[WiZ] This is my Rottweiler, Jesus

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[WiZ] This is my Rottweiler, Jesus

Postby WiZ » Mon Nov 28, 2016 8:25 pm

A woman walks into a dark room. She switches on the light. She is startled, then pleased, then laughs and says 'I really am terrible at my job'.

What is going on, and what is her profession?
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Re: [WiZ] This is my Rottweiler, Jesus

Postby Grip » Mon Nov 28, 2016 8:29 pm

Is there a dog in the room?

Woman = human adult?

Is Jesus in the puzzle title pronounced like "Hey Seuss?" if so or not, is that relevant?

Dark room = a room that is dark? an actual darkroom for photo developing?

is the light source hanging from the ceiling? is it on a table? the floor? is it a lamp?
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Re: [WiZ] This is my Rottweiler, Jesus

Postby WiZ » Mon Nov 28, 2016 9:00 pm

Is there a dog in the room? woof!

Woman = human adult? yes

Is Jesus in the puzzle title pronounced like "Hey Seuss?" no if so or not, is that relevant? not in the slightest

Dark room = a room that is dark? yes an actual darkroom for photo developing? no

is the light source hanging from the ceiling? yes is it on a table? the floor? is it a lamp? no to the rest
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Re: [WiZ] This is my Rottweiler, Jesus

Postby Grip » Mon Nov 28, 2016 9:15 pm

When she switched on the light did she use a wall switch? use a switch on the light source?

Is the light source a ceiling fan? chandelier?

When she turns on the light, is the room empty? is there anything living in it? is this room in her home?

Is she an electrician? flooring inspector? a pirate?
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Re: [WiZ] This is my Rottweiler, Jesus

Postby WiZ » Mon Nov 28, 2016 9:20 pm

When she switched on the light did she use a wall switch? yes use a switch on the light source? no

Is the light source a ceiling fan? chandelier? neither

When she turns on the light, is the room empty? no is there anything living in it? yes is this room in her home? yes

Is she an electrician? shockingly, no flooring inspector? a pirate? no (timbers are not pertinent to her job)
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Re: [WiZ] This is my Rottweiler, Jesus

Postby Grip » Mon Nov 28, 2016 9:28 pm

The living thing = plant? animal? human? insect? is the living thing what startles her?

Is she an exterminator? full time mom? ghost hunter?
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Re: [WiZ] This is my Rottweiler, Jesus

Postby WiZ » Mon Nov 28, 2016 9:33 pm

The living thing = plant? animal? human? this insect? is the living thing what startles her? yes

Is she an exterminator? full time mom? ghost hunter? no to all
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Re: [WiZ] This is my Rottweiler, Jesus

Postby Grip » Mon Nov 28, 2016 9:38 pm

Is the human male? female? adult? kid? teen? related to her? a stranger? burglar?

Is her job one that keeps her mostly at home?
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Re: [WiZ] This is my Rottweiler, Jesus

Postby WiZ » Mon Nov 28, 2016 9:40 pm

Is the human male? yes female? yes adult? yes kid? yes teen? yes related to her? yes a stranger? unlikely burglar? no

Is her job one that keeps her mostly at home? no
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Re: [WiZ] This is my Rottweiler, Jesus

Postby Grip » Mon Nov 28, 2016 9:45 pm

Are there multiple people in the room? all they all her family?

Does the room have a specific function?

Had she just come home? was it her birthday?
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Re: [WiZ] This is my Rottweiler, Jesus

Postby WiZ » Mon Nov 28, 2016 9:47 pm

Are there multiple people in the room? yes :) all they all her family? no

Does the room have a specific function? yes (assume living/reception room)

Had she just come home? yes was it her birthday? yes!
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Re: [WiZ] This is my Rottweiler, Jesus

Postby Balin » Mon Nov 28, 2016 9:59 pm

Has she arrived at a surprise party?
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Re: [WiZ] This is my Rottweiler, Jesus

Postby WiZ » Mon Nov 28, 2016 9:59 pm

Has she arrived at a surprise party? she has.
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Re: [WiZ] This is my Rottweiler, Jesus

Postby Grip » Mon Nov 28, 2016 10:03 pm

Is she a police officer? detective? security expert?

So, is this a surprise party for her birthday? are friends of hers there too?
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Re: [WiZ] This is my Rottweiler, Jesus

Postby WiZ » Mon Nov 28, 2016 10:08 pm

Is she a police officer? detective? yes! security expert?

So, is this a surprise party for her birthday? yes! are friends of hers there too?

***** SPOILER *****

She is a detective, who has been surprised by a surprise party thrown for her. She marvels briefly that she has not picked up on any of the clues that might lead her to believe that this was in the pipeline.


Well done, Grip and Balin. Nice quick one.
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Re: [WiZ] This is my Rottweiler, Jesus [SOLVED]

Postby Grip » Mon Nov 28, 2016 10:11 pm

Short, but I liked it.
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