How does this work out?

Discussion in 'The ARRSE Hole' started by AIR FILTER, Sep 30, 2011.

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  1. Take the last two digits of the year you were born, then add the age you will be this year.

    Why does the answer always come up as 111 :?

    This is the same answer that comes up for everybody on the planet.
  2. The same way as next year everyone will add up to 112, 113 in 2013 etc etc.
  3. Spooky or what?
  4. It also only works for people born in the 20th Century by the way. People from the 21st Century all add up to 11 this year. As well as driving flying cars and having all their food in tablet form.
  5. And serving alongside women in infantry and armoured units.
  6. ...and if you add your full year of birth to your age, you get 2011!

    Using this knowledge and a bit of maths, you can ask someone their age and amaze them by telling them their year of birth. You'll be the life and soul of any party with this trick.
  7. What do I do if I am already the age I will be this year?
  8. and living in colour.
  9. I find breathing quite useful.
  10. I wondered what I was doing wrong!
  11. As Putees said ,it`s a bloody good trick if you can keep on doing it.
  12. Brotherton Lad

    Brotherton Lad LE Reviewer

    Not if you were born in 1899. Spooky!
  13. Was sitting here ,pen in hand. Then I realised I don`t actually give a twopenny toss how that bollocks works.
  14. Brotherton Lad

    Brotherton Lad LE Reviewer

    I can explain. I have cookies!

    The first step is to understand there are 100 years in a century.
  15. It's the white mans magic.