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Beccaann (Beccaann)
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Janet's method of stress relief ended up putting her in an extremely stressful situation. How?
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Yoga? She ended up in ER with a ripped tendon?
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Yoga?no She ended up in ER with a ripped tendon?no, good idea though
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Method of stress relief:
eating?
drinking?
exercise?
sit down activity?
on your feet activity?
other?
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Method of stress relief:
eating? no
drinking? no
exercise? noish or yope
sit down activity? possibly
on your feet activity? possibly
other? yes
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Let's see..
is it regarded as a common form of stress relief?
is it particularly relevant tpo the solution?
does it involve other people?
equipment?
indoors / outdoors?
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Let's see..
is it regarded as a common form of stress relief?relatively common I suppose
is it particularly relevant tpo the solution? yes
does it involve other people? no
equipment? yesish
indoors / outdoors? either
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Is it some mental activity? or physical?
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Is it some mental activity?no or physical?yes
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making / constructing something?
type of sport?
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making / constructing something? no
type of sport? no
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Picking her nose?
Doing something to her own body?
Using some chemicals / substances?
Playing a game?
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Picking her nose? no
Doing something to her own body? no
Using some chemicals / substances? no, at least not how you mean
Playing a game? no
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Aromatherapy? bath oils? anything to do with a reaction to a scent?
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Aromatherapy?no bath oils?no anything to do with a reaction to a scent?no
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painting her nails?
Putting on makeup?
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painting her nails? no
Putting on makeup? no
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Do we need to establish what has cuased her stress?

Anything to do with Massage?

p.s I was unaware that picking one's nose was a form of stress relief , I must of missed a meeting :-)
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"p.s I was unaware that picking one's nose was a form of stress relief , I must of missed a meeting."

I imagine that those who engage in the fine art of nose picking are equally oblivious to the purpose that it may serve for some practitioners.

Whilst we are here, is it a bad habit of some sort such as biting nails etc?

Is it something that might be regarded as somewhat taboo?

Some form of preening?
Was she shaving?
Brushing her hair?
Looking in the mirror?

Did the activity involve anyone else? any animals?
Was she being watched? Relevant?

Reading a book?
Cooking (have we had that one - can't remember)?

Was she using any machinery?
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Do we need to establish what has cuased her stress? no

Anything to do with Massage? noish or yope


"p.s I was unaware that picking one's nose was a form of stress relief , I must of missed a meeting."

I imagine that those who engage in the fine art of nose picking are equally oblivious to the purpose that it may serve for some practitioners.

Whilst we are here, is it a bad habit of some sort such as biting nails etc? no

Is it something that might be regarded as somewhat taboo? no

Some form of preening?
Was she shaving?
Brushing her hair?
Looking in the mirror? no to all

Did the activity involve anyone else? no any animals? no
Was she being watched? yope or yesish, but possible FA Relevant? yes

Reading a book? no
Cooking (have we had that one - can't remember)? no

Was she using any machinery? no
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Did she take up a new hobby?
Did she have to learn some skill? alone - e.g. from a book? with others - e.g. at night class?
Was the situation stressful because of time constraints? damage limitation? money costs? publicity? loss of something valued? injury? danger?
Was she decorating?
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Did she take up a new hobby?
Did she have to learn some skill?no alone - e.g. from a book? with others - e.g. at night class?
Was the situation stressful because of time constraints?no damage limitation?no money costs?noish publicity?no loss of something valued?yope injury?no danger?no
Was she decorating?no
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The stressful situation - did it occur as a result of:
her actually engaging in the stress relief activity?
her preparing for it in some way?
someone she met as a consequence?
a coincidence?
something else?

Is Janet a human?

How many people involved in this puzzle other than Janet.. none, one, two, more?

The method of stress relief:
squeezy ball?
Did she actually ever engage in it?
If so, did she normally do it indoors? Outdoors? relevant?
A form of collecting?
A form of relaxation?

Is there anything else about Janet that we need to discover? eg age, occupation relevant?

Time, place,relevant?
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The stressful situation - did it occur as a result of:
her actually engaging in the stress relief activity? no
her preparing for it in some way? yope or yesish
someone she met as a consequence? no
a coincidence? yope
something else? yes

Is Janet a human? yes

How many people involved in this puzzle other than Janet.. none, one, two, more? just one directly involved, several others indirectly

The method of stress relief:
squeezy ball? Yes!....ish
Did she actually ever engage in it? irrel
If so, did she normally do it indoors? Outdoors? relevant? irrel
A form of collecting? no
A form of relaxation? I suppose

Is there anything else about Janet that we need to discover?no eg age, occupation relevant?

Time, place,relevant?yes. place more so than time
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does it take place in a gym? a park?

is it a squeezy ball which fits in the palm of your hand? did she have only 1? did she squeeze it? did she drop it? throw it?
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does it take place in a gym? a park? neither

is it a squeezy ball which fits in the palm of your hand?yes did she have only 1?I think 2 or 3, but not really relevant did she squeeze it?no did she drop it?no throw it?no
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did she put them down somewhere? lose them? did someone else take them?
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did she put them down somewhere?no lose them?no did someone else take them?yes
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Was it a squeezy 'animal' or something similar? relevant?

Did someone steal them?
Taken by accident?
Someone hide them?
Were they taken by a child?

Did Janet have them with her when they were taken?
The place from where they were taken.
Workplace?
Home?
Shop?
On treansport?
Other?
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Is she juggling?
Did she notice that the balls were gone because they were not there anymore, or because they were replaced with something else, similar?
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did she know they had been taken? did she try to get them back? find them?
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Was it a squeezy 'animal' or something similar?no relevant? yes

Did someone steal them?no
Taken by accident? no
Someone hide them? no
Were they taken by a child? no

Did Janet have them with her when they were taken? yes
The place from where they were taken.
Workplace? no
Home? no
Shop? no
On treansport? yope
Other? yes

Is she juggling? no
Did she notice that the balls were gone because they were not there anymore,no or because they were replaced with something else, similar?no

did she know they had been taken?yes did she try to get them back?no find them?no
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So, the exact nature and identity of these "things" is importnat?
Are they squeezy?
Are they balls?
Are they joined?

Some on took them deliberately?
As a punishment?
As a prank?
Were they confiscated?
Were they borrowed?
Was it a therapeutic intervention?

The location:
Indoors?
The Red Clay Café?

Outdoors?
On the street?
In a park?
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was she walking somewhere when they were taken? driving? on public transport?
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So, the exact nature and identity of these "things" is importnat? yes
Are they squeezy? yes
Are they balls? not really
Are they joined? no

Some on took them deliberately? yes
As a punishment? noish
As a prank? no
Were they confiscated? yes
Were they borrowed? no
Was it a therapeutic intervention? no

The location:
Indoors? yes
The Red Clay Café? no

Outdoors?
On the street?
In a park? none of these

was she walking somewhere when they were taken? yope driving? no on public transport? no
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Is Janet a child?
A student?
Did this take place in a school / college or similar?
Did a teacher confiscate the squeezy objetcs?
Or if not a teacher, someon ein authority?
Was janet making a noise? Relevant?
Were the objects intened for the use that Janet used them for i.e. stress busters?

Were the objects mistaken for soemthing else?
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Is Janet a child? no
A student? no
Did this take place in a school / college or similar? no
Did a teacher confiscate the squeezy objetcs? no
Or if not a teacher, someon ein authority? yope
Was janet making a noise?no Relevant? no
Were the objects intened for the use that Janet used them for i.e. stress busters? yes

Were the objects mistaken for soemthing else? yes
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did a police officer take them?

did someone think they were weapons? bomb material?
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did a police officer take them? yesish

did someone think they were weapons? bomb material?neither of these
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The reason that the items were confiscated:
They were mistaken for something else?
They were thought to be dangerous?
They were thought to be offensive?
Other reason(s)?

Was the confiscator a:
security guard?
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The reason that the items were confiscated:
They were mistaken for something else? yes
They were thought to be dangerous? yope
They were thought to be offensive? no
Other reason(s)? yes

Was the confiscator a:
security guard? yes
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did the guard think they could be used as weapons? that they might contain something dangerous? be made of something dangerous?

were they shaped like dumbells? are they a regular 3d shape? like a cube? cuboid? cylinder? pyramid shape? sphere? umm whatever a 3d oval is called?
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did the guard think they could be used as weapons?no that they might contain something dangerous?yesish be made of something dangerous? noish

were they shaped like dumbells?no are they a regular 3d shape?no like a cube?no cuboid?no cylinder?sort of this pyramid shape?no sphere?noish umm whatever a 3d oval is called?sort of this
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The squeezy objects:
Colour (color) relevant?
Would they only have been viewed as a threat in the context of the location?
We have established that they are sort of cyindrical - where they designed to look like something specific e.g. an animal?

The setting / location:
Indoors? (my memory fails but I think we established this)
Outdoors?
In the city?
A public building?
A bus station / train station or similar?
A shop?
Was she entering a building or a form of transport?
Was she at an airport?
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The squeezy objects:
Colour (color) relevant? yesish
Would they only have been viewed as a threat in the context of the location? yope
We have established that they are sort of cyindrical - where they designed to look like something specific e.g. an animal? no

The setting / location:
Indoors?yes (my memory fails but I think we established this)
Outdoors? no
In the city? probably
A public building? possibly
A bus station / train station or similar? yopishly similar
A shop? no
Was she entering a building or a form of transport? yope
Was she at an airport? yes!
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Was she carrying the (offending) objects in her hand? hand luggage? Suit case? Relevant?
Did the objects cause concern individually or a sa combination?

Did it appear that she was smuggling something in/out?

Relevant if she was embarking / disembarking / meeting someone?

So, the objects weren't supposed to actually resemble anything but they were mistaken for something?

Mistaken for drugs? vegetables? food items? grenades?

Were they luminous?
Relevant what material they wree made from?
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Was she mistaken for a terrorist? Did people think she had bombs or dynamite?
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Was she carrying the (offending) objects in her hand?no hand luggage?this Suit case?no Relevant? yope
Did the objects cause concern individually or a sa combination? one would have been sufficient to cause concern

Did it appear that she was smuggling something in/out? yes

Relevant if she was embarking / disembarking / meeting someone? yes, embarking

So, the objects weren't supposed to actually resemble anything but they were mistaken for something? yes

Mistaken for drugs?yes vegetables? food items? grenades?

Were they luminous? no
Relevant what material they wree made from?yes

Was she mistaken for a terrorist?no Did people think she had bombs or dynamite?no
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were they shaped like an item of fruit?

were they made from rubber? some sort of jellyish material?
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So the guard thought that Janet was smuggling drugs out of the country?

were the items picked up on an xray?
Were they seen, touched, smelt by the guard?

Are the contents (innards) of the items relevant?

Did the guard think they were bags of drugs eg bags of heroin / cocaine?

Type of drugs suspected relevant?

Is it mainly that we have to discover what the items were, at this stage, or is there other stuff to find out?

Relevant which country she was leaving from?
Bolivia / Columbia?

Were the items bean bags (similar)?
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Was there a sniffer dog involved?
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Posted on Tuesday, March 20, 2007 - 10:19 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

polystyrene balls relevant?
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were they shaped like an item of fruit? not particularly

were they made from rubber?yes, partially some sort of jellyish material?no

So the guard thought that Janet was smuggling drugs out of the country? yes

were the items picked up on an xray? yes
Were they seen, touched, smelt by the guard? yes

Are the contents (innards) of the items relevant?yes

Did the guard think they were bags of drugs eg bags of heroin / cocaine? yes

Type of drugs suspected relevant? yes

Is it mainly that we have to discover what the items were, at this stage, or is there other stuff to find out? yeah, thats pretty much it

Relevant which country she was leaving from?
Bolivia / Columbia? no

Were the items bean bags (similar)? no

Was there a sniffer dog involved? no

polystyrene balls relevant? no
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Posted on Wednesday, March 21, 2007 - 9:35 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

partially made of rubber - is it made of 1 other material? 2? 3? 4?

is there any plastic in it? metal? wood?

are they a specific colour? if so would it help to know it?
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partially made of rubber - is it made of 1 other material?this 2? 3? 4?

is there any plastic in it? metal? wood? none of these

are they a specific colour?more likely to be some colors than others, but no if so would it help to know it?probably not
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Posted on Wednesday, March 21, 2007 - 9:54 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

were the items home made?
For example - baloons stuffed with something?

Were they made entirely from rubber?
Rubber outer layer?
Something else inside?
Powder - possibly white powder - inside?
Sand?
Something similar to powder or sand?
Something quite different?

Did she buy them?
If she bought them, are they sold for the use that she employed them for?
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were the items home made? yes
For example - baloons stuffed with something? similar, yes

Were they made entirely from rubber? no
Rubber outer layer? yes
Something else inside? yes
Powder - possibly white powder - inside? yes, well, powdery at least
Sand? no
Something similar to powder or sand? yes
Something quite different? no

Did she buy them? she bought the separate components
If she bought them, are they sold for the use that she employed them for? no
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Posted on Thursday, March 22, 2007 - 3:42 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So she bought some rubber items and filled them with a white powdery substance? (No wonder Airport security thought it was drugs)

She used the finished items to squeeze to relieve stress?

The rubber items:
Balloons / condoms / rubber gloves / rubber bladders (for say basket ballls footballs) / inner tubes for bicycle tyres?
I can't think of anything else other than some rubber sheath-like - bag-like items.

The powdery substance:
Flour (such as wheat flour?
Talcom powder?
Something else?
Beroean (Beroean)
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To add to the scenario, maybe she was going on holiday (vacation) and she wished to properly unwind with these home-made stress relievers. Or maybe she was going on an important business trip and needed something extra to unwind from the stress?
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So she bought some rubber items and filled them with a white powdery substance?yes (No wonder Airport security thought it was drugs)no kidding

She used the finished items to squeeze to relieve stress? yes

The rubber items:
Balloons / condoms this / rubber gloves / rubber bladders (for say basket ballls footballs) / inner tubes for bicycle tyres?
I can't think of anything else other than some rubber sheath-like - bag-like items.

The powdery substance:
Flour (such as wheat flour? this
Talcom powder?
Something else?

I suppose that will suffice for a...

************SPOILER*********************
This is the text of an article written about this true incident:

Here’s a great thing to do for stress relief: Take several condoms and fill them with flour. Squeezing them is as good as those expensive items you can buy (as well as being a fun phallic gag).
Unfortunately, however, they actually increased the stress level for freshman Janet Lee at Bryn Mawr College.
In the space of a few hours on Dec. 21, 2003, Janet Lee landed in a Philadelphia jail cell, where she would remain for three weeks, held on $500,000 bail and facing 20 years in prison on drug charges.
All over flour found in her luggage.
The big questions are:
–How is it that field tests conducted twice came up with results showing that the powder was a mix of opium, amphetamines, and cocaine?
–How is it that officers and prosecutors believed that someone would mix those drugs together and then carry them in that quantity in un-swallowed condoms in their luggage through airport security? Isn’t this just odd enough for them to question the field tests before a defense attorney got involved and asked for expedited laboratory tests (which, of course, verified that it was flour)?
–What bright person is going to get going on this and start marketing flour-filled-condom stress-relievers? I think it would be a big hit — everyone should carry them on flights.
Lee has filed a federal civil-rights lawsuit against city police.
Good.
You should have seen what happened the guy who packed a bag of oregano.
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Posted on Friday, March 23, 2007 - 10:15 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

LOL i can see the tabloids having a whale of a time with headlines for that story how about
"3 weeks in jail my innocent client has had to enDURE EXclaims lawyer"

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