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You are on a treasure hunt, wondering where the "Truth Treasure" is buried. You have no idea where it is buried, so you go Truth Town (made up of only Liars and Knights) because it is famous for holding the treasure's secret location.

When you enter the city, you see two twins and they know each other's types, but you don't. One twin says "(Exactly) one of us is a Knight..." and the other twin says "...and (exactly) one of us is a Liar." You can only ask one question and only to one person. You only care about where the treasure is kept, and obviously a liar would give you a wrong answer, so what should you do?

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  Subject Author Date
SolutionThe SolutionMath Man2013-06-17 18:22:27
SolAndre2010-06-01 17:46:28
what i would doBryan2008-03-27 21:10:52
No SubjectRachael2006-05-18 10:21:21
re: too easylance2006-03-23 08:08:13
re: a verty long solutionlance2006-03-23 08:07:02
a verty long solutionashleigh2006-03-20 10:11:48
Some ThoughtsProbabilityGiaVonni2006-02-21 16:39:42
Solutiontoo easyScott2005-11-23 04:28:03
No Subjecttaci2005-11-05 20:56:19
donechristopher2005-11-05 12:59:11
re: SolutionMindy Rodriguez2005-10-29 18:55:40
re: double bluffMindy Rodriguez2005-10-29 18:44:24
re: The TRUE Correct AnswerTerence2005-10-06 18:03:28
No SubjectTerence2005-10-06 18:01:56
guessgeorge2005-10-04 20:12:39
solution....chard2005-09-28 14:43:11
solutionsean2005-08-30 03:33:48
solution!?!?jeffrey2005-08-13 15:40:26
Solutiondouble bluffscott2005-08-01 14:12:58
Another questionAmber2005-07-28 03:02:06
The TRUE Correct Answertodd2005-07-12 21:31:27
SorryDragos2005-07-12 09:31:12
Easy as helloDragos2005-07-11 20:56:30
SolutionSolutionJoo2005-07-07 05:38:05
re: Solutionlauren2005-07-07 01:37:38
No Subjectbabs2005-07-06 16:32:52
re: Fletch's SolutionPenny2005-07-06 03:42:31
SolutionSol'njosh2005-07-06 00:28:45
DiscussionFederico Kereki2005-07-05 23:37:09
Solutionre(6): Solution - WRONG ANSWER, NEW PUZZLECougar Draven2005-07-05 21:55:11
Treasure gone?Larry2005-07-05 20:43:48
re(5): Solution - WRONG ANSWER, NEW PUZZLEPenny2005-07-05 15:18:02
re(4): Solution - WRONG ANSWER, NEW PUZZLEPenny2005-07-05 14:50:15
Some Thoughtsre(3): Solution - WRONG ANSWER, NEW PUZZLEe.g.2005-07-05 13:01:55
re(2): Solution - Not convincedPenny2005-07-05 12:00:13
re: Solution - Not convincedSyzygy2005-07-05 10:01:54
Solutionspoilerj4411672005-07-05 07:18:19
SolutionFletch2005-07-05 07:15:47
No SubjectK Sengupta2005-07-05 06:25:14
SolutionSolutionPenny2005-07-05 05:17:46
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