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Topic: Right Key Left
Karian

Replies: 15
Views: 19642
PostForum: Challenges   Posted: Fri Sep 02, 2011 8:43 am   Subject: Right Key Left
Try thinking harder and get ready to slap yourself when you work it out Razz
I had more the reflex of bashing my head on my keyboard, but slapping was also an option Smile
Topic: Right Key Left
Karian

Replies: 15
Views: 19642
PostForum: Challenges   Posted: Wed Aug 24, 2011 1:57 pm   Subject: Right Key Left
It's in the crypto-category. Is it a common encryption or a self-invented one?

I would guess it is self invented, but the title is pretty indicative for how to decode this (which is necessary with ...
Topic: Deluge
Karian

Replies: 17
Views: 10187
PostForum: Challenges   Posted: Tue Aug 23, 2011 10:01 am   Subject: Deluge
There is a fundamental difference here:
In HVM you are not given code to work with, you have to write the code completely from scratch. There is no challenge, as far as I know, which explicitly requi ...
Topic: Eniac
Karian

Replies: 26
Views: 22118
PostForum: Challenges   Posted: Tue Jul 12, 2011 2:45 pm   Subject: Eniac
If you check the previous posts, you can have a lot of ways of interpreting the position of the beads. based on this, you can get pretty large numbers. My indication about the shape is just to only ...
Topic: Eniac
Karian

Replies: 26
Views: 22118
PostForum: Challenges   Posted: Tue Jul 12, 2011 9:25 am   Subject: Eniac
Once you know where the catch is in this puzzle, it is pretty straight to solve. Although I solved this puzzle in march 2009, I could pretty easily find back the solution in a few seconds (and a calc ...
Topic: Didactic Text Combo
Karian

Replies: 16
Views: 13452
PostForum: Challenges   Posted: Tue Jul 12, 2011 8:45 am   Subject: Didactic Text Combo
It is indeed not easy to discuss things when you don't know what is really spoiling things. Clear parts of your solution steps should be avoided, but just be prepared to edit your post if it is reque ...
Topic: Didactic Text Combo
Karian

Replies: 16
Views: 13452
PostForum: Challenges   Posted: Mon Jul 11, 2011 2:04 pm   Subject: Didactic Text Combo
Since what you call a minor spoiler is actually about half the puzzle, I must agree that it shouldn't be posted in the forum.

Your 2 statements about the result are a bit contradictory. Since ther ...
Topic: Patience
Karian

Replies: 27
Views: 19865
PostForum: Challenges   Posted: Mon Jul 04, 2011 10:59 am   Subject: Patience
No idea what causes the problem exactly, since I don't know which steps you took exactly, but it looks like a bit of java Knowledge can solve your problem.
Topic: Solved challenges
Karian

Replies: 4
Views: 3575
PostForum: Challenges   Posted: Fri May 13, 2011 9:32 am   Subject: Solved challenges
the easiest way to check is to fill in the answer again and follow the link that is on the result screen. These are normally to the page where you can have a discussion.

Although, you have to chec ...
Topic: Darn It!
Karian

Replies: 4
Views: 3230
PostForum: Challenges   Posted: Thu May 05, 2011 8:12 am   Subject: Re: Darn It!
They said it was 4 floors deep and it was on the 3rd floor!

The dungeon levels are zero indexed, you probably were in the fourth layer, as descibed in the problem statement ...
Topic: Brute Force Solution
Karian

Replies: 21
Views: 39187
PostForum: Modulo Puzzle   Posted: Tue Apr 19, 2011 3:09 pm   Subject: Brute Force Solution
The thing is that, except for basic (brute force) solutions, no code should be posted here. The posted code is just to give people an idea how they can start.

I must say I haven't checked your cod ...
Topic: Brute Force Solution
Karian

Replies: 21
Views: 39187
PostForum: Modulo Puzzle   Posted: Tue Apr 19, 2011 8:57 am   Subject: Brute Force Solution
since this is in java, what is the added value for this compared with the code of bok on the first page of this thread.
Topic: Didactic XOR Cipher
Karian

Replies: 14
Views: 6505
PostForum: Challenges   Posted: Wed Apr 13, 2011 1:03 pm   Subject: Didactic XOR Cipher
For me, it is not really clear what you tried exactly.

What do you mean exactly with the every number and the put them together parts of your sentence? It is unclear what you have done exactly, an ...
Topic: UpCount - recursive calamity
Karian

Replies: 18
Views: 13726
PostForum: Challenges   Posted: Tue Apr 12, 2011 9:52 am   Subject: UpCount - recursive calamity
when i run the programs this is all i see

at UpCount.calc(UpCount.java:4)
at UpCount.calc(UpCount.java:4)
at UpCount.calc(UpCount.java:4)
at UpCount.calc(UpCount.java:4)
at UpCount.calc(UpCount ...
Topic: Growing Bacteria
Karian

Replies: 39
Views: 29054
PostForum: Challenges   Posted: Mon Apr 11, 2011 2:23 pm   Subject: Growing Bacteria
I think the problem is you let the bacteria die a day too late. That could explain the difference of 3 bacteria.
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