[WiZ] Is it water on the knee? (No)

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[WiZ] Is it water on the knee? (No)

Postby WiZ » Thu Sep 22, 2016 3:55 am

A number of people have undergone a certain operation in the hope of having a better future. Although many who have been operated on would claim it successful, it has made no measurable difference to anyone's quality of life. What is this operation?
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Re: [WiZ] Is it water on the knee? (No).

Postby GalFisk » Thu Sep 22, 2016 4:18 am

Operation=surgery? Removal of something? Replacement of something? Transplantation? Improvement of something? Is a certain organ relevant? A certain body part? Bone relevant? Muscles? Nerves? Skin? Scars? Reproductive system? Is the operation cosmetic? Preventive? Pointless? Painless? Done under local anaesthesia? General anaesthesia?
Is the hoped for future better: financially? Relationship-wise? Healthwise? Professionally? Does the operation reduce the risk of something?
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Re: [WiZ] Is it water on the knee? (No).

Postby WiZ » Thu Sep 22, 2016 4:27 am

Operation=surgery? yes Removal of something? Replacement of something? yes Transplantation? no Improvement of something? In the patient's eyes Is a certain organ relevant? A certain body part? this Bone relevant? Muscles? Nerves? Skin? this Scars? and this Reproductive system? Is the operation cosmetic? this Preventive? Pointless? this (in my opinion, and that of much of the medical community) Painless? no to everything else Done under local anaesthesia? this, I think General anaesthesia?
Is the hoped for future better: financially? Relationship-wise? Healthwise? Professionally? all, potentially Does the operation reduce the risk of something? yes, in a roundabout way, in the patient's eyes
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Re: [WiZ] Is it water on the knee? (No).

Postby Zanreo » Thu Sep 22, 2016 6:31 am

Plastic surgery of some kind?
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Postby rcb » Thu Sep 22, 2016 12:50 pm

The procedure is performed: on the face? other part of the head? torso? arms? hands? legs? feet?

Is it performed on men and women alike?
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Re: [WiZ] Is it water on the knee? (No).

Postby jumpingjacks » Thu Sep 22, 2016 1:17 pm

is it double eyelid surgery?
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Re: [WiZ] Is it water on the knee? (No).

Postby jumpingjacks » Thu Sep 22, 2016 1:18 pm

"hope for a better future" - is it based on superstition of some kind? Eg. in some cultures, it is believed that having a mark in certain locations means different things for their future. Is it along these lines?
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Re: [WiZ] Is it water on the knee? (No).

Postby WiZ » Thu Sep 22, 2016 10:44 pm

Zanreo

Plastic surgery of some kind? of some kind

rcb

The procedure is performed: on the face? other part of the head? torso? arms? hands? this legs? feet?

Is it performed on men and women alike? yes

JumpingJacks

is it double eyelid surgery? no, but ORT in terms of its area of prevalence

"hope for a better future" - is it based on superstition of some kind? yes! Eg. in some cultures, it is believed that having a mark in certain locations means different things for their future. Is it along these lines? very much along these 'lines', yes

A most adroit round of questioning. My compliments to you all.
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Re: [WiZ] Is it water on the knee? (No).

Postby Twilightseeker » Thu Sep 22, 2016 10:52 pm

Does it happen in the East? Is it related to the lines on the hands/wrists that are used in fortunate telling and palm reading?
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Re: [WiZ] Is it water on the knee? (No).

Postby WiZ » Thu Sep 22, 2016 11:11 pm

Does it happen in the East? Yes (Japan specifically) Is it related to the lines on the hands/wrists that are used in fortunate telling and palm reading? yes


***** SPOILER *****

A recent trend in Japan has been for people to get lines (professionally) burned into their hands with an electric scalpel, in order to manipulate the outcome of palm readings to be more favourable.


Well, that went quickly. I must congratulate Jumpingjacks on picking up the significance of that duplicitous phrase 'having a better future'. And well done Twilightseeker for the solve.
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Re: [WiZ] Is it water on the knee? (No) [SOLVED]

Postby jumpingjacks » Fri Sep 23, 2016 11:46 am

Great, thanks!
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