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#76
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sorry sorry sorry!!! I keep forgetting to check back. No, they are unaware of the hat's color pattern so that is not how they would figure it out. Also, only one man can be saved from this, they are working against one another. They will not communicate their hat colors.
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I believe the key is that they know:

(i.e. the color of everyone's hat that's in front of them)


No, they are unaware of the hat's color pattern so that is not how they would figure it out


None of the men will answer unless they are positive.


Since man #2 knows that the hat in front of him is black, and it must be different from man #1 (or he would know there was 2 black hats in front of him) and no one will answer untill they are sure, man #2 can correctly state that his hat is white!
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Good job you got it!

Man #2 knows that if his hat is the same color as Man #1's, then Man #3 would answer! Therefore his hat is opposite of Man #1, or white.

You're up now.
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I am where the sky is orange;
I am where the grass is red;
I am the land of violet bananas
and the home to blue oranges.

What am I?
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a photographic negative?
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Would it be... Film Negative
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your correct!
Dsenette was first.
As you can tell I can solve puzzles but are poor at thinking them up.
next one please

Edited by harrythook, 02 October 2006 - 01:40 PM.

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Your up Dsenette...
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A long, long time ago - before airplanes were invented, a suspension bridge was being built to span the gorge near Niagara Falls.
However, there was no way a boat could carry the necessary suspension cables across the violent water, and the bridge could not be built until the cables spanned the river.

In desperation, the builders staged a contest, open to the public, as a way to solve their problem.

The contest was won by a young boy. Soon afterwards, the cables spanned the water.

How did the boy get the cables across the river?
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Wasn't this accomplished using a kite?
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it was indeed...i suspect you were there that day right wannabe? or were you the kite flyer?
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There are 3 light switches on a wall.

They control 3 lights, one on the floor above you, one on the floor you are on, one on the floor below you.

You CANNOT see ANY of the lights.

How can you identify what switch goes to what light by going upstairs only once. :whistling: :blink:
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Nope...wasn't me. But I knew his dad...

You have a matchbox and only one match when you enter a dark room. In this room there is an oil lamp, a gas stove, and a candle. What should you light first?
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The match
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There are 3 light switches on a wall.

They control 3 lights, one on the floor above you, one on the floor you are on, one on the floor below you.

You CANNOT see ANY of the lights.

How can you identify what switch goes to what light by going upstairs only once. :whistling: :blink:


Go downstairs the other time...
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