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Posers and Puzzles

Posers and Puzzles

  1. Standard member wolfgang59
    Infidel
    11 May '16 02:57
    A native American Chief has 3 daughters whom he wants
    to offer to one of the tribes braves.

    One daughter sits on an elephant skin, one daughter sits on a rhinoceros skin and one daughter sits on a hippopotamus skin.
    (The chief is extremely rich and imports all his skins from Africa)

    The Chief tells the young brave that he can have the daughter
    on the hippo skin as his wife OR both the other daughters!

    Why?
  2. Standard member lemon lime
    blah blah blah
    11 May '16 04:23 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by wolfgang59
    A native American Chief has 3 daughters whom he wants
    to offer to one of the tribes braves.

    One daughter sits on an elephant skin, one daughter sits on a rhinoceros skin and one daughter sits on a hippopotamus skin.
    (The chief is extremely rich and imports all his skins from Africa)

    The Chief tells the young brave that he can have the daughter
    on the hippo skin as his wife OR both the other daughters!

    Why?
    The hippo skin is worth the combined value of the other two skins.
  3. Standard member wolfgang59
    Infidel
    11 May '16 05:30
    Originally posted by lemon lime
    The hippo skin is worth the combined value of the other two skins.
    The brave only gets the girl(s). The chief keeps the skins!
  4. Standard member HandyAndy
    Non sum qualis eram
    11 May '16 12:35
    Originally posted by wolfgang59
    The Chief tells the young brave that he can have the daughter
    on the hippo skin as his wife OR both the other daughters!

    Why?
    Two daughters are conjoined twins.
  5. Standard member wolfgang59
    Infidel
    11 May '16 14:09
    Originally posted by HandyAndy
    Two daughters are conjoined twins.
    nope

    Clue: The Chief's name is Pythagoras.
  6. Standard member lemon lime
    blah blah blah
    11 May '16 15:19
    Originally posted by wolfgang59
    nope

    Clue: The Chief's name is Pythagoras.
    I think I'm going to regret saying this, but...

    The squaw of the hippopotamus is equal to the sum of the squaws of the other two skins.
  7. Standard member wolfgang59
    Infidel
    11 May '16 20:46
    Originally posted by lemon lime
    I think I'm going to regret saying this, but...

    The squaw of the hippopotamus is equal to the sum of the squaws of the other two skins.
    You ruined it!

    The squaw on the hippopotamus is equal to the sum of the squaws on the other two hides.

    And yes it's awful -
  8. Standard member HandyAndy
    Non sum qualis eram
    12 May '16 01:16 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by wolfgang59
    one daughter sits on a rhinoceros skin
    Bad medicine. Does Pythagoras know that the rhino is a critically endangered species?
  9. Standard member wolfgang59
    Infidel
    12 May '16 04:36
    Originally posted by HandyAndy
    Bad medicine. Does Pythagoras know that the rhino is a critically endangered species?
    Don't worry. It was a white rhino skin. Not endangered.
  10. Subscriber AThousandYoung
    It's about respect
    12 May '16 04:39
    #AllRhinosMatter
  11. Standard member wolfgang59
    Infidel
    12 May '16 11:52
    Originally posted by AThousandYoung
    #AllRhinosMatter
    And it died of natural causes.