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Su Doku

  1. Oct 22, 2005 #1
    I've become particulary fond of these, 3x3 boxes with 3x3 boxes in each and you must have 1-9 vertical, horizontal and in each 3x3 box. I'm sure most have seen it before. The link below provides a program for it. I average 12 minutes on hard puzzles.

    http://www.sudoku.com/
     
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  3. Oct 22, 2005 #2
    I haven't played recently. Got my mom hooked on it though.
     
  4. Oct 22, 2005 #3
    I did too but it takes her like an hour to finish one in the news paper... Sad.
     
  5. Oct 22, 2005 #4
    I have been playing it for a while now. I think the newspapers are a bit too easy: Yesterday the paper had a "5 star" (out of 5) puzzle and it took less than 10 minutes. I play at www.websudoku.com
     
  6. Oct 22, 2005 #5

    Pengwuino

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    All the physics majors i talk to can do these things in like 10 minutes max. This one girl in this class i took... shes all "I love these soduku thingies, it only takes me an hour to finish them sometimes".

    I then proceeded to slap her
     
  7. Oct 22, 2005 #6

    Pengwuino

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    All the physics majors i talk to can do these things in like 10 minutes max. This one girl in this class i took... shes all "I love these soduku thingies, it only takes me an hour to finish them sometimes".

    I then proceeded to slap her
     
  8. Oct 23, 2005 #7
    It depends on how much attention I am paying to it and how much I am playing. I have no idea how long the ones in the newspaper would take me. I have only done like 2 from there.
     
  9. Oct 27, 2005 #8

    Alkatran

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    Our first computer assignement was making a brute-force solver for these (we weren't ALLOWED to make a 'smart' solver, because there were so many around the net)
     
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