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Seconds

Trick brain teasers appear difficult at first, but they have a trick that makes them really easy.

 

Puzzle ID:#4109
Fun:*** (2.75)
Difficulty:** (1.31)
Category:Trick
Submitted By:librashorty***

 

 

 



How many seconds are there in a year?




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Comments

princess_d*
May 20, 2002

good one!
Azn_Sugar
May 20, 2002

cool
comet16
May 20, 2002

3,024,000 seconds in a normal year and 3,110,400 in a leap year: just to get technical :-P
O_wise_one*
May 21, 2002

I've heard that one before, but I forgot the answer. But anyway, very clever!
lizzygal
May 22, 2002

oooooooooooooh comet!!!!! did u actually go 2 trouble doing a stupid riddle?????? saddo!!!!!


by the way SCOTLAND RULZ
librashorty
Jun 13, 2002

hey! why'd you call my riddle stupid? And why do you want to read it, if you're just going to criticize it?
andmar22
Jun 13, 2002

Not what I expected in the answer.
piffle*
Jun 15, 2002

Good riddle. very clever.
AbdulAziz
Jun 17, 2002

There are no seconds in a year if you consider letters
*Chrissy*
Jun 17, 2002

Very good!!
rohddawg*
Jun 17, 2002

nice teaser..... i've heard it before though... that's the only reason i figured out the real seconds 31,536,000 60*60*24*365 sorry boredom rules my life right now
rohddawg*
Jun 17, 2002

and comet sorry to say i don't know what you did..... you must have skipped a step.... or i'm just not reading something right..... either way oh well
jj6502
Jun 17, 2002

actually Comet there are also 'leap seconds'. I dont recall exactly how they are counted, but every four years we get an extra day and a few odd seconds.
hungover
Jun 23, 2002

This is a very interesting + clever trick. I like it alot. Great Job!
Pix_e_suhst
Jun 24, 2002

I suppose it could be much more than 12, if you considered January twenty SECOND, thirty SECOND, and so on and so on
Pix_e_suhst
Jun 24, 2002

I suppose it could be much more than 12, if you considered January twenty SECOND, thirty SECOND, and so on and so on
Pix_e_suhst
Jun 24, 2002

oops... sorry for my redundance ... hehe
doggyxpus*
Jul 07, 2002

nice 1
boldgold
Jul 17, 2002

Pix_e's got a point!
sk8babe
Jul 17, 2002

Pix_e_suhst u got a gd point! The riddle is v gd tho!! Oh and comet16 the fact it's in the trick category=p?!?!?!!
=D
Master_of_Mindz
Aug 07, 2002

i got both answers u could do it by the 2nds in each month or you could say that there are 31,536,000. unless it was a leap year
SkinnySpace
Aug 12, 2002

Pix_e_suhst i hate to be rude but i never heard of a month having um...32 days in it :-( sorry to b contradictive of your good answer pweez dont eat me ....
hotchickattitude*
Dec 05, 2004

I like it it's cool! Pix_e_suhst's answer could also work. I'm not sure about the thirty-second day thou . Lol. Keep up the good work!
sweetime**
May 31, 2005

yeah i wasn't sure if it was going to be 12 (for the 2nd of the month) or 24 (if you include the 22nd of the month)
trickster2005Aus*
Jul 27, 2005

librashorty who are you talking to? no one called it stupid
ElectricYou
Oct 25, 2005

What month has a 32nd?
haha j/k
But I answered 24 thinking of all the 22nds
Flamey500*us*
Jan 05, 2010

Easy



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