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Forum: Questions About Logic-Puzzles.org 02-10-2018, 03:45 PM
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Views: 2,185
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...
Forum: Questions About Logic-Puzzles.org 01-02-2018, 07:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,221
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...
Forum: Questions About Logic-Puzzles.org 01-02-2018, 07:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,221
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.

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When an either/or clue has a pair of options in the same category, it is a lot easier to...
Forum: Questions About Logic-Puzzles.org 01-01-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,221
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...
Forum: Questions About Logic-Puzzles.org 11-26-2017, 12:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,227
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.
...
Forum: Questions About Logic-Puzzles.org 11-11-2017, 11:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 24,909
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...
Forum: Questions About Logic-Puzzles.org 11-07-2017, 05:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,615
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...
Forum: Questions About Logic-Puzzles.org 10-25-2017, 04:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,615
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...
Forum: Questions About Logic-Puzzles.org 10-24-2017, 06:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,615
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...
Forum: Questions About Logic-Puzzles.org 10-24-2017, 03:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,615
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...
Forum: Questions About Logic-Puzzles.org 10-22-2017, 01:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 24,909
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...
Forum: Comments, Bugs and Feature Requests 09-02-2017, 03:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 11,443
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,...
Forum: Comments, Bugs and Feature Requests 08-15-2017, 06:31 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 18,800
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...
Forum: Questions About Logic-Puzzles.org 07-15-2017, 04:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,255
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
Forum: Questions About Logic-Puzzles.org 07-01-2017, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,962
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...
Forum: Questions About Logic-Puzzles.org 07-01-2017, 01:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,962
Posted By serenia
Did you use the positive relation in clue 3? ...

Did you use the positive relation in clue 3? David = Appleton.
Forum: Puzzle Baron's Logic Puzzles - The Book! 03-04-2017, 04:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 21,288
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...
Forum: Puzzle Baron's Logic Puzzles - The Book! 03-04-2017, 03:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 21,288
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...
Forum: Puzzle Baron's Logic Puzzles - The Book! 03-04-2017, 03:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 21,288
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,...
Forum: Puzzle Baron's Logic Puzzles - The Book! 03-04-2017, 02:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 21,288
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.
...
Forum: Puzzle Baron's Logic Puzzles - The Book! 03-03-2017, 06:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 14,013
Posted By serenia
The puzzle on page 97 also appears to be missing...

The puzzle on page 97 also appears to be missing a clue as spudkitty pointed out in 2014.

This is a 4x5 puzzle.

Share Value: $0.75, $1.00, $1.25, $1.50, $1.75
Investor: Brett, Connor,...
Forum: Puzzle Baron's Logic Puzzles - The Book! 03-02-2017, 08:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 14,013
Posted By serenia
Now I have a copy of Volume 1, and there are only...

Now I have a copy of Volume 1, and there are only 7 clues just like Ace showed us. I couldn't find any other hidden clues in the backstory paragraph either.

So there are lots of solutions.

I...
Forum: Puzzle Baron's Logic Puzzles - The Book! 02-22-2017, 12:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 14,013
Posted By serenia
Thanks, Ace - that's perfect. The good news...

Thanks, Ace - that's perfect.

The good news is that we have the clues. The bad news is that I couldn't even get more than one greenie. There sure is a lot of white space.

Was there an...
Forum: Puzzle Baron's Logic Puzzles - The Book! 02-20-2017, 02:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 14,013
Posted By serenia
If you have the clues for puzzle 198, could you...

If you have the clues for puzzle 198, could you post them here?

Some of the clues in the books are worded something like this:

The person who arrived on Monday, who didn't like spaghetti,...
Forum: Comments, Bugs and Feature Requests 01-22-2017, 11:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,106
Posted By serenia
Is this the backstory that asks us to determine...

Is this the backstory that asks us to determine which hand was won by a player?

If so, clues 8 and 13 are eliminating two of the candidates for Lee (sixth and fourth hands).

Or was there...
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