Backwoods bungle 12
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Find the Fault number twelve is here! Answers to number eleven are now online. The rules are simple; study the picture, and find the fault. Bonus marks are awarded for faults not on the card, and for creative interpretations!
11 thoughts on “Backwoods bungle 12”
Many! A hook doesn’t work on a well pulley. The water will unhook any bucket when it hits water. The bucket is firmly attached to the pulley and you our from that bucket into yours. Also, the handle is missing. The guy’s face is white while his arms are brown – he might have just seen a ghost though. 2 chimneys on a farmhouse is unlikely – I think.
Who won then?
No handle on the pulley. Also that person carrying the bucket is the whitest that I have ever seen. Has he seen a ghost?
It looks like the well is stuck in the corner of a field, right against the fence, making it impossible to turn around…. which does not seem practical. (or funny as far as the old child in me is concerned).
Or maybe even, the right fence finishes on the the side of the well (cutting it 2/3-1/3), so that someone on the other side of the fence could put a bucket on the hook, but would be unable to reach the handle (if there was one).
The path should probably extend to the left of the well so that one can reach the hook without walking on the grass.
Also the farmer is probably exhausted, and should lie down a little, considering how pale his face is, compared to his arms…
Hey, the grass is greener on this side of the fence!
You weren’t allowed to be left-handed in the 19th century.
Hey, I’ve just found Pascal’s own blog (in French) with its own ‘Cherchez l’erreur’!
The fence has no shadow!
The rope (and hook) extending all the way across the cross beam worries me. In my experience wells have the little shaft/hole in the middle. If you put the bucket on this hook and let it down with the (non-existent) handle, it would miss the hole. Then, if you manually manoeuvered it into the shaft and pulled the water up, the bucket would catch on the edge of the shaft and spill water everywhere.
and a well on the top of a hill. I know Jack and Jill went up the hill, but I thought that was because they were going to a dew pond!
There’s no handle on the pulley to winch the bucket up