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Enjay (Enjay)
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Marie started smoking for the first time, even though no-one she knew smoked, and she was fully aware of the dangers of smoking. Why?
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Smoking = breathe smoke into your lungs from a cigarette? From something else? Did she smoke tobacco? Cannabis? Other?

Is she aware that she has started smoking? Does she think that she will quit smoking soon? Will she?

Is she forced to start smoking? Does she obtain some advantage from smoking?
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Smoking = breathe smoke into your lungs from a cigarette? Yes
From something else? No
Did she smoke tobacco? This Cannabis? Other?

Is she aware that she has started smoking? Yes
Does she think that she will quit smoking soon? Yes
Will she? Yes

Is she forced to start smoking? No
Does she obtain some advantage from smoking? She thinks she does, at least
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Is she starring in a movie soon?
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Is she starring in a movie soon? No
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Is insurance involved?
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Is it relevant when or where she smokes? are other people present?
How long will she be a smoker: for days? weeks? months? years?
Is health relevant? any doctor involved?
While smoking will she (not) be able to do something?
Does she smoke cigarettes? cigars? the pipe?
Is the brand relevant?
Is the fact that she smells of smoke relevant?
Is the money she spends on tobacco relevant?
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Is insurance involved? No

Is it relevant when or where she smokes? No
are other people present? Irrel
How long will she be a smoker: for days? Possibly weeks? Possibly months? Possibly, probably most likely years? unlikely but possible
Is health relevant? Somewhat, for svv of health
any doctor involved? Indirectly, but probably best to say no
While smoking will she (not) be able to do something? Nothing relevant
Does she smoke cigarettes? cigars? the pipe? Cigarettes
Is the brand relevant? No
Is the fact that she smells of smoke relevant? No
Is the money she spends on tobacco relevant? No
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Are other people involved?
Is her occupation relevant? the occupation of other people?
Is any part of her body relevant? of her respiratory system?
Is the lighter or the matches she uses relevant?
The advantage she thinks to obtain: financial? appreciation?
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Are other people involved? Yes
Is her occupation relevant? No the occupation of other people? Only the indirectly-involved doctors
Is any part of her body relevant? Yesish
of her respiratory system? No
Is the lighter or the matches she uses relevant? No
The advantage she thinks to obtain: financial? appreciation? Neither
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How many other people are involved (apart from the doctors)?
Are these her friends? relatives? enemies? strangers to her?
Do they smoke? do they know that she smokes?
The relevant part of her body: head? arms? torso? legs?
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How many other people are involved (apart from the doctors)? Just the one
Are these her friends? relatives? This enemies? strangers to her? But also this
Do they smoke? do they know that she smokes? No to both
The relevant part of her body: head? arms? torso? legs? None - think more systems (like respiratory system) than individual body parts
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Is the relative her: mother? father? son? daughter? sister? brother? relatives of the degree 1? 2? 3? ... Is the relative a woman?
Is she perhaps pregnant?
The relevant system of her body: blood circuit? muscular system? alimentary system? is the whole system touched? or a specific organ?
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Is the relative her: mother? father? son? daughter? son or daughter
sister? brother? relatives of the degree 1? 2? 3? ... Is the relative a woman?
Is she perhaps pregnant? YES, or at least, she will be...
The relevant system of her body: blood circuit? muscular system? alimentary system? is the whole system touched? or a specific organ? This was just hinting at the pregnancy, and you got that...it was her reproductive system
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Is she planning on smoking during pregnancy? Is she planning on quitting before she becomes pregnant? Is she planning on quitting during the pregnancy? Is she doing this for the benefit of the child? If she was not planning on becoming pregnant would she still have started smoking?
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Is she planning on smoking during pregnancy? See next answers
Is she planning on quitting before she becomes pregnant? No
Is she planning on quitting during the pregnancy? Yes
Is she doing this for the benefit of the child? Yes
If she was not planning on becoming pregnant would she still have started smoking? No
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Does she think that smoking will increase her chances of conceiving?
Does she believe that smoking will make her womb a superior environment somehow?
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Does it have anything to do with how smoking may have an effect on blood flow, thereby allowing her baby to have more blood supply, etc?
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Has she misunderstood medical advice? i.e. something like "quitting smoking whilst pregnant can improve your babies health!"
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Does she think that smoking will increase her chances of conceiving? No
Does she believe that smoking will make her womb a superior environment somehow? No, but on the right track

Does it have anything to do with how smoking may have an effect on blood flow, thereby allowing her baby to have more blood supply, etc? No

Has she misunderstood medical advice? i.e. something like "quitting smoking whilst pregnant can improve your babies health!" Very much on the right lines, but she's not quite this stupid
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Does she hope that there will be a benefit for her? for her child? for the childbearing period?
Is it a benefit concerning health? concerning smoking (e.g. her child will probably not smoke in his or her life)?
Has anything more to be found out about Marie? has she any disease? a medical anomaly?
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Does this have anything to do with the fact that smoking seems to curb appetite? Does Marie want to lose weight in order to get pregnant? And then quit as soon as she is?
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Does she hope that there will be a benefit for her? for her child? This
for the childbearing period? After the child is born
Is it a benefit concerning health? Yope
concerning smoking (e.g. her child will probably not smoke in his or her life)? No
Has anything more to be found out about Marie? No
has she any disease? a medical anomaly? None

Does this have anything to do with the fact that smoking seems to curb appetite? No
Does Marie want to lose weight in order to get pregnant? And then quit as soon as she is? No
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Does she believe the baby will be immune to secondhand smoke?
Does she believe the baby will not have asthma?
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Does she think that the baby will be eligible for welfare/benefits if she smokes?
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Does she believe the baby will be immune to secondhand smoke? No
Does she believe the baby will not have asthma? No

Does she think that the baby will be eligible for welfare/benefits if she smokes? No
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Does she actually want the baby? Does she genuinely care for the baby's welfare? Does she wish the baby harm in some way?

Or: is she trying to prove a political point (eg an employee of a tobacco lobbying firm might conceivably smoke during pregnancy to 'prove' that Govt advice on smoking during pregnancy is unfounded)? Anything like this?
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Is Marie proceeding like she does because:
She read something? she heard something somewhere? a doctor gave her an advice? someone else gave her an advice? she misunderstood something? she misinterpreted something? she made up something?
Will there actually be a benefit for the child?
Will there be an assumed benefit for the child during his or her whole life? at a particular age?
Will the assumed benefit affect Marie?
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Does she actually want the baby? Yes
Does she genuinely care for the baby's welfare? Yes
Does she wish the baby harm in some way? No

Is Marie proceeding like she does because:
She read something? Yes she heard something somewhere? Or could be this
a doctor gave her an advice? A doctor would be very unlikely to give this advice, I would assume
someone else gave her an advice? No
she misunderstood something? Not really, though most people who read the thing wouldn't have started smoking
she misinterpreted something? See answer above
she made up something? No
Will there actually be a benefit for the child? Quite possibly, although the risks of smoking while pregnant would probably outweight this
Will there be an assumed benefit for the child during his or her whole life? at a particular age? Mainly when young, but with a lasting effect
Will the assumed benefit affect Marie?
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Will the assumed benefit affect Marie? Not directly
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Does she think the baby will avoid smoking because of exposure to nicotine?

Does she treat her own smoking as a vaccine of sorts to make the baby "immune" to addiction?
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Does she think the baby will avoid smoking because of exposure to nicotine?

Does she treat her own smoking as a vaccine of sorts to make the baby "immune" to addiction? Neither
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Did what she read/heard concern smoking? Or pregnancy? or both?
Is it something to do with the way the body cleans itself out after a smoker quits?
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Did what she read/heard concern smoking? Or pregnancy? or both? Both
Is it something to do with the way the body cleans itself out after a smoker quits? No
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Does the potential benefit to the child she envisions, involve its blood? Lungs? Its size/weight? Its mental state? Gender? The labour itself?
Is there a specific stage during the pregnancy where she plans to quit? Or just as soon as she learns of it?
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Does the potential benefit to the child she envisions, involve its blood? Lungs? Its size/weight? Its mental state? This Gender? The labour itself?
Is there a specific stage during the pregnancy where she plans to quit? Or just as soon as she learns of it? This, or certainly very early on in the pregnancy
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Was the idea to start and quit smoking before the pregnancy brought up by what she read? or did she conclude this after reading?
Is it relevant where she read this: a journal? a magazine? a professional journal?
Did she think her child would be happier by doing this? to have a relevant character trait?
Is this her first child? relevant? suppose she had another child later will she do the same?
Is the father of the child relevant?
Would this work if she was a surrogate mother but not the biological one of the child?
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Would the "positive" effect be there if she had used a different type of nicotine? like snuff? or nicotine gum? or patches?
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Was the idea to start and quit smoking before the pregnancy brought up by what she read? or did she conclude this after reading? The thing she read didn't actually advise starting and quitting, she decided that herself from what it said
Is it relevant where she read this: a journal? a magazine? a professional journal? Well I read the thing in a magazine, so we'll say that, but not relevant
Did she think her child would be happier by doing this? Yes to have a relevant character trait? Yes
Is this her first child? Irrel relevant? suppose she had another child later will she do the same? Possibly, though she might realise that it's not as good an idea as she thought it would be
Is the father of the child relevant? No
Would this work if she was a surrogate mother but not the biological one of the child? I think yes, if she was to be the one looking after the child after birth

Would the "positive" effect be there if she had used a different type of nicotine? like snuff? or nicotine gum? or patches? As far as I know it would probably work with any form of the drug
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Would the effect of the nicotine be on the fetus itself? or with her reaction? or upbringing of the child? If on the fetus, would it be immediate, ie would you be able to detect it right after birth? or would it show itself later in the child's life?
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Would the effect of the nicotine be on the fetus itself? This
or with her reaction? or upbringing of the child? And also this, which would in turn have an effect on the child
If on the fetus, would it be immediate, ie would you be able to detect it right after birth? or would it show itself later in the child's life? It would be visible from early on, if not quite from birth.
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Is it something anyone can see? or do you need some specialist knowledge to detect it?
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Is it something anyone can see? or do you need some specialist knowledge to detect it? It doesn't physically change the child's appearance, but you would probably notice the change in their behaviour
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So the relevant thing about smoking is the nicotine?
Which characteristics of nicotine are relevant:
it can create addiction? it is a poison? it is a stimulant? it can also create relaxation? impact on the blood circuit? on the brain? psychological impact?
Apart from starting and quitting smoking does she do anything relevant? does she do anything with the child?
Will a particular part of the childs body be impacted? a particular system (blood system, nervous system, ...)?
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Is a particular character trait of the child to be found out? apart from happiness?
Is the title of the puzzle relevant (apart from the reference to smoke)? Is the song relevant?
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So the relevant thing about smoking is the nicotine? Yes
Which characteristics of nicotine are relevant:
it can create addiction? This
it is a poison? it is a stimulant? it can also create relaxation? impact on the blood circuit? on the brain? psychological impact? I must admit that I don't know enough about the drug to know. The thing I read stated that the toxins in the smoke had an effect on the foetus, I'm afraid I don't know more specifically than that.
Apart from starting and quitting smoking does she do anything relevant? does she do anything with the child? Hard to answer...she will behave differently, but there is not a specifc thing that she will do
Will a particular part of the childs body be impacted? a particular system (blood system, nervous system, ...)? No to both

Is a particular character trait of the child to be found out? Yes apart from happiness? The relevant character trait will lead to a more general sense of happiness
Is the title of the puzzle relevant (apart from the reference to smoke)? No Is the song relevant? No
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Does she think the child will be less likely to smoke, or to become addicted to tobacco, in the future, if she starts than quits smoking durig pregnancy?
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Does she think the child will be less likely to smoke, or to become addicted to tobacco, in the future, if she starts than quits smoking durig pregnancy? No
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The effect we're looking for, is it connected to the known, harmful effects of nicotine? or is it something totally different, that not many people will know about?
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The effect we're looking for, is it connected to the known, harmful effects of nicotine? or is it something totally different, that not many people will know about? The effect works in two ways. One is connected to the harmful effects and one is not. I think I will post a recap, as much as for me as for you, since I'm kind of getting bogged down and unsure how to answer questions.

***RECAP/HINT***
Marie read an article in a magazine about a new discovery. The article stated that babies whose mothers gave up smoking when they fell pregnant were more ____________ (character trait leading to increased happiness) than both babies whose mothers smoked heavily and those whose mothers were non-smokers. This was because the toxins in the smoke affected the baby, and also because ____________ (reason relating to a harmful effect of nicotine). Because of this, Marie thought it would be a good idea to start smoking while she tried for a baby and then give up when she fell pregnant.
All you need to do now is fill in the blanks :-)
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Registered: 4-2008
Posted on Monday, April 14, 2008 - 12:51 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

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Confidence?
Willpower?
Persistence?
Self-esteem?

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Addiction?
Enjay (Enjay)
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Username: Enjay

Post Number: 1107
Registered: 4-2007
Posted on Monday, April 14, 2008 - 10:09 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

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Confidence?
Willpower?
Persistence?
Self-esteem? None of these

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Addiction? Not the addiction itself, but something resulting from the addiction
Enjay (Enjay)
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Username: Enjay

Post Number: 1133
Registered: 4-2007
Posted on Sunday, April 20, 2008 - 6:23 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

OK, I'm just going to spoil this one now...the basic facts have all been guessed and there doesn't seem to be any interest. Plus I've lost the original magazine article and I'll forget the details soon.

***** SPOILER *****
I read in a magazine that scientists have made a new discovery regarding smoking during pregnancy. Apparently, women who give up smoking during pregnancy are more likely than both non-smokers and women who continue smoking to have babies who are relaxed, happy and willing to try new things.
It is believed that this is because the toxins in the cigarettes have an effect on the foetus, and also that the act of giving up triggers maternal instincts in the mother. Theoretically, a woman reading this could decide to start and then stop smoking in the hopes of producing a more relaxed baby.

Thanks for playing, I'm sorry it got a bit bogged down in the details!

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