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Rohangrr Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
Whitcombe was found dead in his office desk .Sherlock narrowed the suspects down to 3 people Mrs. Barbara Whitcombe, Ray's wife, Mr. Jason McCubbins, Ray's Business partner, Mr. Harold Nichols, Ray's best friend. Sherlock found a torn picture of his wife laying on the floor beside the trash can, and a ink pen in his hand. On the desk, the police found a name plate, a telephone that was off the hook, personal calender turned to July with 7891011 written on it. after examining this evidence, Sherlock knew the suspect. How?? Now remember : A SHARP TONGUE DOES NOT MEAN YOU HAVE A KEEN MIND. Prove that you are the detective SERIOUSLY the best => UNLOCK THE SOLuTion & Whats the Mystery....
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Rohangrr Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
Any body wanna try
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facemashRNC Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Seems difficult @Rohangrr
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Rohangrr Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
@Libniz @TuringTest @Hero @hartnn @facemashRNC @boodee12 @levioloncelle96 @AccessDenied @Algebraic! Try it
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micahwood50 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
It was Jason. 7891011 > 7·8·9·10·11 7 July 8 August 9 September 10 October 11 November First letters of the months spell JASON.
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Rohangrr Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
More Information Solve it step wise @micahwood50
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badreferences Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Real people do not write their adversary's name in code prior to death.
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micahwood50 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
@badreferences This is riddle, not real life.
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Rohangrr Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
I haven't said that you're wrong @micahwood50 @badreferences Just imagine
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badreferences Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
So he was on the phone at the time of death, and a number was written on the calendar. This number I think we can heuristically reason belongs to the business man. @micahwood50 Crimesolving skills are inductive. We need to find some boundaries for what's acceptable behavior. This could all be a set up.
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Rohangrr Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
Welcome @ash2326
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badreferences Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
So we can say that the business man is scott free of blame.
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Rohangrr Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
@badreferences If this question comes on your question paper then write this stuff ! It a riddle based ong ur @purelogic and @math
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Rohangrr Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
Maybe cause I haven't made this its taken frm a magazine
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AriPotta Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
what day was it when he was killed? was it in july...
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badreferences Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
You cannot use pure logic to solve a crime. That would be deductive. You would have to rule out the possibility that someone came in and changed the evidence.
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vikayefremova Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Maybe the wife set it all up.. she didnt like her husband so she hired someone to kill him :P
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Rohangrr Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
dw:1348892645129:dw
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Rohangrr Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
@micahwood50 try onn this surely you can get a medal
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TuringTest Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I really want to know how that quote helps for one...
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AriPotta Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so was he right about it being jason? because of the numbers?
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TuringTest Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
apparently the goal is to rule out the others as well?
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Libniz Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so there was no security cameras there?
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AriPotta Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
sherlockian days bru
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micahwood50 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
According to Google, the calendar was the clue to solving this murder.
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Rohangrr Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
it was a time near 1790s @Libniz when @Arthur Conan was alive
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badreferences Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
"Yes, ahem, someone is going to kill me. Instead of writing 'Jason', let's write, instead, his name in cipher with two steps of disassociation!"  no murder victim ever
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facemashRNC Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Its truly DIFFICULT
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TuringTest Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I don't think they had telephones in 1790 but...
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micahwood50 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
@badreferences This isn't real life. Don't take this too serious.
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AriPotta Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i'm so annoyed right now. those numbers could be anything. a phone number, for one.
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Rohangrr Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
Alex Grahm Bell @TuringTest
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badreferences Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
@micahwood50 Alright, it isn't real life. A time traveler came in and changed the evidence.
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Hero Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I'm curious as to what the stepwise solution is. I doubt if one exists. Even if there was one, Sherlock didn't use it.
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IllasMcKay Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Nice ques...
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badreferences Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
This is a bad question and the asker should feel bad.
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Libniz Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
alex graham bell was born in 1840s
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Rohangrr Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
But you can use it @Hero LOL
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TuringTest Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
haha everyone looked up info on Graham Bell
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Rohangrr Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
His dad mst have done that
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micahwood50 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
If you look up the riddle, you will notice that calendar is the only clue you have to solve the murder case.
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AriPotta Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
a calendar with a bunch of numbers on it is not enough proof.
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AriPotta Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i don't care who you ask.
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Rohangrr Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
here goes @AriPotta Wht else can be the clue
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IllasMcKay Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
hmmm....
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Libniz Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
sherlock should have been given competency exam
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TuringTest Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I want to know how the statement "a sharp tongue does not mean you have a keen mind" implies anything at all, or is all this just useless info? that would kinda suck...
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badreferences Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
The question asker should have his arm cut off.
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badreferences Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
"A sharp tongue does not mean you have a keen mind," was meant to ward off people who said the question was stupid.
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micahwood50 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
I'm willing to bet one thousand dollars you can't solve it.
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micahwood50 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
Any other than using clue from calendar.
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AriPotta Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
why would the torn picture be beside the trash can? that makes no sense. it would be IN the trash can. and a businessman isn't lazy, he would have thrown it away.
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AriPotta Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
this whole scenario makes no sense unless it was a set up
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AriPotta Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
do we know how he died, or no?
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badreferences Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
The answer: http://www.braingle.com/brainteasers/teaser.php?op=2&id=39718&comm=0 First, @Rohangrr didn't even post all the evidence. Second, the line of reasoning doesn't deduce that the calendar necessarily had the killer's name written on it. Third, red herrings are used in the pile of evidence. Fourth, this is inductive reasoning. Heuristic reasoning, not logical. Fifth, if we are to accept that this isn't real life, and that people behave like they do in cartoons, then we can postulate anything since the question, being inductive, assumes that there are realistic limits to behavior. ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Principle_of_explosion )
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IllasMcKay Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1348893339291:dw
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badreferences Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Did you not read my earlier post?
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Rohangrr Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
@IllasMcKay NICE !! awesome!!
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Libniz Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I think mr holme has overactive imagination
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AriPotta Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
wow really. did he even die in july? why would it be open to july? why was the picture on the ground and not the trash?
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micahwood50 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
Case solved. Please close this question.
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AriPotta Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
why this and why that.
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badreferences Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Case not solved. This question is stupid.
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AriPotta Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
this case is not solved, that's for sure. anyone who believes it is, is wrong.
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badreferences Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
"Hurr durr I found a fridge in my kitchen beside a dead body with the words 'Rachel' written on it, lets round up all the rachels and guess who is the murderer."
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TuringTest Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I concur^
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Rohangrr Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
yup! thats why arthur conan's novel ' SHERLOCK holm es ' has sold over 2.2 millon
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micahwood50 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
Solved or not, I just want this question closed. Notifications annoy the hell out me.
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badreferences Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
"HOW DID THE FRIDGE GET IN MY KITCHEN!"
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AriPotta Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
whoa whoa whoa. knew the suspect? we all assumed that meant he knew the killer. but sherlock listed three suspects. i bet he knew one of them.
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badreferences Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Sherlock Holmes' novel sold over 4 million for the same reason Harry Potter did. Don't go out and expect to fly on a broomstick. They both handwave explanations, and use selective bias to create tension.
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AriPotta Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
he probably knew the business partner.
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AriPotta Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
my money's on that
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badreferences Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
The business partner probably already confessed to the crime, and Sherlock pretended to catch him.
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badreferences Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
"I caught the criminal!" yelled Sherlock Holmes. Detective Lestadt looked over at Dr. John Watson. "Should we tell him?" They had caught the criminal weeks ago. "No," said Watson gravely. "Denying a mentally ill patient can only bring trouble."
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AriPotta Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
it didn't say sherlock knew who the killer was, it just said that he knew the suspect. case solved. he knew one of the suspects. the business partner.
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Rohangrr Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
dw:1348893952509:dw
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TuringTest Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I think we are going out of the math world here, let's close it now, eh?
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badreferences Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
You ask bad questions and you should feel bad. >:(
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AriPotta Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
omg @nincompoop why do you delete every single thing you post.
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AriPotta Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
why do you want it low?
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AriPotta Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
none of you guys make sense.
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IllasMcKay Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dont be angry m happy cause i solved it quite good @badreferences
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badreferences Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Yes, be happy that you solved a meaningless question.
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