It's The Family Feud
Logic puzzles require you to think. You will have to be logical in your reasoning.
On a certain game show, five families were asked to match famous names to faces they were shown, and each correct guess got one point. The families made the following guesses (in order):
The Addams' guessed Otto, Roebling, Steinmetz, Tesla, and Westinghouse.
The Bunkers guessed Tesla, Westinghouse, Otto, Steinmetz, and Roebling.
The Cunninghams guessed Roebling, Tesla, Steinmetz, Westinghouse, and Otto.
The Flintstones guessed Tesla, Roebling, Otto, Steinmetz, and Westinghouse.
The Jetsons guessed Tesla, Westinghouse, Steinmetz, Otto, and Roebling.
No two families got the same number of points. Which family walked home with the grand prize?
HintThere is no way for a family to get only four points, since if they matched four correctly, the last one *has* to be correct as well. The only possible point totals, therefore, are 0, 1, 2, 3, and 5. That's five totals and five families...
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Answer
You can assume that one family got all 5 correct (from the hint if you didn't know that), and as such, you can choose a family to have the perfect score. Then compare their answers with the other families, and find out how the other families did. If there are any duplicate point totals, that can't be the correct perfect total family, and you move to the next.
The correct order was Tesla, Roebling, Otto, Steinmetz, and Westinghouse. The totals for each family are
Addams = 2 (no thanks to Lurch)
Bunkers = 3 (you meathead!)
Cunninghams = 0 (the Fonz was not allowed to play)
Flintstones = 5
Jetsons = 1 (c'mon George, get off that broken treadmill)
and the Flintstones won a trip to the nearest tar pit.
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Comments
I_am_the_Omega
Nov 22, 2004
 Really easy... but, I'm glad it wasn't some stupid trick, and actually followed a logical pattern lol. Not bad 
Gizzer
Nov 22, 2004
 I enjoyed the references in the answer  a little extra fun! 
I_am_the_Omega
Nov 26, 2004
 Lol yeah.. i liked how the Flinstones won a trip to the nearest pit :) 
(user deleted)
Jan 13, 2005
 I loved it. More please 
Nytwynd
Oct 10, 2005
 This is great. Liked the references 
Illusionist
Feb 19, 2011
 This puzzle was just a brain grinder! 
gaylewolf
Feb 19, 2011
 I love puzzles but I didn't get this one at all
Can someone please explain it to me? Thank you in advance! 
MysteriousLight
Feb 19, 2011
 If one family had to get all 5 right (no family could get just 4 or else the last had to be right too), then you could pick one and compare to others. If there are duplicates, as the maker said, then the family you picked to have 5 right didn't get 5 right. Continue this until you get one family with 0 points, one with 1, one with 2, one with 3, and one with 5. Just like a guessandcheck math problem. 
juju1946
Feb 19, 2011
 aauuugggghh! brain cramp! I am so not good at these... 
papiermeister
Feb 19, 2011
 huh?? 
sunnybonghits
Feb 19, 2011
 cool  i liked it. it was kind of brainless since you just had to assume one family got them all right and then compare all the answers and add up the points, but it was still enjoyable to think about for a minute or two. cheers 
auntiesis
Feb 21, 2011
 I loved this one, and it was relatively easy for me, just had to try each family til I hit the right one. Fun. More, please. 
HABS2933
Feb 19, 2014
 Even without the hint, the point totals were obvious. Took about a minute to work through which family won the prize but as stated by another poster, it was nice that the answer was logical and followed a intelligent course instead of working through it to find it was a trick. 
kittygirl19
Feb 19, 2014
 I loved the jokes in the answer. Very cool! 
FatHead
Feb 19, 2014
 Nice, I loved it. 
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