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(Grip) Strangest Yet...

Postby Grip » Mon Nov 07, 2016 6:29 pm

There was an accident. There was a burial under a tombstone in a graveyard. Nothing about this was ordinary, however!
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Re: (Grip) Strangest Yet...

Postby Balin » Mon Nov 07, 2016 7:12 pm

Did anyone die? In the accident? Before/during/after the burial?
Was the burial part of the accident? (i.e. did someone accidentally knock the tombstone onto someone else)
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Re: (Grip) Strangest Yet...

Postby Grip » Mon Nov 07, 2016 7:27 pm

Did anyone die? yes In the accident? yes Before/during/after the burial? no
Was the burial part of the accident? (i.e. did someone accidentally knock the tombstone onto someone else) no, nice idea, though
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Re: (Grip) Strangest Yet...

Postby Balin » Mon Nov 07, 2016 9:12 pm

Number of dead people: one? Two? Three? 4-9? 10-99? 100 or more?
Did any other living creature die besides people? Number of dead creatures: [same options as above]?
Dead person/people: H? A? M?
Did the accident occur before the burial? During? After?
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Re: (Grip) Strangest Yet...

Postby Grip » Mon Nov 07, 2016 9:23 pm

Number of dead people: one? this, but FA
Did any other living creature die besides people? no, but FA Number of dead creatures: [same options as above]?
Dead person/people: H? A? M? No to H, A and M unknown, no more FA :)
Did the accident occur before the burial? this During? After?
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Re: (Grip) Strangest Yet...

Postby Twilightseeker » Fri Nov 11, 2016 11:43 pm

Is this occurring in reality? inside a virtual world? A game? A book/story?
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Re: (Grip) Strangest Yet...

Postby Grip » Fri Nov 11, 2016 11:51 pm

Is this occurring in reality? it is said to have actually occurred some years ago, though it's debated whether it really did, for the puzzle just assume it did
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Re: (Grip) Strangest Yet...

Postby Twilightseeker » Sat Nov 12, 2016 9:16 am

Was a person/people buried under a tombstone in a graveyard? Something else? The same people that died due to the accident? Am I perpetuating the above FA?
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Re: (Grip) Strangest Yet...

Postby Grip » Sat Nov 12, 2016 12:06 pm

Was a person/people buried under a tombstone in a graveyard? yessish Something else? no The same people that died due to the accident? there was only the one death, but yes Am I perpetuating the above FA? Somewhat, remember the individual who died was NOT human but should still probably be described as a person...hope that's not too confusing...told ya this was strange!
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Re: (Grip) Strangest Yet...

Postby Solong » Sat Nov 12, 2016 4:09 pm

Was the burial of an effigy or mannequin or other representation of a person?
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Re: (Grip) Strangest Yet...

Postby Grip » Sat Nov 12, 2016 4:37 pm

Was the burial of an effigy or mannequin or other representation of a person? no, good guess though, the individual was a living being
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Re: (Grip) Strangest Yet...

Postby GalFisk » Sat Nov 12, 2016 6:12 pm

Was the individual an ape? Other particularly intelligent animal? A fictional person? Someone believed to exist? False/stolen identity relevant?
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Re: (Grip) Strangest Yet...

Postby Grip » Sat Nov 12, 2016 6:20 pm

Was the individual an ape? no Other particularly intelligent animal? no A fictional person? no Someone believed to exist? yes False/stolen identity relevant? no
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Re: (Grip) Strangest Yet...

Postby GalFisk » Sat Nov 12, 2016 6:27 pm

Did the one believed to exist not actually exist? Was a fake burial performed? Did someone fake their own death? Edit: fake someone else's death?
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Re: (Grip) Strangest Yet...

Postby Grip » Sat Nov 12, 2016 6:32 pm

Did the one believed to exist not actually exist? in real life, maybe, for the sake of puzzle assume no Was a fake burial performed? no Did someone fake their own death? Edit: fake someone else's death? nope, the death was very real, this was a real live being/person...just not a human one
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Re: (Grip) Strangest Yet...

Postby GalFisk » Sat Nov 12, 2016 6:35 pm

An artificial person? A robot? A chatbot? Other simulated person? Supernatural being? Being of meat, blood and bones? Being disguised as human? Dressed up as human? Acting like a human?
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Postby Grip » Sat Nov 12, 2016 6:41 pm

An artificial person? A robot? A chatbot? Other simulated person? Supernatural being? none of these Being of meat, blood and bones? yes Being disguised as human? Dressed up as human? Acting like a human? no to rest
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Re: (Grip) Strangest Yet...

Postby GalFisk » Sat Nov 12, 2016 6:44 pm

Being with human brain? Animal brain? Artificial brain? No brain? Dead brain?
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Re: (Grip) Strangest Yet...

Postby Grip » Sat Nov 12, 2016 6:47 pm

Being with human brain? no Animal brain? no Artificial brain? no No brain? no Dead brain? well, after the accident, yes
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Re: (Grip) Strangest Yet...

Postby GalFisk » Sat Nov 12, 2016 6:50 pm

Alien brain? Brain bigger than a human brain? Smarter than a human brain?
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Postby Grip » Sat Nov 12, 2016 6:55 pm

Alien brain? YES! Brain bigger than a human brain? irrel Smarter than a human brain? irrel
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Re: (Grip) Strangest Yet...

Postby GalFisk » Sat Nov 12, 2016 6:59 pm

Is a popular UFO conspiracy theory relevant? Roswell? Was something believed to be the remains of an alien being buried?
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Postby Grip » Sat Nov 12, 2016 7:04 pm

Is a popular UFO conspiracy theory relevant? nope, the story is actually rather obscure Roswell? no Was something believed to be the remains of an alien being buried? YES
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Re: (Grip) Strangest Yet...

Postby GalFisk » Sat Nov 12, 2016 7:10 pm

Relevant where it happened? Was it a prank? Was there UFO wreckage? Was the alien buried by: UFO believers? Locals? Government? Does the tombstone say it was an alien?
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Postby Grip » Sat Nov 12, 2016 7:18 pm

Relevant where it happened? no Was it a prank? no Was there UFO wreckage? YES Was the alien buried by: UFO believers? no, this alleged incident occurred before the term UFO was even invented Locals? yes Government? no Does the tombstone say it was an alien? No, BUT...
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Re: (Grip) Strangest Yet...

Postby GalFisk » Sat Nov 12, 2016 7:50 pm

Does it say "man from space"? "Man from the sky"? Something else indicating a being of non-earth origin? Wreckage: scrap metal? A crater? Unidentifiable/unknown/clearly foreign material? A partially intact craft?
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Postby Grip » Sat Nov 12, 2016 8:04 pm

Does it say "man from space"? no "Man from the sky"? no Something else indicating a being of non-earth origin? yes Wreckage: scrap metal? yes A crater? no Unidentifiable/unknown/clearly foreign material? yes A partially intact craft? no
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Re: (Grip) Strangest Yet...

Postby GalFisk » Sat Nov 12, 2016 9:09 pm

Did this happen in the 20th century? 19th? 18th? Earlier? In America? Europe? Asia? Australia? Africa?
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Re: (Grip) Strangest Yet...

Postby Grip » Sat Nov 12, 2016 9:46 pm

Did this happen in the 20th century? 19th? this 18th? Earlier? In America? this Europe? Asia? Australia? Africa?
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Re: (Grip) Strangest Yet...

Postby Twilightseeker » Sun Nov 13, 2016 12:45 am

Was there an inscription on the tombstone? Did it say something like "visitor" or "guest"?
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Re: (Grip) Strangest Yet...

Postby Grip » Sun Nov 13, 2016 12:48 am

Was there an inscription on the tombstone? something was inscribed, yes Did it say something like "visitor" or "guest"? no
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Re: (Grip) Strangest Yet...

Postby Twilightseeker » Sun Nov 13, 2016 12:51 am

Was the inscription on the wreckage materials? On the tombstone? Was it a single word? A description of who was supposedly buried there? A description of what had happened? Was it in English? Relevant? Was it an epitaph to the dead?
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Re: (Grip) Strangest Yet...

Postby Grip » Sun Nov 13, 2016 1:00 am

Was the inscription on the wreckage materials? no On the tombstone? yes Was it a single word? no, FA A description of who was supposedly buried there? no A description of what had happened? no Was it in English? FA Relevant? Was it an epitaph to the dead? no
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Re: (Grip) Strangest Yet...

Postby Twilightseeker » Sun Nov 13, 2016 3:15 am

Was it not written in a language? Was it a drawing? A symbol? A map? A series of symbols? A picture of something?
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Re: (Grip) Strangest Yet...

Postby Solong » Sun Nov 13, 2016 3:23 pm

Was this supposed to have happened in Texas?
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Re: (Grip) Strangest Yet...

Postby Grip » Sun Nov 13, 2016 4:00 pm

Was it not written in a language? exactly! Was it a drawing? YES A symbol? YES A map? A series of symbols? no, just one A picture of something? possibly, debated

Was this supposed to have happened in Texas? Yup! You didn't look this up did you? :)

You all pretty much have it, I just need someone to piece it all together.
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Re: (Grip) Strangest Yet...

Postby Twilightseeker » Mon Nov 14, 2016 6:05 am

Was it a drawing of alien themselves? Of the alien vessel? Some symbol representing the alien?
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Re: (Grip) Strangest Yet...

Postby Grip » Mon Nov 14, 2016 4:50 pm

Was it a drawing of alien themselves? Of the alien vessel? YES Some symbol representing the alien?

I believe I can call this solved! Good job, folks!
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Re: (Grip) Strangest Yet...

Postby Grip » Mon Nov 14, 2016 5:01 pm

***** SPOILER *****

Allegedly on April 17, 1897 in Aurora, Texas a mysterious craft crashed into a windmill on a local judges property. When investigated the remnants of what we would call today a UFO was found along with a body described as "not human."

The locals not knowing what else to do simply buried the remains in the local cemetery and threw the remains of the craft into a well. There is a stone in the cemetery today that has a marking that looks somewhat like a cigar shaped craft with three round windows in it. It is claimed this is the tombstone they used for the alien beings grave.
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Re: (Grip) Strangest Yet... (SOLVED)

Postby Solong » Mon Nov 14, 2016 5:47 pm

Was this supposed to have happened in Texas? Yup! You didn't look this up did you? :) No. I'm a Texan, we just know these things! :)
Great puzzle. 'Fine as frog's hair,' as we say.
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