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Loose rivets
13th Feb 2006, 01:16
This'll drive you crazy. The clue is in the shadow.


http://www.gotused.com/42/games/poom/

dontpressthat
13th Feb 2006, 01:45
S**t thats annoying... managed 18 bounces and 2000pts, not easy on laptop touchpad, probobly do better with mouse. Got to stop though or ill be here all night bouncing myself into oblivion.

Romeo Delta
13th Feb 2006, 02:01
Och... Addictive...

Got 21 bounces and 3050 points on a laptop touchpad. Not bad, but can't spend time trying to do better. I could be here all night.

Bern Oulli
13th Feb 2006, 09:04
Loose Rivets - you [email protected]!!!

Farrell
13th Feb 2006, 11:21
My eyes, my eyes!!!!!!!!

AlJassmi
13th Feb 2006, 11:26
cripes, that's tricky

30 bounces and 3500 pts
23 bounces, 3650 pt

starting tip - look at the shadow

Gingerbread Man
13th Feb 2006, 11:31
700 points :ugh:

Most difficult thing i've tried in a long time. Hope it never comes up as an aptitude test :sad: .

Ginger ;)

G-CPTN
13th Feb 2006, 12:09
Why do laptop manufacturers persist with these dreadful touchpads? Much preferred the 'nipple' (and not JUST for that reason).
You can't use a touchpad when wearing gloves (and even without the 'sensitivity' is quap).

PPRuNe Radar
13th Feb 2006, 12:14
Why would you want to use a laptop wearing gloves ?? Or have you run out of Kleenex ?? :p

G-CPTN
13th Feb 2006, 12:14
Cos it's cold oop norf!

And I'm getting old and circulation ain't that good . . . :{

Binoculars
13th Feb 2006, 12:22
5 bounces, 250 points. It's tough being a natural.

goshdarnit
13th Feb 2006, 12:48
25 bounces but I can't seem to score many points (1050).
You've gotta hit those red targets...

goshdarnit
13th Feb 2006, 12:56
33 bounces and 3400 points and ENOUGH'S ENOUGH!

FunkyMunky
13th Feb 2006, 13:01
30 bounces, 4500 points :eek: :ok:

It gave me a handy little "radioactive" square...sent it flying that did!


Correction: 42 bounces, but only 3350 points

tall and tasty
13th Feb 2006, 14:19
ahhhhhhhhhh I give up..... eye and hand cordination is way out but my excuse I am sick today and my head feels like fudge:ugh:

TnT

jabberwok
13th Feb 2006, 14:57
Eeee.. Tricky thing this.

52 bounces but only 4200 points. Radioactive square and treasure chest are helpful but you need to hit the red bullseye frequently to keep going. Eventually got caught out by the glass panel - avoid!

92 bounces and 7600 points. Luck played a big part - I got three radioactive squares.

Eliason
13th Feb 2006, 16:48
So far for me:
31 pounces and 5300 points.
Some tips:
Every normal bounce earns you 50 points
The red-white ones are "trampolin" - makes the ball fly higher again, thus giving you more time to react
"Radio-active" sign - same as above, just advanced :
Grey-Yellow squres: opposite of the red-white ones
Yellow coins: 300 points
Treasure Chest: even more points! :}
Bluish square: Glass - you'll break through :*
Hope that helps!
Now, I know the basics, why do I seem not to get above 32 bounces :confused: Guess I must be the speed of my internet conneciton! ;)

Saintsman
13th Feb 2006, 17:23
I thought I was doing okay until I saw the all time high score. 3315 bounces.

Not even I have got that much time on my hands!

jabberwok
13th Feb 2006, 19:31
Treasure Chest is 1500 points - worth going for.

As an alternative to looking for the shadow there is another trick. Place the top edges of the tile you want to hit against the top edges of the black hole - a bit like a Flight Director.

Dan Bentley
13th Feb 2006, 20:17
27 bounces, 1600 points.:(

dontpressthat
13th Feb 2006, 23:17
Cant believe It... after about 3hrs I only achieved a pathetic 28 bounces and 2500pts then in strolls the missus from work has one go and nails 39 bounces and 4700pts...
A bit like her parking, just without the points bonus.

Loose rivets
14th Feb 2006, 04:56
Wish i hadn't bloody mentioned it. 14 bounces and a kick up the ass.:*