June 25th, 2013 07:04 pm    5 comments

THIRD POST – JUNE 25, 2013 – SYRPER’S WEEKLY BRAINTEASER

SYRPER’S WILDLY POPULAR BRAINTEASER IS BACK TO TEST YOUR MENTAL METTLE AND TO KEEP YOU ON YOUR TOES.  REMEMBER, THE WINNER GETS A FREE LIFETIME MEMBERSHIP IN DENSA, THE REFINED HUMAN’S SUPREME INTELLECTUAL GOAL IN LIFE: 1.  Prince Tamim of Qatar, just invested as leader,  is known for what peculiarity: a. He has a prehensile…

December 7th, 2012 08:56 pm    Comments Off on FOURTH POST – DECEMBER 7, 2012 – WEEKLY BRAINTEASER FOR THOSE WITH FORTITUDE

FOURTH POST – DECEMBER 7, 2012 – WEEKLY BRAINTEASER FOR THOSE WITH FORTITUDE

FOURTH POST – DECEMBER 7, 2012 – WEEKLY BRAINTEASER FOR THOSE WITH FORTITUDE No one won the mind-bending Brainteaser last week.  If you’ll recall, it was limited to only QUENSA members.  Unfortunately, QUENSA has so few members that nobody sent in a set of answers.  It appears they were all contemplating their navels. Let’s try…

December 1st, 2012 07:08 pm    Comments Off on FOURTH POST – DECEMBER 1, 2012 – WEEKLY BRAINTEASER FOR MEMBERS OF QUENSA ONLY

FOURTH POST – DECEMBER 1, 2012 – WEEKLY BRAINTEASER FOR MEMBERS OF QUENSA ONLY

FOURTH POST – DECEMBER 1, 2012 – WEEKLY BRAINTEASER FOR MEMBERS OF QUENSA ONLY; MENSA MEMBERS NOT QUALIFIED AND NOT ENCOURAGED TO TRY Various organizations representing individuals with very high Wechsler IQ results have petitioned to have a test designed for their members only at least once per year.  This test is the result of their…

November 5th, 2012 07:43 pm    Comments Off on FOURTH POST – NOVEMBER 5, 2012 – WEEKLY BRAINTEASER

FOURTH POST – NOVEMBER 5, 2012 – WEEKLY BRAINTEASER

FOURTH POST – NOVEMBER 5, 2012 – SYRPER’S ENORMOUSLY POPULAR WEEKLY BRAINTEASER. It is with some measure of solemnity that we bring you this week’s mind-bending, brain-crushing, Brainteaser.  Wallowing in praise makes one vulnerable to accusations of “snobbery”, “elitism” and even, “pomposity”, inter alia, even though we try oh so hard to remain an instrument…

October 19th, 2012 06:34 pm    2 comments

FOURTH POST – OCTOBER 19, 2012 – WEEKLY BRAINTEASER

FOURTH POST – OCTOBER 19, 2012 – SYRPER’S WILDLY POPULAR BRAINTEASER.  A WEEKEND IN TIERRA DEL FUEGO FOR THE WINNER. You are not permitted to use any research modality like the Internet or the OED.  Use only number 7 lead pencils with yellow legal pads.  We’re watching. 1.  Who is the star of the French family…

October 3rd, 2012 05:38 pm    Comments Off on SIXTH POST – OCTOBER 3, 2012 – WEEKLY BRAINTEASER; MAJOR PRIZE FOR WINNER

SIXTH POST – OCTOBER 3, 2012 – WEEKLY BRAINTEASER; MAJOR PRIZE FOR WINNER

SIXTH POST – OCTOBER 3, 2012 – SYRPER’S WILDLY POPULAR WEEKLY BRAINTEASER; FABULOUS PRIZE FOR WINNER. Once again we must warn the sedulous reader about the rules.  You cannot use any reference work to assist you.  We will know! And you will be punished for violating the rules.  You are allowed to have one sheet…