Maths brainteaser.

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Post by Croydon13013 » Mon Nov 02, 2015 7:21 pm

I gave a subtle clue to the answer two days ago...
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polomint38 wrote:Is it your age? :ro
Bindy's evasion of this important question is noted.

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Re: Maths brainteaser.

Post by bindeweede » Mon Nov 02, 2015 7:21 pm

So subtle, I need an explanation, I'm afraid. (Is that Croydon in your avatar??)

Let me dig this one up too.

Here is a series of numbers. What is the next number in the sequence?
1
11
21
1211
111221
312211
13112221

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Post by Croydon13013 » Mon Nov 02, 2015 7:22 pm

bindeweede wrote:So subtle, I need an explanation, I'm afraid. (Is that Croydon in your avatar??)
The numbers underneath the sentence list the number of syllables in each word of the sentence. Just as your numbers did for "one two three" etc.

Nope, not Croydon. It's a place with a strong woo connection. A prize* to the first person who can identify it.






* Prize may involve polomint and nakedness.
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Re: Maths brainteaser.

Post by bindeweede » Mon Nov 02, 2015 7:23 pm

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Nope, not Croydon. It's a place with a strong woo connection. A prize* to the first person who can identify it.

* Prize may involve polomint and nakedness.
Doesn't look familiar at all. Is it Spanish?

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Re: Maths brainteaser.

Post by Croydon13013 » Mon Nov 02, 2015 7:23 pm

bindeweede wrote:Doesn't look familiar at all. Is it Spanish?
Close. Catalan but not Spanish.
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Re: Maths brainteaser.

Post by Croydon13013 » Mon Nov 02, 2015 7:24 pm

Croydon13013 wrote: Close. Catalan but not Spanish.
An hours drive from Carcassonne?
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Re: Maths brainteaser.

Post by bindeweede » Mon Nov 02, 2015 7:25 pm

With a bit of help - Rennes-le-Château.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rennes-le-Ch%C3%A2teau

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Re: Maths brainteaser.

Post by chaggle » Mon Nov 02, 2015 7:26 pm

bindeweede wrote:With a bit of help - Rennes-le-Château.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rennes-le-Ch%C3%A2teau
Never even heard of it - very interesting.
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Post by Croydon13013 » Mon Nov 02, 2015 7:26 pm

chaggle wrote: Never even heard of it - very interesting.
The fads of the loonies come and go, but in the 1980s and 90s The Holy Blood and the Holy Grail was massive. Do you not remember any of that? RLC is still a major tourist attraction despite being an ordinary little village on top of a very tall hill many miles from anywhere.

There are many false claims made about the Tour Magdala in my avatar. In the HBHG book, and elsewhere, it is said that it was built hanging over the edge of a cliff. In fact, as you can see, there is a path running below it. It is on the highest point of the hill which is exactly where I would expect someone to stick a tower. But all the "hidden treasure", "burial place of Christ" nonsense attracts all sorts of visitors. Even me.
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Re: Maths brainteaser.

Post by chaggle » Mon Nov 02, 2015 7:27 pm

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chaggle wrote: Never even heard of it - very interesting.
The fads of the loonies come and go, but in the 1980s and 90s The Holy Blood and the Holy Grail was massive. Do you not remember any of that? RLC is still a major tourist attraction despite being an ordinary little village on top of a very tall hill many miles from anywhere.

There are many false claims made about the Tour Magdala in my avatar. In the HBHG book, and elsewhere, it is said that it was built hanging over the edge of a cliff. In fact, as you can see, there is a path running below it. It is on the highest point of the hill which is exactly where I would expect someone to stick a tower. But all the "hidden treasure", "burial place of Christ" nonsense attracts all sorts of visitors. Even me.
Yes - I do remember reading that ... I think... :-?
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Re: Maths brainteaser.

Post by bindeweede » Mon Nov 02, 2015 7:28 pm

After that lovely diversion, I'll bump this again.

Here is a series of numbers. What is the next number in the sequence?
1
11
21
1211
111221
312211
13112221

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Re: Maths brainteaser.

Post by bindeweede » Mon Nov 02, 2015 7:28 pm

bindeweede wrote:After that lovely diversion, I'll bump this again.

Here is a series of numbers. What is the next number in the sequence?
1
11
21
1211
111221
312211
13112221
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Re: Maths brainteaser.

Post by chaggle » Mon Nov 02, 2015 7:29 pm

bindeweede wrote:
bindeweede wrote:After that lovely diversion, I'll bump this again.

Here is a series of numbers. What is the next number in the sequence?
1
11
21
1211
111221
312211
13112221
Solved On FB in seconds. Come on, folks.
1113213211 (cheated but it might give someone a clue as to what's going on)
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Re: Maths brainteaser.

Post by Ketchup » Mon Nov 02, 2015 7:30 pm

chaggle wrote: 1113213211 (cheated but it might give someone a clue as to what's going on)
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Re: Maths brainteaser.

Post by bindeweede » Wed Apr 20, 2016 10:29 pm

What shape completes the bottom line?

triangle pentagon square
square hexagon hexagon square
pentagon hexagon hexagon hexagon square triangle
hexagon octagon octagon octagon octagon ==?==

(This strikes me as pretty hard.)

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