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The Tunnel


Puzzle ID:#239
Fun:*** (2.55)
Difficulty:** (1.33)
Submitted By:Mr. GAus*****




A train one mile long, traveling at one mile per minute, enters a mile long tunnel. How long does it take to go through the tunnel?

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Oct 05, 2005

I liked it .
Oct 22, 2005

pretty good, i didn't really get it, but good, i missed it. my bad!!
Nov 09, 2005

Liked it too.
Dec 04, 2005

i'm confused.
Dec 25, 2005

I'm also confused. But it doesn't take much to confuse me these days .
Jan 24, 2006

Good play om words!! This is the coolest More like these please!!
Feb 04, 2006

huh? i'm confused. so you're saying that, ohhhhhhhhhhhhh, nevermind, i get
Mar 15, 2006

easy fun one
Apr 08, 2006

there should be more like yours_simple but fun
May 12, 2006

very good... i didnt get it, it sure teased me lol keep it up
Aug 15, 2006

i know that one, i got it right away, and what is funny about this is you can change every variable, and as long as each variable uses the same number it always equals two
Aug 20, 2006

heh, i got it. go me. good teaser dude
Sep 02, 2006

agree with many others here Simple but fun, and can be manipulated to the same result to present to a group who might have already heard it before. Great teaser!
Nov 12, 2006

Ya got me.
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Dec 05, 2006

I GOT IT RIGHT!!!!!!!!!
Feb 07, 2007

yay i got it right! Good teaser
Mar 14, 2007

if its a mile long tunnel wuldnt it take 1 minute
Jun 22, 2007

The front of the train will reach the end of the tunnel a minute after it enters. But the end of the train is still in the entrance of the tunnel (coz the train is 1-mile long). So it will take another minute for the end of the train to get out of the tunnel.
May 30, 2009

Fooled me! I said one minute! haha
May 30, 2009

Fooled me! I said one minute! haha
Nov 20, 2011

a mile-long train? holy cow!!

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