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11 minutes ago, Paradoxical Mouse said:

Being obsessed with paradoxes. Sort of like when a quizzical person is obsessed with giving quizzes!

 

Is your favorite villain The Riddler?

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1 minute ago, Glitterwolf said:

What kind of paradoxes do you like?

Can you give an example?

My personal favorite is the barbershop paradox.

 

There is a small town. In this small town, there is a single barber. This barber shaves all those, and those only, who do not shave themselves.

 

Who shaves the barber?

 

This is similar to the paradox of whether or not the set of all sets that do not contain themselves contains itself. But that's math theory, and a bit too complicated to quickly understand for most people.

 

1 minute ago, Cyradis said:

 

 

Is your favorite villain The Riddler?

Yes. 

Just now, NebulousMissy said:

Are you tasty? Do you taste paradoxical?

I find myself tasty. I guess I may taste paradoxical in that way?

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1 minute ago, Paradoxical Mouse said:

My personal favorite is the barbershop paradox.

 

There is a small town. In this small town, there is a single barber. This barber shaves all those, and those only, who do not shave themselves.

 

Who shaves the barber?

 

This is similar to the paradox of whether or not the set of all sets that do not contain themselves contains itself. But that's math theory, and a bit too complicated to quickly understand for most people.

 

Yes. 

 

Wouldn't that mean the Barber is a female?

Or has a beard?

 

*** Confused Wolf***

 

 

 

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Just now, Glitterwolf said:

 

Wouldn't that mean the Barber is a female?

Or has a beard?

 

*** Confused Wolf***

 

 

 

If it were a riddle, the Barber is female. But the paradox usually includes that the barber is male. Coincidentally, I also love riddles such as the barbershop riddle. Those types of riddles are called Lateral Thinking Puzzles, and I find a lot of delight in trying to figure out their solutions. An example of these kinds of riddles is actually well known as the Door of Truth/Door of Lies. 

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2 minutes ago, Paradoxical Mouse said:

No, because, if you ask my friends, I am a cat.
and a mouse.

I am a cat and a mouse.

 

Ever chased yourself? Was it fun?

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49 minutes ago, Sophie was taken said:

What makes Mouse a mouse?

Mouse was a nickname highschool friends gave Mouse. My voice is pretty high pitched, I'm pretty small, and I was pretty shy.

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