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Simple Puzzle in Search of Complex Solutions
« on: November 16, 2006, 01:51:16 AM »

For a different kind of challenge, lets see who can make the most complex solution to this incredibly easy puzzle:

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Re: Simple Puzzle in Search of Complex Solutions
« Reply #1 on: November 16, 2006, 02:41:02 AM »

gepulof - a one-crate template copier
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That is the most ingenious method of solving an impossible puzzle that I have ever seen.
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Re: Simple Puzzle in Search of Complex Solutions
« Reply #2 on: December 15, 2006, 06:22:41 AM »

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Re: Simple Puzzle in Search of Complex Solutions
« Reply #3 on: December 17, 2006, 10:36:39 PM »

Gepulof eventually unsolves itself... watch it for a while.
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Re: Simple Puzzle in Search of Complex Solutions
« Reply #4 on: December 28, 2006, 05:42:01 PM »

zohofig isn't actually all that complex, but it's kind of pretty.
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Re: Simple Puzzle in Search of Complex Solutions
« Reply #5 on: December 30, 2006, 01:18:13 PM »

Hehehe...balugyh.

It's basically a binary counter that adds up to 2^35. It takes approximately two centuries to complete.
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Re: Simple Puzzle in Search of Complex Solutions
« Reply #6 on: December 30, 2006, 03:08:05 PM »

Hehehe...balugyh.

It's basically a binary counter that adds up to 2^35. It takes approximately two centuries to complete.
Ouch. But how can you be sure it works if it doesn't complete in reasonable time?
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Re: Simple Puzzle in Search of Complex Solutions
« Reply #7 on: December 30, 2006, 10:16:51 PM »

You just...know. I've tried it simulating what it would be like far into the process.
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Re: Simple Puzzle in Search of Complex Solutions
« Reply #8 on: January 01, 2007, 02:29:27 AM »

Behold, a week wasted:

savehad (http://kevan.org/rubicon/game.php?level=savehad)

Thanks, that was fun!
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Re: Simple Puzzle in Search of Complex Solutions
« Reply #9 on: January 01, 2007, 01:11:32 PM »

Behold, a week wasted:

savehad (http://kevan.org/rubicon/game.php?level=savehad)

Thanks, that was fun!

This is really lost of fun Grin I was laughing outloud at seeing your solution. It is truly the most complex solution!
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Re: Simple Puzzle in Search of Complex Solutions
« Reply #10 on: January 14, 2007, 08:37:18 PM »

here's mine: dehikix Grin Grin
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Re: Simple Puzzle in Search of Complex Solutions
« Reply #11 on: January 14, 2007, 09:04:22 PM »

Hehehe...balugyh.

It's basically a binary counter that adds up to 2^35. It takes approximately two centuries to complete.
Ouch. But how can you be sure it works if it doesn't complete in reasonable time?
I did my homework, went to the bathroom and waited 15 minutes and it still didnt finish!!!
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Yugioh duel; i play exodia, you lose. Nope, I play Rubicon contractor! *gets run over by dozer pushing a 4 crate*
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Re: Simple Puzzle in Search of Complex Solutions
« Reply #12 on: January 14, 2007, 11:46:00 PM »

My rough calculation says it should end around tick 83 billion.  (Which I calculate as two and a half centuries, but close enough.  Grin)
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Re: Simple Puzzle in Search of Complex Solutions
« Reply #13 on: February 03, 2007, 02:42:10 AM »

Now savehad was the kind of thing i had in mind!

Sorry about the long abscence from the forums; i havent had time to do anything online much. Today was the first time in about a month that ive gotten on the internet... thanks for the intresting solutions Smiley

-- i especially think that extremely LONG running one is hilarious! --
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Re: Simple Puzzle in Search of Complex Solutions
« Reply #14 on: April 03, 2008, 07:55:18 AM »

kuvehig heres mine
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