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Jenburdoo (Jenburdoo)
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Posted on Thursday, April 03, 2008 - 2:44 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

He died because they said, "Thank you."
Brid (Brid)
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Posted on Thursday, April 03, 2008 - 7:22 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was he human?
Tobasi (Tobasi)
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Posted on Friday, April 04, 2008 - 12:40 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Brid, don't you think you fire a little too many questions at Jenburdoo...

Was he killed by an accident? by murder?
How many other people are involved?
Is his age relevant? his occupation?
Is the place where this happened relevant?
Is this a true story? fyoi? based on a film, book etc.?
Did he say "Thank you." to someone in particular? Did this someone do something for him?
Brid (Brid)
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Posted on Friday, April 04, 2008 - 2:24 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Actually, I thought I might know this. But that depends on whether he is human or not... so I thought I might wait a little bit before emailing.
Jenburdoo (Jenburdoo)
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Posted on Saturday, April 05, 2008 - 12:08 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was he human? yes

Was he killed by an accident? no by murder? yope
How many other people are involved? more than a few, but largely irrelevant
Is his age relevant? no his occupation? yes
Is the place where this happened relevant? no
Is this a true story? yes fyoi? no based on a film, book etc.? no
Did he say "Thank you." to someone in particular? Did this someone do something for him? fa, reread question
Tobasi (Tobasi)
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Posted on Monday, April 07, 2008 - 12:33 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

@Brid: OK, I didn't think of this
Did he commit suicide? Was anyone responsible for his death? anyone of them?
Are other people involved apart from him and them?
His occupation:
Artistic? Musical?
Agriculture? Hunter? Fisherman?
Banking? Financial? Real estate?
Clerical? Administrative? Receptionist?
Computer related? Hardware? Information technology?
Construction? Craftsman?
Criminal? Jailbird?
Education? Academic Research?
Entertainment? Media?
Executive? Management?
Hospitality? Travel? Food Service?
Law enforcement? Police?
Legal Services?
Manufacturing? Distributions?
Medical? Health Services?
Politics? Government? Military?
Sales? Marketing? Tradesman?
Religion?
Retired person? Occupational disease?
Sports?
Student? Trainee?
Teaching? Child care?
Technical? Science? Engineering?
Transportation?
Unemployed?
Writer? Editor? Translator? Interpreter?
Other?

Are any other occupations relevant?
Did one of them say thank you? several? all of them?
Did they say it to him?
Did he do anything for them? a favour?
Was "thank you" something like a key word? and saying it entailed his death?
Jenburdoo (Jenburdoo)
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Posted on Monday, April 07, 2008 - 9:57 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did he commit suicide? no Was anyone responsible for his death? yes anyone of them? yes
Are other people involved apart from him and them? yes
His occupation:
Artistic? Musical?
Agriculture? Hunter? Fisherman?
Banking? Financial? Real estate?
Clerical? Administrative? Receptionist?
Computer related? Hardware? Information technology?
Construction? Craftsman?
Criminal? Jailbird?
Education? Academic Research?
Entertainment? Media?
Executive? Management?
Hospitality? Travel? Food Service?
Law enforcement? Police?
Legal Services?
Manufacturing? Distributions?
Medical? Health Services?
Politics? Government? possibly Military?
Sales? Marketing? Tradesman?
Religion?
Retired person? Occupational disease?
Sports?
Student? Trainee?
Teaching? Child care?
Technical? Science? Engineering?
Transportation?
Unemployed?
Writer? Editor? Translator? Interpreter?
Other?

Are any other occupations relevant? yes
Did one of them say thank you? yes several? all of them?
Did they say it to him? yes
Did he do anything for them? no a favour?
Was "thank you" something like a key word? and saying it entailed his death? not sure I understand, please rephrase
Tobasi (Tobasi)
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Posted on Tuesday, April 08, 2008 - 12:16 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

If it was not exactly murder was it manslaughter?
The other relevant occupations:
Artistic? Musical?
Agriculture? Hunter? Fisherman?
Banking? Financial? Real estate?
Clerical? Administrative? Receptionist?
Computer related? Hardware? Information technology?
Construction? Craftsman?
Criminal? Jailbird?
Education? Academic Research?
Entertainment? Media?
Executive? Management?
Hospitality? Travel? Food Service?
Law enforcement? Police?
Legal Services?
Manufacturing? Distributions?
Medical? Health Services?
Politics? Government? Military?
Sales? Marketing? Tradesman?
Religion?
Retired person? Occupational disease?
Sports?
Student? Trainee?
Teaching? Child care?
Technical? Science? Engineering?
Transportation?
Unemployed?
Writer? Editor? Translator? Interpreter?
Other?

The relation between him and them: friends? family? colleagues? strangers?
The relation between him and the other people involved: friends? family? colleagues? strangers?
The relation between themselves ("they"): friends? family? colleagues? strangers?
Jenburdoo (Jenburdoo)
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Posted on Friday, April 11, 2008 - 1:51 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

If it was not exactly murder was it manslaughter? maybe, largely irrelevant
The other relevant occupations:
Artistic? Musical?
Agriculture? Hunter? Fisherman?
Banking? Financial? Real estate?
Clerical? Administrative? Receptionist?
Computer related? Hardware? Information technology?
Construction? Craftsman?
Criminal? Jailbird?
Education? Academic Research?
Entertainment? Media?
Executive? Management?
Hospitality? Travel? Food Service?
Law enforcement? Police? yes
Legal Services?
Manufacturing? Distributions?
Medical? Health Services?
Politics? Government? Military? yes
Sales? Marketing? Tradesman?
Religion?
Retired person? Occupational disease?
Sports?
Student? Trainee?
Teaching? Child care?
Technical? Science? Engineering?
Transportation?
Unemployed?
Writer? Editor? Translator? Interpreter?
Other? yes

The relation between him and them: friends? family? colleagues? strangers? this
The relation between him and the other people involved: friends? family? colleagues? this strangers?
The relation between themselves ("they"): friends? family? colleagues? this strangers?
Sunshine (Sunshine)
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Posted on Sunday, April 27, 2008 - 8:59 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Were they involved in a crime? Was he? Did they try to implicate him by saying thank you publicly? Was anyone an undercover agent?
Jenburdoo (Jenburdoo)
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Posted on Sunday, April 27, 2008 - 11:15 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Were they involved in a crime? Was he? They all were, but depends on your definition of a crime. Did they try to implicate him by saying thank you publicly? Yes. Was anyone an undercover agent? No.
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Posted on Thursday, May 15, 2008 - 9:28 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

scene from a country's border? Say Country A's people try to get into Country B, our guy from B doesnt co-operate. Finally they manage to get in but frame him (by thanking him and implying he helped) to take a revenge?
Jenburdoo (Jenburdoo)
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Posted on Wednesday, May 21, 2008 - 10:01 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

No, but this:

(by thanking him and implying he helped)

... is relevant.
Liquizt (Liquizt)
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Posted on Wednesday, May 28, 2008 - 9:07 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Those that thanked him knew he would die as a result? knew there was a chance he would die as a result? were simply behaving recklessly (i.e. did not think through the consequences of their thanking him)?

Did the act of thanking him expose him in a hiding place?
Did the act of thanking him expose him, for his role in an incident, (i.e draw him out) from a group? if so: were the group aware of an individual among them responsible for this role before he was thanked? did the group kill him?
Jenburdoo (Jenburdoo)
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Posted on Monday, June 02, 2008 - 3:41 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Those that thanked him knew he would die as a result? Yes knew there was a chance he would die as a result? Yes were simply behaving recklessly (i.e. did not think through the consequences of their thanking him)? No

Did the act of thanking him expose him in a hiding place? No
Did the act of thanking him expose him, for his role in an incident, (i.e draw him out) from a group? Yes if so: were the group aware of an individual among them responsible for this role before he was thanked? Yes did the group kill him? Yes
Jenburdoo (Jenburdoo)
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Posted on Saturday, June 07, 2008 - 5:44 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Hint: Location and time period are relevant.
Tsoram1970 (Tsoram1970)
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Posted on Sunday, July 06, 2008 - 4:16 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Well jumping in here but I'm thinking mafia type? or maybe prohibition era style things...

eg the speakeasy/club/whatever has just been raided... nothing found but the G-men obviously had too much information (going straight to all the right places etc)... in frustration the Elliot Ness type thanks one of the gangsters on the way out and....
Jenburdoo (Jenburdoo)
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Posted on Monday, July 07, 2008 - 2:27 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Well jumping in here but I'm thinking mafia type? or maybe prohibition era style things...

eg the speakeasy/club/whatever has just been raided... nothing found but the G-men obviously had too much information (going straight to all the right places etc)... in frustration the Elliot Ness type thanks one of the gangsters on the way out and....

It was not Prohibition or gangsters, but you are very much on the right track.
Tsoram1970 (Tsoram1970)
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Posted on Monday, July 07, 2008 - 10:52 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Ok then... consider LTPF list of countries posted.

Also list of centuries. and then deaceds within the correct century!
Tsoram1970 (Tsoram1970)
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Posted on Monday, July 07, 2008 - 10:55 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Obviously that last was supposed to be decades!

I need to read the message when I post!!!
Jenburdoo (Jenburdoo)
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Posted on Tuesday, July 08, 2008 - 12:23 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

1910s, Tanzania.
Jenburdoo (Jenburdoo)
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Posted on Tuesday, August 19, 2008 - 5:46 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Heck with it. Tsoram's Prohibition scenario was practically on target, so I'm calling this solved. Big Ol' Spoiler....



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A British Intel officer (the same one from my first puzzle about the Dirty Paper Method) wanted to discredit an Arab who had been supporting the Germans. So he sent a message thanking the Arab for his cooperation with the British, enclosed 10,000 Lire, and ensured that it fell into German hands. The Germans promptly hanged the 'spy.'

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