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012345 on one, and 012678 on the other. Good one. I also liked the guys buried in sand problem. Took me a good 15 minutes to see what the "extra information" was. Silence! Very clever.


-- Anonymous, June 08, 2001


Robert, I think you missed a '9'.

-- Anonymous, June 09, 2001

Nope. Try again. :)


-- Anonymous, June 09, 2001

i feel quite dumb :)

you're not using base-10 number system?

tell me...

-- Anonymous, June 14, 2001

turn the frown upside down . . . :-)

-- Anonymous, June 15, 2001



-- Anonymous, June 16, 2001

An upside down 6 is NOT a 9. The answer is cute, but not an answer.

-- Anonymous, June 18, 2001

Ok, if you don't accept my solution, what's yours? I still think an invertible 6/9 block is the intended solution.


-- Anonymous, June 18, 2001

The answers are in the discussion section of MY site, not joels. So if you want to post answers or find them, you're better off going to (Or more exactly, the new server at

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

I think your solution is 100% the intended one. I just think that the problem is a bit weak in that it is font dependant.

I actually knew the answer without thinking as I happen to own two such cubes that were given to me years ago.

I guess it just made me feel a bit smug.

Cheers, Tony

-- Anonymous, June 21, 2001

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