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This sentence attempts to express its author's delight at Josh the Superfluous's clever sentences, but does not quite manage to do so.
The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere
The ceremony of innocence is drowned;
The best lack all conviction, while the worst
Are full of passionate intensity.--Yeats
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I'm just wondering why Harry Lorayne hasn't made a post here.


(Just kidding. Harry's great. Buy his books.)
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^ Funniest post of the year!

sorry for the non self-referencing post . . .


Um . . . never mind.
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It used to be that I couldn't spell narcissist. Now I are one! Hooray for me!
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This is craziness.

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This post contains Jim Propp's S.R.A.T. (Self-Referential Aptitude Test). The solution to the puzzle is unique, and in some cases the knowledge that the solution is unique can actually give you a short-cut to finding the answer to a particular question, but it's possible to find the unique solution even without making use of the fact that the solution is unique.

Note from Jim Propp: I should mention that if you don't agree with me about the answer to #20, you will get a different solution to the puzzle than the one I had in mind. But I should also mention that if you don't agree with me about the answer to #20, you are just plain wrong. Smile


1. The first question whose answer is B is question
(A) 1
(B) 2
(C) 3
(D) 4
(E) 5


2. The only two consecutive questions with identical answers are questions
(A) 6 and 7
(B) 7 and 8
(C) 8 and 9
(D) 9 and 10
(E) 10 and 11


3. The number of questions with the answer E is
(A) 0
(B) 1
(C) 2
(D) 3
(E) 4


4. The number of questions with the answer A is
(A) 4
(B) 5
(C) 6
(D) 7
(E) 8


5. The answer to this question is the same as the answer to question
(A) 1
(B) 2
(C) 3
(D) 4
(E) 5


6. The answer to question 17 is
(A) C
(B) D
(C) E
(D) none of the above
(E) all of the above


7. Alphabetically, the answer to this question and the answer to the following question are
(A) 4 apart
(B) 3 apart
(C) 2 apart
(D) 1 apart
(E) the same


8. The number of questions whose answers are vowels is
(A) 4
(B) 5
(C) 6
(D) 7
(E) 8


9. The next question with the same answer as this one is question
(A) 10
(B) 11
(C) 12
(D) 13
(E) 14


10. The answer to question 16 is
(A) D
(B) A
(C) E
(D) B
(E) C


11. The number of questions preceding this one with the answer B is
(A) 0
(B) 1
(C) 2
(D) 3
(E) 4


12. The number of questions whose answer is a consonant is
(A) an even number
(B) an odd number
(C) a perfect square
(D) a prime
(E) divisible by 5


13. The only odd-numbered problem with answer A is
(A) 9
(B) 11
(C) 13
(D) 15
(E) 17


14. The number of questions with answer D is
(A) 6
(B) 7
(C) 8
(D) 9
(E) 10


15. The answer to question 12 is
(A) A
(B) B
(C) C
(D) D
(E) E


16. The answer to question 10 is
(A) D
(B) C
(C) B
(D) A
(E) E


17. The answer to question 6 is
(A) C
(B) D
(C) E
(D) none of the above
(E) all of the above


18. The number of questions with answer A equals the number of questions with answer
(A) B
(B) C
(C) D
(D) E
(E) none of the above


19. The answer to this question is:
(A) A
(B) B
(C) C
(D) D
(E) E


20. Standardized test : intelligence :: barometer :
(A) temperature (only)
(B) wind-velocity (only)
(C) latitude (only)
(D) longitude (only)
(E) all of the above
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This response to Scott Cram notes that #20 is very funny and thanks him for the post.
The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere
The ceremony of innocence is drowned;
The best lack all conviction, while the worst
Are full of passionate intensity.--Yeats
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Please click on this link to return to this link to click on this link to....
http://www.themagiccafe.com/forums/viewt......rt=30#17
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I was just about to write something but then I noticed that mirror and I think I would rather stare at myself for a while...
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Dad bedded a bad, bad babe.

The first sentence in this post give the answer to the self-referential aptitude test in this same thread, on this same page.
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Here comes a period.
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On 2008-06-25 07:39, xanadu1215 wrote:
Please click on this link to return to this link to click on this link to....
http://www.themagiccafe.com/forums/viewt......rt=30#17


Close - pretty good Smile
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Me. Myself and I, asked John and Josh replied...or so it seemed to me.
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The entire purpose of this post is to make absolutely clear the entire purpose of this post.
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I, myself, personally think.
For as long as space exists,
And living beings remain in cyclic existence,
For that long, may I too remain,
to dispel the sufferings of the world.
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I look like my reflection.
You must be smarter than the tools you are using...

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On 2008-09-16 21:57, TomKMagic wrote:
I look like my reflection.


What does the inside of your nose smell like?
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Quote:
On 2008-09-16 22:06, Josh the Superfluous wrote:
Quote:
On 2008-09-16 21:57, TomKMagic wrote:
I look like my reflection.


What does the inside of your nose smell like?


Feet.
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This post does not exist
For as long as space exists,
And living beings remain in cyclic existence,
For that long, may I too remain,
to dispel the sufferings of the world.
-Shantideva

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So says you, but I reference myself!
Nobody expects the spanish inquisition!!!!!



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