 10:47 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did he resemble a relative of his? His brother? Father? Or a close friend? Someone he worked with? Someone he knew? That he had seen?

Was his likeness to this person the direct reason for his shaving his head?
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Posted on Saturday, July 14, 2012 - 1:18 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

was he an actor playing the part of a bald man and it was easier to shave his head than to put on a bald wig every night?
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Posted on Saturday, July 14, 2012 - 6:16 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

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Did he resemble a relative of his? no His brother? no Father? noOr a close friend? no Someone he worked with? noSomeone he knew? no That he had seen? no

Was his likeness to this person the direct reason for his shaving his head?n/a
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was he an actor playing the part of a bald man and it was easier to shave his head than to put on a bald wig every night? no
Nimue (Nimue)
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Posted on Monday, July 16, 2012 - 5:29 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

HINT: Find out EXACTLY what Jeremy's occupation was.
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Posted on Monday, July 16, 2012 - 8:56 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the colour of his hair relevant? The length of it before he shaved it? Does he work in a school? University? Does he teach? Lecture? Conduct experiments? Is he involved in science? Arts?

Does he resemble a specific person? Is it more that people might assume something about him based on his hair? That he would fit a certain stereotype? Is there a particular event that he has his head shaved for, and allows it to grow back after? Is he trying to make a point of any kind? Does shaving his head allow him to avoid explaining something? About himself? To avoid correcting some misconception?

Does he want people to think he has a particular reason for shaving his head? That he is going bald? Having chemotherapy? Doing it for charity?
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Also - by lazy, do you mean the standard meaning of not wanting to expend much effort? Or something more like intellectually lazy, making assumptions easily etc?
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Is the colour of his hair relevant? no The length of it before he shaved it? noDoes he work in a school? yesish University? yesish Does he teach? no Lecture? noConduct experiments? possibly Is he involved in science? possibly Arts?possibly

Does he resemble a specific person? no Is it more that people might assume something about him based on his hair? yes That he would fit a certain stereotype? see later answersIs there a particular event that he has his head shaved for, and allows it to grow back after? yesIs he trying to make a point of any kind? yopeDoes shaving his head allow him to avoid explaining something? yesish About himself? yesTo avoid correcting some misconception? no

Does he want people to think he has a particular reason for shaving his head? yes That he is going bald? see next answer Having chemotherapy? yes. GOOOOOD QUESTION!!Doing it for charity? no
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Also - by lazy, do you mean the standard meaning of not wanting to expend much effort? yes Or something more like intellectually lazy, making assumptions easily etc? no
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Posted on Monday, July 16, 2012 - 9:16 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is he having chemotherapy? Is he about to start it? Does he have cancer? Does he want people to think he does? Was his hair falling out before? Was he absent for a long time? Does he think people will avoid talking to him about his hair, thinking he's sensitive about it? Is he trying to avoid having many long conversations about his health? Maybe with people who he feels never cared about him before? Will he get out of doing something because people think he is ill?

Does his job require a degree? Is it manual work? Academic? Does he carry out research? Write books? Papers? Is he a student?
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Posted on Monday, July 16, 2012 - 9:48 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

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Is he having chemotherapy? no Is he about to start it? noDoes he have cancer? noDoes he want people to think he does? yes Was his hair falling out before? no Was he absent for a long time? noDoes he think people will avoid talking to him about his hair, thinking he's sensitive about it? irrelIs he trying to avoid having many long conversations about his health? no Maybe with people who he feels never cared about him before? no Will he get out of doing something because people think he is ill? yes

Does his job require a degree? noIs it manual work? no Academic? yesDoes he carry out research? yes Write books? no Papers? yes Is he a student? yes
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Is he trying to get sympathy from a teacher? To get out of doing an sssignment? To get a deadline extension or extra credit?
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Is he trying to get sympathy from a teacher? yes To get out of doing an sssignment?\bsee next answer} To get a deadline extension yes or extra credit? no

*** SPOILER *********
Jeremy took an Incomplete in a Spring Term course and got an extension until July 1. But as the end of June neared, he still had not completed the work. So he shaved his head before going to the professor and asking for another extension, because he hoped that the professors would assume that he was undergoing chemotherapy. Jeremy should have taken a course instead with a wonderful professor like me, who respects students' privacy & never asks why students want extra time. Any student who wants an extension automatically gets it in my courses. And anyone who wants a new puzzle should scroll down to the bottom of the page.

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