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# TimeSpaceLightForce

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1. ### Spawning Pawns

In case of  attack the black pawns disappear from the chessboard. But the

black pawns can spawn to any square that is not attacked by white pieces.

Black can not spawn on any occupied squares. White makes regular moves.

Can you eliminate all the pawns with eleven white moves?

2. ### Playing Chess with a Coin

Welcome here @ Silver.

Note that the fool's mate requires 4 tosses

3. ### Playing Chess with a Coin

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Since the initial position is symmetrical the first winner from coin toss does not matter. What are the moves lines  so that the "first to move" side should have the most possible checkmate on or before its 5th move.

4. ### Playing Chess with a Coin

Will it be more interesting to play none turn-base chess with balanced skill and luck? With all regular rules applied, starting with initial position, the first move depends on head or tail result of the coin toss. Next move likewise and so on until white/black wins or draw. While in case a player's King is in check, it is his turn to make a move unless it is a checkmate.

Suppose I want to help win against myself in five or less coin spins, what is the best probability that I can make a checkmate?

5. ### Gift wrapping the Puzzle blocks

@bonanova- yes  one block with S dimension can be . You may like to recall the the Rectangram puzzle posted here where just 5 rectangles with unique integer dimensions form the smallest square.

6. ### American Indian Artwork

On 12/11/2019 at 10:35 AM, flamebirde said:

out of curiosity: was there any significance to the translations of the symbols, or was that just a red herring?

It would be easier to solve if anyone suspected that all figures (not only the 16 objects ) have 16 squares  within and may also  be formed from the 5 polyominoes.. the 'snake' on boarder would rule out a 2x2 or T polyomino..and some symbol like the 'bullhead" with halfside lenght indicate a cut or group assembly..

7. ### Gift wrapping the Puzzle blocks

Most blocks in the solution above have the same dimension with themselves like 2x3x3 or 2x2x1..Op implicates that the blocks dont have square faces.  There should be W1xH1xL1, W2xH2xL2,W3xH3xL3, so on. All blocks dimensions are unique integers.

I checked my solution twice but find it wrong the third time. It happens to have a hollow inside. It looks too hard to solve without computer but thought there is a solution or more for smallest SxSxS box.

8. ### Gift wrapping the Puzzle blocks

A cubical box is required to contain a set of different colored wooden blocks that do not have the same dimension (LxWxH integer units) with any other block or itself. What is the smallest box inside dimensions?

9. ### American Indian Artwork

All other figures and the boarder design can also be formed from that 5 polyominoes.

@tumb's up rocdocmac

10. ### American Indian Artwork

An archaeological artifact is depicting figures of some natural and artificial objects like the sun, moon, comet, star, flower, horse, bird , insect, headdress, mountains, river, house, weapons, bonfire and necklace. The translation of the symbol message below is "WIND, RAIN, FLAME, SOIL, ESSENCE". According to experts, there are 5 polyomino tiles that were used as patterns for making the outline of the figures in this artwork. They also believed that these 5 tiles altogether should fill and fit in any of the 16 figures depicted above.

What are these polyominoes?

11. ### The Dollar Bill

plane triangle solution..

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image by Joel Harmon

12. ### Graphic Painting

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The dot is a cone of paint when looked at closer.. but maybe its not about the 4 dimensions. Just the 4th dimension.

13. ### Graphic Painting

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count the letters

14. ### The Dollar Bill

On 9/22/2018 at 7:41 AM, CaptainEd said:

linear triangle solution

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Set 3 pennies flat on the table, and stand 2 pennies on their edges, in such a way that no four pennies are co planar. Now all  ten triangles intersect only at endpoints, so \$1.00 to Bill.

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Your solution is simply right! . I just realized that in OP .. triangles with 3 centers connected by 3 lines can't intersect lines that way.  No 4 co planar center.

15. ### The Dollar Bill

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@CaptainEd- green triangle mess with cyan triangle

16. ### The Dollar Bill

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coins

all coins touches the table but  WSN mess with WCE

17. ### Graphic Painting

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time is the 4th dimension .

18. ### Graphic Painting

The artist in the market is giving this painting for free (the last one on his rack). I asked him if I can take it but he replied "Why should I give it to you?" The frame could be useful but I don't want to tell him that so I ask him why should he give it for free. He answered "because I miss to paint something into it". It looks like straight edge drawing to me but Im curious so I asked him what is missing in his painting. He told me that I can take it if I figured it out. I offer to buy it if he would tell me but he just refused while people are now gathering around the painting. What is missing?

19. ### Smallest Grid to Fit 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0

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Solution for 4 x 3 grid

5 -4 6

3 0 8

2 - 9

-7 - 1

so far just 2

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20. ### The Dollar Bill

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@ CE -Correct 3D.. so how to make the center of the 5th penny inside the tetrahedron formed by other 4 pennies?

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22. ### The Dollar Bill

Nice try adding the 5 cents. Note that  anyway we put the 5 pennies flat on the flat table as long as there be no 3 centers that are on the same line we can create 10 triangles. When the non intersecting triangles are declared first for dime pays then the others for nickle pays it is just luck that the dime triangles werent forfeited because the nickles triangles overlapped them. Nevertheless,  Bill can take home \$ 0.8 ( his pennies included) if he would be contented.

23. ### The Dollar Bill

nice but not the most that he can earn

24. ### The Dollar Bill

Bill has five  pennies .  He shall make as many  triangles as he can to gain more money. For every unique triangle that he creates on a flat table (3 corners at centers of coins) he wins a nickle but for some triangles that dont overlap or intersect with other triangles, he wins a dime. He shall declare the triangles he formed on the table. So Bill can name the identical coins A,B,C,D and E. Note U\$  penny  is 1-cent, nickle is 5-cents and dime is 10-cents.

How shall Bill put all his coins on the table for greatest earnings?

25. ### Ranks and Files : Dominoes

that is cool .. a layout other than all vertical dominoes .

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