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Jondahr (Jondahr)
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Posted on Saturday, July 21, 2012 - 2:34 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

"Thank God, I'm saved!" And then he died.
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Posted on Saturday, July 21, 2012 - 2:47 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

"He" = H? A? M?

Was what killed him the same thing he thought he was saved from?

Regarding his comment, had he been in danger? Battle relevant?
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Posted on Saturday, July 21, 2012 - 2:51 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

"He" = H? A? M? yes

Was what killed him the same thing he thought he was saved from? mmno..

Regarding his comment, had he been in danger? yes Battle relevant? no
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Posted on Saturday, July 21, 2012 - 2:52 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was he in danger of dying? Had he committed a crime? Was he the victim of a crime? Is crime relevant at all?

Did he die immediately after making the comment?
Jondahr (Jondahr)
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Posted on Saturday, July 21, 2012 - 3:00 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was he in danger of dying? yes Had he committed a crime? no Was he the victim of a crime? no Is crime relevant at all? and no

Did he die immediately after making the comment? DOYD of immediately, some time did pass
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Saturday, July 21, 2012 - 3:04 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did he die seconds after making the comment? Minutes? Hours? Days?

Was he in danger from an illness? Is illness relevant?
Jondahr (Jondahr)
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Posted on Saturday, July 21, 2012 - 3:07 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did he die seconds after making the comment? this Minutes? or possibly this Hours? Days?

Was he in danger from an illness? well, DOYD of illness, but no, I think that would be more confusing than clarifying Is illness relevant?
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Posted on Saturday, July 21, 2012 - 6:34 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Relevant how he died? If so, was he

Shot?
Strangled?
Poisoned?
Drowned?
Pushed of a cliff?
Run over?
Jondahr (Jondahr)
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Posted on Saturday, July 21, 2012 - 7:50 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Relevant how he died? absolutely If so, was he

Shot?
Strangled?
Poisoned?
Drowned?
Pushed of a cliff?
Run over? none of these
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Posted on Saturday, July 21, 2012 - 8:37 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

did he die from bleeding? asphyxiation? electrocution? lethal injection? trauma?
Jondahr (Jondahr)
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Posted on Saturday, July 21, 2012 - 8:57 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

did he die from bleeding? asphyxiation? electrocution? lethal injection? trauma? this
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Posted on Monday, July 23, 2012 - 4:16 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

From the puzzle statement, does "saved" refer to...
salvation of the soul?
rescued from danger?
successfully avoided death or injury?
something else?
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Was he murdered? Did he die from an accident? from suicide? Were other people involved in his death? responsible for it? was he tortured?
Did he, when he said that he is saved, already know that he is going to die in a few minutes?
Did the "I'm saved" in any way imply that he? his friends? his relatives? would benefit from what happened?
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Posted on Thursday, July 26, 2012 - 11:00 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

From the puzzle statement, does "saved" refer to...
salvation of the soul?
rescued from danger? sort of this
successfully avoided death or injury? definitely this
something else?

Was he murdered? Did he die from an accident? this from suicide? Were other people involved in his death? no responsible for it? was he tortured?

Did he, when he said that he is saved, already know that he is going to die in a few minutes? no
Did the "I'm saved" in any way imply that he? his friends? his relatives? would benefit from what happened? not apart from the fact that he thought he was going to live
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Posted on Sunday, July 29, 2012 - 7:48 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

did he step back into the path of an oncoming train? or over a cliff? or off a roof?

was the trauma caused by him falling? or something falling onto him?
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Posted on Monday, July 30, 2012 - 10:37 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

did he step back into the path of an oncoming train? or over a cliff? or off a roof? no to all

was the trauma caused by him falling? or something falling onto him? this
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Posted on Wednesday, August 01, 2012 - 12:47 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was he saved from another type of death? From being murdered? From punishment?
Had he previously made a mistake which put him in danger and he managed to correct it - and this meant "being saved"?
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Posted on Thursday, August 02, 2012 - 11:38 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was he saved from another type of death? yes! From being murdered? From punishment? but none of these

Had he previously made a mistake which put him in danger and he managed to correct it - and this meant "being saved"? no with so slight an ish that I'm not even sure if it should be included
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Thursday, August 02, 2012 - 1:42 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was he saved from an accidental death? Was his death accidental?

Was he killed by a falling vehicle? Building?
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Posted on Thursday, August 02, 2012 - 2:07 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did he, by doing what he had done to avoid the death #1, provoke the fall of the object that finally killed him?
Did he try to commit suicide, but changed the decision in the last moment?
Jondahr (Jondahr)
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Posted on Thursday, August 02, 2012 - 2:46 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was he saved from an accidental death? well, he didn't try to die on purpose, but it would be wrong to call it an 'accident' Was his death accidental? yes

Was he killed by a falling vehicle? Building? no and no

Did he, by doing what he had done to avoid the death #1, provoke the fall of the object that finally killed him? yes, with a slight ish
Did he try to commit suicide, but changed the decision in the last moment? no
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Saturday, August 04, 2012 - 2:13 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was he killed by a falling tree? Did he almost fall out of the tree?
Jondahr (Jondahr)
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Posted on Saturday, August 04, 2012 - 3:15 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was he killed by a falling tree? no, but you're very much OTRT! Did he almost fall out of the tree? not quite sure if I'm able to visualise that one, but no tree is involved, so no.
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Posted on Saturday, August 04, 2012 - 10:36 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

A tree limb?

Was the thing that fell a structure? Something natural? Man-made?
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Posted on Sunday, August 05, 2012 - 9:57 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

A tree limb? no, but you're even more OTRT

Was the thing that fell a structure? Something natural? this Man-made?
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Posted on Monday, August 06, 2012 - 11:17 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

was he killed by any part of a tree? something that fell out of a tree? some part of a tree snagging on something and pulling it down? some part of a tree knocking something down?
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Posted on Monday, August 06, 2012 - 11:24 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

was he killed by any part of a tree? something that fell out of a tree? some part of a tree snagging on something and pulling it down? some part of a tree knocking something down?
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Posted on Monday, August 06, 2012 - 1:11 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

was he killed by any part of a tree? something that fell out of a tree? some part of a tree snagging on something and pulling it down? some part of a tree knocking something down? no, there is no tree involved in any way, but still "tree limb" is very much OTRT
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Posted on Wednesday, August 08, 2012 - 9:04 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was he killed by a wooden element? Was he killed indoors? Outdoors?
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Was he killed by a wooden element? no, but... Was he killed indoors? Outdoors? this!
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Was he killed while doing an extreme sport? Are any other people relevant?
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Was he killed while doing an extreme sport? no Are any other people relevant? not at all, and that is kind of significant
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Posted on Thursday, August 09, 2012 - 2:46 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did the whole situation happen under extreme circumstances? If yes: extreme weather?
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Did the whole situation happen under extreme circumstances? yesish, i guess you could call them that If yes: extreme weather? but not this
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Did the situation happen in the forest? In the desert? In the mountains? On the water? Is the location relevant at all?
Is any natural catastrophe relevant? If yes: volcano eruption? Earthquake?
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Posted on Friday, August 10, 2012 - 3:29 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

was he falling and was saved by getting caught on a tree limb?
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Posted on Saturday, August 11, 2012 - 6:59 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did the situation happen in the forest? In the desert? YES! In the mountains? On the water? Is the location relevant at all? very much so

Is any natural catastrophe relevant? If yes: volcano eruption? Earthquake? no

was he falling and was saved by getting caught on a tree limb? no
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Posted on Saturday, August 11, 2012 - 12:36 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

A falling cactus?
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did he think he was saved because he found water? did he die trying to reach it?
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Posted on Sunday, August 12, 2012 - 1:14 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

A falling cactus? YES!! Or a cactus limb, that is

did he think he was saved because he found water? YES! did he die trying to reach it? yes, you could say that

I believe all the pieces have fallen into place, so it's time for a....



*****SPOILER*****

A man has been wandering through the desert, his thirst ever growing. Finally he stumbles upon a giant cactus. He remembers that cacti are filled with water and that you can just cut off a piece of it and drink the water. Joyfully he gets his knife and cuts off one of the arms of the cactus. What he didn't realize was how heavy a giant cactus is - it can actually weigh almost 5000 pounds when fully hydrated. The cactus limb falls onto the man, killing him.


Great job! Thanks for playing!
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Posted on Monday, August 13, 2012 - 3:30 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Well, it's never a good idea to cut off anything hanging just above you, no matter how thirsty you are.

Nice puzzle!

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