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Kistaro Windrider, Reptillian Situation Assessor

Unfortunately, I Really Am That Nerdy

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"An L-shaped piece is sort of a domino with a tumor." --Professor Robert Pless

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Was he talking about Tetris?

No, he was talking about a logical proof about being able to tile a square region with 2n "spaces" per side with L-shaped pieces, and proving that if n is an integer, it is possible to tile the board such that everything except the upper left corner is covered.

Bastard. You had me working through that mentally for over 15 minutes last night before I remembered the First Rule of Mathematical Efficiency: Don't bother beating your brain against it if the proof is known to exist. ;)

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