### Stumper verses Stumpee

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Below freezing here this morning, scratch cat won't come inside to get warm, no deer since the cat arrived, on to the question:

There are three states that have the most buried past presidents; they are ____________ with _____, _____________ with ____, and ___________ with ____. Which states, how many presidents?

-- mitch hearn (moopups@citlink.net), November 06, 2001

Your gonna have to do better than this. I already know the answer. However, I won't give it away. For hints for everyone else. They all buried in the East side of the country. And they all equal the same number.

-- mindy (speciallady@countrylife.net), November 06, 2001.

Okay. I'll follow Mindy's nice example and won't give the whole answer away either, except to say that it's 5 for each of the three states. Come on, Mitch! Anyone who uses Google.com can answer this question with no problem. Crank it up a notch, dude! :-)

And by the way, good morning to you!

-- Cheryl in KS (cherylmccoy@rocketmail.com), November 06, 2001.

Yep can't do this one without 'looking in the book' and try hard not to do that....we do combine what brain power we can muster....do better (sort of) with riddle hints:) . Only thing we can up with here is what we think is the obvious....Virginia with Arlington cemetary....but can't agree on who is buried there.

-- Lacey (cddllt@webtv.net), November 06, 2001.

If you have the correct answer, post it, but get your numbers right first....

-- mitch hearn (moopups@citlink.net), November 06, 2001.

OK Virginia, 5 Ohio, 5 NY, 5

-- mindy (speciallady@countrylife.net), November 06, 2001.

oops. let me say 7 for Virginia

-- mindy (speciallady@countrylife.net), November 06, 2001.

I agree with Mindy.

-- Cheryl in Ks (cherylmccoy@rocketmail.com), November 06, 2001.

Your numbers are not correct according to my sources. It appears there is too much info available for presidents and I suspect you people are using computers(!!?). O.K. Lets stiffen it up a bit with a new question:

If there was a crime at your house and the police came to take fingerprints, and you had a pet _________ they would need to take this pets prints also because its prints are allmost identical to humans?

-- mitch hearn (moopups@citlink.net), November 06, 2001.

Koala bear. Are you sure that Mindy's numbers aren't correct on the previous question? I'd forgotten that Arlington Cemetery was in Virginia (DUH!), but I still get 7 for VA, and 5 for Ohio and NY. What are your numbers?

-- Cheryl in Ks (cherylmccoy@rocketmail.com), November 06, 2001.

gorilla or some kind of monkey maybe a chimp or orangatane

-- mindy (speciallady@countrylife.net), November 06, 2001.

Buried presidents, Virginia 7, New York 6, Ohio 5.

Yes Koala bears.

Question #3: There are two people who have full time jobs maintaining the doors in the White House which number__________ ?

-- mitch hearn (moopups@citlink.net), November 06, 2001.

Mitch, are you talking maintenance people doing up keep, or referring to 2 guards at the door?....Not that it is going to help me much :)

-- Lacey (cddllt@webtv.net), November 06, 2001.

The question is basicly How many doors in the White House?

I se that I am going to have to run these questions through google before posting them. Me against the world wide web, that sounds fair enough!

-- mitch hearn (moopups@citlink.net), November 06, 2001.

LOL! No, the World Wide Web against the ever valliant MITCH is not a fair battle - you'll win everytime, Mitch! At least as far as we're concerned here on the CF Forum, and who care's about anyone else???

According to the White House's official website, there are 412 doors. There are also 132 rooms, 35 bathrooms, and 6 levels, 147 windows, 28 fireplaces, 8 staircases, and 3 elevators.

-- Cheryl in KS (cherylmccoy@rocketmail.com), November 06, 2001.

By the way, Mitch, you were so right on the burial sites for the presidents question. I evidently have problems counting past 5! I rechecked my source and did a recount (maybe I'll have to move to Florida now!) and you are 100% correct. I think I tried to answer that first question too early - not enough caffeine.

-- Cheryl in KS (cherylmccoy@rocketmail.com), November 06, 2001.

Cheryl, why don't you go outside and play?

Question #4 In ancient China the poor peasants, who did not have swords and wanted to commit suicide used another method which is ___________________? Remember these people were very poor farmers with little in the way of material goods.

-- mitch hearn (moopups@citlink.net), November 06, 2001.

Mitch, they're working you way too hard!!! My kids will love all of these tonight. One a night just isn't enough for them, so today they will be happy!!!

-- Melissa (me@home.net), November 06, 2001.

Mitch, I believe the answer to Question #4 is consuming a large amount of salt.

-- j.r. guerra (jrjguerra@boultinghousesimpson.com), November 06, 2001.

Wouldn't salt have been a precious commodity? If they were farmers, maybe they used knives.

-- Cathy N. (keeper8@attcanada.ca), November 06, 2001.

If they were so poor they probably starved thereselves to death. The only other thing I can think of would be to jump infront of a heard of cattle or something. It's late and I am ready to go home. about three everyday my brain decides to take a nap.

-- mindy (speciallady@countrylife.net), November 06, 2001.

Just got home and yes JR your correct, they injested large amounts of salt. Cheryl, you can come back in to the house now!!

I see I am going to have to find google proof questions to keep posting these which will make it a bit harder to find material so about that raise....

-- mitch hearn (moopups@citlink.net), November 06, 2001.

HA! HA! Mitch!!!!!!!!! I'm still laughing!!!!! I will pay you a penny more than I am paid, just send me your address and the check will be in the mail.

-- Melissa (me@home.net), November 06, 2001.

Hey, I got one! Finally. Made my week, mitch, I've never been even close before.

Actually, I had read an article on salt before, and this article was where I learned this information. How did the peasant eat all that salt. The thought alone makes me wretch.

-- j.r. guerra (jrguerra@boultinghousesimpson.com), November 07, 2001.