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Where did all these dowels come from?


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#11 Faizaan

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 01:05 AM

I think...
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#12 Faizaan

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 01:17 AM

Nevermind. That was terrible. I left the 'derp-mode' switch on.
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I don't see how that could move.
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#13 curr3nt

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 02:13 AM

Spoiler for @Faizaan, unfortunately it can move

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#14 Rob_Gandy

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 07:04 PM

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Seems to work with pencils.
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Posted 05 October 2012 - 09:15 PM

How thick and long is the dowel? Given the right proportions Rob may be a winner.
Note the triangle is not connected to the square as end needs to be connected to end but the triangle does not need to be connected to the square?
Note while if we assume infinite thinness of the dowel the triangle has to be larger than the square for this to work if the dowel has the right thickness this can be accounted for.
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Posted 05 October 2012 - 09:42 PM

Since we are dealing with a 2-D world, I was going on the assumption that the dowels were lines.
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#17 Prof. Templeton

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 09:45 PM

Dowels would be lines for our purposes and they can only be connected at the ends.
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#18 Faizaan

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Posted 06 October 2012 - 01:14 AM

Since we are dealing with a 2-D world, I was going on the assumption that the dowels were lines.

A 3-dimensional object viewed on a 2-dimensional plane does not become 1-dimensional.
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#19 bonanova

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Posted 08 October 2012 - 08:46 AM

I won't post. I looked in my play book. ;)
Actually I have a couple of them.

PT nice to see you again.
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Posted 15 October 2012 - 10:14 PM

Spoiler for a tentative stab at 34

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