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Posted on Saturday, January 12, 2013 - 8:29 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

A rerun of one that i did several years ago.

A lorry is parked by the roadside. There is a sloshing sound coming from inside its body. A man stands beside the lorry, banging his head into it.
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Is the man doing anything constructive? Dangerous? Expressing a feeling? Any other people involved? Sloshing of: water? Liquid which is mostly water? Alcohol? Anything flammable? Is the lorry a tanker?
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Is the man doing anything constructive? Dangerous? Expressing a feeling? This
Any other people involved? Yes
Sloshing of: water? Liquid which is mostly water? This Alcohol? Anything flammable? Is the lorry a tanker? No to the others
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Is the man the lorry driver?

Are there any other relevant vehicles?

Is the man expressing anger? sadness? helplessness? desperation? fear? another negative feeling?

The other relevant people - one person? two people? more than that? H/A/M? F?
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Is the liquid inside a container? Several containers?
Is the lorry carrying other things besides the liquid?
Has the man been doing something illegal?
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Is the man the lorry driver? Yes

Are there any other relevant vehicles? No

Is the man expressing anger? sadness? helplessness? desperation? fear? another negative feeling?
Probably a mixture of anger, sadness, helplessness and desperation. Not fear.

The other relevant people - one person? two people? more than that? H/A/M? F? HAF

Is the liquid inside a container? No
Several containers? No
Is the lorry carrying other things besides the liquid? No, irrelevant
Has the man been doing something illegal? Irrelevant, let's say no
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Is the woman: in the liquid? In the lorry cabin? Outside? Is she alive? Is she in danger? Is the liquid supposed to be in there? Relevant how much it is? Relevant why it's sloshing? Is it expensive? Is it dangerous (except for the dangers of water)? Any animals involved? Is the woman his: friend? Colleague? Romantic partner? Romantic interest? Enemy? Stranger? Relative? Relevant?
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Posted on Sunday, January 13, 2013 - 3:57 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the woman: in the liquid? Yes
In the lorry cabin? Outside?
Is she alive? No
Is she in danger? So no
Is the liquid supposed to be in there? No
Relevant how much it is? A bit
Relevant why it's sloshing? No
Is it expensive? Noish
Is it dangerous (except for the dangers of water)? Noish
Any animals involved? No
Is the woman his: friend? Colleague? Romantic partner? Romantic interest? Enemy? Stranger? Relative? Stranger is the closest
Relevant? I suppose so
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Did he know the woman was in the liquid?

Relevant how she died? If so, natural causes? Accident? Manslaughter? Suicide?
Relevant how she got into the lorry?
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I assume the driver was taking the woman somewhere when suddenly he had to stop by the road, correct?

Relevant to know why he stopped?

Was the liquid in solid state and it melted?

Relevant to know the exact composition of the liquid? Or knowing it was "mostly water" is enough?
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Did he know the woman was in the liquid? Yes

Relevant how she died? Yes
If so, natural causes?
Accident?
Manslaughter? This is the closest
Suicide?
Relevant how she got into the lorry? Yes

I assume the driver was taking the woman somewhere when suddenly he had to stop by the road, correct? Um... correctish

Relevant to know why he stopped? A bit

Was the liquid in solid state and it melted? No

Relevant to know the exact composition of the liquid? Yes
Or knowing it was "mostly water" is enough? No
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Volume of liquid: less than: 1 liter? 10? 100? 1000? 10000? Is it: drink? Washing/cleaning liquid? Waste liquid? Fire suppressant? Is it natural in origin? Manmade? Did he put it there? Did it end up there accidentally? Did the woman get in before the liquid did? Was she a hitchhiker? Stowaway? Criminal? Did he mean to: kill her? Chase her away? Soak her? Punish her? Be nice to her?
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Did he know she was there before he started driving the truck that day? Was she dead before he started driving?

She was placed/pushed into the water by someone else? Was she alive when she entered the water?
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Volume of liquid: less than: 1 liter? 10? 100? 1000? This 10000?
Is it: drink? Washing/cleaning liquid? Waste liquid? Fire suppressant? Is it natural in origin? Yes Manmade? Did he put it there? No to the others
Did it end up there accidentally? Yes, DOYD Did the woman get in before the liquid did? Yes Was she a hitchhiker? Stowaway? Criminal? None of these Did he mean to: kill her? Chase her away? Soak her? Punish her? Be nice to her? None of these
Did he know she was there before he started driving the truck that day? Yes
Was she dead before he started driving? Yes

She was placed/pushed into the water by someone else? No
Was she alive when she entered the water? No. FA.
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Summary (please note any line that is entirely accurate):
A truck driver is at the side of the road upset about something.
His truck is carrying some form of liquid - mostly water and the dead body of a woman.
The woman had entered into the body of the truck before the liquid had.
He knew she was there before he started driving.
So presumably this was not what he was upset about.
He negative emotions do not include fear.
So presumably he is not, at this moment at least, afraid of being prosecuted for murder.

Had she been there a while? longer than since the last time the truck was driven?
Did she enter the truck of free will? alive?

Did she die of [LTPF list of deaths]?

Does the driver feel responsible for her death?
Is he responsible for her death? Intentionally?

Was he upset before he started driving? about the same thing as he later upset about at the side of the road?
Something changed/ occurred during his truck journey that is directly responsible for his becoming upset? and his being at the side of the road?
Did he pull over to the side of the road himself?
Has he enough fuel to continue his journey? to complete his journey?
Has he run out of time in some way?
Has he upset about running out of/ losing something important other than fuel or time?

Does his truck, less the weight of the fuel used to power the engine, weigh the same as it did when it started the journey?

Is the truck in relation to his job? Is the liquid his typical cargo? the truck's typical cargo?
Is the liquid intended for some use? waste? a form of fuel?
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Is it relevant when did the woman die?
Is she a prehistorical woman and was taken to a laboratory? or museum? Was the liquid supposed to preserve the body in good condition? Was the body supposed to be examinated? If yes, is the examination still possible?
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Alternatively, if you disagree with my use of an LTPF list, I'd like to more specifically ask;

Did she drown?
Did she die as the result of a fall?
Did she die as the result of a collision with a blunt object?
Was she shot? stabbed?
Was she intentionally killed?

Though perhaps I should have first asked, is the way she died relevant?
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Was she hiding in there, before the liquid being poured over her? Is the liquid gasoline?
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Summary (please note any line that is entirely accurate):
A truck driver is at the side of the road upset about something.
His truck is carrying some form of liquid - mostly water and the dead body of a woman.
The woman had entered into the body of the truck before the liquid had. Yes
He knew she was there before he started driving.
So presumably this was not what he was upset about.
He negative emotions do not include fear.
So presumably he is not, at this moment at least, afraid of being prosecuted for murder.
Those not commented on are correct

Had she been there a while? longer than since the last time the truck was driven? No
Did she enter the truck of free will? No alive? No

Did she die of [LTPF list of deaths]? Please post a concrete list

Does the driver feel responsible for her death? No
Is he responsible for her death? Intentionally? Neither

Was he upset before he started driving? No
about the same thing as he later upset about at the side of the road? So no
Something changed/ occurred during his truck journey that is directly responsible for his becoming upset? Yes(ish) and his being at the side of the road?
Did he pull over to the side of the road himself? Yes
Has he enough fuel to continue his journey? to complete his journey? Both yes
Has he run out of time in some way? No
Has he upset about running out of/ losing something important other than fuel or time? Well, yes, in a way

Does his truck, less the weight of the fuel used to power the engine, weigh the same as it did when it started the journey? NO - good question

Is the truck in relation to his job? Yes
Is the liquid his typical cargo? the truck's typical cargo? Both no
Is the liquid intended for some use? waste? a form of fuel? None of these
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Is it relevant when did the woman die? YES
Is she a prehistorical woman No and was taken to a laboratory? Yes... or museum? ...or perhaps this Was the liquid supposed to preserve the body in good condition? No Was the body supposed to be examinated? Very likely If yes, is the examination still possible? NO
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Posted on Monday, January 14, 2013 - 12:19 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did she drown?
Did she die as the result of a fall?
Did she die as the result of a collision with a blunt object?
Was she shot? stabbed? No to these
Was she intentionally killed? Yes

Though perhaps I should have first asked, is the way she died relevant? Yes
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Was she hiding in there, before the liquid being poured over her? No
Is the liquid gasoline? We have established that the liquid is mostly water
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has he driven through a ford or stream and the water got into the truck that way? or did he drive into a lake?

is the water rainwater?

was he taking the woman's body to a laboratory for forensic examination? experimentation?
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has he driven through a ford or stream and the water got into the truck that way? or did he drive into a lake? No to these

is the water rainwater? Yes

was he taking the woman's body to a laboratory for forensic examination? experimentation? Probably not any of these, but exactly what kind of place he is heading for is not relevant
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Did she lose any blood? and die from this loss?
Did she die of electrocution? a poison or toxin?

Was she alive at the time the truck driver was born? became a truck driver?

The liquid serves no specific purpose in the truck?

Did he lose some of the liquid as he drove?

Is the liquid clear? relevant?
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Did she lose any blood? and die from this loss?
Did she die of electrocution? a poison or toxin? None of these

Was she alive at the time the truck driver was born? became a truck driver? Neither

The liquid serves no specific purpose in the truck? Correct

Did he lose some of the liquid as he drove? Maybe, irrelevant

Is the liquid clear? As clear as rainwater in a truck body usually is relevant? Marginally
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Is the liquid rain? Mud? Blood? Sewage? Urine? Was she dead before she entered? Killed during the act of entering? Died after entering? Is he upset that the liquid is there? Did it enter while he drove? Did it enter gradually? All at once? Did he cause it to enter? Did he mean for it to enter? Was his intent to transport a dead body? Relvant where he: is coming from? Is going to?
Death from: old age? Poison? Disease? Violence? Organ failure? Blood loss? Decapitation? Radiation? Heat? Cold? Drowning? Suffocation? Drug? Did he put her int he truck?
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Is the liquid rain? Yes
Mud? Blood? Sewage? Urine? None of these
Was she dead before she entered? Yes
Killed during the act of entering? No
Died after entering? No
Is he upset that the liquid is there?Yes Did it enter while he drove? Yes
Did it enter gradually? Yes
All at once? No
Did he cause it to enter? No
Did he mean for it to enter? No
Was his intent to transport a dead body? No
Relvant where he: is coming from? Yes
Is going to? Not very
Death from: old age? Poison? Disease? Violence? Organ failure? Blood loss? Decapitation? Radiation? Heat? Cold? Drowning? Suffocation? Drug? None of these
Did he put her in he truck? Yes
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Was his intention to prove something which he now cannot? DNA relevant? Had her body been previously preserved? if so naturally e.g in a peat bog? Does a relevant reaction to the rain water take place? is the body clothed? relevant? Is it skeletal?

Will the man suffer a financial loss? if so an actual outlay or a loss of potential earnings?
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Death from: fall? Collision? Injury?
Did he do anything criminal? Could he have hindered the rain from entering? If so, did he: forget to do so? Fail to do so? Do so, but then something went wrong? Relevant what he was going to do with her after transporting her? Does anyone else know she is there? Relevant? Other people relevant except those two?
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Was her body of historical value? Did the rainwater damage the body to the extent that it lost its value?
Was she a famous historical figure?
Did he transport her body in a container? If yes, was the container valuable?
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Was his intention to prove something which he now cannot? Maybe
DNA relevant? No
Had her body been previously preserved? You could say that
if so naturally e.g in a peat bog? No
Does a relevant reaction to the rain water take place? Yes
is the body clothed? Yes
relevant? No
Is it skeletal? No

Will the man suffer a financial loss? Very likely
if so an actual outlay or a loss of potential earnings? Mainly the latter; maybe some of the former too
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Death from: fall? Collision? Injury? None of these
Did he do anything criminal? No
Could he have hindered the rain from entering? Maybe. Irrelevant.
If so, did he: forget to do so?
Fail to do so? This
Do so, but then something went wrong?
Relevant what he was going to do with her after transporting her? Only very peripherally
Does anyone else know she is there? Let's say no
Relevant? No
Other people relevant except those two? Only peripherally
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Was her body of historical value? Yes
Did the rainwater damage the body to the extent that it lost its value? Yes
Was she a famous historical figure? Yes
Did he transport her body in a container? No
If yes, was the container valuable? So no

Some very good questions here
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Had she died in [LTPF list of centuries]? Is she a mummy? a bog body?
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Had she died in [LTPF list of centuries]? I believe that to be disputed in several senses, but around 20th century BCE
Is she a mummy? No
a bog body? No
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Good to see you back Torgeir. What was the answer to your puzzle about taking your wife to a car wash on your anniversary? I can't find the puzzle in the current/limbo/or 5 months of recently solved puzzles. I'd love to know the answer!
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Was she someone who had claimed to be Anastasia who supposedly escaped the killing of the Romanov family?
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Wow, this puzzle is moving fast. Better get some questions in...

Is it relevant how the rain entered the lorry? Was there a hole in the lorry? An open window?
Was she a supposed Biblical figure?
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Is he driving from:
A museum?
A cemetery?
An excavation site?
A cave?
Indoor place?
Outdoor place?
Is it a place open to the public? Is it a private property?

You said the liquid was "mostly water" and that there was a sort of reaction to something in her body/clothing.
Did the rain water dissolve something? Some kind of salt?
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Hi Lynne! I remember that puzzle but vaguely. But I can tell you that the day we married, I picked up my wife-to-be in a rather dirty car, having planned to drive it through a car wash on the way to the place where the ceremony would take place. And so I did. This was of course a total clash of the feminine value "romantic wedding" and the male value "practicality". I did not see any obvious counterargument to the suggestion "why not just drive the car through a carwash on the way to the wedding".
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Was she someone who had claimed to be Anastasia who supposedly escaped the killing of the Romanov family? No

Is it relevant how the rain entered the lorry? No Was there a hole in the lorry? An open window? Um... am I mistaken about the meaning of the English word "lorry"? I think it should be pretty obvious how the rain entered the lorry
Was she a supposed Biblical figure? YES
Is he driving from:
A museum?
A cemetery?
An excavation site? This
A cave?
Indoor place?
Outdoor place?
Is it a place open to the public? Is it a private property? Irrelevant

You said the liquid was "mostly water" and that there was a sort of reaction to something in her body/clothing.
Did the rain water dissolve something? Yes
Some kind of salt? Yes

And so, only one question is left to ask, I suppose
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Was her body preserved in the block of salt? Was she supposed to be the wife of Loth?
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Posted on Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - 9:30 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I'm American -- we don't use "lorry" much (read: "at all"). So I'm a bit confused as to what kind of truck this is. But no matter, as I think the last question has this puzzle solved.
Abc (Abc)
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Username: Abc

Post Number: 420
Registered: 7-2006
Posted on Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - 10:47 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was her body preserved in the block of salt? Was she supposed to be the wife of Loth? YES

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

In a cave, the archaeologist found a statue of some white material that he thought to be marble. He loaded it onto a lorry to take it to a place better suited for examination. On the way there, it began raining heavily. Somewhere along the way, the man stopped for a break, and to have another peek at his find. He now finds that it is gone. Tasting the water in the lorry's body, he finds it to be very salty. It dawns on him that his find was Lot's wife, who was turned into a statue of salt. So on the same day, he has made one of the most revolutionary archaeological finds ever, and ruined it totally by neglecting to protect it against the weather.
Abc (Abc)
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Username: Abc

Post Number: 421
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Posted on Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - 10:50 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Thanks to everyone who participated. It lasted a bit longer this time. The first time I posted it, it was gone in, I think, about 5 postings, maybe because then, in the initial puzzle statement I offered the information that the sloshing liquid was salty water.
Peter365 (Peter365)
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Post Number: 4452
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Posted on Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - 11:22 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Great puzzle Abc, very creative.
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - 3:50 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Very good puzzle.
Alhucema (Alhucema)
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Post Number: 2626
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Posted on Saturday, January 19, 2013 - 11:22 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I came too late to participate in this, but I must tell you, abc, that this was a GREAT puzzle indeed!

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