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Needling Needles (Eye on the Needles in the UK version) is a puzzle in Professor Layton and the Unwound Future.

Puzzle

US Version

"It's so dark in the shop that I'm having trouble seeing these tiny needles and thread. Can you help me out of this jam, dearie?"

There are two threads, A and B.
How many needles' eyes does thread A pass through?

UK Version

"It's so dark in the shop that I'm having trouble seeing these tiny needles and wispy threads. Can you help me out of this jam, dearie?"

There are two threads, A and B.
How many needles' eyes does thread A pass through?

Hints

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The secret to solving this one is just patience and careful counting.

US Version

This is more a piece of advice than a hint, but try using the Memo function to mark the needles that thread A passes through. It'll make things much easier.

UK Version

Also, this is more a piece of advice than a hint, but try using the Memo Function to mark the needles that thread A passes through. That should make things easier.

US Version

Use the Memo function to trace the path of thread A. Then with a different color, mark the needles that thread A passes through. You can even draw a thicker line so that it's easier to see.

UK Version

Use the Memo Function to trace the path of thread A. Then use a different colour to mark the needles that thread A passes through. You can even use a thicker line so that it's easier to see.

You still haven't got it?

US Version

Well, let's just say it's a double-digit number.

UK Version

Well, it's a double-digit number. That should help a bit.

US Version

The answer is the sum of the numbers one through four.

UK Version

The answer is the sum of the numbers from one to four.

Solution

Incorrect

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Correct

US Version

You got it!

Thread A goes through 10 needles.
Counting those needles sure is hard work!

UK Version

Sharp eyes!

Thread A goes through 10 needles.
Counting needles certainly is hard work!

A big thanks to http://professorlayton3walkthrough.blogspot.com

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