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Thanksgiving Weekend Stave Puzzling!

Finding a time we could all get together as a family to complete the Circus Train was almost as tricky as Roo Romp but we did it over Thanksgiving weekend. Fellow puzzlers included:

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Patrick

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Chrissy

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Heather and Julie

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George didn't stay for the puzzling but Uncle Kim up from NYC was trapped!

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We're ready to start.

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And we're off!

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The confidence level was high...

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and there may have been a little "trash talking" about who would be finished first.

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I finished! (Take a close look, Stavers.)

Uh.....Heather, did you read the directions? The balls have to be in a circle with the star in the red ball.

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Back to the drawing board.

All of a sudden all the chatter and banter stopped.

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How the heck do you get the lions "inside" the cage?

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Darn...this doesn't look right.

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Correct...this is the wrong solution. The elephants have to be facing one and other with the small blue ball in the red ball.

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Dad finishes first!

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Not a puzzler, we gave him the caboose that had no tricks.

It took two days...yes, two days, to complete the train. Chrissy dominated with her perseverance and dogged determination.

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Here are the up close results. Don't look if you want the solutions to be a surprise.


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The engine

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Dancing Dolphins

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Amazing Seals

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Roo Romp

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Lions

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Elephant Show

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Seaquarium

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Caboose

Comments (1)

julie:

Great weekend, mom!

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