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Reverse cheque puzzle

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Bhabababu received double the money he wrote in his cheque... His alert mind quickly got to the heart of the mystery. It was a simple but grave mistake made by the cashier...but again, Bhabababu knew what he wrote in his cheque, you don't. Nevertheless, if you devote a bit of interested time, you would surely know. It is not difficult on the surface...

A six dimension Logic Analysis problem, Solution to the puzzle Whose fish?

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The problem involves one to one unique assignment between six sets of entities each of five members. The assignments and the answer should result in by analyzing 15 logic conditions. This is a quite well developed logic analysis puzzle with challenges. This classic puzzle is attributed to no less a person than Einstein...

How to play hard third level Sudoku, game play 9

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This is the 9th game play session at Sudoku third level of hardness. In this game every step in the beginning was hard-going and finding the breakthrough was not easy. We needed to use a new technique for the breakthrough. But when we now know and have used this pattern, we won't forget it in a hurry. In fact we are incorporating this new technique as a routine step in our overall strategy of Sudoku game solving...

Sudoku Third level game play 8

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This is the 8th game play session at Sudoku third level of hardness. In this game we have encountered for the first time a perfect 3 length cycle with 3 digit same subset occurring in all three cells in a column, there were though varieties of cycles and DSA hits throughout the game play...

Sudoku Third level game play 7

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This is the 7th game play session at Sudoku third level of hardness. This game proceeded uninterrupted forming multiple cycles in a row or column and after using the benefits of the cycles reverting back to the basic row column scan. As such no single action in the game could be identified as the game changing turning point action...

Sudoku Third level game play 6

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This is the 6th game play session at Sudoku third level of hardness. We found this game not particularly difficult, perhaps because we have become used to this level of hardness in the game, but we did find a special turning moment where a special construct had to be used to break the final bottleneck...

Sudoku Third level game play 5

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This is the 5th game play session at Sudoku third level of hardness. We found this game not particularly difficult, perhaps because we have become used to this level of hard games, but we have learned how to use the construct of a digit appearing in two cells of a 9 square region as a hidden cycle restricting its appearance elsewhere in the particular row...

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