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Short mind boggling questions

  1. Mar 22, 2012 #1

    dpa

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    hi all,
    i want you to post best mind boggling/twisting questions you know of.
    Thanks
    dpa
     
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  3. Mar 22, 2012 #2

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    Why is it that sometimes my pain pills work one day and not the next for the same symptom?

    Will you be answering our questions? :biggrin:
     
  4. Mar 22, 2012 #3

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    By what stretch of the imagination is this "art"?

    2dqk1dx.jpg
     
  5. Mar 22, 2012 #4

    dpa

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    sorry but i was not expecting humour.
    You know, the problem solving kinda.
    And i am not going to answer on forum. We can think on our own.
    I will answer yours though.
    Its so simple. The date of pills expired exactly after you took them the previous day. It's as simple as that.
     
  6. Mar 22, 2012 #5
    A player kicks a ball and it comes back to him without bouncing off of anything else, how is this possible?
     
  7. Mar 22, 2012 #6

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    He kicks it up
     
  8. Mar 22, 2012 #7
    No, he kicks it into a hurricane that blows it back at him.
     
  9. Mar 22, 2012 #8

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    One person's boggle line is different from another's. Most PFers would find this question pretty easy, I think:

    Alice leaves her house and walks north for 5 km. Then she turns and walks west for 5 km. Then she turns south and walks 5 km, and is back at her house, where she started. How is this possible?
     
  10. Mar 22, 2012 #9

    Ryan_m_b

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    :confused: Something to do with this?
     
  11. Mar 22, 2012 #10

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    I bet Alice's toes are frozen.

    ~~~

    Here's an oldie I really love: You're in a room with 2 doors and 2 guards. One of the doors leads to freedom, the other to death, you don't know which is which. One of the guards always tells the truth the always lies but you don't know which guard is which.

    You are allowed to ask one of the guards one question to gain your freedom. What do you ask?
     
  12. Mar 22, 2012 #11
    Lemme fix that for you
     
  13. Mar 22, 2012 #12
    You ask one guard what the other guard would say if you asked him which door leads to freedom.
     
  14. Mar 22, 2012 #13
    Think about the set of all sets that are not members of themselves!
     
  15. Mar 22, 2012 #14

    lisab

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    :smile: nice
     
  16. Mar 22, 2012 #15

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    well if eons later that is the only piece of digital work that survives and everything even our way of sleeping changes, then this would be one of the most valued art piece.
     
  17. Mar 22, 2012 #16

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    Woule it be art or just a picture of a messy bedroom? I believe it would be considered the latter.
     
  18. Mar 22, 2012 #17

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    you see you consider a broken rustic chalice or ancient vase as work of art and preserve in a museum and even pay millions.

    Yeah, its all about how you define art as!
     
  19. Mar 22, 2012 #18

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    It's not so much art as an historical piece.
     
  20. Mar 22, 2012 #19
    I came up with two interesting solutions, and was working on a third at the bottom of this page that micromass might be interested in reading:

    I'll post a link to the image so I don't spoil it:
    http://i43.tinypic.com/ibawhs.jpg
     
  21. Mar 22, 2012 #20

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    That made me lol! I love it!

    Nice kitty :smile:
     
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