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I've got a riddle/question

Discussion in 'Members' Lounge' started by Slammed90Lude, Feb 8, 2004.

  1. Slammed90Lude

    Slammed90Lude Senior Member

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    ok here goes-
    Three guys walk into a shitty motel which costs $30 per night- They each decide to split it three ways and so they each throw in $10 each. As it turns out, the motel is running a special that night and the rooms are actually $25 instead of 30. The man at the desk gives the bellhop the 5 dollars to give back to the men. Rather then give them back the five dollars though, the bellhop keeps $2 for himself and only gives them back $3. If he gives them back $3 and they split it evenly amongst themselves, they technically only paid $9 each for the room- And $9 x 3 people is $27 dollars for the night. But then why is $30 -$2 (the money the bellhop kept) equal to $28 dollars?


    I don't know the answer to this one, I still can't figure it out- I hope someone on here can
     
  2. Hatchbacks Anonymous

    Hatchbacks Anonymous Senior Member

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    Its $30 -$3, not $30 -$2.

    It equals $27.

    He kept $2, and 2+25=27, not 28.
     
  3. Slammed90Lude

    Slammed90Lude Senior Member

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    dammit you're right- ya know, you would think for a mechanical engineer i could figure something simple like that out- but about 6 of us sat around for a day trying to figure that out and couldn't-

    villanova mechanical engineers=fucktards apparently
     
  4. xj0hnx

    xj0hnx I wanna be sedated VIP

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    Ok, you're a bus driver. On your route there are 6 stops, and then a turn around. On the first stop 8 get on, 2nd stop 3 get off 5 get on, 3rd stop 7 on 2 off, 4th stop 12 off 17 on, 5th stop 3 on 4 off, 6th dtop 6 on 1 off, what hand does the busdriver write with?
     
  5. Wycked Sniper

    Wycked Sniper Senior Member

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    uhm, I'm left handed soooo.... but I only drive the short bus for extra cash maang. ;)
     
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    Hatchbacks Anonymous Senior Member

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    Yea! I was hoping all weekend that I was right.

    <-----"alternative education" High school graduate (High school for fuck ups).

    I went to bed thinking about this one. I didn not stick around for the response but Im glad I was right and was not flamed!! :lol:
     
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    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    :flame: I can't believe the pothead got the answer before a bunch of engineers sitting around a table for 8 hours. :p :lol:
     
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    Hatchbacks Anonymous Senior Member

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    :highfive: :lol: B)
     
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