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Passing time with Toblerone

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You and a friend have time to kill and lots and lots of Toblerone (thanks Santa!) so you have decided to pass the time by playing a lethal game involving chocolate.

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January 5, 02014 at 19:31

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Red hats, blue hats, dwarves and a goblin – a logic puzzle

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100 dwarves are captured by an evil goblin milliner who has an over-abundance of red and blue hats and who really does not like dwarves. Being an evil goblin, he has concocted a fiendish, fiendishly complex game by which he hopes to kill as many of them as possible:

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April 29, 02013 at 12:00

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A hyper-rational race to 2nd place?

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Five hyper-rationalists have been forced to pick a number between 1 and 100. The individual (or individuals) who pick the 2nd highest number is allowed to live, all others are executed by some capricious demon. What number do the hyper-rationalists pick and how many survive?

NB: Me and some friends spent 10 minutes discussing this and could not agree on a solution, is there one?

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February 10, 02013 at 18:25

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Because economy class is bonkers…

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This post describes yet another logic puzzle. YANL? I love logic puzzles 🙂

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November 22, 02012 at 16:21

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Horse races

Two puzzles involving horses and racing…

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July 24, 02012 at 21:24

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Mirror mirror…

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Why does a mirror reverse left and right, but not up and down? Discuss 🙂

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June 30, 02012 at 14:22

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Magical Hats

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Some people are on an island…

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June 23, 02012 at 18:37

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