Re: U2 "joke"

Charlene Grainger ([email protected])
Fri, 07 Aug 1998 15:55:46 EST

>> "U2" has a concert that starts in 17 minutes and they must
all cross a
>> bridge to get there. All four men begin on the same side of
the bridge.
>> You must help them across to the other side. It is night.
>> There is one flashlight. A maximum of two people can cross
at one time.
>> Any party who crosses, either 1 or 2 people, must have the
>> with
>> them. The flashlight must be walked back and forth, >it
cannot be
>> thrown,
>> etc. Each band member walks at a different speed. A pair
must walk
>> together at the rate of the slower man's pace:
>> Bono:- 1 minute to cross
>> Edge:- 2 minutes to cross
>> Adam:- 5 minutes to cross
>> Larry:-10 minutes to cross
>> For example: if Bono and Larry walk across first, 10 minutes
>> elapsed
>> when they get to the other side of the bridge. If Larry
then returns
>> with
>> the flashlight, a total of 20 minutes have passed and you
have failed
>> the
>> mission.

    (what) (how long) (time elapsed)
    Edge and Larry cross - 10 minutes - 10 minutes
    Edge returns - 2 minutes - 12 minutes
    Bono and Edge cross - 2 minutes - 14 minutes
Adam has a hangover and so therefore can't play!
(So NOW we know why he wasn't at that Sydney show! Damn bridges!)

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