Lion and the Unicorn
Logic puzzles require you to think. You will have to be logical in your reasoning.
Alice came across a lion and a unicorn in a forest of forgetfulness. Those two are strange beings. The lion lies every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday and the other days he speaks the truth. The unicorn lies on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, however the other days of the week he speaks the truth.
Lion: Yesterday I was lying.
Unicorn: So was I.
On which day did they say that?
Answer
As there is no day when both of the beings would be lying, at least one of them must have spoken the truth. They both speak the truth only on Sunday. However, the Lion would then be lying in his statement, so it couldn't be said on Sunday. So exactly one of them lied.
If the Unicorn was honest, then it would have to be Sunday  but previously we proved this wrong. Thus only the Lion spoke the truth when he met Alice on Thursday and spoke with the Unicorn about Wednesday.
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Thekid4
Aug 23, 2011
 yay! first time I ever got first comment! oh, and I got it correct. 
kittygirl19
Aug 24, 2011
 Truthful unicorn is the answer. 
Vengeance101
Aug 26, 2011
 It was fun, but I think it could have been more challenging with more characters. Good job, all the same. 
juggler314
Aug 28, 2011
 Piece of cake! 
JQPublic
Aug 30, 2011
 Easy but good. 
Shadows
Sep 04, 2011
 I read this one in a book a while ago. A very good and simple teaser. 
msufan84
Sep 19, 2011
 That was confusing ? ? ? ? 
msufan84
Sep 19, 2011
 Oh it was fun to...........confusing but fun. 
zembobo
Nov 17, 2011
 At first I said Sunday but then I thought about it and went through all the days. Thursday was the only one that fit. That was fun! 
oddrey
Feb 21, 2012
 Nice teaser. Pretty simple once you draw a quick chart, but still fun! I think the answer could have been written a little more clearly though. 
Babe
May 24, 2012
 WHAT???? 
spikethru4
May 24, 2012
 I worked it out thusly:
If the Lion is telling the truth, it must be Thursday. If he's lion, it must be Monday.
If the Unicorn is telling the truth, it must be Saturday. If he's lying, it must be Thursday.
So it's Thursday. The Unicorn's alyin', and the Lion isn't. 
HABS2933
May 24, 2012
 Super easy. The way you explained the answer was much harder to follow than finding the answer was! 
tripleteam5
May 24, 2012
 This was ok to figure out. BUT the answer was )(^%$. Nowhere in the "answer " does it say that Thursday is correct answer. It cloudily implies that is answer. 
iggy39
May 24, 2012
 I didn't like this one very much Sorry just didn't 
royaleninja
Jul 25, 2012
 i figured it out 
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