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Forum: Comments, Bugs and Feature Requests 01-21-2016, 04:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,130
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: 2,301
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: 19
Views: 106,495
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.
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Forum: Puzzle Baron's Logic Puzzles - The Book! 10-04-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 106,495
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: 6
Views: 2,861
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: 2,153
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: 1,919
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: 1,919
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: 11,155
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: 1,752
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: 1,752
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: 1,563
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: 1,563
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: 1,563
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: 1,563
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: 4,536
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: 1,368
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: 1,815
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...
Forum: Logic Puzzles and Brain Benders 02-17-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,285
Posted By zenobia43
One way of looking at this is to count the...

One way of looking at this is to count the interior angles of the figures.

The first example then becomes (if I counted right): 12 - 4 = 8.

Applying this to the second example yields: 15 - 7 =...
Forum: Comments, Bugs and Feature Requests 01-22-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,461
Posted By zenobia43
Suppose that you just filled in the upper...

Suppose that you just filled in the upper subgrids (the solution grid) with diagonals running from top left to bottom right.

The application would detect that a solution existed and present the...
Forum: Logic Puzzles and Brain Benders 01-19-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,290
Posted By zenobia43
Wild Guesses

For #33, I noticed that the choices didn't allow for orienting the triangle in the hexagram. There are three ways each choice could be oriented, but I didn't see any way to specify that. I also was...
Forum: Questions About Logic-Puzzles.org 01-06-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,722
Posted By zenobia43
vBulletin user titles

This link might shed some light on the subject. It doesn't describe how this vBulletin instance is administered, but it hints at how the titles are dependent on post counts.
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Forum: Logic Puzzles and Brain Benders 12-28-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,564
Posted By zenobia43
Solution? PM'd rather than posted here.

Solution? PM'd rather than posted here.
Forum: Puzzle Baron's Logic Puzzles - The Book! 12-20-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,734
Posted By zenobia43
Here is a link to a tutorial that might help. ...

Here is a link to a tutorial that might help.

http://logic-puzzles.org/how-to-solv...gic-puzzle.php (http://logic-puzzles.org/how-to-solve-a-logic-puzzle.php)
Forum: Questions About Logic-Puzzles.org 12-20-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,155
Posted By zenobia43
If you are around the median with the 4x7...

If you are around the median with the 4x7 challenging, then you are doing very, very well. Those puzzles can be a real challenge the first time you see them and use the advanced techniques.

The...
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