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Forum: Questions About Logic-Puzzles.org 08-06-2013, 01:27 PM
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Views: 44,691
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It is interesting that you save the "The 5 people...

It is interesting that you save the "The 5 people were..." for last, because I always do those first. I also try to do all or most of my solving along the top, but those are quick to put the Xs in...
Forum: Questions About Logic-Puzzles.org 06-22-2013, 03:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 36,740
Posted By shriekingviolet
You would need to look at the food and city...

You would need to look at the food and city together. In this puzzle, 12:30 is either Ollie or (the set of people that are possible for *either* oyster *or* Naperville). Look down the left-hand side...
Forum: Questions About Logic-Puzzles.org 06-17-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 35,419
Posted By shriekingviolet
Yikes, this one is tricky. Hopefully this will...

Yikes, this one is tricky. Hopefully this will make sense.

Clue 5 - Angie is $1 more than the mushroom sauce. So either $7.99=mushroom/$8.99=Angie -OR- $8.99=mushroom/$9.99=Angie. So either...
Forum: Questions About Logic-Puzzles.org 06-16-2013, 10:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 32,835
Posted By shriekingviolet
clue 7 says Gwendolyn is one month before Amelia,...

clue 7 says Gwendolyn is one month before Amelia, which according to your grid makes it either Gwendolyn May/Amelia June or Gwendolyn June/Amelia July. Either way, either Gwendolyn or Amelia must be...
Forum: Questions About Logic-Puzzles.org 06-13-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 32,313
Posted By shriekingviolet
That's usually the last thing to click for me,...

That's usually the last thing to click for me, too, because I end up having to write down all the greater-than/less-than clues and see if anything jumps out. Your partial grid had several more...
Forum: Questions About Logic-Puzzles.org 06-13-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 32,313
Posted By shriekingviolet
I was not able to get quite as far as you did...

I was not able to get quite as far as you did yet. But -

#1 tuna < Erica and
#7 water < Chip

So tuna on rye cannot be water. I'm going to see if that will get me the rest of the way.

...
Forum: Questions About Logic-Puzzles.org 06-06-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 23,235
Posted By shriekingviolet
Got it! I think you got there from clue 4 - Red...

Got it! I think you got there from clue 4 - Red Snapper was either Port, or whatever Clara had, which was Chianti or Riesling. So that eliminated Bordeaux (and later Shiraz) from the Red Snapper...
Forum: Questions About Logic-Puzzles.org 06-06-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 23,235
Posted By shriekingviolet
One thing I see missing is an x at the...

One thing I see missing is an x at the intersection of Clara and Shiraz, from clue 9. Doesn't help much right now, but it might later.

I'm having trouble getting quite as far as you did. I'm...
Forum: Questions About Logic-Puzzles.org 06-06-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 27,681
Posted By shriekingviolet
It is an acquired skill, like anything else, and...

It is an acquired skill, like anything else, and just takes some practice. You were pretty close, I think you will get there! But you know, even if you don't, that's ok. Everyone's brains work a...
Forum: Questions About Logic-Puzzles.org 06-04-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 24,455
Posted By shriekingviolet
Oh my gosh, that one was hard! It took me...

Oh my gosh, that one was hard! It took me forever to get my filled-in grid to match yours, and then another eternity before that last epiphany hit. I am having a pretty bad brain fog day today...
Forum: Questions About Logic-Puzzles.org 05-31-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 24,671
Posted By shriekingviolet
You've got that Della is the parrot. So from...

You've got that Della is the parrot. So from clue 8 Della is one month before the parakeet and from clue six, Bonita is one month before Upton

Della < parakeet
Bonita < Upton

Since Della and...
Forum: Questions About Logic-Puzzles.org 05-30-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 24,671
Posted By shriekingviolet
Gah! I always mess up the transposing step,...

Gah! I always mess up the transposing step, especially when I'm trying to work quickly. At least this time I just skipped doing it altogether instead of clicking the wrong box ;)
Forum: Questions About Logic-Puzzles.org 05-30-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 24,671
Posted By shriekingviolet
I think that this means that Austin could not be...

I think that this means that Austin could not be the Caffe Latte, right? That might open some things up for you. Because Latte + 20 = Henry and Austin + 20 = Fredrick, so if they were the same, that...
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