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by hamsterofdeath
Thu Mar 01, 2012 8:31 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Three gods - True, False and Random
Replies: 65
Views: 33749

Re: Three gods - True, False and Random

if you ask "is <true/false-question here> XOR are you going to lie to me?", then you force any of the gods to tell you the answer to your question :) truth god: <your question> XOR no: yes xor no -> yes no xor no -> no lie god: <your question> XOR yes: yes xor yes -> no, but the god li...
by hamsterofdeath
Mon Feb 27, 2012 8:51 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Seventeen "Blue Eyes" Objections and Responses [SPOILER]
Replies: 73
Views: 36986

Re: Seventeen "Blue Eyes" Objections and Responses [SPOILER]

let me rephrase my problem: "if this obviously red apple was green, then *ultra complex deduction logic with several nested recursions". since that which the ultra complex algorithm predicted did not happen, the apple cannot be green." i do not doubt the correctness of the solution, b...
by hamsterofdeath
Sun Feb 26, 2012 9:42 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Elven Village Mayor
Replies: 22
Views: 6004

Re: Elven Village Mayor

i make one big house covering the complete area. every elf lives in this house. i sent every visitor in. problem solved. O(1).
by hamsterofdeath
Sun Feb 26, 2012 9:34 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Seventeen "Blue Eyes" Objections and Responses [SPOILER]
Replies: 73
Views: 36986

Re: Seventeen "Blue Eyes" Objections and Responses [SPOILER]

i found this riddle somewhere else and wasn't satisfied with the recursive solution, so i came up with a simpler one: everyone sees n or n-1 blue eyes. everyone goes looking for a counter. since all think alike, they will all pick the same counter. now they think: i will join the group that gathers ...

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