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> ARE YOU THE WEAKEST LINK?

> Below are 4 questions. Answer them instantly. You can't take your
> time. Answer them immediately. No pencil or paper! OK? Let's find out
> just how smart and clever you really are. Ready?... GO!!!
>
>
>
> FIRST QUESTION: You are participating in a race. You overtake the
> second person. What position are you in?
>
>
> ANSWER: If you answer that you are first, then you are absolutely
> wrong! If you overtake the second person and you take his place, you
> are second! Try not to screw up in the next question.
>
>
>
>
> To answer the second question, don't take as much time as you took for
> the first question. (You know you took too much time.)
>
> SECOND QUESTION: If you overtake the last person, then you are...?
>
>
> ANSWER: If you answered that you are second to last, then you are
> wrong again. Tell me, how can you overtake the LAST person?!
>
>
>
>
> THIRD QUESTION: Very tricky math! Note: This must be done in your head
> only. Do NOT use paper and pencil or a calculator. Try it. Take 1000
> and add 40 to it. Now add another 1000.
> Now add 30.
> Add another 1000.
> Now add 20.
> Now add another 1000.
> Now add 10.
> What is the total?
>
>
>
> ANSWER: Did you get 5000? The correct answer is actually 4100. Don't
> believe it? Check with your calculator! Today is definitely not your
> day. Maybe you will get the last question right?
>
>
>
>
> LAST QUESTION: Mary's father has five daughters: Nana, Nene, Nini,
> Nono. What is the name of the fifth daughter?> Nono. What is the name of the fifth daughter?
>
>
> ANSWER: Nunu? Nana? Nene? NONO! Of course not. The fifth daughter's
> name is Mary. Read the question again.
> You ARE the WEAKEST LINK!! Pass this along to someone else who could stand
> a little fun and a challenge today. Or don't.
 

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I guess I got the second question wrong.
If you overtake the person in last place, you must be lapping him. So, you're either first, or in the lead pack.
But I didn't see my answer there.
 

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GhostRider : Quote (BDA116 @ Sep. 17 2003, 5:00pm)I guess I got the second question wrong.
If you overtake the person in last place, you must be lapping him. So, you're either first, or in the lead pack.
But I didn't see my answer there.
That was my answer too.  
MY answer was simply 'not last' as you must be lapping him...

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ND4SPDSHO : > ARE YOU THE WEAKEST LINK?

> Below are 4 questions. Answer them instantly. You can't take your
> time. Answer them immediately. No pencil or paper! OK? Let's find out
> just how smart and clever you really are. Ready?... GO!!!
>
>
>
> FIRST QUESTION: You are participating in a race. You overtake the
> second person. What position are you in?
>
>
> ANSWER: If you answer that you are first, then you are absolutely
> wrong! If you overtake the second person and you take his place, you
> are second! Try not to screw up in the next question.
>
>
>
>
> To answer the second question, don't take as much time as you took for
> the first question. (You know you took too much time.)
>
> SECOND QUESTION: If you overtake the last person, then you are...?
>
>
> ANSWER: If you answered that you are second to last, then you are
> wrong again. Tell me, how can you overtake the LAST person?!
>
>
>
>
> THIRD QUESTION: Very tricky math! Note: This must be done in your head
> only. Do NOT use paper and pencil or a calculator. Try it. Take 1000
> and add 40 to it. Now add another 1000.
> Now add 30.
> Add another 1000.
> Now add 20.
> Now add another 1000.
> Now add 10.
> What is the total?
>
>
>
> ANSWER: Did you get 5000? The correct answer is actually 4100. Don't
> believe it? Check with your calculator! Today is definitely not your
> day. Maybe you will get the last question right?
>
>
>
>
> LAST QUESTION: Mary's father has five daughters: Nana, Nene, Nini,
> Nono. What is the name of the fifth daughter?> Nono. What is the name of the fifth daughter?
>
>
> ANSWER: Nunu? Nana? Nene? NONO! Of course not. The fifth daughter's
> name is Mary. Read the question again.
> You ARE the WEAKEST LINK!! Pass this along to someone else who could stand
> a little fun and a challenge today.   Or don't.
.....
 
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