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With my pictures too (you gonna love them).
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Pleasure is all mine, victory.
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You get bored of it?
the game that spawned P vs Z in the first place.
The daddy of them all.
P vs Z is only a linear (1D) version of this 2D jewel of time wasting.
As for bejeweled, excuse me, I passed that moment 20 years ago.
Now, where were we…
The situations we discuss are separate or complementary.
- the one you describe, yes, pretty clear;
- there are moments when you do want this to happen
Sadly I forgot the intersection in Barcelona that is the usual example: they needed a boost to start the gentrification of the zone, habitation and business alike (mix zone).
They allocate all the corners to “special” projects, without much restrictions but density (height, in this case).
They did it in planning stage, well before negotiating it with the city council and before the sharks could even get the news of opportunity arising. (it might sound innocent, heh)
Result: kick-starting urban renewal in that area successful.
Prices boomed, protected buildings started to be refreshed, with owner’s money, representativity brought new businesses in, etc.