Bram Cohen (bramcohen) wrote,
Bram Cohen

I am not a puzzle addict.

The other day I came across these puzzles by my friend Wei-Hwa Huang. After spending a few minutes each on the first few, I got stuck on the last one. After a perfectly reasonable amount of time, I calmly and rationally realized that if I were to attempt to continue working on it I would lose a little bit of sleep and possibly have limited success, so with no inner turmoil whatsoever I wrote a special-use program to solve it, and once having found the solution I played over it just a few times, just to make sure that I was familiar with it.

See? I'm not a puzzle addict at all, I am completely in control of my puzzle solving activities.

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