Tuesday, April 10, 2007

Finally, A Cure For The Post Lunch Drowsiness

Most of the readers of this blog have faced severe sleep-attacks after a heavy lunch. In college, it was a matter of great pride. Remember those long sleep sessions so rightfully earned by bunking the classes or labs. However, this prized siesta is one of the first things that a job takes away from you. So while your boss scowls at your hopeless struggle to keep your eyes open through that presentation of gazillion slides, you just wonder if there is a cure for this deadly affliction! So while you wait to become powerful enough to take those 'power' naps, here's a stop gap arrangement for you.

A Japanese puzzle site bailed me out today, as I waited for an important meeting today. You might want to try this (http://www.robmathiowetz.com/) or some other site for the same. It was a puzzle of moderate difficulty but becomes very interesting as you battle a pair of sleep hexed eyelids.

"Everybody has to cross the river"

The following rules apply:

  • All of them are on the same side to begin with
  • Only 2 persons on the raft at a time
  • The father can not stay with any of the daughters, without their mother's presence
  • The mother can not stay with any of the sons, without their father's presence
  • The thief (striped shirt) can not stay with any family member, if the Policeman is not there
  • Only the Father, the Mother and the Policeman know how to operate the raft

Let me know if this thing works for you as well!


Mo said...

Done! Works rather well, I must say.

And I see you changed the template.

Prashant Modani said...

New template is nice! Black...