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More knights,liars,and knaves (Posted on 2003-07-07) Difficulty: 2 of 5
Knights always tell the truth,liars always lie,and knaves alternate between truths and lies.

Two people named Jimmy and Johnny make the following claims.

Jimmy:I am a knave.
Johnny:Jimmy is not a knight.
Jimmy:Johnny is a knave.
Johnny:Jimmy is a knave.

What are each?

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re: Solution | Comment 2 of 19 |
(In reply to Solution by Jonny Doe)

Since both Johnny's statements are true and they were made in succession, he must be a knight, as a knave would have lied on one of the two statements.
  Posted by Charlie on 2003-07-07 03:31:37

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