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Gourami (Gourami)
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Posted on Sunday, March 14, 2010 - 7:53 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

The phone rang, so she jumped.

Not the classic. =)
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Posted on Sunday, March 14, 2010 - 8:10 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was he startled? Did he jump off of something? Did he die? Get injured? He=H?A?M? Is it his phone? Did he think it wouldn't ring? Did he see who was ringing? Was there something wrong with the phone? With him? Is it connected to an explosive device?
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Posted on Monday, March 15, 2010 - 3:18 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Galfisk (Galfisk)

Was he startled? No. Did he jump off of something? Yes. Did he die? No. Get injured? No. He=H?A?M? Actually, she=HAF, but gender isn't really relevant. Is it his phone? Yes. Did he think it wouldn't ring? Yope. Did he see who was ringing? Yesish. Was there something wrong with the phone? No. With him? No. Is it connected to an explosive device? No, but nice.
Galfisk (Galfisk)
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Posted on Monday, March 15, 2010 - 3:34 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Oops.
Did she see the number that was calling? Did she have the phone with ther? Or did she jump to get to it? Did she jump down from something? Up onto something? Between two things? Relevant who was ringing? If the phone hadn't rung, would she have jumped?
The yope: she didn't particularly expect a call, but was not surprised when she got one, correct?
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Posted on Monday, March 15, 2010 - 7:47 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did she answer the phone? Did she have a conversation with the caller?

Did she jump because of something she heard on the phone? because of the sound of the phone ringing? because of who was calling?
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Posted on Monday, March 15, 2010 - 8:45 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Galfisk (Galfisk)

Oops.
Did she see the number that was calling? Yesish. Did she have the phone with her? Yes. Or did she jump to get to it? No. Did she jump down from something? Yes. Up onto something? No. Between two things? Noish. Relevant who was ringing? Yes. If the phone hadn't rung, would she have jumped? No.
The yope: she didn't particularly expect a call, but was not surprised when she got one, correct? No.

Lacerta (Lacerta) Welcome!

Did she answer the phone? No. Did she have a conversation with the caller? No.

Did she jump because of something she heard on the phone? Sort of, but not, I believe, in the way you mean. because of the sound of the phone ringing? Yesish. because of who was calling? Yes.
Galfisk (Galfisk)
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Posted on Tuesday, March 16, 2010 - 8:23 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did she jump because of the ringtone? Was it a special ringtone? Which gave an indication of who was calling? Did the ringtone tell her to jump? Would she have jumped if someone else was calling? Did she jump instead of answering the phone? Did she jump to demonstrate something? To make a point? to make a joke? To get to safety? To put herself in danger?
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Posted on Tuesday, March 16, 2010 - 1:03 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

(Thankyou! I've been lurking for a while, though I might as well jump in.)

So, she jumped down from something... Did she jump more than an inch? more than a foot? more than a metre?

Did she know the person who was calling? Personally? Was she happy that they had called her? Sad? Frightened? Angry? Surprised? Amused?
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Posted on Tuesday, March 16, 2010 - 1:06 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Galfisk (Galfisk)

Did she jump because of the ringtone? Yes. Was it a special ringtone? Which gave an indication of who was calling? Exactly. Did the ringtone tell her to jump? How so? Would she have jumped if someone else was calling? No. Did she jump instead of answering the phone? She jumped and didn't answer, yes. Did she jump to demonstrate something? To make a point? to make a joke? To get to safety? Noish. To put herself in danger? No to rest.
Galfisk (Galfisk)
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Posted on Tuesday, March 16, 2010 - 5:29 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did she leave the phone? did she want to get away from it? Is the person calling H?A?M?F? Relevant? Is it important that she jumped? Or was it only the (best? only?) way to get from where she was to where she intended to go? Jumping as a method of suicide relevant? Can you also answer Lacerta's questions?
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Posted on Wednesday, March 17, 2010 - 12:31 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Galfisk (Galfisk)

Did she leave the phone? Irr. did she want to get away from it? No. Is the person calling H?A?M? This. F? Relevant? The HA is, the M isn't. Is it important that she jumped? Yes. Or was it only the (best? only?) way to get from where she was to where she intended to go? Yes, this too. Jumping as a method of suicide relevant? No. Can you also answer Lacerta's questions? Goodness yes! Those must have snuck in there as I was answering...

Lacerta (Lacerta)

(Thankyou! I've been lurking for a while, though I might as well jump in.) Always appreciated.

So, she jumped down from something... Did she jump more than an inch? more than a foot? more than a metre? This.

Did she know the person who was calling? Yes. Personally? Yes. Was she happy that they had called her? Yes. Sad? Frightened? Angry? Surprised? Possibly a little. Amused? No to rest.
Alhucema (Alhucema)
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Posted on Wednesday, March 17, 2010 - 7:18 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did she jump off something stationary? Moving? An airplane?

Was the phone call a signal for her to jump? Do something else?

Is her profession relevant? Her hobby?
Gourami (Gourami)
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Posted on Thursday, March 18, 2010 - 4:20 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Alhucema (Alhucema)

Did she jump off something stationary? No. Moving? Yes. An airplane? Yes!

Was the phone call a signal for her to jump? Yope. Do something else? No.

Is her profession relevant? Her hobby? No.
Alhucema (Alhucema)
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Posted on Thursday, March 18, 2010 - 5:42 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was the ringing phone on the board of the airplane?
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Posted on Thursday, March 18, 2010 - 8:57 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was the "jump on call" pre-agreed upon?
Is the caller related to the jumper?
Was the jumper paid for the jump?
Was the plane flying?
Was there an accident?
Was it her responsibility?
War/combat related?
Gourami (Gourami)
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Posted on Saturday, March 20, 2010 - 2:43 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Alhucema (Alhucema)

Was the ringing phone on the board of the airplane? Yes.

Yuva (Yuva)

Was the "jump on call" pre-agreed upon? Yes.
Is the caller related to the jumper? Irr.
Was the jumper paid for the jump? No.
Was the plane flying? Yes.
Was there an accident? No.
Was it her responsibility? Was what?
War/combat related? No.
Galfisk (Galfisk)
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Posted on Sunday, March 21, 2010 - 1:39 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was it a skydiving plane? Is she a skydiver? Did she jump with a parachute? Did she jump clear of the plane? Or was she attached to it? Did she also fly the plane? Did it crash? If he hadn't called, would she have landed with the plane? Or hijacked it? Is the plane hijacked? Are they criminals? Is she escaping?
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Posted on Sunday, March 21, 2010 - 5:45 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Galfisk (Galfisk)

Was it a skydiving plane? Yes! Is she a skydiver? Yes. Did she jump with a parachute? Yes. Did she jump clear of the plane? This. Or was she attached to it? Did she also fly the plane? No. Did it crash? No. If he hadn't called, would she have landed with the plane? Yes. Or hijacked it? No. Is the plane hijacked? Are they criminals? Is she escaping? No to rest.
Galfisk (Galfisk)
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Posted on Sunday, March 21, 2010 - 9:57 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Were there other skydivers in the plane? Did they jump as well? Would they not have jumped if she hadn't? Was his call to indicate that: the landing zone was clear? The plane was in the right position? Is she doing a show dive? And landing somewhere other than usual? Or is it some other kind of special jump? Or is this normal practice at this dropzone?
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Posted on Monday, March 22, 2010 - 9:30 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Galfisk (Galfisk)

Were there other skydivers in the plane? At one point. Did they jump as well? Yes. Would they not have jumped if she hadn't? No, but... Was his call to indicate that: the landing zone was clear? The plane was in the right position? Not really either of these; simpler than both. Is she doing a show dive? And landing somewhere other than usual? Or is it some other kind of special jump? No to all. Or is this normal practice at this dropzone? No.
Galfisk (Galfisk)
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Posted on Tuesday, March 23, 2010 - 2:22 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

were they all waiting for the call? Did she expect not to jump? Did she want to jump? Did the phone call confirm thet the conditions were ok to jump? Would it have been dangerous to jump otherwise? Or pointless? Or would there be more benefit from landing with the plane than from jumping?
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Posted on Tuesday, March 23, 2010 - 3:26 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Galfisk (Galfisk)

were they all waiting for the call? The other skydiver(s)? No. Did she expect not to jump? Yope. Did she want to jump? Noish. Did the phone call confirm thet the conditions were ok to jump? Yes, because the caller was... Would it have been dangerous to jump otherwise? Or pointless? Or would there be more benefit from landing with the plane than from jumping? No to rest.
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Posted on Tuesday, March 23, 2010 - 3:42 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was the caller also in the plane? Was he the pilot? Was the caller also aboard the plane? Is the caller another jumper? Are the other skydivers waiting for her to jump? Is there something wrong with the jump lights at the door, so they have decided that the pilot shall call her in lieu of displaying a green light? Is the reason why she doesn't really want to jump relevant? Is she new? Nervous? Or were the conditions not good for jumping? Does she want to jump once she gets the call? Or does she jump out of obligation?
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Posted on Tuesday, March 23, 2010 - 3:46 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Galfisk (Galfisk)

Was the caller also in the plane? No. Was he the pilot? No. Was the caller also aboard the plane? No. Is the caller another jumper? Yes. Are the other skydivers waiting for her to jump? Yes. Is there something wrong with the jump lights at the door, so they have decided that the pilot shall call her in lieu of displaying a green light? No. Is the reason why she doesn't really want to jump relevant? Not really. Is she new? Nervous? Yes and yes. Or were the conditions not good for jumping? No. Does she want to jump once she gets the call? Yesish. Or does she jump out of obligation? Possibly, not really relevant.
Galfisk (Galfisk)
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Posted on Tuesday, March 23, 2010 - 3:48 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Does the other jumper call: from the air? From the ground? Is he also new? Is he calling to signal that his jump went smoothly? Which makes her a lot less nervous about her own jump?
Gourami (Gourami)
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Posted on Tuesday, March 23, 2010 - 7:26 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

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

Exactly! Which makes this the second puzzle of mine in a row that Galfisk has spoiled. Nice.

A first-time jumper, she suddenly freezes up upon getting in the air. She can't jump. She can't even look at the ground below. Her friend promises that after jumping, he'll call her to prove that he lived through the jump and so can she. She doesn't even have to pick up the phone; the ringtone tells her that it is him calling, and therefore that he must have made it. So she gathers up her courage and jumps!
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Posted on Tuesday, March 23, 2010 - 8:16 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Haha! Good for her :-) Thanks for another fun puzzle, now try to $poil mine ;-)
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Posted on Wednesday, March 24, 2010 - 1:23 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Will do! I'm just glad I didn't totally screw up the skydiving puzzle in front of the skydiver. =)

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