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#892681 - 06/06/13 05:39 PM Just a Couple Quick Puzzlers - Hint
BobH Offline
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These are two of my favorite trick questions. Answer either question but I need a complete answer to each.

1. Name the northernmost, southernmost, easternmost and westernmost states of the US.

2. Who is buried in Grant's tomb.

Hint: I was coy in how I responded to Doreen because I was hoping someone would take the bait to say the late President Grant and his wife are buried there. In fact, this is not correct either.

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#892712 - 06/06/13 07:04 PM Re: Just a Couple Quick Puzzlers [Re: BobH]
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2. As far as I know the late president Grant is indeed buried there. penguin
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#892714 - 06/06/13 07:08 PM Re: Just a Couple Quick Puzzlers [Re: BobH]
Pandora Offline

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Alaska is clearly the northernmost but it's also the westernmost by way of the Aleutian Islands. It goes so far west that it crosses the line and becomes the easternmost, too.

Hawaii is the southernmost. smile
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#892735 - 06/06/13 08:03 PM Re: Just a Couple Quick Puzzlers [Re: BobH]
BobH Offline
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Well done Pandora! The easternmost is the tricky one.

Doreen, that is not my answer.

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#892736 - 06/06/13 08:05 PM Re: Just a Couple Quick Puzzlers [Re: BobH]
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2. As far as I know, Who's still on first. wink
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#892738 - 06/06/13 08:07 PM Re: Just a Couple Quick Puzzlers [Re: BobH]
BobH Offline
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rotfl Pandora
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#892980 - 06/08/13 02:41 AM Re: Just a Couple Quick Puzzlers [Re: BobH]
BobH Offline
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Hint added.
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#892985 - 06/08/13 04:12 AM Re: Just a Couple Quick Puzzlers [Re: BobH]
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They are not buried. They are in some kind of above ground container.???
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#893073 - 06/08/13 03:02 PM Re: Just a Couple Quick Puzzlers [Re: BobH]
BobH Offline
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That's it Curly! They are in a mausoleum above ground.

Thanks for playing!

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Edited by BobH (06/08/13 03:06 PM)
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