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Minesweeper
« on: January 17, 2005, 07:10:44 AM »
I can't be the only person who plays this... oh, if you are wondering what I am talking about, this is a little puzzle game that comes with almost every version of windows.  So like anytime I am waiting for something at the computer, like the internet to connect or whatever, I always find myself throwing up a game of Minesweeper.

So here are my best times if you want to try beating them, and if you do throw up your time and I'll try to best it.

Beginner: 13 seconds (edit: 5)
Intermediate: 61 seconds
Expert: 245 seconds

Edit:

Hmmm... I just got 5 seconds on beginner.  So I did a search and found some websites with the best time, some people claiming to have beat it in 1 or 2 seconds... yeah, not sure if I'd believe 2 seconds.  The only way you could get that is if you only had to click 2 or 3 boxes, and if that's all it took then big deal... anyway, 5 seconds is my new record for beginner.
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Re: Minesweeper
« Reply #1 on: January 17, 2005, 07:59:33 AM »
heh, minesweeper rocks my face off!

my best times:
Beginner: 6 seconds
intermediate: 39 Seconds
Expert: 116 seconds

I'll have to check my work computer to see if there are better times there. I think there are.

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« Reply #2 on: January 17, 2005, 08:08:31 AM »
44 seconds on intermediate... that will be tough.  I don't think I could get that on expert w/o just getting real lucky.
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Re: Minesweeper
« Reply #3 on: January 17, 2005, 09:02:19 AM »
I edited to reflect better times on my work computer. My beginner time is worse there, but the other two are better. yay!

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Re: Minesweeper
« Reply #4 on: January 17, 2005, 09:34:34 AM »
You are the minesweeper master, but now I got something to work towards.
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Re: Minesweeper
« Reply #5 on: January 29, 2005, 04:26:48 AM »
I got beginner in 3 seconds, but so far can't beat your other two times.
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Re: Minesweeper
« Reply #6 on: January 29, 2005, 03:35:28 PM »
You are the master of beginner. I can't even come close to 3 secs

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Re: Minesweeper
« Reply #7 on: January 29, 2005, 07:06:09 PM »
Well it wasn't too impressive, considering I only had to click about 4 boxes.
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Re: Minesweeper
« Reply #8 on: January 31, 2005, 01:24:51 AM »
My current best times:
Beginner: 7 seconds
intermediate: 43 seconds
Expert: 133 seconds

I've played better, but then I reformatted my computer.  I'm assuming you guys play so you can mark where the arrows are and then duel click to remove the numbers around that bomb.

Eagle, I have personally seen the 2 second best time on the beginner level.  My brother did it (no, not Tage) by clicking twice on the screen and finishing it.
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Re: Minesweeper
« Reply #9 on: January 31, 2005, 01:27:50 AM »
After getting 3 seconds, I can believe it now... but its all about getting that one luccky game.
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Re: Minesweeper
« Reply #10 on: January 31, 2005, 01:29:44 AM »
What's this double click thing, I don't know what you're talking about there.
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Re: Minesweeper
« Reply #11 on: January 31, 2005, 01:38:24 AM »
It's where you mark a bomb by left clicking, then click both the left and right mouse buttons on one of the numbers around that bomb.  Say, if it's a 1, then clicking on that after marking a bomb will clear all the 'unknown' grey squares.
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Re: Minesweeper
« Reply #12 on: January 31, 2005, 01:42:24 AM »
Never knew that, should help shave off some time once I master it.  Thanks.
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Re: Minesweeper
« Reply #13 on: January 31, 2005, 01:45:53 AM »
Wow!  I thought I was obsessed with Minesweeper, but you guys were getting those speeds by clicking every single square!  

I bow to your Minesweeping skill.
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Re: Minesweeper
« Reply #14 on: January 31, 2005, 01:49:39 AM »
Well I don't know about SE, he might have known that.  But I sure didn't.

Actually, it will take awhile to get used to that.  I was just starting to train myself to complete games w/o marking any bombs to help with the click time.
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