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Posers and Puzzles

Posers and Puzzles

  1. Standard member HandyAndy
    Non sum qualis eram
    09 Jan '17 18:52 / 1 edit
    How long did Monday, September 12, 2016, last?

    (Note: No extra time was added to or subtracted from the clock that day.)
  2. Subscriber roma45
    st johnstone
    09 Jan '17 22:35
    Originally posted by HandyAndy
    How long did Monday, September 12, 2016, last?

    (Note: No extra time was added to or subtracted from the clock that day.)
    24 hours is probably the wrong answer.
  3. Standard member lemon lime
    blah blah blah
    09 Jan '17 23:25 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by HandyAndy
    How long did Monday, September 12, 2016, last?

    (Note: No extra time was added to or subtracted from the clock that day.)
    It lasted until 11:59:59 pm (midnight)

    After that it was Tuesday
  4. Standard member HandyAndy
    Non sum qualis eram
    10 Jan '17 01:42
    Originally posted by roma45
    24 hours is probably the wrong answer.
    True.
  5. Standard member HandyAndy
    Non sum qualis eram
    10 Jan '17 01:45
    Originally posted by lemon lime
    It lasted until 11:59:59 pm (midnight)

    After that it was Tuesday
    The question is how long ...?
  6. Standard member lemon lime
    blah blah blah
    10 Jan '17 04:33
    Originally posted by HandyAndy
    The question is how long ...?
    Monday was one day long
    September was 30 days long
    September 12 was one day long
    2016 was 366 days long
  7. Subscriber roma45
    st johnstone
    10 Jan '17 08:21
    Originally posted by HandyAndy
    How long did Monday, September 12, 2016, last?

    (Note: No extra time was added to or subtracted from the clock that day.)
    six letters? in monday
  8. Subscriber apathist
    looking for loot
    10 Jan '17 09:26
    Originally posted by HandyAndy
    ...
    (Note: No extra time was added to or subtracted from the clock that day.)
    So would this riddle work for other days as well? Any other day? Or is there something special about that day in particular that we're missing?
  9. Subscriber venda
    Dave
    10 Jan '17 15:32
    Originally posted by HandyAndy
    How long did Monday, September 12, 2016, last?

    (Note: No extra time was added to or subtracted from the clock that day.)
    Is it anything to do with the Mayan calendar?
  10. Standard member HandyAndy
    Non sum qualis eram
    10 Jan '17 19:17
    Originally posted by lemon lime
    Monday was one day long
    September was 30 days long
    September 12 was one day long
    2016 was 366 days long
    No.
  11. Standard member HandyAndy
    Non sum qualis eram
    10 Jan '17 19:17
    Originally posted by roma45
    six letters? in monday
    No.
  12. Standard member HandyAndy
    Non sum qualis eram
    10 Jan '17 19:18
    Originally posted by apathist
    So would this riddle work for other days as well? Any other day? Or is there something special about that day in particular that we're missing?
    The date was chosen at random.
  13. Standard member HandyAndy
    Non sum qualis eram
    10 Jan '17 19:19
    Originally posted by venda
    Is it anything to do with the Mayan calendar?
    No.
  14. Subscriber roma45
    st johnstone
    10 Jan '17 21:32
    Originally posted by HandyAndy
    How long did Monday, September 12, 2016, last?

    (Note: No extra time was added to or subtracted from the clock that day.)
    is the answer measured by time like 23 hours 59 seconds?
  15. Standard member wolfgang59
    Infidel
    10 Jan '17 21:45 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by HandyAndy
    How long did Monday, September 12, 2016, last?

    (Note: No extra time was added to or subtracted from the clock that day.)
    Approx 48 hours.
    I'd need more time to work out exact answer.


    edit: I m make it 49 hours