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apoorvk

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\[\huge \mathbb{\color{#D32B05}{`AP㋛㋡RIDDLE!!`}}\] 8 year old Aseem looks out of his window at 10 PM and finds that it's pitch dark outside. Disappointed, he goes off to sleep. He wakes up all tired, 14 hours later (yes he loves to sleep :P), and slides open his window hoping to find bright daylight shining outside, but he is disappointed once again - it's still pitch dark! He is puzzled, angry and disappointed! Can you help explain li'l Aseem what's happening?

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  1. apoorvk
    • 2 years ago
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    P.S. - There were no eclipse forecasts, and he's very much near the equator all the time. There can be more than one reasonable answer to this situation, all I'm looking for is how imaginative we are - (doesn't require much out of the box thinking) :)

  2. shivam_bhalla
    • 2 years ago
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    @apoorvk , may be he is day dreaming because of excessive sleep :P

  3. apoorvk
    • 2 years ago
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    Nope :P

  4. dpaInc
    • 2 years ago
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    Aseem is on a plane that took off at pm and 14 hrs later the plane crossed several time zones that made it still pm local

  5. dpaInc
    • 2 years ago
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    and i have no idea what the details are... :(

  6. lgbasallote
    • 2 years ago
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    i can answer this using an lgbariddle >:))

  7. shivam_bhalla
    • 2 years ago
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    @apoorvk , I think that there were very very thick dark clouds in the sky :P

  8. lgbasallote
    • 2 years ago
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    no it's not the clouds :S

  9. apoorvk
    • 2 years ago
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    yes lgba how? should i spoil the fun now? :D

  10. lgbasallote
    • 2 years ago
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    take note of the extraordinary detail...14 hours of sleep

  11. apoorvk
    • 2 years ago
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    Yes, @dpaInc, this is exactly the answer I was looking for!!!!! Pretty fast and Phenomenal!!!!

  12. dpaInc
    • 2 years ago
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    wow..., that was a guess... i'm off to Las Vegas!!!

  13. apoorvk
    • 2 years ago
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    I was expecting people to veer of track, but @dpaInc you made short work of it - EXACTLY what I wanted to hear :P

  14. apoorvk
    • 2 years ago
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    *off

  15. shivam_bhalla
    • 2 years ago
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    LOL, @apoorvk , how can you slide open a window of a plane :P

  16. shivam_bhalla
    • 2 years ago
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    You can only slide open the shutter

  17. lgbasallote
    • 2 years ago
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    windows are transparent shivam :p

  18. apoorvk
    • 2 years ago
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    yeah you slide the "plastic panel" open after which is the the thick glass window, which you obviously can't.

  19. lgbasallote
    • 2 years ago
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    but you can break it

  20. shivam_bhalla
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    @lgba, unless you want the plane to crash, never do it :P

  21. apoorvk
    • 2 years ago
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    Yeah you can break it - and risk the lives of all the people onboard

  22. lgbasallote
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    it's not going to crash.....just...go out of control due to pressure

  23. shivam_bhalla
    • 2 years ago
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    LOL @lgba, If the window braks, then due to pressure differece, the plan will be ripped apart mid-air

  24. shivam_bhalla
    • 2 years ago
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    *breaks

  25. apoorvk
    • 2 years ago
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    shivam is right.

  26. shivam_bhalla
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    *plane

  27. lgbasallote
    • 2 years ago
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    no it wont....the people will just fly out of the window....then the plane will crash....but at least people didnt die of "crash"

  28. apoorvk
    • 2 years ago
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    unless you are very lucky, you may be blown out.

  29. shivam_bhalla
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    I have seen the nat -geo air crash episodes . I love them. One such thing happened too

  30. shivam_bhalla
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    @lgbasallote , pressure is so intense that the plane will also break apart

  31. lgbasallote
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    but the people will fly out first :p

  32. lgbasallote
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    ive seen it ive been there..you dont want it

  33. shivam_bhalla
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    @lgbasallote , people who have put the seat belt won't fly out first. .

  34. apoorvk
    • 2 years ago
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    haha lol. btw i just came with another abstract solution. This kid is so filthy rich, that he is on tourist trip in space, and ofcourse the space looks dark from outside the atmosphere due to absence of miniscule particles which diffract light! :P (space tourism is not a myth anymore btw)

  35. lgbasallote
    • 2 years ago
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    then the seats will fly with them...all i know is they wont die of "crash" because they wouldve been long dropped before the plane reaches ground

  36. shivam_bhalla
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    LOL @ lgbasallote, if he flies with seats, then there are chances of survival because parachutes are underneath every seat :P

  37. shivam_bhalla
    • 2 years ago
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    But he should catch hold of the seat and wearing parachute mid-air is almost impossible :P

  38. jazy
    • 2 years ago
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    random thought: A plane is flying on the border of New Mexico and Arizona. Suddenly it crashes! Where do they bury the survivors?

  39. lgbasallote
    • 2 years ago
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    lol

  40. shivam_bhalla
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    @jazy , in the sea :P

  41. apoorvk
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    There are NO survivors!!

  42. apoorvk
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    and you don't bury the survivors!!!

  43. shivam_bhalla
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    LOL, why should they bury the survivors, LOLOL :P

  44. apoorvk
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    Survivors - why would you bury them? :D let 'em live

  45. jazy
    • 2 years ago
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    @apoorvk is correct:D lol

  46. shivam_bhalla
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    He / can survive if they wear the parachute 0.5 sec after the window broke. If he/she wears the parachute within 5 sec and then flies out, then there are chances of survival :P

  47. lgbasallote
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    WHY WOULD YOU LET THEM LIVE?!!! THEY SURVIVED A CRASH AND YOU LET THEM LIVE?!!! EUTHANASIA I SAY!!!!

  48. lgbasallote
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    @shivam_bhalla apparently the people's insides are gonna fly out :p

  49. apoorvk
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    BWAHAHAHA!!!

  50. shivam_bhalla
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    along with the debris of the plane @lgba :P

  51. apoorvk
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    Btw, parachutes aren't generally provided for everyone in economy class. Only business class folks get that luxury :/

  52. shivam_bhalla
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    @apoorvk , they are now mandatory for every class

  53. dpaInc
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    sorry man... :(

  54. lgbasallote
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    WHAT?!!! WHAT HAPPENED TO SOCIAL CLASSISM?!!!

  55. apoorvk
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    No they are just flotation devices. In fact parachutes aren't even provided in Business Class either (I was wrong) - they just get a life jacket sort of thing, while economy class has to make use of the 'foam' seat. Check this link http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20080624233147AAGDzWT @dpaInc 'sorry' what for?

  56. shivam_bhalla
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    @apoorvk , right :D I was confusing between life jacket and parachute :P

  57. apoorvk
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    yup.

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