4/7/10

Gracepoint Kids: Trial and Error

Justin: How old are you uncle Dan?

D: Why don't you try to guess?

Justin: Uh ok...  26?

D: Haha not quite, try again

Justin: 27?

D: Nope, younger

Justin: 25?

D: Nope

Justin: 24?

D: Nope

Justin: 23?

D: Nope

Justin: 22?

D: Nope

Justin: 21?

D: Nope

Justin: (pause)  12?

D: No, higher than that

Justin: 13?

D: Higher

Justin: 14?

D: Higher

Justin: 15?

D: Higher

Justin: 16?

D: Higher

Justin: 17?

D: Higher

Justin: ... Can you give me a hint?

D: Justin you're so close!

Justin: 18?

D: Higher

Justin: 19?

D: Higher

Justin: 20?

D: There you go.  How did you guess?

(At this point, Dan's peers tell me Dan was liable to give Justin a lecture about the value of binary searches)

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

all kids ought to know what binary searches are.

Anonymous said...

Poor Justin. That probably destroyed any sense of curiosity left in him.