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The Chips are Down

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There are three stacks of casino chips.  The first has 21 chips, the second 99, and the third has 45.

You can do two things with the stacks. 

Take a stack and put it on top of another stack.Take a stack and divide it evenly into two stacks.
Is there a sequence of moves that would allow you to have 165 stacks of one chip each?

Answer to The Usual Suspects

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This is the solution to the puzzle The Usual Suspects which I published today.  If you haven't read it yet, don't self-spoil - go have a read of it and see how far you get.  Then come back here.


The Usual Suspects

Here's an interesting logic puzzle whose solution isn't at first obvious.  Six suspects in a bank raid, all blaming each other.  But is there a way to deduce from their lies and half truths who actually did it?