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 The Trek BBS Monday Puzzle #3: "Circular Reasoning"

 Miscellaneous Discussion of non-Trek topics.

August 8 2009, 01:18 AM   #61
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Re: Monday Puzzle #3: "Circular Reasoning"

Zion Ravescene wrote:
trampledamage wrote:
 Zion Ravescene wrote: 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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August 8 2009, 01:56 AM   #62
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Re: Monday Puzzle #3: "Circular Reasoning"

 trampledamage wrote: 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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August 8 2009, 04:14 AM   #63
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Re: Monday Puzzle #3: "Circular Reasoning"

RJDiogenes wrote:
 trampledamage wrote: 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
2. Think really hard
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 August 8 2009, 11:19 AM #64 RJDiogenes Idealistic Cynic and Canon Champion     Location: RJDiogenes of Boston Re: Monday Puzzle #3: "Circular Reasoning" Exactly. Except I don't think they have to think very hard. __________________ Please stop by my Gallery and YouTube Page for a visit. And read Trunkards! And check out my Heroes essays.

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