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Grumpy and Friends

  1. Apr 15, 2008 #1
    Bashful, Dopey, and Sneezy are arguing about how many friends Grumpy has. Bashful claims that Grumpy has at least fifty friends. Dopey says that Grumpy certainly doesn't have that many, whereas Sneezy remarks that Grumpy must have at least one friend.

    If what only one of the three is saying is true, how many friends does Grumpy actually have?
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  3. Apr 15, 2008 #2
    I don't have that many friends myslef, and I'm not grumpy.
  4. Apr 15, 2008 #3

    That is, some reasonable number less than 50.

  5. Apr 15, 2008 #4


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    Ah, I thought it was:

  6. Apr 15, 2008 #5
    I thought that the answer to this might not appear so quickly. Some people are too smart for their own good.
  7. Apr 15, 2008 #6
    That's me all over. Way too smart.
  8. Apr 15, 2008 #7
    Yes. the riddle still remains unanswered though. Since the IQ 130+ riddle was solved in a shorter amount of time, does that means that this one is IQ 140+? :rofl:
  9. Apr 15, 2008 #8
    Oh I thought it was answered already !
    Ah, then I will wait a little bit and post a complete answer when it reached 160 or so. Is it growing logarithmically ?
  10. Apr 15, 2008 #9
    Yes, but not correctly.
  11. Apr 15, 2008 #10
    So he cannot have any friend... :grumpy:
  12. Apr 15, 2008 #11
    ding ding ding!

    Because he's so grumpy! hehehe
  13. Apr 15, 2008 #12


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    Since Bashful, Dopey and Sneezy hate Grumpy's guts, who knows?
  14. Apr 15, 2008 #13


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    My answer:

    Zero. It is the only answer wherein one dwarf's comment (Dopey) can be true while the other two comments are false.
  15. Apr 16, 2008 #14
    That was a 110 IQ question at best
  16. Apr 16, 2008 #15


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    Sez the guy who didn't answer it...:rolleyes:
  17. Apr 23, 2008 #16
    The correct answer was already provided...I don't need to advertise :)
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