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Doriana (Doriana)
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Posted on Sunday, May 01, 2011 - 6:33 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Julia started to cry when she saw the trees.
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Julia = H/A/F? True story? FYOI? FSEI?
Trees = real trees? Fictional? Did their presence mean anything bad was going to happen? Were they injured in any way? Burned? Chopped down?
Doriana (Doriana)
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Julia = H/A/F? probably H/teenage/F or H/youngA/F True story? this FYOI? FSEI?
Trees = real trees? yep Fictional?no Did their presence mean anything bad was going to happen? noish Were they injured in any way? no Burned? no Chopped down? yesish
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had they died of illness? old age? and fallen?
Doriana (Doriana)
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had they died of illness? old age? and fallen? no to all
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did they die? sounds like the confuseded kitteh might haz a FA =( please clear up?
Doriana (Doriana)
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Posted on Sunday, May 01, 2011 - 8:48 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

did they die? well, they were chopped down, but that wasn't the problem sounds like the confuseded kitteh might haz a FA =( please clear up? cleered upz?
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Type of tree relevant? Season relevant? Location of the trees relevant?
Doriana (Doriana)
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Type of tree relevant? Season relevant? Location of the trees relevant? yes to all. They're birches, it's spring, and please be more specific about the locations.
Doriana (Doriana)
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Type of tree relevant? Season relevant? Location of the trees relevant? yes to all. They're birches, it's spring, and please be more specific about the locations.
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Germany? if so, in Doriana kitteh's hometown, which I forget the name? at Doriana kitteh's house?
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Germany? yes if so, in Doriana kitteh's hometown, which I forget the name? not necessarily at Doriana kitteh's house? no
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Is the town where it happened relevant? The building? Did it even happen at a building? Indoors? Outdoors?
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had the trees been chopped down to use for a specific purpose? or to get them out of the way?

or by mistake?
Doriana (Doriana)
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Posted on Monday, May 02, 2011 - 5:39 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the town where it happened relevant? no The building? FA, see next question Did it even happen at a building? not a building, but... Indoors? noez Outdoors? yep

had the trees been chopped down to use for a specific purpose? yes! or to get them out of the way?

or by mistake? no to rest
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Posted on Monday, May 02, 2011 - 5:49 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

in a park?
Doriana (Doriana)
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in a park? no
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to build houses? furniture? boats?
Doriana (Doriana)
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to build houses? furniture? boats? no to all
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Was she allergic to sawdust?
Doriana (Doriana)
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Was she allergic to sawdust? Very nice thought, but no, and a possible FA
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Posted on Tuesday, May 03, 2011 - 10:34 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

did she cry because the trees were no longer growing there? or because of the thing they were going to be made into?
Doriana (Doriana)
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Posted on Tuesday, May 03, 2011 - 10:51 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

did she cry because the trees were no longer growing there? no or because of the thing they were going to be made into? closer, but FA
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Did she own the trees?
Did she use or need the trees (in the place where they had been?) for a specific purpose?
Did she collect birch syrup? birch bark?
Bees relevant?
Were they young trees? Old trees?
Relevant how many?
(and just to be clear about the puzzle statement) Did she see chopped trees at the place where they were chopped? Trees cut somewhere else and brought to the place where she saw them? Tree stumps?
May poles relevant? (looking at the date when you posted the puzzle)
Did she see birches set up at the houses of all of her friends? but none at hers?
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Were the trees made into objects? One object? A bonfire? Compost? War involved? Or were the trees destined to be something, but were cut down instead?
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were they going to be made into telegraph poles? lamp-posts? toys? rafts? paper? logs for burning?
Doriana (Doriana)
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Posted on Tuesday, May 03, 2011 - 3:08 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did she own the trees?
Did she use or need the trees (in the place where they had been?) for a specific purpose?
Did she collect birch syrup? birch bark?
Bees relevant?
Were they young trees? Old trees?
Relevant how many?
(and just to be clear about the puzzle statement) Did she see chopped trees at the place where they were chopped? Trees cut somewhere else and brought to the place where she saw them? Tree stumps? I'm skipping all the questions because...
May poles relevant? (looking at the date when you posted the puzzle) YES!!
Did she see birches set up at the houses of all of her friends? but none at hers? exactly!

Galfisk and Shez, I'll skip your questions because Sundowner has solved the puzzle. Hope you don't mind. Here comes the

********SPOILER********
In Germany (or at least in my region) we celebrate May Day with some nice traditions. One of them is erecting "Maibäume" (may trees) which are a special kind of maypoles. Wikipedia says: "On the night of the last day of April, many young men erect small decorated "Maibäume" (usually birches) in front of the houses of their sweethearts. Some attach a red heart with the name of the girl written on it to the tree."
On May 1st, Julia walks home from a party and sees may trees in front of a lot of houses in her neighbourhood, but she already knows she won't get one because she's single. All the beautiful trees make her feel sad so that she starts to cry.


Thanks to everyone who played, nice work! Congratulations to Sundowner for the solve (:
Shez (Shez)
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Posted on Tuesday, May 03, 2011 - 3:20 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

how lovely! I wish they did that here

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