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    Quote Originally Posted by srswarley View Post
    Argh it works out mathematically... but stupid English gets in the way of the Universal language

    tricky wording Micael...
    The equation sounds logical, but it's not mathmatically sound. The flaw is the adding of the $2 instead of subtracting from $27. 27-2=25 This accounts for the $5 the bellhop started with properly.
    The Law of Logical Argument: Anything is possible if you don't know what you are talking about.
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    A strange fun fact I learned today?

    People who have un-neutered or un-spayed outdoor dogs in the southwest should be aware that Coyotes will attempt to mate with these dogs, creating Coyodogs. Win.
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    Not dogotees?
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    Or if a goat gets some action in there with them -

    a dogoatee?
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    Quote Originally Posted by dbd View Post
    A traveler arrives in a small town and decides he wants to get a haircut. There are only two barbershops in town - one on East Street and one on West Street.

    The East Street barbershop is a mess and the barber has the worst haircut the traveler has ever seen. The West Street barbershop is neat and clean and its barber's hair looks as good as a movie star's.

    Which barbershop does the traveler go to for his haircut, and why?

    Go to the East Street barber. He's the one who cut the West Street barber's hair.
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    Why do they call it a hamburger when there's no ham in it?

    Why do you drive on parkways and park on driveways?

    If nothing sticks to teflon, how does teflon stick to the pan?
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    An average adult produces about half a litre of flatulent gas a day, resulting in an average of about fourteen occurrences of flatulence a day.
    The Law of Logical Argument: Anything is possible if you don't know what you are talking about.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rlangley21 View Post
    Go to the East Street barber. He's the one who cut the West Street barber's hair.
    Ding ding ding ding! You got it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Micael View Post
    An average adult produces about half a litre of flatulent gas a day, resulting in an average of about fourteen occurrences of flatulence a day.
    I can vouch for that.
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    This is a story about three people (A, B and C) crossing a desert. A hated C and decided to kill him; he poisoned the water in his sack (only C had water).

    B also wanted to kill C (not knowing that the water of C had been already poisoned) and so B made a hole into the sack of C and the water spilled out.

    A few days later, C died of thirst.

    Who was the murderer - A or B?
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    Useless, yet interesting dbd fact....

    dbd is a former member of the boy band underground known as BackStreet Danny. He broke free from the cult and is now living as a somewhat mild-mannered thread creator on PreCentral.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pogeypre View Post
    Useless, yet interesting dbd fact....

    dbd is a former member of the boy band underground known as BackStreet Danny. He broke free from the cult and is now living as a somewhat mild-mannered thread creator on PreCentral.
    Ahh... damn.. My secret's out.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dbd View Post
    This is a story about three people (A, B and C) crossing a desert. A hated C and decided to kill him; he poisoned the water in his sack (only C had water).

    B also wanted to kill C (not knowing that the water of C had been already poisoned) and so B made a hole into the sack of C and the water spilled out.

    A few days later, C died of thirst.

    Who was the murderer - A or B?
    D - The sun.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dbd
    Originally Posted by dbd:
    This is a story about three people (A, B and C) crossing a desert. A hated C and decided to kill him; he poisoned the water in his sack (only C had water).

    B also wanted to kill C (not knowing that the water of C had been already poisoned) and so B made a hole into the sack of C and the water spilled out.

    A few days later, C died of thirst.

    Who was the murderer - A or B?
    Quote Originally Posted by pogeypre
    D - The sun
    Nope.
    Any other guesses, anybody?
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    Quote Originally Posted by dbd View Post
    Nope.
    Any other guesses, anybody?
    Ummm.... there is no spoon?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Micael View Post
    Ummm.... there is no spoon?
    Not that I know of.
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    #57  
    Back to arithmetic...

    12*12=144, 21*21=441
    13*13=169, 31*31=961

    (also works for 10 & 11...in a way!)
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    Quote Originally Posted by rlangley21 View Post
    Why do they call it a hamburger when there's no ham in it?
    Just be thankful that's true next time you eat a frankfurter!
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    Quote Originally Posted by rlangley21 View Post
    Why do they call it a hamburger when there's no ham in it?
    The idea of the minced meat patty originated in Hamburg, Germany. Nice nod to the Frankfurter, tirk.

    Quote Originally Posted by rlangley21 View Post
    If nothing sticks to teflon, how does teflon stick to the pan?
    I see you've never caramelized sugar in a teflon pan. ^^


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    Quote Originally Posted by Micael View Post
    This one actually works pretty well at parties:

    3 men go into a motel. The man behind the desk says the room is $30, so each man pays $10 and goes up to their room.

    A while later the manager behind the desk realizes the room was only $25, so he sends the bellboy to the 3 guys' room with $5. On the way, the bellboy can't figure out how to split $5 evenly between 3 men, so he decides to give each man $1 and keeps the other $2 for himself.

    So, the 3 men each ultimately paid $9 for the room, which is a total of $27. Add the $2 that the bellboy kept brings the total to $29.

    Where is the missing dollar!?

    $10 - initially paid by each man.
    -$ 1 - returned to each man.
    $ 9 - net cost to each man.
    x 3 - number of men.
    $27 - total out of pocket for the men.
    +$ 2 - what the bell boy keeps.
    $29 - total account for dollars.
    You're stating that each man gave 8 for a room. 8x3=24. In reality, if the total was 25...each person paid about 8.33. Each got a dollar back which left three sets of 66 cents some place. 66x3=198. Remember, you have fractions to deal with here on the calculations. 198 is close to 2 and that's how you end with 2 dollars to the bell boy. They should have gotten 1.66/7 back, but the bell boy kept the change and made 2 dollars.
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