I like to suggest a little experiment here. I have a sudoku problem which is solved in different ways by different programs. (I've tested Simple Sudoku, Sudoku Susser, SudoCue, and the online solver on scanraid and no pair of these programs has the same route even if we only consider the main points, the last one has not found the solution.)

Please solve the sudoku as human beeing (not with hints of a computer program and write here in this thread the techniques you used in there order (you should skip naked and hidden singles)

for example your result could be:

hidden triple, XY-wing, XYZ-Wing, hidden pair

If some user have given there way we can discuss the result comparing this with the coumputer

pathes. Please read the other comments in this thread after you have found your own path. If you have not solved the sudoku your path is also interesting for a disussion about the question how human beeings solve sudoku.

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