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Re: riddle(OQ)

Unread post by onewithnature » Mon Jan 24, 2011 7:19 am

Okay, another logical one - no sneakiness:

What would be twice as cold as the boiling point of water?
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Re: riddle(OQ)

Unread post by bishop3006 » Mon Jan 24, 2011 7:59 am

Thanks OWN... :redface:

The new one... :hmz: Is that in physically, as in temperature? Thus around 50 degree Celsius? (Note, around, as up here boiling point it in the order of 95 degrees and not 100 degrees as as sea level.)

Or a logical thing again, something like the freezing point?
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Re: riddle(OQ)

Unread post by onewithnature » Tue Jan 25, 2011 11:28 am

I understand how you arrived at 50 degrees Celsius (with a delightful adjustment for altitude :clap: :clap: ), but how do you "logically" arrive at the freezing point as being twice as cold as the boiling point, Bish?
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Re: riddle(OQ)

Unread post by Jungle Junkie » Tue Jan 25, 2011 11:44 am

Okay I'll take a stab in my usual blonde(brunette) fashion :shock:

-100 C :tongue:
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Re: riddle(OQ)

Unread post by onewithnature » Tue Jan 25, 2011 6:05 pm

Why would 100 Centigrade be twice as cold as 100 Centigrade? :huh:
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Re: riddle(OQ)

Unread post by Jungle Junkie » Tue Jan 25, 2011 6:12 pm

Jungle Junkie wrote:Okay I'll take a stab in my usual blonde(brunette) fashion :shock:

-100 C :tongue:

:naughty: There is a MINUS sign in front of the 100 :shock:
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Re: riddle(OQ)

Unread post by onewithnature » Tue Jan 25, 2011 6:23 pm

:redface: See, I'm so attuned to the positives in nature, JJ, that I fail to see negatives!! :lol:

Okay, now I see your point. Not quite correct yet. Think about the standard you're using ... :wink:
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Re: riddle(OQ)

Unread post by onewithnature » Fri Jan 28, 2011 4:48 pm

A hint, maybe, will point you in the right direction; so, let me rephrase the question:

What is twice as cold as the freezing point of water?
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Re: riddle(OQ)

Unread post by ossendryver » Fri Jan 28, 2011 5:57 pm

0 is the freezing point
0*2=0

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Re: riddle(OQ)

Unread post by onewithnature » Fri Jan 28, 2011 6:02 pm

Nope. :wink: Zero cannot be twice as cold as zero.
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Re: riddle(OQ)

Unread post by Jungle Junkie » Fri Jan 28, 2011 7:05 pm

OWN - Let me ask a dumb question?

Is twice as cold as the BOILING POINT of water the same as TWICE as cold as the FREEZING POINT?
as per your rephrased question?

I actually have no idea what I'm talking about here - just trying to understand the question?
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Re: riddle(OQ)

Unread post by onewithnature » Sat Jan 29, 2011 8:16 am

Impossible to ask a dumb Q, JJ! :naughty:

No, the values are different. I rephrased the Q to encourage people to seek another standard other than the difference between the boiling and freezing points of water. If you think about it logically, there is only one standard.
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Re: riddle(OQ)

Unread post by ossendryver » Sat Jan 29, 2011 9:58 am

0 converted to Fahrenheit is 32 so:
16 degrees Fahrenheit is the answer.

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Re: riddle(OQ)

Unread post by onewithnature » Sat Jan 29, 2011 10:12 am

Creative, OD, but, no ... getting colder in your answer ... :tongue:
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Re: riddle(OQ)

Unread post by ossendryver » Sat Jan 29, 2011 10:27 am

2 freezers :tongue: :tongue:


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