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Re: riddle(OQ)

Unread postby ossendryver » Mon Dec 27, 2010 1:47 pm

And don't forget X

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Re: riddle(OQ)

Unread postby joie de vivre » Mon Dec 27, 2010 1:52 pm

:oops:
OD, just realized now- the number six in fact contains an X.... :doh:

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Re: riddle(OQ)

Unread postby onewithnature » Mon Dec 27, 2010 3:39 pm

joie de vivre wrote:As OD and hfglen said, no A's, Z's , AND,no Q's. :hmz: :hmz:


:hmz: I'm wondering if the commonality between written numbers one to a hundred could indeed be due to something they don't have, rather than what they do have?! The problems, as we can see, with saying what they don;t have is that there are so many things they don't all have! :hmz: :hmz:
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Re: riddle(OQ)

Unread postby Jungle Junkie » Mon Dec 27, 2010 4:13 pm

hfglen - no A's is correct :D

As it was just a bit of fun, I was'nt going to go into all the things that they don't have!

In fact, the riddle was originaly worded "Which is the first number when written that contains an A?

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Re: riddle(OQ)

Unread postby onewithnature » Mon Dec 27, 2010 4:16 pm

:thumbs_up: JJ

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Re: riddle(OQ)

Unread postby onewithnature » Sun Jan 23, 2011 12:42 am

If I killed every one of them off today, this animal would begin to expand its numbers again tomorrow! What animal is this?
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Unread postby Jungle Junkie » Sun Jan 23, 2011 6:47 am

:hmz:
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Re: riddle(OQ)

Unread postby bishop3006 » Sun Jan 23, 2011 9:20 am

One of these insect gogga thingies that live only a day in any case. Thus, already having laid their eggs it doesn't matter that you kill them all off - they'd have died off anyways.

BUT, what they are, I have no idea.
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Re: riddle(OQ)

Unread postby Jungle Junkie » Sun Jan 23, 2011 9:52 am

How about a Butterfly?
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Re: riddle(OQ)

Unread postby onewithnature » Sun Jan 23, 2011 1:11 pm

Nice lateral thinking there, Bish ... but, no. Killing off every one of its species means eggs and goggas too.
JJ, another creative spin on things, but the butterfly is not the answer. I'm thinking bigger animals ...
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Re: riddle(OQ)

Unread postby Jungle Junkie » Sun Jan 23, 2011 2:07 pm

Planaria?
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Re: riddle(OQ)

Unread postby ecojunkie » Sun Jan 23, 2011 2:11 pm

Riddles usually have a twist in them, so I do not expect a simple scientific answer will do!

Thought it might be 'you' as you would still be alive if you killed all the rest of your own species....but then a small problem with the expanding numbers again..... But still suspect the answer is something along those lines????
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Re: riddle(OQ)

Unread postby bishop3006 » Sun Jan 23, 2011 9:05 pm

Ah, OWN's being sneaky here again. Something that doesn't come from itself.

Mule. Comes from a cross between a horse and a donkey, and is usually sterile. Or similar.
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Re: riddle(OQ)

Unread postby onewithnature » Mon Jan 24, 2011 7:13 am

JJ, great try again with planaria, but I'm saying if I killed them all, not simply split them.
EJ, excellent thinking there, but no, not myself, because, as you rightly say, I couldn't expand my numbers again without a suitable receptacle. :twisted:
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Re: riddle(OQ)

Unread postby onewithnature » Mon Jan 24, 2011 7:17 am

BISH, top logical thinking, exactly as we always expect from you!! :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

MULE it is! :D

Thanks for trying JJ and EJ. :thumbs_up: I like your butterfly concept too, JJ, as, technically, a butterfly doesn't come from a butterfly, so nice spin on things there that I didn't initially consider. :clap: :clap:
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