Quiz question.

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  1. Torus34

    Torus34 No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    Man goes to hardware [ironmonger's] store. Says, "I want to buy 5."
    Man behind counter says, "That will be $1.00."
    Man says, "Sorry. I really meant to say I wanted 25."
    Man behind counter says, "OK. That's $2.00."
    Man says, "Sorry again. I really wanted 127."
    Man behind counter says, "That comes to $3.00 total."

    What was the man buying?
     
  2. Corry

    Corry Flirtacious and Bodacious Supporting Member

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    tape measure?
     
  3. Torus34

    Torus34 No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    No cigar.

    Nice try, though. [Hope I'm not infringing on your staked-out territory!]
     
  4. Corry

    Corry Flirtacious and Bodacious Supporting Member

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    Nope! Not at all! I won't get a chance to hear the trivia question on the radio much this week anyway. :p
     
  5. Torus34

    Torus34 No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    Thank you.

    I'll PM the answer to you if you wish.
     
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    Corry Flirtacious and Bodacious Supporting Member

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    nah, I can wait til someone gets it! :)
     
  7. Andrea K

    Andrea K TPF Noob!

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    Digits

    one dollar for every digit
     
  8. MommyOf4Boys

    MommyOf4Boys TPF Noob!

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    numbers..but i see andrea guessed that..but I will still stick with numbers lol.
     
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    Torus34 No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    Yup!

    House numbers.

    Nice going!
     

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