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Modified Boggle-able Code and Output: CnR Edition (Robbers)

This is the Robbers' thread. Cops' thread is here. Background Boggle is a board game where the players have to find English words on a 4-by-4 board of random alphabets. Words can be constructed by ...
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Modified Boggle-able Code and Output: CnR Edition (Cops)

This is the Cops' thread. Robbers' thread is here. Background Boggle is a board game where the players have to find English words on a 4-by-4 board of random alphabets. Words can be constructed by ...
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Can You Spell This Word With These Dice?

Letter dice are common in word games. It can be fun to try to spell funny words with boggle dice, for instance. If you grab a handful of dice, chances are you won't be able to spell certain words. ...
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Is this a Boggle pad?

Given a list of case-insensitive ASCII letter strings ("words"), output whether the entire list can be found on some four-by-four configuration ("board") of letter squares, in which no square can be ...
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Boggle Board Compression

When working on Non-Palindromic Polyglot Boggle, I found it quite tedious to pack the codes as efficiently as possible onto the Boggle board, even with only two strings. But we're programmers, right? ...
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Non-Palindromic Polyglot Boggle

Introduction The number 101 is a palindrome, since it reads the same backwards and forwards. The number 105 is not. However, 105 in base eight is written as 151, which is palindromic. On the other ...
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Looking for programs in a huge Boggle board

Each character in this 64 by 64 block of text has been chosen randomly and uniformly from the 95 printable ASCII characters. ...
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Minimal Boggle-like Arrangements

Consider how a word could be arranged on an arbitrarily large Boggle grid if the rule about not using the same letter cube more than once is ignored. Also assume that you have an unlimited number of ...
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Is this word on the boggle board?

Introduction After a day of drinking and watching the world cup, you sit down to play friendly game of boggle. Tempers rise as you are accused of wasting everyone's time with nonsense words that aren'...
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Best Scoring Boggle Board

I was interested in seeing the answers to this (now defunct) question, but it has never been corrected/improved. Given a set of 6-sided Boggle dice (configuration stolen from this question), ...
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Generate Random Boggle Board

Generate a 4x12 grid of letters / spaces: Each die should appear precisely once, location randomly chosen. Locations should be approximate a uniform random permutation of the dice. Display a random ...