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Forum: Questions About Logic-Puzzles.org 06-30-2016, 04:30 AM
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Views: 1,700
Posted By zenobia43
Nice ! Here is the link to the tutorial slides...

Nice ! Here is the link to the tutorial slides describing "Pseudo-True Pairs (Staggered)."

http://logic-puzzles.org/how-to-solve-a-logic-puzzle.php?t=pseudo-true-pairs-staggered

If you get...
Forum: Questions About Logic-Puzzles.org 06-29-2016, 06:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,700
Posted By zenobia43
From clue 2, Ingram will be one row below...

From clue 2, Ingram will be one row below Gillespie.

Since Gillespie can only be in rows 1 or 2 (your grid state), then Ingram will be in row 2 or row 3. In either case, row 2 will be occupied,...
Forum: Questions About Logic-Puzzles.org 06-19-2016, 10:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,278
Posted By zenobia43
Clue types

The hint system is aware of the fact that there are only a handful of clue types. There are positive clues, negative clues, exclusive OR clues, and ordering clues. Each of these types has subtypes,...
Forum: Questions About Logic-Puzzles.org 05-29-2016, 11:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,548
Posted By zenobia43
Tutorial link

There is an excellent tutorial at

http://logic-puzzles.org/how-to-solve-a-logic-puzzle.php

The hint system uses terminology found in this tutorial.

If you get stuck, in addition to using...
Forum: Questions About Logic-Puzzles.org 05-08-2016, 02:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,278
Posted By zenobia43
There is an excellent "comparative relationships"...

There is an excellent "comparative relationships" tutorial at

http://logic-puzzles.org/how-to-solve-a-logic-puzzle.php?t=comparative-relationships

Look at the seventh slide for an explanation...
Forum: Puzzle Baron's Logic Puzzles - The Book! 03-18-2016, 05:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 109,300
Posted By zenobia43
If you can post the clues and category labels, we...

If you can post the clues and category labels, we can help. As in previous posts in this thread, if you can post the image of your grid state along with the clues, we can have a go at it.

Let us...
Forum: Questions About Logic-Puzzles.org 03-02-2016, 02:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,039
Posted By zenobia43
470 - Carmen - Dallas - Matzo 570 - Macy -...

470 - Carmen - Dallas - Matzo
570 - Macy - Cheers - Focaccia
710 - David - Seinfeld - Rye
1140 - Giselle - Simpsons - Pita

I think this satisfies the clues. Not sure if it is the only solution.
Forum: Comments, Bugs and Feature Requests 01-21-2016, 04:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,875
Posted By zenobia43
In the Scores Chefs Dishes Restaurants backstory,...

In the Scores Chefs Dishes Restaurants backstory, at least one puzzle had redundant text in the clue: "... scored 7 points fewer points ..."

Thanks for the new batches!
Forum: Logic Puzzles and Brain Benders 10-07-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,919
Posted By zenobia43
This one has been around a while, but still fun. ...

This one has been around a while, but still fun.

http://mathworld.wolfram.com/SpiderandFlyProblem.html

Square root of 27*27 + 24* 24.
Forum: Puzzle Baron's Logic Puzzles - The Book! 10-05-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 109,300
Posted By zenobia43
Confusing Coast Guard coords

This one is tricky because it can be a challenge to keep track of north/south and east/west conventions.

In this case, further south is up/one step less, and further west is up/one step less.
...
Forum: Puzzle Baron's Logic Puzzles - The Book! 10-04-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 109,300
Posted By zenobia43
Clue 4 is pretty tricky. Range is one month...

Clue 4 is pretty tricky. Range is one month after right AND humpback is one month after right. This will imply that Range = humpback.

In your grid, I don't see all the Xs that clue 4 gives us. ...
Forum: Comments, Bugs and Feature Requests 09-26-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,912
Posted By zenobia43
I like both suggestions, but I see a potential...

I like both suggestions, but I see a potential problem with the first.

If one could see the backstory before committing to the game, they could limit their choices to a single backstory and...
Forum: Questions About Logic-Puzzles.org 09-18-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,614
Posted By zenobia43
This is one where the grid state and the clues...

This is one where the grid state and the clues combine to exclude one of the choices. Using the notation: "->" means "$10 less than."

Clue 2: Reflexology -> Debra

Clue 5: Debra -> Aimee
...
Forum: Questions About Logic-Puzzles.org 08-15-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,483
Posted By zenobia43
There are a couple youtube videos as well. These...

There are a couple youtube videos as well. These were made long ago using the design from the old site. I think that was before December 2013.

These two videos explain some of the techniques...
Forum: Questions About Logic-Puzzles.org 08-14-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,483
Posted By zenobia43
There is an excellent tutorial here: ...

There is an excellent tutorial here:

http://logic-puzzles.org/how-to-solve-a-logic-puzzle.php

If you still need a hint about the hints, try taking a screen shot or use the snipping tool (on a...
Forum: Questions About Logic-Puzzles.org 08-07-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 12,695
Posted By zenobia43
The object of the puzzle is to find out which row...

The object of the puzzle is to find out which row each option of each category belongs in.

The easiest clues would be the ones that tell you something about a category option relative to a row...
Forum: Questions About Logic-Puzzles.org 08-03-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,363
Posted By zenobia43
From the home page: "Each puzzle has only...

From the home page:

"Each puzzle has only one unique solution, and each can be solved using simple logical processes (i.e. educated guesses are not required)."

I have only found one puzzle...
Forum: Questions About Logic-Puzzles.org 08-02-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,363
Posted By zenobia43
Great question! You never have to guess if...

Great question!

You never have to guess if you know all the techniques.

The next step can always be deduced from the available clues and the grid state.

So when you get stuck after going...
Forum: Questions About Logic-Puzzles.org 08-01-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,067
Posted By zenobia43
OK. Now we can see the grid. I'll add a few...

OK. Now we can see the grid.

I'll add a few more steps to Elsajeni's post.

Starting with your grid, we'll add a few Xs that can be derived from the clues.

Clue 1 implies the Waldoboro...
Forum: Questions About Logic-Puzzles.org 08-01-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,067
Posted By zenobia43
I'll use the info from passel3's post (Ctrl-V to...

I'll use the info from passel3's post (Ctrl-V to paste) to show the manage attachments button that appears just below the message area while you are composing ...

Once you have attached the image,...
Forum: Questions About Logic-Puzzles.org 08-01-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,067
Posted By zenobia43
Sure, that makes sense. If you want to see...

Sure, that makes sense.

If you want to see if you can get this puzzle into the state where you needed a hint, you could try it on paper using the information you posted.

The info you posted...
Forum: Questions About Logic-Puzzles.org 08-01-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,067
Posted By zenobia43
I'm pretty sure the hint system uses the clues...

I'm pretty sure the hint system uses the clues and the current grid state.

In your case, the hint system must have seen that Neil was eventually going to be 25, and Ralph, 22, and Urbandale were...
Forum: Comments, Bugs and Feature Requests 07-17-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,173
Posted By zenobia43
The home page has this: "... We've got more than...

The home page has this: "... We've got more than 25,000 unique puzzles available for play, both online and the old fashioned way - with pencil and paper ..."

There are 6 sizes and 3 difficulty...
Forum: Questions About Logic-Puzzles.org 04-19-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,641
Posted By zenobia43
It is my understanding that each puzzle has its...

It is my understanding that each puzzle has its own set of statistics. The record time, median time, record holder, etc. all get calculated from that particular puzzle's solving experience.
...
Forum: Questions About Logic-Puzzles.org 04-01-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,125
Posted By zenobia43
I can give you some guesses. I'll assume by...

I can give you some guesses. I'll assume by puzzle subject you mean puzzle backstory.

Q2. I am not aware of an mechanism to submit an original puzzle. The existing puzzles must meet some very...
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