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The man was allowed to ask for anything.
Aw, heck, never mind. He asked for a bunch of ice in three foot blocks, then stacked the blocks.
Of course that leaves unanswered the question of why he didn't hang himself from the window,
or ask for a knife to stab himself. And why did he want to perplex the guard?