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## #1 2006-02-26 00:06:06

ganesh
Registered: 2005-06-28
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### Testing Puzzle

Here is an interesting testing problem for you. Arranged in the three boxes are the numbers 0 through 14. The 'tester' has placed the numbers in each box according to some scheme he has made up. The problem is to reason the scheme out so that you can place the next three numbers, 15, 16, and 17, into the correct boxes. Your time limit on this test is five minutes.

0  3  6  8  9                              BOX I

1  4  7  11  14                          BOX II

2  5  10  12  13                        BOX III

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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## #2 2006-03-01 22:11:41

ganesh
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### Re: Testing Puzzle

If five minutes aren't enough, you may take ten!

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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## #3 2006-03-01 23:21:14

ashwil
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Registered: 2006-02-27
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### Re: Testing Puzzle

Ten days may be more useful! More to the point, did this sad individual have a practical purpose for putting numbers in boxes?

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## #4 2006-03-02 00:13:06

ganesh
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### Re: Testing Puzzle

Okay, Ashwil. Take 10 days.
Here's a clue for you.
The sad individual was either a painter or a designer.

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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## #5 2006-03-02 01:09:08

insomnia
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Registered: 2005-03-23
Posts: 944

### Re: Testing Puzzle

Leonardo Da Vinci!!! That's probably not who it was, but he was confusing

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

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## #6 2006-03-02 01:27:33

ashwil
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Registered: 2006-02-27
Posts: 121

### Re: Testing Puzzle

Thanks. The hint did it.

Last edited by ashwil (2006-03-02 01:28:44)

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## #7 2006-03-02 03:10:55

ganesh
Registered: 2005-06-28
Posts: 27,406

### Re: Testing Puzzle

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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## #8 2006-03-13 11:00:58

Ikcelaks
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Registered: 2006-03-13
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### Re: Testing Puzzle

I don't think I would have ever

it without the hint.

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## #9 2006-03-13 15:50:43

ganesh
Registered: 2005-06-28
Posts: 27,406

### Re: Testing Puzzle

Excellent, Ikcelaks!

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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