Originally posted by The PlumberThe answer to that is, of course, the answer to the Soduku thing added to the number of months of the year and a lot of bad luck.
Oh, you meant 17 was the answer to the Soduku thing, I was thinking of Life, the Universe, and Everything.
Originally posted by XanthosNZwell that blows my 3 and 4 thing. The puzzle I saw on the sudoku
+ 3 + + + + 9 + +
6 + + 4 + + + + +
+ + + + + + 7 + +
+ 7 + 2 9 + + + +
+ + + 3 + + + 6 +
+ + + + + + + 4 +
4 + + + + 5 + 8 +
+ + + + 7 + 3 + +
+ + 1 + + + + ...[text shortened]... have been discovered but they haven't been shown not to exist.
EDIT: Well it worked kind of.
Originally posted by sonhouseThey've just started doing these in my local newspaper. The ones I've seen have 3 or 4 entries in SOME subsquares, but definitely not every subsquare.
well that blows my 3 and 4 thing. The puzzle I saw on the sudoku
site had 6 3's and 3 4's (30) It just seemed to allow more
solutions if you had less occupied squares.
So the key is the *position* in the squares.