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Re: Brain Teasers
« Reply #25 on: 20/08/2005 18:41:59 »
ha it doesn't matter. He didnt ban u he suspended u. I have told him to never do anything like that again without asking me first. Sorry

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« Reply #26 on: 20/08/2005 18:57:43 »
It's ok.

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« Reply #27 on: 20/08/2005 18:59:17 »
I was suprised when it said i'd be unsuspended at 28th august, that about 2 weeks!

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Re: Brain Teasers
« Reply #28 on: 01/09/2005 22:51:01 »
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I have got one.


How far can a dog run into the forest?

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Re: Brain Teasers
« Reply #29 on: 08/09/2005 05:52:59 »
Stumped on this one. Help...
A man has not seen his friend for some time, so being worried, decided to phone the police and let them know. Soon after a police car arrives at his house so that he can show the officer to his friend's house so that they can see if he is OK. When they arrive at the house they find the place in darkness and have to break down the door to get in. Once in, the man makes his way along the hallway and turns on the light, then the officer and the man see the dead friend laying there on the floor. The officer then arrests the man for the murder of his friend. Why?
 

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Re: Brain Teasers
« Reply #30 on: 09/09/2005 16:09:50 »
Turning on the light in some way killed the friend? I know it wouldn't actually be murder (unless the guy set it up) but that'd be my best guess.
 

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Re: Brain Teasers
« Reply #31 on: 09/09/2005 16:52:43 »
I think we have incomplete information, like the originator left something out. Was the light switch out of the way and the normal path would have had him tripping over his dead friend? Remindes me of several A. Christy novels where you are always stumped because she leaves out some crutial piece of information til the mystery is solved.

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Re: Brain Teasers
« Reply #32 on: 09/09/2005 20:16:44 »
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I've put this one  on here before so NO going and looking for the answer.

One completely sealed room, no windows, just one solid door. One light bulb inside the room. three light switches outside the room. Using any combination you like of turning the swithces on or off, how can you determine when you go in the room which switch turns the light ON ?..you can only go in the room ONCE !



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What about my brain teaser ?...hmmmpth !!!....OOPs...didn't realise that aprt from chummy Michael that razor and simeone had also attempted it.......if there are no answers in the next few hours I'll post the answer...it's NOT a trick question....the answer is clever and when you see it...you'll go DOH !!..just like I did...

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« Reply #33 on: 09/09/2005 22:21:08 »
OK..Here's the answer to my puzzle directly above (assuming no one posts before I finish this)

Ok, to recap, you have to establish which light switch out of three operates the light bulb in a non windowed room .


Ok...make all three switches OFF. Turn one switch on and wait for ten minutes. Turn it off. Then flick any other switch to ON and then enter the room.

If the light bulb is on, Voila !its the switch you just turned on.

If light os OFF and the light bulb is COLD then it must be the final switch you haven't touched.

If the Light bulb is OFF and the bulb is WARM/HOT...then it must be the first switch, which, when it was on, turned the bulb on and naturally generated heat !!!.....so there you go.....go and tell all your friends and amaze them how clever you are.


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Re: Brain Teasers
« Reply #34 on: 09/09/2005 22:45:03 »
You could turn everything off in the house and  see which switch spins the meter.

but i still think we should send you in first and tell you to place your  fingers in the socket.:)
 

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« Reply #35 on: 10/09/2005 03:51:07 »
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but i still think we should send you in first and tell you to place your  fingers in the socket.:)



Oohh yes please !!..can I choose what kind of socket I can put my fingers in ?...;)

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Re: Brain Teasers
« Reply #36 on: 10/09/2005 07:54:09 »
Well, if they use the cleap switches they have here, you can hear the spark jump. But clever solution, Grats

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Re: Brain Teasers
« Reply #37 on: 15/09/2005 22:10:32 »
Or if the lightswitches are just outside the door - open door, flick the switches, see which one works, enter room


42....?
 

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Re: Brain Teasers
« Reply #38 on: 15/09/2005 22:40:16 »
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Originally posted by stragen

Or if the lightswitches are just outside the door - open door, flick the switches, see which one works, enter room


42....?



Good answer...except you can only open the door once and that's to only finally go inside !!...but...I reckon you new that !!:)

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Re: Brain Teasers
« Reply #39 on: 17/09/2005 03:21:05 »
and to solve the twin thingy, one lier and the truthfull one, you cud ask something like this

if the dog is called rex . wot is rex?

the lier wud be forced to say anything other than dog, as the thruthful 1 wud say dog

 

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Re: Brain Teasers
« Reply #40 on: 17/09/2005 04:12:16 »
What does this represent ?

HIJKLMNO

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Re: Brain Teasers
« Reply #41 on: 17/09/2005 15:48:45 »



water
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Re: Brain Teasers
« Reply #42 on: 17/09/2005 17:32:12 »
He could always RING her and give her the code to the combination lock
 

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Re: Brain Teasers
« Reply #43 on: 17/09/2005 17:44:49 »
quote:
Originally posted by ukmicky




water



Correct

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Re: Brain Teasers
« Reply #44 on: 17/09/2005 17:56:03 »
mate

So you could say i hit the

                                       
 

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« Reply #45 on: 17/09/2005 18:11:52 »
You most certainly did chum...well done

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« Reply #46 on: 17/09/2005 22:01:38 »
can't he just send her the key separately ?

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Re: Brain Teasers
« Reply #47 on: 17/09/2005 22:16:56 »
to ruzz5000

youve just got to be awkward, i know your type.:)

your just like this man in your story. you have got to do everything the hard way. ;)

I bet if i gave you something explosive you would play golf with it.:D

I mean why send a key operated lock when they can have a combination one.



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Re: Brain Teasers
« Reply #48 on: 17/09/2005 22:34:17 »
Is the box made out of chocolate ?...she could eat it !

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Re: Brain Teasers
« Reply #49 on: 18/09/2005 01:17:04 »
Totally stumped, I have no idea. You got me
 

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