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« on: January 23, 2018, 08:25:06 PM »
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« Reply #1 on: January 24, 2018, 08:55:17 AM »
This is going to be Pon's favorite thread ever!!

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« Reply #2 on: January 24, 2018, 10:45:21 AM »
... . = SE = Latin "by himself/herself"

I don't understand this game. Is it a game of loneliness?
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« Reply #3 on: January 25, 2018, 05:03:26 PM »
This three dot game sounds a clever, edgy thing.
But though we, or an angel from heaven, preach a gospel to you besides that which we have preached to you, let him be anathema.

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« Reply #4 on: January 25, 2018, 06:18:56 PM »
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« Reply #5 on: January 25, 2018, 06:35:53 PM »
..-. ..- -.-. -.-     --- ..-. ..-.

That's rude.
But though we, or an angel from heaven, preach a gospel to you besides that which we have preached to you, let him be anathema.

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Re: Roman numeral puzzle...
« Reply #6 on: March 23, 2018, 08:20:09 PM »
All right. The dots was just me editing the thread, to erase that which I had originally posted, or at least to cover it up.

So the original question, before I edited it, was this puzzle: How can you move a single line in this expression:
IX + VI = XI
such as to make it a true statement? (And you're not allowed to do anything to the + or = sign.)

I came across this a while back (somebody had posted it somewhere), but so far I don't think I've figured out the answer. I came up with a few ideas, but I'm not sure they're legal moves. (I suppose it's also possible that it doesn't have an answer...)