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 Feb 24 comment Can every game of Solitaire be solved? Oh, I was thinking about a different answer. I was thinking about `calculating the percentage of shufflings that are solvable`. Feb 24 comment Can every game of Solitaire be solved? @JonathanHobbs No, all you have to store is which deck you're looking at (which would need to go up to 52!, which means we'd need about 226 bits), and you'd need to store how many of them were solvable (another 226 bits, or less), and then one game of solitaire (which windows 3.1 was apparently able to store just fine), and the algorithm to actually solve the game. The data storage mechanisms do not need to be very much in order to do a full set of statistics on solvability. We're talking less than 1k of storage. Sure it would take a long time to do all these calculations. But not storage. Feb 24 comment Can every game of Solitaire be solved? @JonathanHobbs Not all of them have to be stored to make the calculation. `for 1 to 52! getdeck, try solving game, add to statistics` at each point only one deck need be stored, and the statistics can be quite small. Oct 20 awarded Yearling Mar 27 awarded Guru Oct 20 awarded Yearling Jun 25 awarded Good Answer Dec 1 awarded Enlightened Dec 1 awarded Nice Answer Dec 1 awarded Commentator Oct 20 awarded Yearling Dec 9 awarded Precognitive Nov 10 awarded Student Nov 9 comment Accepting Queen's Gambit @BlueRaja Edited. I think I did that right. Nov 9 revised Accepting Queen's Gambit I think I did that right Nov 9 comment Accepting Queen's Gambit Gah, yeah, I probably can. It's been a long time since I've had to write algebraic notation Nov 9 awarded Editor Nov 9 revised Accepting Queen's Gambit expand on wing pawn Nov 9 answered Accepting Queen's Gambit Nov 2 comment Alternative rules for SimCity: The Card Game I wish I could help you, but it's been far too long since I've played this game.