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    3. <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">Long grass on motionless earth</span hide>
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    Picture This

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    Mad Alf has taken a turn for the worse: he has discovered conceptual art! He has created a huge pile of different paintings and periodically he picks up one of the paintings and hangs it on the wall, and adjusts it.

    At 11:00, the painting titled "Number 30" was hung.

    At 4:00, the painting titled "Number 240" was hung.

    At 7:30, the painting titled "Number 315" was hung.

    What painting will he hang on the wall at 9:20?

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    Alf had always contemplated the size of the old oak tree in the field behind his house. Standing 5 feet away from the 8 foot high fence in the back of the yard, he could just barely see the top leaves of the tree over the top of the fence. He knew that the tree was 200 feet from the fence. Alf is 6 feet tall, making his line of vision, 67 inches from the ground.
    Estimate the height of the tree.

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    It is possible to rearrange all the letters in "A rolling stone gathers no moss" to create another sentence with virtually the same meaning (ish). Can you figure out that sentence?
    <font color=blue><font face="Script MT Bold"><big>Rob</big></font face=script></font color=blue>

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    2# <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">Assuming that the ground is level, he tree is (200 / 5) * (96" - 67") + 96" = 1256" or 104' 8" high</span hide>

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    Re: Picture This

    Brlliant, Jerry, but there is another.
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    Re: Picture This

    <img src=/S/thumbup.gif border=0 alt=thumbup width=15 height=15> - As if you needed confirmation! <img src=/S/grin.gif border=0 alt=grin width=15 height=15>
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    Oh you task master<span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">Stroller on Go, Amasses Nothing</span hide>
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    Re: Picture This

    Correct. I prefer you're first answer.
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    Re: Picture This

    I have an alternative which I like but not to fit your question. But I like it.

    <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold"> As generating moths roll on SOS</span hide>
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    Re: Picture This

    Very inventive, Jerry! <img src=/S/clever.gif border=0 alt=clever width=15 height=15> Any thoughts on Q1?
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    Re: Picture This

    I have an idea the first question but I am missing something.
    <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">The numbers for the first 2 are the number of degrees counter clockwise the hour hand is from the 12 position. Using this system the 3rd number corresponds to 1:30, so there is probably something additional to take into account.</span hide>

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    Re: Picture This

    Hi Tony,

    That method is not correct, but you're on the right lines.
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    Re: Picture This

    OK Rob

    Sticking my head out for <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">Picture No. 200</span hide>
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    Re: Picture This

    Hi Jerry,
    Spoken like a true <img src=/S/artist.gif border=0 alt=artist width=34 height=29>.
    <img src=/S/thumbup.gif border=0 alt=thumbup width=15 height=15>
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    Re: Picture This

    <img src=/S/groovin.gif border=0 alt=groovin width=21 height=21> The scratch pad has worked well and truelly again <img src=/S/cheers.gif border=0 alt=cheers width=30 height=16>
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