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#11 Taidaishar

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Posted 06 November 2007 - 06:46 PM


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Countdown until UR slaps his forehead ... :)
9.... 8.... 7.... 6.... 5.... 4.... 3.... 2.... 1 ....


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Posted 06 November 2007 - 09:18 PM

Is it that incorrectly is supposed to be incorrect? If not, I don't get it either.

Maybe this will point to the answer.
Alex's first version of the note was less subtle:

One of the words on this paper
is misspelled. Which one?

PRECEDE ... RHYTHM
DELICACY ... SEPARATE
PARALLEL ... DECEIVE


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Posted 06 November 2007 - 10:32 PM


Is it that incorrectly is supposed to be incorrect? If not, I don't get it either.

Maybe this will point to the answer.
Alex's first version of the note was less subtle:

One of the words on this paper
is misspelled. Which one?

PRECEDE ... RHYTHM
DELICACY ... SEPARATE
PARALLEL ... DECEIVE

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Oh, is this one of those cheap riddle question puzzle doohickeys?
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#14 bonanova

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Posted 06 November 2007 - 11:44 PM

Oh, is this one of those cheap riddle question puzzle doohickeys?

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Yeah ... Alex scraped the bottom for this one. :blush:
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Posted 10 November 2007 - 03:41 AM


Would it be

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Just one possibility I suppose.

Score a point for originality.
Nice one!


unfortunately that would make the statement false if it were ment to be none then it would read that they were all correct however their would be one wrong

much like the canibals that catch a man and tell him if he says something true they will boil him and if says something false they will burn him. and he says "you will burn me" forcing them to let him go because it is niether false or true. eccept at the point they let him go it is a false statement so they then could recapture him and burn him thus making it true again necessitating boiling
ohhhh nooo
they sould just do both
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