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#425 Hotel Bill

Posted by airesso on 09 May 2007 - 06:06 PM

This has always been one of my favorite logic puzzle due to its nature of trying to misinform you and make you run with that information. The first time I heard it I spent hours trying to figure out what was up with the 29 dollars before realizing it had nothing to do with the problem, each person paid 9 dollars because the money the bell boy took is factored into their cost.
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#423 Pears

Posted by airesso on 09 May 2007 - 06:00 PM

Lost in translation maybe? I believe the spirit of this is for it to be a spoken puzzle not a written. Thus there are no PEARS on the tree and no PAIRS on the ground. There are now three pears on the ground thus eliminating the pair of pears on the ground.
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