PREVIOUS POTM Problems

Here they are ... links to information on all the previous POTMs. As content is ported to this website it will be removed from the older potm.tripod.com website ... until a particular contest is moved, you may find the links below still pointing to the older site.
When, What, Who and the LINKDescription
05/2006: LINES and BOXES won by Anton Maydell (avm) Play "Lines and Boxes" loosely based on "Dots and Boxes"
01/2006: LOAPS won by Doug Beardsley (mightybyte) Play the game "Lines Of Action" - POTM Style.
09/2005: GLOSSY won by Hagen von Eitzen (hagman) Fit photographs on a sheet of glossy paper.
05/2005: KEYSTROKES won by Amin Allam (aminallam) Create a string of editing commands to efficiently edit text blocks.
02/2005: XWORDS won by Michael van Fondern (michael) Construct a 16x32 crossword from a list of words I provide.
11/2004: NUTS SOLO won by Xavier Bernardy (xavier)
11/2004: NUTS MELEE won by William Little (Tempus)
Squirrel scurries around a field collecting nuts, alone in the SOLO and with 70 other squirrels in the MELEE!
10/2K: SUITCASE won by Alex Huysegoms Fit an item into a suitcase
05/2K: PAHTUM won by Gunnar Andersson Place X's and O's on a board to form lines
12/99: WORDSEARCH won by Jaco Cronje Find words in a grid of letters
09/99: POWERSAW won by Pavel Ouvarov and Frederic van der Plancke Cut a board into equal size pieces
05/99: MOO won by Frederic van der Plancke Guess the word I'm thinking of
12/98: QUILTS won by Ben Nye Construct a quilt from multi-colored square
06/98: SCENIC TOUR won by Chad Hurwitz Find the shortest and longest paths across a terrain map
02/98: ELBONIA LOTTERY won by Doug Jones Buy minimum number of tickets to guarantee a win in a 7-ball lottery
10/97: INVERSE BOGGLE won by Tim Ruhl fit as many words as possible into a 5x5 square using Boggle rules
06/97: SHOWDOWN was a tie between Mike Anderson and Don Kirkby head-to-head competition to reach the opponents home base
04/97: PEGGED won by Gerhard Lutz a peg-jumping game - remove all the pegs from the board
12/96: RESET won by the team of Bill Burley and Arthur Goldstein making your odometer show all different numbers
08/96: AIMLESS won by Mihai Badoiu wander through a 10 story building and try to go everywhere
04/96: CROZZLE won by Franz Korntner create a crossword puzzle from a word list
01/96: KNIGHTCRAWLER won by Chad Hurwitz traveling salesman and a knight's tour
09/95: CHOMP won by Andre Wilhelmus programs compete against each other to eat cookies from a checkerboard
05/95: LOYD won by Stan Peijffers solve a sliding number pocket puzzle
01/95: PRIME TIME won by Allan WIlks find prime numbers in a boggle-square
09/94: SEND MORE MONEY won by Bill Tanenbaum solve word addition problems by substituting numbers for letters
06/94: SHUFFLE, CUT, AND FLIP won by Jim Roche unshuffle a deck of cards
03/94: SCRABBLE SQUARE won by Neil Weinstock make words from scrabble letters
01/94: BOXING MATCH won by Palith Balakrishnabati programs compete to capture area in the playing area
10/93: ODOMETER FUN won by Vincent Goffin make a straight from your odometer
08/93: MR. NOISE won by Scott Kennedy spellchecker for numbers
06/93: CATS AND DOGS won by Julius Collins change a letter at a time to change one word to another
03/93: AMAZING MAZE won by Debbie Brown solve a maze in the shortest number of moves
01/93: NUMBERS GAME won by David Thomson programs compete to subtract numbers without reaching zero


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