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Posers and Puzzles

Posers and Puzzles

  1. Standard member wittywonka
    Chocolate Expert
    18 Dec '06 01:47
    Try to solve these puzzles:

    Here's an example: 7 days in 1 week

    9 L___ in a C___
    1000 Y___ in a M___
    16 P___ on a C___
    4 Q___ in a D___
    26 L___ in a A___
    5 F___ on a H___
    50 S___ in A___
    60 S___ in a M___
    2 H___ and 1 O___ in a W___

    Good luck solving!

    Also, if anyone else can come up with some of these, please post them...
  2. 18 Dec '06 03:37
    60 seoncds in 1 minute
  3. 18 Dec '06 03:38
    1000 yeard in a mile
  4. 18 Dec '06 04:09
    Originally posted by Von Bardeleben
    1000 yeard in a mile
    I believe the correct answer should be 1000 years in a millennium.
  5. 18 Dec '06 04:10
    Originally posted by wittywonka
    Try to solve these puzzles:

    Here's an example: 7 d[b]ays
    in 1 week

    9 L___ in a C___
    1000 Y___ in a M___
    16 P___ on a C___
    4 Q___ in a D___
    26 L___ in a A___
    5 F___ on a H___
    50 S___ in A___
    60 S___ in a M___
    2 H___ and 1 O___ in a W___

    Good luck solving!

    Also, if anyone else can come up with some of these, please post them...[/b]
    I think the first question should have been 9 L___ of (as opposed to 'in' a C___.

    The answer is 9 Lives of a Cat.
  6. 18 Dec '06 04:19
    Originally posted by wittywonka
    Try to solve these puzzles:

    Here's an example: 7 d[b]ays
    in 1 week

    9 L___ in a C___
    1000 Y___ in a M___
    16 P___ on a C___
    4 Q___ in a D___
    26 L___ in a A___
    5 F___ on a H___
    50 S___ in A___
    60 S___ in a M___
    2 H___ and 1 O___ in a W___

    Good luck solving!

    Also, if anyone else can come up with some of these, please post them...[/b]
    The last questions is quite unfair, because it is open to arguments.

    2 Hydrogen (atoms) and 1 Oxygen (atom) (together makes a) Water (molecule).

    It's a question that requires too many blanks to be filled, but without the question-setter providing those blanks to start with!
  7. 18 Dec '06 04:21
    Originally posted by wittywonka
    Try to solve these puzzles:

    Here's an example: 7 d[b]ays
    in 1 week

    9 L___ in a C___
    1000 Y___ in a M___
    16 P___ on a C___
    4 Q___ in a D___
    26 L___ in a A___
    5 F___ on a H___
    50 S___ in A___
    60 S___ in a M___
    2 H___ and 1 O___ in a W___

    Good luck solving!

    Also, if anyone else can come up with some of these, please post them...[/b]
    The 6th question is OK I guess:

    5 Fingers on a Hand

    (Although I have seen people with 6 fingers on a hand)
  8. 18 Dec '06 04:27
    Originally posted by wittywonka
    Try to solve these puzzles:

    Here's an example: 7 d[b]ays
    in 1 week

    9 L___ in a C___
    1000 Y___ in a M___
    16 P___ on a C___
    4 Q___ in a D___
    26 L___ in a A___
    5 F___ on a H___
    50 S___ in A___
    60 S___ in a M___
    2 H___ and 1 O___ in a W___

    Good luck solving!

    Also, if anyone else can come up with some of these, please post them...[/b]
    Question 7 is quite interesting: 50 S ____ in A ____. (There is no 'a' after the word 'in'. It suggests a proper noun. And what's more, that proper noun is not usually preceeded by an 'a'. Therefore the answer is:

    50 States in America.
  9. 18 Dec '06 04:40
    Originally posted by wittywonka
    Try to solve these puzzles:

    Here's an example: 7 d[b]ays
    in 1 week

    9 L___ in a C___
    1000 Y___ in a M___
    16 P___ on a C___
    4 Q___ in a D___
    26 L___ in a A___
    5 F___ on a H___
    50 S___ in A___
    60 S___ in a M___
    2 H___ and 1 O___ in a W___

    Good luck solving!

    Also, if anyone else can come up with some of these, please post them...[/b]
    Question 5 is a bit strange. 26 L ___ in a A ___. The blank after that capital letter A suggests that it is a word starting with an 'A', e.g. Apple. Therefore the word before that should have been 'an' instead of 'a'. At least that's how the correct English should be. Can you confirm this, witty?
  10. 18 Dec '06 04:41
    Originally posted by wittywonka
    Try to solve these puzzles:

    Here's an example: 7 d[b]ays
    in 1 week

    9 L___ in a C___
    1000 Y___ in a M___
    16 P___ on a C___
    4 Q___ in a D___
    26 L___ in a A___
    5 F___ on a H___
    50 S___ in A___
    60 S___ in a M___
    2 H___ and 1 O___ in a W___

    Good luck solving!

    Also, if anyone else can come up with some of these, please post them...[/b]
    9 lives of a cat
    1000 Years in a millenium
    26 Letters of the Alphabet
    4 Quarters in a Dollar
    5 Fingers on a Hand
    50 States in America
    60 Seconds in a Minute
    2 Hydrogen (atoms) and 1 Oxygen (atom) in a Water (molecule)
  11. 18 Dec '06 04:43
    16 Pawns in Chess
  12. 18 Dec '06 04:47 / 2 edits
    21 P on a S D
    10 O M in C
    32 D S on a C B
    12 L D on a C B
  13. Standard member TheMaster37
    Kupikupopo!
    18 Dec '06 08:32
    Originally posted by idioms
    21 P on a S D
    10 O M in C
    32 D S on a C B
    12 L D on a C B
    10 opening moves in chess
  14. 18 Dec '06 09:10
    Originally posted by TheMaster37
    10 opening moves in chess
    Nah.... that can't be it.
  15. 18 Dec '06 11:17
    Originally posted by TheMaster37
    10 opening moves in chess
    Yep, that's it