## Monthly Archive - October 2014brain teasers, puzzles, riddles, mathematical problems, mastermind, cinemania... These are the tasks listed 1 to 10. |

## What a winning combination?

The computer chose a secret code (sequence of 4 digits from 1 to 6). Your goal is to find that code. Black circles indicate the number of hits on the right spot. White circles indicate the number of hits on the wrong spot.**36**

**James Lillard**.

## Calculate the number 2928

NUMBERMANIA: Calculate the number 2928 using numbers [6, 3, 1, 5, 21, 928] and basic arithmetic operations (+, -, *, /). Each of the numbers can be used only once.**25**

**Sanja Šabović**.

## CINEMANIA: Guess the movie title

A young recruit in Vietnam faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man. Film was made in 1986.**49**

**Djordje Timotijevic**.

### Why parents go grey

The boss of a big company needed to call one of his employees about an urgent problem with one of the main computers. He dialed the employees home phone number and was greeted with a child's whispered, "Hello?"

Feeling put out at the inconvenience of having to talk to a youngster the boss asked, "Is your Daddy home?"

"Yes", whispered the small voice.

"May I talk with him?" the man asked. To the surprise of the boss, the small voice whispered, "No."

Wanting to talk with an adult, the boss asked, "Is your Mommy there?"

"Yes", came the answer.

"May I talk with her?" Again the small voice whispered, "no".

Knowing that it was not likely that a young child would be left home alone, the boss decided he would just leave a message with the person who should be there watching over the child. "Is there any one there besides you?" the boss asked the child.

"Yes" whispered the child, "A policeman".

Wondering what a cop would be doing at his employee's home, the boss asked, "May I speak with the policeman"?

"No, he's busy", whispered the child.

"Busy doing what?, asked the boss.

"Talking to Daddy and Mommy and the Fireman", came the whispered answer.

Growing concerned and even worried as he heard what sounded like a helicopter through the ear piece on the phone the boss asked, "What is that noise?"

"A hello-copper", answered the whispering voice. "What is going on there?", asked the boss, now alarmed. In an awed whispering voice the child answered, "The search team just landed the hello-copper"

Alarmed, concerned and more than just a little frustrated the boss asked, "Why are they there"?

Still whispering, the young voice replied along with a muffled giggle:

"They're looking for me"

## Which is a winning combination of digits?

The computer chose a secret code (sequence of 4 digits from 1 to 6). Your goal is to find that code. Black circles indicate the number of hits on the right spot. White circles indicate the number of hits on the wrong spot.**36**

**James Lillard**.

## Calculate the number 479

NUMBERMANIA: Calculate the number 479 using numbers [5, 2, 8, 8, 89, 295] and basic arithmetic operations (+, -, *, /). Each of the numbers can be used only once.**23**

**Sanja Šabović**.

## Find the right combination

The computer chose a secret code (sequence of 4 digits from 1 to 6). Your goal is to find that code. Black circles indicate the number of hits on the right spot. White circles indicate the number of hits on the wrong spot.**37**

**James Lillard**.

## Calculate the number 1035

NUMBERMANIA: Calculate the number 1035 using numbers [6, 4, 8, 2, 45, 808] and basic arithmetic operations (+, -, *, /). Each of the numbers can be used only once.**19**

**Sanja Šabović**.

## CINEMANIA: Guess the movie title

When soldiers in World War I refuse to continue with an impossible attack, their superior officers decide to make an example of them. Film was made in 1957.**35**

**Sanja Šabović**.

## Find the right combination

The computer chose a secret code (sequence of 4 digits from 1 to 6). Your goal is to find that code. Black circles indicate the number of hits on the right spot. White circles indicate the number of hits on the wrong spot.**37**

**James Lillard**.

## Calculate the number 4114

NUMBERMANIA: Calculate the number 4114 using numbers [5, 8, 9, 4, 48, 848] and basic arithmetic operations (+, -, *, /). Each of the numbers can be used only once.**20**

**Sanja Šabović**.