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Re: a riddle because I'm bored.

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Nope, far from that
You're making this up arent you!

There cannot be 1.5 hens and 1.5 eggs, unless you are in poultry business and trying to BS your banker.

Or if you're a German Project Manager, trying to improve effeciency.
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Old 20.01.2011, 11:16
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Re: a riddle because I'm bored.

answer?

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Old 20.01.2011, 11:19
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Yup. Hope that helped to avoid a few minutes of boredom.

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Nope, far from that
9x9x9

Answer is too short.
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Old 20.01.2011, 11:21
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So, the half hen is the one who's donated his limbs to gastronomical research?
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Old 20.01.2011, 11:22
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Yup. Hope that helped do avoid a few minuets of boredom.

I used to do that in my old line of work ( not with hens in particular)

It was nice remembering the days where I had to push operators to work and kept walking around production floor all goddamn day.

(I say "nice remembering" cause I ain't doing it again!!)
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Old 20.01.2011, 11:22
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9x9x9

Answer is too short.

That would really be BSing the banker. "With your money, we will improve our productivity by a quantum leap..."
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Old 20.01.2011, 11:29
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What about this one?

If 1.5 hens lay 1.5 eggs in 1.5 days, how many eggs do 9 hens lay in 9 days?
Isn't it proportional ?
there would be 9 eggs.

1 egg per hen per day



This is like that stupid riddle:
"if a rooster stand on a cone shaped roof with a strong wind blowing from west. The rooster is facing west. What direction will the egg roll down?"
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That would really be BSing the banker. "With your money, we will improve our productivity by a quantum leap..."
Its just a simple logic man, 1.5 hens lay 1.5 egg(.s) so 1 hen lays 1 egg. 9 hens would lay 9 eggs in 1.5 day.

So 9 eggs would get laid by 9 hens in 9/1.5 hen days, which is equal to 54. But the banker would'nt know that
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Old 20.01.2011, 11:30
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Isn't it proportional ?
there would be 9 eggs.

1 egg per hen per day



This is like that stupid riddle:
"if a rooster stand on a cone shaped roof with a strong wind blowing from west. The rooster is facing west. What direction will the egg roll down?"
it is not 1:1 ratio
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Old 20.01.2011, 11:34
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Re: a riddle because I'm bored.

How far can you walk into a forest?
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Old 20.01.2011, 11:35
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Isn't it proportional ?
there would be 9 eggs.

1 egg per hen per day



This is like that stupid riddle:
"if a rooster stand on a cone shaped roof with a strong wind blowing from west. The rooster is facing west. What direction will the egg roll down?"
Not supid

What confuses many people is that there are two factors that change (hens, days).
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Old 20.01.2011, 11:54
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Isn't it proportional ?
there would be 9 eggs.

1 egg per hen per day



This is like that stupid riddle:
"if a rooster stand on a cone shaped roof with a strong wind blowing from west. The rooster is facing west. What direction will the egg roll down?"
doesn't that depend on the angle of the roof? (and assuming that it is a sex changed rooster)
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Old 20.01.2011, 11:55
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Re: a riddle because I'm bored.

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How far can you walk into a forest?
Half way?

message too short?
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Re: a riddle because I'm bored.

Ok, here's one from me and its all about logic.

Why do people go to bed?
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Old 20.01.2011, 11:58
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Ok, here's one from me and its all about logic.

Why do people go to bed?
answer?...
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answer?...
Yeap. There are only 2 intelligent people on here, this means.
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Re: a riddle because I'm bored.

Ok Lunch time special:

A fruit vendor had 50 oranges to sell.

He sold 26 oranges @ 2 oranges for $1
Later in the afternoon he sold 24 oranges @ 3 oranges for $1
End of the day he sold 50 oranges for $21.

Next day he decided to sell 50 oranegs at flat rate of 5 oranges for $2.
End of day he sold 50 oranges for $20.

Where's the $1?

Hope I got it right in a hurry
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This is like that stupid riddle:
"if a rooster stand on a cone shaped roof with a strong wind blowing from west. The rooster is facing west. What direction will the egg roll down?"
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Not supid
No, I meant my riddle with wind direction is stupid... not yours.
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Old 20.01.2011, 13:37
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Re: a riddle because I'm bored.

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No, I meant my riddle with wind direction is stupid... not yours.
Roosters can't lay eggs.
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