BrainBusters-Answer One or Post One

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  1. ahsprite

    ahsprite Guest

    There is a mute man who wants to buy a toothbrush.

    By imitating the action of brushing one's teeth, he successfully

    expresses himself to the shopkeeper and the purchase is done.

    Now, if there is a blind man who wishes to buy a pair of sunglasses,

    how should he express himself?

  2. srdavo

    srdavo Active Member

    ask for sunglasses 8)
  3. jol

    jol Guest

    Got one for ya :grin:
    Why wont my engine start?
    Just kidding I'm in progress of finding the fault, expect a update later
  4. Guest

    Guest Guest

    You didn't gesture to it correctly?
  5. spunout

    spunout Member

    OK- here's one... A man throws an object a certain distance; it stops momentarily and returns. It is not a boomerang and does not touch anything. How?
  6. srdavo

    srdavo Active Member

    gravity :D
  7. locoWelder

    locoWelder Guest

    Five swimmers (Adam, Brad, Carl, Doug, and Eric) have been preparing for the Olympics. It is now time for the swimming time trials. The five swimmers each compete in the four different strokes (backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly, and freestyle). The top three finishers in each event will qualify for the Olympic swim team in that stroke. Using the following clues, determine the order of finish in each of the four strokes.

    1) Only one contestant qualified in all four strokes.
    2) No contestant finished last in more than one event.
    3) Adam finished better in the backstroke than he did in the butterfly.
    4) Brad finished better than Doug in the butterfly.
    5) Adam finished just behind Brad and just ahead of Eric in the breaststroke.
    6) Doug finished just ahead of Carl in the freestyle.
    7) Neither Brad nor Eric finished third in any event.
    8) Eric's finish in the backstroke was the same as Doug's in the butterfly.
    9) Doug only finished in the same position in the backstroke and the freestyle.
    10) Carl finished in a different position in each event.
    11) Brad finished only two events in the same position.
    12) The contestant who finished second in the butterfly beat Doug in the freestyle.
    13) The contestant who finished first in the freestyle did not qualify in the backstroke.
    14) The contestant who finished fifth in the backstroke did not finish third in the butterfly.
    15) No contestant finished in the same position in both the breaststroke and the butterfly.
  8. Guest

    Guest Guest

    He throws it straight up.
  9. spunout

    spunout Member

    :p yep. i think thats what srdavo meant, too.
    now, onto locowelders..
  10. Guest

    Guest Guest

    loco's made my head hurt....I couldn't even stay with it long enough to read the whole thing! :???: :cry: :lol: :lol: :lol:
  11. ahsprite

    ahsprite Guest


    I stink at those puzzles (the swimmer one) or maybe I don't have the patience.

    I'll leave that one for someone else.

    Here's one:

    2 identical buckets,
    each is full with 4 gallons of water,
    bucket 1 is at 30 degrees F, bucket 2 is at 50 degrees F,
    2 identical rocks are dropped from a height of exactly 42 inches, one into each bucket.

    Which rock gets to the bottom of its bucket first?

    Here's another:

    2 jugs, 1 holds exactly 3 gallons, 1 holds exactly 5 gallons.
    You need to get exactly 4 gallons in one jug.
    How do you do it?

    Have Fun.
  12. spunout

    spunout Member

    rocks hit at same time?

    pour a gallon out of the 5gal jug?
  13. locoWelder

    locoWelder Guest

    its easy

    Backstroke: Adam, Carl, Doug, Brad, Eric
    Breaststroke: Doug, Brad, Adam, Eric, Carl
    Butterfly: Eric, Adam, Carl, Brad, Doug
    Freestyle: Eric, Adam, Doug, Carl, Brad
  14. locoWelder

    locoWelder Guest

    I saw the movie so I dont count :lol:
  15. ahsprite

    ahsprite Guest

    No, they don't. (hint) One reaches the bottom of its bucket LONG before the other.

    No, you don't have any way to measure exactly one gallon.
  16. srdavo

    srdavo Active Member

  17. srdavo

    srdavo Active Member

    yup...gravity rocks!!
  18. srdavo

    srdavo Active Member

    here's a fresh one:
    What occurs once in every minute, twice in every moment, yet never in a thousand years?

    RATRODER Guest

    Ok Dave this one is to simple for us hard thinkers.

    It is the letter M . louis
  20. HoughMade

    HoughMade Guest

    Here's one- where's locoWelder?

    ...and another one- Most new cars have 1 of these, some have 2, a few have 4 and none have 3. What is it?