Re: Riddles (was: Lateral Thinking)

From: Damien Broderick (
Date: Tue Jan 02 2001 - 20:54:02 MST

At 04:45 PM 1/01/01 -0000, Dale wrote:

> There are two locked boxes, an old and younger brother;
> The keys to each, are inside the other;
> To cheer up the ozzy, I leave a copy of 'The Spike';
> Of which you're free to use, in any way you like;
> To keep him smiling, I promise no meta-tricks;
> No Eliezer Yudkowsky's, xgl's, or tooth picks;
> Now all that remains, is for me to ask;
> How do I open each box, and complete the task?

My natural modesty prevented me from answering this at once, and also I
dislike the idea of people, even relatives, wiping their arses on sheets
torn from my book.

Damien Broderick

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