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 SF or three riddles   « on: Nov 9th, 2019, 4:27am » Quote Modify

1. Which is the closest star to Earth?
2. What life will most likely be found on Mars?
3. I know beyond a shadow of a doubt the exact number of men and women in the World! Prove me right (or prove me wrong??).
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 Re: SF or three riddles   « Reply #1 on: Nov 9th, 2019, 11:36am » Quote Modify

1) Danny DeVito. Just kidding, he's not even the shortest movie star. It's the sun.
2) Earth life. Probably bacteria we accidentally sent there unless we find ourselves there first.
3) You're wrong. You don't know how many people there are in mines deep inside the earth. (Though deep is very relative. You can probably guess how many there are beneath the earth's crust. And that's just a thin shell, all things considered.)
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 Re: SF or three riddles   « Reply #2 on: Nov 9th, 2019, 12:03pm » Quote Modify

1 and 2 are correct. Martians will be us, according to Carl Sagan. 3, however, 'tis not; or at least, so it seems, to me. I KNOW the exact number. But, how can this be?! THAT is the question. All of a sudden I feel very important.

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 Re: SF or three riddles   « Reply #3 on: Nov 14th, 2019, 7:10am » Quote Modify

Perhaps time will put You on the right track.

Who, what, when, where and why? Actually, the question is: "When?". Does that help?

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 Re: SF or three riddles   « Reply #4 on: Nov 29th, 2019, 5:56am » Quote Modify

 hidden: 1. Me! 2. Yo mom. 3. No, you don't.

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 Re: SF or three riddles   « Reply #5 on: Nov 30th, 2019, 6:40am » Quote Modify

on Nov 29th, 2019, 5:56am, Grimbal wrote:
 hidden: (...) 3. No, you don't.

Yes, I do. Not right now I don't . . . Perhaps time will put you on the right track. How 'bout time travel!?

Alright. *SPOILER*
 hidden: No more fulling around. I think. I know the exact number of the people in the World (drums in the background), I don't know, say 4 billion years ago. Yep. The answer is not exactly satisfactory, but it is still edible.

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 Re: SF or three riddles   « Reply #6 on: Dec 1st, 2019, 1:49pm » Quote Modify

You shouldn't use the present them.

This being said, how large is the shadow of you doubt?
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 Re: SF or three riddles   « Reply #7 on: Dec 1st, 2019, 2:12pm » Quote Modify

Well then. I believe you have a point. I guess temporal mechanics is not my strong suit.

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