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fred rosenberger
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here.

There are about a dozen logic games on the site, but this is my favorite.


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Bert Bates
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1st attempt, 6x6 no wrap, 2:21 - I like it!


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shan Iyer
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1st attempt, 6x6 no wrap, 6:38

Just 4 mins slower than Bert


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March 22 puzzle, 12x12, no wrap, 11:07 - It's pretty interesting !!


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Gabriel Claramunt
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1st attempt, 6x6 no wrap, 1:23....
Damn! I hate you all!! .... now ... I can't ... stop... playing!


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1st attempt 6x6 no wrap

1:07

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1st attempt 12x12 no wrap
I don't even want to try wrap.
Puzzle Solved [Time = 14:12]
marc weber
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March 22 puzzle, very first attempt, 6x6, no wrap: 1:41.

I could get addicted to this. And it's probably healthier than my newfound addiction to Ritz crackers.

March 21 puzzle, 6x6, no wrap: 1:36. (I was a little surprised when the last piece clicked into place.)

March 20 puzzle, 6x6, no wrap: 1:40.

March 22 puzzle, 12x12, no wrap: 14:22.

March 21 puzzle, 12x12, no wrap: 14:52.

March 23 puzzle, 6x6, no wrap: 1:26.
[ March 23, 2008: Message edited by: marc weber ]

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fred rosenberger
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March 22nd, 12 x 12, wrap. 12:17

March 23, 12 x 12, wrap, first attempt 9:06.
i'm getting better.
[ March 23, 2008: Message edited by: fred rosenberger ]
shan Iyer
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9x9 no wrap , 7:58 , 5th attempt

OMG! I just cant stop playing it now
shan Iyer
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March 18th, 9X9 no wrap , first attempt, 5:48 .
March 18th, 6X6 wrap , first attempt, 6:36 .

Way to go !
marc weber
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Originally posted by fred rosenberger:
...i'm getting better...

I got worse when I started thinking too much.
Doug Slattery
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6x6 1st attempt: 2:55 (before coffee).
2nd attempt: 1:40

9x9 1st attempt: 11:05

12x12 1st attempt: 35:18 (phone call penalty included)
2nd attempt: 15:05

I'll have to try again when my batteries are fully charged and I'm out of home improvement mode and back into developer mode.

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Ryan McGuire
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March 17, 12x12, no wrap - 12:08
March 18, 12x12, no wrap - 11:59
March 26, 12x12, no wrap - 7:51
March 26, 12x12, wrap - 23:04 woof
March 26, 6x6, no wrap - 1:34
March 25, 6x6, no wrap - 1:11
March 24, 6x6, no wrap - 1:00
[ March 26, 2008: Message edited by: Ryan McGuire ]
dhwani mathur
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hi fred rosenberger

The game is realy interesting and logical as well.


1st attempt, 6x6 no wrap, 8:10 - To long time


but i like it ,its simply ausummnn


i want to keep playing.................



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Tim LeMaster
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March 26th
6x6 wrap - 4:13 - first attempt at a wrap puzzle
6x6 nowrap - 1:12
fred rosenberger
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March 28th, 16 x 16, wrap, first attempt... 18:22
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The no-wrap puzzles are just for warmup, right?

March 30

no wrap
6x6 0:59
9x9 3:11
12x12 8:47

wrap
6x6 3:13
9x9 3:26
12x12 21:06

Those were all first attempt except the last, which was something like the fourth attempt due to a few errors and interruptions.


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Jim Yingst
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Originally posted by fred rosenberger:
March 28th, 16 x 16, wrap, first attempt... 18:22


Was this a typo, or is there some way to get a 16x16 puzzle? I thought I saw something a few days ago about larger puzzles available only if you log in, but I've now registered and can't find anything like that.
fred rosenberger
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not a typo. if you register, then on Fridays, there are bonus, larger puzzles. apparently they are not available on non-fridays even if you got back to the historical dates.

at least, those are my assumptions, because i DID do a 16x16.
marc weber
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Originally posted by Jim Yingst:
The no-wrap puzzles are just for warmup, right? ...

It's nice to play some slow songs, so the old folks can dance too.
shan Iyer
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Age old adage "Practise makes perfect" seems so true
I finish no wrap of all sizes in 5 to 6 minutes.
12 X 12 wrap sometimes takes me an attempt more.
After so much of practise , the position of the "next link" in the network seems so obvious . Seems like my brain's network has got wired like the one in the game
fred rosenberger
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Today is friday, and as a registered user, many of the daily puzzles have a larger size. you can't get to it from the page with the drop-down size, but from the "today" page.
Ryan McGuire
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Ryan McGuire wrote:March 17, 12x12, no wrap - 12:08
March 18, 12x12, no wrap - 11:59
March 26, 12x12, no wrap - 7:51
March 26, 12x12, wrap - 23:04 woof
March 26, 6x6, no wrap - 1:34
March 25, 6x6, no wrap - 1:11
March 24, 6x6, no wrap - 1:00
[ March 26, 2008: Message edited by: Ryan McGuire ]


Now that I'm four years older and wiser...
The public (not logged in) 12x12 wrap for today: 4:31.

That may be a new personal best for me for that size.
 
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