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Old 2004-12-10, 07:47   #1
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Default Any puzzle I can't solve in 15 minutes is to be considered HARD

Enjoy.

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Old 2004-12-10, 16:56   #2
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A, 1, 2, 3, 6, 6, 3, 2, 6, A, 4, ...

Whats so hard about it?

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Old 2004-12-11, 21:41   #3
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I'm starting to doubt its solvability. Basically, there's just no way to move the 2 and 3 out of the way. And 1 stubbornly clings to the top.

This is the closest that I can get.
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Old 2004-12-11, 21:56   #4
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I think it is solvable, I just haven't done it yet. I can get A to the other two corners and I can move 2 out of the way, but I am missing something to get it to that last corner.
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Old 2004-12-11, 22:52   #5
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Jinydu,

It only takes 26 steps to get to the status you have achieved. Here are the steps:

A, 1, 2, 3, 6 moves in L shape, 3, 2, 6, A, 4, 5, 7, 8 moves in L shape, 7, 5, 8, A, 6 moves in L shape, 2, 3, A, 8, 4, 6, 1

See if these steps help out any:

A, 1, 2, 3, 6 moves in L shape, 3, 2, 6, A, 4, 5, 7, 8 moves in L shape, 7, 5, 8, A, 6 moves in L shape, 2, 3, A, 8, 5, 7, A,

Fusion - its definitely solvable.
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Old 2004-12-11, 23:35   #6
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Just for the fun of it, try these moves after you have completed the ones above.

8, 2, 1, 4, 6 moves in L shape, 2, 8 moves in L shape, 3, 1, 2, 6.

Study this sequence carefully, its the key to winning.

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Old 2004-12-12, 01:35   #7
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I went through that sequence before, but I thought I was farther from the solution because A is farther from its target position.
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Old 2004-12-12, 12:56   #8
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Could someone please post the full solution (blacked out using the puzzle tags). I can't seem to solve it.
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Old 2004-12-12, 14:44   #9
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Quote:
Originally Posted by dave_0273
Could someone please post the full solution (blacked out using the puzzle tags). I can't seem to solve it.
Sure. I hope no typo's

A123663266 A455887588 A6623A8857 A882146628 3128664218 63A7526814 2A318642A6 6836A2488A 667566753A 884288241A

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Old 2004-12-12, 17:33   #10
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Hmm, there are several typos there. In any case, it seems that once A touches the right side, everything is stuck.
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Old 2004-12-12, 18:44   #11
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Oops, another try. tried this sequence twice and seems correct.

A1236 63266 A4578 87588 A6623 A8857 A8821 46628 31286 64218 63A75 26814 2A318 642A6 6836A 2488A 66756 6753A 88428 8241A
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