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[Balin] Read the news

Postby Balin » Tue Mar 06, 2018 3:24 am

A man was arrested because he did not speak to his family. Explain.

Man = he = his = H/A/M
Adapted from a story I read online
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Postby invisiblemimsy » Tue Mar 06, 2018 3:33 am

Arrested by the police, or someone else? Relevant which family members? Was it a misunderstanding? Was he arrested for a crime, actual or suspected, if so, relevant which crime? Alibi relevant?
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Postby LemonCurry » Tue Mar 06, 2018 7:45 am

Was he guilty? Was anyone in the family guilty?
"Not speak to them" = not contact them? Or literally not speak?
Did he relevantly not speak to them on a particular day? Or over a longer period of time?
Relevant why he didn't speak to the family?
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Postby Earnest » Tue Mar 06, 2018 12:17 pm

His family = his mum? His dad? His brother? All? A specific member of the family?

Was the not speaking with the family the direct cause of him being arrested? E.g. had he spoken with his family he would not have been mistaken for someone else? For speaking with his family should he have gone in a specific relevant place? Also talking to the phone would have been fine? Speaking through the internet? Speaking about what relevant?
Is his family influent?

By not speaking with his family did he commit a crime? Relecant what did he do instead of speaking with his family?
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Postby Balin » Fri Mar 09, 2018 7:11 pm

Arrested by the police, or someone else? Police Relevant which family members? Yes, brother Was it a misunderstanding? No Was he arrested for a crime, actual or suspected, if so, relevant which crime? Yes, actual, no Alibi relevant? Noish

Was he guilty? Yes Was anyone in the family guilty? No
"Not speak to them" = not contact them? Yes Or literally not speak? But also this - the point is that they are not in touch
Did he relevantly not speak to them on a particular day? Or over a longer period of time? This
Relevant why he didn't speak to the family? No

His family = his mum? His dad? His brother? All? A specific member of the family? All, but most relevantly his brother

Was the not speaking with the family the direct cause of him being arrested? See next E.g. had he spoken with his family he would not have been mistaken for someone else? No, but explore!! For speaking with his family should he have gone in a specific relevant place? No Also talking to the phone would have been fine? Speaking through the internet? Speaking about what relevant? Any contact would have averted this
Is his family influent? They are capable of speech, if that's what you're asking

By not speaking with his family did he commit a crime? No Relevant what did he do instead of speaking with his family? No
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Postby Earnest » Sat Mar 10, 2018 8:19 am

Ok classic question...did he have a twin brother? Was his brother a policeman? Was him arrested and then convicted and imprisoned? Relevant? In not being in touch with his family, was his family not aware of his movements? Of where he was? That he was a criminal? Would he not be arrested had he revealed his family each month his position without speaking with anyone? Is the relevant part of being in touch something that could also not be said in words? Like sending pictures? Was him recognized immediately as a member of his family once arrested? Did his family see him? Recognized him? Was him arrested but then he did not have the phone number of his family and so was not able to call them to pay the deposit? Were relevant changes made from the last time he and his brother and family communicated? Relevant the reason why he and his family broke relationships(did they actually broke them voluntarily or were them forced to?)?

Did he decide to become a criminal because he thought something that instead was wrong and whose wrongness he could have discovered by being in touch with his family? E.g. he thought someone of his family was dead? Is keeping in touch relevant because it would have avoided that he became a criminal or just that he had been arrested?
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Postby irishelk » Sun Mar 11, 2018 2:45 pm

If he had spoken with his family, would he have been mistaken for someone else? Would someone else have been mistaken for him?

Security cameras relevant?
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Postby Balin » Sun Mar 11, 2018 3:57 pm

Ok classic question...did he have a twin brother? No Was his brother a policeman? No Was him arrested and then convicted and imprisoned? No Relevant? No
In not being in touch with his family, was his family not aware of his movements? Of where he was? That he was a criminal? Presumably all of these, but Irrel Would he not be arrested had he revealed his family each month his position without speaking with anyone? He would still have been arrested Is the relevant part of being in touch something that could also not be said in words? No Like sending pictures?
Was him recognized immediately as a member of his family once arrested? No Did his family see him? No Recognized him? No Was him arrested but then he did not have the phone number of his family and so was not able to call them to pay the deposit? No Were relevant changes made from the last time he and his brother and family communicated? Yes Relevant the reason why he and his family broke relationships (did they actually broke them voluntarily or were them forced to?)? No (Irrel)

Did he decide to become a criminal because he thought something that instead was wrong and whose wrongness he could have discovered by being in touch with his family? No/Irrel E.g. he thought someone of his family was dead? No, but... Is keeping in touch relevant because it would have avoided that he became a criminal or just that he had been arrested? Just the arrest

If he had spoken with his family, would he have been mistaken for someone else? No Would someone else have been mistaken for him? No

Security cameras relevant? No
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Postby irishelk » Sun Mar 11, 2018 5:23 pm

Was someone in his family actually dead? But he did not know it? Did he try to evade detection by claiming to be a relative, not knowing they were dead? Or did he somehow impersonate the dead relative?
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Postby Balin » Sun Mar 11, 2018 6:33 pm

Was someone in his family actually dead? But he did not know it? Did he try to evade detection by claiming to be a relative, not knowing they were dead? Yep.

****SPOILER****

The man, when asked by police for his identity, claimed to be his brother. A police check revealed his brother had died a year ago.

(Adapted from something I saw on Reddit.)

Nice quick solve.
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Postby Earnest » Sun Mar 11, 2018 6:48 pm

Nice one and congrat IrishElk!
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Re: [Balin] (*IDENTIFIED*) Read the news

Postby irishelk » Sat Mar 17, 2018 12:16 am

Good one! Call your family, I guess!
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