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The 4 Stages Of Sudoku… (Part 5 of 5)

A few weeks ago I wrote about the 4 Stages of Sudoku. If you didn’t read that article, or if you missed any of the articles, don’t worry, in a bit I’ll share the links back to them… In case you don’t remember the 4 Stages, here they are again: So today we’ll go over: [...]

The 4 Stages Of Sudoku… (Part 4 of 5)

A few weeks ago I wrote about the 4 Stages of Sudoku. If you didn’t read that article, just click here to read it now… In case you don’t remember the 4 Stages, here they are again: Now, in the next few issues of this newsletter, I’ll go over each stage, how to know if [...]

The 4 Stages Of Sudoku… (Part 3 of 5)

A few weeks ago I wrote about the 4 Stages of Sudoku. If you didn’t read that article, just click here to read it now…  In case you don’t remember the 4 Stages, here they are again: Now, in the next few issues of this newsletter, I’ll go over each stage, how to know if [...]

The 4 Stages Of Sudoku… (Part 2 of 5)

2 weeks ago I wrote about the 4 Stages of Sudoku. If you didn’t read that article, just click here to read it now… In case you don’t remember the 4 Stages, here they are again: Now, every issue I’ll go over each stage, how to know if you’re in that stage and how to [...]

The 4 Stages Of Sudoku… (Part 1 of 5)

  There are 4 stages when you first begin to play Sudoku… why should you care? Because knowing where you are and where you need to be is the first step to really getting to the next level. In future issues, I’ll share with you what things to do at each stage so you can [...]

Watch Where You Get Those Puzzles! (Part 2 of 2)

In the last newsletter, I gave you two puzzles that I consider to be “bad.” One of the e-mails I sent out had the subject line: “I can’t solve these Sudoku puzzles. Can you?” Well hundreds of readers took it on as a personal challenge to solve those puzzles. And I got over a hundred [...]

Watch Where You Get Those Puzzles! (Part 1 of 2)

I get requests from a lot of viewers asking for help on the puzzles they’re stuck on, but… Since there is only one of me, I can’t get to all these requests. Of those I do get to work on, there’s one thing that make me really spittin’ mad. I get so mad at these [...]

Did You Walk To Work Or Carry A Lunch?

Think about it. I asked you: “Did you walk to work or carry a lunch?” What was your initial reaction? Most likely it didn’t make sense, maybe it created some confusion in your mind because the question really does not make sense. What can you take away from this? When you are playing Sudoku, regardless [...]

The Power Of Double-Doubles

I've received several e-mails from viewers basically asking: "What's so special about double-doubles? You've got two empty spaces left in a box, and you know which numbers go there. They form a double-double. But so what?" Actually in that case, where there are only two spaces left in a box, you're right. A double-double is [...]

Just Forget It…

Have you ever heard this before:   "Just practice harder!" or "You're not trying hard enough!" How often did you hear that growing up? Maybe in school from your teachers. Or even at home from your parents. But is practicing harder really the answer to improving your Sudoku, or... anything else for that matter? Let [...]