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Sripathi Krishnamurthy
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there are 4 persons.
1) A blind man
2) The blind man's wife
3) A one legged man
4) A dumb person(a person who cant speak). Not dumb in any other sense

The one legged man kissed the blind man's wife. The dumb fellow saw that. How will he tell that to the blind person?

Answer this if you are a genious.
Pradeep bhatt
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The dumb person can write it in a form so that blind can read it. I have seen some blind people read by touching their hand on something , what is that called???


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Pradeep bhatt
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It is called Braille
http://education.yahoo.com/reference/dictionary/entry/Braille

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Sripathi Krishnamurthy
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so the dumb person has to first learn braile. Then he should write in braile so that the blind person can read.
Hmm..doesnt sound good.

There are ONLY four persons involved in this puzzle. So only person to teach braile to dumb person is the blind man. How does the dumb man ask the blind man to teach him braile?
Arjunkumar Shastry
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Atleast he can download freely available Text to Speech API libraries and write the programs?
Free Text to speech library


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Pradeep bhatt
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Originally posted by Sripathi Krishnamurthy:
so the dumb person has to first learn braile. Then he should write in braile so that the blind person can read.
Hmm..doesnt sound good.

There are ONLY four persons involved in this puzzle. So only person to teach braile to dumb person is the blind man. How does the dumb man ask the blind man to teach him braile?


You never told that they dont know braile. We could have sent some one to train them.
Pradeep bhatt
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Originally posted by Arjunkumar Shastry:
Atleast he can download freely available Text to Speech API libraries and write the programs?
Free Text to speech library






How will he download ?
Eric Pascarello
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Tell the dumb guy to tell him and walk away.

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basha khan
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First, dumb can pick the blind's hand and touch the one legged's one leg and the other. So blind can understand about one legged. Then move the blind's hand to touch the lips of one legged and then blind's wife.. and tickle him.
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Sania Marsh
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The dumb guy can try to kiss the woman himself, infront ot her husband ..
While she is looking away from the back he should jump on one leg and kiss her. when she will turn around and see the dumb guy she will scream something like "Oh! I thought you were the one-legged man, why did you kiss me!! you dumb"
Sania Marsh
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Originally posted by basha khan:
First, dumb can pick the blind's hand and touch the one legged's one leg and the other. So blind can understand about one legged. Then move the blind's hand to touch the lips of one legged and then blind's wife.. and tickle him.


Or he can just jump around on one leg, then make kissing sound, and then tickle the blind man
Sameer Jamal
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Dumb men will open his computer and will goto control panel->speech and
then open text to speech and write there "That one legged man kissed you wife should I beat him or you will kick his as*%#"
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Assuming these four people know each other, the dumb man could make a kissing noise while kicking the blind man. Then the blind man will think that someone kissed his wife and it wasn't the guy with two legs, because the guy with two legs was busy kicking.


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Sania Marsh
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Originally posted by Marc Peabody:
Assuming these four people know each other, the dumb man could make a kissing noise while kicking the blind man. Then the blind man will think that someone kissed his wife and it wasn't the guy with two legs, because the guy with two legs was busy kicking.


good one

but what if blind man thinks his wife is kicking him and the dumb is kissing the one-legged or even worse... thinks that dumb is kicking him while kissing his wife
Sania Marsh
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My friend is suggesting dumb would use morse code alphabet..


Can we get the answer already, at least PM maybe?
Jim Yingst
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I'm thinking the mute guy can take the hand of the blind guy and start writing out messages on the ground. So the blind guy can feel the shape of each letter as it's written. You'd want to write with fairly large letters to make it easy. This assumes that both are literate. Of course if the blind guy has been blind his whole life, it's possible he never had any reason to learn what letters look like. (Though I suspect most schools for the blind do teach this.)

It would probably be useful if one of the first things the mute guy communicates is something like "one clap = yes, two claps = no". Then whenever the blind guy asks a yes/no question, the mute guy can answer quickly. Thus it usually wouldn't be necessary to spell everything out writing it on the ground - as soon as a given word or concept is correctly guessed, move on to the next word or concept.


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Sania Marsh
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By the way, why is this in MD? and not in some puzzle forum? Makes me think this is some kind of a joke..
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Well, it doesn't seem to involve programming, so "Programming Diversions" seems incorrect for this. That leaves only MD.

I suppose it's possible this could be viewed as a security/encryption problem. Perhaps the wife and/or the one-legged man could be trudted to facilitate communication, but only if they do not realize that the message is something against their own interests? There are ways to do that if the sender and receiver have worked out a protocol beforehand, but if they haven't (which is presumeably hte case here) then I doubt there's a possible solution along these lines.
Sania Marsh
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Well, this doesn't seem to be much different from "Lights and Switches" in "Programming Divertions"
Jim Yingst
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True. The way I read the descriptions, non programming puzzles are more appropriate here than there. However both these posts could probably go on either forum, in my opinion. They're close enough to the border that they could go either way, and I'm inclined to just leave them where they were first posted. If another moderator feels strongly about it one way or another, that's fine too; they can move it. It really doesn't seem important to me.
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The dumb guy could kick the blind guy in the balls according to Morse Code.


I've heard it takes forever to grow a woman from the ground
John Smith
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Originally posted by Nick George:
The dumb guy could kick the blind guy in the balls according to Morse Code.


Right. The kick in the left ball would mean a dot, and the kick in the right ball would mean a dash.
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The dumb man kicks the holy crap out of the one legged man until the one legged man confesses.
[ October 21, 2005: Message edited by: Max Habibi ]

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Suresh Thota
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Blind man's wife is not blind. Why doesn't she tell the incident to her husband? :roll:


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Pradeep bhatt
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Originally posted by Suresh Thota:
Blind man's wife is not blind. Why doesn't she tell the incident to her husband? :roll:


Why would she. She is liking it.
Chetan Parekh
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Originally posted by Pradip Bhat:


Why would she. She is liking it.


Then why dumb person want to be a " kabab main haddi" - a bone in the kabab.


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Pradeep bhatt
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Originally posted by Chetan Parekh:


Then why dumb person want to be a " kabab main haddi" - a bone in the kabab.


Sripati may be knowing. Otherwise he will not be able ask this question here.
Chetan Parekh
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Originally posted by Pradip Bhat:


Sripati may be knowing. Otherwise he will not be able ask this question here.


Hope he is not that one legged person.

Just kidding
Raghu Ram
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Is it true that people working in Infosys are required to solve some puzzles every day.


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Chetan Parekh
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Originally posted by suppandi ram:
Is it true that people working in Infosys are required to solve some puzzles every day.


So that they can put their customers in a puzzled state

Just kidding
Janhavi Namshikar
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Originally posted by Sripathi Krishnamurthy:
there are 4 persons.
1) A blind man
2) The blind man's wife
3) A one legged man
4) A dumb person(a person who cant speak). Not dumb in any other sense

The one legged man kissed the blind man's wife. The dumb fellow saw that. How will he tell that to the blind person?

Answer this if you are a genious.





Is the wife dumb? Can't she tell her husband? or maybe she want's to be kissed by the one legged man


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Dharam Singh
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Originally posted by suppandi ram:
Is it true that people working in Infosys are required to solve some puzzles every day.

I think so.Thats why many people working there look puzzled.


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Sripathi Krishnamurthy
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Originally posted by Max Habibi:
The blind man kicks the holy crap out of the one legged man until the one legged man confesses.


This is the best one I have so far...I am laughing my ass out man..
Sripathi Krishnamurthy
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Originally posted by Pradip Bhat:


Sripati may be knowing. Otherwise he will not be able ask this question here.


Honestly,I dont know the answer. I wanted to find out answers from ranchers. dont start cussing me now.
Pradeep bhatt
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Originally posted by Sripathi Krishnamurthy:


Honestly,I dont know the answer. I wanted to find out answers from ranchers. dont start cussing me now.


I knew that because only genius know the answer.
David Ulicny
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What's wrong with that?
Take JavaRanch Big Moose Saloon for example - most of the time people ask questions only because they don't know the answer!


But this kind of questions could be answered by reading specification


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Sania Marsh
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I searched net for similar issues, there are tons of different interpretaions (deaf instead of one-legged, stole money instead of kissed wife, or one was "mute saw in his dream that blind will die, how he will tell the blind") but I didn't find any good answer, one of the answers was that "blind" and ("mute" or "dumb") are names of people who are not blind or mute
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Pradeep bhatt
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one of the answers was that "blind" and ("mute" or "dumb") are names of people who are not blind or mute


SRIPATI has mentioned the dumb is not dumb in any other sense.
Sripathi Krishnamurthy
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Originally posted by Pradip Bhat:


SRIPATI has mentioned the dumb is not dumb in any other sense.


yes.
Blind is a person who cant see
dumb is a person who cant talk.

they are not names of persons.

I think Jim Carrey can answer this question. remember the movie "Dumb and Dumber". that was cool..isnt it?
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