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#1 mcjason

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machine figure

Posted 23 July 2008 - 06:40 PM

Say pieces on a board, make each a pair with another piece.

like...

|55|33|66|
|44|66|55|
|33|44|22|
|22|11|11|

so figure out how a piece can move.

pick any piece, try to move it somewhere.
when you move a piece you have to move it's pair at the same time.
when you move to a piece it's pair has to move at the same time too.
a piece always becomes a pair with the piece it moves to.
no matter how many pairs, there's only one answer to how a piece can move.

A common problem type, I forget what it's called.

There's only one answer for how any piece can move.

A piece always goes where a piece leaves.

You can't move a piece that moves where the piece came from.

No such thing as a free space, a piece always moves to another piece.

A pair never moves to a pair.

A piece works out to move where another piece can get back to where a piece moves from.

so try this...

draw starting at each piece a line that shows the piece it moves to, and each piece to move for how a piece moves back
where it starts.

see this as a machine diagram.

move a piece then figure the machine diagram again, it's the same machine though...

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#2 BenignDesign

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Re: machine figure

Posted 23 July 2008 - 06:41 PM

blah... blah... blah...

same shit different post

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Re: machine figure

Posted 23 July 2008 - 06:41 PM

Hasn't his been done... like to death?

#4 BenignDesign

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Re: machine figure

Posted 23 July 2008 - 06:48 PM

McJason is a McNutjob.

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Re: machine figure

Posted 23 July 2008 - 06:49 PM

I am McLovin!

#6 BenignDesign

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Re: machine figure

Posted 23 July 2008 - 06:51 PM

I'm a McDIC!

#7 no2pencil

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Re: machine figure

Posted 23 July 2008 - 06:53 PM

That's McNasty

#8 BenignDesign

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Re: machine figure

Posted 23 July 2008 - 06:53 PM

You're McWelcome.

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Re: machine figure

Posted 23 July 2008 - 07:23 PM

Same shit different fan

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Re: machine figure

Posted 23 July 2008 - 09:05 PM

jesus fucking christ

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Re: machine figure

Posted 23 July 2008 - 10:09 PM

McJeasus ing McChrist

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Re: machine figure

Posted 24 July 2008 - 12:17 AM

Oh, wait! I think I get it! It's a game.
Am I right? What did I win?

#13 no2pencil

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Re: machine figure

Posted 24 July 2008 - 12:22 AM

Every contestant gets a home version of the game

#14 BenignDesign

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Re: machine figure

Posted 24 July 2008 - 06:25 AM

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Re: machine figure

Posted 24 July 2008 - 09:41 AM

I'm getting the impression that English is not your first language.