# Got one of those chain letter things... thought I'd share :)

Found 23rd Oct 2008
Answer the questions - no hesitation. Try not to ruin it if you already know the answers

First Question:
You are participating in a race. You overtake the second person. What position are you in?

Second Question:
And if you overtake the last person, then you are...?

Third Question:

Very tricky arithmetic! Note: This must be done in your head only.
Do NOT use paper and pencil or a calculator. Try it.

30.
Now add 10. What is the total?

Fourth Question:

Mary's father has five daughters: 1. Nana, 2. Nene, 3. Nini, 4. Nono. What is the name of the fifth daughter?

Fifth Question:

A mute person goes into a shop and wants to buy a toothbrush. By imitating the action of brushing his teeth he successfully expresses himself to the shopkeeper and the purchase is done. Next, a blind man comes into the shop who wants to buy a pair of sunglasses; how does HE indicate what he wants?

Groups

1. Second

2. Second from last

3. 5000

4. Mary

1. 2nd
2. Cannot over take the last person.
3. 4100
4. Mary

First
Can't overtake last person
5000
Mary

3rd is wrong, it's 4100

Original Poster

Number 3 was the one that got me! Had to fire up the Calculator!

They've all been answered correctly- well done!

1. Second
2. Impossible/ You're not in the race!
3. 4100
4. Mary
5. He can speak!

wolftan;3269844

1. 2nd2. Cannot over take the last person.3. 41004. Mary

I'm with you on number 3, 4100.. are we both dense? or smarty pants?

edit: wow, it appear we're smart! yay lol

Original Poster

ChipSticks;3269899

I'm with you on number 3, 4100.. are we both dense? or smarty pants?edit: … I'm with you on number 3, 4100.. are we both dense? or smarty pants?edit: wow, it appear we're smart! yay lol

Well done! Rep to all for playing the game

Lol at number 3, It's easy to confuse 4090 with 4900 which is why I was wrong lol

Original Poster

shauneco;3269949

Lol at number 3, It's easy to confuse 4090 with 4900 which is why I was … Lol at number 3, It's easy to confuse 4090 with 4900 which is why I was wrong lol

Actually 4990 with 4090...

rofl didnt wonna put my answers in coz ive done em b4 good fun tho.

Second Question:And if you overtake the last person, then you are...?

You could do this, if you are running a lapped race. Assuming this is a follow-on question from Question One then you would still be in second place.

Original Poster

cis_groupie;3270241

You could do this, if you are running a lapped race. Assuming this is a … You could do this, if you are running a lapped race. Assuming this is a follow-on question from Question One then you would still be in second place.

Nice thinking - have some rep

gileswendes@hotm;3270038

Actually 4990 with 4090...

Opps again lol,

I have seen this before and I am sure the answer to the second question is that if you overtake the last person, then you have lapped them so are still in 2nd

if you over take the last thern your first and passing by hin again

question 3 is 5000

Nice thinking - have some rep

Thank you, gileswendes@hotm! (Now to try and overtake the guy in first place:-D)