You have two fuses which will each take an hour to burn completely when lit. However, the fuses do not burn evenly along their respective lengths. So if they are lit and are half burned, you cannot assume that 30 minutes has passed. How do you use the fuses to time 45 minutes?

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You light each for five minutes 9 times
switching back in forth between the two
using the flamingo as a timer

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