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#1 2006-03-07 14:40:26

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.

 

#2 2006-03-08 00:42:35

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Re: What about the bear?

 

#3 2006-03-08 03:35:06

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Re: What about the bear?


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

#4 2006-03-08 14:04:40

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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 (2006-03-08 14:05:10)

 

#5 2006-03-08 19:42:58

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fgarb... wrote:

you must have really good bearings.

Was that meant to be a pun?

Because I laughed.

 

#6 2006-03-09 03:21:51

fgarb
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Yes, but only bearly.

 

#7 2006-03-09 16:36:23

justlookingforthemoment
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Beary funny.

 

#8 2012-05-03 11:24:16

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Re: What about the bear?

The bear is a lie.


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