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#1 2005-04-11 21:35:35

Zach
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The Fork!

It's not a real fork, it's a fork in the road.

So, you're walking along this road. It's dusty and been hit by a recent sandstorm because you're now in the middle of a desert. You reach a fork in the road with a fallen down signpost and two cities in the distance. They both look the same and the signpost reads "The city of Deciet" and "The City of Truth". There stands ONE person beside the fallen down signpost. Now, the person is male and you want to get to the city of Truth because you don't want to get stabbed, 'cause it's not nice to be stabbed. It hurts. Anyway, you want to go the City of Truth, but there's nothing to say which way to go apart from the man. He comes from one of the two cities and you must ask him only one question.

Fear my question of evil question-ness.


Boy let me tell you what:
I bet you didn't know it, but I'm a fiddle player too.
And if you'd care to take a dare, I'll make a bet with you.

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#2 2005-04-11 21:48:59

MathsIsFun
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Re: The Fork!

Wait, wait, I know this one ...


"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..."  - Leon M. Lederman

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#3 2005-04-11 21:50:12

Zach
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Re: The Fork!

So do I. big_smile


Boy let me tell you what:
I bet you didn't know it, but I'm a fiddle player too.
And if you'd care to take a dare, I'll make a bet with you.

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#4 2005-04-11 22:06:57

Zach
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Re: The Fork!

If that was your answer, then it's wrong, by the way.


Boy let me tell you what:
I bet you didn't know it, but I'm a fiddle player too.
And if you'd care to take a dare, I'll make a bet with you.

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#5 2005-04-12 03:54:03

Mr T
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Re: The Fork!

just drag him down one of the roads. if he gets stabbed then go down the othr one


I come back stronger than a powered-up Pac-Man big_smile
I bought a large popcorn @ the cinema the other day, it was pretty big...some might even say it was "large
cool Fatboy Slim is a Legend cool

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#6 2005-04-12 07:13:57

Roraborealis
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Re: The Fork!

If I was to ask you which city is the city of truth, what would you say?


School is practice for the future. Practice makes perfect. But - nobody's perfect, so why practice?

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#7 2005-04-12 09:08:29

Mr T
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Re: The Fork!

dunno found it next to the bleach


I come back stronger than a powered-up Pac-Man big_smile
I bought a large popcorn @ the cinema the other day, it was pretty big...some might even say it was "large
cool Fatboy Slim is a Legend cool

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#8 2005-04-12 10:09:39

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Re: The Fork!

Roraborealis wrote:

If I was to ask you which city is the city of truth, what would you say?

If he was from the City of Truth, he would answer, truthfully, "that one"

If he was from the City of Deceit, and you asked him directly which was the City of Truth he would point you to the City of Deceit. But if you ask him "what would you say" he would have to lie about THAT, and so would point at the City of Truth.

So, that would work!

MORE PLEASE !


"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..."  - Leon M. Lederman

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#9 2005-04-12 20:17:23

Zach
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Re: The Fork!

The idea is that you don't know where he came from.

Also, someone from CoD would still lie, even if pointing.


Boy let me tell you what:
I bet you didn't know it, but I'm a fiddle player too.
And if you'd care to take a dare, I'll make a bet with you.

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#10 2005-04-12 20:19:08

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Re: The Fork!

True. I will bribe zach with peanuts for the answer. It's fool proof.


Friends are angels who lift our feet when our own wings have trouble remembering how to fly

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#11 2005-04-13 03:10:05

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Re: The Fork!

Don't we all love these little puzzles?


School is practice for the future. Practice makes perfect. But - nobody's perfect, so why practice?

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#12 2005-04-13 03:12:18

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Re: The Fork!

indeed we do


I come back stronger than a powered-up Pac-Man big_smile
I bought a large popcorn @ the cinema the other day, it was pretty big...some might even say it was "large
cool Fatboy Slim is a Legend cool

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#13 2005-04-13 03:19:57

Roraborealis
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Re: The Fork!

I had some, but I can't remember them now.


School is practice for the future. Practice makes perfect. But - nobody's perfect, so why practice?

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#14 2005-04-13 03:25:22

Mr T
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Re: The Fork!

then think harder


I come back stronger than a powered-up Pac-Man big_smile
I bought a large popcorn @ the cinema the other day, it was pretty big...some might even say it was "large
cool Fatboy Slim is a Legend cool

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#15 2005-04-14 07:49:48

stewie
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Re: The Fork!

thinking makes my brain hurt roll
dont bother


HAPPY HAPPY, JOY JOY  big_smile
cool Fatboy Slim is the band of the 90s, thats if you want to call it a band because its really a one man name cool

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#16 2005-04-14 08:16:51

Mr T
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Re: The Fork!

don't bother wiv wat foo'


I come back stronger than a powered-up Pac-Man big_smile
I bought a large popcorn @ the cinema the other day, it was pretty big...some might even say it was "large
cool Fatboy Slim is a Legend cool

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#17 2005-04-14 09:45:17

Zach
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Re: The Fork!

<head>
<? PHP
require="../Witty.php"
?>
</head>

<body>
<? PHP echo($WittyComment) ?>
</body>

Last edited by Zach (2005-04-14 09:45:45)


Boy let me tell you what:
I bet you didn't know it, but I'm a fiddle player too.
And if you'd care to take a dare, I'll make a bet with you.

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#18 2005-04-14 10:46:34

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Re: The Fork!

Cool. Can I have a copy of Witty.php ?


"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..."  - Leon M. Lederman

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#19 2005-04-15 03:00:18

Zach
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Re: The Fork!

... No! It's my secret. big_smile


Boy let me tell you what:
I bet you didn't know it, but I'm a fiddle player too.
And if you'd care to take a dare, I'll make a bet with you.

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#20 2005-04-15 04:00:13

Zach
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Re: The Fork!

For heavens sake, the answer is obviously this:
"If you were from the city of Deciet, which way would you go?" and go the opposite way he says.
Tsk.


Boy let me tell you what:
I bet you didn't know it, but I'm a fiddle player too.
And if you'd care to take a dare, I'll make a bet with you.

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#21 2005-04-20 22:44:00

jam-pot
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Re: The Fork!

what has a mouth but never talks runs but neva walks has 2 banks yet is penny less and has a bed yet neva sleeps?


the allmighty spatula * want a tip* dont eat yellow snow: the meaning of life is a number and that number is 1

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#22 2005-04-20 22:45:29

jam-pot
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Re: The Fork!

rich men need it poor men have it it is more evil than the devil himself *me* and mor powerfullererer than god *me*  what is it?   ( btw 95 percent of adults over the age of 5 cant work this out ) ( but 78percent of 5 year olds can * may be higher*)


the allmighty spatula * want a tip* dont eat yellow snow: the meaning of life is a number and that number is 1

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#23 2005-04-25 04:11:02

Mr T
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Re: The Fork!

jam-pot. the answers are a river and nothing/nought


I come back stronger than a powered-up Pac-Man big_smile
I bought a large popcorn @ the cinema the other day, it was pretty big...some might even say it was "large
cool Fatboy Slim is a Legend cool

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#24 2005-04-25 10:47:19

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Re: The Fork!

My answers:

River

Desire


"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..."  - Leon M. Lederman

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#25 2005-04-25 21:42:01

jam-pot
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Re: The Fork!

well done mr T
and more well done mathsisfun because i did not think that desire would work. *well i didnt even try it*
but i tested it and its a close fit
well done the winners


the allmighty spatula * want a tip* dont eat yellow snow: the meaning of life is a number and that number is 1

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