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by argenbar
Sat Feb 26, 2011 7:53 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Space-themed riddle - win a puzzle!
Replies: 12
Views: 4934

Re: Space-themed riddle - win a puzzle!

The new Copernisis riddle is out - this time it's a math question. From sonicgamesuk twitter feed: If I have 6 buttons and each button can be pressed one at a time to light up one of 4 colours, how many combinations are there to get all 6 buttons the same colour? Assume all button colour sequences a...
by argenbar
Thu Feb 10, 2011 8:11 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Space-themed riddle - win a puzzle!
Replies: 12
Views: 4934

Re: Space-themed riddle - win a puzzle!

Congratulations to the winner for solving the riddle and winning a Copernisis puzzle!

Here's a hint for other people still working on it.
Spoiler:
A Greek city isn't necessarily in Greece.


Keep an eye on sonicgamesuk on twitter for the next riddle!
by argenbar
Mon Feb 07, 2011 5:20 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Space-themed riddle - win a puzzle!
Replies: 12
Views: 4934

Re: Space-themed riddle - win a puzzle!

jbwraith wrote:Will you post the answer when someone get's it right?

Only once the prize has been claimed - until then, good luck!
by argenbar
Mon Feb 07, 2011 4:40 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Space-themed riddle - win a puzzle!
Replies: 12
Views: 4934

Space-themed riddle - win a puzzle!

I was recently asked to set a space-themed riddle for Sonic Games as part of a promotion for the release of a new puzzle. The riddle goes as follows: My first is also my second, a Greek city of strength. My third is certainly Russian. All of me is where I am. What am I? The first one to email the co...
by argenbar
Wed Feb 02, 2011 9:21 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: The surprise exam paradox
Replies: 217
Views: 66473

Re: The surprise exam paradox

To me the issue with this paradox is that it relies on time dependant knowledge. In order for the test to occur Friday the following must be true: - Thursday must have happened - The test did not occur Thursday If Friday is the only option left available, it is no longer a surprise - therefore, if b...
by argenbar
Fri Jan 28, 2011 8:38 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: 7zip Matryoshka
Replies: 164
Views: 27550

Re: 7zip Matryoshka

Edit on previous clue - should be:

Spoiler:
Cory put on a vest of hollow yarn (4,5)


You're on the right track...
by argenbar
Thu Jan 27, 2011 10:51 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: 7zip Matryoshka
Replies: 164
Views: 27550

Re: 7zip Matryoshka

Yay, just completed the puzzle. The last one was tricky. For those that are stuck on this one even after reading my last hint, try this one. Decode the center, then the bottom, then the top. Then I suggest you ask around for identification. I've managed to decode the image, but have absolutely ...
by argenbar
Tue Jan 25, 2011 6:05 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: 7zip Matryoshka
Replies: 164
Views: 27550

Re: 7zip Matryoshka

I'm still working through #19... I've gotten the first bit done, I now have a bunch of scrambled colour up the top, and scrambled black-with-white-dots down the bottom... but I can't figure out the next step...

Spoiler:
dimidium facti qui coepit habet , divide et impera
by argenbar
Mon Jan 24, 2011 9:18 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: 7zip Matryoshka
Replies: 164
Views: 27550

Re: 7zip Matryoshka

Done! That last one was a bit obscure though wasn't it? Also,
Spoiler:
Gmask is your friend.
by argenbar
Sun Jan 23, 2011 1:53 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: 7zip Matryoshka
Replies: 164
Views: 27550

Re: 7zip Matryoshka

I'm with cjr22 on this one. Some puzzles just aren't worth it. ;)
by argenbar
Tue Jan 18, 2011 10:08 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: 7zip Matryoshka
Replies: 164
Views: 27550

Re: 7zip Matryoshka

Possible direction on #19
Spoiler:
http://encyclopediadramatica.com/Lithursday
Perhaps someone with more skill than I can look for hidden files? Then help the rest of us out?
by argenbar
Sun Dec 05, 2010 9:57 am UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: 10,000 pushups
Replies: 592
Views: 235817

Re: 10,000 pushups

709 + 24 = 733

Prime again!
by argenbar
Sun Dec 05, 2010 9:39 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Help with a diagram puzzle
Replies: 4
Views: 1929

Re: Help with a diagram puzzle

You could set up each node with its own equation: Let nodes be named a, b, c, d, e, f, g, h, i, j (left to right, top to bottom) Create a matrix for all nodes: [ 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 ] [ a ] [ 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 ] [ b ] [ 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 ] [ c ] [ 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 ] [ d ] [ 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 ...
by argenbar
Thu Dec 02, 2010 10:00 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Falling Elevator of Dooooom!
Replies: 20
Views: 9255

Re: Falling Elevator of Dooooom!

Basic answer State 1: Air in the elevator and helium in the balloon are experiencing 9.8 m/s2 of accelleration due to gravity. Like a boat floating in water, the downward force caused by the weight of the balloon is balanced by the downward force caused by the weight of air displaced around it (...

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