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by Лом
Tue Apr 17, 2012 11:20 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: 100 Cards, and others
Replies: 9
Views: 4813

Re: 100 Cards, and others

BlueSoxSWJ wrote:You have 6 cards, showing "2", "3", "4", "5", "+", and "=". Use all 6 cards exactly once (face up, properly oriented, etc.) to make a true mathematical statement.

Spoiler:
3 ^ 2 = 4 + 5
by Лом
Fri Feb 24, 2012 12:25 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: The tournament problem
Replies: 13
Views: 3600

Re: The tournament problem

Well, look like this is simple sorting. Comparison = match.
Can't be done faster than n * log n.
How to? Read any article on sorting, for example: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sorting_algorithm
by Лом
Thu Feb 16, 2012 8:39 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Elven Village Mayor
Replies: 22
Views: 6108

Re: Elven Village Mayor

My solution: Because I can build houses of any shape, I will presume that I can build really tall houses that will fit any elf. Even if it is 1x1 cm^2. So, first I will divide all my land in equal pieces and assign this pieces letter from elven alphabet. I also take some land to special place withou...
by Лом
Thu Nov 24, 2011 9:35 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Prisoners, hats, twists, etc.
Replies: 21
Views: 3969

Re: Prisoners, hats, twists, etc.

Well, here us my thoughts. 1. Let say that everyone can count seconds. Each person will be given 30 seconds to either shout or not, and also everyone (except blind one) knows his position in line. 2. People behind blind one can tell where in line he is. 3. After first pass blind man will kno...
by Лом
Thu Oct 06, 2011 7:36 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Algebra Crypotgram Puzzle
Replies: 13
Views: 4379

Re: Algebra Crypotgram Puzzle

Being computer person I often found myself thinking other direction about those puzzles. Trying it for several minutes, than wrote brute-force program on python to solve. Purple+Green+Red=Indigo 184136+74665+469=259270 def gen(src, dst): if not len(src): check(dst) return for...
by Лом
Wed Jun 08, 2011 6:15 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: A [Joint] Effort
Replies: 18
Views: 2443

Re: A [Joint] Effort

Creator here, This is a little sad, although I'm impressed. What could I have done to prevent this? My free web host limits me to client-side scripting, as far as I know. I used a salt, reasoning that that would protect me from rainbow tables, but I didn't consider brute forcing. md5 + custom 404 p...
by Лом
Tue Jun 07, 2011 12:33 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Anyone feel they can crack this code?
Replies: 50
Views: 13354

Re: Anyone feel they can crack this code?

Raising the post from dead, cause I really liked it. Maybe someone new will come with solution?
by Лом
Tue Jun 07, 2011 6:21 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: A [Joint] Effort
Replies: 18
Views: 2443

Re: A [Joint] Effort

Well, I found the protection on page where it check for correct answer is easy to crack using dictionary attack. Do not look inside spoilers, unless you really stuck. 1: whale 2: arthritis 3: Theseus 4: shadow 5: electron 6: I do not have this word in the default linux wordlist. If anyone can point ...
by Лом
Tue Oct 26, 2010 7:25 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Sequence of digits
Replies: 12
Views: 2181

Re: Sequence of digits

I got it, but not sure if it is easier to remember this way.
Spoiler:
Each digit correspond to amount of this digit of it position in sequence.
Zero - six times,
One - two times,
Two - one time,
Three - zero times,
....
I hope you can understand my english ;)
by Лом
Fri Oct 08, 2010 7:10 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Incredible Changing Sentence
Replies: 5618
Views: 544398

Re: The Incredible Changing Sentence

Platypodes wrote:Heathens and sinners obfuscate silent movies daily.
by Лом
Thu Oct 07, 2010 6:39 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Incredible Changing Sentence
Replies: 5618
Views: 544398

Re: The Incredible Changing Sentence

Ahoy, matey, I censor porno movies, yarrr!
by Лом
Wed Oct 06, 2010 2:19 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Incredible Changing Sentence
Replies: 5618
Views: 544398

Re: The Incredible Changing Sentence

Ahoy, matey, I dislike pirates, yarrr!
by Лом
Tue Aug 17, 2010 5:28 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Easiest code ever :)
Replies: 0
Views: 1431

Easiest code ever :)

Well, looks like these forums have a lot of topics with "codes".
So, here is Yet Another One:

Ghbdtn exfcnybrfv ajhevf, hfccibahjdfnm 'njn ntrcn ljk;yj ,snm ltqcndbntkmyj ghjcnj.

I think, for many of us this will be extremely easy. And there is already hint in this post.
by Лом
Tue Jul 27, 2010 9:50 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Cat and mouse
Replies: 29
Views: 11785

Re: Cat and mouse

Yes, you got the right answer :)
I wondering, what if there is N holes. Is cat still able to catch mouse?
by Лом
Tue Jul 27, 2010 6:59 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Cat and mouse
Replies: 29
Views: 11785

Cat and mouse

There are 5 holes where mouse can hide, arranged in a line: (1) - (2) - (3) - (4) - (5) Mouse can hide in any hole. Two adjancent holes are connected, so mouse can go from hole 1 to 2, from 2 to 1 or 3 ... from 4 to 3 or 5, and from 5 to 4. Cat is sitting in front of the holes. He does not know in w...
by Лом
Fri Jul 23, 2010 1:06 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Anyone feel they can crack this code?
Replies: 50
Views: 13354

Re: Anyone feel they can crack this code?

Maybe it have something to do with pronounsations of the letters?
I mean: y b x s -> Why be ex ass...
Interesting puzzle though.

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