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So peaceful...and deserted...my kind of spot!
13/Feb/12 12:19 AM
One of Fi's? Nice photo.
13/Feb/12 12:29 AM
1: UP39
2: Xwing of 3s on either be48 or cd67 => e67<>3
3: (3)e8=(3-9)e4=f4-(9=247)f789 => e8<>247 UP81
13/Feb/12 1:06 AM
A really gorgeous photo. Sunsets are always lovely to look at, and this one is specially beautiful with the silhouetted trees and the calm water in front of the setting sun.
13/Feb/12 5:08 AM
I lived in Darvin 40 years ago.
13/Feb/12 6:39 AM
note: posted paths for Feb 11 tougher toughs - only stumper was the 9.0 which has very short path.
13/Feb/12 9:12 AM
1. Note b23=68.Unique possibilities to 39.
2. Whether d6=3,e4=9;OR d7=3,e7=8,f7=9;f4=1.UP81.
13/Feb/12 9:22 AM
another cornucopia of tougher toughs follows. I'll be back later in week with solutions.
13/Feb/12 9:42 AM
8.9 ML (SE @ 6dK x 13K x 13FC) thick ice!
000609100080000046063400000030006001470000069800500070000008610650000030008203000
13/Feb/12 9:43 AM
8.4* (SE @ 5K x 9FC) pattern solvers should have no problems here; no chains required.
030007800701300200050020000070401000008090000500800010940000780000006120000000005
13/Feb/12 9:44 AM
8.4 ML (SE @ 14K x 14FC)
600090000080000051000500700060010000300050400042008060006002000210000306700000090
13/Feb/12 9:47 AM
8.4**
090057200000003005300840000920000600607000302001000094000021003100600000004380060
13/Feb/12 9:48 AM
8.5*** (SE @ 7K x 14FC)
000602040000000087000070900060501020005200000200040000031004009090000173600090000
13/Feb/12 9:49 AM
8.3*
901000008030100900700600020074206000000010000000308710080001006007002040600000501
13/Feb/12 9:50 AM
8.4 ML II (SE @ 8K x 14FC)
100008000002034100080000050000300004030051702970080005090010040006000200000846000
13/Feb/12 9:52 AM
Thanks everyone for the comments on the photo. I am blessed to have lived and travelled in some lovely places.
13/Feb/12 10:52 PM
8.4*

1)XYZ:(79=5)d12-(5=7)c2,=>e2<>7
2)(9=4)i2-(4=45)i89h89-(9)h89=(9)i89,=>h89<& gt;6,i45<>49
3)(23679=4)bcefi4-(4=9)c7,=>c6<>9
4)(4=5)e2-e6=(5-9)g6=g1-(9=4)i2,=> ;e389<>5,g6=59,h1<>9
5)(1=3)e3-(3=6)i3-(6=491)i289,=>e9<>1
6)(4):e2=i2-h1=h9, =>e9<>4.UP=81
14/Feb/12 4:28 AM
1. (8.3*).UP33.
2. Whether a8=2;OR c8=2=b1;OR b9=2,cfh8=645;a3=4.UP34.
3. If h9=3=gi2=a5,a8=8;389 have no place in box E8.So i7=3.UP43.
4. Whether c7=5;OR e7=5,e4=4,e8=8,g2=3(to avoid the 37 UR at eh13);a2=5.UP81.
14/Feb/12 9:38 PM
only two easiest solved??
15/Feb/12 9:26 AM
8.4* (no chains as advertised)
// SDQ(134679)i2789.gh7; -4i45, -9i4, -6h89
// MW(49)c7/cg4.gh6; -9c6
// SS(4)[ur(48)ef18::(4)hi8=*gh1-i2=i89]; -4h9
// als-xz:(7=5)c2-(59=7)d12; -7e2
// MW(54)e2/eh8.i89; -4i2
15/Feb/12 9:27 AM
8.3*
// YW(564)fh8g9; -4def9
// MR(75)d9/df5.f789; -5e789, -7d13, +75f5
1. aals(235)a248-(3)gi2=h13 # -3h9
||
[(3=458)bci7-(8=*4)a8-(457=3)f89d9]
// FXW(5)ae.34/a2; -5c3
15/Feb/12 9:28 AM
8.4 ML
// als-xz:(5=379)dei4-(9)g4=g6 # -5g6
// xyc: (2=8)g9-d9=(8-6)e7=e1-d1=(6-2)d5=d6 # -2g6
1. WW(28)i5.g9/gi1=(7)i5-(79=6)bf5-f7=(6-8)e7=d9 # -8i9
2. MW(28)g9/gi1.i56=(8)i3-a3=a6 # -8g6
3. (7)c9=MW(79)b5/c568.a8-(9)a4=d4-f5=(9-5)f2=c2 # -5c9
4. (6)e1-e7=f7-(6=9)f5-f2=d2 # -478d2
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[ (47)eh2=XW(8)eh27-(8=*4)e1-c1=(459')cdf2 ]
15/Feb/12 9:30 AM
8.4**
1. (8=26)c89-(2=9)d9-d5=xyc:(3)ce6,(1)e65,(9)*ef5,(8)f56 # -8c6
2. MW(71)h7/i71.g1=(7)i2-e2=d3-(478=1)dfi6-h56=h78 # -1g78, SSTE
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// WW(47=8)dh3.(78)a8/(8)g238; -7a3
// WW(79)i1.f2/dh3; -9f1
// xyc:(84)f6,(49)f2,(97)e2,(78)i2; -8i6
// WW(53)b2.c6/a34; -3c2.b4
15/Feb/12 9:33 AM
8.4 ML II
// FSF(6), color(6) -6g6.gi9
1. UR(56)bd.89::(8=679)egf6-(6)e9=*(4)b9-(4=1358)bfgi2
# -8g3, -6b9; HW(96,4)h5/hgd4.d5, -9d5
2. aals(37)hi1-(3=8)h2-(678=5)adh8
||
xyc:(4)b9=(4-1)b2=i2-(1=*9)i1-i8=(9-5)d8=d9 # -5b9
3. (7)i3=MW(63)i3/g34.h4-h12=(3-1)h4=(148')c345
# -7c3, SS(7)h81.ia3, -7a8
15/Feb/12 9:34 AM
8.9 ML -- thick ice! --
// xyc: (5)g5=(5-1)c5=(1-9)b4=(9-3)e4=def5 # -3g5
1. (1)c5=b4-b1=(1-7)a1=gi1-i3=WW(42)i3.b9/c39-(2)b3=c23 # -1c2, -2c5
2. (149')bef4=(4-7)e6=d6-(7=9)d3-b3=(19')b14
# -2b4, MW(19)b4/c58.a78 -9a6

-- ice broken SE=8.3 (@ 2K x 23FC) --
// als/hs-xz More...
15/Feb/12 9:37 AM
8.5***
// FXW(2) -2c7
1. (1)b4=ba5-i5=[(248=*6)i156-XW(6)ef25=(245)acf2] - (2=178)b149 # -1b578
2. (5)g4=XW(1|5)bi49-(1=368)e569-(6)f4=(56')gi4
# +56g4, -1i4, -6i5, FXW(1) -1h4
// WW(78)c4.b9-e9f7/bc1; -8c79.b5.f4
// als-xz:(3=256)g489-(246=3)cdi7; -3h7
3. XW(8)ag35=ef5-(8=3)e6-c6=(379')a569-(1=789)abc9 # -8ae9
15/Feb/12 9:44 AM
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