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no-brainer

n. an easy question that takes no thinking to answer; a simple problem that requires no intellect to solve; a dilemma that requires no pondering to resolve. His proposal of marriage was a no-brainer. She turned him down flat on the spot.
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He's a bit of a freak really and for him to keep grinding the level of performance he does week in, week out -it's just a no brainer.
It was a no brainer," Contactmusic quoted him as saying.
TEAM MANAGER: This one is sort of a no brainer but I thought I'd throw it in here just to get the ball rolling.
Table 2 Montanans and Their Leisure Montanans say they prefer to do: No-Brainer activities 16% Brainer activities 27% Puzzler activities 54% Nothing; no leisure time 1% But yesterday they actually did: No-Brainer activities 32% Brainer activities 35% Puzzler activities 13% Nothing; no leisure time 17% Source: Bureau of Business and Economic Research, The University of Montana, Montana Poll (Missoula, Montana, December 1993).
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In April 1996, RAM/ROM an African American-owned firm, began selling the Know Brainer to the general public.
Available by mail-order only, the Know Brainer is designed to give first-time PC owners all of the components they need in one package, which McKenzie believes distinguishes his company from other PC makers.
Additionally, for new systems, installing the new card should be a no brainer, providing support for faster drives (or more drives on a channel) than equally priced, last generation controllers.
At the end of 1996, the-same union agreed to a slew of no brainer work rule changes - such as allowing wider rollers - that helped to kick off the current construction spree.
Developing an online community where we can better share information and communicate more efficiently with the people that use our products was a no brainer for Extensis.
Amidst a carnival-like atmosphere and an enthusiastic audience enjoying every moment of the knowledge event, teams ISM Quizzing Pad (Pranav Vijayakumar, Anish Rao and Dhruv Warrior), Reunited (Chaitanya Khimji, Vinay Ashar and Ajit Limaye), Questionable Characters (Rohini Dinesh, Udayan Gupta and Sushmita Gupta), Quizaholics Anonymous (Midhun Mukund, Hala Jamal and Anush Iyer), 3 Amigos (Armstrong Jeyakumar, Sangeetha Sridhar and Rajan Philips), Know Brainers (R S Sumanth, Raji Sumanth and Sujatha Ashok), Jet Set Go (Dr Sunil Malani, Dr Joel Cutinho and Shreyans Singhvi), and Natural Born Quizzers (Murali Ramaswamy, K Narayan and Abhishek Murali) fought hard for the top slot.
Students, she says, should answer the book questions first and dedicate their remaining time to the brainers.
If not, here's the word from the brainers at American Heritage Dict.