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Sam Greene (Pandora)
Posted on Tuesday, March 22, 2005 - 1:26 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Were you occupied with something:
eg knitting / writing? no

Just thinking?
Day dreaming?
Meditating?
Talking to yourself? none of these, except possible thinking but it's irrelevant

Were you caught looking through someones keyhole? er..no
Simon Downham (Beroean)
Posted on Tuesday, March 22, 2005 - 2:12 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Were you:
watching something?
Listening?
Communicating?
Minding your own business?

Were you sitting on:
the ground?
a bench?
A chair?
a wall?
someones shoulders?

Were you visible to others / the general public?

Were you in a built up area?
In the countryside?
In a field?
Sam Greene (Pandora)
Posted on Tuesday, March 22, 2005 - 2:15 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Were you:
watching something?
Listening?
Communicating?
Minding your own business? none of these

Were you sitting on:
the ground?
a bench?
A chair? this is the closest
a wall?
someones shoulders?

Were you visible to others / the general public? no but not relevant

Were you in a built up area?
In the countryside?
In a field? none of these
Simon Downham (Beroean)
Posted on Tuesday, March 22, 2005 - 11:39 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Are you sitting on a swing?
On/in a vehicle?
Is it relevant what you were sitting on?
Does it help us define your location?

Were you engaged in an activity other than sitting?

Were you waiting for someone/something?

Were you in your garden?
were ou in a park?
Sam Greene (Pandora)
Posted on Wednesday, March 23, 2005 - 10:27 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Are you sitting on a swing?
On/in a vehicle? this! - In my vehicle
Is it relevant what you were sitting on?
Does it help us define your location? possibly

Were you engaged in an activity other than sitting? yesish

Were you waiting for someone/something? No

Were you in your garden?
were ou in a park? neither
Simon Downham (Beroean)
Posted on Wednesday, March 23, 2005 - 3:10 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the car parked?
In traffic?
Stationary?
Are you driving?
Sam Greene (Pandora)
Posted on Thursday, March 24, 2005 - 11:18 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the car parked? this
In traffic?
Stationary?
Are you driving?
Fred Z (Dref)
Posted on Saturday, March 26, 2005 - 12:38 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did someone get hit by a parked car?
Sam Greene (Pandora)
Posted on Saturday, March 26, 2005 - 11:34 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did someone get hit by a parked car? lol, no!
Sam Greene (Pandora)
Posted on Saturday, March 26, 2005 - 11:42 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Hi everyone, am going away for a few days so am unable to answer any questions until Thursday now - Pandora
John Morahan (Wunderland)
Posted on Friday, April 01, 2005 - 5:56 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did the bad consequence occur while the car was still parked? immediately after it started moving? or later?
Did a drink spill?
Sam Greene (Pandora)
Posted on Friday, April 01, 2005 - 7:32 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did the bad consequence occur while the car was still parked? yes immediately after it started moving? or later?
Did a drink spill? no
Simon Downham (Beroean)
Posted on Friday, April 01, 2005 - 7:38 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did something relevant occur outside?
Were you alone in the car?
Did you have anything on your lap?
Relevant at what you were looking at / focused on?
Were you doing anything with your hands?
Were you asleep?
Sam Greene (Pandora)
Posted on Saturday, April 02, 2005 - 4:37 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did something relevant occur outside? no
Were you alone in the car? yes but irrel
Did you have anything on your lap? no
Relevant at what you were looking at / focused on? no
Were you doing anything with your hands? no
Were you asleep? no
John Morahan (Wunderland)
Posted on Tuesday, April 05, 2005 - 12:02 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

You said earlier this happened outdoors. Does this simply mean the car was parked outdoors? or was it a convertible? with the top down? in the rain?
Sam Greene (Pandora)
Posted on Tuesday, April 05, 2005 - 12:14 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

You said earlier this happened outdoors. Does this simply mean the car was parked outdoors? yes or was it a convertible? no with the top down? no in the rain? no
Tony (E20)
Posted on Monday, April 11, 2005 - 5:28 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Could the event(s) have happened if you had been sitting somewhere else (ie not in a car)?

Is the location of the car relevant?

Are there any parking restrictions in force at the location? Relevant?
Sam Greene (Pandora)
Posted on Monday, April 11, 2005 - 6:29 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Could the event(s) have happened if you had been sitting somewhere else (ie not in a car)? no good question :)

Is the location of the car relevant? not really

Are there any parking restrictions in force at the location? Relevant? no and irrel
Tony (E20)
Posted on Monday, April 11, 2005 - 10:48 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Were you sitting in the driver's seat? Relevant?

Were any of the controls of the car involved?

Any of the following relevant:
Brake? Clutch? Accelerator? Gear Stick? Radio? Windcreen wipers? Lights? Sunroof? Indicators? Cigarette lighter? Keys?
Sam Greene (Pandora)
Posted on Monday, April 11, 2005 - 10:55 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Were you sitting in the driver's seat? yesRelevant? yesish

Were any of the controls of the car involved? no

Any of the following relevant:
Brake? Clutch? Accelerator? Gear Stick? Radio? Windcreen wipers? Lights? this one, no to rest Sunroof? Indicators? Cigarette lighter? Keys?
Tony (E20)
Posted on Tuesday, April 12, 2005 - 10:11 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Head Lights?
Side Lights?
Indicator Lights?
Interior Lights?
Dashboard Lights? (Cue Meatloaf ...)
Other Lights?
Sam Greene (Pandora)
Posted on Tuesday, April 12, 2005 - 1:45 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Head Lights?
Side Lights?
Indicator Lights?
Interior Lights? this one, the courtesy light to be exact
Dashboard Lights? (Cue Meatloaf ...)
Other Lights?
Tony (E20)
Posted on Tuesday, April 12, 2005 - 2:03 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was the courtesy light functioning as it should?
Was the courtesy light "on" when it should have been "off"?
Was the courtesy light "off" when it should have been "on"?

For what period of time were you sitting in the car on the first occasion? And the second?
Sam Greene (Pandora)
Posted on Tuesday, April 12, 2005 - 2:07 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was the courtesy light functioning as it should? yes
Was the courtesy light "on" when it should have been "off"? yes
Was the courtesy light "off" when it should have been "on"? no

For what period of time were you sitting in the car on the first occasion? only a matter of seconds And the second? same
Tony (E20)
Posted on Tuesday, April 12, 2005 - 2:37 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was the car door open? When you thought it was shut?
Sam Greene (Pandora)
Posted on Tuesday, April 12, 2005 - 9:56 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was the car door open? noWhen you thought it was shut? no
Tony (E20)
Posted on Saturday, April 16, 2005 - 10:41 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did you switch the light on deliberately? Accidentally? Did someone else turn it on?


Did you forget to turn it off?
Sam Greene (Pandora)
Posted on Saturday, April 16, 2005 - 11:17 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did you switch the light on deliberately? Accidentally? this Did someone else turn it on?


Did you forget to turn it off? yes
Tony (E20)
Posted on Saturday, April 16, 2005 - 12:06 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

You accidentally turned the courtesy light on, didn't turn it off ... and when you came back to the car, the battery was flat and it wouldn't start? Twice?
Sam Greene (Pandora)
Posted on Saturday, April 16, 2005 - 12:15 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

You accidentally turned the courtesy light on, didn't turn it off ... and when you came back to the car, the battery was flat and it wouldn't start? Twice? Yes to all...

****************SPOILER**************
The courtesy light in my car has a habit of flickering, so in order to stop that I had to turn it off completely rather than let it come on as and when I opened my door. However, for some reason when I got home, I had turned it on without realising and found I had a flat battery the next day! this resulting in me having to call out my poor old dad to bring his jump leads and jump start the car. This is the only time I have done this until three days later when I did exactly the same thing which resulted in another embarrasing call to my dad!!

Well done Tony and to all who contributed! :)

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