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Tuesday's Daily Quiz

Jasdip
2 months ago

The average length of time it takes for this is just 14 seconds. What is it?

---- To determine whether or not you like your Christmas gift!

Today's question is

Assuming Rudolph stays in the front, there are how many ways of arranging the other reindeer? Haha, I certainly don't expect you to get it, it's just a fun question. Take a guess.

Comments (32)

  • roxsol
    2 months ago

    Are you including Olive in this, Jasdip?

  • Judy Good
    2 months ago

    36

  • PRO
    User
    2 months ago

    The formula is 8! 8!=40,320.


    (That's 8 factorial - 8x7x6x5x4x3x2x1 = 40,320)


    Who knew statistics would be helpful at the KT? lol

  • roxsol
    2 months ago

    Okay, so with Olive it would be 362,880. Without Olive I agree^^^^ 40,320.

  • Annie Deighnaugh
    2 months ago

    Actually I think it's 10,080 = 2x7!

    The reindeer are in pairs. There's 7 who can change places if Rudolph has to be in front, so that would be 7! with Rudolph on the left and 7! with Rudolph on the right. If factorials are the right way to figure this...but I don't remember any more.

  • PRO
    User
    2 months ago

    @Annie Deighnaugh - there are 9 reindeer counting rudolph (Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner, Blitzen).

  • roxsol
    2 months ago
    last modified: 2 months ago

    Annie there are 10 reindeer in total

    Dasher · Dancer · Prancer · Vixen · Comet · Cupid · Donner · Blitzen, Rudolph and Olive(the other reindeer)

  • Rusty
    2 months ago

    Olive? ? ? Must be some Canadian poppycock, never heard of it before!

    So I'll agree with mine2x, 40,320.

    Rusty

  • roxsol
    2 months ago
    last modified: 2 months ago

    Canadian poppycock

    Rusty….Olive, the other reindeer, used to laugh and call Rudolph names. I suppose she could have been Canadian. (An American wrote the song)

    Jasdip did say this was a fun question.🙂

  • nicole___
    2 months ago

    mine2x....Thanks for explaining it. ❤️ I loved statistics class....& I don't remember any of it....

  • Annie Deighnaugh
    2 months ago

    Oh I see...so yes if Rudolph is by himself in the lead then the answer would be 8!. No idea about Olive...any relation to Olive Oyl?

  • roxsol
    2 months ago
    last modified: 2 months ago

    Hmm, I‘m not sure Annie. She doesn’t sound very nice, though.

    I do know Olive is mentioned by name in this song. (around the 36 second mark) Listen.



  • dedtired
    2 months ago

    Only one, because no one is giving up his / her seat.

    I thought Rudolph’s girlfriend is Clarice. Never heard of Olive.

  • LoneJack Zn 6a, KC
    2 months ago
    last modified: 2 months ago

    All of (Olive) the other reindeer used to laugh and call him names.

    Some KTers are a little slow today.

    I think Roxsol is messing with Y'all!

    Santa is getting even fatter in his old age so there are probably a couple dozen reindeer pulling his sleigh now. So 24! what ever that is.

  • roxsol
    2 months ago
    last modified: 2 months ago

    Oh thank you, LoneJack!

    My dad loved puns and I loved him for that! He was so much fun. 🙂

    Jasdip, this was a fun question.

  • LoneJack Zn 6a, KC
    2 months ago

    Roxsol - I thought you were just messing with people!

  • roxsol
    2 months ago
    last modified: 2 months ago

    No, Lonejack, I wouldn’t do that.😁

  • bragu_DSM 5
    2 months ago

    who was rudolph's wife?


    Olive, the other reindeer,

  • roxsol
    2 months ago
    last modified: 2 months ago

    Exactly, bragu!

    And I think she drove him to drink. Hence, the red nose.

    He should have stayed with Clarice.

  • aok27502
    2 months ago

    Y'all are making me giggle.

  • Rusty
    2 months ago

    Roxsol, my comment was posted in fun! And the line is "All of the other reindeer. . . .", so excuse me if I didn't get the Olive comment. I'd certainly never heard it before.

    Rusty

  • roxsol
    2 months ago

    Rusty, I think all the posts were in fun. At least I hope so!

    You’ve got to admit it is a very funny mondegreen, though. 🤠

    I know it always makes me laugh.

  • dedtired
    2 months ago

    Im sitting here watching Rudolph now. Listening for Olive. Duh.

  • Rusty
    2 months ago

    Aaah HA! So the Olive theory did originate in Canada! LOLOLOL!

    Rusty

  • roxsol
    2 months ago

    Okay, I’ll bite. 🤠

    How so Rusty?

  • Rusty
    2 months ago

    Roxsol, I thought you lived in Canada, and the "Olive" came from you and your dad mishearing the "all of' in the song. Did I misunderstand?

    Rusty

  • roxsol
    2 months ago
    last modified: 2 months ago

    Yes, you did, Rusty. I’d love to give my dad credit for it!

    I got it from a childrens book and a Christmas movie about a little dog named Olive.

    I thought it was a very funny play on misheard words and it reminded me of jokes my Dad 💕

    used to tell my sisters and me when we were young.

    https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0227173/



  • roxsol
    2 months ago
    last modified: 2 months ago

    Rats, I was hoping you had some evidence it was Canadian or at least a good joke about it. I think it’s kind of clever and certainly not poppycock.

    It looks like both the book and movie are American written. I have to give credit where credit is due.

  • roxsol
    2 months ago
    last modified: 2 months ago

    One of my favourite misheard words in songs is in God Save the King/Queen.

    There’s a line ”Send her victorious, happy and glorious”

    There is a British brand of pears (Victoria’s) and my Dad had us convinced we were supposed to send the queen a basket of fruit to keep her happy. 😁

    LOL I suppose it could be to send King Charles fancy underwear now.😁

    Ha!

  • roxsol
    2 months ago
    last modified: 2 months ago

    Okay Jasdip. I think that Rusty and I should get a chili dog just for having fun with this question. 😁

    Actually, we should all get chili dogs.

    Great question.👍🏻

  • Jasdip
    Original Author
    2 months ago

    I AGREE!!!! I loved the way you all went with it.

  • joyfulguy
    2 months ago

    'Twas fun wasn't it?

    Thanks, all who participated.

    o