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Knowing the Natives (Posted on 2003-08-16) Difficulty: 2 of 5
I met two natives on an island - Benny and Lenny. They are either a knight, a liar or a knave. Knights always tell the truth, liars always lie and knaves alternate between truth and lie. They tell me this:

Benny : We are both of the same type.
Lenny : I am a knave.
Benny : Lenny is a liar.

A knight then tells me what Lenny is. From this I was able to work out what they were.

What are Benny and Lenny?

See The Solution Submitted by Lewis    
Rating: 3.8000 (5 votes)

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  Subject Author Date
SolAndre2010-06-02 18:48:21
SolutionPuzzle SolutionK Sengupta2008-05-14 16:03:00
AnswerK Sengupta2008-05-12 16:11:54
guess!Shelly2003-08-22 09:44:48
SolutionSolutionTheGreatOne2003-08-18 11:27:14
You Got Me!rose albrecht2003-08-18 01:50:35
solutionlesa2003-08-16 21:46:08
SolutionFull SolutionDJ2003-08-16 20:06:19
re(3): ummmLewis2003-08-16 13:03:44
re(2): ummmMr. Spock2003-08-16 11:42:25
Solutionre: ummmGamer2003-08-16 11:34:35
Couple of KnavesMr. Spock2003-08-16 11:30:54
HmMmOmphie2003-08-16 10:48:10
Some ThoughtsummmGert2003-08-16 10:32:41
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