How far can a blind dog walk into a forest?
Halfway. After he gets halfway, he’s walking out of the forest.
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12 Comments on "How Far Does a Dog Walk?"
Amanda says May 23, 2016 @ 21:12
This makes nooooooo sensseeee!!!!!!!!! Somebody comment how it makes sense
Erm.what? says June 9, 2016 @ 11:21
I. DONT. GET. IT!!!
Ben Anderson says June 15, 2016 @ 16:00
I don’t get it either!
Gasher says July 9, 2016 @ 18:00
You can walk INTO the forest only halfway, after that, you are walking OUT OF the forest.
Makaelie says October 4, 2016 @ 22:01
Saravenai Maleiki says November 21, 2016 @ 11:57
The “blind dog” part is a distraction. Someone can only walk INTO a forest halfway, because if they went a longer distance, they would be walking OUT of it, not INTO it.
Whatisthat says November 27, 2018 @ 19:39
What so your saying …. I still dont get it??
guky says January 20, 2019 @ 01:41
Going INTO is measured as how far you are to the center. when you rach the halfway point you’v reached the “goi g to” part. if you continue to walk you’re gettimg closer to the exit and ferther to the middle, so you’re walkimg out – not in. that’s why you walk INTO a firest halfway, and the other hald OUT OF the forest
mami says January 20, 2019 @ 02:36
BUT YOU DONT KNOW HOW LOVE THE FOREST IS!!! SO YOU WONT KNOW HOW BIG THIS FOREST IS! what?? youre gonna walk 2 feet into the woods and out of it in the next 2 feet? shut up! you make NO SENSE!
firekirby says January 25, 2019 @ 19:37
This took WAY too long for me to get. Anyone else that can’t understand it, the key is the assumption that, considering the dog never stops, it well only ever be able to walk deeper INTO the forest halfway, at which point it is closer to the other side of the forest and walking OUT of the forest, not into it.
Quite honestly, I think the phrasing could be better with this one. If I were going to re-tell this one to someone else, I would change the “will” to “can” to remove the required assumption.
Also, to anyone wondering why there are some having such a hard time understanding this, I will say that initially, after hearing the answer, I thought it meant the dog stopped when they entered halfway, or in other words, that the dog stopped when the dog was half-in, half-out. Won’t say it’s the same for everyone who has a hard time with this one, but that’s what was tripping me up at the very least.
Dan says January 26, 2019 @ 11:13
Thanks for the input, I’ve changed “will” to “can”.
Kasim says January 26, 2019 @ 04:12
No matter the length or size of a forest, once you reach the center (halfway), any direction you walk from it will be headed out of the forest.
If it takes 100 miles to the middle of a forest, after that, you have to begin walking out because you can’t walk further in than the center.
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