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Brian Hobbs (Paradox)
Posted on Saturday, May 07, 2005 - 5:36 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

A long and heavy rain uncovered a man's secret for many to see, and he was arrested.
Eliot (Eliot)
Posted on Saturday, May 07, 2005 - 6:12 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did the rain physically uncover something?
Was the secret that he had comitted a crime? Murder? Theft? Arson?
Brian Hobbs (Paradox)
Posted on Saturday, May 07, 2005 - 6:35 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did the rain physically uncover something? yes
Was the secret that he had comitted a crime? yes
Murder? Theft? this Arson?
Dref (Dref)
Posted on Saturday, May 07, 2005 - 7:43 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did the rain uncover the stolen object(s)?
Brian Hobbs (Paradox)
Posted on Saturday, May 07, 2005 - 8:40 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did the rain uncover the stolen object(s)? no
Dref (Dref)
Posted on Sunday, May 08, 2005 - 12:23 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was the theft of money?
Eliot (Eliot)
Posted on Sunday, May 08, 2005 - 6:47 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did the rain somehow show how he had commited the crime? Was what it uncovered one object? Was the uncovered thing near the scene of the crime?
AR (Restive)
Posted on Sunday, May 08, 2005 - 8:22 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

The long and heavy rain resulted in the discovery of the disappearence of a certain object?
AR (Restive)
Posted on Sunday, May 08, 2005 - 8:30 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

The long and heavy rain resulted in the washing off of a certain object which revealed that the object lacked a certain quality it should've?
Brian Hobbs (Paradox)
Posted on Monday, May 09, 2005 - 2:34 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was the theft of money? no
Did the rain somehow show how he had commited the crime? yes
Was what it uncovered one object? no
Was the uncovered thing near the scene of the crime? maybe somewhat near, but basically irrelevant
The long and heavy rain resulted in the discovery of the disappearence of a certain object? basically, yes
The long and heavy rain resulted in the washing off of a certain object which revealed that the object lacked a certain quality it should've? no
AR (Restive)
Posted on Monday, May 09, 2005 - 4:39 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

many to see - many indicates that this object's disappearance was discovered at a public place?

parking lot
sport stadium
theatre
roads
bus terminal
train terminal
airport

and this man was caught standing next to it, sitting next to it, sleeping next to it? the man's profession had something to do with water? was he a scientist?
Kapil Kapur (Dinkie)
Posted on Monday, May 09, 2005 - 12:18 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

was the man bald ?
did he wear a wig - which was displaced by the rain?
Brian Hobbs (Paradox)
Posted on Monday, May 09, 2005 - 6:36 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

many to see - many indicates that this object's disappearance was discovered at a public place? yes, but a bit of an FA

parking lot
sport stadium
theatre
roads this is probably closest, but not exactly correct
bus terminal
train terminal
airport

and this man was caught standing next to it, sitting next to it, sleeping next to it? no, he was not caught near it
the man's profession had something to do with water? no
was he a scientist? no
was the man bald? he could have been
did he wear a wig - which was displaced by the rain? no
Dref (Dref)
Posted on Thursday, May 12, 2005 - 9:51 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was he a body snatcher?
Brian Hobbs (Paradox)
Posted on Friday, May 13, 2005 - 5:47 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was he a body snatcher? no, but OTRT
Dref (Dref)
Posted on Friday, May 13, 2005 - 7:35 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did he bury a body? bodies?
Brian Hobbs (Paradox)
Posted on Saturday, May 14, 2005 - 4:47 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did he bury a body? bodies? YES
Damien Sullivan (Docd)
Posted on Saturday, May 14, 2005 - 10:40 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Were the bodies in a cemetery?

Was the man an undertaker?
A grave-digger?
Forensic pathologist?
Brian Hobbs (Paradox)
Posted on Tuesday, May 17, 2005 - 9:45 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Were the bodies in a cemetery? yope

Was the man an undertaker? this
A grave-digger? or this
Forensic pathologist? no
Neil Maloney (Neilfromaurora)
Posted on Wednesday, May 18, 2005 - 3:43 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did a flood occur in a cemetery?

Were the headstones made of wood, but disguised as marble?
Damien Sullivan (Docd)
Posted on Wednesday, May 18, 2005 - 11:38 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Were the bodies in an unexpected location?
Were they in coffins?

Were the remains "missing" property they were supposed to buried with?
If so, jewellery?
Damien Sullivan (Docd)
Posted on Wednesday, May 18, 2005 - 11:41 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

"...be buried with?", I meant to ask