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Old 11-28-2006, 09:29 PM   #1
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The penguin game is back

http://n.ethz.ch/student/mkos/pinguin.swf
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Old 11-29-2006, 10:46 AM   #2
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The addiction has resurfaced.
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Old 11-29-2006, 11:37 AM   #3
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Here we go again. My longest is 323.5. The farthest I've been able to get him in the air is 207.6. You might also try to see the shortest distance you can make him go, while still making contact (harder than you think)--mine is 69.2
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Old 11-29-2006, 03:05 PM   #4
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Dangerously addictive. My personal best so far is 321.
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Old 11-29-2006, 04:25 PM   #5
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305.9
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Old 11-29-2006, 06:17 PM   #6
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somehow i just can't help but feel sorry for that penquin...

but not that sorry... my best is 320.1

Addictive?? I can walk away any time I want!!! really!! sort of... oh well one more won't hurt, right? I swear I'll quit tomorrow. lol
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Old 11-29-2006, 07:14 PM   #7
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Oh I haven't played this one in awhie. If you don't hear from me in a few days, I'm still playing
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Old 11-29-2006, 08:57 PM   #8
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Keep your eye on the penguin. Just giving an update on my personal bests:

Best total distance: 322.9
Best in the air: 207.5
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Old 11-30-2006, 05:04 PM   #9
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291.7 just now, but he mainly bounced that far*********

I got 0 on my 1st 3 times. :D
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Old 11-30-2006, 05:05 PM   #10
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If you try to hit him while he's too high, he'll soar, but then he'll come to a dead stop when he lands. If you do it right in the center, he won't soar quite as far, but his beaky won't get stuck in the snow and he'll bounce/slide.
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Old 12-01-2006, 03:50 AM   #11
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Or try this. I got 198.

http://www.hurtwood.demon.co.uk/Fun/copter.swf
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Old 12-01-2006, 07:34 AM   #12
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The helicopter one is a tough one for aging baby-boomer reflexes. I managed 608--not very indicative of my average.
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Old 12-01-2006, 07:56 AM   #13
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Up to 836 now; it's nice to have a productive morning.
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Old 12-01-2006, 10:06 AM   #14
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The helicopter one is a tough one for aging baby-boomer reflexes.
That's the truth. I won't relate my woeful score, and I will be unable to improve until I replace my mouse. It seems the left button has been pounded into smithereens.
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Old 12-01-2006, 12:22 PM   #15
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Up to 949 now; can't seem to break 1000, unless you mean number of helicopters.
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Old 12-01-2006, 02:37 PM   #16
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quote:Originally posted by Don Quixote:
The helicopter one is a tough one for aging baby-boomer reflexes.
That's the truth. I won't relate my woeful score, and I will be unable to improve until I replace my mouse. It seems the left button has been pounded into smithereens. [/QUOTE]That is funny Ron, because the person that I got the link from said he had broken his mouse button trying to hit 1000. lol
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Old 12-01-2006, 03:29 PM   #17
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I got 22 on my very 1st try. Not bad considerin' I didn't even know what to expect.
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Old 12-01-2006, 03:31 PM   #18
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421 the second time.

While waiting for that darned flood control ( ), I got 832.
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Old 12-01-2006, 03:38 PM   #19
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Here's a big hint: DONT LOOK DOWN AT YOUR SCORE WHEN YOU START DOING GOOD, BECAUSE THAT MAKES YOU NERVOUS AND MESSES YOU UP

I keep messing up right after hitting 700.
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Old 12-01-2006, 03:52 PM   #20
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Ohhhh yeah! Feast your eyes upon this score. (I took a quick snapshot with my dij-camera just to prove it)

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Old 12-01-2006, 07:22 PM   #21
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Nice. I'm up to 1447; time to give it a rest...or maybe one more try.
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