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Disney Fans' Pets

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Puzzle ID:#22079
Fun:*** (2.79)
Difficulty:**** (3.19)
Category:Logic-Grid
Submitted By:Rebeca***
Corrected By:dswilborn

 

 

 



Five young girls are all friends and are all big Disney fans. They have named their pets after cartoon characters from their favorite Disney movies. Each girl owns a pair of pets of the same species. Each pair consists of two differently colored creatures of the same age. Can you figure out which girl owns which pets, their colors, ages and names?

Girls: Audrey, Betty, Cari, Debra, and Emma
Pets: Birds, Dogs, Cats, Fish and Rabbits
Pet Names: Ariel and Aurora, Beauty and Beast, Lilo and Stitch, Mike and Sully, Timon and Pumba
Color Pairs: Blue and White, Blue and Red, Blue and Brown, Brown and Red, Brown and White
Ages: 6 months, 1 year, 2 years, 3 years, 4 years

Emma is allergic to dogs.

Neither of the rabbits are blue. Neither of the fish are white.

Just one girl has the same first initial as both her 2 yr old pets.

The girls don't usually take their pets with them to visit each other. It is certain that Mike and Sully would try to devour Aurora and Ariel, and also that the blue and brown pair would consider the blue and white pair a tasty snack.

Lilo and Stitch live in the same house as Aurora and Ariel because their owners are sisters. There is no reason to think they would attack each other. In fact, they probably aren't even aware of each other.

Cari and Debra don't own blue pets. Audrey and Emma don't own brown pets.

The brown and white pair are younger than the fish, and also younger than Debra's pets.

Audrey's pets are exactly twice the age of Aurora and Ariel.

Timon and Pumba are older than the cats but younger than the red and brown pair.

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Comments

markmonninAus**
Apr 07, 2005

OOOOOO! I was sooo close... I only made a couple mistakes. Darn!
super_duper08**
Apr 07, 2005

gah so hard i gave up.. ill finish it anouther day.. i have already spent an hour on it! but i have decided to make anouther puzzle.. super hard like this on!!!!
smurfy*
Apr 08, 2005

That was really hard, i kinda guessed at the end but guessed wrong . Maybe i will become ambitious and try it again later It was fun though! Great job!
Punk_RockerAus*
Apr 08, 2005

Wow that was really hard...It was too confusing so I gave up...Actually, the logic-grid solver thingy made it even //more// confusing to me, so I might just try it again some other time without it.
irishthistleAus*
Apr 10, 2005

That was cool, I love those puzzles.
kapmom*
Apr 10, 2005

This has been the best one I have tried so far. I love the ones that challenge you. Great job!
beethovenswigA*
Apr 11, 2005

I hate these kind of puzzles. It was too complecated and too confusing. But you did a great job!!!
jordana**
Apr 12, 2005

Pretty good.
elyse***
Apr 12, 2005

This one was a very good challenge. I can't believe I got it right, all the way through. I loved it. Keep 'em coming, and just as difficult.
super_duper08**
Apr 13, 2005

i switched a few. but i filled out the whole grid! tomarrow i will try again and see what i did wrong. very hard and very fun!!
super_duper08**
Apr 14, 2005

I DID IT!!! one week 2+ hours every week and i finally got it done!!! that was hard! i wanna make on just like this (only the hardnest part not the same story) TOTALLY AWESOME 5 stars!!
wincy*
Apr 18, 2005

I love this one because it's so challenging and hard, but because I'm confused as to what animals eat what other animals, I still haven't finished yet.

Any hint?
peanutAza*
Apr 19, 2005

This teaser rocks...thanks!! I got a slightly different answer which also seems to work - Audrey has 1yr old blue & white birds Lilo & Stitch while Emma has 3yr old blue & red fish, Timon & Pumba...

Possible??
Rebeca*
Apr 19, 2005

Thanks for all the positive comments! I'm glad it's been fun. As for Lilo and Stitch being birds instead of fish.... I too got this alternate answer on my last "proof read" of my puzzle... but I hoped that the clue about Lilo and Stitch not being aware of Aurora and Ariel would eliminate the possibility. The pet birds I've seen are very aware of everything going on in the house. Fish, on the other hand, are completely oblivious. (Not that I don't *love* my fishies.)
vigilant20
Apr 27, 2005

The clues didn't seem very clear for this one. First grid I've ever given up on.
dragonballcity1
Apr 28, 2005

the only clue I thought was a bit weird - was that it's certain that the dogs would try to devour the rabbits. I thought that was strange
infernogirl*us*
Apr 29, 2005

wow! now this is what I call a puzzle. It was very challenging and I love that. I could not figure it out, I'm sorry to say. Very good!
kcelf27***
Apr 30, 2005

I'm still working on it so I didn't read all the comments...but if I can't get it right off the bat or by going over the clues a second or third time then KUDOS for YOU. I'm pretty good at these. But it's late here on the left coast of the US and It's my beddy time. Adios!
FamilyInFilm*
May 22, 2005

The BEST! So far, it has been the only one on Braingle that has really challenged me. I hope you will post more like it!!
purplequeenAus*
May 24, 2005

Nice toughy!
onlyeeyore**
May 30, 2005

This was the best one I've done so far! While there were some concerns on one clue or other, I thought it to be fine! I was completely stumped and thought I was missing something, but found out I hadn't scrolled down to the last clue! Thanks!
Gadget*us*
Jul 01, 2005

How Fun...
elemandia**
Mar 29, 2006

the clues about which pets would eat one another seems kind of wierd. i assumed the cats ate the fish, not the birds. otherwise, very nice.
crumbbum*
May 27, 2006

I don't like clues where I'm supposed to guess based on nothing. Should have been more specific on the types of animals. Birds can be predator or prey. Some dogs are the size of rabbits, some are much bigger. On a logic puzzle you should not be guessing on these types of things.
crumbbum*
May 28, 2006

Although I should add you can finish the puzzle without those clues so it's not as big a deal as i make it seem.
sundaisy227*us*
Jun 17, 2006

I only got two green circles . . . you stumped me. I feel like I would have to guess on some things and that was a bit frustrating. Good job on difficulty.
LizRAus
Jun 28, 2006

Wow, I thought I did a good job, but I got so many wrong.

Very nice puzzle. Hand fun doing it.
khedronAus*
Dec 12, 2006

I got a different answer which seems to work with all of the clues, can anyone tell me why this is incorrect?

Audrey: Mike & Sully, Blue & White 1 year old Cats
Betty: Beauty & Beast, Blue & Brown 2 year old dogs
Cari: Ariel & Aurora, Brown & White 6 month old birds
Debra: Lilo & Stitch, Brown & Red 4 year old rabbits
Emma: Timon & Pumbaa, Blue & Red 3 year old fish
Rebeca*
Jul 11, 2007

I just looked over your solution and I can see where you might think it's a good solution that fits the clues. Admittedly, some of the clues were tricky, (some say vague,) but I was trying to be subtle. In order eliminate these "extraneous" solutions, you have to assume two things that I only hinted at. They are: 1) Dogs don't eat cats (they might fight, even kill them, but they would not eat them) and 2) birds would be aware of other pets, excepting maybe fish. My solution has rabbits and fish being unaware of each other. At my house the fish are unaware of everything and the rabbits are unaware of the fish, mainly because they don't bounce up onto the counter where the fishbowls are. Hope that helps.
chickwithbrains**
Aug 17, 2007

yeh I also got the same answers as Peanut: "Audrey has 1yr old blue & white birds Lilo & Stitch while Emma has 3yr old blue & red fish, Timon & Pumba"
mom_roxus*
Sep 11, 2007

Good, difficult puzzle. The only thing I would suggest is adding a hint section with the predator/prey relationship. I just happened to guess this correctly.
Spockinasmockus
Dec 27, 2007

Those of us who found no unique solution to the puzzle, properly used logic. Those who found a correct solution or both of the solutions that worked, had to speculate at the end. Those that crashed onto a paradox in the grid probably made an assumption about the nature of common houshold pets. No LOGIC puzzle solution should be solvable based on assumptions, speculations or guesses. What type of dog would devour a cat or a rabbit? Would a dog devour a rabbit but not a cat? A pet hawk would find a rabbit to be a tasty treat, but might not touch a goldfish. A pet phiranna might eat anything that fell into its tank. This puzzle invited too much lateral thinking. And process of elimination only got us so far. It was an entertaining puzzle, but needed just one clue to separate the dual solution.
KronosAus*
Jan 03, 2011

I gave up. Way too hard to get right. Had to guess and messed it all up. Nice job, though.
hellokittyus*
Jun 19, 2011

Finally figured out Took me a long time to figure it out Great job!
popuna1Aie
Aug 11, 2011

that was mad hard .. i had to make a lot of assumptions, great teaser though



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