Pickled Egg Quiz

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Re: Pickled Egg Quiz

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NewcastleFalcon wrote:
01 Apr 2021, 21:02


Here's a number one which looked easier than their sequence thing
Using the numbers 2, 4, 6 and 8 and the simple operations + - x / ( ) Make 25 (obviously you can only use each number once)
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How about:
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4 x (6+2/8) =25
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mickthemaverick wrote:
01 Apr 2021, 21:44
NewcastleFalcon wrote:
01 Apr 2021, 21:02


Here's a number one which looked easier than their sequence thing
Using the numbers 2, 4, 6 and 8 and the simple operations + - x / ( ) Make 25 (obviously you can only use each number once)
Regards Neil
How about:
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4 x (6+2/8) =25
:-D
That's it Mick. Well worked out. I saw the answer on the Chess Forum as it was posted next post to the question. I probably would have struggled, and not thought of using the fraction route to generate the odd number required from the 4 evens.

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I spent a while trying to get 5 out of 4, 6 and 8 so I could square it and then the penny dropped to use fractions. :-D Enjoyable bit of mental exercise!!
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Anyone know their Castles?

This is a photo of a photo. In the foreground is a Renault 20TX and its on its holidays from Durham probably 1983 ish along with My Mum and Dad. I have an idea the region its likely to be in, but don't know which one it is as yet.

Easy enough quiz there is plenty there. No need for spoilers just see if you can identify it. Fastest finger first.
wheresthisthen ?
wheresthisthen ?
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From our trip to North Wales I'd go for Harlech or Cricieth, can't remember which is which!! :-D
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mickthemaverick wrote:
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From our trip to North Wales I'd go for Harlech or Cricieth, can't remember which is which!! :-D
Yes that was the region I was thinking, have to drag up some images.

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Yes definitely Harlech although I think they have got a more highly engineered entrance walkway now rather than the rickety steps.
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What does this recipe make :?:

49% Distilled Water
49% Alcohol
1% triethanolamine phosphate (surfactant)
1% sodium mercaptobenzothiazole (stenching agent)
No its not Absinthe :-D

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Brake fluid? :shock:
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Stink bombs?
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Re: Pickled Egg Quiz

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mickthemaverick wrote:
23 Apr 2021, 11:44
Brake fluid? :shock:
myglaren wrote:
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Stink bombs?

No not brake fluid under any formulation I have seen, and not stink bombs.

The question didn't come out of thin air but had a reference in one of my posts today, and I never knew although one of my past vehicles did use the stuff.

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That was the reason for my emoticon in the answer, I couldn't believe it, but here is the evidence!! :-D
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mickthemaverick wrote:
23 Apr 2021, 13:59
That was the reason for my emoticon in the answer, I couldn't believe it, but here is the evidence!! :-D
I saw the Wiki article on Brake fluid, but also within that the recipe was given for Hydrolastic fluid with that specification. I wonder if that site you linked to just pulled the info from the wiki page incorrectly.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brake_flu ... mpressible.
Hydragas and Hydrolastic suspension
Hydragas and Hydrolastic suspension were a widely used form of hydropneumatic suspension, designed by Alex Moulton, and used on British Leyland cars from the 1960s. This system was not engine-driven and did not involve the braking system.

The fluid was a low viscosity fluid based on diluted alcohol.[9]

49% alcohol
49% distilled water
1% triethanolamine phosphate (surfactant)
1% sodium mercaptobenzothiazole (stenching agent)
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This link to the Hydragas Technical register, which looks to be fairly authoritative has some info on Hydrolastic fluid to back up its "recipe" information,

http://www.hydragas.co.uk/technical.html

The Wiki page lists the various specs of the DOT brake fluids 2.3.4.5. etc constituents, which don't match with that recipe for "brake Fluid". Dot 2 was based on castor oil for example ...

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NewcastleFalcon wrote:
23 Apr 2021, 14:33

I saw the Wiki article on Brake fluid, but also within that the recipe was given for Hydrolastic fluid with that specification. I wonder if that site you linked to just pulled the info from the wiki page incorrectly.

Regards Neil
I thought it was odd that brake fluid would contain 49% water since water in the brake fuid is a condition you do not want!! I have emailed the company and we will see what they say! :)
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The answer on my card was Hydrolastic Fluid, and I think the hydragas technical info section on hydrolastic fluid pretty much confirms that.

It got a mention on the side notes to the Flickr picture of the Wolseley on my A to Z, although the Princess did use the hydragas development of the system.
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