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Little Lost Child
Little Lost Child
One day, five couples took their children to the Millersville High Flying amusement park for a day of fun in the sun. While each couple had only one child, they were good friends who often traveled together so the children got along well together. Everyone enjoyed the day tremendously, though each child at one time or another managed to get lost for a time...
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Millersville Races
Millersville Races
Millersville celebrated the town's 150th anniversary last weekend. All weekend the town center and green were alive with activities and townspeople. The weekend started with a series of road races, sponsored by various downtown businesses and services. Anyone could participate in the races, adults or children, and some of the races were serious, while others were humorous, definitely just for fun. Each race was won by a different individual and the ages of all winners spanned over 50 years...
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Ventriloquist Act
Ventriloquist Act
A popular ventriloquist comedy act was in town last week. The show was fantastic and ran for four days during the week. The ventriloquist was very good and he used a variety of unique puppets that truly came alive while he talked with them. While he used a variety of puppets during each show, each night featured a routine with one puppet in particular and each featured puppet involved only one topic. Determine the nights that the show ran, the name of each featured puppet and what topic each talked about, and the time the show started each night.
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Bahamas Cruise
Bahamas Cruise
Earlier this month, five couples went on a cruise together for their annual vacation. The trip lasted for a week and the couples spent most of their time together. Each morning they would meet for breakfast and decide what to do for the day. On the fourth morning however, the ship stopped at a tropical island resort and the couples discovered that everyone wanted to do something different. At length, they decided to split up for the day and meet back on the ship for supper to share their adventures with each other...
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Holiday Vacation
Holiday Vacation
Four students, all currently in different colleges, decided to travel during their holiday break this year. Each chose a different location and a different activity to keep them busy during the holidays. When their vacation was over, each returned to a different college, refreshed and ready for a new semester. Determine the full name of each student, what activity each pursued during their holiday break, what place each student traveled to, and what city each student returned to after the holiday break was over...
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Backyard Birds
Backyard Birds
Sara and her four best friends all enjoyed both their gardens and the flock of small birds that took up residence with them every year. Each of them kept bird feeders in their back yard, catering to a flurry of gold finches, cardinals, chickadees, and many other feathery species. They often spent lazy summer afternoons relaxing in the shade, watching the busy activity of the birds flitting to and fro. This spring, as the friends were busy preparing their gardens for a new growing season, each noted the arrival of their feathered friends. In conversation the following day, the five of them were quite surprised to discover that each of them had a pair of birds building a nest in the eaves of the roof for one of the structures around their homes, and of course, each nesting pair of birds was of a different species...
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Interview Madness
Interview Madness
A company was interviewing people for four jobs that had become available. One Monday morning, four people came in to interview. Each interviewee talked with a different manager about a different job. Determine the full name of each interviewee, the full name of each manager, and the job each interviewed for...
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Planting Time Again
Planting Time Again
While the northern regions are struggling with yet another snowstorm, the southern regions are gearing up for spring, and planting time. This week, four farmers planted seed in the first of their fields. As it happens, each farmer planted on a different day, in a different direction, and even planted a different crop...
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Flex Time
Flex Time
The Widget Factory has just started a new program for their employees. From now on, all employees can work on a flexible time schedule. The employees greeted this new program with great enthusiasm and soon productivity in all areas was much improved. Determine the full name of five of the Widget Factory employees, their start times, and the department in which they work.
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A Day of Car Racing
A Day of Car Racing
Larry and four friends went to the racetrack to witness the big car race held this past weekend. Five different contenders sped their way around the track to victory, or defeat. The race ended with no major crashes and an exciting dead heat to the finish line. The five friends had such a good time, they made arrangements right on the spot to return the following month for the next big race...
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Lottery Winners
Lottery Winners
The MegaMillions Lottery was a sponsored lottery in which 13 different states participated and a winning ticket hadn’t been drawn in several months. Finally on Wednesday night, the MegaMillions jackpot was won – by five people in different states. Since the total was so large, each winner received over 70 million dollars. Each of the winners was interviewed shortly after discovering they held a winning ticket, revealing what each first planned to do with the sudden wealth. Determine the full name of each winner, what state each winner lived in, and what each planned to do first with their winnings.
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Bees Buzz
Bees Buzz
Mrs. Adams took her 4th grade class outside yesterday for their science lesson because it was such a beautiful day out. The day’s assignment was to draw or sketch something in the natural world, that they had observed while outside during class. Five of her students decided to draw bees, and to her great surprise, each not only chose to draw a different species of bee, but all five of the drawings were detailed enough that at a glance, the differences between each bee were apparent...
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Family Barbeque
Family Barbeque
Four coworkers are all going on different vacations during the month of February. Each proclaimed that they wanted to go somewhere warm for awhile – they’d seen enough snow for one winter. The rest of their departments watched them come and go with envy. Each coworker had a wonderful time and returned to work with a tan and lots of pictures of their trip. Determine the full name of each vacationer, the city each is traveling to, the means of transportation being used (one was an airplane), and how long each vacationer plans to stay (3 to 6 days).
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Winter Vacation
Winter Vacation
Four coworkers are all going on different vacations during the month of February. Each proclaimed that they wanted to go somewhere warm for awhile – they’d seen enough snow for one winter. The rest of their departments watched them come and go with envy. Each coworker had a wonderful time and returned to work with a tan and lots of pictures of their trip. Determine the full name of each vacationer, the city each is traveling to, the means of transportation being used (one was an airplane), and how long each vacationer plans to stay (3 to 6 days).
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Saturday Night Date
Saturday Night Date
Five different boys had a crush on five different girls. During school, each boy asked the girl out on a date this Saturday night. Each was very relieved when the girls agreed. Schedules and parents were arranged for pick-ups and drop-offs so that at 5pm, five young couples were en-route to a different activity for the evening. Determine the full name of each boy, the full name of each girl he asked, and what each couple did on Saturday night.
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Best in Show
Best in Show
The Millersville Annual Dog Show was this past weekend and they got a remarkable turnout this year. Not only did they have contestants in most breed categories, but they had some qualify for national marks. Like any other show, there were the inevitable crisis situations but all were relatively minor, and as well the show had its share of humorous situations. The highlight of the event was the awarding of the Best in Show ribbons. As it happens, four places were awarded and each went to a different dog breed...
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Truckin’ Cross Country
Truckin’ Cross Country
Four truckers are hauling loads in their 18-wheelers from Newark, New Jersey clear across the country to California. The truckers all had different loads and stopped in different cities for rest breaks on the way across the country. These truck drivers were all veterans of this long haul trip and knew the roads and the route well enough to avoid typical commuter-driven traffic. But without a crystal ball, the occasional accident, road construction, or even flooded bridge just can’t be avoided. Each of them got caught in traffic from one such event that delayed them for a time, but in general their long hauls went smoothly...
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Christmas Choir Soloists
Christmas Choir Soloists
The high school choir held a concert on the last Saturday evening before Christmas this year. The choir, made up of both boys and girls, sang five popular Christmas carols as well as a selection of medleys. Five of the choir had short solo parts, one each, in the five Christmas carols. Determine the full name of each soloist, what year of high school each soloist was currently in (Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior), and the name of the Christmas Carol in which each performed their solo part.
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Harvest Craft Show
Harvest Craft Show
The 38th annual Harvest Craft show, put on by the Millersville Rotary Club, was held last weekend. Held at the Millersville high school, the craft show is an annual tradition for the townsfolk and always attracts a large crowd. This year, 120 dealers setup to sell their wares - everything from handmade quilts and hand-knitted sweaters to homemade jellies and fresh honey, to homemade soaps and hand-carved toys. Five friends visited the craft show together, browsing through the booths Saturday morning when the craft show first opened. Each friend ended up buying both a gift for another friend and something for themselves...
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Friday Night Bowling
Friday Night Bowling
Four couples bowl every Friday night in the Millersville Couples-Only bowling league. They’re about halfway through the first half of the winter season, and competition is starting to get fierce for placement. Each night, the couples bowl three games and can win up to 8 points for the night. Last Friday, all four couples moved up in the league ranks, though none of the couples played each other this week. Determine the first names of each couple, the number of points they won on Friday night, and each couple’s team name.
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