# [ExI] puzzle III

Wed Mar 6 02:44:47 UTC 2019

```My second and third solutions still work with that clarification.

On Tue, Mar 5, 2019, 4:23 PM William Flynn Wallace <foozler83 at gmail.com
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> OK you cheaters, as inventive as you are (and I am impressed), revise the
> puzzle to require:  female prostitute; sailors all male; all three sailors
> have sex with the woman.  Four different STDs.  Hint available...
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> bill w
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> On Tue, Mar 5, 2019 at 4:41 PM <spike at rainier66.com> wrote:
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>> On Tue, Mar 5, 2019, 1:22 PM William Flynn Wallace <foozler83 at gmail.com
>> wrote:
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>> OK, I struck out with that puzzle.  Here's one I ran across a long time
>> ago, so you might have heard it.  If not, let me know.
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>> Three sailors and one prostitute and two condoms.  All have different
>> STDs.
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>> bill w
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>> One of the sailors is also the prostitute (side business.)  They first
>> guy uses the first condom to do the second guy, pays him or her, third guy
>> uses second condom to do the second guy, pays him or her, all three report
>> for duty aboard ship the next day.
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>> Alternate solution:  all three sailors are female and whore is male.  So
>> the first sailor puts a condom on him, does him, pays him, second sailor
>> puts second condom over first, does him, pays him, third sailor reverses
>> outer condom which would have exposed her to the first sailor’s disease but
>> she gets away uninfected because the whore can’t get it going a third time,
>> so she doesn’t pay him and saves money at the same time.  The puzzle
>> doesn’t actually require that all three sailors get laid.  Three is a tall
>> order ja?  Even for a professional.
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>> spike
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>> *From:* extropy-chat <extropy-chat-bounces at lists.extropy.org> *On Behalf
>> *Sent:* Tuesday, March 5, 2019 1:34 PM
>> *To:* ExI chat list <extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org>
>> *Subject:* Re: [ExI] puzzle III
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>> Three possibly-cheating solutions:
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>> 1) They never met.  All 6 got their STDs from different sources.
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>> 2) Not all STDs transmit at 100%.  It is possible for two people with
>> STDs to have sex and not give each other what they got.
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>> 3) "All" does not include the condoms.  Sailors 1 & 2 had STDs, used
>> condoms, and did not transmit.  The prostitute and sailor 3 were
>> disease-free when they had sex sans condom.  Sailor 3 then used a dirty
>> needle or otherwise got a STD from a non-sexual source.  The prostitute's
>> "D" is pregnancy, specifically sailor 3's child.
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