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Paul1440 (Paul1440)
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Posted on Friday, March 07, 2014 - 7:06 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Because of Debbie's son, Tom suspects her of cheating.
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Tom and Debbie are married? Dating? Does he suspect her of cheating in the sexual sense?

Debbie's son is not Tom's son? Is her son 0-5, 6-10, 11-15, 16+? Relevant how old he is?
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Tom and Debbie are married? Dating? Does he suspect her of cheating in the sexual sense? No to all

Debbie's son is not Tom's son? He is not Tom's son Is her son 0-5, 6-10, 11-15, 16+? Figure around 4 years old Relevant how old he is? Yes
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Are Debbie and Tom related? friends? co-workers? acquaintances?

Does he suspect her of cheating because of something her son said? did?
Did he say something that sounded like Debbie was cheating?

Can we call her son Jake?
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Doriana (Doriana)

Are Debbie and Tom related? friends? co-workers? acquaintances? Could be any of these, but let's just assume they're just acquaintances

Does he suspect her of cheating because of something her son said? did? This
Did he say something that sounded like Debbie was cheating? No

Can we call her son Jake? Ok
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Does Tom know Jake? Did he ever meet him? Does he know that Jake is Debbie's son? (is he indeed Debbie's son?)
Is it already the fact of Jake's existence that makes Tom suspect Debbie of cheating?
Was Debbie indeed cheating? in the way Tom suspected?
Was Debbie cheating as in .. giving false information? (to Tom?) cheating in a test?
Did she give wrong information in a job application? like stating that she worked as .. during the time when she actually must have been pregnant with Jake?
Would it work only with a 4 year old son?
If so, is some well-known event in the years 2009 - 2010 relevant?
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Does Tom know Jake? Irrel Did he ever meet him? Irrel Does he know that Jake is Debbie's son? Assume Tom knows she has a son (is he indeed Debbie's son?) (I assume "he"=Jake) Yes

Is it already the fact of Jake's existence that makes Tom suspect Debbie of cheating? No
Was Debbie indeed cheating? No in the way Tom suspected?

Was Debbie cheating as in .. giving false information? (to Tom?) cheating in a test?
Did she give wrong information in a job application? like stating that she worked as .. during the time when she actually must have been pregnant with Jake? No to all

Would it work only with a 4 year old son? Most likely, the child is close to that age. Much less likely with a 10 year old, for example... Could just as easily be a daughter though
If so, is some well-known event in the years 2009 - 2010 relevant? No. I'm curious to know what event you had in mind though
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Posted on Thursday, March 13, 2014 - 4:09 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Hint: Although Tom suspects Debbie of cheating, he is only mildly annoyed about it, because it is unimportant.
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Did Tom suspect Debbie of cheating in a game? in a competition?
Did Tom also take part in this game or competition? Did he cheat?
Did Tom and Debbie ever meet?
Did Jake do something relevant? if so: Did Tom see this? hear this? otherwise realize that it must have happened?
Did it happen indoors? in Debbies home?
Did Jake break something? did he say something? sing? shout? cry? did he sleep?
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Sundowner (Sundowner)

Did Tom suspect Debbie of cheating in a game? This in a competition?

Did Tom also take part in this game or competition? Yes Did he cheat? No

Did Tom and Debbie ever meet? Irrel
Did Jake do something relevant? Yes

if so: Did Tom see this? hear this? otherwise realize that it must have happened? None of these

Did it happen indoors? Most likely, but not necessarily in Debbies home? irrelevant

Did Jake break something? did he say something? sing? shout? cry? did he sleep? no to all
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Posted on Friday, March 21, 2014 - 2:26 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Hint: This takes place in the modern era. It could not have happened 10 years ago
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Technology relevant? Mobile phones? Computer/phone games? Did Jake imitate his mother doing something?
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Technology relevant? Yes Mobile phones? Computer/phone games? This game can be played on a mobile phone, computer, or tablet (such as an iPad) any of these can apply Did Jake imitate his mother doing something? Not really
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Does Debbie play the game? does her son? does Tom?

Is it a game in which 2 players play against each other?
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Does Debbie play the game? Yes does her son? Noish does Tom? Yes

Is it a game in which 2 players play against each other? Yes
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Is it some kind of quiz game?

Did her son accidentally click something or hit a button in the game? If so, did Debbie win because of this?
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Doriana (Doriana)

Is it some kind of quiz game? No

Did her son accidentally click something or hit a button in the game? Yes If so, did Debbie win because of this? It's more accurate to say Debbie avoided losing because of this
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Did she forfeit? Does Tom think Debbie hit the button? Does he think she did so to avoid losing?
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Galfisk (Galfisk)

Did she forfeit? Close enough Does Tom think Debbie hit the button? Yes Does he think she did so to avoid losing? Yes

And finally, we have a......
************SPOILER***************************
Tom and Debbie were playing "Words with Friends". One strange quirk in this game is as follows: Whoever challenges somebody to a game goes first and the other player sees the first player's move before deciding whether or not to accept or decline the challenge. In this case, Tom made a huge word on his first turn (For example, MUZJIKS on your first turn is over 100 points in both Scrabble and Words with Friends). It turned out that Debbie's son was playing with his mom's cell phone and pressed the "decline button", so the game never got played. Tom thought that Mary declined because of the first move. Tom views this as cheating.

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