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Will the real engineer please stand up? (Posted on 2004-05-18) Difficulty: 2 of 5
On a train, Smithe, Robins, and John are the fireman, conductor, and the engineer, but NOT respectively. Also aboard the train are three businessmen who have the same names: a Mr. Smithe, a Mr. Robins, and a Mr. John.

Mr. Robins Lives in New York. The conductor lives exactly halfway between Columbus and New York. Mr. John earns exactly $20,000 per year. The conductor's nearest neighbor, one of the passengers, earns exactly three times as much as the conductor. Smithe beats the fireman in billiards. The passenger whose name is the same as the conductor's lives in Columbus.

Who is the Engineer?

No Solution Yet Submitted by Victor Zapana    
Rating: 3.2188 (32 votes)

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  Subject Author Date
AnswerK Sengupta2009-01-08 06:09:31
assumptions you must make to solve the puzzleLibby2004-11-15 16:58:39
SolutionsolutionDetti2004-10-05 11:20:43
SolutionBill2004-09-30 16:48:35
My SolutionRo2004-08-16 01:43:36
No Subjectmatthew2004-08-04 13:31:12
Solution, I thinkGeorge2004-07-06 16:45:26
Good oneJim Barton2004-07-04 14:04:03
Some Thoughtswrap your head around this one...Matt2004-06-29 21:40:58
SolutionIt doesn't matter...Matt2004-06-29 21:01:00
oopsjudi2004-06-29 06:35:55
engineerjudi2004-06-28 18:44:13
solutiontmk2004-06-28 13:42:41
EngineerGrnHnyBee2004-06-26 03:19:43
The engineerJe2004-06-25 17:50:56
The Engineer is..TMemon2004-06-24 17:04:05
Some ThoughtsThe real Engineersolmer2004-06-24 10:51:04
Solution at lastAnshul2004-06-24 06:03:25
re: Solution & ProofPatsy2004-06-22 23:03:01
No SubjectKatie2004-06-22 21:06:28
Engineert2004-06-22 12:53:24
re: A logic error in this puzzleMichael2004-06-21 01:28:20
SolutionSolutionAmy2004-06-18 11:38:19
SolutionDan2004-06-14 13:54:31
solutionnm2004-06-08 16:40:01
Solution & ProofJoshua Peters2004-06-01 23:25:10
Solutionwes2004-06-01 16:50:22
No SubjectKelly2004-05-31 19:19:51
re: Solution + ExplinationAmy2004-05-31 16:20:52
Think I know itAmy2004-05-31 15:48:06
don't I feel stupidDanny2004-05-31 08:44:19
A logic error in this puzzlePenny2004-05-30 12:18:50
SolutionGururaj K2004-05-29 16:54:03
re: Solution...........Deborah2004-05-29 11:12:16
Solution + ExplinationBen2004-05-28 19:29:11
SolutionLogic?Ryan Hunter2004-05-22 01:46:14
No Subjectperplexus2004-05-20 21:42:55
Questionhuh?Danny2004-05-20 21:27:16
SolutionSolutionCaptain Paradox2004-05-19 22:12:03
Solution...........Denise2004-05-19 13:25:20
SolutionSolutionPenny2004-05-18 17:50:37
SolutionSolutionIain2004-05-18 17:10:54
re(2): Solutione.g.2004-05-18 14:51:14
re: SolutionThoughtProvoker2004-05-18 14:25:19
SolutionSolutione.g.2004-05-18 14:22:29
Some Thoughtsnot quite thereDanny2004-05-18 13:03:30
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