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CanadaGirl (Canadagirl)
Posted on Sunday, May 29, 2005 - 9:26 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

The question will not be posted. Everyone can try to answer, and I will tell you if you answered correctly.

My answer is 10
Eliot (Eliot)
Posted on Sunday, May 29, 2005 - 12:34 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is my answer 5? 3?
John Morahan (Wunderland)
Posted on Sunday, May 29, 2005 - 1:08 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

4? 7? 10? 11?
David Burn (Woubit)
Posted on Sunday, May 29, 2005 - 6:49 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I am not quite sure what this means - is the idea that we must ask, rather than answer, correctly?
CanadaGirl (Canadagirl)
Posted on Sunday, May 29, 2005 - 10:25 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Eliot (Eliot) on Sunday, May 29, 2005 - 12:34 pm:

Is my answer 5? yes 3 no?


By John Morahan (Wunderland) on Sunday, May 29, 2005 - 01:08 pm:

4? no 7? no 10? yes 11? this too


By David Burn (Woubit) on Sunday, May 29, 2005 - 06:49 pm:

I am not quite sure what this means - is the idea that we must ask, rather than answer, correctly?
You need to try to answer without knowing the question. Although your answer will be different from other people's answers, looking at their answers may help you.


New rule: one answer at a time per person
Steve Wort (Wizardofnz)
Posted on Monday, May 30, 2005 - 2:12 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

9 and 11.
Steve Wort (Wizardofnz)
Posted on Monday, May 30, 2005 - 2:13 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Er, make that 9 and 10.
CanadaGirl (Canadagirl)
Posted on Monday, May 30, 2005 - 2:56 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Steve Wort (Wizardofnz) on Monday, May 30, 2005 - 02:12 am:

9 and 11. not quite

By Steve Wort (Wizardofnz) on Monday, May 30, 2005 - 02:13 am:

Er, make that 9 and 10. now you've got it!
Barbara Johannessen Bailey (Rabrab)
Posted on Monday, May 30, 2005 - 3:24 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

This could give it away. 24 and 6?
CanadaGirl (Canadagirl)
Posted on Monday, May 30, 2005 - 5:12 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Barbara Johannessen Bailey (Rabrab) on Monday, May 30, 2005 - 03:24 am:

This could give it away. 24 and 6?
indeed
Ian (Image)
Posted on Monday, May 30, 2005 - 8:24 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So I'm 5 and 3.... I think this one has ended a little bit quickly... :(
Ian (Image)
Posted on Monday, May 30, 2005 - 8:24 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Oops!! Heh... silly me... I mean 3 and 5..
CanadaGirl (Canadagirl)
Posted on Monday, May 30, 2005 - 10:40 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Ian (Image) on Monday, May 30, 2005 - 08:24 pm:

So I'm 5 and 3.... I think this one has ended a little bit quickly...

By Ian (Image) on Monday, May 30, 2005 - 08:24 pm:

Oops!! Heh... silly me... I mean 3 and 5..

either one is right. I'm not looking for any particular order
Einar Berg (Grainbeer)
Posted on Tuesday, May 31, 2005 - 1:11 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

9 even?
CanadaGirl (Canadagirl)
Posted on Tuesday, May 31, 2005 - 3:27 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Einar Berg (Grainbeer) on Tuesday, May 31, 2005 - 01:11 am:

9 even?

absolutely
David Burn (Woubit)
Posted on Tuesday, May 31, 2005 - 11:31 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Curious - I had thought that 9 was odd. Perhaps, for sufficiently large values of 9...
HotBod (Hotbod)
Posted on Tuesday, May 31, 2005 - 11:56 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Am I the only one who is 6 & 6 yet?
CanadaGirl (Canadagirl)
Posted on Tuesday, May 31, 2005 - 11:23 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By HotBod (Hotbod) on Tuesday, May 31, 2005 - 11:56 am:

Am I the only one who is 6 & 6 yet? I think you are.


And I think everyone knows the question. I will end this puzzle at this time tomorrow
Tricia Harvey (Trixie)
Posted on Wednesday, June 01, 2005 - 12:30 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

12 and 6 for me I think! Good puzzle, CanadaGirl! Quick, but different!
Haenlomal (Haenlomal)
Posted on Wednesday, June 01, 2005 - 3:29 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

two 9's for me. :)
CanadaGirl (Canadagirl)
Posted on Thursday, June 02, 2005 - 6:33 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Ok, it was moved to recently solved before I could add this post, but yes, it's done.

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The "question" was 'how many letters in your name'

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