### River Bliss

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 River Bliss Erik de Bont 1/23/09 9:30 PM RE: River Bliss Jenny84 1/24/09 7:08 PM RE: River Bliss Michał S. 1/24/09 7:38 PM RE: River Bliss Erik de Bont 1/25/09 12:49 AM RE: River Bliss pica . 10/24/09 7:35 AM RE: River Bliss Jelga . 10/24/09 11:33 AM RE: River Bliss Lisa . 2/1/10 9:38 PM RE: River Bliss Jenny84 10/15/09 8:55 PM RE: River Bliss Jelga . 10/15/09 11:24 PM RE: River Bliss Annelies Ooms 10/16/09 7:47 AM RE: River Bliss Dawn . 10/16/09 7:47 PM RE: River Bliss Hagit Maor 10/16/09 8:20 PM RE: River Bliss Erik de Bont 10/17/09 7:25 PM RE: River Bliss Dawn . 10/19/09 7:55 AM RE: River Bliss Erik de Bont 10/21/09 8:22 PM RE: River Bliss Dawn . 10/22/09 8:07 AM RE: River Bliss sandz . 10/22/09 12:51 PM
 Erik de Bont Posts: 57 Join Date: 9/14/04 River Bliss Answer 1/23/09 9:30 PM This week I started to solve River Bliss. Has someone solved this griddler. Hawkmoon 0 (0 Votes)
 Jenny84 Posts: 174 Join Date: 2/22/07 RE: River Bliss Answer 1/24/09 7:08 PM as a reply to Erik de Bont. I started solving "The Monster of Delft" on July 26th last year. Exactly, started! No way near finishing it. I have to say, it's not impossibly hard to solve (yet?!) but what makes it hard is the size of it, the need to run around the table all the time to see the clues. An extra set of clues help a lot (i figured that out after about 3 months!). The most important thing is to find a table that is big enough and then fit it into your room LOLHawkmoon:Has someone solved this griddler.I was curious about that too 0 (0 Votes)
 Michał S. Posts: 65 Join Date: 7/3/04 RE: River Bliss Answer 1/24/09 7:38 PM as a reply to Jenny84. Well, recently I tried to solve 110x150 and it wasn't fun for me... It was way too large and quite boring. Then I don't think that I would like 15 times larger puzzle I definitely prefer 50x50 or smaller puzzles to solve 0 (0 Votes)
 Erik de Bont Posts: 57 Join Date: 9/14/04 RE: River Bliss Answer 1/25/09 12:49 AM as a reply to Michał S.. I agree that the size of the puzzle makes it hard to solve. I don't have a table that's big enough, so I decided to solve it it on my computer and use the workshop. Maybe it will be harder to slove it this way, but so far solving River Bliss that way causes no problems.Hawkmoon 0 (0 Votes)
 Jenny84 Posts: 174 Join Date: 2/22/07 RE: River Bliss Answer 10/15/09 8:55 PM as a reply to Erik de Bont. Hawkmoon:Has someone solved this griddler.And the question has been answered.Congratulations!:notworthy::notworthy::notworthy: 0 (0 Votes)
RE: River Bliss
10/15/09 11:24 PM as a reply to Jenny84.
Very impressive, Hawkmoon! How many hours did it actually take you to solve it?

For those who have no idea what it is like to solve a puzzle of 500x500 - here's a pic of last years meeting:

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 Annelies Ooms Posts: 3 Join Date: 6/9/05 RE: River Bliss Answer 10/16/09 7:47 AM as a reply to Jelga .. I've got the original at home now, and it moved with me to another home. Got a big officespace there, but I still don't know if it fits. Will try next weekend and let know! 0 (0 Votes)
 Dawn . Posts: 61 Join Date: 11/11/06 RE: River Bliss Answer 10/16/09 7:47 PM as a reply to Annelies Ooms. I am confused by this thread. How do you know Hawkmoon has solved this puzzle? Have they said so? Freespirit 0 (0 Votes)
 Hagit Maor Moderator Posts: 3073 Join Date: 6/28/02 RE: River Bliss Answer 10/16/09 8:20 PM as a reply to Dawn .. freespirit:I am confused by this thread. How do you know Hawkmoon has solved this puzzle? Have they said so? FreespiritHawkmoon sent us an email with the image of the puzzle and we compared it to the original.Hagit 0 (0 Votes)
 Erik de Bont Posts: 57 Join Date: 9/14/04 RE: River Bliss Answer 10/17/09 7:25 PM as a reply to Dawn .. Hi,If users of this site are interested how I solved River Bliss, I will explain how I did it. I try to do that as soon as possible.I think I have to make some screenshots. For those who think they can use these screenshots I can tell you now that you can't. It will be screenshots when I started to solve River Bliss.I want to thank Hagitm and Ra100. And of course all the othersHawkmoon 0 (0 Votes)
 Dawn . Posts: 61 Join Date: 11/11/06 RE: River Bliss Answer 10/19/09 7:55 AM as a reply to Erik de Bont. HiWasn't doubting that Hawkmoon had achieved it just couldn't find an announcement from him.I didn't know it existed until now and I like a challenge so would have had a go.I have now downloaded, printed, cut and am in the process of taping together - not very practical! Would have been better if it could have been printed smaller too.So I am very curious to know Hawkmoon how you got to do it on your PC, which is what you did right?Freespirit 0 (0 Votes)
RE: River Bliss
10/21/09 8:22 PM as a reply to Dawn ..
Hello,

How did I solve River Bliss on my pc?

I printed the clues and numbered the row and colums. Now you must have a program that you can use to make a 500 x 500 grid.
You can use microsoft paint to do that.
In this grid I draw line to seen where the colums and rows are.

The back lines are the rows and colums that have the numeber 100, 200, 300 and 400..
The pink lines are the rows and colms that have the number 150, 250 , 350 etc.
The green lines are the numers 10, 20, 30, 40 etc.
I choose a gridd color and a background color and a main color.

In the screenshot you see 1 black line and 2 black lines. the row with 1 black line is column 100 and where 2black lines are that is row 200

So the red spot is R29/C171 and the blue spot is R33/C213.(I counted the rows from the bottom to the top).

When you try to solve River Bliss mark the clues with an O, you can always see them and check when you make a mistake.

I forgot to thank TNT, the one who created this puzzle.

Hawkmoon