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He won the contest, but the spectators were more frightened than impresseed.
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He: Human, male adult?
Spectators: H.M.A.?
Did he do something immoral? illegal?
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He: Human, male adult? yes
Spectators: H.M.A.? human, adult, male and female
Did he do something immoral?no illegal?no
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Did he beat a person/team in the contest?
was it an official competition?
Were the spectators frightened because of him?
Of his actions?
Were they frightened of the contest itself?
Did he intend them to be impressed or scared?
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Did he beat a person/team in the contest? several people
was it an official competition? no
Were the spectators frightened because of him? yes
Of his actions? yesish
Were they frightened of the contest itself? no
Did he intend them to be impressedyes or scared?no
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Was it a contest of who could eat more?
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Was this a more "physical" contest (e.g. wighlifting, knitting)
Or more "mental" contest (e.g. reciting poetry, singing)?
If someone else won the contest this way, would the audience still be scared?
Relevant where it happened/ what time it happened?
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Was it a contest of who could eat more?no

Was this a more "physical" contest (e.g. wighlifting, knitting)
Or more "mental" contest (e.g. reciting poetry, singing)? physical
If someone else won the contest this way, would the audience still be scared? yes
Relevant where it happenedyes/ what time it happened?no
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Type of competition
There could be one such competetion in Guiness Book of World records?
Was it being televised?
Was it related to track and field event?
Could be considered a sport?
Did it involve physical contact with the other competitors?
Did it involve physical contact with someother thing? animal? inanimate thing?
Was it one on one... i mean can only two people compete at a given time?
Did all the competitors take part in the competition at one go?
Or was it elimination type (after one loses he's out rest continue till one is the winner)?
Wrestling? Boxing? Karate/Sumo similar sports?
Did involve any animals?
Did have to deal with some kind of destruction?
Did they have to destroy something?
Did they have to seriously injure something?
Is there any death involved to any person/animal etc?
Are there any signs of blood?


Time of the competition night?day?relavant?

place of the competition in global perspective?Asia?Europe?Africa?NA?SA?Aus?Antarctica?

Era of the competition? Modern (present day)? Medival (roman/greek/egyption empires)? Stoneage?

Was it in a stadium?

Was it a national event?

Was it a supervised competition? i mean well-organized? or impromptu (like a bet)?
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Type of competition
There could be one such competetion in Guiness Book of World records? um, I guess...you can find just about anything in there
Was it being televised?no
Was it related to track and field event?no
Could be considered a sport? no
Did it involve physical contact with the other competitors? no
Did it involve physical contact with someother thing?no animal? inanimate thing?
Was it one on one... i mean can only two people compete at a given time? no
Did all the competitors take part in the competition at one go?no
Or was it elimination type (after one loses he's out rest continue till one is the winner)? no
Wrestling? Boxing? Karate/Sumo similar sports?no
Did involve any animals? no, other than human ones
Did have to deal with some kind of destruction?no
Did they have to destroy something?no
Did they have to seriously injure something? no
Is there any death involved to any person/animal etc?no
Are there any signs of blood? do you mean usually, or in this particular case?


Time of the competition night?day?relavant? night, not really relevant

place of the competition in global perspective?Asia?Europe?Africa?NA?SA?Aus?Antarctica? North America, yopishly relevant

Era of the competition? Modern (present day)?this Medival (roman/greek/egyption empires)? Stoneage?

Was it in a stadium? no

Was it a national event? no

Was it a supervised competition?no i mean well-organized?no or impromptu (like a bet)?more like this
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Did he hurt himself? Kill himself? Destroy something? Hurt someone? Kill someone?
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Did he hurt himself?yes Kill himself?no Destroy something?no Hurt someone?just himself Kill someone?no
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Did he hurt his leg? his arm? his head? his torso? his private parts?
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Did he hurt his leg?yes his arm?no his head?yes his torso? yeshis private parts?no
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Was he being judged, in any way? Being given a rating or score for his actions? Did his injuries occur by his body coming into contact with another object? With the ground?
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Was he being judged, in any way?yesish Being given a rating or score for his actions?no Did his injuries occur by his body coming into contact with another object?yes With the ground?yes
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The other object: was it something sharp? heavy? hot? cold? moving? rotating? A tool? A weapon? A liquid? A gas? Did it fall on top of him? Did he fall on it?
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To clarify - did his body come into contact with an object other than the ground? Did he fall from a height? Lose his footing and simply fall? Attempt to fly?
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The other object: was it something sharp? heavy? hot? cold? moving? rotating? A tool? A weapon? A liquid? A gas?none of these things Did it fall on top of him?no Did he fall on it?yes

To clarify - did his body come into contact with an object other than the ground?yes Did he fall from a height?yes Lose his footing and simply fall?noish Attempt to fly?no
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Parachute?
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Parachute?no
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Did he fall from atop something? If so, a building? pile of something? structure? man-made object?
Did he jump from atop something? jump out of something?
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Did he fall from atop something?yes If so, a building?yesish pile of something?no structure?yes man-made object?yes
Did he jump from atop something?no jump out of something?no
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Did the contest involve people falling on something? falling from something? Did he fall from some sports equipment? Did he do this intentionally?
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Did the contest involve people falling on something?no falling from something?no Did he fall from some sports equipment?no Did he do this intentionally?no
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Was the man trying to demonstrate something when he had his fall? trying to compete with someone? trying to break some kind of performance record?

Does the 'contest' mentioned in the puzzle take place in a fixed time frame (example: all contestants have 10 minutes to see who can eat the most hot dogs)? Or does it have an open time frame (example: here's a tall mountain - from now on, whoever climbs this mountain gets a free Coke)? Is it different from these?
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Was the man trying to demonstrate something when he had his fall?no trying to compete with someone?yes trying to break some kind of performance record?yesish

Does the 'contest' mentioned in the puzzle take place in a fixed time frame (example: all contestants have 10 minutes to see who can eat the most hot dogs)?not exactly Or does it have an open time frame (example: here's a tall mountain - from now on, whoever climbs this mountain gets a free Coke)?no Is it different from these?yes
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Is this a contest that measures speed? accuracy? strength? effort? superiority of performance? superiority of results? quality of action performed? degree of audience reaction? seeing how far a person will push himself/herself?
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Is this a contest that measures speed?no accuracy?no strength?yope effort?noish superiority of performance?no superiority of results?yes quality of action performed?no degree of audience reaction?no seeing how far a person will push himself/herself?no
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Is it a talent contest?
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Is it a talent contest?no
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Hint: The contest involves an action which we have all done at least once, most of us many times, but few of us ever in a competitive situation.
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Did the contest require any climbing?
Did it require building something?
Was the fall an accident?
If not, was he supposed to fall on/into something?
Did he fall faster than expected?
Had he won before falling?
Was there a single judge to say he won? Panel of judges?
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Did the contest require any climbing? no
Did it require building something? no
Was the fall an accident? yes
If not, was he supposed to fall on/into something? see previous answer
Did he fall faster than expected? well, yes considering he wasn't supposed to fall at all
Had he won before falling? yesish
Was there a single judge to say he won?no... Panel of judges?yesish
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Just had a thought, might someone named Charles be involved in this scenario (I'm trying to be cryptic so as not to give anything away)?
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Did the contest take place indoors?
Could it have taken place indoors or outdoors?
Was he balancing (precariously) on something before falling?
Was there a good chance he would fall doing what he was doing?
Was the fall from over 20 feet?
When most of us do this action, do we do it alone, or are there many people around?
Do we normally do it from such a height?
Does the contest test any sort of endurance?
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Just had a thought, might someone named Charles be involved in this scenario (I'm trying to be cryptic so as not to give anything away)?sorry, no, I have no idea what you're talking about!

Did the contest take place indoors? no
Could it have taken place indoors or outdoors?yes, I suppose, but outdoors more likely
Was he balancing (precariously) on something before falling? no
Was there a good chance he would fall doing what he was doing? yope
Was the fall from over 20 feet? no
When most of us do this action, do we do it alone, or are there many people around? either
Do we normally do it from such a height? not usually, no
Does the contest test any sort of endurance?no
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If he didn't fall onto anything (besides the ground) would he have been uninjured?
Would most of us have done this, would we have done it under 10 years old? As teenagers? As adults?
Was the structure he fell from moving?
Did something knock him off?
Does the contest involve moving around? Making some noise?
Are props involved in the contest? Could someone do it without props?
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If he didn't fall onto anything (besides the ground) would he have been uninjured?NO
Would most of us have done this, would we have done it under 10 years old? As teenagers? As adults? any or all of the above, but as I said, as a contest, likely none of the above
Was the structure he fell from moving? no
Did something knock him off? no
Does the contest involve moving around?no Making some noise? a noise would be made, but that is not the primary action
Are props involved in the contest?no Could someone do it without props?so yes
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Was the structure made primarily for the contest?
Did the contest involve him moving horizontally? vertically?
So a noise is typically made, but the noise is not part of the contest (singing, whistling, yelling, grunting, talking)?
Was the thing he fell onto supposed to be there?
Was it hard, sharp, electrical?
Would you have to be strong to win the contest? Could someone who is disabled do it?
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Was the structure made primarily for the contest? no
Did the contest involve him moving horizontally?this, but beware FA vertically? no, other than the fall
So a noise is typically made, but the noise is not part of the contest (singing, whistling, yelling, grunting, talking)? correct...the noise is just something that tends to occur when this other action in performed
Was the thing he fell onto supposed to be there? yes
Was it hard, sharp, electrical? none of these
Would you have to be strong to win the contest?no Could someone who is disabled do it?yes
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Does the contest require someone to do something the longest? The most accurately? The fastest? The most?
Could someone who is blind do it? Mute? Deaf? Has no use of hands?
Does it involve coordination?
Is the thing he fell on an inanimate object?
Would one have to fall on it to be injured by it?
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Does the contest require someone to do something the longest? well, in a way, yes, but not how you mean The most accurately?no The fastest?no The most? no
Could someone who is blind do it? Mute? Deaf? Has no use of hands? any of these people could do it
Does it involve coordination? no
Is the thing he fell on an inanimate object? yes
Would one have to fall on it to be injured by it? FA
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Would the action (in the contest or by an average person) take less than a minute to complete? Less than 10 minutes?
Is one action repeated the entire contest?
Would someone in the contest do better if they took longer or if they took shorter?
Could someone do it if they had their mouth wired shut? Nose held shut? Both?
Sneezing? Hiccuping?
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Would the action (in the contest or by an average person) take less than a minute to complete?yes Less than 10 minutes?
Is one action repeated the entire contest? each contestant does the same action, but each does it only once
Would someone in the contest do better if they took longer or if they took shorter? not really
Could someone do it if they had their mouth wired shut?NO Nose held shut?yes Both? so no
Sneezing?no Hiccuping?no
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Then I'm guessing it was some spitting contest (for distance), and by doing it he fell off a stage (or something like that) backward onto something (tree stump?, table?, one of the awards?) and hurt himself.
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Then I'm guessing it was some spitting contest YES!! (for distance yes), and by doing it he fell off a stage but no(or something like that) backwardand no onto something (tree stump?, table?, one of the awards?) and hurt himself.Quite close, just figure out what he fell off of, and how he managed to fall in a spitting contest!
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I was right, I'll wait until it's over and explain the Charles thing...
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Did he slip on someone's spit?
Or did his momentum make him fall forward?
Or maybe he was using stilts or something to make himself higher?
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Posted on Sunday, November 12, 2006 - 7:59 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did he slip on someone's spit? no
Or did his momentum make him fall forward? yes
Or maybe he was using stilts or something to make himself higher? no
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Posted on Sunday, November 12, 2006 - 10:21 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Were all contestants standing on the same structure?
Is the structure important to solving the puzzle?
Did he fall on something hard? metal? wood? plastic?
Were his injuries extensive?
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Post Number: 680
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Posted on Monday, November 13, 2006 - 1:47 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Were all contestants standing on the same structure? yeS
Is the structure important to solving the puzzle?kind of
Did he fall on something hard?yope metal?yes wood?no plastic? yes
Were his injuries extensive?yes
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Post Number: 37
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Posted on Monday, November 13, 2006 - 5:20 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did he fall on one of the awards (wasn't clear from before)?
Was the structure built for the contest?
Could 5 or more people fit on it? 10 or more?
Did he fall off one of the awards podiums?
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Post Number: 683
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Posted on Monday, November 13, 2006 - 5:59 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did he fall on one of the awards (wasn't clear from before)? no
Was the structure built for the contest? no
Could 5 or more people fit on it?yes 10 or more? maybe up to 15
Did he fall off one of the awards podiums?no

there is an FA here
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Post Number: 38
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Posted on Monday, November 13, 2006 - 7:26 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was the fall from over 10 feet? 5?
Is the structure something that people normally stand on? sit on?
Is it some sort of bench?
Was the thing he fell on there just for the contest? Would the other contestants have fallen on it if they fell too?
If someone got hit by the thing he fell on, would they sustain significant injuries, or is it just the way he fell on it?
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Post Number: 686
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Posted on Monday, November 13, 2006 - 7:48 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was the fall from over 10 feet?yes, somewhere about 10-12ft. 5?
Is the structure something that people normally stand on?yes sit on? yesish
Is it some sort of bench? no
Was the thing he fell on there just for the contest?NO Would the other contestants have fallen on it if they fell too? possibly
If someone got hit by the thing he fell on, would they sustain significant injuries,no or is it just the way he fell on it?yes and FA
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Post Number: 40
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Is it something he fell on, or into?
Could someone pick it up, or is it anchored down?
If someone could pick it up, is it <> 10 lbs? 5lbs?

Is the thing he was on rectangular? squarish? circular?
Is it flexible, or rigid?
Would you climb up it to get to stand on it? Take stairs to get to the top? Other mechanical way to get to the top?
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Post Number: 693
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Posted on Monday, November 13, 2006 - 11:09 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is it something he fell on, or into? on
Could someone pick it up, or is it anchored down? you can pick it up
If someone could pick it up, is it <> 10 lbs? 5lbs? probably between 5 and 10 lbs

Is the thing he was on rectangular?yes squarish? circular?
Is it flexible, or rigid?
Would you climb up it to get to stand on it?no Take stairs to get to the top?yope Other mechanical way to get to the top?no
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Post Number: 41
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Posted on Tuesday, November 14, 2006 - 12:01 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Climb a ladder to get on top?
Flexible or rigid?
In the shape of a bench? Like a plank?
Is it over water? sand? concrete? wood? grass?

The thing he fell on:
Does it produce sound?
Is it electrical?
Is it serving a purpose at the spitting contest?
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Post Number: 696
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Posted on Tuesday, November 14, 2006 - 3:03 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Climb a ladder to get on top? no
Flexible or rigid? rigid
In the shape of a bench?no Like a plank? no
Is it over water?noish sand?no concrete?YES wood? no grass? no

The thing he fell on:
Does it produce sound? no
Is it electrical? no
Is it serving a purpose at the spitting contest?no
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Post Number: 42
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Posted on Tuesday, November 14, 2006 - 5:45 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

The thing he was standing on:
Would you commonly see it in the street? a park? at someone's house/yard?
Is the narrow side more than 2 feet wide? 5 feet?
Would most people find themselves on one at all? often? (aside from in such a contest)

The thing he fell on:
Would you commonly find one at someones house? yard? in the street?
Is it used for entertainment? tool for working? decoration?
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Post Number: 697
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Posted on Tuesday, November 14, 2006 - 6:03 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

The thing he was standing on:
Would you commonly see it in the street?no a park?no at someone's house/yard?yes
Is the narrow side more than 2 feet wide?yes 5 feet? varies, but average of 5-10 feet
Would most people find themselves on one at all?yes often?possibly (aside from in such a contest)

The thing he fell on:
Would you commonly find one at someones house?somewhat commonly yard?yes, possibly in the street? no
Is it used for entertainment?no tool for working?no decoration?no
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Post Number: 44
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Something part of / attached to a house? Roof? Deck? Balcony?

Did he fall on a sprinkler? Something used for lawn work? Something with wheels? Is it more than a foot tall?
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Post Number: 699
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Posted on Tuesday, November 14, 2006 - 7:11 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Something part of / attached to a house?yes Roof? Deck? Balcony?YES!

Did he fall on a sprinkler?no Something used for lawn work?no Something with wheels?no Is it more than a foot tall?yope
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Post Number: 45
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Posted on Tuesday, November 14, 2006 - 8:40 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was the thing he fell onto on the sidewalk?
Was there any irony or significance in him falling on it?
Is it something normally found under a balcony?
Did someone put it there earlier, or is it always there?
Did it stop him from being more hurt?
Is it some sort of equipment (something someone would use for a job)?
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Was the thing he fell onto on the sidewalk? no
Was there any irony or significance in him falling on it? no
Is it something normally found under a balcony? not really
Did someone put it there earlier, or is it always there? its usually there
Did it stop him from being more hurt? YES
Is it some sort of equipment (something someone would use for a job)?no
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Post Number: 46
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Was it something sitting on the ground (as opposed to hanging above the ground)?
Was it some sort of chair? lounge chair?
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Was it something sitting on the ground (as opposed to hanging above the ground)? yes
Was it some sort of chair?yes! lounge chair?yesish
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Posted on Tuesday, November 14, 2006 - 9:21 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So, a guy was in a spitting contest which he won. In the process of spitting, as he was lunging forward his momentum carried him off the balcony he was standing on. He landed on a chair (folding, lounge, deck chair) and suffered major injuries (head, legs, torso), but which prevented even more substantial injuries. Is there anything else I need to figure out?
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Posted on Tuesday, November 14, 2006 - 10:20 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So, a guy was in a spitting contest which he won. In the process of spitting, as he was lunging forward his momentum carried him off the balcony he was standing on. He landed on a chair (folding, lounge, deck chair) and suffered major injuries (head, legs, torso), but which prevented even more substantial injuries. Is there anything else I need to figure out?well, I guess that's enough

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

Some friends of one of my coworkers were having a party and were very, very drunk, when one of them decided to have a spitting contest. They would stand on the balcony and spit into the swimming pool. One extremely drunk contestant decided that to give his spit some extra momentum he would get a running start. Well, needless to say, this was not a good idea, because as his spit went flying a winning distance, he went tumbling over the balcony railing onto the concrete poolside. He sustained a concussion, and a broken bone or two, I believe, but it would have been much worse if his fall had not been broken by a cheap plastic pool chair! (His head hit the chair before it hit the ground
All his friends, of course, were stunned and frightened for his life, and the spitting contest didn't seem so important anymore.}

Good job solving yet another of my puzzles, Puzzlicious! Have a go at my other 2! And I'll post another tonight or tomorrow.

Now what's this Charles thing about, Bodo?
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Post Number: 48
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Posted on Tuesday, November 14, 2006 - 10:48 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Thanks for the puzzle Beccaann. That was a good one. I'll make sure to check out the others.
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Posted on Wednesday, November 15, 2006 - 11:29 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Check here: Uncle Chuck Strikes Again
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Post Number: 718
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Posted on Wednesday, November 15, 2006 - 11:54 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Wow. I guess this guy is in good company.

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