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  2. Hi!I have to organise a weekend with friends and would like to include a logic puzzle.For that i would like to put a statement in every room in the house.Goal should be that everyone is in the correct room when time's up.I have 8 players and 18 rooms/locations, but i'm struggling with creating the puzzle/cluesI would like to have a clue in every room, so i would need exactly 18 clues to solve the puzzle.Can someone help me out?Ground Floor: bathroom 1, Toilet 1, kitchen, hall, garden, living room, sleeping room 1, sleeping room 2, garageFirst floor: Sleeping room 3, 4, 5 and 6, bathroom 2 and 3, toilet 2, Second floor: Sleeping room 7 and lounge roomPlayers 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8Thank you!
  3. Attractive East African - 4 years in the making...
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  5. why yes ma'am. seems somewhat of a let down after all this time and all the other great answers y'all came up with. you may have to work both halves of both clues against one another for that last one if you still have interest. thanks T
  6. Hiya Thalia - Not the same as what I was originally thinking. But like many other prior responses, quite clever. And punny. Like it. Here's a couple of alternative clues: An attractive East African - or - Stolen from the Horn of Africa Arabian spousal reception - or - A greeting for a Riyadhi business associate
  7. Bump An attractive East African
  8. Oxygen As trees make it but don't use in the day while photosynthesis A person who buys cylinder filled of oxygen obviously doesn't need it , he needs it for his family The patient canopy see and feel the oxygen
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  10. @EventHorizon said, But once Plato says that "one die is a 4," it doesn't merely prune out the ones without 4's. That’s the crux of it. EH is correct that this reads on Monty Hall. But more directly on the long-running Teanchy-Beanchy post (one of his two kids is a girl, what’s the probability he has two girls.) First people said has to be 1/2. Then others (including me) said (all that matters is that) it can’t be BB so it’s 1/3. Both wrong. so I made this one up to show that the informant’s algorithm has to be known. Nicely explained.
  11. I agree completely with EventHorizon, and will try to summarize in a way that addresses the OP and deconvolutes the paradox at its heart:
  12. I cannot find the solution to this test question, any help?
  13. addendum: I didn't come up with this myself. Monty Hall was asked about the Monty Hall problem, and his response was such.
  14. Insert the the five missing signs!
  15. The part that I turned red in the quote bugs me a little bit.
  16. EventHorizon, that sounds more convincing than my posts, thanks!
  17. How did all those 2/11 become Thalia’s answer?
  18. ... and the first? ?, 121, 144, 202, 244, ?
  19. What's the next number in this sequence? 121, 144, 202, 244, ?
  20. And so thought poor Aristotle until today's class. He knew the probability of two dice making seven, until his teacher told him the value of one of his dice. Then he reasoned it to be different. Ah, the magic of conditional probability, he thought. But then he reasoned further that it was not the knowledge of which value one of his dice had, for it did not matter whether that value was 1 2 3 4 5 or 6. It was seemingly only that it had a value. But what kind of conditional probability is that? Was he not already aware of that? One of his dice has a particular value. Six values engender six cases. In each particular case he reasons the probability of seven changes to a new value. Worse, there are no other cases. Therefore in every case it changes to a new value. How then could it have the value he originally imagined? So there's the question that lurks within the flavor text. Beneath the surface perhaps, but now fully revealed for all to ponder.
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