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    Lightbulb brain exercise

    Exercise of the brain is as important as exercise of the muscles. As we
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    > > >The saying: "If you don't use it, you will lose it" also applies to the
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    > > >So . . . Below is a very private way to gauge your loss or non-loss of
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    > > >Take the following test presented here and determine if you are losing
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    > > >are still "with it". The spaces below are so you don't see the answers
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    > > >OK . . . relax, clear your mind . . . let's start . . ..
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    > > >1 . What do you put in a toaster?
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    > > >The answer is "bread". If you said "toast", then give up now and go do
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    > > >2. Say "silk" five times. Now spell "silk." What do cows drink?
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    > > >Answer: Cows drink water. If you said "milk", please do not attempt the
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    > > >appropriate such as "Children's World." If you said "water", then
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    > > >3. If a red house is made from red bricks and a blue house is made from
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    > > >from black bricks, what is a greenhouse made from?
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    > > >Answer: Greenhouses are made from glass. If you said "green bricks",
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    > > >the devil are you still doing here, reading these questions?? If you
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    > > >4. Twenty years ago, a plane is flying at 20,000 feet over Germany. If
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    > > >time and the plane crashes smack in the middle of "no man's land"
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    > > >East Germanyand West Germany. Where would you bury the survivors? East
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    > > >Answer: You don't, of course, bury survivors. If you said ANYTHING
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    > > >Your efforts would not be appreciated. If you said, "Don't bury the
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    > > >5. If the hour hand on a clock moves 1/60 of a degree every minute then
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    > > >Answer: One degree. If you said "360 degrees" or anything other than
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    > > >Everyone else proceed to the final question.
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    > > >6. Without using a calculator -- You are driving a bus from Londonto
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    > > >MilfordHaven in Wales. In London, 17 people get on the bus. In Reading,
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    > > >people get off the bus and nine people get on. In Swindon, two people
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    > > >off and four get on. In Cardiff, 11 people get off and 16 people get
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    > > >Swansea, three people get off and five people get on. In Carmathen, six
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    > > >people get off and three get on. You then arrive at Milford Haven. What
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    > > >Answer: Oh, for crying out loud! Don't you remember? It was YOU!!!
    Sometimes realitys are dreams we cannot live in.... (as my bst fren says) [/shadow]

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    errr...
    not of much use os ot? U should of at least have removed the fwd symbols >>> :\

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