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Scorpion_Hunter (Scorpion_Hunter)
Posted on Thursday, March 18, 2004 - 4:16 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

a ship has crashed on take off
find out why it crashed and witch one of these people did it

A the Engineer
B the pilot of another ship
C a wepons expert

but it would have been avoided if the ship had not flown yesterday
Scuba_Ben (Scuba_Ben)
Posted on Thursday, March 18, 2004 - 4:21 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is it definitely one of those three people?
Is there one specific pilot of another ship who is relevant?

All Human?

Was the crash an accident? deliberate? sabotage? legit act of war?

Modern era? Near future?

Did the ship take off from land? from sea? from an aircraft carrier? in space? from a (semi)fixed base? from a spaceship carrier?
Scorpion_Hunter (Scorpion_Hunter)
Posted on Thursday, March 18, 2004 - 6:18 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is it definitely one of those three people? yes
Is there one specific pilot of another ship who is relevant? irelevent

All Human? yes but irelivent

Was the crash an accident? no
deliberate? you must find out
sabotage? you must find out
legit act of war? no

Modern era? no Near future? yes

Did the ship take off from land? yes
from sea? no
from an aircraft carrier? no
in space? no
from a (semi)fixed base? Yope
from a spaceship carrier? no
Benjamin Schultz (Scuba_Ben)
Posted on Thursday, March 18, 2004 - 8:57 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Given the title, is Babylon 5 relevant?

And it helps us spot answers if you please put them in bold -- just put \b{text} or <b>text</b> around your text, and it will look like: text
Drew Sollenberger (Sollen)
Posted on Thursday, March 18, 2004 - 11:38 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

you also should put your name in the title of your puzzle for the convinence of other forum members
Not to forget the convenience of the moderators. :) Welcome to the forum, Scorpion_Hunter. (Mod Dietmar)

is it set in the near future(say one generation)? far future?

is space travle at all important?

did they strike the ground? another airborn object? a mountin or other natural object? a man made object like a sky scraper?
tyler ward (Scorpion_Hunter)
Posted on Friday, March 19, 2004 - 8:41 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Given the title, is Babylon 5 relevant? no

is it set in the near future(say one generation)? no
far future? yes

is space travle at all important? irelevent

did they strike the ground? no
another airborn object? rephrase it depends what you class as an airborn object
a mountin or other natural object? no
a man made object like a sky scraper? no
Benjamin Schultz (Scuba_Ben)
Posted on Friday, March 19, 2004 - 2:05 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Does the ship normally operate on land? on/in/under water? in air? in free space?

Did the ship strike an object in mid-air? in free space? on the ground? on/in/under water? a similar ship? a non-similar ship?

Is this your own creative writing? existing literature? TV / film? joke?

Following up on "from a (semi)fixed base? Yope ":
Did the ship take off from a permanent base, such as a modern airport?
.. from a temporary base, such as a military field strip?
.. from a very temporary base, such as a C-141's rough-field capability?
.. from a mobile facility?
.. from a mobile platform as part of a base, such as the launch pad crawlers at Kennedy Space Center?

Did the ship get shot down? other encounter with a weapon?

Is the ship owned by the military? civilian government? commercial business? private individual? other?
Is the ship operated by a different entity than the owner?
Is the ship operated by a Human crew? If so, from within the ship? remotely?
Does the ship carry passengers? cargo? ordnance? sensors? other?
tyler ward (Scorpion_Hunter)
Posted on Friday, March 19, 2004 - 4:21 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Does the ship normally operate on land? no
on/in/under water? no
in air? yope
in free space? yope

Did the ship strike an object in mid-air? yes
in free space? no
on the ground? no
on/in/under water? no
a similar ship? yes
a non-similar ship? no

Is this your own creative writing? yope
existing literature? no
TV / film? no
joke? no

Following up on "from a (semi)fixed base? Yope ":
Did the ship take off from a permanent base, such as a modern airport? no
.. from a temporary base, such as a military field strip? no
.. from a very temporary base, such as a C-141's rough-field capability? no
.. from a mobile facility? yope
.. from a mobile platform as part of a base, such as the launch pad crawlers at Kennedy Space Center? yope

Did the ship get shot down? yope
other encounter with a weapon? yes

Is the ship owned by the military? yes
civilian government? no
commercial business? no
private individual? yes
other? yes
Is the ship operated by a different entity than the owner? yes
Is the ship operated by a Human crew? text
If so, from within the ship? yes
remotely? no
Does the ship carry passengers? sometimes
cargo? sometimes
ordnance? sometimes
sensors? yes
other? sometimes
Benjamin Schultz (Scuba_Ben)
Posted on Friday, March 19, 2004 - 4:55 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So the ship is space-capable?

Does the ship normally have a flight crew (pilots, mission commander) of 1? 2? 3? 4? more?
Does the ship normally have a mission crew (radar officers, weapons officers, flight engineers, etc) of 1? 2? 3? 4? more?
Does the ship normaly have a payload crew (test subjects, flight attendants, etc) of 1? 2? 3? 4? more?

Could the ship reasonably fit in a modern C-141 cargo plane? How about in a C-5?
(For comparison, a C-141 can carry a midsize car or two, or perhaps a small plane with its wings stowed. A C-5 can comfortably carry a fully loaded tractor-trailer.)

Was the weapon involved normal ordnance?
Drew Sollenberger (Sollen)
Posted on Saturday, March 20, 2004 - 1:37 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

was the ship launced from a space station or other orbiting object?

was a plane taken by the goverment to be used for a war?

did the weapon strike him? strike the other plane involved? did one plane swerve to avoid a weapon and stike the other?

was the weapon a surface to air weapon? fired from the air? from a plane? fired from orbiting satalites or defense system?

did his plane strike the other? did the other strike his?

was the other plane an enemy plane? his wing man? a plane that just happened to be near his flight path?

was the plane a spy plane?

well I suppose I should ask if a war is involved as lots of my questions have been based on that assumption.
tyler ward (Scorpion_Hunter)
Posted on Monday, March 22, 2004 - 8:48 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So the ship is space-capable? yes

Does the ship normally have a flight crew (pilots, mission commander) of 1?
2? yes
3?
4?
more?
Does the ship normally have a mission crew (radar officers, weapons officers, flight engineers, etc) of 1?
2?
3? yes
4?
more?
Does the ship normaly have a payload crew (test subjects, flight attendants, etc) of 1? yes
2?
3?
4?
more?
Could the ship reasonably fit in a modern C-141 no
cargo plane? How about in a C-5? no
(For comparison, a C-141 can carry a midsize car or two, or perhaps a small plane with its wings stowed. A C-5 can comfortably carry a fully loaded tractor-trailer.)

Was the weapon involved normal ordnance?no (non explosive)
was the ship launced from a space station or other orbiting object? no

was a plane taken by the goverment to be used for a war? no

did the weapon strike him? rephrase
strike the other plane involved? no
did one plane swerve to avoid a weapon and stike the other? no

was the weapon a surface to air weapon? yes
fired from the air? no
from a plane? no
fired from orbiting satalites or defense system? no

did his plane strike the other? yope
did the other strike his? no

was the other plane an enemy plane? no
his wing man? yes
a plane that just happened to be near his flight path? no

was the plane a spy plane? no
tyler ward (Scorpion_Hunter)
Posted on Monday, March 22, 2004 - 1:38 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

its not a plane its a space ship so please dont call it a plane
Aacomul (Cardz)
Posted on Tuesday, March 23, 2004 - 1:53 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Could we have a recap?
tyler ward (Scorpion_Hunter)
Posted on Tuesday, March 23, 2004 - 4:03 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

question
a ship has crashed on take off
find out why it crashed and witch one of these people did it

A the Engineer
B the pilot of another ship
C a wepons expert

but it would have been avoided if the ship had not flown yesterday
awansers
it is in the future it is a space ship
the ship was hit by a surface to air wepon (non explosive)
and colided with his wingmate

the ship normally has a flight crew (pilots, mission commander) of 2

the ship normally has a mission crew (radar officers, weapons officers, flight engineers, etc) of 3?

the ship normaly has a payload crew (test subjects, flight attendants, etc) of 1

it operates from a mobile base and is owned by the milatary there in not a war and it can cary cargo and the crew where inside the ship
Aacomul (Cardz)
Posted on Monday, April 12, 2004 - 9:14 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the ship of a different design to space ships of today's era?
Relevent? (i.e. A design change causes changes in probabilites to various parts of the circumstance in comparison to the designs of a modern spaceship.)
could the three people be placed at the point of which the ship was hit?
If yes then was A on ground? at base? at home? other? in the air? aboard the ship which was impacted? Aboard another 'ship' of any kind (including planes etc.)? in parachute etc.? other? Other?
If yes then was B on ground? at base? at home? other? in the air? aboard the ship which was impacted? Aboard another 'ship' of any kind (including planes etc.)? in parachute etc.? other? Other?
If yes then was C on ground? at base? at home? other? in the air? aboard the ship which was impacted? Aboard another 'ship' of any kind (including planes etc.)? in parachute etc.? other? Other?
A=male? female? adult? child?
relevent?
age of A=[insert list of positive interger numbers]?
relevent?
B=male? female? adult? child?
relevent?
age of B=[insert list of positive interger numbers]?
relevent?
C=male? female? adult? child?
relevent?
age of C=[insert list of positive interger numbers]?
Total number of crew aboard the ship at moment of launch =[insert list of positive interger numbers]?
Relevent?
Total number of crew aboard the ship before moment of impact =[insert list of positive interger numbers]?
Relevent?
Total number of crew aboard the ship at moment of impact =[insert list of positive interger numbers]?
Relevent?
Total number of crew aboard the ship after impact =[insert list of positive interger numbers]?
Relevent?
Were there Pilot(s) on the ship? Total number of Pilot(s)=[insert list of positive interger numbers]?
Age(s) of Pilot(s) =[insert list of positive interger numbers]?
Were there mission commander(s) on the ship? Total number of mission commander(s)=[insert list of positive interger numbers]?
Age(s) of mission commander(s) =[insert list of positive interger numbers]?
Were there radar officer(s) on the ship? Total number of radar officer(s)=[insert list of positive interger numbers]?
Age(s) of radar officer(s) =[insert list of positive interger numbers]?
Were there weapons officer(s) on the ship? Total number of weapons officer(s)=[insert list of positive interger numbers]?
Age(s) of weapons officer(s) =[insert list of positive interger numbers]?
Were there Flight engineer(s) on the ship? Total number of Flight engineer(s)=[insert list of positive interger numbers]?
Age(s) of Flight engineer(s) =[insert list of positive interger numbers]?
Were there Test subject(s) on the ship? Total number of Test subject(s)=[insert list of positive interger numbers]?
Age(s) of Test subject(s) =[insert list of positive interger numbers]?
Were there Flight attendent(s) on the ship? Total number of Flight attendent(s)=[insert list of positive interger numbers]?
Age(s) of Flight attendent(s) =[insert list of positive interger numbers]?

Was there a limit to the amount of questions we were allowed to ask?
How about now?
tyler ward (Scorpion_Hunter)
Posted on Wednesday, April 21, 2004 - 4:37 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the ship of a different design to space ships of today's era? yes its combat (scorpion empire)
Relevent? yope
could the three people be placed at the point of which the ship was hit? no
(irelevent questions missed out)
Total number of crew aboard the ship at moment of launch =6
Relevent? no
Total number of crew aboard the ship before moment of impact =6
Relevent? no
Total number of crew aboard the ship at moment of impact =6
Relevent? no
Total number of crew aboard the ship after impact =6 but all dead
Relevent? no
Were there Pilot(s) on the ship? yes
Total number of Pilot(s)=2
Were there mission commander(s) on the ship? yes
Total number of mission commander(s)=1
Were there radar officer(s) on the ship? yes
Total number of radar officer(s)=1
Were there weapons officer(s) on the ship? yes
Total number of weapons officer(s)=1
Were there Flight engineer(s) on the ship? yes
Total number of Flight engineer(s)=1
Were there Test subject(s) on the ship? no
Were there Flight attendent(s) on the ship? no

Was there a limit to the amount of questions we were allowed to ask? no
How about now? no
Aacomul (Cardz)
Posted on Sunday, April 25, 2004 - 8:07 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Sorry rephrase:

Would it be possible to assign locations at any point in the universe to the three mentioned people in the puzzle statement at the time of impact?
If the above question answers yes then please insert questions that were missed out from my last post...
tyler ward (Scorpion_Hunter)
Posted on Wednesday, April 28, 2004 - 1:22 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Sorry rephrase:

Would it be possible to assign locations at any point in the universe to the three mentioned people in the puzzle statement at the time of impact? no
Dref (Dref)
Posted on Saturday, June 05, 2004 - 8:15 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Would the wingmate had flown the day before the incident?
tyler ward (Scorpion_Hunter)
Posted on Wednesday, June 09, 2004 - 11:16 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Would the wingmate had flown the day before the incident?no
tyler ward (Scorpion_Hunter)
Posted on Wednesday, June 09, 2004 - 11:16 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Would the wingmate had flown the day before the incident?no
Dref (Dref)
Posted on Tuesday, June 15, 2004 - 2:47 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is some kind of time paradox involved?