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**Roraborealis****Member**- Registered: 2005-03-17
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A lorry is 10 feet tall. It carries packages to factories. However, one day there is roadworks and the lorry must take a detour through a tunnel.

The tunnel is 10 feet tall inside, so the lorry cannot drive through it. Then suddenly, the driver has an idea, makes a few changes to the lorry, and then passes through the tunnel.

What did the driver do?

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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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Hacksawed the whole chassis off, and dragged it behind (of course!)

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**mathsyperson****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-22
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That's sounds right, but it can't be, Rora said a few change**s** and that's only 1.

Why did the vector cross the road?

It wanted to be normal.

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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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Oooohhh ...

OK, then, he snaps off the aerial too.

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**mathsyperson****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-22
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Not only does it fit the solution, he also stops having to listen to his supervisor yelling at him! Brilliant!

Why did the vector cross the road?

It wanted to be normal.

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**tt****Member**- Registered: 2005-07-03
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He released some air in the tires so the lorry get lower a little but enough to go through the tunnel.

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**Roraborealis****Member**- Registered: 2005-03-17
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Well done tt! *awards tt the Rora's puzzle champion award*

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