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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #720 on: 13 Apr 2017, 15:40 »
Is he accused of murder(ing his wife)?
Does he try to proove that she is alive with that call?
Are the calls planned the way they go?

Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #721 on: 13 Apr 2017, 16:22 »
Are fingerprints evidence?
Is the call record evidence?
Did he call from his home phone?

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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #722 on: 13 Apr 2017, 16:29 »
I can probably answer a couple of those. he said it wasnt a violent crime so not likely a murder. he also says its not a theft not a blackmail. and he answered yes to call made from his own phone but not sure if it would mean office or home.
Anyways, my question is: you answered yes and no to was the call a signal to someone.
Was the signal received by the other person?

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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #723 on: 13 Apr 2017, 16:44 »
Case #21 - A man makes a phone call. Nobody answers, but the man ends up facing criminal charges because of the call. What's going on?

YES
Is he guilty of what he's charged with?
Do the authorities use his fingerprints, call record, or some other clue produced by him making the call as evidence to tie him to some other crime?
Was the phone ringing in itself a signal to someone? *
Did he call (or pretend to call) the victim of the crime? *
When you say "nobody answered", does this mean nobody picked up?
Was he calling someone he knew? Family member? *
Is the phone a normal landline telephone?
Does the man call from his own (home/office) phone?
Is the crime an attempt to obtain money (or something of monetary value) illicitly? *
Is the fact that he knew the phone number an incriminating thing about the call?
Had the crime taken place very recently before the call was made?
Would the crime have occurred even if he hadn't made the phone call?
Did he call from his home phone?
Was the signal received by the other person?
Is the call record evidence? **


NO
Is he a blackmailer?
Does he do criminal calls?
Is it a case with something fictional involved (i.e. something is getting spaghettified or beamed through time)?
Does the phone call trigger a bomb?
was he driving when he made the call?
Is making the phone call part of the crime he's being charged with?
Is he stalking someone?
Is he calling on someone else's bill?
Did he rob the phone(s)?
Was he calling for a driver?
Was there a theft?
Does he make a phone call from the scene of the crime?
Does he make a phone call near the scene of the crime?
Was the phone call made using a mobile phone?
Was the phone ringing in itself a signal to someone? *
Is the crime (or one of the crimes) he's charged with a murder?
Did he have any accomplices for the crime?
Did he call (or pretend to call) the victim of the crime? *
The the police / authorities use the call record (specifically) as incriminating evidence? **
Was he caught in a sting?
Is he charged with espionage?
Is he charged with conspiracy?
Is hypnosis involved? (i.e. did the phone call trigger someone that was hypnotized to commit a crime?)
Was the phone call to 911?
Did the phone call trigger the crime in some other way?
Was the phone call used to establish (or disprove) an alibi?
Did the man know that nobody would answer when he called?
Is he deaf?
Is he dumb? (meaning "Is he a mute?", I'm assuming.)
Is he in prison?
Is he calling someone back?
Are his fingerprints on the phone used to incriminate him?
Is he a kidnapper?
Does he want to find out whether his victim is at the place where he calls?
Does he try to call his lawyer?
Does he try to call an ambulance?
Was a theft planned? (As in, not completed?)
Was he calling someone he knew? Family member? *
Was he calling someone he knew? A friend?
Did he ring from the phone at the scene of the crime?
Does he call from a pay phone?
Does the call go to an answering machine/voice mail/automated phone tree or similar?
Does the call transmit information over fax, modem, or something like that?
Is it a violent crime?
Is the crime an attempt to obtain money (or something of monetary value) illicitly? *
Was somebody supposed to answer when he called?
Did the number of rings (as in how many times the phone rang before he hang out) meant something?
Is he accused of murder(ing his wife)?
Does he try to proove that she is alive with that call?
Are the calls planned the way they go? (Taken as: Did the calls go the way they were planned?)
Are fingerprints evidence?


* These questions are on both lists meaning the answer to them is: "Yes and No"
** Sorry for confusing replies. They were a product of the context at the time of answering. Trivial in solving the case though.
« Last Edit: 13 Apr 2017, 16:59 by Mandle »

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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #724 on: 13 Apr 2017, 16:51 »
I'll just quickly explain something here:

"Is the call record evidence?" appears in the YES list because the call record is something that would probably be used eventually in the trial against the man, but it's a trivial point in solving the case.

"The the police / authorities use the call record (specifically) as incriminating evidence?" appears in the NO list because it is not specifically the thing that incrimidated the man. At the time of the question I took it as an attempt to narrow down an earlier question from Snarky that proposed several possibilities.

Semantics issues... but not really important in solving the case.

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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #725 on: 13 Apr 2017, 17:14 »
Was the call a warning about something?
Is the crime a scam of some kind?
Is it a crime involving an illegal trade (e.g. drugs, organs, endangered species, human trafficking...)?

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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #726 on: 13 Apr 2017, 19:53 »
Did he try to reach a mobile phone?
Did he try to prevent a crime?

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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #727 on: 14 Apr 2017, 00:23 »
Case #21 - A man makes a phone call. Nobody answers, but the man ends up facing criminal charges because of the call. What's going on?

YES
Is he guilty of what he's charged with?
Do the authorities use his fingerprints, call record, or some other clue produced by him making the call as evidence to tie him to some other crime?
Was the phone ringing in itself a signal to someone? *
Did he call (or pretend to call) the victim of the crime? *
When you say "nobody answered", does this mean nobody picked up?
Was he calling someone he knew? Family member? *
Is the phone a normal landline telephone?
Does the man call from his own (home/office) phone?
Is the crime an attempt to obtain money (or something of monetary value) illicitly? *
Is the fact that he knew the phone number an incriminating thing about the call?
Had the crime taken place very recently before the call was made?
Would the crime have occurred even if he hadn't made the phone call?
Did he call from his home phone?
Was the signal received by the other person?
Is the call record evidence? **
Did he try to reach a mobile phone?


NO
Is he a blackmailer?
Does he do criminal calls?
Is it a case with something fictional involved (i.e. something is getting spaghettified or beamed through time)?
Does the phone call trigger a bomb?
was he driving when he made the call?
Is making the phone call part of the crime he's being charged with?
Is he stalking someone?
Is he calling on someone else's bill?
Did he rob the phone(s)?
Was he calling for a driver?
Was there a theft?
Does he make a phone call from the scene of the crime?
Does he make a phone call near the scene of the crime?
Was the phone call made using a mobile phone?
Was the phone ringing in itself a signal to someone? *
Is the crime (or one of the crimes) he's charged with a murder?
Did he have any accomplices for the crime?
Did he call (or pretend to call) the victim of the crime? *
The the police / authorities use the call record (specifically) as incriminating evidence? **
Was he caught in a sting?
Is he charged with espionage?
Is he charged with conspiracy?
Is hypnosis involved? (i.e. did the phone call trigger someone that was hypnotized to commit a crime?)
Was the phone call to 911?
Did the phone call trigger the crime in some other way?
Was the phone call used to establish (or disprove) an alibi?
Did the man know that nobody would answer when he called?
Is he deaf?
Is he dumb? (meaning "Is he a mute?", I'm assuming.)
Is he in prison?
Is he calling someone back?
Are his fingerprints on the phone used to incriminate him?
Is he a kidnapper?
Does he want to find out whether his victim is at the place where he calls?
Does he try to call his lawyer?
Does he try to call an ambulance?
Was a theft planned? (As in, not completed?)
Was he calling someone he knew? Family member? *
Was he calling someone he knew? A friend?
Did he ring from the phone at the scene of the crime?
Does he call from a pay phone?
Does the call go to an answering machine/voice mail/automated phone tree or similar?
Does the call transmit information over fax, modem, or something like that?
Is it a violent crime?
Is the crime an attempt to obtain money (or something of monetary value) illicitly? *
Was somebody supposed to answer when he called?
Did the number of rings (as in how many times the phone rang before he hang out) meant something?
Is he accused of murder(ing his wife)?
Does he try to proove that she is alive with that call?
Are the calls planned the way they go? (Taken as: Did the calls go the way they were planned?)
Are fingerprints evidence?
Was the call a warning about something?
Is the crime a scam of some kind?
Is it a crime involving an illegal trade (e.g. drugs, organs, endangered species, human trafficking...)?
Did he try to prevent a crime?


* These questions are on both lists meaning the answer to them is: "Yes and No"
** Sorry for confusing replies. They were a product of the context at the time of answering. Trivial in solving the case though.

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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #728 on: 14 Apr 2017, 04:44 »
Did he try to reach his own mobile phone?
Does he need the mobile phone he tried to call because it has a recording to proove he is not guilty of what he is accused?

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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #729 on: 14 Apr 2017, 05:25 »
Okay, the list is getting very long so I'm going to start doing micro-updates and then update the full list now and then instead of every time:

YES
Did he try to reach his own mobile phone?


NO
Does he need the mobile phone he tried to call because it has a recording to proove he is not guilty of what he is accused?


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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #730 on: 14 Apr 2017, 07:29 »
Did he lost his mobile at the scene of the crime?
Did he had a partner in crime?
Did he left his mobile with his partner in crime?
There are those who believe that life here began out there...

Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #731 on: 14 Apr 2017, 08:04 »
Soo... is his own mobile, accidentally left at the scene of the crime, in itself the incriminating evidence?

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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #732 on: 14 Apr 2017, 08:27 »
YES
Did he try to reach his own mobile phone?
Did he lost his mobile at the scene of the crime?
is his own mobile, accidentally left at the scene of the crime, in itself the incriminating evidence?


NO
Does he need the mobile phone he tried to call because it has a recording to proove he is not guilty of what he is accused?
Did he had a partner in crime?
Did he left his mobile with his partner in crime?



Tabata, Cassie, and CaptainD have just filled in a lot of the blanks, but there is still much to discover about this case.

But well done on the massive progress just made!

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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #733 on: 14 Apr 2017, 10:52 »
Did the "cops" found his mobile because he ringed to it?
There are those who believe that life here began out there...

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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #734 on: 14 Apr 2017, 11:58 »
YES
Did he try to reach his own mobile phone?
Did he lost his mobile at the scene of the crime?
is his own mobile, accidentally left at the scene of the crime, in itself the incriminating evidence?
Did the "cops" found his mobile because he ringed to it?


NO
Does he need the mobile phone he tried to call because it has a recording to proove he is not guilty of what he is accused?
Did he had a partner in crime?
Did he left his mobile with his partner in crime?


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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #735 on: 14 Apr 2017, 12:56 »
During the committing of the crime he got his phone switched with the victims, then when he lost his cell he tried to call it and police found it at the scene of the crime?
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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #736 on: 14 Apr 2017, 13:14 »
During the committing of the crime he got his phone switched with the victims, then when he lost his cell he tried to call it and police found it at the scene of the crime?

(wrong)

And even if some parts might be right, you need to state as individual questions... Later on I might show green and red portions of attempted solutions if it's just tracking down minor details. But for now the real meat of the case still hasn't been carved...

Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #737 on: 14 Apr 2017, 13:36 »
Was his phone found at the scene of a police raid/drug bust?
Was he a member of an illegal organization?

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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #738 on: 14 Apr 2017, 13:43 »
Did he get his phone switched with the victims?
Is this a victimless crime? (examples: prostitution, drug use, gambling)
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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #739 on: 14 Apr 2017, 14:10 »
Was the crime a robbery?