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Old 03-02-2012, 04:42 AM
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Default Some help

The following was posted by Stephen (the administrator) in an old thread from 2008. It shows how to use a single 5 person clue. For 2 of them, just do it twice.


Clues in the format: "The five people are A, B, C, D and E" can be extremely helpful when solving logic puzzles, as they allow you to eliminate quite a lot of squares from the solving grid.

Remember that every one of the five slots in that clue (A, B, C, D and E) are five different people, so none of the five items listed will ever be paired with another item from that list. This means you can eliminate a large number of possible pairings from the grid, i.e.

- A does not equal B
- A does not equal C
- A does not equal D
- A does not equal E
- B does not equal C
- B does not equal D
- B does not equal E
- C does not equal D
- C does not equal E
- D does not equal E

Hope this helps! :-)
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