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No0ne
 
Reply Fri 29 May, 2009 05:22 pm
This is just a thread for people to post there own/others trick questions.(Like a test of wits, for fun.)

Here is one I made my self just now.

I have two rocks that are the same in every way, shape, and form. If I drop them both at exactly same time at 12:00am, which will drop first the one in my left hand or the one in my right hand? (+earth physics apply...+)

(+Hint+ there are three right answers.)
(+Hint+ the right answers are a set of dualistic answers)
 
manored
 
Reply Sat 30 May, 2009 06:35 pm
@No0ne,
The one in the lower hand. You didnt said your hands are at the same height Smile

Also, in case you used "drop" as in "start moving", neither.

I know one, but its not mine: "If I tell you that everthing I say to you is a lie, am I telling you a truth or a lie?"

There is the classic one: "Who came first, chicken or egg?" Smile

This is one I hope someone will know the answer to, for I long to know: "What is time?" Smile
 
Krumple
 
Reply Sat 30 May, 2009 07:52 pm
@No0ne,
You could technically have your hands at the same height but the ground is not level or the distance between both hands the elevation changes.
 
No0ne
 
Reply Mon 1 Jun, 2009 11:45 am
@Krumple,
There are only two right answers. (You where wise to assume I was lying about somthing)

Answer1. Neither of the rocks drop first, cause I cant hold them.
Answer2. Neither of the rocks drop first, cause I cant drop them.

You assume the text implies that I have hands to hold them in, and you assume the text implies that the they are small/light enough to hold in my hands. You assume the text implies that I have to drop the rocks, and you assume the text implies that they are not stick in my hands.

Its important to know the creators intent, and purpose when interpreting the creators work. My intent in this work, was to trick you, therefore I had configured the words in a manner that would fulfill my intent. My purpose in this work was to give you all a basic example of the founding dynamics of this trick question, therefore I had designed my trick answers to aid in the fulfillment of that purpose and my intent.

Hence to achieve fulfillment of my intent, I had used a form of trickery which uses what the brain/mind assumes the english language implies as a force of habit to conceal the location of the answers from analytic philosophy, and ofther forms of analysis. (earth physics apply, same time at 12:00am, and the hints, where all ploys to promote analysis of "no0nes" past posts to gain the answers, and where also a distraction and a simple feint.)

This form of trickery is a manipulative and deceptive practice with soul intent to deceive and confuse another person. Such is highly related to my form of "mind control" that I employ by creating a fake persona and by organizing its perceived image, behavior, and words in a manner which limits peoples thoughts, behavior, options, and assumptions pertaining to me, to a point where they are predicable, guidable, and controllable.
(Further Details Of My Method Of Substitutive Persona Mind Control Are Restriced)

(*A Related Thread- http://www.philosophyforum.com/forum/philosophy-forums/branches-philosophy/uncategorized/3597-what-parts-posts-contribute-angery-badger-like-response.html#post48222 )

This trick question, and my method of mind control where created with the mastery of these fields, psychobiology, psychodynamics, psycholingguistics, psychometrics, psychopathology, psychopharmacology, psychophysics, sociology, sociolinguistics, sociobiology, advanced social studies, advanced social science, anthropology, anthropogenesis, symbolic logic, epidemiology, d.d.o.o.r, l.p.o.p, c.a.e, a.a.r, and m.o.c.c.r.a.p.d.

:shifty:Wisest Is The One That Learns It All, Just To Pretend To Not Know It All -No0ne
:DBut Wiser Is The One That Knows Whats Going On, And Pretends To Not Know -No0ne
 
Dave Allen
 
Reply Mon 1 Jun, 2009 12:04 pm
@manored,
manored;65756 wrote:
This is one I hope someone will know the answer to, for I long to know: "What is time?" Smile

A measure of change.
 
manored
 
Reply Mon 1 Jun, 2009 04:23 pm
@Dave Allen,
Dave Allen;66025 wrote:


This trick question, and my method of mind control where created with the mastery of these fields, psychobiology, psychodynamics, psycholingguistics, psychometrics, psychopathology, psychopharmacology, psychophysics, sociology, sociolinguistics, sociobiology, advanced social studies, advanced social science, anthropology, anthropogenesis, symbolic logic, epidemiology, d.d.o.o.r, l.p.o.p, c.a.e, a.a.r, and m.o.c.c.r.a.p.d.

:shifty:Wisest Is The One That Learns It All, Just To Pretend To Not Know It All -No0ne
:DBut Wiser Is The One That Knows Whats Going On, And Pretends To Not Know -No0ne
I dont think you need to know that much to manipulate people, being smarter than then and charismatic is probally enough Smile

As for the tricky question, I dont think your correct answers are valid. At least, if we have some kind of order and assume you are not allowed to lie, wich I think its an obvious assumption that should be made because if you can lie about something you can be lying about everthing, making finding a solution impossible. Smile

*The text doesnt implies you have to drop the rocks, it creates an hyphotesis, "if I drop", and the answer it requires is inside the "universe" of this hyphotesis.

*Inside the hyphotesis you are doing the act of dropping the rocks, therefore it implies that you are holding then in some way. you cannot "drop" winhout holding in some way, therefore you must be.

*Something I didnt realize before: "If I drop then both at exactly the same time"... this kills the question already, if you dropped then both at exactly the same time, neither drops first.
 
 

 
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