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I got Charlie's number


Best Answer plasmid, 21 April 2013 - 05:21 AM

I don't know about everyone else, but I'm stuck.

If the "I" in this problem has information that we (the problem solvers) are not privy to by virtue of the OP, then I could come up with a solution.

If the "I" in this puzzle definitely does NOT have any more information than what's presented, then I am Stuck with a capital S.

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Posted 23 April 2013 - 06:30 PM

Doesn't the "one and only one of us will ever tell you the truth" interpretation mean that it's possible for all three of the people in the first group to be liars?


Yes it does. Bob is a truth-teller.

We use Bob's truthfulness to determine which group Charlie is in.


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