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  1. good, it's not a repost
  2. @curr3nt try again @shakingdavid that's correct
  3. The paradox goes as follows: consider a heap of sand from which grains are individually removed. One might construct the argument, using premises, as follows: 1,000,000 grains of sand is a heap of sand. (Premise 1) A heap of sand minus one grain is still a heap. (Premise 2) Repeated applications of Premise 2 (each time starting with one less grain), eventually forces one to accept the conclusion that a heap may be composed of just one grain of sand. On the face of it, there are some ways to avoid this conclusion. One may object to the first premise by denying 1,000,000 grains of sand makes a heap. But 1,000,000 is just an arbitrarily large number, and the argument will go through with any such number. So the response must deny outright that there are such things as heaps. Peter Unger defends this solution. Alternatively, one may object to the second premise by stating that it is not true for all collections of grains that removing one grain from it still makes a heap. Or one may accept the conclusion by insisting that a heap of sand can be composed of just one grain.
  4. u is what gets everyone
  5. Sequence P: 7, 5, 3, 1, p Sequence Q: 1, 8, 27, 64, q Sequence R: 1/2, 2/3, 3/4, 4/5, r Sequence S: 4, 9, 16, 25, s Sequence T: 1, 3, 9, 27, t, Sequence U: 3, 6, 7, −2, u Where p,q,r,s,t and u are the 8th terms of each sequence Find each.
  6. sorry about the repost.....
  7. Find the next 2 numbers of this sequence: 1, 11, 21, 1121, 3112, ..........., ................
  8. Begin with a simple algebraic equation: a + b = c Now, replace each letter with 4 of that letter minus 3 of that letter: 4a - 3a + 4b - 3b = 4c - 3c Rearrange, so that the 4s are on the left and the 3s on the right 4a + 4b - 4c = 3a + 3b - 3c Simplify by factoring: 4(a + b - c) = 3(a + b - c) Then divide each side by a+b-c: 4 = 3 Can someone point out the mistake? (an easy one for maths lovers)
  9. mewminator

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    She has a point he even said that a spot just opened up
  10. mewminator

    Newbie Mafia

    heh... maybe by the time we have 10 players my exams maybe over
  11. mewminator

    Newbie Mafia

    Does it always take this long for people to sign up
  12. mewminator

    I would sign up but I still need to try out the game in the noob mafia I could consider joining if I liked the game
  13. mewminator

    Newbie Mafia

    you have a break and i'm having my final exams over the next 3 fridays
  14. mewminator

    Newbie Mafia

    willing to play I just need a mentor
  15. I read the rules... anybody bother making a tutorial
  16. sorry use the balance 3 times
  17. .... just to point out this is an old riddle and i'm pretty sure it's been posted before so when u post smth try looking for it in the search to see if it was already posted that way the same riddles aren't posted twice or many times... no biggie just check before posting, and welcome to brainden:D! i only saw a similar one with 12 balls and using the balance twice
  18. mewminator

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    uhhh noob reporting... can someone explain what this is about
  19. what's up with mafia it seems to be really popular around here
  20. I asked how many cigarettes he will make and he cannot make any cigarettes without 5 cigarette butts and he did not make that 0.2
  21. For all those who decided to complicate things I specifically said "How many cigarettes can he make from 25 cigarette butts?" therefore e did not make (as in craft it or stick it or...etc) the remaining 0.2 was not made by him it was a full cigarette smoked to the remains and note to other replies he will not smoke 0.2 of a cigarette the fore it will remain in his inventory for the next ones he finds. For the programmers or people who know something about computers this is called an integer function which is ignoring decimals do that if you will
  22. 0.2 cigarettes is not A CIGARETTE it is A PART of a cigarette
  23. I thought i could introduce my self non-conventionally so here's an introduction code instead key: abcdefghijklm|nopqrstuvwxyz | is a mirror xlmtizgh lm xizxprmt gsrh, zmbdzb, r olev grsh dvyhrgv, veib grnv r dzmg gl urmw z tllw irwwov r hvzixs sviv, hl, r wvxrwvw gl qlrm kvlkov sviv ziv hl dvoxlnrmt I am loaded with riddles that need sharing though i seem to find a lot of variations to the same riddle (btw I invented that code XD)
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