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Four Min Hourglass 

  • Average Rating: 3.5 stars
  • Created by: TOSY
  • Submitted by: Premium Member TOSY
  • Start at:  Play Anywhere
  • Location: n/a
  • Play Time: Less than 1 hour
  • Date Added: 1/18/2008 7:49 AM
  • Last Updated: 2/17/2008 1:46 AM
  • Downloads: 2952
  • Completions: 527

This is a puzzle cartridge. Your task is to find the procedure to measure 4 minutes usin only 3 and 5 minutes hourglasses.

About This Cartridge

This is a couch potate puzzle cartridge. You don't need to go outside and can play anywhere.
You are cooking noodle and it need boiling for 4 minutes. But unfortunately, you find only 3 minutes hourglass and 5 minutes hour glass. Please try to count 4 minutes using these two hourglasses. When you can count 4 minutes appropriately (+/- 15 seconds), you can complete the cartridge.
Please do not use your watch to count the time.
If you will upload gwl file after completion, it will be appreciated. 

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Recent Cartridge Logs:

Groundspeak Regular Member szymmirr played it on 9/6/2018

Rating: 3 stars

Got it second try, first time 240s, second - 231s


Groundspeak Premium Member hardyp3 played it on 1/15/2018

Rating: 4 stars

It was a bit tedious watching the sand fall since you can't actually SEE the sand fall! Other than that, it was a nice simple game that I played with the Whereigo Builder's emulator. No problems encountered.


Groundspeak Premium Member marceling played it on 4/2/2017


Done in 241 seconds


Groundspeak Regular Member brutebruut played it on 7/27/2016

Rating: 3 stars

No need to go outside, thats a pitty, but the puzzle was nice


Groundspeak Premium Member bloom2511 played it on 6/14/2016

Rating: 4 stars

First Play Any Where. Will do some more. TFTWC


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