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Postby zenas » May 5, 2006 10:35 am

I found this quiz to the Hellenic Federation of Speleology Forum, but it comes from a french caving school. Can anyone find the order things happened to form this cave ? ( i didn't solve it, but now i know the answer, posted to the greek forum). I'll give the first two steps... C (ground)- G (space) - next ? (hint: think about the water).

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Postby Dwight Livingston » May 5, 2006 11:30 am

CEDGAFBIH

What is B, the break of the smaller block?
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Postby zenas » May 5, 2006 11:44 am

Dwight wrote:What is B, the break of the smaller block?

You are very close, B is Clay. H is where it is today the bottom of the cave.
It starts with C (ground) -G (space) -
Think of it full of water in the past.
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Postby Squirrel Girl » May 5, 2006 12:27 pm

I figured out that B was the clay. But it's a little confusing. Yes, a void had to be there for the fill E, then D, to enter. But the current void marked G truncates the fill E & D, so it is *younger* not *older* than E & D. So it amounts to what you define for G. Any void in that area post bedrock, or the currently configured void.
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Postby zenas » May 5, 2006 12:30 pm

G is the space. Filled with water in the past.
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Postby Dwight Livingston » May 5, 2006 2:16 pm

If B is clay, then B is the upper clay and D is the lower clay. I agree with Barbara that G should be the current void. However, if it's the old void, then I would answer . . .

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Postby zenas » May 5, 2006 2:46 pm

Dwight wrote:If B is clay, then B is the upper clay and D is the lower clay. I agree with Barbara that G should be the current void. However, if it's the old void, then I would answer . . .

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Postby Dwight Livingston » May 7, 2006 10:54 am

Zenas

And what about that €100000 prize then?

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Postby zenas » May 7, 2006 10:59 am

I've sent them to Wayne. Ask him to give you the money.
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Postby Wayne Harrison » May 7, 2006 2:20 pm

How much is €100000 in US $?
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Postby zenas » May 7, 2006 2:32 pm

I guess around 120.000 US$.

He were not supposed to find the answer, but he did, so please give him the chek.
If you subtract the GREEK TAXES and the transfer fees, there is 1.44 us$ left to give him.
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Postby Wayne Harrison » May 7, 2006 3:10 pm

Dwight, how about I just reliquish my claim for part of the $125 million that a very nice oil minister in Nigeria promised me for helping move some funds from his country to my bank account? I can just forward you the email I got and we can call it even Steven.
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Postby zenas » May 7, 2006 3:23 pm

:rofl:
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Postby Dwight Livingston » May 7, 2006 6:19 pm

zenas wrote:I've sent them to Wayne. Ask him to give you the money.


I must say, Zenas, that it's the little subleties of language - any language, I am sure - that I find most amusing. In the American idiom, if we are transfering a quantity of money somewhere, the common thing to say would be like "I sent IT to Wayne." It's an exchange quantity, not specific. When you said "I've sent THEM to Wayne" immediately I imagined a very real and specific pile of Euro notes, all colorful and crisp, that you could pack up in brown paper and ship via carrier. Made my mouth water.

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