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John_w (John_w)
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Posted on Monday, July 20, 2009 - 5:47 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

His curiosity killed his sibling and two others
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Posted on Monday, July 20, 2009 - 6:45 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Added your username in the title, please remember to include it yourself in future.
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Posted on Monday, July 20, 2009 - 9:58 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

His=his? Is he human? adult? male?
The sibling and two others are all H?A?M/F? Is gender relevant?
Did his curiosity result in him asking a question or questions? Going somewhere forbidden? Manipulating an object in a novel way? Performing an unusual action? Seeing something he shouldn't have? Or hearing/overhearing something?
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Posted on Tuesday, July 21, 2009 - 8:49 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

His=his? Is he human?yes adult?no male?yes
The sibling and two others are all H?A?M/F? H-yes A-no for his sibling M/F Sibling-irr two others-one m one f. Is gender relevant?Yes
Did his curiosity result in him asking a question or questions? Going somewhere forbidden?Manipulating an object in a novel way? Performing an unusual action? Seeing something he shouldn't have?only this Or hearing/overhearing something?
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Posted on Friday, July 24, 2009 - 10:31 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did he know the two others? Did he die as well? Did the three die of...
impact
electric shock
the other kind of shock
something piercing them
suffocation or asphyxiation
burning
freezing
heart attack
allergies
drowning
explosion
radiation
poison
a psionic death ray
laughing to death
other
John_w (John_w)
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Posted on Monday, July 27, 2009 - 5:35 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did he know the two others?One of them Did he die as well?no Did the three die of...
impact One like this
electric shock
the other kind of shock
something piercing them one like this
suffocation or asphyxiation
burning
freezing
heart attack
allergies
drowning
explosion
radiation
poison
a psionic death ray I'm sure this would've been first choice
laughing to death
other and this for the last one
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Posted on Monday, July 27, 2009 - 8:42 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

This doesn't have anything to do with Final Destination, does it? Or any other horror movie?

This could get difficult to keep track of, so let's try this. He will be Larry, his gender-irrelevant sibling will be Kathy, the female other will be Barbara, and the male other will be Wendell. Now then (sorry this is tedious)... was the one he knew Barbara? or Wendell? Was the one who died by impact Kathy? Barbara? or Wendell? Was the one who died by piercing Kathy? Barbara? or Wendell?

Did the impact and the piercing come from a gun and a knife respectively? Was the "other" death from a weapon? Were all three deaths murders? Were any of them accidental? suicides? natural? Were they motivated by revenge? Trying to keep something quiet? Did Larry directly kill any of them?
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Posted on Monday, July 27, 2009 - 9:11 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

This doesn't have anything to do with Final Destination, does it? Or any other horror movie? no

This could get difficult to keep track of, so let's try this. He will be Larry, his gender-irrelevant sibling will be Kathy, the female other will be Barbara, and the male other will be Wendell.Alright then Now then (sorry this is tedious)... was the one he knew Barbara?yes or Wendell? Was the one who died by impact Kathy? Barbara?this or Wendell? Was the one who died by piercing Kathy? Barbara? or Wendell?this

Did the impact and the piercing come from a gun and a knife respectively?Wendell was stabbed no for the gun Was the "other" death from a weapon?No Were all three deaths murders?Only 2 of them Were any of them accidental?Yes suicides?no natural?yope Were they motivated by revenge?yes Trying to keep something quiet?no Did Larry directly kill any of them?no
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Posted on Monday, July 27, 2009 - 9:26 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is Larry an infant? toddler? young child (4-8)? older child (9-12)? teen? Is Larry's sister younger? older? his twin? Was the accidental death Kathy? or Barbara? Did Kathy die of disease? starvation? lack of water? Was Barbara hit by a vehicle? a weapon? an object that fell on her? Were the two who were murdered both murdered by the same person/group of people? At the same time? In the same place?

Did Larry witness the murderer(s) doing something? something illegal? immoral? embarassing? Did he see the result of some action on their part? Did he see an object whose existence they didn't wish to be known?
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Posted on Tuesday, July 28, 2009 - 8:27 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is Larry an infant? toddler? young child (4-8)this works best for the puzzle? older child (9-12)? teen? Is Larry's sister younger?this older? his twin? Was the accidental death Kathy?this or Barbara? Did Kathy die of disease? starvation?thisish lack of water?I suppose this too Was Barbara hit by a vehicle? a weapon?not necessarily a weapon, just a hard blunt object an object that fell on her? Were the two who were murdered both murdered by the same person/group of people?same person At the same time?no In the same place?no

Did Larry witness the murderer(s) doing something? something illegal? immoral? embarassing? Did he see the result of some action on their part? Did he see an object whose existence they didn't wish to be known? no to all.
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Posted on Tuesday, July 28, 2009 - 3:47 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So Wendell and Barbara were both killed out of revenge. Revenge on Larry? For what he'd seen? Or also for saying something about it? Doing something about it? Did the murderer know that Larry didn't know Wendell? Did the murderer know Wendell? Did Barbara know Wendell? Was Wendell present when Larry witnessed whatever it was?

Is Barbara Larry's mother? other female relative? friend? classmate? teacher? babysitter? Is Kathy an infant? Who died because there was no longer anyone to take care of her?

Did Larry see a living person? a dead person? a living non-human? a dead non-human? an inanimate object? an event? was the murderer present when he saw it? was the murderer responsible for what he saw? did the murderer suffer ill consequences as a result of him seeing it? did he know the murderer before seeing it? relevant how much time passes between him seeing it and the murders?
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Posted on Tuesday, July 28, 2009 - 8:41 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So Wendell and Barbara were both killed out of revenge.yes Revenge on Larry?not sure what you mean For what he'd seen?they were killed as a result of what Larry saw Or also for saying something about it?Larry did say something about it Doing something about it?No Did the murderer know that Larry didn't know Wendell?Possibly irr though Did the murderer know Wendell?yes Did Barbara know Wendell?yes Was Wendell present when Larry witnessed whatever it was?yes

Is Barbara Larry's mother?yes other female relative? friend? classmate? teacher? babysitter? Is Kathy an infant?no Who died because there was no longer anyone to take care of her? noish

Did Larry see a living person? a dead person? a living non-human? a dead non-human? an inanimate object? an event?this was the murderer present when he saw it?no was the murderer responsible for what he saw?no did the murderer suffer ill consequences as a result of him seeing it?yope did he know the murderer before seeing it?yes relevant how much time passes between him seeing it and the murders? not really
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Posted on Tuesday, July 28, 2009 - 9:07 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the murderer's gender relevant? Male? Female? Is the murderer his father? adoptive parent? other relative? friend? classmate? teacher? babysitter? someone he's only met a few times? barbara's significant other?

Is Wendell Barbara's friend? coworker? husband? lover? baby daddy? relative? someone who provides a service?

If neither Wendell nor the murderer is Larry's father, then is Larry's father alive at the end of the story? Does he play a significant role (so many characters!)? Are he and Barbara married?

When Larry saw this event, was he at home? at school? in a public place? in a vehicle? Relevant who Larry said something to? Kathy? Barbara? Wendell? the murderer? his father? *sigh* someone else? When I ask if the murders were a way of taking revenge on Larry, I mean, was the murderer trying to punish Larry for seeing it? and/or talking about it? Relevant why he/she didn't kill Larry?
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Is the murderer's gender relevant?yes Male?this Female? Is the murderer his father?this works best adoptive parent?this could also work other relative? friend? classmate? teacher? babysitter? someone he's only met a few times? barbara's significant other?and this

Is Wendell Barbara's friend? coworker? husband? lover?this baby daddy? relative? someone who provides a service?

If neither Wendell nor the murderer is Larry's father, then is Larry's father alive at the end of the story? Does he play a significant role (so many characters!)? Are he and Barbara married?as above he is the murderer and this

When Larry saw this event, was he at home?this at school? in a public place? in a vehicle? Relevant who Larry said something to?yes Kathy? Barbara? Wendell? the murderer? his father?this (Kids never keep secrets) *sigh* someone else? When I ask if the murders were a way of taking revenge on Larry, I mean, was the murderer trying to punish Larry for seeing it?no and/or talking about it? Relevant why he/she didn't kill Larry? yes
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Posted on Tuesday, July 28, 2009 - 9:41 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Okay, taking a stab here... Larry's a curious kid, and one day he hears interesting noises coming from Mommy's bedroom. He opens the door and sees Barbara and Wendell doing *something*. He wants to know what they're doing, but they look busy, so naturally when Daddy gets home, he asks why Mommy was on top of that man. Dad, furious, goes into the kitchen and bludgeons Barbara to death then and there. The next time he sees Wendell, he stabs him. Meanwhile, everyone has forgotten all about poor Kathy, and Dad is so preoccupied with his revenge that he forgets to feed her, so she starves to death. Any of this on track? I have a sneaking suspicion there's more to the Kathy part of the story. Relevant where Kathy was when the story was taking place? At school/daycare? In her bedroom? a playroom? kitchen? at a relative or babysitter's house?
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Posted on Tuesday, July 28, 2009 - 10:04 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Okay, taking a stab here... Larry's a curious kid, and one day he hears interesting noises coming from Mommy's bedroom. He opens the door and sees Barbara and Wendell doing *something*. He wants to know what they're doing, but they look busy, so naturally when Daddy gets home, he asks why Mommy was on top of that man. Dad, furious, goes into the kitchen and bludgeons Barbara to death then and there. The next time he sees Wendell, he stabs him.Well done up to here you're perfectly right Meanwhile, everyone has forgotten all about poor Kathy, and Dad is so preoccupied with his revenge that he forgets to feed her, so she starves to death. Any of this on track? I have a sneaking suspicion there's more to the Kathy part of the story. Relevant where Kathy was when the story was taking place? At school/daycare? In her bedroom? a playroom? kitchen? at a relative or babysitter's house? no to the rest
Kathy is the lateral part of the puzzle
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Posted on Wednesday, July 29, 2009 - 9:52 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was Kathy an unborn baby?
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Posted on Friday, July 31, 2009 - 11:04 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was Kathy an unborn baby?exactly. I won't bother posting a spoiler (Unless you want one). Between the 2 of you it was spot on.

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