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I have "the" answer but even the answer is hard to follow.

If yesterday was two days ago tomorrow, will the day after tomorrow be today or yesterday?
 

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Clearly, if yesterday was two days ago tomorrow, then the inverse of yesterday was two days from now yesterday, leading to yesterdays both two days before and two days after the day before the day after tomorrow's yesterday. Therefore, the day after that day's tomorrow must be a yesterday, or else it could not be the day before the two days before the aforementioned day after tomorrow. Yet the day after that day must be a tomorrow as well, since the day before that has been a yesterday only so far as it is the day after the two days before that day. Thus we determine that the day in question is in fact yesterday and tomorrow, but contrapositively, clearly not today
 

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Yeah my new boss talks in circles and says absolutely nothing like that all the time. Why the hell an electrical engineer was made a maintenance manager I have no fukkin clue... ok end of rant....
 

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stegen said:
Clearly, if yesterday was two days ago tomorrow, then the inverse of yesterday was two days from now yesterday, leading to yesterdays both two days before and two days after the day before the day after tomorrow's yesterday. Therefore, the day after that day's tomorrow must be a yesterday, or else it could not be the day before the two days before the aforementioned day after tomorrow. Yet the day after that day must be a tomorrow as well, since the day before that has been a yesterday only so far as it is the day after the two days before that day. Thus we determine that the day in question is in fact yesterday and tomorrow, but contrapositively, clearly not today
:alcohol: :badidea: What?!?
 

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We can find what day it is by knowing what day it isn't.

If it isn't today, it could be yesterday, if it isn't yesterday, it might be tomorrow, if it isn't tomorrow, it could be August 11th of last year. If it isn't August 11th of last year and it isn't today, yesterday or tomorrow then who gives a rat's ass . . .
 

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"contrapositively"

:rotfl: Awesome word, I need to work that into a conversation.
 

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abtech said:
We can find what day it is by knowing what day it isn't.

If it isn't today, it could be yesterday, if it isn't yesterday, it might be tomorrow, if it isn't tomorrow, it could be August 11th of last year. If it isn't August 11th of last year and it isn't today, yesterday or tomorrow then who gives a rat's ass . . .
Yea, what he said.
 
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