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Old 01-12-2013, 03:56 PM   #10546
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Two people enter an empty room.
After four hours, one person leaves the room, but that still leaves two people in the room.

How?
Did one of them give birth?
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Old 01-12-2013, 03:57 PM   #10547
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Did one of them give birth?
I though it was too easy! But well done, Bilbo. Over to you.
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Old 01-12-2013, 04:10 PM   #10548
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It was a delivery room, and a mother had given birth during that 4 hours?

EDIT: I've done it AGAIN!!! Didn't notice there was a next page...
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Old 01-12-2013, 05:23 PM   #10549
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Expecting a cold snap here in the UK, so what is the lowest temperature ever recorded on earth (in centigrade please and to the nearest degree)?
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Old 01-12-2013, 05:33 PM   #10550
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I would guess it would have occurred in Antarctica - I have read that the winds coming off the mountains covered by glaciers produce phenomenal low temps. Diaries by Scott, Amundsen, and others report daily temps of -50 C as bearable, so I would guess a record low would be considerably lower. So, I'll guess -75 C.
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Old 01-12-2013, 05:37 PM   #10551
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I would guess it would have occurred in Antarctica - I have read that the winds coming off the mountains covered by glaciers produce phenomenal low temps. Diaries by Scott, Amundsen, and others report daily temps of -50 C as bearable, so I would guess a record low would be considerably lower. So, I'll guess -75 C.
It was in Antarctica, yes, but not -75 C.
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Old 01-12-2013, 08:17 PM   #10552
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-90c in Antarctica


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Old 01-12-2013, 08:25 PM   #10553
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-86 degrees at some research station in Antarctica.
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Old 01-13-2013, 04:05 AM   #10554
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CO2 would condense out of the atmosphere at -78C, and I'm sure I would have heard of that if it had ever been recorded anywhere.

I'll say -45C
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Old 01-13-2013, 04:42 AM   #10555
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-86 degrees at some research station in Antarctica.
Closest so far, but not within 1 degree yet.

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CO2 would condense out of the atmosphere at -78C, and I'm sure I would have heard of that if it had ever been recorded anywhere.

I'll say -45C
No, considerably colder than that.
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I guess a logical guess then would be -83 degrees.
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Old 01-13-2013, 09:48 AM   #10557
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I guess a logical guess then would be -83 degrees.
Not quite logical enough, sorry.
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Old 01-13-2013, 09:50 AM   #10558
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Bilbo1967, you missed:

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Old 01-13-2013, 09:51 AM   #10559
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Ah, my apologies, Stitchawl is near enough. It was -89.2 C.
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Old 01-13-2013, 09:53 AM   #10560
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Wow. Cold enough for the CO2 in the atmosphere to precipitate out of the air.
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