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Kai Ruby
Posted on Monday, June 19, 2006 - 7:43 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

There is a prison surrounded by a moat. There is only one bridge to get in and out of the prison. You are trying to escape. If you ran or walked across the bridge it would take 10 minutes.The bridge is 10 metres long (meaning 1 minute per metre, i know very slow). There is a cop in the middle of the bridge and he can see both ways, but only 4 metres away from each side of him. If you were to walk across the bridge without a pass to get in or out then he would tell you to get back. The cop sleeps every 2 minutes and wakes after another 2 minutes he goes back to sleep. He can only see you if he's awake. How do you get across the bridge???
Kitral Solane (Solane)
Posted on Monday, June 19, 2006 - 7:58 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So you can walk two meters out onto the bridge without the cop seeing you?
Then a futher two during the minutes that he sleeps?
Then he wakes and sends you back?
Can you bribe him?
Can you knock him out?
Or is this a you have to get out with only what info you are given in the puzzle?
Is there information out of the puzzle statement that we need to discover?
Can you swim across?
Kai Ruby
Posted on Monday, June 19, 2006 - 8:09 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So you can walk two meters out onto the bridge without the cop seeing you? 1 metre out onto the bridge
Then a futher two during the minutes that he sleeps? a futher 2 wen hes asleep making 3 metres across the brige
Then he wakes and sends you back? yes
Can you bribe him? no
Can you knock him out? no
Or is this a you have to get out with only what info you are given in the puzzle? yes
Is there information out of the puzzle statement that we need to discover? not really
Can you swim across? no
and u cant fly over or blow anything up
John Morahan (Wunderland)
Posted on Monday, June 19, 2006 - 8:29 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Walk three metres across the bridge as described above, then turn back just before the cop wakes up. When he shouts at you, apologize for attempting to enter the prison without a pass.
KR
Posted on Monday, June 19, 2006 - 9:07 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

correct not too hard which is gd
Steve Wort (Wizardofnz)
Posted on Tuesday, June 20, 2006 - 2:59 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Also fairly well-known.
Kitral Solane (Solane)
Posted on Wednesday, June 21, 2006 - 12:31 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

But the guard would know you can't go seven meters across the bridge without him seeing you, wouldn't he?
KR
Posted on Wednesday, June 21, 2006 - 9:02 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

u have to turn around just b4 he wakes up, so he thinks you're going to the prison not trying to escape:P
Kitral Solane (Solane)
Posted on Wednesday, June 21, 2006 - 9:43 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Yeah, but you can't go seven meters without him seeing you, and the guard would know it. So he would figure that you had turned around. Usually the puzzle works out so you get to the middle before turning around, so he can't tell which side you came from.
Koala (Koala)
Posted on Friday, June 30, 2006 - 7:41 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

KR,

Please make sure that you read the "User Guide" to learn how to format your puzzles. Please include your name in the puzzle title and from now on please use bold format with your answers.

Thanks in advance (Admin)
Howard Wilde (Woodworm)
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Username: Woodworm

Post Number: 317
Registered: 3-2006
Posted on Friday, July 28, 2006 - 1:24 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

This one has been solved for ages but nobody has written the word SPOILER. I guess someone had to do it. :-)

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