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What is the customer buying?

Post by Tdarcos » Thu Feb 09, 2017 9:44 pm

This is a new puzzle.

A customer visits a store to purchase something (or they go on-line to order it for delivery). The thing they are buying will cost $1.75 for 1, $3.50 for 12, and $5.25 for 125.

What is the customer buying?
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Re: What is the customer buying?

Post by pinback » Fri Feb 10, 2017 6:21 am

Tdarcos wrote:This is a new puzzle.

A customer visits a store to purchase something (or they go on-line to order it for delivery). The thing they are buying will cost $1.75 for 1, $3.50 for 12, and $5.25 for 125.

What is the customer buying?
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Post by pinback » Fri Feb 10, 2017 1:52 pm

Wait, I figured out the answer. HAhahaha.

Do you want me to tell you the answer, or let the rest of you have a shot at it?
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Post by AArdvark » Fri Feb 10, 2017 2:13 pm

What is it, condoms?


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Post by pinback » Fri Feb 10, 2017 2:24 pm

Ye-- No.
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Post by Tdarcos » Sat Feb 11, 2017 1:18 am

AArdvark wrote:What is it, condoms?
That was a dick move. Pinback, let's give anyone here until Sunday to see if they can get it. If you think you do know the answer and want credit you can e-mail me.

Hint: it is not something monetary like gift cards nor subscription-related like access to a web site, on-line game, or anything like Amway memberships. Just something that has been sold in stores for decades.
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Post by pinback » Sat Feb 11, 2017 7:13 am

Tdarcos wrote:That was a dick move. Pinback, let's give anyone here until Sunday to see if they can get it. If you think you do know the answer and want credit you can e-mail me.
I am going to email you right now, and you will never receive it, just like you never receive email from anyone here who sends it to you.
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Post by Tdarcos » Sat Feb 11, 2017 11:47 am

pinback wrote:I am going to email you right now, and you will never receive it, just like you never receive email from anyone here who sends it to you.
I dunno. I sent a message from a gmail account I'm set up with for having a You Tube account, to my paul@paul-robinson.us account. KVC, my hosting company for the domain paul-robinson.us forwarded it to my account on Yahoo. I sent the message from Gmail at 1:39pm, it arrived in my mailbox at 1:40pm.

I'm being serious as I do not know what else to say.
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Post by Tdarcos » Sat Feb 11, 2017 11:53 am

I checked my spam folder and found a message from "Mr. Ben Parrish" Turned out to be a message from some other e-mail address wanting me to click on a link, probably an attempt at a drive-by malware infection.
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Post by pinback » Sat Feb 11, 2017 12:04 pm

I emailed you right after I said I would, to "paul@paul-robinson.us". The fact that you still haven't received it is, well, like I said before, exactly what I predicted.
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Post by Tdarcos » Sat Feb 11, 2017 12:20 pm

pinback wrote:I emailed you right after I said I would, to "paul@paul-robinson.us". The fact that you still haven't received it is, well, like I said before, exactly what I predicted.
You should have gotten two of my message, one to moltobenny and the other to your other e-mail address that I don't know off the top of my head. Did you get either?
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Post by pinback » Sat Feb 11, 2017 12:22 pm

Yes, and I replied, which you also didn't get, apparently.

Either you're blocking me, or your email is for shit.
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Post by Tdarcos » Sat Feb 11, 2017 12:50 pm

pinback wrote:Yes, and I replied, which you also didn't get, apparently.

Either you're blocking me, or your email is for shit.
I am not blocking anyone.

For my e-mail client I use Yahoo web mail, and as to that you may draw your own conclusions.
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Post by Tdarcos » Sat Feb 11, 2017 1:04 pm

pinback wrote:Yes, and I replied, which you also didn't get, apparently.
I checked, and it did come through on G-mail. I do not know why.

I was about to say your answer was not exact but I realize I did not qualify it. I should have said he was buying something to put on the outside of his residence to change the appearance.

Your answer given what I said was correct although I should have clarified it.

Your answer was "numbers" so I'll give you credit for it though given the above what I was thinking of was "house numbers" which are sold as single digits, not in multipacks.
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Post by pinback » Sat Feb 11, 2017 1:10 pm

It was assumed you'd understand I meant individual numbers, because that's what the answer was. Who cares what they were going to USE them for? Are you some kind of crazy person?

Don't answer that. (He's going to answer that.)
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Post by Tdarcos » Sat Feb 11, 2017 1:46 pm

pinback wrote:Are you some kind of crazy person?
Are you?
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Post by pinback » Sat Feb 11, 2017 1:58 pm

Sure, why not?
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Post by AArdvark » Sat Feb 11, 2017 2:31 pm

I was going for floppy disks. 3-1/2, 5-1/4.

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Post by Flack » Sat Feb 11, 2017 4:04 pm

My guess was, "PDF copies of Paul's books."
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