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 01-21-2016, 04:41 PM Replies: 13 Views: 1,130 Posted By zenobia43 In the Scores Chefs Dishes Restaurants backstory,... In the Scores Chefs Dishes Restaurants backstory, at least one puzzle had redundant text in the clue: "... scored 7 points fewer points ..." Thanks for the new batches!
 10-07-2015, 07:15 PM Replies: 5 Views: 2,301 Posted By zenobia43 This one has been around a while, but still fun. ... This one has been around a while, but still fun. http://mathworld.wolfram.com/SpiderandFlyProblem.html Square root of 27*27 + 24* 24.
 10-05-2015, 10:02 AM Replies: 19 Views: 106,495 Posted By zenobia43 Confusing Coast Guard coords This one is tricky because it can be a challenge to keep track of north/south and east/west conventions. In this case, further south is up/one step less, and further west is up/one step less. ...
 10-04-2015, 01:16 PM Replies: 19 Views: 106,495 Posted By zenobia43 Clue 4 is pretty tricky. Range is one month... Clue 4 is pretty tricky. Range is one month after right AND humpback is one month after right. This will imply that Range = humpback. In your grid, I don't see all the Xs that clue 4 gives us. ...
 09-26-2015, 12:45 PM Replies: 6 Views: 2,861 Posted By zenobia43 I like both suggestions, but I see a potential... I like both suggestions, but I see a potential problem with the first. If one could see the backstory before committing to the game, they could limit their choices to a single backstory and...
 09-18-2015, 06:06 PM Replies: 5 Views: 2,153 Posted By zenobia43 This is one where the grid state and the clues... This is one where the grid state and the clues combine to exclude one of the choices. Using the notation: "->" means "\$10 less than." Clue 2: Reflexology -> Debra Clue 5: Debra -> Aimee ...
 08-15-2015, 01:30 PM Replies: 7 Views: 1,919 Posted By zenobia43 There are a couple youtube videos as well. These... There are a couple youtube videos as well. These were made long ago using the design from the old site. I think that was before December 2013. These two videos explain some of the techniques...
 08-14-2015, 07:22 PM Replies: 7 Views: 1,919 Posted By zenobia43 There is an excellent tutorial here: ... There is an excellent tutorial here: http://logic-puzzles.org/how-to-solve-a-logic-puzzle.php If you still need a hint about the hints, try taking a screen shot or use the snipping tool (on a...
 08-07-2015, 03:28 PM Replies: 25 Views: 11,155 Posted By zenobia43 The object of the puzzle is to find out which row... The object of the puzzle is to find out which row each option of each category belongs in. The easiest clues would be the ones that tell you something about a category option relative to a row...
 08-03-2015, 02:30 PM Replies: 11 Views: 1,752 Posted By zenobia43 From the home page: "Each puzzle has only... From the home page: "Each puzzle has only one unique solution, and each can be solved using simple logical processes (i.e. educated guesses are not required)." I have only found one puzzle...
 08-02-2015, 07:30 PM Replies: 11 Views: 1,752 Posted By zenobia43 Great question! You never have to guess if... Great question! You never have to guess if you know all the techniques. The next step can always be deduced from the available clues and the grid state. So when you get stuck after going...
 08-01-2015, 05:47 PM Replies: 10 Views: 1,563 Posted By zenobia43 OK. Now we can see the grid. I'll add a few... OK. Now we can see the grid. I'll add a few more steps to Elsajeni's post. Starting with your grid, we'll add a few Xs that can be derived from the clues. Clue 1 implies the Waldoboro...
 08-01-2015, 04:33 PM Replies: 10 Views: 1,563 Posted By zenobia43 I'll use the info from passel3's post (Ctrl-V to... I'll use the info from passel3's post (Ctrl-V to paste) to show the manage attachments button that appears just below the message area while you are composing ... Once you have attached the image,...
 08-01-2015, 02:48 PM Replies: 10 Views: 1,563 Posted By zenobia43 Sure, that makes sense. If you want to see... Sure, that makes sense. If you want to see if you can get this puzzle into the state where you needed a hint, you could try it on paper using the information you posted. The info you posted...
 08-01-2015, 06:24 AM Replies: 10 Views: 1,563 Posted By zenobia43 I'm pretty sure the hint system uses the clues... I'm pretty sure the hint system uses the clues and the current grid state. In your case, the hint system must have seen that Neil was eventually going to be 25, and Ralph, 22, and Urbandale were...
 07-17-2015, 06:09 PM Replies: 10 Views: 4,536 Posted By zenobia43 The home page has this: "... We've got more than... The home page has this: "... We've got more than 25,000 unique puzzles available for play, both online and the old fashioned way - with pencil and paper ..." There are 6 sizes and 3 difficulty...
 04-19-2015, 02:29 PM Replies: 3 Views: 1,368 Posted By zenobia43 It is my understanding that each puzzle has its... It is my understanding that each puzzle has its own set of statistics. The record time, median time, record holder, etc. all get calculated from that particular puzzle's solving experience. ...
 04-01-2015, 07:02 AM Replies: 3 Views: 1,815 Posted By zenobia43 I can give you some guesses. I'll assume by... I can give you some guesses. I'll assume by puzzle subject you mean puzzle backstory. Q2. I am not aware of an mechanism to submit an original puzzle. The existing puzzles must meet some very...
 02-17-2015, 06:33 PM Replies: 4 Views: 2,285 Posted By zenobia43 One way of looking at this is to count the... One way of looking at this is to count the interior angles of the figures. The first example then becomes (if I counted right): 12 - 4 = 8. Applying this to the second example yields: 15 - 7 =...
 01-22-2015, 09:04 AM Replies: 3 Views: 1,461 Posted By zenobia43 Suppose that you just filled in the upper... Suppose that you just filled in the upper subgrids (the solution grid) with diagonals running from top left to bottom right. The application would detect that a solution existed and present the...
 01-19-2015, 05:50 AM Replies: 7 Views: 3,290 Posted By zenobia43 Wild Guesses For #33, I noticed that the choices didn't allow for orienting the triangle in the hexagram. There are three ways each choice could be oriented, but I didn't see any way to specify that. I also was...
 01-06-2015, 06:15 AM Replies: 12 Views: 3,722 Posted By zenobia43 vBulletin user titles This link might shed some light on the subject. It doesn't describe how this vBulletin instance is administered, but it hints at how the titles are dependent on post counts. ...
 12-28-2014, 06:42 AM Replies: 4 Views: 3,564 Posted By zenobia43 Solution? PM'd rather than posted here. Solution? PM'd rather than posted here.
 12-20-2014, 05:52 PM Replies: 3 Views: 2,734 Posted By zenobia43 Here is a link to a tutorial that might help. ... Here is a link to a tutorial that might help. http://logic-puzzles.org/how-to-solv...gic-puzzle.php (http://logic-puzzles.org/how-to-solve-a-logic-puzzle.php)
 12-20-2014, 07:54 AM Replies: 25 Views: 11,155 Posted By zenobia43 If you are around the median with the 4x7... If you are around the median with the 4x7 challenging, then you are doing very, very well. Those puzzles can be a real challenge the first time you see them and use the advanced techniques. The...
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