Counting meets Tumbleweed (so nobody can have a problem)

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Re: Counting meets Tumbleweed (so nobody can have a problem)

Post by The Orange One » 25 Jan 2014, 21:30

That last one strictly obeyed the 480x360 rule.
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Re: Counting meets Tumbleweed (so nobody can have a problem)

Post by GuyBarry » 26 Jan 2014, 09:29

tubeguru wrote:Just a little request: can we keep the pictures small please? Ta.
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I'm going to be very modest and claim no bells.

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Re: Counting meets Tumbleweed (so nobody can have a problem)

Post by The Orange One » 26 Jan 2014, 09:43

1 weed.
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Re: Counting meets Tumbleweed (so nobody can have a problem)

Post by GuyBarry » 26 Jan 2014, 10:08

The Orange One wrote:1 weed.
I don't think that's valid. It can't be claimed under rule (1) because it's not valid in Tumbleweed, and it can't be claimed under rule (3) because the last claim wasn't "0 weed".
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Re: Counting meets Tumbleweed (so nobody can have a problem)

Post by The Orange One » 26 Jan 2014, 10:13

It can be claimed under rule 3 - which states you may claim a number of bells or weed exactly one more than the last claim.

This rulemaking is difficult! I acknowledge it's a little ambiguous - I meant that the number would have to be exactly one more than the last number.
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Re: Counting meets Tumbleweed (so nobody can have a problem)

Post by GuyBarry » 26 Jan 2014, 10:21

Oh well, I'll let you have it then. I'm winning by about ten trillion bells at the moment anyway :)

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Post by The Orange One » 26 Jan 2014, 10:28

2 weed

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Post by GuyBarry » 26 Jan 2014, 10:29

3 bells

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Re: Counting meets Tumbleweed (so nobody can have a problem)

Post by The Orange One » 02 Feb 2014, 00:11

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For your information, this is a claim of 157 bells.

London Buses route 157 runs from Crystal Palace to Morden. It's not a direct route - if pressed to give my chosen journey between the two I would go for a combination of 201 and 417 buses, or trains via Balham. The day I caught it was full of hectic running around Morden, cancellations of the 413 bus and missing the 154 bus four times.

This is the good thing about Counting meets Tumbleweed, if you miss out on a number you can simply jump back to it. Rule 1 allows you to play Tumbleweed style and reset the counter according to the clock. Rule 3 allows you to play Counting style. Rules 2 and 4 are just there for light relief. Please note that the rules have been updated.
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Re: Counting meets Tumbleweed (so nobody can have a problem)

Post by GuyBarry » 02 Feb 2014, 07:55

158 bells

[Note that this is valid under rule (3) - I don't have to post a fact related to 158, nor does it have to be valid under Tumbleweed rules]
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Re: Counting meets Tumbleweed (so nobody can have a problem)

Post by GuyBarry » 02 Feb 2014, 09:18

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Valid under rule (4).

I don't understand the bit about "scores are kept separately according to rules (1) and (3)". How does that work? What are the scores now?
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Re: Counting meets Tumbleweed (so nobody can have a problem)

Post by The Orange One » 02 Feb 2014, 09:34

I keep a tally of all scores valid under Rule 1, and another for all scores valid under Rule 3 (which I anticipate will be most of them). Thus, any scores claimed under both will gain double points.
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Re: Counting meets Tumbleweed (so nobody can have a problem)

Post by GuyBarry » 02 Feb 2014, 09:40

159 bells
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Re: Counting meets Tumbleweed (so nobody can have a problem)

Post by tubeguru » 02 Feb 2014, 09:57

160 bells
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Re: Counting meets Tumbleweed (so nobody can have a problem)

Post by GuyBarry » 02 Feb 2014, 10:06

161 bells
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