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A horse of a different color (Posted on 2006-09-26) Difficulty: 2 of 5
A native, either a knight or a liar, once pointed to a man sitting below a tree and told me "If asked, that man would say I'm not the same type as he is."

What can you deduce about the native or the man?

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Some Thoughts Possible | Comment 11 of 20 |

It has already been demonstrated that no possible combination of knight/liar is logically possible in this puzzle.  Unless...

The native is a recently-reformed liar, unbeknownst to the man under the tree.  The man would report the native to be a liar since he would be unaware that the native has repented and become a knight.


  Posted by Kevin K-C on 2006-10-25 14:34:45
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