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Old 2009-02-20, 09:23   #23
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47 in 7 (Would look better reversed.)
Code:
    ZLLLL
  ZZZ***LI
 NZ******I
NN*******I
N********I
N********I
W********V
WW*******V
 WWYYYYVVV
     Y
I finally got 47 in 7 last night. Its the same solution as yours with some transpositions: My L and N are swapped; and Z W and V are rotated.

I've not looked at 9 so far, might try over the weekend.
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Old 2009-02-23, 20:57   #24
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BTW, I wonder why there is no transatlantic interest in this puzzle
No sense of humor (sic)

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Old 2009-02-23, 21:11   #25
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Just realised I can easily turn that into 77:

Code:
    F   T
   FFFTTT
VVVF    TZ
V        ZZZ
V          Z
I          N
I          N
I         NN
I         N
I         W
L        WW
LLLLYYYYWW
      Y
with F instead of U.
Looks good to me. I can only get 75.

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No sense of humor (sic)
No cents of humor(sic sic)

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Old 2009-02-23, 21:39   #26
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No cents of humor(sic sic)
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Old 2009-02-23, 23:36   #27
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Has anyone tried 10 yet? I think I need some thicker cardboard and a grid before I try.
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Old 2009-03-13, 21:22   #28
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I've not looked at 9 so far, might try over the weekend.
The weekend has gone...

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Has anyone tried 10 yet? I think I need some thicker cardboard and a grid before I try.
Any progress yet?
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Old 2009-03-15, 02:12   #29
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Any progress yet?
No, not yet. I'll get back to it when I can.
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Old 2009-03-16, 10:35   #30
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No, not yet. I'll get back to it when I can.

Same here. Its a good puzzle.
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Old 2011-02-20, 14:41   #31
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No, not yet. I'll get back to it when I can.
Same here. Its a good puzzle.
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Originally Posted by 10metreh View Post
Just realised I can easily turn that into 77:

Code:
    F   T
   FFFTTT
VVVF    TZ
V        ZZZ
V          Z
I          N
I          N
I         NN
I         N
I         W
L        WW
LLLLYYYYWW
      Y
with F instead of U.
I never did try 9.

Until this morning. guess what, I think I've got 78!

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