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Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Tuesday, October 19, 2010 - 5:43 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Byron died without ever realizing his mistake.

Byron = his = HAM
FMOI
Kayleetonkslupin (Kayleetonkslupin)
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Posted on Tuesday, October 19, 2010 - 5:45 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Despite it being FYOI, is it based on a real historical event?
Did it happen on Earth?
LTPF list of: Continents?
Centuries?

Did Byron kill himself?
Was his death an accident? Murder? Old age?

Did his mistake kill him? Someone else?

Is there anyone else involved? If so, HAM? HAF? LTPF list of cardinal numbers?
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Tuesday, October 19, 2010 - 5:49 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Despite it being FYOI, is it based on a real historical event? It could happen in real life, and may have.
Did it happen on Earth? Yes
LTPF list of: Continents? Irrel, assume North America (USA, irrel which state)
Centuries? Assume late 20th or 21st, but irrel

Did Byron kill himself? Yes, but...
Was his death an accident? ...this is also true. Murder? Old age?

Did his mistake kill him? Yes Someone else? No

Is there anyone else involved? Not really If so, HAM? HAF? LTPF list of cardinal numbers? 0
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Tuesday, October 19, 2010 - 5:50 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

BLOOPER: it is relevant that this would have occurred in the late 20th or 21st century, but irrel which of the two.
Kayleetonkslupin (Kayleetonkslupin)
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Posted on Tuesday, October 19, 2010 - 5:51 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Ronald Opus relevant? (Well, I know you said this was FYOI, but this is beginning to sound like that, so if this story is anything like that one, I want to know, lol)
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Tuesday, October 19, 2010 - 5:52 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Ronald Opus relevant? (Well, I know you said this was FYOI, but this is beginning to sound like that, so if this story is anything like that one, I want to know, lol) Nope - that one's been done on this forum a couple times.
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Posted on Tuesday, October 19, 2010 - 6:01 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did he die from: falling? Other impact? Blood loss? Poisoning? Decapitation? Other violent trauma? Disease? Organ failure? If so, relevant which organ? Electrocution? Suffocation? Internal bleeding? Brain injury? Heat? Cold? Dehydration?
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Posted on Tuesday, October 19, 2010 - 6:03 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Radiation?
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Tuesday, October 19, 2010 - 6:14 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did he die from: falling? Other impact? Blood loss? Poisoning? Decapitation? Other violent trauma? Disease? Organ failure? If so, relevant which organ? Electrocution? Suffocation? Internal bleeding? Brain injury? Heat? Cold? Dehydration? Radiation? Drug overdose leading to organ failure
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Posted on Tuesday, October 19, 2010 - 6:19 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

MJ relevant, even peripherally?
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Tuesday, October 19, 2010 - 6:24 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

MJ relevant, even peripherally? No
Galfisk (Galfisk)
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Posted on Tuesday, October 19, 2010 - 6:25 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Drug: illegal? Legal? Did he mistake one drug for another? A drug for something else? A concentrated drug for a diluted one? Was the drug: swallowed? Injected? Inhaled? Applied to the skin? Was it solid? Liquid? Gaseous? In pill form?
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Posted on Tuesday, October 19, 2010 - 9:10 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

was he trying to kill himself by DO?
was he attempting to kill himself by a different manner? (i.e. gun, jumping off a high building, etc)
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Wednesday, October 20, 2010 - 1:15 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Drug: illegal? This Legal? Did he mistake one drug for another? YES A drug for something else? A concentrated drug for a diluted one? Was the drug: swallowed? Injected? Inhaled? This-ish Applied to the skin? Was it solid? This Liquid? Gaseous? In pill form?

was he trying to kill himself by DO? No
was he attempting to kill himself No by a different manner? (i.e. gun, jumping off a high building, etc)
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Posted on Wednesday, October 20, 2010 - 7:23 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did he mistake it for another illegal drug? Did he snort it? Was it meant to be snorted? Was it a stimulant? Depressant? Hallucinogen? Was he tricked? Relevant how he got the drug?
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Wednesday, October 20, 2010 - 1:11 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did he mistake it for another illegal drug? Yes Did he snort it? YES Was it meant to be snorted? The one he thought it was, yes. The one it really was, not that much could be snorted. Was it a stimulant? The one he thought it was, yes. Depressant? The one it actually was, no. Hallucinogen? Was he tricked? No Relevant how he got the drug? No

You're almost there. Just name the two drugs and you're golden.
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Posted on Wednesday, October 20, 2010 - 2:35 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So he thought it was Coke? But in fact, it was anthrax spores:

http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/robert_koch.htm
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Wednesday, October 20, 2010 - 4:22 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So he thought it was Coke? Yes... But in fact, it was anthrax spores: ...but No.

And another person named Koch?? Have I started a trend?
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Posted on Wednesday, October 20, 2010 - 5:48 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was the drug he mistook for coke meant to be: Swallowed? Injected? Smoked? Was it a powder? Did it incapacitate him? Kill him immediately?
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Posted on Wednesday, October 20, 2010 - 6:37 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Oy, again Coke and Koch????
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Wednesday, October 20, 2010 - 10:11 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was the drug he mistook for coke meant to be: Swallowed? Injected? Smoked? It can be all of these, depending on the form. Was it a powder? In this case, it was. Did it incapacitate him? Kill him immediately? Quickly, but not necessarily immediately. It's a very common drug.

Oy, again Coke and Koch???? I swear, it wasn't me. This time.

"My god, I've created a monster!!"
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Posted on Wednesday, October 20, 2010 - 10:34 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is this other drug both legal and illegal? or only illegal?
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Wednesday, October 20, 2010 - 10:35 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is this other drug both legal and illegal? or only illegal? Totally illegal.
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Posted on Wednesday, October 20, 2010 - 10:53 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Heroin?
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Wednesday, October 20, 2010 - 11:37 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Heroin? Yes, leading us to the

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

Byron, a regular cocaine user, accidentally snorts a line of heroin one day instead of cocaine. That amount of heroin is fatal, so Byron, instead of experiencing a cocaine high, falls into a deep sleep and expires.

Nice job everyone, notably Galfisk for getting the main part, and Eli for the final detail.

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