Brainteaser “Finding Pike Place Market”
You’ve flown into Seattle for an international convention on food safety in flexible packaging. You’re staying at a nice hotel in mid-town but have a bit of time to kill before the convention kicks off. You remember hearing that the Pike Place Market is really a must-visit location and decide to walk down there for some coffee and perhaps a keepsake or two for your kids back in Kentucky.
As you start your journey to the market you are on Pine Street, heading towards the water, having been told by a local shopkeeper that the market is roughly in that direction. However, at some point there is a fork in the road. You could go one of two ways but only one leads directly to the market.
Lucky for you there are two men standing next to the road fork. However, as you approach the men and ask for directions they are a bit snarky, quickly pointing out that one of them lies and the other always tells the truth. You do not know who is who. The men reluctantly say they’ll help you, but note they will only grant you the chance to ask just one of them a single question. Which question should you ask to find your way?
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