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Dan (Dan)
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A light comes on and a man cries.
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an electric light? does someone switch the light on? the man? or does it come on automatically?

does the man cry because once the light comes on he can see something which makes him cry?

does he open the fridge door, the light comes on and he sees that someone's stolen his sandwich?
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Does the man cry at the same time when the light comes on? before? afterwards? Is he in the same place? or in a completely different place? does he see the light coming on? or otherwise notice?
Does someone switch on the light? the man himself?
Does the light cause a power outage in the whole town?
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Not an elec. light
The man does not cry because the light came on.
the man does not open a fridge door.
No one switches on a light.
It does not come on automatically.
The man cries before and after a light comes on.
No power outage in the town.
He does not stay at the same place as the light. He can see the light come on.
He does not switch on the light.
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Light caused by:
Fire?
Luminous objects?
Sun?
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Hi Dan and welcome to the Forum.

You might just check out the formatting section on the left of the screen. Ideally you should copy & paste the solvers questions and add in your answers in bold. This makes it easier for solvers to follow. You can bold by putting your text into \ b{} without the space between the backslash and the b.

Again welcome and enjoy.
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Light caused by fire? {YES}

Luminous Object? {YES}

From the sun? {NO}
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Forest fire?
Was the fire destroying something?
Did he set the fire?
Arson involved?
Was he cooking something?
Potato?
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Is this like the music stopped puzzle?
IS the light from a lighthouse
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Forest fire? {NO}
Was the fire destroying something? {NO}
Did he set the fire? {YES}
Arson involved? {NO}
Was he cooking something? {NO}
Potato? (NO}
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Is this like the music stopped puzzle? {NO}
Is the light from a light house? {NO}
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was he destoying something he loved?
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Was he destroying something he loved? {NO}
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Was he melting something?
Smelting?
Was he a blacksmith?
Was he trying to become warm?
Was his life at risk?
Potato?
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Was he melting something? {NO}
was he smelting something? {NO}
Was he a blacksmith? {NO}
Was he trying to become warm? {NO}
Was his life at risk? {NO}
Potato? {NO}..... No potato's were harmed in the making of this puzzle.....
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Just to check, did he cry as in shedding tears? or did he cry (out) as in yelling?

Did he set the fire to illuminate something? to provide heat? to destroy something? to power a machine (for example a steam engine)?
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Did he cry as in shedding tears? {NO}

Did he cry (out) as in yelling: {YES}

Did he set fire to illuminate something? {YES}

To provide heat? {NO}

To destroy something? {NO}

To power a machine?{NO}

(for example a steam engine) or potato? {NO}
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did he strike a match? light a candle?

did he cry "aha!" as in "oh good" or was he disappointed in what he saw?
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Did he strike a match? {YES}

Light a candle? {NO}

Did he cry "aha" as in "oh good"? {NO}

Was he disappointed in what he saw? {NO}
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"Eureka" Involved?

Was he a scientist?

Was the way he set The fire relevant?
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"Eureka" involved? {NO}

Was he a scientist? {NO}

Was the way he set the fire relevant? {NO}
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did he cry out in surprise?
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Did he cry out in surprise? {NO}

Biograd was on the right track when he asked if he was illuminating something.
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was a doctor examining his throat? and he had to say "aaaaah!"?
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Was a doctor examining his throat and he had to say "aaaaah!"? {NO}
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Wow, after reading some of the solved puzzles, I'm really surprised none of you haven't gotten this It's not that hard compared to the solved ones that I read. Maybe you all need a hint....

........HINT.........HINT.............

Ever since the invention of elec. no one does this anymore......
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Cried out in pain?

Burnt himself with the flame?
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Cried out in pain? {NO}

Burnt himself with the flame? {NO}
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did he light the gas?

light a candle? light a lamp?
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Did he light the gas? {YES}

Light a candle? {NO}

Light a lamp? {YES}
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Is the game Amnesia relevant?
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Is the game Amnesia relevant? {NO} Sorry, I've never heard of that game.
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After lighting the lamp, does the man see something? Something that frightens him?
Is it relevant to know where he is? Is he outdoors?
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After lighting the lamp, does he see something? {NO} That's to say he's not blind or anything.

Something that frightens him? {NO}

Is it relevant to know where he is? {NO} Not so much as to when he is. If that makes any sense at all. Like I said nobody does this anymore since the invention of elec.

Is he outdoors? {YES}
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After some research I have discovered that people still do this, but I would say only as a novelty.
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is he a lamplighter?
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Is he a lamp lighter? {YES} That's is part of it.
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You wrote that the man cries before and after lighting the lamp. So:

Does he cry for different reasons, before and after?
Is he announcing something?
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Does he cry for different reasons, before and after? {YES}

Is he announcing something? {YES}
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Is he lighting the lamps as he does every night?
Does he usually cry before and after lighting the lamps?
Is he trying to warn the citizens of a certain danger?
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Is he lighting the lamps as he does every night? {YES}

Does he usually cry before and after lighting the lamps? {YES}

Is he trying to warn the citizens of certain danger? {YES} At times when it's warranted.
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Is he lighting the lamps in the Old North Church? (assuming I remembered the name right...) Are the British coming? Are they already here?

(lol, forgive the randomness, it may be completely off track)
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Is he lighting the lamps in the Old North Church? {NO}

Are the British coming? {NO} But if They were he would be telling others, I'M sure.
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is he announcing the same thing he announces every night?

"8 o'clock and all's well?"
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Is he announcing the same thing he announces every night? {YES}

"8 o'clock and all's well? {YES}


**********SPOILER ALERT*******SPOILER ALERT*******


He was the town crier. Lighting lamps, and from what I understand he was appointed by the mayor and his primary duties was to read announcements to the towns people, as most people back then could not read.
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I made this one up many years ago. I hope you liked it and thanks for playing.
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yes thanks Dan, nice one

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