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converger
22-09-2009, 10:22 PM
#1 A Man in an Elevator
A man who lives on the tenth floor takes the elevator down to the first floor every morning and goes to work. In the evening, when he comes back; on a rainy day, or if there are other people in the elevator, he goes to his floor directly. Otherwise, he goes to the seventh floor and walks up three flights of stairs to his apartment.
Can you explain why?

#2 the ball
How can you throw a ball as hard as you can and have it come back to you, even if it doesn't bounce off anything? There is nothing attached to it, and no one else catches or throws it back to you.

#3 the magnet
You are in a room with no metal objects except for two iron rods. Only one of them is a magnet.
How can you identify which one is a magnet?

#4 Sheikh's Inheritance
An Arab sheikh tells his two sons to race their camels to a distant city to see who will inherit his fortune. The one whose camel is slower wins. After wandering aimlessly for days, the brothers ask a wise man for guidance. Upon receiving the advice, they jump on the camels and race to the city as fast as they can.
What did the wise man say to them?

neutron flux
22-09-2009, 11:02 PM
#1 A Man in an Elevator

He can't reach the buttons because he's a midget?

#2 the ball

Throw it in the air straight up.

themime
22-09-2009, 11:03 PM
can you solve these logic puzzle ?


No.... do I get a bonus point for that?

hollo
22-09-2009, 11:04 PM
ok i got them all !!! - spoilers v :D

1) hes a dwarf and cant reach the top buttons in lift! (poor guy)

2) you are throwing it straight up!

3) hang the iron rods on a string and watch which one turns to the north

4) The wise man told them to switch camels.

do i get a juicy prize? :)

life2live
22-09-2009, 11:10 PM
You have a puzzle your person knows how to solve why does he refuse to solve it?

life2live
22-09-2009, 11:11 PM
How can you test a superiour intelligence?

converger
22-09-2009, 11:17 PM
He can't reach the buttons because he's a midget?



Throw it in the air straight up.
contratulations...
to win the prize you have have complete the rest
and tell me what is the combination number of the safe where we keep the prize thin youwin
is it clear.

converger
22-09-2009, 11:19 PM
ok i got them all !!! - spoilers v :D

1) hes a dwarf and cant reach the top buttons in lift! (poor guy)

2) you are throwing it straight up!

3) hang the iron rods on a string and watch which one turns to the north

4) The wise man told them to switch camels.

do i get a juicy prize? :)
congratulations...
to win the prize you have
to tell me what is the combination number of the safe where we keep the prize thin youwin
good luck.

juttkeys
23-09-2009, 02:39 AM
#4 The wise man tells (both) the brother(s) that the other brother has already won

and #3 make a compass out of each one and see which one turns towards north

inverselogic
23-09-2009, 03:11 AM
#1 A Man in an Elevator

He is unable to reach higher than the 7th floor button. On a rainy day, he uses his umbrella to reach the top. If there is other people, he asks one of them to push it.


#2 the ball

Throw the ball up.

tabea_blumenschein
23-09-2009, 04:52 AM
For question #3, you could also touch the end of rod #1 to the midpoint of rod #2 to determine which rod is magnetic.

Magnetic fields are strongest at the ends of a magnetized iron rod and weakest in the middle. Therefore, if rod #1 is magnetic, it will strongly attract rod #2 if touched to the middle of rod #2. But if rod #2 is magnetic, it will barely attract rod #1 if any part of rod #1 is touched to the middle of rod #2.

Hope that makes sense the way I just explained it. :)

Dude111
23-09-2009, 07:27 AM
I didnt get any :D