Tag Archives: Golden Nugget

Three Golden Nugget Exocet Trials


This is a report on the first three of the six possible exocet trials of the Golden Nugget based on the exocet verification and pattern data of the previous  two posts.  The trials demonstrate how properties of the exocet formation … Continue reading

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Packing for the Golden Nugget Exocet Assault


This post completes exocet removal testing, finding an unexpected consistency over the solution combinations.  These results are so telling, that we prepare for a sysudoku assault of the Golden Nugget. We bring up a partnering brigade of 30 2-patterns, in … Continue reading

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Nugget’s Exocet


This post examines the exocet attributed to Allen Barker and enthusiastically vetted by New Players forum, as applied to the opening elimination in the Golden Nugget.  This example suggests a more direct definition for the exocet , and introduces a … Continue reading

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Rank’s Little Gotcha


Here we encounter the taxing complication in rank theory which occurs when base sets are allowed to intersect.  This further limits rank theory as a basis for human solving methods.  This blog opts out of rank field theory. As I … Continue reading

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A Tough Nugget Removal


This post illustrates how advanced techniques are employed in a series  of Sue de Coq verification trials on a super extreme puzzle.  The series was begun on the Golden Nugget in the previous post,  with a partial pattern of five … Continue reading

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A Trials Experiment with Golden Nugget


This post and the next illustrate the ability of an LPO pattern trial and Sue de Coq verification trials to penetrate the candidate fog of an extreme puzzle, thus allowing advanced methods to solve it.  The subject in this case … Continue reading

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