Trianglia is a jacked-up island where no road has a dead end, and all the crossroads are "Y" shaped.
The young prince of Trianglia mounts his horse, and is about to go on a quest to explore the land of Trianglia. He gets to the road by his palace, when the mother queen comes out and shouts:
"But Charles, how will you find your way back?".
"Don't worry Elizabeth", the prince replies, "I will turn right in every second crossroad to which I arrive, and left otherwise. Thus I shall surely return to the palace sooner or later."
Is the prince right?
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There is one difference that makes it a totally different puzzle: your maze ha a guaranteed exit, which was the goal. The eqivalent here would be a road ending in a bridge or ferry off the island. There is no such road here.
Posted by TomM
on 2002-09-12 08:01:41