I was feeling a bit clever

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Secret codes are often needed
to keep a message hid.

Having numbers stand for letters
was a trick they often did.

So, instead of putting SOS
in letters on a line.

The secret letter writer wrote
1-9-1-5-1-9

But what if it was different
and the numbers went to ground?

If s-i-x is half a dozen
at what number is a found?
 

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I'm not sure I'm right... but could it be "1"? My brain is quite teased... :-/... ok ok.. it's 1.
 
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C'mon people. This is the such a good brain teaser. In the style of that brainteaser we all know and love: The Sphinx. It is definately solvable,
 
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Answerar:424
 
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tribdog said:
C'mon people. This is the such a good brain teaser. In the style of that brainteaser we all know and love: The Sphinx. It is definately solvable,
If you like integer math, the answer is zero.
 
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If you realize that Math isn't always the answer you might come closer to a correct answer
 
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hints:
I can' hide them completely so don't look if you don't have to







during a fox hunt sometimes the fox will "go to ground"
it cannot be found, it hides.

half a dozen is 6.
if s-i-x is the code for half a dozen
maybe you have to spell out the numbers, o-n-e, t-w-o, etc




at what number is A found??
 
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The Amswear

Answear: .-
--. --- --- -.. - . .- ... . .-.
 
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tribdog said:
no it wouldn't be
Atleast found out why it isn't. It runs in the faimly:rofl:
 
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tribdog said:
C'mon people. This is the such a good brain teaser. In the style of that brainteaser we all know and love: The Sphinx. It is definately solvable,
It's half numbers and half letters it's A-1
 
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the answer:
let's see someone let me know when they see an A
o-n-e,two,three,four,five,six,seven,eight,nine,ten,eleven....nine hundred ninety eight, nine hundred ninety nine, one thousAnd.
anything yet?
 
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tribdog said:
the answer:
let's see someone let me know when they see an A
o-n-e,two,three,four,five,six,seven,eight,nine,ten,eleven....nine hundred ninety eight, nine hundred ninety nine, one thousAnd.
anything yet?
After burying my head in the sAnd, I say the answer is:
101 or, o-n-e-h-u-n-d-e-r-e-d-A-n-d-o-n-e
??
 
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right idea wrong number, and is not actually part of the number. if it was I would have learned about it on my twenty and one birthday
 
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what does go to ground mean? does that have to do with the sphinx and the sAnd? like thousand.. i suppose if we go backwards, negAtive-one would be the first with an A in it. I'm not sure what we'r looking for, the first A that comes up in the letters of a number without pretexts?
 
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