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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #660 on: 10 Apr 2017, 18:23 »
Off to bed in about 10 minutes, and then we go back the normal turnaround time for rounds...

Been a rush though to do a bunch of rounds in real time...

For 10 minutes though... we still can...

Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #661 on: 10 Apr 2017, 18:36 »
Was he recovered from a mass grave?
Is the body medieval?

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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #662 on: 10 Apr 2017, 18:38 »
Case #20 - A man is killed. After his body is found it is kept at his workplace permanently. What's going on?

YES
By body did you mean his body is still intact?
Are other bodies also stored in his workplace?
Is his workplace a building (and not something like "the whole world")?
Does this case take place in modern times?
Is the man human?
Is the body put on long-term display?
Sorry, I'm confused... is this a yes or a no: Does this case take place in modern times?
Does he die before modern times and is found and put on display in modern times?
Was he found buried?
Is the place he's kept some kind of museum?
Is his body an exhibit?
Was the building a museum when he worked there?
Was he killed by a person?
Is the body decayed to the point where no preservation is necessary (e.g. a skeleton)?
Is the body a skeleton?
Are the remains more than 500 years old?
Is it pure happenstance that he's exhibited in the museum where he used to work?
Is the place primarily a museum (i.e. it is not a secondary function)?
Was he killed in a war?
Was he recovered from a mass grave?


NO
Was he a construction worker?
Is his body buried?
Is cement involved in the case?
Did he work in the medical field?
Did he work in a university?
Was he a mummy?
Did he work in a cemetery?
Did he die in his workplace?
Is his body trapped in a wall?
Did he work on a pyramid?
Was he cremated?
Was taxidermy involved?
Would his body be stored there whether or not he was killed (in whatever way he is killed)?
Is his workplace a church?
Does this case take place in modern times?
Was he buried at sea?
Is "his body" an oblique reference to a body of work?
Was he killed because of his job (or for not doing his job)?
Are (most of) the other bodies stored with him also people who worked there?
Sorry, I'm confused... is this a yes or a no: Does this case take place in modern times?
Has this person been put in cryogenic stance?
Did he worked at a wax museum?
Is his body preserved so as not to decay?
Is his individual identity known after his body is found?
Was his body preserved in ice?
Did he live in Italy?
Is it a religious building?
Or is the building some kind of dynastic/family building (e.g. a palace or mansion)?
Was the man killed by an erupting volcano?
Was the killing a crime?
Was he executed?
Is the body medieval?

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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #663 on: 10 Apr 2017, 18:43 »
G'night all... looking forward to further questions when I wake up...

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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #664 on: 10 Apr 2017, 19:42 »
wow, let me summarize. A museum employee (a human man) who worked at a museum that is over 500 years old is killed in a war, buried in a mass grave, and recovered from the mass grave and put on display in that same museum.
not sure i know of anyone that worked in a museum over 500 years ago and can't think of very many museums that have been around for over 500 years.

was the man a historical figure?
was the man famous in any way?


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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #665 on: 10 Apr 2017, 20:25 »
Is the museum built over the remains of a different type of building from the time during which the man died?

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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #666 on: 10 Apr 2017, 22:02 »
For a while I thought you might be after one of the Swiss guards who died defending the Tuileries Palace (a now-destroyed wing of the Louvre) during the French Revolution, but I don't know that any of their skeletons are interred (much less on exhibit) there, and anyway it doesn't fit with a number of other clues.

I'm not quite sure what we're supposed to puzzle out at this point. Are you looking for a specific museum? A specific war? His specific job? A particular reason why his skeleton is on display? I don't see how it can be a true story, because if he hasn't been identified there's no way to know that the skeleton once worked in the museum, is there?

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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #667 on: 11 Apr 2017, 00:20 »
Case #20 - A man is killed. After his body is found it is kept at his workplace permanently. What's going on?

YES
By body did you mean his body is still intact?
Are other bodies also stored in his workplace?
Is his workplace a building (and not something like "the whole world")?
Does this case take place in modern times? *
Is the man human?
Is the body put on long-term display?
Sorry, I'm confused... is this a yes or a no: Does this case take place in modern times? *
Does he die before modern times and is found and put on display in modern times?
Was he found buried?
Is the place he's kept some kind of museum?
Is his body an exhibit?
Was the building a museum when he worked there?
Was he killed by a person?
Is the body decayed to the point where no preservation is necessary (e.g. a skeleton)?
Is the body a skeleton?
Are the remains more than 500 years old?
Is it pure happenstance that he's exhibited in the museum where he used to work?
Is the place primarily a museum (i.e. it is not a secondary function)?
Was he killed in a war?
Was he recovered from a mass grave?


NO
Was he a construction worker?
Is his body buried?
Is cement involved in the case?
Did he work in the medical field?
Did he work in a university?
Was he a mummy?
Did he work in a cemetery?
Did he die in his workplace?
Is his body trapped in a wall?
Did he work on a pyramid?
Was he cremated?
Was taxidermy involved?
Would his body be stored there whether or not he was killed (in whatever way he is killed)?
Is his workplace a church?
Does this case take place in modern times? *
Was he buried at sea?
Is "his body" an oblique reference to a body of work?
Was he killed because of his job (or for not doing his job)?
Are (most of) the other bodies stored with him also people who worked there?
Sorry, I'm confused... is this a yes or a no: Does this case take place in modern times? *
Has this person been put in cryogenic stance?
Did he worked at a wax museum?
Is his body preserved so as not to decay?
Is his individual identity known after his body is found?
Was his body preserved in ice?
Did he live in Italy?
Is it a religious building?
Or is the building some kind of dynastic/family building (e.g. a palace or mansion)?
Was the man killed by an erupting volcano?
Was the killing a crime?
Was he executed?
Is the body medieval?
was the man a historical figure?
was the man famous in any way?
Is the museum built over the remains of a different type of building from the time during which the man died?


* These questions are on both lists meaning the answer to them is: "Yes and No"
« Last Edit: 11 Apr 2017, 06:08 by Mandle »

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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #668 on: 11 Apr 2017, 06:13 »
I'm not quite sure what we're supposed to puzzle out at this point.

The same thing we puzzle out every time, Snarky!

HOW TO TAKE OVER THE WORLD!

What the reasons are behind what seems a rather strange situation...

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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #669 on: 11 Apr 2017, 09:56 »
Is it a science museum?
Is it a museum of art?
Is it a museum of history?

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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #670 on: 11 Apr 2017, 10:28 »
Case #20 - A man is killed. After his body is found it is kept at his workplace permanently. What's going on?

YES
By body did you mean his body is still intact?
Are other bodies also stored in his workplace?
Is his workplace a building (and not something like "the whole world")?
Does this case take place in modern times? *
Is the man human?
Is the body put on long-term display?
Sorry, I'm confused... is this a yes or a no: Does this case take place in modern times? *
Does he die before modern times and is found and put on display in modern times?
Was he found buried?
Is the place he's kept some kind of museum?
Is his body an exhibit?
Was the building a museum when he worked there?
Was he killed by a person?
Is the body decayed to the point where no preservation is necessary (e.g. a skeleton)?
Is the body a skeleton?
Are the remains more than 500 years old?
Is it pure happenstance that he's exhibited in the museum where he used to work?
Is the place primarily a museum (i.e. it is not a secondary function)?
Was he killed in a war?
Was he recovered from a mass grave?
Is it a museum of history?


NO
Was he a construction worker?
Is his body buried?
Is cement involved in the case?
Did he work in the medical field?
Did he work in a university?
Was he a mummy?
Did he work in a cemetery?
Did he die in his workplace?
Is his body trapped in a wall?
Did he work on a pyramid?
Was he cremated?
Was taxidermy involved?
Would his body be stored there whether or not he was killed (in whatever way he is killed)?
Is his workplace a church?
Does this case take place in modern times? *
Was he buried at sea?
Is "his body" an oblique reference to a body of work?
Was he killed because of his job (or for not doing his job)?
Are (most of) the other bodies stored with him also people who worked there?
Sorry, I'm confused... is this a yes or a no: Does this case take place in modern times? *
Has this person been put in cryogenic stance?
Did he worked at a wax museum?
Is his body preserved so as not to decay?
Is his individual identity known after his body is found?
Was his body preserved in ice?
Did he live in Italy?
Is it a religious building?
Or is the building some kind of dynastic/family building (e.g. a palace or mansion)?
Was the man killed by an erupting volcano?
Was the killing a crime?
Was he executed?
Is the body medieval?
was the man a historical figure?
was the man famous in any way?
Is the museum built over the remains of a different type of building from the time during which the man died?
Is it a science museum?
Is it a museum of art?


* These questions are on both lists meaning the answer to them is: "Yes and No"

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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #671 on: 11 Apr 2017, 10:55 »
Was he burned to death?
Was he burned after death?

Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #672 on: 11 Apr 2017, 11:25 »
Is the man King Richard III?

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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #673 on: 11 Apr 2017, 12:11 »
Case #20 - A man is killed. After his body is found it is kept at his workplace permanently. What's going on?

YES
By body did you mean his body is still intact?
Are other bodies also stored in his workplace?
Is his workplace a building (and not something like "the whole world")?
Does this case take place in modern times? *
Is the man human?
Is the body put on long-term display?
Sorry, I'm confused... is this a yes or a no: Does this case take place in modern times? *
Does he die before modern times and is found and put on display in modern times?
Was he found buried?
Is the place he's kept some kind of museum?
Is his body an exhibit?
Was the building a museum when he worked there?
Was he killed by a person?
Is the body decayed to the point where no preservation is necessary (e.g. a skeleton)?
Is the body a skeleton?
Are the remains more than 500 years old?
Is it pure happenstance that he's exhibited in the museum where he used to work?
Is the place primarily a museum (i.e. it is not a secondary function)?
Was he killed in a war?
Was he recovered from a mass grave?
Is it a museum of history?


NO
Was he a construction worker?
Is his body buried?
Is cement involved in the case?
Did he work in the medical field?
Did he work in a university?
Was he a mummy?
Did he work in a cemetery?
Did he die in his workplace?
Is his body trapped in a wall?
Did he work on a pyramid?
Was he cremated?
Was taxidermy involved?
Would his body be stored there whether or not he was killed (in whatever way he is killed)?
Is his workplace a church?
Does this case take place in modern times? *
Was he buried at sea?
Is "his body" an oblique reference to a body of work?
Was he killed because of his job (or for not doing his job)?
Are (most of) the other bodies stored with him also people who worked there?
Sorry, I'm confused... is this a yes or a no: Does this case take place in modern times? *
Has this person been put in cryogenic stance?
Did he worked at a wax museum?
Is his body preserved so as not to decay?
Is his individual identity known after his body is found?
Was his body preserved in ice?
Did he live in Italy?
Is it a religious building?
Or is the building some kind of dynastic/family building (e.g. a palace or mansion)?
Was the man killed by an erupting volcano?
Was the killing a crime?
Was he executed?
Is the body medieval?
was the man a historical figure?
was the man famous in any way?
Is the museum built over the remains of a different type of building from the time during which the man died?
Is it a science museum?
Is it a museum of art?
Was he burned to death?
Was he burned after death?
Is the man King Richard III?


* These questions are on both lists meaning the answer to them is: "Yes and No"

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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #674 on: 11 Apr 2017, 12:12 »
(Richard III is buried in Leicester Cathedral, not on display in a history museum.)

Is the museum located in Europe?
Do dead bodies make up a large proportion (say a majority) of the museum's exhibits?
Are the remains more than 1000 years old?

Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #675 on: 11 Apr 2017, 12:35 »
(Richard III is buried in Leicester Cathedral, not on display in a history museum.)
D'oh yes of course...

Ok let's try to tie down the age of the corpse a bit more.

Are the remains more than 750 years old?
Are the remains more than 1,250 years old?
Are the remains more than 1,500 years old?

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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #676 on: 11 Apr 2017, 12:57 »
Plus he answered no to is this man a historical figure.

I want to know if this case made up or real? i know, yes or no questions, ok:
Is this a real case?
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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #677 on: 11 Apr 2017, 13:20 »
Plus he answered no to is this man a historical figure.

Yes okay point taken, I hadn't been paying enough attention!  :P  I got all enthusiastic about what I thought was a burst of inspiration, but sadly it was just a burst...   :(

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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #678 on: 11 Apr 2017, 14:06 »
Case #20 - A man is killed. After his body is found it is kept at his workplace permanently. What's going on?

YES
By body did you mean his body is still intact?
Are other bodies also stored in his workplace?
Is his workplace a building (and not something like "the whole world")?
Does this case take place in modern times? *
Is the man human?
Is the body put on long-term display?
Sorry, I'm confused... is this a yes or a no: Does this case take place in modern times? *
Does he die before modern times and is found and put on display in modern times?
Was he found buried?
Is the place he's kept some kind of museum?
Is his body an exhibit?
Was the building a museum when he worked there?
Was he killed by a person?
Is the body decayed to the point where no preservation is necessary (e.g. a skeleton)?
Is the body a skeleton?
Are the remains more than 500 years old?
Is it pure happenstance that he's exhibited in the museum where he used to work?
Is the place primarily a museum (i.e. it is not a secondary function)?
Was he killed in a war?
Was he recovered from a mass grave?
Is it a museum of history?
Is the museum located in Europe?
Are the remains more than 1000 years old?
Are the remains more than 750 years old?
Are the remains more than 1,250 years old?
Are the remains more than 1,500 years old?


NO
Was he a construction worker?
Is his body buried?
Is cement involved in the case?
Did he work in the medical field?
Did he work in a university?
Was he a mummy?
Did he work in a cemetery?
Did he die in his workplace?
Is his body trapped in a wall?
Did he work on a pyramid?
Was he cremated?
Was taxidermy involved?
Would his body be stored there whether or not he was killed (in whatever way he is killed)?
Is his workplace a church?
Does this case take place in modern times? *
Was he buried at sea?
Is "his body" an oblique reference to a body of work?
Was he killed because of his job (or for not doing his job)?
Are (most of) the other bodies stored with him also people who worked there?
Sorry, I'm confused... is this a yes or a no: Does this case take place in modern times? *
Has this person been put in cryogenic stance?
Did he worked at a wax museum?
Is his body preserved so as not to decay?
Is his individual identity known after his body is found?
Was his body preserved in ice?
Did he live in Italy?
Is it a religious building?
Or is the building some kind of dynastic/family building (e.g. a palace or mansion)?
Was the man killed by an erupting volcano?
Was the killing a crime?
Was he executed?
Is the body medieval?
was the man a historical figure?
was the man famous in any way?
Is the museum built over the remains of a different type of building from the time during which the man died?
Is it a science museum?
Is it a museum of art?
Was he burned to death?
Was he burned after death?
Is the man King Richard III?
Do dead bodies make up a large proportion (say a majority) of the museum's exhibits?
Is this a real case?


* These questions are on both lists meaning the answer to them is: "Yes and No"

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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #679 on: 11 Apr 2017, 14:09 »
Is time travel involved?