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Rage29 (Rage29)
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Posted on Saturday, May 12, 2007 - 6:39 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

He was sent to jail for trying to get what he wanted, but when he did something they didn't like, he got what he had wanted.
Emeraldink (Emeraldink)
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Posted on Saturday, May 12, 2007 - 10:28 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is it the same 'he' in all five cases?
General 'he' or a specific persona?
'They': authorities? government? law enforcement? jail administration?
What he wanted: tangible? of benefit only to him? to others?

A really wild guess: A man commits a minor crime in an attempt to get health care. While in prison, he develops a condition that threatens his life and authorities, not liking his death being on their hands, provide him with treatment he wanted in the first place.
Rage29 (Rage29)
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Posted on Saturday, May 12, 2007 - 12:26 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is it the same 'he' in all five cases?Yes
General 'he'This or a specific persona?
'They': authorities? government? law enforcement?This jail administration?
What he wanted: tangible?No of benefit only to him?This to others?

A really wild guess: A man commits a minor crime in an attempt to get health care. While in prison, he develops a condition that threatens his life and authorities, not liking his death being on their hands, provide him with treatment he wanted in the first place.NO, but nice try.
Enjay (Enjay)
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Posted on Saturday, May 12, 2007 - 12:30 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the thing that he tried to get before he was sent to jail the same as the thing he wanted that he got when he did something they didn't like?
Did he commit a crime? If so:
pickpocketing? stealing?
burglary? black market?
murder? assault?
accidental killing?
smuggling?
traitor? deserter?
kidnapping? arson?
destroying property?
poacher? disrupting the peace?
Other?
The thing he did that they didn't like, was that another crime?
Rage29 (Rage29)
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Posted on Saturday, May 12, 2007 - 12:34 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the thing that he tried to get before he was sent to jail the same as the thing he wanted that he got when he did something they didn't like? Same result but it has different names at different times
Did he commit a crime?Yes If so:
pickpocketing? stealing?
burglary? black market?
murder?This is second assault?
accidental killing?
smuggling?
traitor? deserter?
kidnapping? arson?
destroying property?
poacher? disrupting the peace? None
Other? This is first
The thing he did that they didn't like, was that another crime?Yes
Enjay (Enjay)
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Posted on Saturday, May 12, 2007 - 12:38 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So this man committed some crime to get what he wanted, and was sent to jail for it. He then committed a murder while in jail, and as a consequence got what he wanted. Right?
When he committed the murder in jail, did "they" realise they were giving him what he wanted? Did they give it to him to try and convince him not to kill again? Or was it meant to be a punishment? Was he put in solitary confinement? Sentenced to death?
Rage29 (Rage29)
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Posted on Saturday, May 12, 2007 - 2:34 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So this man committed some crime to get what he wanted, and was sent to jail for it.yes He then committed a murder while in jail, and as a consequence got what he wanted. Right? yes
When he committed the murder in jail, did "they" realise they were giving him what he wanted?yes Did they give it to him to try and convince him not to kill again? noOr was it meant to be a punishment? Was he put in solitary confinement? Sentenced to death?this
Enjay (Enjay)
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Posted on Saturday, May 12, 2007 - 2:37 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did he want to die? Was his first crime suicide?
Rage29 (Rage29)
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Posted on Saturday, May 12, 2007 - 3:03 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did he want to die? yesWas his first crime suicide?bingo!

that was fast enjay, nice one.
now u ppl have to find his second crime, wat he did that "they" disliked.
Enjay (Enjay)
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Posted on Saturday, May 12, 2007 - 3:25 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Why thank you Rage29
I'm a little confused...was the murder he committed his attempted suicide (ie murder of himself)? Or was that the first crime, for which he was put in jail?
Did he kill a fellow inmate? A guard? A visitor to the prison? Did he mean to kill them? Or was it an accident? Did he kill them out of anger?
Did the law enforcement officials sentence him to death as a punishment for his crime? Or did they take pity on him and decide he should be allowed to die? Was this a euthanasia situation? Is it important why he wanted to commit suicide? Or how he did it?
Rage29 (Rage29)
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Posted on Saturday, May 12, 2007 - 3:34 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Why thank you Rage29your welcome
I'm a little confused...was the murder he committed his attempted suicide (ie murder of himself)? Or was that the first crime, for which he was put in jail? yes,the suicide was the 1st crime for which he was put in jail
Did he kill a fellow inmate? A guard?yes! A visitor to the prison? Did he mean to kill them? yesOr was it an accident? Did he kill them out of anger?
Did the law enforcement officials sentence him to death as a punishment for his crime?yup Or did they take pity on him and decide he should be allowed to die? Was this a euthanasia situation? Is it important why he wanted to commit suicide? noOr how he did it?no

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

yes,he was sent to jail for attempted suicide and when a gaurd entered the prison cell to give him food, he killed the gaurd for which he was given a death sentence.so u can say that he did get what he wanted

thanks a lot for posting in questions and congratulations, Enjay.
Enjay (Enjay)
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Posted on Saturday, May 12, 2007 - 3:41 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Thanks for the puzzle...it was a good one! And I seem to remember that until fairly recently suicide itself was a crime punishable by death-which didn't seem particularly sensible to me!
Rage29 (Rage29)
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Posted on Saturday, May 12, 2007 - 4:03 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Thanks for the puzzle...it was a good one! And I seem to remember that until fairly recently suicide itself was a crime punishable by death-which didn't seem particularly sensible to me!
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