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Advent of Code 2023 Day 1 (BaseA Style)

AlteryxCommunityTeam
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Discussion thread for day 1 of the Advent of Code - https://adventofcode.com/2023/day/1

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JarrodT
Alteryx
Alteryx

Wow, Day 1 ended up being a lot more complex (tricky/tedious) than typical for a first problem.

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Pang_Hee_Choy
12 - Quasar
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LiuZhang
9 - Comet
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leonhekkert
8 - Asteroid

Totally forgot that it would have been very easy to use the find and replace tool.. 

 

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JamesCharnley
13 - Pulsar

Only just getting to this now, bit of a ropey start from me using a favourite function for part 2

 

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SuguruYoshinaga
8 - Asteroid
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mgaronson
11 - Bolide
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 Big gotcha on the 'sevenine'. 

lwolfie
10 - Fireball

Fun Challenges!

Shelbey
Alteryx
Alteryx

Part 2 was definitely sneaky! And it only took me "sleeping on it" to realize I had a typo in my lookup table that caused me to enter the wrong solution multiple times 😬

ElisaAna
7 - Meteor

Try doing it on a train when Designer is in an AVD and the signal keeps dropping out!! 

Finally made it! **

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