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Sherluck_hums (Sherluck_hums)
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Posted on Saturday, December 09, 2006 - 8:16 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

A man threw something, 40 seconds later his car was gone.
What did he throw?
~damia~ (~damia~)
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Posted on Saturday, December 09, 2006 - 10:40 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

his keys? something that blows up?

gone as in stolen? driven away? or damaged beyond repair?
Sunshine (Sunshine)
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Posted on Sunday, December 10, 2006 - 4:15 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

A dice?
Judgedeadd (Judgedeadd)
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Posted on Monday, December 11, 2006 - 9:43 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did the thing he thrown directly caused the goneness of his car?

I think Sunshine is right.
Sherluck_hums (Sherluck_hums)
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Posted on Monday, December 11, 2006 - 11:31 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

his keys? No something that blows up? Yes

gone as in stolen? driven away? No to those two or damaged beyond repair? Yes

A dice? No

Did the thing he thrown directly caused the goneness of his car? Not directly, but it did cause it's goneness think Sunshine is right. sorry than you wrong.
~damia~ (~damia~)
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Posted on Monday, December 11, 2006 - 11:39 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

ok did he throw a grenade? dynamite?

did he throw it at his car? at a person? at another car? at a a building?
Judgedeadd (Judgedeadd)
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Posted on Monday, December 11, 2006 - 12:47 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did the thing he thrown cause something else to be damaged/destroyed/injured/killed?
Judgedeadd (Judgedeadd)
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Posted on Monday, December 11, 2006 - 12:48 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is it relevant that his car was gone 40 seconds later? Could it as well be gone 30 seconds later? 50 seconds later? A few minutes later? Hours? Days? Weeks? Months? Years?
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Posted on Monday, December 11, 2006 - 1:45 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did he throw a match?
Bodo (Bodo)
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Posted on Monday, December 11, 2006 - 4:44 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

This sounds like an Urban Legend or two that I'm familiar with...I shall attempt some probative questions.

Was he engaged in a particular outdoor activity at the time? Or more of a hobby/pasttime?
Dlcygnet (Dlcygnet)
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Posted on Tuesday, December 12, 2006 - 11:25 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was this car an actual life-size drivable car for adults? Smaller version for children? Smaller than a breadbox? A game piece? A cable car? A train car? A trolly car?

Did he throw the clutch? Throw on the breaks?

Did the man throw something...
At the car? At himself? At another person?
Were any of the above upset by this? (Yes, a car can get upset and respond by acting finicky!)
Sherluck_hums (Sherluck_hums)
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Posted on Tuesday, December 12, 2006 - 8:28 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

ok did he throw a grenade? dynamite? Dynamite

did he throw it at his car? at a person? at another car? at a a building? Nope

Did the thing he thrown cause something else to be damaged destroyed Yes /injured Yes /killed?

Is it relevant that his car was gone 40 seconds later? Not really Could it as well be gone 30 seconds later? 50 seconds later? A few minutes later? Hours? Days? Weeks? Months? Years? No

Did he throw a match? No

This sounds like an Urban Legend or two that I'm familiar with...I shall attempt some probative questions.

Was he engaged in a particular outdoor activity at the time? Yes Or more of a hobby/pasttime? Maybe, not sure.


Was this car an actual life-size drivable car for adults? Yes Smaller version for children? Smaller than a breadbox? A game piece? A cable car? A train car? A trolly car? No

Did he throw the clutch? Throw on the breaks? No

Did the man throw something...
At the car? At himself? At another person? No
Were any of the above upset by this? (Yes, a car can get upset and respond by acting finicky!) Himself and another person
~damia~ (~damia~)
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Posted on Wednesday, December 13, 2006 - 9:29 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

did he throw the dynamite onto open ground? into an object? onto an object? was he in a street when this took place? or a field?

did he blow up a tree which then fell on his car?
Bodo (Bodo)
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Posted on Wednesday, December 13, 2006 - 3:24 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I'm pretty sure I know this one, so I'll bow out now. I even ran one of the variants myself some years back...
Crazypalpig (Crazypalpig)
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Posted on Thursday, December 14, 2006 - 3:07 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Were they in a war? Did someone else throw something back at him?
Crazypalpig (Crazypalpig)
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Posted on Thursday, December 14, 2006 - 3:08 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

One more question: A real car, a toy car, an imaginary car?
Sherluck_hums (Sherluck_hums)
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Posted on Thursday, December 14, 2006 - 10:35 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

did he throw the dynamite onto open ground? This one into an object? onto an object? was he in a street when this took place? or a field? None of these

did he blow up a tree which then fell on his car? No

Were they in a war? Did someone else throw something back at him? No


One more question: A real car, a toy car, an imaginary car? A real one
~damia~ (~damia~)
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Posted on Friday, December 15, 2006 - 3:00 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

did the dynamite hurt someone? something? frighten someone? an animal? animals? who then stampeded over his car?
Crazypalpig (Crazypalpig)
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Posted on Tuesday, December 19, 2006 - 9:08 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I might know this one as well: not sure. I'll just bo straight for my guess...
Did he throw it at a mountain,or tree and cause rocks or logs to fall on his car?
Sherluck_hums (Sherluck_hums)
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Posted on Wednesday, December 27, 2006 - 3:04 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

did the dynamite hurt someone? No something? Yes frighten someone? Yes an animal? Yes animals? No who then stampeded over his car? No

I might know this one as well: not sure. I'll just bo straight for my guess...
Did he throw it at a mountain,or tree and cause rocks or logs to fall on his car? Nope
Snoozer (Snoozer)
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Posted on Monday, January 01, 2007 - 7:50 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was the car on solid ground or was it on a bridge, a frozen lake or similar that can break underneath the car?
~damia~ (~damia~)
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Posted on Tuesday, January 02, 2007 - 5:09 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

so the dynamite damaged something and scared an animal - was the animal 4 legged? mammal? does it have hooves? claws?

is the thing it damaged something natural? or man-made? did it get completely destroyed? or only partly? was the damaged thing close to the animal? was the animal on it? in it?
Sherluck_hums (Sherluck_hums)
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Was the car on solid ground or was it on a bridge, No a frozen lake Yes or similar that can break underneath the car? No

So the dynamite damaged something and scared an animal - was the animal 4 legged? mammal? Yes does it have hooves? No claws? Yes

is the thing it damaged something natural? or man-made? did it get completely destroyed? or only partly? was the damaged thing close to the animal? was the animal on it? in it? Are you talking about the animal or the car?
~damia~ (~damia~)
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Posted on Wednesday, January 10, 2007 - 10:46 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

hmm confused now - I thought he threw dynamite which damaged one object (not the car) and also scared an animal? and thats what I was asking about..

or was it just the animal that was affected? was the animal a bear? some sort of cat? after being injured by the dynamite did it go towards the car? get on top of it? try to hide under it?
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Posted on Sunday, January 14, 2007 - 4:32 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did the exploding dynamite make the ice break under the car?
Was he scaring off a dangerous animal? Fish with dynamite?
Crazypalpig (Crazypalpig)
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Posted on Friday, January 19, 2007 - 4:11 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Well, sherluck_hums told me the answer: you are close enough for him to spoil I THINK!This is payback for offering to spoil on my puzzle
Snoozer (Snoozer)
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Posted on Sunday, January 21, 2007 - 11:30 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was the animal between him and his car?
Was it a bear? a wolf?
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Posted on Tuesday, January 30, 2007 - 1:56 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the animal his pet dog who fetched back a dynamite stick the man had thrown for some purpose, destroying his car in the process (and dying) ?
Sherluck_hums (Sherluck_hums)
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Posted on Saturday, May 05, 2007 - 2:30 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

hmm confused now - I thought he threw dynamite which damaged one object (not the car) and also scared an animal? and thats what I was asking about..

or was it just the animal that was affected? was the animal a bear? some sort of cat? after being injured by the dynamite did it go towards the car? get on top of it? try to hide under it?
You got realy close there so i'll spoil.

*SPOILER* Two men went duck hunting and want to put in some decoys, out on a frozen lake, the ice is to thick to cut through, so they take some dynamite and throw it out on the ice. Their dog that they brought along is a trained hunting dog. SO THE DOG TAKES OFF AFTER THE DYNAMITE. And grabs it and starts brining it back. The men are teriffied and starting waving their arms and yelling at the dog but the dog doesn't stop.
So one of the men took his shotgun and shot the dog, the dog confused by this goes and hide under the car, then gets scared and runs off. *BOOM!* Car is gone..... Lol.

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