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Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Monday, August 16, 2010 - 2:05 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

They did a good deed, so she sued.
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Posted on Monday, August 16, 2010 - 6:26 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did they do the good deed: to her? Someone else? Multiple people? Non-people? Was the deed not good for her? Was the lawsuit frivolous? Did she sue directly because they did a good deed? Or because of a consequence of the deed? Or side effect? She: HAF? They: HA?
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Posted on Monday, August 16, 2010 - 6:33 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did they do the good deed: to her? Yes Someone else? No Multiple people? No Non-people? No Was the deed not good for her? No Was the lawsuit frivolous? Yes Did she sue directly because they did a good deed? Yope Or because of a consequence of the deed? Noish Or side effect? This is closest She: HAF? Yes They: HA? HCF
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Posted on Monday, August 16, 2010 - 6:37 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did they: give her something? Visit her? Help her with something? Or do something for her? Were they girl scouts? Did she sue them? Their parents? An organization? A company? Someone else?
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Monday, August 16, 2010 - 6:38 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did they: give her something? This Visit her? Help her with something? Or do something for her? Were they girl scouts? No Did she sue them? This Their parents? An organization? A company? Someone else?
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Posted on Monday, August 16, 2010 - 6:45 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did they give her an object? Food? Drink? an animal? Allergies relevant? Pets? Other members of the household? Relevant why they gave it to her? Was there something wrong with it?
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Monday, August 16, 2010 - 6:49 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did they give her an object? Food? This Drink? an animal? Allergies relevant? No Pets? No Other members of the household? No Relevant why they gave it to her? Noish to Yope Was there something wrong with it? No
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Posted on Monday, August 16, 2010 - 6:52 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did she eat the food? Did she get sick? Or fat? Was it unhealthy? Did they give it all at once? Or over a period of time? Relevant exactly what the food was? Or how much they gave her? Did they make the food themselves? Did they pay for it themselves? Were they related to her?
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Posted on Monday, August 16, 2010 - 6:57 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did she eat the food? Unknown and irrel Did she get sick? Yope Or fat? No Was it unhealthy? No Did they give it all at once? Yes... Or over a period of time? No Relevant exactly what the food was? Yope; it was cookies. Or how much they gave her? No Did they make the food themselves? Yes Did they pay for it themselves? See previous answer Were they related to her? No
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Posted on Monday, August 16, 2010 - 6:59 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Relevant how they gave her the cookies? Did they scare her? Is she sick? Mentally ill?
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Monday, August 16, 2010 - 7:02 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Relevant how they gave her the cookies? Yes! Did they scare her? Yes! Is she sick? Mentally ill? Neither
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Did they come to her home? Did they dress up? Was she superstitious? Did she see them? Speak to them? Did they speak to her? Did they intend to scare her?
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Posted on Monday, August 16, 2010 - 7:12 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did they come to her home? Yes Did they dress up? No Was she superstitious? No Did she see them? No, but... Speak to them? No Did they speak to her? No Did they intend to scare her? No
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Did she hear them? Smell them? Did she think they were burglars? Killers? Vandals?
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Monday, August 16, 2010 - 7:28 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did she hear them? This Smell them? Did she think they were burglars? Killers? Vandals? It could be any of these; assume "burglars"
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Posted on Monday, August 16, 2010 - 7:36 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Were they inside her house? Did they want to surprise her?
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Monday, August 16, 2010 - 7:38 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Were they inside her house? No Did they want to surprise her? Yesish to Yope
Galfisk (Galfisk)
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Posted on Monday, August 16, 2010 - 7:44 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was it dark? Was she inside her house? Was she on her way to her house? Did she hear them outside her house?
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Monday, August 16, 2010 - 7:46 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was it dark? Unknown; assume Yes Was she inside her house? Yes Was she on her way to her house? Thus no Did she hear them outside her house? Yes
Galfisk (Galfisk)
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Posted on Monday, August 16, 2010 - 7:53 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Relevant exactly what the kids were doing? Were they going to put the cookies on her doorstep? Inside the house? Ring the doorbell? Wait until she went to bed? Or was she already in bed?
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Monday, August 16, 2010 - 8:01 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Relevant exactly what the kids were doing? Yes Were they going to put the cookies on her doorstep? This, and that's the last piece. Inside the house? Ring the doorbell? Wait until she went to bed? Or was she already in bed?

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

In Durango, Colorado, in 2005, two neighborhood teenage girls baked cookies and left them on the doorstep of Wanita Young as an anonymous good deed. However, Young heard the two girls on her porch and became frightened. The girls apologized in writing, but Young sued them for $3000 for causing her distress. Believe it or not, she won $900, but after she crowed about it in the newspaper and on TV, she became the spite of the town.

Nice job, Galfisk, for the quick solo solve. Now direct your attention to my new puzzle at the bottom, and my desperately-floundering rulebreaker.
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Posted on Thursday, August 19, 2010 - 11:02 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Eek. I remember when I was going door-to-door for an energy bill, I got yelled at for scaring a woman by walking up to the house. I didn't even knock on the door, seeing her angry face in the window, but I still got chewed out. It's a weird world where people can't stand the idea of another human being on their porch.

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