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 Mar 28 comment How many ways can 2 person sit in 4 empty chairs? What about if they both sit in the same chair? Or maybe B is really tired, and lays down taking up two or three of the chairs? Jun 30 comment After switching a lamp on and off infinitely many times in one minute, is it on or off? The lamp is half on. The purpose of a lamp is to provide light. While it's on it provides light, while it's off it doesn't. Once you reach a quick enough switching you won't be able to discern a difference between the two states and it will appear to be giving half the light it should (when fully on). (Actually it's probably closer to 3/4 on but you get the point). May 11 awarded Teacher May 11 awarded Editor May 11 revised Why are two planes parallel to the same line not necessarily parallel? added 105 characters in body May 11 answered Why are two planes parallel to the same line not necessarily parallel? Mar 10 comment Is every composite number the average of two primes? It's been tested enough that the joke holds up for any currently living person. Jan 27 comment 100 Soldiers riddle @EricNaslund: What if the soldiers were Centaurs! Jan 9 comment Probability of either dice showing a specific number Are these 6 sided dice? I expect that would be a correct assumption, but if they are say 12 sided dice the result is going to be very different. Nov 1 comment New to probability - Is this true? An easier solution than @Bill K's for getting percentile rolls from d20s is to just roll the d20 twice, subtracting 10 if 11 or greater. First roll is 10s place, seconds is 1s. Oct 7 awarded Student Oct 6 asked Is an Inverse Menger Sponge a fractal? Aug 31 awarded Supporter Jun 1 awarded Autobiographer Jun 1 comment Is -5 bigger than -1? Obviously the correct answer (from smallest to biggest), at least in this font, is: 7,3,-1,-5,13,0.75