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Viewing entries 51 through 75(Total entries: 235)

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Mark Tomenes
can i apply group theory to a gear shift? i need a special problem, is this feasible? or is there someone who have done this?
Thursday, November 06 2014 - 02:22 AM
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Terence Coates
I have managed to solve the first snake with 11 straights, but not the second. Can you give me a clue - just the ends. Corner/Face. It seems rather odd that there is a "C" next to one end.
Sunday, October 26 2014 - 01:07 PM
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Carl Ponder
I wrote the article "Solving a Generalization of Rubik's Cube" for the Journal of Recreational Mathematics back in the 90's.
I'd like to get have a Pyraminx Magic Tetrahedron and an Octahedron that work on the same principle (not the Trajbers construction). Does anyone have 3D-printer instructions to build one?
Thursday, September 18 2014 - 04:49 AM
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Evan Robinson
I had two flipped edges on the 3x3x3 Trabjer's Octahedron and it was driving me crazy. Thanks for the solution.
Friday, September 12 2014 - 02:21 PM
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Gary Bell
Hi Jaap,
I have been solving my Revenge cube using your "pairing up edges" method and have sometimes hit both parity problems i.e. swap two "edges" and flip an "edge" at the same time. You provide separate sequences for each but is it possible to find a single sequence to correct both in one step?
Wednesday, September 03 2014 - 04:19 AM
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TomLenen
Thanks for your pages about Thistlethwaite's 52-move algorithm,I am doing homework.I need to write a program which can solve the Rubik's Cube.It is very nice of you to help me.Thanks a lot!
Sunday, June 29 2014 - 02:09 PM
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lisa
I just put one of these puzzles together on my kid's WII. I remember playing with these when younger. I hated them... but where is a will, there is a way! Thanks for the info! I wonder what it was called!
Monday, June 23 2014 - 07:49 PM
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charl10439
If the rubik's domino puzzle is anything like domino's pizza then it's pretty good.
Saturday, May 17 2014 - 05:25 AM
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sandy
Thanks for the rules to loophole! I bought the game at a thrift store for my grandkids w/o packaging.
Friday, May 09 2014 - 03:03 PM
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Tara
Just wanted to say the Tantrix Page is excellent! Fantastic and truly appreciated :o) Thank you.
Thursday, May 08 2014 - 12:41 PM
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Lorna
Hi Jaap
I have a Rubiks Master edition that is stuck in an L-shape after a 7 year old got to it. I've spent hours trying to untangle it with no luck. Can you offer any clues as to how to untangle it? Many thanks.
Thursday, April 24 2014 - 06:20 AM
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Barbara Ray
My frind has the Dodek Duo puzzle and my clients love it. Can't find it anywhere. Where can I get one?
Wednesday, April 02 2014 - 09:27 PM
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Terence Coates
Congratulations on writing a program to find all possible 3x3x3 snake cubes. I had wondered how many there could be and tried to devise such a program. My only thoughts would have meant an enormous amount of iterations (factorial 27). I wonder how you did it?
Sunday, September 15 2013 - 09:03 PM
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Ray Jerome
great multi-size sam loyd puzzle solver. any chance to see the source code? I like your ability to move multiple pieces of a row or column all at once. Can you put in a move counter please? the box above wouldn't accept sites.google.com / site / rayjeromejobs / geocachinghobbies
Monday, August 12 2013 - 01:50 AM
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Fernando
My friend, your web is really incredible. I can't believe that a single person could offer such a giant amount of information. Thank you very much, from Argentina! By the way, where are you from?
Tuesday, August 06 2013 - 02:21 PM
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earlene bean
I have an original Trillion Puzzle (vintage, original, super sweet!) for sale on ebay right now. It's only at twenty bucks thus far. It's an original and is in GUC: however, there is some writing on the bottom. This is is the only flaw other than some minor scuffs on the plastic lid. GOto ebay and search Trillion Puzzle and my auction is under Earlenebean.
Sunday, July 14 2013 - 06:22 PM
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jaap
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As with so many older puzzles, the only way to get one is by looking at auction sites like eBay, or by being lucky at a car boot sale or garage sale.
Sunday, July 07 2013 - 03:04 PM
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Karen
Hello, I found your website, as I was looking for the Luminations triangle shape lighted toy, that you have answers for the different levels, wow! I was wondering if you know where I can find one, as I have one but one of the connectors is corroded, help! Thank you very much for any assistance. Karen
Sunday, July 07 2013 - 12:01 PM
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melanie
my rubiks master magic broke, and i dont know how to interpret your 'how to string or restring' page. If I mail it to you, could you fix it?
Wednesday, June 19 2013 - 02:15 PM
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melanie
I am researching the Rubix Sheet Master edition (silver, 2x6, rainbow rings) for a school project and im wondering if you have any affliction with rubix or information for me. It seems that the oriental looking logo on mine is not helpful, and rubix.com isnt either.

thanks!
mel
Tuesday, June 18 2013 - 02:36 PM
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Hagai Izenberg
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I love your collection of puzzles !!
Wednesday, June 12 2013 - 09:36 PM
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juergen
Dear Jaap,

I have a small comment on your strategy for the `Face-turning Octahedron', phase 3: In order to arrange the centre pieces, I use (UFUF')^6. This algorithm brings the centre piece on the L face, r layer to the U face, and it brings the centre piece on the U face, l layer to the L face. It does not exchange the named pieces but does not affect corners, edges and centre pieces on other faces (and it leaves the other centre pieces on the L and U faces on these faces). I prefer this move because I find turning middle layers more cumbersome than turning sides.

Best wishes, Juergen
Monday, May 06 2013 - 12:01 PM
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Krystal
I got my boyfriend a qj super square one puzzle cube. He is having the worst time trying to solve this. I looked through all the cubes you have on this site and you do not have it. If you this cube up or find it, can you email me?? I feel bad about getting a cube that he can not solve!
Tuesday, April 16 2013 - 05:57 PM
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