[Doriana] One at a crime, please

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[Doriana] One at a crime, please

Postby Doriana » Mon Feb 11, 2019 8:15 am

This is a "One at a time, please" style puzzle. Here are the rules, taken from WiZ's first OAATP

- You may only ask one question at a time.
- You may ask questions consecutively, but only after I have answered your first one (i.e. You may immediately ask another question after I respond, whether or not you were the last person to ask).
- You are allowed to ask about multiple variables, provided the overall question is the same (e.g. You may still ask Person=HAM? and I will answer all components of that individually. You may also ask Was Dave Steve's father? uncle? brother? lover? orthodontist? cat? and I will do the same.
- In that spirit, you are allowed to invoke LTPF lists of things, whether or not they will help you at all :P
- Caveat Earlispoilor is still in effect.

I thought a crime had been committed. Seconds later, I realized a crime had indeed been committed, just not in the way I had first assumed.

I = yours truly
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Re: [Doriana] One at a crime, please

Postby LemonCurry » Mon Feb 11, 2019 8:28 am

Was the crime committed seconds/minutes/hours/days/months/years/centuries ago?
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Re: [Doriana] One at a crime, please

Postby GalFisk » Mon Feb 11, 2019 4:05 pm

Crime1 = crime2?
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Re: [Doriana] One at a crime, please

Postby Doriana » Mon Feb 11, 2019 5:48 pm

Was the crime committed seconds/minutes This /hours Or this /days/months/years/centuries ago?

Crime1 = crime2? The same type of crime, yes
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Re: [Doriana] One at a crime, please

Postby Balin » Tue Feb 12, 2019 2:28 am

Was the crime theft? Burglary?
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Re: [Doriana] One at a crime, please

Postby GalFisk » Tue Feb 12, 2019 1:33 pm

Did you think a crime had been committed because of something you: saw? Heard? Felt? Read? Feared? Knew? Suspected? Smelled? Tasted? Experienced? Deduced? Made up?
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Re: [Doriana] One at a crime, please

Postby Doriana » Tue Feb 12, 2019 2:25 pm

Was the crime theft? This Burglary?

Did you think a crime had been committed because of something you: saw? This(ish) Heard? Felt? Read? Feared? Knew? Suspected? Smelled? Tasted? Experienced? Deduced? Made up?
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Re: [Doriana] One at a crime, please

Postby GalFisk » Tue Feb 12, 2019 3:32 pm

Did you see something wrong? Missing? Damaged? Opened? Toppled? Out of place? Out of order? Out of the ordinary?
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Re: [Doriana] One at a crime, please

Postby Doriana » Tue Feb 12, 2019 3:36 pm

Did you see something wrong? Missing? This Damaged? Opened? Toppled? Out of place? Out of order? Out of the ordinary?
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Re: [Doriana] One at a crime, please

Postby GalFisk » Tue Feb 12, 2019 3:38 pm

Wera you mistaken about: what was stolen? When it was stolen? How it was stolen? Why it was stolen? Who stole it?
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Re: [Doriana] One at a crime, please

Postby Doriana » Tue Feb 12, 2019 3:59 pm

Wera you mistaken about: what was stolen? This When it was stolen? How it was stolen? Why it was stolen? Who stole it?
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Re: [Doriana] One at a crime, please

Postby GalFisk » Tue Feb 12, 2019 4:16 pm

Was the thing you thought was stolen bigger than: an atom? A golf ball? A tennis ball? A soccer ball? A microwave oven? A washing machine? A car? A truck? A building?
May I ask the same question about the thing that was actually stolen, without it counting as two questions?
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Re: [Doriana] One at a crime, please

Postby Doriana » Tue Feb 12, 2019 4:41 pm

Was the thing you thought was stolen bigger than: an atom? A golf ball? A tennis ball? A soccer ball? A microwave oven? A washing machine? Yes to all of these A car? A truck? A building?
May I ask the same question about the thing that was actually stolen, without it counting as two questions? I have to be strict and say no, but feel free to do so next round
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Re: [Doriana] One at a crime, please

Postby GalFisk » Wed Feb 13, 2019 11:26 am

Was the thing that was actually stolen bigger than: an atom? A golf ball? A tennis ball? A soccer ball? A microwave oven? A washing machine? A car? A truck? A building?
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Re: [Doriana] One at a crime, please

Postby Doriana » Wed Feb 13, 2019 1:05 pm

Was the thing that was actually stolen bigger than: an atom? A golf ball? A tennis ball? Yes to these A soccer ball? A microwave oven? A washing machine? A car? A truck? A building?
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Re: [Doriana] One at a crime, please

Postby LemonCurry » Wed Feb 13, 2019 2:30 pm

was the actually stolen thing attached to / connected with / contained in / a part of the supposedly stolen thing?
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Re: [Doriana] One at a crime, please

Postby GalFisk » Wed Feb 13, 2019 3:04 pm

Was the small thing something that indicated the prescence or safety of the big thing? Such as a camera? Lock?
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Re: [Doriana] One at a crime, please

Postby Doriana » Wed Feb 13, 2019 3:15 pm

Was the small thing something that indicated the prescence or safety of the big thing? Yes to presence, no to security Such as a camera? Lock? But none of these
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Re: [Doriana] One at a crime, please

Postby GalFisk » Wed Feb 13, 2019 3:24 pm

A light? A scale? A key? A remote control? A mass produced thing? A thing normally used to indicate the presence of something? A thing normally used to indicate the presence of the big object? An electrical thing? Electronic thing?
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Re: [Doriana] One at a crime, please

Postby Doriana » Wed Feb 13, 2019 4:00 pm

A light? A scale? A key? A remote control? A mass produced thing? Yes A thing normally used to indicate the presence of something? No A thing normally used to indicate the presence of the big object? No An electrical thing? Electronic thing? No to both
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Re: [Doriana] One at a crime, please

Postby LemonCurry » Wed Feb 13, 2019 4:12 pm

You missed my question above.

Do the rules permit to add another one in this case? If yes: do you look at the small thing to recognize the big thing?
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Re: [Doriana] One at a crime, please

Postby Doriana » Wed Feb 13, 2019 7:22 pm

was the actually stolen thing attached to YES / connected with / contained in / a part of the supposedly stolen thing?

You missed my question above. Apologies!

Do the rules permit to add another one in this case? I'm being generous, so yes If yes: do you look at the small thing to recognize the big thing? YES
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Re: [Doriana] One at a crime, please

Postby LemonCurry » Wed Feb 13, 2019 8:04 pm

Is the big thing your bike?
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Re: [Doriana] One at a crime, please

Postby Doriana » Wed Feb 13, 2019 8:19 pm

Is the big thing your bike? It is indeed! Almost there!
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Re: [Doriana] One at a crime, please

Postby LemonCurry » Thu Feb 14, 2019 5:41 am

So you thought your bike was stolen, because the small thing you recognized it from was missing?
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Re: [Doriana] One at a crime, please

Postby GalFisk » Thu Feb 14, 2019 8:54 am

A pole? A flag? Another thing sticking up high so that you could see the bike from afar?
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Re: [Doriana] One at a crime, please

Postby Doriana » Thu Feb 14, 2019 9:30 am

So you thought your bike was stolen, because the small thing you recognized it from was missing? Yes

A pole? A flag? No to these Another thing sticking up high No so that you could see the bike from afar? But yes
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Re: [Doriana] One at a crime, please

Postby GalFisk » Thu Feb 14, 2019 10:21 am

Something big? Colorful? Of a specific color? Fluorescent ("neon"-colored)? Noisy? Moving? Fluttering/waving?
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Re: [Doriana] One at a crime, please

Postby Doriana » Thu Feb 14, 2019 10:43 am

Something big? Colorful? This Of a specific color? Fluorescent ("neon"-colored)? And this Noisy? Moving? Fluttering/waving?

Well done, time for the

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

I used to have a bright yellow seat cover which made it easy to recognize my grey bike in the sea of bikes parked in front of my work. One day, I couldn't spot the seat cover anywhere, so I assumed my bike had been stolen. I looked more closely, found my bike, and realized that someone had taken the seat cover.


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