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Windows 7: Today's Puzzle

23 May 2013   #161
Kari

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As mentioned, the solution is a bit unorthodox
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24 May 2013   #162
tom982

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Hmm, this is tricky. I think you've got me on this one. Unless you're allowed to take them from the middle and put them on the edge? Does every row and column have to have matches?
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24 May 2013   #163
tom982

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Sorry for another post, can't edit off my phone. And are we allowed to have one match shared between two rows?
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24 May 2013   #164
Kari

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 

I give answer in an hour or so .

Last try: You have exactly 20 matches as shown in the picture. Moving (relocating) 4 matches you should end with each row and column having 5 matches, keeping the general square form. No sharing; each match may belong to one row and one column only.

The solution is very simple but, as mentioned, unorthodox.
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24 May 2013   #165
mitchell65

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

OK Time for the next puzzle then:
Where's Kari gone?
Perhaps he has lost the solution to the matchsticks puzzle! If so I've gone bald for nothing
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24 May 2013   #166
tom982

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Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

Got it I have to say, you had me worried for a minute!


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24 May 2013   #167
Kari

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My solution:
Today's Puzzle-4x5_matches_solution.jpg


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