A puzzle which is also a hint for Paul's customer puzzle

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A puzzle which is also a hint for Paul's customer puzzle

Post by pinback » Fri Feb 10, 2017 1:55 pm

So obviously, if you don't want any hints for Paul's puzzle, don't do this one:






What is next in this sequence:

1, 11, 21, 1211, 111221, 312211...
Above all else... We shall go on... And continue!

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Post by Tdarcos » Sat Feb 11, 2017 1:30 am

I am thinking it has something to do with a tack-on rule of posting a new digit, usually 1, either at the beginning or end, then on some condition it triggers a compression sequence, that a certain number of digits becomes compressed to the sum.

I may be overthinking this. Right now I have Pinback's signature.
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Post by Tdarcos » Sat Feb 11, 2017 1:47 am

I was overthinking it and I found the answer. Each iteration describes what it was. That was damn good.
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Post by Flack » Sat Feb 11, 2017 10:06 am

TK-421.
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Re: A puzzle which is also a hint for Paul's customer puzzle

Post by Tdarcos » Sat Feb 11, 2017 1:18 pm

pinback wrote:So obviously, if you don't want any hints for Paul's puzzle, don't do this one:






What is next in this sequence:

1, 11, 21, 1211, 111221, 312211...
Each describes the previous.
One. One one. Two One. One two One one. One one One two Two one. Three one Two two One one.
So we have 13112221 (One three One one Two two Two one)
Next after that 1113213211.
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Post by pinback » Sat Feb 11, 2017 1:59 pm

You already said that.
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Post by AArdvark » Sat Feb 11, 2017 2:37 pm

Can we get back to passive-aggressive insults and fart jokes, maybe some light drinking? This is the kind of stuff my 10th grade math teacher used to put on the blackboard for extra credit. I never liked that class.


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