A riddle.

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Listening to the Ricky Gervais show on my ipod (while at the gym big idea) I heard a riddle I would like to share with you.

There are two doors. One leading to heaven and one leading to hell.

The doors are identical.

Each door has a guard. Also identical.

The guard to heaven always tells the truth.

The guard leading to hell always lies.

The guards have no knowledge of the outside world at all in anyway or form.

The do however have knowledge of each other.

The will not answer questions about you.

You only get one question.

What question do you ask the guards to get into the right door.

Would like to reiterate. THIS IS NOT MY FUCKING RIDDLE. these are all the rules that Ricky Gervais mentioned. I am just telling you the rules I heard.

Also I realise you can google this and get the answer right away. But try to be honest. Have a think use your brain and try to come up with the right answer.

Ask a math problem? Any math problem?

Where am I going?

JinxyKatte:
Listening to the Ricky Gervais show on my ipod (while at the gym big idea) I heard a riddle I would like to share with you.

There are two doors. One leading to heaven and one leading to hell.

The doors are identical.

Each door has a guard. Also identical.

The guard to heaven always tells the truth.

The guard leading to hell always lies.

The guards have no knowledge of the outside world at all in anyway or form.

The will not answer questions about you.

You only get one question.

What question do you ask the guards to get into the right door.

Also I realise you can google this and get the answer right away. But try to be honest. Have a think use your brain and try to come up with the right answer.

Is it only a 'yes' and 'no' question?

Ask them which door is theirs.

/thread

Quite honestly, I'd just pick a door and get on with it. But I'll give it a think anyway.

"Are you a man?"
I'm guessing I'd be able to tell their gender by looking at them.

Well, I assume the guards at least know of the other door and the guard, so:

"Is the door you're guarding identical to the other door?"

GamesB2:
Ask them which door is theirs.

/thread

Firstly, you can't call /thread on yourself. I'll confiscate that for the following reason:
Secondly, the truth teller will say Heaven, as will the liar. So that doesn't achieve anything.

Is this where I go to be saved?

Ask one of them what the other would say their door is. I know this riddle's answer off by heart, it comes up too frequently.

The liar will tell you that the door is hell and the truth teller would say heaven because they tell the truth about what the other's lie is.

So if they answer hell they are the guards of hell, if they answer heaven they guard heaven.

Cpt_Oblivious:
Firstly, you can't call /thread on yourself. I'll confiscate that.
And secondly, the truth teller will say Heaven, as will the liar. So that doesn't achieve anything.

I didn't make it clear damn...

Okay point at their door.

Both will point at heavens door.

Pffff, that's an easy one.

This is a hard one:

Anyway, here's my answer:

http://www.giantitp.com/comics/oots0327.html

I've seen 'Labyrinth', so I won't spoil it :P
(P.S, Bowie was awesome in that movie)

GamesB2:

Cpt_Oblivious:
Firstly, you can't call /thread on yourself. I'll confiscate that.
And secondly, the truth teller will say Heaven, as will the liar. So that doesn't achieve anything.

I didn't make it clear damn...

Okay point at their door.

Both will point at heavens door.

Ok, you may have your /thread back.

This riddle was in Labyrinth.

...I'll only answer if David Bowie is behind one of the doors.

GamesB2:
Ask them which door is theirs.

/thread

They'd both say heaven dummy. Ask them what the other person would say, then they'd say different things and thus logic would pursue.

Zeeky_Santos:
They'd both say heaven dummy. Ask them what the other person would say, then they'd say different things and thus logic would pursue.

GamesB2:
I didn't make it clear damn...

Okay point at their door.

Both will point at heavens door.

Cpt_Oblivious:

GamesB2:

Cpt_Oblivious:
Firstly, you can't call /thread on yourself. I'll confiscate that.
And secondly, the truth teller will say Heaven, as will the liar. So that doesn't achieve anything.

I didn't make it clear damn...

Okay point at their door.

Both will point at heavens door.

Ok, you may have your /thread back.

Don't give it back. You only have one question. QUESTION. telling them or asking them to point is not a verbal question, it is a command.

JinxyKatte:
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"If you were the other, which door leads to Heaven?" Both will point at the same door, and you must then choose the opposite. This also works if you don't know which guard is which. And it also works if you're only allowed to ask one guard, instead of both.

You could also just ask them anything that requires them to (truthfully) answer the exact same way. For example, "Are these two doors identical?" One would say "yes", so you pick his door. Or could just pose a simple math problem, and pick the door of the one who answers correctly.

point at your door

here is the answer...

"what is 1+1?"

The one who's wrong is guarding the door to hell

It's an old truth/lie riddle just changed a little.
Just ask them "If i'd ask the other guy if you guard heaven what would he say?"

If that answer is "No" you asked the truth saying one.
If the answer is "Yes" you asked the lying one.

Ask one of the guards a simple yes or no question that you know the answer to, like 'Does 1+1 = 2?'. If he answers no, take the other door and vice versa.

JinxyKatte:
snip

im sure theres a more profound answer but you could always ask one of the guards if he's a pickled herring

This is now too easy.

I think the rules should say that the other guard always lies and the other one always tells the truth, but you wouldn't know is the lying one guarding the door to heaven or hell and vice versa. This way you couldn't just ask a simple maths question.

EDIT: Yeah, and the right answer is something like:

EDIT 2: Changed the answer a bit.

The third door is guarded by another identical guard, who kills people who ask tricky questions.

But seriously, just a simple math problem would work.

*tilts head* "Was I a sinner?"

The truth Sayer must say yes.

The liar must say no.

... Though I imagine there are hundreds of questions like that one.

S.R.S.:
Where am I going?

both will say "heaven"

JinxyKatte:
Listening to the Ricky Gervais show on my ipod (while at the gym big idea) I heard a riddle I would like to share with you.

There are two doors. One leading to heaven and one leading to hell.

The doors are identical.

Each door has a guard. Also identical.

The guard to heaven always tells the truth.

The guard leading to hell always lies.

The guards have no knowledge of the outside world at all in anyway or form.

The will not answer questions about you.

You only get one question.

What question do you ask the guards to get into the right door.

Also I realise you can google this and get the answer right away. But try to be honest. Have a think use your brain and try to come up with the right answer.

You ask " If I were to ask the other guard which dor leads to heaven, which would he tell me"
The answer will be the door which leads to hell. If you ask the truthful guard he will give the lying guard's answer which would give you the door to heaven. Ask the lying guard and he won't give the truthful guards answer and will give you the door to hell.
If you know which door goes to hell you also know which door leads to heaven.

JinxyKatte:
Listening to the Ricky Gervais show on my ipod (while at the gym big idea) I heard a riddle I would like to share with you.

There are two doors. One leading to heaven and one leading to hell.

The doors are identical.

Each door has a guard. Also identical.

The guard to heaven always tells the truth.

The guard leading to hell always lies.

The guards have no knowledge of the outside world at all in anyway or form.

The will not answer questions about you.

You only get one question.

What question do you ask the guards to get into the right door.

Also I realise you can google this and get the answer right away. But try to be honest. Have a think use your brain and try to come up with the right answer.

Oh that's easy!

I'd just stab one of the guards and see their reactions.

"What the fuck?! You just stabbed me!" - Heaven Guard.
"Nope. He totally didn't stab you!" - Hell Guard

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