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EINSTEIN'S RIDDLE - Who has the fish?

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Einstein wrote this riddle last century and said that 98% of the world?s population would not be able to solve it.

? There are 5 houses that are each a different colour.
? There is a person of a different nationality in each house.
? The 5 owners drink a certain drink. They each smoke a certain brand of cigarettes and also have a certain pet. No owner has the same pet, smokes the same brand of cigarettes nor drinks the same drink.
? The question is. ?Who has the fish??


1. The British man lives in the red house.
2. The Swedish man has a dog for a pet.
3. The Danish man drinks tea.
4. The green house is to the left of the white house.
5. The owner of the green house drinks coffee.
6. The person that smokes Pall Mall has a bird.
7. The owner of the yellow house smokes Dunhill.
8. The person that lives in the middle house drinks milk.
9. The Norwegian lives in the first house.
10. The person that smokes Blend, lives next to the one that has a cat.
11. The person that has a horse lives next to the one that smokes Dunhill.
12. The one that smokes Bluemaster drinks beer.
13. The German smokes Prince.
14. The Norwegian lives next to a blue house.
15. The person that smokes Blend, has a neighbour that drinks water.

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Originally posted by Bgsdad:
The Norwegian has a pet cat, The Danish fellow has a pet horse, the Britt has a bird and the swede has a dog. That leaves only the German guy

I figured it out in less tha a minute! Isn't Google great :D
Doh! Indeed it is. Nice job guys.

How about;

3 croakers and 1 dogfish sold for as much as 2 seabass.
1 croaker 2 dogfish and 3 seabass sold for a total of $25.
If each sold for a whole number of dollars, what was the price of each?

[ 07-24-2004, 12:56 PM: Message edited by: sunnydaze ]
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