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by ALFERALFER
Thu Oct 24, 2013 3:41 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Mother of All Puzzles
Replies: 129
Views: 89414

Re: Mother of All Puzzles

Can anyone assist with 20? Solved the crossword in seconds, and I'm sure I'm missing something because I have no idea where to go from here. I filled everything in, found that the missing one is "polar" which is level 10. Not sure what's next... polar is correct, but you need ...
by ALFERALFER
Mon Sep 09, 2013 5:43 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Towers, Courtyard, and trees
Replies: 36
Views: 13666

Re: Towers, Courtyard, and trees

I used to think that the above solution was the correct one for this riddle. A friend of mine disagrees, and I'm not so sure any more. I post his solution here. Can someone spot any problems with it? My (somewhat informal) reaction to it is that it assumes that certain facts are common knowledge, w...
by ALFERALFER
Fri Jul 05, 2013 5:45 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Mother of All Puzzles
Replies: 129
Views: 89414

Re: Mother of All Puzzles

LEVEL 8 use the zoom feature of your browser to zoom all the way out.
by ALFERALFER
Fri May 10, 2013 6:14 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Team challenge
Replies: 22
Views: 8542

Re: Team challenge

This is a TEAM challenge. We are trying to find a way beat the time of any other team. You pick/get your team of 30 people. You have your team assign a number to each member, like by age or height. You pick two numbers out of bucket of slips numbered 1 to 30. If you draw your own number draw again. ...
by ALFERALFER
Tue Apr 30, 2013 9:38 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Mother of All Puzzles
Replies: 129
Views: 89414

Re: Mother of All Puzzles

Ok, lets have some real fun. Level 19. Using this "Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, which four powers" and this "292 60 3/6 316 63 401 273 8/9" Get me to "vor" instead of "vow" ..................... Level 27. Most people stumbled into level 28 from level 1...
by ALFERALFER
Tue Apr 30, 2013 9:21 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: A meta-riddle?
Replies: 39
Views: 9622

Re: A meta-riddle?

what I was wondering about is wether this solution is unique or not and, if it actually is unique, is it possibile to prove it? I have no idea about where to start such a demonstration, any hint? You have 4 weights You have 3 states (left pan, right pan, no pan (unused)for each weight) 3*3*3*3= 81 ...
by ALFERALFER
Tue Apr 30, 2013 4:11 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: A meta-riddle?
Replies: 39
Views: 9622

Re: A meta-riddle?

The original, pretty simple, riddle says more or less: " a balance (one of those old balance where you put weights on one side and goods on the other) ....?" As the puzzle/riddle clearly states this is some "NEW" kind of balance. The goods only go on one side and the weights onl...
by ALFERALFER
Tue Mar 19, 2013 3:28 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Mother of All Puzzles
Replies: 129
Views: 89414

Re: Mother of All Puzzles

GeoffreyY wrote:
Xias wrote:I'm stuck on 25, and I am so tired of looking monopoly board.

Well, I'm stuck too... I just can't find it....


Spoiler:
Did you try looking at the monopoly board

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