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Old October 23rd, 2013, 04:30 AM   #11
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There is no indication that the monster can swim, and he is already hungry, so just sit there in the dammed boat until he either starves to death or goes looking for an easier meal.
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Old October 23rd, 2013, 09:55 AM   #12
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Easy. I`d just sh#t myself and hope the monster leaves me alone due to the smell.
I think Jon cheated. I googled and this is indeed the correct answer.

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Old October 23rd, 2013, 04:19 PM   #13
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C, of course, is assuming that D is not a moron, which may or may not be correct.
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Old October 23rd, 2013, 08:54 PM   #14
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Ai and An, two Chinese sisters, were asked by their mother to take some food to their aging grandmother in another village 20 miles away. They could either walk the distance at a rate of 4 miles per hour or ride their bicycles at a rate of 8 miles per hour. Keen to get to their grandmother as quickly as possible they decided to ride. Unfortunately, after only 4 miles Ai suffered a tyre blow-out and had to abandon her bike at the side of the road. Assuming that turning back was not an option the sisters could now either walk together the remaining distance or one could walk while the other rode the remaining bike (the bike could not hold both of them together). The course of action they decided on meant that they could get to their grandmotherís house as quickly as possible while minimising walking time.

What combination of walking and riding did they use?
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Old October 24th, 2013, 04:37 PM   #15
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Very Simple.
They will build two Unicycle, so they will need about 2 hours + 20 minuts (for build the Unicycle).



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Ai and An, two Chinese sisters, were asked by their mother to take some food to their aging grandmother in another village 20 miles away. They could either walk the distance at a rate of 4 miles per hour or ride their bicycles at a rate of 8 miles per hour. Keen to get to their grandmother as quickly as possible they decided to ride. Unfortunately, after only 4 miles Ai suffered a tyre blow-out and had to abandon her bike at the side of the road. Assuming that turning back was not an option the sisters could now either walk together the remaining distance or one could walk while the other rode the remaining bike (the bike could not hold both of them together). The course of action they decided on meant that they could get to their grandmotherís house as quickly as possible while minimising walking time.

What combination of walking and riding did they use?
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Old October 24th, 2013, 04:48 PM   #16
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They still had three good tyres, so they put a tyre on the rear of each bicycle and attached the forks of the bicycle with only one tyre to the back of the other bicycle making a form of articulated tandem.
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Old October 24th, 2013, 04:58 PM   #18
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Here's another.
A group of criminals are waiting to be executed. The judge tells them to make a statement, if it proves to be true they will be beheaded, a quick and relatively painless death. If however the statement proves to be untrue the criminal will be impaled, a slow and painful death. Naturally all the criminals made a truthful statement except the last one. His statement was such that the judge ordered him to be released. What was that statement?
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Old October 24th, 2013, 05:04 PM   #19
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They have 16 miles to go which with one person walking should take 4 hours

If one rides for an hour covering 8 miles and leaves the bike she will take two hours to cover the last 8 miles = 3 hours

The other girl takes 2 hours to cover the 8 miles to the bike and 1 hour to ride the rest of the way (8 miles) so both girls arrive 3 hours after the tyre burst rather than 4 hours
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"I will be impaled."
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