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Posers and Puzzles

Posers and Puzzles

  1. Standard member wolfgang59
    Infidel
    16 Apr '16 23:41
    Answer one and then pose one.

    1. When did WW2 end?
  2. 19 Apr '16 15:39
    Originally posted by wolfgang59
    Answer one and then pose one.

    1. When did WW2 end?
    According to this man's arrest date, December 18, 1974.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Teruo_Nakamura

    2. What is the sound of one hand clapping?
  3. Standard member apathist
    looking for loot
    19 Apr '16 18:48
    Originally posted by JS357
    2. What is the sound of one hand clapping?
    imaginary

    3) why do we drive on a parkway and park on a driveway?
  4. Standard member wolfgang59
    Infidel
    19 Apr '16 22:28
    Originally posted by JS357
    According to this man's arrest date, December 18, 1974.


    Later than 1974
  5. Subscriber coquette
    Already mated
    20 Apr '16 06:55
    Why isn't the word gullible defined in online dictionaries?
  6. Subscriber Ponderable
    chemist
    20 Apr '16 13:34
    Originally posted by wolfgang59
    Answer one and then pose one.

    1. When did WW2 end?
    legally 1990 with the socalled 2+4 accord between FRG, GDR, USA, GB, France and the Sowjet Union
  7. Standard member wolfgang59
    Infidel
    21 Apr '16 11:07
    Originally posted by Ponderable
    legally 1990 with the socalled 2+4 accord between FRG, GDR, USA, GB, France and the Sowjet Union
    A Gold Star to you Sir!

    Question?
  8. 21 Apr '16 14:46
    Originally posted by Ponderable
    legally 1990 with the socalled 2+4 accord between FRG, GDR, USA, GB, France and the Sowjet Union
    Who spoke for Japan?
  9. Standard member wolfgang59
    Infidel
    21 Apr '16 20:47
    Originally posted by JS357
    Who spoke for Japan?
    The Allies war with Japan ended in 1952 ... except for the USSR - who
    had a separate treaty so their war with Japan officially ended in 1956.
  10. Standard member BongalloJoe
    Not Gone Yet
    23 Apr '16 15:38
    Originally posted by apathist
    imaginary

    3) why do we drive on a parkway and park on a driveway?
    I have no idea.

    Who created the lightbulb?
  11. Subscriber Ponderable
    chemist
    21 Jun '16 11:17
    Originally posted by Andrew Kern
    I have no idea.

    Who created the lightbulb?
    From Wikipedia:

    In 1802, Humphry Davy used what he described as "a battery of immense size",[12] consisting of 2,000 cells housed in the basement of the Royal Institution of Great Britain,[13] to create an incandescent light by passing the current through a thin strip of platinum, chosen because the metal had an extremely high melting point. It was not bright enough nor did it last long enough to be practical, but it was the precedent behind the efforts of scores of experimenters over the next 75 years.[14]

    It is well known that T.A. Edison did not invent the lightbublb, but made technological advances which made a Commercial product from it.
  12. 03 Jul '16 14:30 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by wolfgang59
    Answer one and then pose one.

    1. When did WW2 end?
    All the other "ha-ha got you" answers here are nonsense.
    WW2 ended when Japan signed the formal instrument of surrender September 1945.
    (Although V-J Day, August 15 is also accepted since Japan announced it's surrender on that day)
  13. Subscriber Ponderable
    chemist
    07 Jul '16 13:21
    Originally posted by FishHead111
    All the other "ha-ha got you" answers here are nonsense.
    WW2 ended when Japan signed the formal instrument of surrender September 1945.
    (Although V-J Day, August 15 is also accepted since Japan announced it's surrender on that day)
    You seem to confuse "war" with "fight".

    When did WWI end?
  14. 08 Jul '16 02:24
    Originally posted by Ponderable
    You seem to confuse "war" with "fight".

    When did WWI end?
    The 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918.
    Please don't tell me it wasn't until some doosh bags signed the official treaty a year later or some other silly chit. .
  15. Subscriber Ponderable
    chemist
    08 Jul '16 14:48
    Originally posted by FishHead111
    The 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918.
    Please don't tell me it wasn't until some doosh bags signed the official treaty a year later or some other silly chit. .
    But I do. The "war" was on until Versailes and the other "suurb-treaties" and the German populace who had longed for peace hungered another half year, du to wartime boycotts. One of the factors leading to the second world war.