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I like a comic which asks you to think (or at least calculate)

Wed 22 Apr 2009, 08:34 AM



by Ben Langhinrichs
I pulled up the latest FoxTrot a few minutes, and got a laugh.  It is actually much simpler than it looks, but don't cheat and use a calculator or read the comments.

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Copyright 2009 Genii Software Ltd.

What has been said:


813.1. Ingo Spichal
(22.04.2009 15:01)

School is too long ago for this. 5 of the letters got me into trouble. Luckily they weren't needed for solving the puzzle :-)


813.2. Rob McDonagh
(04/22/2009 04:35 PM)

Good think the geometry and calculus problems don't matter. heh...


813.3. Keith Brooks
(04/22/2009 05:19 PM)

kept me interested during the DP call.


813.4. Richard Schwartz
(04/22/2009 08:05 PM)

Hmmm.... i don't like it. The gimmick is cool, bu the message isn't. Change one word, and it's fine. As it is, I think it's a negative message.


813.5. Rodney Scott
(04/23/2009 12:02 AM)

Okay, so the laugh was worth the work. I still sympathize with the sister.


813.6. Kerr
(04/29/2009 01:51 PM)

Shouldn't there be another 23 at the end? ;P


813.7. Ben Langhinrichs
(04/29/2009 02:44 PM)

Not here in the U.S., Kerr. Now, if it were a British comic...