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Re: Lateral thinking puzzlesIt was an assignment, and he had forgotten to put his student number on every page? "The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..."  Leon M. Lederman #54 20060205 10:19:27
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So, he was writing the date, but not on an assignment or school work. Something else, very important. I will give you one clue though... the thing he was writing on is mentioned somewhere in this post. You may need to have a careful check. #55 20060205 21:23:40
Re: Lateral thinking puzzlesummmm...okay, just a shot in the dark... The greatest challenge to any thinker is stating the problem in a way that will allow a solution. Bertrand Russell #56 20060205 22:16:10
Re: Lateral thinking puzzlesYou think so? I think it was on his "careful"s "The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..."  Leon M. Lederman #57 20060206 17:15:38
Re: Lateral thinking puzzlesHa. I was going to write cheque, which is how I normally spell it, but I thought that might give it away. So, well done! #58 20120503 11:37:34
Re: Lateral thinking puzzlesToo bad jlftm isn't here anymore. These look fun. The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #60 20120522 09:38:55
Re: Lateral thinking puzzlesHi jlftm! You are back!!! The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #61 20120522 09:40:39
Re: Lateral thinking puzzlesI am so happy right now! You are the second person that hasn't been on the forum but has returned. Did I mention how happy I am?! The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment 