Found 27th Sep 2008
Riddle!
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.There are 5 houses in 5 different colors. 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.

The question is: Who owns the fish?


NO GOOGLING ALLOWED!
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(Hints in post 2 )

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Original Poster

Hints: [LIST]
[*]The Brit lives in the red house.
[*]The Swede keeps dogs as pets.
[*]The Dane drinks tea.
[*]The green house is on the left of the white house.
[*]The green homeowner drinks coffee.
[*]The person who smokes Pall Mall rears birds.
[*]The owner of the yellow house smokes Dunhill.
[*]The man living in the center house drinks milk.
[*]The Norwegian lives in the first house.
[*]The man who smokes Blend lives next to the one who keeps cats.
[*]The man who keeps the horse lives next to the man who smokes Dunhill.
[*]The owner who smokes Bluemaster drinks beer.
[*]The German smokes prince.
[*]The Norwegian lives next to the blue house.
[*]The man who smokes Blend has a neighbor who drinks water.[/LIST]

Original Poster

[CENTER][SIZE=6][COLOR=darkred]NO GOOGLING ALLOWED!![/COLOR][/SIZE]
:p:p:p:p:p[/CENTER]

Original Poster

[FONT=Arial][COLOR=#783896]Einstein wrote this riddle early during the 19th century. He said 98% of the world could not solve it. Its not hard, you just need to pay attention and be patient.[/COLOR][/FONT]

snowtiger;3064394

[CENTER][SIZE=6][COLOR=darkred]NO GOOGLING … [CENTER][SIZE=6][COLOR=darkred]NO GOOGLING ALLOWED!![/COLOR][/SIZE]:p:p:p:p[/CENTER]



I just googled it :x:

The Dane ?

Banned

its attributed to einstien this one but no-one knows if he actually wrote it .... and i know the answer as ive done it b4 so i'll leave it to someone else

This could take a while :thinking:

I'm thinking a pen and paper is needed ;-)

Original Poster

tea-towel;3064413

I just googled it :x:


100 Lines for you :
I must not Google to find answers to snowtigers riddles, I must not Google to find answers to snowtigers riddles, ............ go on ... off you go ................naughty step for you!!! :p.

Original Poster

libbitom1;3064449

This could take a while :thinking:I'm thinking a pen and paper is needed … This could take a while :thinking:I'm thinking a pen and paper is needed ;-)


Yes to do this you will need a pen and paper, make some kind of table to help

Original Poster

kyalion;3064421

The Dane ?


Why do you think the Dane ?

Well I managed to work out everything for the Yellow & Blue House :geek:

Just the other 3 houses to go :?

Original Poster

nikkib123;3064479

It was doing my head in - I even wrote it all out and had diagrams - … It was doing my head in - I even wrote it all out and had diagrams - ARGH!![COLOR=darkred]This is the only way to do it ....... make a table .... you will get there in the end![/COLOR]Ok I googled it - but I still dont understand it even though I know the answer ha ha


:roll::)

snowtiger;3064505

Why do you think the Dane ?



Just a stab in the dark. Guy at work with me just shouted out the answer to me, so I HAVE googled it now.

Original Poster

libbitom1;3064512

Well I managed to work out everything for the Yellow & Blue House … Well I managed to work out everything for the Yellow & Blue House :geek:[COLOR=darkred]You've done the hard bit ! 1/2 way there now![/COLOR]Just the other 3 houses to go :?


[COLOR=darkred]keep up the good work ! [/COLOR]

Got it !!!!!!!!!!!!! :geek:

It's the German !!! Please say I'm right or I'm gonna cry :cry:

Should I have said that ???! :oops:
Might have told others the answer :thinking:

Itz A German

Original Poster

libbitom1;3064578

Got it !!!!!!!!!!!!! :geek:It's the German !!! Please say I'm right or … Got it !!!!!!!!!!!!! :geek:It's the German !!! Please say I'm right or I'm gonna cry :cry:


YES YOU ARE CORRECT -WELL DONE YOU :thumbsup:

It's the Bangladeshi, they like fish.

Original Poster

The answer is...
house 1 2 3 4 5

color yellow blue red green white

nationality norweigian dane brit german swede

drink water tea milk coffee beer

smoke dunhill blend pall mall prince bluemaster

pet cats horse birds [COLOR=red]fish[/COLOR] dogs

Original Poster

SORRY cant get the table to copy & paste on here !

Original Poster

raptorcigs;3064593

Itz A German


Iz youz a cheatin' Raptor ? !!

Original Poster

Abvance;3064595

It's the Bangladeshi, they like fish.


lol :-D

snowtiger;3064452

100 Lines for you :I must not Google to find answers to snowtigers … 100 Lines for you :I must not Google to find answers to snowtigers riddles, I must not Google to find answers to snowtigers riddles, ............ go on ... off you go ................naughty step for you!!! :p.



The chalk has run out now
Perhaps I can just cut and paste.

The German

Haha... Guess I'm too late to answer

Original Poster

If you managed it without Googling or looking at the posted answer ... well done :thumbsup:......................... .. if not naughty step for you too ! :-D

I didn't google but it did take me a good 10 minutes! :thinking:

Banned

Well I googled it - but only after the answer was shown. Still not 100% convinced on how it comes about! (Though I can see a fair bit of logic with some of it.)
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