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[Balin] Groaner

Postby Balin » Fri Mar 16, 2018 2:47 pm

"Two... well, fourteen."
Explain.
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Re: [Balin] Groaner

Postby Earnest » Fri Mar 16, 2018 3:59 pm

Two and forteen = numbers? Generic numbers? Ages? Random numbers? Number if items someone wanted to buy? A price? Is the one thinking loud (e.g. he was making a count on his head and so he esitated to say fourteen?)? If so did he muktiply two by seven to obtain fourteen?

Are those numbers written somewhere? Is the one who is talking (is someone speaking loudly actually?) talking to someoen? Read sonething? Answering to a question?
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Re: [Balin] Groaner

Postby GalFisk » Fri Mar 16, 2018 4:22 pm

Is there two of something? Of someone? Is something considered to be two, but on closer considreation fourteen? If so, is each of the two on closer consideration seven? Is 2 PM = 14:00 relevant?
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Re: [Balin] Groaner

Postby Balin » Fri Mar 16, 2018 4:30 pm

Two and fourteen = numbers? Yes Generic numbers? Ages? Random numbers? Number if items someone wanted to buy? A price? No to these
Is the one thinking loud (e.g. he was making a count on his head and so he esitated to say fourteen?)? No If so did he muktiply two by seven to obtain fourteen? Yes

Are those numbers written somewhere? No Is the one who is talking (is someone speaking loudly actually?) talking to someoen? Yes Read sonething? No Answering to a question? Yes

Is there two of something? Yes Of someone? No Is something considered to be two, but on closer consideration fourteen? Yes, for svv of "closer consideration" If so, is each of the two on closer consideration seven? Yes Is 2 PM = 14:00 relevant? No
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Re: [Balin] Groaner

Postby invisiblemimsy » Fri Mar 16, 2018 7:52 pm

So, he multiplied 2x7=14... and we need to establish what the 2 and 7 represent? Such as, a price, part of an equation, sequence of numbers or other mathematical thing? Tangible items? He = HAM? Someone 'he' is talking to = HAM?
Do the things look like there are two of them, but when you look harder, you see 7 of each? are they two groups of 7? Are they increasing or growing from 2 to 7? Are the things going to get bigger or get more numinous? Are they something you would buy?
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Re: [Balin] Groaner

Postby Earnest » Sat Mar 17, 2018 9:15 am

Are them things that goes usually in couples? Was he doing something relevant while answering? Was the question if the type " How many...are you able to see?" Relevant where he was when answering? Are them kg? Pounds? Some measure? Heigth? Speed? Dollars? Money? Items? Quantities? Houses? Book? Pages? An evaluation of something? A mark? Number of places to book at a restaurant? Number of missing things? Number of days/hours? A measure of time? Is he/she a HAF? HAM? HCF?HCM? Was he/she doing his/her job while answering the question? Was him driving? Phoning? Mailing? Chatting? Reading? Doing shopping? Doing an every day action? Repairing something? Booking something? Referring something to his boss? Eating? Make calculations? Making a test? Measuring something?
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Re: [Balin] Groaner

Postby Enjay » Sat Mar 17, 2018 3:01 pm

I PM'ed a guess to Balin and got the following response:

Is the idea of dog years being equivalent to seven human years relevant? That is very relevant but it is not the solution. You can ask that as a question if you'd like.

You've said ages are not relevant, so are you carrying on the idea to extend to something else relating to a dog being worth seven to a human? Or something to do with years but not in the context of age?
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Re: [Balin] Groaner

Postby Earnest » Sat Mar 17, 2018 3:32 pm

Well the fact is that Balin answered to me that ages were not relevant (first question)
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Re: [Balin] Groaner

Postby Balin » Sun Mar 18, 2018 11:27 pm

Are them things that goes usually in couples? Yes Was he doing something relevant while answering? No Was the question if the type " How many...are you able to see?" No Relevant where he was when answering? No
Are them kg? Pounds? Some measure? Heigth? Speed? Dollars? Money? Items? This, No to rest Quantities? Houses? Book? Pages? An evaluation of something? A mark? Number of places to book at a restaurant? Number of missing things? Number of days/hours? A measure of time?
Is he/she a HAF? HAM? HCF?HCM? Can be any
Was he/she doing his/her job while answering the question? Was him driving? Phoning? Mailing? Chatting? Yesish - pay attention to the title. No to restReading? Doing shopping? Doing an every day action? Repairing something? Booking something? Referring something to his boss? Eating? Make calculations? Making a test? Measuring something?

Is the idea of dog years being equivalent to seven human years relevant? Yes

You've said ages are not relevant Which is correct so are you carrying on the idea to extend to something else relating to a dog being worth seven to a human? Yes Or something to do with years but not in the context of age? No
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Re: [Balin] Groaner

Postby invisiblemimsy » Mon Mar 19, 2018 12:36 am

I think you missed out my questions...?
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Re: [Balin] Groaner

Postby GalFisk » Mon Mar 19, 2018 10:04 am

Dog time relevant? Dog seconds? Minutes? Hours? Days? Weeks? Months? Years? Will something take 2 human time units, but because it involves dogs they will experience it as 14 dog time units?
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Re: [Balin] Groaner

Postby Balin » Mon Mar 19, 2018 2:02 pm

I think you missed out my questions...? Whoops - got them now, thanks!

So, he multiplied 2x7=14... and we need to establish what the 2 and 7 represent? Yes, although you now know the 7 Such as, a price, part of an equation, sequence of numbers or other mathematical thing? No Tangible items? Yes He = HAM? H-any Someone 'he' is talking to = HAM? H-any
Do the things look like there are two of them, but when you look harder, you see 7 of each? No are they two groups of 7? No Are they increasing or growing from 2 to 7? No Are the things going to get bigger or get more numinous? No Are they something you would buy? No

Dog time relevant? Only the "1 human year = 7 dog years" conversion; other than that, time units are Irrel Dog seconds? Minutes? Hours? Days? Weeks? Months? Years? Will something take 2 human time units, but because it involves dogs they will experience it as 14 dog time units? See previous
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Re: [Balin] Groaner

Postby GalFisk » Mon Mar 19, 2018 4:21 pm

Are dogs involved? If so, 2? Is a timespan involved? Is something not related to time converted into time? Is something converted into dog-something? Is the statement tongue-in-cheek?
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Re: [Balin] Groaner

Postby invisiblemimsy » Mon Mar 19, 2018 4:55 pm

Is it relevant that some authorities now consider 15 years for the first year of a dog's life to be more accurate? Or any other conversion ratio? Are any other animals relevant besides dogs and humans?
Is a joke involved? Pain or trauma?
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Re: [Balin] Groaner

Postby Balin » Tue Mar 20, 2018 1:51 am

Are dogs involved? Yes If so, 2? No Is a timespan involved? No Is something not related to time converted into time? No Is something converted into dog-something? Yes Is the statement tongue-in-cheek? Yes, see below

Is it relevant that some authorities now consider 15 years for the first year of a dog's life to be more accurate? No Or any other conversion ratio? No Are any other animals relevant besides dogs and humans? No
Is a joke involved? Oh yes Pain or trauma? No
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Re: [Balin] Groaner

Postby invisiblemimsy » Tue Mar 20, 2018 3:22 am

So are we using this as a currency converter, like 1 dollar = 7 dog dollars?
Or doing something 7 times instead of once because it’s dog-related?
Distance relevant?
Unit of measurement?
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Re: [Balin] Groaner

Postby Earnest » Tue Mar 20, 2018 7:14 am

Well the multiplication by 7 is related to years no?...so...Is the 2 something that is given "one per year"? That usually occurs "one per year"? E.g. candles/blowing on the birthday candles...? Technology relevant? Are dog humanized? The other way round? Relevant the reason why the two items were converted into dog something instead of other animals-something? Just because of the 7 years convertion? Because it was funnier to associate those items to dogs instead of other animals? If so because those items are usually associated to dogs?

Groaner = horrible? If so is the 2 something associated with death? Something negative? E.g. weapons?

Is the conversion from human world to dogs world? Vice versa? Are the 2 items employed by man? If so has the items something to do with dogs? With food? (Hope not for what I have in mind) was the original question "how many of that something should be used with dogs?" Or "how would the something be in dog units"? was it the typical question asked in jokes? (those questions which have a meaningful answer which is simply turned into a joke...) conversion hamburger in hot dogs relevant?
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Re: [Balin] Groaner

Postby Balin » Wed Mar 21, 2018 3:46 pm

So are we using this as a currency converter, like 1 dollar = 7 dog dollars? Yes, although it's not dollars (or currency at all)
Or doing something 7 times instead of once because it’s dog-related? No
Distance relevant? No
Unit of measurement? No

Well the multiplication by 7 is related to years no? See above ...so...Is the 2 something that is given "one per year"? That usually occurs "one per year"? E.g. candles/blowing on the birthday candles...? Technology relevant? Are dog humanized? The other way round? No to all these
Relevant the reason why the two items were converted into dog something instead of other animals-something? Yes Just because of the 7 years convertion? Yes, this Because it was funnier to associate those items to dogs instead of other animals? If so because those items are usually associated to dogs?

Groaner = horrible? See below If so is the 2 something associated with death? Something negative? E.g. weapons? No to these

Is the conversion from human world to dogs world? Yesish/Yope Vice versa? No Are the 2 items employed by man? Depends on what you mean by "employed by" If so has the items something to do with dogs? Yes With food? No (Hope not for what I have in mind) was the original question "how many of that something should be used with dogs?" No Or "how would the something be in dog units"? No but closer
was it the typical question asked in jokes? YES - this is a "groaner" because it is a terrible joke
(those questions which have a meaningful answer which is simply turned into a joke...) But not like this
conversion hamburger in hot dogs relevant? No
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Re: [Balin] Groaner

Postby invisiblemimsy » Wed Mar 21, 2018 6:28 pm

Anything to do with dog poos, wees, poo bags etc? Is the joke a one-liner? Like,
Q) how many dogs does it take to change a lightbulb?
A) 2, well, 14, ha ha ha
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Re: [Balin] Groaner

Postby Balin » Wed Mar 21, 2018 7:43 pm

Anything to do with dog poos, wees, poo bags etc? No Is the joke a one-liner? Yes Like,
Q) how many dogs does it take to change a lightbulb?
A) 2, well, 14, ha ha ha
Along these lines. I think you've got the main point of the puzzle so here's the

****SPOILER****

This is a joke I saw on Reddit (as is becoming a theme).

How many ears does a dog have?
Two... well, fourteen in dog ears.


Hold the tomatoes.
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Re: [Balin] (*GROAN*)er

Postby invisiblemimsy » Wed Mar 21, 2018 7:50 pm

Oh but your answer is MUCH better than my suggestion! I actually lol'd.
I think you should take a bow-wow.
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Re: [Balin] (*GROAN*)er

Postby peter365 » Fri Mar 23, 2018 8:53 am

I like it.
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