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  1. #1

    Default $25 Number Contest CLUES

    All Clues:
    - It's a whole number
    - Someone has guessed within 20
    - The first digit is 1
    - There are four digits total.
    - The last digit rhymes with ate.
    Last edited by Steve; 03-25-2011 at 02:21 PM. Reason: KEEP CHECKING BACK FOR MORE CLUES

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    New Clue: There are FOUR digits in the number.

    All Clues:
    - It's a whole number
    - Someone has guessed within 20
    - The first digit is 1
    - There are four digits total.

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  3. #3

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    WOW, getting close.

    I'll speed thing up once we get to 2,000 views on that thread. I may kick in some bonus cash too and we can do this again.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FrigginNoodles View Post
    Okay, so with Steve's current clues there are only 35 possible numbers it could be! My guess is 1238

    Now only 34 more possibilities.
    hah, someone finally put it to a system.

    - By giving that the last number is 8 that takes 90% of the possible numbers out of the pool.
    - By giving that the first number is 1 that takes 50% of the possible numbers out of the pool.
    - Adding those constraints together means that it's between 1008 and 1998 and it can only end in an 8, so that's a total of 100 possible numbers.

    - By giving that someone has guessed within 20 means that you can do a chart and figure out who guessed what and how much off they are, then guess inside those numbers.

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