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Re: Golf: Movie style code cracker.

by shmem (Canon)
on Sep 12, 2008 at 23:34 UTC ( #711039=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Golf: Movie style code cracker.

(+10 for any solution that runs more than 2.5 minutes (average time for a 'tense' movie scene (guestimate:)), for a 10 digit code.)

Uh. Two and a half minutes for guessing a 10 digit code? That's a challenge for the book writer. If I had a television, I would start zapping. In the cinema, I'd leave for the toilet, and get a beer. Anyways, 86 strokes.

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Re^2: Golf: Movie style code cracker.
by Albannach (Prior) on Sep 13, 2008 at 16:59 UTC
    Just throw in a ninja battle, 2.5 minutes will go by in no time!

    I'd like to be able to assign to an luser

Re^2: Golf: Movie style code cracker.
by BrowserUk (Pope) on Sep 14, 2008 at 03:26 UTC

    I like your 110 stroke version. Though I'd have to penalise for never producing a '9' in the final code.

    However, on my system at least, you could trade the extra stroke of rand 10 for ommitting the final print$/ as the system supplies one when the program ends.

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