## Puzzles

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alfretztay
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Tommy went to town with \$50, but returned at night with \$150. He bought a hat at a clothing store and some apples at the market, then he had his eyes tested. He was paid every Thursday by check. The banks were opened only on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. The eye doctor was closed on Saturday. The market was closed on both Thursday and Friday. On what day did the man go to town?

icy_mama
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alfretztay wrote:2. What is it that goes up and goes down but does not move?
the stock market? or my weight?

icy_mama
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alfretztay wrote:Tommy went to town with \$50, but returned at night with \$150. He bought a hat at a clothing store and some apples at the market, then he had his eyes tested. He was paid every Thursday by check. The banks were opened only on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. The eye doctor was closed on Saturday. The market was closed on both Thursday and Friday. On what day did the man go to town?
tuesday

Sun_2010
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icy_mama wrote:
alfretztay wrote:1. Each of the following groups of letters can be anagrammed into at least two words. Unscramble the letters.

2. One word among the following is the odd man out. Which one and why?
CORSET--COSTER--SECTOR--ESCORT--COURTS
1. fussier, fissure
supreme, presume
present, repents

2. courts. cos the first 4 words were anagrammed.

Queen of Anagrams

sunset_dae
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staircase??
icy_mama wrote:
alfretztay wrote:2. What is it that goes up and goes down but does not move?
the stock market? or my weight?

alfretztay
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icy_mama wrote:
alfretztay wrote:Tommy went to town with \$50, but returned at night with \$150. He bought a hat at a clothing store and some apples at the market, then he had his eyes tested. He was paid every Thursday by check. The banks were opened only on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. The eye doctor was closed on Saturday. The market was closed on both Thursday and Friday. On what day did the man go to town?
tuesday

alfretztay
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Sun_2010 wrote:
icy_mama wrote:
alfretztay wrote:1. Each of the following groups of letters can be anagrammed into at least two words. Unscramble the letters.

2. One word among the following is the odd man out. Which one and why?
CORSET--COSTER--SECTOR--ESCORT--COURTS
1. fussier, fissure
supreme, presume
present, repents

2. courts. cos the first 4 words were anagrammed.

Queen of Anagrams
Yes, I agree. Excellent! Fantastic! Marvelous!

icy_mama
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alfretztay wrote:
Sun_2010 wrote:

Queen of Anagrams
Yes, I agree. Excellent! Fantastic! Marvelous!
thank you, thank you... i love scrabble.

ngl2010
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alfretztay wrote: Three friends went out for drinks. The waiter brought them a check for \$30, so each one of them paid \$10. When the waiter took the cash, he realized he had made a mistake, and the check was for \$25 instead. When he gave their change back, each friend got a dollar and they left the remaining two dollars as a tip. Therefore, each customer paid \$9; multiplied by 3 this equals \$27; plus \$2 for the tip equals \$29. Where is the remaining dollar?
The \$2 tips should be deducted from \$27 instead of added to \$27.

\$27-\$2 = \$25 which is the check amount.

Lilac66
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icy_mama wrote:
alfretztay wrote:
Sun_2010 wrote:

Queen of Anagrams
Yes, I agree. Excellent! Fantastic! Marvelous!
thank you, thank you... i love scrabble.
Woa icy !