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Beccaann (Beccaann)
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Posted on Tuesday, December 12, 2006 - 8:55 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

If she had worn a belt, she wouldn't be in this mess
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Posted on Wednesday, December 13, 2006 - 4:30 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Hi Beccaann,

Belt in the traditional sense of accessory used to stop pants/skirts falling down?
Aquajogging belt?
Tool/Utility belt?
Asteroid belt?
Any other kind of belt?

She = she?
Both 'she's human? adult? female?
Beccaann (Beccaann)
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Posted on Wednesday, December 13, 2006 - 2:21 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Hi Beccaann, Hi!

Belt in the traditional sense of accessory used to stop pants/skirts falling down? yes
Aquajogging belt?
Tool/Utility belt?
Asteroid belt?
Any other kind of belt? no to rest

She = she? yes
Both 'she's human? adult? female?yes to all
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Posted on Wednesday, December 13, 2006 - 2:34 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So she did not wear a belt?
Mess as in unpleasant situation?
Any other people involved in the mess? if so: 1? 2? 3? more?
Did some people cause the mess? (if so: on purpose?) or did it just happen?
Did "she" do something that led to the messy situation? (except for not wearing a belt)
if so: would the belt have prevented her from doing this?
Would she have to wear a specific belt to avoid the mess? did she have the chance to do this? did she own such a belt?
Sunshine (Sunshine)
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Posted on Wednesday, December 13, 2006 - 3:07 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

If she had worn a belt, would she have been able to put it to another use?
Makeshift fan belt? rope? tourniquet? dog lead?
Would the belt have been useful in getting out of the mess? rather than avoiding it in the first place? or both?
Beccaann (Beccaann)
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Posted on Wednesday, December 13, 2006 - 8:57 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So she did not wear a belt? correct
Mess as in unpleasant situation? yes
Any other people involved in the mess? yes if so: 1? 2?this 3? more?
Did some people cause the mess?yes (if so: on purpose?) or did it just happen? no
Did "she" do something that led to the messy situation?yes (except for not wearing a belt)
if so: would the belt have prevented her from doing this? no
Would she have to wear a specific belt to avoid the mess? no did she have the chance to do this?to wear a belt? yes did she own such a belt?irrel

If she had worn a belt, would she have been able to put it to another use? no
Makeshift fan belt? rope? tourniquet? dog lead? any belt that works in its capacity as a belt
Would the belt have been useful in getting out of the mess?no rather than avoiding it in the first place?yes. it would have helped avoid it or both?no
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Posted on Wednesday, December 13, 2006 - 9:28 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was the mess caused by her pants falling down? Exposing something?

Or could she have used the belt for a different purpose?
Sunshine (Sunshine)
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Posted on Thursday, December 14, 2006 - 8:06 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did she drop her contact lens down her dress? anything down her dress? and the belt would have retained it and made it easier to find?
Beccaann (Beccaann)
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Posted on Thursday, December 14, 2006 - 2:14 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was the mess caused by her pants falling down? yesish Exposing something? noish

Or could she have used the belt for a different purpose? no

Did she drop her contact lens down her dress? no anything down her dress? no and the belt would have retained it and made it easier to find? no
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Posted on Friday, December 15, 2006 - 11:56 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So her pants fell down? Skirt fell down? Shorts fell down? Skort fell down?

Did this cause her to trip? Did her tripping cause her to crash into other people? Other things? And result in a mess?

If she didn't trip... did her _____ falling down cause people to stare? Become horrified by her exposing her underwear? Was she wearing underwear? Did they point and laugh?
Did the resulting distraction cause...
people to crash into each other? into things?
Vehicles to collide? Screaming?

Does this involve a series of unfortunate events/comedy of errors that could almost be replicated by a Rube Goldberg machine?
Beccaann (Beccaann)
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Posted on Friday, December 15, 2006 - 2:13 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So her pants fell down?yes Skirt fell down? Shorts fell down? Skort fell down? no to the rest

Did this cause her to trip?yes Did her tripping cause her to crash into other people?no Other things?no And result in a mess?noish

If she didn't trip... did her _____ falling down cause people to stare?yes Become horrified by her exposing her underwear?no Was she wearing underwear?irrel Did they point and laugh?no
Did the resulting distraction cause...
people to crash into each other? into things?
Vehicles to collide? Screaming? none of this

Does this involve a series of unfortunate events/comedy of errors that could almost be replicated by a Rube Goldberg machine?no
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so did she just fall over on the floor? did anyone try to help her? call an ambulance? did anyone think she was ill?
Beccaann (Beccaann)
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Posted on Friday, December 15, 2006 - 5:09 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

so did she just fall over on the floor?yes did anyone try to help her?no call an ambulance?no did anyone think she was ill?no
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Posted on Friday, December 15, 2006 - 5:52 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did she fall inside anything that caused a mess. For example a bucket full of paint that stood in her way?
Beccaann (Beccaann)
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Posted on Friday, December 15, 2006 - 6:08 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did she fall inside anything that caused a mess. no For example a bucket full of paint that stood in her way? no
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Posted on Saturday, December 16, 2006 - 7:03 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

When she fell on the floor, did somebody else trip over her? Roll over her?

I.e. Did she fall, then person A tripped over her fallen form, then person B tripped over person a?
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Was she carrying anything when she fell?
Beccaann (Beccaann)
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Posted on Monday, December 18, 2006 - 3:08 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

When she fell on the floor, did somebody else trip over her?no Roll over her? no

I.e. Did she fall, then person A tripped over her fallen form, then person B tripped over person a?no

Was she carrying anything when she fell? yes
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Eggs? Crockery? Something which broke? scattered? was sticky? liquid? powdery?
Was the mess a literal mess? Was she in the middle of it?
Was it more related to what happened? e.g. she broke the boss's laptop... Was she in trouble because of falling?
Did she knock anyone over?
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Was she at work when it happened? At a restaurant? Some store?
Did she drop something expensive? Something that spilled?
Did what she was carrying cause the mess, or was it just indirectly responsible for the mess?
Beccaann (Beccaann)
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Posted on Tuesday, December 19, 2006 - 10:11 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Eggs?no Crockery?no Something which broke?no scattered?yes was sticky?no liquid?yes powdery?no
Was the mess a literal mess?well, yes, but I didn't mean it in the literal sense in the puzzle statement Was she in the middle of it?yes
Was it more related to what happened?yes e.g. she broke the boss's laptop... Was she in trouble because of falling? no
Did she knock anyone over?no

Was she at work when it happened?no At a restaurant?no Some store? yes
Did she drop something expensive?no Something that spilled? no
Did what she was carrying cause the mess,no or was it just indirectly responsible for the mess?yesish
Beccaann (Beccaann)
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Posted on Tuesday, December 19, 2006 - 11:18 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

BLOOPER!
the answer to Liquid? should be no!
Sunshine (Sunshine)
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Did she work at the store? Was she a customer? a delivery person? was she shelf filling? Was it a supermarket? If not, relevant what was sold there? Was she carrying a box of items? did they roll off in all directions? Was a floor display knocked over - e.g. one of those towers of tins of whatever's on special offer? something else knocked over?
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Did she work at the store?no Was she a customer?yes a delivery person?no was she shelf filling?no Was it a supermarket?no If not, relevant what was sold there?I'll go ahead and say it was a convenience store Was she carrying a box of items?no did they roll off in all directions?yes Was a floor display knocked over - e.g. one of those towers of tins of whatever's on special offer?no something else knocked over?no
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So Our Heroine was toting some stuff when she dropped trou inadvertantly, causing her to stumble/fall and sending said stuff scattering all around? The stuff having at least one round(ish) cross-section (because of the rolling)? Was it noisy? Embarrassing? There is more to the "mess" than just getting embarrassed and scattering stuff around, right? Legal trouble? Relationship trouble? Missing a deadline? Not being able to pay for stuff what got all broke?
Beccaann (Beccaann)
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So Our Heroine was toting some stuff when she dropped trou inadvertantly, causing her to stumble/fall and sending said stuff scattering all around?yes The stuff having at least one round(ish) cross-section (because of the rolling)?yes, but irrel Was it noisy?possibly Embarrassing?probably There is more to the "mess" than just getting embarrassed and scattering stuff around, right?yes Legal trouble?yes Relationship trouble?no Missing a deadline?no Not being able to pay for stuff what got all broke?no
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The things that are scattered:
- do they rightfully belong to her?
- did she bring them to the store?
- do they have a (monatary) value for someone else but herself
- is she carrying them for someone else?
- did she know what they were before they fell to the floor?
- is it something you can buy in a convenient store?
- is it something you can use to buy other things?
- did they lose value by falling to the floor?
- has their total weight anything to do with what happened, or is the number of things more relevant?
- when they scattered on the floor, did she claim they were hers
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did other people trip on the scattered objects? get injured by them? or in any way cause even more trouble that just her tripping over had caused?
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The things that are scattered:
- do they rightfully belong to her?no
- did she bring them to the store? no
- do they have a (monatary) value for someone else but herself yeS
- is she carrying them for someone else? no
- did she know what they were before they fell to the floor? yes
- is it something you can buy in a convenient store? yes
- is it something you can use to buy other things? no
- did they lose value by falling to the floor? no
- has their total weight anything to do with what happened, or is the number of things more relevant? weight moreso than number
- when they scattered on the floor, did she claim they were hers no

did other people trip on the scattered objects? no get injured by them?no or in any way cause even more trouble that just her tripping over had caused?yope
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Was she planning to pay for the things that scattered over the floor?
Was she hiding them?
Were they small enough to be, let's say, hidden in the pockets of her trousers?
Is the order of events relevant? Such as pants dropping, her falling, things scattered on the floor, people noticing?
Is the nature of the things themselves relevant?
Is the occupation of the over people relevant?
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Posted on Wednesday, January 03, 2007 - 4:51 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was she planning to pay for the things that scattered over the floor? no!
Was she hiding them? yes!
Were they small enough to be, let's say, hidden in the pockets of her trousers? Yes!!
Is the order of events relevant? Such as pants dropping, her falling, things scattered on the floor, people noticing? indeed
Is the nature of the things themselves relevant? no
Is the occupation of the over people relevant? yes

...it seems you've pretty much got it!! one last detail left!!
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The other people, were they:
- working in the shop
- clerks
- police/security
- priests
- media
- relatives
- shop lifters
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The other people, were they:
- working in the shop this
- clerks
- police/security and this (police)!!
- priests
- media
- relatives
- shop lifters
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The person working in the shop, is it a he or a she?
Is he/she
- the owner
- a cashier
I assume that they at some point understood that she was shoplifting, the question is when.
Did someone know/suspect all the time and she dropped the trouser as one or both of them were chasing her?
Did they understand only when the trousers were dropped by the weight of the goods and her fall made them go scattering on the floor in front of them?
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The person working in the shop, is it a he or a she? irrel
Is he/she
- the owner
- a cashier irrel, but lets say a manager
I assume that they at some point understood that she was shoplifting, the question is when. why, yes
Did someone know/suspect all the time and she dropped the trouser as one or both of them were chasing her? no
Did they understand only when the trousers were dropped by the weight of the goods and her fall made them go scattering on the floor in front of them?yes! this is good for a SPOILER!!

Our hero was attempting to shoplift from a convenience store, and would have been successful, except that on her way out the door, as of yet undetected, the weight of the items with which she had loaded the pockets of her baggy pants pulled her pants down, causing her to fall, the items to scatter, and the manager of the shop, along with an out-of-uniform poilce officer to notice her, and the police officer to arrest her for stealing. Had she worn a belt, she would have gotten away with her crime easily, and she wouldn't be in this mess!

Thanks for playing!
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Posted on Friday, January 05, 2007 - 12:39 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

It was fun! Thanks!
I just found this forum a few days ago. It is addictive...

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