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Basically the same approach would work for this one as well.  Flip one
switch, leave it on for 10 minutes, flip it off.  Flip another switch, go
back upstairs, the warm bulb which is off is the first switch, the bulb
which is on is the second, the cold bulb which is off is the third.

This solution works if the "one trip to the basement" is round trip, not
one way.  

T. Eric Gillham PE

> From: Amaloyan <Amaloyan(--nospam--at)>
> To: seaoc(--nospam--at)
> Subject: Re: Brainteaser
> Date: Saturday, April 25, 1998 9:31 AM
> I believe the correct question is?:  
> There are three light bulbs in the room and three switches in the 
> basement and which switch controls which light bulb.
> The solution should be found without using any tools 
> or special devices and no ones help with one trip to the basement.
> You can enter the room as many times as you wish. 
> I will post the answer later.
> Ara Maloyan BTED