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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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Solution say it in any order | Comment 1 of 15

I am describing the 2nd configuration- looks as requiring the least # of moves.
MOVE: G, Y, A, S, R, E, M ,A ,G

Other configurations may be resolved IN
A SIMILAR WAY, I see no point in solving them all


  Posted by Ady TZIDON on 2004-03-18 14:50:17
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