Hey bird, what door would the other bird tell me? Sarah: Then he'd be lying, and the answer would still be no. Is that dependent on the 66 percent chance that you don't ask Bob the question? The chapter goes on to describe the daughter and then grandaughter of Portia each also named Portia , who present suitors with increasingly difficult puzzles. That is all you will be told. I'm so smart : I point up and ask one brother which way am I pointing. Instead of asking the helping hands to put her back on the right path, she doubted herself and told the hands to go along with the flow. Still, I could probably get away without apologizing and see which bird reacts the most negatively and take that as the bad bird that lies if there actually was a statement restriction. Alph: He could be telling the truth.
At dinna time everyone wanna be gangsta around a table n is given extremely long chopsticks in both heaven n hell. These people learned early on to share and feed one another. I don't lie for you. Puzzle: You are standing before two doors. People love to tell riddles while others are addicted to solving them. One night he had a dream. Sarah's logic was correct, assuming they were playing fair.
There are of the fable including its and in advice to lonely people. But the people in hell were starving. You only ask 1 question to any of them and no more. One of us always tells the truth, and one of us always lies. Now how do you know who's telling the truth? One of the path leads to heaven and the other one leads to hell.
Interestingly, Nocturnal Tick's answer works assuming a responsive direct answer must be made whether you know if the liar is in front of the door to hell or not. Hint: You ask them both the same question. I had considered that at one point, Diceman. The man shuddered at the sight of their misery and suffering. God slayer: same thing I must be really fucking stupid. Wouldn't he be lying as he gave the details? Inside the first one, in the middle of the room, was a large round table with a large pot of stew. Beside each door there is a troll.
A better solution is to ask either guard standing in front of their respective gates one question. So you could be haveing a bad day but everyone try not to take it out on people. You only get 1 question to ask one of them to figure out which door leads to heaven. In the film Connolly's logic is wrong and she gets the wrong door. I think 'green apple pig' is cheating, as it's not false, it's not even a statement.
Well, if you asked him which door leads to heaven, he'd point to the door leading to hell. Because the above question both guardians will reply the same answer. The key is to give the respondent only two choices in Cabbage's question it's implicit that only a door can be answered. Originally posted by Shade I think my favorite comment on puzzles of this type comes from a book whose title I can't remember probably by Raymond Smullyan. If I am wrong, someone please correct me. . Oriental Stories as Tools in Psychotherapy: The Merchant and the Parrot.
However, she didn't respond well when she met the helping hands. Moe - Under the conditions stated, the liar stands before the door to Hell. If you happened to pick the good bird, then he'll tell you the truth i. There are two doors, one leads to hell, the other to heaven, and one is guarded by a keeper who always tells the truth and the other is guarded by a keeper who always lies. Can you break this answer and tell me the reason. In front of each door is an angel. This idea was famously used in the 1986 film Labyrinth.
The liar L must only make false statements or actions, except for '-'. This may not be the only question that works, of course. Two paths, two doors, heaven and hell, a lion and a kitten etc. Then go through the opposite door. In medieval Europe, the food in the story is a bowl of stew; in China, it is a bowl of rice being eaten with long chopsticks. So we ask Alex what Bob would say. Would he tell me that this door leads to the castle? In front of them, there were 2 brothers, which is guarding the door.