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Question of the Week

Posted by Michael Dickens on August 27, 2009

More of a quiz question:

What two English words contain each of the eight most frequent letters exactly once? (etaoinsr)

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Question of the Week: Is Vigilantism Justified?

Posted by Michael Dickens on July 9, 2009

Is vigilantism justified when the government has failed to enforce the law? My own personal views can be found here. What do you think, and why?

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Question of the Week

Posted by Michael Dickens on June 29, 2007

I thought it was a good question but only got one response, so I will redo it.

If 40% of all cats believe this false statistic, and
20% of all rocks believe this false statistic,

which is stupider, cats or rocks?

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Question of the Week: if you get on a train…

Posted by Michael Dickens on June 25, 2007

If you get on a train traveling 80 miles per hour north, and I get on a train traveling 314 kilometers per hour southwest, and I shout to you after we have both been traveling for 2 minutes, how long will I have to wait to hear a return shout? Assume that you respond 5 seconds after you hear me. Also assume that we are in a vacuum, because sound travels fastest there.

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Question of the Week: what is 1/10 in decimals…. in base 3?

Posted by Michael Dickens on May 31, 2007

It might be 0.001111111111111 you get the idea. Not sure.

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Question of the Week

Posted by Michael Dickens on May 26, 2007

If 20% of all cats believe this false statistic
and 40% of all rocks believe this false statistic,

which thing is stupider, cats or rocks?

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Question of the Week: PvP or PvE?

Posted by Michael Dickens on May 13, 2007

In WoW, which do you find more rewarding? What are the benefits of each? Do you prefer certain PvP gear?

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Question of the Week: am I dead?

Posted by Michael Dickens on May 6, 2007

I think I might have died yesterday. It’s hard to say.

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Question of the Week: What is the square root of negative pi multiplied by zero plus infinity?

Posted by Michael Dickens on April 30, 2007

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Question of the Week

Posted by Michael Dickens on April 22, 2007

What is the air-speed velocity of an unladen swallow?

Thanks to Bilfo for this question.

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