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knights and knaves at an island?

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On the island of Knights and Knaves there live only two types of people: Knights (who always speak the truth) and Knaves (who always lie). I met two men who lived there and asked the taller man if they were both Knights. He replied, but I could not figure out what they were, so I asked the shorter man if the taller was a Knight. He replied, and after that I knew which type they were.

Were the men Knights or Knaves?"

posted Mar 28, 2014 by anonymous

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