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 Easy Puzzles Puzzle 1 The recent BrainBashers annual marathon has just taken place. The judges have given up keeping a track of who won, as the results go missing each year. Using the following spectators' notes, can you determine who finished where? Terry Tipton finished after Lisa Limperton and Betty Brent, but before Michael Miller. Paul Peterson finished before David Dartford and Lisa Limperton. Simone Stevens finished after Paul Peterson and before Jane Jacks and Helen Hall. Kenny Kirkpatrick finished after Paul Peterson, Michael Miller and Terry Tipton. Lisa Limperton finished after Betty Brent and David Dartford, but before Jane Jacks and Michael Miller. Michael Miller finished after Simone Stevens and Betty Brent. Betty Brent finished before Jane Jacks, Michael Miller and Paul Peterson. David Dartford finished before Kenny Kirkpatrick and Terry Tipton, but after Simone Stevens. Jane Jacks finished before Kenny Kirkpatrick, Terry Tipton and Michael Miller, but after Paul Peterson and David Dartford. Helen Hall finished before Michael Miller but after Lisa Limperton, Jane Jacks and Terry Tipton. [Ref: ZISK] © Kevin Stone  Hint: Betty Brent finished first. Answer: Betty Brent  Paul Peterson   Simone Stevens    David Dartford     Lisa Limperton      Jane Jacks       Terry Tipton        Helen Hall         Michael Miller          Kenny Kirkpatrick Puzzle 2 My BrainBashers electronic world atlas has developed another fault, I did a listing of miles from England to particular countries and here is the result: Chile     800 miles Wales   4,200 miles France  1,100 miles Italy   3,400 miles How far away did it list Scotland as? [Ref: ZNQY] © Kevin Stone  Hint: Look at the first and last letters. Answer: 2,300 miles. Take the alphabetic position of the first and last letters, add them together and multiply by 100. S = 19, D = 4, 19 + 4 = 23, 23 * 100 = 2,300. Puzzle 3 What letter comes next in this sequence: A S D F G H J K ==?== [Ref: ZFPX]   Hint: Look at your fingers. Answer: L. From the second row of a keyboard. Puzzle 4 What is represented by this BrainBat? U P S I D E [Ref: ZKRD]   Hint: Say what you see. Answer: Upside down.