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# Anyone up for a riddle? (Might need paper and pen...and try not to google)

There are 6 straight sticks lined in a row like so...

l l l l l l

If you add another 5 straight sticks, it will equal 9. How is that possible?

Asked by starbucks81 at 12:54 AM on Mar. 8, 2009 in Just for Fun

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• NINE

Answer by Chandra034 at 1:03 AM on Mar. 8, 2009

• I dont get it...

Answer by Mikayla_lynn at 12:57 AM on Mar. 8, 2009

• You will get it once the answer is revealed Mikayla. =)

I want to see if anyone will get the answer to the riddle first.

Answer by starbucks81 at 1:01 AM on Mar. 8, 2009

• Because you do the diagonal slash through four to make 5

Answer by Anonymous at 1:02 AM on Mar. 8, 2009

• omg no idea

Answer by josalin at 1:02 AM on Mar. 8, 2009

• Can you make it spell N I N E with the additional lines?

Answer by toriandgrace at 1:03 AM on Mar. 8, 2009

• U add the diagnol line to make a set of 5 and then the 4

Answer by Gigi1969 at 1:04 AM on Mar. 8, 2009

• Anon got it first-What did I win?

Answer by Anonymous at 1:05 AM on Mar. 8, 2009

• anon: that doesnt work, you only added 3, not 5

Answer by Chandra034 at 1:06 AM on Mar. 8, 2009

• Chandra you beat me to it, I'm still proud of myself though : )

Answer by toriandgrace at 1:07 AM on Mar. 8, 2009

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