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#61 Andy pyro

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Posted 18 December 2007 - 04:27 PM

The brothers both had severe cases of amnesia, and the wise man told them that the best doctor in town would treat only one more severe case of amnesia before he would quit his job and leave town. They hopped on their camels, as the amnesia made them forget the bet, and rode to the doctors house. :rolleyes:
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#62 milel93

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Posted 18 December 2007 - 06:05 PM

oh ok i get it now

by switching camels and racing as fast as they could made the others camel tired and slow. so by having the slowest camel in the beginning meant you would win in the end because your new camel would get slow not as quickly and you would end up at the city faster. make sense?
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#63 moptop51

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Posted 21 December 2007 - 01:14 PM

It's simple, if they trade camels they want the camel their riding to not be the slowest. (Because they switched) The man is a really wise man.
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#64 dinahvili

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Posted 24 December 2007 - 06:47 PM

I'd just name my camel "Slower" :lol:
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#65 MurrayMD

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Posted 10 January 2008 - 11:20 AM

"An Arab sheikh tells his two sons to race their camels to a distant city to see who will inherit his fortune. The one whose camel is slower will win. The brothers, after wandering aimlessly for days, ask a wise man for advice. After hearing the advice they jump on the camels and race as fast as they can to the city."

The man might have been wise enough to tell the brothers to switch camels and get it over with faster but a smart son would have kept his own camel, rode to within walking distance of the city alone then shot or hamstrung the camel for good measure, making it the slower of the two. He would then walk the rest of the way to the city and perhaps get word to his brother that he'd reached the city but nothing more. The brother could then ride to the city thinking he had the slower camel only to find out that even though he got there last his camel got there before the other camel. The first brother would thus both reach the city first and have the slower of the two camels.
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#66 Smiffy13

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Posted 14 January 2008 - 06:58 PM

<!-- s8) --><!-- s8) --> But the riddle said that whoever had the slowest camel would inherit the Sheikh's money. Why would the two brothers be racing as fast as they can? Don't they want the fortune?

Because they swapped camels so one brother races on the others camel and vice versa, so if one wins on the others camel his camel loses and he gets the money!
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#67 bytescorpion

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Posted 22 January 2008 - 01:37 PM

If your camel started fast, it would get tired soon and would end up finishing slowly...
howzzat??
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#68 shannenagens

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Posted 10 February 2008 - 12:16 AM

Simple, the wise man told the sons that the Arab sheikh was actually in debt. Neither of the sons wanted to inherit the debt, so they both raced as fast as they could. Whoever was slowest got the debt.
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#69 Mihir

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Posted 10 February 2008 - 09:00 AM

This is simple.

The aim of the race is for one of the boys and his camel to race to the city and return but the owner of the slowest camel would be declared winner.
By switching camels it meant the new intention was to make the others camel travel fast, therefore making your own camel, which the other rides, the slower of the two. as one would win.

Make sense?


Very very good.........
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#70 pkmrr

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Posted 03 March 2008 - 03:13 PM

;)the wise man told the fools that the ones they were riding was not slower...so they jumped on the other and raced fast to be the winner..moral of the story is never trust strangers and fools never think before thy act
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