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Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by BurbLover, May 5, 2005.

  1. BurbLover

    BurbLover 1/2 ton status

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    In a room, there are the follwoing people:

    2 grandfathers
    2 grandmothers
    3 mothers
    3 fathers
    3 daughters
    3 sons
    2 mother-in-laws
    2 father-in-laws
    1 son-in-law
    1 daughter-in-law
    2 brothers
    2 sisters


    How many people were in the room? No guessing. You must explain how you got this.
     
  2. y5mgisi

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  3. BurbLover

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    Heh, I said no guessing :shame:

    BTW, WRONG!!
     
  4. justinf

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    6 people are in the room
     
  5. BurbLover

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    Remember, you need tp explain why.

    BTW, WRONG!!
     
  6. hi pinion

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    One,,, one big interlocking disfuncional family. :D
     
  7. nc87k5

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    10? but you'll have to wait for me to tell the reason, still working on it where it'll be explainable.
     
  8. BurbLover

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    We may be on to something here.
     
  9. Resurrection_Joe

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    Completely unknowable. Take each from a different state and you have one number. Combine two in one person and the answer changes.
     
  10. spearchucker

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    There's 10
    2 sets of brothers and sisters get married to each other. One couple has a daughter the other has a son. Each brother and sisters parents (the grandmother and grand father) are also present.

    GF/GM...GF/GM
    | .............. |
    M/F......... M/F (sisters from family one married brothers from family 2)
    |...............|
    D..............S
     
  11. BurbLover

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    DING DING DING DING...We have a winner. Ther's actually a few ways to explain the same 10, but that's pretty much it. Now, does your head hurt as much as mine :grin:
     
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    somewhat! the 2 brothers and 2 sisters was throwing me off a little. that's why it was going to take me awhile to explain it.
     
  13. spearchucker

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    Only if you've had as much to drink as I have.:grin:
    Now what did I win? ... please tell me I won this month's drawing from HAD.:woot:
     

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