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A man locked his personal computer with a password and wrote some phrases in the hint box kept in his room.

One day, his wife tries to login in his absence using the hints which contained the following in seperate pieces of paper:

1 apples
1 oranges
2 pineapples
4 grapes
7 bananas
7 mangoes
8 pomegranates

Can you help the wife find the password?

Hint 1: The password consists of a word

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    $\begingroup$ Amazing we just triple answered this.. would normally delete my answer but too cool (I see answered 7 sec ago and answered 2 sec ago) $\endgroup$
    – Quark
    Jan 26, 2015 at 8:35
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    $\begingroup$ This is a rather "too easy" puzzle (as seen by the fast replies.) You could have made it (a bit) more difficult by using images of the fruits rather than the names directly. (Note, I did not down-vote it. Difficulty is not a quality criterion for puzzles.) $\endgroup$
    – BmyGuest
    Jan 26, 2015 at 9:08
  • $\begingroup$ The password is: "12345". $\endgroup$
    – KSmarts
    Jan 26, 2015 at 19:30
  • $\begingroup$ @Len I find that it's like that more often than not :P $\endgroup$
    – Quark
    Jan 27, 2015 at 0:37
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    $\begingroup$ @KSmarts , How'd you get that? $\endgroup$
    – Spikatrix
    Jan 27, 2015 at 3:13

3 Answers 3

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Password is:

passion
numbers represent letter to use from the associated word;
a o i p s s n
then unscramble

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  • $\begingroup$ Almost there. See my comment to @Quark under the question. $\endgroup$
    – Spikatrix
    Jan 27, 2015 at 3:08
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    $\begingroup$ Justice is served :P the power of the P $\endgroup$
    – Quark
    Jan 27, 2015 at 5:10
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The answer is:

Passion

Explanation:

Take the letter with position of the leading number. The letters are a, o, i, p, s, s, n. The only one word anagram this gives is passion, which is also a type of fruit.

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is it

Passion

Because:

For each line take the that manieth letter of the word, and Passion is an anagram of those letters

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  • $\begingroup$ Close. See my comment to @Quark under the question. $\endgroup$
    – Spikatrix
    Jan 27, 2015 at 3:08

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