Riddles and Brainteasers

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Riddles and Brainteasers

Postby Block93 » Sat Jul 22, 2017 12:32 pm

Nothing more fun than trying to solve a good brainteaser when you are with your mates in the pub, so thought it worth starting a thread so that you can contribute your best ones. Might be a crap idea, but here goes....

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Re: Riddles and Brainteasers

Postby Block93 » Sat Jul 22, 2017 12:40 pm

So here's a very good one to start....I will confirm if/when someone gets it right. (No googling the answer, otherwise this thread is an even bigger waste of time than it may already be..)


We all know that the HIGHEST break in snooker is 155 (ie 147, plus a free ball and the black....)

So, what is the LOWEST score you can make with a complete clearance?

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Re: Riddles and Brainteasers

Postby Red Snapper » Sat Jul 22, 2017 8:14 pm

75
155 minus (16x5)

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Re: Riddles and Brainteasers

Postby GranadaJoe » Mon Jul 24, 2017 12:21 pm

44 or possibly 37 (I not sure of the rules).

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Re: Riddles and Brainteasers

Postby SPUDMASHER » Mon Jul 24, 2017 3:58 pm

lowest score is 42 if you pot every ball and don't foul.

lowest total break is 72, also assuming you don't foul on the black

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Re: Riddles and Brainteasers

Postby SPUDMASHER » Mon Jul 24, 2017 4:00 pm

tedious thread but I'm bored at work..........


an explorer leaves his camp, travels 1 mile due south followed by one mile due west and a mile due north. On his arrival at his destination he sees his own tent with a bear next to it. He shoots the bear.

What colour is the bear? (before it was shot dipshits,otherwise we all know it would be red!!)

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Re: Riddles and Brainteasers

Postby Red Snapper » Mon Jul 24, 2017 5:16 pm

White. He's at the North Pole.

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Re: Riddles and Brainteasers

Postby Block93 » Mon Jul 24, 2017 5:50 pm

44 or possibly 37 (I not sure of the rules).
Can't have two answers....

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Re: Riddles and Brainteasers

Postby Block93 » Mon Jul 24, 2017 5:55 pm

What comes next in this FA Cup sequence, and why?

Sunderland, Villa........

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Re: Riddles and Brainteasers

Postby Red Snapper » Mon Jul 24, 2017 6:56 pm

What comes next in this FA Cup sequence, and why?

Sunderland, Villa........
Oh come on! Trevor Brooking. Winning FA cup final goal scorer. One of the worst days of my football supporting life.

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Re: Riddles and Brainteasers

Postby Red Snapper » Mon Jul 24, 2017 7:28 pm

What comes next in this FA Cup sequence, and why?

Sunderland, Villa........
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Re: Riddles and Brainteasers

Postby Red Snapper » Mon Jul 24, 2017 7:29 pm

What comes next in this FA Cup sequence, and why?

Sunderland, Villa........
Oh come on! Trevor Brooking. Winning FA cup final goal scorer. One of the worst days of my football supporting life.
Although now I think about it the way you have phrased your question makes me wrong; Brooking came between 79 and 81 so you must mean the 83 final. Choose between Robson, Muhren or Whiteside.
Yes EastEnders is on so I have nothing else to think about!

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Re: Riddles and Brainteasers

Postby Block93 » Tue Jul 25, 2017 10:49 am

What comes next in this FA Cup sequence, and why?

Sunderland, Villa........
Oh come on! Trevor Brooking. Winning FA cup final goal scorer. One of the worst days of my football supporting life.
Although now I think about it the way you have phrased your question makes me wrong; Brooking came between 79 and 81 so you must mean the 83 final. Choose between Robson, Muhren or Whiteside.
Yes EastEnders is on so I have nothing else to think about!
No, I did cock the question up, which I put it down to total ineptitude on my part.

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Re: Riddles and Brainteasers

Postby GranadaJoe » Tue Jul 25, 2017 11:37 am

44 or possibly 37 (I not sure of the rules).


I asked a mate about the rules.

Pot all the reds with a single shot, take the yellow and then the colours, but foul the black = 37 (which is still higher than my highest break).

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Re: Riddles and Brainteasers

Postby Block93 » Tue Jul 25, 2017 4:16 pm

44 or possibly 37 (I not sure of the rules).


I asked a mate about the rules.

Pot all the reds with a single shot, take the yellow and then the colours, but foul the black = 37 (which is still higher than my highest break).
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