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1.The second sentence is false.
2.The first sentence is true.
3.The two sentences above are a part of a paradox, but not the one below.
4.The third statement true, but the sixth is false.
5.Don’t believe the fourth sentence. 
6.Number three is a statement.

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WARNING: Trying to solve this will result in a paradox.

7. All warnings should be ignored

tldr: there is nothing to solve.  It’s not a list of facts, it’s an argument of opinions between a man and his wife.

Your argument rests on the fact that there is not a single sentence that can, when viewed with the others, be considered true.  However not one of these states that you must view all 7 as a cohesive set of facts.  In order to find the truth and “solve” what we can of this post you need to examine each one for what it claims and then weigh it against an outside source of information.

In this case we will use Merriam-Webster’s definition for a “Paradox” which is as follows: “something (such as a situation) that is made up of two opposite things and that seems impossible but is actually true or possible.”  

Let us examine the first claim of truth. “The second sentence is false.” 

This statement, if we assume the logic that what comes first must be true, says that the claim following it is false.  However when we look at the second claim “The first sentence is true.” it states that the claim above it is saying that it, the second claim, is a false, making the first claim true to begin with.  Hence we are back where we started and completing the Paradox.  

If we move past the original paradox though we find a more suspicious claim.  ”The two sentences above are a part of a paradox, but not the one below.”  

Here is the first clue to “solving” the paradox.  You see as we found out above the first and second claim of truth are in themselves a paradox as defined by Merriam Webster.  But the third claim says that they are only part of a paradox.  Well this is by our observation not true as they are a complete paradox and are not lacking in the definition.  As they are opposite claims that when viewed together seem impossible but each claim is possibility individually.

Now that we have found claim 3 to be false, as it fails to meet the outside source of truth, the rest becomes much easier.  Since claim 3 is false then so is claim 4, “The third statement true, but the sixth is false.”  We can deduct this by saying that if one claim tries to support another that we know to be false then the both of them cannot be considered to be true.  

The 5th claim, “Don’t believe the fourth sentence.”  is one claim that has turned out to be true.  

For the 6th claim “Number three is a statement.” we need to once again turn to Merriam Webster for the definition of a statement.  A statement is “something stated: as

a :  a single declaration or remark :  assertion

b :  a report of facts or opinions”

#3 meets both of these definitions as it is a single declaration and an opinion, it is an opinion rather than a fact because it’s declaration is proven incorrect.   Therefore #6 is true.  

Now we find the gif of the 11th doctor.  an interesting addition to the argument and we must question why he is placed there.  Below this we have an additional claim that is not numbered like the rest.  ”WARNING: Trying to solve this will result in a paradox.”

This is then followed by the last and 7th claim, “All warning should be ignored.”  

Now we can finally begin to see the full picture.  The Doctor is the biggest clue of them all because of what is said and the nature of this paradox.  A paradox is again "something (such as a situation) that is made up of two opposite things and that seems impossible but is actually true or possible."  Here we see two contradicting statements, like the first, that go against each other.  

Who contradicts The Doctor and is always right?  The Wife.  That’s right.  Now we can see that this is actually not a list of true or false statements but an argument had between two people, the Doctor and his Wife.  

In order to view this completely read it accordingly.

Doctor: “The second sentence is false.”
River song:“The first sentence is true.”
Doctor: “The two sentences above are a part of a paradox, but not the one below.”
River song:“The third statement true, but the sixth is false.”
Doctor: “Don’t believe the fourth sentence.” 
River song: “Number three is a statement.”

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Doctor’s WARNING: “Trying to solve this will result in a paradox.”

River song: “All warnings should be ignored.”

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 Paradox is again "something (such as a situation) that is made up of two opposite things and that seems impossible but is actually true or possible."

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