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Six months after her husband left her, Venetia was no longer willing to fly in a small plane. How come??
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Venetia - H?A?F?

Is she no longer willing to fly due to...
Fear?
Sentimental reasons?
Logistical reasons? Financial reasons?
Safety reasons?
Off-chance that she'll run into her ex?
Other?

Is her reason directly linked to her...
Her personality/mental state?
Failed marriage?
Her ex-husband?
Her job?
His job?
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Venetia - H? yesA? yesF? yes

Is she no longer willing to fly due to...
Fear? yope
Sentimental reasons? no
Logistical reasons? yope
Financial reasons? no
Safety reasons? no
Off-chance that she'll run into her ex? no
Other? yes

Is her reason directly linked to her...
Her personality/mental state? yes
Failed marriage? indirectly linked
Her ex-husband? ditto
Her job? not linked at all
His job? ditto
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Was she pregnant? Nausea? Fear of miscarriage?
Is the reason related to physical issues at all?
Would she have had the same reservations about flying in a large airplane?

Is her reason directly linked to her...
Wedding?
Something else that happened during the course of her marriage?
Weight/Size? (Did depression cause her to gain too much weight to comfortably fit in a plane?)
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Would she be willing to fly in a bigger plane?
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did venetia have a mental disease of any sort?

is the reason her husband left her relevant?

would venetia be willing to fly in a large plane?

is the destination of the small plane relevant?
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Was she pregnant? no Nausea? no Fear of miscarriage? no
Is the reason related to physical issues at all?{ yes
Would she have had the same reservations about flying in a large airplane? no

Is her reason directly linked to her...
Wedding? no
Something else that happened during the course of her marriage yes? no
Weight/Size? (Did depression cause her to gain too much weight to comfortably fit in a plane? no
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Would she be willing to fly in a bigger plane? yes
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did venetia have a mental disease of any sort? no

is the reason her husband left her relevant? no

would venetia be willing to fly in a large plane? yes

is the destination of the small plane relevant? no
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Did something happen during her Marriage? During her Wedding? Was that something traumatic?
Did the presence of her husband enable her to continue flying on small airplanes? Is his absence causing her problem to become more of an issue? Was he a sort of security blanket? Did her husband perform some function that enabled her to continue flying on small planes?

Does she pass out on small airplanes? Does she medicate herself heavily and sleep through the flight? Does her medication... body...plastic surgery... brain chemistry... not mix well with certain conditions associated with small airplanes?
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Did something happen during her Marriage? irrel During her Wedding? irrel Was that something traumatic? no
Did the presence of her husband enable her to continue flying on small airplanes? no Is his absence causing her problem to become more of an issue? no Was he a sort of security blanket? no Did her husband perform some function that enabled her to continue flying on small planes? no

Does she pass out on small airplanes? no Does she medicate herself heavily and sleep through the flight? no Does her medication... no body yope...plastic surgery no... brain chemistry no... not mix well with certain conditions associated with small airplanes?
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Is there some standard proceedure for small airplanes that all passengers must be comfortable with doing? Some sort of condition? And she isn't? (I.e. putting on a parachute? Opening the emergency exit?)

Are electronic/bionic devices at all relevant?
During the 6 months after her husband left, did she fly in small airplanes? Did something happen while onboard? Did she discover the issue then? Was there a pre-existing condition? Or did this develop after the break-up?
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If, hypothetically, she unwillingly flew in a small airplane, would she be physically injured? Killed? Emotionally traumatized?
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Is there some standard proceedure for small airplanes that all passengers must be comfortable with doing? yope or noish Some sort of condition? yes And she isn't? yes (I.e. putting on a parachute? no Opening the emergency exit? no)

Are electronic/bionic devices at all relevant? no
During the 6 months after her husband left, did she fly in small airplanes? Did something happen while onboard? no Did she discover the issue then? no Was there a pre-existing condition?see nrxt answer Or did this develop after the break-up? yes
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If, hypothetically, she unwillingly flew in a small airplane, would she be physically injured? no Killed? no Emotionally traumatized?Yes, if "emotionally traumatized" is psychobabble for "upset" or "unhappy"
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Does this have to do with being confined in small spaces? Is it a comfort issue more than a mental problem? Is it the lack of inflight movie? Lack if in-flight food service relevant? Does her blood sugar drop too quickly to make it through such a flight?
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Does this have to do with being confined in small spaces? noish or yope Is it a comfort issue more than a mental problem? no Is it the lack of inflight movie? noLack if in-flight food service relevant? no Does her blood sugar drop too quickly to make it through such a flight? no
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Does it have to do with recycled air? Related to breathing at all? A smell? A sound? Something she would touch? Taste?
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Does it have to do with recycled air? no Related to breathing at all? no A smell? no A sound? noSomething she would touch? noTaste? no
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How small is small: a private airplane (that holds the pilot and maybe 3-4 other people)? a small commercial airplane (that holds ~10 passengers plus a few members of the crew)?

Does it have to do with seeing out the front of the airplane? with seeing the controls? with seeing the pilot in action? Would she be willing to ride in the cockpit of a larger airplane, if she were allowed to do so?
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How small is small: a private airplane (that holds the pilot and maybe 3-4 other people)? yes a small commercial airplane (that holds ~10 passengers plus a few members of the crew)? I don't know whether the puzzle would work for an airplane of that size, but I doubt it

Does it have to do with seeing out the front of the airplane? no with seeing the controls? no with seeing the pilot in action? no Would she be willing to ride in the cockpit of a larger airplane, if she were allowed to do so?yes
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Was her husband involved in aviation?
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Was her husband involved in aviation? no
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Does "a small plane" refer to any small plane? or one small plane in particular?

Did she previously fly in a small plane routinely? Before her marriage? During her marriage? After her marriage? If so, was she the pilot? the co-pilot? otherwise involved in the operation of the plane? or just a passenger?
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Does "a small plane" refer to any small plane?yes or one small plane in particular? no

Did she previously fly in a small plane routinely? irrel, as long as she would have been willing to Before her marriage? ditto During her marriage? dittoAfter her marriage?possibly for a short time after gher marriage If so, was she the pilot? nothe co-pilot? nootherwise involved in the operation of the plane? noor just a passenger? yes
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Is V's unwillingness to fly in a small plane reasonable? Is it based on a misunderstanding of any kind?

Was there some relevant event six months after V's husband left her that triggered her unwillingness? At the time her husband left her, could she have anticipated that six months later she would be unwilling to fly in a small plane?

Would she be willing to fly in a helicopter? a hot air balloon? a glider?
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Is V's unwillingness to fly in a small plane reasonable?yes Is it based on a misunderstanding of any kind? no

Was there some relevant event six months after V's husband left her that triggered her unwillingness? yes At the time her husband left her, could she have anticipated that six months later she would be unwilling to fly in a small plane? no

Would she be willing to fly in a helicopter?I think this would depend on the size of the helicopter a hot air balloon?I doubt it but am not sure a glider? ditto
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Would this puzzle work if V had left her husband, rather than her husband leaving her? if they had mutually agreed to part ways? if her husband had died?

Are there any other relevant people involved? Did V have any children? Did her ex-husband remarry? take a new partner? Did V remarry? take a new partner?

Anything to do with insurance? division of assets? alimony? child support? court cases?
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Is she afraid of dying? That the plane will crash? That something else will go wrong with it? Is claustrophobia relevant? Do we need to know anything about the requirements for being a passenger in a small aircraft? Would a passenger on a small plane be expected to take more of a responsibility than a passenger on a large one? To do a particular thing in the case of emergency? Baggage at all relevant?
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In my above example about being forced to fly in a small plane, would she be upset because.... she was phsyically uncomfortable? Psychologically uncomfortable? Sad?
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Would this puzzle work if V had left her husband, rather than her husband leaving her? possibly, but it would be lerss likely if they had mutually agreed to part ways?very unlikely if her husband had died? yes

Are there any other relevant people involved? no Did V have any children? irrel Did her ex-husband remarry? irrel take a new partner? irrel Did V remarry? unlikely but possible take a new partner? ditto

Anything to do with insurance? no division of assets? no alimony? no child support? no court cases? no
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Is she afraid of dying? no more than with a large plane That the plane will crash? ditto That something else will go wrong with it? ditto Is claustrophobia relevant? no Do we need to know anything about the requirements for being a passenger in a small aircraft? yesish Would a passenger on a small plane be expected to take more of a responsibility than a passenger on a large one? noTo do a particular thing in the case of emergency? noBaggage at all relevant? no
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Ok... so we've established that she is not claustrophobic? But this does have something to do with the limited amount of space? Is she concerned with the possibility that she might be the only passenger on board? Is she afraid of being lonely? Is there another entity in this puzzle we need to be concerned about? Like her ex? a pet? a family member? somebody on the plane?
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Ok... so we've established that she is not claustrophobic?yes But this does have something to do with the limited amount of space? yes Is she concerned with the possibility that she might be the only passenger on board? no Is she afraid of being lonely? no Is there another entity in this puzzle we need to be concerned about? yesLike her ex? no a pet? no a family member? nosomebody on the plane? yes
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The relevant somebody else on the plane... another passenger? All other passsengers? The flight attendent? The pilot? The co-pilot (if there is one)? If there isn't a co-pilot, is that an issue?

Does airplane capacity play into this? At all important that a small plane can't carry as much cargo? Can't carry as many menu items? Bags? People?
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The relevant somebody else on the plane... another passenger? possibly All other passsengers? ditto The flight attendent?yes, if such a small plane acrtually has a flight attendant. I think the one on which this puzzle is based did not. The pilot? yes, if there's no flihght attendant The co-pilot (if there is one)?n/a If there isn't a co-pilot, is that an issue? no

Does airplane capacity play into this?noish At all important that a small plane can't carry as much cargo? no Can't carry as many menu items? no Bags? no People? no
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Is it the limited number of people on the plane that is the concern? Is it her interaction with the people who are on the plane that concerns her? Her lack of interaction? Is the airplane staff the main other relevant party? Is something amiss (to her) about the service they provide? Their ability to accomodate her in some way?
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Is it the limited number of people on the plane that is the concern? yope Is it her interaction with the people who are on the plane that concerns her? possibly Her lack of interaction? no Is the airplane staff the main other relevant party? yes Is something amiss (to her) about the service they provide? yesish Their ability to accomodate her in some way? yesish or yope
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Is there something a small airplane lacks that she takes issue with? And the crew wouldn't let her work around the problem? I.e. Is it a problem that most small planes lack a bathroom?
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Is there something a small airplane lacks that she takes issue with? yes And the crew wouldn't let her work around the problem? yes--they wouldn'tI.e. Is it a problem that most small planes lack a bathroom? no
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If she were to fly on a small airplane and do what was necessary to work around the problem, would the crew...
Not provide her with the means?
Have to tell her not to?
Forcibly restrain her?
Escourt her off the plane?
Turn her over to security?
Throw her out of the plane in flight?
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If she were to fly on a small airplane and do what was necessary to work around the problem, would the crew...
Not provide her with the means?yope
Have to tell her not to? yes
Forcibly restrain her? if necessary
Escourt her off the plane?no
Turn her over to security? possibly
Throw her out of the plane in flight? no. (Huh??)
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Is Venetia in her 20s? 30s? 40s? 50s? 60s? Older? Younger?

Does she get anxious on small planes and thus needs something to calm her down? Is that something not permissible while enroute?
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Is Venetia in her 20s? 30s? 40s? 50s? 60s? Older? Younger? Her age is irrel,as long as she's old enough to have been married

Does she get anxious on small planes and thus needs something to calm her down? noIs that something not permissible while enroute? irrel but unlikely
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The significant differences between a small airplane and a large airplane (that is relevant to her problem) is...
The size of the aircraft?
The size of the components within the aircraft?
The amount of space inside?
The propellers? The jets?
The proximity of the pilot to the passengers?
The proximity of all passengers to each other?
People are not permitted to stand up and walk along the aisles in small airplanes? (because they lack bathrooms to walk to anyway?)

Does she have some condition that requires her to get up and move around every so often?
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Is it relevant who sits next to her? Maybe she always sat with her husband, and gets nervous if sat next to a stranger?
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The significant differences between a small airplane and a large airplane (that is relevant to her problem) is...
The size of the aircraft? yes
The size of the components within the aircraft? yesish
The amount of space inside? possibly
The propellers? noThe jets? no
The proximity of the pilot to the passengers? no
The proximity of all passengers to each other? noish
People are not permitted to stand up and walk along the aisles in small airplanes? no (because they lack bathrooms to walk to anyway? irrel)

Does she have some condition that requires her to get up and move around every so often? no
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Is it relevant who sits next to her? no Maybe she always sat with her husband, and gets nervous if sat next to a stranger? no
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Does this have anything to do with the statistic that you have between 2 and 6 times as much of a chance of dying in a small airplane as you do in a car?
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Does this have anything to do with the statistic that you have between 2 and 6 times as much of a chance of dying in a small airplane as you do in a car?no
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Hi
Is it like she is afraid of being in solitude or being alone in a small plane or sitting besides a stranger who she feels would misbehave with her or play with her emotions and there would be limited number of people, or else not all to listen to her or would probably play with her feelings. She would be more comfortable in a larger plane where there are more passengers.
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This may appear a bit out of left field but what the heck.

Is it relevant that sometimes on small planes passengers are asked to move seats to maintain a proper weight distribution? (I'm a chronic aviaphopic and avoid flying unless absolutely necessary. I trace this back to a flight on a small plane where myself and my fellow passenger were asked to swop seats to balance the plane}

Does she have a preference as to what side of the plane she sits on?

Does she relate this to what side of the bed she sleeps on? Has she started to sleep on a different side of the bed (or in the middle) since her husband left? Is the marriage bed relevant in any way?
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This may appear a bit out of left field but what the heck.

Is it relevant that sometimes on small planes passengers are asked to move seats to maintain a proper weight distribution? YES!!!! GOOOD QUESTION, NOTY OUT OF LEFT FIELD AT ALL!! (I'm a chronic aviaphopic and avoid flying unless absolutely necessary. I trace this back to a flight on a small plane where myself and my fellow passenger were asked to swop seats to balance the plane}

Does she have a preference as to what side of the plane she sits on? no

Does she relate this to what side of the bed she sleeps on? noHas she started to sleep on a different side of the bed (or in the middle) since her husband left? no Is the marriage bed relevant in any way? no
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Did she put on weigt since her husband left? Comfort eating? Or lose weight through stress? Is she worried she will tip the plane, or unbalance it? Or will she be embarrassed to go on the plane?
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Did she put on weigt since her husband left?yes Comfort eating?Possibly, & as somepne who used to weigh 257 pounds, I can assure you, that comfort eating is underrated & over-criticized (although I've never been married, let alone divorced) Or lose weight through stress? noIs she worried she will tip the plane, or unbalance it? noOr will she be embarrassed to go on the plane? yesish --find out exactly why!!
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Hi

Because she will have to tell the pilot how much she weighs?
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Hi

Because she will have to tell the pilot how much she weighs? YES!!! So glad you're back, clever Kdoc!!

********** SPOILER ************
After Lucete's husband left her, she sensibly sought solace in cake, cookies & candy,, which was fun, but got her fat. Then she took a trip on a small plane. "Where do I sit?" she asked, & got the reply, "We seat you by weight. What do you weigh?" Whe resolved not to take a small plane again. . .unless she lost weight, of course. Please check out my new puzzle.
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Funduuuuu!!!!
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She should go on a "Crash Diet"
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She should go on a "Crash Diet" And forgo all the fun of eating whatever she likes? Forget it!!
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Funduuuuu!!!! And how am I supposed to respond to this??
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FYI Funduuuu is slang that used to be quite popular in India as well, that is a bit like "Rad" or "Coool!" but used specifically for something smart or witty. I assume its derived from "Fundaa" which is slang for "ideals" or "fundamental opinion". He was complementing your puzzle. You don't really have to respond.

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