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Re: "exceeded maximum number of log in attempts"

Postby Gustav Aschenbach » Wed Dec 16, 2020 6:19 pm

Saim wrote:The answer is Carl, which means Harry's sister has a typically male name. I also found the sentence very hard to parse.

For me the only login riddle I never managed to solve was this one:

Group the following 8 words into two themes of 4 words each: Car, Hovercraft, Dinghy, Phone, Oar, Remote-Control, Calculator, Anchor:



Both must be something like a "programmer's joke".
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Re: "exceeded maximum number of log in attempts"

Postby rdearman » Wed Dec 16, 2020 11:25 pm

Gustav Aschenbach wrote:
Saim wrote:The answer is Carl, which means Harry's sister has a typically male name. I also found the sentence very hard to parse.

For me the only login riddle I never managed to solve was this one:

Group the following 8 words into two themes of 4 words each: Car, Hovercraft, Dinghy, Phone, Oar, Remote-Control, Calculator, Anchor:



Both must be something like a "programmer's joke".

Boats and electronics...
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Re: "exceeded maximum number of log in attempts"

Postby Saim » Thu Dec 17, 2020 7:18 am

rdearman wrote:
Gustav Aschenbach wrote:
Saim wrote:The answer is Carl, which means Harry's sister has a typically male name. I also found the sentence very hard to parse.

For me the only login riddle I never managed to solve was this one:

Group the following 8 words into two themes of 4 words each: Car, Hovercraft, Dinghy, Phone, Oar, Remote-Control, Calculator, Anchor:



Both must be something like a "programmer's joke".

Boats and electronics...


Boat stuff: dinghy, oar, anchor, ?
Electronics: remote control, calculator, phone, ?
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Re: "exceeded maximum number of log in attempts"

Postby Iversen » Thu Dec 17, 2020 2:05 pm

car: electronics?
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Re: "exceeded maximum number of log in attempts"

Postby rdearman » Thu Dec 17, 2020 5:19 pm

Iversen wrote:car: electronics?

The electronics are on this inside, just like the remote control and the calculator. You wouldn't buy a remote control with all the electronics and batteries on the outside. :lol:
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