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    Letter Values

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    There is a logical reason why the letters below have been assigned a number value. What is the only letter of the alphabet that would be assigned the value of 1 according to this logic?

    A = 2
    B = 0
    C = 2
    D = 0
    E = 3
    F = 3
    G = 2
    H = 4
    I = 2
    J = 2
    K = 4
    L = 2

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    Ms Green, Ms White and Ms Black were taking a stroll together. "isn't it odd", said Ms Green, "that our last names match the colour of our dresses yet none of us is wearing a dress whose colour matches our actual name?"
    "So what?", said the lady in black.
    Give the colour of each lady's dress.

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    1881:1961::6009:?
    <font color=blue><font face="Script MT Bold"><big>Rob</big></font face=script></font color=blue>

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    Re: Letter Values

    2 <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">Ms Green was wearing white, Ms White was wearing black, and Ms Black was wearing green</span hide>

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    Re: Letter Values

    They certainly are, Steve.
    <font color=blue><font face="Script MT Bold"><big>Rob</big></font face=script></font color=blue>

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    Re: Letter Values

    <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">6119

    Until 1961 this happens rather frequently. </span hide>

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    Re: Letter Values

    <img src=/S/thumbup.gif border=0 alt=thumbup width=15 height=15>
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    Re: Letter Values

    1 <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">M=3
    N=2
    O=0
    P=1
    How many is Q? 2?
    R=2
    S=2
    T=3
    U=2
    V=2
    W=2
    X=4
    Y=3
    Z=2
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    Re: Letter Values

    <img src=/S/thumbup.gif border=0 alt=thumbup width=15 height=15> <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">It depends on how you write it, I suppose.</span hide>
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    Re: Letter Values

    Oh, very good - I just got it!

    <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold"> But I think if W = 2 then M = 2 too...</span hide>

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    Re: Letter Values

    Very nice puzzle, took me longer than it should have done. Thank you.

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    Re: Letter Values

    Absolutely right about that. Don't know where I was on that one.

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    Re: Letter Values

    OK as usual, I don't understand the question...so what is the answer?
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    Re: Letter Values

    Complete spoiler for those who don't get it. You were warned...

    It's the <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">number of line ends</span hide>

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    Re: Letter Values

    Well that is another month of Sundays wasted <img src=/S/grin.gif border=0 alt=grin width=15 height=15>

    <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">I was looking at something like the number of line strokes, but that is a cute one</span hide>
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