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#26 2012-03-29 20:42:02

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Just as well I didn't give you my really hard puzzle then!

he he!  smile

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#27 2012-03-29 20:44:23

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Perhaps you should post your answer to part a, just in case you haven't got that quite right.

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#28 2012-03-30 05:35:15

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bob bundy wrote:

hi wintersolstice and anonimnystefy

Did you mean:

A says ‘None of us is lying’. B says ‘Only two of us are lying’. C says ‘Only one of us is lying’. D says all of us are lying.

The truth table below shows there is no solution to this.

The middle code must have 84 characters if it is to work.  A quick count suggests there are less.  But some spaces are double.  Your problem is to work out which.

Bob

anonimnystefy wrote:

I also must note that if we add the third person saying that they are all lying then the puzzle turns into a paradox.

I see what you mean

I figured out where the paradox is now


bob bundy wrote:

I think I need to re-do the liars puzzle completely.  Sorry about that.

Last edited by wintersolstice (2012-03-30 05:37:58)


Why did the chicken cross the Mobius Band?
To get to the other ...um...!!!
 

#29 2012-03-30 06:42:46

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hi bob


The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't.
“It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
 

#30 2012-03-30 06:46:19

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OK, Stefy; that's what you should have.

So is your first word down



??

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#31 2012-03-30 07:11:43

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I thought this might be better in a new post


Why did the chicken cross the Mobius Band?
To get to the other ...um...!!!
 

#32 2012-03-30 07:44:49

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hi bob



hi ws

yes that might be possible.but i didn't understand anything of your post.

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The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't.
“It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
 

#33 2012-03-30 17:58:56

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8b correct!

yes that might be possible.but i didn't understand anything of your post.

Thanks, I thought it was just me.

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You cannot teach a man anything;  you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei
 

#34 2012-03-30 21:03:17

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Hi bob

your hint and the letter Q in the puzzle helped me a lot.


The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't.
“It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
 

#35 2012-03-31 00:54:19

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Hi bob


The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't.
“It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
 

#36 2012-03-31 01:02:43

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hi Stefy,

Yes, that is correct!  smile

I seem to remember, there's the ice cube still to complete.  You were close before.

Bob


You cannot teach a man anything;  you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei
 

#37 2012-03-31 01:26:01

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Hi

Last edited by anonimnystefy (2012-03-31 08:19:59)


The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't.
“It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
 

#38 2012-03-31 08:11:53

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hi,

that seems to be it, but check your wording.  You are contradicting yourself.



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You cannot teach a man anything;  you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei
 

#39 2012-03-31 08:20:33

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Hi bob

I edited my post.


The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't.
“It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
 

#40 2012-03-31 08:49:38

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Excellent!  smile  smile  smile

You have done well!

The Professor sends his congratulations and this gold star.

http://www.bundy.demon.co.uk/images/goldstar.GIF

Bob


You cannot teach a man anything;  you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei
 

#41 2012-03-31 09:40:35

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Thanks! These were some nice problems! Especially the code!

Here's one for you:

Og upi gohitrf yjod piy,yjrm vpmhtsyd pm zu dofr!


The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't.
“It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
 

#42 2012-03-31 12:23:17

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Hi anonimnystefy,


"The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do. The bad news is that they do what you tell them to do." - Ted Nelson
 

#43 2012-03-31 12:49:26

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Hi phro

I don't think so.You just do trial and error method.


The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't.
“It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
 

#44 2012-04-11 12:42:06

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Hi bob

Have you solved the code from #41?


The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't.
“It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
 

#45 2012-04-11 17:12:30

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No.  I'm stuck.  I'll have another look.  No hint yet please.

Bob


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#46 2012-04-11 17:13:20

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Ok. Take your time.


The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't.
“It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
 

#47 2012-04-15 21:20:37

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You cannot teach a man anything;  you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei
 

#48 2012-04-15 22:27:52

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Correct! Good work! What is that link for?


The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't.
“It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
 

#49 2012-04-16 01:34:37

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Well did you follow it?  It's a clue to how I did it.

Bob


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#50 2012-04-16 01:49:01

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Ok,I will look at it when I have more time.


The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't.
“It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
 

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