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#1 thick/nick

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Posted 20 August 2007 - 08:25 PM

A man walks in to a shop and asks How much is one?
He is told 20p.
Heasks how much are 20?
He is told 40p
He says ill have 120.
He is told that will be 60p.
What is he buying
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#2 sajow4

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Posted 21 August 2007 - 02:47 AM

I am unsure of the answer.
Can you please give the answer?
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#3 digital-coma

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Posted 21 August 2007 - 02:55 AM

I think this falls under "not enough information"
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#4 jpaterson3

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Posted 21 August 2007 - 02:58 AM

He is buying the numbers 1,2, and 0 which cost 20p each
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#5 sajow4

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Posted 21 August 2007 - 03:07 AM

Ah. That is quite an interesting puzzle, well thought out.
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#6 normdeplume

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Posted 21 August 2007 - 05:26 PM

I posted a similar puzzle here
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#7 bluejay

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Posted 21 August 2007 - 09:25 PM

the man is buying home address numbers

at 20p per digit
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