# Ten Hup!

A group of soldiers were standing in the blistering sun facing due west. Their sergeant shouted at them:
Right turn!
Left turn! In which direction are they facing now?

### 4 guesses to Ten Hup!

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• Paul

Riddle Dude, after the May riddle https://riddledude.com/history/ten-hup I still cannot figure out where this “ten hup” comes from. While not a military scholar, “Ten Hut” (short for attention) was what Sergeant Carter always yelled at PFC Pyle. “Hup, two, three, four” is completely different from “ten hut.”

Now today’s riddle – East – Starting by facing west, ninety degree toe turn right facing north, one-eighty degree toe turn facing south and ninety degree toe turn left facing east. Commanding officer approaches, “ten hut!”

• i WOULD GUESS SOUTH

• You are correct, Paul!
They would be now facing east. A right turn is 90 degrees, an about turn is 180 degrees, and a left turn is also 90 degrees. Therefore, the soldiers are now facing east.

You are today’s winner!

• sam

too easy, you gotta be dumb to get this wrong.