# re: A Yes/No Riddle.page 7

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The RULE: In order to solve it, you are allowed only to ask me yes/no questions. And I may answer only No, Yes and Run-time error (in case neither Yes nor No fit).

Here's the riddle:

A little girl and a little guy were walking and suddenly wanted some peach juice. The girl said: "I want two glasses of peach juice". The guy said he wanted one.

They go to a bar and the boy buys five glasses of peach juice, but takes only three glasses, leaving the other two on the counter.

He gives two glasses to the girl, as she asked, and takes one for himself (as he wanted).

QUESTION: What's the matter? Why did he do so?
Ant_222 So, it's your secret weapon?
No, I simply forgot it.
I've actually no idea.
Oh, and I assume Dr. Dhaif («Did he buy the last 5 glasses in the bar ?») meant to ask you whether the bar ran out of peach juice after selling those five glasses.

EDIT: I forgot to write my question.
Was somebody else in the bar, apart from the girl, the boy and the bartender?
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Tanit, Dr. Dhaif:

Tanit: «Oh, and I assume Dr. Dhaif («Did he buy the last 5 glasses in the bar ?») meant to ask you whether the bar ran out of peach juice after selling those five glasses.» — No, those were not the last 5 glasses of juice.

«Was somebody else in the bar, apart from the girl, the boy and the bartender?» — Yes. The haunters.

P.S.: I said "No" to the question about whether they were alone because there were no other cildren in their company.
Did the boy spontaneously ask for five glasses?
Or did somebody else suggest doing so, or force / ask him to do so?

We already know that the girl didn't speak to the bartender. Did she speak to somebody else (apart from the guy)?
Tanit:

«Did the boy spontaneously ask for five glasses?» — No.
«Or did somebody else suggest doing so, or force / ask him to do so?» — Certainly no.

Maybe I don't quite understand the meaning of "spontaneously". The boy did it meaningly, compos mentis.

«Did she speak to somebody else (apart from the guy)?» — No.
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Well, now I'm even more confused ...

[url=http://dictionary.cambridge.org/define.asp?key=76791&dict=CALD ]"spontaneously"[/url] can mean "without being forced", can't it?

Anyway, from your second anwer it seems clear that the boy was not forced.
I'm not able to think of other questions ...
Hmmm

1 - Are both of the kids "normal"? = no problems of any kind (physical, mental, etc.)

They must have some problems... no one asks for five glasses, take three, and pay for all of 'em!
Tanit: «"spontaneously" can mean "without being forced", can't it?»

It implies lack of external force, but in addition I think it means not knowingly.

«Anyway, from your second anwer it seems clear that the boy was not forced.» ...by an external force. Yes.

Kooyeen:
«1 - Are both of the kids "normal"? = no problems of any kind (physical, mental, etc.)» — No.
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Was he able to pronounce the word ( three ) correctly ?