Last week I met this guy who asked me for my number. I told him that I will tell him only if he answers one of my questions first. He agreed.

"What is the one thing common between China, North Korea and former Russia?".


"Are you sure?"

"No, fingers crossed!"

"Oh well. That's correct! My number is 555-0112. Call me."

"Hey wait! what's your name?"

I punched him in the face (p.s. very gently).

"There, I told you my name"

What's my name??

Hint 1:

I spelt out my name in the story

Hint 2:

Think sign language guys!

Hint 3:

4 letter name

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    $\begingroup$ Kim Jong Un.... $\endgroup$ – Marius Jun 29 '17 at 7:48
  • $\begingroup$ @Maurius Nope ! i hope you're joking! $\endgroup$ – starkgurl Jun 29 '17 at 7:52
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    $\begingroup$ 5 siblings instantly makes me think of vowels... oops that would make 6 of us $\endgroup$ – humn Jun 29 '17 at 8:08
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    $\begingroup$ Just want to point out that the communist fist (and most other fist/punch motions) appear more like this upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/2/2a/Fist.svg/… which is with the thumb over the hand. This is the sign for S not A. $\endgroup$ – n_plum Jun 30 '17 at 15:05
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    $\begingroup$ @humn Would that make Y a half-sibling? :) $\endgroup$ – feelinferrety Jun 30 '17 at 16:20

Your name is:


"What is the one thing common between China, North Korea and former Russia?".

A - communist fist

"No, fingers crossed!"

R - sign language

"Call me"

Y - sign language
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A - (fist) sign language
The 5 siblings: Robb, Jon, Sansa, Bran, Rickon

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    $\begingroup$ The username is also relevant apparently $\endgroup$ – Sabre Jun 29 '17 at 13:21
  • $\begingroup$ @styx the first "A" is not correct! :( think about the answer he gave!! ;)) $\endgroup$ – starkgurl Jun 29 '17 at 13:33
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    $\begingroup$ Dunno if it's relevant, but "Are you sure" = "Are ya" = "Arya" $\endgroup$ – Joe Jun 29 '17 at 13:44
  • $\begingroup$ The communism fist could be the 'A'? Although it's definitely more 'S' $\endgroup$ – nmjcman101 Jun 29 '17 at 14:06
  • $\begingroup$ @Joe haha i never thought of it!! but sureeee! $\endgroup$ – starkgurl Jun 29 '17 at 14:26

"What" is your name, and your siblings are When, Where, Which, Why, and How.

  • $\begingroup$ Nope!! Thats not the answer but well tried!! :) $\endgroup$ – starkgurl Jun 29 '17 at 12:56

R - Russia
I - I punched
C - China
K - Korea
O - Oh well
N - North
The 5 siblings: Robb, Jon, Sansa, Bran, Arya

Phone number:

89457728 - If you match it with the corresponding position of the alphabet letters you get: HID EGG BH - not sure if related..

But I'm not sure how the story fits with the name

  • $\begingroup$ well, OP is a Stark girl. $\endgroup$ – Peter1807 Jun 29 '17 at 12:29
  • $\begingroup$ Nope!! Thats not the answer but well tried!! :) $\endgroup$ – starkgurl Jun 29 '17 at 12:56

Your name is


Although I'll have to admit, your hint was unbelievably helpful.

That's your name because

Fingers Crossed is R
Call me - thumb and pinky extended - is Y
Fist is A
And I extrapolated to N.

  • $\begingroup$ Thanks for format help. How come my original format didn't work? $\endgroup$ – uppercase Jun 29 '17 at 13:07
  • $\begingroup$ no :( thats not the answer but your verrryyyyy close! you just got one letter wrong!! Also i'll give you another hint! There are three letters in the name ---> one letter appears twice $\endgroup$ – starkgurl Jun 29 '17 at 13:07

Arya :) Using sign language for the 4 gestures mentioned, including communist fist

Athough it should be SRYS I suspect

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    $\begingroup$ Correct!! But explain!! haha :P $\endgroup$ – starkgurl Jun 29 '17 at 13:09
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    $\begingroup$ Yes, please edit to add explanation for why this answer fits the puzzle. Answers without explanation are liable to be deleted. $\endgroup$ – Rand al'Thor Jun 29 '17 at 13:11

Your name is:

Palm or Palmer

And the five siblings are:

The five fingers

  • $\begingroup$ nopeeeee!! :( Not the answer $\endgroup$ – starkgurl Jun 29 '17 at 8:36

Inspired by Talal's answer.

5 siblings = 5 fingers.
"I punched him in the face" hence Puncho.

.... or Chuck Norris.


Only through the power of people being wrong could I know how to be right.


Five Siblings:

The manner in which one makes a fist is important for five sign language letters.


Communist fist is the same as if you would punch someone. The only letter in sign language that looks like a proper punch is 'S'. R in crossed fingers, Y in 'call me' (making a phone gesture).

  • $\begingroup$ So close! See the top answer from Styx. $\endgroup$ – Rand al'Thor Jun 29 '17 at 14:07

Your Name:

Arya (StarkGirl). In Game of Thrones one of Stark girl name was Arya Stark

Because it is a based on Sign Language:

Letter A - "common between China, North Korea and former Russia?"

Letter R - "Fingers crossed"

Letter Y - "Call me"

Letter A - "I punched him in the face"

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    $\begingroup$ Please elaborate why this answer fits the puzzle. $\endgroup$ – A J 9 Jun 30 '17 at 13:19
  • $\begingroup$ @AJ Check it out. $\endgroup$ – CR241 Jun 30 '17 at 19:12
  • $\begingroup$ Why all down votes? $\endgroup$ – CR241 Jun 30 '17 at 19:13

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