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It was only out of good intention, but what happened made him frustrated and furious. The others were happily surprised though, since it saved them a lot of work, and they all had a good laugh afterwards.
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any relevant job?

him = h? a? m?

did he know the others? are they family members? colleagues? neighbours? friends? strangers?
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any relevant job? Whose job?

him = h? a? m? yes

did he know the others? maybe, but not necessarily are they family members? no colleagues? no neighbours? no friends? no strangers? more or less... but they probably knew of each other..
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True story?

Was what they did moral? legal? relevant?

Is the number of others relevant? less than 10? less than 100? less 1000?

Was he the only person frustrated? is transportation of him or the others involved? is time involved? was he late to or on something?

Where the others the cause of his frustrations? is there a third party?

Had they seen eachother before? in person? through some kind of media? heard of eachother?
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True story? Yes. And a funny one

Was what they did moral? legal? relevant? Who? Him or they?

Is the number of others relevant? less than 10? less than 100? less 1000? Only marginally relevant. But I guess that maximum 5-6 people would be participants in a situation like this

Was he the only person frustrated? Yes is transportation of him or the others involved? No is time involved? In the sense that it saved 'them' a lot of work, yes was he late to or on something? No

Where the others the cause of his frustrations? Yes, but also something else. Elaborate on this is there a third party? YES

Had they seen each other before? in person? My guess is yes, but maybe not also through some kind of media? No heard of each other? Yes, I am quite sure of that
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The good intention, was someone doing something out of good intentions? If so, him? or someone else?

Is his job relevant? Theirs?
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The good intention, was someone doing something out of good intentions? Yes, but I sense that there might be a slight FA here If so, him? No or someone else? Yes

Is his job relevant? No Theirs? Yes
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That someone that performed the good intention act, was it one person? more than one? was it 'them'?
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That someone that performed the good intention act, was it one person? FA more than one? No was it 'them'? No
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Was something said? done? thought? out of good intentions?
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Was something said? done? this thought? out of good intentions? yes, out of good intentions
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So something was done. By an adult? a child? an animal? some other "creature"?
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So something was done. By an adult? no a child? no an animal? YES some other "creature"? no
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Is it relevant what type of animal it was?
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Are their jobs related to this animal?
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Is it relevant what type of animal it was? Yes, I would say so

Are their jobs related to this animal? Whose jobs? The answer is no or noish anyway
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You said earlier (March 13) that "their jobs are relevant." That's what I was referring to.

OK, the animal. Is it a(n):
Mammal?
Reptile?
Amphibian?
Marsupial?
Fish?
Bird?
Insect?
Rodent?
Other?
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You said earlier (March 13) that "their jobs are relevant." That's what I was referring to. True. "Theirs" is relevant. The others not

OK, the animal. Is it a(n):
Mammal? Yes, and 'no' to the rest of the list
Reptile?
Amphibian?
Marsupial?
Fish?
Bird?
Insect?
Rodent?
Other?
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So "their" jobs are relevant, but said jobs don't really relate to the animal. Do "they" (excluding "him") all have the same job?
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So "their" jobs are relevant, but said jobs don't really relate to the animal. correct Do "they" (excluding "him") all have the same job? yes, but not the animal
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OK, time to dig up the LTPF list of occupations... doo doo doo doo...

Were they in:
Artistic/musical/writer?
Banking / financial / real estate?
Clerical / Administrative?
Computer related / Hardware ?
Construction / Craftsman ?
Education / Academic Research ?
Entertainment / Media ?
Executive / Management ?
Hospitality / Travel ?
Legal Services ?
Manufacturing / Distributions ?
Medical / Health Services ?
Politics / Government / Military ?
Security / Law Enforcement?
Sales / Marketing ?
Technical / Science / Engineering ?
Teaching / Child care?
Transportation /Livery / Trucking ?
Food Service ?
Sports?
Jailbird / Criminal?
Religion?
Other?
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Were they in:
Artistic/musical/writer?
Banking / financial / real estate?
Clerical / Administrative?
Computer related / Hardware ?
Construction / Craftsman ?
Education / Academic Research ?
Entertainment / Media ?
Executive / Management ?
Hospitality / Travel ?
Legal Services ?
Manufacturing / Distributions ?
Medical / Health Services ?
Politics / Government / Military ?
Security / Law Enforcement? Yes. Aren´t they always that in Lateral Puzzles forum? We seem to love those folks :-)
Sales / Marketing ?
Technical / Science / Engineering ?
Teaching / Child care?
Transportation /Livery / Trucking ?
Food Service ?
Sports?
Jailbird / Criminal?
Religion?
Other?
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I should probably make a slight correction of the puzzle. When I stated that "they all" had a good laugh afterwards, it only refers to "them", not all involved.
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So he didn't find it funny?

By "security/law enforcement", do you mean police? Security guards? Other emergency management personnel?

Let's call "him" Dave, if you don't mind. Did Dave do something with this animal? If yes, was it illegal? Or was it mundane, but "they" thought it was illegal?
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So he didn't find it funny? no

By "security/law enforcement", do you mean police? Yup Security guards? no Other emergency management personnel? no

Let's call "him" Dave, if you don't mind. Dave it is Did Dave do something with this animal? not related to this incident If yes, was it illegal? Or was it mundane, but "they" thought it was illegal? so, irrel.
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Quoting from earlier: "Where the others the cause of his frustrations? Yes, but also something else. Elaborate on this"
Did the animal contribute to his frustrations?

About this animal. Is it:
domesticated?
feral?
larger than a microwave oven?
smaller than a microwave oven?
the same size as a microwave oven?
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Quoting from earlier: "Where the others the cause of his frustrations? Yes, but also something else. Elaborate on this"
Did the animal contribute to his frustrations? Most definitely so, yes

About this animal. Is it:
domesticated? Yes
feral?
larger than a microwave oven?
smaller than a microwave oven?
the same size as a microwave oven? I´d say about the same size - some are smaller, some are larger
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Is it a dog?
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Is it a dog? A dog it is
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Relevant what type of dog? Size? colour?
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Relevant what type of dog? Size? colour? No. Not relevant
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There is too much silence in this room, so I try to give a recap in a hope that it will stimulate your curiosity:

RECAP:

A dog did something out of good intentions. It made one man furious and frustrated, but the others - the policemen - were happily surprised and had a good laugh afterwards. What did the dog do?
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Was the man a criminal?
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Was the man a criminal? Yope. Explore
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Was the man trying to commit a crime? Does the dog work for the police?

Was he hiding something in food? The dog was attracted by the food and gave away the man's cover. How far away is this?

What about this one: the man is doing something apparently legal. The dog misunderstands the situtation and attacks the man, thereby blowing the man's cover, who was actually committing a crime. Closer?
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Was the man trying to commit a crime? Hmm... please rephrase Does the dog work for the police? no

Was he hiding something in food? noish The dog was attracted by the food and gave away the man's cover. How far away is this? your track is not the right one, but not totally remote either

What about this one: the man is doing something apparently legal. The dog misunderstands the situtation and attacks the man, thereby blowing the man's cover, who was actually committing a crime. Closer? No. The first track was closer
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Was Dave (I think this was his name) committing a crime? If the dog had not done what it did, would Dave have committed a crime? Did Dave commit a crime?

Did the dog pick up some scent?
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Was Dave (I think this was his name) committing a crime? If the dog had not done what it did, would Dave have committed a crime? Did Dave commit a crime? To end this series of conjugation questions: Dave had committed a crime. However... explore.

Did the dog pick up some scent? No, or probably no. I don´t know all the details from this true story.
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Is this a "real" crime? As in something that most people would realize was a crime? Did he do it on purpose? or was it an accident? was anyone else hurt by this? if so, physically? emotionally? financially?
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Is this a "real" crime? As in something that most people would realize was a crime? yes Did he do it on purpose? Dave? He was aware of what he did, if that is what you mean or was it an accident? No. No accident here was anyone else hurt by this? FA if so, physically? emotionally? Well, slightly, some might emotionally be hurt, but not relevant financially? maybe also, but not really relevant
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Is it relevant what the crime was? Would he have gotten away with it, if it hadn't been for the dog? Is it a serious crime?
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Is it relevant what the crime was? YES Would he have gotten away with it, if it hadn't been for the dog? He probably would have been charged with the crime anyway, but.. Is it a serious crime? To some degree, it depends on your point of view. Personally, I would not rate it as serious crime

Good questions
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Was it theft? burglary? fraud? forgery? physical violence? murder? (I know you said you wouldn't rate it as serious, but hey - this is lateral thinking so I'm not taking anything for granted, lol)

If it hadn't been for the dog, would he have been prosecuted but aquitted? if so, due to lack of evidence?
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Was it theft? burglary? fraud? forgery? physical violence? murder? (I know you said you wouldn't rate it as serious, but hey - this is lateral thinking so I'm not taking anything for granted, lol) None of the previous crimes - lateral or not: his crime was not violent, at least

If it hadn't been for the dog, would he have been prosecuted but aquitted? if so, due to lack of evidence? The outcome would probably have been more or less the same. But the dog saved the police a lot of work
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Speeding? drink driving? trespassing? public disorder? did he make false allegations?
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Speeding? drink driving? trespassing? public disorder? did he make false allegations? None of these either
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Is location? or era? relevant? Would the crime be considered a crime in any Western, democratic country?

Did he cause his neighbours grief? by playing too loud music? or otherwise being very noisy? Would the crime have benefited him somehow? if so, financially?
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Is location? or era? relevant? Somewhat relevant Would the crime be considered a crime in any Western, democratic country? In most of them, but not all

Did he cause his neighbours grief? Hard to tell by playing too loud music? No or otherwise being very noisy? No Would the crime have benefited him somehow? Possibly, or probably if so, financially? Yes
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Was it a scam of some sort?
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Was it a scam of some sort? No
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Is it in the Americas? Europe? Africa? Asia? Australia?

And era, modern times (20th or 21st century)?
19th century?
Before the 19th century?
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Is it in the Americas? Europe? This Africa? Asia? Australia?

And era, modern times (20th or 21st century)? This year
19th century?
Before the 19th century?
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Did he do something that requires modern technology?
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Did he do something that requires modern technology? no
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Could it have been done a few decades ago? a century ago?
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Posted on Saturday, April 19, 2008 - 7:10 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Could it have been done a few decades ago? a century ago? Theoretically, yes. But this situation would rarely occur some decades back, I think. If you find out which crime was involved, you will understand
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Would it rarely occur back then because of some tradition? If so, would that have something to do with attitudes towards a group of people?
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Was Dave growing? manufacturing? selling drugs?
Did the dog find Dave's stash?
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Would it rarely occur back then because of some tradition? Only that this sort of crime was more uncommon in earlier days If so, would that have something to do with attitudes towards a group of people? So no. And see the reply below to Jenny´s question:

Was Dave growing? manufacturing? selling drugs? Maybe all of this, but at least possessing drugs, yes Did the dog find Dave's stash? Yesish - explore
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Was the dog trained to find hidden drugs? Was the dog looking for something else (like food) and just happened to dig up the drugs instead?
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Was the dog trained to find hidden drugs? probably not Was the dog looking for something else (like food) and just happened to dig up the drugs instead? no
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Did Dave have the drugs on his person? Did the police already suspect that Dave was in possession of drugs? Is the type of drug relevant? Is the specific location where this occurred relevant? Did the dog belong to Dave?
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Did Dave have the drugs on his person? no Did the police already suspect that Dave was in possession of drugs? yes Is the type of drug relevant? no Is the specific location where this occurred relevant? yes Did the dog belong to Dave? yes

Good questions
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Did this happen at Dave's house? While driving (pulled over, for example?) Outside somewhere?
Did the police suspect that Dave was under the influence of drugs at the time and that's why they were looking for them?
Did the dog physically "retrieve" the drugs, or lead the police to the drugs?
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Did this happen at Dave's house? yes While driving (pulled over, for example?) Outside somewhere? so no to these others
Did the police suspect that Dave was under the influence of drugs at the time and that's why they were looking for them? Maybe. At least, they suspected him for possessing drugs
Did the dog physically "retrieve" the drugs Yes, or lead the police to the drugs?

There are a few details which adds to the humor of this true story, but you have solved the essentials of this puzzle. Feel free to explore the rest if you like, if not - I will s***l in a few days.
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So somehow the dog gave him away, accidentally. Perhaps he was trying to demonstrate his dog's intelligence ("Fetch the stick, boy!") and it went and got his stash instead?

Did the dog retrieve or otherwise alert the cops to Dave's stash?
Did Dave order and expect the dog to do something else?
Was the mistake Dave's, or the dog's? ie, did he accidentally point the dog in the wrong direction, or did the dog fail to follow his instructions properly?
Was he trying to use the dog to prove that he was law-abiding?
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So somehow the dog gave him away, accidentally. Perhaps he was trying to demonstrate his dog's intelligence ("Fetch the stick, boy!") and it went and got his stash instead? Could have been, but actually Dave was held in custody while the police visited his flat

Did the dog retrieve or otherwise alert the cops to Dave's stash? I´ll give this away partially now: when the police arrived at Dave´s flat, they were met by his dog with a considerable amount of marihuana in its mouth, wagging its tail

Did Dave order and expect the dog to do something else? Dave was of course unable to command his dog

Was the mistake Dave's, or the dog's? ie, did he accidentally point the dog in the wrong direction, or did the dog fail to follow his instructions properly? The dog obviously had had some training by Dave, but not for this purpose
Was he trying to use the dog to prove that he was law-abiding? Not at all.

I think I will spoil this now:

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

True story:

Encouraged by the pleasant police folks who patted him when wielding the marihuana, the dog trotted into the flat and retrieved a package of cocaine. And, just to top the effort, he went another time into the flat and brought back a box containing 80 pills of valium. So the eager dog saved the police a lot of work. The police spokesman said they considered buying Dave´s dog for drug control purposes. Dave was of course not too happy with his dog...

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