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Gamer say (Posted on 2004-03-18) Difficulty: 3 of 5
Gamer say:

Spiral the words Gamer says around in a 3 by 3 board like this:
Y   E
On each turn, you may slide one letter horizontally or vertically into the blank space (the square it moved from becomes the new empty square).

You want to rearrange the letters so that the same word is spelled out around the edge, but beginning from one of the edges instead of the corner.

In other words, the board should look like one of these configurations:
Y G A  S A Y  E R S  A M E
A   M  R   G  M   A  G   R
S R E  E M A  A G Y  Y A S
What is the fewest number of turns it takes to do this?

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Rating: 4.0000 (5 votes)

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  Subject Author Date
Puzzle Thoughts K Sengupta2023-02-11 01:16:54
some thoughtsK Sengupta2007-05-12 13:39:28
"yo" is about to get a new user-name....Penny2004-03-23 14:03:42
re: my final answerCharlie2004-03-19 11:11:53
Solutionmy final answerCharlie2004-03-19 11:00:59
Some Thoughtsre(2): it is MORE......... att: FedericoAdy TZIDON2004-03-19 08:11:10
Hints/Tipsre: it is MORE challenging that I thoughtFederico Kereki2004-03-19 07:01:00
Solutionone wayDJ2004-03-18 17:19:33
SolutionsolutionCharlie2004-03-18 16:09:49
Hints/Tipsre(2): it is MORE challenging that I thoughtAdy TZIDON2004-03-18 15:47:32
re: it is MORE challenging that I thoughtCharlie2004-03-18 15:40:24
it is MORE challenging that I thoughtAdy TZIDON2004-03-18 15:28:40
Some ThoughtsPreliminary thoughtnikki2004-03-18 15:19:30
re(2): say it in any orderAdy TZIDON2004-03-18 15:01:07
Some Thoughtsre: say it in any orderFederico Kereki2004-03-18 14:54:27
Solutionsay it in any orderAdy TZIDON2004-03-18 14:50:17
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