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Old 05-02-10, 23:14
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For all you folk who think Freecell is a simple and wimpy game and not worth trying.

The only game I play is Freecell as it can be a challenge if you play it the way I do.

I try to get as few cards out as I can and try to setup the last move so as many cards go out as possible. 49-50 being the maximum possible as aces and deuces (two's) automatically go out, so you have no control over them once they are exposed.

I have attached a screenshot where 46 cards will go out in one hit when I move the 4 and the 3 under the 5 of Hearts.

The challenge is for you to better 46 and provide a screenshot proof of this.
No proof will be honoured if you don't provide an screendump.

If 46 is beaten I will up the ante.

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Old 05-04-10, 04:37
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Default Re: Here's a challenge for you

Maybe I set the bar too high at 46.
Please post your submissions from 30 onwards and we will have credit where credit is due.

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I don't have Freecell
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Default Re: Here's a challenge for you

Another challenge, when you open freecell, select game, type in -1, or -2.
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Default Re: Here's a challenge for you

As far as I know, Freecell has been included in every release of Windows from 95 to Vista. Don't know about W7.

Here is a download site if you want to try it.
http://www.freecellwizard.com/downloadnow.html
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As far as I know, Freecell has been included in every release of Windows from 95 to Vista. Don't know about W7.
Win 7 has freecell but I think he is on a mac.
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Old 05-04-10, 20:31
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Hell's bells. They are much more difficult than the standard version of Freecell, I guess. I will have to give them a try.

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brandypeppy, I'm having trouble with -1 and -2.

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Hi bigbazza, I used to play that a lot. Never thought of it as a challenge I might give it a whirl. Sounds like a fun challenge too.
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That's the trouble TeeCee. Most folk, especially serious gamers, think of it as a ridiculously simple game and it is one way. If you try to exceed a certain number of cards to go out in your last move, then it is a different ball game.

I am unhappy if I get less than 40 to go out in my last move for any game I play.

I save a screenprint of games where I get a large number left, and ready to go out so that I can prove it to any doubters.

The challenge is still out there. How many cards can you MG members get out
in your final move and provide a screenprint before you make that move.

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Hi bigbazza, I used to play that a lot. Never thought of it as a challenge I might give it a whirl. Sounds like a fun challenge too.
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Hi bigbazza, it sure is a challenge! Darn, I can get all the aces up, but then when I start to align the rest of the cards, they too automatically go to the aces, then I win again! I'll keep at it, and see if I can get the 3's to hang at the top of the lists... Darn, so close tho!!!
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OK, I think I got it. I just cannot move any more cards, because the game will end. Here is my screeny, with 46 You are right, it is a challenge !
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OK, that one doesn't look very clear, so try this one:

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Default Re: Here's a challenge for you

I've got up to 49 out.
See if you can equal that
I'm not going to post the screen dump right now.

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Ouch! 49? OK, I'll give it a whirl! You do come up with some good ones too! I like a challenge!
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Default Re: Here's a challenge for you

I'll go easier on you for now.

Try for 47.

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OK, Bazza, you did say 47, so how is this?

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Yeah? Well try to beat this totally-legitimate not-edited screenshot that just happens to be the same dimensions as TeeCee's
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Yeah? Well try to beat this totally-legitimate not-edited screenshot that just happens to be the same dimensions as TeeCee's
Hey, Mine was not edited. It is Totally legit. What are you implying? I don't cheat. My dimensions are LEGIT too. If you notice, I only have 4 A's.. Not too bad a job EDITING....
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99 cards left in a 52 card deck????

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Great effort, now for 48

See attachment

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