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Daily Challenge #7 (9th April) - can you solve the riddle?

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LaraGransnet (GNHQ) Thu 09-Apr-20 08:36:33

Post-lockdown a gransnetter was invited to go to an exclusive event with vast quantities of gin, cake, famous hairdressers to deal with 'isolation hair', and a wodge of money for each guest. The only catch was she had to guess the password to get in. She waited by the door and listened. Another guest arrived, knocked on the door and the doorman said, "twelve." The guest replied, "six " and was let in. A second guest came to the door and the doorman said, "six." The guest replied, "three" and was let in. The gransnetter thought she had heard enough and walked up to the door. The doorman said ,"ten" and she confidently replied, "five." But she was not let in. What should she have said? Can you help her get in? confused

Mauriherb Thu 09-Apr-20 22:29:13

4

jerseygirl Thu 09-Apr-20 21:02:45

Having now seen the answer, i get it!!!

jerseygirl Thu 09-Apr-20 21:01:23

I dont understand it. I would have said 5 too, but then numbers have never been my strong point.

Leith Thu 09-Apr-20 19:43:53

4

ChrisBFC56 Thu 09-Apr-20 18:04:03

How do I get the earlier quizzes ?

LaraGransnet (GNHQ) Thu 09-Apr-20 17:40:01

Oh, we did! Sorry! blush It is as many of you guessed: three! The number of letters in the word wink

Wendy Thu 09-Apr-20 17:30:19

It’s gone 5 where’s the answer?

Janiepops Thu 09-Apr-20 16:22:49

She said 5 Mary....😖

GabriellaG54 Thu 09-Apr-20 15:38:40

10

Notsooldat75 Thu 09-Apr-20 15:27:59

Maybe inviting her was a mistake and the doorman had been told not to let her in?

Notsooldat75 Thu 09-Apr-20 15:26:28

Three - if you watch Only Connect it makes the answer easier!

Greciangirl Thu 09-Apr-20 15:24:31

Three

CardiffJaguar Thu 09-Apr-20 14:55:28

9

Gwenisgreat1 Thu 09-Apr-20 14:38:21

2

fluff Thu 09-Apr-20 14:21:28

4

Molly38 Thu 09-Apr-20 14:02:04

3

Pittcity Thu 09-Apr-20 12:50:56

3

jaynen Thu 09-Apr-20 12:50:08

3

Mouseybrown60 Thu 09-Apr-20 12:44:42

One and a half

tiredoldwoman Thu 09-Apr-20 12:25:42

3

Nanachoochoo Thu 09-Apr-20 12:11:43

2

Ruby41 Thu 09-Apr-20 12:10:16

No, she said 5!

Eebiejeebie Thu 09-Apr-20 12:00:42

3

maryhoffman37 Thu 09-Apr-20 11:57:03

All you people saying three - she SAID three and was not let in.

GreenGran78 Thu 09-Apr-20 11:49:48

Three would be my answer, too, but wondering how subsequent visitors would go on. It could get very difficult by following that rule.