1. Standard memberorkyboy
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    13 Apr '03 16:26
    u r in a deserted house late at night. inside there is an oil lamp a gas fire and a stove full of wood. u only have 1 match. what do u light 1st?
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    13 Apr '03 16:51
    Originally posted by orkyboy
    u r in a deserted house late at night. inside there is an oil lamp a gas fire and a stove full of wood. u only have 1 match. what do u light 1st?
    pour the gas over the wood and light it😡
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    13 Apr '03 18:03
    Originally posted by orkyboy
    u r in a deserted house late at night. inside there is an oil lamp a gas fire and a stove full of wood. u only have 1 match. what do u light 1st?
    the match 😡

    Andrew

    and now another....

    Add 2 to 171 to make it less than 18.


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    13 Apr '03 18:15
    Originally posted by latex bishop
    the match 😡

    Andrew

    and now another....

    Add 2 to 171 to make it less than 18.


    2 + 171 = 173
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    13 Apr '03 18:17
    Originally posted by waldorf
    2 + 171 = 173
    173 is more than 18
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    13 Apr '03 18:19
    Originally posted by latex bishop
    173 is more than 18
    its less than 180😡

    I still like my idea better, pour the gas over the wood😡
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    13 Apr '03 18:24
    Originally posted by UncleAdam
    its less than 180😡

    I still like my idea better, pour the gas over the wood😡
    you still need to light the match first, but once you have you are in action Adam 😲

    Andrew
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    13 Apr '03 18:27
    Originally posted by latex bishop
    you still need to light the match first, but once you have you are in action Adam 😲

    Andrew
    I walk in the room with the match litπŸ˜‰
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    13 Apr '03 20:35
    Originally posted by UncleAdam
    I walk in the room with the match litπŸ˜‰
    Good forward planning!
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    14 Apr '03 04:13
    Originally posted by latex bishop
    the match 😡

    Andrew

    and now another....

    Add 2 to 171 to make it less than 18.


    Can you place the 2 directly underneath the final 1? This will give you 17 1/2.
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    14 Apr '03 08:51
    Originally posted by bbarr
    Can you place the 2 directly underneath the final 1? This will give you 17 1/2.
    well done Bennett, that is correct

    Andrew
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    14 Apr '03 09:32
    Originally posted by orkyboy
    u r in a deserted house late at night. inside there is an oil lamp a gas fire and a stove full of wood. u only have 1 match. what do u light 1st?
    but what's the point of the Gas fire-you don't light gas fires with maches-don't you?...πŸ˜›
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    14 Apr '03 10:41
    Originally posted by genius
    but what's the point of the Gas fire-you don't light gas fires with maches-don't you?...πŸ˜›
    you would need a spark and a match would do the job
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    14 Apr '03 11:16
    Originally posted by latex bishop
    you would need a spark and a match would do the job
    suppose-but haven't most gas fires in houses got built-in sparks?
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    14 Apr '03 11:25
    Originally posted by genius
    suppose-but haven't most gas fires in houses got built-in sparks?
    I believe they would have a pilot light of some kind. If we are going to be picky, the original problem never stated whether ot not there was any fuel in the gas fire.

    Andrew
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