CV096 - On the Stairs (UK)

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For the puzzle appearing in the US version, see CV096 - Take the Stairs (US)
On the Stairs
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Puzzle Number 096
Puzzle Name On the Stairs
Picarats Given 30 Picarats
Type Multiple Choice
Location Tower Floor 3
Previous Puzzle CV095 - A Magic Square
Next Puzzle CV097 - Princess in a Box 1

This is the ninety-sixth puzzle that appears in the UK version of Professor Layton and the Curious Village. To access this puzzle, you must talk to Pavel. In order to solve this puzzle, you must use the statements to determine who is Jim.

Contents

[edit] Hints

Hint One
    This puzzle is about conditions. Ask yourself: what if Jim were A? What if he were B? Start with a possible answer and see if it fits the conditions of the question.

Hint Two
    Steve and Mike are next to each other. In other words, they are one of the groups AB, BC, or CD.

Hint Three
    Combine the information in the second hint with the fact that Tom is above Steve.

    You can then add the information that Jim is not next to Tom, so...


[edit] Messages

[edit] When Failed

Too bad!

[edit] When Completed

That's right!

Jim is D. Steve and Mike are next to each other, and Tom is above Steve. Since you know Jim is not next to Tom, he must be on the lowest step, so he is D.

A is Tom, and Steve and Mike are B and C, although there is no way of knowing which is which with this information.

[edit] Solution

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Jim is D.

[edit] Progress

3935 Picarats and 194 Hint Coins.



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