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## #1 2006-03-06 15:40:26

fgarb
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### What about the bear?

Howdy all,

I appologize if this puzzle has already been posted before. I didn't have the energy to go back through every post on this board and check. Here goes:

An outdoorsman walks out of his cabin, and goes out to check on his land. First, he walks ten kilometers south to a road and does some maintenance work on it. Then, he walks ten kilometers east and shoots a bear (sorry, it's not an environmentally friendly story). Finally, he walks ten kilometers north and ends up back at his cabin.

The question: what color was the bear?

Please hide your answers! A followup puzzle will be posted tomorrow.

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## #2 2006-03-07 01:42:35

ashwil
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## #3 2006-03-07 04:35:06

mathsyperson
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### Re: What about the bear?

Why did the vector cross the road?
It wanted to be normal.

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## #4 2006-03-07 15:04:40

fgarb
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### Re: What about the bear?

Blah ... Mathsyperson, you've found the answer to my followup puzzle before I even asked it. I'll bet your sense of direction is good - you must have really good bearings. And hear I thought bearly anyone would get this right. Oh well, I guess this wasn't such a bear of a problem after all. You guys probably can't bear any more of my puns now so I'll stop.

Congrats to both of you!

Last edited by fgarb (2006-03-07 15:05:10)

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## #5 2006-03-07 20:42:58

justlookingforthemoment
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### Re: What about the bear?

fgarb... wrote:

you must have really good bearings.

Was that meant to be a pun?

Because I laughed.

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## #6 2006-03-08 04:21:51

fgarb
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### Re: What about the bear?

Yes, but only bearly.

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## #7 2006-03-08 17:36:23

justlookingforthemoment
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Beary funny.

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## #8 2012-05-02 13:24:16

anonimnystefy
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### Re: What about the bear?

The bear is a lie.

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.
Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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