# Think Outside The Box

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by macdonjo3, Nov 26, 2010.

1. ### macdonjo3Jr. VIPJr. VIP

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You probably herd this about 153636 times if you are a member of BHW and you know it is very annoying.

I bet several of you don't know where this came from.

Let me explain.

Take a peice of paper, draw 9 dots like so:

Now, connect the dots with using the least amount of straight lines of possible. Do not lift your pencil or trace over a previous line, however you can intersect the line.

Can you do it in 4 lines? 3?

Scientists have proven that if you cannot do it in 4 lines then you have an illness or special sickness callled...

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Ah, Im jking. However, you may scroll down for the solution (your a quitter!! )

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This was developed in a kindergarten class and a kindergarten got 3 lines, YES, that is 3 lines!!!

Now, try to do it in 3 lines or scroll down.

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Since the teacher drew the dots very thick, they kindergarten was able to do the above method.

Hows that make you feel, 98% of you couldn't solve a kindergarten question. However, I believe it is not us that makes us that way.
We had a class discussion the other day about how the education system has squeezed all the creativity out of us. We now use rules for everything! I am not talking about robbing a bank and stuff but like in school. For example, in math, there are several things that you cannot do to an equation. All of us egg heads just want to know the rules to everything, but cannot apply basic knowledge to solve something basic.

Do you understand? I am trying to explain what my teacher explained way better.

Good luck understanding!

Macdonjo3

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