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    Dec. 19, 2014, 11:30 AM
    alterhorse replied to a thread Math riddles in Off Topic
    Santa has 8 Reindeer: Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donder and Blitzen. On christmas eve, Santa needs to feed all the reindeer...
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    Dec. 19, 2014, 03:48 AM
    alterhorse replied to a thread Math riddles in Off Topic
    Here's a math riddle that I don't know the answer to. Suppose you had a solar system with only three planets. The closest planet to the sun is...
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    Dec. 19, 2014, 01:44 AM
    alterhorse replied to a thread Math riddles in Off Topic
    A computer A printer A piece of paper Google "printable protractor" then print one out on the printer. :)
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    Dec. 18, 2014, 12:07 PM
    alterhorse replied to a thread Math riddles in Off Topic
    Yes. That was too easy.
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    Dec. 18, 2014, 11:55 AM
    alterhorse replied to a thread Math riddles in Off Topic
    You are bus driver in the Andes mountains, and you need to transport 48 villagers to another town traveling the fewest amount of miles. The bus...
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    Dec. 18, 2014, 11:30 AM
    alterhorse replied to a thread Math riddles in Off Topic
    I'd fill the 5 gal jug. Then pour it into the 3 gal so there is 2 gallons left in the 5 gal jug. I empty the 3 gal jug and then pour the 2...
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    Dec. 18, 2014, 09:03 AM
    alterhorse replied to a thread Math riddles in Off Topic
    New riddle... A Prime Number can be divided evenly only by 1 or itself. And it must be a whole number greater than 1. Linda's Sister Heather...
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    Dec. 18, 2014, 07:22 AM
    alterhorse replied to a thread Math riddles in Off Topic
    The way I came to grasp the idea was to understand that each time you pick one of the three doors, you have a 66% chance of having a goat behind the...
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    Dec. 18, 2014, 01:36 AM
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yRwbLtSHKPU The guy in this video recommends toggle bolts for hanging cabinets on metal studs.
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    Dec. 18, 2014, 12:20 AM
    alterhorse replied to a thread Math riddles in Off Topic
    That's because it's not really a game, it's a math riddle. A game that gives you a 66% chance of winning each round, doesn't sound like much fun. ...
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    Dec. 17, 2014, 10:14 PM
    alterhorse replied to a thread Math riddles in Off Topic
    Why tell the contestant that the first door they open will have a goat? What's the point of having the three doors? Anyway, I don't see how that...
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    Dec. 17, 2014, 05:38 PM
    Effective forward aids can take time to get the hang of. Do you ride with spurs? Timing is everything for developing engagement/impulsion. If you...
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    Dec. 17, 2014, 04:14 PM
    alterhorse replied to a thread Math riddles in Off Topic
    In this one they prove it experimentally: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o_djTy3G0pg At least I'm not alone in thinking it was 50/50. I also...
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    Dec. 17, 2014, 02:37 PM
    alterhorse replied to a thread Math riddles in Off Topic
    I'll go with the principle of "Schrödinger's cat" as to what is behind each unopened door…. The state of what exists behind each remaining door is...
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    Dec. 17, 2014, 01:36 PM
    alterhorse replied to a thread Math riddles in Off Topic
    Yes, each flip of the coin is it's own independent event. The odds of heads coming up are 50/50 for each coin flip. :)
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    Dec. 17, 2014, 01:33 PM
    alterhorse replied to a thread Math riddles in Off Topic
    If it's true chance, the probability is recalculated every time one of the choices is removed. Once a door is opened, it is no longer relative to...
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    Dec. 17, 2014, 12:13 PM
    alterhorse replied to a thread Math riddles in Off Topic
    What new door? I must have missed the part about the adding of the new door. Here's my riddle. If you had a perfectly normal two sided heads...
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    Dec. 17, 2014, 10:54 AM
    alterhorse replied to a thread Math riddles in Off Topic
    There's no advantage to switch your choice. Because with a car behind only one of two doors. The odds will always be 50/50 that either one of the...
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    Dec. 17, 2014, 10:27 AM
    alterhorse replied to a thread Math riddles in Off Topic
    The 3 x $9 only represents the total of what each of the three have spent. Their total expenditure on the room including tip is $27. They each...
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    Dec. 15, 2014, 09:01 PM
    I don't like to think in terms of individual rider position in any kind of singular "idealized" fashion, because the essence of what could be called...
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    Dec. 14, 2014, 11:06 PM
    Intranet = Internal Network
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    Dec. 9, 2014, 05:30 AM
    Lady E, I'm reading what you've been saying about this subject, and thinking about your posts on many past threads. To me, what you're saying...
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    Dec. 7, 2014, 09:30 PM
    Is there any provenance associated with either of these paintings which supports the possibility of an origin by a known artist? Are they signed?...
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    Dec. 7, 2014, 06:50 PM
    Back in the 60's and 70's my idea of who a doctor was, was completely different than it is today. Back then we had family doctors who really took...
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    Dec. 7, 2014, 08:23 AM
    I manually backup my entire iTunes library periodically onto (two) external 2TB backup drives, along with all other important software and files. ...
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    Dec. 6, 2014, 08:19 PM
    I liked the video. I thought she put forward a good example for contemplating about multitudes of forces interacting within a moment to create a...
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    Dec. 2, 2014, 10:32 PM
    I see what you're saying, but I see another level protection that comes into existence, because of the principle that government may not oppress...
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    Dec. 2, 2014, 12:27 AM
    This forum has pictures for removing the heater motor on a 2002 Focus: http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/showthread.php?t=245260 If it's in...
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    Dec. 2, 2014, 12:04 AM
    Warm weather and sunshine. And horses of course. :)
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    Dec. 1, 2014, 12:55 AM
    alterhorse replied to a thread Humidifiers?? in Off Topic
    I have that same model Vics, and I can't believe it's now on its third year of use.
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