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by BohemianCoast
Tue 18 Sep, 2012 8:33 pm
Forum: Puzzle Competitions
Topic: 2012 UK Puzzle Championship (24-27 Aug 2012)
Replies: 44
Views: 35648

Re: 2012 UK Puzzle Championship (24-27 Aug 2012)

#18. Tren. This one seems to have caused more difficulties than most, so I'll give this a bash. 4 at F5 is vertical. Note 3 at F1 is horizontal, and nothing can occupy F2. Therefore this has to be a size 3: F3/4/5. OK. I'm finally getting round to looking at these (it's been a busy few weeks) havin...
by BohemianCoast
Sun 22 Jan, 2012 2:19 am
Forum: General Puzzle Discussions
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 3
Views: 5627

Re: Merry Christmas

Thanks for the kind thoughts -- yes, that was the Christmas card that went to friends and family. I don't know how many people took the time to solve it; I had a couple of beta-testers, and about half a dozen people told me that they had done it. By far the easiest way was to print it off and use co...
by BohemianCoast
Sat 24 Dec, 2011 6:12 pm
Forum: General Puzzle Discussions
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 3
Views: 5627

Merry Christmas

Hope you're having a lovely puzzling time. Another of the denizens here suggested you'd all like to see my family Christmas card -- I nicked the general *idea* off a card that Muji did this year, but the design is my own (my first puzzle design). It is not very hard by the standards of these things....
by BohemianCoast
Thu 01 Sep, 2011 7:03 pm
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: Hello -- Alison
Replies: 0
Views: 5514

Hello -- Alison

Hi -- just doing a 'first post' as suggested. I've been a puzzler all my life, first becoming addicted to difficult puzzles from reading the magazine Games & Puzzles and getting (very) stuck on the Rhombus crossnumbers. I'm now an enthusiastic but somewhat slow puzzler and subscriber to nikoli.com a...