|G&G Brainteaser results
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|Author:||Alberto [ Fri Nov 20, 2009 4:48 am ]|
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got this email from Tom Overton:
Dear eBrief Readers,
Thank you to everyone who sent in answers to the November G&G eBrief Brainteaser. We received 66 entries, of which 44 correctly identified the inclusion: a gas bubble in flame fusion synthetic sapphire. As a few sharp readers correctly pointed out, this inclusion is diagnostic of the manufacturing method, not the material itself, so “flame fusion [or Verneuil] synthetic” was enough.
Congratulations also to Azita Amirebrahimi of Tehran, Iran, who was randomly selected from amongst the correct entries to win the 1 GB flash drive.
Thanks again for your support, and we hope you enjoy next month’s eBrief, due to be released Dec. 7. Remember—this is the final free issue. Only Gems & Gemology subscribers will receive the eBrief in 2010.
only 44 correct answers?
well, congrats to Azita!!
|Author:||allen [ Fri Nov 20, 2009 5:21 am ]|
There is something really weird about those numbers. 66 entries, 44 correct leaves 22 which is one third of 66 and one half of 44. 44 is 66.66666 % of 66. I'm no mathematician or numerologist but it gives me the heebeejeebies.
|Author:||gem-n00b [ Fri Nov 20, 2009 1:03 pm ]|
I just hope they don't get in trouble for shipping something like a thumb drive to Iran...
|Author:||dragonstek [ Fri Nov 20, 2009 2:18 pm ]|
Yes those numbers are scary right , but i think maybe , like i did the 1st email i sent what the inclusion was but it said what the inclusion was and what it identifies . so like me i had to resend the answer with both , so it maybe , hopefully the reason
Congrads to the winner
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