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I asked this question on the other noticeboard.See if you can get the answer .I had one reply which I have checked and was incorrect another was correct but with no workings,so he or she could have got it from the web.See how you go............Im sure Terry Threapleton will get the answer quite easy But I doubt that Pete and Viv Smith will ..

> > >> > Einstein's Riddle >> > >> > There are 5 houses in 5 different colors. In each >> > house lives a person with a different nationality. >> > The 5 owners drink a certain type of beverage, smoke a >> > certain brand of cigar, and keep a certain pet. No >> > owners have the same pet, smoke the same brand of >> > cigar or drink the same beverage. >> > >> > The question is "Who owns the fish?" >> > >> > Hints: >> > The Brit lives in the red house. >> > The Swede keeps dogs as pets. >> > The Dane drinks tea. >> > The green house is on the left of the white house. >> > The green house's owner drinks coffee. >> > The person who smokes Pall Mall rears birds. >> > The owner of the yellow house smokes Dunhill. >> > The man living in the center house drinks milk. >> > The Norwegian lives in the first house. >> > The man who smokes Blends lives next to the one who keeps cats. >> > The man who keeps the horse lives next to the man who smokes Dunhill. >> > The owner who smokes Bluemasters drinks beer. >> > The German smokes Prince. >> > The Norwegian lives next to the blue house. >> > The man who smokes Blends has a neighbor who drinks water. >> > >> > **Einstein wrote this riddle this century. >> > He said 98% of the worl

-- Anonymous, November 02, 2000


Four of did this puzzle.

2 Got the German 1 The Brit (me) 1 The Dane

-- Anonymous, November 03, 2000

As an addendum to my reply. Can i ask the question what percentage of the world's population could read when this puzzle was set.

-- Anonymous, November 03, 2000

Doesn't it depend on which side you happen to be standing, ie;from the inside looking out?or the outside looking in? to determine whom is on the left or right? or would one be a bird ?

-- Anonymous, November 03, 2000

You can look from whatever angle of course.But dont turn it mid way through the clues.The answer is German by my calculations and I believe this to be the correct answer .Asked about what % of the world could read,it was Einstein's opinion and I think he meant given the riddle in any form

-- Anonymous, November 03, 2000

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