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Usenet Newsgroups : rec.puzzles Hall of Fame

The rec.puzzles Hall of Fame is a compilation of over 500 of the most popular puzzles that have been posted and discussed in the rec.puzzles newsgroup. In most cases a detailed solution has been provided.

Many of these puzzles also appear in Braingle's own collection.

Hall of Fame
Categories : logic : situation.puzzles.p

"A man lies dead in a room with fifty-three bicycles in front of him.
What happened?"

These are called situation puzzles.  In the game of situation puzzles,
a situation like the one above is presented to a group of players, who
must then try to find out more about the situation by asking further
questions.  The person who initially presented the situation can only
answer "yes" or "no" to questions (or occasionally "irrelevant" or
"doesn't matter").

What are some of these puzzles?

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