"This is really straightforward if you are from the other side of the pond", said Grandpa.

"Put your lateral thinking hat on and prove this to me:

Yes x No = VIIX

Being from US, this was not straightforward for me. How about you?

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    $\begingroup$ How about you? I'm from the other side of the pond and it's quite foggy here. Note to others: rot13(farnxl rqvg #3 vf fhccbfrq gb pynevsl guvatf, fb V nffhzr guvf zhfg or n uvag) $\endgroup$
    – xhienne
    May 11, 2021 at 13:48

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This sounds straightforward if

Yes = Sí in Spanish
No = Nein in German
Sí x Nine = VI IX or just VIIX

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    $\begingroup$ Tom strikes again. Great $\endgroup$
    – DrD
    May 11, 2021 at 15:39

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