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# Hat Color Mysteries

Three people are in a room wearing hats. Two of them are wearing blue hats and one of them is wearing a red hat; they can't see what color hat they are wearing, but they can see everyone else's hats. They are playing a game where their objective is to figure out the color of their own hat. (You can assume with this question and any other in this quiz the players will know how many hats there are and in which colors.)

If a player sees the other two players have a red hat and a blue hat, what color hat are they wearing?

Three people are in a room wearing hats.

Either two of them are wearing blue hats and one of them is wearing a red hat OR two of them are wearing red hats and one of them is wearing a blue hat.

They can't see what color hat they are wearing, but they can see everyone else's hats. They are playing a game where their objective is to figure out the color of their own hat. The players are not allowed to talk during the game.

If a player sees the other two players have a red hat and a blue hat, what color hat are they wearing?

Suppose Amy, Bo, and Cid are playing a game. Assume the players are -- and know each other are -- perfect at logic.

There are two red hats and two blue hats available. The players are blindfolded and each person is given a hat to wear such that when their blindfold is removed they can't see their own hat.

They are put in a line so Amy can see Bo and Cid, but Bo can only see Cid, and Cid can't see anyone. Then their blindfolds are removed.

Amy says, "I don't know what color hat I'm wearing."

Then Bo says, "I must be wearing blue."

What color hat is Cid wearing?

Suppose Amy, Bo, and Cid, and Dina are playing a game. Assume the players are -- and know each other are -- perfect at logic.

There are two red hats and two blue hats available. The players are blindfolded and each person is given a hat to wear such that when their blindfold is removed they can't see their own hat.

They are put in a line so the players can see the person (or people) immediately next to them but nobody else. Their blindfolds are then removed.

Bo says, "I don't know the color of my hat."

If it is later revealed that no players next to each other are both wearing blue, what color hat is Amy wearing?

Suppose Ellie, Fabrizia, and Gary are playing a game. Assume the players are -- and know each other are -- perfect at logic.

There are three red hats and two blue hats available. The players are blindfolded and each person is given a hat to wear such that when their blindfold is removed they can't see their own hat.

All the blindfolds are then removed. All the players can see each other.

Ellie says, "I don't know what color hat I'm wearing."

Fabrizia then says, "I don't know what color hat I'm wearing."

What color hat is Gary wearing?

Ten people are playing a game. Assume the players are -- and know each other are -- perfect at logic. There are five red hats, five blue hats, and one purple hat available. The players are blindfolded and each person is given a hat to wear such that when their blindfolds are removed they can't see their own hat.

After the blindfolds are removed, all the players can see each other yet none of them know their own hat color. As a participant, would it be possible to determine who is wearing the purple hat?

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