Monday Puzzle #3: "Circular Reasoning"

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  1. Jadzia

    Jadzia on holiday Premium Member

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    I have 4 different objects on my desk. These objects can be shaped either square, circular or triangular. They can be coloured either red, yellow or green. And they can be textured either smooth, rough or furry.

    Now read carefully...

    Every green shape I have is either a triangle or a square, but squares are never furry independent of what colour they are.

    All three colours are represented in my four objects, but the yellow shapes are never square, and neither triangles nor circles are rough.

    I have more circles than smooth shapes. And if smooth shapes are not red, then they must at least be square. While with rough shapes, if they're not circles, they must at least be yellow.

    Triangles are never furry. Although circles must at least be red or furry.


    Tell me what four objects I have.



    Send answers via PM to me. Do NOT post your answers in this thread.
    Good luck! :bolian:
     
  2. trampledamage

    trampledamage Clone Moderator

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    :lol: Who knew there could be a Monday puzzle more difficult than Zion's first one?

    Shall get out the pencil and paper and start pondering...
     
  3. Zulu Romeo

    Zulu Romeo World Famous Starship Captain Premium Member

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    I know the answer. :p [And I know why. :p :p - someone]
     
  4. trampledamage

    trampledamage Clone Moderator

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    I'm assuming there's only one correct answer - so if I'm getting more than one, I'm doing something wrong!
     
  5. CorporalClegg

    CorporalClegg Admiral Admiral

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    As I said last week:

    There are FOUR lights! :mad:
     
  6. Zulu Romeo

    Zulu Romeo World Famous Starship Captain Premium Member

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    There are FOUR objects. :bolian:
     
  7. Jim Gamma

    Jim Gamma This space left blank intentionally. Premium Member

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    Sent in my PM, worked out the logic... I hope!
     
  8. Jadzia

    Jadzia on holiday Premium Member

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    Jim Gamma is first to guess correctly. Well done.
     
  9. RJDiogenes

    RJDiogenes Idealistic Cynic and Canon Champion Premium Member

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    Well, of course he is. ;)

    I'm going to go out and rent a Parrot....
     
  10. Candlelight

    Candlelight Admiral Admiral

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    I have no idea what these are, then again I'm not very good that these.
     
  11. Kelthaz

    Kelthaz Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    Thank god. No more numbers. I finally have a chance at this.
     
  12. Da'an

    Da'an Commander Red Shirt

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    For some reason this puzzle reminds me of a sudoku.
     
  13. Zulu Romeo

    Zulu Romeo World Famous Starship Captain Premium Member

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    I'll be back. :evil:
     
  14. Jadzia

    Jadzia on holiday Premium Member

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    K'ehleyr is second to guess correctly. Well done.
     
  15. kathryn i am

    kathryn i am Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    Sent in my guess - fingers crossed! :D

    ETA: Back to the drawing board..... :(
     
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  16. SilentP

    SilentP Commodore Commodore

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    Sent in my guess, only definite about 2 of them, and shaky about the logic for the other 2.
     
  17. Jadzia

    Jadzia on holiday Premium Member

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    SilentP is our third winner. Well done.

    Sorry kia -- but you were almost there!
     
  18. kathryn i am

    kathryn i am Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    I don't suppose you could tell me how "almost there" I was? *hopeful face*


    ;)
     
  19. Jadzia

    Jadzia on holiday Premium Member

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    Check through each of the rules and see which one your answer fails to satisfy.
     
  20. kathryn i am

    kathryn i am Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    Resubmitted.......