Of those numbers whose English representation in capital letters consists only of straight lines, only one number has a value equal to the number of straight line segments required to write it out.

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Found 5th Mar 2008
Of those numbers whose English representation in capital letters consists only of straight lines, only one number has a value equal to the number of straight line segments required to write it out.
What number is this ?

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ten??

Original Poster

Clue ;

Think of straight lines as in T W E N T Y (which has 18 srtraight lines))

S I X T E E N

The 'S' doesn't count right?

EDIT: Damn it! only straight lines

Did you have to put the question as the title as well?!

Twenty Nine?

26!!!

Original Poster

RickyBobby;1673822

S I X T E E N The 'S' doesn't count right?




No must be straight lines ...

Original Poster

Abvance;1673826

Did you have to put the question as the title as well?!




Yes

Could be TWENTY NINE providing it's 3 lines for Y

ihmoody;1673858

Could be TWENTY NINE providing it's 3 lines for Y



I think you're right, thought that "s" would count as looking like a 5!

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ihmoody;1673858

Could be TWENTY NINE providing it's 3 lines for Y



Yes the answer is TWENTY NINE
(That didn't take you long did it ! )
I'll have to find something to really get the Grey matter working .. )

long title there :thinking:

lesleysherrock;1673907

Yes the answer is TWENTY NINE(That didn't take you long did it ! )I'll … Yes the answer is TWENTY NINE(That didn't take you long did it ! )I'll have to find something to really get the Grey matter working .. )




I got it first!!!

Longest thread title ever award?

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Magic_monkey;1674019

Longest thread title ever award?


what do I win ? Is there a prize ?

lesleysherrock;1674055

what do I win ? Is there a prize ?



You get to spend a a day with harvie :-D

Magic_monkey;1674019

Longest thread title ever award?


- technical marks high but artistic merit marked down severely due to inappropriate font and spacing and everyone losing the will to see before reaching the end.
No prize IMO but - judges, over to you.

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emasu;1674069

You get to spend a a day with harvie :-D


Who's Harvey ? ... lol
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