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Author:  paulv66  [ Mon Jun 24, 2019 10:44 am ]
Post subject:  Re: bonus 3 to -2

When I'm doing a puzzle that contains zeroes, I always use the bold feature to highlight the zeroes, but ONLY the zeroes. That way, I can see the pattern of the zeroes and I find this helps me a lot.

Author:  beaker  [ Mon Jun 24, 2019 7:58 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: bonus 3 to -2

Yes, I do the same.....but with all those possible zeroes in the last puzzle it took quite a few tries before I found one that was the best possible solution and then tried working around it for the other age had a -3 and there were (I think) 3 or 4 possible solutions each of which was tried and then the zero combinations were added and after all the trial /error arrangements, one solution showed up.........again, I thought this was one tough bonus puzzle!!!

Author:  beaker  [ Fri Aug 30, 2019 7:56 am ]
Post subject:  Re: bonus 3 to -2

Another tough bonus puzzle: 2 cages with 4 "0" in each; 1 cage with 3 "O"; and 2 cages with 2 "0" = a total of 15 zeroes out of 36 cells .........did solve it but it sure felt like a long frustrating time
[crying] is what I felt like doing when I saw this bonus puzzle pop up.....uuuugggghhhhh!!!!

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