Off-Topic Simple brainteaser

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  1. Chunkylover53 Expert Advisor ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

    This question was in a Chinese primary school exam. On average a child would answer it in 20 seconds while adults took a lot longer. Will disclose answer soon. For the record I was not able to get it :Frown:

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  2. Nighthawk Guest

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    The numbers are upside down, so from right to left they read 86, x , 88, 89, 90, 91. Read the right way around, the missing parking space is 87

    Whats my prize?

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  3. Chunkylover53 Expert Advisor ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

    That lasted 12 minutes! Did that just come to you as you saw it?

    I just kept on looking for patterns before giving in

    Your choice of prizes are :rasta: ,:Drinks: or :Icecream:
     
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  4. Nighthawk Guest

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    i enjoy number puzzles, left to right didnt make sense, there were no number sequences, so there needed to be a logical solution. The trick with number puzzles is not to over complicate them.

    Oh, I am terrible at maths, but I like teasers and working out connections between things
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    Still means that I was 36 times slower than a primary school kid :Laughing:
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    @Chunkylover53

    Here is one for you

    Which one of the 4 given options fits into the column with the question marks?

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  5. FirstHonda Premium Member Club Supporter

    ^^ The first one - and I am usually terrible at this sort of thing - I looked at this morning and got it immediately. Mind you, I have been on a week long course teaching me how to "think" differently, so it seems that had more impact than I thought...:Laughing:

    ^^...but clearly not THAT much impact, as I can't see the second one at all @Nighthawk :shock:
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    Is it option "D"?
     
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  7. Sims77 Senior Member ★ ★ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    It's D

    The numbers rotate and lose the smallest number
     
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    Nicely done - your turn now :Laughing:
     
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  9. FirstHonda Premium Member Club Supporter

    I worked it out because of the relationship between the 8 and 9 initially. That stood out as a pattern.
     
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  10. Sims77 Senior Member ★ ★ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    :Thumbup:Ok enjoy

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  12. Sims77 Senior Member ★ ★ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    Lol
     
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  13. FirstHonda Premium Member Club Supporter

    ^^ I think my internet connection just went down...(unplugs router quickly)

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  14. Sims77 Senior Member ★ ★ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    First one is Seven Seas :Wink:
     
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  15. Chunkylover53 Expert Advisor ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

    Completely flew over my head, tried looking for numerical patterns once again
     
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  16. FirstHonda Premium Member Club Supporter

    I can see some of these (I think!):

    2. Level crossing
    3. Forgive & forget
    5. Downtown?
    6. Lucky break
    7. He's beside himself?
    9. First Aid
    12. Backwards glance
    13. Tricycle
    15. Crossroads
    16. Over qualified
    20. Broken promise
    21. Out of touch?
    22. Life begins at 40
    23. Jack in the box
    24. Growing economy?
    28. Making up for lost time
    29. Standing ovation
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    27. Apple pie!
     
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  17. Sims77 Senior Member ★ ★ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    I haven't got the answers with me. Ha ha

    Hang on. Apple link to my iPad to the rescue

    2 & 16 are wrong. The others are right
     
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  18. vincemince Top Contributor ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆

    2 split level
     
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  19. Sims77 Senior Member ★ ★ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    Yep
     
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  20. vincemince Top Contributor ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆

    16 don't know ? Guessing it could be
    None above qualified