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Quovynyte (Quovynyte)
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Posted on Saturday, October 10, 2009 - 10:43 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

A man walked away with more money than he expected.
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The usual, please. That is: was the man a human? an adult? a male? and does "he" refer to the man in the first clause? or to someone else altogether?
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The usual, please. That is: was the man a human? an adult? a male? and does "he" refer to the man in the first clause? or to someone else altogether?
All correct
Quovynyte (Quovynyte)
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...or to someone else altogether? Except this is wrong
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Was it intentional or accidental that he had more money than he expected? Did he recieve money, or just spend/lose less than expected? Did he buy or sell something? Gambling involved?
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Anything to do with snow?
Quovynyte (Quovynyte)
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Was it intentional No or accidental Yes that he had more money than he expected? Did he recieve money, Yes or just spend/lose less than expected? No Did he buy or sell something? No Gambling involved? No

Good questions!
Quovynyte (Quovynyte)
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Anything to do with snow?

Yesish!
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Ice crystals relevant? :-)
Did anyone else get less money than expected? Related to "him" Can we call him Midas? getting more?
Did anyone else get more money than expected?
Quovynyte (Quovynyte)
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Ice crystals relevant? :-) Yesish
Did anyone else get less money than expected? If anyone else did not relevant Related to "him" No Can we call him Midas? Sure getting more? Rephrase please
Did anyone else get more money than expected? If anyone else did not relevant
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Did Midas go to an event? Did he get the extra money from a machine? from a human in a bank? from a person somewhere else indoors? from someone in the street?
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Did Midas go to an event? No Did he get the extra money from a machine? Yes Yes Yes!!! from a human in a bank? No from a person somewhere else indoors? No from someone in the street? No
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Did he get the money from an ATM?
Quovynyte (Quovynyte)
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Did he get the money from an ATM? YES!!!
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Was the money drawn from his own account? or was the ATM card someone else's? or was the ATM mal-functioning?
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Was the money drawn from his own account? Yes or was the ATM card someone else's? or was the ATM mal-functioning? All else No
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Did he actually "earn" any money? or did he just make a larger withdrawal than intended?
Did he have more money in his account than he expected?
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Did he actually "earn" any money? Yes or did he just make a larger withdrawal than intended? Yes
Did he have more money in his account than he expected? No

Getting close!
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So he got more money out of the ATM than what was drawn from his account? Was the ATM incorrectly stocked? Or was there money left from someone elses withdrawal? Did he push a wrong/different button?
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Did someone else try to withdraw money from the ATM, but because of cold/ice the lid over the "banknote department" was frozen stuck and that person couldn't get to his money? But because of thaw - or brutal force - Midas managed to get both to his and that other person's money?
Quovynyte (Quovynyte)
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So he got more money out of the ATM than what was drawn from his account? No Was the ATM incorrectly stocked? No Or was there money left from someone elses withdrawal? No Did he push a wrong/different button? Yes!

Did someone else try to withdraw money from the ATM, but because of cold/ice the lid over the "banknote department" was frozen stuck and that person couldn't get to his money? But because of thaw - or brutal force - Midas managed to get both to his and that other person's money? Good idea, but no.
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Did a layer of ice over the screen refract light, causing the column of labels appearing next to the buttons to appear shifted?
Quovynyte (Quovynyte)
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Did a layer of ice over the screen refract light, causing the column of labels appearing next to the buttons to appear shifted?

Unfortunately no
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Is a frozen account relevant?

Was the ATM malfunctioning because of the weather? Freezing? Did bills stick together, so he got more?

Did the bills stick together because of something like glue/something sticky that was already on them?

Was the ATM opening (where the money comes out) working normally?

Was the amount subtracted from his account smaller than what he received?

Was this a lucky event, or specific to his account?
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Did someone cause him to get more money?
Quovynyte (Quovynyte)
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Is a frozen account relevant? Nope

Was the ATM malfunctioning because of the weather? Freezing? Did bills stick together, so he got more? Nope

Did the bills stick together because of something like glue/something sticky that was already on them? Nope

Was the ATM opening (where the money comes out) working normally? Yes

Was the amount subtracted from his account smaller than what he received? Nope

Was this a lucky event, or specific to his account? The latter

Did someone cause him to get more money? Nope

REMEMBER:
Did he push a wrong/different button? Yes!
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Was he freezing and shaking, causing him to push a button multiple times? Did he walk away with 10 times the money he expected?
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Was he freezing and shaking, causing him to push a button multiple times? No, but the freezing part is close, very close. Did he walk away with 10 times the money he expected? Yes could have, but not relevant.
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Drugs involved?
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Drugs involved? Nopity no
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Could he not see the buttons or screen properly because they had frost on them? Was he freezing, causing him to make some kind of mistake?
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Could he not see the buttons or screen properly because they had frost on them? No Was he freezing, causing him to make some kind of mistake? Yes
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was he wearing gloves?
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was he wearing gloves? No (but...)
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Was the ATM outside?
Did the cold weather cause some malfunction of the ATM?
Were the buttons covered by ice?
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Was the ATM outside? Yes but not relevant anyway
Did the cold weather cause some malfunction of the ATM? No
Were the buttons covered by ice? No
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Was the mistake caused by his hands being cold? Did he have to push the buttons with his knuckles or something?
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Was the mistake caused by his hands being cold? Yes! Did he have to push the buttons with his knuckles or something? No

I should tell you now that this scenario might not actually happen in real-life.
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did the touch screen technology work based on body temperature?
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did the touch ... screen technology work based on body temperature? No
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Is fingerprint identification relevant?

Did he because of his shaking, accidentally press the button of a higher amount than he wanted, so that's why he walked away with more money than expected?

Did he use a shortcut to get money (press button A for 10, B for 20, etc) or did he type in the amount he wanted?
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Is fingerprint identification relevant?

Did he because of his shaking, accidentally press the button of a higher amount than he wanted, so that's why he walked away with more money than expected?

Did he use a shortcut to get money (press button A for 10, B for 20, etc) or did he type in the amount he wanted? This

All else no
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Did his finger get frozen stuck on a button?
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Did his finger get frozen stuck on a button? No
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You gave two seemingly conflicting answers:

Did he actually "earn" any money? Yes

Was the amount subtracted from his account smaller than what he received? Nope

Did you make a mistake or are it still correct answers?
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Literal crystals of ice involved? Did his finger(s)s slip on the buttons? Because they were icy? Or wet, and the water froze on the buttons? Was the mistake caused by anything but the interaction between fingers and buttons? Such as - he slipped on the ground and pressed the wrong button?
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You gave two seemingly conflicting answers:

Did he actually "earn" any money? Yes

Was the amount subtracted from his account smaller than what he received? Nope

Did you make a mistake or are it still correct answers?

Well he earned all the money he received, and all the money he received was subtracted from his account.

Literal crystals of ice involved? No Did his finger(s)s slip on the buttons? No Because they were icy? No Or wet, and the water froze on the buttons? No Was the mistake caused by anything but the interaction between fingers and buttons? No Such as - he slipped on the ground and pressed the wrong button? No
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Did he push a wrong button? Or did he push a button too many times? Is the only thing we need to figure out how the mistake was caused by his fingers being cold? Did he have any kind of clothing on the fingers?
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Did he push a wrong button? As I had replied to you before, yes Or did he push a button too many times? No Is the only thing we need to figure out how the mistake was caused by his fingers being cold? Yes Did he have any kind of clothing on the fingers? No
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Was he blind, and misread the braille on the buttons?
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Was he blind, and misread the braille on the buttons?
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**********SPOILER**********
Yes, Galfisk is correct. The man was blind, and since his fingers were numb he withdrew the wrong amount.

Example: He wanted to take out 124 of his currency. He knew the pattern of the numbers (a kind of upside-down L or backwards 7) and being the clever person he was he knew that none of those numbers had a bump in the middle (like 5 has) and that all the other upside down L patterns had a 5 in them.
So instead of starting at 1 he started at 5 (which he couldn't feel) and then 6 and then 8. Since he could feel no bumps he knew it had to be 124. So he ended up with 444 more than he expected.

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