Can anyone explain to me the logic behind Puzzle 16. Captain's Call?

#1Tempest717Posted 5/7/2012 7:24:30 PM
It pretty much directly contradicted what my dad (who was a sailor) told me about the wake =\
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#2nintendoggerPosted 5/7/2012 7:26:57 PM
I distinctly remember resulting to guessing on this puzzle. It did not make any sense to me, even after the explanation.
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#3Tempest717(Topic Creator)Posted 5/7/2012 7:30:38 PM

From: nintendogger | #002
I distinctly remember resulting to guessing on this puzzle. It did not make any sense to me, even after the explanation.


It didn't even explain in the game, just a "A simple look at the picture can tell you which one was going faster"

Thanks for making me feel dumb Layton =(
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#4TheGuidingLightPosted 5/7/2012 8:35:44 PM
You can tell which one is the slower ship by looking at the angle of the wash at the front of each ship (the slower the ship, the wider the angle)

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#5Tempest717(Topic Creator)Posted 5/7/2012 8:42:00 PM

From: TheGuidingLight | #004
You can tell which one is the slower ship by looking at the angle of the wash at the front of each ship (the slower the ship, the wider the angle)


That's what I thought, but it said I was wrong =\
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#6TheGuidingLightPosted 5/7/2012 9:09:17 PM
That's what I thought, but it said I was wrong

Then you may have mixed up the captains

Captain Brown has the slower ship

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#7Tempest717(Topic Creator)Posted 5/7/2012 9:17:14 PM

From: TheGuidingLight | #006
That's what I thought, but it said I was wrong

Then you may have mixed up the captains

Captain Brown has the slower ship


Probably, I went back and looked at the puzzle again, and that seems to be the case. Why can't they just ask "Which ship was going faster?" -.-
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