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Sec19Row53
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#21 Posted on 26.1.06 0846.45
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When I've seen these tests in the past, I'd always seen it as 9 P in the S S. I was sure you guys had made a typo earlier.


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BTW - that's planets in the solar system
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#22 Posted on 26.1.06 0924.26
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    Originally posted by Sec19Row53
    When I've seen these tests in the past, I'd always seen it as 9 P in the S S. I was sure you guys had made a typo earlier.


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    BTW - that's planets in the solar system



My first impression also, but I did my time in SA, so when I see those two letters together, that is _always_ the first thing I think of. But I had no idea of the first part. So I guessed. Usually the best idea.
I have seen these before also. Are we far enough past everyone who is interested initially to post some spoilers? Cause there are a couple I really can't figure out..

I am thinking: sports I know nothing about. 3 W in a T - I think it is cricket, but don't know what a T is.



(edited by AWArulz on 26.1.06 1025)
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#23 Posted on 26.1.06 0956.23
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    Originally posted by AWArulz
    I am thinking: sports I know nothing about. 3 W in a T - I think it is cricket, but don't know what a T is.



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Think about a little kid's mode of transportation.
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#24 Posted on 26.1.06 1130.58
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I got 23 before I read this thread. Now I have 24. This is pretty tricky!
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#25 Posted on 26.1.06 1331.00
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With a little more patience and spellcheck, and thanks to the clues here, I now have them all. It felt pretty good that I was on the right track for the ones I thought I was close on.

The clue that helped me the most was "sports I know nothing about" and the note on the bottom that refers to the "cultural bias"

This was fun.

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#26 Posted on 27.1.06 0058.03
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22... so far.

Screw cricket.
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#27 Posted on 27.1.06 0341.27
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#28 Posted on 27.1.06 0915.05
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    Originally posted by wesman1111
      Originally posted by AWArulz
      I am thinking: sports I know nothing about. 3 W in a T - I think it is cricket, but don't know what a T is.



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    Think about a little kid's mode of transportation.



I hate you.
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#29 Posted on 27.1.06 0934.34
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17 on my own, 18 with AWA's help.

Is there anywhere to get the answers?
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#30 Posted on 27.1.06 1023.35
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    Originally posted by Jobberman
    Is there anywhere to get the answers?


Click Here (dystopics.dump.be)
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#31 Posted on 27.1.06 1050.30
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Thanks.

Some of the ones I missed make me feel really stupid. :)
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#32 Posted on 27.1.06 1737.18
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I'm betting there's some Imperial measurements in here I don't know. Damned Metric system!

16 without cheating.
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#33 Posted on 27.1.06 1955.13
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Cricket, Rugby AND Soccer? Crap. No wonder I was screwed.

I got the Bible ones tho..


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Cards in a PACK indeed. it's a DECK you Damn Limeys



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Peter The Hegemon
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#34 Posted on 29.1.06 1817.24
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I got 27 without cheating, and two more with the hints here. Can't get the cricket one even with that hint. Also missing 10, 24, and 28. (EDIT: with Steg's hint, I got 28.)

Funny thing it, I remember me and my family being fascinated by a test in the same format, but with different questions, when I was a kid. I remember questions like 57 H.V.


(If you can't catch up with that one, you'll be in a pickle! B^)

(edited by Peter The Hegemon on 29.1.06 2214)
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#35 Posted on 29.1.06 2035.36
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We spent 2 lunch hours (among other times) doing these at work last week. In a collaborative effort we got the whole first test and 16 on the second test; the ones we're missing are driving us crazy. Can't wait til they post the answers to those.

In re: 28 on the first page,

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Think genetics. I love working with bio majors!
Peter The Hegemon
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#36 Posted on 30.1.06 0318.11
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I got the cricket one by looking through rules online, and got 24...finally broke down and looked at the answer for 10, which should have been easy.

Working on part two now...my girlfriend and I working together over IM. We're up to 17. Some of the Part two ones are challenging, a couple are easy, and some are just lame!
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