[WiZ] Morale has not yet improved (OAATP)

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[WiZ] Morale has not yet improved (OAATP)

Postby WiZ » Thu May 14, 2020 8:32 am

Why does a man with several clean towels iron a dirty towel?

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Postby GalFisk » Thu May 14, 2020 1:30 pm

Relevant what sort of dirt is on it?
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Postby LemonCurry » Thu May 14, 2020 7:05 pm

Is there any relevant object other than the iron and the towel?
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Postby WiZ » Thu May 14, 2020 8:51 pm

GalFisk

Relevant what sort of dirt is on it? no

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Is there any relevant object other than the iron and the towel? no
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Re: [WiZ] Morale has not yet improved (OAATP)

Postby LemonCurry » Fri May 15, 2020 6:47 am

Is he just learning how to iron, and doesn‘t want to risk damaging a good towel?
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Postby Earnest » Fri May 15, 2020 7:30 am

assuming that the clean towels had not been yet used and that clean towels and dirty towel are used the same way, are they used: as towels in spa? in sauna? as beach towels? as towels for hygene in restaurants/bathrooms/houses? as cleaning towels? as towels in gym for sweat? For no specific purpose?
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Postby GalFisk » Fri May 15, 2020 9:45 am

Is he ironing it in order to: flatten it? Heat it? Dry it? Steam it? Clean it? Disinfect it? Do something to the iron?
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Postby peter365 » Fri May 15, 2020 9:14 pm

Has he or anyone else committed a crime?
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Re: [WiZ] Morale has not yet improved (OAATP)

Postby WiZ » Sat May 16, 2020 2:39 am

LemonCurry

Is he just learning how to iron, and doesn‘t want to risk damaging a good towel? no

Earnest

assuming that the clean towels had not been yet used and that clean towels and dirty towel are used the same way, are they used: as towels in spa? in sauna? as beach towels? as towels for hygene in restaurants/bathrooms/houses? as cleaning towels? as towels in gym for sweat? For no specific purpose? assume they are normal bathroom towels, to be used to turn clean, wet bodies into clean, dry bodies

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Is he ironing it in order to: flatten it? Heat it? Dry it? Steam it? Clean it? Disinfect it? no to these Do something to the iron? yes

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Has he or anyone else committed a crime? not this time
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Postby GalFisk » Sat May 16, 2020 4:07 am

Do something to the iron: use? Test? Clean? Descale? Damage? Demonstrate? Abuse?
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Postby WiZ » Sun May 17, 2020 8:19 pm

Do something to the iron: use? Test? yesish Clean? noish Descale? not quite but very ORT Damage? Demonstrate? Abuse? no to rest
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Postby GalFisk » Sun May 17, 2020 9:31 pm

Find fault? Check result of repair or maintenance?
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Postby WiZ » Sun May 17, 2020 10:44 pm

Find fault? yesish, DOYD of 'fault' Check result of repair no or maintenance? yope
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Postby GalFisk » Mon May 18, 2020 4:38 am

Find: issue? Source of complaint? Potential issue? Potential for misuse?
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Postby WiZ » Mon May 18, 2020 10:12 pm

Find: issue? Source of complaint? yesish to both Potential issue? Potential for misuse? no to both

Think about the context.
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Postby GalFisk » Tue May 19, 2020 6:28 am

Does he not want to dirty a clean towel?
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Postby WiZ » Wed May 20, 2020 5:44 am

Does he not want to dirty a clean towel? Correct
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Postby GalFisk » Wed May 20, 2020 8:42 am

What's dirty, except the towel: the iron itself? The steam? The water inside? The ironing board?
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Postby WiZ » Wed May 20, 2020 8:46 am

What's dirty, except the towel: the iron itself? The steam? both, potentially The water inside? The ironing board? no to both
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Postby GalFisk » Wed May 20, 2020 8:47 am

Is the dirt: soil? Oil? Dust? Rust? Food? Blood? Pigment? Bodily fluid? A fluid? A solid?
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Postby WiZ » Wed May 20, 2020 9:06 am

Is the dirt: soil? Oil? Dust? Rust? Food? Blood? Pigment? Bodily fluid? A fluid? no to all of these A solid? yes

How does he find himself in this situation?
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Re: [WiZ] Morale has not yet improved (OAATP)

Postby GalFisk » Wed May 20, 2020 3:37 pm

Did the iron: fall on something? Burn something? Melt something? Have something fall on it?
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Postby WiZ » Thu May 21, 2020 4:19 am

Did the iron: fall on something? Burn something? Melt something? Have something fall on it? no to all
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Postby GalFisk » Thu May 21, 2020 5:15 am

Is the dirt on the iron? Inside it? In the water? In the air?
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Re: [WiZ] Morale has not yet improved (OAATP)

Postby WiZ » Thu May 21, 2020 7:35 am

Is the dirt on the iron? Inside it? this In the water? In the air? though it would also manifest itself in the steam

N.B. He doesn't know when he does this whether the iron is dirty or not. Why wouldn't he?
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Postby GalFisk » Thu May 21, 2020 5:36 pm

Did he: buy it used? Find it? Steal it? Buy it new? Get it as a gift?
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Postby WiZ » Thu May 21, 2020 9:30 pm

Did he: buy it used? Find it? thisish Steal it? Buy it new? Get it as a gift? this with a bigger ish
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Postby GalFisk » Thu May 21, 2020 11:09 pm

Inherit it?
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Postby WiZ » Fri May 22, 2020 12:21 am

Inherit it? no with a small ish
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Re: [WiZ] Morale has not yet improved (OAATP)

Postby GalFisk » Sat May 23, 2020 8:38 am

Is he cleaning up after a dead relative? A disaster? A fire?
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Re: [WiZ] Morale has not yet improved (OAATP)

Postby WiZ » Sun May 24, 2020 8:35 pm

Is he cleaning up after a dead relative? A disaster? A fire? no to all

'Find it' is still the closest
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Postby Enjay » Sun May 24, 2020 10:44 pm

Did he move in to a house that the iron had been left in?

Edit - sorry missed that this was a OOATP so ignore the rest!

Does he have a particular reason to think the iron might be dirty?

Is the purpose of ironing the towel that he can check whether the iron makes things dirty, without ruining a clean item if it turns out that it does? Does he want the towel as evidence that the iron makes things dirty? To make a complaint?
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Re: [WiZ] Morale has not yet improved (OAATP)

Postby WiZ » Sun May 24, 2020 10:53 pm

Did he move in to a house that the iron had been left in? not quite, but this is by far the closest.

Edit - sorry missed that this was a OOATP so ignore the rest! I'll allow it this time, because the puzzle is starting to run stale, the questions are relevant, and it's good to see you again.

Does he have a particular reason to think the iron might be dirty? yes

Is the purpose of ironing the towel that he can check whether the iron makes things dirty, without ruining a clean item if it turns out that it does? yes Does he want the towel as evidence that the iron makes things dirty? To make a complaint? no (or not relevantly) to both, although he may well wish to bring this to someone's attention later
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Re: [WiZ] Morale has not yet improved (OAATP)

Postby Balin » Mon May 25, 2020 4:13 am

Did the dirt (for lack of a better word) end up on the iron accidentally? Intentionally?
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Re: [WiZ] Morale has not yet improved (OAATP)

Postby GalFisk » Mon May 25, 2020 1:59 pm

Did any other things turn out to be unexpectedly dirty?
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