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Can you identify this series? (trivia)
« on: 26/08/2009 05:36:06 »
Here is a well known series. Can you fill in the blank line?

ST
ND
RD
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« Last Edit: 26/08/2009 06:15:20 by Geezer »


 

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« Reply #1 on: 26/08/2009 08:21:48 »
AA?

(the missing letters from STANDARD)
 

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« Reply #2 on: 26/08/2009 08:45:41 »
Is it 'TH'?
 
(1st, 2nd. 3rd, 4TH?)
 

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« Reply #3 on: 27/08/2009 16:40:36 »
John Chapman and RD both got it right, very quickly! The answer is TH

RD deleted his (correct) post to try to keep the thing going a bit longer. Didn't last long before John got it too.

It's one of those problems that you either solve almost immediately, or you are unlikely to ever solve. The more effort you put into solving it, the worse it gets!

Now you can try it out on unsuspecting friends. But beware, people may become violent when you finally put them out of their misery.

Thanks to all who gave it a shot.
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« Reply #4 on: 27/08/2009 16:47:57 »

You can even pose the question like this, and it still stumps people.


 

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« Reply #5 on: 27/08/2009 17:39:56 »
1 - ST
2 - ND
3 - RD
4 - TH
5 - OU

See I got it..... They're anagrams SNORT & THUDD.

I think I'd better go lie down in a darkened room.
 

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« Reply #6 on: 27/08/2009 20:49:36 »
It's also an anagram of

Sh! Don't turd!
 
 

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« Reply #7 on: 01/09/2009 12:37:23 »
Here's another serie:

0
10
1110
3110
132110
1113122110
311311222110
...
 

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« Reply #8 on: 01/09/2009 14:28:15 »
13211321322110
1113122113121113222110
31131122211311123113322110
132113213221133112132123222110
11131221131211132221232112111312111213322110
31131122211311123113321112131221123113111231121123222110
1321132132211331121321231231121113112221121321133112132212221213322110

etc
« Last Edit: 01/09/2009 15:15:00 by BenV »
 

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« Reply #9 on: 01/09/2009 17:00:26 »
Errrrr

11131221121211132221 Bugger,, lost my place, I'm not starting again
 

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