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**Cass 59****Member**- Registered: 2013-12-24
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20 players in 5 groups of 4 playing 4 times but no 2 players playing together in the same group more than once - now the hard part- no player to play in top or bottom group more than once.

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I beg your pardon but Where is the question?

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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**phrontister****Real Member**- From: The Land of Tomorrow
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Hi Cass 59,

*Last edited by phrontister (2014-07-10 23:20:05)*

"The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do. The bad news is that they do what you tell them to do." - Ted Nelson

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi Cass 59;

Problem is a progressive dinner problem and there are a couple solved right here on this forum.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**David****Member**- From: Bumpkinland
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Progressive "dinner"???

I wish I was in Dixie, Hooray! Hooray!...

"Non tutte le ciambelle riescono col buco.”

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Yes, the problem Begins with Lewis Carroll I think.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
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The first post is the question.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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