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« on: Oct 29, 03, 09:44:56 pm CST »

1. There is a word in the English language in which the first two letters signify a male, the first three signify a female, the first four signify a great man and the whole word, a great woman.  What is the word?


2. What runs fore to aft on one side of a ship and aft to fore on the other side? (Besides a drunken sailor.)


3. If you were given a can of cola that was 97% caffeine-free, how many cans of cola would you have to drink in order to consume the same amount of caffeiene found in a regular cola?


4. A tree doubled in height each year until it reached its maximun height over the course of ten years.  How many years did it take for the tree to reach half its maximum height?


5. What is the next letter in this sequence?

          C  H  L  O  ?
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« Reply #1 on: Oct 30, 03, 03:13:50 pm CST »

1.  Heroine-  He  Her Hero
2.  Dunno
3.  34, give or take
4.  Nine years
5.  Q
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« Reply #2 on: Oct 30, 03, 05:15:32 pm CST »

4 out of 5 !!! EXCELLENT!!!  :) :) :)

Anyone want to try #2 ?
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« Reply #3 on: Oct 30, 03, 06:47:48 pm CST »

the name


and why Q? since its already solved i dont feel like figuring it out
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« Reply #4 on: Oct 31, 03, 06:51:03 pm CST »

Quote from: "GreenLantern"
the name


and why Q? since its already solved i dont feel like figuring it out


C to H is a jump of five
H to L is a jump of four
L to O is a jump of three

hence

O to Q is a jump of two
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« Reply #5 on: Jan 09, 04, 08:45:34 pm CST »

Can't believe none of the privateers haven't answered this!

What runs fore to aft on one side of a ship and aft to fore on the other side

The ship's name.  :)
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« Reply #6 on: Jan 09, 04, 11:35:35 pm CST »

Yes!  Good for you!
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