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    (Original post by aliel)
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    He's a dwarf.
    Neither you or the person that posted after you have the full answer, can you explain why when it rains it changes the situation?[/QUOTE]

    If it rains he will have an umbrella to push the higher buttons with.
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    (Original post by juno_the)
    Manhole covers are round as the radius is the same all the way round and it can't fall through the hole. Square ones could fall diagonally.
    Yep - well done
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    Below are the problems that need to be solved:
    6.
    Chubb went to a party and drank some of the punch. He then left early. Everyone else at the party who drank the punch subsequently died of poisoning. Why didn’t Chubb die?

    7.
    Kildare walks into a bar and asks the barman for a glass of water. The barman pulls out a gun and points it at Kildare. Kildare says 'Thank you' and walks out.
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    7. The man had the hiccups.
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    (Original post by aliel)
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    6.
    Chubb went to a party and drank some of the punch. He then left early. Everyone else at the party who drank the punch subsequently died of poisoning. Why didn’t Chubb die?
    The punch was poisioned after he drank it.
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    (Original post by JayG)
    7. The man had the hiccups.
    Yes. The man had hiccups. The barman recognized this from his speech and drew the gun in order to give him a shock. It worked and cured the hiccups---so the man no longer needed the water.
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    What about this- interesting huh:

    Aoccdrnig to rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it
    deosn't mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod
    are, the olny iprmoetnt tihng is taht the frist and
    lsat ltteer be at the rghit pclae. The rset can be a
    total mses and you can sitll raed it wouthit a
    porbelm. Tihs is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not
    raed ervey lteter by istlef, but the wrod as a
    wlohe. Jsut amzanig huh?
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    (Original post by aliel)
    7.
    Kildare walks into a bar and asks the barman for a glass of water. The barman pulls out a gun and points it at Kildare. Kildare says 'Thank you' and walks out.
    Would the gun be a water gun by any chance?
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    (Original post by aliel)
    What about this- interesting huh:

    Aoccdrnig to rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it
    deosn't mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod
    are, the olny iprmoetnt tihng is taht the frist and
    lsat ltteer be at the rghit pclae. The rset can be a
    total mses and you can sitll raed it wouthit a
    porbelm. Tihs is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not
    raed ervey lteter by istlef, but the wrod as a
    wlohe. Jsut amzanig huh?
    Wdonreufl
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    A square manhole cover can fall down the hole if rotated by 45 degrees.

    A round one cannot.
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    puts a new perspective on dyslexia
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    (Original post by aliel)
    What about this- interesting huh:

    Aoccdrnig to rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it
    deosn't mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod
    are, the olny iprmoetnt tihng is taht the frist and
    lsat ltteer be at the rghit pclae. The rset can be a
    total mses and you can sitll raed it wouthit a
    porbelm. Tihs is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not
    raed ervey lteter by istlef, but the wrod as a
    wlohe. Jsut amzanig huh?
    That is amazing, although, I had to read rset a couple of times to figure out that it is rest.
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    I'm answering the ones I know the answers to, and I haven't bothered reading the thread so I don't know who else has answered what.

    1.
    Matt the Cat lives on the top floor of a very tall building. Everyday he gets the elevator down to the ground floor to leave the building to go to UCL. Upon returning from uni though, he can only travel half way up in the lift and has to walk the rest of the way unless it's raining! WHY?

    He's short and can't reach the button in the lift for the top floor, unless it's raining and he has an umbrella with him, and can use that to reach it.

    2.
    A man and his son are in a car accident. The father dies on the scene, but the child is rushed to the hospital. When he arrives the surgeon says "I can't operate on this boy, he is my son!" How can this be?

    The surgeon is the boys mother.

    3.
    A man is wearing black. Black shoes, socks, trousers, jumper, gloves and balaclava. He is walking down a black street with all the street lamps off. A black car is coming towards him with its light off too but somehow manages to stop in time. How did the driver see the man?

    It was daylight.

    7.
    Kildare walks into a bar and asks the barman for a glass of water. The barman pulls out a gun and points it at Kildare. Kildare says 'Thank you' and walks out.

    He had the hiccups, the barman pulling the gun out shocked him, and his hiccups went away...

    I only know the answers to those ones...
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    Work out the word from the riddle :

    If I go back I'll be under pressure
    and probably look like I'm seething.
    But If I lose one of three
    It'll seem like I'm leaving
    Going forward is sweet and just what I deserve
    After it all, a nice fruit preserve?
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    This ones rather easy but I thought Id post it all the same:

    If your mother is named Sandy, and she has 4 daughters, what is the name of the other daughter if the other three are named Penny, Nickle and Dime?
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    (Original post by JayG)
    This ones rather easy but I thought Id post it all the same:

    If your mother is named Sandy, and she has 4 daughters, what is the name of the other daughter if the other three are named Penny, Nickle and Dime?
    Whatever the name of the person who you're telling this to is. If you catch my drift.
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    This one is for the science boffs ( I didn't get it )

    I give birth in my death
    Some study me from far away
    But they can't get any closer
    Some dedicate their lives to me
    And I still remain untouched
    I am a mystery
    To even those who know every essence of me
    They know every move I make
    All of my personal patterns
    You think you know everything about me
    But you don't and never can.

    What am I?
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    (Original post by catinthehat)
    Whatever the name of the person who you're telling this to is. If you catch my drift.

    haha, yup
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    (Original post by aliel)
    This one is for the science boffs ( I didn't get it )

    I give birth in my death
    Some study me from far away
    But they can't get any closer
    Some dedicate their lives to me
    And I still remain untouched
    I am a mystery
    To even those who know every essence of me
    They know every move I make
    All of my personal patterns
    You think you know everything about me
    But you don't and never can.

    What am I?

    A star?
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    It was daylight.
    Sorry to be picky but if everything was actually black the even with a light shining on it you would't see him.

    MB
 
 
 
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