dino game.again!

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dino game.again!

Postby greymatters » Fri Jun 08, 2012 10:11 am

hi all,
quick question about one of the rules from the dino game..

V is there only if U is not included..

should it not be read as, if NO u then V ? (considering the only if condition ?)

sorry if this is a dumb question but if i do assume this way then it changes everything (for all the wrong reasons!!)

any thoughts??

thanks!

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Postby VasaVasori » Fri Jun 08, 2012 10:15 am

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Re: dino game.again!

Postby Helicio » Fri Jun 08, 2012 10:16 am

V---no U

U---no V

V is there only if U is NOT included. U and V can never be included together.

3 possibilites

U is included and V is not

V is included and U is not

They both aren't included

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Re: dino game.again!

Postby greymatters » Fri Jun 08, 2012 10:41 am

@vasavasori - perfect! crystal!
gonna read the formal logic chapters again.. *brain freeze*

@Helicio- thank you!

i post a question on dino games and 50 people have viewed this already!i guess its gonna take a while for everyone to move on from this bad boy!

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Re: dino game.again!

Postby Helicio » Fri Jun 08, 2012 10:48 am

greymatters wrote:@vasavasori - perfect! crystal!
gonna read the formal logic chapters again.. *brain freeze*

@Helicio- thank you!

i post a question on dino games and 50 people have viewed this already!i guess its gonna take a while for everyone to move on from this bad boy!


Don't do the formal logic chapters. This comes down to basic conditional reasoning, so review conditional reasoning.

Good luck my friend :).

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Re: dino game.again!

Postby greymatters » Fri Jun 08, 2012 10:55 am

yes yes yes Helicio!!knew it the minute i posted the msg!
i really need to take a break..am not able to say one right thing today..
went to a coffee shop and could not say the words '1 cafe latte'!!
stared at the guy in the counter for 2 whole minutes and walked back home!!

creepy... i blame LSAT.

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Re: dino game.again!

Postby rglifberg » Fri Jun 08, 2012 12:33 pm

That game is such a bitch, I just re-did it after reading this post, I went -0 but it was waaay too time consuming.

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Re: dino game.again!

Postby Wily » Fri Jun 08, 2012 1:01 pm

Yea I just saw the dino game a few days ago when I was doing PT's. Have no idea what I'd do if I find something like that on my exam on Monday. Probably just walk up and leave the room.

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Re: dino game.again!

Postby Manhattan LSAT Noah » Fri Jun 08, 2012 1:33 pm

Wily wrote:Yea I just saw the dino game a few days ago when I was doing PT's. Have no idea what I'd do if I find something like that on my exam on Monday. Probably just walk up and leave the room.

But don't! If you've been studying hard and successfully, and see a crazy game or passage, there's a decent chance it's crazy for a huge percentage of test-takers. Trust in the average mediocrity of the general population. (Sorry general population, I'm only referring to your ability to take the LSAT, a rather small sliver of the range of things that are important for a happy life.)

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Re: dino game.again!

Postby greymatters » Fri Jun 08, 2012 3:35 pm

well, i am an international test taker so i am not really sure what i should hope for in a curve that i am never gonna see.. arrrgghh..

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Re: dino game.again!

Postby PLXTDNR » Fri Jun 08, 2012 3:52 pm

Where can I find this dino game, it intrigues me and I do not think I have seen it yet.

(Is it along the lines of the game where birdwatchers are in the forest, and if there are no jays, there are shrikes, and one bird doesn't like 2 of the other birds...?)

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Postby Helicio » Fri Jun 08, 2012 4:30 pm

PLXTDNR wrote:Where can I find this dino game, it intrigues me and I do not think I have seen it yet.

(Is it along the lines of the game where birdwatchers are in the forest, and if there are no jays, there are shrikes, and one bird doesn't like 2 of the other birds...?)


I stumbled upon dino game a while ago after hearing how hard it is. It actually seemed pretty easy.

I think lizards/snakes is far harder and far less conventional.

I forgot what PT it is in...I think June 2009?

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Postby elee » Fri Jun 08, 2012 4:57 pm

Helicio wrote:
PLXTDNR wrote:Where can I find this dino game, it intrigues me and I do not think I have seen it yet.

(Is it along the lines of the game where birdwatchers are in the forest, and if there are no jays, there are shrikes, and one bird doesn't like 2 of the other birds...?)


I stumbled upon dino game a while ago after hearing how hard it is. It actually seemed pretty easy.

I think lizards/snakes is far harder and far less conventional.

I forgot what PT it is in...I think June 2009?


Yes June 2009 PT 57

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Re: dino game.again!

Postby Mr.Binks » Fri Jun 08, 2012 5:02 pm

rglifberg wrote:That game is such a bitch, I just re-did it after reading this post, I went -0 but it was waaay too time consuming.


I did the same thing. Holy shit it took forever...

I did it twice: once using an In/out template and once using a multi-row grouping template. I found the latter to be way more visual, but that's probably because I had already made some inferences when using the In/Out template.

This game sucks hard. I will be ever so pissed if I see this on test day.




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