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 01-06-2019, 02:48 PM Replies: 4 Views: 1,938 Posted By serenia Faster and faster The short answer to getting faster times solving puzzles on this site is lots of repetition. If you are new to the site and you compare yourself to the record times, you will probably be...
 01-04-2019, 09:35 AM Replies: 3 Views: 474 Posted By serenia I think if you process clues 1, 2 and 4 (and the... I think if you process clues 1, 2 and 4 (and the single negative relation in clue 3), you will see that Dirk can only play in February or November, and Conrad cannot play in August. So to satisfy...
 12-22-2018, 01:46 PM Replies: 4 Views: 851 Posted By serenia Am E7 G D F C Dm E . F [C] Am E7 G D F C Dm E . F [C]
 11-13-2018, 07:03 PM Replies: 10 Views: 1,936 Posted By serenia From the Puzzle Baron's logic puzzle tutorial... From the Puzzle Baron's logic puzzle tutorial concerning Trial and Error: "First off, a disclaimer. Trial and error is never, never, NEVER required to solve any Puzzle Baron brand logic puzzle!...
 11-12-2018, 04:18 PM Replies: 10 Views: 1,936 Posted By serenia A 4x5 easy in 72 seconds. ... A 4x5 easy in 72 seconds. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mSQK27-ii3I Pause it on the completion page so you can read the stats. The clues are machine generated. There are only a handful...
 02-10-2018, 03:45 PM Replies: 1 Views: 2,720 Posted By serenia "Quiz Show" The solution in the back of the... "Quiz Show" The solution in the back of the book is wrong. The solution shown on page 211 shows Estrella with 150 points and Chandler with 200 points. Clue 8 says that Estrella had more...
 01-02-2018, 07:41 AM Replies: 6 Views: 8,719 Posted By serenia Starting with your clue and the previous grid... Starting with your clue and the previous grid state.. let's add a couple restrictions for Corey and Bolero. We add that Corey cannot be associated with the Kalinka song, and Bolero cannot be...
 01-02-2018, 07:03 AM Replies: 6 Views: 8,719 Posted By serenia I might not be understanding your question, but... I might not be understanding your question, but here goes. Clue 1 gives you the X for 26.6/Rondo. 246 When an either/or clue has a pair of options in the same category, it is a lot easier to...
 01-01-2018, 02:40 PM Replies: 6 Views: 8,719 Posted By serenia Ella got it right! Naomi and Kelly can also be... Ella got it right! Naomi and Kelly can also be eliminated. I think the hint is OK as stated - rather than inserting the IF or SINCE. With this clue: "Rondo is either Heidi or 26.3", I first...
 11-26-2017, 12:34 PM Replies: 4 Views: 8,001 Posted By serenia The My Scores menu item at the top of the page... The My Scores menu item at the top of the page will take you to your profile, and on the right there is a tab you can select to see your score for the current month. ...
 11-11-2017, 11:12 AM Replies: 20 Views: 28,439 Posted By serenia The short answer is "Yes." If B and C are... The short answer is "Yes." If B and C are in the same category, the process is trivial. Suppose A, B, and C are in separate categories. Find all the elements of the C category that are...
 11-07-2017, 05:28 PM Replies: 12 Views: 11,170 Posted By serenia Looking at loofadawg's awesome graphic in the... Looking at loofadawg's awesome graphic in the first post we will process clue 1 visually. D2 and B4 must be in either row A4 or in the same row as C3 (restatement of clue 1). So the A4 row is...
 10-25-2017, 04:23 AM Replies: 12 Views: 11,170 Posted By serenia That is a great example because you have both... That is a great example because you have both types of either or clues. Clue 11 gives you the X at Pete/Kip which produces the "transitive" Xs (your yellow squares) at Sep 29/Kip and Rosa/Kip when...
 10-24-2017, 06:02 PM Replies: 12 Views: 11,170 Posted By serenia For each extra X (e.g. A5C3) that fall in the... For each extra X (e.g. A5C3) that fall in the shaded areas of AC and DB, you have the possibility of getting two more Xs. An X in A5C3 allowed you to eliminate A5D2 and A5B4, for example. (Do...
 10-24-2017, 03:22 PM Replies: 12 Views: 11,170 Posted By serenia Thinking through the logic is a good exercise,... Thinking through the logic is a good exercise, but if you want to do these clues quickly, use carpboy's advice: process the clue visually. BTW - that's a nice puzzle diagram for explaining this...
 10-22-2017, 01:19 PM Replies: 20 Views: 28,439 Posted By serenia From your current grid state, Rilania cannot be... From your current grid state, Rilania cannot be 1921. Clue #2 says that 19 must be paired with either Verturu or 1921. Can either one of these be paired with Rilania? Verturu cannot be...
 09-02-2017, 03:15 PM Replies: 7 Views: 13,181 Posted By serenia Neither/Nor clues Look at slide # 5 for a rationalization for all three entities being separate. http://logic-puzzles.org/how-to-solve-a-logic-puzzle.php?t=neither-nor-clues It is the convention for this site,...
 08-15-2017, 06:31 AM Replies: 43 Views: 23,390 Posted By serenia Nice catch Krakodil. That 73 sec record is... Nice catch Krakodil. That 73 sec record is bogus. The server was having problems in early 2014, and in this post: http://www.logic-puzzles.org/forum/showthread.php?t=423 you will read that...
 07-15-2017, 04:26 PM Replies: 3 Views: 5,814 Posted By serenia Neither/nor clues can be tricky. Here is the... Neither/nor clues can be tricky. Here is the link to the explanation in the tutorial: http://logic-puzzles.org/how-to-solve-a-logic-puzzle.php?t=neither-nor-clues
 07-01-2017, 05:21 PM Replies: 5 Views: 5,797 Posted By serenia Missing clue? When I looked at this one a while back, it looked to me like there was a missing clue. http://www.logic-puzzles.org/forum/showpost.php?p=4087&postcount=10 If you add the eighth clue as...
 07-01-2017, 01:30 PM Replies: 5 Views: 5,797 Posted By serenia Did you use the positive relation in clue 3? ... Did you use the positive relation in clue 3? David = Appleton.
 03-04-2017, 04:14 PM Replies: 8 Views: 22,976 Posted By serenia The "It's Knot as Easy as It Looks" puzzle on... The "It's Knot as Easy as It Looks" puzzle on page 147, seems to be missing a single negative relation. Without this relation, I got two solutions just like mat100 way back in 2012. This is a 4x5...
 03-04-2017, 03:48 PM Replies: 8 Views: 22,976 Posted By serenia The "Island Cruise" puzzle on page 138 seems to... The "Island Cruise" puzzle on page 138 seems to be missing a negative relation. The existing clues produce a result with a lot of open cells, but with just one more negative relation, the puzzle can...
 03-04-2017, 03:19 PM Replies: 8 Views: 22,976 Posted By serenia The "The Barber Shop" puzzle on page 127 seems to... The "The Barber Shop" puzzle on page 127 seems to be missing two negative relations. This is a 4x5 puzzle. Orders: First, Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth Customers: Alan, Darren, Jay, Matthew,...
 03-04-2017, 02:21 PM Replies: 8 Views: 22,976 Posted By serenia The "Checking Accounts" puzzle on page 125 seems... The "Checking Accounts" puzzle on page 125 seems to be missing a clue. With the given clues, I am missing one negative relation in the Styles/First Names sub-grid. This is a 4x5 puzzle. ...
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