Logic, IQ, and Lateral Thinking Problems.

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Re: Logic, IQ, and Lateral Thinking Problems.

Postby Nef Yoo BlackBeard » Sat Jun 06, 2009 4:17 am

Rainswept wrote:Holy FSM people, he posted the answer pages ago, let's move on to a new puzzle.


Yeah , I know he did .
But the answer doesn't work for me .
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Re: Logic, IQ, and Lateral Thinking Problems.

Postby Ubi Dubius » Sat Jun 06, 2009 5:17 am

PKMKII wrote:A man is laying in an large, empty grass field, enjoying the bright, warm afternoon. Not a cloud in the sky, and not another person for miles. Suddenly, the temperature drops 20 degrees. How did it happen?

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His ex-wife walked by?
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Re: Logic, IQ, and Lateral Thinking Problems.

Postby Mad Willyum Bonney » Sat Jun 06, 2009 5:40 am

This happens every winter in Alberta when a Chinook passes by .
Oops , i got it backwards .
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Re: Logic, IQ, and Lateral Thinking Problems.

Postby Rainswept » Sat Jun 06, 2009 6:06 am

He put out the campfire?
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Re: Logic, IQ, and Lateral Thinking Problems.

Postby ubidubikid #1 » Sat Jun 06, 2009 6:37 am

was the tempature drop a natural event? (as oppose to something caused by humans)
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Re: Logic, IQ, and Lateral Thinking Problems.

Postby Rainswept » Sat Jun 06, 2009 8:18 am

Maybe the sprinklers came on.
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Re: Logic, IQ, and Lateral Thinking Problems.

Postby Elbow » Sat Jun 06, 2009 9:06 am

PKMKII wrote:Suddenly, the temperature drops 20 degrees.


The temperature of WHAT drops 20 degrees? The man's body temperature? The temperature outside?
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Re: Logic, IQ, and Lateral Thinking Problems.

Postby PKMKII » Sat Jun 06, 2009 9:28 am

ubidubikid #1 wrote:was the tempature drop a natural event? (as oppose to something caused by humans)


yes, it was a natural event.

Rainswept wrote:He put out the campfire?


No.

Elbow wrote:The temperature of WHAT drops 20 degrees? The man's body temperature? The temperature outside?


temperature outside.
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Re: Logic, IQ, and Lateral Thinking Problems.

Postby Ubi Dubius » Sat Jun 06, 2009 10:11 am

The local weather service converted from fahrenheit to celsius.
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Re: Logic, IQ, and Lateral Thinking Problems.

Postby Ubi Dubius » Sat Jun 06, 2009 10:13 am

An eclipse?
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Re: Logic, IQ, and Lateral Thinking Problems.

Postby PKMKII » Sat Jun 06, 2009 10:14 am

Ubi Dubius wrote:An eclipse?

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Re: Logic, IQ, and Lateral Thinking Problems.

Postby Ubi Dubius » Sat Jun 06, 2009 10:22 am

Well, thank you.
Would an eclipse really lower the temperature?

OK, here's the next one.

A jewelry store in Virginia was robbed and the sack containing the stolen jewels was found several miles from town in some bushes. Inspector Turtle Holmes had 2 suspects, Sid Shady and Sam Slug, but made no attempt to investigate or interrogate either of them. Two days later, Holmes summoned both Slug and Shady to his office and promptly arrested the guilty party. Without any investigative work, how could Holmes be certain of arresting the right man?

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Re: Logic, IQ, and Lateral Thinking Problems.

Postby PKMKII » Sat Jun 06, 2009 1:47 pm

Was there a plea bargain involved?
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Re: Logic, IQ, and Lateral Thinking Problems.

Postby Rainswept » Sat Jun 06, 2009 2:22 pm

Ubi Dubius wrote:Would an eclipse really lower the temperature?


By 20 degrees? Hell no. About as much as a cloud.
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Re: Logic, IQ, and Lateral Thinking Problems.

Postby Ubi Dubius » Sat Jun 06, 2009 2:53 pm

PKMKII wrote:Was there a plea bargain involved?


No
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