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Old 10-11-2002, 01:04 AM
happyjaypee happyjaypee is offline
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Default Switchs and light bulb.

Have a go at this one.

3 switchs in a room match 3 light bulbs in another room.
You cannot see from one room to the other.

How can you know exacly witch switch opperate witch light on a single try?
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Old 10-11-2002, 03:16 AM
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Default Solution

You turn on switch 1 for a minute, then turn it off. Quickly turn on switch 2 and go to the room with the bulbs.

The bulb that is off, but hot is operated by switch 1.

The blub that is on is operated by the switch 2.

The blub that is off and cold is operated by switch 3.
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Old 10-11-2002, 05:07 AM
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Default Re: Solution

Correct!
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Old 10-11-2002, 10:00 AM
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Default Re: Solution

if that is from original thought you are a fricking genius JT!
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Old 10-11-2002, 02:39 PM
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Default Really? Thanks.

It is original thought, but it's second hand original thought.

I heard a similar one, about 1 lightbulb and 3 switches a while ago. I answered that one on my own and applied that solution to this one.

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