Backwoods bungle 12

Matthew Chatfield
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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!

Find the fault 12

Good luck!

Matthew Chatfield

Uncooperative crusty. Unofficial Isle of Wight cultural ambassador. Conservation, countryside and the environment, with extra stuff about spiders.

10 thoughts on “Backwoods bungle 12

  • 12th May, 2012 at 6:12 pm
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    No handle on the pulley. Also that person carrying the bucket is the whitest that I have ever seen. Has he seen a ghost?

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  • 12th May, 2012 at 6:12 pm
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    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…

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  • 12th May, 2012 at 6:12 pm
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    Hey, the grass is greener on this side of the fence!

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  • 12th May, 2012 at 6:12 pm
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    You weren’t allowed to be left-handed in the 19th century.

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  • 12th May, 2012 at 6:12 pm
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    The fence has no shadow!

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  • 12th May, 2012 at 6:12 pm
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    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.

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  • 12th May, 2012 at 6:12 pm
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    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!

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  • 12th May, 2012 at 6:12 pm
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    There’s no handle on the pulley to winch the bucket up

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