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.
Why did the vector cross the road?
It wanted to be normal.
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)
you must have really good bearings.
Was that meant to be a pun?
Because I laughed.
Yes, but only bearly.
The bear is a lie.
Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
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