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Boxing Day Brain Teaser

Mi-Amigo
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Welcome to the Boxing Day Brain Teaser

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The Brain Teaser is open to all members of the 02 Community.

Those wishing to take part must pm [private message] me [@Mi-Amigo] with their answers between

       9 am today [Boxing Day - Tues 26 Dec] and 9 pm tomorrow [Wed 27 Dec]

so those who are busy or out-and-about will have a chance to join in.

Please DO NOT post answers on the thread.

 

I hope our regular quizzers

@Cleoriff @pgn @jonsie @gmarkj @MI5 @TallTrees @BobM @J9el @Spenny @Dave-O2 @Oxonian 

and any other member who enjoys quizzes and puzzles will join in with today`s White Room Quiz.

 

Brain Teaser Questions

Q1 What is the next number in this sequence...

         8   5   4   9   1   7

 

Q2 Five people are eating apples.

      A finishes before B but after C; D finishes before E but after B.

      What is the finishing order - from first to finish to last to finish ?

 

Q3 What is the letter in this sequence

         A    U    O    U

 

Q4 How can 8 + 6 = 2 [eight plus six equals two] ?

 

Q5 If BLAU = 5; GELB = 2; GRUN = 3

       What number does ROSA = ?

 

Q6 Susan and Lisa are playing each other at tennis and bet each other £1 on each win in each game they play.

      Susan won 3 bets, but Lisa won £5.

      How many games in total did Susan and Lisa play ?

 

Q7 What is the next letter in this sequence

         D   R    M   F    S   L

 

Q8 Turn me on my side and I am everything. Cut me in half and I am nothing.

        What am I ?

 

Q9 What is the next word in this sequence

         OPTS    POTS    SPOT   STOP

 

Q10 A mother tells her son that she will pay him £6 per hour for the six seconds that he will  take to wash his

         hands before dinner.

        The son took six seconds to wash his hands, so how much did his mother have to pay him ?

 

The answers; results; and the scores will be posted on the morning of Thursday 28 Dec.

Can anyone get 100% ?

 

THE RULES

Each member must pm [private message] their answers to me [Mi-Amigo] after 9am today [Tue 26 Dec 2023] and before 9pm [21.00] Wed 27 Dec 2023].

No member is to post any answer on the thread.

Any answer received after 9pm [21.00] on Wed 27 Dec 2023 will be declared void.

No googling, wiki, youtube search for answers - but you may ask family or friends for help 😀

 

Please feel free to post any comments on the questions - but not the answers - on this thread.

If you have any questions about the quiz, please ask and I will reply here.

 

I hope everyone likes this Brain Teaser and finds it fun

Good luck, everyone.

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Some people see things as they are and ask "Why?"; I dream of things that never were and ask "Why not?"
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Mi-Amigo
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Ooops...

Of course,

"I hope our regular quizzers

@Cleoriff @pgn @jonsie @gmarkj @MI5 @TallTrees @BobM @J9el @Spenny @Dave-O2 @Oxonian 

and any other member who enjoys quizzes and puzzles will join in with today`s White Room Quiz."

should have read

".... will join in with today`s Boxing Day Brain Teaser"

Blame it on cut-and-paste and no editing, as it was not due to food over-indulgence or alcohol consumption yesterday 😂 .

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Some people see things as they are and ask "Why?"; I dream of things that never were and ask "Why not?"
Robert Kennedy.

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TallTrees
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Ok so the brain cells are to be tested @Mi-Amigo 

I have heard of one or two the rest will be a "stab in the dark" 😎



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Mi-Amigo
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Thank you @TallTrees for your comments.

Good to know you have heard of some [or something similar].

Look forward to pm with your answers. Plenty of time to have a think and/or ponder.

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Some people see things as they are and ask "Why?"; I dream of things that never were and ask "Why not?"
Robert Kennedy.

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Well, this is where I'm stumped. Never been any good at this type of thing @Mi-Amigo 😖

Also, today is our family Christmas. Meal out, gift giving, game playing, socialising etc. Not sure I will have any time to do it. I'll try but not giving any guarantees. Apologies

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pgn
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Hopefully one brain cell has survived the onslaught of festivities yesterday - it may take some time... 🤔

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Mi-Amigo
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Thank you @Cleoriff for your comments.

Sorry you don`t think you are very good at brain teasers.

As the quiz is open until 9pm tomorrow, I hope you may get a chance to take part and maybe guess some of the answers ?

I hope you enjoy your day with meal out, gift giving etc.

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Some people see things as they are and ask "Why?"; I dream of things that never were and ask "Why not?"
Robert Kennedy.

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Mi-Amigo
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Thank you @pgn for your comments.

Plenty of time to have a think, or even ask family or friends ?, before sending me pm with your answers.

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Some people see things as they are and ask "Why?"; I dream of things that never were and ask "Why not?"
Robert Kennedy.

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@Mi-Amigo 

Regarding Q3.... Is there a word missing?

Should it read  'What is the 'NEXT' letter in this sequence'?

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@BobM wrote:

@Mi-Amigo 

Regarding Q3.... Is there a word missing?

Should it read  'What is the 'NEXT' letter in this sequence'?


Thank you @BobM 

Yes Q3 should read

"What is the NEXT letter in this sequence ?"

Good luck.

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Some people see things as they are and ask "Why?"; I dream of things that never were and ask "Why not?"
Robert Kennedy.

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