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Postby Malcfw » Wed Nov 10, 2010 4:31 pm

The word: WIZARD is interesting; as follows:
Using the standard English alphabet

W 4 from the end
I 9 from the start
Z 1 from the end
A 1 from the start
R 9 from the end
D 4 from the start

Also, each alphabet position used is a square!
Interesting? Any other magical properties?
I spotted this in 1991 while travelling on a bus and having finished a Terry Pratchett novel, having nothing else to do.
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Postby Bouncy Castle » Wed Nov 10, 2010 4:43 pm

That must have been some dull bus journey!!

Welcome to the forum, Malc. I hope you'll have many happy years of posting.

Oh and by the way, I haven't a clue what you're on about! Explain? Pretty please?
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Postby ShadowNinjaCat » Wed Nov 10, 2010 5:55 pm

Welcome Malcfw :D
and I also don't understand... :oops:
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Postby Jan Van Quirm » Wed Nov 10, 2010 5:56 pm

Welcome Malcfw :D

The symmetry of the characters in the word on their hierarchical position in the roman alphabet :wink:

4 - 9 - 1 - 1 - 9 - 4...?

Easier to see that way? Also alternating from the end or the start of the alphabet.

I think it might well not be a coincidence in the same way that abracadabra is supposed to be mathematically magical
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Postby Penfold » Wed Nov 10, 2010 7:15 pm

Hellooo and welcome Malc! :D
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Postby michelanCello » Wed Nov 10, 2010 8:01 pm

Welcome from me too, Malcfw! :D

In the hungarian language, you have this sort of sentences which is the same if you read it from the back... but they don't work if I translate them :wink:
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Hi

Postby An Auditor » Wed Nov 10, 2010 8:08 pm

Welcome from me too Malcfw.

Here goes. .. . . . ..

WIZARD = 491194 eh?!

Now that's Magic :) :D :lol: :lol: :lol:


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Postby Tonyblack » Wed Nov 10, 2010 8:08 pm

Welcome from me too. :D

But do you know the answer to the crossword question in Making Money? :P

"1 down: Shaken players shift the load (9 letters)



Spoiler wrote:Answer = Carthorse
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Postby mspanners » Thu Nov 11, 2010 8:41 am

WIZARD = 491194

4+9+1+1+9+4 = 28

Now 2+8= AGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG I just said 8........and I said 8 again......... Shi.....................

AGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG........................ :shock:
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Postby Jan Van Quirm » Thu Nov 11, 2010 12:14 pm

:lol:
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Postby Bouncy Castle » Thu Nov 11, 2010 12:58 pm

:?:
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Postby Bouncy Castle » Thu Nov 11, 2010 1:19 pm

:?:
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Postby deldaisy » Thu Nov 11, 2010 1:26 pm

Tonyblack wrote:Welcome from me too. :D

But do you know the answer to the crossword question in Making Money? :P

"1 down: Shaken players shift the load (9 letters)



Spoiler wrote:Answer = Carthorse

I am rubbish at cryptic crosswords... and I only like puzzles where I can turn the page and see the answers. TELL ME THE ANSWER! NOW!

And welcome Malcfw. My oldest sends me strange mathmatical messages like that from trains. "Do you realise that in six years time when I am the age you were when you had me, Morgan will be the age I was when Hayden was born, and if you add our ages up and divide it by sum of the numbers of the year you were born it equals the age dad was when I was born.." or something like that :shock:
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Postby deldaisy » Thu Nov 11, 2010 1:29 pm

Tony?...................................................................
Well?
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Postby Tonyblack » Thu Nov 11, 2010 1:36 pm

deldaisy wrote:Tony?...................................................................
Well?
:lol: Click three times in the spoiler box. :P
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