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Blazingphoenix (Blazingphoenix)
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Posted on Wednesday, September 24, 2008 - 6:08 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Although this made her job complete, she was NOT happy at all. Explain.
Blazingphoenix (Blazingphoenix)
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Posted on Thursday, September 25, 2008 - 2:35 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Actually, I should rephrase that as...

Although this made her job complete, she now had to work twice as hard. Explain.
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Posted on Thursday, September 25, 2008 - 4:29 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I assume that she is an adult human female, yes? Is this a paid job or a household task of some sort? Or both? Is home decor relevant?

Did she use some sort of labour-saving device? Could "complete" be replaced by "easier"?

Does she work twice as hard because of some side-effect of "this"?
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Posted on Thursday, September 25, 2008 - 10:57 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

If her now-complete job is twice as much work as her old one, then can we say that she used to do only half the work one would assume her job implies?
Blazingphoenix (Blazingphoenix)
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Posted on Friday, September 26, 2008 - 3:07 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I assume that she is an adult human female, yes? Yes Is this a paid job or a household task of some sort? It is a household task Is home decor relevant? Yes

Did she use some sort of labour-saving device? No Could "complete" be replaced by "easier"? NO, good question

Does she work twice as hard because of some side-effect of "this"? Yes

If her now-complete job is twice as much work as her old one, then can we say that she used to do only half the work one would assume her job implies? No. She would still do the same amount of work as she always did if "this" had not happened.
Vene (Vene)
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Posted on Saturday, September 27, 2008 - 9:37 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

If her now-complete job is twice as much work as her old one, then can we say that she used to work only half as hard one would assume her job implies?
Gourami (Gourami)
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Posted on Saturday, September 27, 2008 - 9:39 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was "this" the task? If so, did she do it? Or was "this" a physical item?

Was something fixed? Purchased? Destroyed? Redone/updated?
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Posted on Sunday, September 28, 2008 - 7:02 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is identifying the job being performed relevant?
Is her profession relevant?
Is this a specific woman that we need to identify?
Did she have to start doing something differently than before?
Did it require that she learn a new skill?
Blazingphoenix (Blazingphoenix)
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Posted on Sunday, September 28, 2008 - 11:45 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was "this" the task? If so, did she do it? Or was "this" a physical item? It was a physical item

Was something fixed? Purchased? Destroyed? Redone/updated?None of these

Is identifying the job being performed relevant? It'll help, yes
Is her profession relevant? No
Is this a specific woman that we need to identify? No
Did she have to start doing something differently than before? Yes
Did it require that she learn a new skill? No
Kaygee (Kaygee)
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Posted on Monday, September 29, 2008 - 12:21 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is this an item that is currently available for purchase in stores?
Does “home decor” have to do with the condition of the home, example: neat and tidy? Or the style of decorating, example: post-modern?

Is the household task...
Dusting?
Vacuuming/Sweeping/Mopping floors?
Washing laundry?
Washing dishes?
Washing windows?
Making beds?
Cooking meals?
Taking out the trash?
Caring for pets/children/significant other/guests?
Wow, this sounds like my to-do list. ;-)
Gourami (Gourami)
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Posted on Monday, September 29, 2008 - 3:46 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was the item something used in the task? An item of home decor? Furniture? Is it in her home? Does its existance mean the job must be done more often? More thoroughly?

Is the job something done every so often in a normal household? For example, once a week? Once a month? Is it only done once? Or only once in a period of years?
Blazingphoenix (Blazingphoenix)
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Posted on Tuesday, September 30, 2008 - 7:52 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is this an item that is currently available for purchase in stores? In a different form, yes.
Does “home decor” have to do with the condition of the home, example: neat and tidy? No Or the style of decorating, example: post-modern? Not quite this... explore

Is the household task...
Dusting/Vacuuming/Sweeping These constitute the second job
Washing laundry?
Washing dishes?
Washing windows?
Making beds?
Cooking meals?
Taking out the trash?
Caring for pets/children/significant
Other The first job has not been mentioned
Wow, this sounds like my to-do list. ;-) Lol

Was the item something used in the task? An item of home decor? In a different form, yes Furniture? Is it in her home? Yes Does its existance mean the job must be done more often? More thoroughly? No to rest. She has to do the original job plus one more now; thus twice the work.

Is the job something done every so often in a normal household? You might do it, yes. For example, once a week? Once a month? Is it only done once? Or only once in a period of years? Probably a couple times during the year
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Posted on Wednesday, October 01, 2008 - 3:44 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Ah, two jobs!
The job that is done only a couple of times per year: is the first yet-to-be named job?
Or the 2nd job of sweeping/dusting?
Or both?

Does "in a different form" mean that she has invented or re-purposed this item?
Blazingphoenix (Blazingphoenix)
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Posted on Wednesday, October 01, 2008 - 2:25 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Ah, two jobs! Yup
The job that is done only a couple of times per year: is the first yet-to-be named job? Yes
Or the 2nd job of sweeping/dusting? No
Or both? No

Does "in a different form" mean that she has invented or re-purposed this item? Nope
Gourami (Gourami)
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Posted on Friday, October 03, 2008 - 2:59 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Does the yet-to-be-named job have to do with the item? Cleaning it? Storing it? Making it usable somehow?
Kaygee (Kaygee)
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Posted on Saturday, October 04, 2008 - 7:55 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Home decor = decorating options, like: Curtains vs. blinds? Carpet vs solid surfaces? Installing a ceiling fan? Displaying knickknacks or collectibles? Hanging decorative mirrors? (Trying to think of all of the items collecting dust and dirt in my house!)
Blazingphoenix (Blazingphoenix)
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Posted on Friday, October 10, 2008 - 3:37 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Does the yet-to-be-named job have to do with the item?No Cleaning it? Storing it? Making it usable somehow?

Home decor = decorating options, like: Curtains vs. blinds? Carpet vs solid surfaces? Installing a ceiling fan? Displaying knickknacks or collectibles?This is closest... Hanging decorative mirrors? (Trying to think of all of the items collecting dust and dirt in my house!)Haha, same here

HINT!!!HINT!!!HINT!!!

I think I should clear things up for you (and me) for a moment by showing you the order of jobs. She was on her way to do some decorating(Job#1), when "Item" stopped her from doing what she wanted to do(Job #1). She now had to clean up "Item" (Job #2) so she could do her original job (#1). So the order she did them in was Job#2, then Job#1, because she wasn't expecting Job#2 to be there at all. I hoped that helped, cuz now I'm slightly less confused on how to answer your questions...
Gourami (Gourami)
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Posted on Monday, October 13, 2008 - 11:03 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Ah, I thought I was missing something in the job ordering. So...does job #2 have to be completed before job #1 can be done? Does a surface have to be cleaned before something can be placed on the surface? If so, a wall? Table? Knick-knack display case?
Blazingphoenix (Blazingphoenix)
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Posted on Tuesday, October 14, 2008 - 2:30 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Ah, I thought I was missing something in the job ordering. So...does job #2 have to be completed before job #1 can be done? ...Here's the "makes her job complete" part. She doesn't HAVE to... but I certainly wouldn't want the "item" hanging around in MY house Does a surface have to be cleaned before something can be placed on the surface?Yes If so, a wall/Table? These two!

Good questions! Once you find out what "Item" is, the rest should fall right into place.
Dlcygnet (Dlcygnet)
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Posted on Tuesday, October 14, 2008 - 8:47 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Does this have anything to do with a dog or other pet doing something naughty in the house? Leaving a present?
Blazingphoenix (Blazingphoenix)
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Posted on Wednesday, October 15, 2008 - 2:50 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Does this have anything to do with a dog or other pet doing something naughty in the house? Leaving a present? No, but explore for animal
Peter365 (Peter365)
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Posted on Tuesday, October 21, 2008 - 3:27 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Are there any pests involved? Moths? Flies? Spiders? Rodents?

What about plants?
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Posted on Wednesday, October 22, 2008 - 10:12 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Could "item" be "lack of space"? Lack of space prevented her from doing her job#1 so she first had to clear up space (the activities of which constituted job#2) so by the clearing up first she made her job complete but she still has to go in for job#2 hence it is not any easier for her. Is that right?
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Posted on Wednesday, October 22, 2008 - 1:25 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did a pet make a mess in the house and she had to clean up after it before she could do her first job?
Blazingphoenix (Blazingphoenix)
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Posted on Wednesday, October 22, 2008 - 3:30 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Are there any pests involved?No Moths? Flies? Spiders?YES!!! Rodents?

What about plants?No

Could "item" be "lack of space"? Lack of space prevented her from doing her job#1 so she first had to clear up space (the activities of which constituted job#2) so by the clearing up first she made her job complete but she still has to go in for job#2 hence it is not any easier for her. Is that right?My answer is not quite along this line, but I'm sure it can be seen this way

Did a pet make a mess in the house and she had to clean up after it before she could do her first job? FA for pet, no
Rcs (Rcs)
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Spider webs relevant? Job anything to do with getting rid of cobwebs?
Blazingphoenix (Blazingphoenix)
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Posted on Thursday, October 23, 2008 - 2:33 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Spider webs relevant? YES Job anything to do with getting rid of cobwebs? YES!!!
Rcs (Rcs)
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Did she get rid of cobwebs and unwittingly let loose hordes of spiders into her house?
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Posted on Tuesday, October 28, 2008 - 5:02 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did she get rid of cobwebs and unwittingly let loose hordes of spiders into her house? No
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Posted on Thursday, November 06, 2008 - 3:49 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is it relevant how she removed the cobwebs? Did she use a hoover? duster? brush? cloth?
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Posted on Friday, November 07, 2008 - 2:37 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is it relevant how she removed the cobwebs? Did she use a hoover? duster? brush? cloth? Irrel. You are thinking too hard. You guys almost have it. If her job was complete when she found the web....
Rcs (Rcs)
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Did she want to save the cobwebs and use them for something? Halloween decorations relevant?
Blazingphoenix (Blazingphoenix)
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Posted on Wednesday, November 12, 2008 - 5:34 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did she want to save the cobwebs and use them for something? No Halloween decorations relevant? YYYYEEEEESSSS!!!!
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Posted on Friday, November 14, 2008 - 2:36 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did she decide to leave the cobwebs up for Halloween decorations? But she was annoyed they were there in the first place?

Or, did she have to take down real cobwebs before putting up fake ones?
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Did someone else take the cobwebs down, not realizing she wanted to leave them up for Halloween?
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Posted on Tuesday, November 18, 2008 - 3:45 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did she decide to leave the cobwebs up for Halloween decorations? But she was annoyed they were there in the first place? Not quite...

Or, did she have to take down real cobwebs before putting up fake ones? YES!!!

Good work, Gourami and Rcs for killing it and to everyone who helped solve!!

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

A lady wanted to decorate her house for Halloween. She dug in her closet and got her old hanging spiderwebs to put up in her dining room. To her dismay, a spider had decided to take up lodging on the walls and ceiling of the room, so she had to get rid of it and its nest before putting up her own.

This was inspired by a nasty little pizture I saw, take a look, if you dare.

[IMG]http://i111.photobucket.com/albums/n142/turnipgreens/horror.jpg[/IMG]
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Whoa... that's scary.
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GAHHH my eyes hurt now i might have a nightmare

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