[ExI] puzzle

Dave Sill sparge at gmail.com
Tue Jul 28 13:08:23 UTC 2020

On Tue, Jul 28, 2020 at 8:50 AM William Flynn Wallace via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:

> Now will somebody tell me what made the puzzle so hard?  Aside from a
> minor wording that Will caught, which I have to think didn't confuse
> anyone, how could the puzzle be presented better?

You were looking for one particular answer. You got several valid answers.

The situation you envisioned is pretty contrived: most faucets are easily
adjustable to control the rate of flow.

You said "half full" when you really meant "partially full". Half, in this
case, is overly specific and misleading.

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