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"Easter Egg" in Freecell

SWScorch

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did a search, couldn't find anything about this, so I will assume it's news to more people than just me.

In Windows, load Freecell and start a new game. Press Ctrl-Shift-F10. Choose an option, then click on a card.

Alas, it's nothing like the racing game in Excel, but it's still pretty cool.
 

misle

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Umm... what's it supposed to do, because I don't get anything that I would call an easter egg.
 

SWScorch

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bah, I know, but I couldn't think of anything else to call it. Ys, it's a cheap way to win (or lose, if you really want to) :)
 

CtK

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Originally posted by: SWScorch

Alas, it's nothing like the racing game in Excel, but it's still pretty cool.
what Excel racing game??
 

RagingBITCH

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alkemyst

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Originally posted by: GTaudiophile
Didn't work in my version of Excel 2002.
Yeah geek types have complained to alot of software companies about easter eggs 'bloating' their code bases....pretty stupid with the pricing of space and the small size most of the easter eggs actually are, I wouldn't be surprised if the average easter egg is smaller than the average splash screen.

Å
 

jcovercash

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Originally posted by: SWScorch
did a search, couldn't find anything about this, so I will assume it's news to more people than just me.

In Windows, load Freecell and start a new game. Press Ctrl-Shift-F10. Choose an option, then click on a card.

Alas, it's nothing like the racing game in Excel, but it's still pretty cool.
It doesnt affect your statistics though, like you cant do the win thing 50 times and the statistic page show you winning 50 games.

Josh
 

baoytl

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Didn't work for me either with Excel 2000. I used IE6 instead of IE5 though.

edit:spelling
 

TuxDave

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Originally posted by: AMDman12GHz
Originally posted by: SWScorch
did a search, couldn't find anything about this, so I will assume it's news to more people than just me.

In Windows, load Freecell and start a new game. Press Ctrl-Shift-F10. Choose an option, then click on a card.

Alas, it's nothing like the racing game in Excel, but it's still pretty cool.
It doesnt affect your statistics though, like you cant do the win thing 50 times and the statistic page show you winning 50 games.

Josh
uhh... what are you talking about, I went from 0-0 to 3-1 in 3 seconds (I did one loss to see if it worked)
 

CtK

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Originally posted by: AMDman12GHz
Originally posted by: SWScorch
did a search, couldn't find anything about this, so I will assume it's news to more people than just me.

In Windows, load Freecell and start a new game. Press Ctrl-Shift-F10. Choose an option, then click on a card.

Alas, it's nothing like the racing game in Excel, but it's still pretty cool.
It doesnt affect your statistics though, like you cant do the win thing 50 times and the statistic page show you winning 50 games.

Josh
u have to start an actual game first then use the "easter egg"
 

dullard

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Originally posted by: AMDman12GHz
It doesnt affect your statistics though, like you cant do the win thing 50 times and the statistic page show you winning 50 games.

Josh
It does to affect your statistics. I perfer the old fashioned way of being 50 wins and 0 losses though - the game is much more fun when you have to think.

 

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