[Hobbsicle] Till Beth Do Us Part

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[Hobbsicle] Till Beth Do Us Part

Postby Hobbsicle » Sat Jul 20, 2019 4:54 pm

Over the past couple of years, Beth has spoiled several marriage proposals, despite not knowing any of the couples. In fact, she doesn't live or travel anywhere near the places where the proposals are taking place. If she did live near them, she likely wouldn't have spoiled them.
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Re: [Hobbsicle] Till Beth Do Us Part

Postby Earnest » Sun Jul 21, 2019 1:31 pm

Had some relevant change happened in Beth's life over the past 2 years? Relevant her job? Her private life? Relogion? Culture? Did she work in a travel agency (so that had the places been near her, the couples would not even have come to her in order to book the travel? If travel agencies are relevant, is it just the future husband that comes to book, so that she is able to guess that he is going to make a surlrise to his future wife?)

Dis she spoil them months before they happened? Days? Hours? Did she receive any confirmation of the proposal before the (eventual) wedding day? If so, is it part of her job?
Does she meet the couples before the proposal? See them? Help them?

Had she lived near the couples but distant from the place of the proposals would the puzzle still work?
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Re: [Hobbsicle] Till Beth Do Us Part

Postby Hobbsicle » Wed Jul 24, 2019 8:14 pm

Had some relevant change happened in Beth's life over the past 2 years? Perhaps not relevantly, but... Relevant her job? ...this is important Her private life? Relogion? Culture? No to others Did she work in a travel agency (so that had the places been near her, the couples would not even have come to her in order to book the travel? If travel agencies are relevant, is it just the future husband that comes to book, so that she is able to guess that he is going to make a surlrise to his future wife?) No, but OTRT, for sure

Dis she spoil them months before they happened? Days? Maybe this Hours? Or this Did she receive any confirmation of the proposal before the (eventual) wedding day? Well, noish If so, is it part of her job? But her job is relevant
Does she meet the couples before the proposal? Yes-ish See them? Yes Help them? Yope

Had she lived near the couples but distant from the place of the proposals would the puzzle still work? Yes
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Re: [Hobbsicle] Till Beth Do Us Part

Postby Earnest » Wed Jul 24, 2019 9:14 pm

Does she work in jewelery sector? In a restaurant? Food sector? Entertainment? Clothing? Hotel? Others?

Is she able to spoil the proposals thanks to: one of the two in the couple interacting with her? If so in the organization of the future wedding? Do they book something? Are rings relevant? Panoramas? Surprises to the future partner? Changes in the surname? Burocratic stuffs? Others?
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Re: [Hobbsicle] Till Beth Do Us Part

Postby Hobbsicle » Thu Jul 25, 2019 3:35 am

Does she work in jewelery sector? In a restaurant? Food sector? Entertainment? Clothing? Hotel? Others? Something else, yes

Is she able to spoil the proposals thanks to: one of the two in the couple interacting with her? yes-ish If so in the organization of the future wedding? No Do they book something? no Are rings relevant? yes Panoramas? no Surprises to the future partner? only the proposal itself Changes in the surname? Burocratic stuffs? Others? no to rest
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Re: [Hobbsicle] Till Beth Do Us Part

Postby Earnest » Thu Jul 25, 2019 10:41 am

Relevant where the proposals are made? In similar places? In the same place? Is she beautician? Flowers relevant? Movies? Music? Travel agency? Bank? Turism? Security? Airports relevant? Metal detectors and rings? X-rays of the bags/suitcases?

Is her job directly involved in the preparation of the proposal? Does she notice something relevant? If so on the man? On the woman? On both? Relevant who makes the proposal? The man?

Rings relevant: did someone wear a ring? Refuse to buy a ring? Had already bought a ring? Hide it? Take measures of the finger in a lateral way?

Choose something rather than something else? If so, knowing that he/she is going to make the proposal? (E.g. she produces glasses with a protecrion in inside to hide the ring and to avoid the future wife to swallow it)
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Re: [Hobbsicle] Till Beth Do Us Part

Postby Hobbsicle » Thu Jul 25, 2019 3:25 pm

Relevant where the proposals are made? In similar places? In the same place? Is she beautician? Flowers relevant? Movies? Music? Travel agency? Bank? Turism? Security? Airports relevant? Metal detectors and rings? This is it X-rays of the bags/suitcases?

Is her job directly involved in the preparation of the proposal? Does she notice something relevant? If so on the man? On the woman? On both? Relevant who makes the proposal? The man?

Rings relevant: did someone wear a ring? Refuse to buy a ring? Had already bought a ring? Hide it? Take measures of the finger in a lateral way?

Choose something rather than something else? If so, knowing that he/she is going to make the proposal? (E.g. she produces glasses with a protecrion in inside to hide the ring and to avoid the future wife to swallow it)

*********SPOILER*********

Beth works in airport security, and mans the metal detectors or carry-on bag search. When a traveling couple is searched, occasionally she will find and pull out a ring, spoiling the surprise. This of course implies that she doesn’t live or work near the planned proposal spot, since they are getting on a plane.


An easy one, obviously. Oh well, it’s fun to get a simple one now and again.

I got the idea for this one when my friend, who is a TSA agent, told me out of the blue, “I’ve nearly ruined a lot of marriage proposals.”
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Re: [Hobbsicle] Till Beth Do Us Part (SEARCHED)

Postby Earnest » Thu Jul 25, 2019 6:08 pm

Noooo very cool one. Yes sometimes some self encouragement is great. Thank you for the puzzle!
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Re: [Hobbsicle] Till Beth Do Us Part (SEARCHED)

Postby irishelk » Sun Jul 28, 2019 12:09 pm

This is a great one. I might steal it for in-person games. ^^
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