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Superman (Superman)
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Posted on Saturday, January 13, 2007 - 3:57 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

When Joanne asks him about it, he always tells the truth. But when Catelin asks him about it, he always lies. Explain.
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Do Joanne and Catelin ask him the exact same question?
Joanne: human? adult? female?
Catelin: human? adult? female?
Him: human? adult? male?
Relation between him and Joanne: family? friend? lover? wife? colleague? person he converses with in a professional context? stranger?
Same questions for Catelin.

If he were to tell Catelin the truth, would she be angry? Would she think badly of him? Think him immoral? Is he actually protecting Catelin by not telling her the truth? Who does he prefer, Joanne or Catelin?
Would he get an advantage by lying to Catelin? Avoid a disadvantage? Financial?
This "it": is it a general, factual question? Eg "What's in the news today?" or a question relating to his personal life? to Joanne's? to Catelin's?
Is it actually technically impossible to tell Catelin the truth? Is it technically impossible to lie to Joanne?
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Do Joanne and Catelin ask him the exact same question? Yes
Joanne: human? adult? female? all
Catelin: human? adult? female? all
Him: human? adult? male? All
Relation between him and Joanne: family? friend? lover? wife? colleague? person he converses with in a professional context? stranger? probably any except family
Same questions for Catelin. Same as for Joanne

If he were to tell Catelin the truth, would she be angry? No Would she think badly of him? Not really Think him immoral? No Is he actually protecting Catelin by not telling her the truth? No Who does he prefer, Joanne or Catelin? Irr
Would he get an advantage by lying to Catelin? Avoid a disadvantage? This Financial? No
This "it": is it a general, factual question? Yes Eg "What's in the news today?" or a question relating to his personal life? Yope to Joanne's? to Catelin's? Not theirs
Is it actually technically impossible to tell Catelin the truth? Is it technically impossible to lie to Joanne? None
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Is there something special about Joanne? About Catelin?
Do they regularly ask him this question? Is it the kind of question that could have different answers each time? (Eg. Would you like a drink?)
So something bad would happen to him if he told Catelin the truth? Would it cause Catelin to do something? Not do something? Go somewhere? Not go somewhere? Is Catelin the only person he lies to? Is Joanne the only person he tells the truth to?
Does whether or not he tells the truth depend on factors other than who asks the question? Eg. he likes to lie during the day and tell the truth at night, and Joanne always sees him at night and Catelin only sees him during the day...? (Very unlikely, I know, but is it something along those lines or does it have to do with Joanne and Catelin personally?)
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Is there something special about Joanne? About Catelin? None
Do they regularly ask him this question? NoIs it the kind of question that could have different answers each time? (Eg. Would you like a drink?) No
So something bad would happen to him if he told Catelin the truth? Yesish Would it cause Catelin to do something? Not do something? Go somewhere? Not go somewhere? None Is Catelin the only person he lies to? Probably Is Joanne the only person he tells the truth to? No
Does whether or not he tells the truth depend on factors other than who asks the question? No Eg. he likes to lie during the day and tell the truth at night, and Joanne always sees him at night and Catelin only sees him during the day...? (Very unlikely, I know, but is it something along those lines No or does it have to do with Joanne and Catelin personally? Yes)
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any jobs relevant? anything personal about the girls relevant? him? does he tell the truth/lie about his family? does he lie to C about J?
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any jobs relevant? no anything personal about the girls relevant? no him? yes does he tell the truth/lie about his family? yope does he lie to C about J? no
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Does he reply with the same answer to both of them?
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Does he know the difference between truths and lies? Does Joanne? Catelin? Is he generally truthful about things?
Is he lying to Catelin because he is choosing to do so? Is anyone telling him to lie to her?
Does he know that he is lying to Catelin?
Does he know that he is telling the truth to Joanne?
Does Catelin know that he is lying? Does she want him to?
Besides this topic, does he tell the truth to Catelin?
Does Joanne know that he is telling the truth?
Is mentally sane? Physically healthy? Same for Joanne and Catelin?
Would lying be more beneficial for him or for Catelin?
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Does he reply with the same answer to both of them? no

Does he know the difference between truths and lies? Does Joanne? Catelin? Is he generally truthful about things? yes to all
Is he lying to Catelin because he is choosing to do so? yes Is anyone telling him to lie to her? mabye
Does he know that he is lying to Catelin? yes
Does he know that he is telling the truth to Joanne? yes
Does Catelin know that he is lying? Does she want him to? no to both
Besides this topic, does he tell the truth to Catelin? yes
Does Joanne know that he is telling the truth? no
Is he mentally sane? Physically healthy? Same for Joanne and Catelin? yes to all
Would lying be more beneficial for him or for Catelin? for him ... but it's more avoiding a disbenefit
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Posted on Wednesday, January 31, 2007 - 11:05 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the thing about culture, his identity, his past, family relations, -isms, religion, another person, real intentions, future plans, illness, accomplishments, organisation, politics, what he really thinks about the other person ("do I look fat in this?"-ish), emotions?
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Okay, was able to regain my name.
the thing about culture Yope, his identity Yope, his past Yope, family relations, -isms, religion, another person, real intentions, future plans, illness, accomplishments, organisation, politics, what he really thinks about the other person ("do I look fat in this?"-ish), emotions? no to the rest
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Is Catelin or Joanne blind?
Is it something Catelin believes he is, but he is not? Rich? Black? Handsome? French?
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Posted on Sunday, February 18, 2007 - 3:47 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is Catelin or Joanne blind? No
Is it something Catelin believes he is, but he is not? No Rich? Black? Handsome? French? None

Please check out my other puzzle .. 'an extraordinary event'
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Does he use the same first and last name when seeing both of them?
Does he say the same things about who his parents are? If they are still alive? If they are rich? If they are his real parents? What he thinks about them? How he was brought up? If they can visit his parents or have them over? Where he comes from? Brothers and sisters?
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Does he use the same first and last name when seeing both of them? Yes
Does he say the same things about who his parents are? I don't understand If they are still alive? If they are rich? If they are his real parents? What he thinks about them? How he was brought up? If they can visit his parents or have them over? Where he comes from? Brothers and sisters Where he comes from
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any jobs relevant? no
Does whether or not he tells the truth depend on factors other than who asks the question? No

^BOTH OF THESE SHOULD BE "YES"
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Is it a family business? Maffia style?
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Is it a family business? Maffia style? None
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does C have a prejudice against people from a certain place? does he not like where he comes from? does he want to impress her? is Cs job relevant? Js? his?
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Is Catelin rich? Is money involved? Is he a con man?
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******See my notice for "An (extra)ordinary event", a few puzzles up from this one.
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Does "Where he comes from" mean where he was born, who he is employed by, or what location he just arrived from?
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******See my notice for "An (extra)ordinary event", a few puzzles up from this one.

Since I happened to notice your question, though, I will post it in the 'continued' post.
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Posted on Wednesday, March 21, 2007 - 3:34 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

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