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Offline Diane CBPFC

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Brain Teaser
« on: April 28, 2007, 04:22:41 PM »
You are driving in a car going at a constant speed.

On your left side is a drop off and on your right side is a fire engine traveling at the same speed as you.

In front of you is a galloping horse which is the same size as your car and you cannot overtake it.

Behind you is a galloping zebra.

Both the horse and zebra are also traveling at the same speed as you .

What must you do to safely get out of this potentially dangerous situation?

(Try figuring it out before looking at the answer below.)
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>Answer: Get your drunken self off the merry-go-round.

I bet Mince has an algebraic equation that would also solve this problem :-)

People will come from strange lands to hear me speak my words of wisdom. They will ask me the secret of life and I will tell them. Then maybe I'll finish off with a song. The Nomad