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Monday, April 24, 2006

Another Riddle

Okay... I also cannot tahan. Let's start with a simple riddle. ;)

There are 5 houses in 5 different colors in a row. In each house lives a person with a different nationality. The 5 owners drink a certain type of beverage, smoke a certain brand of cigar, and keep a certain pet. No owners have the same pet, smoke the same brand of cigar, or drink the same beverage. Other facts:

1. The Brit lives in the red house.
2. The Swede keeps dogs as pets.
3. The Dane drinks tea.
4. The green house is on the immediate left of the white house.
5. The green house`s owner drinks coffee.
6. The owner who smokes Pall Mall rears birds.
7. The owner of the yellow house smokes Dunhill.
8. The owner living in the center house drinks milk.
9. The Norwegian lives in the first house.
10. The owner who smokes Blends lives next to the one who keeps cats.
11. The owner who keeps the horse lives next to the one who smokes Dunhill.
12. The owner who smokes Bluemasters drinks beer.
13. The German smokes Prince.
14. The Norwegian lives next to the blue house.
15. The owner who smokes Blends lives next to the one who drinks water.

The question is : WHO OWNS THE FISH?

I'll be giving hints from time to time. First person with the correct answer (you have to name the owner, colour of his house, what he drinks, what he smokes and his pet) will get a kiss from Sanjiv. ;)


Blogger Vince^ said...

Eh, if wanna give riddle, give something more simple lar... ppl like me with simple mind...can't solve complecated riddle... :(

24 April, 2006

Blogger anttyk said...

Sigh... So low meh, your IQ. Leng has already solved it.

Hint 1: The key are the houses. Start there. Two of the house positions are known already. Play with the other three. Of the three, you already know the relative positions of two of the houses. Thus, there are only two possibilities. Come on people! Prove to me that ERS people are not slow...

26 April, 2006

Blogger Vince^ said...

Didn't u know that not everyone is MENSA member, PPL like me...will never be qualified lor... Leng is an exception mar... :)

26 April, 2006

Blogger anttyk said...

Heh heh heh...

Hint 2: House 1 is Yellow, House 2 is Blue, House 3 is Red, House 4 is Green and House 5 is White.

Still cannot meh? ERSians... Come one. You can do it!!!

26 April, 2006

Blogger anttyk said...

Here's the solution!

1st house
Yellow, Norwegian, Water, Cats, Dunhill
2nd house
Blue, Dane, Tea, Horse, Blends
3rd house
Red, Brit, Milk, Birds, Pall Malls
4th house
Green, German, Coffee, FISH, Prince
5th house
White, Swede, Beer, Dogs, Bluemasters

02 May, 2006


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