The VU Brainteaser & Riddle Challenge

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  1. The Cromwell

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    Yep as I intended to do. I do not want to have to think up a brain torturer.
     
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  2. The Cromwell

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    Nope older than that.
     
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    why are there only maybe 5 people participating?
     
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    Because we're the only ones brave enough.

    I'll solve it if someone is willing to come up with the next one.
     
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    Yeah you kinda lose when you win...
     
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    Hint: look at the date and think about what Cromwell said.
     
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  7. The Cromwell

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    Of course the entire premise is only valid based on the way we view dates now. When he was born it would have been a much different date.
     
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  8. KingPin!

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    alright shall we change the format then?
     
  9. KingPin!

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    No idea :( was hoping to see more faces by now

    maybe peeps think it’s a shit challenge Haha let me know we can discuss spinning something else up?
     
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    i think brain teasers are fun.

    The last riddle has 3 people that know the answer, but dont want to say it. So is having to come up with your own riddle scaring people away?
     
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  11. KingPin!

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    Cool ...I’m happy to keep finding new ones if people don’t like setting them? once they are guessed that is

    unless some of you don’t mind helping me set some too, just conscious of Timezone differences my side and not being about during evening US time unless of course peeps happy to wait?
     
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  12. The Cromwell

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    Well the only issue is I go searching for difficult brainteasers to put up, then I see a lot of them and the answers too...... Sort of a lose lose if I continue to do so.....Hate not being able to play because I came across the question beforehand and don't want to cheat... I have no issues finding brainteasers to use.

    I could always help you out KingPin! Just means I will only answer those that I have not seen before.... So yeah any of you see that I'm online (which I am visible) just ask and I will find a new brainteaser for you...
     
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    If someone answers that doesn't want to post a new one, they could just say so in their answer

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    Agreed.... At least that tells one of us that does post new ones to add one for them.... Seems simple enough....
     
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    Don: Finished for $600

    Alex: Viola!

    Don: What is, "Stick a fork in it"


    just kidding.


    I have one we can move to, and takes nothing to figure out.



    Call it Typos!


    For example:


    I have an idea!


    Typo.. O jsbr sm uswz!


    The letters on a keyboard are off by 1


    Just don't have super elaborate phrases or long ass sentences and shit lol
     
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    Well it's been long enough.

    That person was 10 years old in 1995 B.C.

    Then 15 years old in 1990 B.C.

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    What is so delicate that saying it's name breaks it?

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    ahhh how did I miss that!!! hahaha nice still didn’t get it even after the clues
     
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    That is what we NOW call those dates. Back when they lived the dates were still progressing upwards...
    The actual numerical dates would depend on where they lived.
     
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    silence?
     
  22. KingPin!

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    How many triangles are in this picture

    A89AB1F5-B7B7-43CB-ABB9-4C7B511B9715.jpeg A89AB1F5-B7B7-43CB-ABB9-4C7B511B9715.jpeg
     
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  24. KingPin!

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    negative :D I’ll check answers in the morning gotta turn in ... if someone thinks they know it already call out if you see the right answer, by all means skip ahead
    :vino:
     
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    I'm way too tired to try and count some more

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    Don’t forget the all the ones facing down also

    +2


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    I thought I did. It's all yours lol



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    [(n)*(n+2)*(2n+1)]/8, where N is the amount of upward facing base triangles. in the case 4..
     
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    MATHS! :xD:
     
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    lol


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    How am I only getting 17?
     
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    26?
     
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    Lol 4 smaller triangles make up a larger one. Then once you count them, count the larger ones that are upside down

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    lets call the smallest triangle a 1 unit triangle:

    Number of triangles with 1 Unit: 10(1+2+3+4 upward facing) + 6(0+1+2+3 downward facing)
    Number of triangles with 2 Unit: 6(1+2+3 upward facing) + 1(downward facing)
    Number of triangles with 3 Unit: 3(upward facing)
    Number of triangles with 4 Unit: 1(upward facing)

    10+6+6+1+3+1 = 27
     
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    Nice well done - correct

    did you know that, or google that?
     
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    Peter's father has five sons. The names of four sons are

    Fefe,
    Fifi,
    Fafa
    Fufu

    respectively. What is the name of the fifth son?


    Remember no googling :)
     
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    Fofo
     
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    Nice one Huckleberried. I caught it right after I posted...
     
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    haha easy to miss that one - correct
     
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    In a game of Tug-o’-War, Oliver and John easily won over Thomas and Jacob. When Oliver and Thomas were a team, they could barely pull Jacob and John. When Oliver and Jacob played in a team against Thomas and John, the game ended in a draw. Can you name each person from strongest to weakest?
     
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    John, Jacob, Oliver, Thomas
     
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    negative :treadmill:
     
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    Come on crom, this is a math problem, we need commentary


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    fixed that for ya :D
     
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    Oliver, thomas, john, jacob?
     
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    negative :)
     
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    Then its gotta be oliver, john, thomas, jacob
     
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    Just as it’s read


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    is that good or bad?
     
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