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David Burn (Woubit)
Posted on Monday, April 11, 2005 - 11:48 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Brilliantly deduced

No particular reason why Friday afternoon puzzles should be confined to Friday afternoons
Kapil Kapur (Dinkie)
Posted on Monday, April 11, 2005 - 11:58 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Sherlock Holmes relevant ?
"deduced" - a puzzle ?
"deduced" a crime comitted and the guilty party identified ?
a true story
Marines - the Royal Marines or the Navy ?
David Burn (Woubit)
Posted on Monday, April 11, 2005 - 12:37 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Kapil Kapur (Dinkie) on Monday, April 11, 2005 - 11:58 am:

Sherlock Holmes relevant ? no, but a bonus point for recognising the title. And welcome to the LTPF - I don't think we've met before :)
"deduced" - a puzzle ? no
"deduced" a crime comitted yesish and the guilty party identified ? no
a true story yes
Marines - the Royal Marines or the Navy ? oh, I see. Take back that bonus point... on second thoughts, keep it, but read A Study in Scarlet :) The title is a phrase from that novel, and is otherwise completely irrelevant.
Kapil Kapur (Dinkie)
Posted on Monday, April 11, 2005 - 12:58 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

did the sergeant deduce something ?
Sam Greene (Pandora)
Posted on Monday, April 11, 2005 - 2:14 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is there a certain aspect of a crime relevant? motive? weapon? Is there relevant type of crime? murder? robbery? imbezzlement? fraud? Assault?

Any people involved? 1? 2? 3? more?

Is it your opinion that something has been brilliantly deduced? LPTF relevant?
David Burn (Woubit)
Posted on Monday, April 11, 2005 - 2:58 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Kapil Kapur (Dinkie) on Monday, April 11, 2005 - 12:58 pm:

did the sergeant deduce something ? in the Sherlock Holmes story? No - he was merely a person walking down the street, who was identified by Holmes as a retired sergeant of Marines. In the puzzle, something was indeed deduced, but not by a sergeant.

By Sam Greene (Pandora) on Monday, April 11, 2005 - 02:14 pm:

Is there a certain aspect of a crime relevant? yes motive? no weapon? no Is there relevant type of crime? yes murder? robbery? imbezzlement? fraud? this is closest, though not all that close Assault?

Any people involved? 1? this one, primarily 2? 3? more? and some others, peripherally

Is it your opinion that something has been brilliantly deduced? yes LPTF relevant? no
Haenlomal (Haenlomal)
Posted on Monday, April 11, 2005 - 5:58 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Bounce and brag! :)

That "something" that has been brilliantly deduced, was it deduced by the one primarily involved person?

And now, for some SBQ...

This person: male? female? relevant? His/Her profession relevant? His/her age/age range relevant? If yes, what is it? Did he/she commit any crime?
David Burn (Woubit)
Posted on Monday, April 11, 2005 - 6:03 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Haenlomal (Haenlomal) on Monday, April 11, 2005 - 05:58 pm:

Bounce and brag! I think it was actually "brag and bounce". But have a bonus point anyway :)

That "something" that has been brilliantly deduced, was it deduced by the one primarily involved person? no

This person: male? this one female? relevant? not really His/Her profession relevant? yes His/her age/age range relevant? yes If yes, what is it? adult Did he/she commit any crime? no
Haenlomal (Haenlomal)
Posted on Monday, April 11, 2005 - 6:09 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Let's call this primarily relevant adult male Hector. Is Hector a policeman? federal agent? Otherwise involved with law enforcement?

Did one of the peripherally related persons commit a crime? If no: Was there any crime being commited by anyone at all that is relevant to this puzzle?
David Burn (Woubit)
Posted on Monday, April 11, 2005 - 6:15 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Haenlomal (Haenlomal) on Monday, April 11, 2005 - 06:09 pm:

Let's call this primarily relevant adult male Hector. Is Hector a policeman? this one federal agent? Otherwise involved with law enforcement?

Did one of the peripherally related persons commit a crime? this is nto actually recorded. However, there was at least some suspicion that a crime had been, or would be, committed. If no: Was there any crime being commited by anyone at all that is relevant to this puzzle? see above
Sam Greene (Pandora)
Posted on Monday, April 11, 2005 - 6:36 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is there some sort of con involved? Is the policemans' rank relevant?
John Morahan (Wunderland)
Posted on Monday, April 11, 2005 - 8:53 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is Hector working undercover? infiltrating a group of suspected/would-be criminals? did they brilliantly deduce this?
David Burn (Woubit)
Posted on Monday, April 11, 2005 - 10:29 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Sam Greene (Pandora) on Monday, April 11, 2005 - 06:36 pm:

Is there some sort of con involved? yes, but not on any grand scale Is the policemans' rank relevant? he was a police constable

By John Morahan (Wunderland) on Monday, April 11, 2005 - 08:53 pm:

Is Hector working undercover? no infiltrating a group of suspected/would-be criminals? did they brilliantly deduce this? no, but a good idea - would have been a nice twist to see the criminals doing the deduction :)
Sam Greene (Pandora)
Posted on Monday, April 11, 2005 - 10:33 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was somebody tricked into doing something? saying something? Is there a relevant? time period? location? country?
David Burn (Woubit)
Posted on Monday, April 11, 2005 - 10:36 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Sam Greene (Pandora) on Monday, April 11, 2005 - 10:33 pm:

Was somebody tricked into doing something? saying something? no - the crime involved was only very vaguely in the nature of a trick. Forget this aspect. Sorry I mentoned it :( Is there a relevant? time period? the present location? country? it happened in Ireland. But it could have happened in a lot of other places also.
John Morahan (Wunderland)
Posted on Wednesday, April 13, 2005 - 6:36 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is there a pun involved? Anything to do with bright lights?
Is something deduced by the peripherally involved people? by a non-human? police dogs relevant?
David Burn (Woubit)
Posted on Thursday, April 14, 2005 - 12:49 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By John Morahan (Wunderland) on Wednesday, April 13, 2005 - 06:36 pm:

Is there a pun involved? yes Anything to do with bright lights? no
Is something deduced by the peripherally involved people? yes by a non-human? no police dogs relevant? no
John Morahan (Wunderland)
Posted on Thursday, April 14, 2005 - 1:05 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Are these other people suspected criminals? police officers? judges? jurors? politicians? bystanders?
David Burn (Woubit)
Posted on Thursday, April 14, 2005 - 1:37 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By John Morahan (Wunderland) on Thursday, April 14, 2005 - 01:05 am:

Are these other people suspected criminals? some of them police officers? others of them judges? jurors? politicians? bystanders? none of them
John Morahan (Wunderland)
Posted on Sunday, April 17, 2005 - 8:45 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the crime property damage? or vandalism? is the Internet involved?
David Burn (Woubit)
Posted on Sunday, April 17, 2005 - 9:30 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By John Morahan (Wunderland) on Sunday, April 17, 2005 - 08:45 pm:

Is the crime property damage? no or vandalism? no is the Internet involved? and no. Sorry :(
John Morahan (Wunderland)
Posted on Sunday, April 17, 2005 - 10:10 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Smuggling? drug dealing? illegal trading of any kind?
Is the phrase "cop on" relevant?