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So, do you. . . sudoku?
« on: January 15, 2006, 03:18 AM »
It's easy to learn, but difficult to master.

http://www.websudoku.com/?level=1

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Re: So, do you. . . sudoku?
« Reply #1 on: January 15, 2006, 04:57 AM »
I was actually just introduced to this game a few weeks ago, at Christmas, by my uncle in-law.  He got several books of these things for Christmas, so I asked him what the hell they were, and he and my aunt explained them to me, and how they're apparently all the rage right now.

For those who have no clue about these, they're games of logic kind of like cross word puzzles, but with numbers.  I did a few of the beginner level ones and found them to be relatively easy, but I'm sure some of the tougher puzzles can be quite challenging...

No real interest in doing more of them at this point, but I suppose if I see 'em in the Sunday paper or something, I may fiddle around with them a little more.

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Re: So, do you. . . sudoku?
« Reply #2 on: January 15, 2006, 05:02 AM »
I got into these several months ago, during the summer some time. I really enjoy them. I've got a little handheld elcetronic sudoku puzzle that has something like 100,000 different puzzles on it.

Some can be kinda tricky but I'm somewhat good at 'em, so they don't enrage me as much as they do some of my friends.
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Re: So, do you. . . sudoku?
« Reply #3 on: January 15, 2006, 09:30 AM »
You betcha.  I discovered these a couple of months ago. .. noticed a table full of the books at Barnes and Noble and wondered what in the world it was all about. 

A couple of Google hits when I got home and I found the same page you linked and got hooked.  Wifey got me a smallish book of the puzzles that has become a permanent bathroom resident now.
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Re: So, do you. . . sudoku?
« Reply #4 on: January 15, 2006, 10:53 AM »
i just tried two of them

the first one took me 48 minutes, and the second one took me 26.
big improvment. it's on easy though, but hey.. my first try. hehe.

going to save that link, those puzzles are good time filler.

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Re: So, do you. . . sudoku?
« Reply #5 on: January 15, 2006, 12:55 PM »
22 minutes to do my first one. Pretty cool.

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Re: So, do you. . . sudoku?
« Reply #6 on: January 15, 2006, 01:20 PM »
nooooooo not this game my mom got the board game version its realy hard after a while i guess im not very intelectual :P

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Re: So, do you. . . sudoku?
« Reply #7 on: January 15, 2006, 01:23 PM »
I got a book of sudoku for X-Mas, but it found it's way into the garbage can several minutes later. **** puzzles.

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Re: So, do you. . . sudoku?
« Reply #8 on: January 16, 2006, 04:32 PM »
Yeah, BC... im a sudoku convert too.

I think my average is a win rate of about 80 % right now.

The ones I can't stand are the ones that I think are going great until I get to two to four squares and can't fill them in.. Those suck.

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Re: So, do you. . . sudoku?
« Reply #9 on: January 16, 2006, 06:33 PM »
I got a book for Christmas and love it.  I work a few every day on break (or when tax laws give me a headache ;)).  I've heard about the hand held version but have yet to pick it up.
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Re: So, do you. . . sudoku?
« Reply #10 on: January 16, 2006, 07:28 PM »
I can't make heads or tails of this game. I'm kind of dissapointed in myself. :-\

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Re: So, do you. . . sudoku?
« Reply #11 on: January 17, 2006, 10:10 AM »
Do I sue Count Dooku? Why? What has he done to me? In fact he was one of the few redeeming qualities of the PT.

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Seriously, I haven't tried the game yet.
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Re: So, do you. . . sudoku?
« Reply #12 on: January 17, 2006, 03:32 PM »
I can't make heads or tails of this game. I'm kind of dissapointed in myself. :-\

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That's because you've been playing Sodokhu
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Re: So, do you. . . sudoku?
« Reply #13 on: January 17, 2006, 08:11 PM »
Never heard of these before today.  Tried the one from the link.
I didn't have a lot of fun, but there it is.

Easy puzzles solved:   1
Your average time: 9:16
Your fastest time: 9:16


 Seems like something I might enjoy later in life maybe....
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Re: So, do you. . . sudoku?
« Reply #14 on: March 22, 2006, 03:57 PM »
It's interesting.  You really have to watch where you put the numbers so as not to have duplicates...WOW...thanks for showing me this!!!!  I will have to see if I can get better at this...right now I am not going to time myself until I can figure it out completely.