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Old 02-21-2014, 08:09 AM
zenobia43 zenobia43 is offline
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The hint goes something like this:

"Once in a blue moon, the hint system ... and usually requires combining three clues to get the next logical step in the solution."

I only remember the "Once in a blue moon" part. When I got that hint, I got the impression that I had arrived at the most cherished part of the puzzle treasure vault.

I had stumbled across a real stumper, gotten stuck at the right place, hit the hint button at the right time, and I didn't get charged a penalty.

And after all that, I got to spend some more quality time with the puzzle.

I have only seen that hint message once while attempting one of the challenging category 4x7 puzzles. If I get it again, I'll take better notes.
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