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Friday Riddle

nudgie Member Posts: 1,478
edited March 2014 in Colorectal Cancer #1

RIDDLE: A man wanted to get into a members only club but because he couldn't become a member, the man hid and watched as the guard at the door of the club house said a number to each member as they approached, the member would respond with a number of their own, if the member responded with the correct number they were let in, if they responed incorrectly they were thrown out. One member come up to the guard, the guard said twelve and the member responded with six and was let in. Another member came to the door, the guard said six and the member responded with three and was let in. Believing he had heard enough, the reject went up to the guard, the guard said ten, and the reject said five, but was not let in, what should the reject have said?


  • zigswife
    zigswife Member Posts: 61
    He should have said three-
    He should have said three- for the number of letters in the word (ten) given by the guard.
  • PhillieG
    PhillieG Member Posts: 4,866
    It's obvious
    He should have said "Please".
    Busy now, will have to think about this more. Maybe the right answer was already given
  • kristasplace
    kristasplace Member Posts: 955
    Good guess, Zigs! I'll go with that one!