For one fleeting moment, I'm tied for 3rd place with 4 other people in the CodeChef.com January challenge. I cheated, submitting a trivial but valid entry to the tiebreaker question before anyone else did, thus giving me full score for it. As soon as someone submits a better solution, my point for that will dwindle to a small fraction of a point, and I'll move down in the rankings.

The other point was for the Lost Primes problem, for which my Python solution was slow but acceptable. Speed doesn't count in the competitions as long as it's within the stated boundaries.

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