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Old August 8 2009, 12:18 AM   #61
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Re: Monday Puzzle #3: "Circular Reasoning"

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When I was testing your puzzle last week, I ended up using the SilentP method of determining all possibilites in a table (a.k.a. the Guess Who? method), then going through each rule one by one, eliminating the impossible, thus interpreting whatever remains, however improbable, as the truth.
Insane Romulans from the future? Didn't think of that!
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Old August 8 2009, 12:56 AM   #62
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I know he doesn't pop back and chat, but it would be interesting to know Jim Gamma's method since he solved it so quickly
He uses the Jim Gamma Method: Look at it and know.
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Old August 8 2009, 03:14 AM   #63
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I know he doesn't pop back and chat, but it would be interesting to know Jim Gamma's method since he solved it so quickly
He uses the Jim Gamma Method: Look at it and know.
A-ha! The Feynmann Problem Solving Algorithm

1. Write down the problem
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Exactly. Except I don't think they have to think very hard.
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