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 Tommy 01-14-2013 10:56 PM

New Record

This Puzzle's Statistics
Success Rate: 23.8%
Average Time: 2644 seconds
Record Time: 2395 seconds (usagi32211)
Your Time: 421 seconds — New record!

... it wasn't THAT hard!

But seriously, does anyone want to do the math on this? What is the minimum number of people to have attempted it if the success rate is 23.8%, and how long did the other person(s) take to make the average solve time so high?

 Tommy 01-17-2013 05:51 PM

This Puzzle's Statistics
Success Rate: 31.3%
Average Time: 3817 seconds
Record Time: 3568 seconds (crazymathgirl)
Your Time: 402 seconds — New record!

Another one with even more extreme values.

I can understand if only one person did the puzzle before me and they happened to get caught up in something that caused them to walk away and therefore take almost an hour (3600 seconds) to solve, but for the average to be even higher than that?

What is happening here?