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    Griddle

    Just for fun....

    What is the smallest number of mouse clicks required to make the whole of the grid red
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    Re: Griddle

    <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">4</span hide>

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    Re: Griddle

    But was it fun <img src=/S/grin.gif border=0 alt=grin width=15 height=15>?

    For the others there is a clearall macro to save opening and closing the wb
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    Re: Griddle

    Yes - it's an easy but nice puzzle.

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    Re: Griddle

    I did it in <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">zero, which is less than 4
    Ctr-a [select all]
    alt-o, e [Format cells]
    Use cursor to move to pattern (tab)
    Tabbed to the color, moved with the cursor the the red
    tabbed to <ok></span hide>
    <img src=/S/evilgrin.gif border=0 alt=evilgrin width=15 height=15>

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    Re: Griddle

    Smarty pants <img src=/S/grin.gif border=0 alt=grin width=15 height=15>
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    Re: Griddle

    The answer is not <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">72</span hide>? <img src=/S/confused3.gif border=0 alt=confused3 width=45 height=45> Well, OK that doesn't get me there, but that's when my click finger gave up! <img src=/S/drop.gif border=0 alt=drop width=23 height=23>

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    Re: Griddle

    <img src=/S/whisper.gif border=0 alt=whisper width=29 height=17>The answer is 1/18 of your answer

    Hint:<span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">Start at the edge</span hide>
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    Re: Griddle

    i just tried this and got it in <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">4</span hide> my first try! <img src=/S/cool.gif border=0 alt=cool width=15 height=15>

    how about this: you need to take MORE than 4 moves... and your final move can't be a multiple of 4 - what is the least amount of moves you can do it in?

    edit: you aren't allowed to just double click either! meaning: <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">getting 4, then clicking any 1 box twice</span hide>
    <img src=/w3timages/blueline.gif width=33% height=2>
    <big>John</big>

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