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 Re: Sounding off on the responses Jörgen Andersson19-Mar-18 2:30 Jörgen Andersson 19-Mar-18 2:30
 Re: Sounding off on the responses Member 798912219-Mar-18 2:07 Member 7989122 19-Mar-18 2:07
 Re: Sounding off on the responses W∴ Balboos, GHB19-Mar-18 2:17 W∴ Balboos, GHB 19-Mar-18 2:17
 Re: Sounding off on the responses Member 798912219-Mar-18 2:29 Member 7989122 19-Mar-18 2:29
 Re: Sounding off on the responses W∴ Balboos, GHB19-Mar-18 3:05 W∴ Balboos, GHB 19-Mar-18 3:05
 Re: Sounding off on the responses Member 798912219-Mar-18 3:45 Member 7989122 19-Mar-18 3:45
 Re: Sounding off on the responses Member 798912219-Mar-18 3:50 Member 7989122 19-Mar-18 3:50
 Re: Sounding off on the responses W∴ Balboos, GHB19-Mar-18 3:51 W∴ Balboos, GHB 19-Mar-18 3:51
Member 7989122 wrote:
If I could watch you, filling in 4 in a square, and ask you "Why not a 3?", I am quite certain that you would say "Well, because [...]". You know that 3 wouldn't work, probably because there is already a 3 in either the row or the column. You just refuse to label it as a trial and error when you look at the row and column and find a 3 there.
Which is analytical.

I wouldn't even consider trying 3 as it was logically excluded. When all numbers but one are logically excluded then that is the value. Not, like your algorithm, try 2. Uh oh, didn't work. Remove it. Try 3. Still doesn't work. Remove it. Try 4 - ah - no problems . . . yet. Down the line you may end up rolling back past the 4, as well.

Your algorithm is just organized guesswork at a very high rate of speed.

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 Re: Sounding off on the responses Member 798912219-Mar-18 3:54 Member 7989122 19-Mar-18 3:54
 Re: Sounding off on the responses W∴ Balboos, GHB19-Mar-18 4:00 W∴ Balboos, GHB 19-Mar-18 4:00
 Re: Sounding off on the responses Member 798912219-Mar-18 4:15 Member 7989122 19-Mar-18 4:15
 Re: Sounding off on the responses PIEBALDconsult19-Mar-18 10:32 PIEBALDconsult 19-Mar-18 10:32
 Re: Sounding off on the responses PIEBALDconsult20-Mar-18 10:49 PIEBALDconsult 20-Mar-18 10:49
 Re: Sounding off on the responses W∴ Balboos, GHB21-Mar-18 1:17 W∴ Balboos, GHB 21-Mar-18 1:17
 Re: Difficult-to-solve Sudoku wanted Fueled By Caffeine19-Mar-18 3:23 Fueled By Caffeine 19-Mar-18 3:23
 Re: Difficult-to-solve Sudoku wanted Member 798912219-Mar-18 3:33 Member 7989122 19-Mar-18 3:33
 Re: Difficult-to-solve Sudoku wanted PIEBALDconsult19-Mar-18 5:02 PIEBALDconsult 19-Mar-18 5:02
 Re: Difficult-to-solve Sudoku wanted Member 798912219-Mar-18 5:57 Member 7989122 19-Mar-18 5:57
 Re: Difficult-to-solve Sudoku wanted PIEBALDconsult19-Mar-18 8:59 PIEBALDconsult 19-Mar-18 8:59
 Re: Difficult-to-solve Sudoku wanted Dezhi Zhao19-Mar-18 5:21 Dezhi Zhao 19-Mar-18 5:21
 Re: Difficult-to-solve Sudoku wanted Member 798912219-Mar-18 6:16 Member 7989122 19-Mar-18 6:16
 Re: Difficult-to-solve Sudoku wanted Dezhi Zhao19-Mar-18 7:15 Dezhi Zhao 19-Mar-18 7:15
 Re: Difficult-to-solve Sudoku wanted Member 798912219-Mar-18 8:33 Member 7989122 19-Mar-18 8:33
 Re: Difficult-to-solve Sudoku wanted Dezhi Zhao19-Mar-18 9:21 Dezhi Zhao 19-Mar-18 9:21
 Re: Difficult-to-solve Sudoku wanted Dezhi Zhao19-Mar-18 7:30 Dezhi Zhao 19-Mar-18 7:30
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