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Alhucema (Alhucema)
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Post Number: 476
Registered: 11-2008
Posted on Tuesday, August 11, 2009 - 1:42 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

My husband has a scar on his waist. I did it to him myself several years ago.

Just to help you a bit and exclude some obvious possibilities:

I am not a surgeon.
We were not angry at each other.
Nothing unsuitable to minors was involved.

Can you establish what actually happened?
Admin (Admin)
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Posted on Tuesday, August 11, 2009 - 9:23 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was it an accident?

Or deliberate?

Did it involve an accident?

Could anyone have done it or just you?

Is his profession or occupation relevant?

Is yours?

Does he have any relevant medical conditions, afflictions or ailments?
Alhucema (Alhucema)
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Post Number: 480
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Posted on Tuesday, August 11, 2009 - 9:44 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was it an accident? Yes

Or deliberate? No

Did it involve an accident? Yes -as above

Could anyone have done it or just you? There is a limited group of persons who could have done the same

Is his profession or occupation relevant? Yes, with SVV of "profession"

Is yours? Same as his

Does he have any relevant medical conditions, afflictions or ailments? No
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Posted on Tuesday, August 11, 2009 - 10:05 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

What is SVV?

You accidentally did something that resulted in a scar on your husband's waist?

On his front, side or back?

Was he cut?

Did he bleed?

Was he cut with a knife, an axe, a tool, a piece of glass, something else?

Your professions are important?

Are your professions related to:

Sport, Entertainment, Medecine, Animals, Police, Security, Finance, Sales, Marketing, Teaching, Office work, Outdoor activities, Retail, Services, Manufacturing, Religion?
Alhucema (Alhucema)
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Post Number: 483
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Posted on Tuesday, August 11, 2009 - 10:16 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

What is SVV? It stands for "sufficiently vague values"; in this case, it was meant to say that it was not exactly a profession, although the definition was very close - see below

You accidentally did something that resulted in a scar on your husband's waist? Yes

On his front, side or back? Right side, actually

Was he cut? Just scratched

Did he bleed? Yes

Was he cut with a knife, an axe, a tool, a piece of glass, something else? Something else

Your professions are important? Not exactly professions - I would rather call it a hobby, although there are people who do the same activity as a profession

Are your professions let us say the activity we were involved in related to:

Sport Yesish, Entertainment Yes, Medecine, Animals, Police, Security, Finance, Sales, Marketing, Teaching, Office work, Outdoor activities Sort of, yet this might be slightly misleading, Retail, Services, Manufacturing, Religion? No to rest
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Posted on Tuesday, August 11, 2009 - 4:00 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So you were engaged in a hobby?

And you scratched him?

Was it with your nail or nails?

Fishing or hunting involved?

Were you outdoors at the time?

Were other people involved?

Were you entertaining others?

Were you in water?

Was he wearing clothing above the waist?

Was he wearing normal outdoor clothes?
Alhucema (Alhucema)
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Post Number: 488
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Posted on Tuesday, August 11, 2009 - 4:22 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So you were engaged in a hobby? That's right

And you scratched him? Yes - in the sense that the wound was only superficial

Was it with your nail or nails? No

Fishing or hunting involved? No

Were you outdoors at the time? Yes

Were other people involved? Yesish

Were you entertaining others? Yes

Were you in water? No

Was he wearing clothing above the waist? Yes

Was he wearing normal outdoor clothes? No
Dropofahat (Dropofahat)
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Post Number: 11
Registered: 8-2009
Posted on Thursday, August 13, 2009 - 3:55 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Were you: acting? singing? playing music?
dancing? performing a stunt? exercising?

Was the "scratch" caused by: an article of clothing? a piece of sporting equipment? a musical instrument? a theatrical prop?

Was the scratch caused by the normal performing of the action(s) you are doing (meaning that anyone performing it could potentially be at risk of same)? Or did you do something slightly wrong, resulting in the scratch?
Alhucema (Alhucema)
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Post Number: 542
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Posted on Thursday, August 13, 2009 - 4:02 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Were you: acting? A little bit of this... singing? playing music?
dancing? performing a stunt? ...and much more of this exercising? No to the rest

Was the "scratch" caused by: an article of clothing? a piece of sporting equipment? Yesish a musical instrument? a theatrical prop? ..but this is even closer

Was the scratch caused by the normal performing of the action(s) you are doing (meaning that anyone performing it could potentially be at risk of same)? Technically, anyone doing the same as we did would be at risk, if something went wrong - see below}Or did you do something slightly wrong, resulting in the scratch? This one
Dropofahat (Dropofahat)
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Posted on Thursday, August 13, 2009 - 4:10 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Were you performing a magic trick?

Was the prop made of wood? plastic? metal? cloth?

Was he attempting to escape from restraints? a container?
Alhucema (Alhucema)
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Post Number: 544
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Posted on Thursday, August 13, 2009 - 4:14 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Were you performing a magic trick? No

Was the prop made of wood? plastic? metal? This one cloth?

Was he attempting to escape from restraints? a container? Neither
Martinfg (Martinfg)
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Posted on Thursday, August 13, 2009 - 4:18 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Circus style performance?
Alhucema (Alhucema)
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Post Number: 545
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Posted on Thursday, August 13, 2009 - 4:21 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Circus style performance? No
Dropofahat (Dropofahat)
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Posted on Thursday, August 13, 2009 - 4:38 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was he holding you up? or you him?

Was something around his waist?

Did you throw something at him? near him?
Alhucema (Alhucema)
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Post Number: 546
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Posted on Thursday, August 13, 2009 - 4:50 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was he holding you up? or you him? Neither

Was something around his waist? Nothing besides clothing

Did you throw something at him? near him? Neither
Dropofahat (Dropofahat)
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Posted on Thursday, August 13, 2009 - 5:02 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the metal "prop" attached to you? to him?

Are you holding anything during the act? is he?

Did the metal "prop" cut through his shirt as well?

Are you moving during the act? is he?

Does the metal prop move during the act?
Alhucema (Alhucema)
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Post Number: 547
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Posted on Thursday, August 13, 2009 - 5:06 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the metal "prop" attached to you? to him? If you mean "firmly attached", then No

Are you holding anything during the act? Yes is he? Yes

Did the metal "prop" cut through his shirt as well? Yes

Are you moving during the act? Yes is he? Yes

Does the metal prop move during the act? Yes
Dropofahat (Dropofahat)
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Posted on Thursday, August 13, 2009 - 5:12 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Were you holding the metal prop during the act? was he?

Are either of you holding anything other than the metal prop?

Is the metal object sharp on any part of it? If so, is it sharp as part of its intended function (as in a sword)? or is its sharpness incidental (like, say, a hubcap)?
Alhucema (Alhucema)
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Post Number: 549
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Posted on Thursday, August 13, 2009 - 5:43 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Were you holding the metal prop during the act? Yes was he? Yes

Are either of you holding anything other than the metal prop? No

Is the metal object sharp on any part of it? Yes If so, is it sharp as part of its intended function (as in a sword)? Yes indeed :-)) or is its sharpness incidental (like, say, a hubcap)?
Dropofahat (Dropofahat)
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Posted on Thursday, August 13, 2009 - 5:55 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is it simulated combat? Fencing? Or a "Medieval Times" style duel?
Alhucema (Alhucema)
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Post Number: 552
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Posted on Friday, August 14, 2009 - 9:11 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is it simulated combat? Touchée Fencing? .. and touchée again Or a "Medieval Times" style duel? Rather Renaissance style, but, nevertheless, touchée again. I surrender, and here goes my

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

My husband, a couple of friends and myself used to have a small group dedicated to period swordplay for our own pleasure and - hopefully - also for that of our audience. It had some theatre but much more fencing in it.

As you might know, this kind of fencing, unlike the sports fencing, has a pre-arranged scenario and all the movements are meticulously trained. The blades we used had quite sharp points.

Once I was engaged in a Renaissance-style duel with my husband, and both of us happened to make a mistake at the same time - I forgot my next "line" and hesitated a moment, confused him, and he parried a fraction of a second later than he should have.

Fortunately, it resulted only in a light scratch, and it was the only injury we ever sustained during several years :-))



Thank you all for participating, and, in particular, to Dropofahat for scoring the winning hit!

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