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(New York Daily News)   In a world where America fights to remain in front: Talking pineapple question on state exam stumps Students, Teachers and Principals   (nydailynews.com) divider line 72
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2012-04-20 01:43:22 PM  
13 votes:
Damn, Americans are getting retarded. In China, kindergarteners are solving talking fruit problems at a high-school level.
2012-04-20 01:39:29 PM  
7 votes:
Also, the wisest animal was the hare for running away from a talking pineapple.
2012-04-20 02:14:39 PM  
5 votes:
t2.gstatic.com
2012-04-20 01:43:15 PM  
5 votes:
Here is the correct answer:

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2012-04-20 01:51:53 PM  
4 votes:
Why did the animals eat the talking fruit, and which animal was wisest?


barnesjewishhospital.files.wordpress.com

...D. F*ck yourself.
2012-04-20 01:46:33 PM  
4 votes:
It is my belief that the animals ate the talking pineapple because they feel they had been swindled. The pineapple, presumably knowing he wouldn't win any race, challenged one of the fastest runners. The other animals sense the race is fixed and bet on the pineapple to reap the rewards. When the pineapple predictably losses the race, the animals would be understandably upset and they take the fruit as their reward or revenge.

The wisest animal would have to be the rabbit, since there is no explicit mention of an owl. I believe the rabbit was in on the fix. Knowing he could best a fruit in a race, but the other animals would wager against him, he stands to lose nothing and make a beneficial gain. However, it could be argued that this isn't exactly a wise move. Seeing as the other animals ate a talking and presumably intelligent/sentient being, who's to say they wouldn't take additional revenge on the rabbit if they ever discovered the scheme. He may not be very wise, but I would call him smart. Especially if the rabbit took his winnings to another forest, found another talking fruit, and set his con into motion again...barring some sort of animal police force capable of tracking fugitive rabbits. In that case, he's pretty dumb too.
2012-04-20 01:45:00 PM  
4 votes:
The pineapple in question. He doesn't look so dumb now, does he?

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2012-04-20 01:36:53 PM  
4 votes:
1. Why did the animals eat the pineapple?
a. they were annoyed
b. they were amused
c. they were hungry
d. they wanted to

HOW CAN I READ ANIMAL'S MINDS??? QUESTION IS INVALID!
2012-04-20 03:26:16 PM  
3 votes:

FarkingStan: Process of elimination:


1. Why did the animals eat the pineapple?
a. they were annoyed - Possible
b. they were amused - Clearly not
c. they were hungry - Possible
d. they wanted to - This covers all possibilities. If they ate him because they were annoyed, they did it intentionally because they wanted to. If they ate him because they were hungary, they did so because they wanted to. Because A = D, C = D, A = C. Because A and C are equivalent, you should chose D because it is less restrictive and also is equivalent with A and C.

The answer here is D.

2. Who was the wisest?
a. the hare
b. moose
c. crow
d. owl

Eliminate D - there was no owl.
Eliminate Moose - He correctly noted that the pineapple does not have sleeves, but went along with the crow's gambit anyways.
Eliminate Hare - The hare offers no indication of wisdom. He merely agrees to a non-sensical race he believes he cannot lose. The pineapple also knows he cannot win. Therefore the pineapple must have an ulterior motive. That is, whatever the gain is for victory does not benefit him, so he intended to start a race he knew he would lose. The Pineapple either wanted the hare to have a lifetime supply of toothpaste and a ninja, or he believed that his ownership of such items would either harm him or have no net gain.

Chose Crow: Wisdom is not simply getting an answer correct. Wisdom is experiential knowledge. Intelligence is based on accumulated facts and logic and can be measured by how easily a person can attain correct knowledge of these things.

The crow evaluated a situation that made no sense, suspecting that people only do what is beneficial to them. He then believed this must mean the pineapple was being disingenuous. His choice, given all the information, was based experientially on the universe he understood, which indicates wisdom, even if he was incorrect.

The answer to 2 is C.


Unfortunately for you, I spent several years in Australia building up an immunity to Iocaine powder.
2012-04-20 02:06:40 PM  
3 votes:
southparkstudios.mtvnimages.com

"Hey y'all, instead of just eating the pineapple, how about we pull out it's eye, make it eat it's eye, find someone with AIDS to pee in it's eye socket, and then rape it, and then eat it!
2012-04-20 01:44:50 PM  
3 votes:
You laugh now, Daily News, but do you have a better way of telling which of our children are actually replicants?
2012-04-20 04:31:15 PM  
2 votes:
Holden: Maybe you're fed up. Maybe you want to be by yourself. Who knows? You look over and see a pineapple, Leon. It's talking to you...
Leon: Pineapple? What's that?
Holden: You know who Edward James Olmos is?
Leon: Of course!
Holden: Same thing.


FTFY
2012-04-20 04:23:48 PM  
2 votes:

Fish in a Barrel: I thought the story was a little Voight-Kampff-esque, too.


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Holden: You're in a magical forest, sitting near a tree, when all of a sudden you look over...
Leon: What one?
Holden: What?
Leon: What forest?
Holden: It doesn't make any difference what forest, it's completely hypothetical.
Leon: But, how come I'd be there?
Holden: Maybe you're fed up. Maybe you want to be by yourself. Who knows? You look over and see a hare, Leon. It's talking to you...
Leon: Hare? What's that?
Holden: You know what a rabbit is?
Leon: Of course!
Holden: Same thing.
Leon: I've never seen a rabbit... But I understand what you mean.
Holden: You look at the hare, and you challenge it to a race, Leon.
Leon: Do you make up these questions, Mr. Holden? Or do they write 'em down for you?
Holden: The hare sprints off the starting line, clearly wanting to win the race. But it can't. Not without your help. But you're not helping.
Leon: What do you mean, I'm not helping?
Holden: I mean: you're not helping! You're just sitting there, not racing! Why is that, Leon?
2012-04-20 04:07:36 PM  
2 votes:

1. Why did the animals eat the pineapple?
a. they were amused
b. they were hungry
c. they wanted to
d. they postmoderngentleman.com
2012-04-20 03:40:43 PM  
2 votes:
"When Gregor Samsa woke up one morning from unsettling dreams, he found himself changed in his bed into a talking pineapple."
2012-04-20 02:01:01 PM  
2 votes:
Maybe they're trying to identify replicants.
2012-04-20 01:57:13 PM  
2 votes:
You know, I can't answer those questions about the pineapple, or the hare, or whatever. But after reading that article, I have this strangest craving for an Oreo cookie.
2012-04-20 01:54:01 PM  
2 votes:
In the story, a take-off on Aesop's fable about the tortoise and the hare, a talking pineapple challenges a hare to a race. The other animals wager on the immobile pineapple winning - and ponder whether it's tricking them.

When the pineapple fails to move and the rabbit wins, the animals dine on the pineapple.


I understand neither the purpose nor the value of the presented story, but I am able to state without reservation that it features a better ending than does Mass Effect 3.
2012-04-20 01:52:18 PM  
2 votes:

koder: There isn't a right answer, obviously; they're open-ended questions that leave the test-taker to answer any way they want--as long as it's grammatically/stylistically correct.


Does someone want to mention that it was a multiple choice question, and that he is therefore an idiot?
2012-04-20 01:51:56 PM  
2 votes:
This question sounds like it should have been on the G.O.A.T.

Billy, 'You thought the crow was the wisest? Well, that means you're going to be a plumber.'
2012-04-20 01:48:46 PM  
2 votes:
Here we go again
i11.photobucket.com
2012-04-20 01:45:07 PM  
2 votes:
The title of the picture is "Pineapple, front view"

What, is the back view too racy for the kids?
2012-04-20 01:40:21 PM  
2 votes:
upload.wikimedia.org

Did someone say talking pineapple?

(obscure?)
2012-04-21 06:52:45 AM  
1 votes:

namegoeshere: My Third Testicle: AverageAmericanGuy: Walker: 1. Why did the animals eat the pineapple?
a. they were annoyed
b. they were amused
c. they were hungry
d. they wanted to

HOW CAN I READ ANIMAL'S MINDS??? QUESTION IS INVALID!

d. they wanted to.

They did not have a reason to eat the pineapple. Therefore, if they ate the pineapple without a reason, it is because they wanted to.

2. Who was the wisest?
a. the hare
b. moose
c. crow
d. owl

Duh. C. Crow.

1: C
Ascribing "wants" to animals is anthropomorphizing. They ate because they were hungry.
2: C
The crow was wrong, but logical.

or, maybe something else

LOLwut? Ascribing wants to animals is anthropomorphizing, and therefore incorrect, in a story in which the animals have conversations, set up, and run races?


That's reasonable, but just because they can talk and can organize a race doesn't necessarily mean that they feel the same things people do. Case in point: my last girlfriend.
2012-04-20 08:55:08 PM  
1 votes:
I'm not sure how many of you have said this because I am 7 pages in, but I don't think they ate the pineapple because they were annoyed.

I mean, read this:

"The animals glanced at each other blankly, and then started to realize how dumb they were. The pineapple did not have a trick up its sleeve. It wanted an honest race - but it knew it couldn't walk (let alone run)!
About a few hours later, the hare came into sight again. It flew right across the finish line, still as fast as it was when it first took off. The hare had won, but the pineapple still sat at his starting point, and had not even budged.
The animals ate the pineapple."

Yes, maybe they were annoyed at one point. But they were waiting there FOR A FEW HOURS. And in a few hours, we get over stupid feelings. Life goes on. Anyone would get hungry in that amount of time, especially staring at a pineapple for a few hours.

And the owl was obviously the smartest, not getting involved in this stupid shiat at all. Probably sleeping somewhere. God, sun dwellers are retarded.
2012-04-20 08:37:55 PM  
1 votes:
ktybear:

yes, and the crow was the stupid animal, convincing the others that the pineapple had a great plan.

There's no way to tell that the crow was right. What makes you think the crow is more reliable than the pineapple?
2012-04-20 07:49:17 PM  
1 votes:
I spend thousands of dollars a year so kids can have sex with their teachers and this is the kind of crap testing they get?
2012-04-20 07:19:04 PM  
1 votes:

Crewmannumber6: Here we go again
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2012-04-20 06:10:50 PM  
1 votes:

StaleCoffee: fisker: I don't know how the test publishing company changed the story. I gather they decided to call the rabbit a hare, and made the eggplant into a pineapple. Also there appears to be something about sleeves. And they made up questions for the students to answer. I would not have done any of these things. But it has nothing to do with me. I cashed the check they sent me after about 8 months, and took my wife out to lunch at a cheap restaurant. I believe, she ordered eggplant.

/pops

That is awesome.


www.tigriffith.com

"You're a cantaloupe."
2012-04-20 05:27:12 PM  
1 votes:
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2012-04-20 05:14:26 PM  
1 votes:

koder: There isn't a right answer, obviously; they're open-ended questions that leave the test-taker to answer any way they want--as long as it's grammatically/stylistically correct.

On a related note, the reactions to the question demonstrate something far, far scarier: a profound lack of creativity, imagination, and adaptability to novel situations among those aforementioned students, teachers, and principals. That, alone, is far more spiritually deadly to a populace than skill in grammar. If they can't deal with that, then yes, they deserve to fail the test; the age of the mindless-office-worker drone and the assembly-line worker is rapidly coming to an end, and if we don't adapt to an economy of creativity, imagination, and innovation, we're screwed.

As such, I think it's the schools themselves--not the test--that need to adapt.


Yah, except multiple choice, not essay.

My snowflake took this test. Her answer? "Don't do drugs, Test-writing Dudes."

FOUR!
2012-04-20 04:48:59 PM  
1 votes:

thamike: Holden: Maybe you're fed up. Maybe you want to be by yourself. Who knows? You look over and see a pineapple, Leon. It's talking to you...
Leon: Pineapple? What's that?
Holden: You know who Edward James Olmos is?
Leon: Of course!
Holden: Same thing.


FTFY


25.media.tumblr.com

You've made a man's joke, sir!
2012-04-20 04:35:19 PM  
1 votes:
Teacher: "Make sure you read all the instructions"
Instructions: "Don't answer the pineapple question"
2012-04-20 04:27:44 PM  
1 votes:
This story triggers the retirement of not one, but two memes.
1) This question is maximum trolling and as such, precludes anything else from earning that title.
2) LOL Wut? is the only possible response to this question and as it is a perfect response, the response can not be used for anything else, since its soulmate has been found.
2012-04-20 03:58:02 PM  
1 votes:
Was the essay question "You're in a desert. You look down and see a tortoise. It's crawling toward you. You reach down and you flip the tortoise over on its back. The tortoise lays on its back, its belly baking in the hot sun, beating its legs trying to turn itself over, but it can't, not without your help. You're not helping it; why is that?"
2012-04-20 03:56:31 PM  
1 votes:
"Is this a pineapple I see before me?" - Macbeth
2012-04-20 03:56:08 PM  
1 votes:
Lemme write a better question (on the scantron)

How fark high were you when you wrote this shiat?
2012-04-20 03:47:05 PM  
1 votes:
They ate it because it was food, and the wisest animal was whichever one didn't participate in the entire idiot fest. Rabbit is the dumbest for racing a fruit.

/Doesn't require a genius, but this is a rather messed up question to be asking 8th graders.
2012-04-20 03:46:33 PM  
1 votes:
Unbelievable. Why just yesterday I was in the kitchen having a conversation with my celery and a tangerine from next door and they thought the idea of a talking pineapple was simply ridiculous.
2012-04-20 03:43:13 PM  
1 votes:
2012-04-20 03:42:46 PM  
1 votes:

FlacidDonkey: An employee making up tests for Pearson creates a bizarre story about magical animals and talking fruit, then inserts it into a standardized test. The questions about the story confuses everyone. The employee is:

A) Off their meds.
B) Smoked out
C) Pissed at their supervisor and decides to be an a**hole!!!


WHile inconsistent with the facts of the story, this little interpretation reminded me of the days I spent reviewing software use-cases for medical crap.

Use case: "Baby is created in system with no mother identified."
Causes: 1) Mother dies during labor
2) Mother abandons baby at hospital
3) User omits entrance of mother in database throughout process.
4) User deletes mother when creating record associations for infant

Sub-causes: 1) Baby was born too late. Exactly 36 hours too late for the well being of the mother.
2) Streets be cold, yo.
3) Laziness
4) Peyote

Mitigations: 1) Create record for mother and move status to deceased. Time of death should coincide with time of birth. Automatic records update.
2) Create record for Jane Doe as mother. If unnamed, infant to be identified as J. Doe.
3) Increased accessibility of coffee in proximity of delivery ward.
4) Decreased accessibility of peyote in proximity of delivery ward.
2012-04-20 03:35:26 PM  
1 votes:

StoPPeRmobile: If your grandmother told you she had committed a crime, would you turn her in?

Cool questions.


Nope. Snitches get stitches. unless this is an interview, in which case, you know, that largely depends on the gravity of the crime. It's important to be ethical in our dealings with one another, with our customers and our supply chain, and part of that requires that we police ourselves. This doesn't necessarily imply that it's appropriate to throw a comrade under the bus. After all, the important thing is that we all learn from our mistakes and grow as people because when we grow as people, we grow as an organization, and the growth and success of the enterprise is always our ultimate goal as employees. We're part of something here, and we need to own our mistakes. And we need to do our level best to prevent them from happening in the future.

How long do you want me to go on? I can shiat you around for at least another 5 paragraphs.
2012-04-20 03:31:49 PM  
1 votes:
An employee making up tests for Pearson creates a bizarre story about magical animals and talking fruit, then inserts it into a standardized test. The questions about the story confuses everyone. The employee is:

A) Off their meds.
B) Smoked out
C) Pissed at their supervisor and decides to be an a**hole!!!
2012-04-20 03:31:09 PM  
1 votes:
StaleCoffee

Unfortunately for you, I spent several years in Australia building up an immunity to Iocaine powder.

--------
The real lesson here is you never challenge a hare when a pineapple is on the line.
2012-04-20 03:15:20 PM  
1 votes:

fysheroes.files.wordpress.com

When the Pineapple loses, Magua will eat his heart. Before he dies, Magua will put his children under the knife, so the Pineapple will know his seed is wiped out forever.
2012-04-20 03:09:22 PM  
1 votes:
Process of elimination:


1. Why did the animals eat the pineapple?
a. they were annoyed - Possible
b. they were amused - Clearly not
c. they were hungry - Possible
d. they wanted to - This covers all possibilities. If they ate him because they were annoyed, they did it intentionally because they wanted to. If they ate him because they were hungary, they did so because they wanted to. Because A = D, C = D, A = C. Because A and C are equivalent, you should chose D because it is less restrictive and also is equivalent with A and C.

The answer here is D.

2. Who was the wisest?
a. the hare
b. moose
c. crow
d. owl

Eliminate D - there was no owl.
Eliminate Moose - He correctly noted that the pineapple does not have sleeves, but went along with the crow's gambit anyways.
Eliminate Hare - The hare offers no indication of wisdom. He merely agrees to a non-sensical race he believes he cannot lose. The pineapple also knows he cannot win. Therefore the pineapple must have an ulterior motive. That is, whatever the gain is for victory does not benefit him, so he intended to start a race he knew he would lose. The Pineapple either wanted the hare to have a lifetime supply of toothpaste and a ninja, or he believed that his ownership of such items would either harm him or have no net gain.

Chose Crow: Wisdom is not simply getting an answer correct. Wisdom is experiential knowledge. Intelligence is based on accumulated facts and logic and can be measured by how easily a person can attain correct knowledge of these things.

The crow evaluated a situation that made no sense, suspecting that people only do what is beneficial to them. He then believed this must mean the pineapple was being disingenuous. His choice, given all the information, was based experientially on the universe he understood, which indicates wisdom, even if he was incorrect.

The answer to 2 is C.
2012-04-20 02:50:41 PM  
1 votes:

toraque: This question sounds like it should have been on the G.O.A.T.

Billy, 'You thought the crow was the wisest? Well, that means you're going to be a plumber.'


First thing I thought!

A. The Overseer
2012-04-20 02:43:37 PM  
1 votes:

Lunaville: angrycrank: Lunaville: angrycrank: But teachers who object to these standardised tests as a way to evaluate their performance are just a bunch of lazy overpaid union thugs, amirite? And those snowflakes should stop whining, get off my lawn, and gbtw.

/the hare was the wisest. He avoided all the crap philosophising and just ran the damn race.
/they ate the pineapple because they wanted to, duh.

How dare you claim they merely wanted to eat the pineapple! The animals were annoyed and they had a right to be annoyed. That smug, arrogant pineapple was sitting there, mocking the animals. The pineapple knew he didn't have feet! But who had the last laugh when that trickster found himself on the dinner menu?

Are you denigrating those animals by implying they couldn't possibly have controlled their emotions? No, they may have been annoyed, but they CHOSE to act on that annoyance by eating the pineapple, just as gays chose to be gay and dinosaurs chose to give rides to Jesus.

That pineapple was manipulative. Are you implying the animals didn't have a right to defend themselves against, and dine upon the tasty goodness, of a sociopath-huckster like the pineapple?


Since the pineapple appears to be sentient, they should have regarded it with loving compassion. In order to achieve enlightenment, we must wish to liberate all sentient beings, no matter how repugnant, from the sufferings of cyclic existence. This applies even to rats, Republicans, and, yes, pineapples.
2012-04-20 02:39:25 PM  
1 votes:

Crewmannumber6: Here we go again
[i11.photobucket.com image 205x143]


Dear Algebra,

Stop asking us to find your X.
She's not coming back.
2012-04-20 02:28:11 PM  
1 votes:
The point of the test is not to win, but to face fear and accept the possibility of death.
2012-04-20 02:27:49 PM  
1 votes:

LoveRBS: THEN WHO WAS PINEAPPLE?!


Look, you already know that the Walrus was Paul so the rest is a simple matter of Arithmetic now isn't it?

/don't you feel foolish?
2012-04-20 02:27:34 PM  
1 votes:
"My reaction is horror that a question that's so obviously confusing should be used on a test that is going to be used to determine our kid's future and the future of our children's schools," said parent Leonie Haimson, of Class Size Matters, who Boobiesed the question on her blog.

She's just pissed because her snowflake isn't college material and she's too stupid to figure out the question.

Why did they eat the pineapple? I mean, duh. Subby is right, it is obvious, and the backlash just goes to show you how incompetent our overpaid teachers really are. Drawn from the bottom third of their colleges, indeed.
2012-04-20 02:23:17 PM  
1 votes:
The pineapple knew its ruse would result in being eaten. Hell, the whole plan hinged on it. The pineapple knew that once consumed, the seeds inside it would pass through the animals' alimentary systems, and would be deposited in rich compost. The pineapple trees would then grow large and produce am army of pineapples, who would then decimate all mammalian life in the forest by using coordinated suicide attacks, during which they would fall on the animals' heads.
2012-04-20 02:11:59 PM  
1 votes:
southparkstudios-intl.mtvnimages.com

I'd answer in the context of Paris Hilton in a Whore-Off.
2012-04-20 02:08:23 PM  
1 votes:
The guinea pigs were the wise guys of the forest, The rabbit was a rum runner, and everyone knows pineapples taste great with rum.
2012-04-20 02:07:35 PM  
1 votes:
Am I the only person who honed in on this sentence?

All the animals in the forest (but not the pineapples, for pineapples are immobile) arranged a finish/start line in between two trees.

No shiat. Pineapples are also not ANIMALS. Might as well say "all the animals in the forest, but not the rocks". Whoever wrote that was definitely high.

So the animals and the pineapples speak English, "just like you and me". But not Miguel over there, that asshole speaks "ghetto".
2012-04-20 02:06:57 PM  
1 votes:

StaleCoffee: Also, just answer C. To everything. C, C, C, C, C,C...


...OMBO BREAKER!
2012-04-20 02:05:56 PM  
1 votes:
What a talking pineapple might look like:
i1156.photobucket.com
Je suis un ananas
Obscure, very weird, Canadian French language kids' show: Téléfrançais
Wikipedia Entry
Episode

My mom, a high school French teacher, subjects her first year students to this as a hokey diversion.
/csb
2012-04-20 02:05:52 PM  
1 votes:

Lunaville: angrycrank: But teachers who object to these standardised tests as a way to evaluate their performance are just a bunch of lazy overpaid union thugs, amirite? And those snowflakes should stop whining, get off my lawn, and gbtw.

/the hare was the wisest. He avoided all the crap philosophising and just ran the damn race.
/they ate the pineapple because they wanted to, duh.

How dare you claim they merely wanted to eat the pineapple! The animals were annoyed and they had a right to be annoyed. That smug, arrogant pineapple was sitting there, mocking the animals. The pineapple knew he didn't have feet! But who had the last laugh when that trickster found himself on the dinner menu?


Are you denigrating those animals by implying they couldn't possibly have controlled their emotions? No, they may have been annoyed, but they CHOSE to act on that annoyance by eating the pineapple, just as gays chose to be gay and dinosaurs chose to give rides to Jesus.
2012-04-20 01:58:15 PM  
1 votes:
I thought the owl was the wisest, because doing a search on 'owl' finds no references to the owl other than it being an answer. Therefore the owl was wise enough to avoid the whole sham and not get stuck with a vegetarian meal.
2012-04-20 01:56:19 PM  
1 votes:
Why did the animals eat the talking pineapple?

E:) They did not understand it. What animals do not understand, they fear. And what they fear, they destroy.
2012-04-20 01:55:27 PM  
1 votes:
I figured the moose was the wisest -- he noted that pineapples don't have sleeves. I half expected him to also mention that snakes don't have arms - that's why they don't wear vests.
2012-04-20 01:55:20 PM  
1 votes:

Rent Party: The obvious answer is d. They wanted to. All the other answers presume some motivation on the animals part that can not be known. The only confirmed fact we have in evidence is that they did, in fact, eat the pineapple, and therefore must have wanted to.


Incorrect. As you should have deduced from the various fantasy elements of the story -- talking animals, monkeys and moose occupying the same habitat, etc. -- the world in which this story takes place is presided over by a deranged and impulsive deity. You are all obsessed with the apparent illogic of a non-mobile pineapple challenging a speedy hare to a race, but the lack of any superficial logic justifying that plot element should have clued you into the fact that the author of the story was purposefully concealing something. The thing he was concealing is this: the insane deity that rules this world hath decreed that the penalty for losing any proposed race is to be immediately consumed. (The deity also imbued the pineapple with an unprecedented degree of hubris because the deity in question is a huge dick, but that's another matter.)

Thus, the animals ate the pineapple because that was the Law. They did not choose to.
2012-04-20 01:51:38 PM  
1 votes:
This question is farking stupid. The prize is a Ninja and toothpaste? How farking random are those two things? They are worse then useless. Fluroide would poison the rabbit, and as far as the Ninja, you know what would happen to the pineapple...
www.downloadatoz.com
2012-04-20 01:51:22 PM  
1 votes:

Wellon Dowd: Rent Party: The obvious answer is d. They wanted to. All the other answers presume some motivation on the animals part that can not be known. The only confirmed fact we have in evidence is that they did, in fact, eat the pineapple, and therefore must have wanted to.

No, not true. They could have tripped and fallen on the fruit, which is the most common cause of a pineapple ending up inside somebody.


The odds are astronomical, still it happens all the time, it's strange how many people take a pineapple into the shower.
2012-04-20 01:48:32 PM  
1 votes:

Rent Party: The obvious answer is d. They wanted to. All the other answers presume some motivation on the animals part that can not be known. The only confirmed fact we have in evidence is that they did, in fact, eat the pineapple, and therefore must have wanted to.


No, not true. They could have tripped and fallen on the fruit, which is the most common cause of a pineapple ending up inside somebody.
2012-04-20 01:48:00 PM  
1 votes:
I'm pretty sure this is just a test to see which students are tripping on acid while writing the test.
2012-04-20 01:47:50 PM  
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they ate the pineapple because they had an orgy scheduled for later, and they wanted to taste their very best.
2012-04-20 01:45:54 PM  
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2012-04-20 01:39:13 PM  
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2012-04-20 01:29:21 PM  
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That looks like a good question for the LSAT. What motive can we attribute to the animals, given the facts of the case? And anyone who doesn't know that the owl is always the wisest mofo in the forest doesn't belong in 3rd grade, let alone law school.
2012-04-20 12:49:41 PM  
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Actually, if the question was to determine writing skills rather than reading comprehension, I can see where putting an unclear situation like this in print might lead to more complicated answers from students. They want the kids to defend their position even though there isn't a clear-cut answer.

However, I suspect that this question was really supposed to be about reading comprehension and Ken Jennings is correct and someone wrote it during a Peyote trip.
 
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