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Brain Teaser #62

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"Welcome back to the show. Before the break, Mr Ixolite here made it to our grand finale! How do you feel Mr.Ix?" "Nervous." "Okay, now to win the star prize of one million pounds all you have to do is answer the following question in 90 seconds." "Okay, I'm ready." "Right. In 90 seconds name 100 words that do NOT contain the letter 'A'. Start the clock!"

Can you help?

One, Two, Three, Four, Five......One Hundred!

I just counted from 1 to 100 in ninety seconds (it is possible)

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Brain Teaser #61

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(Thing 1) I, at the start, am old Many centuries I've been told Used by the Greeks For counting techniques After things were bought and sold

Later is when I became known As an infinite figure, when shown You've counted my spaces Over two billion places And still, my amount is unknown

(Thing 2) I, too, am not young I'm almost as old as Thing 1 I'm just a frog On the natural log But I can make counting fun

(Thing 1 and Thing 2) When you combine us two In the order of Thing 1 and Thing 2 We'll be a baked treat That's painful to beat Whether cherry, peach, or aloo

Thing 1 is "Pi."

Thing 2 is "e," the base of the natural logarithm.

Thing 1 and 2 are, together, "Pie."

(an aloo pie is a potato pie)

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Brain Teaser #60

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Take the given words, and by moving a single letter from one word to the other, make a pair of synonyms, or near synonyms. For example, given: Boast - Hip, move the 's' from 'Boast' to 'Hip' creating two synonyms: Boat - Ship.

1. Open - Cop 2. Cave - Curt 3. Cares - Pest 4. Salve - Savage 5. Whiled - Spurn

1. Pen - Coop 2. Carve - Cut 3. Caress - Pet 4. Save - Salvage 5. Whirled - Spun

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