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Logical Puzzle

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Joined: Oct 10, 2001
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An Arab sheikh tells his two sons to race their camels to a distant city to see who will inherit his fortune. The one
whose camel is slower will win. The brothers, after wandering aimlessly for days, ask a wise man for advise.
After hearing the advice they jump on the camels and race as fast as they can to the city. What does the wise
man say?
Joel McNary

Joined: Aug 20, 2001
Posts: 1824

They race to the registration office where the first one to name is camel "Slower" gets the inheritance.
Any other answers?

Piscis Babelis est parvus, flavus, et hiridicus, et est probabiliter insolitissima raritas in toto mundo.
Jim Bertorelli
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Joined: Nov 28, 2001
Posts: 136
switch the camels

[This message has been edited by Jim Bertorelli (edited December 12, 2001).]
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bang on Jim !!
shankar vembu
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Joined: May 10, 2001
Posts: 309
exchange your camels
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