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Eric Vaxxine
2006-Jul-11, 01:10 PM
Easy Word Game. I have a problem, the next person solves it leaving their own problem and so on and so on and sew on.
If you want to leave pi problems or rocket science ones, no worries, but it is in fun and games, so you might get silly answer (mostly from me).


My kitten won't drink milk?

Eric Vaxxine
2006-Jul-11, 05:40 PM
Try Brandy.

My dog won't eat cats?

ToSeek
2006-Jul-11, 06:13 PM
Just as well.

Why can't you take a picture of a Indian woman with hair curlers?

Lance
2006-Jul-11, 06:17 PM
Because there's no place in a hair curler to put the film.

My llama smells when he gets wet.

Eric Vaxxine
2006-Jul-12, 08:28 AM
The common cause of this is in the Llamian diet. Feed your Llama fresh spinach, cabbage and chicory and get a Polish hairdresser to trim the coat regularly. Always try to park in the shade.

My cell phone keeps falling out of my hand and ending up on the floor.

Mellow
2006-Jul-12, 08:36 AM
try crazy glue on your hand

My llama has no sense of smell.... even when it is wet

Eric Vaxxine
2006-Jul-12, 12:54 PM
Ha haaa

Llama's only smell for fun.

Shall I replace the thyristor or just dump the whole thing?

ToSeek
2006-Jul-12, 01:24 PM
In America, we don't believe in repairing things any more - just throw it away and buy a new one.

What are the two smallest positive whole numbers the difference of whose squares is a cube and the difference of whose cubes is a square ?

Eric Vaxxine
2006-Jul-13, 01:07 PM
1972?

I can't see without my glasses and I can't find them, to put them on?

ToSeek
2006-Jul-13, 03:26 PM
They're probably on your forehead.

Why isn't this thread more popular?

Swift
2006-Jul-13, 03:31 PM
There are too many game threads, too many similar ones to this style, and too many llama jokes.

Why do I have trouble falling asleep at night?

Eric Vaxxine
2006-Jul-13, 03:41 PM
because your brain wants more more more info...

Did Einstein have the best hair of all the major scientists?

ToSeek
2006-Jul-13, 08:29 PM
He was definitely in a class by himself.

Short of faking a heart attack, how do I meet up with my EMT friend at the local fire station while she's on duty?

Eric Vaxxine
2006-Jul-14, 07:16 PM
Pay some young lads to get a finger stuck in the railing across the road from the station.

Are penguins growing wings or losing them?

mugaliens
2006-Jul-15, 06:31 PM
Pengiuns don't have wings, as wings are for flying through the air. Technically and functionally, they're feather-covered pectoral fins.

What's the earliest recorded evidence for a knowledge of pi?

ToSeek
2006-Jul-15, 06:58 PM
In the Egyptian Rhind Papyrus (http://www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/history/Diagrams/Rhind_papyrus.jpeg), which is dated about 1650 BC, there is good evidence for 4(8/9)2 = 3.16 as a value for π.

To how many digits have you memorized π?

WaxRubiks
2006-Jul-15, 06:59 PM
3.14159265



should you always have to ask a question on this thread or can you leave that to someone else?

Eric Vaxxine
2006-Jul-15, 07:59 PM
Try to leave a problem, funny or serious

My kitten won't drink milk.

ToSeek
2006-Jul-15, 09:36 PM
Sometimes they just don't like milk - it's not a big deal. (They shouldn't drink a lot of it, anyway.)

My cats want to play at 5 am, which is rather sooner than I want to get up.

teri tait
2006-Jul-15, 11:53 PM
You just need to rearrange your whole schedule to accomodate them.


What should I have for dinner?

ToSeek
2006-Jul-16, 04:38 PM
If you've waiting this long for a response, the first thing out of your refrigerator.

Should my wife and I go out for lunch or eat in?

Eric Vaxxine
2006-Jul-17, 09:42 AM
This is probably a bit late, but, go out.

How can I curb my addiction to food? I habitually eat everyday, it's a bit of a problem.

ToSeek
2006-Jul-17, 02:28 PM
Stop eating entirely for a couple of weeks, and you'll never have this problem again.

(We went out for dinner, by the way.)

How do you keep cool when it's 100 degrees outside?

Eric Vaxxine
2006-Jul-19, 03:01 PM
Turn the air conditioning switch into the 'on' position and adjust the rheostat until the desired temperature is achieved.

It's about 35c in London today. How can we maintain this kind of weather for the next few years?

ToSeek
2006-Jul-19, 03:08 PM
Do you want to maintain that kind of weather? I'd think you'd by dying.

How many air conditioners does London have these days? (They didn't have many last time I was there.)

mahesh
2006-Jul-20, 11:58 AM
It's about 35c in London today. How can we maintain this kind of weather for the next few years?

you cannot be serious, man!!

well, none on the public transport vehicles :wall:

Eric Vaxxine
2006-Jul-20, 12:54 PM
I grew up in a hot place and miss it. The airconditioning ownership has increased to about 45%. Admittedly I am not a chef nor do I use public transport (everything by 748) so I have the heat beaten.

When is the conveyor due to breakdown (the one that brings warm water from the Caribbean to Europe)? That will cause problems.

ToSeek
2006-Jul-20, 03:26 PM
October 10, 2038 at 0728 GMT.

So what will the Brits do then?

Eric Vaxxine
2006-Jul-20, 03:30 PM
Buy more woollen things from the Swedes and Norwegians before it gets dark.

How/why did we allow ourselves to become so dependant on oil owned by others?

Lurking Nerd
2006-Jul-25, 06:59 PM
Way to complicated to be explained in a game thread.

Will it be easier for the US to go metric or switch to renewable resources.

Eric Vaxxine
2006-Jul-25, 10:49 PM
Probably easier to go metric. It would be good housekeeping to deploy more renewable energy resources.

How can we cool the planet?

ToSeek
2006-Jul-26, 03:21 AM
Paint Texas white.

Who would object?

Lurking Nerd
2006-Jul-26, 06:41 PM
The neighboring states because of the sun glare they would get.

Back to work or continue browsing BAUT?

Joff
2006-Jul-26, 06:53 PM
As official killjoy I suggest "back to work" - long term, the income will increase your BAUTbrowsership.

Looking through my binoculars I see two separated images that I can't bring together.

pghnative
2006-Jul-26, 09:30 PM
Change the focus.

What's the fuel efficiency of a 1991 Honda Civic hatchback?

Eric Vaxxine
2006-Jul-27, 10:02 AM
With good tyres, 26 miles to the gallon, on a straight road.

How did the sun actually catch fire?

ToSeek
2006-Jul-28, 07:49 PM
It compressed the hydrogen atoms so close together at the core that they fused. The rest, as they say, is history.

How do I get to 20,000 posts before I leave work today if people aren't posting enough in this forum for me to respond to?

pghnative
2006-Jul-28, 09:20 PM
answer 1: Work late
answer 2: you're a moderator -- just go in and tweak the numbers
answer 3: delegate your password to someone in the Hawaiian time zone --- 6 more hours of posting before that person leaves work

Problem: My back hurts when I sit down.

ToSeek
2006-Jul-28, 09:23 PM
Don't sit down.

(Moderators can't tweak the numbers. Besides, that would be cheating. Though I did lose several hundred posts in the merge, so maybe it would be justice....)

What should I order on my pizza tonight?

pghnative
2006-Jul-28, 09:27 PM
Beans. Use Beano if you are concerned about Global Warming

How do I get out of painting our bedroom this weekend?

ToSeek
2006-Jul-28, 09:47 PM
Complain that your back hurts.

Where would I find a place that puts beans on pizza?

Lurking Nerd
2006-Aug-02, 01:34 PM
Mexico, perhaps.

Our cat has started to knock stuff off the end table.

pghnative
2006-Aug-02, 06:03 PM
Knock the cat off the end table first.

It's @#%* hot outside.

Lurking Nerd
2006-Aug-02, 09:58 PM
Go inside someplace that has air conditioning or a fan you can stand in front of.

My alergies seem to be getting worse each year.

Blue Fire
2006-Aug-08, 12:41 PM
Change the arrow of time to point backwards and hop on.

I can't seem to totally comprehend string theory.

pghnative
2006-Aug-08, 02:28 PM
Buy some yarn, separate into strings, and re-combine. Repeat this until you understand.

My car is making a rattling sound.

Blue Fire
2006-Aug-08, 02:34 PM
Shoot it before it strikes!

My cat keeps escaping from his harness when he is outside.

Lurking Nerd
2006-Aug-08, 07:58 PM
You need to get the proper size cat for the harness you own.

I can't find the time to read all the books I want to.

pghnative
2006-Aug-08, 08:53 PM
Check under the cushions of your couch.

I'm addicted to BAUT and it's affecting my work.

Mister Earl
2007-May-07, 06:36 PM
Be your own boss and chase your dream at the same time.

I want to solve a rubik's cube as fast as possible. What is the fastest technique, and where can I read up on it?

mugaliens
2007-May-07, 07:24 PM
Pry apart the sub-cubes and reassemble, or hire the five-year-old down the street for a buck.

I can't stop mold from growing in my shower - can you help?

Mister Earl
2007-May-07, 08:00 PM
Prefabricated bathtubs are cheap now and mold grows in those equally well.

If I hand out leaflets on the street corner, everyone applauds my use of free speech. When I started a pirate radio station, I was threatened with jail time. Why?

mr obvious
2007-May-07, 11:27 PM
People don't like pirate music that much. Too much 'Arrr' going on.

Why can't I find a parking space in front of wherever I'm going, like on TV?

Mellow
2007-May-08, 10:26 AM
It's because you are lacking your own backing music.....

When will I be famous?

Pinemarten
2007-May-14, 02:04 AM
As soon as your post count exceeds the number of binary stars in the milky way.

When is the price of gas going to come down?

Eric Vaxxine
2007-May-14, 02:30 AM
I suppose that is a problem you've posted, not just a question.
The price of gas is going to come down when we have more than we need.

Global warming will melt Iceland eventually. Is this a problem?

sigmund1898
2007-May-19, 02:50 PM
No. I believe Greenland is the one with ice.

If the fastest land animal, in terms of relative speed, is not the cheetah, what is it?

mr obvious
2007-May-20, 09:24 PM
The fastest land animal would be humans. I believe we've broken Mach 1 on land. (heh)

How can we stay ahead of multi-drug resistant bacteria in terms of treating infection?

Arneb
2007-May-20, 10:21 PM
Let infections be treated by people who know how to treat them. That will not make the problem go away, but make it one helluva lot better.

How could my son make it through the night without waking up and giving us hell?

sigmund1898
2007-May-21, 04:26 AM
The more active you are during the day, the less active you are at night. Sedatives work too, depending on his age.

The ages of 3 sisters are 3 consecutive even integers. If the sum of twice the 1st even integer, 3 times the 2nd even integer, and the 3rd even integer is 34, find the ages of all three.

mr obvious
2007-May-21, 01:18 PM
The ages of the sisters are 4, 6, and 8.

Have computers permanently pushed ahead of humans in grandmaster-level chess?

Eric Vaxxine
2007-May-23, 04:13 AM
No, someone clever, programmed those moves.

Are you in any way concerned that EVERY internet communication you make might be monitored by someone?

please
2007-May-23, 03:20 PM
yes, in particular I am concerned if that one is not my boss.

x-y=0 and xy=25

mr obvious
2007-May-24, 02:25 AM
x+y=10

My soup tastes funny so I can't stop laughing.

Pinemarten
2007-May-25, 06:02 AM
Keep laughing, especially in church.

Lightning bolts keep hitting all my favourite possessions ever since I typed the previous sentence.

Mellow
2007-May-25, 06:09 AM
Make sure you earth all of your favourite posessions well and maybe invest in some good quality lightning rods.

Whenever I take innoccuous video footage, it's plagued by these flying "Rods" are these aliens?

Pinemarten
2007-May-25, 06:37 AM
Yes. Post links to the footage on the GLP site.

A song came out in the '70s called Scorpio. I cannot find any info on it; only another song of the same title except it is the wrong one, like totally wrong.

Eric Vaxxine
2007-May-28, 10:53 PM
I can't solve your problem ... but....

A 1970's song called 'Age of Aquarius' is also vaguely astrological.

Roy Batty
2007-Jun-04, 01:36 PM
Yes. Post links to the footage on the GLP site.

A song came out in the '70s called Scorpio. I cannot find any info on it; only another song of the same title except it is the wrong one, like totally wrong.
Not this (http://www.rolldabeats.com/forum/lofiversion/index.php/t36906.html) funky little number by the Dennis Coffey and the Detroit Guitar Band, by any chance? :)

Pinemarten
2007-Jun-04, 09:31 PM
Not this (http://www.rolldabeats.com/forum/lofiversion/index.php/t36906.html) funky little number by the Dennis Coffey and the Detroit Guitar Band, by any chance? :)

That is the wrong one that keeps popping up. The one I am thinking of has lyrics:
Scorpio, how come you're so crazy?
Scorpio, how come you're insane?
Tell me where, oh where, were you hiding,
When they were taking out your brain?

Sarawak
2009-Jul-13, 12:48 AM
This game seems to have died a couple of years ago, but I just found it, and had to comment on the following.


What are the two smallest positive whole numbers the difference of whose squares is a cube and the difference of whose cubes is a square ?

My answer would be one and one :D

I think you were probably looking for six and ten though.

teri tait
2009-Jul-13, 02:25 AM
Wow, that problem has been eating at my soul for ages. Thanks HB.

AndrewJ
2009-Jul-13, 03:40 AM
If averted imagination is the solution to the problems of light pollution and cloudy skies how can I deal with my onset of aperture fever?

Sarawak
2009-Jul-13, 11:28 AM
Wow, that problem has been eating at my soul for ages. Thanks HB.

Well, I'm glad that's resolved now then.


If averted imagination is the solution to the problems of light pollution and cloudy skies how can I deal with my onset of aperture fever?

To prevent aperture fever, put some disinfectant solution on the aperture.

How can I get from one place to another in a short amount of time, without the hassle of driving, riding a train, or flying?

jokergirl
2009-Jul-13, 11:44 AM
This question has no answer.

Who has the sillier accent: Aussies or Kiwis?

;)

mike alexander
2009-Jul-13, 08:24 PM
Aussies. Kiwis just make a weird whistling noise as they hunt for ants.

If every Chinese were to jump in place as high as he could at the same time, how many would hurt their feet?

Sarawak
2009-Jul-15, 07:35 AM
None of them, until they landed.

Why does mike alexander capitalize neither of his names?

uncommonsense
2009-Jul-22, 12:20 AM
Because doing so would require work by his pinky finger [Shift] equivelant over a lifetime to moving King Kong 10 furlongs.


What are the three types of pitch preferred by the cricket bat?