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I will need someone to answer some of my questions in the answer pod below for this to work.

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 Nov 6, 2017
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Pick a 4 digit number.

 Nov 6, 2017
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(Anyone can answer)

ProMagma  Nov 6, 2017
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1000\

 Nov 6, 2017
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Sorry It has to be someone with a login, so I can message them the future.

 

I should have told you that

ProMagma  Nov 6, 2017
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actually this will work, but can you pick a number that is random? this one will be too easy

ProMagma  Nov 6, 2017
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anyone...   frown

 Nov 6, 2017
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4513

 Nov 6, 2017
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Okay... should I tell everyone who you really are?

ProMagma  Nov 6, 2017
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The Future Answer will be 24511

 

 

**I am not Cheating**

 

this works better in real life but o well

ProMagma  Nov 6, 2017
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Now pick another 4 digit number *randomly*

ProMagma  Nov 6, 2017
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Okay... I pick  8101

 Nov 6, 2017
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ok, now I will pick a random 4 digit number

ProMagma  Nov 6, 2017
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I pick 1898

ProMagma  Nov 6, 2017
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Okay now you pick again

ProMagma  Nov 6, 2017
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8134

 Nov 6, 2017
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Ok now me one more time

ProMagma  Nov 6, 2017
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and I will pick 1865

ProMagma  Nov 6, 2017
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now add all of the numbers we picked

 

4513

8101

1898

8134

1865

____

What is this??

ProMagma  Nov 6, 2017
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24511   smiley

 Nov 6, 2017
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AND THAT WAS THE NUMBER I PICKED AS THE FUTURE NUMBER!!

 

Can you figure out how I did this?

 

winkwinkwink

ProMagma  Nov 6, 2017
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That is neat!  I will think about it.....

hectictar  Nov 6, 2017
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alright!! cheeky 

 

I am tired after the fast typing

 

🤣🤣🤣

ProMagma  Nov 6, 2017
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That's pretty neat, PM  !!!!

 

Let  me try !!!!!

 

9999

 

 

cool cool cool

 Nov 7, 2017
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You will probably figure it out but here it is!

 

You future number will be 29997.

 

 

laughlaughlaugh

ProMagma  Nov 7, 2017
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Now you pick another number randomly.

ProMagma  Nov 7, 2017
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OK

 

3333

 

 

cool cool cool

CPhill  Nov 7, 2017
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Okay now I choose one, 

 

6666

 

smiley

ProMagma  Nov 7, 2017
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Now you once more

ProMagma  Nov 7, 2017
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OK

 

1111

 

 

cool cool cool

CPhill  Nov 7, 2017
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I know the next number you're going to pick.....8888  !!!

 

cool cool cool

CPhill  Nov 7, 2017
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Hahaha!! and I choose 

 

8888

ProMagma  Nov 7, 2017
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YES!!

 

You got it!!

 

Now add up all of the 4 digit numbers

ProMagma  Nov 7, 2017
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(I have to go very soon but I will be back tomorrow)

ProMagma  Nov 7, 2017
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HAHAHA!!!!!...I know it will come to 29997  !!!

 

I think I have the trick....although I'm not sure

 

You ask the person to pick a 4 digit number

 

Then...you add  9999 * 2   =  19998  to that number

 

This will be the "future number"

 

When they pick the next number.....you make sure that the number you pick and  their second number sum to 9999

 

When they pick their final number......you do the same thing......you make sure that your final number and their final number sum to 9999

 

So....the future number is just   their first number +  9999 * 2

 

Am I close ???

 

 

cool cool cool  

CPhill  Nov 7, 2017
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Yes, You were ​very close, spot on infact!!!

 

I learned this in 3rd grade and it took me a week to figure it out!

 

smiley

ProMagma  Nov 7, 2017
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One question.....you must be able to use numbers that have 3 leading 0s as possible four digit numbers????

 

Because....had I picked 9999 originally and then 9998....you would have had to use 0001 to get the first sum of 9999

 

And if I had picked 9997 as my last number.....you would have had to use 0002   to get the second 9999 sum......

 

Is this correct ???

 

 

cool cool cool

CPhill  Nov 7, 2017
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Yes, those would have been the nubers that I would have picked laugh

 

You got it!! 

ProMagma  Nov 7, 2017
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It's still a pretty good "trick" ..........smiley

 

 

cool cool cool

CPhill  Nov 7, 2017
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Yes, I like it a lot

 

I love to prank my friends wink

ProMagma  Nov 7, 2017
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You could make some money betting that you could "predict" their "final" number....LOL!!!!

 

 

cool cool cool

CPhill  Nov 7, 2017
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Duudeee I should!! haha!

 

laughcoollaugh

ProMagma  Nov 7, 2017
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I think I know every answer that you and him chose had at least one 1 in it or more.

 Nov 7, 2017
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Haha that just happened to happen!! I didn't even notice!

ProMagma  Nov 7, 2017
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I actually think the factor is that ProMagma was allowed to choose a number to add to the pile.  If he didn't get to choose, I really don't know how one would get this trick to work.  Unless mindreading over computers was developed.  indecision

 Nov 7, 2017
edited by Vivien  Nov 7, 2017
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Yes, that is true, if I was not able to choose a number it would not work.

ProMagma  Nov 7, 2017
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5876

 Nov 9, 2017
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Okay, your "Future Number" will be 25874

ProMagma  Nov 9, 2017
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Now pick another 4 digit number.

ProMagma  Nov 9, 2017
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1895

 Nov 10, 2017
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Ok, no I pick one,

 

8104

 

Now you pick another...

ProMagma  Nov 12, 2017
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now*

ProMagma  Nov 12, 2017
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2094

 Nov 12, 2017
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Okay, now I pick one

 

7905

 

Okay, now add up the chosen numbers (exept for the "future number")

ProMagma  Nov 12, 2017
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This isn't really a trick right? It is just some subtraction and addition.......

 

It's like those pick a random number......now subtract you original number.

It just cancels out...

 Nov 15, 2017

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