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Posers and Puzzles

Posers and Puzzles

  1. Standard member opsoccergurl11
    rockin soccer kid
    16 Jul '04 14:15
    a man lives on the 19th floor of an apartment building. everyday, he gets up, takes the elevator downstairs, and goes to work. but when he comes home, he takes the elevator to the 15th floor, and walks the rest of the way up - except on rainy days. on rainy days, he rides all the way to the 19th floor.
    besides just being weird, why would the man do this?
  2. 16 Jul '04 14:24 / 2 edits
    An old lateral chestnut.

    He does this because he is a midget and cannot reach the higher floor's buttons. However, on rainy days, he can use his umbrella to reach them.

    -Ray.
  3. Standard member eyeqpc
    Robbo
    16 Jul '04 14:24
    Originally posted by opsoccergurl11
    a man lives on the 19th floor of an apartment building. everyday, he gets up, takes the elevator downstairs, and goes to work. but when he comes home, he takes the elevator to the 15th floor, and walks the rest of the way up - except on rainy days. on rainy days, he rides all the way to the 19th floor.
    besides just being weird, why would the man do this?
    He can reach the button with his umbrella, on sunny days he does not have his umbrella in his possesion, hence cannot reach button
  4. Standard member eyeqpc
    Robbo
    16 Jul '04 14:25
    Originally posted by rgoudie
    An old lateral chestnut.

    He does this because he is a midget and cannot reach the higher floor's buttons. However, on rainy days, he can use his umbrella to reach them.

    -Ray.
    Damn, got there before me.
  5. Standard member opsoccergurl11
    rockin soccer kid
    16 Jul '04 14:50
    yes, both correct