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Nimue (Nimue)
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Posted on Thursday, April 11, 2013 - 7:14 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Because of her cat, Annetta pretends to be a lesbian. How come?
Kiyomoon (Kiyomoon)
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Posted on Thursday, April 11, 2013 - 7:18 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is she trying to impress some one?
Cat's gender relevant?
Her occupation relevant?
Does she have a boyfriend/girlfriend/husband/wife?
Does she have other pets?
Does she plan on getting any other pets?
Nimue (Nimue)
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Posted on Thursday, April 11, 2013 - 7:31 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Kiyomoon (Kiyomoon)
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Is she trying to impress some one? noish
Cat's gender relevant? ni
Her occupation relevant? yes
Does she have a boyfriend/girlfriend/husband/wife? irrel
Does she have other pets? irrel
Does she plan on getting any other pets? irrel
Doriana (Doriana)
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Posted on Thursday, April 11, 2013 - 7:42 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Does she work in...
Artistic? Musical?
Agriculture? Hunter? Fisherman?
Banking? Financial? Real estate?
Clerical? Administrative? Receptionist?
Computer related? Hardware? Information technology?
Construction? Craftsman?
Criminal? Jailbird?
Education? Academic Research?
Entertainment? Media?
Executive? Management?
Hospitality? Travel? Food Service?
Law enforcement? Police?
Legal Services?
Manufacturing? Distributions?
Medical? Health Services?
Politics? Government? Military?
Sales? Marketing? Tradesman?
Religion?
Retired person? Occupational disease?
Sports?
Student? Trainee?
Teaching? Child care?
Technical? Science? Engineering?
Transportation?
Unemployed?
Writer? Editor? Translator? Interpreter?
Other?

Is her cat's name relevant? breed? apperance? Is there anything unusual about her cat? Would it work if it was a dog?

Does she pretend she is a lesbian when she talks about her cat? when people ask her about it? when people see her cat?

In order to pretend to be a lesbian, does she say something? do something?
Nimue (Nimue)
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Posted on Thursday, April 11, 2013 - 8:13 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Doriana (Doriana)
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Does she work in...
Artistic? Musical?
Agriculture? Hunter? Fisherman?
Banking? Financial? Real estate?
Clerical? Administrative? Receptionist?
Computer related? Hardware? Information technology?
Construction? Craftsman?
Criminal? Jailbird?
Education? Academic Research?
Entertainment? Media?
Executive? Management?
Hospitality? Travel? Food Service?
Law enforcement? Police?
Legal Services?
Manufacturing? Distributions?
Medical? Health Services?
Politics? Government? Military?
Sales? Marketing? Tradesman?
Religion?
Retired person? Occupational disease?
Sports?
Student? Trainee?
Teaching? Child care?
Technical? Science? Engineering?
Transportation?
Unemployed?
Writer? Editor? Translator? Interpreter?
Other? What matters is a specific aspect of her job, which could be in any field.

Is her cat's name relevant? nobreed? noapperance? noIs there anything unusual about her cat? yesishWould it work if it was a dog? yes

Does she pretend she is a lesbian when she talks about her cat? no more than at any other timewhen people ask her about it? ditto when people see her cat? ditto

In order to pretend to be a lesbian, does she say something? yes do something? possibly
Doriana (Doriana)
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Posted on Thursday, April 11, 2013 - 8:35 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the specific aspect of her job related to her co-workers? her workplace? her tasks? breaks? the materials she works with?

Does she explicitly say "I'm a lesbian"?
Shez (Shez)
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Posted on Thursday, April 11, 2013 - 9:43 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

is her cat gay?

does she pretend that she's talking about her partner when she is in fact talking about her cat?

does she pretend to be a lesbian to try to unimpress someone? try to put them off?
Nimue (Nimue)
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Posted on Thursday, April 11, 2013 - 10:08 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Doriana (Doriana)
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Is the specific aspect of her job related to her co-workers? yope her workplace? yes her tasks? yes breaks? yes the materials she works with? no

Does she explicitly say "I'm a lesbian"? yes
Shez (Shez)
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is her cat gay? no. Is any cat gay? That's a real question: I don't know.

does she pretend that she's talking about her partner when she is in fact talking about her cat? no

does she pretend to be a lesbian to try to unimpress someone? notry to put them off? no
Doriana (Doriana)
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Posted on Thursday, April 11, 2013 - 10:51 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Does she work in an office? If so, open plan office? shared office? office of her own?

Is food relevant?

Does the cat have any relevant health issues?
Solo1 (Solo1)
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Posted on Friday, April 12, 2013 - 12:56 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Of the mammals, I think some herd animals may sometimes show 'gay behavior' - goats for example - at least they are the ones I know most about. Cats are not herd animals, though. But I really don't know, not being a scientist.

Does she want to avoid the attentions of one or more men in her workplace?
Galfisk (Galfisk)
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Posted on Friday, April 12, 2013 - 8:37 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Does she pretend this to: her employer? Colleagues? Friends? Relatives? Government officials? Everyone? Does she want to conceal something? Mislead? Get a benefit? Avoid a problem? Is the name of the cat relevant? Calling a cat "puss" or "pussy" relevant?
I've seen gay behavior in a male cat. The other male cat looked very confused.
Nimue (Nimue)
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Posted on Friday, April 12, 2013 - 8:39 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Doriana (Doriana)
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Does she work in an office?possibly If so, open plan office? irrelshared office? irreloffice of her own? irrel

Is food relevant? no

Does the cat have any relevant health issues? yes
Solo1 (Solo1)
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Of the mammals, I think some herd animals may sometimes show 'gay behavior' - goats for example - at least they are the ones I know most about. Cats are not herd animals, though. But I really don't know, not being a scientist.

Does she want to avoid the attentions of one or more men in her workplace? no
Galfisk (Galfisk)
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Does she pretend this to: her employer? yes Colleagues? yesFriends?yes Relatives? yesGovernment officials? yes Everyone? yes Does she want to conceal something? noMislead? see next answerGet a benefit? yes Avoid a problem? noish\Is the name of the cat relevant? noCalling a cat "puss" or "pussy" relevant? no
I've seen gay behavior in a male cat. The other male cat looked very confused. That's interesting!
Doriana (Doriana)
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Posted on Friday, April 12, 2013 - 8:54 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is insurance relevant?

Does she pretend to be in a relationship? Married?
Enjay (Enjay)
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Posted on Friday, April 12, 2013 - 9:29 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Does she need to feed the cat medicine? Give it some treatment? Does pretending to be a lesbian allow her to care for her cat better? To care for it while at work? To leave work to care for it? to afford to care for it?

Relevant what the attitude to homosexuality is at her workplace?
Nimue (Nimue)
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Posted on Friday, April 12, 2013 - 9:42 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Doriana (Doriana)
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Is insurance relevant?no

Does she pretend to be in a relationship? irrelMarried? no
Enjay (Enjay)
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Does she need to feed the cat medicine? possiblyGive it some treatment? yesishDoes pretending to be a lesbian allow her to care for her cat better? noTo care for it while at work? noTo leave work to care for it? noish to afford to care for it? yope

Relevant what the attitude to homosexuality is at her workplace? yes
Enjay (Enjay)
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Is the attitude positive? Negative? Is it an official policy of her workplace that is relevant? Or an attitude among the people who work there? Are any laws regarding homesexuality where she lives relevant?

If she didn't pretend to be a lesbian, would she get fired? Earn less money? Have to work longer? Be unable to treat her cat? Does she have to take her cat to the vet? Relevant?
Nimue (Nimue)
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Posted on Friday, April 12, 2013 - 10:32 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Enjay (Enjay)
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Is the attitude positive? probably notNegative? possiblyIs it an official policy of her workplace that is relevant? noOr an attitude among the people who work there? yesAre any laws regarding homesexuality where she lives relevant? yes

If she didn't pretend to be a lesbian, would she get fired? possibly Earn less money? possiblyHave to work longer? no Be unable to treat her cat? no Does she have to take her cat to the vet? yes Relevant? yes
Enjay (Enjay)
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Is homosexuality legal where she lives? Gay marriage? Are there relevant laws regarding discrimination at work? If so, is there a law against such discrimination? Do the people where she works feel uncomfortable around gay people? Does Annetta want to avoid people asking her questions?

Relevant how often she goes to the vet? When she goes? Does she go during work hours? After work? Before work? At weekends? During other time off? Does her cat prevent her from doing her work as well as she otherwise would?

Is it relevant what is specifically wrong with the cat?
Nimue (Nimue)
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Posted on Friday, April 12, 2013 - 11:10 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

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Is homosexuality legal where she lives? yes Gay marriage? irrelAre there relevant laws regarding discrimination at work? yes If so, is there a law against such discrimination? yes Do the people where she works feel uncomfortable around gay people? irrel Does Annetta want to avoid people asking her questions? no

Relevant how often she goes to the vet? yesWhen she goes? yes Does she go during work hours? yes After work? possibly Before work? ditto At weekends? dittoDuring other time off? dittoDoes her cat prevent her from doing her work as well as she otherwise would?yes

Is it relevant what is specifically wrong with the cat? no
Enjay (Enjay)
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Do Annetta's employers know that she goes to the vet during work hours? Do they know that she leaves work at all? Is Annetta allowed to do this? Does pretending to be a lesbian give her a valid reason to be absent? Does it stop her employers finding out that she leaves work? Stop them punishing her?

Does she pretend to be a lesbian because she hopes her employers will be unwilling to fire her/dock her pay etc in case it looks like they are doing it because she is gay? Does she think the company will want to keep her so they look more inclusive?
Nimue (Nimue)
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Posted on Friday, April 12, 2013 - 11:26 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Enjay (Enjay)
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Do Annetta's employers know that she goes to the vet during work hours?possibly Do they know that she leaves work at all? yes Is Annetta allowed to do this? yope Does pretending to be a lesbian give her a valid reason to be absent? no Does it stop her employers finding out that she leaves work? no Stop them punishing her? possibly

Does she pretend to be a lesbian because she hopes her employers will be unwilling to fire her/dock her pay etc in case it looks like they are doing it because she is gay? yes Does she think the company will want to keep her so they look more inclusive?see previous answer

*********** SPOILER ************
Annetta misses work to take her sick cat to the vet & she's also often preoccupied on the job. She pretends to be a lesbian in the hope of being able to charge discrimination if she gets demoted or fired. Sorry it was so easy, but I hope my new one won't be -- check it out!!

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