Clicks and Giggles: Riddle Me This

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Sporky111:
They all leave, except the Guru I suppose.

They all think that the Guru was speaking to them, and regardless of if it's right or not, they all think they have blue eyes.

The only other solution I can think of is that someone grows half a brain and looks at their reflection in the water.

Huh. I never woulda thought of that. It sounds like the right answer, let's wait and see....

If the guru is only addressing a portion of the islanders, and that portion may only have one person with blue eyes in it, all the people there will be able to deduce instantly their eye colour and leave that night. The following day the 99 remaining blue eyed people will realize that they can see no people with brown eyes, and knowing that one blue eyed person left the night prior, they will conclude that the remaining mass, including them and excluding the guru, have blue eyes. The guru has no idea what clour eyes she has, so she will be left on the island forever

Also ARRRGH. Just found an AWESOME answer on Yahoo! Answers, and it makes so much more sense than mine, even if it is a bit harder to wrap your head around

Nobody's got it right yet...but DarthAchaeron was sort of close.

hears a Riddle for you what can take but never louse

hears a Riddle for you
what can you take but never run out of

Hey "Gypsy ninja pirate zombie king" how about reading the rules of the thread before posting?

The Guru lines everyone up before speaking, so that all the blue eyed people are facing one direction, and all the brown eyed people are facing the other, and they alternate. So people with blue eyes can only see people with brown eyes, and people with brown eyes can only see people with blue eyes. The guru is looking in the same direction as the people with brown eyes are looking, so she can only see people with blue eyes.

When the Guru says she can see someone with blue eyes, all the people with brown eyes will know that she has oriented people a certain way, and will look at each other and see that all they can see are people with brown eyes, will know they have brown eyes, and will leave, as will the person the Guru was talking directly to. The next day, the remaining 99 people will look at each other and notice that they all have blue eyes, and they will leave. The Guru will remain forever.

No, they're in no particular order and they can't talk about their eye colour.

Ohhhh, my math teacher made me do this in year 11...
Took me like a week.

haha

Im just taking a stab in the dark out of logically reasoning, but my guess is no one leaves.

Damn my inferior math/logic skills >_>

All the people with blue eyes would know they had blue eyes because everyone else would look at them. So they would leave first. Right? Idunno seems like it.

Can I take another stab at it?
Writing it our is going to take forever, and I can't really explain it properly, so i'm just going to be a bad mathematician and say 100 blues leave on the 200th night, and 100 browns leave on the 300th

All 100 blues leave on the 100th night.

This riddle has been up for nearly a month. Can we all agree on getting the answer and moving onto something new?

yeah pleeeaase

or someone post the yahooanswers answer =_=

Just a shot in the dark here, but seeing as they are on an island, could they all not just look at they're reflection in the water?

treeboy027:
All 100 blues leave on the 100th night.

That's the right answer. And all the brown-eyed people leave the next day...sorry I didn't post this earlier guys...my internet was down for a bit.

ok hears a new riddle what can you take but never lose

Aidan Goldthorpe:

treeboy027:
All 100 blues leave on the 100th night.

That's the right answer. And all the brown-eyed people leave the next day...sorry I didn't post this earlier guys...my internet was down for a bit.

All right, then it's my turn. This is a riddle I wrote in the true sense of riddling, so it's pretty difficult. Well here it is:

It spends its nights upon a stand,
And if you plan, it lends a hand.
What is it?

Would it be a lamp?

The Pink Panther Diamond

a shot in the dark here, one of those old fashioned quill pens?

brain?

another try: maybe a palm tree?

Don't quite know if we're right or wrong... I'll even accept a smug 'Not even close.'

... Is it an alarm clock?

i agree with the Doc. that doesnt apply to my alarm clock though...

ppl need to read the rules and remember ONE GUESS PER COSTUMER if you guess a second time and get it right after getting it wrong then the riddler has the right to ignore the second guess...

and with that said- doc gnosis i believe you are right but you already guess so i am going to reiterate your answer and say ITS AN ALARM CLOCK

*facepalms* Apologies. Would a new riddle make up for this?

Forever foe to what is wrong,
Men rage if I be lost by theft,
I am what justice works to bring,
And all you have when nothing's left.

What am I?

ummm peace of mind perhaps? sorry btw, don't know how i missed that when i read the rules.

audiblemirage:
ummm peace of mind perhaps?

True, but wrong.

love maybe?

Would a new riddle make up for this?

Forever foe to what is wrong,
Men rage if I be lost by theft,
I am what justice works to bring,
And all you have when nothing's left.

What am I?[/quote]

well i don't know if a new riddle is the answer bc we have yet to hear form treeboy027 if you are right with "an alarm clock"
but let the games go on.... your answer is RIGHTS

Gypsy ninja pirate zombie king:
love maybe?

Nope.

gameoni:
your answer is RIGHTS

Right.

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