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Gourami (Gourami)
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Posted on Tuesday, February 26, 2008 - 10:19 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Susy was angry with her daughter Lynn. Then she saw Lynn's shoulder, and was just amused. But the next morning, Susy was furious.

Possibly a quickie, just my first attempt. have fun!
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Susy human/adult/female?
Lynn human/female? adult? teenager? child?
Ages relevant?
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Susy human/adult/female? Yes to all.
Lynn human/female? Yes. adult? teenager? This. child?
Ages relevant? Only that general age range.
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She was angry with Lynn because...Lynn exceeded her curfew? did something without her permission? got arrested? got in troulble at school? said something that upset her?

Did Lynn have a tattoo on her shoulder? a bruise?
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Was she furious with Lynn for the same reason she had been angry the day before?
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She was angry with Lynn because...Lynn exceeded her curfew? No. did something without her permission? Yes. got arrested? No. got in troulble at school? No. said something that upset her? No.

Did Lynn have a tattoo on her shoulder? a bruise? No to all.

Was she furious with Lynn for the same reason she had been angry the day before? The same reason plus another.
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You said she saw Lynn's shoulder. Her bare shoulder? or with clothes covering the skin? did she see something relevant on the shoulder?
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You said she saw Lynn's shoulder. Yes. Her bare shoulder? Yes. or with clothes covering the skin? No. did she see something relevant on the shoulder? Yope.
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Was there any mark on the skin? Was she carrying something on her shoulder?
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was there something animate on her shoulder? like a bug? a small animal?
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Eli (Eli)

Was there any mark on the skin? No. Was she carrying something on her shoulder? No.

Adryghi (Adryghi)

was there something animate on her shoulder? No. like a bug? a small animal?
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Did Lynn have a fractured shoulder?
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Was there something missing from her shoulder?
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Did Lynn have a fractured shoulder? No.

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Was there something missing from her shoulder? A lack of something is relevant, yes.
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Did Lynn have a transfer instead of a tattoo?
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Did Lynn have a transfer instead of a tattoo? No, interesting thought.
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Was the thing lacking some piece of clothing? Is it relevant that Lynn's mother saw bare skin on her shoulder? Would she have been amused if Lynn had worn something with sleeves?

Was she supposed to carry something on her shoulder?
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Eli (Eli)

Was the thing lacking some piece of clothing? No. Is it relevant that Lynn's mother saw bare skin on her shoulder? Yes. Would she have been amused if Lynn had worn something with sleeves? No, she would probably still be angry.

Was she supposed to carry something on her shoulder? No.
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was she lacking hair? a mole? a tatoo? some kind of strap (from a handbag or something like this)?
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Was she "lacking" tan (was thinking maybe one of her shoulders were white while the other was tanned)?
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Adryghi (Adryghi)

was she lacking hair? a mole? a tatoo? No. some kind of strap (from a handbag or something like this)? No...with a little ish.

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Was she "lacking" tan (was thinking maybe one of her shoulders were white while the other was tanned)? No, but you're so close. She has a tan...
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Did she have a white line on her shoulder? Indicating something had been there while sunbathing?

Or maybe not, indicating she had been sunbathing topless?
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Eli (Eli)

Did she have a white line on her shoulder? NO.Indicating something had been there while sunbathing?

Or maybe not, Yes. indicating she had been sunbathing topless? No, but keep thinking along these lines.
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So Susy was amused by thelack of tan line on Lynn's shoulder? Was the anger also connected to that? Did Susy realise somethingbefore the next morning that made her furious?
Did it prove she had not been wearing a particular thing when she went out tanning? Or maybe that she had been using fake tan, or that her skin was naturally brown anyway?

Does Susy not like Lynn tanning, since it is bad for her skin?
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So Susy was amused by thelack of tan line on Lynn's shoulder? Yes. Was the anger also connected to that? Noish. Did Susy realise somethingbefore the next morning that made her furious? No.
Did it prove she had not been wearing a particular thing when she went out tanning? Noish. Or maybe that she had been using fake tan, This...ish. or that her skin was naturally brown anyway?

Does Susy not like Lynn tanning, Yesish...since it is bad for her skin? Irr.
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Had Lynn been using a spray on tan? A sunbed? (either of which I assume she would not have worn a strappy top for so as to get an even tan)

Was Susy angry because she realied Lynn had been tanning? Or doing something else Susy had not wanted her to do?
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Had Lynn been using a spray on tan? No, but explore... A sunbed? No. (either of which I assume she would not have worn a strappy top for so as to get an even tan) True...

Was Susy angry because she realied Lynn had been tanning? Initially? Yesish. Or doing something else Susy had not wanted her to do? And yes.
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Is Susy's profession relevant?
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No.
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Had Lynn used fake tan? cream? wipes? did she do it herself?
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Had Lynn used fake tan? No, she really tanned, but this is relevant.cream? wipes? did she do it herself?
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Did Susy think that Lynn had been using fake tan? Had Lynn told Susy that her tan was fake? Had Susy previously cautioned Lynn on the dangers of sun exposure and asked her to use fake tan?
If yes to any of the above, was Susy's initial anger because she found out that the tan was real? Was the amusement because of this? Was the fury the next morning because of this?
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Did Susy think that Lynn had been using fake tan? At one point, yes. Had Lynn told Susy that her tan was fake? No. Had Susy previously cautioned Lynn on the dangers of sun exposure and asked her to use fake tan? No.
If yes to any of the above, was Susy's initial anger because she found out that the tan was real? Yesish to yope. Was the amusement because of this? No. Was the fury the next morning because of this? Yes.
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Did Susy think that Lynn had been using fake tan:
before all the events of this puzzle?
After the anger but before becoming amused?
After the amusement but before becoming furious?
After the fury?

Was it the lack of tan line of Lynn's shoulder that told Susy it had actually been real tanning?

Was she amused because it seemed to her that Lynn had done something silly? That she had done something sensible?
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Was Susy initially angry at Lynn because she assumed Lynn had been tanning?
Did the lack of a tan line make Susy assume Lynn had been using fake tan and was hence amusing to her?
Did Susi realise that Lynn hadn't used fake tan, and hence must've really been tanning topless?
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Enjay (Enjay)

Did Susy think that Lynn had been using fake tan:
before all the events of this puzzle? No.
After the anger but before becoming amused? No.
After the amusement but before becoming furious? Yes.
After the fury? No.

Was it the lack of tan line of Lynn's shoulder that told Susy it had actually been real tanning? No.

Was she amused because it seemed to her that Lynn had done something silly? Yesish. That she had done something sensible? Irr., but yesish.

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Was Susy initially angry at Lynn because she assumed Lynn had been tanning? YES.
Did the lack of a tan line make Susy assume Lynn had been using fake tan and was hence amusing to her? YES.
Did Susi realise that Lynn hadn't used fake tan, and hence must've really been tanning topless? YES.
Anyone want to tie up the loose ends? You're nearly there.
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Just to find out how Susy discovered Lynn had been tanning then.

Did someone tell Susy? Did Lynne talk in her sleep? Did she see something, like a photo or video footage?

Is it relevant how Lynne tanned? If so, did she use a sun bed? tan in the sun?
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Did Lynn have a tanline somewhere else other tha her shoulder? That maybe Susy saw when she undressed for bed or something, realising Lynn had been really tanning after all?
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Enjay (Enjay)

Did Lynn have a tanline somewhere else other tha her shoulder? That maybe Susy saw when she undressed for bed or something, realising Lynn had been really tanning after all? Yay!

***SPOILER

Susy had forbidden Lynn to go to the beach with friends on a weekend when Susy was away. Upon returning home, she sees that her daughter has a tan, and is immediately angry because she apparently disobeyed. Before she begins yelling, however, Susy notices that although Lynn is wearing a tank top, no tan lines are visible where the shoulder straps of Lynn's bikini would have been.

"Ah," Susy concludes, "she must have used some fake tanning spray to try and look like her friends. That daughter of mine."

Lynn is out of the woods until the next day, when she makes the mistake of wearing low-cut jeans. Her mother sees the tan line from her bikini bottom, and realizes that Lynn actually had gone to the beach, and on top of that she had been tanning topless!
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Good puzzle, thanks!
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Thank you.

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