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Solo1 (Solo1)
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Posted on Wednesday, December 04, 2013 - 5:28 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Mild-mannered Marian has had a secret history that you would never guess from looking at her. I didn't know until recently that she once worked for the FBI. I also didn't know that she once did something that might be considered anti-ethical to the FBI. She was a ________.
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Posted on Thursday, December 05, 2013 - 7:37 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Prostitute? Spy? Woman? Criminal?
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Posted on Thursday, December 05, 2013 - 12:55 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did she work for the FBI and do the anti-ethical thing at the same time? Did the FBI hire her to do the anti-ethical thing? Was she really doing it, or just seeming to?

Anti-ethical=generally against the rules of society? Or specifically against one of the principles of the FBI?

If the latter--was she breaking the law? Aiding criminals? Failing or refusing to catch criminals? Gathering information she knew to be false? Doing something that could harm the government? Or the country as a whole? Helping another country? Anything to do with serial killers?
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Posted on Thursday, December 05, 2013 - 8:02 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Prostitute? No Spy?No, but explore Woman? Yes, she is/was a HAF. Criminal? DOYD one's definition of criminal.

Did she work for the FBI and do the anti-ethical thing at the same time? No Did the FBI hire her to do the anti-ethical thing? ..so no. Was she really doing it, Yes or just seeming to?

Anti-ethical=generally against the rules of society? Yopish Or specifically against one of the principles of the FBI? I am sure that under some circumstances the FBI would not approve of what she did, but under other circumstances, including the actual circumstances, they wouldn't care.

If the latter--was she breaking the law? She was breaking some law. Explore what it was. Aiding criminals? Failing or refusing to catch criminals? Gathering information she knew to be false? Doing something that could harm the government? Or the country as a whole? No or n.r. to all. Helping another country? DOYD of 'help,' and also what country Anything to do with serial killers? No.
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Posted on Friday, December 06, 2013 - 11:05 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So another country is involved? Is that country in Africa? Asia? South America? Europe? North America? Austrailia?

Is her crime treason related? Does what she did illegal in most countries? Or illegal where she was?
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Posted on Saturday, December 07, 2013 - 1:19 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So another country is involved? 2 actually Is that country in Africa? Asia? South America? Europe? North America? Australia? The Middle East.

Is her crime treason related? No Does what she did illegal in most countries? No Or illegal where she was? Yes, although it is not illegal in the US.
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Posted on Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 10:34 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Hint: You could call this an early Christmas puzzle.
Gregoryuconn (Gregoryuconn)
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Posted on Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - 1:42 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

NORAD Santa tracker relevant?
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Posted on Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - 11:49 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Are drug-related crimes relevant? Is her religion relevant?
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Posted on Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - 3:03 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

NORAD Santa tracker relevant? No, but sort of OTRT.
Are drug-related crimes relevant? Not at all. Is her religion relevant? Yes!
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Posted on Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - 7:08 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is she Jewish? Christian? Muslim? Buddhist? Mormon? Hindu? Taoist? Atheist? Does she belong to a cult? Does she practice a religion that is illegal in the country where she works/lives?
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Posted on Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - 7:40 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is she Jewish? Christian? this
Does she practice a religion that is illegal in the country where she works/lives? As she lives and works in the USA, no. But the US is not the only country involved here.
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Posted on Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - 8:35 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did she practice Christian religion in the country where it was not allowed? If yes, did she do it while visiting that country? Did her action affect that other country via electronic means of communication?
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Did she practice Christian religion in the country where it was not allowed? Yessish/yes If yes, did she do it while visiting that country? Yes, but beware FA Did her action affect that other country via electronic means of communication? No
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Posted on Thursday, December 12, 2013 - 1:08 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was she visiting there on a work assignment? Vacation? While transiting that country en route to another? At an airport in that country where she had a layover? At an airport that her plane was hijacked to?
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Posted on Thursday, December 12, 2013 - 12:07 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did she do it on an aircraft belonging to that other country? On a ship belonging to that other country? In that country's embassy?
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Posted on Thursday, December 12, 2013 - 3:46 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was she visiting there on a work assignment? Vacation? Yes; ostensibly she was a tourist, and to a great extent, she was. No or n.r. to the rest.

Did she do it on an aircraft belonging to that other country? IDK, but would assume not. She travelled by plane, but it was otherwise n.r., and other questions are no or n.r.
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Posted on Thursday, December 12, 2013 - 4:23 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was she an undercover agent posing as a tourist? But then she got really into her role and became a tourist for real?
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Posted on Thursday, December 12, 2013 - 6:43 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was she an undercover agent Yope, DOYD of 'undercover agent' posing as a tourist? But then she got really into her role and became a tourist for real? More likely closer to the other way around. Because she was going there as a tourist, she had the opportunity to do what she did.
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Posted on Thursday, December 12, 2013 - 11:17 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was she working as a sort-of undercover agent for the government? For a private company? Was she a secret shopper? Did the store owners want to see how employees would respond to foreigners? People of other religions? People who didn't speak the local language well? Did she go into a store and say she was buying something as a Christmas gift?
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Posted on Thursday, December 12, 2013 - 11:18 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Also, you said Middle East. Is it a predominately Muslim country, or is it Israel, which is predominately Jewish? Is this relevant at all? If it is a predominately Muslim country, is it relevant which one?
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Posted on Friday, December 13, 2013 - 3:33 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was she working as a sort-of undercover agent for the government? For a private company? Was she a secret shopper? Did the store owners want to see how employees would respond to foreigners? People or other religions? People who didn't speak the local language well? No, n.r. to all. Did she go into a store and say she was buying something as a Christmas gift? No, but 'Christmas gifts' are relevant, in a lateral way.

Also, you said Middle East. Is it a predominately Muslim country Yes!, or is it Israel, which is predominately Jewish? No If it is a predominately Muslim country, is it relevant which one? No, and in any case, I don't wish to be more specific.
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Is alcohol and its consumption relevant?
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Did she smuggle Bibles into the country?
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Posted on Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - 8:00 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did she smuggle alcohol into the country inside Bibles with the pages cut out?
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Posted on Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 2:15 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is alcohol and its consumption relevant? No
Did she smuggle Bibles into the country? Yes!
Did she smuggle alcohol into the country inside Bibles with the pages cut out? No. Sure you've never been a smuggler, Wiz? ;-)

*********************SPOILER***********
Marian and some of her friends, under cover of being tourists - which they were - smuggled Bibles and other Christian items into a Middle Eastern country disguised as Christmas gifts. Apparently the authorities, while disallowing the public practice of non-Muslim religion, considered Christmas a secular holiday and had no problems with the giving of gifts, etc., in private.
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Posted on Saturday, December 28, 2013 - 4:35 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Interesting!

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