This reminds me of a puzzle...

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This reminds me of a puzzle...

Postby Hamadyne » Tue Jun 03, 2014 4:21 am

Hey kids! How about an old-fashioned puzzle thread?

The game is simple: Solve my riddles/puzzles/brain teasers, and you gain a modicum of Internet Superiority (TM).

Or maybe you'll get something else instead...like Picarats.

So, without further ado, let's start! Post your answers in the thread, and I'll let you know if you're correct, incorrect, or completely off the mark. The first one to answer correctly gets all the glory, so think fast!

Puzzle #7: "Hat Simulator"

There are 3 children sitting on three chairs. The children can only look forward and all wear one hat. The hats are either black or red. They are a total of 5 hats, 3 are colored red and 2 are colored black. The child on chair A says: "I don't know what color of the hat I have." Then the child on chair B says: "Also, I don't know the color of my hat." Then the child on chair C says: "In that case, I know the color of my hat."

The question is: What color of hat does the child on chair C have and why?

Bonus question: Do we also know the color of the hat of the child on chair A and the color of the hat on chair B?


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sky: 2
brainy_kevin: 2
Ravenous: 2

PUZZLE ARCHIVE: http://pastebin.com/FmQEVWym
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Re: This reminds me of a puzzle...

Postby ILY » Tue Jun 03, 2014 5:18 am

...Eight?
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Re: This reminds me of a puzzle...

Postby Hamadyne » Tue Jun 03, 2014 12:27 pm

ILY wrote:...Eight?


BZZT. Try again!
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Re: This reminds me of a puzzle...

Postby ILY » Tue Jun 03, 2014 12:42 pm

Damn... I thought it was pretty clever. 2 * 2 * 2 * 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 :^(
I'll only try once per puzzle.
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Re: This reminds me of a puzzle...

Postby brainy_kevin » Tue Jun 03, 2014 4:24 pm

Nine? I have in mind some method whereby the number '8' can be graphically written as a series of 2s on top of each other. Not at all convinced that this is close to being correct though.
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Re: This reminds me of a puzzle...

Postby sky » Tue Jun 03, 2014 10:21 pm

ILY wrote:Damn... I thought it was pretty clever. 2 * 2 * 2 * 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 :^(
I'll only try once per puzzle.


I was about to answer the same thing. Can't really come up with anything else. ):
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Re: This reminds me of a puzzle...

Postby Hamadyne » Tue Jun 03, 2014 10:39 pm

Guys, you're thinking too hard. Simplify things. There's nothing too complex about this puzzle. Here's a hint:

If you guys know that a combination of twos make 8 (that is, 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 = 8), does that help?
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Re: This reminds me of a puzzle...

Postby sky » Tue Jun 03, 2014 10:43 pm

Hamadyne wrote:If you guys know that a combination of twos make 8 (that is, 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 = 8), does that help?


No, that knowledge is what lead me to my original answer, which is 8.

Oh wait. SEVEN.

IT'S SEVEEEN!!1

(2*2*2*2+2*2*2)
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Re: This reminds me of a puzzle...

Postby Hamadyne » Tue Jun 03, 2014 10:53 pm

sky wrote:
Hamadyne wrote:If you guys know that a combination of twos make 8 (that is, 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 = 8), does that help?


No, that knowledge is what lead me to my original answer, which is 8.

Oh wait. SEVEN.

IT'S SEVEEEN!!1

(2*2*2*2+2*2*2)


Woo! You got it!

...But there's a much smaller amount of twos you can use to make "three eights". It's free to answer for anyone, now that the initial puzzle has been solved. Be creative!
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Re: This reminds me of a puzzle...

Postby sky » Tue Jun 03, 2014 11:00 pm

Hamadyne wrote:
sky wrote:
Hamadyne wrote:If you guys know that a combination of twos make 8 (that is, 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 = 8), does that help?


No, that knowledge is what lead me to my original answer, which is 8.

Oh wait. SEVEN.

IT'S SEVEEEN!!1

(2*2*2*2+2*2*2)


Woo! You got it!

...But there's a much smaller amount of twos you can use to make "three eights". It's free to answer for anyone, now that the initial puzzle has been solved. Be creative!


I think I know. Can I answer, or should I leave it to someone else? :3
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Re: This reminds me of a puzzle...

Postby Hamadyne » Tue Jun 03, 2014 11:02 pm

Feel free!
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Re: This reminds me of a puzzle...

Postby sky » Tue Jun 03, 2014 11:13 pm

Three?

22+2?
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Re: This reminds me of a puzzle...

Postby Hamadyne » Tue Jun 03, 2014 11:16 pm

sky wrote:Three?

22+2?


Nice work! This is what I consider to be the "best" answer. Congratulations!

I'll be getting another puzzle ready, so keep your eyes peeled, folks! I'll be updating the original post I made, and I'll be bumping the thread when it happens.
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Re: This reminds me of a puzzle...

Postby sky » Tue Jun 03, 2014 11:19 pm

Hamadyne wrote:
sky wrote:Three?

22+2?


Nice work! This is what I consider to be the "best" answer. Congratulations!

I'll be getting another puzzle ready, so keep your eyes peeled, folks! I'll be updating the original post I made, and I'll be bumping the thread when it happens.


I am now officially smarter than ILY.

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Re: This reminds me of a puzzle...

Postby Hamadyne » Tue Jun 03, 2014 11:31 pm

New puzzle's up!
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Re: This reminds me of a puzzle...

Postby brainy_kevin » Wed Jun 04, 2014 12:07 am

"Jeanne was framed, yet didn't commit any crime. The person who framed her also didn't commit a crime. What's going on here?"
She was a woman in a picture, and was framed on a wall.
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Re: This reminds me of a puzzle...

Postby Hamadyne » Wed Jun 04, 2014 12:12 am

brainy_kevin wrote:"Jeanne was framed, yet didn't commit any crime. The person who framed her also didn't commit a crime. What's going on here?"
She was a woman in a picture, and was framed on a wall.


Yesh! Nice job! Just keep checking the OP for more!
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Re: This reminds me of a puzzle...

Postby Hamadyne » Wed Jun 04, 2014 12:20 am

Look up top for another riddle thing!
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Re: This reminds me of a puzzle...

Postby Ravenous » Wed Jun 04, 2014 3:28 am

Insulating cows.
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Re: This reminds me of a puzzle...

Postby Hamadyne » Wed Jun 04, 2014 3:30 am

Ravenous wrote:Insulating cows.


YOU DID IT!

I will post a new puzzle tomorrow, folks. See y'all next time!
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