[Enjay] Dedicated Follower of Fashion

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[Enjay] Dedicated Follower of Fashion

Postby Enjay » Tue May 22, 2018 8:19 pm

Every day at 10pm a man puts on the same outfit and goes outside.
The outfit is not a uniform of any kind and he owns plenty of other clothes so why does he do this?

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Re: [Enjay] Dedicated Follower of Fashion

Postby WiZ » Tue May 22, 2018 8:41 pm

Is he on earth? On land?

Is his starting point his house? His place of work? A public place?

Does he put this outfit on to do paid work? Unpaid work? Entertain people?

Does the outfit provide protection? Does it identify him in some way (or render him incognito)? It is connected to some sort of relevant apparatus (e.g. covered in small mirrors, water-squirting flower in the lapel, electricity-generating device rigged to the soles of the boots which he scuffs as he walks, gatling guns hidden in the sleeves etc.)?

Is the outfit particularly conspicuous? Is it something that you would, generally, see someone wearing if you spent a day in the middle of a large town? If so, would they be wearing it for the same purpose?

Does he stay in the outfit long? Relevant?
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Re: [Enjay] Dedicated Follower of Fashion

Postby Enjay » Tue May 22, 2018 9:50 pm

Is he on earth? Yes On land? Yes

Is his starting point his house? No His place of work? Yes A public place? Yes

Does he put this outfit on to do paid work? Unpaid work? Entertain people? No to all

Does the outfit provide protection? Yope Does it identify him in some way (or render him incognito)? No It is connected to some sort of relevant apparatus (e.g. covered in small mirrors, water-squirting flower in the lapel, electricity-generating device rigged to the soles of the boots which he scuffs as he walks, gatling guns hidden in the sleeves etc.)? No

Is the outfit particularly conspicuous? No Is it something that you would, generally, see someone wearing if you spent a day in the middle of a large town? Something similar at least If so, would they be wearing it for the same purpose? No

Does he stay in the outfit long? No Relevant? Yes
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Re: [Enjay] Dedicated Follower of Fashion

Postby Westing1992 » Tue May 22, 2018 10:57 pm

Is it relevant that this is in the evening/at night? Are his clothes dark-colored? Light-colored? Would a separate but identical outfit work, or does it have to be this specific one?

Does he stay outside long? Does he go to a specific place? Does he travel beyond his yard? Beyond his block? Are they workout clothes?

Are other people involved? His family? Does he expect others to see him in the outfit? Does he want them to?
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Re: [Enjay] Dedicated Follower of Fashion

Postby invisiblemimsy » Tue May 22, 2018 11:12 pm

Is he trying to blend in? Is he hoping to be seen? Does he have an appointment? Is he establishing an alibi? Is he hoping a certain person will show up one of these days? Does the outfit have some kind of significance, romantic, sentimental or otherwise? Is it to do with a memory? Would it help if we establish what the outfit is? Has he just left work, just arrived, on a break? Is this daily occurrence to do with his job? Does he do it on his days off? Does he just stand there, or go somewhere in particular, wander randomly?
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Re: [Enjay] Dedicated Follower of Fashion

Postby Enjay » Wed May 23, 2018 5:03 pm

Is it relevant that this is in the evening/at night? Yes although someone could do this for a similar reason at other times of day Are his clothes dark-colored? Light-colored? Irrel Would a separate but identical outfit work yes, or does it have to be this specific one?

Does he stay outside long? Probably between half an hour and a few hours Does he go to a specific place? Yes Does he travel beyond his yard? Yes Beyond his block? Yes Are they workout clothes? No

Are other people involved? Yes His family? No Does he expect others to see him in the outfit? Yes Does he want them to? Hmm...he would be happy not to be seen, but the reasoning behind the outfit assumes he will be seen


Is he trying to blend in? Noish Is he hoping to be seen? See answer above to Westing1992 Does he have an appointment? No Is he establishing an alibi? No Is he hoping a certain person will show up one of these days? Yope Does the outfit have some kind of significance, romantic, sentimental or otherwise? No Is it to do with a memory? No Would it help if we establish what the outfit is? No, it could be anything really Has he just left work this, just arrived, on a break? Is this daily occurrence to do with his job? Yes Does he do it on his days off? No Does he just stand there, or go somewhere in particular, this wander randomly?
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Re: [Enjay] Dedicated Follower of Fashion

Postby Zanreo » Wed May 23, 2018 9:56 pm

Could the outfit be considered a disguise? Is the outfit different from the kind of clothes he would usually wear? Does he want to see if people will recognize him in the outfit? Does he go to a specific place outside? Inside? A specific building?
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Re: [Enjay] Dedicated Follower of Fashion

Postby invisiblemimsy » Thu May 24, 2018 6:07 pm

Does the outfit cause others to think he is someone or something else? Is it camouflage (what you might wear in the forces)? Or just the kind of thing that makes you look generically bland and unnoticeable?

Is he going to the place to get something, look at something, find out something, make a transaction, see if person/persons show up, do a task, do something legal or illegal?
If someone (general or specific) does turn up, will he want to see them and/or be seen by them?
Is this still part of his job? Something connected to his job?
Something he does for himself? Another person?
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Re: [Enjay] Dedicated Follower of Fashion

Postby Enjay » Thu May 24, 2018 6:12 pm

Could the outfit be considered a disguise? No Is the outfit different from the kind of clothes he would usually wear? No Does he want to see if people will recognize him in the outfit? No Does he go to a specific place outside? Inside? This... A specific building? ...and this, but he relevantly goes outside to get there


Does the outfit cause others to think he is someone or something else? No Is it camouflage - what you might wear in the forces No - or an outfit you might wear to look like someone else -or everyone else? Or just the kind of thing that makes you look generically bland and unnoticeable? This is along the right lines, but the outfit could be anything

Is he going to the place to get something, look at something, find out something, make a transaction, see if person/persons show up, do a task, do something legal or illegal? No to all...well he will do legal things there but he is not going there specifically for that.
If someone (general or specific) does turn up, will he want to see them and/or be seen by them? No, but if they didn't see him he needn't have bothered with the outfit
Is this still part of his job? No Something connected to his job? Yesish
Something he does for himself? Yes Another person? No
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Re: [Enjay] Dedicated Follower of Fashion

Postby Jane The Awesome » Sun May 27, 2018 8:01 pm

Does anyone know that the man does this? Does anyone know why he does this? Are his work clothes particularly identifiable (ex fireman or policeman) so he changes into more normal clothes? Is his intent: malicious? neutral? positive/helpful?
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Re: [Enjay] Dedicated Follower of Fashion

Postby Enjay » Mon May 28, 2018 5:08 pm

Does anyone know that the man does this? Yes Does anyone know why he does this? They will probably figure it out Are his work clothes particularly identifiable (ex fireman or policeman) so he changes into more normal clothes? No Is his intent: malicious? This is closest but maybe a bit strong neutral? positive/helpful?
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Re: [Enjay] Dedicated Follower of Fashion

Postby GalFisk » Mon May 28, 2018 5:12 pm

Does he intend to mislead? Trick someone? Hide something? Is he relevantly being watched? Is he under surveillance? WAG: is he trolling paparazzi by making all photos of him look just like previous photos?
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Re: [Enjay] Dedicated Follower of Fashion [PAPPED]

Postby Enjay » Mon May 28, 2018 7:17 pm

Does he intend to mislead? Trick someone? Hide something? Is he relevantly being watched? Is he under surveillance? WAG: is he trolling paparazzi by making all photos of him look just like previous photos? Not that wild apparently!

*****SPOILER*****

This is apparently something that Daniel Radcliffe of Harry Potter fame did when he was starring in a West End play. Fed up of paparazzi ambushing him outside the stage door as he left every night, he decided to wear the same outfit as he left to go home every night, frustrating the photographers who couldn't sell their pictures since they looked the same as the ones from every night before.

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