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What's Next??? . . . Decipher This Riddle And Win Huge!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Busse Combat Knives' started by Jerry Busse, Apr 4, 2019.

  1. Currawong

    Currawong Gold Member Gold Member

    May 19, 2012
    "Bill" has a pair of tooth picks in it: the two letter l's

    Simplify = remove one of the l's

    Leaves "BIL" which is an acronym.

    B = Busse?
    I = ?
    L = ?
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  2. dobermaniac

    dobermaniac Gold Member Gold Member

    May 13, 2013
    Dog Soldier 11 (11" blade)
    Or a Res-C/Basic TGP

    Pair of toothpicks= 11

    We've had DS(6), DS-8, now we need a DS-11
  3. Busto

    Busto KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Jul 26, 2011
    Simplify a KPB-98(Kris-P-Bacon)...Keep the Bevels straight (no waves) Voila Arkansas Toothpick...:cool:

    Elvis has Left the Building...;)
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  4. Wharn

    Wharn Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 1, 2011
    I just spent the last half hour drinking Lagavulin while staring at the riddle hoping it would come to me but it didn’t. I’m sure whatever it ends up being it will be an awesome blade. Goodnight.
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  5. THelambda


    Mar 9, 2017
    nano fusion mother of all bowie
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  6. MacLaren1

    MacLaren1 Gold Member Gold Member

    May 15, 2014
    Pair= NFNO, NFBA
    Simplify= NFASH1-or-NFSH
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  7. UNRL Ghandi

    UNRL Ghandi Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 24, 2013
    There are two toothpicks in the knife world = Arkansas and Texas

    Quote is from Bill = assuming that is Clinton = Arkansas.

    You need to simplify = since the Arkansas toothpick is supposed to be big, simplify it would make it smaller.

    Now is it a smaller dagger or a smaller Bowie? Or a previous version with a smaller handle?

    Nano handles are the new hotness now. We also know Bill Clinton liked cigars and cigars produce ash. He was president and you can't get any bigger than that in popularity so he'd be a HOG for sure.

    So lets say it's a HOG Nano Fusion Ash 2.5 because let's admit, a thicker ASH 2 with an extra half inch blade with NF handle is my ultimate user knife.

    Seriously though this new model gets $300 credit so it's gonna be about a $500+ blade so it's probably going to be a NF BT11.
  8. MacLaren1

    MacLaren1 Gold Member Gold Member

    May 15, 2014
    Ghandi has a great point w/$300 credit.
  9. Private Klink

    Private Klink Gold Member Gold Member

    May 30, 2017
    I like this!!! ^^^:thumbsup::cool::thumbsup:
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  10. JohnTheTexican

    JohnTheTexican Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 1, 2006
    The two "toothpicks" are a 10-inch bladed jackhammer and a BG MOAB. It was a simple choice because that's what people have been asking for lately. But it would be pretty hard to afford both at the same time, so Jerry simplified the "Bill" by making them two for the price of one.
  11. ambulance830

    ambulance830 Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 16, 2012
    Not sure if anyone came up with this one yet, but Bill says you need to simplify. Simple=basic.

    There are 9 words in the sentence "what did he say to the pair of toothpicks?"

    Busse Basic 9
  12. Samarix


    Jan 4, 2014
    "Brevity is the soul of wit" - Bill Shakespeare
    Or old Bill of Ockham's principle, basically simpler solutions are more likely to be correct than complex ones. Occam's razor?
    Something to do with souls and razors and bacon.
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  13. WatermanChris

    WatermanChris Gold Member Platinum Member Gold Member

    Aug 30, 2018
    Maybe Basic FMV20 or a FMV20 since an Arkansas toothpick is between 12-20"?

    There's also the Smatchet which is a dagger and fairly simple. Just not sure if Jerry would call it the Busse Smatchet
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  14. MacLaren1

    MacLaren1 Gold Member Gold Member

    May 15, 2014
    That's pretty much what I suggested earlier.
    But, I based it upon 6 to simplify? Heck, anything is possible with this riddle lol.
    Last edited: Apr 5, 2019
  15. HST


    Apr 2, 2015
    “Simplify the two”

    Texas and Arkansas Toothpick simplified: is a fixed, sleek, pointy, light, slashing type of Bowie Knife. I feel this also plays into Bowie’s knives - the Bowie & Toothpick - which seem to be the inspiration of the Texas Toothpick.

    It’s a hybrid of the two, however, with an optional sharpened large top swedge.

    Gemini Toothpick ‘GTP’
  16. Busto

    Busto KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Jul 26, 2011
    James Black (Bowie Originator from Arkansas) Version Updated by Jerry....Forsaken"Battle Pappy" Toothpick:cool:
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  17. Aias


    Aug 1, 2012
    Ok, maybe a simplified toothpick has only one edge; maybe a single edge FMV 8 & 14... or to “simplify” them further, FMV 4 & 7???? Basic or CG. Seems like a stretch, but I can see a military order for something like this with spill over potential for us.

    I’m grasping at straws here, and I’m out of whisky...
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  18. roenman

    roenman Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Oct 14, 2006
    Bill H.?
  19. JohnTheTexican

    JohnTheTexican Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 1, 2006
    Bill said to simplify it. And since Bill is obviously Bill Gates, simplifying the two toothpicks (which look like two ones) would give you 10, because 2 in binary is 10, and Bill's all about the binary.

    And what could be more killer cool in a new model than the 10-inch Bladed JackHammer that so many have been clamoring for for so long?

    Aias, Busto, darsk20 and 1 other person like this.
  20. Ironkid883

    Ironkid883 Basic Member Basic Member

    Jun 29, 2018
    Gotta love the razor .i use it daily

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