Monthly Archives: December 2017

The Fibonacci Demo

“You lose again, Lenny“ sneered Snipe after his loaded dice turned up another seven on the green felt table mat. “Now you owe me a hundred dollars. Hand it over now,” demanded Snipe, hand extended. “Well. . . seems you … Continue reading

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An Age Question

Samuel Whalebone was born in a year equal to the square of his father’s age. Samuel Whalebone lived to be 91 years old, the square of his father’s age a year after his birth. In what year was Samuel Whalebone … Continue reading

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The Pentagon Estate

Five-star general Chester T. Hopscotch (the T standing for Tecumseh, a Shawnee chief he admired very much) decided to retire at the age of 75. The reason general Chester T. Hopscotch  waited so long to retire was that he had … Continue reading

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The Cannonball Pyramids

“Where are the cannonballs I was promised by the ordnance department?” barked Commandante Colonel Francisco Bustamante, fixing Sergeant Garcia with a penetrating gaze. “You will be happy to hear, my Commandante, that they just arrived by donkey cart and were … Continue reading

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