In-reply-to » Today's #AdventofCode #2023 was a bit of a whoozie 🤣 Not only did I have to work today (today being Monday et all), but also had to deal with a minor incident, then have dinner, etc and by the time I got back to my half-finished day 4 puzzle, I got a bit stuck with the 2nd part 🤦‍♂️ I guess I don't really like array manipulation, it's so easy to get lost 🤣 (Mild spoilers ahead.)

Today’s puzzle was one of those where I immediately knew that there must be a solution that does not require actually copying anything. AoC often has these kinds of problems that make it look like you have to create lots of duplicates, multiply objects, stuff like that. That’s often a sign that you can solve it by doing something simple. 😅 (If only that was true in real life as well. 😂)

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