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Seastar
12-17-2006, 02:45 PM
Ok - now that everyone knows how to remember Pi to 15 decimal places,
here is a new one:
What hour is heavy light lite? (Solve the puzzle)

Evan
12-17-2006, 02:57 PM
What does "lite" mean? Low in calories, low in weight, a source of illumination or a window pane? Does it differ from "light", the correct spelling?

BTW, I don't use any memory tricks to remember numbers. I remember strings of individual digits, always.

mochinist
12-17-2006, 03:02 PM
miller time

Seastar
12-17-2006, 05:24 PM
Solve the puzzle - no hints as yet!

Seastar
12-17-2006, 06:54 PM
Evan-
If you are as smart as I think you are this should be easy for you.
Is is =

A.K. Boomer
12-17-2006, 07:23 PM
Ok - now that everyone knows how to remember Pi to 15 decimal places,
here is a new one:
What hour is heavy light lite? (Solve the puzzle)

Im going to go out on a limb here and say its "The crack of Dawn" and if you tell me im wrong I'll just state that you really cant come to that conclusion because you didnt know her --- or at least you didnt know her like I did:p

A.K. Boomer
12-17-2006, 08:55 PM
Solve the puzzle - no hints as yet!
How I need a drink, alcoholic of course, after the hard chapters involving Quantum Mechanics. (Solve the puzzle)

That drink sir would be called a "mind eraser""

thistle
12-18-2006, 07:24 AM
well it involves a Scot, and Englishman and an American, then its beer oclock

The Scot prefering heavy, the Englishman something lighter than that, and the American drinking lite beer.

damn its monday and i have beeer on the brain.

Seastar
12-18-2006, 07:58 AM
I thought someone would have solved it by now.

What time is heavy light lite? (Solve the puzzle)

Hint #1:
Is is =.

Hint #2:
Spelling dosen't count.

A.K. Boomer
12-18-2006, 10:29 AM
Spelling dosen't count.

Uhhh, yeah, Most of us have already put that one together:rolleyes:

FatWheels
12-18-2006, 12:54 PM
Hi fellows,

First time poster here, but I've lurked long enough to build Rome I think. By my lights, I think we have an equation here of the form:

Watt Hours = ??

Maybe 'heavy' stands for mass, who knows, I never learned my ohm's law stuff in school, sorry. Makes you wonder, just how many were going to Saint Ives!

All the best,

Jim Kibbey

lostlumberjack
12-18-2006, 06:10 PM
watt the heck I'll give it a shot.

E=MC^2

I think that would be about 2.5*10^13 watt hours per kilogram

Fasttrack
12-18-2006, 07:10 PM
Welcome Lostlumberjack!

I think you've cracked the riddle...

charlie coghill
12-18-2006, 07:20 PM
Welcom to both Fatwheels and Lostlumberjack.

Fasttrack
12-18-2006, 08:29 PM
Oops sorry fatwheels - i was so interested in your post and the riddle i missed the fact that you were a first time poster!

Welcome to you as well!

Evan
12-18-2006, 09:52 PM
22:16

element 22 is Ti
element 8 is O (times 2)

TiO2 is Titanium dioxide. One Ti is heavier than O2. Titanium dioxide is the standard for white, aka titania or titanium white. It is one of the lightest (whitest) materials known. It also makes excellent dielectric mirrors ( to reflect light).

Seastar
12-18-2006, 10:11 PM
Very good!!!
Albert would be proud.
I'll try to think up another.

Evan
12-18-2006, 10:50 PM
I am not a big fan of puzzles. I spend enough mental energy solving non-trivial problems that need to be solved. I have also had the periodic table memorized since I was young. I thought I would see what the other replies were.

My favorite element name these days is unununium (Uuu, 111)

FatWheels
12-18-2006, 11:27 PM
Thanks for the wilkommen, I have an understandlably high opinion of this board and it's denizens. The Archive has been a great source of inspiration for me and the professional projects set a very high bar for a hack like myself.

I especially enjoy the whole 'cross the pond' dynamic here. The guys from the
great white north as well. Makes for an awesome mix!

G'nite everybody,

Jim Kibbey

A.K. Boomer
12-19-2006, 01:06 AM
22:16

element 22 is Ti
element 8 is O (times 2)

TiO2 is Titanium dioxide. One Ti is heavier than O2. Titanium dioxide is the standard for white, aka titania or titanium white. It is one of the lightest (whitest) materials known. It also makes excellent dielectric mirrors ( to reflect light).

Taaahhh, ohh yeah --- if your using military time i could have told you that:rolleyes:

Seriously, Evan, if your not also seastar then my hat is off to you, I would have never gotten that in a million years... Isnt titanium dioxide that white stuff that people put on thier nose for sunblock?

Norman Atkinson
12-19-2006, 07:54 AM
Ill met by moonlight, proud Titania.

Nope not the film but English literature!

Who is going to make an ass of themselves?

Norm

Evan
12-19-2006, 08:36 AM
Yes Norm, when you get to the bottom of it a classical education does have value. When I was a child my parents took me to plays produced by The Actor's Workshop in San Francisco. I remember A Midsummer Night's Dream well.

Norman Atkinson
12-19-2006, 09:01 AM
Go to the Bottom of the class- Yes?

Did it for Eng Lit, Durham University Matriculation- 60 years ago, this week.

Methinks I am hairy about the face---- and after all that time, who would be surprised.

Norm

Swarf&Sparks
12-19-2006, 11:48 AM
And reading pulps didn't hurt either
"how I need a drink........"
Now the CRAFT syndrome sets in. Was that Clarke or Asimov?
(my money is on Asimov)