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Hi all. LTPF veterans know me as Gourami. I switched accounts because 1) I'm not online nearly often enough to be a moderator anymore and 2) I was named after a pet that I no longer have. ><

If you happen to remember any of my puzzles that were sitting in Limbo, I'll be happy to $p0i1. I don't.


Chelsea's co-worker Jack makes a tasteless joke, and her husband realizes that his suspicions about her infidelity were correct. But she wasn't cheating on him with Jack, and the joke had nothing to do with cheating. How does he know?
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Welcome back.

Was Chelsea's husband present when Jack made the tasteless joke? Was Chelsea?

Did her husband come to this realisation through Chelsea's reaction to the joke? Did the way Chelsea interpreted the joke depend on whether or not she had been cheating on him? Could the joke be interpreted as being about cheating?

Does he know who she is cheating on him with? Does the puzzle statement refer to Chelsea's currently cheating on her husband?
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Welcome back. Why thank you.

Was Chelsea's husband present when Jack made the tasteless joke? No. Was Chelsea? No.

Did her husband come to this realisation through Chelsea's reaction to the joke? No. Did the way Chelsea interpreted the joke depend on whether or not she had been cheating on him? FA. Could the joke be interpreted as being about cheating? Irr.

Does he know who she is cheating on him with? No or irr. Does the puzzle statement refer to Chelsea's currently cheating on her husband? Yes.
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Did either Chelsea or her husband hear the joke being made? Was there a consequence of the joke being made which led to the discovery? Does the content of the joke matter? Does its potential offensiveness towards any specific person or group matter?

Is her occupation relevant? Is his? Do the reasons for his suspicion play a part in the solution?
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Did either Chelsea No or her husband Yes hear the joke being made? Was there a consequence of the joke being made which led to the discovery? Yes. Does the content of the joke matter? No. Does its potential offensiveness towards any specific person or group matter? Not really.

Is her occupation relevant? Yes. Is his? Husband? No. Do the reasons for his suspicion play a part in the solution? Not his pre-existing suspicion, no.
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Does she work in radio or broadcasting? If so, does someone relevant phone in and provide strength/confirmation to hubby's suspicions, whatever it is they said?

Does she work in advertising?
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Does she work in radio No. or broadcasting? Yes. If so, does someone relevant phone in and provide strength/confirmation to hubby's suspicions, whatever it is they said? No.

Does she work in advertising? No.
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Do Chelsea and Jack appear on television?
Did Jack make his tasteless joke on the air?
Did her husband [can we call him Sam?] see/hear the tasteless joke?
and yes, welcome back -- sorry about your mod status, and your former pet... your previous profile didn't disappear with the others, did it?
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Do Chelsea and Jack appear on television? Yes.
Did Jack make his tasteless joke on the air? Yes.
Did her husband [can we call him Sam?] see/hear the tasteless joke? Yes!

and yes, welcome back -- sorry about your mod status, and your former pet... your previous profile didn't disappear with the others, did it? Thanks, Yojimbo. No worries, just wanted a change.
I was absent for the profile-disappearing fiasco! Let me try to post this under my old name, just to see if it's still active...
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Hi, Gourami
Did Sam [I'm going with that as her husband's name, if you don't mind] realize she was unfaithful as a result of his hearing the joke?
Shall I assume the tasteless joke is relevant, although the content doesn't matter?
Is there more to discover about Chelsea's and Jack's roles on television? Are they actors? Newscasters? Presenters?
Reality TV relevant? [of course it isn't, but is it to this puzzle...?]
Was Jack reprimanded for making the joke? Relevant?
Presumably Chelsea didn't see/hear the joke? Was she on the air with Jack at the time?
Is the identity of the cuckold relevant?
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Hi, Gourami =) Guess it is active.
Did Sam [I'm going with that as her husband's name, if you don't mind] realize she was unfaithful as a result of his hearing the joke? Not directly.
Shall I assume the tasteless joke is relevant, although the content doesn't matter? Yes.
Is there more to discover about Chelsea's and Jack's roles on television? Yes. Are they actors? No. Newscasters? Yes! Presenters?
Reality TV relevant? No, unless you want to consider the news reality TV... [of course it isn't, but is it to this puzzle...?]Ha!
Was Jack reprimanded for making the joke? Yope. Relevant? Explore.
Presumably Chelsea didn't see/hear the joke? Right. Was she on the air with Jack at the time? No.
Is the identity of the cuckold relevant? No.
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I think all Moderator accounts were exempt from the Purge somehow.

Was the joke related to their job?
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Did Chelsea berate, or otherwise reprimand Jack for making the joke?
Was Jack reprimanded by a superior?
Do Chelsea and Jack generally appear on-air together? Do they sit side-by-side at a desk?
Is one them the anchor? Chelsea? Jack?
Is one them a field reporter? Chelsea? Jack? both?
Is one a weather reporter? Chelsea? Jack? [both?]
The joke: is it politically incorrect?
[invokes LTPF list of tasteless jokes... uh, kidding, of course]
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I think all Moderator accounts were exempt from the Purge somehow. It's a conspiracy. Hi Balin. =)

Was the joke related to their job? Irr.

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Did Chelsea berate, or otherwise reprimand Jack for making the joke? No.
Was Jack reprimanded by a superior? No.
Do Chelsea and Jack generally appear on-air together? Yes. Do they sit side-by-side at a desk? Yes.
Is one them the anchor? Chelsea? Jack? Let's say they are co-anchors.
Is one them a field reporter? Chelsea? Jack? both?
Is one a weather reporter? Chelsea? Jack? [both?] No to rest.
The joke: is it politically incorrect? This is most likely, but irr.
[invokes LTPF list of tasteless jokes... uh, kidding, of course] The one with Bill Clinton, the stripper and the fish. Wow, that list is dated!
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Did the joke reference Chelsea in any way?
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Did people complain about the joke? Did Jack or someone else have to apologize?
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Does the person Chelsea is cheating with hear the joke? Is this relevant? Do we need to figure out who she was cheating with? Another one of her co-workers?

Was it somebody's reaction to the joke that made Sam realise Chelsea was cheating on him?
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Never mind the tasteless jokes. I want to hear about your new pet, the Irish elk! What do you feed it?
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Did the joke reference Chelsea in any way? Not the joke, no.

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Did people complain about the joke? Possibly. Did Jack or someone else have to apologize? Irr.

Jondahr (Jondahr)

Does the person Chelsea is cheating with hear the joke? Probably not. Is this relevant? No. Do we need to figure out who she was cheating with? No. Another one of her co-workers? Irr.

Was it somebody's reaction to the joke that made Sam realise Chelsea was cheating on him? Yes.

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Never mind the tasteless jokes. I want to hear about your new pet, the Irish elk! What do you feed it?
Oh yeah! I had him Jurassic Park'd up for me. His name is Fred, his antlers are 12 feet wide, and he eats...whatever the heck he wants?
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Was Chelsea supposed to be in a studio with Jack? Did she tell her husband that she will be in the studio with Jack?
Was she supposed to react to the joke? Did she call the program and complain about the joke?
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Was Chelsea supposed to be in a studio with Jack? Noish. Did she tell her husband that she will be in the studio with Jack? Yes.
Was she supposed to react to the joke? No. Did she call the program and complain about the joke? No.
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Did Jack know Chelsea was having an affair? Would he have told the joke too if Chelsea had been in the studio? If Chelsea didn't have an affair? Was Chelsea with her lover at the very time of the broadcast?
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Was the show broadcast LIVE? Or was it taped?

Did someone react to the joke in a way that made Jeff realise Chelsea wasn't in the studio? Would he have realised even if the joke had not been told?
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Did Jack know Chelsea was having an affair? Irr. Would he have told the joke too if Chelsea had been in the studio? Yes. If Chelsea didn't have an affair? Yes. Was Chelsea with her lover at the very time of the broadcast? Yes.

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Was the show broadcast LIVE? Probably. Or was it taped? Yesish, keep thinking along those lines.

Did someone react to the joke in a way that made Jeff realise Chelsea wasn't in the studio? Yesish. Would he have realised even if the joke had not been told? No.
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Was bits of the show pre-recorded? Was Chelsea in one of those pre-recorded bits? Had she told her husband this was actually LIVE?

Was it Chelsea in this recording that acted wrong? Did she laugh as though hearing the joke for the first time when Jeff knew she had already heard it? Had he told it to her? Or had she related it to Jeff herself?
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Was she responsible for dealing with people calling to the program? Did she tell her husband that she was responsible for that? If she was present in the studio, would the complaining people still call? Would they be dealt with in other manner than they were?
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Was bits of the show pre-recorded? Yes. Was Chelsea in one of those pre-recorded bits? NO. Had she told her husband this was actually LIVE? No.

Was it Chelsea in this recording that acted wrong? No. Did she laugh as though hearing the joke for the first time when Jeff knew she had already heard it? No. Had he told it to her? No. Or had she related it to Jeff herself? No.

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Was she responsible for dealing with people calling to the program? No. Did she tell her husband that she was responsible for that? No. If she was present in the studio, would the complaining people still call? FA. Would they be dealt with in other manner than they were? FA.
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OK, so was Chelsea supposed to have been in one of those pre-recorded bits? And she wasn't? Because she was committing the act of infidelity then? Was this what Jeff realised?
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Was the tasteless joke live? Pre-recorded? Did Jack refer to Chelsea's absence?
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OK, so was Chelsea supposed to have been in one of those pre-recorded bits? Yope. And she wasn't? Yes. Because she was committing the act of infidelity then? Yes. Was this what Jeff realised? Yes.

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Was the tasteless joke live? Probably at one point, though not necessarily. Pre-recorded? It was recorded at some point. Did Jack refer to Chelsea's absence? Yes.
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Did Jeff think whole show was pre-recorded? Is it what Chelsea told him? And the joke and people's reaction made him realize it must have been live? So that Chelsea must have lied to him when she told him she was going to the studio in order to pre-record the show?
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Did Jeff think whole show was pre-recorded? Noish. Is it what Chelsea told him? No. And the joke and people's reaction made him realize it must have been live? No. So that Chelsea must have lied to him when she told him she was going to the studio in order to pre-record the show? No.

HINT: "reaction" might not be the right word. Find out what was done in response to the joke.
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Did someone apologize for the joke? Was someone fired because of the joke? Was the joke part cut off from the program?
Was this a program that is recorded with audience present and then broadcasted in TV?
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Did someone apologize for the joke? No. Was someone fired because of the joke? No. Was the joke part cut off from the program? No.
Was this a program that is recorded with audience present and then broadcasted in TV? Irr.
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So, the "reaction", was it something...
...someone said?
...someone did?
...someone did NOT say or do?
...something technical?
...something to do with the broadcasting?

Was it done by one of the people in front of the camera? One of the crew? Somebody in some other part of the television production? Somebody watching the show? Somebody in relation to Sam?

Was part of the joke censored?
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What was done in response to the joke:
- by TV station officials?
- by Chelsea?
- by Jake?
- by people watching the program?
- by TV station employees?
- by other media?
- by officials who supervise media?
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*that was supposed to be Jack, not Jake.
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Jondahr

So, the "reaction", was it something...
...someone said? Noish.
...someone did? Yes.
...someone did NOT say or do? No.
...something technical? Not really.
...something to do with the broadcasting? Yes.

Was it done by one of the people in front of the camera? No. One of the crew? No. Somebody in some other part of the television production? Yope. Somebody watching the show? Yes... Somebody in relation to Sam? No.

Was part of the joke censored? Irr.

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What was done in response to the joke:
- by TV station officials? No.
- by Chelsea? No.
- by Jake? No.
- by people watching the program? Yes, but might mislead.
- by TV station employees? Noish.
- by other media? Yes!
- by officials who supervise media? No.

*that was supposed to be Jack, not Jake. I figured.
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Was the other relevant media television? radio? newspaper? internet? Were cuts from the program displayed in the internet? Did Chelsea's husband learn about the joke from that other media?
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Was the other relevant media television? This. radio? newspaper? internet? Were cuts from the program displayed in the internet? Did Chelsea's husband learn about the joke from that other media? Yes.
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So, other TV station informed about Jack's tasteless joke and Chelsea's husband saw it. Did the TV station inform about anything else relevant to the puzzle? Did they comment on Jack's joke? Did they reveal Chelsea's absence in the program?
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So, other TV station informed about Jack's tasteless joke and Chelsea's husband saw it. Yes. Did the TV station inform about anything else relevant to the puzzle? Noish. Did they comment on Jack's joke? Irr. Did they reveal Chelsea's absence in the program? Yesish.
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I'm assuming a clip of Jack telling the joke was played on the TV station.

If it yesishly revealed Chelsea's absence, I'm assuming it wasn't as simple as the clip showing Jack without Chelsea (who said she'd be with him). You also said it wasn't the joke that referenced Chelsea. Was there something else that referenced her that revealed her to be absent? Commentary on Jack's behalf? Commentary on the other TV station's behalf?
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I'm assuming a clip of Jack telling the joke was played on the TV station. Yes.

If it yesishly revealed Chelsea's absence, I'm assuming it wasn't as simple as the clip showing Jack without Chelsea (who said she'd be with him). Pretty much that simple, just a little more. You also said it wasn't the joke that referenced Chelsea. Correct. Was there something else that referenced her that revealed her to be absent? Yes. Commentary on Jack's behalf? Yes. Commentary on the other TV station's behalf? No.

I think you've got it all, if you care to put it together and finally kill this one...
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Did Jack merely say something in the vein of 'Good thing Chelsea wasn't here to hear that!' or did he hint somehow at where she would be, saying something like 'And speaking of necrophilia, my co-anchor has the day off to attend the funeral of her mother' which the husband knew to be false, and a clue to her real whereabouts? Or did Jack say explicitly where Chelsea was, and her husband either induced or deduced that that was where her lover was?
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Wizardofnz (Wizardofnz)

Did Jack merely say something in the vein of 'Good thing Chelsea wasn't here to hear that!' Yope. or did he hint somehow at where she would be, No. saying something like 'And speaking of necrophilia, my co-anchor has the day off to attend the funeral of her mother' which the husband knew to be false, Yope. and a clue to her real whereabouts? No. Or did Jack say explicitly where Chelsea was, and her husband either induced or deduced that that was where her lover was? No.
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Did Jack say that he dares to tell such a joke because of Chelsea's absence? Did he say more about Chelsea's absence? That it will take longer? That they will no longer be co-anchors?
Did Jack know that other TV station will broadcast the joke?
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Did Jack say that he dares to tell such a joke because of Chelsea's absence? That could work, but there's a simpler one. Did he say more about Chelsea's absence? Rephrase? That it will take longer? That they will no longer be co-anchors? No.
Did Jack know that other TV station will broadcast the joke? Irr.
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*********************SPOILER

Because Redwine got entirely close enough, and there's nothing fun left to figure out.

Chelsea is a news anchor who sometimes pretends to be going to work, but actually calls in sick and goes to meet her secret lover. Fortunately, her husband finds the news incredibly boring and never watches it. He does, however, think that The Daily Show is pretty funny (or any show that replays news clips).

On one particular day, Chelsea's co-anchor starts the evening news by saying, "I'm Jack Smith, Chelsea is off sick tonight." He then immediately launches into the most inappropriate, crass joke ever broadcast on live TV. Of course, the comedy shows are all over it, and Chelsea's husband sees the whole thing in a later replay.

If Jack hadn't made the joke, he never would have seen that Chelsea was "off sick," though she didn't have so much as a runny nose.

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