Bulls and Cows

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Re: Bulls and Cows

Post by GuyBarry » 02 Aug 2015, 04:42

hopeful traveller wrote:It's not 5127 is it?
Correct - that was the only option left I think! Your turn.
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Re: Bulls and Cows

Post by GuyBarry » 03 Aug 2015, 18:05

Hopeful traveller, have you thought of a secret number?
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Re: Bulls and Cows

Post by hopeful traveller » 04 Aug 2015, 00:05

GuyBarry wrote:Hopeful traveller, have you thought of a secret number?
Yes. Fire away.
1 FNC Completion (PB: 17:18:18 with G Bryant, A Chilcraft, I MacNaughton)
4 Zone Ones (PB: 03:00:35 with G Bryant)
15 R15s (PB: 01:55:48 with T Cooling and R Jackson)
11 All Lines (PB: 00:44:03)
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Re: Bulls and Cows

Post by GuyBarry » 04 Aug 2015, 07:48

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Re: Bulls and Cows

Post by hopeful traveller » 04 Aug 2015, 23:46

GuyBarry wrote:9063
Two bulls.
1 FNC Completion (PB: 17:18:18 with G Bryant, A Chilcraft, I MacNaughton)
4 Zone Ones (PB: 03:00:35 with G Bryant)
15 R15s (PB: 01:55:48 with T Cooling and R Jackson)
11 All Lines (PB: 00:44:03)
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Re: Bulls and Cows

Post by GuyBarry » 06 Aug 2015, 05:25

Anyone else like to have a guess? Under the rules as currently laid down, I'm not allowed another go. (I may change them if the game continues to be this quiet.)
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Re: Bulls and Cows

Post by GuyBarry » 07 Aug 2015, 17:12

OK, I'll suspend the "no consecutive guesses" rule and have:

4068
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Re: Bulls and Cows

Post by hopeful traveller » 08 Aug 2015, 00:21

GuyBarry wrote:OK, I'll suspend the "no consecutive guesses" rule and have:

4068
Zilch. Zero.
1 FNC Completion (PB: 17:18:18 with G Bryant, A Chilcraft, I MacNaughton)
4 Zone Ones (PB: 03:00:35 with G Bryant)
15 R15s (PB: 01:55:48 with T Cooling and R Jackson)
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Re: Bulls and Cows

Post by GuyBarry » 08 Aug 2015, 08:10

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Re: Bulls and Cows

Post by hopeful traveller » 11 Aug 2015, 13:31

GuyBarry wrote:9273
Three bulls.
1 FNC Completion (PB: 17:18:18 with G Bryant, A Chilcraft, I MacNaughton)
4 Zone Ones (PB: 03:00:35 with G Bryant)
15 R15s (PB: 01:55:48 with T Cooling and R Jackson)
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Re: Bulls and Cows

Post by GuyBarry » 11 Aug 2015, 15:58

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Re: Bulls and Cows

Post by Iain » 11 Aug 2015, 18:30

This is a brilliant game - I used to have the official board and the de-luxe version when I was about 14
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Re: Bulls and Cows

Post by GuyBarry » 11 Aug 2015, 18:54

So did I, except that I was about 7! Wikipedia says that the board game version was invented in 1970:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mastermin ... rd_game%29
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Re: Bulls and Cows

Post by hopeful traveller » 13 Aug 2015, 12:57

GuyBarry wrote:9253
Two bulls.

I think you know you're close.
1 FNC Completion (PB: 17:18:18 with G Bryant, A Chilcraft, I MacNaughton)
4 Zone Ones (PB: 03:00:35 with G Bryant)
15 R15s (PB: 01:55:48 with T Cooling and R Jackson)
11 All Lines (PB: 00:44:03)
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Re: Bulls and Cows

Post by GuyBarry » 13 Aug 2015, 13:15

I think it has to be 9173, doesn't it?
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