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No. VIII
THE IMPERSONATION PROBLEM

THE terms of the Impersonation Problem, which came up for adjudication at the fiftieth meeting of the club, were as follows :
` It is required to be mistaken for six different people in the course of one hour.'
Mr Wildersley, A.R.A.-large, cheerful, and childlike-took the chair, and observed that it was just as well for other members that the dignified position of adjudicator prevented him from competing, as otherwise he would have been a certain winner. It was a claim that the chairman for the evening very frequently made, but Wildersley was not very serious about it.
` My profession,' he said, ` would have given me a start of about eighty yards in the hundred. I'm skilled in the rapid use of oil-

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THE IMPERSONATION PROBLEM

paints. Within the prescribed limit of one hour I could have painted myself to look like a rabbit, or a tomato, or a man, or a hole in the ground, or any other object of the seashore, so as absolutely to defy detection. Not one of you duffers would have had a chance.'
` Pardon the interruption,' said Mr Quillian, K.C., ' but the terms of the problem require us to be mistaken for six different people. May I ask the chairman if he would consider a rabbit and a tomato as being people for the purposes of this problem ? '
' The time of the chairman,' said Wildersley, severely, ` is not to be wasted on purely hypothetical cases. If, when his turn comes, Mr Quillian claims to have been mistaken for a rabbit, I shall be ready both to believe it and to adjudicate upon it. And now, gentlemen, we will have the story of your dismal failures. Hesseltine here is acting as secretary to-night, and he may as well get his talking done first, so that he can give his undivided attention to his duties.'

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