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Solo1 (Solo1)
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Posted on Wednesday, January 08, 2014 - 4:10 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Grace is standing with her ear to an elevator (lift) door. Why?
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Posted on Wednesday, January 08, 2014 - 4:18 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is she on the inside or outside of the lift? Is she a Doctor Who fan? Does she wear a bow tie? Bow ties are cool.

This so reminds me of those drawings you did as a kid. What's this? A man with a bowtie stuck in a lift door. (one square, one line cutting it vertically and simple bow tie shape either side of the middle line)
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Posted on Wednesday, January 08, 2014 - 7:31 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is she on the inside or outside of the life? outside Is she a Doctor Who fan? no Does she wear a bow tie? Bow ties are cool. They are, but they're not relevant in any way.
This so reminds me of those drawings you did as a kid. What's this? A man with a bowtie stuck in a lift door. Yup, I remember them, but they are not relevant either.
This is real life, BTW
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Posted on Wednesday, January 08, 2014 - 7:55 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Grace = HAF?

Is she listening for something or someone? Is she fully aware of why she is doing this, and what it might achieve?

If she had no ears, or no sense of hearing, could she achieve the same effect by standing with her temples to the liftevator door?
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Posted on Wednesday, January 08, 2014 - 7:56 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Relevant where the elevator is? If so, an apartment building? a store? an office? somewhere else?
Is it a passenger elevator? a freight elevator?
Is Grace H/A/F?
Solo1 (Solo1)
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Posted on Wednesday, January 08, 2014 - 11:55 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Grace = HAF? Yes

Is she listening for something or someonemostly this Is she fully aware of why she is doing this, and what it might achieve? Yes

If she had no ears, or no sense of hearing, could she achieve the same effect by standing with her \temples to the liftevator door? both temples? That would be a neat trick! No, she needs at least one ear.

Relevant where the elevator is? If so, an apartment building? a store? an office? n.r., but assume a small office building.
Is it a passenger elevator? a freight elevator? Could be either, but assume the latter.
And there is probably a w.a. lurking here.
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Does she expect to hear someone in the lift? Is she listening for someone specific?

Would she be more pleased to hear nothing, or something? Is she listening out for something that is said?

Is this some sort of intelligence-gathering exercise? Is she going to report her findings to anyone?

Does what she hears influence her immediate course of action? Does she decide whether or not to take any lift based on what she hears?

Is crime or illegal activity involved?
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Posted on Thursday, January 09, 2014 - 11:59 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Does she expect to hear someone Yes in the lift? No Is she listening for someone specific?Yes
Would she be more pleased to hear nothing, or something? She expects to hear something Is she listening out for something that is said?Yes
Is this some sort of intelligence gathering exercise? ..umm, yessish, but not as one would usually think of that. Is she going to report her findings to anyone?Yes
Does what she hears influence her immediate course of action? Only in 'reporting,' and I think there still may be a w.a. Does she decide whether or not to take any lift based on what she hears? No, n.r.
Is crime or illegal activity involved? No. Everything is on the up and up...er, so to speak.
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Is she expecting to hear: a voice? More than one voice? A person inside the lift? Is there something wrong with the lift? Will the door open in the near future? Did it close in the near past?
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Is it relevant in what type of building is the lift located?
Is it external lift?
Is the lift moving when she is standing with her ear to the door? If yes, is it going up? down? Relevant?
Is she in danger?
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Is she expecting to hear: a voice? Yes More than one voice? No A person inside the lift? No Is something wrong with the lift? Yes Will the door open in the near future? Hopefully it will. Did it close in the recent past? DOYD of 'recent.' Perhaps an hour.
Hi, Galfisk. We've missed you!
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Is it relevant in what type of building is the lift located? No
Is it external lift? No
Is the lift moving when she is standing with her ear to the door? YopeIf yes, is it going up? down? relevant? n.r.
Is she in danger? not at all
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Posted on Monday, January 13, 2014 - 10:52 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Glad to be back. Work has finally quieted down slightly.
A voice: directly from a person? Through a communications device? Recorded or synthesized? Is her profession relevant?
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A voice: directly from a person? Through a communications device? This Recorded or synthesized? No Is her profession relevant? Well, she is at the moment doing work, but I wouldn't call it a 'profession.' It's not what she usually does.
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Communications device: phone? Speaker? Emergency system? Alarm system? Is there a problem? Relevant whose voice she expects to eb coming out of the device? Is it her own? Is it a two-way communications device? Is the device in the lift cab? On it? Attached to it? Is the cab moving? Does she expect it to? are there people in the elevator?
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Communications device: phone? YesIs there a problem? with what? Relevant whose voice she expects to be coming out of the device? Yes Is it her own? no Is it a two-way communications device?Yes Is the device in the lift cab? On it? Attached to it? No to all. Is the cab moving? Does she expect it to? Yope to both. Explore? Are there people in the elevator? It's a freight elevator (goods lift) so no. Could be relevant.
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Is there a problem with the elevator? The doors? Grace? The person speaking through the phone? The phone itself? is the phone not where it should be? Has it been lost into the mechanisms of the elevator? Or the door?
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Is there a problem with the elevator? Yes. The other q's, no or n.r.
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Elevator problem: foreign object in mechanism? Cab movement issue? Stalled? Slow? Overloaded? Is she trying to determine if the cab is moving? Is she troubleshooting the elevator? Is she cooperating with someone? If not, is another person still relevant? Did she put the phone where it is? Was it put in its place intentionally?
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Elevator problem: foreign object in mechanism? No Cab movement issue? Stalled? Slow? Overloaded? Could be any of these. Is she trying to determine if the cab is moving? Is she troubleshooting the elevator? Is she cooperating with someone? Yes to all. If not, is another person still relevant? Did she put the phone where it is? Yes.

************SPOILER***********
Grace's husband is an elevator technician, which means he is on call virtually 24/7. He and Grace were out shopping (or whatever) when he got a call to fix a stalled elevator, so he took Grace with him. He had her stand touching the elevator door, so she could sight between the leaves of the door and see when the cab was unstuck and moving. She was holding a phone to her other ear, so she could tell him when it started to move.

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