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Re: Can you solve this math problem?

Post by sanddbox on Mon Sep 06, 2010 1:44 am
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kujinR wrote:
sanddbox wrote:Sounds like Monica to me

Yes. How'd you figure that out? The biggest clue for me was the sig. /chuckles

sanddbox wrote:It's nothing to do with that. IIRC, she forgot her password.

She should hack her way back in? That would be cool. 8-)


mrmasterful said the "sounds like Monica" sentence. Also, that post was before she got the sig. Anyways, we're getting off topic here.
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Re: Can you solve this math problem?

Post by mRmasteRful on Mon Sep 06, 2010 1:49 am
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sanddbox wrote:mrmasterful said the "sounds like Monica" sentence. Also, that post was before she got the sig. Anyways, we're getting off topic here.


We can't get back on topic until they guy either confirms he gave us the wrong problem or decides to end the post he did ask for help after all.
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Re: Can you solve this math problem?

Post by kujinR on Mon Sep 06, 2010 2:17 am
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sanddbox wrote:mrmasterful said the "sounds like Monica" sentence. Also, that post was before she got the sig. Anyways, we're getting off topic here.

Not to nitpick but.. I posted right before mrmasterful said that. The sig was already there.

but I get the point, we're off topic and the OP doesn't seem to be interested anymore.
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Re: Can you solve this math problem?

Post by mRmasteRful on Mon Sep 06, 2010 2:55 am
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kujinR wrote:but I get the point, we're off topic and the OP doesn't seem to be interested anymore.


Not everyone is an HTS junkie like us. Lets just wait till he returns. -10 for anyone who posts before the OP
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Re: Can you solve this math problem?

Post by centip3de on Mon Sep 06, 2010 9:29 pm
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Huh....Well it seems like I have a lot of explaining to do :P

Alrighty I was camping so thats why I didn't post ^.^ anywhhoooo I can neither confirm or deny if the problem is correct, sorry everybody...probably best to close the thread :/
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Re: Can you solve this math problem?

Post by mRmasteRful on Mon Sep 06, 2010 11:22 pm
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centip3de wrote:Alrighty I was camping so thats why I didn't post ^.^ anywhhoooo I can neither confirm or deny if the problem is correct, sorry everybody...probably best to close the thread :/


Sigh -.- What a waste. goatboy sanddbox do the honord please...
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Re: Can you solve this math problem?

Post by fashizzlepop on Mon Sep 06, 2010 11:53 pm
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Or somebody can post another interesting challenge that's math related...
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Re: Can you solve this math problem?

Post by NerdyTB on Mon Sep 13, 2010 11:32 pm
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I have a riddle that's math related. You have two pieces of string, each of which take an hour to burn from end to end. Using these two pieces of string, measure 45 minutes.
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Re: Can you solve this math problem?

Post by sanddbox on Mon Sep 13, 2010 11:35 pm
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NerdyTB wrote:I have a riddle that's math related. You have two pieces of string, each of which take an hour to burn from end to end. Using these two pieces of string, measure 45 minutes.


Divide the strings into fourths and burn three of the fourths? I don't really get what's complicated. You could also break out the boyscout skillz and tie a knot such that one fourth of one of the strings would overlap another (although I don't know if that would cause it to burn slower).

Do you have to use both of the strings?
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Re: Can you solve this math problem?

Post by NerdyTB on Mon Sep 13, 2010 11:39 pm
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sanddbox wrote:
NerdyTB wrote:I have a riddle that's math related. You have two pieces of string, each of which take an hour to burn from end to end. Using these two pieces of string, measure 45 minutes.


Divide the strings into fourths and burn three of the fourths? I don't really get what's complicated. You could also break out the boyscout skillz and tie a knot such that one fourth of one of the strings would overlap another (although I don't know if that would cause it to burn slower).

Do you have to use both of the strings?


The strings don't burn evenly and you do have to use both strings.

Edit: Don't fret. I was stumped the first time I heard this riddle too.
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