# Riddles

Discussion in 'Free Thoughts' started by gendanken, Nov 9, 2005.

1. ### invert_nexusZe do caixaoValued Senior Member

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Yes. Yes, I am.
And you're dumb.
Do you now see the riddle?
Acknowledge.

3. ### valichRegistered Senior Member

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In the original, nor following posts, there are no explanations to what he means by:

XI + I = X

You could use this simple argument to show a confusion in any number of posts, but I still do not see the inherent riddle in what was initially posted!

5. ### invert_nexusZe do caixaoValued Senior Member

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What?!
Gendanken (she, by the way) asked the riddle.
Taylan whatever the fuck didn't understand the answers so he asked for clarification.
Mephura clarified.

How much more fucking simple could it be?
Why am I even talking to you?
This is fucking ridiculous.

(He still doesn't get the riddle. Gendanken, you're online I see. Why don't you enlighten our poor confused moron here. This is Valich, by the way. I've told you about him. Do you see what I mean?)

7. ### gendankenRuler of All the LandsValued Senior Member

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I'm only posting here to give this dying thread CPR.
Valich, welcome.

NEXT RIDDLE (I'll pick the easiest one here for Valich). Tell me what you see here:

Curiosity:
Hear, hear!

It so miraculious that any priest or pope would pounce on it as proof of god, but its a mathematician that disovered the principle behind this magic.

It was discovered in 1976 by a mathematician named Martin Kruskel who, like Tesla, loved fiddling with numbers and patterns. He discovered that given a certain length of text (like the first 3 passages in Genesis), that so long as the total number of words in that text is significantly greater than the number of letters in the longest word in that text ( in this case, 'beginning') then:

".....it is likely that any 2 arbitrarily started word chains will intersect as a keyword. After that intersection point, the chain become identical. And as the text lenghtens, the likelihood of intersection increases"

What you're doing tehre is not magic but a 'Kruskal Count'.

8. ### invert_nexusZe do caixaoValued Senior Member

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"An a" would be too simple, methinks.
How about looking at it as if it were an image rather than a symbol?
Is it Valich?

9. ### valichRegistered Senior Member

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You post this socalled "riddle" again without any explanation as to what the riddle is???

I fail to see it: a=a and?

What are you trying to say???

"total number of words in that text is significantly greater than the number of letters in the longest word in that text." What does this have to do with anything posted to pronounce as a riddle??? The same goes with all your other statements???

10. ### gendankenRuler of All the LandsValued Senior Member

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Very simple, Valich.
The very first post, Valich.
Landed you on the word "God' no matter which word in Genesis you picked, Valich.
That you land on God every time, Valich.....
is the Mystery.

The fact that the reason why is easily explainable , Valich, by a mathematical principle called a "Kruskal count" that would statistically always land you on God no matter what word you chose, Valich, is the reason or answer for that Mystery.
Mystery= enigma= riddle

I haven't tried it yet, but the idea is that you could do this with any text- the Constitution, for instance. Try it.
Threfore:

Vert:
Meh.

11. ### RomanBannedBanned

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This isn't really a riddle. It's a pun. But. Here you go.

¿Como se dice un pez al otro pez?

12. ### curioucityUnbelievable and oddRegistered Senior Member

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Not to differ, but it sounds like a kind of probability theory.... but hey, it's interesting either way ^_^

13. ### SoyArtistaRegistered Member

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Well, I found the first part of this thread very interesting. Too bad the flaming started

gendanken,
I have no idea what the "a" is for. It just looks like an a to me.

Roman,
No sé...¿qué dice?

14. ### valichRegistered Senior Member

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Yes, that's what I said. You could do this with ANY text, so there is no riddle. There's nothing mysterious or complicated about it to make any misundresatnding. This was the post:

"1 In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.
2 And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.
3 And God said, Let there be light: and there was light. ”

And? Then we have a complicated conjecture about following this and that number of words - can be applied to anything!

Gee, I really appreciate you repeating my name so many times - "I'm somebody now!"

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16. ### valichRegistered Senior Member

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Corrija! Esto es nada: "como se dice un pez al otro pez."

17. ### GustavBannedBanned

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oh dear
i am afraid i do not get it
topic post that is
who would be kind enough to explain it to me?

18. ### valichRegistered Senior Member

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Swoyi, Wo bushi yige ren dou budung.

Por lo tanto, no soy la única persona, que toda no entiende.

19. ### valichRegistered Senior Member

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Gustav: the translation to the above, written first in Chinese pinyin and then in Spanish is:
"Therefore, I also do not understand it all."

20. ### sonyRegistered Senior Member

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Well, the first one was like putting jigsaw puzzles together. Not much of a riddle.

The "a" is ..

21. ### GustavBannedBanned

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then why are you wasting my fucking time?

22. ### gendankenRuler of All the LandsValued Senior Member

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Porque useted es un puto sonso, que soleamente esta aqui para agitarme.
Todos los que no comprenden dicen que no comprenden y preguntan por ayunda, y esos son las rubias en la mierda.

Pero solamente ese perro inutil que dease molestarte es ese que jode, y jode, y jode, haciendo como "What?!!! I doin't undershtand? Riddle? Whattaya mean 'riddle', ain't no riddle!!! I don't get it" para el hecho de molesto.

Que dijo el meastro?:
“The portrait of a blinking idiot”

Sabes que? Me encataria llenar mi toilet bowl con tu sangre, pinche mamon.
Mwaha- how you like them riddles now, pain at my side?!

On topic:
So Valich here has a point, a riddle is a puzzle which poses a question for the reader to answer.
The first 'riddle' didn't ask a question, all you had to do was follow the direction and be mystified at 'God'.

Don't want to call 'em riddles?Fine, we'll call them 'teasers' you intellectual prick ooops person, how you like that???!

Is.
"An a"
I would then write down "na", then ask you again what you see.
You'd then say "An 'n' and an 'a'"
I'd write down "nanna", then ask again what you see.
You'd then say "An 'n' and an an 'a' and an 'n' and an 'n' and an 'a'"
I'd then write "nnnnannnnnnnna"

Ad infiniutum and this would go on forever with someone like party pooping Valich.
See or no see?
If you use bars or symbols in place of letters, what comes out is a kind of pattern that resembles a Persian rug.

Soyartista:
Do you see it now?

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23. ### gendankenRuler of All the LandsValued Senior Member

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Next t-e-a-s-e-r:

A number's "persistence" is defined as the number of steps a certain number takes before collapsing to one single digit.
For example, 969 has a persietence of 4 becuase
969,486,192,18,8, meaning:

9x6x9 = 486
4x8x6=192
1x9x2=18
1x8=8

323 has a persistence of 3:
323, 18,3- pretty big number.

Can you find the *smallest* number with a persistence of 3?

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