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Previous President? Or Next President?

Trivia brain teasers have some element of trivia in them, but they are not just pure trivia questions.

 

Puzzle ID:#38468
Fun:*** (2.59)
Difficulty:** (1.93)
Category:Trivia
Submitted By:FatHeadAus*****!

 

 

 



They call me the Fathead. I attribute it to a typographical error whereby I lost the C in my nickname; it should have been "Facthead". But it stuck.

Anyway, a friend of mine asked for my help once in the spring of 2007, knowing about my head of facts. I told him what a nice day it was, and he said:

"Yeah, whatever. You recognize this guy here?" At which point my friend indicated a picture of a President of the United States. It took me a moment.

"Yeah, I know that one. What about him?"

"Well, who came before him as President? No, I meant after him. No, wait, before--"

"Actually, it doesn't matter what you meant, because the answer is the same no matter what." And I told him the answer, and it was true, and he remembered it well.

What was my answer?





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Comments

cuteandditzyAus*
Sep 26, 2007

I learn something new everyday. Nice teaser!
calmsaviorAus*
Sep 26, 2007

That, and if the pic were of Bill Clinton.
FatHeadAus*
Sep 26, 2007

You have a point, calmsavior, but I said that the answer would be the same, and not merely have the same name.

*Shrug.* I dunno, could it have been worded better? In which case, I could fix it.
luckylefty*is*
Sep 27, 2007

I was able to get it after I read the hint. Nice job!
princessptAus*
Sep 27, 2007

yeah i was thinking of Clinton too but nice riddle
dddliteAus*
Oct 11, 2007

I, too, had Clinton. Never knew that about the other guy. Thanks! Good one.
sweetpretty1ph*
Jan 12, 2008

Ah... I'm not American so i have no idea who your presidents are but i once read about that guy and that's who i was thinking of.
CatsAreCute**
Jan 12, 2008

Too easy!
But fun!
HufflepuffleAus*
Jan 15, 2008

Nice puzzle! Good thing I remembered I still remember the names of the presidents to the tune of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer from back in 6th grade.
MatttoyAus*
Feb 03, 2008

I thought that you meant george bush because he came before and after clinton but those were different bush's. Nice teaser!

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