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[]Thursday, October 15, 2009 11:22:01 PM
There wera a father and his two sons.The father weighed 200 pounds while each of the sons weighed 100 pounds.They wanted to cross a river by a boat which had the capacity to carry 200 pounds.How could they reach the other side of the river using that boat?
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ARATRIKA [Class 12]Friday, October 16, 2009 1:40:59 AM
first the father will cross the river using that boat...then the 2 sons are goin to board on the boat and cross it... i dont think i have answered it correctly
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SARASWATA []Tuesday, October 20, 2009 10:26:42 AM
first the two sons will cross the river, then one son will remain on the other bank & the other son will take the boat back, then father will cross the river and the son already there will come back with the boat & in the last turn two sons will get across the river
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ARATRIKA [Class 12]Thursday, October 22, 2009 6:36:36 AM
good brain Saraswata
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SOUKTIK [Class 12]Saturday, October 24, 2009 5:12:50 AM
that was fairly easy
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SHASWATA []Saturday, October 24, 2009 10:05:55 AM
Next puzzle

There are 10 apples in a basket. I give my 10 friends an apple each. After 1 hr each friend has one apple in his custody but there is still one apple remaining in the basket. How is it possible?
I want no cheating please.

I will come back after 1 week and see if anyone has solved this correctly I would appreciate his or her effort or if you cant solve it I would give you the answer.

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SOUKTIK [Class 12]Saturday, October 24, 2009 11:26:13 PM
u nevr said that u gave ur frnds the apples FROM the basket
u could have givn 9 frnds frm the basket and the othr frnd frm sumwher else.......
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SHASWATA []Sunday, October 25, 2009 10:29:11 AM
Sorry, Very Sorry

I give my 10 friends an apple each from the basket containing the apples. And no one gets it in any other way.
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SOUKTIK [Class 12]Monday, October 26, 2009 4:42:01 AM
so after 1 hr, u put an extra apple in the basket
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SHASWATA []Monday, October 26, 2009 6:31:33 AM
Wrong Answer
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[]Monday, October 26, 2009 9:52:20 PM
when a basket has 11 apples it will always be containing 10 for 10+1=11

Sneha
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SOUKTIK [Class 12]Wednesday, October 28, 2009 4:37:25 AM
but the basket has 10 apples, not 11
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SIDDHARTHA [Class 5]Thursday, October 29, 2009 8:10:53 AM
sum1 may hv refused
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SHASWATA []Thursday, October 29, 2009 9:50:06 AM
No one refuses
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KINGSHUK [Class 12]Friday, October 30, 2009 1:16:26 AM
i'm taking a wild guess. Maybe to your first nine friends, you give them an apple each. To your tenth friend, you hand her the basket containing the apple. She has an apple, but she also has the basket containing the apple. Hope thist is the right answer Shaswata.
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SHASWATA []Friday, October 30, 2009 10:44:47 AM
Well, very well done. It was not a wild guess but the right guess. Ok. Congratulations! I will give the next brain teaser tomorrow
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SHASWATA []Saturday, October 31, 2009 1:50:05 AM
Now, the next brain teaser.

A man says,"The day before yesterday I was 25 years old but next year I would be 28 years old."
When is this man's birthday?
( I want the exact date and month)

This is a lot easier compared to the previous one.
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ARATRIKA [Class 12]Saturday, October 31, 2009 2:49:55 AM
31st December
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SHASWATA []Saturday, October 31, 2009 6:12:37 AM
Absolutely right
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SHASWATA []Saturday, October 31, 2009 6:16:49 AM
At a restaurant downtown, Mr. Red, Mr. Blue, and Mr. White meet for lunch. Under their coats
they are wearing either a red, blue, or white shirt.

Mr. Blue says, "Hey, did you notice we are all wearing different colored shirts from our names?" The man
wearing the white shirt says, "Wow, Mr. Blue, that's right!"

Can you tell who is wearing what color shirt?


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