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#1 2011-08-04 04:32:54

anandbrar
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Swimmers and Divers..

In a camp for swimmers, there were 5 persons. They were to jump into a nearby pool and shout out either "Dive" or "Swim". The first person always had to say "Swim", then the next "Dive" then next one "Swim" and so on..

But, out of those 5, one was a Dis-obedient, another a Blind-Follower and one more(who hated the Dis-obedient guy) was the Anti-DO.

Now the Dis-obedient always said what he shouldn't say. The Blind-Follower spoke the same word as the one in front would say and Anti-DO said the opposite word of what Dis-obedient said.

The following sequence was heard from the 1st to the 5th man.
5         4       3       2      1

Swim Dive Swim Swim Swim

Can you guess which one was which?.:)

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#2 2011-08-04 04:38:41

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Re: Swimmers and Divers..

which one speaks first 1 or 5?

if it is 5 then 2 is the DO and 1 is BF.

if 1 speaks first then 2 is the DO and 3 is the BF


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#3 2011-08-04 04:51:41

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Re: Swimmers and Divers..

the 1 speaks first.

and yup, your answer is correct.

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#4 2011-08-04 04:53:40

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Re: Swimmers and Divers..

Hi,

Okay, so this would be the sequence: N, ADO, BF, DO, N


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#5 2011-08-04 05:00:19

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Re: Swimmers and Divers..

Hi,

Yup from 5th to 1st - N, ADO, BF, DO, N


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#6 2011-08-04 05:02:39

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Re: Swimmers and Divers..

Another sequence to decipher:

This time they heard the following,

5         4       3       2      1

Swim Dive Dive Dive Swim


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#7 2011-08-04 05:04:10

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Re: Swimmers and Divers..

i think that either 1,4 or 5 could be ADO,because if he is the opposite of DO than he will always say the right thing just like N.


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#8 2011-08-04 05:06:09

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Re: Swimmers and Divers..

the 2nd one:

N,BF,DO,N,N


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#9 2011-08-04 05:15:34

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Re: Swimmers and Divers..

Hi all,

anonimnystefy, you left out ADO in your second answer.
For the first one, it's given in the hint that 1 is N, so can't be ADO.

I think this is the sequence for second question: ADO, BF, DO, N, N


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#10 2011-08-04 05:27:55

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Re: Swimmers and Divers..

Hi gAr,

Yes that is correct.

Hi anonimnystefy,

Yes you left ADO out..plus it is not essential that ADO will say the right thing like N:

Say in the first case if instead of 4th, the 5th one is ADO..then he will say Dive whereas normal one says Swim.


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#11 2011-08-04 05:31:21

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Re: Swimmers and Divers..

Hi anandbrar,

Thanks, good puzzles!


"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

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#12 2011-08-04 05:54:23

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Re: Swimmers and Divers..

Hi,

Have a look at this huge collection: http://www.ocf.berkeley.edu/~wwu/riddles/intro.shtml

Anybody would love it!


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#13 2011-08-04 07:02:40

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Re: Swimmers and Divers..

hi anandbrar

i think you should just change your senbtence in the first post:
"Anti-DO said the opposite word of what Dis-obedient would say."

to

"Anti-DO said the opposite word of what Dis-obedient said."

it clears out a lot.

Last edited by anonimnystefy (2011-08-06 00:47:15)


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#14 2011-08-04 19:02:28

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Re: Swimmers and Divers..

Hi anonimnystefy,

Oh yes, you are right...changed it.


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