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    A puzzle

    3 Friends Go Into A Motel. The Man Behind The Desk Said The Room Is 30, So Each Man Paid 10 And Went To The Room.



    A While Later The Man Behind The Desk Realized The Room Was Only 25, So He Sent The Bellboy To The 3 Guys' Room With 5. On The Way The Bellboy Couldn't Figure Out How To Split 5 Evenly Between 3 Men, So He Gave Each Man A 1 And Kept The Other 2 For Himself.



    This Meant That The 3 Men Each Paid 9 For The Room, Which Is A Total Of 27; Add The 2 That The Bellboy Kept = 29. Where Is The Other Pound?

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    Its about fees and costs, the 2 quid the bellboy keeps is a cost not a fee and should not be added but subtracted.

    What bothers me more is 3 guys in a room, were they biting pillows or playing hide the sausage or something

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    The room should have been £25 but became £27 at the moment the Bellboy nipped the £2.

    Do I need to say more ?

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    ^ yeah, just confirm that you were not in the room

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    3 Friends Go Into A Motel. The Man Behind The Desk Said The Room Is £30, So Each Lady Paid £10 And Went To The Room.



    A While Later The Man Behind The Desk Realized The Room Was Only £25, So He Sent The Bellboy To The 3 Girls Room With £5. On The Way The Bellboy Couldn't Figure Out How To Split £5 Evenly Between 3 women, So He peeked thru the keyhole for a while.


    then gave them the 5 pounds back.

    so what were they doing?

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    3 Teak Door members go to jail. DD says it will cost them 10 beers each to leave. They were all tight cnuts and said no, so off they went.

    A while later DD accepts an offer of services from Butch that would have cost him 500 baht down Soi Yodsak.
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    More like dwarves with learning disabilities....
    You are a God among Dwarves With Learning Disabilities.

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    They each paid 9.333333333333333333 for the room and the bell boy kept 1.11111111111111 pommie dollars

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    You're supposed to subtract the 2 pounds, not add it. This riddle actually tricks you into thinking you're supposed to add the 2 pounds, not subtract.

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    I have never got this riddle and have known it for years.

    Each time I think that I have it worked out, I just get really confused again.

    Something like when I had to do long division in fourth grade.

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