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by rainjacket
Wed Jul 01, 2015 1:12 pm
Forum: Puzzle 6 - What can I see
Topic: Good question... what CAN I see?
Replies: 33
Views: 57806

Re: Good question... what CAN I see?

To restate the clues that are already in this thread, start with I, spell a phrase by following the advice of the title, letters could be used more than once.
by rainjacket
Wed Jul 01, 2015 2:02 am
Forum: Puzzle 6 - What can I see
Topic: Good question... what CAN I see?
Replies: 33
Views: 57806

Re: Good question... what CAN I see?

I'll pm you.
by rainjacket
Tue Jun 30, 2015 4:01 am
Forum: Puzzle 18 - I'll have another W please Bob
Topic: And stuck again..
Replies: 6
Views: 13552

Re: And stuck again..

Thanks, I was thrown off by wanting to use the rules of the game. Especially one rule in particular that is more fundamental but I probably shouldn't say.
by rainjacket
Mon Jun 29, 2015 1:56 pm
Forum: Puzzle 18 - I'll have another W please Bob
Topic: And stuck again..
Replies: 6
Views: 13552

Re: And stuck again..

Any hints? No post and solve for me, unlike talis
by rainjacket
Sat Jun 27, 2015 5:13 pm
Forum: Puzzle 18 - I'll have another W please Bob
Topic: And stuck again..
Replies: 6
Views: 13552

Re: And stuck again..

Hmm, I also can find one word, and had some ideas about how to proceed but nothing panned out.
by rainjacket
Fri Jun 26, 2015 12:36 pm
Forum: Puzzle 14 - Not water
Topic: Wordplay?
Replies: 20
Views: 30576

Re: Wordplay?

JG wrote:Yes, the two ?s are homonyms, I don't know if the first is accepted but the second certainly is.


Does this mean that the words sound the same but are spelled differently? I've been through long lists of such words in vain :oops:
by rainjacket
Thu Jun 25, 2015 9:23 am
Forum: Puzzle 7 - Machinery
Topic: Hmmm
Replies: 18
Views: 29374

Re: Hmmm

I solved this based only on the hints in the thread, and still don't understand at all how it corresponds to the clues in the actual puzzle.
by rainjacket
Thu Jun 25, 2015 8:01 am
Forum: Puzzle 12 - Fifteen minutes each 2 x 2
Topic: Halp
Replies: 3
Views: 10021

Re: Halp

Well, I solved it based on a high-level theory and grep, after greatly reducing the count of different letters I thought could possibly exist. Still don't particularly know how it worked though.
by rainjacket
Thu Jun 25, 2015 7:56 am
Forum: Puzzle 12 - Fifteen minutes each 2 x 2
Topic: Halp
Replies: 3
Views: 10021

Re: Halp

Another possibility is the answer has the same # of letters as "Fifteen minutes each" did, and the numbers represent a sequence of transformations to reduce this to another example of the prior puzzle. Beyond that, I still don't grasp the meaning of the title at all (considering the hint t...
by rainjacket
Wed Jun 24, 2015 3:57 pm
Forum: Puzzle 13 - Scrunch it up 3D
Topic: Cant do Scrunch its
Replies: 4
Views: 13533

Re: Cant do Scrunch its

Heh, I thought these puzzles were excellent. Not easy but since they are pure logic they are about the only ones where I do know where to start. I'm sad that there aren't more of these.

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