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Riddle. This is one of the hardest riddles i know, feel free to share you own in comments Funny OC here- /funny_pictures/3229891/Awkward. There are two doors On

This is one of the hardest riddles i know, feel free to share you own in comments
Funny OC here- /funny_pictures/3229891/Awkward

There are two doors
One holds a hostage and the
other will set off a trap and
kill you.
Your mission is to save this
hostage
dleh
Additionally, there are two
blindman. They know which
door the hostage is in. But there
are two problems. They will only
answer a question if paid 25
cents. Unfortunately, you only
have one quarter so you can
have one single question to
either man of your choice.
Problem two, one of the men
will always tell the truth and
one will always lie to you when
asked a question. The problem
lies in the fact you don' t know
which of the men is the liar.
satty ms pint watck
There is a question you can ask
either man and you will know
what door the hostage is behind.
So Whats Your question buddy?"
Answer: died: first
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> hey anon, wanna give your opinion?
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#20 - Mantis
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If I knew it cost ¢25 I'd ask one the question how much it cost to ask a question, most likely they wouldn't count that as the question. If the person I asked the cost said anything but ¢25 I'd know he was the liar, I would then know who told the truth and would proceed to ask him what door the hostage was behind.
#1403 to #20 - apelcina **User deleted account**
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#712 to #20 - anon id: d0496d37
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OOOOOOOOR, you could just take back your quarter since their blind
User avatar #718 to #712 - Mantis
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For one thing, it's they're not their, that bugged me, secondly, for all we know when the blind man takes the quater he tosses it down a well or ingests it. It would be pretty hard to take get your quater back from the stomach of a blind man especially without him knowing.
User avatar #22 to #20 - moyk [OP]
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WOW honestly genius.
User avatar #331 to #20 - ozobradleyozo
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You only have 25 cents, therefore you can only ask one question. Your solution is flawed.

User avatar #490 to #331 - Mantis
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"If I knew it cost ¢25 I'd ask one the question how much it cost to ask a question, most likely they wouldn't count that as the question." I have another solution as well. -


Give the ¢25 to one and ask what door the hostage is behind, regardless of the answer ask the blind man for your ¢25 back, if he says you can have it back he's the liar and you should take the opposite of his advice, if he says you can't have your ¢25 back he's telling the truth and you should choose the door he told you.
User avatar #388 to #331 - DanR
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he goes up to ask a question, but first must know how much it costs, so asking how much a question costs should be free or else the blind men would never make any money
#8 - browskii
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Guard, what would the other guard say if I asked him where his door leads? the opposite of his answer is the truth.
User avatar #729 to #8 - mikejj
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all they said is that one is a liar. he could just say "I don't know". he'd still (possibly) be lying and you would still have no idea which door to choose.
#1123 to #8 - surviver
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i get your idea on this question and yes it is the correct answer but i came up with that at first remembering labyrinth (awesome memory :D) but in an ironic way wouldnt both answer your question telling you that the other guard would say a lie?
User avatar #13 to #8 - moyk [OP]
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said that down yonder, happy you got it!
User avatar #343 to #8 - nikolaevna
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I learned the answer to this riddle by watching the Labyrinth. :3
User avatar #382 to #8 - PixieLOL
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that's what Sarah asks on the Labyrinth!
#345 to #8 - Penn
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I'm trying to figure it out but I need to write it down.
-I pick man on left
-Ask him "What would the other guard say if I asked him where his door leads?"
-He says the other guard would say that his door leads to death
-If guy on left is liar then the right door is the one I should choose
-If guy on left is truthful then the left door is the one I should choose

Am I missing something?
User avatar #429 to #345 - UberCreep
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Assume Door 1 has the hostage.

Situation 1:
Man 1 is truthful.
Ask Man 1 that question.
Response is "Door 2 has the hostage" (Since Man 2 would say Door 2 DOES have the hostage)
Pick Door 1.
Profit.

Situation 2:
Man 1 is a liar.
Ask question.
Man 1 says "Door 2 has the hostage" (Since Man 2 would say that Door 2 does NOT have the hostage)
Pick Door 1
Profit
#1080 to #429 - Penn
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But you don't know if Man 1 is a liar or if he's truthful, which makes your argument invalid (no disrespect). Let's say this:
Based on what was given in this thread:
I go up to Man 1 and ask him "What would Man 2 say if I asked him where his door leads?"
Man 1: Man 2 would say that his door leads to the hostage.
And that's it. I don't have any more information. I don't know if Man 1 is the liar or the non-liar nor do I know which door leads to the hostage.


User avatar #451 to #429 - wiredguy
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So you create a double negative? No that's not exactly it...
Hm, I understand it, I just can't put it into words XD
User avatar #468 to #451 - wiredguy
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IGETITIGETIT!
RIGHT, LOGIC TIME BITCHES.

There are two questions involved here:
Question 1: "What would the other man say if I asked him which door the hostage was behind?"

Question 2: "Which door is the hostage behind?"

Whichever one you choose, you are receiving the answer you would get if you asked the liar question 2.

Situation 1:
You ask the true guy.
Ask him question 1.
He says whatever the liar would say.
You have the liar's answer to question 2, pick other door.

Situation 2:
You ask the liar.
Ask him question 1.
He says the opposite of what the true man would say (there's that double negative that confused me).
Hence the answer is also a lie. You once again have the liars answer to question 2, pick other door.

There we go. I know you already understood that, I just felt so proud for getting it XD
User avatar #581 to #468 - volleys
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But how do you know who you asked... you would get it wrong 50% of the time.
#598 to #581 - anonymousforlife
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No you wouldn't.

If we say guy #1 always tells the truth, and #2 always lies.
Guy number #2 would say the wrong door.
Guy number #1 would say the right door.
So if I ask guy #1 what #2 would say, he knows that guy #2 is lying, so he would say the wrong door. Therefore, I take the opposite of what he says.

If we say I ask #2, he would know, that #1 would say the right door. But since #2 is a liar, he says the opposite of what #1 would, therefore the wrong door.

HOpe you understand it.
User avatar #1396 to #598 - volleys
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But how would you know who you asked?
#1397 to #1396 - anonymousforlife
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You wouldn't know, but no matter which of them you asked, you would get the wrong answer
User avatar #756 to #598 - wiredguy
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You explained it in less text than me and with less useless algebra XD
Thanks man :P
#1096 to #581 - anon id: f6707685
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you are correct. this mans logic has a flaw.
#244 to #8 - thepsycho
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User avatar #1 - moyk [OP]
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You ask, if you were then other man,what door would you say the hostage is behind?
#402 to #1 - anon id: 84499e5d
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Open the opposite door of the one he told you.
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User avatar #27 to #1 - fambibambi
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Well that's no help, you still don't know if he's the liar or if he's telling the truth...
User avatar #793 to #27 - garyleneville
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You would because both men would say the same door which would be the wrong one..
User avatar #30 to #27 - moyk [OP]
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there is a further explanation a few comment threads above completely explaining it
User avatar #144 to #30 - SpankYouVeryMuch
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the truth one will tell you a lie cus thats what the other one would say, makeing both liers.
User avatar #433 to #144 - dwraith
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No, he's telling you WHAT the liar would say. He's not telling you that it's the correct door. He's just saying what the other person would say.
User avatar #574 to #144 - volleys
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If you ask the truth he would tell you the wrong door, but you don't know who you asked so... no way.
#102 to #27 - anon id: 52e5e696
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he lies no matter what ********.
#1055 to #1 - sturdy
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They're blind.. that dude would answer: What other guy?
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#1090 to #778 - rileyisawesome
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Just watched that in English class about 2 weeks ago. Kinda creepy..
Just watched that in English class about 2 weeks ago. Kinda creepy..
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User avatar #909 to #778 - Kanji
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<3
#234 - EarthDefenseforce
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rape them both then leave
rape them both then leave
User avatar #239 to #234 - thatoldhorse
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why not murder them?
User avatar #240 to #239 - EarthDefenseforce
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because killing is wrong
User avatar #241 to #240 - thatoldhorse
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ohhhhhh, should i hide the bodies then?
User avatar #243 to #241 - EarthDefenseforce
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nah just prop them up. no one will know
User avatar #245 to #243 - thatoldhorse
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they will stand "erect in position " oh and my girlfriend jill is one of them but its okay we are cool;
#337 - amaezin
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Tie a string onto the Quarter and ask your question, then after giving the coin, pull it back up and the guy won't notice. He's blind. Continue for infinite questions.
Tie a string onto the Quarter and ask your question, then after giving the coin, pull it back up and the guy won't notice. He's blind. Continue for infinite questions.
#726 to #337 - deitysugar
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CHEAT!!
#208 - chaosascendingx
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"Hey, can you open this door for me?"
#253 to #208 - anon id: 0473e7ec
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The liar would say "no" and the true teller would say "yes" and you just wasted 25 cents.
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#682 to #338 - bromasubi
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How would they know you have a gun? They're blind...
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#26 - kapurass
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whatever I want it to be
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