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Challenge #144: Secret Santa Assignments (BAH HUMBUG!)

Asteroid

It is not elegant but it works -- as long as there are an even number of participants.  

Atom

So I got...something I think it works. but only for this specific data set

 
Asteroid

This quick and easy solution worked.

 

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Not the most elegant, but it works for this situation.  Plus, I got to use a new-to-me tool!

 

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Asteroid

BAH Humbug I couldn't match exactly, oh well. Christmas in July is coming up!

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Asteroid

Very simple and beautiful algorithm.

Alteryx Certified Partner

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Asteroid

Still trying to get a hang of moving rows around - but I think I was able to find a simple way to create random pairs!