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#51 2005-06-28 08:36:54

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Well, I hope it lives up to your expectations smile

As I have said before, any suggestion for improvements, additions, etc are most welcome ... and it will help to make the site more fun and interesting for everybody.


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#52 2005-06-28 16:51:06

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mathsyperson wrote:

I'm similar, but even worse. I found this site by typing it in the address bar without knowing it existed!

LOL!!!!!!! That's funny indeed!


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#53 2005-06-29 04:32:44

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my maths teacher made us go on it 2 "learn"


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#54 2005-06-29 08:06:04

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My Maths teacher wasn't there, so our Graphics Teacher told us to go on it and Sam Learning.


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#55 2005-08-02 15:36:06

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In reference to the fish problem, I hate to rain on anyones parade, but I think I found why Einstein said 98% of all people would not find the solution. After double checking the problem, I realized a fundamental error in all our logics. By the given of the problem, the German in the green house who drinks coffe and plays soccer CANNOT own a bird, horse, dog, or cat. There is nothing in the problem that says he MUST own fish. This is an outside assumption to the problem made by the reference to the fish. Einstein was always very strict on disreguarding all outside assumtions when facing a problem. Could someone please double check me on this?

 

#56 2005-08-02 16:03:02

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Ah yes, this has been suggested already !

There are arguments both ways ... one says "he didn't say ANYONE owned a fish", and the other says "you are expected to deduce that the missing pet is a fish"

Will the controversy never cease ? smile


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#57 2005-08-08 18:38:32

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I believe everyone can agree that you can correctly deduce the one who has the unmentioned pet. However, the fact still remains that ASSUMING the German has a fish is never directly stated in the problem.

 

#58 2005-09-26 00:32:20

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loooool, It was fun solving this problem... im looking for more of these wink I fink its Jessica coz she had the moste evidences She liked green and she liked to go australia... so she had the crocodile. I was so confused! yikes but of course its better than homework tongue LOL

See ya Hunni's smile

 

#59 2005-09-29 20:00:38

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LOL !


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#60 2005-10-05 22:14:02

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other than logic puzzles, wat are these type of puzzles called? btw, yet another possible way to solve that controversy. at einstein's time, people were alot dumber! big_smile

 

#61 2005-10-06 16:22:42

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Are they called quizzles? Or maybe I just made that up... hmm

 

#62 2005-10-09 02:26:51

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i think jessica owns the crocodile
yumna

 

#63 2005-10-09 07:27:39

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Try again, yumna smile


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#64 2006-02-02 02:34:10

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it took me ages

 

#65 2006-02-02 02:36:26

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omg  yikes i just found out i use 8 peices of paper doin it lol big_smile

 

#66 2006-02-02 17:27:13

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up this forum is tops i wish i could stay on here allday
everyday smile big_smile

Last edited by Tigeree (2006-02-19 10:47:12)


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#67 2006-02-09 06:05:36

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It is hannah.

It took 5 minuites to figure it out. please send harder puzzles
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#68 2006-02-11 13:31:29

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good 4 u neutral


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#69 2006-02-12 11:30:36

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Jess you are addicted to the computer and its pretty bad I'm telling you

 

#70 2006-02-12 13:57:14

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who cares i love it lol


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#71 2006-02-16 20:44:13

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Who is Jess?


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#72 2006-02-19 10:47:52

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ME swear


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#73 2006-02-19 23:03:28

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Ohhhhhhhhh!NOW you tell me.


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#74 2006-02-27 03:57:04

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Please can you tell me how to access problem solutions, I would like to know what the solution to who owns the crocodile puzzle created by pupils at Wadebridge School, Cornwall is? Thanks.

 

#75 2006-02-27 07:32:45

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The solution to both the crocodile and the fish puzzle are here


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