Hedge maze puzzle

This is where you spade, shovel and sickle. Or is it reap?
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Hedge maze puzzle

Post by Emanon » Thu Apr 10, 2008 5:44 pm

I've also wondered whether all of the different starting possibilities have the same number of expected clicks to complete them. I assume they do, but I never know. That's why I'm here. Because you do know.

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Post by QuantumNightmare » Thu Apr 10, 2008 10:33 pm

Since the data was lost in the Great Reset of 04/10, here's the data once more:

112 puzzles, 342 clicks until they're all used up. That means a puzzle wasn't stolen 230 times, and was stolen 112 times. Basically, 33% of the time your puzzle piece is stolen.

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Post by Antipasta » Fri Apr 11, 2008 10:03 am

Following up on my now missing post, wondering about how many clicks takes to solve a hedge maze puzze, a data point:

puzzle spins to get to key, then to gate (total):
6,4 (10)
5,5 (10) <-- tending to confirm Bazzles comment about "they are all the same"
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Post by Bazzle » Fri Apr 11, 2008 12:09 pm

I'm more or less sure that Jick has said that all the different hedge maze templates take the same number of turns. I note that the wiki doesn't have any of the maps up anymore and a note in the talk page that it's just random, which I know isn't true.

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