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Word Game

Postby Oyaji » Fri 07.20.2007 11:13 am

Taro was selected for a special secret mission. He was given a piece of paper that told him what to take with him. This is what was written on the paper:

ハホワシリュイト ●○●

What should he take?
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RE: Word Game

Postby inuinu » Fri 07.20.2007 12:44 pm

yay I got it! :p
It took me about 15 minutes :(
tasukeru kotoga dekiru nara
tasuketai to omou.
dakedo eigo ha nigate.
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RE: Word Game

Postby two_heads_talking » Fri 07.20.2007 12:48 pm

hell, I don't think I have ever heard that word before.
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RE: Word Game

Postby Oyaji » Fri 07.20.2007 12:59 pm

Congratulations to inuinu!!

First hint: The word as written is meaningless. It must be changed. The three little circles are the key. (Do they remind you of a popular game?)
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RE: Word Game

Postby two_heads_talking » Fri 07.20.2007 1:31 pm

I pm'd you what I think is the answer.. i can't believe I missed that.
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RE: Word Game

Postby richvh » Fri 07.20.2007 1:51 pm

Well, I'm still stumped. What game are the circles supposed to remind us of?
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RE: Word Game

Postby SenescenceReign » Fri 07.20.2007 7:11 pm

I believe it's "Master Mind". Good game. :)
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RE: Word Game

Postby Oyaji » Fri 07.20.2007 8:13 pm

Hint 2: Think of a game that uses black and white "stones". What is one of the basic rules of that game. (There is a bonus super hint hidden within this hint.)

Hint 3: There are two items.
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RE: Word Game

Postby Yudan Taiteki » Fri 07.20.2007 8:30 pm

Whenever you start giving the hints I feel even worse, because they never help me. :)
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RE: Word Game

Postby SirFirestorm » Fri 07.20.2007 9:06 pm

Go? othello?
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RE: Word Game

Postby Oyaji » Fri 07.20.2007 10:52 pm

SirFirestorm wrote:
Go? othello?


Very good. What will happen to these three stones (or, more precisely, one of them) according to the rules?
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RE: Word Game

Postby Yudan Taiteki » Fri 07.20.2007 11:24 pm

Ah hah, I see.
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RE: Word Game

Postby Oyaji » Sat 07.21.2007 8:02 am

Next hint: What happens to the WHITE stone when it is surrounded by two BLACK stones.

オーケー?
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RE: Word Game

Postby richvh » Sat 07.21.2007 10:53 am

Now if I could only distinguish the white stones from the black ones...
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RE: Word Game

Postby keatonatron » Sat 07.21.2007 11:45 am

The problem for me is that my color scheme shows white text on a dark background, so I was looking at it backwards. I get it now!
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