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# A challenge I intend to put somewhere in a story (possibly):

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251 MrAHR6th Oct 2011 12:37:11 PM from ಠ_ಠ , Relationship Status: A cockroach, nothing can kill it.
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That might work better if you use a computer.

Q: But in Portal, all the logic is there. There is no time where you have to use a gun, or anything like that. You have one type of problem, the only difference is the variables. If a Professor Layton puzzle showed up, there would be complaints.
252 Teraus6th Oct 2011 01:38:42 PM from The Origin of Dreams
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But in Portal, all the logic is there.

Is there anything that is not implied in the puzzle yet?
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253 animemetalhead9th Oct 2011 01:14:09 AM from Ashwood Landing, ME
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The main thing that just bugs me about this puzzle is it's set up to look a lot like a riddle, when in actuality it's more of a math problem. To me, the answer doesn't feel... I dunno, clever enough? It's hard to explain. Even as someone who enjoys logic problems, this one doesn't sit well with me because the answer doesn't strike me in an 'oh, why didn't I think of that?' sort of way.

But hey, I'm just picking nits like the nit-picker I am, so take the above with a grain of salt.
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Maybe short-circuit evaluation? That's normally not part of these type of logic puzzles.
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