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Galfisk (Galfisk)
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Posted on Tuesday, August 09, 2011 - 4:02 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

She wasn't happy, and it didn't help that I hadn't done what she thought I had.
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Posted on Tuesday, August 09, 2011 - 6:59 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

had you promised to do that thing?

did you pretend that you had?

did she just assume that you had?

would it have helped if you had done it?

I = you, Galfisk?

is this a true story? FYOI? FSEI?

was she not happy because she was disappointed?
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Posted on Tuesday, August 09, 2011 - 9:23 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

She = HAF, an acquaintance of yours?

1) What you might or should have done:

1a) Help cleaning the house?
1aa) Help washing the bed sheets? (okay, hee hee, read that with a giggle - bcz all we women know what a pain in the ass it is to wash them and then replace them without help. Sorry.)

1b) You both were in the middle of a bank robbery, and she was the one who grabbed the bags of cash, but you were foiled in being the get-away driver, because you couldn't find the damned place to park?

1c) Is "She" someone who has to be obeyed in all things?

1d) Were you (and she) concerned with digging a body for a corpse?

1e) Or in any other way concerned with a corpse?

OR:

2) "I hadn't done what she thought I had"

2a) Again, is this something domestic, such as:

forgetting to fix the TV's remote control?

forgetting to pay bills?


Is she a classroom teacher who expected lots from you, and you kinda didn't live up to those expectations?

(Same question can be asked of phys ed. coaches, musical tutors, math profs, ets.)

Or, Galfisk, was this in an intimate relationship?

I've tried to come up with my own queries and not overlap on those of THE GREAT SHEZ.

Looking forward to learning more clues!

All best from thundery and rainy Miami,
Fiona
Galfisk (Galfisk)
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Posted on Wednesday, August 10, 2011 - 6:17 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

had you promised to do that thing? No.
did you pretend that you had? Noish.
did she just assume that you had? Yes.
would it have helped if you had done it? No.
I = you, Galfisk? Yes.
is this a true story? Yes.
was she not happy because she was disappointed? She was not disappointed.

She = HAF, an acquaintance of yours? Yes.
1) What you might or should have done:

1a) Help cleaning the house?
1aa) Help washing the bed sheets? (okay, hee hee, read that with a giggle - bcz all we women know what a pain in the ass it is to wash them and then replace them without help. Sorry.)
1b) You both were in the middle of a bank robbery, and she was the one who grabbed the bags of cash, but you were foiled in being the get-away driver, because you couldn't find the damned place to park?
1c) Is "She" someone who has to be obeyed in all things?
1d) Were you (and she) concerned with digging a body for a corpse?
1e) Or in any other way concerned with a corpse?
OR:
2) "I hadn't done what she thought I had"
2a) Again, is this something domestic, such as:
forgetting to fix the TV's remote control?
forgetting to pay bills?
Is she a classroom teacher who expected lots from you, and you kinda didn't live up to those expectations?
(Same question can be asked of phys ed. coaches, musical tutors, math profs, ets.)
None of the above.
Or, Galfisk, was this in an intimate relationship?
Irr.
I've tried to come up with my own queries and not overlap on those of THE GREAT SHEZ.

Looking forward to learning more clues!

All best from thundery and rainy Miami,
Fiona
Shez (Shez)
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Posted on Wednesday, August 10, 2011 - 9:10 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

can we call her Daria?

did you know her? were you related to her? is she your teacher? student? work colleague? neighbour?

did this happen at home? at work? in a shop? a public building? outdoors?
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Posted on Wednesday, August 10, 2011 - 9:58 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

can we call her Daria? Sure.

did you know her? Yes. were you related to her? is she your teacher? student? work colleague? neighbour? Irr.

did this happen at home? at work? in a shop? a public building? outdoors? At her home.
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Were you both in her home at the time? Is eating relevant?
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Were you both in her home at the time? Yes. Is eating relevant? No.
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Posted on Wednesday, August 10, 2011 - 11:55 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

were you in her home as a guest?

were you there to do a job? to provide a paid service?

were you there to do some voluntary work? to deliver something?
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Posted on Wednesday, August 10, 2011 - 12:06 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

were you in her home as a guest? This, no to the rest.
were you there to do a job? to provide a paid service?
were you there to do some voluntary work? to deliver something?
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The thing she assumed you had done, should have been done during the meeting? Before the meeting?

Did you need any specific equipment or location to do this?
Galfisk (Galfisk)
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Posted on Wednesday, August 10, 2011 - 12:14 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

The thing she assumed you had done, should have been done during the meeting? Before the meeting?
She thought I did it while I was there. Nobody expected me to do it, and it wasn't planned.

Did you need any specific equipment or location to do this? Specific equipment is involved.
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Posted on Wednesday, August 10, 2011 - 12:38 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

the thing she asumed you had done - had someone else done it? or something else?

like, she put out a plate of cookies and she wasn't happy to see they had all gone but it was the dog?
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Posted on Wednesday, August 10, 2011 - 1:03 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

the thing she asumed you had done - had someone else done it? or something else? No.

like, she put out a plate of cookies and she wasn't happy to see they had all gone but it was the dog? Nothing like this.
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Did she have a reason to assume you had done this?
Is this something what people usually do while visiting other people?
Is it relevant why she was not happy in the first place?
Was she unhappy before you came to her?
Did something happen during your visit what made her unhappy?
Did you come to her because she was unhappy?
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Posted on Wednesday, August 10, 2011 - 1:39 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did she have a reason to assume you had done this? Yes.
Is this something what people usually do while visiting other people? No.
Is it relevant why she was not happy in the first place? Yes.
Was she unhappy before you came to her? No.
Did something happen during your visit what made her unhappy? Yes.
Did you come to her because she was unhappy? No.
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Posted on Wednesday, August 10, 2011 - 4:26 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Are other people relevant?
Is time of the day relevant?
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was she unhappy because you had called? :oD
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Are other people relevant? Noish.
Is time of the day relevant? No.

was she unhappy because you had called? :oD No.
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Posted on Thursday, August 11, 2011 - 6:35 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did she think you did this thing because you might want to please her?

Did she think you did this thing because you might want to impress her?

The thing that you didn't do:
Did you not do it indoors?
Did you not do it outside?

Does it have to do with
home computers?
children?
pets?
furniture?
other guests?

Would she (or might she) have expected any other guest to do it?
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Did she think you did this thing because you might want to please her? No.

Did she think you did this thing because you might want to impress her? No.

The thing that you didn't do:
Did you not do it indoors? This.
Did you not do it outside?

Does it have to do with
home computers? Yes.
children? Very indirectly. No to the rest.
pets?
furniture?
other guests?

Would she (or might she) have expected any other guest to do it? No.
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Did she think you:
fixed the computer?
sent an e-mail?
received an e-mail?

Did the thing that you didn't do require your home computer? Her home computer?

Was she unhappy because of a problem with a computer?
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Did she think you:
fixed the computer?
sent an e-mail?
received an e-mail? <b<no>

Did the thing that you didn't do require your home computer? Her home computer? Her computer.

Was she unhappy because of a problem with a computer? No.
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Was she interested in upgrading her computer involving Word or other writing programs?

Did she want to download games?
music?
files from friends?

Did she think that because (1) you have a day job relating to this or (2) you have a hobby, that, naturally and happily, you would assist her?

(Ooh, that sounded snide. I didn't mean to sound so, I promise. Just asking for facts.)
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Was she interested in upgrading her computer involving Word or other writing programs? No.

Did she want to download games? No.
music? No.
files from friends? No.

Did she think that because (1) you have a day job relating to this or (2) you have a hobby, that, naturally and happily, you would assist her? No/FA

(Ooh, that sounded snide. I didn't mean to sound so, I promise. Just asking for facts.) No prob.
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Okay, what you didn't do:

Was it a domestic (specifically in her home) job that she thought you would do?

Did she think you would babysit?
Other chores?

You call it "A Trick."

Is it important in which room of the house? / building? she thought you would do something?

Does it have to do with pets?
Walking the dog?
Cleaning the kitty box?

Do neighbors or other folks know about this?

Sorry if I'm repeating. Fiona needs sleep.
Galfisk (Galfisk)
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Okay, what you didn't do:

Was it a domestic (specifically in her home) job that she thought you would do? No.

Did she think you would babysit? No.
Other chores? No.

You call it "A Trick." Yes.

Is it important in which room of the house? / building? No. she thought you would do something? FA.

Does it have to do with pets? No.
Walking the dog? No.
Cleaning the kitty box? No.

Do neighbors or other folks know about this? No.

Sorry if I'm repeating. Fiona needs sleep. No, you need coffee ; )
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Did her computer break down?
Are photos relevant?
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Did her computer break down?
Are photos relevant? No to both.
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While at her home, did you do something together using a computer?

Was the purpose of your visit connected with a computer?

Was the cause of her unhappiness connected with a computer?
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While at her home, did you do something together using a computer? DYOD of "do something together"

Was the purpose of your visit connected with a computer? No.

Was the cause of her unhappiness connected with a computer? Yesish.
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Did she receive an e-mail during your meeting?
Did she receive something else through the internet during your meeting?
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Did she receive an e-mail during your meeting? Assume yes.
Did she receive something else through the internet during your meeting? Irr.
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Did the e-mail bring any bad news?
Was the contents of the email the reason of her unhappiness?
Was she unhappy about getting the e-mail at all?
Did she learn from the email that you hadn't done what she assumed you had?
Did she assume you would react somehow to the email, which you didn't do?
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Did the e-mail bring any bad news?
Was the contents of the email the reason of her unhappiness?
Was she unhappy about getting the e-mail at all?
Did she learn from the email that you hadn't done what she assumed you had?
Did she assume you would react somehow to the email, which you didn't do? No to all.
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Is it relevant who sent the e-mail? Was it you?
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Is it relevant who sent the e-mail? Was it you? No to both.
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did she think it was you?
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did she think it was you? No.
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I have seen (well, two) sites doing this:

Did she go to a website or page expecting to see something pleasant, but then was shocked by an April Fool joke or a Halloween trick?

And maybe it was too scary for the kids in the family?

I'm mystified, but this a good one, hombre!

Fiona
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I have seen (well, two) sites doing this:

Did she go to a website or page expecting to see something pleasant, but then was shocked by an April Fool joke or a Halloween trick?

And maybe it was too scary for the kids in the family? Nothing like this, no.

I'm mystified, but this a good one, hombre!

Fiona
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OK, so Daria is fine and you decide to pay a visit to her. Something happened during the visit that makes her unhappy, and she gets even more upset when she realizes you hadn't done what she thought you had. What makes her unhappy in the first place is related to computers.
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OK, so Daria is fine and you decide to pay a visit to her. Yes. Something happened during the visit that makes her unhappy, Yes. and she gets even more upset when she realizes you hadn't done what she thought you had. She actually doesn't believe me when I tell her (which if course doesn't make her any happier). What makes her unhappy in the first place is related to computers. Yes.
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Would it have been of any use, if you had done the thing you hadn't done after she realized you hadn't?

To do the thing you hadn't done, would take you:
seconds?
1-5 minutes?
5-20 minutes?
approx. half an hour?
approx. an hour?
more than an hour?

Did she ever ask you to do that thing?
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Would it have been of any use, if you had done the thing you hadn't done after she realized you hadn't? No.

To do the thing you hadn't done, would take you:
seconds? This.
1-5 minutes?
5-20 minutes?
approx. half an hour?
approx. an hour?
more than an hour?

Did she ever ask you to do that thing? No.
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If you had done the action, would it have prevented the e-mail coming? Would it have prevented her being upset?

If you had done the thing you hadn't done, would you have used your: brain? hands? legs? whole body?

If you had done the thing you hadn't done, would you have done it: sitting? standing?
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If you had done the action, would it have prevented the e-mail coming? Would it have prevented her being upset? No to both.

If you had done the thing you hadn't done, would you have used your: brain? This. hands? legs? whole body? No to the rest.

If you had done the thing you hadn't done, would you have done it: sitting? standing? Either.
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Problem-solving relevant? Puzzles? This forum?
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Problem-solving relevant? Yesish. Puzzles? Yope. This forum? No.
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Posted on Friday, August 19, 2011 - 7:46 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

What upset her: hardware-related? software-related?
Did she lose anything in the process? (e.g., an important document/information/file).
What you should have done: saved a doc?
Did other people use the computer before you arrived (excluding her)? Relevant?
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Posted on Friday, August 19, 2011 - 9:32 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

What upset her: hardware-related? Thisish. software-related? She was doing a specific software-related thing.
Did she lose anything in the process? (e.g., an important document/information/file). No(tiny ish).
What you should have done: saved a doc? No/FA - there was nothing I should have done.
Did other people use the computer before you arrived (excluding her)? Relevant? Irrelevant.
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Did she assume you had done it because:
you used to do this in the past at her home?
you used to do this at your home?
you have necessary skills to do this?

Are there any particular skills needed to do this?
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Did she assume you had done it because:
you used to do this in the past at her home? No.
you used to do this at your home? No.
you have necessary skills to do this? No.

Are there any particular skills needed to do this? Yes. I don't know anyone who can do what she thought I had done.
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Oh, was the thing she'd thought you'd done completely impossible?
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Posted on Friday, August 19, 2011 - 3:42 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Oh, was the thing she'd thought you'd done completely impossible? It's probably possible with a lot of practice.
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Posted on Friday, August 19, 2011 - 8:16 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

The something: extremely technical?
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So she didn't think you had the necessary skills to do it, right? Yet, she thought you had done it (and even expected you'd done it), correct?
Relevant to know the operating system? Windows? Linux? other?
Relevant to find out the specific software?
Is her profession relevant?

Had you done what she thought you had, would it have prevented her being unhappy in the first place?
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The something: extremely technical? No.

So she didn't think you had the necessary skills to do it, right? Yet, she thought you had done it (and even expected you'd done it), correct?
She thought I could do it, and was angry at me for having done it. It didn't help when I told her what I actually had done, especially since she didn't believe me.
Relevant to know the operating system? Windows? Linux? other? Irr.
Relevant to find out the specific software? No, but a specific operation done on a computer is relevant.
Is her profession relevant? No.

Had you done what she thought you had, would it have prevented her being unhappy in the first place? No, see above.
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So you go visit your friend. While you're in her house, you do "A" in her computer. She gets angry because she thought you had done "B". It didn't help when you told her you had actually done "A".

You wrote that we could assume she received an email while you were there. Are "A" or "B" related to answering that email? cancelling an email that you/she sent back?
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So you go visit your friend. While you're in her house, you do "A" Yes. in her computer. Not exactly. She gets angry because she thought you had done "B". Yes. It didn't help when you told her you had actually done "A". Correct.

You wrote that we could assume she received an email while you were there. Are "A" or "B" related to answering that email? No. cancelling an email that you/she sent back? No.
Hint: there are several other scenarios not involving email that qork equally well.
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Posted on Sunday, August 21, 2011 - 12:44 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is social networking relevant?
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Is social networking relevant? No.
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Posted on Monday, August 22, 2011 - 12:48 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is any of the following relevant: maths? Doing complicated mathematical operation without calculator or computer? Making estimations?
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Is any of the following relevant: maths? Doing complicated mathematical operation without calculator or computer? Making estimations? No to all.
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Posted on Monday, August 22, 2011 - 7:47 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

is the thing you do on your phone? do you respond to an email?

do you copy others in? fail to copy others in?
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Posted on Tuesday, August 23, 2011 - 5:26 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

is the thing you do on your phone? do you respond to an email?

do you copy others in? fail to copy others in? No to all.
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skydiving relevant? (if this has been asked previously, please excuse my redundancy, for all it's not even 10 pm, I'm starting to get tired)
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skydiving relevant? No.
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Hint: a specific piece of computer hardware is relevant.
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Posted on Friday, August 26, 2011 - 4:36 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

The hardware: Keyboard? Mouse? Central Unit? Monitor? Printer? Scanner? Joystick?
If none of the above, is it a permanent part of any home computer? Internal part? External part?
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The hardware: Keyboard? This, no to the rest. Mouse? Central Unit? Monitor? Printer? Scanner? Joystick?
If none of the above, is it a permanent part of any home computer? Internal part? External part?
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Did you use the keyboard? Did she use the keyboard? Had she assumed you used the keyboard while you did not? Had she assumed you didn't use the keyboard while you did?

Was the keyboard used for typing?
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Did you use the keyboard? No. Did she use the keyboard? Yes. Important. Had she assumed you used the keyboard while you did not? Had she assumed you didn't use the keyboard while you did? No to both.

Was the keyboard used for typing? Yes.
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Did you say anything relevant to her? Was the keyboard working normally?
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Did you say anything relevant to her? Was the keyboard working normally? Yes to both.
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Relevant what she was typing? Was she writing a text? Or typing something else? Did you tell her what to write?
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Relevant what she was typing? Yes. Was she writing a text? No. Or typing something else? Yes. Did you tell her what to write? No, but...
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Did she type a password?
And if yes,
did she tell you the password?
did you guess the password?
did she think you had hacked her password?
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did she think you had changed her password?
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Did she type a password? Yes.
And if yes,
did she tell you the password? No.
did you guess the password? Yes!
did she think you had hacked her password? No, but...

did she think you had changed her password? No.
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Did she think you watched her type it in? That you'd known it all along (or at least for a while)? That you'd gotten into her account before?
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Posted on Tuesday, September 06, 2011 - 6:34 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did she think you watched her type it in? Yes!
****SPOILER****
When I told her the password she had quickly typed in, she was very annoyed and accused me of looking at what she was typing. Anyone who have tried this knows it's next to impossible to follow what keys are being pressed.
She was even more annoyed when I explained this and told her that her password was trivial to guess (pet name of her baby girl+the year she was born). She was convinced that I couldn't have guessed it just like that.

Thanks for playing!

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